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Senior housing types near Fayetteville, TN

  • Keestone at Hewitt House Assisted Living

    Keestone at Hewitt House Assisted Living

    322 E Washington St, Pulaski, TN 38478
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        Historical, Assisted Living at it's best!  The Hewitt House where all your dreams of a relaxing, comfortable retirement lifestyle can come true.  Built in 1830 the Hewitt House has been home to many people through the years.       Since 1983 we have...

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  • The Lodge at Johns Road

    The Lodge at Johns Road

    451 Johns Rd NW, Huntsville, AL 35806
    (3)
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    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,...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Madison

    Merrill Gardens at Madison

    121 Brookridge Drive, Madison, AL 35758
    (15)
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    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 lots...

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  • Brookdale Jones Farm

    Brookdale Jones Farm

    2815 Carl T Jones Drive Southeast, Huntsville, AL 35802
    (12)
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    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...

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  • The Commons

    The Commons

    4300 Chris Drive, Huntsville, AL 35802
    (5)
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    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 to...

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  • Redstone Village a CCRC

    12000 Turnmeyer Drive SE, Huntsville, AL 35803
    (15)
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    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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  • Keestone Senior Community

    Keestone Senior Community

    322 Kennedy , Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
    (4)
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    Keestone Senior Community is an assisted living community located in Lawrenceburg, TN. Lawrenceburg is a city in Lawrence County located on the banks of Shoal Creek and home to over 14,000 residents. Located near Nashville, Lawrenceburg has a handful of stores, shops, restaurants and fairs where...

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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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  • 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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  • Harmony at Victory Station

    Harmony at Victory Station

    211 Fortress Blvd, Murfreesboro, TN 37128
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    Nestled in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Harmony at Victory Station provides accommodations for residents in Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care. The community provides warm, attractive apartments on a conveniently located, well landscaped campus. The community in Murfreesboro, is located...

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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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  • 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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  • Brookdale Franklin (Independent Living)

    Brookdale Franklin (Independent Living)

    910 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin, TN 37064
    (22)
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    Spectacular Senior Living in a Spectacular Small Town Senior living doesn’t get too much better than this. Our residents get to live a life of leisure in a community full of luxury. We are an upscale senior living community located in the prestigious city of Franklin, Tennessee. Located just 20...

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  • Avenida Cool Springs

    Avenida Cool Springs

    222 Mallory Station Rd, Franklin, TN 37067
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    Our beautiful new community is now open! We can't wait to show you what everyone is talking about. Visit us today and join the first group of lucky residents who are now calling Avenida Cool Springs their home. Located in the heart of Franklin, Tennessee, at the former WAKM radio site, we do things...

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  • Somerby Franklin

    Somerby Franklin

    870 Oak Meadow Drive, Franklin, TN 37064
    (11)
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    Close to the glitz and glamour of Nashville, Somerby Franklin is tucked away in idyllic Franklin. This quaint, historic town is a cozy and convenient place to settle and is frequently ranked as one of the best places to retire in the U.S. Somerby Franklin simply sparkles with the best of what...

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  • The Manor at Steeplechase

    The Manor at Steeplechase

    314 Cool Springs Boulevard, Franklin, TN 37067
    (31)
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    The Manor at Steeplechase provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated within beautiful grounds in the peaceful community of Franklin, you'll love the tasteful elegance of our facilities while enjoying the convenience of the nearby town. We're just minutes from...

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  • The Hearth at Franklin

    The Hearth at Franklin

    1035 Fulton Greer Ln, Franklin, TN 37064
    (20)
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    The Hearth is proud to offer Viking Pure Solutions’ electrochemically activated cleaning and disinfecting systems for our residents in each of our communities! This revolutionary safe and effective cleaner provides protection for our residents, teams, and families providing state of the art cleaning...

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  • Canterfield of Franklin

    Canterfield of Franklin

    7015 Moores Ln, Brentwood, TN 37027
    (1)
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    Canterfield of Franklin is very proud to be a part of a growing service community in Williamson County, Tennessee, meeting the needs of senior adults. We are family owned and operated, with a business model deeply rooted in both the hospitality and restaurant industries. This family tradition...

