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From there, we’ll show you the best assisted living communities in Helena for your family member’s budget, lifestyle, and personal care needs. With 52 assisted living facilities in the Helena area, A Place for Mom makes it easier to find a secure and social community for this next stage of life.


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Assisted Living

Average starting price $3,785/month
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Recent reviews of Assisted Living in Helena, AL
Kirkwood by the River in Birmingham, AL
5.0

My parents moved into Kirkwood by the River 9 years ago and I've NEVER had a complaint about anything. This is the best run and kindest retirement place anyone could ever find. The entire staff are kind, thoughtful, patient and courteous. A wonderful place in a great setting with Christian beliefs and attitude!!

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Fair Haven Retirement Community in Birmingham, AL
4.0

There have been some issues with the billing but I'm having a meeting with them this week to get that resolved. Based on our experience I would recommend them.

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Plantation Manor in McCalla, AL
3.5

We are very pleased with this community. We were happy from the first time that we walked in and we still are. The staff are concerned about the residents, they are nice to them and friendly and they all seem to care.

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Oaks on Parkwood

2651 Laurel Oaks Dr, Bessemer, AL 35022 | 6.7 milesfrom Helena center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

Beauty Salon
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4.8(4 reviews)

It's been a very positive experience for me. I think the staff are very knowledgeable in the areas they work in. They seem to be dedicated to their jobs and their residents. Some of their activities include...

Danberry at Inverness

235 Inverness Center Dr, Birmingham, AL 35242 | 15.7 milesfrom Helena center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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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...

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Beauty Salon
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4.6(46 reviews)

My in laws recently moved to Danberry and it a wonderful, welcoming and absolutely terrific place. We are so happy and they are too. The staff is amazing and can’t help us enough. It has been a fabulous...

Gardens of Clanton

850 Scott Dr, Clanton, AL 35045 | 35.9 milesfrom Helena center

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living

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Friendly, charming and oh so southern, the Gardens of Clanton Assisted Living offers the personal attention and home-like environment your loved one deserves. From the shady front porch to the spacious common-area, our assisted living has a welcoming feeling of “family” and belonging. With 16...

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Beauty Salon
4.9(75 reviews)

We are so pleased with the care and commitment that the staff and management at the Gardens of Clanton have not only shown to our Mother but also to our family. It is comforting to know that she is well...

Gardens of Pelham

2124 Old Montgomery Hwy, Pelham, AL 35124 | 8 milesfrom Helena center

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living

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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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Beauty Salon
5.0(74 reviews)

My mom moved to Gardens of Pelham in September and she loves living there! The staff is very very attentive , available and friendly. The facility is so nice. Be sure to check out the bathroom!!!! Very...

Brookdale University Park

400 University Park Drive, Homewood, AL 35209 | 14.4 milesfrom Helena center

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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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...

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Beauty Salon
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4.9(26 reviews)

The nursing staff is wonderful. The food is exceptional. My mother raves about the food all the time. The quality of care is also excellent. They communicate with me regularly to apprise me of Mother's...

Truewood by Merrill, Riverchase

1851 Data Dr, Hoover, AL 35244 | 9.7 milesfrom Helena center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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Located in Hoover, Alabama, Truewood by Merrill, Riverchase 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...

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Beauty Salon
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4.2(25 reviews)

My loved one is not really pleased with the food, but they hired a new chef, so hopefully the food improves. It's a quiet community, and the staff seems to be dilligent about the residents. ALso, the staff...

Crimson Village

1410 18th Ave E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404 | 35.7 milesfrom Helena center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Beauty Salon
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4.6(5 reviews)

This is an excellent and decent place to put your loved one. This community is wonderful. They had a lot of activities and was there for my loved one when needed. This is a great place.

The Bluffs at Greystone

6328 Farley Ln, Birmingham, AL 35242 | 14.5 milesfrom Helena center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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Our senior living community in Birmingham, AL offers luxury accommodations, spacious senior apartments, and a full range of services.From the moment you rise and shine to when you lay your head on your pillow for a good night’s sleep, you’ll know you’re living your best life possible. We’re a...

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Beauty Salon
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4.5(6 reviews)

I am a resident of this facility. It is very homey and just like a family here. We have many multi generational activities and many things to keep the residents engaged with the community as well. Please...

