The Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Memphis, TN

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A prominent city known for its pioneering role in American music, Memphis offers a vibrant culture scene for enthusiastic seniors. The historic second hometown of Elvis Presley is also home to more than 72,000 residents aged 65 and older, and the city’s comfortable climate allows them to enjoy popular blues clubs and restaurants on Beale Street as well as year-round festivals. Keeping this AARP age-friendly city’s rich arts and music culture alive are various Creative Aging programs and events that let Mid-South seniors bring out their creativity and talents. As a leading regional center for healthcare, Memphis features state-of-the-art medical facilities including Methodist and Baptist Memorial health systems which serve the city and surrounding areas.

The costs of senior care in Memphis, particularly home care, nursing home care and adult day care, are relatively affordable as compared to the Tennessee and U.S. averages. Assisted living in Memphis costs $4,113, slightly more expensive than the state and national monthly median of $3,900 and $4,051, respectively. However, the city’s cost of living is 17% lower than the national average, and there are no state taxes on personal or Social Security income, pensions and all other forms of retirement earnings. These savings help seniors afford assisted living in Tennessee’s second-largest city.  

Look into our top 10 list of assisted living facilities in Memphis to see which one fits you best.

The Best Assisted Living Facilities in Memphis

The Pointe at Kirby Gate

Address: 6480 Quince Road, Memphis, TN 38119
Phone Number: (901) 979-8987

A Senior Lifestyle community in Southeast Memphis, The Pointe at Kirby Gate is conveniently located just a few steps from The Shops at Kirby Gate and Regional One Health Rehabilitation Hospital. We highly recommend this pet-friendly community for its comprehensive range of modern amenities and its compassionate staff. This facility features a secure central courtyard with a pond for a serene outdoor setting, while the single-floor layout and bright interiors offer a conducive space for relaxing and socializing. Residents enjoy enriching activities in the art center and spacious community rooms, and various forms of entertainment include happy hours, live music, scheduled trips and holiday celebrations.

Starting Monthly Cost: $3,850
Room Types: Studio and One-Bedroom Apartments
Number of Beds: 52

  • Average Stars: 4.6 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 59


Address: 2180 Mangum Road, Memphis, TN 38134
Phone Number: (901) 377-0101

Foxbridge is an eight-acre gated campus that boasts scenic landscaped grounds with walking trails, patios and a fishing pond for residents to enjoy. Its quiet residential location in northeastern Memphis is just minutes from Saint Francis Hospital in neighboring Bartlett. This Inspirit Senior Living community is one of our top picks due to its charming neighborhood setting. Its five cottages provide seniors with a true sense of home in a caring environment that fosters friendships. Aside from the variety of amenities and activities, this facility advocates a relationship-centered approach to care that gives seniors meaningful companionship with fellow residents, caregivers and visitors.

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: Studio and One-Bedroom Apartments; Companion Suites 
Number of Beds: 149

  • Average Stars: 4.0 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 80

Belmont Village Memphis

Address: 6605 Quail Hollow Road. Memphis, TN 38120
Phone Number: (901) 624-8820

We included Belmont Village Memphis among our top 10 due to its MBA Program which promotes mind-body awareness among active seniors. This program offers brain-healthy food choices at Josephine’s Kitchen, exercise programs and mentally stimulating activities that give residents a sense of purpose and well-being. Belmont Village Memphis is conveniently situated just a few blocks from Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis and major shopping centers along Poplar Avenue. This community is also minutes away from Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital, The Shops of Saddle Creek and Germantown Village Square.

Starting Monthly Cost: $4,830
Room Types: Studio and One-Bedroom Apartments; Companion Suites 
Number of Beds: Not Listed

  • Average Stars: 3.8 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 80

Carriage Court of Memphis

Address: 1645 W. Massey Road, Memphis, TN 38120
Phone Number: (901) 763-3232

Conveniently close to commercial and community amenities in eastern Memphis, Carriage Court of Memphis is only minutes from Saint Francis Hospital and Regalia and Ridgeway Trace shopping centers. This Senior Lifestyle Community is one of our top choices for assisted living as it offers daily planned activities that keep residents busy and engaged in a variety of ways. From morning exercises and afternoon games to spiritual activities, scheduled trips and community events, there’s always something for seniors to look forward to. Carriage Court of Memphis is also pet-friendly, and the chef-prepared, home-cooked meals are made with locally sourced ingredients.

