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

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Bristol or another care type is right for you. Browse 25 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Bristol.

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Dominion Senior Living Bristol

425 Shelby Lane, Bristol, TN 37620

4.9
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Dominion Senior Living is an assisted living community located in Bristol, Sullivan County, Tennessee conveniently off Volunteer Parkway and is easily accessible to counties in Tennessee and North Carolina, alike. Though we are simple to locate, our campus maintains the feel of being nestled away...

Elmcroft of Bristol

826 Meadowview Rd, Bristol, TN 37620

2.7
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*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 services now and...

Elmcroft of Kingsport

901 Teasel Dr, Kingsport, TN 37660

4.5
(34 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*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 services now and...

Brookdale Rock Springs

640 Rock Springs Road, Kingsport, TN 37664

3.9
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Embrace the Golden YearsYou should never have to settle for a dull and drab retirement when you can have a senior living experience rich in adventure and excitement here at our assisted living community in Kingsport, Tennessee. Our warm and welcoming community gives you the opportunity to embrace...

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Brookdale Johnson City

2003 Waters Edge Drive, Johnson City, TN 37604

4.2
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Home Comfort, Community ConvenienceWhether are you just beginning to look for a community or you’ve already visited several, we think you will find that our charming assisted living and memory care community in Johnson City, Tennessee stands out from the rest. As soon as you set foot through the...

Family Ministries Retirement & Assisted Living

124 John M Reed Rd, Limestone, TN 37681

4.3
(12 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Family Ministries Retirement & Assisted Living is a beautiful, newly-renovated community giving you a fresher, cleaner atmosphere in which to thrive. Beautifully designed accommodations set the bar high for distinctive senior living at The Reed Center in Limestone, Tennessee, but it’s our...

Brookdale Greeneville

155 Serral Drive, Greeneville, TN 37745

4.8
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

A Life Worth LivingNo one should force you to choose between quality care and independence, especially when you can savor both here at our assisted living and memory care community. As soon as you walk through the front doors, you will notice there’s something different about this place. Maybe...

Brookdale Colonial Heights

400 Professional Park Drive, Kingsport, TN 37663

4.4
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Do you want to redefine what it means to be independent? When you move into our assisted living and memory care community in Kingsport, Tennessee, you can experience just that. Because we take care of all the cooking, cleaning, laundry and other household chores, you suddenly get a whole lot of...

Brookdale Bristol

1 Liberty Place, Bristol, VA 24201

4.1
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Customized Care PlansMoving into an independent and assisted living community may not be a simple decision, but when you meet our friendly team here in Bristol, Virginia, you may find yourself quickly falling in love with the idea. Nestled on a scenic hill overlooking the city, you can admire...

Elmcroft of Johnson City

406 E Mountain View Rd, Johnson City, TN 37601

4.1
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*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 services now and...

Brookdale Kingsport

2424 North John B Dennis Highway, Kingsport, TN 37660

3.2
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

An Elevated LifestyleIf you want to wake up each morning knowing the burdens of everyday life are off your plate, then our assisted living community in Kingsport, Tennessee might just be the place for you. Tucked on a hilltop with beautiful views of East Tennessee, this community gives you...

Deerfield Ridge

287 Bamboo Rd, Boone, NC 28607

4.5
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Situated in the hills of Boone, North Caroline, lies our beautiful home, Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living. Our senior living facility is only two miles from Watauga Medical Center and many primary care physicians. Your loved ones can enjoy exquisite mountain views while living stress free in our...

Dominion Senior Living of Johnson City

2412 Knob Creek Road, Johnson City, TN 37604

4.8
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Dominion Senior Living is an assisted living community that is located in Johnson City, Washington County, Tennessee. Here you can sit outside and enjoy the beautiful scenery and views of the mountains. Dominion Senior Living is committed in helping our seniors with their spiritual, emotional,...

Forest Ridge

151 Village Park Drive, West Jefferson, NC 28694

4.7
(5 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Forest Ridge is an assisted living community for people suffering from dementia in West Jefferson, Ashe County, North Carolina. The picturesque home is at the foot of Mount Jefferson and provides the best views of the awesome physical features in Ashe County. The center is conveniently located...

The Courtyards at Johnson City - The Gardens

2105 E Lakeview Dr, Johnson City, TN 37601

4.3
(6 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Courtyards at Johnson City Lakeview 1 offer senior living at its very best. Located in picturesque Johnson City Tennessee, The Courtyards is a great place to call home when your loved one can no longer live on his or her own. You can rest assured that your loved one is well cared for in...

