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The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Bristol, TN for 2024

There are 17 Memory Care Facilities in the Bristol area, with 2 in Bristol and 15 nearby.

The average cost of memory care in Bristol is $4,825 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper rated regions include Johnson City with an average starting cost of 4,698.

To help you with your search, browse the 36 reviews below for memory care facilities in Bristol. On average, consumers rate memory care in Bristol 4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Bristol with an average rating of 4.66 out of 5 stars.

Caring.com has helped 5 families in Bristol find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Bristol, call (855) 948-3865.

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Bristol

Located along the northeastern border of Tennessee, Bristol is home to approximately 5,100 seniors 65 and older. The state has approximately 120,000 seniors who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, some of whom live in Bristol. Nine memory care facilities can be found near Bristol. They provide help with daily care and offers therapeutic activities for those with cognitive impairments.

In Tennessee and the city of Bristol, memory care facilities are referred to as Residential Homes for the Aged (RHAs). These communities provide room and board and personal care to four or more non-related persons.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in Bristol

  • Bristol, Tennessee, has a crime rate that is 37 percent higher than the national average, and seniors and other residents have a one in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime. Those who enjoy the outdoors should use caution on outings and when traveling back and forth to medical appointments.
  • The city of Bristol is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Bristol Regional Medical Center, the Select Specialty Hospital and the Bristol Memorial, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • The cost of living in Bristol is 84.5, which makes the city cheaper than living in other parts of the state. This is also less than the national average cost of living of 100. Seniors on a budget may find It easier to make ends meet when living within the Bristol city limits.
  • Seniors who can’t tolerate extreme heat may find the climate in Bristol easier to handle than in some cities in the south. The average summer highs in Bristol are around 86 degrees. Winters are colder with lows around 26. The city gets around 12 inches of snow per year.

Paying for Memory Care in Bristol

Memory Care costs in Bristol start around $4,825 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,694 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Bristol 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.

Cities in Tennessee

Asheville

$7,695

US

$5,694

Bristol

$5,378

Kingsport

$5,077

Bristol

$4,825

Abingdon

$4,380

Johnson City

$4,005

Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Bristol

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

More Ways to Pay for Memory Care

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Tennessee page.

Free Memory Care Resources in Bristol

Bristol and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care 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 memory care resources in Bristol, please visit our Memory Care in Tennessee page.

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Bristol

Bristol-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Tennessee are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Tennessee page for more information about these laws.

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Jim

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Dominion Senior Living of Bristol

A friend was placed at Dominion Senior Living of Bristol, so I come and visit them occasionally. I didn't find anything objectionable. It's clean, it's well staffed, and the staff were very nice....

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Memory Care section

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of American House Bristol

Memory Care has zero activities. Residents are kept in the kitchen. Do not believe what you are told. Medicine dosage error caused my mother to be admitted to the hospital with a blood...

Provider response

Thank you for your feedback. We are so sorry to hear that this happened to your loved one. It's always our hope our residents and guests have a pleasant experience with us. When they don't, we want...

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Phil

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Dominion Senior Living of Bristol

My mom is doing very well at Dominion Senior Living of Bristol. They're very friendly, attentive, and seem focused on helping the residents. The facility looks brand new. It's got a very pleasant...

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