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Alexander Guest House

83 Kentucky Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830

4.6
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Alexander Guest House is an assisted living community in Oak Ridge, Anderson County, Tennessee that's specifically designed for senior adults. It's located a few minutes away from Knoxville, a town that exhibits calmness with many retired persons being attracted to the affordable and active...

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...

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...

Canterfield of Oak Ridge

200 Bus Terminal Rd, Oak Ridge, TN 37830

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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Patriot Hills Assisted Living Facility

209 Gum Hollow Rd, Oak Ridge, TN 37830

(0 review)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

Enjoy activities in our lovely sun room M-F, leaving the weekend open for family and friend visits and on-site church services on Sunday. Themed activities done occasionally on Saturday so family and friends can participate.Home cooked meals prepared by those who enjoy cooking.Help yourself to...

The Courtyards at Oak Ridge

300 Briarcliff Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830

4.8
(6 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Courtyards Senior Living at Briarcliff is an assisted living community located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, in Roane County and home to over 30,000 people. Part of the Knoxville area, residents will enjoy country living with a mix of city life. Residents can go on day trips together, do their...

Deane Hill Place

401 Catherine McAuley Way, Knoxville, TN 37919

3.9
(78 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...

Sycamore Trace

1098 Bradford Way, Kingston, TN 37763

4.8
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Sycamore Trace is an exclusive assisted living community for seniors located in Kingston, Tennessee. Sycamore Trace is home to inviting waterways, a robust Recreational life and breathtaking vistas. Nestled on hill just a few short steps down a walking path to the lakeside parks … Residents can...

Atria Weston Place

2900 Lake Brook Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37909

4.4
(37 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...

Elmcroft of West Knoxville

8024 Gleason Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919

4.1
(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

EXTRA PRECAUTIONS FOR ADDED REASSURANCEWhile the COVID-19 vaccine has been proven safe and effective, we continue to ask residents and associates to follow basic wellness precautions including proper mask wearing in shared spaces. Learn more about how we’re working hard to return things to normal...

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...

Trinity Hills of Knoxville

4611 Asheville Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37914

4.3
(32 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...

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, 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...

Athens Place

120 Keith Ln, Athens, TN 37303

4.6
(25 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,...

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...

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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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Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Nursing Homes

A nursing home provides room and board to at least two individuals who have no family relation to the administrator. A nursing home facility offers its occupants around-the-clock care administered by on-site nurses. These nurses provide personal care, maintenance and other health related services for seniors who are unable to take care of themselves.

This type of facility is a convenient and easy care alternative for persons 65 years and above, however nursing homes will often admit individuals 55 and older rarely heard of in senior care regarding different care types.As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to participate in activities, get information on services and fees, get proper medical care, and make complaints. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include personal comfort items, flowers and plants, and personal clothing. Many occupants of nursing homes may have behavioral difficulties. These can consist of a tendency to wander, verbal outbursts, or resisting assistance. A large number of occupants tend to be bachelors or widows with smaller social support groups, and almost fifty percent of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old. Nursing homes are required to provide specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), nursing and related services, emergency dental services, and a professionallly directed program of activities to residents.

Cost of Living

The total cost of care for a community is influenced by the community in which it is located. Monthly, the median rent in Oak Ridge is $755 per month and the median value of a home in Oak Ridge costs around $146,925. The rent burden for Oak Ridge is about 13.3% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, Oak Ridge is 6.7% Hispanic, 4.5% mixed race, 3.3% Asian, 0.2% Native American, 6.8% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.7% other or not specified, and 83.4% white. Out of the total population of Oak Ridge, 10.2% do not have health insurance, 18.4% have some form of disability, 15.2% live in poverty, and 7.1% consider themselves widows. Of the population of Oak Ridge 38.6% have a college degree, 18.4% have a graduate degree, and 24.1% have a high-school diploma. The total population of Oak Ridge consists of 29,096 people. Oak Ridge has a population density of 131 people per square mile. Based on gender, 52.2% are female and 47.8% are male. The median age of Oak Ridge is 41 years old. In Oak Ridge, 11.2% of the people are veterans.

State Information

An overview of Tennessee

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. The state of Tennessee has 124 hospitals and 157 health centers, providing care to a population of 6,831,785. The three highest ranked hospitals in Tennessee are Williamson Medical Center, Unity Medical Center, and And Baptist Memorial Hospital. Overall, Tennessee ranks 30th out of all states in quality of life and 43rd in healthcare. Based on natural beauty, Tennessee ranks 37th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 39, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 35% of Tennessee residents voted Democrat and 61% voted Republican. The state of Tennessee ranks 32nd in the country for diversity. In Tennessee, 51% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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.

State-wide weather information

The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.69 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Tennessee is around 4.46 inches. 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. 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. 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%. 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. 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 shortleaf pine, ash, black crappie, and gum maple. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the songbirds, the rough green snake, the largemouth bass, or the paddlefish. The state animal of Tennessee is the raccoon.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Tennessee

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