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Senior housing types near Athens, TN

  • Athens Place

    Athens Place

    120 Keith Ln, Athens, TN 37303
    (13)
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    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, and...

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  • Dominion Senior Living of Athens

    Dominion Senior Living of Athens

    2090 W Madison Ave, Athens, TN 37370
    (4)
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    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...

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  • The Neighborhood at Tellico Village

    The Neighborhood at Tellico Village

    100 Chatuga Drive, Loudon, TN 37774
    (3)
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    The Neighborhood at Tellico Village is a charming senior living community located in Loudon, a bustling town in the Eastern part of the state, 33 miles southwest of Knoxville, in Loudon County. We offer 24-hour nursing available on-site, assisted living and memory / Alzheimer's care. Step inside our...

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  • Brookdale Mount Vernon Drive

    Brookdale Mount Vernon Drive

    1775 Mount Vernon Drive Northwest, Cleveland, TN 37311
    (10)
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    Where Life Is Good No 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 encouragement...

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  • River Oaks Place - Lenoir City

    River Oaks Place - Lenoir City

    100 Fifth Avenue, Lenoir City, TN 37771
    (18)
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    River Oaks Place is an assisted living facility in Lenoir City, Tennessee. Located above the 'old' portion of Lenori City the facility enjoys gorgeous views of the nature and wildlife around it-in particular the Tellico Lake and Smoky Mountains. River Oaks Place offers a fantastic location for the...

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  • Brookdale Sandy Springs

    Brookdale Sandy Springs

    511 Pearson Springs Road, Maryville, TN 37803
    (21)
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    Home Sweet Home Community 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 handle...

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  • Patriot Hills Assisted Living Facility

    Patriot Hills Assisted Living Facility

    209 Gum Hollow Rd, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
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      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...

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  • Elmcroft of Shallowford

    Elmcroft of Shallowford

    7127 Lee Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37421
    (27)
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    Lease in September and lock in your rate! Enjoy NO INCREASES to your rent until 2022.*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 to help those who are in need of our...

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  • Northshore Heights - Knoxville

    Northshore Heights - Knoxville

    8804 S Northshore Dr, Knoxville, TN 37922
    (3)
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    Northshore Heights is the first development of its kind in West Knoxville. It includes 68 suites and apartments available for assisted living, plus an additional dedicated wing for residents needing specialized care for memory loss. The complex is located on seven park-like acres off Northshore...

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  • Elmcroft of Hamilton Place

    Elmcroft of Hamilton Place

    1502 Gunbarrel Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421
    (19)
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    Lease in September and lock in your rate! Enjoy NO INCREASES to your rent until 2022.*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 to help those who are in need of our...

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  • Arbor Terrace of Knoxville

    Arbor Terrace of Knoxville

    9051 Cross Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37923
    (7)
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    Arbor Terrace of Knoxville provides the highest quality of geriatric care and assisted living in the Knoxville, Tennessee area, including innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident receives unique and personalized care...

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  • Raintree Terrace

    Raintree Terrace

    555 Rain Forest Rd, Knoxville, TN 37923
    (27)
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    Raintree Terrace is an assisted living community in Knoxville, Tennessee with all the comforts of home. We will exceed your expectations with our highly trained and experienced staff that provides personal attention to each resident and takes the time to make a difference in their lives. In addition...

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  • Manorhouse Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Manorhouse Assisted Living & Memory Care

    8501 South Northshore Drive, Knoxville, TN 37922
    (29)
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    It is our philosophy that an individual's retirement years should be an extension of the lifestyle enjoyed prior to retirement. We are committed to operating a full service assisted living community that provides our residents with a lifestyle that truly enhances the quality of their lives. We do...

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  • Dominion Senior Living Crossville

    Dominion Senior Living Crossville

    887 Woodlawn Road, Crossville, TN 38555
    (8)
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    Located in Crossville (a suburb of Knoxville), Tennessee, Dominion Senior Living community provides specialized memory care for residents with memory loss, dementia, or Alzheimer's disease. Our Woodlawn Road location in Cumberland County is close enough to State Route 127 that friends and family...

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  • The Groves at Oak Ridge

    734 Emory Valley Rd, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
    (34)
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    Welcome to The Groves at Oak Ridge If you’re ready to spend each day doing what you want and leave housekeeping, laundry and daily chores to someone else, then you’ve come to the right place. At The Groves at Oak Ridge, we offer assisted living and memory care. You can live a life of leisure and...

