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13 Assisted Living Communities in the Trafford Area

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Kirkwood by the River

Live Every Season

  •  3605 Ratliff Road, Birmingham, AL 35210 $$$$

Entrance fees apply

  • Dining services in Riverside Dining and Overlook Cafe
  • Full program of social, intellectual, cultural and spiritual activities
  • Veranda overlooking the Cahaba River
  • Heated pool
  • Scheduled transportation to medical appointments, shopping centers and cultural events
Premium Community

Columbia Cottage - Mountain Brook

Independence, Dignity and Choice.

  •  3776 Crosshaven Drive, Birmingham, AL 35223 $$
  • Special sound proofing insulation between apartments
  • Residential carpeting and floor covering
  • Cable TV and telephone ready
  • Individually controlled heat and air conditioning
  • Kitchenette area with microwave & refrigerator
Premium Community

Regency Retirement Village - Birmingham

Regency Retirement Village... Senior Living at its Best

  •  285 West Oxmoor Road, Birmingham, AL 35209 $$
  • Secure entry
  • 24-hour emergency response system
  • Paid utilities (except telephone)
  • Transportation to appointments, events and errands
  • Chef-prepared meals
Premium Community

The Neighborhood at Cullman

World Class Service for Seniors

  •  2021 Dahlke Dr. NE, Cullman, AL 35058 $
  • Regular individualized needs assessment
  • Social, recreational, educational and spiritual activities
  • Complete dining program with snacks
  • Choice of suite layouts
  • Personal hygiene and grooming

Proveer at Grayson Valley

PROVIDING PEACE OF MIND - A NEW OPTION FOR ASSISTED LIVING IN BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA

  •  2366 Old Springville Rd, Birmingham, AL 35215 $$
  • Bathing, grooming, and additional activities of daily living assistance
  • Pharmacy coordination and medication administration
  • 24/7 response and support
  • Farm-to-Table dining
  • Housekeeping and home maintenance

Monarch Place

A little extra help. A lot of love and care.

  •  105 Michelle Street NW, Hanceville, AL 35077 $$
  • Single-story living, no elevators or stairs
  • Three freshly prepared, nutritious meals served daily with special dietary menus planned by a registered dietitian
  • Private dining room/Community kitchen/Fireside living room
  • Beauty salon/barbershop & Arts and crafts studio
  • Secured, after-hours building access & pet friendly community

St. Martin's in the Pines

Our Mission at St. Martin's in the Pines is to serve God through a ministry that provides a continuum of care and quality of life to aging individuals and their families.

  •  4941 Montevallo Road, Birmingham, AL 35210 $$$
  • Full kitchen with stove and refrigerator
  • Individually controlled heating and air conditioning
  • Nutritious, well-balanced meals served daily
  • Scheduled group transportation to shopping, dining out, and special events
  • 24-hour electronic security and night-time guard service

Greenbriar at the Altamont

Celebrate the Stories of Life

  •  2831 Highland Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35205 $$
  • Located near by is our independent living restaurant-style dining room where homemade soups and desserts are served daily.
  • Greenbriar also offers convenient transportation to appointments and scheduled outings at no additional charge to residents.
  • Our resident library is available for quiet reading by a cozy fire.
  • With a world of activities waiting for you just beyond our gate, there's plenty to keep you entertained year-round.
  • Bridge clubs, holiday family gatherings and dances are just a few of the many socials you'll see lighting up the days and evenings at Greenbriar.

The Village at Cook Springs

A Slice of Americana Awaits

  •  415 Cook Springs Rd, Pell City, AL 35125 $$
  • Deliciously prepared home style meals, with selective menu, from an award winning food services department
  • One-bedroom and two-bedroom plans available
  • Monitored emergency response system
  • Scheduled transportation for outings and shopping trips
  • The Village at Cook Springs also offers a quiet library and chapel with daily services.

Elite Nursing & Rehab

LESS WORRIES. MORE CARE.

  •  300 Royal Tower Drive, Vestavia Hills, AL 35209 $$
  • 24-hour security
  • 24-hour licensed nursing care as prescribed by a physician
  • Three meals per day and snacks as prescribed by a physician, a complete recreational and therapeutic activities program; two meals per day for independent living residents
  • Daily bed and bath linen service, routine housekeeping and maintenance
  • Assistance with daily living activities, including bathing, dressing and grooming

Morningside of Vestavia Hills

All the comforts of home

  •  2435 Columbiana Road, Birmingham, AL 35216 $
  • Month-to-Month Rent,“ No Endowments
  • 3 Delicious Home-Cooked Meals Served Daily
  • Weekly Maid & Linen Service
  • 24 Hour Access to Staff
  • Scheduled Transportation

What are Assisted Living Communities?

Assisted living communities are not nursing homes. While definitions vary across states, an assisted living community is generally defined as a senior housing residential setting that provides or coordinates personal care services, 24-hour supervision, scheduled and unscheduled assistance, social activities, and some health-related services. Such communities provide a family atmosphere and are designed to accommodate residents’ changing care needs and preferences. They provide or arrange for the provision of daily meals and 24-hour assistance with the activities of daily living to persons living in a group residential community.

Assisted living housing can range from a handful of residents in a single home to hundreds of residents in a community that is comprised of apartment buildings, townhome villas and cottages. Amenities and services can also vary widely, from linen service and housekeeping to movie rooms, chapels, libraries, salons, pubs, billiards, private dining rooms, gyms and pools. Many communities will allow you to bring your own furnishings and in some cases, beloved pets. Personalized assessments upon move-in provide individualized care plans that are revisited regularly and updated as needs change. Some communities are also licensed to provide memory care, for residents with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, featuring separate dining areas with menus catered to residents’ nutritional needs, secure courtyards and a safe, structured environment.

Who is a candidate for Assisted Living?

Seniors who wish to maintain a level of independence but require help performing daily activities may benefit from personal care communities. It may be time to consider a move to assisted living if the following are issues:

  • Difficulty bathing or getting dressed
  • Poor hygiene
  • Household disrepair or neglect
  • Decreased mobility
  • A recent fall
  • Trouble preparing meals or nutrition needs aren’t being met
  • Missed medications
  • Isolation and loneliness
  • Financial mismanagement

What are Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)?

Assisted living communities provide help with daily tasks, such as:

  • Meals
  • Bathing and toileting
  • Getting dressed
  • Grooming
  • Laundry
  • Walking
  • Transportation to and from appointments
  • Administration of medication

What are the benefits of Assisted Living?

Not only do assisted living communities provide help with ADLs, they can provide:

  • The security of around-the-clock professional staffing
  • Social engagement in the form of planned outings and activities
  • A healthier lifestyle through nutritious meals and fitness classes
  • More free time because cooking, cleaning, and yard maintenance are someone else’s responsibility
  • Safe and reliable transportation, without auto upkeep or driving in traffic and inclement weather
  • Peace of mind from knowing that you or your loved one is being cared for, and that any changing needs will be addressed, possibly without requiring a move.

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