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Senior housing types near Meridian, MS

  • Brookdale Meridian

    Brookdale Meridian

    4555 35th Avenue, Meridian, MS 39305
    (6)
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    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 Claiborne at Adelaide

    The Claiborne at Adelaide

    74 Claiborne Way, Starkville, MS 39759
    (14)
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    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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  • The Blake at Flowood

    The Blake at Flowood

    350 Town Center Way, Flowood, MS 39232
    (11)
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    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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  • Provision Living at Hattiesburg

    Provision Living at Hattiesburg

    217 Methodist Blvd., Hattiesburg, MS 39402
    (5)
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    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)
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    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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  • Ridgeland Place

    Ridgeland Place

    410 Orchard Park, Ridgeland, MS 39157
    (41)
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    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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  • 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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  • Providence Memory Care of Grenada

    Providence Memory Care of Grenada

    21 Rosemont Dr., Grenada, MS 38668
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    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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  • 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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  • 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 Heritage Woods

    Elmcroft of Heritage Woods

    3440 Hillcrest Rd., Mobile, AL 36695
    (12)
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    All new move-ins in June will enjoy the remainder of the month rent-free, as well as enjoy a reduced New Resident Fee of $500.*See our Sales Director for details. We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can...

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  • Knollwood Pointe

    Knollwood Pointe

    5601 Girby Rd, Mobile, AL 36693
    (11)
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    Situated in the heart of thriving Mobile, Knollwood Pointe Assisted Living & Memory Care community offers the lifestyle that's just right for you. With proximity to the historic USS Battleship Alabama and the sandy-white beaches of Dauphin Island, this charming community is an ideal place to call...

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  • The Blake at Malbis

    The Blake at Malbis

    11626 US Hwy 90, Daphne, AL 36526
    (17)
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    The Blake at Malbis is an assisted living community located in in the beautiful city of Daphne, Baldwin County, Alabama. With dedicated staff who are committed to providing you with the best quality of care, The Blake at Malbis is the perfect choice for your new home. Daphne is a vibrant city with...

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  • Carillon Oaks Mobile (Opening Summer 2020)

    Carillon Oaks Mobile (Opening Summer 2020)

    5461 Kooiman Rd., Mobile, AL 36582
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    Memory care—just for her. Introducing the area’s first assisted-living community exclusively for women’s memory care needs. Located minutes from downtown Mobile, Springhill and west Mobile, Carillon Oaks’ location preserves area residents’ fond memories of life lived conveniently near town—but...

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  • River Highlands

    River Highlands

    1851 Data Dr, Hoover, AL 35244
    (13)
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    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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  • The Brennity at Daphne Assisted Living & Memory Care

    The Brennity at Daphne Assisted Living & Memory Care

    27440 County Rd, Daphne, AL 36526
    (20)
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    Celebrated for its modernized brand of senior livng, the Brennity at Daphne is dedicated to ensuring the very best for our residents' golden years. Located in the picturesque beach town of Daphne, our sprawling grounds offer lake views and a tranquil new environment to call home. The Brennity offers...

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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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  • Chateau Vestavia Retirement

    Chateau Vestavia Retirement

    2435 Columbiana Road, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
    (9)
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    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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  • HarborChase of Jasper

    HarborChase of Jasper

    2100 Viking Dr, Jasper, AL 35501
    (5)
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    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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  • Brookdale University Park

    Brookdale University Park

    400 University Park Drive, Homewood, AL 35209
    (27)
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    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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  • Lakeview Estates

    Lakeview Estates

    2634 Valleydale Road, Birmingham, AL 35244
    (6)
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    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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  • 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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  • Danberry at Inverness

    235 Inverness Center Dr, Hoover, AL 35242
    (35)
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    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)
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    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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  • St. Martins in the Pines

    St. Martins in the Pines

    4941 Montevallo Rd, Birmingham, AL 35210
    (2)
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    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...

