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Brookdale Jackson Oaks

3131 North Highland Avenue, Jackson, TN 38305

(16 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

All the Comforts of HomeNo one should be forced to choose between quality care and a rich and full life, which is why you will love being a resident at our independent and assisted living community in Jackson, Tennessee. You can enjoy peace of mind knowing our team will always be available to...

Jackson Meadow

25 Max Lane Drive, Jackson, TN 38305

(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Jackson Meadow provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated centrally with access to the best the city has to offer, Jackson Meadow is proud to be a part of our great community. We're within a five-mile radius of two medical centers, terrific shopping,...

Elmcroft of Jackson

911 Old Humboldt Road, Jackson, TN 38305

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and...

Charter Senior Living of Jackson

1200 N Pkwy, Jackson, TN 38305

(8 reviews)

2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located conveniently on North Parkway, Morningside of Jackson offers excellent service in a beautiful and inviting environment. We are dedicated to helping seniors and their families meet the challenges of life that come with aging. We offer a family atmosphere, place an emphasis on promoting...

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Country Cottage - Corinth

3002 N Polk St, Corinth, MS 38834

(13 reviews)


Central to Country Cottages' mission is ~CareSteps~, the customized personal service program that provides just the right kind of help at the right time. Individualized services include: Nurse supervised, 24 hour staff attention ~CareSteps~ personal care plan Three homestyle meals daily Planned...

Middleton Senior Apartments

321 Main St N, Middleton, TN 38052

(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Sugar Creek Senior Living

1169 S Dupree Ave, Brownsville, TN 38012

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Home away from home . . . that's what residents will find at Sugar Creek Senior Living Community. Located in the heart of beautiful Brownsville, Tennessee, our facility offers assisted living with comfort, companionship and, of course, all the amenities of home. Here we cater to each resident so...

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Cost of Independent Living in Jackson, TN

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

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    Jackson, TN
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    Middleton, TN
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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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Jackson, Tennessee

Independent Living

If you would like the convenience of having housekeeping and chores taken care of by professionalls while living the way you want, you might consider the option of an Independent Living Community. Basic needs such as meal planning and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and leisure activities is provided, allowing residents the autonomy to use their time as they see fit, free from daily obligations. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and interests. Within the individual units, residents have access to their own private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a partner if they choose. While policies vary between locations, many residences allow pets as well. Nursing and health care services may always be arranged for with independent care providers if desired. There are a number of benefits and costs to consider when choosing an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are covered in your plan: utilities, initial assessment fee, housekeeping, move-in fee, wellness program, internet access, laundry, and transportation. The benefits and amenities associated with independent living include restaurant-style dining hall, community activities, healthcare center, laundry service, transportation, private rental hall, beauty salon & barber shop, and fitness center & swimming pool.

Demographics and Values

In terms of crime, Jackson has 9.9 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 43.6 property crimes per 1000 residents. Out of the total city population, 46.0% are male and 54.0% are female. In Jackson, 27.0% of the population are over the age of 55, 10.6% are over the age of 60, 5.8% are over the age of 70, and 3.7% are over the age of 80. The median age of Jackson is 36 years old. The current population of Jackson is growing at a rate of 0.002%. Jackson has a population density of 442 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Jackson, 58.3% participate in the labor force, 10.2% do not have health insurance, 24.7% live in poverty, and 6.1% are widowed. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Jackson 33.0% are Baptists, 12.5% are Methodists, and 11.1% practice another Chrisitan faith. In Jackson, 33.9% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Jackson, out of the total population 0.1% practice Judaism, 0.1% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.3% practice Islam. In terms of education, 29.0% have a college degree, 32.3% have a high-school diploma, and 10.4% have a graduate degree. In Jackson, 7.2% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Jackson is considered unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. During the last presidential election, 56.0% voted Republican, 3.5% voted for a third party candidate, and 40.5% voted Democrat in Madison county. Racially, the population of Jackson is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.8% mixed race, 44.2% black, 1.4% Asian, 0.1% Native American, 51.9% white, 0.6% other or not specified, and 4.4% Hispanic.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The humidity, air temperature, and air quality of a location can have a profound influence on the overall health of a senior citizen. Monthly, Jackson gets approximately 4 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically happens in May with an average of 6 inches during the month. Jackson experiences on average 4.10 inches of snow in a year. During the summertime, Jackson is around 79F. The summer high rises to roughly 91F in July. The lowest summer temperature falls to approximately 67F during June. In the winter months, the average air temperature in Jackson sinks to approximately 43F. The peak winter temperature gets to about 53F during the month of February. The low winter temperature gets to about 31 F in the month of January. The average humidity level for Jackson is roughly 59%. Humidity levels peak in the month of August at around 64%. Jackson has a humid subtropical type of climate. On average, the air quality index rating in Jackson is approximately 28.9. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index rating is at its peak score in December at around 43.7.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, especially those who have chronic diseases or those who are in need of treatment, proximity to hospitals can be an important determinant when selecting which care home is best for them. In total, there are 3 hospitals located in Jackson which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Jackson include Jackson-madison County General Hospital, Pathways Of Tennessee, and Oak Hills Behavioral Center.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a major influence when determining which care option works best. Jackson has a cost of living index of 88.5 and a grocery-price index of around 90.3. Index scores are founded on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything lower than 100 is considered less pricey than the average. Jackson has a sales tax of 7.00%.

State Information

An overview of Tennessee

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. Residents of Tennessee enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 37th in the United States. Overall, Tennessee ranks 30th out of all states in quality of life and 43rd in healthcare. The state of Tennessee has 124 hospitals and 157 health centers, providing care to a population of 6,831,785. Williamson Medical Center, Unity Medical Center, and And Baptist Memorial Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religion, 51% of Tennessee residents attend religious services among the 11,542 different congregations that are available in the state. 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. In the most recent presidential election, 61% of Tennessee residents voted Republican and 35% voted Democrat. The state has a median age of 39 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. The state of Tennessee ranks 32nd in the country for diversity.

State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of August. During the summer, the average temperature in Tennessee is around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during 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. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 22F during the month of January. 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. 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. 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 pine, tulip poplar, black oak, and gum maple. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the waterfowl, the largemouth bass, the rough green snake, or the songbirds. The state animal of Tennessee is the raccoon.

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Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Tennessee

Middleton Senior Apartments, Jackson Meadow and Charter Senior Living of Jackson are the top rated independent living facilities near Jackson, Tennessee. See full list of communities.

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