Hendersonville is located just 20 minutes northeast of Nashville and has a population of approximately 62,000 people, with 15% being aged 65 and older. Like many cities across the country, Alzheimer’s-related deaths are a growing concern. From 2014 to 2018, the number of Alzheimer’s deaths in the Nashville area went from 276 to 388, increasing by nearly 41%. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the overall death rate in that same timeframe went from 3,449 to 3,658, for an increase of 6%.

Memory care facilities help address the needs of seniors who’ve been diagnosed with cognitive impairments and provide a safe, secure environment for them to thrive. Their services include around-the-clock supervision, competent health care staff who receive specialized training in treating seniors with memory loss and programs and services that aid in slowing the progression of these conditions. This guide provides a list of resources and estimated costs of memory care in the city and surrounding areas.

Memory Care Facilities in Hendersonville, TN

Clarendale at Indian Lake

195 Indian Lake Blvd, Hendersonville, TN, 37075


The Hearth at Hendersonville

419 East Main Street, Hendersonville, TN, 37075

The Hearth at Hendersonville is excellent. The staff provides excellent care to my mom and they’re very attentive to her. They have bingo, trivia, and she likes the theater that they have there, and t … (read more)
The Hearth at Hendersonville is excellent. The staff provides excellent care to my mom and they’re very attentive to her. They have bingo, trivia, and she likes the theater that they have there, and t … (read more)

Main Street

674 East Main Street, Hendersonville, TN, 37075

I liked the Main Street in Hendersonville because the memory care was smaller and it seemed like more of a family atmosphere and less like a hospital. The staff who assisted us was very nice and she k … (read more)
I liked the Main Street in Hendersonville because the memory care was smaller and it seemed like more of a family atmosphere and less like a hospital. The staff who assisted us was very nice and she k … (read more)

Hickory Hills Alzheimer’s Special Care Center

162 Indian Lakes Blvd, Hendersonville, TN, 37075

My husband will be moving into Hickory Hills Alzheimer’s Special Care Center. The tour experience was very nice. We went through the whole building and outside (except the kitchen). The thing I liked … (read more)
My husband will be moving into Hickory Hills Alzheimer’s Special Care Center. The tour experience was very nice. We went through the whole building and outside (except the kitchen). The thing I liked … (read more)

American House Hendersonville

1020 Carrington Place, Hendersonville, TN, 37075

My mom is a resident of American House Hendersonville. It’s reassuring, homey, and personal. The place is clean and professional. My experience there was short. I chose this place because I felt comfo … (read more)
My mom is a resident of American House Hendersonville. It’s reassuring, homey, and personal. The place is clean and professional. My experience there was short. I chose this place because I felt comfo … (read more)

Maple Cottage Assisted Living

101 Maple Dr., Hendersonville, TN, 37075

I spoke with the owner of Maple Cottage Assisted Living and he didn’t seem to be very adaptable to what I wanted. I did not like how the residents do not have an outside place to go. From the way he a … (read more)
I spoke with the owner of Maple Cottage Assisted Living and he didn’t seem to be very adaptable to what I wanted. I did not like how the residents do not have an outside place to go. From the way he a … (read more)

Maristone at Providence

140 Providence Trail, Mount Juliet, TN, 37122

My husband was in Maristone at Providence for respite, and it’s really nice. I wasn’t able to tour the whole place because of COVID-19, but from the virtual tour, everybody was really nice. The living … (read more)
My husband was in Maristone at Providence for respite, and it’s really nice. I wasn’t able to tour the whole place because of COVID-19, but from the virtual tour, everybody was really nice. The living … (read more)

Sage Hill Maybelle Carter

208 West Due West Ave., Madison, TN, 37115

Maybelle Carter is an older facility, the memory care unit is smaller, and is not as aesthetically appealing as some of the newer facilities. I saw a shared room, it was too small, and it would not wo … (read more)
Maybelle Carter is an older facility, the memory care unit is smaller, and is not as aesthetically appealing as some of the newer facilities. I saw a shared room, it was too small, and it would not wo … (read more)

Harmony at Mt. Juliet

103 Belinda Parkway, Mount Juliet, TN, 37122


The Capstone at Station Camp

108 Miss B. Blvd, , Gallatin, TN, 37066

The tour at The Capstone at Station Camp was great. The person that facilitated the tour was great. The facility appeared to be clean and wholesome and the personnel appeared to be of good quality and … (read more)
The tour at The Capstone at Station Camp was great. The person that facilitated the tour was great. The facility appeared to be clean and wholesome and the personnel appeared to be of good quality and … (read more)

Brookdale Goodlettsville Memory Care

3001 Business Park Circle, Goodlettsville, TN, 37072

We went to a memory care facility, which was Brookdale Goodlettsville. It seemed like a very nice place. They did an evaluation of my father, and they said that he was a fall risk, so they would not t … (read more)
We went to a memory care facility, which was Brookdale Goodlettsville. It seemed like a very nice place. They did an evaluation of my father, and they said that he was a fall risk, so they would not t … (read more)

Charter Senior Living of Hermitage

4131 Andrew Jackson Parkway, Hermitage, TN, 37076

We’re over at Charter Senior Living of Hermitage. My wife is in memory care. I liked the facility a lot, I liked that that level of care has a really good staff, a lot of experience. It’s like a studi … (read more)
We’re over at Charter Senior Living of Hermitage. My wife is in memory care. I liked the facility a lot, I liked that that level of care has a really good staff, a lot of experience. It’s like a studi … (read more)

