31 Assisted Living Facilities in Knoxville, TN

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Elmcroft of West Knoxville

8024 Gleason Drive, Knoxville, TN
Elmcroft of West Knoxville is located about nine miles west of the West Knoxville and a block away from the West Town Mall. Residents and visitors appreciate the community-like feel of the facility and that its staff members treat residents... (read more)
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2014, 2015, 2016

Atria Weston Place

2900 Lake Brook Boulevard, Knoxville, TN
Atria Weston Place is located in Knoxville, Tennessee, in a lovely wooded area with convenient access to shopping centers and several major highways. Residents and visitors consistently give the community great praise for its warm, friendly... (read more)
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2015, 2016

Williamsburg Villas

3020 Heatherton Way, Knoxville, TN
Williamsburg Villas offer the convenience of being located in the city of Knoxville, Tenn. as well as the serene beauty of country living. The facility has received numerous five-star reviews from both residents and visitors praising home-c... (read more)
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Manorhouse Assisted Living

8501 S. Northshore Drive, Knoxville, TN
Manorhouse Assisted Living is located in a residential neighborhood in Knoxville, Tennessee, with convenient highway access. Visitors are immediately impressed by the facility's well-maintained grounds, which include lovely gardens and a ce... (read more)
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2012, 2013, 2016

The Pointe at Lifespring Senior Living

4371 Lifespring Lane, Knoxville, TN
The Pointe of Lifespring Senior Living is located in Knoxville, TN, in a suburban neighborhood with lots of greenery. Residents love the amenities of each suite, including a bedroom, bathroom, short table and refrigerator. Pointe of Lifespr... (read more)
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Raintree Terrace

555 Rainforest Rd, Knoxville, TN
Raintree Terrace is located in Knoxville, Tennessee, in a beautiful residential area with convenient access to several shopping centers. Visitors note the facility's modern armoire-style closets, private wooded walking trail and community d... (read more)
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Elmcroft of Halls

7521 Andersonville Pike, Knoxville, TN
Elmcroft of Halls is located in Knoxville, Tennessee, in a beautiful countryside residential area with amazing views of Black Oak Ridge and close access to several stores and a shopping outlet. Residents and visitors give the community high... (read more)
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2015

Trinity Hills of Knoxville

4611 Ashville Highway, Knoxville, TN
Trinity Hills of Knoxville is located in East Knoxville, Tennessee, just minutes from shops, churches and a community center. The facility offers clean, spacious rooms featuring kitchenettes, and residents appreciate elevator access. Reside... (read more)
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2013

Prosperity Pointe

214 Prosperity Road, Knoxville, TN
Welcome to Prosperity Pointe Assisted Living! We are here to provide our residents with comfortable and supportive elderly care within an environment that “feels like home.” Whether you are searching for a quality assisted living community ... (read more)
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Windsor Gardens Assisted Living

5611 Central Ave. Pike, Knoxville, TN
Windsor Gardens Assisted Living of Knoxville is owned and operated by individuals who have deep roots in our Knoxville-area community. We have worked to create an atmosphere in which seniors can live independently in a quality home-like env... (read more)
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L & L Sweet Home Care

804 Atlantic Ave., Knoxville, TN
At L & L Sweet Home Care, our goal is to provide our residents with the best in senior living. Our high quality care and dedicated staff ensure that the health needs of all our residents are supported, while our wide variety of activities p... (read more)
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Deane Hill Place

401 Catherine McAuley Way, Knoxville, TN
Deane Hill Place is located in a bustling shopping district of Knoxville, Tennessee, just a few blocks south of Interstate 40. Visitors and residents appreciate that Deane Hill Place is a picturesque place to live, thanks to its attractive ... (read more)
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Arbor Terrace of Knoxville

9051 Cross Park Drive, Knoxville, TN
Arbor Terrace of Knoxville is located in the bustling neighborhood of Cedar Bluff in Knoxville, Tennessee. Residents and visitors compliment the facility for having a caring, compassionate and enthusiastic staff. They also praise Arbor Terr... (read more)
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2014

