9 Memory Care Facilities near Chattanooga, TN

7 Memory Care Facilities in Chattanooga, TN

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Elmcroft of Hamilton Place

Provides: Memory Care
1502 Gunbarrel Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421
"Elmcroft of Hamilton Place is located in the cozy city of Chattanooga, Tennessee. The area is well-known for its Civil War cites, many a short drive from Elmcroft. The Chickamauga/ Chattanooga..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Elmcroft of Shallowford

Provides: Memory Care
7127 Lee Highway, Chattanooga, TN 37421
"Residents of Elmcroft of Shallowford are proud of the independence they maintain and enjoy the security of 24-hour personalized assistance. While we offer a helping hand with day-to-day tasks such..." More

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Caring Star 2018

Manorhouse Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
1148 Mountain Creek Road, Chattanooga, TN 37405
"Exceeding customer expectations is our goal every day, in everything we do. We believe that a resident's life in one of our communities should be an extension of the lifestyle he or she enjoyed..." More

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Martin Boyd Christian Home

Provides: Memory Care
6845 Standifer Gap Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421
"Martin Boyd Christian Home has provided quality assisted living care to members of our community for over 30 years. We continuously strive to improve our quality of care using a strategic planning..." More

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The Terrace at Mountain Creek

Provides: Memory Care
1005 Mountain Creek Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37405

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The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Chat...

Provides: Memory Care
7620 Shallowford Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421
"Upon visiting this facility, I found it to be very up to date and the staff very professional. My great grandmother was in this facility until we had to move her in with us. She and several of the..." More

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Dominion Senior Living Hixson

Provides: Memory Care
2143 Northpoint Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37343
" Dominion Senior Living are faith based assisted living and memory care communities that seek to honor God through service to seniors by providing services where the spiritual, emotional and..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Morning Pointe of Hixson

Provides: Memory Care
5501 Old Hixson Pike, Hixson, TN 37343
"Conveniently located next to Hixson High School and just down the road from Northgate Mall in Hixson, Tennessee, a suburb of Chattanooga, Morning Pointe of Hixson is a single level state-of-the-art..." More

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The Rosewood at Fort Oglethorpe

Provides: Memory Care
14 Fort Town Drive, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
"Rosewood is a graciously appointed retirement facility designed especially to meet the needs of seniors. With a choice of spacious studio or one bedroom accommodations, residents are free to enjoy..." More

Memory Care near Chattanooga, TN

Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Chattanooga

  • Review of The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Chattanooga

    The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Chattanooga was very nice and clean. It was a very good place. Everyone was nice and we liked it. We visited several other places and liked this one the most. The s... Read more

    Judy S.364152
  • Review of The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Chattanooga

    Upon visiting this facility, I found it to be very up to date and the staff very professional. My great grandmother was in this facility until we had to move her in with us. She and several of the ... Read more

    Shanesgurl1987
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Chattanooga

Chattanooga is home to about 180,000 residents, of whom more than 15 percent are 65 years and older. Some of the 120,000 Tennessee residents living with Alzheimer's disease call Chattanooga home, and these seniors have access to memory and aging services through the University of Tennessee -Erlanger's neurology unit. Seniors can also select one of Chattanooga's 10 memory care facilities for around-the-clock care.

The Tennessee Department of Health's Office of Health Care Facilities licenses and certifies all memory care facilities in the state to ensure they deliver quality care to seniors with dementia in Chattanooga and other Tennessee cities. 

  • Budget-conscious seniors will enjoy the lower-than-average cost of living in Chattanooga. On a scale where 100 represents the U.S. average, Chattanooga boasts a cost of living of 92.2. Housing, grocery and transportation costs are lower than average. Due to this overall low cost of living, seniors will be pleased to note that memory care facility expenses in Chattanooga also come in lower than average. 
  • Violent crime rates in Chattanooga are substantially higher than the national average. On a scale where one represents the safest city and 100 represents the most dangerous, Chattanooga's violent crime rate is 82.3. Its property crime rate, which considers burglaries, motor vehicle thefts and arson, is 74.5. Seniors and their families should keep the crime rate and safety of the area in mind when selecting a memory care facility.
  • Seniors can enjoy some tax savings in Chattanooga. Tennessee does not have a state income tax, which means social security income is not taxed. As a result, seniors will have some extra money in the monthly budget to apply toward memory care facility expenses.
  • Chattanooga's location in southern Tennessee results in a four-season climate without any temperature extremes. While the city is rainier than the U.S. average, with precipitation totals of 54 inches annually, it also experiences about 207 sunny days every year. January's lows dip into the 20s, and July's highs approach 90 degrees Fahrenheit.


Paying for Memory Care in Chattanooga

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Tennessee

$5,252.00 Huntsville
$4,781.00 US
$4,567.00 Woodstock
$4,475.00 Canton
$4,387.00 Athens
$4,038.00 Chattanooga
$2,685.00 Loudon
$2,450.00 Rome

Memory Care costs in Chattanooga start around $4,038 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,781 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Chattanooga 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 Memory Care in Chattanooga

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 Chattanooga

Chattanooga 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.

Memory Care Facilities in Chattanooga

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Chattanooga

Chattanooga-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 Memory Care in Tennessee page for more information about these laws.