10 Assisted Living Facilities near Hixson, TN

5 Assisted Living Facilities in Hixson, TN

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Caring Star 2016

Brookdale Hixson

Provides: Assisted Living
4515 Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343
"Brookdale Hixson is awesome and my mother is living there. The rooms are very good. The staff is awesome. The food is very good and the dining area is nice and restaurant-style. They have therapy,..." More

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Regency House

Provides: Assisted Living
2062 Hamill Road, Hixson, TN 37343
"This facility is wonderful while the previous director of nursing name Renee cause all kinds of problems clinically. Believed now that she is gone things are getting back on track. The..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Morning Pointe of Hixson

Provides: Assisted Living
5501 Old Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343
"Morning Pointe of Hixson was the most expensive place of the ones I visited, and you have to do your own laundry. The facility itself was absolutely gorgeous and had a luxurious looking dining..." More

Memory Lane at Forest Plaza

Provides: Assisted Living
4301 Forest Plaza Dr, Hixson, TN 37343
"I chose Memory Lane at Forest Plaza as it is a small residential home, and my father does better in smaller settings. The staff is very compassionate and caring, and they worked very well with..." More

Life Care Center of Hixson

Provides: Assisted Living
5798 Hixson Homeplace, Hixson, TN 37343
"My mother was here for rehab. The facility was beautiful, clean.. Her room was large, private, with a spacious bathroom, and large window overlooking the courtyard. Staff was all friendly and..." More

5 Assisted Living Facilities near Hixson, TN

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Caring Star 2018

Manorhouse Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1148 Mountain Creek Road, Chattanooga, TN 37405
"I was impressed with Manorhouse Assisted Living. They were going to put my mother-in-law in a regular room. The room was further from the dining room, but it was a very homey feeling. The community..." More

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Martin Boyd Christian Home

Provides: Assisted Living
6845 Standifer Gap Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421
"Martin Boyd staff is dedicated, consistent, and truly have a passion for what they do, My mom was a resident for 3+ years, (2014-2017). My mom lived on every level. Thanks to Stacey B. and..." More

Life Care Center of Red Bank

Provides: Assisted Living
1020 Runyan Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37405
"Life Care Center did great, they took care of my in-law and the staff was good. The room was nice with another bed where my wife and her sister could sleep on as they stayed there too, taking..." More

Valley Residence

Provides: Assisted Living
1164 MOUNTAIN CREEK ROAD, Chattanooga, TN 37405
"After hearing sometimes negative reviews of assisted living and elderly care facilities, I was quite surprised after visiting a very good friend of mines grandmother at Alexian. The facility is..." More

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Dominion Senior Living Hixson

Provides: Assisted Living
2143 Northpoint Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37343
" Dominion Senior Living are faith based assisted living and memory care communities that seek to honor God through service to seniors by providing services where the spiritual, emotional and..." More

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Hixson

  • Review of Brookdale Hixson

    Brookdale Hixson is awesome and my mother is living there. The rooms are very good. The staff is awesome. The food is very good and the dining area is nice and restaurant-style. They have therapy, ... Read more

    Shrimp
  • Review of Life Care Center of Hixson

    My mother was here for rehab. The facility was beautiful, clean.. Her room was large, private, with a spacious bathroom, and large window overlooking the courtyard. Staff was all friendly and helpf... Read more

    Ejohnson
  • Review of Brookdale Hixson

    Brookdale Hixson didn't feel that warm. I didn't care for the facility itself as much as I did in the other places. It felt kind of cold when I went in. It was big and a little bit cold where the d... Read more

    Anonymous
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Hixson

Hixson is considered one of the best places to retire in the Chattanooga area. Located in the south-central part of the state of Tennessee, Hixson offers beautiful views of the Smoky Mountains and easy convenience to the city.

There are 10 assisted living facilities in the city for seniors who need help with daily living. Regulated by the Tennessee Department of Health, there are two types of assisted living facilities: the assisted care living facilities, which admit all seniors with the exception of late-stage Alzheimer patients, and the residential homes for the aged, which provide care for four or more seniors.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Hixson

  • The Hixson area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the CHI Memorial Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • The Alexian Brothers PACE provides door-to-door transportation services for medical and senior center appointments. This community-based program services Hixson and all of Hamilton County.
  • Hixson has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Hamilton County Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities, an organization that services individuals 65 years of age and older, as well as one senior center.
  • The cost of living in the Hixson zip code is 1.80 percent lower than the U.S. average. This may make it easier for seniors in assisted living to budget their money.
  • Crime in Hixson is based on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high). In Hixson, property crime is ranked 34.5, which is lower than the national average of 38.1. Violent crime is ranked 28.7, which is also ranked lower than the national average of 31.1. Seniors in assisted living in the city may feel safe when outside.
  • Hixson gets around 53 inches of rain per year and four inches of snow. With 210 average sunny days per year, the city offers plenty of sunshine and good weather for seniors who enjoy the outdoors. Summers are hot with average July highs around 84 degrees. Winters are cold with average lows around 27 degrees.


Paying for Assisted Living in Hixson

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Tennessee

$4,000.00 US
$2,881.00 Chattanooga
$2,800.00 East Ridge
$2,647.00 Hixson
$2,387.00 Cleveland

Assisted Living costs in Hixson start around $2,647 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 Hixson 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 Hixson

Financial assistance for seniors in Hixson who need help paying for assisted living is available through two state Medicaid waivers. The Long-Term Services waiver helps pay for daily living tasks but does not offer assistance for room and board. The CHOICES waiver is available for seniors 65 and older with a physical disability. 

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Tennessee page. Financial Assistance in Tennessee Financial Assistance in Tennessee

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 Tennessee page.


Free Assisted Living Resources in Hixson

Hixson 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 Hixson, please visit our Assisted Living in Tennessee page.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Hixson

Hixson-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Tennessee are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Tennessee page for more information about these laws.

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