Though “The Volunteer State” earned its nickname for sending generous amounts of volunteer troops to battles during multiple American wars in the early 1800s, Tennessee today is known for its natural beauty and musical roots. On the eastern end of the state is the college town of Knoxville, as well as Gatlinburg, the popular resort village that serves as a gateway to the majestic Great Smoky Mountains. Music fans from across the world flock to Tennessee’s two largest cities: Nashville and Memphis. Whether it’s blues, rock ‘n’ roll, or country, the history of American music runs deep through these two cities. Tennessee also shares the most borders with other U.S. states (tied with Missouri at eight), so its central location — along with a lower-than-average cost of living — makes Tennessee an ideal retirement destination.
The median monthly cost of a care home in Tennessee is about $1,500. However, the cost of living in a care home depends largely on location. Since the homes are private residences, costs are tied to real estate value and therefore may vary greatly.
102 Ana Circle, Florence, AL 35630 | 15.4 miles from Iron City center
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PO Box 807, Waynesboro, TN 38485 | 19.3 miles from Iron City center
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Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.
Residential care homes are houses in residential neighborhoods that are equipped, adapted, and staffed to care for a small number of residents, usually between two and 10. Like assisted living communities, staff at care homes typically help residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, and medication management. Although residential care homes vary significantly depending on the community, services usually include:
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