Birmingham Independent Living

Average Cost: $4,500

Birmingham Independent Living Facility Costs

The median cost of Independent Living in Birmingham for a single-occupancy apartment is $2,192/month ( - 2015). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.

Cost of Birmingham Independent Living Communities

Community Starting Price
Regency Retirement Village - Birmingham $2,950/month
Skyline Village at Red Mountain $1,800/month
Cahaba Ridge Retirement Community $2,985/month
The Bluffs at Greystone $3,850/month

Cost of Nearby Independent Living Communities

Community City Starting Price
HarborChase of Jasper Jasper $2,300/month
Rocky Ridge Hoover $2,124/month
Somerby at St. Vincent's One Nineteen Hoover $3,740/month
Pleasant Villa Independent Living Pleasant Grove $1,245/month
Peachtree Senior Living Trussville $2,400/month
Cost data provided by senior living communities and compiled by is subject to change without notice. This data is for informational purposes only and may contain inaccuracies. Your actual senior living costs may vary depending on your personal situation.
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Reviews of Birmingham Independent Living Communities

Brookdale University Park

Review by Michele


We got my mom into Brookdale, and she seems to be doing OK there. It seems to be very nice, it's very clean, it's nicely decorated, and the grounds are pretty. They have a lot of activities onsite and offsite. They have many people that come in and give presentations, they have movies, games, and social functions...

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Regency Retirement Village - Birmingham

Review by Curtis


Regency Retirement Village - Birmingham is great, but it's really the caregivers that matter and they are wonderful. I like the food, and I eat with my parents fairly often, but they don't like the food. They're country people who want more vegetables and less casseroles and fancy cooking...

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Regency Retirement Village - Birmingham

Review by Gemma


Regency Retirement Village was a perfect place. I wish my cousin could have gone there, but it was way beyond his means. It was neat, clean, and in great condition. It was also in a great location. They have many activities. The staff was friendly. We met one of the activity personnel and she was very informative...

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We placed my aunt in Regency Retirement Village. It was a much smaller place, with smaller staff members, and they’ve been very accommodating. It was more home-like with smaller groups. It has multiple floors but the assisted living facility was downstairs...

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Regency Retirement Village - Birmingham

Review by Tom and Carol Dye


Regency Retirement Village has provided care for several of our loved ones over the past 4 years. The Management and Staff personnel have consistently demonstrated their sincere interest in the well being and daily satisfaction of both their residents and the resident's families...

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Map of Birmingham Independent Living Facilities

Information About Independent Living Facility in Birmingham

Birmingham is Alabama’s largest city and the county seat of Jefferson County. It played a crucial role in the civil rights struggle in America during the 1950s and 1960s. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote his definitive treatise on segregation from a Birmingham prison. Now a thriving center of culture, education, and commerce in the region, Birmingham has not lost any of its charm as a true southern city. Residents who choose independent living in Birmingham will find a lively city with a rich and colorful history charging headlong towards a bright future. Gardens

Organizations Serving Seniors in Birmingham

The Office of Senior Citizens Services (OSCS) implements the directives of the Area Agency on Aging for Birmingham and several surrounding cities. OSCS provides an extensive list of programs and services for the elderly population in Birmingham including insurance counseling, legal assistance, caregiver support groups, nutrition assistance, and many others. Seniors who opt for independent living in Birmingham can avail of all these services and programs as well as a variety of educational and recreational activities available in the senior centers that OSCS supervises. Seniors living in this southern city can look forward to a fun and rewarding life where their choices are supported and enhanced by a dedicated OSCS staff.

Birmingham Senior-Friendly Activities

Founded in 1951 and currently occupying almost four acres in the middle of the cultural district of the city, the Birmingham Museum of Art is an awe-inspiring place. It houses more than 26,000 paintings, prints, sculpture, and other art objects that span the length and breadth of human civilization. Residents of independent living in Birmingham are indeed fortunate to have such a world-class museum right in their backyard. Nearly 70 acres with several miles of walking paths and more than 12,000 different varieties of plants, the Birmingham Botanical Garden is an excellent place to spend a pleasant Alabama afternoon. There is also a library, an auditorium and a Children’s Plant Adventure Zone (among other attractions) to round off a visitor’s educational experience.

Birmingham Medical Facilities

The University of Alabama Hospital in Birmingham provides comprehensive primary and specialty care services as well as state-of-the-art diagnostic and imaging technology. As a teaching hospital, it is home to numerous research grants and programs. It has a Comprehensive Cancer Research Center as well as a Comprehensive Diabetes Care Center, 1,157 beds and a dedicated team of highly-trained physicians, nurses, and medical professionals.

Senior-Friendly Transportation in Birmingham

Birmingham Next, an organization dedicated to supporting and enhancing the life of seniors, has a transportation assistance program for adults 55 and older. Caring and well-trained drivers are available to bring passengers to medical appointments, shopping trips, personal engagements, senior activities, etc. This valuable service makes independent living in Birmingham much easier and more enjoyable for older adults who choose to make it their home. Enjoy southern hospitality, world-class amenities, and top-notch medical facilities in a city that helped put an end to the scourge of segregation in America. Our Birmingham independent living options are an excellent starting point for your search for senior housing in Birmingham. Visit today - one of them may just have your name on it. Back to Top