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  • Providence Memory Care of Grenada

    Providence Memory Care of Grenada

    21 Rosemont Dr., Grenada, MS 38668
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    We have 6 facilities in Mississippi and Arkansas. Providence properties are all designed to help residents retain a dignified and independent lifestyle in their golden years. We are dedicated to providing affordable assisted living facilities in a secure home-like environment by a staff of caring,...

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  • The Claiborne at Adelaide

    The Claiborne at Adelaide

    74 Claiborne Way, Starkville, MS 39759
    (14)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The Claiborne at Adelaide offers a perfect blend of living options in Starkville — including independent living cottages and apartments, assisted living and memory care — in a one-of-a-kind, master-planned retirement community.

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  • Ridgeland Place

    Ridgeland Place

    410 Orchard Park, Ridgeland, MS 39157
    (41)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Ridgeland Place is a warm and welcoming senior living community, offering personalized Assisted Living and Memory Care services, in Ridgeland, Mississippi. We are dedicated to enhancing health, wellness and the highest quality of service delivery for our residents—enabling them to live life more...

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  • The Blake at Flowood

    The Blake at Flowood

    350 Town Center Way, Flowood, MS 39232
    (11)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Located in the heart of Flowood, Mississippi, adjacent to the new East Metro Parkway and the Dogwood Promenade, The Blake at Flowood is a community designed for seniors unlike any other. Retirement and hospitality are blended to create an assisted living and memory care community where you will feel...

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  • Brookdale Clinton

    Brookdale Clinton

    501 East Northside Drive, Clinton, MS 39056
    (10)
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    Endless Opportunities In a beautiful and peaceful setting with wooded landscapes and a tranquil fishing pond, you can enjoy all kinds of luxury amenities without sacrificing the comforts of home. Here at our assisted living and memory care community in Clinton, Mississippi, you will find cozy and...

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  • Brookdale Meridian

    Brookdale Meridian

    4555 35th Avenue, Meridian, MS 39305
    (6)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    It's time to start enjoying the carefree lifestyle you deserve and when you come home to our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in historic Meridian, Miss., you’ll enjoy a vibrant lifestyle with varied levels of care to accommodate your changing needs. From independent living and assisted...

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  • The Pinnacle of Greenville

    The Pinnacle of Greenville

    1880 Fairground Rd, Greenville, MS 38703
    (3)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    We provide our residents with lifestyles, housing, care and services in comfortable surroundings.

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  • Hermitage Gardens of Oxford

    Hermitage Gardens of Oxford

    1488 Belk Boulevard, Oxford, MS 38655
    (10)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Hermitage Gardens of Oxford is a beautiful, 55-suite retirement community offering Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Care. Step inside our doors and discover charming assisted living with a distinctive grace reminiscent of Oxford's celebrated history. Personal touches create a community rich in...

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  • The Blake at Oxford

    The Blake at Oxford

    110 Ed Perry Blvd, Oxford, MS 38655
    (6)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Strategically located in the new Oxford Commons development in Oxford, Mississippi, The Blake at Oxford is a community for seniors unlike any other. Retirement and hospitality are blended to create an assisted living and memory care community where you will feel right at home. Assisted Living and...

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  • Providence Assisted Living of Senatobia

    Providence Assisted Living of Senatobia

    700 Moores Crossing, Senatobia, MS 38668
    (4)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Providence Assisted Living of Senatobia is located in Senatobia. Our facility offers assisted living. We also have access to specialists like podiatrists, dentists, optometrists, and psychologists. Our facility is rather large. Full range therapy is available to all residents but we work hard to...

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  • Brookdale Northport

    Brookdale Northport

    951 Rose Drive, Northport, AL 35476
    (16)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Don’t sweat the small stuff. That’s what we’re here for— to help with the little things so you can focus on having fun. Located just across the Black Warrior River from Tuscaloosa, we have both assisted living and memory care, so you’ll have the care you need when you need it.  With assisted living,...

