Memphis Senior Living

Average Cost: $4,500

Reviews of Memphis Senior Living Options

Ave Maria Home

Review by Anonymous

Consumer

Ave Maria Home was very large, but the staff was very nice and pleasant. There were a couple of things I didn?t like about it...

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Ave Maria Home

Review by Cheri

Consumer

Ave Maria Home was OK. It was a nice tour. It was very nice. It looked like there were constructions going on at the place. It was clean though. While we were there, they had some firemen doing some kind of presentation, and then when we left, they were doing some exercising. It was good.

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Brookdale Memphis

Review by Visitor

Consumer

My mother is moving to Brookdale on Saturday into a big, one-bedroom apartment. The staff and food seemed really nice, and there were a lot of activities going on. The area and dining room are always pleasant, neat, and clean.

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Brookdale Memphis

Review by Visitor

Consumer

Brookdale Memphis has a very unfortunate facility with a really nice staff. It was dirty and smelled bad, and they knew it and were trying to fix. It was also in a very busy office complex next to a hospital, so they're looking right out into office buildings. I was not impressed with their dining area...

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The Parkview

Review by Visitor

Consumer

I've been to The Parkview, and it was nice. I would rate the rooms a 7, and the dining area a 10. I looked at the menu, and it was real exquisite. What they need to do is provide some kind of transportation. There's a parking-lot, and you can have your own vehicle...

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The Parkview

Review by Visitor

Consumer

I was not impressed with The Parkview Memphis. It was dirty, depressing, and old and didn't have many activities available. The staff did not seem to care whether we stay in there or not. The rooms were fine. I would suggest that they clean the place up...

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Information About Senior Living Option in Memphis

The city of Memphis rests on the banks of the Mississippi River and claims the third-largest city population in the Southeastern United States. The climate in this area generally produces a mild winter, which adds to the attraction of Memphis senior living. Like much of Tennessee, Memphis has become well known for its musical heritage and culture, which ranges from Country music to Rock ‘n’ Roll. Today, the city of Memphis is the home of a racially and culturally diverse population, with a rapidly growing senior citizen population.

Memphis Attractions

As the Birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll and Home of the Blues, Memphis is a music-lover’s paradise with attractions such as Elvis’ Graceland Estate, the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum and Sun Studio, a historic recording studio that has captured the music of legends like Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis. In addition to its rich musical heritage, Memphis boasts a number of other world-class attractions from the Memphis Zoo to the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art to Shelby Farms Park, the largest urban park in the nation with 4,500 acres of dedicated green space. Residents who choose Memphis senior living never lack for something fun and exciting to do.

Memphis Senior Activities

Six senior centers in convenient locations throughout the city ensure that residents of Memphis senior living have easy access to personal-enrichment activities and social events. Activities include regular dances, exercise programs and trips to local attractions. Some facilities are also equipped with swimming pools, which provide the chance for water aerobics. For those seeking the chance to expand cultural and spiritual horizons, classes are offered in ceramics and the Bible. Finally, for seniors merely seeking to relax and socialize, the senior centers offer free Wi-fi and big-screen televisions.

Memphis Medical Facilities

Senior living in Memphis provides easy access to the superb medical care offered by several local medical facilities. Baptist Memorial Hospital offers the best cardiac surgery and stroke care in the state of Tennessee. Their Heart Institute offers top-notch cardiac care for issues ranging from minor to critical. Methodist University Hospital is the largest hospital in the Methodist Healthcare System, with just over 660 beds, and acts as the teaching campus for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The hospital offers a number of medical services including a Brain and Spine Institute, Sickle Cell Center and Stroke Center.

Memphis Transit

The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) provides transportation throughout the Memphis area and is the largest transit operator in the state. Nearly 40,000 riders travel around on MATA buses, which serve four cities in Shelby County and even go across the river to West Memphis, Arkansas. Residents of Memphis senior living may also enjoy scenic tours of downtown on one of the city’s historic street trolleys. The trolleys run along three different downtown loops and are all handicap-accessible. Paratransit service is also available for the mobility-impaired.

Find Memphis Senior Living

Senior living in Memphis offers as much as any major city in the country and proves worthy of serious consideration for retirees seeking southern hospitality and the chance for cultural enrichment. Browse our directory to find Independent Living, Assisted Living and Retirement Communities in Memphis. Written by senior housing staff writer. Back to Top