12 Memory Care Facilities near Oak Ridge, TN

3 Memory Care Facilities in Oak Ridge, TN

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Caring Star 2015

Greenfield of Oak Ridge

Provides: Memory Care
360 Laboratory Road, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
"At Greenfield Senior Living of Oak Ridge, we provide care for your loved ones and, at the same time, help them maintain their independence.The community offers many independent living, assisted..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Brookdale Oak Ridge

Provides: Memory Care
734 Emory Valley Road, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
"We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence.Our peaceful..." 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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Elmcroft of West Knoxville

Provides: Memory Care
8024 Gleason Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919
"Elmcroft of West Knoxville is conveniently located near West Town Mall, just off I-40 and I-75 and minutes from four major hospitals. Knoxville is host to many year-round events ranging from..." More

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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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Raintree Terrace

Provides: Memory Care
555 Rainforest Rd, Knoxville, TN 37923
"Raintree Terrace Senior Living is located in heart of West Knoxville on a quiet street that is convenient to all the amenities that West Knoxville has to offer. We provide a truly unique living..." More

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Prosperity Pointe

Provides: Memory Care
214 Prosperity Road, Knoxville, TN 37923
"My dad lived in this facility for a week and a half. Unfortunately, I made the mistake of allowing Dr. Nuyen to oversee his medications. My dad has dementia and had recently begun being more ..." More

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Deane Hill Place

Provides: Memory Care
401 Catherine McAuley Way, Knoxville, TN 37919
"Brookdale Deane Hill provides our residents with lifestyles, housing, and services in comfortable surroundings combined with exceptional amenities, programs, and care. Through Brookdale's signature..." More

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Caring Star 2015

The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheim...

Provides: Memory Care
960 South Charles G. Seivers Boulevard, Clinton...
"I've been to the Lantern three times, it's total memory care, but they have the same services as assisted living. I was impressed with the staff I saw. The dining area was nice, the menu looked..." More

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Caring Star 2014

Arbor Terrace of Knoxville

Provides: Memory Care
9051 Cross Park Drive, Knoxville, TN 37923
"There are times you feel like curling up in your favorite chair and paging through a good book or visiting with neighbors. There are times when you feel like swapping fishing stories, or shuffling..." More

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Avenire 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

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The Lantern at Morning Pointe of Leno...

Provides: Memory Care
155 Morning Pointe Drive, Lenoir City, TN 37772
"Conveniently located next to Morning Pointe of Lenoir City Assisted Living and the Fort Loudoun Medical Center at the intersection of Town Creek Road East and U.S. Highway 321 in Lenoir City,..." More

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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

$4,799.00 US
$4,609.00 Sevierville
$4,387.00 Athens
$4,038.00 Chattanooga
$3,682.00 Knoxville
$3,081.00 Oak Ridge
$2,685.00 Loudon

Memory Care costs in Oak Ridge start around $3,081 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,799 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. 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 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 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 Oak Ridge, please visit our Assisted Living in Tennessee page.

Memory Care Facilities in Oak Ridge

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Oak Ridge

Oak Ridge-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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