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  • Provision Living at Hattiesburg

    Provision Living at Hattiesburg

    217 Methodist Blvd., Hattiesburg, MS 39402
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Provision Living at Hattiesburg Provision Living at Hattiesburg located in Hattiesburg, Lamar County, Mississippi provides seniors with an assisted living community. This community provides care to those facing Alzheimer's and dementia. The city of Hattiesburg offers much to residents and their...

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  • Brookdale Hattiesburg II

    Brookdale Hattiesburg II

    107 Fox Chase Drive, Hattiesburg, MS 39402
    (11)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    A Wonderful Life We know how challenging it can be to transition the care of someone you love to someone else, but we also know they are in for a rich and full life here at our memory care community in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Because we handle all the household chores and provide quality,...

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  • The Claiborne at Hattiesburg Assisted Living and Memory Care

    The Claiborne at Hattiesburg Assisted Living and Memory Care

    200 Whispering Pines Blvd, Hattiesburg, MS 39401
    (4)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Whether you enjoy the freedom of personal independence or the comfort of being catered to , the levels of care offered at The Claiborne at Hattiesburg are tailored to meet your personal needs and preferences. Our Assisted Living community offers a wide range of options and services for seniors who...

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  • Hermitage Gardens of Southaven

    Hermitage Gardens of Southaven

    108 Clarington Drive, Southaven, MS 38671
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Hermitage Gardens of Southaven is a beautiful, 55-suite retirement community offering Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Care. Step inside our doors and discover charming assisted living with a distinctive grace reminiscent of Southaven's celebrated history. Personal touches create a community rich in...

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  • Sycamore Place Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    Sycamore Place Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    8722 Winchester Rd., Memphis, TN 38125
    (1)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    At Sycamore Place, we keep the emotional needs and feelings of your loved one at the very center of what we do. Our Meaningful Moments® program incorporates past patterns and routines into the life of each resident to ensure the highest quality of life possible. This exclusive program is...

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  • Apple Grove Alzheimer's & Adult Day Care

    Apple Grove Alzheimer's & Adult Day Care

    3575 Hacks Cross Road, Memphis, TN 38125
    (12)
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    For assisted living in the Memphis community, Apple Grove Alzheimer's & Adult Day care offers a family oriented atmosphere for members and their families. This community is a short drive from Memphis, Germantown, Collierville and North Mississippi and is great for quick and easy visits. Apple Grove...

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  • Kennington Pointe

    Kennington Pointe

    6301 Village Grove Dr, Memphis, TN 38115
    (44)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Independent and Assisted Living/Memory Care Options We all want freedom: The freedom to live life to the fullest, to experience the joy of quality time with family and friends, the freedom of choice. A Veritas InCare all-inclusive lifestyle affords residents the freedom to live the life they dream...

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  • The Gardens of Germantown

    The Gardens of Germantown

    3179 Professional Plaza Drive, Germantown, TN 38138
    (18)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    If someone you love is experiencing memory loss, it can be a frightening time for your family. Our new Memory Care community, situated in the heart of Germantown,Tennessee, is devoted to Dementia and Alzheimer's care. The Gardens of Germantown offers three safe, secured options for your loved one....

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  • Pointe At Kirby Gate

    Pointe At Kirby Gate

    6480 Quince Road, Memphis, TN 38119
    (20)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Located right outside of Germantown, our community offers you a whole new world of friendship, gracious living, comfort and convenience in an ultimate location. Put them together and you have the perfect combination for an independent, rewarding and fulfilling retirement. We invite you to call and...

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  • Brookdale Dogwood Creek

    Brookdale Dogwood Creek

    8199 Poplar Avenue, Germantown, TN 38138
    (29)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Do more of what you love Trade your to-do list for a bucket list.  Here at our community in Germantown, Tennesse, you can do just that with more time for what matters most— pursuing your passion for volunteering, rediscovering an old hobby like painting or focusing on personal wellness with fitness...

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  • Carriage Court of Memphis

    Carriage Court of Memphis

    1645 West Massey Road, Memphis, TN 38120
    (39)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Carriage Court of Memphis is Community-Based Assisted Living at its finest, offering assistance as needed to suit individual lifestyles and personal requirements. Residents live in the comfort and security of a small, friendly, family-like setting with all the privacy they want, yet they may choose...