Somerby at St. Vincent's One Nineteen

200 One Nineteen Blvd, Hoover, AL 35242 | 17.6 milesfrom Helena center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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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...

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Beauty Salon
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4.7(8 reviews)

It's very appropriate for any level of care for your loved one. The staff assists with any extra needs the resident has and they work well with the family.

Plantation Manor

6450 Old Tuscaloosa Hwy, McCalla, AL 35111 | 8.5 milesfrom Helena center

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Provides: Memory Care, Independent Living

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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5.0(27 reviews)

Cleanliness is a major factor here and so is the friendliness of the personnel and staff. They have a great cook, the food is excellent. It doesn't matter when you show up, the food is great and the...

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Longleaf Liberty Park

451 Liberty Parkway, Vestavia, AL 35242 | 14.5 milesfrom Helena center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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THE NEW DESIGN OF CARE, LIFE AND STYLELongleaf Liberty Park is taking a fresh, local approach to senior living, service and care. We've taken every detail into consideration to elevate expectations of what assisted living and memory care should be. Our modern welcoming spaces match our forward...

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Beauty Salon
Enclosed Courtyard
4.7(3 reviews)

It is a newer community which was a plus for us - the room our loved one has is a one bedroom, one bathroom with a large closet for storage. It has a full kitchenette area so it makes it feel more like an...

HarborChase of Jasper

2100 Viking Dr, Jasper, AL 35501 | 44.6 milesfrom Helena center

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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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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Beauty Salon
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4.3(8 reviews)

The memory care residents don't get a choice of entrees; however, there are some options for the residents to choose from. We have been pleased with the community and it has been a positive step for our...

Galleria Woods, a CCRC

3850 Galleria Woods Dr, Birmingham, AL 35244 | 8.4 milesfrom Helena center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living

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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...

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Beauty Salon
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4.8(5 reviews)

From the first time that I visited Galleria Woods, I knew that it was the place for me! I love my Garden Home and the privacy that it gives me overlooking the Cahaba River. I enjoy my walks up to the "Big...

The Crossings at Riverchase

2171 Parkway Lake Dr, Hoover, AL 35244 | 9.3 milesfrom Helena center

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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Beauty Salon
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4.5(4 reviews)

We have had a great experience with The Crossings at Riverchase. The staff are doing and excellent job with my dad and are very hands-on with the memory care residents. they are also extremely responsive to...

Legacy Ridge at Trussville

7868 Gadsden Hwy., Trussville, AL 35173 | 33.5 milesfrom Helena center

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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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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4.7(4 reviews)

This community was a virtual tour and the community was really nice. The person that did the tour did a good job and knew everyone by name. This was assisted living and my mother needed more care so it would...

The Bungalows at Riverchase

2184 Parkway Lake Dr, Hoover, AL 35244 | 9.3 milesfrom Helena center

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Provides: Assisted Living

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Morningside of Riverchase in Hoover, Alabama is a beautifully furnished assisted living community offering spacious 1 and 2 bedroom apartments, and a wealth of amenities so you can feel right at home, right from the start.Located in historic Hoover, Morningside of Riverchase is an elegantly...

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Beauty Salon
Guest meals
5.0(5 reviews)

I give 5 for everything. Both my Relatives living there and myself are very happy with the facility. They really enjoy all the residents and staff and all the activities that are going on.

Lakeview Estates

2634 Valleydale Rd, Birmingham, AL 35244 | 12.2 milesfrom Helena center

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Memory Care

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Lakeview Estates, a Phoenix Senior Living community, offers premier senior living services with superior personalized care and luxury-style accommodations with a comfortable, small-town feel. From the moment you enter Lakeview Estates, it will become clear that our goal is to instill purpose and...

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4.3(7 reviews)

This place is great. My sister is no angel and tends to give them a hard time, but somehow they're able to roll with the punches. Even the Executive Director has helped. Any other place would have probably...

St Martins in the Pines

4941 Montevallo Rd, Birmingham, AL 35210 | 21 milesfrom Helena center

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

A Life Plan, commonly referred to as a Continuing Care Retirement Community, St. Martin’s in the Pines offers a comprehensive range of care to support seniors through all stages of living. Accommodations include restaurant-style dining, gated beautiful grounds, community garden, daily activities,...

