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Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

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Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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About Memory Care

Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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76 Senior Apartments near Knoxville, TN

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If you’re an active, independent older adult looking for senior housing in Knoxville, senior citizen apartments in Knoxville might be the right fit. Apartments for seniors typically don’t include personal care services, but may offer amenities, activities, and maintenance for a stress-free, social lifestyle.

A Place for Mom can help older adults navigate how to apply for senior housing in Knoxville and consider their options. With 76 senior rentals in Knoxville, TN, we can help you find the right apartment for your budget and lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for upscale Knoxville 55-plus apartments or low-income senior apartments for rent in Knoxville, A Place for Mom can simplify your search.

We are also serving top senior housing in surrounding neighborhoods like South Waterfront, Old City, and Fort Sanders. You may also consider nearby communities such as Clinton, Kingston or Lenoir City.

Senior Apartments Facilities near Knoxville, TN

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Deane Hill Place

401 Catherine McAuley Way, Knoxville, TN 37919

3.8
(83 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...

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...

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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

4.0
(33 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...

Heritage Assisted Living West Knoxville TN

273 S Peters Rd, Knoxville, TN 37923

4.3
(29 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Heritage Assisted Living is a lovely assisted living community located in the beautiful and vibrant Knoxville, Tennessee. There is never a shortage of activities and recreation to participate in in Knoxville, Tennessee. Animal lovers will enjoy a stroll through the Knoxville Zoo while those who...

The Pointe at Lifespring

4371 Lifespring Lane, Knoxville, TN 37918

4.1
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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...

South High Senior Living

835 Tipton Ave, Knoxville, TN 37920

4.7
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Life at South High Senior Living starts with a vibrant, welcoming and warm environment that is coupled with excepLife at South High Senior Living starts with a vibrant, welcoming and warm environment that is coupled with exceptional, personalized and supportive care here in South Knoxville,...

The Courtyards at Knoxville - The Orchards

815 E Inskip Dr, Knoxville, TN 37912

3.8
(11 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Continuum Courtyards is a small, family - style community. We have 16 private rooms. We do accept couples. We have a large sunroom surrounded by three walls of windows, an enclosed yard and a vegetable garden. Our home is set in a residential community and is surrounded by huge old trees. We...

The Pinnacle On Schaeffer

10520 Waterville Ln, Knoxville, TN 37932

4.5
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Windsor Gardens Assisted Living

5611 Central Ave Pike, Knoxville, TN 37912

4.6
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Windsor Gardens celebrating 18 years of service. Windsor Gardens Assisted Living is locally owned and operated by individuals who have deep roots in our community. This local ownership provides us flexibility to adapt to specific needs that corporate owned communities do not have. We have worked...

Northshore Heights - Knoxville

8804 S Northshore Dr, Knoxville, TN 37922

4.5
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Northshore Heights is the first development of its kind in West Knoxville. It includes 68 suites and apartments available for assisted living, plus an additional dedicated wing for residents needing specialized care for memory loss. The complex is located on seven park-like acres off Northshore...

Shannondale of Knoxville

801 Vanosdale Rd, Knoxville, TN 37909

4.5
(4 reviews)

1 Bed, Studio, 2 Bed

The Courtyards at Knoxville - The Meadows

801 E Inskip Dr, Knoxville, TN 37912

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

Heritage Assisted Living Papermill Knoxville TN

1585 Coleman Road, Knoxville, TN 37909

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

Heritage Assisted Living is an assisted living community that provides care for seniors who are looking to live in Knoxville, TN. This community is located in a great city that provides residents and visitors with great views of natural beauty. This city offers many entertainment options,...

Heritage Assisted Living Fountain City Knoxville TN

144 Felix Rd, Knoxville, TN 37918

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At Heritage Assisted Living in Knoxville Tennessee we pride ourselves in maintaining a charming outdoor common area and gardens where you and your visitors are encouraged to enjoy the very best of the four seasons here in beautiful Eastern Tennessee. Our well-kept campus is convenient to both...

The Groves at Oak Ridge

734 Emory Valley Rd, Oak Ridge, TN 37830

4.4
(48 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...

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Cost of senior apartments in Knoxville, TN

The average cost of senior living in Knoxville is $1,514 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Knoxville, TN with an average of $1,514 per month.

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Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What are senior apartments?

Senior apartments offer a no-frills housing option for active and independent seniors. Units are often designed with senior-friendly features for accessibility, such as elevators and wide doorways. In general, senior apartments don’t provide health care services or daily assistance. Many senior apartments include:

  • Utilities
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Security
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Learn More About Senior Apartments in Knoxville, TN

Senior apartments are communities geared exclusively toward residents 55+, and offer amenities similar to a typical apartment complex. These communities offer older adults an easier lifestyle by taking care of tasks such as yard work and household repairs, but they typically provide limited organized social events and few additional services compared to those offered by independent or assisted living communities.

Cost of Senior Apartments in Knoxville, TN

In the state of Tennessee, the median monthly cost of a senior apartment is about $416.

When it comes to senior apartments, Knoxville, Tennessee offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

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Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be a major influence when deciding which destination is best for you or your loved one. Knoxville has a cost-of-living and a grocery-index rating close to the national average which is set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
94 92 $838 18.4% $123,883 $36,331 None

Local Hospitals

Three of the top-rated medical communities near Knoxville include:

Weather and Climate

Knoxville has a humid subtropical climate. This means that the city experiences hot and humid summers, but mild and cool winters. Knoxville receives a limited amount of snow in the winter but it tends to melt after only a few days. On average, the humidity level for Knoxville is roughly 71%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of August at roughly 74%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
78°F 90°F (July) 65°F (July) 42°F 54°F (February) 29°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
48 (Good) 61 in the month of June (Moderate)

The peak air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
4” 6” (December) 6”

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Davidson County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
34.80% 58.53% 6.67%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
585,249 187,347 732 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 0.28%

Age

Median 60+ 70+ 80+
34 9% 5% 3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
23% 39% 14%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more Other or Not Specified
1.8% 17.5% 5.7% 0.5% 0.1% 71.6% 3% 1.7%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
12,164 56 9

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
7% 63% 15% 27% 6% 7%

Knoxville is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are typically accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry on a daily basis.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

One of the largest live music hubs in the country and a pillar of Southern culture, Knoxville was named as one of the country’s top 20 music scenes. Popular destinations in the city include the Knoxville Museum of Art, World’s Fair Park, and the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, which is over 20 years old and honors 150+ inductees. Knoxville is also home to 43 annual music events celebrating blues, jazz, rock, and garage. Around the holidays Knoxville goes all out with a large singing Christmas tree and outdoor ice skating rinks.

For fans of beer there are a number of breweries in and around the city and a regular celebration in the summer called Brewfest. You can enjoy the river park and area around the Knoxville Sunsphere, enjoying the arts and music festivals of the summer. Some other fun annual events that occur are the Knoxville Powerboat Classic, Pride Fest, Boo at the Zoo, and the Dogwood Arts Festival, a 17-day celebration in April with all manner of crafts, food, and music.

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