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  • Harmony at Brentwood

    Harmony at Brentwood

    9045 Church St E, Brentwood, TN 37027
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    The Crossings at Brentwood will provide independent living, assisted living, and memory care services in the exclusive Brentwood submarket of the Nashville, TN metro area. A new 191 unit senior living facility with 84 units of independent living, 69 units of assisted living and 38 secured units of...

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  • Windlands South

    Windlands South

    3800 Sam Boney Drive, Nashville, TN 37211
    (56)
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    Windlands South provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Conveniently located just minutes from downtown Nashville, you'll love all the hospitality and friendliness Windlands South offers. Enjoy our warm summers, mild winters and all the colors of the seasons just...

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  • Clarendale at Bellevue Place

    Clarendale at Bellevue Place

    7632 Highway 70 South, Nashville, TN 37221
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    Clarendale at Bellevue Place is managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company. Life Care Services ranked highest in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 Senior Living Study and achieved the highest score in all seven study factors: resident services and activities; community staff; food...

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  • Blakeford at Green Hills

    Blakeford at Green Hills

    11 Burton Hills Blvd, Nashville, TN 37215
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    Blakeford is a local, established, nonprofit, Life Plan Community (CCRC) offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, skilled nursing and physical and occupational rehabilitation. It is the only senior living retirement community in the Nashville area to receive CARF-CCAC accreditation. Beautifully...

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  • Sycamores Terrace Senior Apartments

    Sycamores Terrace Senior Apartments

    1427 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN 37210
    (36)
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    The Sycamores Terrace Retirement Community has provided exceptional care and service to Nashville seniors for more than 40 years. Now under new ownership and a new name, Sycamores Terrace Senior Apartments will continue to offer extraordinary service while providing a unique affordable housing...

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  • Thrive at Brow Wood

    Thrive at Brow Wood

    37 Brock Rd, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750
    (7)
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    Welcome to Thrive and a fresh perspective on senior living. Over a decade ago Thrive Senior Living 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...

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  • The Terrace at Mountain Creek

    The Terrace at Mountain Creek

    1005 Mountain Creek Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37405
    (42)
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    From the moment you enter The Terrace at Mountain Creek you can see and feel the difference. Tastefully appointed, the grand lobby is home to our friendly concierge, and seating is arranged for easy conversation. Your meals will be prepared fresh daily and served restaurant style by our...

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  • Rutland Place

    Rutland Place

    435 NW Rutland Road, Mount Juliet, TN 37122
    (23)
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    Welcome to Rutland Place Senior Community in Mount Juliet, Tennessee! Imagine a community created around you... a place where every amenity seems as if it were custom designed for you. Enjoy the privacy of your own home within a community of pleasure and comfort. Rutland Place is a lifestyle based...

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  • Charter Senior Living of Hermitage

    Charter Senior Living of Hermitage

    4131 Andrew Jackson Parkway, Hermitage, TN 37076
    (21)
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    Whether it is the Independent Living Villas; the roomy Assisted Living apartments; or the specialized Memory Care Neighborhood, Charter Senior Living of Hermitage provides a sense of community, of home. The beautiful Independent Living Villas provide all the comforts of home in a carefree atmosphere...

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  • Hearthside Senior Living of Lebanon

    Hearthside Senior Living of Lebanon

    215 Castle Heights Ave N, Lebanon, TN 37087
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    Hearthside at Castle Heights is a locally owned and operated, non-profit Christian Retirement Community. The facility is overseen by a volunteer Board of Directors, all of whom live in Wilson County. The facility opened in November, 1994, and added 16 units and an activity room in 2000. Our meals...

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  • Chippington Towers II

    Chippington Towers II

    1310 Coreland Dr, Madison, TN 37115
    (4)
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    The Chippington properties are located in Madison TN near Briley Parkway and the new Opry Mall.   As affordable Housing for Seniors, your rent is based on income and utilities are included. We have a dedicated Management team, Maintenance staff and Activities Director. We are very proud of our...

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  • Maybelle Carter

    Maybelle Carter

    208 W Due West Ave, Madison, TN 37115
    (41)
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    MAYBELLE CARTER SENIOR LIVING --JUST WHAT YOU HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR! We're 10 minutes north of Nashville and comfortably nestled on seven beautifully landscaped acres. Maybelle Carter Senior Living has a lot to offer. You will find a park-like setting, with mature trees, colorful flowers and even...

