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Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

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Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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Find the Right Home Care near Montgomery, AL

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If you or a loved one wants to age in the comfort of your own home, home care in Montgomery, AL can offer personal assistance in a familiar setting. Whether an older adult needs more basic elderly home care services in Montgomery – like help with housekeeping, cooking, and transportation – or requires medical care, A Place for Mom can help.

Find the best home care agencies in Montgomery to meet your loved one’s unique care needs, from weekly companionship to Montgomery home hospice care. Personalized home care in Montgomery can reduce caregiver stress, curb senior loneliness, and make daily life easier for older adults. With 8 options for accredited home care in Montgomery, AL, we’ll find the right caregiver for your relative.

We are also serving Home Care in surrounding neighborhoods like North, Hillwood, and Cloverdale Idlewild. You may also consider nearby communities such as , or .

Home Care Facilities near Montgomery, AL

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Home Care Assistance of Montgomery

7742 Vaughn Rd, Montgomery, AL 36116

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At Home Care Assistance of Montgomery, our mission is to change the way the world ages. We do this by offering comprehensive hourly and live-in care that enables older adults to maintain the lifestyle and freedom they want and deserve.At Home Care provides the most reputable and compassionate...

Addus Healthcare

2421 Presidents Drive #B-11, Montgomery, AL 36116

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First Light Home Care

495 Street Lukes Drive, Montgomery, AL 36117

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First Light Home Care of Montgomery is a national franchise organization located in Montgomery, AL, which covers the surrounding area. We specialize in helping adults of all ages enjoy the best quality of life possible by offering non-medical care wherever and whenever they need it. Seniors that...

Right at Home

4110 Wall Street Ste C, Montgomery, AL 36106

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Right at Home is an in-home care and assistance agency, providing quality senior and disabled persons care since 1995.We provide trained, insured and bonded caregivers for a variety of caregiving needs. Whether it's for extra assistance after a stay in the hospital, an aging parent who needs...

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New Visions Nursing Svc

135 Mildred St, Montgomery, AL 36104

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Helping Hands Health Care Svc

4431 Troy Hwy, Montgomery, AL 36116

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Choice Source Therapeutics

4430 Wetumpka Hwy, Montgomery, AL 36110

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Crenshaw County Adult Day Care

4122 Quail Tower Rd, Luverne, AL 36049

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What is home care?

Home care may be the right fit for seniors who want to age in place, but who would benefit from companionship, housekeeping, and help with some activities of daily living (ADLs). Home care is broad and personalized to each senior’s needs. In general, home caregivers may provide:

  • Help with personal care
  • Housekeeping
  • Mobility assistance
  • Laundry
  • Complimentary transportation
  • Nutritious meals
  • Incontinence care and toileting
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Services for seniors in Montgomery, Alabama

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In Montgomery, Alabama, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Montgomery, Alabama, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Montgomery, Alabama, is car dependent. Seniors can expect to need a car for most errands. Transit options in Montgomery include bus lines and public paratransit service. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Montgomery has limited biking infrastructure and is not very walkable.

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Health care

Montgomery offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including Jackson Hospital and Baptist Medical Center South.

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Senior activities

Montgomery is a cultural center of the South and has many monuments and historical sites related to the Civil Rights movement, including The Civil Rights Memorial, The Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, and the 1850s Alabama State Capitol. East of downtown, the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, the Hank Williams Museum, the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, and the Rosa Parks Museum have powerful collections of American and African art, memorabilia, ephemera, and personal effects on display.

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Home Care Agencies in Montgomery, AL

Home care, or in-home care, is a service which offers compassion and help to seniors who need assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) and wish to remain in their homes. Levels of care vary according to need, and can include companionship, meal prep, cleaning, transportation, and help with ADLs like bathing and dressing. Home care aides are trained to understand the nuances of senior care but generally aren’t licensed to provide medical services.

Cost of Home Care Agencies in Montgomery, AL

The median monthly cost of in-home care is about $3,232 in Montgomery, and $3,432 in the state of Alabama, according to Genworth.

A Place for Mom’s local Senior Living Advisors can help find the right home care provider in Alabama for you or your loved one.

Learn More About Montgomery, AL

Cost of Living

Alabama is one of the cheapest states in the country to live. The state has extremely affordable rent and property values and Montgomery is no exception. This makes senior living in Montgomery, AL very affordable. The city has a cost-of-living index that is rated 20 points below the national average and a grocery index rated ten points below the national average. All index scores are based on a sliding 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
80 90 $865 17.3% spend over 30% of their income on rent $116,695 $44,339 No estate tax or inheritance tax.

Local Hospitals

There are at least 3 general hospitals in the city that provide emergency care and other medical services to the city. Three of the top hospitals that serve Montgomery include:

  • Jackson Hospital – This community is the 1st Hospital in Alabama Certified by the joint commission in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) surgery, spinal surgery, and AMI or heart attack care. The hospital also offers level III trauma care and a fully operational advanced primary care stroke center. Jackson is licensed to provide care to a total of 344 beds.
  • Baptist Medical Center South – This hospital is a fully licensed 454-bed, not-for-profit, faith-based acute care regional referral center. This community is the largest hospital in the city of Montgomery. They offer a behavioral health community, chest pain center, and a sleep disorder center as well as emergency services.
  • Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Montgomery – This community offers inpatient rehabilitation for stroke, amputation, hip fracture and other complex neurological and orthopedic conditions. This community has 70 beds.

Weather and Climate

Montgomery has a humid subtropical climate. This means that the summers in the city tend to be long and hot while the winters are short and cold. It is rainy and partly cloudy all year round. On average, the humidity level for Montgomery is roughly 71%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of July at roughly 74%.

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) 38°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
48 (Good) 60 in December (Moderate)

During the peak season the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation and Natural Disasters

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall Natural Disasters
10” 12” (December) 0” Floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes (moderate)

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Montgomery County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
61.45% 35.46% 3.09%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
255,908 199,518 481 people per square mile Shrinking at a rate of -0.84%


Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
35 25% 10% 6% 3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
26% 32% 13%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
3% 60% 3.5% 0.2% <1% 33.3% 1.9%


Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
10,077 44 6


Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
8% 62% 16% 22% 6% 10%

Montgomery is considered very unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community may face discrimination in certain parts of the city from members of the general public. However, this may not be true of all neighborhoods.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Montgomery is considered to be a cultural center of the South and the city has many monuments and historical sites related to the Civil Rights movement. The Civil Rights Memorial commemorates many key figures of the Civil Rights Movement. The Dexter Avenue Baptist Church was one of the churches where Martin Luther King frequently preached. The 1850s Alabama State Capitol is a prominent feature of the downtown skyline with its large dome.

East of downtown, the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts has a large collection of American and African art on display. The Hank Williams museum has a full collection of Hank Williams memorabilia, ephemera, and personal effects on display. The National Memorial for Peace and Justice is a beautiful and powerful outdoor memorial to commemorate the victims of lynching. The Rosa Parks Museum is dedicated to the Montgomery Bus Boycott and offers lectures on contemporary civil rights issues and history.


The public bus system provides commuter service to communities surrounding the city of Montgomery. There are also several fixed-routes provided by the M Transit System that service in and around downtown. However, public transportation options are limited within the city. Adult fares are $1 per ride with a free transfer.

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First Light Home Care, Right at Home and Addus Healthcare are the top rated home care agencies near Montgomery, Alabama. See full list of communities.

There are 8 home care agencies near Montgomery, Alabama. See the full list.

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