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  • The Quarters Assisted Living

    585 Beasley Rd, Jackson, MS 39206
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    The Quarters Assisted Living is an assisted living facility that serves as an alternative to institutional hospitalization and as a transitional migration to independent living. We have created a holistic environment for our residents, which provides a sense of peace and comfort while enhancing the...

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  • Plain View Assisted Living

    Plain View Assisted Living

    214 Spell Dr, Richland, MS 39218
    (8)
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    Plain View offers the comfort and elegance that you expect in senior care including 24 Hour Care, Respite Care and Adult Day Services. We are located on a beautiful site in Richland, MS, where the blooms of spring and the colors of fall can be enjoyed. You may choose to view from the comfort of our...

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  • The Blake at Flowood

    The Blake at Flowood

    350 Town Center Way, Flowood, MS 39232
    (11)
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    Located in the heart of Flowood, Mississippi, adjacent to the new East Metro Parkway and the Dogwood Promenade, The Blake at Flowood is a community designed for seniors unlike any other. Retirement and hospitality are blended to create an assisted living and memory care community where you will feel...

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  • Ridgeland Place

    Ridgeland Place

    410 Orchard Park, Ridgeland, MS 39157
    (41)
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    Ridgeland Place is a warm and welcoming senior living community, offering personalized Assisted Living and Memory Care services, in Ridgeland, Mississippi. We are dedicated to enhancing health, wellness and the highest quality of service delivery for our residents—enabling them to live life more...

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  • Brookdale Clinton

    Brookdale Clinton

    501 East Northside Drive, Clinton, MS 39056
    (10)
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    Endless Opportunities In a beautiful and peaceful setting with wooded landscapes and a tranquil fishing pond, you can enjoy all kinds of luxury amenities without sacrificing the comforts of home. Here at our assisted living and memory care community in Clinton, Mississippi, you will find cozy and...

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  • River Birch Estate Assisted Living

    River Birch Estate Assisted Living

    606 E Jackson Road, Union, MS 39365
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    River Birch Estate Assisted Living is locally owned and operated. Located on beautiful 1 1/2 acre lot in a fully restored home which originally was built by Dr. E. Laird for his family in Union, MS. Later, a large addition was added to the back of the house which provides additional resident living...

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  • Atwood Personal Care Home

    Atwood Personal Care Home

    101 Pilot Street, Philadelphia, MS 39350
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    Atwood Personal Care Home is a senior care home in Philadelphia, Mississippi, in Neshoba County. We provide assisted and independent living, as well as adult day services. With a Choctaw Native American heritage, the Philadelphia area is known for the migration that became the Trail of Tears and...

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  • Bee Hive Homes of Philadelphia

    708 Columbus Ave, Philadelphia, MS 39350
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    Bee Hive Homes of Philadelphia is an assisted living home with a residential setting. We offer 24/7/365 care from a trained, caring staff. All meals and snacks are home cooked and served in the central dining area. Laundry, housekeeping as well as assistance with daily functions including medical...

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  • Provision Living at Hattiesburg

    Provision Living at Hattiesburg

    217 Methodist Blvd., Hattiesburg, MS 39402
    (5)
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    Provision Living at Hattiesburg Provision Living at Hattiesburg located in Hattiesburg, Lamar County, Mississippi provides seniors with an assisted living community. This community provides care to those facing Alzheimer's and dementia. The city of Hattiesburg offers much to residents and their...

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  • Bellevue Assisted Living (Opening Summer 2020)

    Bellevue Assisted Living (Opening Summer 2020)

    34 Graham Rd., Hattiesburg, MS 39402
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    Bellevue Assisted Living Community is located in Hattiesburg, Ms. We are a family owned and operated community. At Bellevue our seniors will continue living their lives to the fullest, while experiencing a true sense of belonging. With a dedicated and caring staff, our goal is to provide our valued...

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  • Brookdale Hattiesburg I

    Brookdale Hattiesburg I

    103 Fox Chase Drive, Hattiesburg, MS 39402
    (3)
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    Good Times, Better Company Come join us at our warm and friendly assisted living community in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and you can exchange the monotony of household chores for a life rich in quality care, beautiful accommodations, spacious common rooms, and a community calendar spilling over with...

