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Senior housing types near Portland, TN

  • Mighty Hearts Home Care

    1005 Highway 52 East, Portland, TN 37148
    (7)
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  • Morningside of Gallatin

    Morningside of Gallatin

    1085 Hartsville Pike, Gallatin, TN 37066
    (3)
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    Located on scenic Hartsville Pike approximately one mile from Sumner Regional Medical Center, our charming 'town and country' community has been in Gallatin providing premier assisted living services for more than ten years. Our superior customer service, consistently high resident satisfaction...

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  • Brookdale Gallatin

    Brookdale Gallatin

    400 Hancock Street, Gallatin, TN 37066
    (15)
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    Finding Your Best Senior Life It’s time to trade your stress and chores for a new, relaxed lifestyle. It’s time to have more social connection, fewer worries, more life-enriching activities, and less stress. That’s what you’ll find here, in our assisted living community offering exceptional assisted...

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  • Main Street

    Main Street

    674 East Main Street, Hendersonville, TN 37075
    (35)
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    Enjoy life on picturesque Main Street in Hendersonville – the city by the lake. As one of the fastest growing communities in Tennessee, Hendersonville has opportunities for everyone. Northeast of Nashville and convenient to interstate 65, Main Street Senior Living is close to restaurants, shopping,...

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  • Elmcroft of Hendersonville

    Elmcroft of Hendersonville

    1020 Carrington Pl, Hendersonville, TN 37075
    (31)
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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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  • The Hearth at Hendersonville

    The Hearth at Hendersonville

    419 E Main St, Hendersonville, TN 37075
    (49)
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    The Hearth is proud to offer Viking Pure Solutions’ electrochemically activated cleaning and disinfecting systems for our residents in each of our communities! This revolutionary safe and effective cleaner provides protection for our residents, teams, and families providing state of the art cleaning...

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  • Clarendale at Indian Lake

    Clarendale at Indian Lake

    195 Indian Lake Blvd, Hendersonville, TN 37075
    (2)
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    Clarendale at Indian Lake is managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company. Life Care Services ranked highest in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 Senior Living Study and achieved the highest score in all seven study factors: resident services and activities; community staff; food and...

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  • Elite Elderly Care

    Elite Elderly Care

    101 Dale Ave, Hendersonville, TN 37075
    (6)
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    * Elite Elderly Care is a 24 hour care Residential Facility for the elderly * We are a 6-bed facility with 6 private rooms and 3 bathrooms * We accept both male and female residents * We are Family oriented with focus on personal attention and individualized care * Having a smaller home offers each...

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  • Brookdale Goodlettsville

    Brookdale Goodlettsville

    2025 Caldwell Drive, Goodlettsville, TN 37072
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    Building Your Best Life The relaxed senior living lifestyle that you’ve always dreamed of is still in reach. In fact, it’s waiting for you at our warm, vibrant community just north of Nashville. We are an assisted living community in beautiful Goodlettsville, Tennessee. Our thriving town offers all...

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  • Red Cedar Glen

    Red Cedar Glen

    202 Walton Ferry Road, Hendersonville, TN 37075
    (33)
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    Red Cedar Glen is a senior care community offering independent living and assisted living care services in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Hendersonville is a vibrant city just minutes from downtown Nashville. Named as one of the best ten cities for families by Family Circle Magazine, Hendersonville...

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  • Jubilee Hills Goodlettsville NOW OPEN

    Jubilee Hills Goodlettsville NOW OPEN

    322 Northcreek Blvd, Goodlettsville, TN 37072
    (10)
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    At Jubilee Hills Goodlettsville, residents enjoy an active, engaging lifestyle that promotes wellness and independence. It is our goal to keep our residents linked to resources and opportunities that will fulfill their needs and interests in the Goodlettsville area. Residents have many opportunities...

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  • Cadence Rivergate

    Cadence Rivergate

    94 Twin Hills Dr, Madison, TN 37115
    (41)
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    OFFER EXTENDED! Lock in your rate until 2020 when you lease by October 31!* See our Sales Director for details. Cadence Rivergate is located in Madison, Tennessee. Our rich history, 150 years and counting, and promising future make Madison a great place to live, learn and worship. Today, Madison...