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  • Elmcroft of West Knoxville

    Elmcroft of West Knoxville

    8024 Gleason Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919
    (31)
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    Lease in September and lock in your rate! Enjoy NO INCREASES to your rent until 2022.*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 to help those who are in need of our...

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  • Deane Hill Place

    Deane Hill Place

    401 Catherine McAuley Way, Knoxville, TN 37919
    (47)
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    Deane Hill Place is a pet friendly Senior Living community just minutes from downtown Knoxville off of I-40, where maintaining your independence is easy with shopping, dining and entertainment at your doorstep. Our community offers our residents the opportunity to thrive in mind and body by...

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  • Atria Weston Place

    Atria Weston Place

    2900 Lake Brook Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37909
    (32)
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    At Atria Weston Place, you'll find an elegant lifestyle with all the everyday comforts of home. Enjoy an array of special amenities like an ice cream parlor, community garden, library and other inviting common areas. Atria Weston Place is located near many fine restaurants, the West Town Mall and...

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  • The Canopy at Boynton Ridge (Opening Early 2021)

    The Canopy at Boynton Ridge (Opening Early 2021)

    81 Battlefield Crossing Court, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30736
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    The Canopy at Boynton Ridge is an Assisted Living and Memory Care community featuring the highest standards in dining, activities, and care, offering upscale amenities, Chef-inspired dining, and a myriad of activities promoting physical conditioning and mental wellness. Assisted Living Whether you...

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  • The Terrace at Mountain Creek

    The Terrace at Mountain Creek

    1005 Mountain Creek Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37405
    (42)
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    From the moment you enter The Terrace at Mountain Creek you can see and feel the difference. Tastefully appointed, the grand lobby is home to our friendly concierge, and seating is arranged for easy conversation. Your meals will be prepared fresh daily and served restaurant style by our...

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  • Williamsburg Villas

    Williamsburg Villas

    3020 Heatherton Way, Knoxville, TN 37920
    (7)
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    Nestled in the beautiful mountains of East Tennessee, Williamsburg Villas has provided more than merely an assisted living residence for over 16 years. Specializing in the care of various levels of dementia, our community consists of six small, secure villas. Our home-like atmosphere and very...

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  • Alexian Village of Tennessee Assisted Living

    100 James Blvd, Signal Mountain, TN 37377
    (1)
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    Alexian Village of Milwaukee is sponsored by the Alexian Brothers, an 800 year old Catholic religious order committed to quality and compassionate care for seniors. Situated on 60 acres in Milwaukee’s Historic Granville neighborhood, Alexian Village boasts of apartments of all sizes ranging from...

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  • Dalton Place

    Dalton Place

    1300 West Waugh Street, Dalton, GA 30720
    (39)
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    Dalton Place is located in a tree filled neighborhood in Dalton, Georgia. We are less than a mile east of Johns Mountain Wildlife area with its myriad of recreational opportunities. We offer a thoughtful, warm and loving environment designed to promote independence and dignity. Our caring staff...

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  • South High NOW OPEN

    South High NOW OPEN

    835 Tipton Ave, Knoxville, TN 37920
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    Life at South High Senior Living starts with a vibrant, welcoming and warm environment that is coupled with excepLife at South High Senior Living starts with a vibrant, welcoming and warm environment that is coupled with exceptional, personalized and supportive care here in South Knoxville,...

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  • The Courtyards at Knoxville - The Orchards

    The Courtyards at Knoxville - The Orchards

    815 E Inskip Dr, Knoxville, TN 37912
    (8)
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    Continuum Courtyards is a small, family - style community. We have 16 private rooms. We do accept couples. We have a large sunroom surrounded by three walls of windows, an enclosed yard and a vegetable garden. Our home is set in a residential community and is surrounded by huge old trees. We...

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  • Thrive at Brow Wood

    Thrive at Brow Wood

    37 Brock Rd, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750
    (7)
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    Welcome to Thrive and a fresh perspective on senior living. Over a decade ago Thrive Senior Living took a hard look at traditional senior living. We quickly knew we would not want to visit most of these places, let alone live there; so, we created communities where Elders would not only love to live...

