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Page Reviewed / Updated – January 17, 2024

Dickson is in central Tennessee, about 50 minutes west from Nashville. Seniors, representing 14.6% of the population, can enjoy the area’s numerous public parks and natural areas, as well as the city-run senior center. Retirees may also appreciate Dickson’s cost of living, which ranks about 19% lower than the national average.

Tennessee’s senior-friendly tax laws has the potential to make Dickson’s healthcare expenses even more affordable for older adults. The state doesn’t tax individual income. Medical services are available at TriStar Horizon Medical Center, which offers everything from emergency care to specialized stroke support, as well as Dickson Medical Associates, which provides primary care and cardiology.

Dickson’s affordability extends to its assisted living prices. Paying an average rate of $4,100 per month, local seniors spend about $400 less on assisted living than the national norm and $5 less than the state average, according to the Genworth 2021 Cost of Care Survey.

Note: Data for Dickson was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Nashville, was used instead.

Explore our list of the 10 best assisted living communities in Dickson to find the ideal fit for your lifestyle.

Olive Branch Senior Living

Centrally located near the heart of Dickson, Olive Branch Senior Living provides a welcoming environment for older adults to relax and socialize. Caregivers take care of chores such as cleaning residents' rooms and maintaining common areas, letting community members enjoy a relaxed lifestyle, restaurant-style dining and enriching social activities. From chatting in the sunroom to viewing live musical performances, residents have many opportunities to make new friends and pursue a fulfilling lifestyle. Seniors can also have peace of mind thanks to 24/7 assistance with personal tasks and medication management, as well as on-site visits with a nurse practitioner. For added support, staff members coordinate off-site services with physical therapists and other health care providers.

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NHC Dickson

Located near residential neighborhoods, NHC Dickson offers assisted living services on a large campus surrounded by greenery. This community ranks among the best in the city thanks to its comprehensive health care services. Residents can access physical therapy, consultations with specialists and one-on-one nursing support, all without leaving the campus. The community also offers specialized treatment programs for Parkinson's, stroke care management and amputee services. Additional programs include speech therapies and treatments for vision impairment. Beyond extensive health care options, residents can enjoy on-site amenities such as a gardening area and religious services. Caregivers handle housekeeping and laundry, and seniors can join regularly scheduled social events on-site.

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Charter Senior Living of Franklin

Charter Senior Living of Franklin is situated in a wooded area near several medical facilities. The community emphasizes active living through frequently scheduled outings and events. Seniors can join trips to the local art museum and shopping centers or enjoy on-site activities ranging from bocce ball matches and movie nights to worship services and meditation classes. Residents live in studio, one- or two-bedroom apartments with kitchenettes, and spacious common areas are available throughout the campus to encourage socialization. For chore-free living, caregivers handle tasks such as housekeeping, meal preparation and laundry. Seniors can access salon and barbershop services on-site, and the community's rates include all utilities.

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  • Emergency call systems in residents' suites
  • Community library and computer room

Vitality Living Franklin

Centrally located near major roads, several restaurants and shopping centers, Vitality Living Franklin offers assisted living services in a welcoming environment with numerous common areas. Residents can socialize on the rooftop terrace, play a game in the billiards room or relax in a seating area. The pet-friendly community has a theater for movie nights and a restaurant-style dining area, encouraging seniors to get together and make new friends. Beyond the social atmosphere, Vitality Living Franklin offers comprehensive personal care support, ranging from dressing assistance to grooming help. The care team also offers transportation services, plans exercise classes and coordinates social events.

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  • Meetings every 3 months to update residents' care plans
  • Community walking trails

Belvedere Commons of Franklin

Belvedere Commons of Franklin sits in a wooded area just down the road from several restaurants and shops. Seniors can choose from studio and one-bedroom floor plans, most of which feature private bathrooms and kitchenettes. Caregivers keep residents' rooms clean and comfortable through weekly housekeeping, and the culinary team offers three meals daily in the communal dining room. While the staff handles maintenance and other chores, community members can enjoy getting some sun in the outdoor courtyard or join an exercise class to stay fit.

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Maristone of Franklin

With access to several stores and performing arts venues, Maristone of Franklin is conveniently located for day trips into town via the community's complimentary transportation. Seniors can also enjoy many activities without leaving the campus, including movies in the theater room and chats with friends on the covered patio. Holistic wellness amenities are available as well, such as exercise classes in the fitness room and outdoor walking paths that connect to a courtyard with a grill. Seniors can also take advantage of the events calendar to make new friends. Frequent activities include stretching classes, chair yoga, board games and dance parties.

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NHC Place Cool Springs

Tucked into a wooded area near a shopping center, NHC Place Cool Springs offers assisted living services in a 68-apartment building featuring restaurant-style dining and numerous recreational activities. The campus includes common areas that encourage residents to enjoy the outdoors, including landscaped courtyards, a patio and a garden area. For a laid-back lifestyle, caregivers manage daily tasks such as housekeeping and meal preparation. They also provide personalized assistance as needed, with optional services such as medication management and dressing assistance. Seniors are welcome to host friends and family at meal times, and the community has a party space for celebrations.

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Morning Pointe of Franklin

Morning Pointe of Franklin is located in a rural residential area. It ranks among the best assisted living communities in the Dickson area for its focus on physical fitness. Throughout the week, residents can join workout sessions such as chair volleyball, disability-friendly strength training, walking club, chair-based aerobics and guided stretching classes. Many fitness sessions take place outdoors to help seniors enjoy the fresh air, and each session offers opportunities to socialize. Beyond these programs, residents can benefit from full-service housekeeping and 24/7 assistance with tasks such as getting dressed. Caregivers also provide restaurant-style dining and pharmacy services on-site.

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Somerby Franklin

Somerby Franklin sits near shops, restaurants and pharmacies alongside a residential area. We've included this community on our list for its resort-style amenities. From swimming in the heated indoor pool to chatting with friends at the coffee bar, residents can fill their days with fun, enriching activities. The community also encourages socialization through welcoming common areas, including outdoor seating and a bistro area with delicious snacks. Seniors can discover new books in the library, pursue hobbies such as gardening or simply relax in the lounge. Beyond these amenities, residents can have peace of mind thanks to 24/7 caregiver support. The team offers services such as medication management and housekeeping, helping residents enjoy a safe, chore-free lifestyle.

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Symphony Senior Living

Situated near a residential neighborhood and several shopping centers, Symphony Senior Living keeps residents entertained through live musical performances, art classes, movie nights and other social activities. The community also hosts surprise entertainment events to keep residents excited about daily life, and many activities target brain health to help residents maintain memory, including brain teasers, word games and puzzles. For health and wellness, caregivers offer personalized support with tasks such as grooming and dressing. Multiple dining areas serve nutritious meals daily, and housekeeping staff ensures seniors enjoy low-maintenance living.

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