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Senior housing types near Iuka, MS

  • Southern Magnolia Iuka

    1308 N Pearl St, Iuka, MS 38852
    (4)
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  • Country Cottage - Corinth

    Country Cottage - Corinth

    3002 N Polk St, Corinth, MS 38834
    (9)
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    Central to Country Cottages' mission is ~CareSteps~, the customized personal service program that provides just the right kind of help at the right time. Individualized services include: Nurse supervised, 24 hour staff attention ~CareSteps~ personal care plan Three homestyle meals daily Planned off...

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  • Columbia Cottage

    Columbia Cottage

    2373 Roberts Lane, Florence, AL 35630
    (5)
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    Real Service At the heart of Columbia 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...

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  • Morningside of Sheffield

    Morningside of Sheffield

    413 Cox Boulevard, Sheffield, AL 35660
    (1)
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    Located in the Shoals area of northwest Alabama, Morningside of Sheffield offers daily assistance for seniors in a warm, home-like environment.  A well-rounded, active lifestyle program is provided to promote independence, continued physical, mental and social stimulation and the necessities of...

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  • Hilltop at Glenwood

    213 Ana Dr, Florence, AL 35630
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    You will feel right at home at Hilltop at Glenwood. Located in historic Florence, AL residents enjoy all that our town has to offer, including the annual Renaissance Faire each fall and the W.C. Handy Music Festival every summer. Our community is very family friendly and we are committed to...

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  • Brookdale Shoals

    Brookdale Shoals

    2904 South Wilson Dam Road, Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
    (10)
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    If you’re ready to enjoy life and leave the housekeeping, laundry and daily chores to someone else, then our community in Muscle Shoals, Ala., is the place to be. We offer assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care while providing abundant services, conveniences and amenities. And there’s...

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  • Country Cottage - Russellville

    Country Cottage - Russellville

    900 Jackson Avenue North, Russellville, AL 35653
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    Because home is so important to all of us, the Cottage not only has wonderful cozy common areas where new and old friends can enjoy being together, but it offers different sizes and styles of room, and service programs tailored to perfectly suit the needs of each resident. Whether your loved one...

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  • Country Place Senior Living of Hamilton

    Country Place Senior Living of Hamilton

    690 National Ave, Hamilton, AL 35570
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    Country Place Senior Living is more than an assisted living residence, it's a place where true friendships are made, lives are shared and care warms the heart. Our uniquely intimate setting of 24 suites limits the number of residents, thereby fostering a feeling of 'family' and belonging. When you...

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  • Keestone Senior Community

    Keestone Senior Community

    322 Kennedy , Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
    (4)
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    Keestone Senior Community is an assisted living community located in Lawrenceburg, TN. Lawrenceburg is a city in Lawrence County located on the banks of Shoal Creek and home to over 14,000 residents. Located near Nashville, Lawrenceburg has a handful of stores, shops, restaurants and fairs where...

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  • Country Cottage - Lawrenceburg

    Country Cottage - Lawrenceburg

    469 Weakley Creek Rd, Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
    (4)
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    Because home is so important to all of us, the Cottage not only has wonderful cozy common areas where new and old friends can enjoy being together, but it offers different sizes and styles of room, and service programs tailored to perfectly suit the needs of each resident. Whether your loved one...

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  • Country Place Senior Living of Winfield

    Country Place Senior Living of Winfield

    480 Tahoe Road, Winfield, AL 35594
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    Country Place Senior Living is more than an assisted living residence, it's a place where true friendships are made, lives are shared and care warms the heart. Our uniquely intimate setting of 24 suites limits the number of residents, thereby fostering a feeling of 'family' and belonging. When you...

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  • Morningside of Jackson

    Morningside of Jackson

    1200 North Parkway, Jackson, TN 38305
    (8)
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    Located conveniently on North Parkway, Morningside of Jackson offers excellent service in a beautiful and inviting environment. We are dedicated to helping seniors and their families meet the challenges of life that come with aging. We offer a family atmosphere, place an emphasis on promoting...

