Cities with 55 Plus Living Communities in Tennessee

The Heritage at Brentwood

  900 Heritage Way
Brentwood, TN 37027

Harmony at Victory Station

  211 Fortress Boulevard
Murfreesboro, TN 37128

Hickory Valley Retirement

  6705 Ballard Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37421

Park Place Retirement

  31 Executive Park Dr
Hendersonville, TN 37075

King's Reserve Memphis

  1550 North Parkway
Memphis, TN 38112

Holiday Creekside at Shallowford

  7511 Shallowford Road
Chattanooga, TN 37421

Holiday Uffelman Estates

  215 Uffelman Drive
Clarksville, TN 37043

Brookdale Franklin

  910 Murfreesboro Road
Franklin, TN 37064

Rutland Place

  435 NW Rutland Road
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122

Holiday Jackson Meadow

  25 Max Lane Drive
Jackson, TN 38305

Ashwood Square Retirement

  7683 Shallowford Road
Chattanooga, TN 37421


Sherrill Hills Retirement

  271 Moss Grove Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37922


Holiday Echo Ridge

  8458 Gleason Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919

Holiday Windlands South

  3800 Sam Boney Drive
Nashville, TN 37211

Holiday Windlands East

  200 E Webster
Madison, TN 37115

Holiday, The Manor at Steeplechase

  314 Cool Springs Boulevard
Franklin, TN 37067

Robinwood Retirement

  2795 Kirby Whitten Parkway
Bartlett, TN 38134


The Elevation at Autumn Ridge

  6301 Village Grove Dr.
Memphis, TN 38115

Tranquility at Hickory Hill

  2990 Hickory Hill Road
Memphis, TN 38115

Feels Like Home Senior Lifestyle Residences

  3393 Kirby Road
Memphis, TN 38115

McKendree Village

  4347 Lebanon Pike
Hermitage, TN 37076


Park Place of West Knoxville

  10914 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37934

Parkview Senior Living - West Knoxville

  770 Broome Rd NW
Knoxville, TN 37909

Trustwell Living of West Knoxville

  1932 Falling Waters Rd
Knoxville, TN 37922

Park Place of Fountain City

  5405 Colonial Cir
Knoxville, TN 37918

Shannondale of Knoxville

  7303 Manderly Way
Knoxville, TN 37909

Shannondale of Maryville

  804 Shannondale Way
Maryville, TN 37803

The Lodge at Shannondale

  801 Vanosdale Rd
Knoxville, TN 37909

The Villages of Farragut

  230 Village Commons
Farragut, TN 37934

East Ridge Residence

  1417 N Mack Smith Rd
East Ridge, TN 37412

Red Stone Estates

  6653 Palms Ct
Chattanooga, TN 37421

Chateau Royale Apartments

  25 S Germantown Rd
Chattanooga, TN 37411

Everlan of Hixson

  2760 Northpoint Blvd
Hixson, TN 37343

Parkwood Retirement Apartments

  2700-A Parkwood Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37404
Chattanooga, TN 37404

Town Village Audubon Park

  950 Cherry Rd
Memphis, TN 38117

Royal Retreat Independent Living

  6539 Knight Arnold Rd, Memphis, TN 38115
Memphis, TN 38115

Senior Living at University Place Apartments

  600 S Somerville St
Memphis, TN 38104

The Atrium & Cottages at Lutheran Village

  3589 Covington Pike
Memphis, TN 38128

The Villages at the River Club

  1176 Warfield Blvd
Clarksville, TN 37043

Uplands Village

  55 W Lake Rd
Pleasant Hill, TN 38578

Richland Place Retirement Community

  500 Elmington Ave
Nashville, TN 37205

Clarendale West End

  3416 Park Drive
Nashville, TN 37203

The St. Paul Senior Living Community

  5031 Hillsboro Pike
Nashville, TN 37215

Blakeford at Green Hills

  11 Burton Hills Blvd
Nashville, TN 37215

Hickory Hollow Towers

  100 Curtis Hollow Rd
Antioch, TN 37013


  1927 Memorial Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Avenida Watermarq at Germantown

  7900 Wolf River Blvd
Germantown, TN 38138

Kirby Pines LifeCare Community

  3535 Kirby Pkwy
Memphis, TN 38115

Everleigh Cool Springs

  222 Mallory Station Rd
Franklin, TN 37067

StoryPoint Collierville

  691 S Byhalia Rd
Collierville, TN 38017

The Village at Germantown

  7820 Walking Horse Cir
Germantown, TN 38138

What are Active Adult and 55+ Communities?
Active Adult and 55+ Communities are geared towards older adults who are able to live independently and who don’t require the services that retirement, assisted living or memory care communities provide.  Many residents still work full- or part-time.  For those seniors who desire a low-maintenance lifestyle, often with resort-like amenities and organized social activities, an active adult or 55+ community may be the right option.  These communities fall into two categories:

1) Age-Restricted – For 55+ communities, in order to comply with the Housing for Older Persons Act of 1995, one person must be aged 55 or older in at least 80% of the occupied housing units.  The other 20% of the homes are open to younger adults, sometimes with a minimum age that is established by the community, creating the 80/20 rule.  If the minimum age in the community is 62, then all residents must be aged 62 or older.

2) Age-targeted – These communities are marketed towards the 55+ population, with amenities that promote an active adult lifestyle, but there are no age restrictions.

The types of homes in an active adult neighborhood vary from community to community, as do the range of services and amenities provided.  From small apartments to two- or three-bedroom single-family homes with attached garages, there’s a broad range of housing options available, with many communities offering multiple home styles.  Communities can offer luxurious, resort-like features with multiple, daily planned activities, or be lower-engagement with more simple amenities.  The term “active” adult does not necessarily mean physically active, although these communities often have facilities that help foster a more physically active lifestyle.  Events and outings that encourage social activity are common, and opportunities for mental stimulation, through cultural excursions and enrichment classes, may also be scheduled.  Amenities may include:

Tennis and pickleball courts
Walking trails
Fitness centers and exercise classes
Gathering spaces such as a clubhouse or lounge
Planned social activities
Classes and lectures
Clubs and interest groups

There are many benefits to living in an Active Adult or 55+ Community.  These benefits include:

Location – these communities are often located near shopping, parks, restaurants, office buildings and local attractions
Low-maintenance living – exterior home maintenance and lawn care are usually provided
Neighbors of similar age – being in close proximity to people in the same stage of life makes it easier to form new friendships
Amenities – facilities and programs that promote better health, strengthen social bonds and improve or maintain mental sharpness will help keep seniors vibrant and happy

When searching for an Active Adult Community, be sure to keep in mind which amenities are best suited to your lifestyle, choose a location that provides access to what is important to you and take any rules or fees into account.

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