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  • Hermitage Gardens of Oxford

    Hermitage Gardens of Oxford

    1488 Belk Boulevard, Oxford, MS 38655
    (10)
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    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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  • Kirkwood by the River

    Kirkwood by the River

    3605 Ratliff Road, Birmingham, AL 35210
    (2)
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    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 Blake at Oxford

    The Blake at Oxford

    110 Ed Perry Blvd, Oxford, MS 38655
    (6)
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    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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  • Country Cottage - Montgomery

    Country Cottage - Montgomery

    235 Sylvest Drive, Montgomery, AL 36117
    (14)
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    Country Cottage — Montgomery is an assisted living community located in Montgomery, Alabama. Montgomery is a beautiful city in Montgomery County and is known for its recreational amenities and cultural attractions. The city features more than 1600 acres of parkland, as well as 24 community...

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  • East Chase Senior Living

    East Chase Senior Living

    1775 Halcyon Blvd., Montgomery, AL 36117
    (11)
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    East Chase Senior Living is located just off Taylor Road, around the corner from the East Chase Shopping Center in Montgomery, Alabama. With historic downtown a few short miles away, East Chase Senior Living residents can view some of the nation's most significant historic landmarks. East Chase...

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  • The Pinnacle of Greenville

    The Pinnacle of Greenville

    1880 Fairground Rd, Greenville, MS 38703
    (3)
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    We provide our residents with lifestyles, housing, care and services in comfortable surroundings.

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  • Haven Memory Care

    Haven Memory Care

    6848 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
    (8)
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    Located near the white beaches of Gulf Shores, Haven Memory Care is Coastal Alabama's premier memory care provider offering assisted living for all stages of memory loss associated with Alzheimer's or other related dementias. Our senior living community delivers a beautiful environment where...

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  • The Trace Senior Community

    The Trace Senior Community

    19432 Crawford Rd., Covington, LA 70433
    (8)
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    Located in Covington, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, Trace Senior Community is the most recent Northshore Senior Community offering assisted living and memory care. Situated on the attractive St. Tammany Trace and next to the Claiborne Hill the community provides a suburban home feel to the...

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  • The Residence, Covenant Memory Care Center

    The Residence, Covenant Memory Care Center

    10075 Hillview Road, Pensacola, FL 32514
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    Our covenant is to improve the quality of every life we touch by providing comprehensive support, personalized care, and honoring the wishes of our patients and families. Vision: To deliver world-class service and innovative solutions for the nation’s most vulnerable populations, while preserving...

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  • The Waterford at Creekside

    The Waterford at Creekside

    9015 University Pkwy, Pensacola, FL 32514
    (28)
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    Find the comfort and care you deserve at The Waterford at Creekside. The senior living community in Pensacola, FL provides residents with a positive, nurturing environment that encourages health and happiness while promoting companionship among residents and staff. Our goal is to enrich the lives of...

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  • Elmcroft of Pensacola

    Elmcroft of Pensacola

    2310 Abbie Ln, Pensacola, FL 32514
    (7)
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    All new move-ins in June will enjoy the remainder of the month rent-free, as well as enjoy a reduced New Resident Fee of $500.*See our Sales Director for details. We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can...

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  • Oak Park Village at Slidell

    Oak Park Village at Slidell

    2200 Gause Blvd E, Slidell, LA 70461
    (13)
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    Small private-pay community in Slidell, LA (30 miles outside of New Orleans) offering 26 assisted living apartments and 24 memory care apartments. Two floor plans are available -- a studio apartment (385 square feet) and a one-bedroom apartment (420 square feet). Community has never flooded! Three...

