In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Chattanooga area, our team of researchers sorted through 59 communities using our unique methodology. Our team:

  • Spent over 25 hours researching assisted living communities in Chattanooga
  • Interviewed 12 facility staff members
  • Read more than 130 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 20 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 Chattanooga is $3,225, which is considerably lower than the state average of $3,900 and the national average of $4,051.

Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Chattanooga, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 59 communities in the Chattanooga area.

Assisted Living Research Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Chattanooga 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.

Assisted Living at Standifer Place
474
Studios
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Hospice, Day Services, Respite, Skilled Nursing
Not Listed
Located right off I-75 right down the street from the Hamilton Place mall, Assisted Living at Sandifer Place is an assisted living community nestled inside a large health center that offers memory care, independent living and skilled nursing. Residents in the assisted living community receive assistance with daily activities to improve their overall quality of life and allow them to focus their energy on enjoying engaging activities such as fishing at the on-site scenic pond, enjoying chef-prepared meals, or strolling through the landscaped courtyard with friends and family. Security services help keep residents safe in addition to accessible 24/7 caregivers, and group outings are planned into the local community.
What Residents are Saying:
One resident called them “the nicest people” she has ever met and described the community as a “family atmosphere” where she received “1 on 1 attention from all levels of staff.” Another past resident wrote, “The staff was excellent in taking care of me,” and added, “[They] went above and beyond what they needed to.”
4.10 out of 5
(102) Reviews
2636 Walker Rd.,
Chattanooga, TN 37421
Brookdale Hixson
Dalton Place
Dominion Senior Living Hixson
Elmcroft Of Shallowford
Hickory Valley Retirement Ctr
Manorhouse Assisted Living
Martin-Boyd Christian Home
Morning Pointe of Chattanooga at Shallowford
Morning Pointe of Hixson
Morningside of Dalton
Regency House Assisted Living
Royal Oaks
Southern Heritage Assisted Living
Southern Oaks Assisted Living
Summit View
The Canopy at Boynton Ridge
The Rosewood At Fort Oglethorpe
The Terrace at Mountain Creek
Tranquility of Dalton

Our Methodology

At the Assisted Living Research Institute, our goal is to tackle the challenges that come with aging by combining real-world expertise with data-driven metrics and the latest research methodologies. To accomplish this, our team of industry experts and in-house researchers joined forces to develop a methodology that uncovers the best assisted living communities in a given location. We search for facilities that use science-backed best practices and the latest therapies in caring for their residents, and those that have the most amenities and opportunities for residents to live an active, independent lifestyle.

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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