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  • Brookdale Meridian

    Brookdale Meridian

    4555 35th Avenue, Meridian, MS 39305
    (6)
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    It's time to start enjoying the carefree lifestyle you deserve and when you come home to our community in historic Meridian, Miss., you’ll enjoy a vibrant lifestyle with varied levels of care to accommodate your changing needs. From assisted living to memory care, the transition between levels of...

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  • Meridian Living

    Meridian Living

    538 Bonita Lakes Drive, Meridian, MS 39301
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    Get the independence you desire with the assistance you need! Meridian Living focuses on a comfortable atmosphere and is surrounded with loving, caring, and compassionate caregivers. We offer many serves and amenities. Enjoy 3 delicious meals per day in a casual, relaxing dining room, then visit our...

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  • Atwood Personal Care Home- Noxapater

    Atwood Personal Care Home- Noxapater

    8862 Hwy 15 South, Louisville, MS 39339
    (2)
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    Atwood Personal Care Home - Noxapater is an assisted living community located in Louisville, Mississippi in Winston county. The area where Atwood Personal Care Home is located in a heavily wooded community that is dotted with small lakes. One of those small lakes is even in the back yard of Atwood...

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  • The Pinnacle of Greenville

    The Pinnacle of Greenville

    1880 Fairground Rd, Greenville, MS 38703
    (3)
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    We provide our residents with lifestyles, housing, care and services in comfortable surroundings.

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  • Providence Assisted Living of Grenada

    Providence Assisted Living of Grenada

    1855 Hill Dr, Grenada, MS 38901
    (1)
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    Providence Assisted Living of Grenada is located in Grenada, Mississippi. We specialize in offering seniors over 65 with an opportunity to live independently, with assistance granted only when it is asked for. We know how important it is for our elderly residents to remain active, both socially and...

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  • Providence Assisted Living of Cleveland

    Providence Assisted Living of Cleveland

    800 Third Street, Cleveland, MS 38732
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    Providence Assisted Living of Cleveland is an assisted living community located in the beautiful Cleveland, Mississippi. With years of experience building a reputable and comfortable home for senior citizens to become a part of, we take pride in our ability to help each new resident settle in and...

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  • The Claiborne at Adelaide

    The Claiborne at Adelaide

    74 Claiborne Way, Starkville, MS 39759
    (14)
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    The Claiborne at Adelaide offers a perfect blend of living options in Starkville — including independent living cottages and apartments, assisted living and memory care — in a one-of-a-kind, master-planned retirement community.

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  • The Rosemont

    The Rosemont

    110 Regency Pl, West Monroe, LA 71291
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    The Rosemont is a licensed Assisted Living and Memory Support community that goes beyond just personal assistance. When seniors want quality, respect and dignity, they choose The Rosemont. The Rosemont is proud to be one of the first true assisted living and Memory Care communities in...

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  • Savannah Grand of West Monroe

    Savannah Grand of West Monroe

    3702 Cypress St, West Monroe, LA 71291
    (29)
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    Savannah Grand of West Monroe is an assisted living community in the city of West Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana. Our bravura community is located close to the banks of river Ouachita with fresh water trickling with a calming breeze always. West Monroe is ideal for meditation and self-reflection...

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  • The Trace Senior Community

    The Trace Senior Community

    19432 Crawford Rd., Covington, LA 70433
    (8)
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    Located in Covington, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, Trace Senior Community is the most recent Northshore Senior Community offering assisted living and memory care. Situated on the attractive St. Tammany Trace and next to the Claiborne Hill the community provides a suburban home feel to the...

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  • St. Anthony's Gardens

    St. Anthony's Gardens

    601 Holy Trinity Dr, Covington, LA 70433
    (5)
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    St. Anthony’s Gardens provides a strong spiritual support base with a vision of creative, inspired and value-oriented retirement living. The community is located on the Northshore in Covington, Louisiana and is conveniently located near local hospitals and other medical services. You’ll find...

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  • House of Grace

    House of Grace

    32956 LA Highway 16, Denham Springs, LA 70706
    (7)
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    House of Grace is located in Denham Springs, LA in Livingston Parish. This residential care home offers the support that is right for your needs in an area that is beautiful and offers you the convenience of living in a small city. Those who spend time in Denham Springs appreciate all that it offers...