The Courtyards Senior Living

815 E Inskip Dr, Knoxville, TN
Caring111977050: "We found The Courtyards Senior Living (The Orchard) for my mother-in-law. The place was about a year old. It was really nice. It had everything that she needed, and it was only about five minutes from here. We liked the look of the place. ... (read more)
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Renaissance Terrace

215 Bearden Place,, Knoxville, TN
Kenneth16: "Renaissance Terrace is a small facility with only 15 rooms, and it’s only 5 or 6 years old. My sister is in there. It’s a really nice facility, they have good food, and it is well-staffed. Some of the staff have been there since they start... (read more)
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NHC Place, Farragut

120 Cavett Hill Lane, Knoxville, TN
Dixie: "I live at NHC Place, Farragut. The food is delicious. They don't have a lot of activities and most of the residents don't participate in them, but they always have bingo. The place is almost brand new and very expensive. They have a garden... (read more)
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Heritage Assisted Living

144 Felix Rd, Knoxville, TN
Barbara74485350: "My mom lived at Heritage at Knoxville for two years. The have very big rooms and their food was good. They have very reasonable prices and they always make the family very welcome. They do bingo, and they also do flowers. They take some da... (read more)
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Wellspring Assisted Living

555 Renford Rd, Knoxville, TN
Caring96837650: "Wellsprings’ is a little bit smaller than what my father wanted. It’s only five people, he needed something a little bit larger, but it was great. They took care of him and they treated him well. He is happy there. I guess the food was OK.... (read more)
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Morning Pointe of Powell

7700 Dannaher Drive, Knoxville, TN
Joy Kearney: "When looking for assisted living one needs to get a definition of what is assisted living? Remember you are speaking with a marketing advisor to sell you something! We had a relative there and only had medication given to him. He could ... (read more)
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Oakwood Senior Living

232 E. Churchwell Avenue, Knoxville, TN
Joan: "My tour at Oakwood was good. They were very nice to me and I couldn't complain about anything there. I also had a meal there and it was good, plus the staff was helpful. They had nice rooms and the facilities were fine."
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At A Glance

There are 31 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Knoxville is $3,009 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Knoxville

Knoxville is the third largest city in Tennessee and is credited as being the cradle of country music, the city that bought country music to the masses. There are 45 assisted living communities in the Knoxville area, with 30 in the Knoxville city limits and 15 more in the nearby communities of Maryville, Oak Ridge, Powell and Louisville. These facilities help seniors with tasks associated with daily living such as eating and drinking, and washing and dressing. The Office of Health Care Facilities is responsible for regulating assisted living communities in Tennessee. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Knoxville

  • The American Lung Association ranked Knoxville 22nd on the list of cities affected by year-round particle pollution. Seniors should be mindful of this as poor air quality can aggravate underlying respiratory illnesses.

  • The cost of living in the Knoxville area is eight percent less than the national average, making it one of the most affordable cities in Tennessee. 

  • Seniors with an interest in arts and culture will never be short of activities in Knoxville. The Arts District is home to many galleries and studios with all tastes catered for. The Theater District is perfect for those hoping to catch a show or see the latest Hollywood masterpiece. 

  • The Knoxville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Parkwest Medical Center and the University of Tennessee Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • Knoxville 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.

  • Knoxville has an array of community resources for seniors, including the John T. O'Connor Senior Center, an organization that provides seniors with a safe and welcoming environment where they can meet new people and stay active, as well as seven other senior centers.


Paying for Assisted Living in Knoxville

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Tennessee

$4,000.00 US
$3,791.00 Sevierville
$3,438.00 Maryville
$3,009.00 Knoxville
$2,584.00 Jefferson City
$2,476.00 Oak Ridge
$2,215.00 Loudon
$2,200.00 Lenoir City

Assisted Living costs in Knoxville start around $3,009 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 Knoxville 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 Knoxville

The state of Tennessee provides financial assistance to eligible seniors via its TennCare program. The program provides healthcare and long-term care to local seniors. 

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

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 Knoxville

Knoxville 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.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Knoxville

Knoxville-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.