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Senior housing types near Oak Ridge, TN

  • Commonwealth Senior Living at Oak Ridge

    Commonwealth Senior Living at Oak Ridge

    360 Laboratory Rd, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
    (14)
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    At Commonwealth Senior Living at Oak Ridge, “We Listen, We Love, We Care, We Serve.” These are the words that drive us. It’s a promise that we make to our residents and their families each and every day— a promise to deliver high-quality services, enhance a vibrant lifestyle and foster the...

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  • Patriot Hills Assisted Living Facility

    Patriot Hills Assisted Living Facility

    209 Gum Hollow Rd, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
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      Enjoy activities in our lovely sun room M-F, leaving the weekend open for family and friend visits and on-site church services on Sunday. Themed activities done occasionally on Saturday so family and friends can participate. Home cooked meals prepared by those who enjoy cooking. Help yourself to...

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  • Sherrill Hills Retirement Resort

    Sherrill Hills Retirement Resort

    271 Moss Grove Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37922
    (7)
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    Sherrill Hills Retirement Resort is Knoxville's Premier independent living community. Sherrill Hills Retirement Resort comprises 128 apartments for adults 55 and over — including studio apartments, one,  two, and three bedroom suites and a variety of floor plans. Sherrill Hills...

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  • Echo Ridge

    Echo Ridge

    8458 Gleason Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919
    (39)
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    Echo Ridge provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled in the scenic beauty of Knoxville's countryside, Echo Ridge offers quality, beauty and convenience in the heart of it all. We're very close to two major shopping destinations dining and first-class...

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  • Meadow View Senior Living Community

    Meadow View Senior Living Community

    111 Acuff Lane, Clinton, TN 37716
    (3)
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    Home away from home...that's what residents will find at Meadow View Senior Living Community. In the heart of beautiful East Tennessee, our facility will provide a first class worry-free lifestyle for our residents, along with a caring, supportive staff. Residents will be free to choose to...

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  • River Oaks Place - Lenoir City

    River Oaks Place - Lenoir City

    100 Fifth Avenue, Lenoir City, TN 37771
    (18)
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    River Oaks Place is an assisted living facility in Lenoir City, Tennessee. Located above the 'old' portion of Lenori City the facility enjoys gorgeous views of the nature and wildlife around it-in particular the Tellico Lake and Smoky Mountains. River Oaks Place offers a fantastic location for the...

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  • Knoxville High Independent Living

    Knoxville High Independent Living

    101 East Fifth Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917
    (6)
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    AN HISTORIC RETIREMENT DESTINATION IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN KNOXVILLE DOWNTOWN LIVING Enjoy Downtown Living in the heart of Knoxville's Historic Old City. Here is where your neighbors become your friends and your lifestyle is centered around freedom, fun and convenience. PEACE OF MIND At Knoxville...

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  • Mountainbrook Assisted Living LLC

    Mountainbrook Assisted Living LLC

    700 Markhill Dr, Sevierville, TN 37862
    (11)
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    MountainBrook Village is a retirement community nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains. Featuring all ground level apartments, we are located on 14 acres along the west prong of the Little Pigeon River. We have an active community of independent residents with a full activity calendar that...

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  • Darby House

    Darby House

    249 E Broadway Blvd, Jefferson City, TN 37760
    (5)
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    Darby House is located in Jefferson City, Tennessee - a lovely community centered around the scenic campus of Carson-Newman College. Situated near the center of town with its shopping malls, supermarkets, churches and its access to Carson-Newman Campus; Darby House is especially convenient for those...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Harmony at Reynolds Mountain

    Harmony at Reynolds Mountain

    41 Cobblers Way, Asheville, NC 28804
    (12)
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    Nestled in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, The Crossings at Reynolds Mountain has 172 units, with 90 Independent Living apartments, 58 Assisted Living apartments and 24 Secured Assisted apartments. The community provides warm, attractive apartments on a conveniently located, well...

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  • Bella Vista

    Bella Vista

    55 Piney Mountain Drive, Asheville, NC 28805
    (29)
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    We believe that Bella Vista Independent Living is so much more than walls and windows - it's a place to enjoy home-cooked meals, game night, or a quiet evening with family and friends. It's where you always feel comfortable, safe, and secure. At Bella Vista Independent Living, our management teams...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living Heritage Hills

    Pacifica Senior Living Heritage Hills

    3200 Heritage Circle, Hendersonville, NC 28791
    (70)
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    Welcome to Pacifica Senior Living Heritage Hills. Welcome to Pacifica Senior Living Heritage Hills, the #1 retirement living community in Hendersonville. Our senior living community offers a full spectrum of independent living and memory care services administered by a specifically trained, caring...

