22 Assisted Living Facilities near Decatur, AL

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Decatur, AL

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Country Cottage - Decatur

Provides: Assisted Living
2515 Old Moulton Rd., Decatur, AL 35603
"Country Cottage - Decatur was beautiful, clean, and very well decorated. The people were extremely nice. They even fixed us lunch to show us what they serve the people there for lunch. The food was..." More

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The Terrace at Priceville

Provides: Assisted Living
200 Terrace Lane, Decatur, AL 35603
"The tour at The Terrace at Priceville was very good. It's a beautiful and very well-kept facility. It's already been updated. It's very clean, very well decorated, and very well kept, and the..." More

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Morningside of Decatur

Provides: Assisted Living
2115 Point Mallard Dr. S.E., Decatur, AL 35601
"We met many staff at Morningside of Decatur. The head of maintenance was the first person we encountered and he assisted us checking in with Covid protocol. He sold the place immediately just by..." More

Wesley Acres

Provides: Assisted Living
700 Cedar Lake Road Southwest, Decatur, AL 35603
"I've visited this facility with my friend who has an elderly mother staying there. the facility seems very clean and a staff seems very friendly. I also noticed the grounds were very well kept and..." More

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Westminster Assisted Living & Memory ...

Provides: Assisted Living
2106 Modaus Rd SW, Decatur, AL 35603
"We went to Westminster Assisted Living and Memory Care of Decatur. It was very good, and it's a very nice, clean place. The staff was very friendly. It was very nice. The staff who assisted us was..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Redstone Village

Provides: Assisted Living
12000 Turnmeyer Drive, Huntsville, AL 35803
"Redstone is a beautiful community with a long history of providing great care and services in the Huntsville area. I have has several friends that have worked there and love the family/friendly..." More

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Brookdale Jones Farm

Provides: Assisted Living
2815 Carl T Jones Dr. SE, Huntsville, AL 35802
"Brookdale Jones Farm is a very nice, upscale community. They have two floors, a very elegant dining room, and an area for them to play games. The lady who assisted me was very nice and answered all..." More

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Caring Star 2016

SummerHouse Byrd Springs

Provides: Assisted Living
8020 Benaroya Lane SW, Huntsville, AL 35802
"I did a tour of SummerHouse Byrd Springs. I wanted to put my sister someplace that didn't feel like a nursing home. I went to a few other places that were pristine and like a resort, but when I..." More

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HarborChase of Huntsville

Provides: Assisted Living
4801 Whitesport Circle SW, Huntsville, AL 35801
"We toured HarborChase of Huntsville. It was the only place that offered respite care. It was something we were considering for my dad. Overall, the staff members were very welcoming and they were..." More

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Limestone Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
600 Hwy. 31 North, Athens, AL 35611
"My mother is already in a home called Limestone Manor. It's a veteran's assisted living and only veterans or veteran spouses can be admitted there. My dad was a veteran, so they're helping with the..." More

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Columbia Cottage - Hartselle

Provides: Assisted Living
1109 Sparkman St., Hartselle, AL 35640
"We toured Columbia Cottage Hartselle. It was smaller, so there weren't as many residents there. It was very nicely decorated. It was clean, and the people were very friendly, informative, and..." More

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Madison at The Range

Provides: Assisted Living
10801 County Line Rd, Madison, AL 35758
"I toured Madison at The Range. They're not going to be able to handle my father. My father is a two-person transfer from the bed and they don't handle cases like that, so they're not going to work..." More

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Limestone Lodge

Provides: Assisted Living
1532 West Hobbs Street, Athens, AL 35611
"My mom has been in the Lodge for the past 3 years. The staff has been a God send. We have had zero issues and if we did i have no doubt that Jennifer(admin) and her staff would help in solving..." More

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Country Cottage - Huntsville

Provides: Assisted Living
4200 Chris Dr. S.W., Huntsville, AL 35802
"I did a tour of Country Cottage - Huntsville. They don't have a memory care at the moment, but they said they're in the process of building one, so we just toured the regular assisted living area...." More

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Heritage Assisted Living and Memory Care

Provides: Assisted Living
11682 County Line Road, Madison, AL 35756
"I went to Heritage Assisted Living and Memory Care. The facilities are all pretty similar, it's the people that are in that make the difference. I thought the folks at the Heritage place were..." More

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The Neighborhood at Madison

Provides: Assisted Living
49 Hughes Road, Madison, AL 35758
"Morningside of Madison has very friendly staff. They took care of my mom very well. They have activities planned for the residents. The place was always clean and in good shape, and we didn't have..." More