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  • Country Cottage - Decatur

    Country Cottage - Decatur

    2515 Old Moulton Road Southwest, Decatur, AL 35603
    (4)
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    Country Cottage — Decatur is an assisted living community located in Decatur, Alabama. Decatur is a city situated in Morgan and Limestone counties and is affectionately known as 'The River City.' As the largest city in Morgan County, it offers its residents a wide array of shopping, dining and...

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  • Limestone Lodge

    Limestone Lodge

    1532 W Hobbs St, Athens, AL 35611
    (22)
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    At Limestone Lodge, we provide a combination of traditional assisted living and specialty care assisted living for individuals in the beginning stages of memory loss and those with end stages of Alzheimer's disease. Our home-like environment allows residents with similar challenges and needs to live...

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  • Brookdale Jackson Oaks

    Brookdale Jackson Oaks

    3131 North Highland Avenue, Jackson, TN 38305
    (8)
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    All the Comforts of Home No one should be forced to choose between quality care and a rich and full life, which is why you will love being a resident at our independent and assisted living community in Jackson, Tennessee. You can enjoy peace of mind knowing our team will always be available to...

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  • Limestone Manor

    Limestone Manor

    600 US Highway 31 S, Athens, AL 35611
    (36)
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    Welcome to Limestone Manor Assisted Living, a place for seniors to take part, a place to belong. We offer the personal attention and home-like environment your loved one deserves. Conveniently located off Highway 31, our assisted living community has 24 private apartments, spacious family-style...

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  • Keestone at Hewitt House Assisted Living

    Keestone at Hewitt House Assisted Living

    322 E Washington St, Pulaski, TN 38478
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        Historical, Assisted Living at it's best!  The Hewitt House where all your dreams of a relaxing, comfortable retirement lifestyle can come true.  Built in 1830 the Hewitt House has been home to many people through the years.       Since 1983 we have...

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  • Elmcroft of Jackson

    Elmcroft of Jackson

    911 Old Humboldt Road, Jackson, TN 38305
    (12)
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    All new move-ins in June will enjoy the remainder of the month rent-free, as well as enjoy a reduced New Resident Fee of $500.*See our Sales Director for details. We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can...

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  • Morningside Assisted Living of Decatur

    Morningside Assisted Living of Decatur

    2115 Point Mallard Drive Southeast, Decatur, AL 35601
    (11)
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    Located on the outskirts of historic Decatur, Morningside has provided state-licensed assisted living services since 1999. Our licensed professional associates provide excellent resident satisfaction, vibrant programming and care which the community has come to know and trust 24 hours a day, seven...

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  • Columbia Cottage - Hartselle

    Columbia Cottage - Hartselle

    1109 Sparkman St NW, Hartselle, AL 35640
    (6)
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    Real Lifestyle Choices Columbia Cottage derives much of its design and decor from a Southern Living Idea Home. Each thoughtful layout has plenty of room to accommodate the treasures that grace your current home. Several apartments have special features like French doors, crown molding, and nine foot...

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  • The Terrace at Priceville

    The Terrace at Priceville

    200 Terrace Lane, Decatur, AL 35603
    (6)
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    Welcome to The Terrace at Priceville Senior Living, Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Care in Priceville, Alabama Welcome to The Terrace at Priceville! Our beautiful senior living retirement community offers Independent Living for active seniors, Assisted Living with the levels of care, and...

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  • Sugar Creek Senior Living

    1169 S Dupree Ave, Brownsville, TN 38012
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    Home away from home . . . that's what residents will find at Sugar Creek Senior Living Community. Located in the heart of beautiful Brownsville, Tennessee, our facility offers assisted living with comfort, companionship and, of course, all the amenities of home. Here we cater to each resident so...

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  • The Blake at Oxford

    The Blake at Oxford

    110 Ed Perry Blvd, Oxford, MS 38655
    (6)
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    Strategically located in the new Oxford Commons development in Oxford, Mississippi, The Blake at Oxford is a community for seniors unlike any other. Retirement and hospitality are blended to create an assisted living and memory care community where you will feel right at home. Assisted Living and...

