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Senior housing types near Meridian, MS

  • Brookdale Meridian

    Brookdale Meridian

    4555 35th Avenue, Meridian, MS 39305
    (6)
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    It's time to start enjoying the carefree lifestyle you deserve and when you come home to our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in historic Meridian, Miss., you’ll enjoy a vibrant lifestyle with varied levels of care to accommodate your changing needs. From independent living and assisted...

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  • Atwood Personal Care Home

    Atwood Personal Care Home

    101 Pilot Street, Philadelphia, MS 39350
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    Atwood Personal Care Home is a senior care home in Philadelphia, Mississippi, in Neshoba County. We provide assisted and independent living, as well as adult day services. With a Choctaw Native American heritage, the Philadelphia area is known for the migration that became the Trail of Tears and...

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  • The Claiborne at Adelaide

    The Claiborne at Adelaide

    74 Claiborne Way, Starkville, MS 39759
    (14)
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    The Claiborne at Adelaide offers a perfect blend of living options in Starkville — including independent living cottages and apartments, assisted living and memory care — in a one-of-a-kind, master-planned retirement community.

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  • Columbus Gardens

    Columbus Gardens

    1011 4th St, South, Columbus, MS 39701
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    Columbus Gardens offers elegant one and two bedroom apartment homes for those who want an independent lifestyle while enjoying the comforts and conveniences of senior living. This community offers responsive management, 24-hour emergency maintenance, washers and dryers, resident activities and a...

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  • The Blake at Flowood

    The Blake at Flowood

    350 Town Center Way, Flowood, MS 39232
    (11)
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    Located in the heart of Flowood, Mississippi, adjacent to the new East Metro Parkway and the Dogwood Promenade, The Blake at Flowood is a community designed for seniors unlike any other. Retirement and hospitality are blended to create an assisted living and memory care community where you will feel...

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  • Brookdale Hattiesburg I

    Brookdale Hattiesburg I

    103 Fox Chase Drive, Hattiesburg, MS 39402
    (3)
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    Good Times, Better Company Come join us at our warm and friendly assisted living community in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and you can exchange the monotony of household chores for a life rich in quality care, beautiful accommodations, spacious common rooms, and a community calendar spilling over with...

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  • Chateau Ridgeland

    Chateau Ridgeland

    745 South Pear Orchard Road, Ridgeland, MS 39157
    (21)
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    Chateau Ridgeland provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Built on stunningly landscaped grounds in the quiet community of Ridgeland, you'll love the tasteful elegance of our facilities while enjoying the amenities of the nearby community. We're just minutes from...

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  • The Waterford on Highland Colony

    The Waterford on Highland Colony

    619 Highland Colony Pkwy, Ridgeland, MS 39157
    (16)
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    Join a community overflowing with warmth and friendliness at The Waterford on Highland Colony. Featuring Independent Living services in Ridgeland, Mississippi, our community puts a focus on getting the most out of life. Our residents can participate in weekly activities, including movie nights, wine...

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  • Pine Valley

    Pine Valley

    800 Rice Valley Rd N, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
    (5)
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    Pine Valley Retirement Community, a tradition in southern active retirement living, has over 25 years of experience in providing quality independent living and assisted living care for seniors at an affordable cost with no buy-in required. Nestled on 10 acres of tall pines and flowering gardens,...

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  • Brookdale Clinton

    Brookdale Clinton

    501 East Northside Drive, Clinton, MS 39056
    (10)
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    Endless Opportunities In a beautiful and peaceful setting with wooded landscapes and a tranquil fishing pond, you can enjoy all kinds of luxury amenities without sacrificing the comforts of home. Here at our assisted living and memory care community in Clinton, Mississippi, you will find cozy and...

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  • Congregate Housing at Cahaba Trace

    Congregate Housing at Cahaba Trace

    208 Pierson Avenue, Centreville, AL 35042
    (2)
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    Congregate Housing at Cahaba Trace 208 Pierson Avenue Centreville, AL 35042, US

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  • Somerby of Mobile

    Somerby of Mobile

    901 Somerby Drive, Mobile, AL 36695
    (31)
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    Are All Mobile-Area Retirement Communities Alike? Somerby Is Truly Something Special. It's The Somerby Spark that does it. Visit Somerby of Mobile, and you'll find beautiful rental apartment homes — in an active, vibrant retirement community just minutes from everything you love in Mobile...

