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Thrive at Jones Farm

2238 Cecile Ashburn Dr SE, Huntsville, AL 35802

4.5
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Welcome to Thrive and a fresh perspective on senior living. Over a decade ago we took a hard look at traditional senior living. We quickly knew we would not want to visit most of these places, let alone live there; so, we created communities where Elders would not only love to live, but...

Elmcroft of Byrd Springs

8020 Benaroya Lane Southwest, Huntsville, AL 35802

4.3
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*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 in need of our services now and...

HarborChase of Huntsville

4801 Whitesport Circle, Huntsville, AL 35801

4.0
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At HarborChase of Huntsville, our customized assisted living program tailors both care and life enriching programs to meet the unique needs and preferences of each resident. The moment you enter HarborChase, you will experience a true family feel. It is HarborChase of Huntsville's mission to care...

Redstone Village

12000 Turnmeyer Drive SE, Huntsville, AL 35803

4.3
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Huntsville Alabama's Premier Life Care Retirement Community offering Independent Living, Licensed Assisted Living, Licensed Specialty Care Assisted Living, and Licensed Skilled Nursing on a beautiful mountain top with scenic views.

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Brookdale Jones Farm

2815 Carl T Jones Drive Southeast, Huntsville, AL 35802

4.5
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

At our luxurious, private retirement community in Huntsville, Ala., offering independent and assisted living options for seniors, you’re in the right place to seize your new opportunities and make the most of them. For independent living residents, it might mean trading in the chores of home and...

Country Cottage - Huntsville

4200 Chris Drive Southwest, Huntsville, AL 35802

4.4
(14 reviews)

Studio

Because home is so important to all of us, the Cottage not only has wonderful cozy common areas where new and old friends can enjoy being together, but it offers different sizes and styles of room, and service programs tailored to perfectly suit the needs of each resident. Whether your loved one...

The Commons

4300 Chris Drive, Huntsville, AL 35802

4.3
(6 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Commons is Huntsville's first 55+ Active Adult Community and is very different from other apartments or retirement living options in our area. A 55+ Active Adult Community, like The Commons, is an age restricted community. That means we are required by the 1995 Housing for Older Persons Act...

The Lodge at Johns Road

451 Johns Rd NW, Huntsville, AL 35806

5.0
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Lodge at Johns Road, is Huntsville's newest '55 and better apartment home community! The Lodge at Johns Road offers Studio, 1-, 2- and 3- bedroom apartment homes ranging from 673 to 1,262 square feet. The community is brand new and has a fully secure entry, a library, gathering room, salon,...

Limestone Lodge

1532 W Hobbs St, Athens, AL 35611

4.9
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At Limestone Lodge, we provide a combination of traditional assisted living and specialty care assisted living for individuals in the beginning stages of memory loss and those with end stages of Alzheimer's disease. Our home-like environment allows residents with similar challenges and needs to...

Limestone Manor

600 US Highway 31 S, Athens, AL 35611

4.6
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Welcome to Limestone Manor Assisted Living, a place for seniors to take part, a place to belong. We offer the personal attention and home-like environment your loved one deserves. Conveniently located off Highway 31, our assisted living community has 24 private apartments, spacious family-style...

Brookdale Cedar Springs

2505 Spring Avenue Southwest, Decatur, AL 35601

4.0
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Merrill Gardens at Madison

121 Brookridge Drive, Madison, AL 35758

4.1
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Merrill Gardens at Madison is situated between Athens and Huntsville in Madison county. Enjoy being near shopping, outdoor recreation areas, hospitals and high-quality medical practices. Merrill Gardens at Madison is classically designed and offer a wellness center, well-appointed library and...

Rosewood Manor

1513 County Park Rd, Scottsboro, AL 35769

4.7
(9 reviews)

Studio

Caring, Passion and Respect. Once you've experienced the gracious amenities and professionalism to be found at Rosewood Manor, you'll agree it's a place that's difficult to forget. Contact us today for a visit, or a chance to talk about how we can be of benefit in your assisted living situation....

Columbia Cottage - Hartselle

1109 Sparkman St NW, Hartselle, AL 35640

4.6
(6 reviews)

Studio

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...

Madison at The Range

10801 County Line Rd, Madison, AL 35758

3.5
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Country Cottage - Decatur

2515 Old Moulton Road Southwest, Decatur, AL 35603

4.1
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...

Bridgewood Gardens

151 Woodham Drive, Albertville, AL 35951

4.5
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

If you think senior living at Bridgewood Gardens is like a nursing home … think again! We ensure residents are living an active and enriching lifestyle through our dedicated assisted living and memory care services. Come see how we can elevate your lifestyle with engaging and purposeful...

