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Senior housing types near Birmingham, AL

  • Columbia Cottage - Mountain Brook

    Columbia Cottage - Mountain Brook

    3776 Crosshaven Drive, Birmingham, AL 35223
    (13)
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    Real Lifestyle Choices Columbia Cottage derives much of its design and decor from a Southern Living Idea Home. In addition to the many comfortable common areas, you will choose from twelve different apartment home floor plans. Each thoughtful layout has plenty of room to accommodate the treasures...

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  • Kirkwood by the River

    Kirkwood by the River

    3605 Ratliff Road, Birmingham, AL 35210
    (2)
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    Kirkwood by the River was founded as a nonprofit in 1980 by Independent Presbyterian Church to offer Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing and Medicare Rehabilitation. Set on 120 acres on the Cahaba River, Kirkwood by the River feels miles away from the...

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  • Galleria Woods - a CCRC

    Galleria Woods - a CCRC

    3850 Galleria Woods Dr, Birmingham, AL 35244
    (8)
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    It’s not downsizing your home; it’s upsizing your possibilities.  Located on 20 wooded acres in Birmingham’s prestigious Riverchase area, our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) gives you a maintenance-free lifestyle with the retirement you deserve. Our community has a full continuum of care...

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  • Elmcroft of Grayson Valley

    Elmcroft of Grayson Valley

    2366 Old Springville Rd., Birmingham, AL 35215
    (32)
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    Fall in love with Elmcroft! Move in by February 20 and get up to $1,000 off your New Resident Fee.* See our Sales Director for details. Elmcroft of Grayson Valley, offers a special combination of daily living, personalized supportive services, and interactive activities. We focus on wellness and...

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  • The Bluffs of Greystone (Opening Spring 2020)

    The Bluffs of Greystone (Opening Spring 2020)

    6328 Farley Ln, Birmingham, AL 35242
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  • St. Martins In The Pines Assisted Living Facility

    4941 Montevallo Rd, Birmingham, AL 35210
    (2)
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  • Brookdale University Park

    Brookdale University Park

    400 University Park Drive, Homewood, AL 35209
    (27)
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    Come see if our continuing care retirement community, or CCRC, is the right fit for you and your family. Here you’ll have independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing all on one campus. So if you or your spouse need more care later, you’ll have the lifestyle you want and the...

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  • Chateau Vestavia Retirement

    Chateau Vestavia Retirement

    2435 Columbiana Road, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
    (9)
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    From the moment you walk through the door, you will experience the difference that is Chateau Vestavia. Family owned and locally operated, we are a part of the beautiful Vestavia Hills community. Our caring professional staff is committed to making this the most worry-free time of your life. We take...

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  • Country Cottage - Hoover

    Country Cottage - Hoover

    4000 Greenwood Drive, Hoover, AL 35216
    (29)
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    Real Service At the heart of Country Cottage is CareSteps, an individualized service plan designed to solve the real, day-to-day issues that have threatened to destroy the independence you've worked so hard to achieve. CareSteps assures that you'll receive the right amount of help at the right time...

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  • Danberry at Inverness

    235 Inverness Center Dr, Hoover, AL 35242
    (35)
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    Danberry at Inverness reflects a complete break from the conventions of ordinary senior living communities by embracing a distinctive philosophy focused on celebrating life with style. Here, you will find every convenience and amenity imaginable for active adults over 55, including a full complement...

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  • River Highlands

    River Highlands

    1851 Data Dr, Hoover, AL 35244
    (13)
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    Located in Hoover, Alabama, River Highlands is a newly renovated senior living community featuring a total of 110 beautifully appointed residences: 86 assisted living and 28 memory care apartments. The innovative assisted living apartments, specialized dementia care suites and short-term respite...

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  • Somerby at St. Vincent’s One Nineteen

    Somerby at St. Vincent’s One Nineteen

    200 One Nineteen Blvd, Hoover, AL 35242
    (3)
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    Nestled in an attractively landscaped and wooded pocket of Birmingham, AL, Somerby St. Vincent's One Nineteen provides all that seniors desire from Independent living, Assisted living and specialized Somerside Memory Care options. Somerby offers a comfortable, convenient and rewarding senior living...

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  • Gardens of Pelham

    Gardens of Pelham

    2124 Old Montgomery Hwy, Pelham, AL 35124
    (71)
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    At the Gardens of Pelham Assisted Living, our retirement community meets the diverse and changing needs of today’s senior citizens. Conveniently located off 1-65 North at exit 246 in Pelham near the Oak Mountain Park, the Garden’s atmosphere is warm and relaxed. Our month-to-month rent, without...

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  • Peachtree Senior Living

    Peachtree Senior Living

    3740 Eagle Drive, Trussville, AL 35173
    (15)
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    Peachtree Senior Living is an assisted and independent living community offering personalized assistance, supportive services and compassionate care in an intimate, professionally managed setting. We are proud to celebrate our 100% DEFICIENCY FREE state survey!!! Peachtree's Assisted Living is...

