9 Memory Care Facilities in Hamilton County, 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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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 mother is in The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Collegedale. There are two things that we really like there; one is the different activities. The memory care does not let patients stay in their..." More

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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

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Hamilton County

    • 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

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    • Review of The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Collegedale

      The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Collegedale was a very nice place for their residents because they were pretty much all Alzheimer's patients. The staff that took us around was very helpful, and th... Read more

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    • Review of The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Collegedale

      My mother is in The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Collegedale. There are two things that we really like there; one is the different activities. The memory care does not let patients stay in their ro... Read more

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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

    $4,823.00 US
    $4,720.00 Cherokee County
    $4,387.00 Mcminn County
    $4,365.00 Rutherford County
    $4,038.00 Hamilton County
    $3,550.00 Cumberland County
    $2,685.00 Loudon County
    $2,450.00 Floyd County

    Memory Care costs in Hamilton County start around $4,038 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,823 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. Financial Assistance in Tennessee Financial Assistance in Tennessee

    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 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 memory care resources in Hamilton County, please visit our Assisted Living in Tennessee page.

    Memory Care Facilities in Hamilton County

    Directory of Winners in the Hamilton County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hamilton County

    Hamilton County-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.

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