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  • Dogwood Retirement

    602 Brookside Camp Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792
    (6)
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    Dogwood Retirement is an affordable independent living community located in Hendersonville, NC. We provide three meals a day, housekeeping and laundry service. Come by and see us and find out how your retirement can be affordable and comfortable.

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  • Blue Ridge Mountain Retreat Company

    Blue Ridge Mountain Retreat Company

    1566 Old Mill Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792
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    UNDER CONSTRUCTION, AVAILABLE 5/1/2020. These are 12+ month leases, and age restricted at 55 years of age or greater. If you're a very active senior who is... * Just looking for a place for a year, while you explore Western North Carolina while you shop for a house? * Seeking to downsize, simplify...

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  • Brookdale Hendersonville East

    Brookdale Hendersonville East

    2601 Chimney Rock Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792
    (36)
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    Freedom to Live Your Life Nestled in the culturally-rich city of Asheville, North Carolina, there is a beautiful independent living community just waiting to welcome you home. You can trade in the burdens of things like cooking, cleaning and laundry for a retirement rich in deep friendships and...

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  • Belvedere Commons of Seneca

    Belvedere Commons of Seneca

    515 Benton Street, Seneca, SC 29672
    (12)
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    At Belvedere Commons of Seneca, you can live the life you want to. Enjoy the convenience of restaurant-style dining, a wealth of life enrichment activities and the freedom to explore your interests. Beautiful Lake Keowee, the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, beaches and great weather set the...

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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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  • Gardens of Gainesville

    Gardens of Gainesville

    3315 Thompson Bridge Rd, Gainesville, GA 30506
    (28)
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    The Gardens of Gainesville is situated at the base of the North Georgia Mountains on the outskirts of downtown Gainesville and a short distance from Lake Lanier. Offering Independent Senior Living (with services available), Assisted Living and Memory Care, The Gardens of Gainesville offers true...

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  • McDowell Place of Danville

    McDowell Place of Danville

    1181 Ben Ali Drive, Danville, KY 40422
    (6)
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    McDowell Place of Danville is a unique independent and assisted living community, also offering respite and personal care. It is spacious, comfortable and finely appointed to make your stay, or that of a loved one, as pleasant as possible. What makes McDowell Place unique? We are one of the very...

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  • Smoky Springs

    Smoky Springs

    940 South Enota Dr NE, Gainesville, GA 30501
    (69)
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    Smoky Springs provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled near the Northeast Georgia Mountains and overlooking Lake Lanier, Smoky Springs is the home you've been looking for. Residents love the peace and quiet of a country home with big city conveniences just...

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  • Brookdale Bristol

    Brookdale Bristol

    1 Liberty Place, Bristol, VA 24201
    (5)
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    Customized Care Plans Moving into an independent and assisted living community may not be a simple decision, but when you meet our friendly team here in Bristol, Virginia, you may find yourself quickly falling in love with the idea. Nestled on a scenic hill overlooking the city, you can admire...

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  • The Willows of Easley

    The Willows of Easley

    105 Willow Place, Easley, SC 29640
    (15)
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    The Willows of Easley is more than a place to call home—it's a way of life. Find fulfillment and enjoyment in a vibrant, welcoming community with exceptional care and support. Enjoy a book in the lounge, relax on the patio or visit local attractions. Everything you need is right here. If you’re...

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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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  • 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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  • LaurelHurst & LaurelWoods

    LaurelHurst & LaurelWoods

    1064 West Mills St., Columbus, NC 28722
    (8)
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    Experience lodge-like living while soaking up gorgeous views of the Blue Ridge Mountains at LaurelHurst. From thoughtfully designed one- and two-bedroom floor plans to the world-class services and myriad recreational and social opportunities, residents may just find that we have thought of...

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  • The Lodge at Bridgemill

    The Lodge at Bridgemill

    10451 Bells Ferry Road, Canton, GA 30114
    (22)
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    The Lodge at Bridgemill is a unique alternative for those with discerning taste seeking a carefree, amenity-rich lifestyle.  With its magnificent appointments, spacious apartment homes, and well crafted amenities, The Lodge at Bridgemill offers an unprecedented opportunity to enjoy the fine art of...