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  • Morningside of Springfield

    Morningside of Springfield

    205 Westgate Drive, Springfield, TN 37172
    (2)
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    Morningside of Springfield offers both Independent and Assisted Living, with a variety of personalized service options based on each resident's individual needs. Our goal is to improve every single life we touch. We offer quality, loving care at an affordable price.

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  • NorthPark Village Senior Living

    NorthPark Village Senior Living

    700 N. Dupont Ave, Madison, TN 37115
    (5)
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    Located just a few miles North of Nashville in Madison, TN, NorthPark Village offers living with comfort, companionship, and all the amenities of home. Privately owned and operated, NorthPark Village provides 22 catered Independent villas, along with a single-story 15 private suite Assisted Living. ...

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  • Grace Manor Assisted Living Community

    1420 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville, TN 37207
    (15)
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    Grace Manor Assisted Living is a warm and inviting community conveniently located between I-65 and I-24 near the historic towns of Madison, Goodlettsville, and White's Creek, Tennessee. Grace Manor offers a wonderful alternative for seniors who can no longer live on their own, but do not need...

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  • Maybelle Carter

    Maybelle Carter

    208 W Due West Ave, Madison, TN 37115
    (41)
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    MAYBELLE CARTER SENIOR LIVING --JUST WHAT YOU HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR! We're 10 minutes north of Nashville and comfortably nestled on seven beautifully landscaped acres. Maybelle Carter Senior Living has a lot to offer. You will find a park-like setting, with mature trees, colorful flowers and even...

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  • Chandler Park Assisted Living

    Chandler Park Assisted Living

    2643 Chandler Drive, Bowling Green, KY 42104
    (5)
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    Located in the beautiful, historic city of Bowling Green, Kentucky, Chandler Park Assisted Living Community is the perfect place to call home. Bowling Green is a bustling city, with lots of history, and lots to do. Home to the GM Corvette Assembly Plant and the National Corvette Museum, the Historic...

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  • Charter Senior Living of Bowling Green

    Charter Senior Living of Bowling Green

    445 Middle Bridge Rd W, Bowling Green, KY 42103
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    Charter Senior Living of Bowling Green is an independent and assisted living community with a total of 129 individual apartments. Charter Senior Living of Bowling Green was built in 1988 to provide the community premier independent and assisted living services. The first community of this kind to...

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  • Morningside of Bowling Green

    Morningside of Bowling Green

    981 Campbell Lane, Bowling Green, KY 42104
    (7)
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    Located conveniently on Campbell Lane, Morningside of Bowling Green has provided a home-like atmosphere for seniors since 1999. We understand the uniqueness of each resident and promote continued independence through individualized service plans that address the physical, spiritual, intellectual,...

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  • Bridgepointe at Village Manor

    Bridgepointe at Village Manor

    1800 Westen Street, Bowling Green, KY 42104
    (4)
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    At Village Manor, we offer a lifestyle unlike any other, complete with all the comforts and conveniences of apartment-home and campus-style living. As Bowling Green's only Continuing Care Retirement Community, our residents take comfort in knowing that our full range of healthcare services and...

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  • Charter Senior Living of Hermitage

    Charter Senior Living of Hermitage

    4131 Andrew Jackson Parkway, Hermitage, TN 37076
    (21)
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    Whether it is the Independent Living Villas; the roomy Assisted Living apartments; or the specialized Memory Care Neighborhood, Charter Senior Living of Hermitage provides a sense of community, of home. The beautiful Independent Living Villas provide all the comforts of home in a carefree atmosphere...

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  • Hearthside Senior Living of Lebanon

    Hearthside Senior Living of Lebanon

    215 Castle Heights Ave N, Lebanon, TN 37087
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    Hearthside at Castle Heights is a locally owned and operated, non-profit Christian Retirement Community. The facility is overseen by a volunteer Board of Directors, all of whom live in Wilson County. The facility opened in November, 1994, and added 16 units and an activity room in 2000. Our meals...

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  • Elmcroft of Lebanon

    Elmcroft of Lebanon

    801 West Main Street, Lebanon, TN 37087
    (25)
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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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  • The Pavilion Senior Living at Lebanon

    The Pavilion Senior Living at Lebanon

    1409 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, TN 37087
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    The Pavilion Senior Living at Lebanon offers a variety of senior care services including assisted living, independent living, memory care, and respite care to seniors living throughout Lebanon, Tennessee, and the surrounding areas. Our community is conveniently located within walking distance to...