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  • Maple Court

    Maple Court

    7545 Thunder Lane, Powell, TN 37849
    (28)
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    When in-home care isn't enough, choosing the right care for your loved one is important. Maple Court focuses on caring for the individual with programs that can be tailored specifically to your loved one's needs. We are committed to providing a secure environment that promotes dignity and maintains...

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  • Trinity Hills of Knoxville

    Trinity Hills of Knoxville

    4611 Asheville Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37914
    (8)
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    Trinity Hills of Knoxville offers Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, and Adult Day Care in an environment that feels like home providing the privacy and security you desire.  Our staff works around the clock to assist with your needs and to ensure your well-being.  Trinity...

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  • Elmcroft of Halls

    Elmcroft of Halls

    7521 Andersonville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37938
    (15)
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    Lease in September and lock in your rate! Enjoy NO INCREASES to your rent until 2022.*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 to help those who are in need of our...

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  • Mountainbrook Assisted Living LLC

    Mountainbrook Assisted Living LLC

    700 Markhill Dr, Sevierville, TN 37862
    (11)
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    MountainBrook Village is a retirement community nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains. Featuring all ground level apartments, we are located on 14 acres along the west prong of the Little Pigeon River. We have an active community of independent residents with a full activity calendar that...

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  • Dominion Senior Living of Sevierville

    Dominion Senior Living of Sevierville

    1102 Medical Park Court, Sevierville, TN 37862
    (15)
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    When in-home care isn't enough, choosing the right care for your loved one is important. Dominion Senior Living of Sevierville focuses on caring for the individual with programs that can be tailored specifically to your loved one's needs. We are committed to providing a secure environment that...

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  • Brookdale Sevierville

    Brookdale Sevierville

    1020 Middle Creek Road, Sevierville, TN 37862
    (15)
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    Something for Everyone With custom care plans, beautiful accommodations, a fun-filled events calendar and a care team on campus 24 hours a day, seven days a week to make sure your every need is met, our assisted living and memory care community gives you all the freedom and independence you crave....

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  • Provident Village at Canton

    Provident Village at Canton

    1100 Reinhardt College Pkwy, Canton, GA 30114
    (14)
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    Provident Village at Canton has created a senior living community where residents live vibrantly in Cherokee County, Georgia. Only 40 miles north of downtown Atlanta, Canton is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. A charming location for friends and family to visit, Canton's Main...

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  • Wickshire Canton

    Wickshire Canton

    125 Riverstone Terr, Canton, GA 30114
    (41)
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    When you’re here, you’re home. If you’re looking for the care you need when you need it all on one campus with a personal care home and Alzheimer’s and dementia care, our senior living community in Canton, Georgia, could be the right fit for you. Live well and age well with while you build new...

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  • The Waterford at Hidden Lake

    The Waterford at Hidden Lake

    3100 Hidden Valley Drive, Canton, GA 30114
    (19)
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    Relish in the rich history of Canton when taking up residence at The Waterford at Hidden Lake. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, our Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Canton boasts a modern mountain lodge feel with custom decor, a private lake stocked with fish and...

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  • Cameron Hall of Canton

    Cameron Hall of Canton

    240 Marietta Highway, Canton, GA 30114
    (21)
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    At Cameron Hall, we are proud to offer our residents more than just a place to live; we offer the warmth and caring of a true home. We are dedicated to providing the atmosphere needed to help our residents live independently yet provide the dignified, personal care and assistance they need with...

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  • Oaks at Hampton

    Oaks at Hampton

    5610 Hampton Park Drive, Cumming, GA 30041
    (46)
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    The Oaks at Hampton is a senior living community located in Forsyth County in the serene town of Cumming, Georgia. Our location is well known for it's tranquil neighborhood and also it's close proximity to churches,medical facilities and shopping districts. The Oaks at Hampton is dedicated to...

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  • Gardens of Gainesville

    Gardens of Gainesville

    3315 Thompson Bridge Rd, Gainesville, GA 30506
    (28)
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    The Gardens of Gainesville is situated at the base of the North Georgia Mountains on the outskirts of downtown Gainesville and a short distance from Lake Lanier. Offering Independent Senior Living (with services available), Assisted Living and Memory Care, The Gardens of Gainesville offers true...

