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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Jefferson City 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 Jefferson City, 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 Jefferson City or another care type is right for you. Browse 40 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Jefferson City.

Nursing Homes near Jefferson City, Tennessee

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Deane Hill Place

401 Catherine McAuley Way, Knoxville, TN 37919

3.9
(81 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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...

The Groves at Oak Ridge

734 Emory Valley Rd, Oak Ridge, TN 37830

4.4
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to The Groves at Oak RidgeIf 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...

Wellington Manor Assisted Living

375 Hedrick Dr, Newport, TN 37821

4.6
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Wellington Manor Assisted Living is an exceptional assisted living and intimate-area memory care 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...

Atria Weston Place

2900 Lake Brook Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37909

4.4
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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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Trinity Hills of Knoxville

4611 Asheville Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37914

4.3
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Trinity Hills of Knoxville offers Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory 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 Hills is equally committed...

Elmcroft of West Knoxville

8024 Gleason Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919

4.1
(35 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...

StoryPoint Knoxville West

8501 S Northshore Dr, Knoxville, TN 37922

4.3
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to StoryPoint Knoxville West! 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...

Truewood by Merrill, Knoxville

555 Rain Forest Rd, Knoxville, TN 37923

4.1
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Truewood by Merrill, Powell

7545 Thunder Lane, Powell, TN 37849

4.2
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

When in-home care isn't enough, choosing the right care for your loved one is important. Truewood by Merrill, Powell 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...

Brookdale Sandy Springs

511 Pearson Springs Road, Maryville, TN 37803

4.4
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Home Sweet HomeCommunity 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...

Oakwood Senior Living

232 E Churchwell Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917

4.4
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Oakwood Senior Living located in Knoxville, Tennessee provides seniors with the memory care that they need in a great location. This assisted living community offers seniors a great place to call home. Knoxville offers much to do and see. Guests of our residents will enjoy spending time at the...

Dominion Senior Living of Sevierville

1102 Medical Park Court, Sevierville, TN 37862

4.7
(20 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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...

The Pointe at Lifespring

4371 Lifespring Lane, Knoxville, TN 37918

4.1
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Brookdale Browns Creek

1869 Crest Road, Maryville, TN 37804

4.1
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

A Place to Call HomeIf you are eager to exchange the hedge clippers and laundry basket for a carefree retirement full of exciting activities and genuine friendships, you are going to love living at our assisted living community. Nestled in a beautiful building in Maryville, Tennessee, you can...

Elmcroft of Halls

7521 Andersonville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37938

4.6
(19 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...

Commonwealth Senior Living at Oak Ridge

360 Laboratory Rd, Oak Ridge, TN 37830

4.5
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Commonwealth Senior Living at Oak Ridge, “We Listen, We Love, We Care, We Serve.” These are the words that drive us. It’s a promise that we make to our residents and their families each and every day— a promise to deliver high-quality services, enhance a vibrant lifestyle and foster the...

Brookdale Sevierville

1020 Middle Creek Road, Sevierville, TN 37862

4.1
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Something for EveryoneWith 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....

Clover Hill Senior Living

2317 US 411 S, Maryville, TN 37801

4.7
(16 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Clover Hill Senior Living | Maryville is a state-of-the-art 26,000 square-foot assisted living community. We also offer Alzheimer and dementia care in a secure environment. Nestled in a private, pastoral setting, the surroundings echo the natural beauty of Blount County. The land surrounding the...

River Oaks Place - Lenoir City

100 Fifth Avenue, Lenoir City, TN 37771

3.9
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Arbor Terrace of Knoxville

9051 Cross Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37923

4.6
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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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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Jefferson City, Tennessee

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a building that houses two or more seniors who have no family ties to the administrator. This type of facility offers its inhabitants 24-hour care by registered nurses. These caregivers offer health related services for people who cannot care for their needs.

Nursing homes are a convenient and comfortable care option for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will routinely individuals 55 and older (a rarity in the realm of senior care).There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include cosmetic and grooming items, flowers and plants, and specially prepared food. Types of care services and amenitiesprovided at nursing homes might include meal programs, bill pay, home care (like cooking, cleaning, or help with other daily activities), and help with legal questions. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to participate in activities, get information on services and fees, form or participate in resident groups, and be free from discrimination. Many residents of nursing homes are elderswith interpersonal social issues. These can consist of verbal fits, resisting aid, or an urge to wander. The most common mental condition experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can hinder their and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings, memory function, and decision making capacities.

Cost of Living

The cost of care for a community is determined by the city where it is located. The rent burden for Jefferson City is about 14.6% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Jefferson City costs around $113,487 and the median rent is about $639 per month a month.

Demographics and Values

In Jefferson City, 8.8% of the people are veterans. Racially, the population of Jefferson City is 0.6% Asian, 91.9% white, 0.0% Native American, 0.7% other or not specified, 2.0% mixed race, 7.5% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 4.8% black. The current population of Jefferson City consists of 8,346 people. Jefferson City has a population density of 488 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 51.8% are female and 48.2% are male. The median age of Jefferson City is 33 years old. Out of the total population of Jefferson City, 22.3% live in poverty, 57.8% participate in the labor force, 22.8% have some form of disability, and 9.1% consider themselves widows. In terms of education, 16.8% have a college degree, 35.9% have a high-school diploma, and 4.1% have a graduate degree.

State Information

An overview of Tennessee

Out of a national average of 100, Tennessee has a cost of living index rating of 90, a grocery index rating of 93, and a housing index rating of 80. 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. Residents of Tennessee enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 37th in the United States. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Tennessee citizen is ranked 30th nation-wide. Additionally, Tennessee is ranked 43rd by standards of healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, Tennessee ranks 32nd in the nation. In terms of religious values, 51% of Tennessee’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 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. The state has a median age of 39 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Tennessee is 36.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of June with a rating of around 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 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. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 55F during the month of June. On average, the state receives 4.46 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.69 inches. 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 tulip poplar, ash, shortleaf pine, and black crappie. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the songbirds, the waterfowl, the paddlefish, 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.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Tennessee

Avenir Memory Care at Knoxville, Brookdale Greeneville and The Courtyards at Oak Ridge are the top rated nursing homes near Jefferson City, Tennessee. See full list of communities.

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