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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Newport 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 Newport, 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 Newport or another care type is right for you. Browse 38 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Newport.

Nursing Homes near Newport, Tennessee

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

Harmony at Reynolds Mountain

41 Cobblers Way, Asheville, NC 28804

4.3
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Welcome to Harmony at Reynolds MountainIndependent Living | Assisted Living | Secured Assisted LivingIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Asheville, North Carolina, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security,...

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...

Brookdale Asheville Walden Ridge

4 Walden Ridge Drive, Asheville, NC 28803

4.4
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Every senior deserves an exceptional retirement experience no matter where they are on life’s journey. Here at our memory care community in Asheville, North Carolina, your loved one can enjoy a rich and fulfilling life surrounded by a compassionate care team that works day and night to make sure...

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...

Brookdale Asheville Overlook

308 Overlook Road, Asheville, NC 28803

4.3
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

A Nature Lover’s DreamTucked amidst the natural beauty of Asheville, North Carolina, it’s no surprise the new neighbors at your assisted living community are eager to adventure in the great outdoors. You’ll feel right at home as you soak up the sunshine and scenic views on the expansive...

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...

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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Newport, Tennessee

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a complex that houses two or more individuals who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. A nursing home facility provides its occupants with care by registered nurses. These nurses provide maintenance, personal care and other health related services for people who cannot adequately care for their own needs due to their aging.

Nursing homes can be a familiar and comfy living choice for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will allow persons 55 and greater which is for other senior care types.Often times individuals may choose to live in a nursing home over another type of facility due to a mental or physical impairment that makes it difficult for them to accomplish their lifestyle goals. Some services come at an extra cost which can include a private room, unless medically needed, cosmetic and grooming items, and personal reading materials. The most frequent mental disease effecting nursing home residents is dementia, which can cloud their memory recall, decision making abilities, and and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings. Many occupants of nursing homes might have behavioral issues. These can consist of resisting assistance, a tendency to wander, or verbal outbursts. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to form or participate in resident groups, get information on services and fees, participate in activities, and to manage your money.

Cost of Living

The location in which a facility is based can have a large effect on facility price. Cost of living can be a major factor when deciding which destination works for your family. The rent burden for Newport is about 15.4% of the average monthly income. Per month, the median rent in Newport is around $512 and the median home value in Newport is about $92,662.

Demographics and Values

In Newport, 11.4% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Newport has a population density of 474 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Newport is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 6.0% black, 0.0% other or not specified, 5.1% Hispanic, 0.0% Asian, 0.5% Native American, 0.5% mixed race, and 93.0% white. In Newport, 40.8% live in poverty, 8.4% do not have health insurance, 49.1% participate in the labor force, and 30.5% have some form of disability. Based on gender, 55.3% are female and 44.7% are male. The median age of Newport is 44 years old. Of the population of Newport 3.4% have a graduate degree, 9.7% have a college degree, and 44.8% have a high-school diploma.

State Information

An overview of Tennessee

Based on natural beauty, Tennessee ranks 37th in the nation. In total, Tennessee has 124 general hospitals and 157 health centers that provide care for 6,831,785 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Williamson Medical Center, Unity Medical Center, and And Baptist Memorial Hospital. 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. Overall, Tennessee ranks 30th in quality of life and 43rd in healthcare compared to other US states.

Social demographics of the state

In the last presidential election 35% of Tennessee residents voted Democrat and 61% voted Republican. In terms of diversity, Tennessee ranks 32nd in the nation. 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 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.

State-wide weather information

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. The average high winter temperature is around 56F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 22F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to 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. 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 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), 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 black crappie, tulip poplar, pine, and cypress. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the rough green snake, the songbirds, the waterfowl, or the largemouth bass. 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

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