14 Memory Care Facilities near Oak Ridge, TN

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Oak Ridge, TN

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Commonwealth Senior Living at Oak Ridge

Provides: Memory Care
360 Laboratory Road, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
"I went to Commonwealth Senior Living at Oak Ridge to see the assisted living or memory care. They have a section for people who need a lot more than just assisted living. It is an older facility,..." More

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Alexander Guest House

Provides: Memory Care
83 Kentucky Avenue, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
"Alexander Guest House is a much more home-like atmosphere. You don't feel like you're in a facility because of the way they have everything laid out. It is a facility that came from remodeling,..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Atria Weston Place

Provides: Memory Care
2900 Lake Brook Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37909
"At Atria Weston Place, you'll find an elegant lifestyle with all the everyday comforts of home. Enjoy an array of special amenities like an ice cream parlor, community garden, well-stocked library..." More

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Deane Hill Place

Provides: Memory Care
401 Catherine McAuley Way, Knoxville, TN 37919
"My visit at Deane Hill Place was good. It was my second choice. The staff was excellent. She was knowledgeable, very friendly, and polite. In fact, she has followed up several times even though she..." More

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Caring Star 2015

American House West Knoxville

Provides: Memory Care
8024 Gleason Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919
"The only thing that I didn't care for is that the people with Alzheimer's are situated downstairs. They have to ride up and down the elevators. My wife had trouble walking even before she got..." More

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Prosperity Pointe

Provides: Memory Care
214 Prosperity Road, Knoxville, TN 37923
"My mother was lovingly cared for by the Memory Care staff. We could not have asked for better care. The rooms are very adequate for a variety of care needs. The staff worked diligently to keep her..." More

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Autumn Care

Provides: Memory Care
136 Canton Hollow Rd, Knoxville, TN 37922
"Enjoy the Pampered Life With easy access to Knoxville’s Premier Shopping Center in Turkey Creek, you can continue to enjoy shopping, dining, and entertainment as much as you like. Hospitals and..." More

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Caring Star 2014

Arbor Terrace of Knoxville

Provides: Memory Care
9051 Cross Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37923
"I very much appreciate the caring and professionalism of the staff. My wife is well cared for and I don't worry about her while she is at Arbor Terrace. The rooms and public areas are clean and..." More

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Caring Star 2015

The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheim...

Provides: Memory Care
960 South Charles G. Seivers Boulevard, Clinton...
"My father moved into The Lantern at Morning Pointe, Knoxville. It is an excellent facility, and they have done a very good job caring for my dad. He is in the memory care wing, and he has had no..." More

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Truewood by Merrill, Knoxville

Provides: Memory Care
555 Rainforest Rd, Knoxville, TN 37923
"My grandfather moved into Truewood by Merrill, Knoxville. It is clean, the caregivers and nurses are very helpful, and they're energetic. They make sure your family member is changed constantly,..." More

NHC Place, Farragut

Provides: Memory Care
122 Cavette Hill Lane, Knoxville, TN 37934
"My grandmother went in after she suffered a brain bleed and uti. Fainted in my arms. She went in and was horrible. Could barely walk even with her walker. Couldn’t dress herself. Couldn’t bath..." More

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The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Leno...

Provides: Memory Care
155 Morning Pointe Drive, Lenoir City, TN 37772
"My father-in-law is staying in The Lantern at Morning Pointe, and it's been excellent. The care he's receiving is individualized for his needs. They're caring, and they treat him as if he's their..." More

Morning Pointe of Hardin Valley

Provides: Memory Care
2449 Reagan Road, Knoxville, TN 37931
"My father is at Morning Pointe of Hardin Valley. He went to the memory care. It's been excellent. They have very caring people, and so far we are very pleased. It's an excellent facility. It's..." More

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Avenir Memory Care at Knoxville

Provides: Memory Care
901 Concord Road, Knoxville, TN 37934
"Avenir Memory Care was very impressive. The staff was very friendly and very open; it was nice. We weren't able to try the food because they were taking extreme steps on lockdown for Covid...." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Oak Ridge

    About 29,000 residents call Oak Ridge home, and nearly 20 percent of those residents are aged 65 or older. The Alzheimer's Association reports that 120,000 seniors are living with Alzheimer's disease in Tennessee, and some of these seniors may live in Oak Ridge. These seniors can benefit from living in one of the three memory care facilities in the area; there are another nine facilities nearby.

    The Tennessee Department of Health regulates all of these memory care facilities, termed adult care homes, in the state. These regulations ensure that the facilities provide optimal care to seniors living with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.

    • Tennessee is a tax-friendly state for seniors because it does not tax social security income. The state also does not have a state income tax, which could benefit seniors' families moving to Oak Ridge as well.
    • Oak Ridge's cost of living falls under the national average, ranking at 92.4 on a scale where 100 represents the national average. Housing, utility and grocery costs fall below average, but healthcare costs rank above the U.S. average. Memory care facility expenses are below the national median as well.
    • Violent crime rates in Oak Ridge are just higher than the national average, coming in at 34.2 on a scale where one represents the safest city and 100 the most dangerous. Property crime rates are higher, coming in at 53.2. Seniors and their families should ask about security measures, such as exterior lighting and security gates, that memory care facilities have in place.
    • Seniors looking to experience all four seasons will enjoy the weather in Oak Ridge. The climate includes lows in the 20s in the winter and highs in the 80s in the summer. The area sees more rain than average but less snow.


    Paying for Memory Care in Oak Ridge

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Tennessee

    $5,062.00 US
    $4,490.00 Athens
    $4,378.00 Chattanooga
    $4,272.00 Sevierville
    $3,926.00 Knoxville
    $3,700.00 Fort Oglethorpe
    $3,006.00 Oak Ridge
    $2,685.00 Loudon

    Memory Care costs in Oak Ridge start around $3,006 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,062 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Oak Ridge 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 Oak Ridge

    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 Oak Ridge

    Oak Ridge 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 Oak Ridge, please visit our Memory Care in Tennessee page.

    Directory of Winners in the Oak Ridge Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Oak Ridge

    Oak Ridge-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.

    Memory Care near Oak Ridge, TN

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Oak Ridge

    • Review of Commonwealth Senior Living at Oak Ridge

      I went to Commonwealth Senior Living at Oak Ridge to see the assisted living or memory care. They have a section for people who need a lot more than just assisted living. It is an older facility, b... Read more

      RM
    • Review of Alexander Guest House

      Alexander Guest House is a much more home-like atmosphere. You don't feel like you're in a facility because of the way they have everything laid out. It is a facility that came from remodeling, it'... Read more

      RM
    • Review of Alexander Guest House

      My husband is currently at the memory care section of Alexander Guest House. It's very attractive, comfortable, and homey. The staff is helpful and friendly. If you have any concern, they address i... Read more

      Donna
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