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  • The Windsor Senior Living Community

    The Windsor Senior Living Community

    1770 North Causeway Boulevard, Mandeville, LA 70471
    (12)
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    The Windsor Senior Living Community is an assisted living center in the city of Mandeville, on the shore of beautiful Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana. The Causeway over the lake provides access to New Orleans, center of too many things to do. Welcoming visitors and residents alike are near yearlong...

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  • Brookdale Mandeville

    Brookdale Mandeville

    1414 North Causeway Boulevard, Mandeville, LA 70471
    (19)
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    A Life Worth Living When you make your new home at our adult residential and memory care community, you can leave behind the burdensome household chores like cooking, cleaning and laundry. Instead of filling your time with things you have to do but don’t enjoy, you can spend more time doing the...

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  • Colonial Care Assisted Living Facility

    Colonial Care Assisted Living Facility

    14686 Old Hammond Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
    (14)
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    Colonial Care Assisted Living is a senior living community located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish along the Mississippi River, and home to over 229,000 people, with 820,000 in the Greater Baton Rouge area. Residents who enjoy southern living and a slower pace will be able to...

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  • Sunrise of Baton Rouge

    Sunrise of Baton Rouge

    8502 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
    (15)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Oak Park Village at Slidell

    Oak Park Village at Slidell

    2200 Gause Blvd E, Slidell, LA 70461
    (13)
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    Small private-pay community in Slidell, LA (30 miles outside of New Orleans) offering 26 assisted living apartments and 24 memory care apartments. Two floor plans are available -- a studio apartment (385 square feet) and a one-bedroom apartment (420 square feet). Community has never flooded! Three...

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  • Amber Terrace

    8585 Summa Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
    (12)
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    Amber Terrace is a facility that provides services for Assisted Living, Alzheimer's and Dementia Care. Amber Terrace features many levels of care options with a dedication that "our Residents come first, then we focus on our Staff, and our belief is that success will follow".

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  • Southside Gardens

    Southside Gardens

    4604 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
    (2)
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    Welcome to Southside Gardens Independent and Assisted Living Community. We're delighted that you are visiting our site to learn more about our services. For the past 30 years, we have provided high quality and affordable senior living housing and care. We're family owned business and we listen to...

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  • The Arbors & Terrace of Ruston

    4518 Highway 80 East, Ruston, LA 71270
    (2)
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    Assisted Living is designed for seniors who may have difficulty with activities of daily living. The Arbor provides a way of living for seniors who seek independence and privacy, yet have concerns for housekeeping, lawn maintenance, activities, personal nutrition, as well as assistance with...

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  • Sunrise at Siegen

    Sunrise at Siegen

    9351 Siegen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
    (14)
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    Sunrise at Siegen is an assisted living community situated in the lovely cultural capital of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. Louisiana is one state that has increasingly been an independent setup and it has been incredibly endowed with French culture and customs. This independence...

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  • Russ Place

    Russ Place

    165 Jefferson Ave., Ruston, LA 71270
    (38)
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    Russ Place has been rated by our families and community as the Best of the Best in Senior Care. SeniorAdvisor.com recognizes senior living providers who consistently receive high ratings and positive reviews from their residents, families, and visitors. This EXCLUSIVE designation is awarded to the...

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  • Elmcroft of Oxford

    Elmcroft of Oxford

    100 Azalea Dr, Oxford, MS 38655
    (7)
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    Your New Resident Fee is ONLY $500 when you lease in September! SAVE $1,500 with this limited-time offer.*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 to help those who are...

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  • The Pinnacle of Oxford

    The Pinnacle 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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  • 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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  • Brookdale Biloxi

    Brookdale Biloxi

    2120 Enterprise Drive, Biloxi, MS 39531
    (21)
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    Round-the-Clock Care From the moment you walk through our front door, you may find yourself thinking you stumbled upon a family reunion instead of an assisted living and memory care community. We can’t blame you. From the warmth and friendliness of the care team to the sound of residents laughing as...