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  • Maristone of Providence

    Maristone of Providence

    140 Providence Trail, Mount Juliet, TN 37122
    (24)
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    Maristone at Providence located in Mt. Juliet, Wilson County, Tennessee provides seniors with a caring assisted living community to call home. This community provides residents and guests with the opportunity to spend time outdoors. Those visiting our guests will find that they have opportunities to...

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  • The Opal at Music City

    The Opal at Music City

    2733 McCampbell Ave, Nashville, TN 37214
    (7)
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    We are proud to be a member of the Nashville community and recognized as one of the most unique and specialized assisted living communities. We are fully licensed and a leader in the care for residents with daily living needs, impairments due to normal aging and various forms of Dementia including...

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  • Morningside of Belmont

    Morningside of Belmont

    1710 Magnolia Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37212
    (30)
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    At Morningside of Belmont, our Independent and Assisted Living residents live, work and play together. This means that as your needs change, you will never need to change apartments. Our assisted living apartments are certified by the state of Tennessee, to provide assisted living care, if needed....

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  • Mary, Queen of Angels

    34 White Bridge Rd, Nashville, TN 37205
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    Mary, Queen of Angels is an Assisted Living Community that combines the faith-based principles of serving, caring and giving to others. We are a ministry of the Diocese of Nashville. We have been in business since 2001. Our community is nestled in the heart of Belle Meade, in beautiful Nashville, TN...

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  • Vantage Pointe Village

    Vantage Pointe Village

    2035 Vantage Pointe Rd, Ashland City, TN 37015
    (13)
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    Vantage Pointe Village in Ashland City is located in Cheatham County, Tennessee. We are tucked away along the pristine Cumberland River. It's peaceful flow is known for miles and miles as one of the most beautiful rivers in the nation. Outdoor recreation and scenic viewing in Ashland are considered...

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  • Belmont Village Green Hills

    Belmont Village Green Hills

    4206 Stammer Place, Nashville, TN 37215
    (32)
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    Belmont Village of Green Hills, Tennessee is just south of Nashville (Music City, USA). The facility is close to hospitals and specialty physicians, places of worship, restaurants, parks, The Mall at Green Hills, and other noteworthy Nashville attractions. But there's so much going on at Belmont...

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  • The Pavilion Senior Living at Carthage

    The Pavilion Senior Living at Carthage

    130 Lebanon Hwy, Carthage, TN 37030
    (6)
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    The Carthage Pavilion Assisted Living opened our community in September of 2015. Our staff have a combined of 25 plus years in senior living experience. We are locally owned and operated. We are conveniently located only 6 miles from I-40 East in-between Lebanon and Cookeville, TN. Our property back...

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  • Blakeford at Green Hills

    Blakeford at Green Hills

    11 Burton Hills Blvd, Nashville, TN 37215
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    Blakeford is a local, established, nonprofit, Life Plan Community (CCRC) offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, skilled nursing and physical and occupational rehabilitation. It is the only senior living retirement community in the Nashville area to receive CARF-CCAC accreditation. Beautifully...

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  • Brookdale Green Hills Cumberland

    Brookdale Green Hills Cumberland

    15 Burton Hills Road, Nashville, TN 37215
    (11)
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    Exceptional Senior Living for Exceptional Seniors Not all senior living communities are created equal. Here you’ll find a more refined senior lifestyle as our vibrant community lives life well surrounded by a luxurious, comfortable environment. We are a memory care and assisted living community in...

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  • Elmcroft of Brentwood

    Elmcroft of Brentwood

    5436 Edmondson Pike, Nashville, TN 37211
    (24)
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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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  • Jubilee House on Warfield NOW OPEN

    Jubilee House on Warfield NOW OPEN

    475 Bellamy Lane, Clarksville, TN 37043
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    At Jubilee House on Warfield, residents enjoy an active, engaging lifestyle that promotes wellness and independence. It is our goal to keep our residents linked to resources and opportunities that will fulfill their needs and interests in the Clarksville area. Residents have many opportunities to...

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  • Brookdale Belle Meade

    Brookdale Belle Meade

    6767 Brookmont Terrace, Nashville, TN 37205
    (37)
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    Three Levels of Care We know you have options when it comes to picking a senior living community. That’s why we go above and beyond to offer everything from spacious and pet-friendly accommodations to an enriching community calendar full of events, programs and outings that will inspire you to live...