Brookdale Tullahoma

801 Wilson Avenue, Tullahoma, TN 37388

3.8
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

A Fantastic Tennessee Senior LifestyleYou don’t have to feel stuck with the stress and frustration that often comes from living at home. Instead, you can trade home maintenance and chores for days full of interesting things to do. You can trade isolation for a community full of interesting...

The Neighborhood at Cullman

2021 Dahlke Dr, Cullman, AL 35058

4.7
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Located one block from Cullman Regional Medical Center and 4 miles from Interstate 65, residents are conveniently located to their physicians, rehabilitation services, and more. Morningside of Cullman is licensed by the State of Alabama, is a trusted senior resource, and the Assisted Living of...

Madison Crossings (Opening Fall 2021)

11260 County Line Rd, Madison, AL 35756

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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Cost of Independent Living in Huntsville, AL

Independent Living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,250
    National
  • $2,743
    State
  • $3,025
    Huntsville, AL
  • $3,429
    Huntsville, AL
  • $2,023
    Decatur, AL
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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

Huntsville, Alabama

Independent Living

For those who wish to live primarily without assistance but wish for the convenience of having daily tasks and responsibilities maintained by professionalls, an Independent Living Community could be the perfect option. Daily needs such as housekeeping and the scheduling of social activities are taken care of, allowing seniors more opportunities to live their lives as they see fit. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, surrounded by others of similar ages and interests. Residents’ quarters consist of private living spaces, each with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering an opportunity to entertain guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies vary between locations, numerous residences allow cats and dogs as well. If residents decide they would like to enlist the services of independent health care professionalls, they always have the option. There are a number of costs and advantages to keep in mind when determining an independent living community. It is important to determine if these amenities are covered in your service plan: parking, housekeeping, cable TV, initial assessment fee, field trips, transportation, wellness program, and internet access. The conveniences associated with independent living include concierge services, community activities, golf course, fitness center & swimming pool, game/TV room, private rental hall, restaurant-style dining hall, and healthcare center.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a major factor when determining which community is best for you or your loved one’s needs. Monthly, the median price for rent in Huntsville is about $880 and the median home value for Huntsville is around $169,541. The rent burden for Huntsville is about 13.8% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Huntsville has a population density of 350 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 48.3% are male and 51.7% are female. The median age of Huntsville is 37 years old. Out of the total population of Huntsville, 18.3% live in poverty, 62.7% participate in the labor force, 13.2% have some form of disability, and 11.1% do not have health insurance. In Huntsville, 11.5% of the people are veterans. In terms of education, 19.3% have a high-school diploma, 41.6% have a college degree, and 16.0% have a graduate degree. Demographically, Huntsville is 30.8% black, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.6% Asian, 1.3% other or not specified, 62.3% white, 0.3% Native American, 5.5% Hispanic, and 2.5% mixed race.

State Information

An overview of Alabama

Residents of Alabama enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 35th in the United States. Out of a national average of 100, Alabama has a cost of living index rating of 90, a grocery index rating of 97, and a housing index rating of 72. Overall, Alabama ranks 49th out of all states in quality of life and 46th in healthcare. In total, Alabama has 101 general hospitals and 164 health centers that provide care for 4,900,655 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Alabama are Marion Regional Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center, and And Lakeland Community Hospital.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Alabama ranks 31st in the country for diversity. In terms of religion, 51% of Alabama residents attend religious services among the 10,514 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-49%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-16%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Alabama there are 892 masonic lodges. In Alabama, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. During the latest presidential election, 62% voted for the Republican candidate while 34% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

The average monthly precipitation for the state of Alabama is around 4.74 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 8.15 inches. During the summer, the average temperature in Alabama is around 79F. The average high summer temperature is around 93F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 62F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 46F. The average high winter temperature is around 66F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 66F during the month of February. Alabama experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 76% in the month of July. The average air quality index rating in Alabama is 38.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 47.4 AQI. While residents of Alabama mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Alabama can include floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in Alabama

The state of Alabama has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of flowering dogwood, southern magnolia, oak-leaf hydrangea, and fallow deer. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the feral swine, the jaguarundi, the the California sea lion, or the ring-tailed cat. The state animal of Alabama is the black bear.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Alabama

The Lodge at Johns Road, The Neighborhood at Madison and Residences at Wellpoint (Opening Fall 2021) are the top rated independent living facilities near Huntsville, Alabama. See full list of communities.

There are 30 independent living facilities near Huntsville, Alabama. See the full list.

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