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  • St. Anthony's Gardens

    St. Anthony's Gardens

    601 Holy Trinity Dr, Covington, LA 70433
    (5)
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    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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  • 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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  • The Arbors of Gulf Breeze

    The Arbors of Gulf Breeze

    50 Joachim Drive, Gulf Breeze, FL 32561
    (1)
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    The Arbors of Gulf Breeze offers the finest senior living experience for those needing independent living, assisted living or memory care services. Come see how our caring team can provide a wonderful home environment for you or your loved one

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  • The Beacon at Gulf Breeze

    The Beacon at Gulf Breeze

    4410 Gulf Breeze Pkwy, Gulf Breeze, FL 32563
    (16)
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    The Beacon at Gulf Breeze is a superior Retirement, Assisted Living and Memory Care Community, providing our residents access to programs that promote well-being, security, longevity, family and self-worth. Our community has 70 apartments for individuals seeking an active, but simpler lifestyle. The...

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  • Providence Assisted Living of Senatobia

    Providence Assisted Living of Senatobia

    700 Moores Crossing, Senatobia, MS 38668
    (4)
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    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 Shoals

    Brookdale Shoals

    2904 South Wilson Dam Road, Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
    (10)
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    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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  • Country Cottage - Corinth

    Country Cottage - Corinth

    3002 N Polk St, Corinth, MS 38834
    (9)
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    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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  • Meridian at Westwood

    Meridian at Westwood

    1001 Mar Walt Drive, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    (54)
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    Meridian at Westwood provides a full range of choices for today's seniors. Choosing a senior living community represents a lifestyle choice and we understand that our residents are choosing much more than a comfortable living environment to call home. In choosing this community, our residents have...

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  • Brookdale Fort Walton Beach

    Brookdale Fort Walton Beach

    233 Carmel Drive, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    (4)
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    When you’re ready to enjoy your well-deserved retirement and leave the laundry, housekeeping and daily chores to someone else, our community in Fort Walton Beach, on Florida’s magnificent Emerald Coast, is waiting for you. We offer assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care while providing...

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  • Belvedere Commons of Fort Walton Beach

    Belvedere Commons of Fort Walton Beach

    2000 Principal Lane, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    (15)
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    Belvedere Commons of Fort Walton Beach is an elegant assisted living and memory care community in southern Okaloosa County, Florida. Uniquely placed in a beautiful residential setting near the Emerald Coast along the northern Gulf of Mexico, Belvedere Commons is a warm, vibrant and supportive place...

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  • Vista Shores

    Vista Shores

    5958 St. Bernard Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70122
    (6)
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    Vista Shores Assisted Living and Memory Care is a private, luxury, assisted living and memory care community built on the site of the legendary Vista Shores Country Club with 4 beautifully landscaped acres overlooking Bayou St John. At Vista Shores every detail is attended to allowing our residents...

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  • The Terrace at Priceville

    The Terrace at Priceville

    200 Terrace Lane, Decatur, AL 35603
    (6)
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    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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  • House of Grace

    House of Grace

    32956 LA Highway 16, Denham Springs, LA 70706
    (7)
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    House of Grace is located in Denham Springs, LA in Livingston Parish. This residential care home offers the support that is right for your needs in an area that is beautiful and offers you the convenience of living in a small city. Those who spend time in Denham Springs appreciate all that it offers...

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Meridian, Mississippi

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is an establishment that offers housing to two or more seniors who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. A nursing home facility offers its occupants around-the-clock care by on-site nurses. These nurses offer care for people who are unable to adequately care for themselves.

