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Athens Place

120 Keith Ln, Athens, TN 37303

4.6
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

With the serenity of the Great Smoky Mountains nearby and southern hospitality abound, Athens Place is an ideal location for those looking for quality assistance with their daily routine, while still remaining close to nature. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident,...

Dominion Senior Living of Athens

2090 W Madison Ave, Athens, TN 37303

4.8
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

A state-of-the-art, brand new community! Dominion Senior Living of Athens offers assisted living services and memory care to seniors living in Athens, Tennessee. Our community is located on a 10-acre property including a scenic pond, walking path and sensory gardens – which all encourage resident...

The Courtyard at Deer Ridge

195 Deer Ridge Dr, Dayton, TN 37321

4.0
(11 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed

Enter the Courtyard at Deer Ridge where it is our mission to enhance the quality of life for senior adults. A family owned and operated establishment, it is our goal to provide a comfortable, beautiful and secure atmosphere with caring, personalized assistance. Situated on the 25 private acres of...

Avail at Cleveland (Now Open)

1400 Stuart Rd NE, Cleveland, TN 37312

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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The Garden Plaza at Cleveland

3500 Keith St NW, Cleveland, TN 37312

4.8
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Brookdale Cleveland

2745 Executive Park Northwest, Cleveland, TN 37312

4.2
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

All the Comforts of HomeIs there anything more frustrating than canceling on your friends because the sink is leaking or declining a social invitation because the laundry is piling up? When you decide to move into our assisted living community, you never have to worry about missing out on fun...

Lakewood Place

1125 Grove St, Loudon, TN 37774

4.1
(15 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Lakewood Place is the newest senior adult community in Loudon. With 34 spacious assisted living suites. A wellness center; activities center including a billiards room and ice cream parlor; and on-site physical therapy which helps our residents maintain their independence and health. The...

River Oaks Place - Loudon

1101 Grove St, Loudon, TN 37774

4.7
(16 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Caring for an older relative suffering from dementia is not an easy task. Turn to a place that has a vast amount of experience dealing with this debilitating disease. Turn to River Oaks Place in Loudon, Tennessee. Your relative will be cared for in comfortable and secure surroundings. River Oaks...

Brookdale Mount Vernon Drive

1775 Mount Vernon Drive Northwest, Cleveland, TN 37311

3.6
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Where Life Is GoodNo matter where your family member is on life’s journey, you can have peace of mind that they will love living here at our memory care community in Cleveland, Tennessee. Our warm and friendly care team will meet them right where they are, walking alongside them with...

Sycamore Trace

1098 Bradford Way, Kingston, TN 37763

4.8
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Sycamore Trace is an exclusive assisted living community for seniors located in Kingston, Tennessee. Sycamore Trace is home to inviting waterways, a robust Recreational life and breathtaking vistas. Nestled on hill just a few short steps down a walking path to the lakeside parks … Residents can...

Jamestowne Assisted Living

851 Lawnville Rd, Kingston, TN 37763

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Bridge at Ooltewah

5901 Snow Hill Road, Ooltewah, TN 37363

4.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Avenir Memory Care at Knoxville

901 Concord Road, Knoxville, TN 37934

4.9
(7 reviews)

Studio

Clarity Pointe In Knoxville Clarity Pointe is an assisted living community nestled in the lush green of Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee. Our serene landscape is as peaceful as life gets and our campus is easily accessible to visitors and family members from our surrounding communities. We take...

Patriot Hills Assisted Living Facility

209 Gum Hollow Rd, Oak Ridge, TN 37830

(0 review)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

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

Brookdale Sandy Springs

511 Pearson Springs Road, Maryville, TN 37803

4.4
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Home Sweet HomeCommunity events and programs are an integral part of life here at our assisted living and memory care community in the beautiful town of Maryville, Tennessee. Surrounded by beautiful common rooms and spacious accommodations, you can savor everything life has to offer while we...

Liberty Assisted Living

312 McMaster Place, Maryville, TN 37801

3.4
(7 reviews)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

We are a 28 bed home for the aged located in downtown Maryville, TN. We offer semi-private and private rooms and currently have beds available in both. We specialize in helping veterans and widows of veterans get additional benefits by working directly with local Veteran Service Officers. We have...

