Cordova is a small residential community east of Memphis, Tennessee, that has largely been incorporated into the city limits. Developing from a farm community to a rail stop in the 1920s, Cordova today has a historic rail station built in 1889 and a history museum that offers free digital scanning of old family photos to preserve the faces and stories of the town's earliest residents.
Seniors make up 12.5% of the Cordova area's 12,600 residents. The area enjoys an average annual high temperature of 72 degrees and gets just 3 inches of snow in January. Cordova is the location of Memphis' Colonial Country Club, which has been a stop on the PGA tour since 1977. Local seniors can join as social members of the club for $0 upfront and gain full access.
Assisted living in Cordova costs an average of $4,113 a month, according to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2019. This is somewhat more than the $3,900 a month seniors pay for similar care in Tennessee on average, as well as the $4,051 national average. Cordova seniors save somewhat on the cost of care relative to seniors in the Cleveland area, where assisted living costs are $4,420 a month, the highest in the state.
Note: Information for Cordova was not available, so data from the nearest city, Memphis, was used.
Look over our list of the top 10 assisted living facilities in Cordova to find one that's right for you or a senior loved one.
1535 Appling Care Lane
Cordova, TN 38018
The spacious studios and one-bedroom apartments at Shelby Gardens Place have plush carpeting, individually controllable heating and air and generous closet space. Every room has its own window treatments and a kitchen area with a refrigerator and freezer of its own. Mail is delivered to individual mailboxes at each unit's door. Residents have caregiver assistance with activities of daily living, medication reminders and daily check-ins. Staff can schedule doctors' appointments, as well as regular community outings and evening entertainment at the facility.
1600 Appling Road
Cordova, TN 38016
HarborChase of Cordova is a relatively new facility that provides assisted living, memory care and respite service for seniors. The controlled access facility offers covered parking for residents with their own cars, as well as complimentary transportation off-site for medical and personal trips within a close radius. Common areas in the facility include a cocktail lounge with a full bar, a creative art studio and bistro-style dining at Counter-Offer, the in-house restaurant. Residents can spend time in the fireplace lounge, at the putting green, salon and spa, or in the state-of-the-art fitness center. The indoor pool is heated year-round. HarborChase residents can opt into daily housekeeping services.
6480 Quince Road
Memphis, TN 38119
The Pointe at Kirby Gate residents get personalized care plans that are drafted in consultation with their doctors and loved ones. The 24-hour nursing and caregiver staff help residents meet their health and wellness goals in a facility with secure exits and round-the-clock emergency response. Housekeeping and personal laundry services are provided for Kirby Gate residents at no extra cost, and community amenities include an art center, cards room, beauty shop, library and a large courtyard with a pond. Professionally prepared meals are served in the tastefully appointed restaurant-style dining room, or they can be enjoyed in a private dining room for more intimate affairs.
8199 Poplar Avenue
Germantown, TN 38138
Residents at Brookdale Dogwood Creek get daily check-in service from a 24-hour team of professional caregivers. Caregivers can also assist residents with activities of daily living and emergency response, which is installed in each room for safety. Brookdale Dogwood Creek has a large number of common areas and shared amenities, including a library, cafe, coffee shop, beauty salon, fitness center, art studio, sports bar and a game room. Movies are screened in the on-site theater, while billiards and a putting green are open for residents and their guests. Seniors at Brookdale can take their meals in the restaurant-style dining room with the rest of the community, or they can schedule something more intimate in the private dining room downstairs.
3345 Kirby Whitten Road
Bartlett, TN 38134
Seniors who live in one of Elmcroft of Bartlett's studio, one- or two-bedroom apartments have assistance on-demand from the facility's 24-hour resident care staff. This all-inclusive community provides restaurant-style dining, mentally stimulating classes and regular evening entertainment for its residents. Medical staff at the facility can coordinate with residents' health care providers to develop an individual care plan, as well as provide friendly and discreet medication reminders. This single-story facility is ADA-accessible throughout, and security systems prevent exit-seeking behavior. The community's all-inclusive rates cover classes, group activities and outings, as well as scheduled transportation for personal and medical appointments.
6605 North Quail Hollow Road
Memphis, TN 38120
Seniors at Belmont Village Memphis have a choice between studio and one-bedroom apartments for both independent and assisted senior living. Memory care and respite services are also provided by the community. Residents have up to 24 daily menu items to choose from in the restaurant-style dining room, as well as refreshments available in the on-site bistro. Community amenities include a professionally supervised fitness center, unisex salon and a diabetes center for residents with continuing medical needs. Residents have access to scheduled transportation daily, and complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the facility. Housekeeping services are provided at no additional cost, as are several senior living programs and support groups.
7701 Poplar Avenue
Germantown, TN 38138
Brookdale Germantown residents are protected by a 24-hour security system that includes remote monitoring, alarms on windows and doors and a rapid response, if needed. The grounds of the facility are beautifully landscaped, with walking paths and a private courtyard and garden for residents to enjoy. Community amenities include a library, beauty shop, game room and fireside living room, with a dedicated therapy room for residents who need physical and occupational therapy. Meals are professionally prepared at the facility and may be served in a private dining room. Special dietary menus are available for medical and culturally sensitive meals. Surface parking is available for residents who drive.
1645 West Massey Road
Memphis, TN 38120
Carriage Court of Memphis residents all have personalized care plans that have been devised in consultation with their physicians and other health care providers. The 24-hour clinical staff are available to help residents with activities of daily living and medication reminders. On-site maintenance personnel are available for both routine and emergency repairs, and housekeeping service is provided at no additional charge. The spacious community room is open to all residents and their guests, as are the outdoor patio and library. Personal laundry service is available. Meals are served in the facility's restaurant-style dining room.
4580 Forest Hill Irene Road
Memphis, TN 38125
Heritage at Irene Woods has a general store, movie theater and chapel to serve its community of independent, assisted living and memory care residents. The library is large and well-stocked, and activity and meeting rooms are available to both residents and their guests. The facility's game room is also open to visitors, as are the closely maintained and landscaped garden and walking paths around the community. Residents can relax at the on-site spa, or in the club lounge adjacent to the lobby. Guest suites are available for visiting loved ones, as are playrooms for children.
2180 Mangum Road
Memphis, TN 38134
Foxbridge offers assisted living, memory care and hospice service in a large, modern facility close to the Memphis city line. Each of the private rooms at Foxbridge has a kitchenette of its own, and suites are fully furnished with, among other items, bed and bath linens. Residents are protected by a 24-hour security system that includes nightly, or hourly, check-ins and remote monitoring. Physician services are available at the facility, as is a 24-hour nursing staff and round-the-clock pharmacy.