7 Assisted Living Facilities near Portland, TN

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Portland, TN

Richland Place Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
201 Richland Lake Drive, Portland, TN 37148
"My grandmother resides at this facility, and I can tell you that it is wonderful. The staff is extremely caring, and polite. My grandmother has never been happier, and she has lived in 2 other..." More

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The Meadows at Halltown

Provides: Assisted Living
711 Halltown Rd., Portland, TN 37148

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New Hope Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1333 Hogan's Branch Rd, Hendersonville, TN 37075
"My family member has been at New Hope for almost 5 months. Moving her from another state was an exhausting process coupled with the task of finding a facility. We toured and interviewed 7..." More

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Charter Senior Living of Gallatin

Provides: Assisted Living
1085 Hartsville Pike, Gallatin, TN 37066
"Charter Senior Living of Gallatin was a very nice community. It was a welcoming community. However, I wasn't expecting their version of what they call an apartment because there's no capability of..." More

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Brookdale Gallatin

Provides: Assisted Living
400 Hancock Street, Gallatin, TN 37066
"Brookdale Gallatin was nice. I went there to visit a very dear friend. I didn't particularly like the lunch service setup. Whatever you had did not matter, like that day they were serving hotdogs..." More

NHC Place, Sumner

Provides: Assisted Living
140 Thorne Boulevard, Gallatin, TN 37066
"My mother is now at NHC Place, Sumner. So far, it has been phenomenal. The staff are really, really nice, and they work with her so well because she didn't come as far in her recovery as what we..." More

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Golden Living Community - Brandywood

Provides: Assisted Living
553 EAST BLEDSOE STREET, Gallatin, TN 37066
"This facility was very tidy. The residents were up and about. Some were playing cards, some were just chatting. Their caregivers were right there with them making the residents feel they were right..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Portland

    Portland, Tennessee is located 40 miles from Nashville, and it has an abundance of entertainment options, making it easy for seniors to find something to do. Citizens ages 60 and older comprise around 15 percent of the city’s population. For those who are not entirely independent, there are two assisted living communities in the city and four located nearby. The Tennessee Office of Health Care Facilities is charged with the oversight of all assisted living communities in the state.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Portland

    • Warm summers and light snow in the winter might entice some senior citizens to enjoy living in Portland, TN. The city gets around three inches of snow per year and winter lows dip to around 27 degrees Fahrenheit in January. July is the warmest month of the summer with highs reaching around 88 degrees Fahrenheit.

    • The average air quality score in the United States is 58, but the score for Portland is 66. This improvement in air quality might benefit some seniors who are dealing with respiratory conditions.

    • Some senior citizens might find the cost of living in Portland to be a big benefit. The average cost of living score is 100 for the entire country. Portland is lower with a score of 87.

    • The rate of property crime in Portland is 36.9, which is lower than the national average of 38.1. The rate of violent crime is a bit more elevated in the city. It has a violent crime rate of 43.3, but the national rate is 31.1. While the increase isn’t much, it is something for seniors to consider if they are going to venture off into the city.

    • MidCumberland Public Transit provides transportation options for residents of Sumner County, including senior citizens in Portland. A 24-hour notice for local rides and a 72-hour notice is needed out-of-city rides. The service also provides transportation into Nashville.

    • The Portland area is home to world-class medical facilities, including TriStar Portland, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Portland

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Tennessee

    $4,027.00 Hendersonville
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,730.00 Gallatin
    $3,575.00 Goodlettsville
    $2,722.00 Springfield
    $2,695.00 Hartsville

    Assisted Living costs in Portland start around $0 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 Portland 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 Portland

    Some assisted living costs, but not room and board, can be covered by a Home and Community Based Services waiver and the CHOICES waiver. 

    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 Portland

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Portland

    Portland-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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    Other Options in Portland, TN

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Portland

    • Review of Richland Place Senior Living

      This assisted living is behind the times!!!! It uses techs, not nurses to give medications. Only has one nurse that is on duty and that nurses is only there part time... The administrator is somewh... Read more

    • Review of Richland Place Senior Living

      My grandmother resides at this facility, and I can tell you that it is wonderful. The staff is extremely caring, and polite. My grandmother has never been happier, and she has lived in 2 other Assi... Read more

    • Review of Richland Place Senior Living

      Yeah, live here...love it..hate it, sometimes..wish was not here. But yet, here..what to say. The staff for the most part..are fanastic. Very dependable..willing to help..wheither eating, bathin... Read more

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