11 Assisted Living Facilities near Madison, AL

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Madison, AL

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Heritage Assisted Living and Memory Care

Provides: Assisted Living
11682 County Line Road, Madison, AL 35756
"We really liked Heritage Assisted Living and Memory Care. It was very nice. The only reason we were looking for somewhere else was dietary reasons, but the food was very good. They had a good menu..." 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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Madison at The Range

Provides: Assisted Living
10801 County Line Rd, Madison, AL 35758
"Madison at The Range was an awesome facility. It was very clean and very nice. The rooms were very nice. The amenities were awesome. They have a pool, a hot tub, a greenhouse, an activity center,..." 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

Morningside of 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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Caring Star 2013

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

Elmcroft of Byrd Springs

Provides: Assisted Living
8020 Benaroya Lane SW, Huntsville, AL 35802
"My aunt moved into Elmcroft of Byrd Springs, and I'm going to see her today, because you have to give a 24-hour notice. I toured it, and I'm impressed with it. The staff that I met seems very nice...." 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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Traditions of 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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Country Cottage - Huntsville

Provides: Assisted Living
4200 Chris Dr. S.W., Huntsville, AL 35802
"My mom has moved into Country Cottage. Her room is a little bigger than some of the options at a lower price point. There are three different cottages instead of one large complex. They seem to be..." 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

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Madison

    The city of Madison is primarily located in Madison County but a small part of it is in Limestone County. Residents enjoy Badger football games, seasonal festivals and miles of nature trails. Seniors make up 9 percent of the population in the city. There are 13 assisted living facilities in the area; four are in Madison and nine are in nearby areas like Huntsville, Athens and Decatur. These facilities are licensed by the state’s Bureau of Health Provider Standards, a division of the Department of Public Health. There are three types of facilities: family assisted living facilities care for two to three adults; group assisted living facilities care for four to 16 adults; and congregate assisted living facilities care for 17 or more adults. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Madison

    • The crime rate in Madison is lower than the national average. Violent crime is ranked at a 20.6, as compared to the national average of 31.1. The property crime rate for Madison comes in at 33.9, while the national average is higher at 38.1. Seniors may feel safer in Madison than in many other communities. 
    • The Madison area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Madison Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Madison has a thriving arts and culture scene for seniors to enjoy year-round. The Madison Arts Council hosts events that range from concert series to holiday celebrations.
    • Madison doesn’t have its own public transportation system. However, nearby Huntsville does have a shuttle bus with special rates for seniors.
    • Summers in Madison may be uncomfortably hot and humid. The Comfort Index for Madison is 59 out of a possible 100. Seniors may want to venture out in the early mornings to avoid the mid-day heat. 
    • Seniors may find Madison to be more expensive than other areas. The cost of living in Madison is 101.1, slightly higher than the national average of 100.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Madison

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Alabama

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,925.00 Huntsville
    $3,650.00 Cullman
    $3,323.00 Madison
    $2,943.00 Athens
    $2,701.00 Decatur
    $2,700.00 Fayetteville
    $2,300.00 Pulaski

    Assisted Living costs in Madison start around $3,323 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 Madison 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 Madison

    There are several programs to help seniors cover the costs of assisted living in Madison. One such program is the Elderly and Disabled Waiver offered through Alabama Medicaid, which may also have other programs for which seniors can apply. 

    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 Madison

    Madison 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 Madison, please visit our Assisted Living in Alabama page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Madison

    Madison-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 Madison, AL

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Madison

    • Review of Heritage Assisted Living and Memory Care

      We really liked Heritage Assisted Living and Memory Care. It was very nice. The only reason we were looking for somewhere else was dietary reasons, but the food was very good. They had a good menu ... Read more

      Deborah
    • Review of Madison at The Range

      Madison at The Range was an awesome facility. It was very clean and very nice. The rooms were very nice. The amenities were awesome. They have a pool, a hot tub, a greenhouse, an activity center, a... Read more

      Sherry
    • Review of Madison Village

      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 t... Read more

      Betty
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