Nursing homes are a helpful and comfortable living option for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will usually admit individuals 55 and greater infrequentlyheard of in senior care regarding other care types.Many occupants of nursing homes may have behavioral issues. These can consist of verbal outbursts, resisting care, or a tendency to wander. Nursing homes are required to provide dietary services, nursing and related services, medically-related social services, and room and bed maintenance services to residents. Examples of care services and amenities offered at nursing homes can include room and board, social and recreational activities, monitoring serious illness and unstable health status, and injections. The most frequent mental condition effecting residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can hinder their memory recall, and familiarity, and decision making abilities. Often times individuals might select to live in a nursing home due to a physical or mental disability that prevents them from easily accomplishing their standard of living.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, especially those who have chronic diseases or those who require long-term therapy, access to hospitals can be a significant component while choosing what type of care best meets your loved ones needs. The top hospitals in Meridian include Rush Foundation Hospital, Anderson Regional Medical Ctr, and Anderson Rmc South. In total, there are 4 hospitals located in Meridian which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living is a big influence when determining which care choice works for your loved one. Meridian has a grocery index rating of around 91.8 and a cost-of-living index of around 82.6. These index ratings are founded on a scale where 100 is the average score and any score under 100 is considered cheaper than the national average. Monthly, the median price for rent in Meridian is around $580 and the median home value for Meridian is $81,933. The rent burden for Meridian is around 15.6% of the average monthly income.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Climate can be a big influence in deciding which location is the best fit for you or your loved one. Monthly, Meridian gets about 5 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically falls in March with an average of 6 inches in a month. For snowfall, Meridian gets an average of 0.60 inches of snow. In the summer, the temperature in Meridian is about 81F. The summer high peaks at around 93F in the month of July. The lowest summer temperature falls to about 67F during the month of June. During the winter months, the temperature in Meridian sinks to roughly 49F. The highest winter temperature will rise to approximately 64F in the month of February. The lowest winter temperature gets to about 35 F during the month of January. On average, Meridian has a humidity rating of 73%. The average humidity levels peak in July at about 76%. The average air quality index rating in Meridian is around 38.0. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. The air quality index score reaches its highest in the month of October at approximately 49.6. Meridian has a humid subtropical type of climate.

Demographics and Values

Meridian has a population density of 272 people per square mile. The current population of Meridian is shrinking at a rate of -0.016%. In terms of crime, Meridian has 5.1 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 39.6 property crimes per 1000 residents. In Meridian, 9.4% of the citizens are veterans. Meridian is considered very unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Racially, the population of Meridian is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.2% Native American, 0.8% other or not specified, 0.8% Asian, 2.2% Hispanic, 1.1% mixed race, 36.9% white, and 60.3% black. Out of the total city population, 52.9% are female and 47.1% are male. The median age of Meridian is 36 years old. In Meridian, 28.7% of the population are over the age of 55, 10.8% are over the age of 60, 5.6% are over the age of 70, and 4.8% are over the age of 80. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Meridian, out of the total population 0.1% practice Judaism, 0.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.4% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Meridian 44.1% are Baptists, 9.9% are Methodists, and 9.9% practice another Chrisitan faith. In Meridian, 27.5% are nonbelievers. During the last presidential election, 1.7% voted for a third party candidate, 60.1% voted Republican, and 38.2% voted Democrat in Lauderdale county. In terms of education, 27.9% have a high-school diploma, 8.3% have a graduate degree, and 20.6% have a college degree. In Meridian, 58.8% participate in the labor force, 29.7% live in poverty, 8.1% are widowed, and 19.0% have some form of disability.

State Information

An overview of Mississippi

In total, Mississippi has 105 general hospitals and 247 health centers that provide care for 2,983,400 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Mississippi are Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County, Beacham Memorial Hospital, and Ochsner Medical Center-hancock. Mississippi is ranked 48th in quality of life and 50th in healthcare. Out of a national average of 100, Mississippi has a cost of living index rating of 86, a grocery index rating of 92, and a housing index rating of 70. Residents of Mississippi enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 11th in the United States.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religious values, 49% of Mississippi's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 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. In the most recent presidential election, 58% of Mississippi residents voted Republican and 40% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, Mississippi ranks 30th in the nation. The median age in the state is 38, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

On average, the humidity rating for Mississippi is around 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 average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 49.3 AQI. During the winter, the average temperature in Mississippi drops to around 46F. The average high winter temperature is around 67F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 27F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Mississippi is around 80F. The average high summer temperature is around 94F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 63F during the month of June. 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, tornadoes, 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 virginia waterleaf, dutchman's breeches, hepatica, and bloodroot. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the crow, the cormorant, the dove, or the chickadee. The state animal of Mississippi is the white-tailed deer.