2021 Top Tennessee Assisted Living Reviews

Are you looking for assisted living in Tennessee? You want to make sure that you’re getting the best service and amenities in a warm, home-like environment. Unfortunately not all communities are created (or managed) equally. With so many options today it can be overwhelming finding the best fit your loved one or yourself.

We decided to review the top assisted living facilities in the most popular areas of Tennessee. Right now there are only 5 communities, but we’ll be adding more soon. Don’t see your city here? You can search our assisted living directory or contact us.

Ranking The Best Assisted Living Facilities in Tennessee

So how did we figure out what were the best Tennessee assisted living communities? We combined reviews from several websites, including Google, Facebook and other sources for assisted living in Tennessee.

Reviews themselves aren’t enough, so we made sure there no outstanding compliance violations or complaints with the TN Dept. of Health.

The last thing we did was make sure the living facilities listed were affordable for most people. What good is a senior living community if you can’t afford to live there? The average cost for assisted living in Tennessee is $3,920.00. In most communities this includes housing, many meals, and basic amenities and services.

Top 5 Rated Tennessee Assisted Living Facilities

4.85/5 Average Rating of Facilities
52 Total Reviews

stars 5.0

The Waterford in Smyrna

10540 Cedar Grove Rd
Smyrna TN 37167

The Waterford in Smyrna
stars 5.0

5.0/5 Average Rating
5 Total Reviews

The Comforts of Home With The Care You Need. This pretty much sums of the life of residents at The Waterford in Smyrna, TN.

Our community provides residents with numerous amenities and services in a safe neighborhood. Even with all that is available to our seniors our assisted living and memory care is incredibly affordable. Every resident enjoys customized care and assistance while maintaining their independence and dignity.

The goal at The Waterford in Smyrna is to enrich the lives of seniors staying with us. Residents can stay active playing pool and other games, enjoy sports and movies in our media room, and listen to group Bible studies. There is no shortage of activities for seniors to participate in here.

What residents and loved ones have to say about The Waterford in Smyrna:

My mom is there and doing well considering that she was at home before. The staff is friendly and she seems much better. It is the stability that she needs.

Jennifer Moore

Shannondale Health Care Center

7350 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville TN 37909

shannondale health care center
stars 5.0

5.0/5 Average Rating
5 Total Reviews

Shannondale has over 50 years of experience providing seniors in Knoxville, TN the latest in retirement, assisted living, memory care, nursing and rehabilitation.

The staff at Shannondale understands how critical it is to find a community that’s the right fit. We’re committed to offering the best support and guidance possible to help you make the best choice for your loved one’s new home.

Senior Living For Your Way of Life – It’s our motto and we live it every day. Learn how we can help you or a loved choose find the path in the next chapter today.

What residents and loved ones have to say about Shannondale Health Care Center:

I absolutely love going to work everyday just the joy I get from being around the residents that live there & helping them in anyway I possibly can & just seeing the smile on their face & how their eyes light up. When they see me makes my everyday worth it.no matter how bad I feel or what kind of day I’m having when I see the joy & happiness I give these people makes it all worth it.

April Nicole French

Dominion Senior Living Bristol

425 Shelby Ln
Bristol, TN 37620

Dominion Senior Living Bristol
stars 5.0

5.0/5 Average Rating
12 Total Reviews

Dominion Senior Living provides senior living and care in a faith based, culture-first environment. No detail is ignored, and every aspect of our process is evident in our word-class senior living communities.

Dominion of Bristol offers senior living, assisted living, and memory care to residents of Bristol, TN. Located just off of Volunteer Parkway, our community is a convenient drive not just for seniors in Tennessee, but also Virginia and North Carolina.

Even though we are so accessible, Dominion Senior Living of Bristol is tucked away from the hustle so seniors can enjoy the beautiful seasons of the Tennessee landscape.

What residents and loved ones have to say about Dominion of Bristol Senior Living:

The staff have a genuine interest in the residents as individuals and speak to them in a kind and caring way. The layout, design and functionality of Dominion Senior Living with different areas for activities and entertainment, has the feel of a resort community. I would highly recommend them to anyone interested in care for their loved ones. Dominion Senior Living raised the bar way above the standard.

Steve Template

The Parkview Memphis

1914 Poplar Ave
Memphis TN 38104

The Parkview
stars 5.0

4.8/5 Average Rating
16 Total Reviews

The Parkview is located in the center of Midtown Memphis but is still very accessible to the peaceful outdoors and destinations rich in culture. Residents have no shortage of opportunities to experience new things.

You’ll find all of our services to be phenomenal, including meal options, holistic wellness programs, and activities and events that engage our senior residents. The Parkview Memphis is a complete package for seniors to lead a vibrant way of life.

We also believe that senior living and care services don’t need a price tag that only a few can afford. Our staff is here to assist you find the right option for you and your loved ones. Let us be your guide choosing care and solutions that meet your every need. We also offer financial assistance for residents that qualify.

What residents and loved ones have to say about The Parkview Memphis:

The Parkview offers two meals a day and maid service once a week. The staff members so far have been great. I’m in a studio deluxe. It’s three rooms with a full kitchen, a bathroom, a bedroom, and a living room. It’s beautiful. It’s fabulous. It’s right next to a huge park in the middle of the city, that’s why they call it the Parkview. It’s very affordable.


Brookdale Bellevue

8118-B Sawyer Brown Rd
Nashville, TN 37221

Brookdale Bellevue
stars 5.0

4.7/5 Average Rating
14 Total Reviews

Brookdale Bellevue is widely considered the premier assisted living community in the Nashville area. We always focus on helping seniors maintain their independence, dignity, and privacy while proving extra care like a family.

Our facility was designed from the ground up to deliver as much, or as little assistance need. Residents that need assistance with bathing, grooming, dressing, and taking medication can depend on our staff to help them without making them feel helpless.

If you are looking for a senior living community that offers assisted living and memory care that is personalized for every resident, look no further. Brookdale Bellevue is dedicated giving you or your loved one a lifestyle centered around health and wellness.

What residents and loved ones have to say about Brookdale Bellevue:

My Mom moved into Brookdale Bellevue about 18 months ago and my entire family is very pleased with Brookdale and all of its staff. The location is convenient to access, the staff not only shows their care and concern, but they go beyond caring to showing love to not only my Mom but other residents. They are always kind, attentive and show great respect to the residents, always being available for help, encouragement, and love. There are many activities and good communication with both the residents and all family members. We could not be happier with Brookdale Bellevue. It has been a wonderful experience for my Mom and a blessing to our entire family.

Linda Connelly

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