12 Assisted Living Facilities near Kingsport, TN

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Kingsport, TN

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Elmcroft of Kingsport

Provides: Assisted Living
901 Teasel Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660
"Elmcroft of Kingsport was absolutely wonderful. They took their times with us during our tour and showed us the different rooms they had. The personnel there is fantastic. My dad has been there for..." More
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Brookdale Kingsport

Provides: Assisted Living
2424 N. John B. Dennis Hwy., Kingsport, TN 37660
"I visited Brookdale Kingsport and loved it. It's only 20 minutes from where I live, which is important to me because I can come back to my church and everything seems to be fine. I thought..." More

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Brookdale Rock Springs

Provides: Assisted Living
640 Rock Springs Road, Kingsport, TN 37664
"Friendly and helpful staff. Very knowledgeable and informative." More

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Brookdale Colonial Heights

Provides: Assisted Living
400 Professional Park Drive, Kingsport, TN 37663
"Brookdale Colonial Heights was a very nice and clean place but I didn't see any activity going on and I went 2 or 3 times at different times of the day. I didn't see any interaction with the..." More

Preston Place Suites

Provides: Assisted Living
2001 N. JOHN B DENNIS, Kingsport, TN 37660
"My mother is in Preston Place in her own separate living quarters. Everybody is really nice and friendly. They have all kinds of activities throughout the day. They help with her bathing three..." More

Asbury Place at Steadman Hill

Provides: Assisted Living
1300 Bloomingdale Pike, Kingsport, TN 37660
"We have our mother at Asbury. The staff is excellent. Mom is in an apartment. It is very clean and spacious. The food is excellent. The dining area is very clean, spacious, very well laid out, and..." More

Asbury Place at Kingsport

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Netherland Ln, Kingsport, TN 37660
"The rooms at Asbury Place at Kingsport are comparable and the amenities. I have been to some of the places with sick people, and we've got some around. This assisted living place is much nicer,..." More

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Crown Cypress Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2424 East Stone Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660
"I chose Crown Cypress for my mother because it's cozy, it's small, the people were friendly, and it's clean. I liked the residents that I talked to. They had crafts. The residents all said that the..." More

The Village at Allandale

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Strickland Court, Kingsport, TN 37660
"I visited The Village at Allandale. It has three different buildings; one is for Alzheimer's, and the other two are assisted living. I really like this community. The atmosphere was very nice. " More

The Blake at Kingsport

Provides: Assisted Living
915 Holston Hills Drive, Kingsport, TN 37664
"I visited The Blake at Kingsport for my mom. It is very, very costly, but it is very nice. The staff was very helpful and knowledgeable; I only spoke with two different people. We did not get to..." More

Wellmont Madison House

Provides: Assisted Living
2000 GREENWAY STREET, Kingsport, TN 37660

Life Care Center of Gray

Provides: Assisted Living

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Kingsport

    Kingsport is part of the Tri-Cities region in the northeast corner of Tennessee. With 28 percent of the city's residents aged 60 or over, there's a definite need for the 20 assisted living communities in the Kingsport area. Ten of these communities are located in the Kingsport city limits, and ten are in the surrounding communities of Johnson City, Duffield, Gray and Bristol. These facilities play a crucial role in the local community, and allow seniors who need support with the tasks associated with daily living to live in a safe, caring environment. The Office of Health Care Facilities regulates all assisted living facilities in the state of Tennessee.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Kingsport

    • In Kingsport, the summers are usually long, warm and humid, and the winters are short, very cold and wet, with annual average high temperatures of 69 degrees and an average annual low of 42 degrees. With an average annual rainfall of 43 inches, weather in Kingsport is not likely to foil the plans of seniors who enjoy spending time outside.

    • Kingsport has ten percent more reported violent crime rate than the average for the rest of Tennessee, and its rate is 80 percent higher than the national average. Kingsport has a reported property crime rate that is 65 percent higher than the average of Tennessee and around 92 percent higher than the national average. These high crime rates may result in more vulnerable seniors feeling unsafe in this city.

    • There's tons to do and see in Kingsport for seniors with an interest in the arts. With regular concerts, live theater and the Kingsport Ballet, there's something for everyone, regardless of their interests.

    • The Kingsport area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Holston Valley Medical Center and Indian Path Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • Kingsport is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning that its elected leadership “has made the commitment to actively work toward making their town, city or county a great place for people of all ages,” according to AARP.

    • Kingsport has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Kingsport Senior Center, an organization that aims to enrich the lives of local seniors by helping them stay active and socialize with their peers.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Kingsport

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Tennessee

    $4,090.00 Greeneville
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,711.00 Abingdon
    $3,692.00 Kingsport
    $3,554.00 Johnson City
    $3,357.00 Bristol

    Assisted Living costs in Kingsport start around $3,692 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 Kingsport 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 Kingsport

    The Long-Term Services & Supports branch of TennCare helps eligible local seniors pay for their housing in an assisted living community.

    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 Kingsport

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Kingsport

    Kingsport-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 Kingsport, TN

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Kingsport

    • Review of Asbury Place at Kingsport

      I am the son of a former resident. the facility was excellent before the pandemic, but during pandemic became awful. food quality suffered, all social activities were completely stopped, and family... Read more

    • Review of The Blake at Kingsport

      I visited The Blake at Kingsport for my mom. It is very, very costly, but it is very nice. The staff was very helpful and knowledgeable; I only spoke with two different people. We did not get to tr... Read more

    • Review of Brookdale Colonial Heights

      I visited Brookdale Colonial Heights in person. I saw both their assisted living and memory care. I think it is a great community and it is really nice place for seniors. It is just a wonderful com... Read more

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