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The Goldton at Athens

Provides: Assisted Living
22171 Traditions Way, Athens, AL 35613
"My mom has moved into the Traditions of Athens. We chose it because it was close to where she lives, I like the facility, the people are very nice, and I believe they could provide what we needed...." More

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Madison Village

Provides: Assisted Living
6016 Wall Triana, Madison, AL 35758
"We are waiting to move my mom to the Madison Village and the preference for us was the location. It is close to all of her daughters. It was a well-kept and inviting community. I personally think..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Regency Retirement Village - Huntsville

Provides: Assisted Living
2004 Max Luther Dr., Huntsville, AL 35810
"I'm moving into Regency Retirement Village. It has continuing care, so I would not be moved into another place if I fell or if I got dementia -- it is care until you die. The staff took me on a..." More

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Merrill Gardens at Madison

Provides: Assisted Living
121 Brookridge Drive, Madison, AL 35758
"My father moved into Merrill Gardens at Madison on October 29th. The food is not like what Mom makes but he thinks it's good. They have activities like Wii bowling, bingo, and art class. My father..." More

Fleming Farms Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
4670 Bellewood Dr SE, Huntsville, AL 35802
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Country Living Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
225 County Road 1386, Falkville, AL 35622

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Decatur

    Situated along the scenic banks of the Tennessee River, Decatur, Alabama is nicknamed The River City. According to a recent survey, Decatur is one of the best places to retire in Morgan County. Retirees considering moving into an assisted living community in the Decatur area have several from which to choose, with six in Decatur and another 16 in the nearby towns of Athens, Madison and Huntsville. Assisted living facilities in Decatur and throughout Alabama are licensed by the Department of Public Health, Bureau of Health Provider Standards.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Decatur

    • Decatur’s climate tends to be hot and humid in the summer, with an average July high of 89 degrees, which could be tough on some seniors. However, the town usually enjoys mild winters, with only about 1 inch of snowfall each year.

    • Living costs for seniors in Decatur compare favorably to the U.S. average. Overall, seniors in assisted living facilities can expect their cost of living to be 19.5 percent lower than the national average.

    • Social Security retirement benefits are tax-exempt in Alabama. However, seniors hoping to enjoy this tax benefit should bear in mind that Alabama also has one of the five highest state sales tax rates in the nation.

    • Decatur offers a wide variety of art and cultural experiences to its residents. Assisted living communities in Decatur may choose to organize outings for residents to one of the city's restaurants, shops or three historic districts. The Carnegie Visual Arts Center also provides an array of events and exhibits.

    • Decatur's violent crime rate, at 27.8 on a scale of one to 100, is below the U.S. national average of 31.1. However, its property crime rate of 58.1 on the same scale, is above the national average of 38.1.

    • The Decatur area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Decatur Morgan Hospital’s Decatur Campus, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Decatur

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Alabama

    $4,087.00 Huntsville
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,272.00 Madison
    $3,195.00 Cullman
    $3,038.00 Florence
    $2,960.00 Athens
    $2,760.00 Decatur
    $2,300.00 Pulaski

    Assisted Living costs in Decatur start around $2,760 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

    It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Decatur and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

    Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Decatur

    The state of Alabama administers the Elderly and Disabled Medicaid Waiver, which may help eligible seniors pay for some of the costs associated with assisted living. At the time of writing, Alabama doesn't offer any non-Medicaid financial aid programs to cover assisted living costs.

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Alabama page.

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    More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Alabama page.

    Free Assisted Living Resources in Decatur

    Decatur and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

    To see a list of free assisted living resources in Decatur, please visit our Assisted Living in Alabama page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Decatur

    Decatur-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Alabama are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Alabama page for more information about these laws.

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    Assisted Living near Decatur, AL

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Decatur

    • Review of Westminster Assisted Living & Memory Care of Decatur

      We went to Westminster Assisted Living and Memory Care of Decatur. It was very good, and it's a very nice, clean place. The staff was very friendly. It was very nice. The staff who assisted us was ... Read more

    • Review of The Terrace at Priceville

      The tour at The Terrace at Priceville was very good. It's a beautiful and very well-kept facility. It's already been updated. It's very clean, very well decorated, and very well kept, and the groun... Read more

    • Review of Country Cottage - Decatur

      We went to Country Cottage. The tour was very good. They were well prepared, and they had all their information ready. They are very professional, and they gladly shared very openly and honestly wh... Read more

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