Clover Hill Senior Living

2317 US 411 S, Maryville, TN 37801

4.7
(15 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Clover Hill Senior Living | Maryville is a state-of-the-art 26,000 square-foot assisted living community. We also offer Alzheimer and dementia care in a secure environment. Nestled in a private, pastoral setting, the surroundings echo the natural beauty of Blount County. The land surrounding the...

Southern Oaks Assisted Living

7230 Lee Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37421

4.4
(18 reviews)

Studio

Southern Oaks Assisted Living is an assisted living community located in the great city of Chattanooga, TN. This assisted living community offers a safe home to those who are in need of daily assistance, and it provides those individuals with a home in a city that is full of entertainment...

Fairfield Glade Assisted Living

637 Woodgate Dr, Crossville, TN 38571

4.3
(2 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Fairfield Glade Assisted Living Fairfield Glade Assisted Living is located in a peaceful neighborhood in the city of Crossville, TN. This assisted living community provides its residents with the opportunity to check out all that Crossville has to offer. Those who are visiting residents of this...

The Pinnacle On Schaeffer

10520 Waterville Ln, Knoxville, TN 37932

4.5
(5 reviews)

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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Athens, Tennessee

Nursing Homes

A nursing home facility provides room and board to at least two persons who have no family relation to the administrator. This type of facility offers its inhabitants around-the-clock care by registered nurses. These caregivers offer specialized care for people who are unable to care for themselves.

This type of facility is a familiar and comfortable care option for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will usually accept individuals 55 and greater rarely heard of in senior care regarding other care types.Many occupants are single women who have circles of support, and almost 50% of nursing home residents are over the age of 85. Many occupants of nursing homes may have behavioral problems. These can consist of verbal outbursts, resisting assistance, or a tendency to wander. A significant number of nursing home residents are persons who have a physical or mental disability, have incontinence issues, require assistance with daily tasks such as bathing, or experience difficulty with hearing and seeing. Types of amenities and servicesoffered at nursing homes can include wound care for pressure sores or a surgical wound, bill pay, intravenous or nutrition therapy, and adult day services . Nursing homes are required to provide medically-related social services, a professionallly directed program of activities, specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), and routine personal hygiene items to residents.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living is a major factor when choosing which community works for you or your loved one. Monthly, the median rent in Athens is around $632 and the median home value in Athens is $143,301. The rent burden for Athens is around 14.6% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 52.2% are female and 47.8% are male. The median age of Athens is 37 years old. Athens has a population density of 338 people per square mile. In Athens, 54.1% participate in the labor force, 19.1% have some form of disability, 26.3% live in poverty, and 10.9% consider themselves widows. Of the population of Athens 7.2% have a graduate degree, 39.4% have a high-school diploma, and 20.4% have a college degree. Demographically, Athens is 1.2% Asian, 8.0% black, 1.4% other or not specified, 0.4% Native American, 86.3% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 5.2% Hispanic, and 2.7% mixed race. In Athens, 8.4% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military.

State Information

An overview of Tennessee

In terms of resources, Tennessee has a cost of living index of 89.5, a grocery index rating of 93.3, and a housing index rating of 80.2. 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, Tennessee ranks 30th in quality of life and 43rd in healthcare compared to other US states. There are 124 hospitals and 157 health centers that service a population of 6,831,785. Williamson Medical Center, Unity Medical Center, and And Baptist Memorial Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Residents of Tennessee enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 37th in the United States.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Tennessee ranks 32nd in the country for diversity. In Tennessee, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. Fifty-one percent of Tennessee residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 11,542 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-52%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Tennessee there are 505 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 61% of Tennessee residents voted Republican and 35% voted Democrat.

State-wide weather information

The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.69 inches. On average, the state receives 4.46 inches of precipitation a month. On average, Tennessee has an air quality index rating of around 36.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of June with a rating of 46.5 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of August. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 39F. The average high winter temperature is around 56F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 22F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Tennessee is around 76F. The average high summer temperature is around 92F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 55F during the month of June. While residents of Tennessee mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Tennessee can include earthquakes (moderate), tornadoes, and and floods.

Wildlife to be found in Tennessee

The state of Tennessee has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of cypress, tulip poplar, black oak, and pine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the waterfowl, the paddlefish, the largemouth bass, or the rough green snake. The state animal of Tennessee is the raccoon.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Tennessee

The Retreat at Jasper, The Fountains of Cartersville and Oaks at Towne Lake are the top rated nursing homes near Athens, Tennessee. See full list of communities.

There are 49 nursing homes near Athens, Tennessee. See the full list.

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