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10 Best Independent Living Communities in Decatur, AL

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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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My loved one is a resident at The Terrace at Priceville. We've been very pleased with this facility. The staff is friendly and helpful. I would recommend The Terrace at Priceville to family and friends.

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Great folks at Vitality Living Upland Park. There are some growing pains that the facility is going through right now, but things are getting better. I have a duplex. It is nice size for the money. You can't beat it. It is not in the main building. It is in the active 55+ cottage. Amenities offered ...

5 / 5.0

We are totally pleased with SummerHouse Byrd Springs. They have gone to every effort to make sure Dad is comfortable and feels at home. Highly recommend them. Great staff.

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The staff is very friendly and helpful. The staff assisted us as needed with the move in process and made the transition for my mother as easy as possible. My mother has bragged about several of the meals...
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
City Center Village is an Independent Senior Living Community located in the heart of Decatur Alabama's Historic District! City Center Village offers residents many services and amenities, all for one affordable monthly rate with no hidden fees. Gated and secure with 24-hour staff, we strive to...
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We moved our aunt from her previous assisted living home to the Cottages about a month ago, and she is much happier now. She is so pleased with the menu here and brags about how her room is being cleaned...
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Assisted Living: 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.
Country Cottage — Decatur is an assisted living community located in Decatur, Alabama. Decatur is a city situated in Morgan and Limestone counties and is affectionately known as 'The River City.' As the largest city in Morgan County, it offers its residents a wide array of shopping, dining...
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We have had a great experience. And [name removed] from APFM was so very helpful!! The process went more quickly and smoothly than I expected. The food is fabulous. Beautiful dining area. Staff is available,...
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
At our premier Decatur, Ala., retirement community offering independent for seniors, we’re here to help you seize your new opportunities and make the most of them. For independent living residents, it might mean trading in the chores of home and yard maintenance for time to pursue a...
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We picked this community for our loved one because, of the close proximity to me. There is room for improvement. I expect more for the money. The staff should do better or get paid more for quality care of...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: 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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Welcome to The Terrace at Priceville Senior Living, Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Care in Priceville, Alabama Welcome to The Terrace at Priceville! Our beautiful senior living retirement community offers Independent Living for active seniors, Assisted Living with the levels of care, and...
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My Dad is a resident at the Hartselle campus and my sister and I have been very pleased with his care. The staff is always very friendly and helpful. They do an amazing job given the few staff that they have...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: 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.
Real Lifestyle ChoicesColumbia Cottage derives much of its design and decor from a Southern Living Idea Home.Each thoughtful layout has plenty of room to accommodate the treasures that grace your current home. Several apartments have special features like French doors, crown molding, and nine...
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This was the first and the last community we looked at. This is such a great place we did not need to look any farther. My sister is thriving since moving into this community. The staff are attentive and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: 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.
Memory Care: 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.
It's all about making the right choice to accommodate your loved ones needs. Westminster Assisted Living and Memory Care is a retirement community that embraces an individual's independence in a loving, caring and socializing environment. Westminster Assisted Living and Memory Care of Decatur...
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Our experience has been great from the start, the week our loved one had to move in she had a full and spend a week in a nursing home. The community worked so well with our schedule, they held our loved ones...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: 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.
Located on the outskirts of historic Decatur, Morningside has provided state-licensed assisted living services since 1999. Our licensed professional associates provide excellent resident satisfaction, vibrant programming and care which the community has come to know and trust 24 hours a day,...
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We chose Riverside because of the word of mouth, it has a good reputation in our community. The apartment sizes here are excellent, she has a beautiful 2 bedroom and they have a variety of apartments as well...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Home Sweet Home!Steven has been a resident of Decatur since 1974 and June is a native of Decatur. Steven and June Hall purchased Riverside Senior Living in May 2008. Steven’s background is health care. His undergraduate degree is from the University of South Alabama in Health Sciences, his...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: 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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Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: 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.

Cost of independent living in Decatur, AL

The average cost of senior living in Decatur is 3594.77 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Flint City, AL with an average of 3540.37 per month.

Average cost comparisons near Decatur, AL

Average monthly costs

Decatur, AL

$3,595

Neel, AL

$3,571

Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

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.

What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
Complete guide to independent living
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Limestone Manor, Limestone Lodge and Columbia Cottage - Hartselle are the top rated independent living facilities near Decatur, Alabama. See full list of communities.

There are 12 independent living facilities near Decatur, Alabama. See the full list.

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