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About Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

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About Care Homes

Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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About Independent Living

Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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About Memory Care

Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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About Nursing Homes

Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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Top 61 Nursing Homes near Cleveland, TN

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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Cleveland 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 Cleveland, 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 Cleveland or another care type is right for you. Browse 61 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Cleveland.

We are also serving Nursing Homes facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Downtown Cleveland, , and . You may also consider nearby communities such as Athens, Chattanooga or Dalton.

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Brookdale Cleveland

2745 Executive Park Northwest, Cleveland, TN 37312

4.3
(12 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...

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...

The Garden Plaza at Cleveland

3500 Keith St NW, Cleveland, TN 37312

4.7
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Avail at Cleveland (Now Open)

1400 Stuart Rd NE, Cleveland, TN 37312

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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Dalton Place

1300 West Waugh Street, Dalton, GA 30720

4.2
(49 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Terrace at Mountain Creek

1005 Mountain Creek Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37405

3.5
(50 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located on 10 acres at the base of Signal Mountain, the five-story, senior living community accommodates 119 assisted living, memory care apartments with studio, one- and two-bedroom options, as well as independent living. Residents can enjoy the convenience of having a beauty salon, an exercise...

Elmcroft of Shallowford

7127 Lee Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37421

4.5
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 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 Hixson

4515 Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343

4.0
(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Find a Redefined IndependenceSenior living often gets bogged down with the stress and isolation that can come with living at home. But it doesn’t have to. As a resident at our warm, welcoming community, you can trade all of that for a life filled with interesting things to do and interesting...

Elmcroft of Hamilton Place

1502 Gunbarrel Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421

4.5
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...

Athens Place

120 Keith Ln, Athens, TN 37303

4.6
(26 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,...

Regency House Assisted Living

2062 Hamill Rd, Hixson, TN 37343

4.1
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Regency House is Hixson's most affordable Assisted Living community! We specialize in maintaining the dignity and independence of our residents. Our well trained and caring staff is here 24 hours a day giving you peace of mind that your loved one is well cared for. Licensed nurses are here onsite...

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...

Thrive at Brow Wood

37 Brock Rd, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750

4.9
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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...

StoryPoint Chattanooga

1148 Mountain Creek Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37405

3.5
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to StoryPoint Chattanooga! This isn’t just a place to reside — it’s a place where our community members truly shine, and we are glad to share this experience with them. Our senior living options include assisted living and memory care. Throughout each service level, we strive to make...

The Courtyard at Deer Ridge

195 Deer Ridge Dr, Dayton, TN 37321

4.0
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 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...

Oaks at Ellijay

114 Penland St, Ellijay, GA 30540

4.4
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Proudly serving the Ellijay, Blue Ridge, Jasper, & North Georgia area since 2009, Oaks at Ellijay (formerly known as Cameron Hall) is honored to offer our residents more than just a place to live; we provide the comfort and love of home. With over 70 years of combined experience in senior care,...

Pleasant Valley Personal Care

510 Reed Rd NW, Dalton, GA 30720

4.7
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Pleasant Valley Retirement Home is located in a beautiful country setting among the gently sloping hills of North Dalton.  The focus at Pleasant Valley is to provide the services, security and social interaction for seniors to have an enriched life during their golden years. Pleasant Valley...

The Bridge at Ooltewah

5901 Snow Hill Road, Ooltewah, TN 37363

4.3
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Oaks at Dalton

2470 Dug Gap Rd SW, Dalton, GA 30720

3.7
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Located on twenty-one acres in the heart of the North Georgia Mountains, Oaks at Dalton is conveniently located off I-75. We offer several different styles of spacious apartments with twenty-four hour care committed to excellence. We are home to many seniors who value their independence and take...

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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
Complete guide to nursing homes

Services for seniors in Cleveland, Tennessee

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Senior activities

In Cleveland, Tennessee, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Cleveland, Tennessee, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Transportation

Cleveland, Tennessee, is car dependent. Seniors can expect to need a car for most errands. Transit options in Cleveland include bus routes and a public paratransit service. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Cleveland has limited biking infrastructure and is somewhat walkable.

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Health care

Cleveland offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has a few hospitals, including Tennova Healthcare – Cleveland.

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Senior activities

Cleveland, Tennessee is known for its picturesque scenery, which includes views of the Appalachian Mountains. Active seniors may enjoy hiking along Blue Hole Trail or the views of the falls at Tellico Ride. Red Clay State Park will give seniors an opportunity to learn about the rich Cherokee history in Cleveland, and this location also hosts many events throughout the year. Cleveland also has wineries, art studios, bowling alleys, and escape rooms to enjoy.

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Cleveland, Tennessee

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a building that houses at least two individuals who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. This type of residence offers its inhabitants 24-hour care by on-site nurses. These nurses provide care for seniors who are unable to care for themselves because of their aging.

Nursing homes can be a helpful and comfy care alternative for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will commonly take in persons 55 and above rarely heard of in senior care regarding other care types.Often times seniors may prefer life in a nursing home due to a physical or mental impairment that prevents them from easily accomplishing their lifestyle goals. Some services come at an extra cost which can include flowers and plants, a private room, unless medically needed, and personal comfort items. A significant amount of residents are single women with less social support, and about fifty percent of nursing home residents are over the age of 85. Many residents of nursing homes are individuals with behavioral problems, which can consist of a tendency to wander, resisting care, or verbal outbursts. The most frequent mental condition effecting residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can hinder their and their sense of familiarity, decision making capabilities, and memory function.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a motivating factor in selecting which care option is the best fit for you or your loved one. The rent burden for Cleveland is about 17.3% of the average person’s monthly income. The median home value in Cleveland is around $159,073 and the median price for rent is about $874 per month a month.

Demographics and Values

In Cleveland, 22.0% live in poverty, 15.9% have some form of disability, 15.6% do not have health insurance, and 7.2% consider themselves widows. Cleveland has a population density of 633 people per square mile. Based on gender, 47.9% are male and 52.1% are female. The median age of Cleveland is 35 years old. Racially, the population of Cleveland is 10.6% Hispanic, 2.2% other or not specified, 0.1% Native American, 1.4% mixed race, 2.1% Asian, 85.2% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 9.0% black. In terms of education, 9.5% have a graduate degree, 24.4% have a college degree, and 29.6% have a high-school diploma. In Cleveland, 6.6% of the population are veterans of the United States military.

State Information

An overview of Tennessee

Based on natural beauty, Tennessee ranks 37th in the nation. The state of Tennessee has a cost of living index of 89.5 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 93.3 and a housing index rating of 80.2. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Tennessee citizen is ranked 30th nation-wide. Additionally, Tennessee is ranked 43rd by standards of healthcare. There are 124 general hospitals and 157 health centers that provide care for 6,831,785 Tennessee residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Tennessee are 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. The state of Tennessee ranks 32nd in the country for diversity. In the most recent presidential election, 61% of Tennessee residents voted Republican and 35% voted Democrat. The state has a median age of 39 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

On average, Tennessee has an air quality index rating of around 36.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of June with a rating of around 46.5 AQI. 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. On average, the humidity rating for Tennessee is around 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 75%. The average temperature in the winter falls 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. During the summer, the average temperature in Tennessee is around 76F. The average high summer temperature is around 92F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 55F in 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 pine, tulip poplar, black oak, and black crappie. 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.

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.

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