7 Assisted Living Facilities near Johnson City, TN

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Johnson City, TN

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Brookdale Johnson City

Provides: Assisted Living
2003 Waters Edge Drive, Johnson City, TN 37604
"Brookdale Johnson City is very home-like. There's physical therapy on site and it'd be a good place to stay. It's very comforting. The rooms are very nice, clean, and well-maintained." More

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Elmcroft of Johnson City

Provides: Assisted Living
406 E. Mountain View Road, Johnson City, TN 37601
"My husband moved into the assisted living of Elmcroft of Johnson City. I am extremely happy with it. It has a wonderful atmosphere, the employees are wonderful to the people there, and my husband..." More

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Cornerstone Village South

Provides: Assisted Living
213 UNIVERSITY PARKWAY, Johnson City, TN 37604
"My brother-in-law was a resident of Cornerstone Village South before he went for physical therapy. It's very nice. It's been there a few years, but it's modern looking, and everything is on one..." More

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Cornerstone Village North

Provides: Assisted Living
2016 Sherwood Drive, Johnson City, TN 37601
"Appalachian Christian Village is located in a great area of North Johnson City, within very short distance of shopping, restaurants, and the annual 4th of July fireworks show in JC. It is a very..." More

Dominion Senior Living of Johnson City

Provides: Assisted Living
2412 Knob Creek Road, Johnson City, TN 37604
"Dominion Senior Living is nice; it has has games, patio, and a beauty shop. The food was good, and they serve three meals a day. We don’t have any trouble getting what we need. The facility is nice. " More

Life Care Center of Gray

Provides: Assisted Living

Life Care Center of Elizabethton

Provides: Assisted Living
1641 HIGHWAY 19E, Elizabethton, TN 37643

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Johnson City

    Johnson City, Tennessee is home to the Tweetsie Trail, several museums and art galleries and more than 9,000 seniors. Adventurous seniors might even appreciate Johnson City's outdoor recreational options like Warriors' Path State Park, Boone Lake and Buffalo Mountain Park. To support those seniors who may need assistance with the aspects of everyday living, there are five assisted living facilities within city limits, with another two located in nearby neighborhoods.

    In Johnson City and in all of Tennessee, the Tennessee Department of Health, Board for Licensing Health Care Facilities governs both Assisted Care Living Facilities (ACLFs) and residential homes for the aged.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Johnson City

    • The cost of living in Johnson City is 88.7, slightly lower than the national average of 100. Transportation and groceries also rank lower and may help offset the higher healthcare costs in the area, which might take some of the pressure off seniors who live on a restrictive budget.
    • Tennessee does not tax seniors on Social Security benefits, retirement savings account withdrawals or pensions, which could be beneficial for seniors in Johnson City who rely on those types of income.
    • Johnson City has violent crime rates of 27.2 and property crime rates of 54.5, both higher than the national averages of 22.7 and 35.4. Despite these crime rates, assisted living facilities are among the safest places to live due to security measures like alarms and self-locking doors.
    • Johnson City summers are hot and humid, and the winters are cold with occasional snow. Seniors who want a more moderate climate might want to consider looking elsewhere within the state.
    • Johnson City's air quality has a rank of 64 on a scale where 100 represents the areas with the best air quality, six points higher than the national average of 58. Seniors with respiratory issues might find that breathing in the city is easier than in other areas of Tennessee.
    • The Johnson City area is home to world-class medical facilities, including MSMG Cardiology and Karing Hearts Cardiology, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Johnson City

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Tennessee

    $4,525.00 Mars Hill
    $4,090.00 Greeneville
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,711.00 Abingdon
    $3,630.00 Kingsport
    $3,428.00 Johnson City
    $3,357.00 Bristol

    Assisted Living costs in Johnson City start around $3,428 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 Johnson City 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 Johnson City

    Tennessee's Medicaid program, TennCare, offers a CHOICES waiver program for qualified seniors that helps to cover the costs of services in assisted living facilities. The plan does not cover room and board fees, but it does set a maximum amount that communities may charge waiver participants.

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

    Free Assisted Living Resources in Johnson City

    Johnson City 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 Johnson City, please visit our Assisted Living in Tennessee page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Johnson City

    Johnson City-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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    Assisted Living near Johnson City, TN

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Johnson City

    • Review of Brookdale Johnson City

      I like the fact that Brookdale Johnson City has an outdoor porch where you can see nature. The rooms were quite comfortable and I was not at all disappointed in the appearance. The person was very ... Read more

    • Review of Cornerstone Village North

      My mother has moved into Cornerstone Village. It's been very good. They're pretty much on lockdown, so we don't get to see her, but the staff is taking care of her, and they're doing really well. S... Read more

    • Review of Cornerstone Village South

      My brother-in-law was a resident of Cornerstone Village South before he went for physical therapy. It's very nice. It's been there a few years, but it's modern looking, and everything is on one lev... Read more

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