When considering a move to Middle Tennessee there are many factors you must consider. Many don’t consider facilities for our aging family members. You’ll be glad to know this information when the time comes to help grandparents find a well-suited living option.
There are 23 Assisted Living Facilities in the Franklin area, with 9 in Franklin and 14 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Franklin is $3,935 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,420. Cheaper nearby regions include Brentwood with an average starting cost of $3,605.
Caring.com has helped 16 families in Franklin find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of their Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Franklin, call (855) 863-8283.
WHAT TO CONSIDER ABOUT ASSISTED LIVING IN FRANKLIN
Situated just 21 miles south of Nashville, Franklin offers both old-school charm and big-city amenities, giving seniors a small-town atmosphere and access to a booming metropolis. Franklin is home to some 78,321 people, and just under 12 percent of those locals are aged 65 years or older. Those seniors have a wealth of options when considering long-term residential care; there are 27 assisted living facilities in and around Franklin, including nine in Franklin proper. Those facilities are licensed and overseen by the Department of Health’s Board for Licensing Health Care Facilities, which monitors and regulates all assisted care living facilities (ACLF) in the state.
BENEFITS OF ASSISTED LIVING IN FRANKLIN
Franklin is a very safe place to live. While the national average for violent crime is 31.1 out of 100 and the average for property crime nationwide sits at 38.1, those rates in Franklin are just 12.5 and 25.5 respectively.
Seniors can catch a ride courtesy of Franklin Transit, a daytime service that runs throughout the city and includes both fixed routes and pre-arranged, curb-to-curb service. Seniors are eligible for half of the regular adult fare. Senior Ride Nashville also offers transportation to medical appointments and for other errands.
The Franklin area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Williamson Medical Center and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Franklin has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Williamson County Parks & Recreation’s Senior Division, which offers a range of ongoing activities, discussions and tours, as well as several senior centers.
This valuable information was lovingly provided to the Jane Campbell Team by Caring.com.
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