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  • Magnolia Assisted Living, LLC - Level 3

    Magnolia Assisted Living, LLC - Level 3

    1604 S Burnside Ave, Gonzales, LA 70737
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    Magnolia Assisted Living offers independent living with services and care tailored to your individual needs. Our community allows you to dine on tasty meals with your friends and neighbors, watch movies in our media area, sit next to the fireplace with a book from our library, stroll our...

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  • Bailey Place

    Bailey Place

    650 Pershing Avenue, Bunkie, LA 71322
    (2)
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    Bailey Place is located on the west side of Bunkie Louisiana, we enjoy the best of quiet southern country living. We pride ourselves on giving our residents personalized attention in a warm comfortable setting. We want our seniors to enjoy their golden years; we take away the disadvantages of...

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  • Brookdale Alexandria

    Brookdale Alexandria

    351 Windermere Boulevard, Alexandria, LA 71303
    (5)
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    Designed With You In Mind Do you want to exchange the burden of household chores for a life that gives you freedom to spend more time doing the things you love? Here at our adult residential and memory care community, you can do just that—and so much more. Surrounded by a kind and gracious care team...

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  • Marigold Place

    Marigold Place

    5723 Jackson Street Ext., Alexandria, LA 71303
    (12)
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    Marigold Place is an award winning assisted living community located in the heart of Alexandria, Louisiana. Alexandria is a thriving metropolitan area with many recreational and cultural activities. Our residents enjoy trips to enjoy the sites including the Alexandria Zoo, the Alexandria Museum of...

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  • Laketown Village

    Laketown Village

    1600 Joe Yenni Blvd, Kenner, LA 70065
    (52)
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    Laketown Village is located in Kenner, Louisiana near the shore of Lake Pontchartrain. We offer assisted living and memory care services to seniors in the Jefferson Parish region. Our community is ideally located near shopping areas, golf courses and beautiful natural areas. Our in-house activities...

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  • Inspired Living at Kenner

    Inspired Living at Kenner

    3801 Loyola Dr, Kenner, LA 70065
    (10)
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    Located in Kenner, Louisiana, Inspired Living at Kenner is an innovative community that offers a choice of senior living options. Whether you are active and independent, need a little assistance, or require personalized memory care, you can be assured that we can help design a rewarding lifestyle...

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  • Vista Shores

    Vista Shores

    5958 St. Bernard Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70122
    (6)
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    Vista Shores Assisted Living and Memory Care is a private, luxury, assisted living and memory care community built on the site of the legendary Vista Shores Country Club with 4 beautifully landscaped acres overlooking Bayou St John. At Vista Shores every detail is attended to allowing our residents...

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  • Schouest House

    Schouest House

    7004 Schouest St., Metairie, LA 70003
    (1)
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    There is an alternative to 'nursing homes' and large 'assisted living' facilities for your loved one! Imagine a licensed assisted living facility in an ordinary-looking suburban home shared by only six residents! Small assisted living residences such as ours, now known in elder-care circles as...

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  • Academy House

    Academy House

    4324 Academy Dr., Metairie, LA 70003
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    There is an alternative to 'nursing homes' and large 'assisted living' facilities for your loved one! Imagine a licensed assisted living facility in an ordinary-looking suburban home shared by only five residents! Small assisted living residences such as ours, now known in elder-care circles as...

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  • Sunrise of Metairie

    Sunrise of Metairie

    3732 W. Esplanade Avenue, Metairie, LA 70002
    (13)
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    At Sunrise Senior Living, we believe life is precious and worth celebrating every day. And what better way to celebrate than in a community that feels like home. A senior's life is an accumulation of richness, accomplishments, loves, learnings, trails and successes. This is a community where that...

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  • Lake Villa House

    Lake Villa House

    4212 Lake Villa Drive, Metairie, LA 70002
    (3)
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    There is an alternative to 'nursing homes' and large 'assisted living' facilities for your loved one! Imagine a licensed assisted living facility in an ordinary-looking suburban home shared by only five or six residents! Small assisted living residences such as ours, now known in elder-care circles...