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  • The Arbor at BridgeMill

    The Arbor at BridgeMill

    700 Freedom Boulevard, Canton, GA 30114
    (8)
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    The Arbor at BridgeMill provides the highest quality of geriatric care, assisted and independent living in the Canton, Georgia area, including innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident receives unique and personalized...

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  • Towne Club Windermere

    Towne Club Windermere

    3950 Towne Club Windermere, Cumming, GA 30041
    (19)
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    Towne Club Windermere is a resort style retirement community offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care. Our mission is to create the opportunity for engaged and liberating senior living in a resort-style residential community for active older adults who wish to continue to a...

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  • The Springhouse at Cartersville (Opening Spring 2020)

    The Springhouse at Cartersville (Opening Spring 2020)

    20 Tellus Drive, Cartersville, GA 30120
    (1)
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    The Spring House at Cartersville , is one of Metro Atlanta’s newest Assisted living and Memory Care communities located in the North Suburbs of Atlanta in Cartersville Georgia. Our community is conveniently located off I-75, at exit 293 next to the Tellus Science Museum, only a few minutes from...

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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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  • The Holbrook of Woodstock (Opening Fall 2020)

    13682 Highway 92, Woodstock, GA 30188
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    At Holbrook Woodstock, we have 300 custom designed apartments and 16 state of the art cottages on a 21 acres campus. With our leadership team, we have over 100 years experience in the senior living industry. Our vision is to create, develop, serve and inspire life giving residences; buildings of...

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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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  • Celebration Village Forsyth

    Celebration Village Forsyth

    3000 Celebration Blvd, Suwanee, GA 30024
    (3)
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    Celebration Village is a Masterpiece Senior Living Community that promotes individualized growth in older adults. We do this by facilitating areas of engagement through spiritual, intellectual, physical and social enrichment. Celebration Village Forsyth has 5 distinct neighborhoods: Active Adult...

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  • Village Park Milton NOW OPEN

    Village Park Milton NOW OPEN

    555 Wills Rd, Alpharetta, GA 30009
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    Village Park Milton is a former equestrian property, with pieces and parts of the new community re- purposed from the former. The goal of the community is the whole person. This is achieved through chef-led dining, health and wellness and an active social life. Come join us!

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  • Cottonwood Estates

    Cottonwood Estates

    255 Vaughan Drive, Alpharetta, GA 30009
    (27)
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    We believe that Cottonwood Estates Gracious Retirement Living is so much more than walls and windows - it's a place to enjoy home-cooked meals, game night, or a quiet evening with family and friends. It's where you always feel comfortable, safe, and secure. At Cottonwood Estates, our management...

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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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  • Westminster

    Westminster

    11 East Augusta Place, Greenville, SC 29605
    (25)
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    Westminster provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled within the Appalachian foothills in the peaceful town of Greenville, you'll love our community's friendly, small-town feel and big-city conveniences. We're just minutes from great restaurants, shopping and...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Woodstock

    Merrill Gardens at Woodstock

    12730 Hwy 92 E, Woodstock, GA 30188
    (12)
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    This beautiful community outside Atlanta oozes southern charm with all the modern conveniences - including spacious apartments with washers and dryers and full kitchens in most units, a theater, wine bar style bistro and lots of cozy common areas. Relax with friends in the landscaped courtyard or...

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  • Park at Johns Creek

    Park at Johns Creek

    4345 Alta Drive, Suwanee, GA 30024
    (29)
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    Stylish and vibrant. Modern and uncomplicated. Spacious and thoughtfully designed. Urban excitement and suburban convenience. That's what living is like at Park at Johns Creek. If you're looking for sophistication, warmth and a sense of community, you've come to the right place. You'll find a home...

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  • Village Park of Alpharetta

    Village Park of Alpharetta

    12300 Morris Rd, Alpharetta, GA 30005
    (8)
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    WE ARE NOW OPEN! Welcome to Village Park - where days are for rediscovering and reconnecting, recreation is an art worth mastering and relaxation is always well deserved. We call it Next-Level Senior Living. You'll just call it home. NOW OPEN in the heart of Alpharetta. We offer bungalows, cottages,...

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  • Belmont Village Johns Creek

    Belmont Village Johns Creek

    4315 Johns Creek Parkway, Suwanee, GA 30024
    (24)
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    The townspeople of Johns Creek, Georgia proudly proclaim that their city is one of America's best places to live. The founders of Belmont Village agree and that's why they brought their vision for one of the best facilities for senior living to this area. From our mature landscaping and generous...

