9 Assisted Living Facilities near Pelham, AL

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Pelham, AL

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Caring Star 2021

Gardens of Pelham

Provides: Assisted Living
2124 Old Montgomery Highway, Pelham, AL 35124
"A very “home” like residence where each resident is treated like family. Very caring and professional staff members who lovingly care for the residents. They are provided with games, books,..." More

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Caring Star 2022

Galleria Woods

Provides: Assisted Living
3850 Galleria Woods Drive, Birmingham, AL 35244
"Galleria Woods was beautiful, but it was expensive. The rooms were very nice, and the staff was great. They also have cottages, and they were beautiful. They invited us for lunch, and it was..." More

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Maplewood Lane Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
223 Tucker Road, Helena, AL 35080
"I thought Maplewood Lane Assisted Living was a very homey place. The staff that I met there were all very cordial. There's one lady that's been working there for 27 years and she was just as great..." More

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The Bungalows at Riverchase

Provides: Assisted Living
2184 Parkway Lake Drive, Hoover, AL 35244
"My mom is a resident of The Bungalows at Riverchase. They're very caring and they keep the seniors active. They're reasonably priced for assisted living, and I checked out a lot of places. I like..." More

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Chelsea's Hidden Acres

Provides: Assisted Living
254 Hidden Acres, Chelsea, AL 35043
"At Chelsea's Hidden Acres, our goal is to help our residents achieve the best quality of life possible. We are a licensed, 16-bed, traditional Assisted Living Facility located in Chelsea, AL. We..." More

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Truewood by Merrill, Riverchase

Provides: Assisted Living
1851 Data Drive, Birmingham, AL 35244
"I toured Truewood by Merrill, Riverchase. It was good. The facility is good, it's nice and clean. It's friendly and all of the residents seemed happy. The activities are the same as movies,..." More

Oaks on Parkwood Skilled Nursing Faci...

Provides: Assisted Living
2625 Laurel Oaks Dr, Bessemer, AL 35022
"My mother-in-law went to Oaks on Parkwood. She has been there for three weeks now. She's very happy there. She's been very welcomed and very happy. Her room is nice, and she's got enough room to be..." More

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Country Cottages Hoover - CLOSED

Provides: Assisted Living
4000 Greenwood Dr., Hoover, AL 35216
"I went to the Country Cottages at Birmingham, Hoover. The cottage was just like what the name implies which is nice, makes you feel at home. The lady coming before the pandemic? They would take..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Morningside of Vestavia Hills

Provides: Assisted Living
2435 Columbiana Road, Birmingham, AL 35216
"My mother has been in the Morningside of Vestavia Hills for several months already. I would say that the room that she's in is very safe for her. They have done several things that she asked for,..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Pelham

    Surrounded by natural beauty and located just 15 miles south of Birmingham, the suburb of Pelham, Alabama, gives seniors a pleasant escape and convenient access to big city amenities. This small city is home to one assisted living facility, and there are 19 more in Birmingham, Hoover and other nearby areas. Assisted living agencies in Alabama are differentiated in terms of the extent of care and services provided, and they are classified into assisted living and specialty care assisted living facilities. These facilities are regulated by the state’s Department of Public Health, Bureau of Health Provider Standards.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Pelham

    • The mild southern climate in Pelham gives seniors year-round comfort. It receives minimal snowfall during winter and has an average low of 32 degrees Fahrenheit in January. This allows seniors to enjoy golfing, camping, fishing and other forms of outdoor recreation in Oak Mountain State Park.
    • Pelham’s overall cost of living is 3 percent higher than the U.S. average primarily due to expensive housing. Other expense categories are below the national averages, and the cost of assisted living is lower than in Hoover and Birmingham.
    • Retirees in Pelham may enjoy significant tax savings as the state of Alabama exempts taxation on social security income, pensions and some forms of compensation and allowances.
    • With an overall crime rate being 16 percent lower than the national and where the majority of crimes reported are under the non-violent theft category, Pelham is a relatively safe city for seniors. It's found to be safer than 51 percent of the cities in the country.
    • Pelham is a car-dependent city, and there is no local public transportation system currently available. The local senior center has its own bus transportation for use on scheduled activities. For ADA individuals and residents 60+ traveling in Shelby, Jefferson and Walker Counties, ClasTran offers subsidized, shared curb-to-curb rides.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Pelham

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Alabama

    $4,351.00 Birmingham
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,550.00 Trussville
    $3,365.00 Hoover
    $2,940.00 Pelham

    Assisted Living costs in Pelham start around $2,940 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 Pelham 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 Pelham

    The Home and Community-Based Services waiver programs of the state of Alabama currently does not include financial coverage on assisted living facilities in Pelham and the rest of the Yellowhammer state.

    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 Pelham

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Pelham

    Pelham-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 Pelham

    • Review of Gardens of Pelham

      A very “home” like residence where each resident is treated like family. Very caring and professional staff members who lovingly care for the residents. They are provided with games, books, c... Read more

      bwalters17
    • Review of Gardens of Pelham

      I looked here and I liked it. It seemed to offer a lot of things I was looking for, and it seemed like the staff was nice when I talked to them. They introduced me to some of the employees that wer... Read more

      Jack
    • Review of Gardens of Pelham

      The staff takes very good care of my father. Read more

      Renee
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