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  • Brighton Gardens of Brentwood

    Brighton Gardens of Brentwood

    103 Arcaro Place, Brentwood, TN 37027
    (37)
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    Brighton Gardens provides assisted living in an apartment-style setting that offers the simple pleasures - nutritious food, comfortable surroundings, and the support of a warm, caring and competent staff. A separate Special Care Center for residents with Alzheimer's or other memory related disorders...

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  • The Village at Bellevue

    The Village at Bellevue

    8118-B Sawyer Brown Rd, Nashville, TN 37221
    (23)
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    Putting More Life Into Senior Living At The Village at Bellevue you don’t have to give up on your best senior living life. It’s waiting for you here, where you can trade the stress and isolation that often comes from living life at home for a community full of activity, leisure, and great care. We...

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  • Creekside at Three Rivers & Creekside Villas

    Creekside at Three Rivers & Creekside Villas

    2744 Ashers Fork Drive, Murfreesboro, TN 37128
    (26)
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    Creekside at Three Rivers Assisted Living opened in June of 2010. We are proud to have been voted 'BEST ASSISTED LIVING IN RUTHERFORD COUNTY' for the second consecutive year in a row. At Creekside at Three Rivers Assisted Living, we provide comfortable living areas, cozy parlors, an intimate...

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  • Harmony at Brentwood

    Harmony at Brentwood

    9045 Church St E, Brentwood, TN 37027
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    The Crossings at Brentwood will provide independent living, assisted living, and memory care services in the exclusive Brentwood submarket of the Nashville, TN metro area. A new 191 unit senior living facility with 84 units of independent living, 69 units of assisted living and 38 secured units of...

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  • Somerfield at The Heritage at Brentwood

    Somerfield at The Heritage at Brentwood

    900 Heritage Way, Brentwood, TN 37027
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    Somerfield at The Heritage at Brentwood is managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company. Life Care Services ranked highest in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 Senior Living Study and achieved the highest score in all seven study factors: resident services and activities; community...

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  • Clarendale at Bellevue Place

    Clarendale at Bellevue Place

    7632 Highway 70 South, Nashville, TN 37221
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    Clarendale at Bellevue Place is managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company. Life Care Services ranked highest in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 Senior Living Study and achieved the highest score in all seven study factors: resident services and activities; community staff; food...

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  • Walking Horse Meadows

    Walking Horse Meadows

    207 Uffelman Drive, Clarksville, TN 37043
    (9)
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    Walking Horse Meadows is a charming senior living community located in Clarksville, a bustling town in the middle of the state, 40 miles northwest of Nashville. We offer assisted living and memory / Alzheimer's care. Step inside our doors, and discover fine southern living, where excellent care...

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  • The Lodge at Natchez Trace

    The Lodge at Natchez Trace

    8207 Highway 100, Nashville, TN 37221
    (15)
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    The Lodge at Natchez Trace is an assisted living community nestled in a small and private neighborhood in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee. Our location is both easily accessible and surrounded by beautiful parks and greenery, providing the comfort and peace of country living. The Lodge is...

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  • Canterfield of Franklin

    Canterfield of Franklin

    7015 Moores Ln, Brentwood, TN 37027
    (1)
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    Canterfield of Franklin is very proud to be a part of a growing service community in Williamson County, Tennessee, meeting the needs of senior adults. We are family owned and operated, with a business model deeply rooted in both the hospitality and restaurant industries. This family tradition...

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  • Morningside of Franklin

    Morningside of Franklin

    105 Sunrise Circle, Franklin, TN 37067
    (10)
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    Located in the beautiful Villages of Morningside, Morningside of Franklin's residents enjoy 24-hour assistance with day-to-day tasks in a setting that fosters independence.  We recognize that a person's optimum health and well being are the result of caring for the whole person - physically,...

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  • Elmcroft of Murfreesboro

    Elmcroft of Murfreesboro

    3211 Memorial Blvd, Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (5)
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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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  • The Hearth at Franklin

    The Hearth at Franklin

    1035 Fulton Greer Ln, Franklin, TN 37064
    (20)
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    The Hearth is proud to offer Viking Pure Solutions’ electrochemically activated cleaning and disinfecting systems for our residents in each of our communities! This revolutionary safe and effective cleaner provides protection for our residents, teams, and families providing state of the art cleaning...

