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18 Independent Living Facilities near Jefferson County, AL

If you’re looking for independent living in the Jefferson County area, our local senior living advisors can help you each step of the way. From affordable independent living for seniors to luxury options, we’ll work with you to understand the cost of independent living in Jefferson County. From there, we’ll show you the best independent living communities for your lifestyle, interests, and budget.

Discover unique independent living amenities, social activities, dining, and more independent living benefits. With 18 independent living facilities in Jefferson County, A Place for Mom makes it easier to find your new, maintenance-free home.

You may also consider nearby communities such as Shelby, Tuscaloosa or Walker.

Jefferson County Independent Living Facilities | 174 Reviews

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Last Updated: 3/17/23
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Average starting price of Independent Living in Jefferson County, AL is $2,829/month. Learn more
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Average starting price $3,871/month
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Recent reviews of Independent Living in Jefferson County, AL
Skyline Village at Red Mountain in Homewood, AL

My family member loved her time at Skyline Village. The manager [name removed] is the sweetest person, and all of the staff is great. The facility was clean and has a beautiful view. 10/10 would recommend.

Kirkwood by the River in Birmingham, AL

My parents moved into Kirkwood by the River 9 years ago and I've NEVER had a complaint about anything. This is the best run and kindest retirement place anyone could ever find. The entire staff are kind, thoughtful, patient and courteous. A wonderful place in a great setting with Christian beliefs and attitude!!

Fair Haven Retirement Community in Birmingham, AL

There have been some issues with the billing but I'm having a meeting with them this week to get that resolved. Based on our experience I would recommend them.

Brookdale University Park

400 University Park Drive, Homewood, AL 35209

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Come see if our continuing care retirement community, or CCRC, is the right fit for you and your family. Here you’ll have independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing all on one campus. So if you or your spouse need more care later, you’ll have the lifestyle you want and...

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Beauty Salon
Enclosed Courtyard
4.0(53 reviews)

I would recommend the community to others for their loved ones. I would also make sure you know what you are looking for for care, and to make sure you are sold the correct care your loved one needs. The...

Pleasant Villa Retirement Home

3380 Pleasant Villa Drive, Pleasant Grove, AL 35127

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Independent Living

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...

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Beauty Salon
Guest meals
4.4(14 reviews)

We picked this community because it was the best fit for my loved one. We loved it and she loved it. They went above and beyond. The director is amazing and really cares for the residents. I would recommend...

Skyline Village at Red Mountain

260 Goodwin Crest Dr, Homewood, AL 35209

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Independent Living

Skyline Village is in Homewood and sits on top of Red Mountain overlooking the city of Birmingham. All the apartments have a great view and the Veranda out back is one of the BEST in the whole city.Skyline Village is truly an all-inclusive Community.Skyline Village is unique in the fact that we...

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Beauty Salon
Private Dining Room
4.1(27 reviews)

The facility is amazing. They are in the process of building rooms on the top floor. The owner has a suite there and carefully monitors the facility. He demands the best for the tenants. The staff is...

Morningside of Vestavia Hills

2435 Columbiana Rd, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care
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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...

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Beauty Salon
Enclosed Courtyard
4.0(13 reviews)

There were nice people there

Upside Birmingham

2173 Highland Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Senior Apartments
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Upside is truly an exclusive opportunity to live independently on your own terms. We offer luxury living options with over 2,500+ apartments in our network across the country alongside a dedicated and experienced personal concierge support system. Upside is a uniquely designed senior...

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Beauty Salon
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Ivy Gate Communal Living Facility

5017 Kings Dr, Adamsville, AL 35005

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Independent Living

Here at Ivy Gate, we are in tune with your needs. In our peaceful sanctuary, 8-16 people become family.Our quality of care differs from more extensive communal living facilities and traditional nursing homes by offering more quality time with your loved one by committing to never housing more...

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Elite Senior Living Center

300 Royal Tower Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209

Starting at$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Independent Living, Memory Care

Elite Senior Living Center located in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama and provides independent living where residents receive the memory care that they need. Our community provides seniors with a great place to call home. Those who are visiting residents of this community will find that...

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Beauty Salon
Guest meals
3.2(30 reviews)

This is a very nice community and the staff here are what make the residents and their familes feel so welcome. I like seeing the staff sitting with the residents and the great interaction. Their friendly...

Magnolia Village

424 Dean Ln, Gardendale, AL 35071

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Provides: Independent Living

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...

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Beauty Salon
Private Dining Room
4.3(4 reviews)

Very caring staff. Lived there through covid. They checked on me daily. Had to move back with family to help care for great grands after my son passed away. May move back some day.

Flats at Colebridge

851 Bell Ave, Tarrant, AL 35217

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Provides: Senior Apartments

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...

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3.0(3 reviews)

My experience with the team has been awesome experience thanks for your service

Greenbriar at the Altamont

2831 Highland Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205

Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living
3.7(11 reviews)

My loved one has recently moved into this community and so far everything is going well for him there. The staff have been very friendly and I am comfortable with the quality of care they are providing him....

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Regency Retirement Village - Birmingham

285 West Oxmoor Road, Birmingham, AL 35209

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Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

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...

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4.3(14 reviews)

I wanted to write a review for the Regency Retirement Village and share our experience. We planned an out-of-state move with my mother-in-law of 90 years. This was a very tough move for us to make but we...

Covenant Place of Gardendale

1409 Thompson Circle, Gardendale, AL 35071

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
4.0(1 review)

Covenant Place was excellent, mom really liked it and I think she would have been happy here. The only issue was that it was about an hour away from me so I would not have been able to visit as often. Also,...

Fair Haven Retirement Community

1424 Montclair Rd, Birmingham, AL 35210

Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care
3.8(4 reviews)

My mom is doing great as a resident in the community. She enjoys the meals and the activities are good. She has been happy so far and the staff are good with the care and good at giving my updates where it...

Jennifer's Boarding Home

316 45th St, Fairfield, AL 35064

Provides: Senior Apartments

Bankhead Towers

2300 5th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203

Provides: Senior Apartments

Presbyterian Manor Apartments

926 Overton Ave, Birmingham, AL 35217

Provides: Senior Apartments

New Pilgrim Towers Apartments

3416 7th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222

Provides: Senior Apartments

Patrician Assisted Living

5068 Juanita Cir, Birmingham, AL 35228

Provides: Assisted Living
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Cost of independent living in Jefferson County, AL

The average cost of senior living in Jefferson County is 2,829 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include McCalla, AL with an average of 1,433 per month.

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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
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Brookdale University Park, Gardens of Pelham and Danberry at Inverness are the top rated independent living facilities near Jefferson County, Alabama. See full list of communities.

There are 18 independent living facilities near Jefferson County, Alabama. See the full list.

The best independent living facilities near you in Jefferson County, Alabama are Brookdale University Park. These independent living communities received the highest rankings based on verified family reviews.

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