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Senior housing types near Meridian, MS

  • 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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  • 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 continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in historic Meridian, Miss., you’ll enjoy a vibrant lifestyle with varied levels of care to accommodate your changing needs. From independent living and assisted...

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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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  • 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 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Summit Assisted Living

    The Summit Assisted Living

    140 McRae Street, Atmore, AL 36502
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    The Summit is a comfortable assisted living community located in the historic town of Atmore, Alabama. Our friendly, small town community is located just north of the Florida state line and boasts historic buildings nestled between rivers and woodlands. Atmore is a charming, southern place to live...

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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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  • Crowne Place

    Crowne Place

    3720 Dauphin St., Mobile, AL 36608
    (1)
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    Crowne Place is an assisted living community located in the prestigious Spring Hill area of Mobile, Alabama. There are several beautifully appointed living rooms that include tables for playing games or hosting bridge clubs. Three meals a day with choice of entrees are served in the elegant dining...

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  • Somerby of Mobile

    Somerby of Mobile

    901 Somerby Drive, Mobile, AL 36695
    (31)
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    Are All Mobile-Area Retirement Communities Alike? Somerby Is Truly Something Special. It's The Somerby Spark that does it. Visit Somerby of Mobile, and you'll find beautiful rental apartment homes — in an active, vibrant retirement community just minutes from everything you love in Mobile...

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  • Atria Regency

    Atria Regency

    4720 Morrison Drive, Mobile, AL 36609
    (11)
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    At Atria Regency, you'll experience southern living with grace and charm, and enjoy an active lifestyle with all the comforts of home. Exciting activities contribute to the social atmosphere at Atria Regency. Chat with old friends or meet new ones in this home-style community. Atria Senior Living is...

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  • Elmcroft of Heritage Woods

    Elmcroft of Heritage Woods

    3440 Hillcrest Rd., Mobile, AL 36695
    (12)
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    Your New Resident Fee is only $99 when you lease in July! Save over $1,900 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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  • Knollwood Pointe

    Knollwood Pointe

    5601 Girby Rd, Mobile, AL 36693
    (11)
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    Situated in the heart of thriving Mobile, Knollwood Pointe Assisted Living & Memory Care community offers the lifestyle that's just right for you. With proximity to the historic USS Battleship Alabama and the sandy-white beaches of Dauphin Island, this charming community is an ideal place to call...

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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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  • Country Place Senior Living of Greenville

    Country Place Senior Living of Greenville

    1035 Fort Dale Road, Greenville, AL 36037
    (2)
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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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  • Gardens of Clanton

    Gardens of Clanton

    850 Scott Dr, Clanton, AL 35045
    (85)
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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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  • Baldwin House

    Baldwin House

    10171 Papa George St, Daphne, AL 36526
    (4)
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    The Baldwin House is a family owned and operated assisted living community along the Eastern Shore. With more than 50 combined years of senior living experience, the Baldwin House was established in 2010. The Baldwin House pours their energy into the community every day. Each resident receives the...

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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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  • Country Place Senior Living of Brewton

    Country Place Senior Living of Brewton

    905 Belleville Avenue, Brewton, AL 36426
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    Country Place Senior Living of Brewton is an assisted living community located in Brewton, AL. Brewton, a small town located just north of the Florida Panhandle, offers seasonal events, recreational facilities and a vibrant downtown with an abundance of shopping venues. Its residents take part in...

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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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  • The Blake at Malbis

    The Blake at Malbis

    11626 US Hwy 90, Daphne, AL 36526
    (17)
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    The Blake at Malbis is an assisted living community located in in the beautiful city of Daphne, Baldwin County, Alabama. With dedicated staff who are committed to providing you with the best quality of care, The Blake at Malbis is the perfect choice for your new home. Daphne is a vibrant city with...