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  • Belmont Village Memphis

    Belmont Village Memphis

    6605 North Quail Hollow Road, Memphis, TN 38120
    (48)
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    Belmont Village of Memphis, Tennessee is located in the attractive Germantown residential area shaded by Crape Myrtle and Dogwood trees, not too far from the Mississippi River. Situated near shopping, restaurants, places of worship and outstanding medical facilities — not to mention everything...

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  • HarborChase of Germantown (Opening Fall 2019)

    HarborChase of Germantown (Opening Fall 2019)

    6300 Briarcrest Ave, Germantown, TN 38120
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    HarborChase of Germantown is a place where unrivaled hospitality and classic elegance converge in a timeless setting of peaceful tranquility. Here, you’ll find much more than amazing value in the award-winning cuisine, personalized housekeeping, exhilarating activities, generous amenities and...

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  • Country Cottage - Corinth

    Country Cottage - Corinth

    3002 N Polk St, Corinth, MS 38834
    (9)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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 off...

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  • HarborChase of Jasper

    HarborChase of Jasper

    2100 Viking Dr, Jasper, AL 35501
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Majestic Gardens at Memphis

    Majestic Gardens at Memphis

    131 N Tucker St, Memphis, TN 38104
    (157)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Majestic Gardens is the premier destination for rehab and skilled nursing care in Memphis. We are passionate about providing the highest quality of care available. Our rehab specialists and nursing staff employ state-of-the-art medical equipment and cutting-edge therapies in order to provide the...

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  • Shelby Gardens Place

    Shelby Gardens Place

    1535 Appling Care Lane, Cordova, TN 38018
    (67)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    At Shelby Gardens Place, a pet friendly senior living community, we provide our residents thoughtful, compassionate assistance with their daily routine, while respecting their independence. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a full-time licensed nurse is...

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  • Foxbridge Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Foxbridge Assisted Living & Memory Care

    2180 Mangum Rd, Memphis, TN 38134
    (47)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Located in the middle of Shelby County is Foxbridge Assisted Living and Memory Care community, a unique, quiet, gated, eight-acre campus featuring five residential cottages with twenty-four apartments each. Walking paths, gardens, pond, ducks and ducklings, geese and goslings, many kinds of birds...

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  • Quail Ridge

    Quail Ridge

    2820 Kirby Whitten Parkway, Bartlett, TN 38134
    (12)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Quail Ridge is an assisted living community in the quaint city of Bartlett, Shelby County, Tennessee. Enjoy our community's courtyard and beautiful grounds. With close proximity to the city of Memphis, the town of Bartlett offers many exciting opportunities for residents and visiting family members....

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  • Brookdale Shoals

    Brookdale Shoals

    2904 South Wilson Dam Road, Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
    (10)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    If you’re ready to enjoy life and leave the housekeeping, laundry and daily chores to someone else, then our community in Muscle Shoals, Ala., is the place to be. We offer assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care while providing abundant services, conveniences and amenities. And there’s...

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  • Chateau Vestavia Retirement

    Chateau Vestavia Retirement

    2435 Columbiana Road, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
    (9)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    From the moment you walk through the door, you will experience the difference that is Chateau Vestavia. Family owned and locally operated, we are a part of the beautiful Vestavia Hills community. Our caring professional staff is committed to making this the most worry-free time of your life. We take...

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  • River Highlands

    River Highlands

    1851 Data Dr, Hoover, AL 35244
    (13)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Located in Hoover, Alabama, River Highlands 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 short-term respite...

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  • Brookdale University Park

    Brookdale University Park

    400 University Park Drive, Homewood, AL 35209
    (27)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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 the...

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  • Country Cottage - Hoover

    Country Cottage - Hoover

    4000 Greenwood Drive, Hoover, AL 35216
    (29)
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    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 time...

