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You know your family, A Place For Mom knows Independent Living. Our dedicated local Birmingham, AL advisors have helped 4883 families make the right choice for their needs. Get full details, pricing and read 99 reviews of our hand-picked communities. Typically prices range from $1500 to $7475 per month.

For many people, an independent living community in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama is the ideal choice. It provides an opportunity to enjoy the very best of life while getting a bit more help around the home. Birmingham is a modern and upscale city with plenty of parks, outstanding theaters, and some fantastic shopping. Whether you take public transportation such as DART or you are in a car going down I-20, you are sure to find plenty of things to do and see many of which are within a few minutes of the independent living communities in Birmingham.

Senior housing types in Birmingham, AL

  • Regency Retirement Village
    Regency Retirement Village
    285 West Oxmoor Road, Birmingham, AL 35209
    (9)
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    Regency Retirement Village is a graciously appointed residential community designed to meet the needs of seniors. The beautiful facility offers affordable independent and assisted living. Our apartments are some of the finest in Birmingham with studios, one and two bedroom suites. We are located in...

  • Town Village Vestavia Hills
    Town Village Vestavia Hills
    2385 Dolly Ridge Road, Birmingham, AL 35243
    (14)
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    We have a great reputation for providing excellent services in a beautiful and comfortable environment.' Nestled in the hills of prestigious Vestavia Hills, Town Village is conveniently located at the intersection of Rocky Ridge and Dolly Ridge Road, within walking distance of shopping, art...

  • Cahaba Ridge
    Cahaba Ridge
    3090 Healthy Way, Birmingham, AL 35243
    (4)
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    Cahaba Ridge Retirement Community is a part of Resort Lifestyle Communities. The company prides itself on providing a 'resort lifestyle' in its independent retirement communities. Cahaba Ridge will offer an all-inclusive experience where one price takes care of all residents' daily needs, including...

  • Kirkwood by the River
    Kirkwood by the River
    3605 Ratliff Road, Birmingham, AL 35210
    (2)
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    Kirkwood by the River was founded as a nonprofit in 1980 by Independent Presbyterian Church to offer Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing and Medicare Rehabilitation. Set on 120 acres on the Cahaba River, Kirkwood by the River feels miles away from the...

  • Galleria Woods
    Galleria Woods
    3850 Galleria Woods Drive, Birmingham, AL 35244
    (5)
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    Galleria Woods provides a full range of choices for today's seniors. We offer Independent Living, Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing/Rehab so seniors may age in place and never need to move. Our Independent apartments and Garden Homes come with a Life Care guarantee, meaning should you ever...

  • Brookdale University Park
    Brookdale University Park
    400 University Park Drive, Homewood, AL 35209
    (13)
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    Brookdale University Park offers senior living services in a quiet gated community in Birmingham, Alabama. We are just five miles from downtown Birmingham which puts our residents close enough to easily enjoy dining, shopping, golfing and sightseeing. Residents are also able to enjoy cultural and...

  • Chateau Vestavia Retirement
    Chateau Vestavia Retirement
    2435 Columbiana Road, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
    (8)
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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...

  • Flats at Colebridge
    Flats at Colebridge
    851 Bell Ave, Tarrant, AL 35217
    (1)
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    Currently under construction! The Flats at Colebridge is a beautiful new complex for residents aged 62 and over who live independently. We offer spacious 1 and 2 bedroom units with fully equipped kitchens, energy star appliances, air conditioning and much more. Our complex amenities include a...

  • Pleasant Villa Retirement Home
    Pleasant Villa Retirement Home
    3380 Pleasant Villa Drive, Pleasant Grove, AL 35127
    (7)
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    A family-owned facility with 32 apartments, Pleasant Villa offers you a great value in Independent Living. All rents include 3 meals daily, all utilities including cable TV, weekly housekeeping services, activities twice a day, transportation coordination, weekly shopping services, use of our chapel...

  • Magnolia Village
    Magnolia Village
    424 Dean Ln, Gardendale, AL 35071
    (3)
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    Magnolia Village is an independent living community in the family friendly town of Gardendale, AL near Birmingham. At Magnolia Village, our goal is to provide residents and their families with a caring community where they can thrive while maintaining their independence. We strive to make our...

  • Rocky Ridge Retirement Community
    Rocky Ridge Retirement Community
    3517 Lorna Road, Hoover, AL 35216
    (25)
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    Holiday Retirement provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on picturesque grounds in the scenic, quiet community of Hoover, you'll love the inviting elegance of our facilities while enjoying the convenience of our nearby community. We're just minutes from...

Who Needs Independent Living

Many individuals choose independent living communities because it is more convenient and provides for more opportunity. You no longer have to worry about the housekeeping or the responsibilities of home ownership. Instead, you can focus on enjoying your life, doing the things you like and want to do, and focus on improving and maintaining your health. Independent living communities in Birmingham allow you to focus on wellness in a welcoming, positive environment.

What to Expect

Though each one is a bit different, some of the independent living communities in Birmingham offer amenities such as:

  • Pet friendly accommodations
  • 24-hour security
  • Social activities and planned events
  • Friendly neighbors
  • Meal plans and housekeeping
  • Transportation services

Also known as retirement communities, these Birmingham independent living communities can give you everything you need to live a happy, successful life.

Activities for Seniors in Birmingham

Birmingham offers a wide range of activities and attractions ideal for the active senior include these:

Theater - Birmingham has several incredible theaters including the Historic Alabama Theatre. There's also the Carver Theatre and the Boutwell auditorium in Linn Park. Shows vary throughout the year. There is also the Oak Mountain Amphitheater for those who wish to enjoy outdoor events and performances.

Orchestra - The cultural importance of Birmingham is evident everywhere including at the Alabama Symphony Orchestra productions. These take place throughout the year at the Alys Stephens Center.

Museums - The Southern Museum of Flight is a fantastic experience but so is the Alabama Museum of Health Sciences. You can visit the McWane Science Center for hands-on science exhibits, which are fantastic to do along with the kids. Or, for the sports lover, the Talladega Superspeedway International Motorsport Hall of Fame Museum is present here.

Festivals - Birmingham is full of fun festivals throughout the year. The Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival is a great time for film lovers. The Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival at the end of August each year is invigorating as is the Southern Heritage Festival.

Parks and Outdoors - The Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham Zoo and the Kelly Ingram park are fantastic locations to visit for outdoor enjoyment. Of course, you are also close to the numerous parks and trails that are a part the Appalachian chain. Several smaller area parks exist as well, providing for fun walks and even a bit of fishing or boating.

Finding Independent Living in Birmingham

It's possible to find the ideal retirement community or independent living community in Birmingham and we can help you. To locate the ideal choice for you, give us a call for a free consultation. Our Senior Living Advisors will guide you through the process of choosing a location that makes you happy.