The Blake at Kingsport

915 Holston Hills Dr, Kingsport, TN 37664

4.3
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Just off Fort Henry Drive and nestled on a hillside, The Blake at Kingsport offers resort-style hospitality and retirement service embracing the spirit of the Tennessee lifestyle with outstanding architecture, food, social life and cultural experiences. Surrounded by abundant opportunities for...

Princeton Transitional Care and Assisted Living

401 Princeton Rd., Johnson City, TN 37601

2.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Princeton Transitional Care provides a new home for skilled-nursing care and adds 60 assisted living apartments, 47 short-term skilled-nursing and rehab private suites. This state-of-the-art community features a streetscape with a chapel and theatre, library and media center, Blue Ridge market,...

The Rehab Center and Memory Care at Bristol

109 Village Cir, Bristol, VA 24201

2.5
(2 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Advanced Memory Care, Right in Your NeighborhoodWelcome to memory care at Bristol, located in the town best known for being the birthplace of country music. Our brand new community was built to serve the needs of individuals with Dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and various other forms of memory...

Governor?s Bend

1631 Zane Whitson Dr, Erwin, TN 37650

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Come and enjoy the “Freedom” ofassisted living!Located in the heart of “The ValleyBeautiful,” Governor’s Bend is a 52-suiteretirement and assisted living facility.We realize the need for quality of lifeservices in a comfortable environment.That is why we offer full service livingwhere residents...

The Heritage of Sugar Mountain

264 Sugar Mtn. #2 Road, Newland, NC 28657

5.0
(1 review)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Heritage of Sugar Mountain is an assisted living community situated in the beautiful mountains of Newland, North Carolina. Not only do we provide our residents with a warm, caring environment, but we also have spectacular views of Sugar Mountain. Our safe, caring and nurturing environment is...

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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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Bristol, Tennessee

Nursing Homes

A nursing home offers room and board to at least two individuals who have no familial ties to the administrator. This type of complex provides its inhabitants with 24-hour care administered by on-site nurses. These nurses offer specialized care for those who are unable to adequately take care of themselves due to the effects of aging.

This type of facility is a helpful and comfy care choice for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will often persons 55 and above (a rarity in theworldof senior care).There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include cosmetic and grooming items, personal clothing, and personal reading materials. Nursing homes are required to provide dietary services, emergency dental services, specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), and a professionallly directed program of activities to residents. Examples of care services and amenitiesprovided at nursing homes might include intravenous or nutrition therapy, monitoring of medication, senior centers, and 24-hour emergency care. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to get proper medical care, participate in activities, exercise your rights as a U.S. citizen, and have your representative notified about your care. A large number of occupants tend to be single women who have smaller social support groups, and almost half of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a major factor in determining which destination is best for your family. Bristol has a median home value of about $114,129 and the median cost of rent is about $608 per month per month. The rent burden for Bristol is around 14.6% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, Bristol is 92.0% white, 0.5% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.3% Hispanic, 3.5% black, 1.6% other or not specified, 2.3% mixed race, and 0.1% Native American. In Bristol, 9.6% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. In Bristol, 13.2% do not have health insurance, 16.7% live in poverty, 58.0% participate in the labor force, and 19.5% have some form of disability. Of the population of Bristol 23.7% have a college degree, 9.1% have a graduate degree, and 33.0% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total city population, 51.9% are female and 48.1% are male. The median age of Bristol is 43 years old. Bristol has a population density of 317 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of Tennessee

Overall, Tennessee ranks 30th out of all states in quality of life and 43rd in healthcare. 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. The natural beauty of Tennessee is ranked 37th in the nation. There are 124 general hospitals and 157 health centers that provide care for 6,831,785 Tennessee residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Williamson Medical Center, Unity Medical Center, and And Baptist Memorial Hospital.

Social demographics of the state

Fifty-one percent of Tennessee residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 11,542 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-52%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. In Tennessee there are 505 masonic lodges. In Tennessee, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. In terms of diversity, Tennessee ranks 32nd in the nation. During the latest presidential election, 61% voted for the Republican candidate while 35% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.69 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 4.46 inches of precipitation a month. Tennessee experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of August. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 55F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Tennessee drops to around 39F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 56F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 22F during the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Tennessee is 36.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of June with a rating of 46.5 AQI. 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 shortleaf pine, black crappie, sycamore, and ash. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the largemouth bass, the paddlefish, the rough green snake, or the waterfowl. The state animal of Tennessee is the raccoon.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Tennessee

Preston Place Suites, Preston Place 2 and The Village At Allandale are the top rated nursing homes near Bristol, Tennessee. See full list of communities.

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