12 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
"Senior Living in Oak Ridge, TN At Commonwealth Senior Living at Oak Ridge, “We Listen, We Love, We Care, We Serve.” These are the words that drive us. It’s a promise that we make to our..." More

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Alexander Guest House

Provides: Memory Care
83 Kentucky Avenue, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
"The Alexander Inn, originally known as The Guest House, is a historic building in Oak Ridge, Tennessee that was built during the Manhattan Project to house official visitors and was later used as a..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Elmcroft of West Knoxville

Provides: Memory Care
8024 Gleason Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919
"This facility has been an excellent location overall for my husband. It is quite secure. The staff provide a calm,kind,respectful,and nurturing environment for residents. They also do a good job of..." 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 2014

Arbor Terrace of Knoxville

Provides: Memory Care
9051 Cross Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37923
"I chose Arbor Terrace of Knoxville for my husband because they have over eighty years of combined staff experience. That tells me that it's a very nice place. I had several recommendations from my..." 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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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

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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Raintree Terrace

Provides: Memory Care
555 Rainforest Rd, Knoxville, TN 37923
"Our Mother was a resident in memory care for several months. There are a few really caring Resident Assistants but for the most part it was not an enjoyable experience. There is no follow-up to..." More

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The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Leno...

Provides: Memory Care
155 Morning Pointe Drive, Lenoir City, TN 37772
"The care that my mom got was awesome. What I liked was when I came to visit the staff always knew exactly where mom was and what she was doing. All residents were clean and dressed and no odor..." More

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Avenir Memory Care at Knoxville

Provides: Memory Care
901 Concord Road, Knoxville, TN 37934
"Every time I visit, I am amazed at the love and care provided to each resident. It is obvious that this home is all about providing a life chocked full of stimulation and socialization. It's a..." 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

    $5,057.00 US
    $4,490.00 Athens
    $4,298.00 Chattanooga
    $4,272.00 Sevierville
    $3,861.00 Knoxville
    $3,006.00 Oak Ridge
    $3,000.00 Fort Oglethorpe
    $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 $5,057 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.

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