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Assisted Living in Alabama

State regulations

Alabama has one of the highest percentages of seniors in the country with 13% of the state over 65 years of age. The low cost of living and low health care costs make it one of the most affordable states in the nation. The larger cities like Birmingham, Mobile, Montgomery and Huntsville have a wide selection of facilities while many of the smaller cities may only have one option.

Cost of Assisted Living in Alabama

The median cost of assisted living in Alabama is $3,149. The cost of assisted living in across the state of Alabama will vary from roughly $1,690 to $7,350, depending on location, amenities and services provided. These costs are derived from A Place for Mom’s unique data, comprised of thousands of actual transactions.

A Place for Mom uses the term “assisted living” to indicate that the community provides some level of assistance with daily living activities. It is not intended to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care.

Alabama Assisted Living Regulation Agency

Department of Public Health, Bureau of Health Provider Standards

Top Cities in Alabama with Assisted Living

Monthly costs in neighboring states








All cities offering Assisted Living

Alabaster   (1)
Andalusia   (4)
Anniston   (3)
Arab   (1)
Ashville   (1)
Athens   (2)
Atmore   (2)
Attalla   (1)
Auburn   (5)
Bessemer   (1)
Birmingham   (28)
Boaz   (1)
Brent   (1)
Brewton   (1)
Centre   (1)
Clanton   (3)
Columbiana   (1)
Cordova   (1)
Crossville   (1)
Cullman   (4)
Dadeville   (4)
Daphne   (4)
Deatsville   (1)
Decatur   (8)
Demopolis   (1)
Dothan   (8)
Eight Mile   (1)
Enterprise   (1)
Eufaula   (3)
Eutaw   (1)
Fairhope   (4)
Falkville   (1)
Fayette   (2)
Florence   (5)
Foley   (5)
Fort Payne   (4)
Gadsden   (5)
Gardendale   (2)
Geraldine   (1)
Glencoe   (1)
Grand Bay   (1)
Greenville   (3)
Guin   (1)
Gurley   (1)
Haleyville   (1)
Hamilton   (1)
Hanceville   (1)
Hartford   (1)
Hartselle   (2)
Hayden   (2)
Holly Pond   (1)
Homewood   (1)
Hoover   (5)
Hope Hull   (1)
Huntsville   (12)
Jackson   (1)
Jasper   (7)
Jemison   (1)
Lafayette   (1)
Lineville   (1)
Luverne   (1)
Madison   (2)
Mc Calla   (1)
McCalla   (1)
Millbrook   (1)
Mobile   (24)
Montgomery   (21)
Montrose   (1)
New Market   (1)
Northport   (3)
Oneonta   (1)
Opelika   (3)
Ozark   (1)
Pelham   (1)
Pell City   (4)
Piedmont   (1)
Prattville   (5)
Roanoke   (3)
Scottsboro   (3)
Selma   (2)
Sheffield   (1)
Smiths   (1)
Sumiton   (1)
Sylacauga   (2)
Talladega   (3)
Tallassee   (1)
Theodore   (2)
Troy   (2)
Trussville   (2)
Tuscaloosa   (6)
Valley   (3)
Vernon   (1)
Vinemont   (2)
Wedowee   (1)
Wetumpka   (2)
Winfield   (1)

Assisted Living Rules and Regulations in Alabama

When choosing assisted living care for loved ones consumer often rely on states to provide accurate and current information to find the best community for their loved ones. Access and transparency to records vary from state to state. Take a closer look at how accessible assisted living records are in Alabama.

Public Records and License Status

Assisted living records in Alabama are highly accessible with assisted living records being readily available to consumers. To access records in Alabama, visit the Alabama Department of Health website where you can find healthcare deficiencies and a list of licensed communities.

Violations and Resident Protection

Consumers looking for assisted living in Alabama can expect to find a searchable list of licensed communities available online and updated frequently. While not updated as frequently, the state also posts violations, survey results, complaints and inspections online in a searchable form. Additionally, the Alabama Department of Health website shows special licensing information for communities, their capacity, payment types accepted and an administrator or contact name for each community. The state does not offer pricing information for communities or reveal the frequency of inspections but can fine the community for violations and non-compliance if needed.

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