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Nursing Homes near Jackson, Tennessee

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Brookdale Jackson Oaks

3131 North Highland Avenue, Jackson, TN 38305

(16 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

All the Comforts of HomeNo one should be forced to choose between quality care and a rich and full life, which is why you will love being a resident at our independent and assisted living community in Jackson, Tennessee. You can enjoy peace of mind knowing our team will always be available to...

Elmcroft of Jackson

911 Old Humboldt Road, Jackson, TN 38305

(0 review)

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...

Charter Senior Living of Jackson

1200 N Pkwy, Jackson, TN 38305

(8 reviews)

2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located conveniently on North Parkway, Morningside of Jackson offers excellent service in a beautiful and inviting environment. We are dedicated to helping seniors and their families meet the challenges of life that come with aging. We offer a family atmosphere, place an emphasis on promoting...

Country Cottage - Corinth

3002 N Polk St, Corinth, MS 38834

(13 reviews)


Central to Country Cottages' mission is ~CareSteps~, the customized personal service program that provides just the right kind of help at the right time. Individualized services include: Nurse supervised, 24 hour staff attention ~CareSteps~ personal care plan Three homestyle meals daily Planned...

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Sugar Creek Senior Living

1169 S Dupree Ave, Brownsville, TN 38012

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Studio, 1 Bed

Home away from home . . . that's what residents will find at Sugar Creek Senior Living Community. Located in the heart of beautiful Brownsville, Tennessee, our facility offers assisted living with comfort, companionship and, of course, all the amenities of home. Here we cater to each resident so...

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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

Jackson, Tennessee

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a complex that provides residence to two or more seniors who have no familial relation to the administrator. A nursing home facility provides its occupants with around-the-clock care by registered nurses. These nurses provide maintenance, personal care and other health related services for those who are unable to care for their needs.

This type of facility is a convenient and comfortable living choice for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will often allow persons 55 and older which is uncommon for other senior care types.Nursing homes are required to provide room and bed maintenance services, a professionallly directed program of activities, pharmaceutical services, and dietary services to residents. Many occupants of nursing homes may have behavioral issues. These can consist of resisting care, verbal outbursts, or a tendency to wander. Some services come at an extra cost which can include personal reading materials, flowers and plants, and specially prepared food. The most frequent mental disease effecting nursing home residents is dementia, which can hinder their memory function, and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings, and decision making capabilities. Examples of care services and amenities offered at nursing homes might include social and recreational activities, help with legal questions, help with shopping and transportation, and patient and caregiver education.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, particularly those with chronic illness or those needing long-term treatment, proximity to hospitals could be a significant factor in selecting which senior care facility is best. The top hospitals that service Jackson include Jackson-madison County General Hospital, Pathways Of Tennessee, and Oak Hills Behavioral Center. In total, there are 3 hospitals located in Jackson which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be the motivating factor when selecting what care choice fits best. The rent burden for Jackson is about 18.0% of the average monthly income. Jackson has a median home value of around $130,762 and the median cost of rent is $905 per month per month. The sales tax in Jackson is 7.00%.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

For many, weather and climate are a major influence in choosing a care community. On average, the air quality index rating in Jackson is about 28.9. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. The air quality index rating is at its peak in December at about 43.7. Monthly, Jackson receives about 4 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation usually happens in May with an average of 6 inches during the month. In terms of snow fall Jackson gets on average 4.10 inches of snow. During the summertime, the average temperature in Jackson is around 79F. The summer high temperature peaks at roughly 91F during the month of July. The summer low falls to approximately 67F in June. In the wintertime, the average air temperature in Jackson drops to approximately 43F. The highest winter temperature is approximately 53F in the month of February. The lowest winter temperature is roughly 31 F during the month of January. Jackson has a humid subtropical type of climate. On average, the humidity level for Jackson is around 59%. Humidity ratings are highest in the month of August at around 64%.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Jackson is 51.9% white, 1.4% Asian, 0.6% other or not specified, 44.2% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 4.4% Hispanic, 1.8% mixed race, and 0.1% Native American. In Jackson, 10.2% do not have health insurance, 6.1% are widows, 14.7% have some form of disability, and 58.3% participate in the labor force. Of the population of Jackson 32.3% have a high-school diploma, 10.4% have a graduate degree, and 29.0% have a college degree. In Jackson, 33.9% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Jackson, out of the total population 0.1% practice Judaism, 0.1% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.3% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Jackson 33.0% are Baptists, 12.5% are Methodists, and 11.1% practice another Chrisitan faith. In Jackson, 7.2% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Jackson is considered unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. The current population of Jackson is growing at a rate of 0.002%. Jackson has a population density of 442 people per square mile. Based on gender, 46.0% are male and 54.0% are female. The median age of Jackson is 36 years old. In Jackson, 27.0% of the population are over the age of 55, 10.6% are over the age of 60, 5.8% are over the age of 70, and 3.7% are over the age of 80. In terms of crime, Jackson has 43.6 property crimes per 1000 residents and 9.9 violent crimes per 1000 residents. During the last presidential election, 3.5% voted for a third party candidate, 40.5% voted Democrat, and 56.0% voted Republican in Madison county.

State Information

An overview of Tennessee

Residents of Tennessee enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 37th in the United States. There are 124 general hospitals and 157 health centers that provide care for 6,831,785 Tennessee residents. Williamson Medical Center, Unity Medical Center, and And Baptist Memorial Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Tennessee citizen is ranked 30th nation-wide. Additionally, Tennessee is ranked 43rd by standards of 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.

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 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. 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

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. During the summer, the average temperature in Tennessee is 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. 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. Tennessee experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 75%. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Tennessee is around 4.46 inches. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.69 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), 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 sycamore, ash, pine, and tulip poplar. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the songbirds, the largemouth bass, the paddlefish, or the rough green snake. The state animal of Tennessee is the raccoon.

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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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