Jubilee Hills Goodlettsville

322 Northcreek Blvd., Goodlettsville, TN, 37072


The Opal at Music City

2733 McCampbell, Nashville, TN, 37214

My mom has been in The Opal at Music City’s memory care for a year now. It’s a nice facility. The only reason why we are considering moving her is that they have so much turnover with their staff. The … (read more)
My mom has been in The Opal at Music City’s memory care for a year now. It’s a nice facility. The only reason why we are considering moving her is that they have so much turnover with their staff. The … (read more)

Kempton of Hermitage

3778 Central Pike, Hermitage, TN, 37076


McKendree Village

4347 Lebanon Rd, Hermitage, TN, 37076


COVID-19 Rules for Memory Care in Hendersonville

Since most COVID-19 rules for Memory Care Communities and other Senior Living Facilities are set at the state level, you can view the specific rules for your state on our Guide to Memory Care in Tennessee. Keep in mind that every community has specific policies that they put in place to protect their residents, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more – find contact information here.

What to Consider About Memory Care in Hendersonville

The Tennessee Department of Health, Board of Licensing Health Care Facilities, enforces federal and state regulations for long-term care facilities. These regulations include standards for daily care, room and board, staffing and activities.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in Hendersonville

  • Hospitals in Hendersonville that deliver high-quality treatments include Tristar Hendersonville Medical Center. The hospital’s specialties include cardiac rehabilitation, cardiology, laboratory and diagnostics, emergency and imaging services and orthopedic and wound care. Other hospitals in the area include Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Saint Thomas Hospital for Specialty Surgery.
  • Seniors without transportation may receive rides for medical appointments through Community Life Ride, which serves individuals in Hendersonville and Gallatin who are aged 60 and older. The program operates through financial gifts from the community’s companies and organizations, and rides are provided by trusted volunteers.
  • The cost of living in Hendersonville is higher than the national average, but seniors pay less in the city for health care and utilities. The state of Tennessee is also tax-friendly for seniors. Retirement income, including Social Security, pensions and IRAs, isn’t taxed.
  • With around 211 sunny days per year, Hendersonville’s climate offers hot summers and mild winters. The city only gets about 3 inches of snow yearly compared to the 28 inches the United States gets on average. It also gets about 49 inches of rain each year, which is a little more than the national average of 38 inches.
  • Hendersonville is a safe city for seniors. The overall violent rate of crime, 11.3,  is much lower than the national average of 22.7. However, memory care facilities take added steps to increase the security of their patients, such as video surveillance.

Paying for Memory Care in Hendersonville

Memory care typically costs between 20%-30% more than the cost of an assisted living facility. We added 25% to Genworth’s 2021 Cost of Care Survey estimates for assisted living to determine the cost of memory care communities within the state and the national average.

The Cost of Memory Care in Nearby Cities

Memory care in Hendersonville costs around $5,126 per month. This is just slightly less than the state average of $5,131 and about $500 less than the national average of $5,625. Comparing other city averages in the state, memory care in Knoxville is $346 less, at $4,779 per month. Facilities in Memphis, Chattanooga and Johnson City are more expensive at $5,250, $5,275 and $5,125 per month, respectively.

$5126

Hendersonville

$5131

Tennessee

$5625

The United States

$5250

Memphis

$5275

Chattanooga

$4779

Knoxville

$5125

Johnson City

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

At $4,767 a month, homemaker services are an option for seniors who want to stay in their homes as long as possible but need help with daily living tasks. A home health aide costs the same but also provides medical care. Adult day health is the least expensive option at $1,842, while an assisted living community is around $4,100. Seniors who require 24-hour care can opt for a nursing home with a semiprivate room starting at $7,270 or a private room starting at $7,908.

$4767

Homemaker Services

$4767

Home Health Aide

$1842

Adult Day Health Care

$4100

Assisted Living Facility

$7270

Nursing Home (semiprivate room)

$7908

Nursing Home (private room)

Note: Data for Hendersonville was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Nashville, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Hendersonville

In Hendersonville there are options for seniors who need financial assistance paying for Memory Care. For more information about other options, who qualifies, and how to apply, Memory Care in Tennessee page.

More Ways to Pay for Memory Care 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 Hendersonville

Seniors who live in Hendersonville have access to multiple programs, services and organizations that address the needs of Alzheimer’s patients. These free programs make it possible to improve the quality of life of individuals in long-term care and help educate family members and caregivers.

Resource

Contact

Service

(888) 277-8366

APS operates a hotline for seniors and their loved ones to report instances of abuse or neglect. All reports are confidential, and the agency can help locate temporary housing for seniors until the complaint has been resolved.

(615) 862-8828

The GNRC serves as an advocate with state and local agencies to help develop and implement programs and services for older adults in the area. Middle Tennessee has 13 counties and 52 cities represented by the GNRC. The GNRC assesses seniors' needs and refers them to programs that can help enhance their quality of life. Counselors are available through a helpline.

(615) 253-4392

The Tennessee Long-Term Care Ombudsman helps residents and their families resolve complaints against long-term care facilities. These concerns include quality of care, staffing, financial information, residents’ rights, discharges, transfers and admissions.

(877) 801-0044

SHIP is a federally funded program that provides counseling to Medicaid-eligible individuals. The program delivers trained counselors who offer unbiased advice on Medicaid and can help seniors decide whether supplementary insurance is needed.

(800) 272-3900

The Tennessee Alzheimer’s Association works with state and federal governments to speed up research to end Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. The association offers community outreach programs to educate individuals and businesses about the causes and symptoms of Alzheimer’s.

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hendersonville

Hendersonville Memory Care Communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all Memory Care Facilities in Tennessee are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Tennessee page for more information about these laws.

Laws and Regulations for Memory Care in Tennessee