Starting Monthly Cost: $2,695
Room Types: Studio and One-Bedroom Apartments; Companion Suites 
Number of Beds: 125

  • Average Stars: 3.9 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 93

Ave Maria Home

Address: 2805 Charles Bryan Road, Memphis, TN 38134
Phone Number: (901) 386-3211

The Green House Project campus of Ave Maria Home is only minutes from downtown Bartlett and about three miles from Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett. This facility is also near major shopping centers along Stage Road and provides quick access to neighboring Memphis. We picked this Catholic long-term care community because it offers multiple levels of assisted living care, enabling residents to live as independently as possible according to their needs. Its assisted living home accommodates 45 individuals and has its own activity room, art gallery, library, chapel and beauty salon. Ave Maria Home also has rehabilitation, skilled nursing and memory care departments that support seniors who prefer smooth living transitions within a single community. 

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: 140

  • Average Stars: 3.7 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 56

The Village at Primacy Place

Address: 6015 Primacy Parkway, Memphis, TN 38119
Phone Number: (901) 567-7324

The Village at Primacy Place is a pet-friendly assisted living community is within walking distance to St. Francis Hospital and close to major shopping centers in eastern Memphis. We featured this facility in our top picks because it partners with therapy professionals and supports the holistic wellness of its residents. Daily fitness exercises are conducted as part of a full calendar of life-enriching activities, while therapeutic programs are carefully tailored to each resident’s needs. The Village at Primacy Place offers restaurant-style dining that features chef-prepared, healthy meals made with real ingredients. 

Starting Monthly Cost: $3,704
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: 70

  • Average Stars: 4.6 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 36

The Mary Galloway Home

Address: 3437 Waynoka Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111
Phone Number: (901) 377-1250

A women’s assisted living facility chartered by the State of Tennessee, The Mary Galloway Home is our top pick for senior ladies who qualify for rent subsidies. This well-appointed residence is within the Trezevant Terrace Assisted Living community which is close to hospitals and commercial facilities in midtown Memphis. The Mary Galloway Home residents enjoy access to Trezevant campus amenities including a wellness center, swimming pool, library, chapel and visits from Trezevant’s resident therapy dog. Aside from various daily activities and special programs, The Mary Galloway Home also has its own dining room, garden area, computer room and common living space with a piano and game area to foster socialization.

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: Studio Apartments 
Number of Beds: 20

  • Average Stars: 5 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 2

Kennington Pointe

Address: 6301 Village Grove Drive, Memphis, TN 38115
Phone Number: (901) 366-6200

Assisted living residents at Kennington Pointe are offered an independent lifestyle through freedom of choice, that’s why we included this pet-friendly facility in our top 10 list. Residents can participate as much or as little as they wish and choose among diverse activities such as daily exercises, brain games, entertainment programs, religious services, outings and special interest groups. Flexible dining options include cooked-to-order breakfasts and plenty of entrees and side dishes for lunch and dinner. Kennington Pointe is conveniently located right next to Winridge Park and close to multiple shopping centers along Winchester Road. 

Starting Monthly Cost: $2,625
Room Types: Studio and One-Bedroom Apartments 
Number of Beds: 146

  • Average Stars: 3.6 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 70

HarborChase of Germantown

Address: 6300 Briarcrest Avenue, Memphis, TN 38120
Phone Number: (901) 250-5931

HarborChase of Germantown (opening January 2020) is our top recommendation for senior Memphians who prefer luxury assisted living. This upscale facility is just a block from Regalia Shopping Center and minutes from Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis. The community features a restaurant-style fine-dining area, full-service bistro and private dining room with an exhibition kitchen for visits with friends and family. For special events and larger gatherings, the multipurpose life enrichment room has its own kitchen. HarborChase of Germantown offers its residents a pampered lifestyle and boasts state-of-the-art amenities including an on-site wellness center and beauty salon/barbershop.

Starting Monthly Cost: $6,595
Room Types: One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments; Companion Suites 
Number of Beds: Not Listed
Reviews: Not Listed

South Breeze

Address: 3168 Hacks Cross Road, Memphis, TN 38125
Phone Number: (901) 410-3937

South Breeze is among our top choices for assisted living because of its mid-size capacity and single-floor layout, creating an ideal setup for its person-first approach to care. This pet-friendly Americare Senior Living Community provides structured activities for each of the seven dimensions of wellness to support the physical, emotional, intellectual, social, spiritual, occupational and environmental well-being of the residents. Some notable examples include NuStep cross-training, tai chi, meditation, group outings and volunteer work. South Breeze is also near Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital and just minutes from major shopping centers along Winchester Road in southeastern Memphis.

Starting Monthly Cost: $3,194
Room Types: Studio and One-Bedroom Apartments; Companion Suites Number of Beds: 60

  • Average Stars: 4.6 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 30

Learn More About Assisted Living in Memphis

Memphis is a special place for seniors who regard the area as an iconic city of their favorite American music legends. This city also offers a welcoming place for retirees in search of long-term care due to its pleasant climate, affordable  cost of living, favorable tax system and diverse range of assisted living facilities. To learn more about how to pay for assisted living in Memphis, check out this comprehensive guide.