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  • University Oaks

    University Oaks

    650 University Boulevard South, Mobile, AL 36609
    (15)
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    University Oaks provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled within beautiful grounds in a quiet corner of Mobile, you'll love our beautiful facilities and the convenience of our nearby community. We're just minutes from shopping, hospitals, beaches and dining...

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  • Pleasant Villa Retirement Home

    Pleasant Villa Retirement Home

    3380 Pleasant Villa Drive, Pleasant Grove, AL 35127
    (8)
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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...

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  • Galleria Woods - a CCRC

    Galleria Woods - a CCRC

    3850 Galleria Woods Dr, Birmingham, AL 35244
    (8)
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    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 care...

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  • Rocky Ridge Retirement Community

    Rocky Ridge Retirement Community

    3517 Lorna Road, Hoover, AL 35216
    (35)
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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...

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  • Chateau Vestavia Retirement

    Chateau Vestavia Retirement

    2435 Columbiana Road, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
    (9)
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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...

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  • HarborChase of Jasper

    HarborChase of Jasper

    2100 Viking Dr, Jasper, AL 35501
    (5)
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    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...

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  • Brookdale University Park

    Brookdale University Park

    400 University Park Drive, Homewood, AL 35209
    (27)
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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 the...

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  • Town Village Vestavia Hills

    Town Village Vestavia Hills

    2385 Dolly Ridge Road, Birmingham, AL 35243
    (21)
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    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 pool....

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  • Cahaba Ridge

    Cahaba Ridge

    3090 Healthy Way, Birmingham, AL 35243
    (6)
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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...

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  • The Brennity at Fairhope Senior Living

    The Brennity at Fairhope Senior Living

    50 Spring Run Rd, Fairhope, AL 36532
    (12)
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    The Brennity at Fairhope Assisted Living is located in a residential environment with care close at hand. We are just minutes away from award-winning Thomas Hospital, as well as several primary care physicians and specialists. The Brennity at Fairhope Assisted Living offers 24-hour support and...

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  • Danberry at Inverness

    235 Inverness Center Dr, Hoover, AL 35242
    (35)
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    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 complement...

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  • Somerby at St. Vincent?s One Nineteen

    Somerby at St. Vincent?s One Nineteen

    200 One Nineteen Blvd, Hoover, AL 35242
    (3)
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    Nestled in an attractively landscaped and wooded pocket of Birmingham, AL, Somerby St. Vincent's One Nineteen provides all that seniors desire from Independent living, Assisted living and specialized Somerside Memory Care options. Somerby offers a comfortable, convenient and rewarding senior living...

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  • John Knox Manor I & III

    John Knox Manor I & III

    4401 Narrow Lane Road, Montgomery, AL 36116
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    John Knox Manor, Inc. is a faith-based non-profit community for seniors 62 years and older. Located near Baptist Medical Center South and various other medical facilities, you're loved one can feel safe and secure with staff on duty 24 hours a day. John Knox Retirement Tower is a 7 story building...

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  • 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...

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  • CaraVita Village

    CaraVita Village

    4000 Fieldcrest Drive, Montgomery, AL 36111
    (6)
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    At CaraVita Village, we know that you would rather not spend your retirement having yet another set of responsibilities. That's why we strive to make life easier for the active seniors at our community. We offer all the conveniences of home without the hassle of home ownership, which means you can...

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  • Whispering Pines of Picayune

    Whispering Pines of Picayune

    174 Cliff Mitchell Rd - S Bldg, Picayune, MS 39466
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    We are 10 minutes from the North Shore (Slidell) and less than 30 minutes North of New Orleans, 30 minutes West of Ms Gulf Coast and 45 minutes South of Hattiesburg, Ms. Our Residents enjoy an active lifestyle at the most affordable rates anywhere! We are a faith-based community focusing on...

