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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Columbia 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 Columbia, 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 Columbia or another care type is right for you. Browse 44 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Columbia.

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Brookdale Columbia

5011 Trotwood Avenue, Columbia, TN 38401

4.4
(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Find a Better Kind of Senior LivingThere’s a different senior living lifestyle out here waiting for you, with fewer worries and more options for living life well. The stress and isolation that comes from living at home isn’t the only way. We are an assisted living community in Columbia,...

The Bridge at Columbia

851 W James Campbell Blvd, Columbia, TN 38401

4.5
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Bridge at Columbia, Tennessee, offers a fulfilling retirement to seniors looking for an active assisted living community to call home.With a variety of resort-style services and amenities, The Bridge at Columbia strives to provide each resident the care and support they deserve. Professional...

McKendree Village

4347 Lebanon Pike, Hermitage, TN 37076

3.8
(55 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

McKendree Village in Hermitage, Davidson County, Tennessee is the place for active seniors to enjoy their time in life. Our assisted living community is located conveniently off Highway 70 and just minutes from downtown Nashville. We are only ten minutes from the international airport. Whether...

Brighton Gardens of Brentwood

103 Arcaro Place, Brentwood, TN 37027

4.0
(48 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Brighton Gardens provides assisted living in an apartment-style setting that offers the simple pleasures - nutritious food, comfortable surroundings, and the support of a warm, caring and competent staff. A separate Special Care Center for residents with Alzheimer's or other memory related...

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Maybelle Carter

208 W Due West Ave, Madison, TN 37115

3.9
(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Nestled In NashvilleJust ten minutes north of Nashville, TN and comfortably nestled on seven lovely landscaped acres- Maybelle Carter Senior Living Community has much to offer and experience. Here you’ll find a park-like setting, rolling lawns, mature trees, flowers, and a garden. Built on the...

Brookdale Belle Meade

6767 Brookmont Terrace, Nashville, TN 37205

4.4
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Three Levels of CareWe know you have options when it comes to picking a senior living community. That’s why we go above and beyond to offer everything from spacious and pet-friendly accommodations to an enriching community calendar full of events, programs and outings that will inspire you to...

Belmont Village Green Hills

4206 Stammer Place, Nashville, TN 37215

4.2
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Belmont Village of Green Hills, Tennessee is just south of Nashville (Music City, USA). The facility is close to hospitals and specialty physicians, places of worship, restaurants, parks, The Mall at Green Hills, and other noteworthy Nashville attractions. But there's so much going on at Belmont...

Elmcroft of Brentwood

5436 Edmondson Pike, Nashville, TN 37211

4.2
(30 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...

Charter Senior Living of Hermitage

4131 Andrew Jackson Parkway, Hermitage, TN 37076

3.8
(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Whether it is the Independent Living Villas; the roomy Assisted Living apartments; or the specialized Memory Care Neighborhood, Charter Senior Living of Hermitage provides a sense of community, of home.The beautiful Independent Living Villas provide all the comforts of home in a carefree...

Creekside at Three Rivers & Creekside Villas

2744 Ashers Fork Drive, Murfreesboro, TN 37128

3.9
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Creekside at Three Rivers Assisted Living opened in June of 2010. We are proud to have been voted 'BEST ASSISTED LIVING IN RUTHERFORD COUNTY' for the second consecutive year in a row. At Creekside at Three Rivers Assisted Living, we provide comfortable living areas, cozy parlors, an intimate...

Maristone of Providence

140 Providence Trail, Mount Juliet, TN 37122

4.4
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Maristone at Providence located in Mt. Juliet, Wilson County, Tennessee provides seniors with a caring assisted living community to call home. This community provides residents and guests with the opportunity to spend time outdoors. Those visiting our guests will find that they have opportunities...

Belvedere Commons of Franklin

303 S. Royal Oaks Blvd, Franklin, TN 37064

3.8
(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Belvedere Commons of Franklin Assisted Living and Memory Care Community is conveniently located in beautiful Franklin, Tennessee. Our convenient location to hospitals, shopping, dining and only a short drive from Nashville makes our community the perfect home to many Tennessee seniors. At...

Maristone of Franklin

347 Riverside Drive, Franklin, TN 37064

4.1
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Maristone of Franklin is a memory care and assisted living community located about 15 miles south of Nashville in the city of Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee. With both Williamson Square and the Watson Glen Shopping Center less than a mile away, residents of this community have easy access...

The Village at Bellevue

8118-B Sawyer Brown Rd, Nashville, TN 37221

4.3
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Putting More Life Into Senior LivingAt The Village at Bellevue you don’t have to give up on your best senior living life. It’s waiting for you here, where you can trade the stress and isolation that often comes from living life at home for a community full of activity, leisure, and great care.We...

The Hearth at Franklin

1035 Fulton Greer Ln, Franklin, TN 37064

4.0
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Hearth is proud to offer Viking Pure Solutions’ electrochemically activated cleaning and disinfecting systems for our residents in each of our communities! This revolutionary safe and effective cleaner provides protection for our residents, teams, and families providing state of the art...

Southern Care Inc

3595 Carothers Pkwy, Franklin, TN 37067

3.4
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Pricing includes all. Assist with bathing, meals, snacks, activities, medication administration. Full time licensed Nurse. 24 hr staffing. Assistance with ADLs.