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  • Haywood Estates

    Haywood Estates

    1180 Haywood Road, Greenville, SC 29615
    (53)
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    Haywood Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Built upon the picturesque, rural landscape of the Blue Ridge foothills, you'll enjoy strolling along our paths and appreciate the scenic views that await you at every vista. Residents also love the...

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  • Inspired Living at Alpharetta

    Inspired Living at Alpharetta

    11450 Morris Road, Alpharetta, GA 30005
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    Inspired Living at Alpharetta is a vibrant and innovative community that offers assisted living, memory care, and independent living options. Whether you are active and independent, need a little assistance, or require personalized memory care, you can be assured that we will help design a rewarding...

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  • The Legacy of Anderson Senior Living Community

    The Legacy of Anderson Senior Living Community

    3501 North Highway 81, Anderson, SC 29621
    (11)
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    Come visit the 'best kept secret' in retirement living in the greater Greenville area. Affordable retirement living with all the trimmings...you'll find it at The Legacy. Everything about The Legacy is designed to make you feel right at home...the gracious common areas, the friendly service, the...

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  • The Mansions of Alpharetta - Senior Independent Living

    The Mansions of Alpharetta - Senior Independent Living

    3700 Brookside Parkway, Alpharetta, GA 30022
    (9)
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    The Mansions at Alpharetta features all-inclusive senior independent living (spacious one and two bedrooms available) with all utilities paid including gas, water, electricity, trash, local phone, expanded basic cable and Internet. Open now, these large apartments feature spacious closets, washer...

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Independent Living

Independent Living Communities provide individuals with a convenient balance between living an independent lifestyle and not having to concern themselves with the basic tasks of housekeeping and chores. Frequent needs such as the scheduling of social activities and housekeeping are taken care of, which permits seniors more free time to live life as they desire. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar ages and backgrounds. Residents' quarters consist of private living spaces, each with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering an opportunity to entertain guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies differ between locations, a number of residences allow pets as well. If medical or nursing assistance is desired, residents may always enlist the services of private health care professionalls. There are a variety of costs and advantages to consider when selecting an independent living community. It is important to determine if these amenities are included in your plan: field trips, initial assessment fee, utilities, housekeeping, move-in fee, meals, Waiting list deposit, and private phone. The conveniences that pertain to independent living include private rental hall, transportation, community activities, restaurant-style dining hall, healthcare center, game/TV room, security guards, and laundry service.

Cost of Living

The total cost of care for a community is influenced by the community in which it is located. The median home value in Oak Ridge is about $146,925 and the median rent is around $755 a month. The rent burden for Oak Ridge is around 13.3% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Oak Ridge is 4.5% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.2% Native American, 6.7% Hispanic, 6.8% black, 3.3% Asian, 1.7% other or not specified, and 83.4% white. In Oak Ridge, 11.2% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Of the population of Oak Ridge 18.4% have a graduate degree, 24.1% have a high-school diploma, and 38.6% have a college degree. Oak Ridge has a population density of 131 people per square mile. The current population of Oak Ridge consists of 29,096 people. Out of the total city population, 47.8% are male and 52.2% are female. The median age of Oak Ridge is 41 years old. In Oak Ridge, 7.1% consider themselves widows, 15.2% live in poverty, 18.4% have some form of disability, and 10.2% do not have health insurance.

State Information

An overview of Tennessee

The state of Tennessee has a cost of living index of 89.5 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 93.3 and a housing index rating of 80.2. Tennessee is ranked 30th in quality of life and 43rd in healthcare. In total, Tennessee has 124 general hospitals and 157 health centers that provide care for 6,831,785 citizens. Williamson Medical Center, Unity Medical Center, and And Baptist Memorial Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Based on natural beauty, Tennessee ranks 37th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Tennessee ranks 32nd in the country for diversity. In the most recent presidential election, 61% of Tennessee residents voted Republican and 35% voted Democrat. In Tennessee, 51% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 11,542 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-52%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. In Tennessee there are 505 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 39 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55.

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. 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 22F in the month of January. The average humidity across the state is 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 average air quality index rating peaks in the month of June with a rating of around 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 sycamore, black crappie, pine, and ash. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the songbirds, the largemouth bass, the paddlefish, or the rough green snake. The state animal of Tennessee is the raccoon.