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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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  • Gardens of Daphne

    Gardens of Daphne

    1307 Daphne Ave, Daphne, AL 36526
    (30)
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    Friendly, southern and oh so charming, the Gardens of Daphne Assisted Living offers the personal attention and home-like environment your loved one deserves. From the rockers on the shady front porch to the spacious family-style dining room to the comfortable central common-area, our senior...

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  • 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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  • The Brennity at Daphne Assisted Living & Memory Care

    The Brennity at Daphne Assisted Living & Memory Care

    27440 County Rd, Daphne, AL 36526
    (20)
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    Celebrated for its modernized brand of senior livng, the Brennity at Daphne is dedicated to ensuring the very best for our residents' golden years. Located in the picturesque beach town of Daphne, our sprawling grounds offer lake views and a tranquil new environment to call home. The Brennity offers...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Gables Assisted Living at Charlton Place

    The Gables Assisted Living at Charlton Place

    65 Charlton Place, Deatsville, AL 36022
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    The Gables at Charlton Place Assisted Living combines a convenient location, comfortable apartment homes and daily assistance designed to maximize your parents’ independence. It’s the kind of care that provides true peace of mind for the whole family. We are nestled within a small, quiet and secure...

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  • Country Place Senior Living of Fairhope

    Country Place Senior Living of Fairhope

    8127 Gayfer Road Extension, Fairhope, AL 36532
    (4)
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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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  • Longleaf Liberty Park

    Longleaf Liberty Park

    451 Liberty Parkway, Vestavia, AL 35242
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    THE NEW DESIGN OF CARE, LIFE AND STYLE Longleaf 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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  • 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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  • The Brennity at Fairhope Senior Living

    The Brennity at Fairhope Senior Living

    50 Spring Run Rd, Fairhope, AL 36532
    (12)
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    The Brennity at Fairhope Assisted Living is located in a residential environment with care close at hand. We are just minutes away from award-winning Thomas Hospital, as well as several primary care physicians and specialists. The Brennity at Fairhope Assisted Living offers 24-hour support and...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • St. Martins in the Pines

    St. Martins in the Pines

    4941 Montevallo Rd, Birmingham, AL 35210
    (2)
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    St. Martin's in the Pines is a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) with five distinct levels of care. Offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Short term rehabilitation and our revolutionary "Green House" approach to skilled/long term nursing, St. Martin's is more than a...

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  • John Knox Manor I & III

    John Knox Manor I & III

    4401 Narrow Lane Road, Montgomery, AL 36116
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    John Knox Manor, Inc. is a faith-based non-profit community for seniors 62 years and older. Located near Baptist Medical Center South and various other medical facilities, you're loved one can feel safe and secure with staff on duty 24 hours a day. John Knox Retirement Tower is a 7 story building...

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Meridian, Mississippi

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities have the luxury of a sense of community as well as individualized help. The services provided often involve support with the activities of daily life. Occupants may be kept under observation and assessment. In some cases, communities may provide respite, continuing care, or hospice. In Mississippi, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $42,291 . The state of Mississippi has specific statutes related to this type of community. The Mississippi Department of Health, Health communities Licensure and Certification certifies this type of community. 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. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to make sure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as Prospective residents must be given a thorough examination by a licensed physician or certified nurse practitioner, or physician assistant and A re-examination by a physician and/or nurse practitioner or physician assistant is required annually. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Assisted Living Waiver program. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include medication administration, physical act of handing an oral prescription medication to the resident, and physical act of handing liquids to resident to assist the resident in swallowing. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include referral to social services as needed, assistance with activities of daily living, laundry, and social activities . Staff members receive education in a variety of subjects. These include: new operators must spend 2 concurrent days with the licensing agency for training and mentoring and direct care staff must receive appropriate training on topics related to the care of the population being served. 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, communities must provide at least three daily meals, meals must meet current recommended dietary allowances, and meals must meet the nutritional, social, emotional, and therapeutic needs of residents.