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  • Waldrop Residences

    Waldrop Residences

    89 Burnt Hickory Road, Cartersville, GA 30120
    (4)
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    Waldrop Residences is a lovely senior living community located in the picturesque and quaint Cartersville, Georgia. Cartersville is a township located against the Allatoona Dam and right next to the so-formed Lake Allatoona. The Etowah River also borders the town. As such, there are numerous...

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  • Oaks at Post Road

    Oaks at Post Road

    3875 Post Road, Cumming, GA 30040
    (38)
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    Oaks Senior Living was established in 1997 with the vision of providing affordable Senior Housing with a focus on providing care in an environment that fosters personal affection and individual attention with understanding and compassion. Driven by a desire to serve the changing needs of seniors, it...

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  • Wellington Manor Assisted Living

    Wellington Manor Assisted Living

    375 Hedrick Dr, Newport, TN 37821
    (16)
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    Wellington Manor Assisted Living is an exceptional memory care and assisted living community in Newport Tennessee. Nestled in the mountains of East Tennessee on the Pigeon River, Newport is a vibrant city with stunning scenic views, a historic downtown area and an abundance of opportunities for...

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  • Manor Lake BridgeMill

    Manor Lake BridgeMill

    131 Holly Street, Canton, GA 30114
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    Welcome to Manor Lake BridgeMill, Canton’s premier assisted living and memory care community. Locally owned and operated, we offer a true family experience to those we serve. Our single-story common core design is easy for our seniors to navigate, and offers a variety of studio and one-bedroom floor...

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  • Seven Hills Place

    Seven Hills Place

    279 Technology Pkwy NW, Rome, GA 30165
    (12)
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    A great place to call home! At Enlivant, we honor the commitments we make to our residents and their families. Our goal is to enhance our resident's quality of life by providing a warm, caring environment that fosters independence, dignity and choice of each resident. Our residents are often seen...

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  • The Retreat at Canton

    The Retreat at Canton

    3333 E Cherokee Dr, Canton, GA 30115
    (4)
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    We are a family owned and operated Assisted Living in Memory Care located in Hickory Flat, Georgia.

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  • The Arbor at BridgeMill

    The Arbor at BridgeMill

    700 Freedom Boulevard, Canton, GA 30114
    (8)
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    The Arbor at BridgeMill provides the highest quality of geriatric care, assisted and independent living in the Canton, Georgia area, including innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident receives unique and personalized...

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  • The Springhouse at Cartersville (Opening Fall 2020)

    The Springhouse at Cartersville (Opening Fall 2020)

    20 Tellus Drive, Cartersville, GA 30120
    (1)
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    The Spring House at Cartersville , is one of Metro Atlanta’s newest Assisted living and Memory Care communities located in the North Suburbs of Atlanta in Cartersville Georgia. Our community is conveniently located off I-75, at exit 293 next to the Tellus Science Museum, only a few minutes from...

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  • Lanier Place

    Lanier Place

    440 Tribble Gap Road, Cumming, GA 30040
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    Lanier Place is known for being warm, inviting, and active. We are located in the center of Cumming, Georgia, south of the Sawnee Mountain Preserve and near many other parks and recreational areas. Our residents enjoy the local shopping and entertainment offered in Cummings, including the popular...

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  • Brickmont of John's Creek NOW OPEN

    Brickmont of John's Creek NOW OPEN

    2305 Peachtree Pkwy, Cumming, GA 30041
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    Live Where You're Loved, is a philosophy that our team embraces and lives every day. Here, you will find all the conveniences and amenities you want, along with the specialized services you need, allowing you the freedom to maintain your independence and a full, enriching lifestyle. Enjoy a wide...

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  • Oaks at Towne Lake

    Oaks at Towne Lake

    4580 Towne Lake Parkway, Woodstock, GA 30189
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    Oaks at Towne Lake is nestled on 5.6 acres next to the Rose Creek Library on Towne Lake Parkway, with 57 assisted-living and 29 memory-care apartments. Each aspect of the Towne Lake community has been built with the best interests of elders in mind, fulfilling a mission that CEO Alex Salabarria and...

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  • Camellia Place

    Camellia Place

    294 Rope Mill Rd, Woodstock, GA 30188
    (30)
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    Welcome to a new kind of assisted living that opened in May 2016. Camellia Place is a distinctive neighborhood of six single-story homes and a community house. Each home features 16 individual suites with walk-in closets and private baths as well as gated courtyards and front porches. A community...

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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.