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  • Hermitage Gardens of Oxford

    Hermitage Gardens of Oxford

    1488 Belk Boulevard, Oxford, MS 38655
    (10)
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    Hermitage Gardens of Oxford is a beautiful, 55-suite retirement community offering Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Care. Step inside our doors and discover charming assisted living with a distinctive grace reminiscent of Oxford's celebrated history. Personal touches create a community rich in...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Madison

    Merrill Gardens at Madison

    121 Brookridge Drive, Madison, AL 35758
    (15)
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    Merrill Gardens at Madison is situated between Athens and Huntsville in Madison county. Enjoy being near shopping, outdoor recreation areas, hospitals and high-quality medical practices. Merrill Gardens at Madison is classically designed and offer a wellness center, well-appointed library and lots...

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  • Brookdale Columbia

    Brookdale Columbia

    5011 Trotwood Avenue, Columbia, TN 38401
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    Find a Better Kind of Senior Living There’s a different senior living lifestyle out here waiting for you, with fewer worries and more options for living life well. The stress and isolation that comes from living at home isn’t the only way. We are an assisted living community in Columbia, Tennessee....

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  • Elmcroft of Oxford

    Elmcroft of Oxford

    100 Azalea Dr, Oxford, MS 38655
    (7)
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    All new move-ins in June will enjoy the remainder of the month rent-free, as well as enjoy a reduced New Resident Fee of $500.*See our Sales Director for details. We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can...

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  • Morningside of Madison

    Morningside of Madison

    49 Hughes Road, Madison, AL 35758
    (1)
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    Located in a thriving suburb of Huntsville, Morningside of Madison allows residents to be active in the things they love. Serving the community since 1998, Morningside has embraced the concept of 'putting our residents first' and provides Healthy Generation Programming to enable our residents to...

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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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  • Heritage at Irene Woods

    Heritage at Irene Woods

    4580 Forest Hill Irene Rd, Memphis, TN 38125
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    Heritage at Irene Woods was designed by nationally known real estate developer Edwards Rose & Sons and is the area’s most sought after option for a beautiful senior living choice. Heritage at Irene Woods offers independent living apartment homes, assisted living apartments and memory care...

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  • Germantown Plantation

    Germantown Plantation

    9293 Poplar, Germantown, TN 38138
    (20)
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    Germantown Plantation is a combination independent living and assisted living community with luxury apartments which face a three-story atrium. Rents are month-to-month with no buy-in fees and includes a 30 day move out option. Meals are prepared by an award winning chef and are served restaurant...

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  • Morningside of Cullman

    Morningside of Cullman

    2021 Dahlke Drive, Cullman, AL 35058
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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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  • Magnolia Place

    Magnolia Place

    811 W Main St, Waverly, TN 37185
    (1)
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    Welcome to beautiful Waverly Tennessee, a quaint little town full of wonderful people and beautiful scenery, and the home of Magnolia Place Assisted Living. This warm and homey community was opened in 2003 by Mrs. Ruby James has served the community as a County Commissioner for two terms and she...

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  • Apple Grove Alzheimer's & Adult Day Care

    Apple Grove Alzheimer's & Adult Day Care

    3575 Hacks Cross Road, Memphis, TN 38125
    (12)
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    For assisted living in the Memphis community, Apple Grove Alzheimer's & Adult Day care offers a family oriented atmosphere for members and their families. This community is a short drive from Memphis, Germantown, Collierville and North Mississippi and is great for quick and easy visits. Apple Grove...

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  • Brookdale Dogwood Creek

    Brookdale Dogwood Creek

    8199 Poplar Avenue, Germantown, TN 38138
    (29)
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    Do more of what you love Trade your to-do list for a bucket list.  Here at our community in Germantown, Tennesse, you can do just that with more time for what matters most— pursuing your passion for volunteering, rediscovering an old hobby like painting or focusing on personal wellness with fitness...

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  • Country Cottage - Huntsville

    Country Cottage - Huntsville

    4200 Chris Drive Southwest, Huntsville, AL 35802
    (12)
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    Because home is so important to all of us, the Cottage not only has wonderful cozy common areas where new and old friends can enjoy being together, but it offers different sizes and styles of room, and service programs tailored to perfectly suit the needs of each resident. Whether your loved one...

