12 Assisted Living Facilities in Montgomery, AL

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Country Cottage - Montgomery

Provides: Assisted Living
235 Sylvest Dr., Montgomery, AL 36130
"Mom has moved in to Country Cottage Montgomery, and we like it very much. It was my first choice among all the places I checked out in Montgomery. We are pleased with the place, and we feel that it..." More

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Helping Hands Assisted living

Provides: Assisted Living
2781 North Wallace Drive, Montgomery, AL 36116
"Helping Hands Assisted Living is the best family oriented facility in Alabama. This is the best facility I have seen in my life. I haven't had one issue since I have placed my parents here. They..." More

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Elmcroft of Halcyon

Provides: Assisted Living
1775 Halcyon Blvd, Montgomery, AL 36117
"My father was at Elmcroft of Halcyon. It was very clean and well-run. The décor was up-to-date and fresh. Everything looked new. You can tell with the staff that it was a nice place to work as well..." More

Wesley Gardens Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
1555 Taylor Rd., Montgomery, AL 36117
"I went to Wesley Gardens Retirement Community. It was quite adequate. We were guests for their lunch and the food was quite good. We met several employees and they were good. The staff I talked to..." More

Oak Grove Inn

Provides: Assisted Living
3801 Oak Grove Drive, Montgomery, AL 36116
"Oak Grove Inn had a sink and a refrigerator and a little kitchen area in the room. I really liked it, and it's the best out of the ones we visited. It's out of the city. It's quiet and secluded out..." More

John Knox Manor Inc #2

Provides: Assisted Living
4401 Narrow Lane Road, Montgomery, AL 36116
"We liked what we saw at John Knox Manor. They have been redoing some of the rooms, and they were really nice. People were very friendly. They have a place where they play games, cards, and..." More

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Second Home Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
5913 Bramblewood Place, Montgomery, AL 36116
"I visited Second Home Assisted Living. The owner was very nice. She gave me a tour, and I thought it was not a good fit for my aunt. It's more like a home, not an assisted living facility, with..." More

John Knox At Arrowhead

Provides: Assisted Living
9081 Atlanta Highway, Montgomery, AL 36117
"John Knox At Arrowhead is a small community. The facility is very nice and well taken care of. The staff were very friendly. The rooms seemed very nice and clean. " More

The Belmont

Provides: Assisted Living
7295 Copperfield Dr., Montgomery, AL 36117

The Gardens of Waterford

Provides: Assisted Living
3920 Antoinette Drive, Montgomery, AL 36111

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Oxford Court at Waterford Place, LLC

Provides: Assisted Living
3920 Antoinette Dr., Montgomery, AL 36116
"Oxton Court at Waterford Place is "the best kept secret in town." Conveniently located off McGehee Road in a quiet residential neighborhood, Oxton Court provides a comfortable lifestyle and a..." More

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Second Home Family Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
4506 Teri Court, Montgomery, AL 36106
"With life expectancy rising, more and more of us find we need assistance as we age. Second Home Family Assisted Living is designed for older adults who can no longer manage independently, or who..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Montgomery

    The capital of Alabama, Montgomery, is called the "Capital of Dreams" for its forwarding thinking approach to development. The city is home to almost 200,000 people, 12 percent ages 65 and over. To support this group, Montgomery has 11 assisted living facilities with five more nearby. An assisted living facility in the state provides residential and personal care to at least two people who need help with the activities of daily living. Assisted living facilities in Montgomery, and all of Alabama, are licensed by the Department of Public Health, Bureau of Health Provider Standards. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Montgomery

    • The cost of living in Montgomery is 8 percent lower than the national average.  That makes it one of the more affordable cities in the United States.
    • The air quality is pretty good. Montgomery ranks at the top for the cleanest air when it comes to 24-hour particle pollution. Plus, Montgomery ranks in the top half among U.S. cities for the cleanest air annually. 
    • The city's crime rate can be cause for concern because Montgomery is safer than just 5 percent of U.S. cities. On the other hand, some neighborhoods are safer than others.
    • The M public transit system offers discount fares for senior citizens, and senior citizens with a valid ID pay $25 for unlimited rides in that time period.
    • The weather ranks better than U.S. norms in many categories. Montgomery averages 211 sunny days yearly compared with 205 for the country as a whole. In addition, it ranks 64 on the comfort index, higher than the U.S. average of 54. Montgomery does have its share of days with excessive humidity and high temperatures.
    • Montgomery boasts a diverse mix of artistic and cultural experiences. Offerings include the Hank Williams Museum, the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts and the Alabama Shakespeare Festival. Other sites include the Alabama State Capitol and the Rosa Parks Library and Museum.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Montgomery

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Alabama

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,097.00 Auburn
    $2,790.00 Pelham
    $2,770.00 Montgomery
    $2,490.00 Eufaula
    $2,200.00 Valley

    Assisted Living costs in Montgomery start around $2,770 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 Montgomery 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 Montgomery

    The Alabama Department of Senior Services has multiple programs to help senior citizens learn about financial assistance they might qualify for. Retired veterans and disabled seniors are often eligible for a significant amount of help.

    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 Montgomery

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Montgomery

    Montgomery-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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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Montgomery

    • Review of Elmcroft of Halcyon

      My aunt is now a resident of Elmcroft of Halcyon assisted living level. It is a very nice place and I'm satisfied with it. The service provided is good, and their dining area looks nice. Her room i... Read more

      reviewermay18
    • Review of Wesley Gardens Retirement Community

      I went to Wesley Gardens Retirement Community. It was quite adequate. We were guests for their lunch and the food was quite good. We met several employees and they were good. The staff I talked to ... Read more

      B.O.
    • Review of Country Cottage - Montgomery

      When I visited the facility and met the providers they were absolutely fantastic and caring. The facility was clean and well kept. The rooms for the residents were very clean and spacious. The dini... Read more

      Russ
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