9 Memory Care Facilities in Hamilton County, TN

Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Hamilton County, TN

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Caring Star 2016

Elmcroft of Shallowford

Provides: Memory Care
7127 Lee Highway, Chattanooga, TN 37421
"I saw the memory care unit at Elmcroft of Shallowford. It was very similar to the one we chose for my father. The drawback was it was 40 minutes away from us, but they were very comparable...." More

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The Terrace at Mountain Creek

Provides: Memory Care
1005 Mountain Creek Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37405
"Management asked to meet with me about my family's concerns, and we met today. I appreciated their open communication and addressing every one of our concerns. We met for nearly an hour and a half..." More

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Caring Star 2018

StoryPoint Chattanooga

Provides: Memory Care
1148 Mountain Creek Road, Chattanooga, TN 37405
"Welcome to StoryPoint Chattanooga! This isn’t just a place to reside — it’s a place where our community members truly shine, and we are glad to share this experience with them. Our senior living..." More

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Elmcroft of Hamilton Place

Provides: Memory Care
1502 Gunbarrel Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421
"My father is at Elmcroft of Hamilton Place. It seems like he is really doing well there. I am really pleased with all the interactions I've had with everyone there. I saw the room when he first..." 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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Caring Star 2015

The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Coll...

Provides: Memory Care
9300 Messinger Lane, Collegedale, TN 37363
"My father resided there and received the most compassionate, loving care. The staff is exceptional and a family-like environment exists for residents and their family members. There are a variety..." More

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The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Chat...

Provides: Memory Care
7620 Shallowford Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421
"My mother moved into The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Chattanooga. The biggest reason we went there is it was just more convenient for me and my brother to see her. It's between us, and it's on our..." More

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Dominion Senior Living of Hixson

Provides: Memory Care
2143 Northpoint Blvd, Hixson, TN 37343
"We're hoping to get into Dominion Senior Living of Hixson. They had a higher staff ratio to patients and they're better qualified; they don't call hospice much at all there. They need the least..." More

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Martin Boyd Christian Home

Provides: Memory Care
6845 Standifer Gap Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421
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    What to Consider About Memory Care in Hamilton County

    More than 17 percent of Hamilton County's 361,613 residents are age 65 and older. Some of these seniors living in Hamilton County may be a part of the 120,000 Tennessee seniors living with Alzheimer's disease, as reported by the Alzheimer's Association. These seniors have access to nine memory care facilities in Hamilton County. 

    Hamilton County's memory care facilities fall into the category of assisted living facilities as defined by the state. The Tennessee Department of Health Board for Licensing Healthcare Facilities licenses and regulates these facilities to ensure they deliver optimal care to seniors. 

    • Cost of living in the Hamilton County area is lower than the national average. On a scale where 100 represents the national average, Hamilton County's cost of living is 92.2. While housing prices are even lower, healthcare is much higher than the national average to 131. Seniors' families may want to consider these expenses when budgeting for assisted living costs.
    • Seniors and their families living in Hamilton County will experience all four seasons. Winter low temperatures reach the upper 20s, but the area sees just 2 inches of snow every year. Summer highs approach 90 degrees. Hamilton County experiences more rain than the national average as well.
    • Living in Hamilton County may deliver some tax savings for seniors. Tennessee does not have a state income tax. As a result, social security income and other retirement income isn't taxed for seniors living in Hamilton County.
    • Crime rates in Hamilton County are significantly higher than the national average. On a scale where one represents the safest city and 100 represents the most dangerous one, the area's violent crime rate is 82.3 and the property crime rate is 74.5. As a result, seniors' families may want to consider each memory care facility's security measures, such as exterior lighting or security cameras, to ensure their loved one's safety.


    Paying for Memory Care in Hamilton County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Tennessee

    $5,452.00 Mcminn County
    $5,071.00 US
    $4,650.00 Cumberland County
    $4,378.00 Hamilton County
    $3,995.00 Bartow County
    $3,700.00 Catoosa County
    $3,586.00 Floyd County
    $3,465.00 Loudon County

    Memory Care costs in Hamilton County start around $4,378 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,071 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Hamilton County 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 Hamilton County

    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 Hamilton County

    Hamilton County 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 Hamilton County, please visit our Memory Care in Tennessee page.

    Directory of Winners in the Hamilton County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hamilton County

    Hamilton County-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.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Hamilton County

    • Review of The Terrace at Mountain Creek

      Management asked to meet with me about my family's concerns, and we met today. I appreciated their open communication and addressing every one of our concerns. We met for nearly an hour and a half ... Read more

      Resident's POA
    • Review of The Terrace at Mountain Creek

      We are currently seeking another place for our loved one. 1. Cleanliness-never cleaned, bugs, toilets -use your imagination. Floors are never swept or mopped, 2. Food-no chef, the last 2 have re... Read more

      GladysP
    • Review of The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Chattanooga

      My mother moved into The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Chattanooga. The biggest reason we went there is it was just more convenient for me and my brother to see her. It's between us, and it's on our... Read more

      Kay
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