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  • Windlands East

    Windlands East

    200 East Webster Street, Madison, TN 37115
    (72)
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    Windlands East provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Conveniently close to downtown Nashville, the home of country music, Windlands East is a quiet and friendly oasis in the bustling heart of the south. We're minutes from world-class shopping, excellent...

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  • NorthPark Village Senior Living

    NorthPark Village Senior Living

    700 N. Dupont Ave, Madison, TN 37115
    (5)
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    Located just a few miles North of Nashville in Madison, TN, NorthPark Village offers living with comfort, companionship, and all the amenities of home. Privately owned and operated, NorthPark Village provides 22 catered Independent villas, along with a single-story 15 private suite Assisted Living. ...

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  • Red Cedar Glen

    Red Cedar Glen

    202 Walton Ferry Road, Hendersonville, TN 37075
    (33)
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    Red Cedar Glen is a senior care community offering independent living and assisted living care services in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Hendersonville is a vibrant city just minutes from downtown Nashville. Named as one of the best ten cities for families by Family Circle Magazine, Hendersonville...

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  • Clarendale at Indian Lake

    Clarendale at Indian Lake

    195 Indian Lake Blvd, Hendersonville, TN 37075
    (2)
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    Clarendale at Indian Lake is managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company. Life Care Services ranked highest in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 Senior Living Study and achieved the highest score in all seven study factors: resident services and activities; community staff; food and...

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  • Creekside at Shallowford

    Creekside at Shallowford

    7511 Shallowford Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421
    (33)
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    Creekside at Shallowford provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Set back off a main road, you'll be pleasantly surprised by the quiet, picturesque setting created by the lush woods surrounding us. And you'll be delighted by the convenience of living just blocks...

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  • Ashwood Square Retirement Community

    Ashwood Square Retirement Community

    7683 Shallowford Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421
    (1)
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    Ashwood Square Retirement Resort, a Resort Lifestyle Community, has been developed exclusively for adults 55 and over. We offer the comforts and conveniences of modern-day living that allow you to enjoy your retirement. Ashwood Square’s all-inclusive services and amenities include EVERYTHING you...

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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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  • 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 Courtyard at Deer Ridge

    The Courtyard at Deer Ridge

    195 Deer Ridge Dr, Dayton, TN 37321
    (8)
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    Enter the Courtyard at Deer Ridge where it is our mission to enhance the quality of life for senior adults. A family owned and operated establishment, it is our goal to provide a comfortable, beautiful and secure atmosphere with caring, personalized assistance. Situated on the 25 private acres of...

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  • Morningside of Springfield

    Morningside of Springfield

    205 Westgate Drive, Springfield, TN 37172
    (2)
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    Morningside of Springfield offers both Independent and Assisted Living, with a variety of personalized service options based on each resident's individual needs. Our goal is to improve every single life we touch. We offer quality, loving care at an affordable price.

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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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  • The Bridge at Hickory Woods

    4220 Murfreesboro Pike, Antioch, TN 37013
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    The Bridge at Hickory Woods in Antioch, Tennessee, is the ideal assisted living option for active seniors looking for a resort-style community to call home. Located just outside Nashville, Antioch offers hometown friendliness with the attractions of a large city just minutes away. Residents of The...

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  • Keestone of Florence Senior Community

    201 North Cedar Street, Florence, AL 35630
    (3)
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    Keestone Senior Community is an assisted living residence located in Florence, the county seat of Lauderdale County, Alabama. There are many local community events to enjoy ranging from the summer Renaissance fair to many historic landmarks. Our amazing weather encourages an active lifestyle, or at...

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  • McKendree Village

    4347 Lebanon Road, Hermitage, TN 37076
    (51)
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    McKendree Village in Hermitage, Davidson County, Tennessee is the place for active seniors to enjoy their time in life. Our assisted living community is located conveniently off Highway 70 and just minutes from downtown Nashville. We are only ten minutes from the international airport. Whether you...

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  • Chippington Towers I

    94 Berkley Dr, Madison, TN 37115
    (11)
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    Chippington Towers is a senior housing located in the quiet, laid-back city of Madison, Davidson County, TN. Thanks to its prime location not far from Nashville, residents have a great many options in terms of things to do and place to go. There are plenty of nearby eateries, shopping opportunities,...