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  • Lakeview Estates

    Lakeview Estates

    2634 Valleydale Road, Birmingham, AL 35244
    (6)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    LakeView Estates Assisted Living Located in the beautiful city of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, LakeView Estates Assisted Living is an assisted living community where residents receive top quality care while in a secure and comfortable environment. Birmingham is a gorgeous and vibrant city...

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  • Green Oaks Inn

    Green Oaks Inn

    140 Pepper Ln, Florence, AL 35633
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Green Oaks Inn established in 1984 has been a pioneer of memory care assisted living in the state of Alabama. Green Oaks Inn continues to serve as a role model for others who offer this type of housing for the elderly in Alabama. The facility is licensed to provide care for up to thirty-two...

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  • Danberry at Inverness

    235 Inverness Center Dr, Hoover, AL 35242
    (35)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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 complement...

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  • Somerby at St. Vincent’s One Nineteen

    Somerby at St. Vincent’s One Nineteen

    200 One Nineteen Blvd, Hoover, AL 35242
    (3)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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 living...

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  • Legacy Woods

    Legacy Woods

    101 Jacobs Ln, Hayden, AL 35079
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Our services include traditional and specialty care assisted living. We offer free evaluations where we can help assist you in determining you or your loved ones needs. Traditional Assisted Living If you or someone in your family is having difficulty living independently, yet doesn't need 24-hour...

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  • Kirkwood by the River

    Kirkwood by the River

    3605 Ratliff Road, Birmingham, AL 35210
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Kirkwood by the River was founded as a nonprofit in 1980 by Independent Presbyterian Church to offer Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing and Medicare Rehabilitation. Set on 120 acres on the Cahaba River, Kirkwood by the River feels miles away from the...

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  • The Arbors & Terrace of Ruston

    4518 Highway 80 East, Ruston, LA 71270
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Assisted Living is designed for seniors who may have difficulty with activities of daily living. The Arbor provides a way of living for seniors who seek independence and privacy, yet have concerns for housekeeping, lawn maintenance, activities, personal nutrition, as well as assistance with...

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  • St. Anthony's Gardens

    St. Anthony's Gardens

    601 Holy Trinity Dr, Covington, LA 70433
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    St. Anthony’s Gardens provides a strong spiritual support base with a vision of creative, inspired and value-oriented retirement living. The community is located on the Northshore in Covington, Louisiana and is conveniently located near local hospitals and other medical services. You’ll find...

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  • Morningside of Jackson

    Morningside of Jackson

    1200 North Parkway, Jackson, TN 38305
    (8)
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    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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  • Somerby of Mobile

    Somerby of Mobile

    901 Somerby Drive, Mobile, AL 36695
    (31)
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    Are All Mobile-Area Retirement Communities Alike? Somerby Is Truly Something Special. It's The Somerby Spark that does it. Visit Somerby of Mobile, and you'll find beautiful rental apartment homes — in an active, vibrant retirement community just minutes from everything you love in Mobile...

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  • The Terrace at Priceville

    The Terrace at Priceville

    200 Terrace Lane, Decatur, AL 35603
    (6)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Atria Regency

    Atria Regency

    4720 Morrison Drive, Mobile, AL 36609
    (11)
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    At Atria Regency, you'll experience southern living with grace and charm, and enjoy an active lifestyle with all the comforts of home. Exciting activities contribute to the social atmosphere at Atria Regency. Chat with old friends or meet new ones in this home-style community. Atria Senior Living is...

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  • Elmcroft of Jackson

    Elmcroft of Jackson

    911 Old Humboldt Road, Jackson, TN 38305
    (12)
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    Lease by November 30 and lock in your rate! Enjoy no increases to your base rent until 2021.*See our Sales Director for details. On I-40, half way between Graceland and the Grand Old Opry, Jackson is fast becoming one of the most popular destinations in west Tennessee. Home to the Diamond Jaxx, a...

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  • Brookdale Mandeville

    Brookdale Mandeville

    1414 North Causeway Boulevard, Mandeville, LA 70471
    (19)
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    A Life Worth Living When you make your new home at our adult residential and memory care community, you can leave behind the burdensome household chores like cooking, cleaning and laundry. Instead of filling your time with things you have to do but don’t enjoy, you can spend more time doing the...