Demographics and Values

Meridian has a population density of 272 people per square mile. The current population of Meridian is shrinking at a rate of -0.016%. Demographically, Meridian is 60.3% black, 2.2% Hispanic, 0.8% other or not specified, 0.2% Native American, 36.9% white, 0.8% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 1.1% mixed race. In terms of education, 20.6% have a college degree, 8.3% have a graduate degree, and 27.9% have a high-school diploma. In terms of crime, Meridian has 5.1 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 39.6 property crimes per 1000 residents. In Meridian, 9.4% of the people are veterans. Meridian is considered very unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In Meridian, 19.0% have some form of disability, 8.1% are widowed, 58.8% participate in the labor force, and 14.5% do not have health insurance. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Meridian 44.1% are Baptists, 9.9% are Methodists, and 9.9% practice another Christian faith. In Meridian, 27.5% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Meridian, out of the total population 0.1% practice Judaism, 0.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.4% practice Islam. Out of the total city population, 47.1% are male and 52.9% are female. In Meridian, 28.7% of the population are over the age of 55, 10.8% are over the age of 60, 5.6% are over the age of 70, and 4.8% are over the age of 80. The median age of Meridian is 36 years old. During the last presidential election, 60.1% voted Republican, 38.2% voted Democrat, and 1.7% voted for a third party candidate in Lauderdale county.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, primarily those who have chronic diseases or those requiring long-term treatment, proximity to medical communities can be an important factor while choosing which community best meets you or your family's needs. In total, there are 4 hospitals located in Meridian which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals that service Meridian include Rush Foundation Hospital, Anderson Regional Medical Center, and Anderson Ram South.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be a major influence when selecting which care choice is the best fit for your loved one. Meridian has a grocery price index of around 91.8 and a cost of living index of around 82.6. Index ratings are based on a system where 100 is the national average and anything beneath 100 is cheaper than the average. Monthly, the median price of rent in Meridian is about $580 and the median home value in Meridian costs around $81,933. The rent burden for Meridian is about 15.6% of the average person's monthly income.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The air quality, air temperature, and humidity of a location can have a significant influence on the health of your family member. During the summer, Meridian is about 81F. The low summer temperature is roughly 67F during the month of June. The summer high is at approximately 93F during the month of July. In the wintertime, the average air temperature falls to roughly 49F. The high winter temperature gets to approximately 64F in the month of February. The low winter temperature gets to roughly 35 F in the month of January. Meridian has a humid subtropical type of climate. The average air quality index rating in Meridian is approximately 38.0. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. The air quality index score reaches its max during the month of October at about 49.6. Monthly, Meridian measures around 5 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation normally happens in March with an average of 6 inches during the month. Meridian experiences an average of 0.60 inches of snow. On average, Meridian has a humidity rating of approximately 73%. Humidity ratings are highest during the month of July at about 76%.

State Information

An overview of Mississippi

Out of a national average of 100, Mississippi has a cost of living index rating of 86, a grocery index rating of 92, and a housing index rating of 70. Overall, Mississippi ranks 48th in quality of life and 50th in healthcare compared to other US states. Residents of Mississippi enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 11th in the United States. The state of Mississippi has 105 hospitals and 247 health centers, providing care to 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.

Social demographics of the state

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 non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-41%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-24%. 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. During the latest presidential election, 58% voted for the Republican candidate while 40% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of diversity, Mississippi ranks 30th in the nation.

State-wide weather information

During the winter, the average temperature in Mississippi drops to around 46F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 67F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 27F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Mississippi is around 80F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 94F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 63F during the month of June. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 7.60 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Mississippi is around 4.85 inches. The average humidity across the state is 74%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 76% in the month of July. On average, Mississippi has an air quality index rating of around 39.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 49.3 AQI. 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, tornados, 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 Dutchman's Breeches, Virginia Waterleaf, Wild Geranium, and Hepatica. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Dove, the Cormorant, the Crow, or the Mountain Lions. The state animal of Mississippi is the White-tailed Deer.