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  • North Cleveland Towers

    1200 Magnolia Avenue NE, Cleveland, TN 37311
    (2)
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    Secure independence and relaxation for your relative in beautiful North Cleveland Towers when you need a superior senior housing in Bradley County of Cleveland, Tennessee. Picturesquely located between the ridges and rolling hills of Tennessee, on a clear morning you may be able to catch a glimpse...

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  • Silverdale Senior Apartments

    Silverdale Senior Apartments

    2831 Silverdale Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37421
    (4)
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  • Traditions of Athens

    22171 Traditions Way, Athens, AL 35613
    (3)
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  • Residences at Wellpoint (OPENING FALL OF 2020)

    2940 Mill Run Road South, Huntsville, AL 35763
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  • Keestone Resort at Village Pointe (Opening Early 2020)

    150 Clubhouse Dr, Loretto, TN 38469
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Fayetteville, Tennessee

Independent Living

Many seniors may be able to live without assistance, but cost of owning a home might deter them from an independent life. Independent Living Communities offer a convenient remedy to this situation. Basic tasks such as meal preparation and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and leisure activities is provided, allowing residents an opportunity to use their time as they see fit, free from daily responsibilities. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Typically comprised of a private living area and a full kitchen, these communities offer homes with many of the amenities of apartment life but without 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 tasks out of the way. While policies differ between communities, many residences allow cats and dogs as well. If medical or nursing support is desired, residents may always enlist the services of private caregivers. There are a variety of costs and benefits to consider while deciding on an independent living community. It is important to learn if these services are included in your plan: cable TV, transportation, Waiting list deposit, utilities, laundry, wellness program, move-in fee, and housekeeping. The luxuries associated with independent living include fitness center & swimming pool, security guards, laundry service, golf course, restaurant-style dining hall, transportation, community activities, and healthcare center.

Demographics and Values

In terms of education, 5.1% have a graduate degree, 17.3% have a college degree, and 38.9% have a high-school diploma. Fayetteville has a population density of 280 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Fayetteville, 16.3% are widows, 30.9% live in poverty, 52.3% participate in the labor force, and 8.1% do not have health insurance. Based on gender, 54.8% are female and 45.2% are male. The median age of Fayetteville is 41 years old. Racially, the population of Fayetteville is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.8% mixed race, 25.4% black, 0.6% Asian, 70.3% white, 0.0% other or not specified, 0.0% Native American, and 4.4% Hispanic. In Fayetteville, 7.0% of the population are veterans.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be the big influence in choosing which care option is the best fit for your loved one. The rent burden for Fayetteville is about 15.9% of the average person's monthly income. Fayetteville has a median home value of $101,803 and the median cost of rent is about $647 per month per month.

State Information

An overview of Tennessee

There are 124 hospitals and 157 health centers that service a population of 6,831,785. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Williamson Medical Center, Unity Medical Center, and And Baptist Memorial Hospital. Based on natural beauty, Tennessee ranks 37th in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, Tennessee has a cost of living index rating of 90, a grocery index rating of 93, and a housing index rating of 80. Overall, Tennessee ranks 30th in quality of life and 43rd in healthcare compared to other US states.

Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 61% of Tennessee residents voted Republican and 35% voted Democrat. The median age in the state is 39, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. Fifty-one percent of Tennessee residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 11,542 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-52%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Tennessee there are 505 masonic lodges. The state of Tennessee ranks 32nd in the country for diversity.

State-wide weather information

On average, the state receives 4.46 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.69 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. The average high summer temperature is around 92F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 55F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 39F. The average high winter temperature is around 56F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 22F in the month of January. On average, the humidity rating for Tennessee is around 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 75%. The average air quality index rating in Tennessee is 36.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of June with a rating of 46.5 AQI. While residents of Tennessee mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Tennessee can include earthquakes (moderate), tornadoes, and and floods.

Wildlife to be found in Tennessee

The state of Tennessee has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of black oak, ash, sycamore, and tulip poplar. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the songbirds, the waterfowl, the largemouth bass, or the paddlefish. The state animal of Tennessee is the raccoon.