9 Assisted Living Facilities near Northport, AL

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Northport, AL

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Provides: Assisted Living
951 Rose Dr., Northport, AL 35476
"Brookdale Northport has everything that my mother needs and they've been able to take care of anything I needed. Her apartment has a living room, a bedroom, and a kitchenette. You could also have a..." More

Martinview Assisted Living Facility

Provides: Assisted Living
2015 - 32nd St., Northport, AL 35476

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North River Village

Provides: Assisted Living
5810 Rice Mine Rd. N.E., Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
"We are in the market for assisted living for my mother. We visited the facility and felt very at home the minute we walked in the door. They just got new flooring and the building looks very nice...." More

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Morning Pointe of Tuscaloosa

Provides: Assisted Living
1801 Rice Mine Road N, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
"I have chosen Morning Pointe for my parents. It's beautiful and very clean. The staff and administration are all very caring people. They seem to actually care about not only the residents, but the..." More

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Crimson Village

Provides: Assisted Living
1410 18th Avenue East, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
"Crimson Village is a nice place. All the people are nice there, too. They have lots of activities, lots of good food on the menu and the rooms are very nice. It had a friendly atmosphere, with lots..." More

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Regency Retirement Village - Tuscaloosa

Provides: Assisted Living
5001 Old Montgomery Highway, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
"Regency retirement is a great place for seniors they have remained covid free and have kept the people who live there happy and safe during this time of crisis." More

Pine Valley Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
800 Rice Valley Road, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
"I live in Pine Valley in one of the patio homes, with a kitchen, a bath and a half, and 2 bedrooms. Every day we have activities, and I like the arts and crafts. They provide transportation to..." More

Heritage Residential Care Village

Provides: Assisted Living
1001 Snows Mill Ave., Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
"My cousin is now at Heritage Residential Care Village. The people are friendly. It is a small place. The area where he lives (the assisted living facility) only has 14 residents. It is fresh and..." More

Traditions Condominiums

Provides: Assisted Living
3218 Veterans Memorial Parkway, Tuscaloosa, AL ...

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Northport

    Northport is a small city in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. It's charming, historic downtown streets, along with the various art galleries and museums, make it a great city for retirement. In fact, nearly 15% of the city's 26,000 residents are senior citizens aged 65 or older.

    To accommodate Northport's aging population, there are two assisted living facilities located in the city and an additional seven can be found in surrounding cities and towns. In Northport and throughout the state of Alabama, these facilities are closely monitored by the Alabama Department of Public Health

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Northport

    • The air quality in Northport and throughout Tuscaloosa county is excellent according to the American Lung Association. That means the threat to those with respiratory or cardiovascular problems is minimal. 
    • Seniors can travel safely throughout Northport and its surrounding areas using the Tuscaloosa Transit Authority, which offers easy access options to those with mobility issues and reduced fares for senior citizens. 
    • The Northport area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Northport Medical Center, in case of illness or medical emergencies. 
    • Seniors on limited budgets should find that Northport is rather affordable. The cost of living in the city is slightly less than the national average. 
    • With an average of 53 inches of rain per year and an average high temperature in July of 92 degrees, summers in Northport can be hot and humid. Some seniors tend to find this weather uncomfortable and excessive rain can result in less opportunity to enjoy outdoor hobbies. 
    • When compared with the rest of the state, crime rates in Northport are much lower. For every 1,000 residents, only 1.87 violent crimes occur in Northport, compared to a state average of 5.24 violent crimes per 1,000 residents.  Seniors and their loved ones can feel safer in Northport than in many other Alabama cities. 

    Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Northport

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Alabama

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,295.00 Jasper
    $2,940.00 Pelham
    $2,595.00 Northport
    $2,515.00 Hoover
    $2,351.00 Tuscaloosa

    Assisted Living costs in Northport start around $2,595 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 Northport 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 Northport

    At this time, Alabama doesn't offer Medicaid or state-funded financial assistance programs to help seniors in Northport pay for the cost of assisted living.

    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 Northport

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Northport

    Northport-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 Northport, AL

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Northport

    • Review of Northport

      Brookdale Northport has everything that my mother needs and they've been able to take care of anything I needed. Her apartment has a living room, a bedroom, and a kitchenette. You could also have a... Read more

    • Review of Northport

      Brookdale Northport is nice and very clean, and it doesn't have any old folk's smell to it. Some of the staff members are better than others, and most of them are fairly knowledgeable. Some of the ... Read more

    • Review of Northport

      We visited Brookdale, and we preferred it to others. The staff was extremely helpful, accommodating, and they made some suggestions on funding. The grounds were good, and with well-manicured green ... Read more

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