Birmingham Assisted Living

Average Cost: $4,500

Birmingham Assisted Living Facility Costs

The median cost of Assisted Living in Birmingham for a single-occupancy apartment is $2,875/month (Genworth - 2013). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.

Cost of Birmingham Assisted Living Facilities

Community Starting Price
Elmcroft of Grayson Valley $3,480/month
River Highlands of Birmingham $3,350/month
Columbia Cottage - Mountain Brook $3,087/month

Cost of Nearby Assisted Living Facilities

Community City Starting Price
Gardens of Pelham Pelham $2,790/month
The Olive Home Assisted Living Oneonta $2,150/month
HarborChase of Jasper Jasper $2,995/month
Country Cottages at Birmingham, Hoover Hoover $2,138/month
Somerby at St. Vincent's One Nineteen Hoover $4,920/month
Peachtree Senior Living Trussville $2,950/month
Sunrise Ridge Trussville $3,200/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 Assisted Living Facilities

Galleria Woods

Review by daughter, RN


Galleria Woods Independent Living was chosen by my Mother, brother and myself 8 years ago for the opportunities it provided to stay active enjoy the company of others...

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Map of Birmingham Assisted Living Facilities

Information About Assisted Living Facility in Birmingham

Located along the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Birmingham is the largest city in the state of Alabama with a metropolitan population of over one million residents. Founded in 1871 and once the industrial hub of the southern United States, this city is now home to many medical research, financial, education and service companies. Residents of Birmingham assisted living communities enjoy a temperate climate with a comfortable year-round average temperature of 62°F. Known as the "Magic City," Birmingham boasts a vibrant downtown area along with the most green space per resident of any U.S. city.

Local Hospitals in Birmingham

Birmingham Mass Transit

  • Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority Known as "MAX", this public bus service covers the entire Birmingham and Jefferson County area.
  • Clastran This dial-a-ride paratransit shuttle services offers low rates for seniors and capabilities for disabled travelers. Serves people who are 60+ traveling in Jefferson, Shelby and Walker Counties.

Discounts For Seniors in Birmingham

  • Amtrak Travelers 62 years of age and over are eligible to receive a 15% discount off the lowest available rail fare on most Amtrak trains.
  • Greyhound Bus Lines Seniors ages 62 and up receive a 5% discount off the regular fare.
  • Movie Theaters Most theaters offer a $3.00 discount to seniors over 60 throughout Birmingham.
  • U.S. National Parks - Senior Pass The $10.00 lifetime pass provides access to more than 2,000 federal and state recreation sites. At many sites, the Senior Pass provides a discount on Expanded Amenity Fees, such as camping, swimming, boat launching and guided tours.
  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham UAB offers senior discounts for their plays and sports events for all people over 60.

Birmingham Senior Centers

  • Heardmont Senior Center - Shelby County 5458 Cahaba Valley Rd, Birmingham, AL 35242 (205) 991-9206
  • The Homewood Senior Center 816 Oak Grove Rd, Homewood, AL 35209 (205) 322-6500

Birmingham Senior Services

  • & The Alabama Cares Program is the website created by the state of Alabama to support the Alabama Cares program that provides information and resources to seniors. 1-800-AGELINE (1-800-243-5463)
  • Alabama Department of Senior Services  Is a website run by the department of health to put seniors in touch with all of the government agencies they may need. (334) 206-5300
  • Birmingham Area Seniors Coordinating Council  Keeps seniors in Birmingham on the move and social with classes, parties, and get-togethers. 2121 Midvale Street, Birmingham, MI 48009-1509 (248) 203-5270
  • Middle Alabama Area Agency on Aging Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) offer information and services to assist older adults stay in their homes. This can include information or services for at home meals, homemaker assistance and other services to make independent living at home a viable option. 110 North Main St, Columbiana, AL 35051 (205) 670-5770
  • Office of Senior Citizens Services Provides information and services to assist older adults stay in their homes. Serves Jefferson County residents. 2601 Highland Ave Birmingham AL 35205 (205) 325-1416
  • Retirement Systems of Alabama Offers relevant news about legislation in Alabama concerning retirees and what they can do to make changes in the government. (877) 517-0020
  • State Unit on Aging - ALABAMA, Region IV Each state has a State Unit on Aging (SUA) that oversees services and benefits to state residents delivered through local Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs). SUAs and AAAs were established under the Older Americans Act (OAA) in 1973 to respond to the needs of Americans aged 60 and older in local communities. 770 Washington Avenue, Suite 470, Montgomery, AL 36130 (334) 242-5743
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