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

  • Sorted through 51 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 16 hours researching assisted living communities in Knoxville
  • Read more than 80 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 Knoxville is $3,625, which is considerably higher 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 Knoxville, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 51 communities in the Knoxville area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Knoxville 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.

Arbor Terrace of Knoxville
Assisted Living, Memory Care
Not Listed
Located blocks from the 10 Mile Creek Greenway Park and Cedar Bluff Shopping Center, Arbor Terrace of Knoxville offers residents a convenient location and an impressive three decades of experience providing amenity-rich assisted living care. The pet-friendly facility is surrounded by well-manicured grounds, and the building contains a well-decorated lobby with a fish aquarium, cozy living areas, a piano for live music performances and an on-site convenience store. Residents participate in frequent community celebrations and volunteer events, and scheduled transportation is available for stress-free rides into town.
What Residents are Saying:
Family members appreciate the high retention rate of staff and the relationships that form as a result. "My father is at Arbor Terrace. He is close to my sister. This place is lovely. I would highly recommend it. They have activities, and there is very little turnover in the staff. They know my father. He feels very much loved by them," said one.
4.56 out of 5 stars
(76) Reviews
9051 Cross Park Dr., Knoxville, TN 37923
Atria Weston Place
Deane Hill Place Assisted Living Community
Elmcroft of Halls
Elmcroft of West Knoxville
Manorhouse Assisted Living
Morning Pointe of Powell
NHC Place, Farragut
Raintree Terrace
Williamsburg Villas

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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

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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