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  • Maplewood Lane

    Maplewood Lane

    223 Tucker Rd, Helena, AL 35080
    (4)
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    Maplewood Lane Traditional Assisted Living If you or someone in your family is having difficulty living independently, yet doesn't need 24-hour care and medical supervision, then assisted living will provide the ideal solution. If you or a loved one requires assistance with bathing, dressing,...

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  • Woodlands at Tannehill

    Woodlands at Tannehill

    8071 Kimbrell Cut Off Rd, Mc Calla, AL 35111
    (1)
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    The Woodlands offer the basic services plus three additional levels of care. The Woodlands provides a way of life that allows the resident to age in place. If your loved one needs short term assistance or long term assistance, we provide it. Our well-trained staff provides services with love, care,...

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  • Legacy Woods

    Legacy Woods

    101 Jacobs Ln, Hayden, AL 35079
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    Our services include traditional and specialty care assisted living. We offer free evaluations where we can help assist you in determining you or your loved ones needs. Traditional Assisted Living If you or someone in your family is having difficulty living independently, yet doesn't need 24-hour...

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  • HarborChase of Jasper

    HarborChase of Jasper

    2100 Viking Dr, Jasper, AL 35501
    (5)
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    Jasper is located in the Northwest part of Alabama. It is a community with beautiful nature, and a rich historical heritage. Here you'll find the home you've been looking for...HarborChase of Jasper Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community. Our community is unique in that we...

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  • Monarch Place

    Monarch Place

    105 Michelle St, Hanceville, AL 35077
    (7)
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    Monarch Place is a senior living community serving seniors in the greater Cullman County, Alabama area. We are located just 35 miles north of Birmingham which gives us the best of southern country living while having the cultural and entertainment options of a large city nearby. Our spacious...

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  • Pine Valley

    Pine Valley

    800 Rice Valley Rd N, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
    (5)
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    Pine Valley Retirement Community, a tradition in southern active retirement living, has over 25 years of experience in providing quality independent living and assisted living care for seniors at an affordable cost with no buy-in required. Nestled on 10 acres of tall pines and flowering gardens,...

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  • Morningside of Cullman

    Morningside of Cullman

    2021 Dahlke Drive, Cullman, AL 35058
    (5)
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    Located one block from Cullman Regional Medical Center and 4 miles from Interstate 65, residents are conveniently located to their physicians, rehabilitation services, and more. Morningside of Cullman is licensed by the State of Alabama, is a trusted senior resource, and the Assisted Living of...

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  • Brookdale Northport

    Brookdale Northport

    951 Rose Drive, Northport, AL 35476
    (16)
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    Don’t sweat the small stuff. That’s what we’re here for— to help with the little things so you can focus on having fun. Located just across the Black Warrior River from Tuscaloosa, we have both assisted living and memory care, so you’ll have the care you need when you need it.  With assisted living,...

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  • Legacy Ridge

    7868 Gadsden Hwy., Trussville, AL 35173
    (3)
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    Sunrise Ridge is an assisted living community located in Trussville, AL. With a classic small-town atmosphere, Trussville is known for its close-knit community, its beautiful Cahaba Village historic district and its wide variety of shopping and entertainment venues. Residents and visitors alike...

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  • Plantation Manor

    6450 Old Tuscaloosa Hwy, McCalla, AL 35111
    (25)
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    The Plantation Manor is an assisted living community located in the heart of beautiful McCalla, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. The town of McCalla is referred to by many as the jewel of the South. There are a number of activities that a senior can participate in when moving to this area. One of the...

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  • Chelsea's Hidden Acres Assisted Living

    251 Hidden Acres Circle, Chelsea, AL 35043
    (6)
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    Chelsea's Hidden Acres Assisted Living Chelsea's Hidden Acres Assisted Living is a residential care home located in the breathtaking foothills of Oak Mountain in Chelsea, Shelby County, Alabama. Our beautiful residence contains five-acres of land with serene greenery, diverse wildlife, and a safe...

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  • Morningside of Riverchase

    Morningside of Riverchase

    2184 Parkway Lake Drive, Hoover, AL 35244
    (4)
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  • Crimson Village

    Crimson Village

    1410 18th Ave E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
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  • Ivy Gate Senior Living

    5017 Kings Dr, Adamsville, AL 35005
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  • Oaks on Parkwood

    2651 Laurel Oaks Dr, Bessemer, AL 35022
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  • North River Village

    5810 Rice Mine Rd NE, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
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  • Martinview Assisted Living

    2015 32nd St, Northport, AL 35476
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Birmingham, Alabama