The Lodge at Natchez Trace

8207 Highway 100, Nashville, TN 37221

3.9
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Lodge at Natchez Trace is an assisted living community nestled in a small and private neighborhood in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee. Our location is both easily accessible and surrounded by beautiful parks and greenery, providing the comfort and peace of country living. The Lodge is...

Somerby Franklin

870 Oak Meadow Drive, Franklin, TN 37064

4.1
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Close to the glitz and glamour of Nashville, Somerby Franklin is tucked away in idyllic Franklin. This quaint, historic town is a cozy and convenient place to settle and is frequently ranked as one of the best places to retire in the U.S. Somerby Franklin simply sparkles with the best of what...

Grace Manor Assisted Living Community

1420 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville, TN 37207

4.0
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Grace Manor Assisted Living is a warm and inviting community conveniently located between I-65 and I-24 near the historic towns of Madison, Goodlettsville, and White's Creek, Tennessee.Grace Manor offers a wonderful alternative for seniors who can no longer live on their own, but do not need...

Brookdale Green Hills Cumberland

15 Burton Hills Road, Nashville, TN 37215

4.5
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Exceptional Senior Living for Exceptional SeniorsNot all senior living communities are created equal. Here you’ll find a more refined senior lifestyle as our vibrant community lives life well surrounded by a luxurious, comfortable environment.We are a memory care and assisted living community in...

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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

Columbia, Tennessee

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a building that offers residence to two or more seniors who are not related by marriage or by blood to the administrator. This type of establishment provides its inhabitants with 24-hour care administered by on-site nurses. These nurses provide health related services for people who cannot care for their needs.

Nursing homes can be a helpful and comfy living alternative for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will usually take in individuals 55 and greater which is uncommon for other senior care types.There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include cosmetic and grooming items, personal comfort items, and personal clothing. The most frequent mental condition experienced by nursing home residents is dementia, which can hinder their and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings, memory recall, and decision making abilities. Often times persons might decide life in a nursing home due to a mental or physical disability that prevents them from easily accomplishing their lifestyle goals. Nursing homes are required to provide emergency dental services, routine personal hygiene items, 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 help with legal questions, meal programs, social and recreational activities, and personal care (including dressing, bathing, and toilet assistance).

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, primarily those who live with chronic diseases or those needing long-term therapy, proximity to hospitals is an important consideration while selecting which senior care facility is best. The top hospitals in Columbia include Boone Hospital Center and University Of Missouri Health Care. In total, there are 2 hospitals located in Columbia which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be the major factor when determining which care choice works best. In Columbia, the cost-of-living index is around 93.9 based on an average of 100, where anything beneath 100 is less pricey than said average. Columbia has a grocery index of around 90.4. Columbia has a sales tax of 4.23%.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The air quality, air temperature, and humidity of a location may have a major influence on the overall health of a senior citizen. During the summer months, the air temperature in Columbia is approximately 77F. The summer high temperature rises to around 90F in July. The summer low is about 63F during June. During wintertime, the average temp in Columbia falls to about 34F. The high winter temperature is about 47F in the month of February. The low winter temperature is approximately 21 F in the month of January. Monthly, Columbia receives about 4 inches of precipitation. The most rain usually occurs in April with an average of 6 inches in a month. In terms of snow fall Columbia receives an average of 15.90 inches of snow in a year. On average, the humidity level for Columbia is about 72%. Humidity levels are highest in December at about 75%. The average air quality index rating in Columbia is approximately 40.9. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index score reaches its highest during the month of October at around 54.5. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Columbia has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate.

Demographics and Values

In Columbia, 8.0% of the citizens are veterans. Columbia is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Of the population of Columbia 18.3% have a college degree, 5.7% have a graduate degree, and 36.7% have a high-school diploma. The current population of Columbia is growing at a rate of 0.011%. Columbia has a population density of 448 people per square mile. In Columbia, 59.5% are nonbelievers. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Columbia 11.9% practice another Chrisitan faith, 9.2% are Baptists, and 6.9% practice Catholicism. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Columbia, out of the total population 0.3% practice Judaism, 0.1% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.4% practice Islam. In terms of crime, Columbia has 5.1 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 31.6 property crimes per 1000 residents. In Columbia, 15.1% have some form of disability, 19.5% live in poverty, 59.6% participate in the labor force, and 8.2% are widows. Racially, the population of Columbia is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 19.1% black, 0.9% Asian, 2.9% mixed race, 0.1% Native American, 1.5% other or not specified, 8.6% Hispanic, and 75.4% white. Out of the total city population, 53.5% are female and 46.5% are male. In Columbia, 18.5% of the population are over the age of 55, 11.0% are over the age of 60, 6.6% are over the age of 70, and 3.8% are over the age of 80. The median age of Columbia is 37 years old. In the previous presidential election, 43.2% voted Republican, 49.0% voted Democrat, and 7.8% voted for a third party candidate in Maury county.

State Information

An overview of Tennessee

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. Based on natural beauty, Tennessee ranks 37th in the nation. 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. Tennessee is ranked 30th in quality of life and 43rd in healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religion, 51% of Tennessee residents attend religious services among the 11,542 different congregations that are available in the state. 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. During the latest presidential election, 61% voted for the Republican candidate while 35% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of Tennessee ranks 32nd in the country for diversity. The median age in the state is 39, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

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. 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 22F in the month of January. Tennessee experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 75%. 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 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. 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), tornados, 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 ash, pine, black crappie, and black oak. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the largemouth bass, the waterfowl, the songbirds, or the paddlefish. 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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