In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Hoover area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 27 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 15 hours researching assisted living communities in Hoover
  • Read more than 215 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Hoover is $3,156, which is about the same as the state average of $3,150 and lower than the national average of $4,300.

Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)
Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)

Christina is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) who is passionate about seniors and their families. Along with her staff, Christina works hands-on with each client to find the best solutions for the challenges that often come with aging.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Hoover, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 27 communities in the Hoover area.

AssistedLiving.org Trusted Communities

AssistedLiving.org’s team of researchers spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Hoover area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Brookdale University Park
90
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing
Not Listed
Brookdale University Park is nestled in the Alabama countryside, surrounded by lush green space. The community boasts a wide array of amenities, including an on-site library, bank and general store. Brookdale is pet-friendly, which means that residents can include their pets on jaunts outside on one of the many walking paths. Residents are encouraged to hold family celebrations in the private dining room. Meanwhile, residents in need of hair care can book an appointment in the on-site beauty salon. Those interested in checking email, engaging in personal projects or printing out important papers can do so in the business center. The floor plans are spacious, with each space offering walk-in closets, full-size kitchens and loads of natural light. Some even have a balcony to better enjoy the view of the sprawling campus. There is an on-site putting green and fitness center to provide residents with ample opportunities to be active.
What Residents are Saying:
Residents and their loved ones laud this community for its experienced staff as well as the delectable foods that make up the daily menus. One notes, "I have settled at Brookdale University Park, and I am very happy here. This is a lovely place, and I would recommend it highly. The staff is fabulous, and they know us by name."
3.97 out of 5 stars
(111) Reviews
400 University Park Dr., Birmingham, AL 35209
Columbia Cottage Mountain Brook
Country Cottages Hoover
Danberry at Inverness
Galleria Woods
Gardens of Pelham
Maplewood Lane Assisted Living
Somerby at St Vincent's One Nineteen
The Bluffs at Greystone
The Bungalows at Riverchase

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes AssistedLiving.org stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available
amenities.

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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