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  • Elmcroft of Byrd Springs

    Elmcroft of Byrd Springs

    8020 Benaroya Lane Southwest, Huntsville, AL 35802
    (34)
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    All new move-ins in June will enjoy the remainder of the month rent-free, as well as enjoy a reduced New Resident Fee of $500.*See our Sales Director for details. We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can...

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  • HarborChase of Huntsville

    HarborChase of Huntsville

    4801 Whitesport Circle, Huntsville, AL 35801
    (24)
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    At HarborChase of Huntsville, our customized assisted living program tailors both care and life enriching programs to meet the unique needs and preferences of each resident. The moment you enter HarborChase, you will experience a true family feel. It is HarborChase of Huntsville's mission to care...

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  • Brookdale Germantown

    Brookdale Germantown

    7701 Poplar Avenue, Germantown, TN 38138
    (26)
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    A great life. For great seniors. Take the short drive from Memphis to the upscale town of Germantown, Tennessee, and you’ll find a premiere assisted living community that helps seniors find a new kind of independence. Here, you have access to world-renowned health care while also enjoying the peace...

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  • Gardens of Madison

    Gardens of Madison

    372 Jimmy Fisk Rd, Hazel Green, AL 35750
    (34)
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    Friendly, southern and oh so charming, the Gardens of Madison Assisted Living offers the personal attention and home-like environment your loved one deserves. From the rockers on the shady back porch to the spacious family-style dining room to the comfortable central common-area, our senior...

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  • Thrive at Jones Farm

    Thrive at Jones Farm

    2238 Cecile Ashburn Dr SE, Huntsville, AL 35802
    (33)
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    Welcome to Thrive and a fresh perspective on senior living. Over a decade ago we took a hard look at traditional senior living. We quickly knew we would not want to visit most of these places, let alone live there; so, we created communities where Elders would not only love to live, but Thrive. What...

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  • Brookdale Jones Farm

    Brookdale Jones Farm

    2815 Carl T Jones Drive Southeast, Huntsville, AL 35802
    (12)
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    At our luxurious, private retirement community in Huntsville, Ala., offering independent and assisted living options for seniors, you’re in the right place to seize your new opportunities and make the most of them. For independent living residents, it might mean trading in the chores of home and...

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  • Redstone Village a CCRC

    12000 Turnmeyer Drive SE, Huntsville, AL 35803
    (15)
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    Huntsville Alabama's Premier Life Care Retirement Community offering Independent Living, Licensed Assisted Living, Licensed Specialty Care Assisted Living, and Licensed Skilled Nursing on a beautiful mountain top with scenic views.

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  • Silvercreek Senior Living

    Silvercreek Senior Living

    6630 Crumpler Blvd, Olive Branch, MS 38654
    (23)
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    We are the best kept secret in retirement living in this area— tucked away on the Cherokee Valley Gold Course in Olive Branch, MS! Can you imagine...not having to worry with changing a light bulb or dealing with repairmen when your washer goes out! Are you looking into downsizing but still...

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  • Shelby Gardens Place

    Shelby Gardens Place

    1535 Appling Care Lane, Cordova, TN 38018
    (67)
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    At Shelby Gardens Place, a pet friendly senior living community, we provide our residents thoughtful, compassionate assistance with their daily routine, while respecting their independence. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a full-time licensed nurse is...

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  • Pointe At Kirby Gate

    Pointe At Kirby Gate

    6480 Quince Road, Memphis, TN 38119
    (20)
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    Located right outside of Germantown, our community offers you a whole new world of friendship, gracious living, comfort and convenience in an ultimate location. Put them together and you have the perfect combination for an independent, rewarding and fulfilling retirement. We invite you to call and...

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  • Belmont Village Memphis

    Belmont Village Memphis

    6605 North Quail Hollow Road, Memphis, TN 38120
    (48)
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    Belmont Village of Memphis, Tennessee is located in the attractive Germantown residential area shaded by Crape Myrtle and Dogwood trees, not too far from the Mississippi River. Situated near shopping, restaurants, places of worship and outstanding medical facilities — not to mention everything...

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  • Carriage Court of Memphis

    Carriage Court of Memphis

    1645 West Massey Road, Memphis, TN 38120
    (39)
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    Carriage Court of Memphis is Community-Based Assisted Living at its finest, offering assistance as needed to suit individual lifestyles and personal requirements. Residents live in the comfort and security of a small, friendly, family-like setting with all the privacy they want, yet they may choose...