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  • 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...

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  • Eastdale Estates

    Eastdale Estates

    5801 Eastdale Drive, Montgomery, AL 36117
    (15)
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    Eastdale Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautifully landscaped grounds in the heart of Montgomery, you'll love the tasteful elegance of our community while enjoying all the conveniences of living in the center of our great state's...

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  • Live Oak Village Independent & Assisted Living

    Live Oak Village Independent & Assisted Living

    2300 N Cedar St, Foley, AL 36535
    (11)
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    As you enter the Liveoak Village campus, you'll pass our majestic namesake Live Oak trees and our tranquil ponds--complete with our resident ducks and geese.  Liveoak Village offers both independent and assisted living for those who want an attractive, enjoyable and secure lifestyle.  At...

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  • Peachtree Senior Living

    Peachtree Senior Living

    3740 Eagle Drive, Trussville, AL 35173
    (15)
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    Peachtree Senior Living is an assisted and independent living community offering personalized assistance, supportive services and compassionate care in an intimate, professionally managed setting. We are proud to celebrate our 100% DEFICIENCY FREE state survey!!! Peachtree's Assisted Living is...

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  • University Pines

    University Pines

    8991 University Parkway, Pensacola, FL 32514
    (42)
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    University Pines provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located on beautiful grounds in a quiet corner of Pensacola, we enjoy an average temperature of 61 degrees, and so will you. Residents also appreciate the convenience of being just minutes from shopping,...

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  • St. Anthony's Gardens

    St. Anthony's Gardens

    601 Holy Trinity Dr, Covington, LA 70433
    (5)
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    St. Anthony’s Gardens provides a strong spiritual support base with a vision of creative, inspired and value-oriented retirement living. The community is located on the Northshore in Covington, Louisiana and is conveniently located near local hospitals and other medical services. You’ll find...

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  • The Windsor Senior Living Community

    The Windsor Senior Living Community

    1770 North Causeway Boulevard, Mandeville, LA 70471
    (12)
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    The Windsor Senior Living Community is an assisted living center in the city of Mandeville, on the shore of beautiful Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana. The Causeway over the lake provides access to New Orleans, center of too many things to do. Welcoming visitors and residents alike are near yearlong...

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  • The Arbors of Gulf Breeze

    The Arbors of Gulf Breeze

    50 Joachim Drive, Gulf Breeze, FL 32561
    (1)
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    The Arbors of Gulf Breeze offers the finest senior living experience for those needing independent living, assisted living or memory care services. Come see how our caring team can provide a wonderful home environment for you or your loved one

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  • The Meridian at Westwood

    The Meridian at Westwood

    1001 Mar Walt Drive, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    (54)
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    Meridian at Westwood provides a full range of choices for today's seniors. Choosing a senior living community represents a lifestyle choice and we understand that our residents are choosing much more than a comfortable living environment to call home. In choosing this community, our residents have...

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  • Brookdale Cedar Springs

    Brookdale Cedar Springs

    2505 Spring Avenue Southwest, Decatur, AL 35601
    (25)
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    At our premier Decatur, Ala., retirement community offering independent and assisted living options 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...

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  • The Terrace at Priceville

    The Terrace at Priceville

    200 Terrace Lane, Decatur, AL 35603
    (6)
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    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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  • City Center Village

    City Center Village

    807 Bank St NE, Decatur, AL 35601
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    City Center Village is a new concept in Senior Living. Located in the heart of Decatur, AL's Historic District, City Center Village offers residents more services and amenities, all for one affordable monthly fee. Gated and secure, we strive to give our residents a carefree lifestyle and the peace...

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  • Riverside Senior Living

    Riverside Senior Living

    1009 Line St NE, Decatur, AL 35601
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    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 masters,...

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  • Nouveau Marc

    Nouveau Marc

    1101 Sunset Boulevard, Kenner, LA 70065
    (26)
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    Nouveau Marc provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Enjoy all the old-world charm and comfort of New Orleans in our beautiful, peaceful and secure community. Located just minutes form the French Quarter and the Mississippi River Walk, you'll enjoy easy access to...