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities provide apartment style housing and social events as well as individualized help. Assisted living facilities usually offer opportunities for recreational activity, supervision of care, and assistance with the activities of daily life. In select situations, facilities may provide respite, continuing care, or hospice. In Alabama, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $39,000 . The state of Alabama maintains specific rules related to this kind of facility. Department of Public Health, Bureau of Health Provider Standards certifies this type of facility. This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include meals must meet the Dietary Reference Intakes of the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, Alternate food selections must be available for residents on medically prescribed diets, Snacks and beverages must be available throughout the day and after the evening meal, and facilities must serve daily at least three meals. This type of facility is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents. The minimum number of residents for this facility type is 2. This facility type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include self-administration of medication if capable. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to guarantee their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as medical examination by a physician prior to admission and plan of care developed by the facility in cooperation with the resident and, if appropriate, their representative. This type of facility is required to offer a number of services. These include medication services, coordination of medical transportation, ADL assistance, and general observation and health supervision. Staff members obtain training in a variety of subjects. These include: applicable rules and statutes, identifying and reporting abuse, neglect and exploitation, basic first-aid, and fire and environmental safety.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

For many seniors, climate and weather are often the most significant influence in determining a care community. The average air quality index rating in Birmingham is around 54.8. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index rating is at its max in the month of June at about 69.7. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. During the summer, Birmingham is around 81°F. The summer high rises to around 91°F during July. The low summer temperature falls to approximately 70°F during the month of June. In the wintertime, the temperature in Birmingham drops to around 48°F. The winter high is roughly 59°F during the month of February. The lowest winter temperature gets to roughly 35 °F in the month of January. Birmingham has a humid subtropical type of climate. On average, the humidity level for Birmingham is approximately 70%. The average humidity levels peak during the month of July at roughly 73%. Monthly, Birmingham measures about 5 inches of precipitation. The most rain historically happens in July with an average of 6 inches during the month. In terms of snow fall Birmingham receives on average 1.30 inches of snow.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a major influence when choosing which destination meets the needs of you or your loved one's needs. Birmingham has a median home value of around $87,783 and the median cost of rent is around $776 per month per month. The rent burden for Birmingham is about 19.5% of the average monthly income. The sales tax in Birmingham is 4.00%.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, especially those who have chronic illness or those who are in need of continuous care, access to hospitals could be a motivating component in determining which senior care facility is right. In total, there are 9 hospitals located in Birmingham which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Birmingham include St Vincent's Birmingham, Brookwood Baptist Medical Center, and St Vincent's East.

Demographics and Values

Birmingham has a population density of 556 people per square mile. The current population of Birmingham is shrinking at a rate of -0.005%. In Birmingham, 7.6% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Birmingham is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of education, 25.7% have a college degree, 9.5% have a graduate degree, and 28.5% have a high-school diploma. In the previous presidential election, 51.6% voted Democrat, 4.1% voted for a third party candidate, and 44.3% voted Republican in Jefferson county. In Birmingham, 28.1% live in poverty, 60.2% participate in the labor force, 18.0% have some form of disability, and 13.8% do not have health insurance. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Birmingham 40.2% are Baptists, 13.6% practice another Christian faith, and 9.4% are Methodists. In Birmingham, 15.9% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Birmingham, out of the total population 0.6% practice Judaism, 0.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.5% practice Islam. In terms of crime, Birmingham has 12.1 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 59.2 property crimes per 1000 residents. Demographically, Birmingham is 71.6% black, 24.6% white, 1.5% other or not specified, 1.3% mixed race, 3.5% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.8% Asian, and 0.2% Native American. Out of the total city population, 47.3% are male and 52.7% are female. The median age of Birmingham is 36 years old. In Birmingham, 27.5% of the population are over the age of 55, 11.0% are over the age of 60, 5.5% are over the age of 70, and 3.8% are over the age of 80.

State Information

An overview of Alabama

Alabama is ranked 49th in quality of life and 46th in healthcare. Based on natural beauty, Alabama ranks 35th in the nation. There are 101 general hospitals and 164 health centers that provide care for 4,900,655 Alabama residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Marion Regional Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center, and And Lakeland Community Hospital. Out of a national average of 100, Alabama has a cost of living index rating of 90, a grocery index rating of 97, and a housing index rating of 72.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, Alabama ranks 31st in the nation. During the latest presidential election, 62% voted for the Republican candidate while 34% voted for the Democratic candidate. Fifty-one percent of Alabama residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 10,514 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-49%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-16%. In Alabama there are 892 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the winter falls to around 46°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 66°F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 66°F during the month of February. During the summer, the average temperature in Alabama is around 79°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 93°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 62°F during the month of June. Alabama experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 76% in the month of July. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 8.15 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Alabama is around 4.74 inches. The average air quality index rating in Alabama is 38.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 47.4 AQI. While residents of Alabama mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Alabama can include floods, hurricanes, tornados, and and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in Alabama

The state of Alabama has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Fallow Deer, Downy Serviceberry, Flowering Dogwood, and Flowering Dogwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Jaguarundi, the Feral Swine, the Ring-tailed Cat, or the The California Sea Lion. The state animal of Alabama is the Black Bear.