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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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46 Independent Living Facilities near Tuscaloosa County, AL

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If you’re looking for independent living in the Tuscaloosa 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 Tuscaloosa 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 46 independent living facilities in Tuscaloosa County, A Place for Mom makes it easier to find your new, maintenance-free home.

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Independent Living Facilities near Tuscaloosa County, AL

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Review ofRocky Ridge Retirement Community
4.8

What was especially unique about Rocky Ridge was they have Angels of Mercy on campus which is a home health agency. You are able to hire them to come in and they are very reasonable compared to the nursing home she was at before. She has a nice big apartment with all of her things and it is just an amazing situation for her. It has been a stellar experience and I would definitely recommend them to others who are looking.

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Review ofDanberry at Inverness
4.5

We chose Danberry at Inverness because my mother really liked the grounds, she loves to be outdoors and walk so that was important. They have a 2 bedroom apartment and it is generous size. I do know that they are short staffed but that is a temporary problem. Overall it has been a positive experience and I would recommend them.

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Review ofDanberry at Inverness
5.0

Our family had an in person tour and we really like the Danberry and everything they had to offered but it was just to expensive for us.

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Crimson Village

1410 18th Ave E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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5.0(1 review)

The community is great, The staff has a can-do attitude and the community is neat and clean. I would recommend this community to others

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North River Village

5810 Rice Mine Rd NE, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406

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5.0(1 review)
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Danberry at Inverness

235 Inverness Center Dr, Birmingham, AL 35242

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Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

Danberry at Inverness reflects a complete break from the conventions of ordinary senior living communities by embracing a distinctive philosophy focused on celebrating life with style. Here, you will find every convenience and amenity imaginable for active adults over 55, including a full...... Read more

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4.8(56 reviews)

We chose Danberry at Inverness because my mother really liked the grounds, she loves to be outdoors and walk so that was important. They have a 2 bedroom apartment and it is generous size. I do know that they are short staffed but that is a temporary problem. Overall it has been a positive experience and I would recommend them.

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Gardens of Pelham

2124 Old Montgomery Hwy, Pelham, AL 35124

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At the Gardens of Pelham Assisted Living, our retirement community meets the diverse and changing needs of today’s senior citizens. Conveniently located off 1-65 North at exit 246 in Pelham near the Oak Mountain Park, the Garden’s atmosphere is warm and relaxed. Our month-to-month rent, without...... Read more

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5.0(71 reviews)
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Rocky Ridge Retirement Community

3517 Lorna Road, Hoover, AL 35216

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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...... Read more

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4.0(61 reviews)

Very nice facility clean, quick, response to maintenance issues; manager, assistant manager, and salesperson always quick to assist as needed. Highly recommend.

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Country Cottage - Hoover

4000 Greenwood Drive, Hoover, AL 35216

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Real Service At the heart of Country Cottage is CareSteps, an individualized service plan designed to solve the real, day-to-day issues that have threatened to destroy the independence you've worked so hard to achieve. CareSteps assures that you'll receive the right amount of help at the right...... Read more

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Beauty Salon
3.8(39 reviews)

This community was okay but I wanted something more upscale for my loved one but the tour was nice.

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Brookdale University Park

400 University Park Drive, Homewood, AL 35209

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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...... Read more

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3.7(35 reviews)

The staff is amazing and helpful. Residents are friendly.

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Plantation Manor

6450 Old Tuscaloosa Hwy, McCalla, AL 35111

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The Plantation Manor is an assisted living community located in the heart of beautiful McCalla, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. The town of McCalla is referred to by many as the jewel of the South. There are a number of activities that a senior can participate in when moving to this area. One of the...... Read more

4.3(29 reviews)

I love this place - it's excellent. I've been very, very impressed with the facility. The director has been fantastic. You couldn't ask for a better person to work with. I've found everybody there to be very caring and considerate. The staff always let me know what's going on with my loved one, which I appreciate living out of state. My loved one is always clean and in great shape. Anyplace I've been inside, it's been clean. The people there are always happy and smiling. There are no care level increases, so the rate you move in with is the rate you pay. And they're very reasonable. It's been the best choice I've made. My only issue is I need my loved one to be closer to me, and I wish I could just pick up Plantation Manor and transplant them to the area where I need him to be!

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Town Village Vestavia Hills

2385 Dolly Ridge Road, Birmingham, AL 35243

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Provides: Independent Living

Town Village is much more than senior living —it's a way of life. We strive to provide a distinctive lifestyle filled with friendships, life enrichment activities and attention to every detail. Come sit by the stone fireplace, catch up over a cup of coffee, or take a dip in the heated indoor...... Read more

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3.9(27 reviews)

It's a very friendly and open atmosphere. With the restrictions that we have today with Covid, they seem to be really on top of that, which is a plus. The staff have been very pleasant. My loved one has gained a little big of weight since she moved in, so the food is pretty good. She's really enjoying playing bingo but hasn't tried a lot of the other things. I think she would really enjoy the water aerobics. But they offer plenty of opportunities for activities.