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  • Regency Pointe

    Regency Pointe

    510 E Grand Avenue, Rainbow City, AL 35906
    (3)
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    The Premier Senior Living Community in the South! Discover the comfort and classic southern charm that is Regency Pointe senior living. Located near the banks of the Coosa River in Rainbow City, Alabama, our picturesque community is nestled among rolling hills, scenic forests and natural wild...

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  • The Atrium Assisted Living

    The Atrium Assisted Living

    6555 Park Manor Drive, Metairie, LA 70003
    (36)
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    The Atrium Assisted Living is an assisted living community located in the quiet suburb of Metairie, Louisiana, located in Jefferson Parish. The area that the community is built in is quiet and peaceful, and there are many great restaurants around. From Copeland's to Cheesecake Bistro, the residents...

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  • Landing At Behrman Place

    Landing At Behrman Place

    3601 Behrman Place, New Orleans, LA 70114
    (31)
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    The Landing at Behrman Place is an affordable all-inclusive independent retirement community, located in the West Bank, just minutes from shops, restaurants and hospitals. As a Sunshine Retirement Living Community, we offer a variety of amenities to simplify your life, including three chef-prepared...

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  • American House Bluewater Bay

    American House Bluewater Bay

    4595 Highway 20, Niceville, FL 32578
    (2)
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    When considering an Independent Living community, you are choosing a lifestyle. With resort-style living for the active senior, residents live life by their own design. Our community offers condominium style living with a host of services and amenities along with an engaging entertainment program....

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  • McClellan Senior Living

    McClellan Senior Living

    41 Polksville Drive, Anniston, AL 36205
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    While you may have known Fort McClellan as a premier military installation in the Southeast, the fort's Army days are in the past. Today a portion of the former military base has a whole new mission. Welcome to the new McClellan, and welcome to Anniston, Alabama. A growing retirement destination in...

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  • Cherry Creek Village

    Cherry Creek Village

    507 Cherry Street NE, Attalla, AL 35954
    (5)
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    Cherry Creek Village, a unique, gated, Independent Living Community located between the historic cities of Gadsden and Attalla offering all-inclusive senior living. Cherry Creek Village is a place where our residents become family and your loved one's security is our purpose. When you become a part...

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  • Colonial Care Assisted Living Facility

    Colonial Care Assisted Living Facility

    14686 Old Hammond Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
    (14)
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    Colonial Care Assisted Living is a senior living community located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish along the Mississippi River, and home to over 229,000 people, with 820,000 in the Greater Baton Rouge area. Residents who enjoy southern living and a slower pace will be able to...

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  • Monarch Estates

    Monarch Estates

    1550 East University Drive, Auburn, AL 36830
    (13)
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    Monarch Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled in the rolling hills of beautiful Auburn and surrounded by pristine landscaping and wooded areas, you'll fall in love with Monarch Estates. Our residents appreciate the convenience of being close to...

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Meridian, Mississippi

Independent Living

An Independent Living Community allows residents the choice to continue to live an active life while making sure their essential needs are being fulfilled. Basic chores such as meal preparation and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and social activities is maintained, allowing residents an opportunity to use their time as they choose, free from daily responsibilities. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and interests. Typically consisting of a private living space and a full kitchen, these communities offer residences with many of the amenities of apartment life but with none of the hassle. Guests can be invited over and entertained, and there will be more time to spend with them with the basic maintenance of daily chores out of the way. While policies differ between communities, many residences allow cats and dogs as well. If medical or nursing assistance is desired, residents may always utilize the services of independent caregivers. There are a variety of advantages and expenditures to consider while choosing an independent living community. It is important to learn if these services are covered in your care plan: parking, private phone, Waiting list deposit, transportation, internet access, initial assessment fee, move-in fee, and utilities. The amenities associated with independent living include community activities, security guards, golf course, transportation, beauty salon & barber shop, game/TV room, concierge services, and restaurant-style dining hall.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Access to hospitals can be a significant factor when choosing the best care option for you or your loved one. In total, there are 4 hospitals located in Meridian which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Meridian include Rush Foundation Hospital, Anderson Regional Medical Ctr, and Anderson Rmc South.

