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Gardens of Clanton

850 Scott Dr, Clanton, AL 35045

4.9
(86 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Friendly, charming and oh so southern, the Gardens of Clanton Assisted Living offers the personal attention and home-like environment your loved one deserves. From the shady front porch to the spacious common-area, our assisted living has a welcoming feeling of “family” and belonging. With 16...

Gardens of Pelham

2124 Old Montgomery Hwy, Pelham, AL 35124

5.0
(71 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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

Danberry at Inverness

235 Inverness Center Dr, Birmingham, AL 35242

4.7
(53 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Elmcroft of Grayson Valley

2366 Old Springville Rd., Birmingham, AL 35215

4.5
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 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...

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Country Cottage - Hoover

4000 Greenwood Drive, Hoover, AL 35216

3.8
(36 reviews)

Studio

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

Briar Glen Alzheimer's Special Care Center

570 Southland Dr, Hoover, AL 35226

3.7
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Rittenhouse Senior Living of Hoover is an assisted living community located in Hoover, Jefferson County, Alabama, providing residents with a safe place to call home. Those dealing with dementia or Alzheimer's are welcome in this community. The city of Hoover has much to offer to residents and...

Peachtree Senior Living

3740 Eagle Drive, Trussville, AL 35173

3.8
(30 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Brookdale University Park

400 University Park Drive, Homewood, AL 35209

3.4
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Truewood by Merrill, Riverchase

1851 Data Dr, Hoover, AL 35244

4.4
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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

Columbia Cottage - Mountain Brook

3776 Crosshaven Drive, Birmingham, AL 35223

4.5
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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

Somerby at St. Vincent's One Nineteen

200 One Nineteen Blvd, Hoover, AL 35242

4.6
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Lakeview Estates

2634 Valleydale Rd, Birmingham, AL 35244

3.9
(7 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Lakeview Estates, a Phoenix Senior Living community, offers premier senior living services with superior personalized care and luxury-style accommodations with a comfortable, small-town feel. From the moment you enter Lakeview Estates, it will become clear that our goal is to instill purpose and...

Galleria Woods, a CCRC

3850 Galleria Woods Dr, Birmingham, AL 35244

3.7
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

The Bungalows at Riverchase

2184 Parkway Lake Dr, Hoover, AL 35244

4.3
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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

HarborChase of Jasper

2100 Viking Dr, Jasper, AL 35501

4.0
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Legacy Ridge

7868 Gadsden Hwy., Trussville, AL 35173

4.3
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Sunrise Ridge is an assisted living community located in Trussville, AL. With a classic small-town atmosphere, Trussville is known for its close-knit community, its beautiful Cahaba Village historic district and its wide variety of shopping and entertainment venues. Residents and visitors alike...

Longleaf Liberty Park

451 Liberty Parkway, Vestavia, AL 35242

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

THE NEW DESIGN OF CARE, LIFE AND STYLELongleaf Liberty Park is taking a fresh, local approach to senior living, service and care. We've taken every detail into consideration to elevate expectations of what assisted living and memory care should be. Our modern welcoming spaces match our forward...

The Bluffs at Greystone

6328 Farley Ln, Birmingham, AL 35242

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

St. Martins in the Pines

4941 Montevallo Rd, Birmingham, AL 35210

3.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

St. Martin's in the Pines is a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) with five distinct levels of care. Offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Short term rehabilitation and our revolutionary "Green House" approach to skilled/long term nursing, St. Martin's is more than a...

Premier Assisted Living

155 Egg and Butter Road, Columbiana, AL 35051

5.0
(1 review)

Studio

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Helena, Alabama

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a complex that houses two or more seniors who have no familial ties to the administrator. A nursing home community offers its residents 24-hour care administered by registered nurses. These nurses offer maintenance, personal care and other health related services for those who cannot care for themselves due to mental or physical conditions.

Nursing homes can be a convenient and comfortable care alternative for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will routinely allow individuals 55 and above seldom heard of in senior care regarding other care types. A large number of residents are bachelors or widows with circles of support, and almost 50% of nursing home residents are over 85 years old. Types of care services and amenities offered at nursing homes might include help with shopping and transportation, rehabilitation needed due to injury, disability, or illness, social and recreational activities, and friendly visitor programs. A large number of nursing home residents are seniors who have a physical or mental disability, have incontinence issues, require assistance with daily tasks such as bathing, or experience difficulty with vision and hearing. The most frequent mental condition effecting nursing home residents is dementia, which can hinder their and familiarity with their surroundings, decision making capacities, and memory function. Many occupants of nursing homes might have behavioral troubles, which can consist of a tendency to wander, verbal outbursts, or resisting care.

Cost of Living

The neighborhood where a senior care community is based will have a huge effect on the total cost. The overall cost of living can be a major factor when selecting which community is best for your loved one’s needs. The rent burden for Helena is around 17.0% of the average person’s monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Helena is about $1,211 and the median price for a house for Helena is about $186,800.

Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 50.7% are female and 49.3% are male. The median age of Helena is 37 years old. Out of the total population of Helena, 72.5% participate in the labor force, 3.5% live in poverty, 7.1% have some form of disability, and 2.9% are widowed. Helena has a population density of 361 people per square mile. The current population of Helena consists of 19,072 people. Of the population of Helena 15.0% have a graduate degree, 17.0% have a high-school diploma, and 50.9% have a college degree. Demographically, Helena is 1.9% other or not specified, 2.7% Asian, 13.3% black, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 78.1% white, 0.2% Native American, 2.3% Hispanic, and 3.6% mixed race. In Helena, 9.4% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military.

State Information

An overview of Alabama

In terms of personal well-being, Alabama ranks 46th in healthcare and 49th in quality of life compared to other states. In terms of resources, Alabama has a cost of living index of 89.5, a grocery index rating of 97.4, and a housing index rating of 71.5. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. There are 101 general hospitals and 164 health centers that provide care for 4,900,655 Alabama residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Marion Regional Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center, and And Lakeland Community Hospital. The natural beauty of Alabama is ranked 35th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

The state has a median age of 39 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of religion, 51% of Alabama residents attend religious services among the 10,514 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-49%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-16%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Alabama there are 892 masonic lodges. The state of Alabama ranks 31st in the country for diversity. In the last presidential election 34% of Alabama residents voted Democrat and 62% voted Republican.

State-wide weather information

On average, Alabama has an air quality index rating of around 38.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 47.4 AQI. During the winter, the average temperature in Alabama drops to around 46F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 66F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 66F in the month of February. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 79F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 93F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 62F during the month of June. The average humidity across the state is 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 76% in the month of July. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Alabama is around 4.74 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 8.15 inches. While residents of Alabama mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Alabama can include floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in Alabama

The state of Alabama has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of flowering dogwood, flowering dogwood, many varieties of azalea, and fallow deer. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the jaguarundi, the the California sea lion, the ring-tailed cat, or the feral swine. The state animal of Alabama is the black bear.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Alabama

Oaks on Parkwood, Gardens of Pelham and Woodlands at Tannehill are the top rated nursing homes near Helena, Alabama. See full list of communities.

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