The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Montgomery, AL for 2023
The average cost of assisted living in Montgomery is $2,706 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,735.
To help you with your search, browse the 35 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Montgomery. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Montgomery 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Prattville with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Montgomery find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Montgomery, call (855) 948-3865.
Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Montgomery, Alabama
Country Cottage - Montgomery
235 Sylvest Dr.
"I had a lovely tour at Country Cottage - Montgomery. It was assisted living, and it was just more care than my cousin needed. She would've been very unhappy there. The staff was lovely. The facility was spotless, and it had activities listed. I wa..."READ MORE
Helping Hands Assisted living
2781 North Wallace Drive
"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 have meet all my parents wishes and the care is be..."READ MORE
4000 Fieldcrest Drive
"My mom has moved into CaraVita Village last week. The amenities and the environment were positive. She has stayed there before, so she likes it. The staff members are very helpful. She said the food is OK. Right now, she is going to talk to the ch..."READ MORE
Wesley Gardens Retirement Community
1555 Taylor Rd.
"Wesley Gardens Retirement Community was convenient. It was a nice place. The people have been courteous and nice. The lady who gave the tour was very informed and helpful. She listened and had the information we needed. They have courtyards, activ..."READ MORE
The Crossings at Eastchase
2551 Eastchase Ln
"My mother moved into The Crossings at Eastchase. It's a wonderful place. It's not just a set food. They have a menu and they can request anything they want if they don't want something on the menu and it's nice. Any time she pulls the cord, they c..."READ MORE
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John Knox Manor
4401 Narrow Lane Rd
"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 different things. They also have a big flower garden out b..."READ MORE
John Knox At Arrowhead
9081 Atlanta Highway
"John Knox At Arrowhead is a very small community. Mom is there and our experience has just been outstanding. Their rooms are adequate, especially for a person who does not need a lot of space. They have very good food. The common areas are clean a..."READ MORE
Second Home Assisted Living
5913 Bramblewood Place
"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 three bedrooms, but no nurses on staff. The staff was..."READ MORE
Second Home Family Assisted Living
4506 Teri Court
"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 are isolated and lonely. Second Home Family Assiste..."READ 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
Assisted Living costs in Montgomery start around $2,706 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.
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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.
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.