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Tennessee is located in the upper part of the southern U.S. and serves as a junction between the south and northeastern United States. Tennessee is a beautiful place for senior living with fair prices, mild weather, scenic landscape and mixture of large and small cities. In a state of 6.7 million people and growing, Tennessee dementia care facilities are abundant and located in some very nice places.

Memory Care in Tennessee - Cheapest & Most Expensive Places

Tennessee just missed the cut for the ten most affordable states for memory care this year, and factors to potentially fall inside of it next year. In comparison to the rest of the south, memory care communities in Tennessee are slightly higher based on average monthly costs, with Kentucky and North Carolina still more expensive. What are the most affordable cities and counties for memory care in Tennessee? We have stacked those average medians against the most expensive, below.

The Top 5 Most Affordable Cities for Memory Care in Tennessee This Year Are:

  1. Newport, TN                     $3,710
  2. Cleveland, TN                   $3,855         
  3. Crossville, TN                   $3,935
  4. Sevierville, TN                   $3,985
  5. Madison, TN                     $4,000

The Top 5 Most Expensive Cities for Dementia Care in Tennessee:

  1. Brentwood, TN                  $5,790
  2. Franklin, TN                      $5,590
  3. Germantown, TN               $4,985
  4. Collierville, TN                   $4,965
  5. Mount Juliet, TN                $4,935

The Top 5 Most Affordable Counties in Tennessee for Memory Care Are:

  1. Cocke County                   $3,725
  2. Bradley County                 $3,885         
  3. Cumberland County          $3,930         
  4. Sevier County                   $3,970
  5. McMinn County                 $4,010

The Top 5 Most Expensive Counties in Tennessee for Alzheimer’s Care:

  1. Williamson County             $5,700
  2. Wilson County, TN            $4,795
  3. Rutherford County             $4,640
  4. Sumner County                 $4,620
  5. Hamilton County               $4,570

Tennessee Dementia & Alzheimer’s Care - Services

Tennessee Alzheimer’s care homes feature apartment-style rooms for a loved one. In addition to a cozy and soft bed, the room is furnished with a dresser and/or desk. The oversized bathroom is generally connected to the room, providing quick access to the bathroom at any hour of the night. Since many residents need the assistance of a caregiver to use the bathroom, a call light or some of feature is provided.

Safety is the number one objective for management at dementia care homes in Tennessee and it shows. Along with premium safety features provided in the rooms, the buildings are well secured with staff that consistently patrols the area. Slip and falls are not treated lightly, and staff takes every precaution to avoid one and be completely vigilant in the event of an accident.

The best memory care homes in Tennessee utilize a person-first mentality. It means that staff is always held to the highest standard in dealing with residents. The individuals are always treated with the utmost dignity and respect, as staff and caregivers remain friendly and always refer to a resident on a first name, or ‘sir’ or ‘ma’am’ basis.

Contact a representative at the top Alzheimer’s care homes in Tennessee to learn more about their programs and the excellent services that they offer! provides comprehensive resources on various senior living options, including: assisted living facilities, senior living communities, nursing homes, independent living communities, continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and all other long term senior care options, including memory care such as Alzheimer's or Dementia.

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