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Top 28 Nursing Homes near Sheffield, AL

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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Sheffield nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Sheffield, AL may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Sheffield or another care type is right for you. Browse 28 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Sheffield.

We are also serving Nursing Homes facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like , , and . You may also consider nearby communities such as Athens, Booneville or Corinth.

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The Neighborhood at Sheffield

413 Cox Blvd, Sheffield, AL 35660

4.5
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Located in the Shoals area of northwest Alabama, Morningside of Sheffield offers daily assistance for seniors in a warm, home-like environment.  A well-rounded, active lifestyle program is provided to promote independence, continued physical, mental and social stimulation and the necessities...

Limestone Lodge

1532 W Hobbs St, Athens, AL 35611

4.9
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At Limestone Lodge, we provide a combination of traditional assisted living and specialty care assisted living for individuals in the beginning stages of memory loss and those with end stages of Alzheimer's disease. Our home-like environment allows residents with similar challenges and needs to...

Limestone Manor

600 US Highway 31 S, Athens, AL 35611

4.6
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Welcome to Limestone Manor Assisted Living, a place for seniors to take part, a place to belong. We offer the personal attention and home-like environment your loved one deserves. Conveniently located off Highway 31, our assisted living community has 24 private apartments, spacious family-style...

Country Cottage - Corinth

3002 N Polk St, Corinth, MS 38834

3.9
(13 reviews)

Studio

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...

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Columbia Cottage - Hartselle

1109 Sparkman St NW, Hartselle, AL 35640

4.5
(7 reviews)

Studio

Real Lifestyle ChoicesColumbia Cottage derives much of its design and decor from a Southern Living Idea Home.Each thoughtful layout has plenty of room to accommodate the treasures that grace your current home. Several apartments have special features like French doors, crown molding, and nine...

Columbia Cottage

2373 Roberts Lane, Florence, AL 35630

4.5
(6 reviews)

Studio

Real Service At the heart of Columbia 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...

The Renaissance of Florence

3275 County Road 47, Florence, AL 35630

4.3
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

IN TIMES OF UNCERTAINTY...Imagine a lifestyle with all the supportand stability that you could need.Welcome to The Renaissance of FlorenceAssisted Living in Florence, AlabamaOur Services: We are an award-winning assisted living community in Florence, AL. If you think senior living at The...

Country Cottage - Decatur

2515 Old Moulton Road Southwest, Decatur, AL 35603

4.2
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Country Cottage — Decatur is an assisted living community located in Decatur, Alabama. Decatur is a city situated in Morgan and Limestone counties and is affectionately known as 'The River City.' As the largest city in Morgan County, it offers its residents a wide array of shopping, dining...

Traditions of Athens

22171 Traditions Way, Athens, AL 35613

4.4
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Traditions of Athens is committed to ensuring that every service and amenity helps create the enriched, active life you or your loved one deserve.Traditions specializes in independent and assisted living, that allows adults to be themselves and to experience a profound sense of belonging at any...

Country Cottage - Lawrenceburg

469 Weakley Creek Rd, Lawrenceburg, TN 38464

3.9
(5 reviews)

Studio

Because home is so important to all of us, the Cottage not only has wonderful cozy common areas where new and old friends can enjoy being together, but it offers different sizes and styles of room, and service programs tailored to perfectly suit the needs of each resident. Whether your loved one...

Dogwood Corinth

1101 Levee Rd, Corinth, MS 38834

4.3
(5 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed

Southern Magnolia Iuka

1308 N Pearl St, Iuka, MS 38852

3.5
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Keestone Senior Community

322 Kennedy Street, Lawrenceburg, TN 38464

3.7
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Country Place Senior Living of Hamilton

690 National Ave, Hamilton, AL 35570

5.0
(1 review)

Studio

Country Place Senior Living is more than an assisted living residence, it's a place where true friendships are made, lives are shared and care warms the heart. Our uniquely intimate setting of 24 suites limits the number of residents, thereby fostering a feeling of 'family' and belonging. When...

Mockingbird Assisted Living

1101 W. Chambers Drive, Booneville, MS 38829

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Country Cottage - Russellville

900 Jackson Avenue North, Russellville, AL 35653

(0 review)

Studio

Because home is so important to all of us, the Cottage not only has wonderful cozy common areas where new and old friends can enjoy being together, but it offers different sizes and styles of room, and service programs tailored to perfectly suit the needs of each resident. Whether your loved one...

Keestone of Florence Senior Community

201 North Cedar Street, Florence, AL 35630

4.7
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...

Hilltop at Glenwood

213 Ana Dr, Florence, AL 35630

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

You will feel right at home at Hilltop at Glenwood. Located in historic Florence, AL residents enjoy all that our town has to offer, including the annual Renaissance Faire each fall and the W.C. Handy Music Festival every summer. Our community is very family friendly and we are committed to...

Keestone at Hewitt House Assisted Living

322 E Washington St, Pulaski, TN 38478

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Southern Magnolia Golden

267 Front St, Golden, MS 38847

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

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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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Sheffield, Alabama

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a complex that houses two or more persons who have no family relation to the administrator. This type of community provides its residents with around-the-clock care administered by on-site nurses. These nurses offer health related services for people who cannot take care of their own needs.

Nursing homes can be a familiar and comfy living option for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will often admit individuals 55 and greater which is unusual for other senior care types. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to participate in activities, get proper medical care, form or participate in resident groups, and be treated with respect. Many occupants of nursing homes may have behavioral problems, which can consist of verbal outbursts, a tendency to wander, or resisting assistance. Types of care services and amenities offered at nursing homes can include room and board, adult day services , social and recreational activities, and help with legal questions. A large number of residents tend to be single women with circles of support, and almost fifty percent of nursing home residents are older than the age of 85. The most common mental issue effecting residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can hinder their and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings, memory recall, and decision making abilities.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of care for a community is determined by the city where it is located. The median monthly rent in Sheffield is about $668 and the median price for a home for Sheffield is approximately $87,577. The rent burden for Sheffield is around 18.4% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Sheffield has a population density of 530 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Sheffield consists of 8,930 people. In Sheffield, 8.0% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Demographically, Sheffield is 3.1% mixed race, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.1% Asian, 22.9% black, 0.0% other or not specified, 0.5% Native American, 2.3% Hispanic, and 73.1% white. Out of the total population of Sheffield, 24.8% live in poverty, 11.5% do not have health insurance, 23.3% have some form of disability, and 11.6% are widows. Based on gender, 54.2% are female and 45.8% are male. The median age of Sheffield is 44 years old. In terms of education, 7.2% have a graduate degree, 18.2% have a college degree, and 32.1% have a high-school diploma.

State Information

An overview of Alabama

There are 101 hospitals and 164 health centers that service a population of 4,900,655. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Marion Regional Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center, and And Lakeland Community Hospital. Alabama is ranked 49th in quality of life and 46th in healthcare. The state of Alabama 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 97.4 and a housing index rating of 71.5. Based on natural beauty, Alabama ranks 35th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Alabama ranks 31st in the country for diversity. The state has a median age of 39 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 62% of Alabama residents voted Republican and 34% voted Democrat. 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 non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-49%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-16%. In Alabama there are 892 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Alabama is 38.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 47.4 AQI. On average, the state receives 4.74 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 8.15 inches. On average, the humidity rating for Alabama is around 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 76% in the month of July. 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. 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. 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 southern magnolia, downy serviceberry, oak-leaf hydrangea, and flowering dogwood. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the the California sea lion, the jaguarundi, 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.

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