Demographics and Values

In Meridian, 27.5% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Meridian, out of the total population 0.1% practice Judaism, 0.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.4% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Meridian 44.1% are Baptists, 9.9% are Methodists, and 9.9% practice another Chrisitan faith. In the previous presidential election, 38.2% voted Democrat, 60.1% voted Republican, and 1.7% voted for a third party candidate in Lauderdale county. Out of the total population of Meridian, 19.0% have some form of disability, 14.5% do not have health insurance, 8.1% consider themselves widows, and 58.8% participate in the labor force. Demographically, Meridian is 1.1% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 36.9% white, 0.2% Native American, 0.8% other or not specified, 60.3% black, 0.8% Asian, and 2.2% Hispanic. Out of the total city population, 47.1% are male and 52.9% are female. In Meridian, 28.7% of the population are over the age of 55, 10.8% are over the age of 60, 5.6% are over the age of 70, and 4.8% are over the age of 80. The median age of Meridian is 36 years old. In terms of education, 27.9% have a high-school diploma, 8.3% have a graduate degree, and 20.6% have a college degree. Meridian has a population density of 272 people per square mile. The current population of Meridian is shrinking at a rate of -0.016%. In Meridian, 9.4% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Meridian is considered very unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of crime, Meridian has 5.1 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 39.6 property crimes per 1000 residents.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Climate is a major influence in deciding which destination is right for your family. The average humidity level for Meridian is roughly 73%. Humidity levels are highest in the month of July at about 76%. Meridian has a humid subtropical type of climate. In the summer months, Meridian is approximately 81°F. The summer high temperature is at approximately 93°F in the month of July. The summer low falls to roughly 67°F during the month of June. During winter, the average temperature dips to roughly 49°F. The high winter temperature is approximately 64°F during the month of February. The lowest winter temperature will rise to roughly 35 °F during the month of January. On average, the air quality index rating in Meridian is around 38.0. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. The air quality index score reaches its max during the month of October at around 49.6. Monthly, Meridian receives approximately 5 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation usually occurs in March with an average of 6 inches during the month. For snowfall, Meridian gets on average 0.60 inches of snow per year.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be the major influence in choosing which facility works best. The cost-of-living index for Meridian is 82.6 where a score of 100 is the average rating, and anything under 100 is cheaper than the average. Meridian has a grocery index of about 91.8. The rent burden for Meridian is around 15.6% of the average person's monthly income. The median home value in Meridian is about $81,933 and the median rent is about $580 per month a month.

State Information

An overview of Mississippi

Out of a national average of 100, Mississippi has a cost of living index rating of 86, a grocery index rating of 92, and a housing index rating of 70. Mississippi is ranked 48th in quality of life and 50th in healthcare. There are 105 hospitals and 247 health centers that service a population of 2,983,400. Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County, Beacham Memorial Hospital, and Ochsner Medical Center-hancock are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Residents of Mississippi enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 11th in the United States.

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 38, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. In Mississippi, 49% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 6,765 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-41%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-24%. In Mississippi there are 604 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Mississippi ranks 30th in the nation. In the most recent presidential election, 58% of Mississippi residents voted Republican and 40% voted Democrat.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the summer rises to around 80°F. The average high summer temperature is around 94°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 63°F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Mississippi drops to around 46°F. The average high winter temperature is around 67°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 27°F in the month of January. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 7.60 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Mississippi is around 4.85 inches. Mississippi experiences an average humidity rating of about 74%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of July at around 76%. The average air quality index rating in Mississippi is 39.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 49.3 AQI. While residents of Mississippi mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Mississippi can include hurricanes, tornados, and and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in Mississippi

The state of Mississippi has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of virginia waterleaf, dutchman's breeches, eastern cottonwood, and mayapple. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cardinal, the mountain lions, the crow, or the cormorant. The state animal of Mississippi is the white-tailed deer.