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  • Brookdale Biloxi

    Brookdale Biloxi

    2120 Enterprise Drive, Biloxi, MS 39531
    (21)
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    Round-the-Clock Care From the moment you walk through our front door, you may find yourself thinking you stumbled upon a family reunion instead of an assisted living and memory care community. We can’t blame you. From the warmth and friendliness of the care team to the sound of residents laughing as...

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Kosciusko, Mississippi

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is an establishment that houses at least two seniors who are not related by marriage or by blood to the administrator. This type of establishment provides its occupants with 24-hour care administered by registered nurses. These caregivers provide maintenance, personal care and other health related services for people who are unable to take care of themselves due to the effects of aging.

Nursing homes are a convenient and comfy care alternative for persons 65 years and above, however nursing homes will routinely individuals 55 and older seldomheard of in senior care regarding other care types.The most frequent mental condition experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can hinder their and their sense of familiarity, memory recall, and decision making capabilities. Nursing homes are required to provide medically-related social services, routine personal hygiene items, specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), and a professionally directed program of activities to residents. Many residents of nursing homes might have behavioral problems. These can consist of resisting assistance, a tendency to wander, or verbal outbursts. Examples of amenities and servicesprovided at nursing homes might include 24-hour emergency care, social and recreational activities, meal programs, and wound care for pressure sores or a surgical wound. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to form or participate in resident groups, have your representative notified about your care, make complaints, and get information on services and fees.

Cost of Living

The neighborhood where a senior care community is located will have a big effect on the price of care. Cost of living is a big influence when choosing which community is best for your family. Kosciusko has a median home value of around $77,121 and the median cost of rent is around $520 per month per month. The rent burden for Kosciusko is about 15.0% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, Kosciusko is 42.4% white, 0.4% Native American, 0.2% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.5% mixed race, 0.5% Asian, 55.1% black, and 0.6% Hispanic. Of the population of Kosciusko 26.5% have a high-school diploma, 15.0% have a college degree, and 4.8% have a graduate degree. Out of the total city population, 41.3% are male and 58.7% are female. The median age of Kosciusko is 37 years old. Out of the total population of Kosciusko, 18.8% have some form of disability, 12.3% are widowed, 50.4% participate in the labor force, and 35.1% live in poverty. Kosciusko has a population density of 352 people per square mile. The current population of Kosciusko consists of 6,501 people and in total the Kosciusko metro area has a population of 6,891. In Kosciusko, 7.4% of the population are veterans of the United States military.

State Information

An overview of Mississippi

In terms of resources, Mississippi has a cost of living index of 85.7, a grocery index rating of 91.6, and a housing index rating of 70.1. 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. Overall, Mississippi ranks 48th in quality of life and 50th in healthcare compared to other US states. The state of Mississippi has 105 hospitals and 247 health centers, providing care to a population of 2,983,400. The three highest ranked hospitals in Mississippi are Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County, Beacham Memorial Hospital, and Ochsner Medical Center-hancock. Based on natural beauty, Mississippi ranks 11th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In Mississippi, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. Forty-nine percent of Mississippi residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 6,765 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-41%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-24%. In Mississippi there are 604 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 58% voted for the Republican candidate while 40% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of Mississippi ranks 30th in the country for diversity.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the winter falls to around 46�F. The average high winter temperature is around 67�F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 27�F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 80�F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 94�F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 63�F in the month of June. Mississippi experiences an average humidity rating of about 74%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of July at around 76%. On average, Mississippi has an air quality index rating of around 39.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 49.3 AQI. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 7.60 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 4.85 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Mississippi mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Mississippi can include hurricanes, tornados, and and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in Mississippi

The state of Mississippi has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of eastern cottonwood, staghorn sumac, virginia waterleaf, and hepatica. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cardinal, the cormorant, the chickadee, or the mountain lions. The state animal of Mississippi is the white-tailed deer.