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Beauty Salon
Enclosed Courtyard
4.5(3 reviews)

So far we have had a very good experience with St. Martins in the Pines. The staff are wonderful and very friendly, and you can tell they really take good care of our loved ones. The facility itself is very...

Columbia Cottage - Mountain Brook

3776 Crosshaven Drive, Birmingham, AL 35223 | 17.1 milesfrom Helena center

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living

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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...

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Beauty Salon
Guest meals
4.3(11 reviews)

It is small, it's very accessible, and it's all on one floor. My mom is very happy there. Their activities is a downfall. They are working to improve it, but I haven't seen that quite yet as they don't have...

Briar Glen Alzheimer's Special Care Center

570 Southland Dr, Hoover, AL 35226 | 11.2 milesfrom Helena center

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Memory Care

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Briar Glenn Alzheimer's Special Care Center is an assisted living community located in Hoover, Jefferson County, Alabama, providing residents with a safe place to call home. Those dealing with dementia or Alzheimer's are welcome in this community. The city of Hoover has much to offer to residents...

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Beauty Salon
Enclosed Courtyard
3.6(30 reviews)

They have all been great. The food is good. They go out of way, to make sure the residents is happy with the food options. They have nice rooms. We picked this community because, the layout allows residents...

Morningside of Vestavia Hills

2435 Columbiana Rd, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216 | 12.5 milesfrom Helena center

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living

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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...

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Beauty Salon
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4.0(8 reviews)

My Mother has just moved into the Memory Loss group at Morningside. The unit is so clean and updated but most important is the love and care she receives from every worker there.[Names removed] and all ( I...

Proveer at Grande View (Fall 2022)

700 Corporate Ridge, Birmingham, AL 35242 | 16 milesfrom Helena center

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Proveer at Grande View provides the Hoover and Shelby County communities with vibrant, upscale and modern senior living.The word “proveer” means to provide. With Proveer at Grande View, that is their purpose. The staff at Proveer has dedicated themselves to understanding the needs of seniors who...

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Beauty Salon
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SummerHouse Grayson Valley

2366 Old Springville Rd, Birmingham, AL 35215 | 30.2 milesfrom Helena center

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living

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Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and...

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Beauty Salon
Guest meals
4.1(33 reviews)

The facility is pretty nice, I think some things could be upgraded. But mom is very pleased. The staff is very friendly and quick to address any issues we have. They do housekeeping often and her room is...

Elite Senior Living Center

300 Royal Tower Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209 | 15.8 milesfrom Helena center

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Memory Care, Independent Living

Elite Senior Living Center located in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama and provides independent living where residents receive the memory care that they need. Our community provides seniors with a great place to call home. Those who are visiting residents of this community will find that...

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Beauty Salon
Guest meals
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This is a very nice community and the staff here are what make the residents and their familes feel so welcome. I like seeing the staff sitting with the residents and the great interaction. Their friendly...

Maplewood Lane

223 Tucker Rd, Helena, AL 35080 | 3.8 milesfrom Helena center

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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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2.7(6 reviews)

I am impressed with the staff as they are attentive and helpful. They offer some activities and the community is clean. I would recommend this community.

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Cost of assisted living in Helena, AL

The average cost of senior living in Helena is 3,785 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Pelham, AL with an average of 3,140 per month.

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In Helena, Alabama, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Helena, Alabama, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Transportation

Helena is extremely car dependent, meaning seniors can expect to need a car for almost all errands. Transit options in Helena remained sparse because of its small size. Ride-share services, such as Uber and Lyft, may be available. Helena has somewhat limited biking infrastructure and is not particularly walkable.

Health care

The Helena region offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including Shelby Baptist Medical Center and St. Vincent’s Birmingham.

Senior activities

Helena, Alabama, is known for its small-town atmosphere and historic Southern charm. Stroll through Old Town Helena to view 1800s architecture and explore local businesses. As a railroad town of the past, walk through a preserved Louisville and Nashville Railroad caboose, which houses the City of Helena Welcome Center. Seniors can participate in traditional events, such as the Fourth of July celebration, Spring Fling, and Christmas Parade.

What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
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Gardens of Clanton, Gardens of Pelham and Danberry at Inverness are the top rated assisted living facilities near Helena, Alabama. See full list of communities.

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The best assisted living facilities near you in Helena, Alabama are Danberry at Inverness. These assisted living communities received the highest rankings based on verified family reviews.

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