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Truewood by Merrill, Riverchase

1851 Data Dr, Hoover, AL 35244

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Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

Located in Hoover, Alabama, Truewood by Merrill, Riverchase is a newly renovated senior living community featuring a total of 110 beautifully appointed residences: 86 assisted living and 28 memory care apartments. The innovative assisted living apartments, specialized dementia care suites and...... Read more

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4.3(24 reviews)

They do have different activities for the residents to do and a bus that takes them around places to do things. This community is well worth it. The staff are also very helpful with anything that is needed.

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Skyline Village at Red Mountain

260 Goodwin Crest Dr, Homewood, AL 35209

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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...... Read more

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4.0(21 reviews)

I’m celebrating my anniversary living at Skyline Village. My studio apartment is just ideal for me and I’ve been very happy here. The view is amazing. Our vast lobby and seating area welcomes you to relax and visit with your neighbors…and roomy enough to host live entertainment for our enjoyment. We have a nice dining room serving three meals a day. Fun activity room with a well loved library, games and puzzles, big screen TV, even karaoke. Activities from Bingo, holiday parties, Drama Club, movies, etc. Great Beauty Salon! Amenities galore, but the best one is our hard working and caring staff. We aren’t just an affordable, independent-living, retirement community. We are a family of neighbors and friends. Come and see for yourself!

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Columbia Cottage - Mountain Brook

3776 Crosshaven Drive, Birmingham, AL 35223

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Provides: Assisted Living

Real Lifestyle Choices Columbia Cottage derives much of its design and decor from a Southern Living Idea Home. In addition to the many comfortable common areas, you will choose from twelve different apartment home floor plans. Each thoughtful layout has plenty of room to accommodate the...... Read more

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Beauty Salon
4.5(13 reviews)
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Galleria Woods, a CCRC

3850 Galleria Woods Dr, Birmingham, AL 35244

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Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living

It’s not downsizing your home; it’s upsizing your possibilities. Located on 20 wooded acres in Birmingham’s prestigious Riverchase area, our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) gives you a maintenance-free lifestyle with the retirement you deserve. Our community has a full continuum of...... Read more

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4.0(12 reviews)

From the first time that I visited Galleria Woods, I knew that it was the place for me! I love my Garden Home and the privacy that it gives me overlooking the Cahaba River. I enjoy my walks up to the "Big House" for meals and activities: watching the seasons change and getting a little exercise at the same time. We have a variety of activities, some of which I participate in, and our meals are really tasty. You will find that all of the residents are very friendly and supportive, while all of the staff members are most helpful and understanding. I am really thankful that I went with my first impression about Galleria Woods! All that I expected has come true!

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Cahaba Ridge Retirement Community

3090 Healthy Way, Birmingham, AL 35243

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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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,...... Read more

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5.0(10 reviews)

This community was really great and it was a nice tour. The value for the cost and the location were the main two important factors for us.

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Pleasant Villa Retirement Home

3380 Pleasant Villa Drive, Pleasant Grove, AL 35127

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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...... Read more

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Cats allowed
4.4(9 reviews)

If you can afford another community, I would suggest you go to the other one. I am getting what I am paying for, and it is lacking in some areas. The residents play bingo for activities and this is all I've seen done for activities.

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Garden Hill Assisted Living, LLC

2082 Yorkville Rd E, Columbus, MS 39702

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Beauty Salon
5.0(7 reviews)
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The Bungalows at Riverchase

2184 Parkway Lake Dr, Hoover, AL 35244

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living

Morningside of Riverchase in Hoover, Alabama is a beautifully furnished assisted living community offering spacious 1 and 2 bedroom apartments, and a wealth of amenities so you can feel right at home, right from the start.Located in historic Hoover, Morningside of Riverchase is an elegantly...... Read more

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4.3(5 reviews)
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Maplewood Lane

223 Tucker Rd, Helena, AL 35080

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Maplewood Lane Traditional Assisted Living If you or someone in your family is having difficulty living independently, yet doesn't need 24-hour care and medical supervision, then assisted living will provide the ideal solution. If you or a loved one requires assistance with bathing, dressing,...... Read more

3.8(5 reviews)
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HarborChase of Jasper

2100 Viking Dr, Jasper, AL 35501

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

Jasper is located in the Northwest part of Alabama. It is a community with beautiful nature, and a rich historical heritage. Here you'll find the home you've been looking for...HarborChase of Jasper Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community. Our community is unique in that we...... Read more

Cats allowed
Dogs allowed
4.0(5 reviews)
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Oaks on Parkwood

2651 Laurel Oaks Dr, Bessemer, AL 35022

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

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5.0(3 reviews)

We toured this community and the tour was very good. They answered all of our questions and were very informative. They were very accommodating and the staff was very helpful and friendly. We did not feel rushed at all and they took their time with our family. I would recommend touring this community

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Cost of independent living in Tuscaloosa County, AL

The average cost of senior living in Tuscaloosa County is $2,550 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Pleasant Grove, AL with an average of $1,420 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:

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