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  • The Atrium Assisted Living

    The Atrium Assisted Living

    6555 Park Manor Drive, Metairie, LA 70003
    (36)
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    The Atrium Assisted Living is an assisted living community located in the quiet suburb of Metairie, Louisiana, located in Jefferson Parish. The area that the community is built in is quiet and peaceful, and there are many great restaurants around. From Copeland's to Cheesecake Bistro, the residents...

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  • Providence Assisted Living of Senatobia

    Providence Assisted Living of Senatobia

    700 Moores Crossing, Senatobia, MS 38668
    (4)
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    Providence Assisted Living of Senatobia is located in Senatobia. Our facility offers assisted living. We also have access to specialists like podiatrists, dentists, optometrists, and psychologists. Our facility is rather large. Full range therapy is available to all residents but we work hard to...

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Assisted Living in Jackson, MS

Assisted living facilities in MS provide supervision, community-style living, and personal care services to seniors who may require limited assistance with the activities of daily living (ADLs). These communities are designed to promote independence and social interaction among seniors who do not require 24-hour skilled nursing care. The median monthly cost of assisted living is about $4,100 within the Jackson metropolitan area, and $3,200 in the state of Mississippi.

Cost of Living in Jackson, MS

Jackson is a great choice for senior living because the cost of living in Jackson is well below the national average. Both the cost-of-living and the grocery index were rated around ten points lower than the national average. All index scores are based on scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
89 92 $783 18.8% spend over 30% of their income on rent $88,542 $35,308 None

Local Medical Providers

The top hospitals in Jackson include:

  • Mississippi Baptist Medical Center - This 440-bed facility was the first hospital founded in the city and is consistently ranked as the top hospital in Mississippi. They have a designated cancer center and cardiovascular center.
  • St. Dominic Hospital - This 571-bed acute-care facility is one of the top religious hospitals in the city.
  • Copiah County Medical Center - This hospital opened in 2017 and offers inpatient care, emergency services, imaging services, and a comprehensive cardiopulmonary department.

Climate and Weather

Jackson, Mississippi has a humid subtropical climate, which means that the summers tend to be hot and muggy while the winters are cool and short. The city receives above average rainfall, especially during the transition months of spring and fall. On average, the humidity level for Jackson is roughly 73%. The average humidity levels are often highest during the month of July at about roughly 76%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
82°F 93°F (August) 71°F (August) 51°F 63°F (February) 39°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
46 (Good) 56 in December (Moderate)

Moderate air quality conditions mean that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
5” 6” (March) 1”

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Hinds County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
71.1% 26.6% 2.3%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
338,185 166,965 580 people per square mile Shrinking at a rate of 1.49%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
32 24% 9% 5% 3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
26% 27% 12%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
0.4% 82.0% 1.2% 0.1% <1% 15.9% 0.6%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
9,093 46 8

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
12% 62% 12% 29% 6% 6%

Jackson is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the LGBTQ+ community can generally participate in public life without fear of bigotry or discrimination.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

As the capital of Mississippi, the city of Jackson has much in the way of culture and history. Located on the historic Mississippi freedom trail, the city has a storied past with many close ties to the civil rights movement. The Medgar Evers Home Museum commemorates the life of its namesake, Medgar Evers, who was a local civil rights activist and martyr. The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum also commemorates the civil rights movement with a special focus on the significance of Evers as well as Emmett Till. Tougaloo College is another historic location in the city, famous for its association with the Tougaloo Nine, who protested segregation. The Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center educates visitors on the experiences and history of Black people in America, dating back to the transatlantic slave trade.

There are a number of other museums located in the LeFleur Museum District, including the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame, the Mississippi Children’s Museum, the Museum of Natural Science, and the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum. The International Museum of Muslim Cultures is also located in the city. This museum is famous for being the first of its kind in the United States to offer a glimpse of Muslim cultures from around the world. For those who enjoy the outdoors, the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science is located within LeFleur’s Bluff State Park and offers miles of nature trails and an aquarium. If you fancy arts and culture, Jackson has a number of venues that showcase the performing arts, including the historic Alamo Theater and the New Stage Theater.

Transportation

In Jackson, public transportation is available through the JTRAN fixed route services. The Department of Planning and Development Transit Services Division offers an ADA-approved paratransit service for those who qualify. The Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport also offers international air travel to and from the city.

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