Birmingham Senior Living

Average Cost: $4,500

Reviews of Birmingham Senior Living Options

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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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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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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My mom is in rehabilitation right now at Aspire. She has been there since last Friday. We like it. It's clean, homey, and spacious. She is able to get up and get around...

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My mom has been at this facility since February 2018. This facility is fairly new and beautiful. Always clean and never smells! The staff here have been wonderful to my mom and our family. The therapist are top notch! The only negative thing I have to say is there is a breakdown in staff communication...

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Information About Senior Living Option 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 (U.S.), this city is now home to many medical research, financial, education and service companies. Residents of Birmingham senior living 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.

Birmingham Attractions

With naturally warm weather all year round, Birmingham is a golfer’s paradise and acts as the host city for the annual PGA Senior Golf Tour. Birmingham is also a stop on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, a collection of 468 championship golf holes at 11 different public courses across the state. The trail is the largest golf course project ever constructed. Dozens of historic sites and museums, including the Birmingham Museum of Art and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, sit within the borders of the city so residents of Birmingham senior living have an endless array of places to explore.

Birmingham Senior Activities

Residents enjoying senior living in Birmingham who are age 60 and older have access to a variety of activities and programs sponsored by the Jefferson County Office of Senior Citizens Services (OSCS). OSCS operates a number of useful programs for the more than 115,000 older adults in Jefferson County including Geriatric Care Management, SenioRx prescription drug assistance and intergenerational volunteer opportunities. In addition to the events and activities offered at the 34 senior centers throughout the area, OSCS also offers elder dance and art classes, as well as a mature adult performing arts group for seniors interested in theater production.

Birmingham Medical Facilities

Communities providing senior living in Birmingham offer access to world-class medical facilities such as the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Hospital, which was ranked among the top 50 healthcare facilities in America by U.S. News & World Report. UAB Hospital has also earned the National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award every year since 2000, and offers specialized services including a nationally-ranked rheumatology program. The Women's Medical Center at Brookwood, a 121,000-square-foot specialized women's hospital, is set to open in 2012 and will offer specialized surgical, diabetes, rehabilitation and primary care.

Birmingham Transit

Public transit in Birmingham is operated by BJCTA, the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority. The countywide system makes getting around easy and affordable for those enjoying Birmingham senior living. Trips on the downtown DART routes, natural-gas-powered trolleys serving the downtown area, cost only 10 cents for seniors. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, all BJCTA buses offer wheelchair lifts. Paratransit is available to users who have physical disabilities that prevent them from using the regular transit system, and offers curb-to-curb service in shared, lift-equipped vans. Seniors aged 62 and older with a Medicare card are eligible for a discounted monthly access pass, and on most routes attendants and companions ride for free.

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Birmingham senior living offers a home in the heart of the South with unlimited activities, affordable public transit and warm southern hospitality. Browse our directory to find Independent Living, Assisted Living and Retirement Communities in Birmingham. Written by senior housing staff writer. Back to Top