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  • Maristone of Franklin

    Maristone of Franklin

    347 Riverside Drive, Franklin, TN 37064
    (22)
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    Maristone of Franklin is a memory care and assisted living community located about 15 miles south of Nashville in the city of Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee. With both Williamson Square and the Watson Glen Shopping Center less than a mile away, residents of this community have easy access to...

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  • Belvedere Commons of Franklin

    Belvedere Commons of Franklin

    303 S. Royal Oaks Blvd, Franklin, TN 37064
    (25)
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    Belvedere Commons of Franklin Assisted Living and Memory Care Community is conveniently located in beautiful Franklin, Tennessee. Our convenient location to hospitals, shopping, dining and only a short drive from Nashville makes our community the perfect home to many Tennessee seniors. At Belvedere...

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Portland, Tennessee

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities provide care, social interaction, and supervision to people who are around 65 years of age or older. Assisted living communities usually provide care supervision, help with transit and appointments, and outings for recreational activity. In some instances, communities may offer nursing care, respite, or hospice. The state of Tennessee maintains specific regulations related to this kind of community. The Tennessee Department of Health, Board for Licensing Health Care communities regulates this type of community. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include reminding residents to take their medications, opening dosage packaging, and observing the resident while taking medication. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1115 managed care Long-Term Services and Supports CHOICES program.In total, there can be no more than 2 residents to a room. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include part-time intermittent nursing care, laundry services, responsibility for the safety of the resident when in the community, and the ability and readiness to intervene if crises arise. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include No more than 14 hours must elapse between the evening and morning meals, must provide three meals a day that meet acceptable and/or prescribed diet standards, the food must be adapted to residents habits, preferences, and and physical abilities, and must provide additional nourishment and/or snacks to residents with special dietary needs or upon request. Staff are required to receive education in a variety of subjects. These areas include food service, emergency procedures, fire safety disaster preparedness, and financial management. 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 assistance with health services, arrangements for visits by or to health care providers, physical assessment, and recreational and social activities.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a major factor when deciding which care option meets the needs of your family. The rent burden for Portland is about 18.8% of the average person's monthly income. Portland has a median home value of about $130,844 and the median cost of rent is around $947 per month.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, Portland is 0.2% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.1% Native American, 0.9% other or not specified, 93.0% white, 2.1% black, 6.9% Hispanic, and 3.7% mixed race. The current population of Portland consists of 12,020 people and in total the Portland metro area has a population of 12,697. Portland has a population density of 367 people per square mile. In Portland, 8.4% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Based on gender, 48.5% are male and 51.5% are female. The median age of Portland is 33 years old. In Portland, 12.0% do not have health insurance, 16.6% have some form of disability, 66.6% participate in the labor force, and 16.6% live in poverty. Of the population of Portland 3.5% have a graduate degree, 40.1% have a high-school diploma, and 10.4% have a college degree.

State Information

An overview of Tennessee

The natural beauty of Tennessee is ranked 37th in the nation. Overall, Tennessee ranks 30th in quality of life and 43rd in healthcare compared to other US states. In terms of resources, Tennessee has a cost of living index of 89.5, a grocery index rating of 93.3, and a housing index rating of 80.2. 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. In total, Tennessee has 124 general hospitals and 157 health centers that provide care for 6,831,785 citizens. Williamson Medical Center, Unity Medical Center, and And Baptist Memorial Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 39, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, Tennessee ranks 32nd in the nation. In the most recent presidential election, 61% of Tennessee residents voted Republican and 35% voted Democrat. In terms of religious values, 51% of Tennessee's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 11,542 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-52%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. In Tennessee there are 505 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.69 inches. On average, the state receives 4.46 inches of precipitation a month. The average air quality index rating in Tennessee is 36.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of June with a rating of 46.5 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of August. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 39F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 56F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 22F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. The average high summer temperature is around 92F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 55F during the month of June. While residents of Tennessee mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Tennessee can include earthquakes (moderate), tornadoes, and and floods.

Wildlife to be found in Tennessee

The state of Tennessee has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Black Oak, Pine, Shortleaf Pine, and Cypress. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Largemouth Bass, the Rough Green Snake , the Songbirds, or the Paddlefish. The state animal of Tennessee is the Raccoon.