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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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  • Village of Primacy Place

    Village of Primacy Place

    6015 Primacy Parkway, Memphis, TN 38119
    (20)
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    Our community offers social, life-enriching activities every day for connecting with friends and family, sharing memories and experiencing a sense of belonging. The Village at Primacy Place is more than senior living—it's a way of life. If you’re looking for a community that understands and honors...

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Iuka, Mississippi

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities provide healthcare, oversight, and social opportunities to people who are on average 65 years old. Assisted living communities often offer aid with transportation and appointments, aid with daily activities, and chances for leisurely activity. Under certain circumstances, communities may provide dementia care, hospice, or "aging in place". In Mississippi, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $42,291 . The state of Mississippi maintains a number of provisions associated with this kind of community. The Mississippi Department of Health, Health communities Licensure and Certification supervises this community type. 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 A re-examination by a physician and/or nurse practitioner or physician assistant is required annually and Prospective residents must be given a thorough examination by a licensed physician or certified nurse practitioner, or physician assistant. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include all special diets must be planned by a licensed dietician who visits the community at least once every 30 days, meals must meet the nutritional, social, emotional, and therapeutic needs of residents, meals must meet current recommended dietary allowances, and communities must provide at least three daily meals. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. There must be one bath or shower for every 1 residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance with activities of daily living, referral to social services as needed, laundry, and social activities . This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include medication administration, physical act of handing liquids to resident to assist the resident in swallowing, and physical act of handing an oral prescription medication to the resident. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Assisted Living Waiver program. Staff must receive training in a variety of areas. These include: direct care staff must receive appropriate training on topics related to the care of the population being served and new operators must spend 2 concurrent days with the licensing agency for training and mentoring.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of care for a community is affected by the neighborhood in which it is located. Monthly, the median price for rent in Iuka is $490 and the median value for a home for Iuka is around $115,400. The rent burden for Iuka is about 10.5% of the average person's monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total population of Iuka, 22.8% live in poverty, 14.4% are widowed, 45.4% participate in the labor force, and 22.4% have some form of disability. The current population of Iuka consists of 2,964 people. Iuka has a population density of 118 people per square mile. In Iuka, 4.6% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Demographically, Iuka is 0.0% other or not specified, 0.0% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 5.6% black, 0.0% Hispanic, 2.0% mixed race, 92.4% white, and 0.0% Asian. Out of the total city population, 55.3% are female and 44.7% are male. The median age of Iuka is 46 years old. In terms of education, 11.3% have a college degree, 3.3% have a graduate degree, and 35.8% have a high-school diploma.

State Information

An overview of Mississippi

There are 105 hospitals and 247 health centers that service a population of 2,983,400. The three highest ranked hospitals in Mississippi are Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County, Beacham Memorial Hospital, and Ochsner Medical Center-hancock. In terms of personal well-being, Mississippi ranks 50th in healthcare and 48th in quality of life compared to other states. Based on natural beauty, Mississippi ranks 11th in the nation. In terms of resources, Mississippi has a cost of living index of 85.7, a grocery index rating of 91.6, and a housing index rating of 70.1. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Mississippi ranks 30th in the country for diversity. In terms of religious values, 49% of Mississippi's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 6,765 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-41%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-24%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Mississippi there are 604 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 38, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 58% of Mississippi residents voted Republican and 40% voted Democrat.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Mississippi is 39.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 49.3 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 80F. The average high summer temperature is around 94F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 63F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 46F. The average high winter temperature is around 67F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 27F during the month of January. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Mississippi is around 4.85 inches. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 7.60 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the humidity rating for Mississippi is around 74%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 76% in the month of July. While residents of Mississippi mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Mississippi can include hurricanes, tornadoes, and and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in Mississippi

The state of Mississippi has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Hepatica, Eastern Cottonwood, Mayapple, and Wild Geranium. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Cardinal, the Cormorant, the Mountain Lions, or the Chickadee. The state animal of Mississippi is the White-tailed Deer.