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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...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

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
(32 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...

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...

The Pointe at Lifespring

4371 Lifespring Lane, Knoxville, TN 37918

4.0
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Dominion Senior Living Crossville

887 Woodlawn Road, Crossville, TN 38555

4.9
(17 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Located in Crossville (a suburb of Knoxville), Tennessee, Dominion Senior Living community provides specialized memory care for residents with memory loss, dementia, or Alzheimer's disease. Our Woodlawn Road location in Cumberland County is close enough to State Route 127 that friends and family...

River Oaks Place - Loudon

1101 Grove St, Loudon, TN 37774

4.7
(16 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Caring for an older relative suffering from dementia is not an easy task. Turn to a place that has a vast amount of experience dealing with this debilitating disease. Turn to River Oaks Place in Loudon, Tennessee. Your relative will be cared for in comfortable and secure surroundings. River Oaks...

Clover Hill Senior Living

2317 US 411 S, Maryville, TN 37801

4.7
(15 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

4.7
(10 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...

Lakewood Place

1125 Grove St, Loudon, TN 37774

4.1
(15 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Lakewood Place is the newest senior adult community in Loudon. With 34 spacious assisted living suites. A wellness center; activities center including a billiards room and ice cream parlor; and on-site physical therapy which helps our residents maintain their independence and health. The...

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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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Sweetwater, Tennessee

Nursing Homes

A nursing home offers room and board to at least two individuals who have no familial relation to the administrator. This type of residence offers its inhabitants around-the-clock care by registered nurses. These nurses offer care for people who are unable to adequately care for their needs.

Nursing homes are a familiar and comfortable care option for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will allow access to persons 55 and greater (a rarity in theworldof senior care).A large number of residents are single women with circles of support, and almost fifty percent of nursing home residents are over the age of 85. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to get proper privacy, property, and living arrangements, make complaints, to manage your money, and participate in activities. Many residents of nursing homes may have behavioral difficulties, which can consist of verbal outbursts, a tendency to wander, or resisting care. Some services come at an extra cost which can include a private room, unless medically needed, flowers and plants, and cosmetic and grooming items. Nursing homes are required to provide room and bed maintenance services, emergency dental services, dietary services, and medically-related social services to residents.

Cost of Living

The price of a care community is influenced by the city where it is located. The rent burden for Sweetwater is about 17.2% of the average person’s monthly income. Sweetwater has a median home value of about $111,267 and the median cost of rent is about $685 per month per month.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Sweetwater is 0.0% Native American, 87.3% white, 2.2% mixed race, 4.5% Hispanic, 7.9% black, 1.9% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 0.6% other or not specified. Out of the total population of Sweetwater, 16.6% do not have health insurance, 10.2% consider themselves widows, 51.8% participate in the labor force, and 14.9% live in poverty. In Sweetwater, 8.9% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Sweetwater has a population density of 256 people per square mile. The current population of Sweetwater consists of 5,522 people and in total the Sweetwater metro area has a population of 5,862. Based on gender, 45.8% are male and 54.2% are female. The median age of Sweetwater is 46 years old. Of the population of Sweetwater 39.9% have a high-school diploma, 14.1% have a college degree, and 4.2% have a graduate degree.

State Information

An overview of Tennessee

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 natural beauty of Tennessee is ranked 37th in the nation. In terms of personal well-being, Tennessee ranks 43rd in healthcare and 30th in quality of life compared to other states. 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.

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 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 terms of diversity, Tennessee ranks 32nd in the nation. In Tennessee, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. During the latest presidential election, 61% voted for the Republican candidate while 35% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

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. The average humidity across the state is 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 75%. 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. 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. 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. 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 ash, pine, tulip poplar, and black crappie. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the largemouth bass, the rough green snake, the paddlefish, or the waterfowl. The state animal of Tennessee is the raccoon.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Tennessee

The Retreat at Jasper, The Overlook and The Fountains of Cartersville are the top rated nursing homes near Sweetwater, Tennessee. See full list of communities.

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