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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Franklin, TN

Franklin is an economically booming suburb of Nashville, about 20 miles southwest of the famous music city. Of the city's 81,000 residents, more than 12% are seniors aged 65 and over. Winter temperatures in Franklin average in the high 40s during the day, and the region typically gets less than an inch of snow each year. Summer highs in the 90s encourage outdoor activities where seniors can connect with the larger community. The city has a low crime rate with just 35% of the national average and even lower rates for serious and violent crimes.

Seniors in Franklin have seemingly endless opportunities with community events at the Williamson County Parks and Recreation department, from movie nights and yarn days at the senior center to classes on writing memoirs and murder mystery dinners.

Seniors in Franklin pay an average monthly cost of $4,150 for assisted living, according to the 2019 Genworth Cost of Care Survey. This is somewhat more expensive than the $3,900 monthly average in Tennessee and the $4,051 national average. Seniors in some other Tennessee cities pay more than Franklin seniors. Cleveland, TN, for example, averages $4,420 a month for assisted living.

Note: Information for Franklin was not available, so data from the nearest city, Nashville, was used.

Have a look at our list of the 10 best assisted living facilities in Franklin to find outstanding senior living.

Morningside of Franklin

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105 Sunrise Cir.

Franklin, TN 37067

(615) 591-3362

Located right on Jackson Lake and just a stone's throw from U.S. Highway 31, Morningside of Franklin provides a safe and secure environment for seniors to live out their retirement years while still maintaining their independence. This five-star facility includes amenities like a salon, a barbershop, library and exercise classes on-site, and residents are able to participate in planned outings into the community as well as listen to guest speakers and socialize with neighbors during game and movie nights.

  • Pet therapy services
  • Studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments

Belvedere Commons of Franklin

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303 S Royal Oaks Blvd.

Franklin, TN 37064

(615) 794-6693

Belvedere Commons of Franklin is included in our top 10 assisted facilities for Franklin because of its modern yet homelike atmosphere and staff dedicated to residents' well-being. This award-winning facility has a wellness program, residents transportation services and restaurant-style dining with healthy, fresh meals every day.

  • Group exercise classes and interest clubs
  • Pet-friendly

Somerby Franklin

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870 Oak Meadow Dr.

Franklin, TN 37064

(615) 591-2333

Centrally located close to shopping, restaurants and Interstate 65, Somerby Franklin keeps residents in the middle of the action while still providing a peaceful atmosphere. This full-service, resort-like facility includes a heated pool for year-round swimming and water aerobics, two movie theaters and four dining rooms. An on-site physician space lets residents receive medical care on-site, and a full activities program keeps them happy and active.

  • Laundry and housekeeping services
  • Amenities include a beauty and barbershop, coffee bar and library

Maristone of Franklin

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347 Riverside Dr.

Franklin, TN 37064

(615) 591-7676

We've included Maristone of Franklin in our list of the top 10 assisted living facilities for this area because of its program dedicated to helping residents maintain their individuality and its welcoming community. The common areas and spacious apartments have a hotel-like feel, and this facility is just minutes from downtown and all it has to offer.

  • Studio and one- and two-bedroom apartments with kitchens
  • Small pets allowed

The Hearth at Franklin

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1035 Fulton Greer Ln.

Franklin, TN 37064

(615) 591-3003

The Hearth at Franklin shares a property line with Judge Fulton Greer Park, which offers beautiful views of the Harpeth River and plenty of green space for seniors to walk, bird-watch or play with the grandkids. All staff have to go through the Care Connect training program to help them better understand how to provide compassionate, respectful care, and team members are on-site 24/7 to offer assistance.

  • Fresh, seasonal meals three times a day as well as 24/7 snack and hydration stations
  • Party space, beauty salon, garden and patio on-site

NHC Place at Cool Springs

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211 Cool Springs Blvd.

Franklin, TN 37067

(615) 778-6800

NHC Place at Cool Springs is an assisted living facility that focuses on individualized care and helping seniors live vibrant, active lives. This community has a family atmosphere with common rooms set up to encourage conversations between residents, and there's a full-service spa, soda shop, sunroom and religious services available on-site.

  • All apartments include private bathrooms, kitchens, individual climate controls and Lifeline Alert systems
  • Laundry and housekeeping services provided

Morning Pointe of Franklin

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1005 Generations Way

Franklin, TN 37064

(615) 614-8555

Morning Pointe of Franklin has a 12-acre campus and offers one- and two-bedroom apartments as well as studio suites. The facility offers a variety of daily activities, including painting and board games, and weekly and monthly programs are focused around the holidays and family visitors. Restaurant-style dining is available, and the facility participates in a farm-to-table program for fresh, seasonal fare.

  • 24-hour emergency response system
  • Private bathrooms and climate controls within apartments

Southern Care II

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3595 Carothers Pkwy.

Franklin, TN 37067

(615) 791-4430

Nestled between Interstate 65 and Carothers Parkway, Southern Care II makes it easy for residents to get into downtown Franklin and for visitors to make it into the facility. The low resident-to-staff ratio helps promote a close-knit feel to this cozy community, and shared common spaces allow seniors to chat over coffee or tea and enjoy building relationships. A few of the amenities residents can enjoy at Southern Care II include an on-site salon, handicap-accessible rooms and one-level living.

  • Activities including games, puzzles, music and exercise classes
  • Licensed nurse on staff for medication management and health monitoring

Brookdale Green Hills Cumberland

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15 Burton Hills Blvd.

Nashville, TN 37215

(615) 463-9111

Located just a few miles south of Nashville's vibrant downtown area, Brookdale Green Hills Cumberland gives residents the quiet, small-town feel while still providing easy access to big-city amenities. The landscaped grounds include a garden, a courtyard and walking paths so seniors can enjoy getting outdoors, and inside, residents can stay busy in the arts and crafts room, billiards room, business center and fitness area.

  • Housekeeping services
  • 24-hour security system and rooms are equipped with emergency response technology

Elmcroft of Brentwood

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5436 Edmondson Pike

Nashville, TN 37211

(615) 837-8006

Just up the street from the Edmondson Pike branch of the Nashville Public Library, Elmcroft of Brentwood is located in a quiet residential neighborhood and tailors its activities and amenities to meet seniors' needs. Resident care staff are available around the clock for any issues that may arise, and customized care plans are developed in coordination with health care providers to ensure the mental and physical well-being of residents. We've included this facility in our top 10 list because of its many signature programs, which include Vitality Club, Walking Tall, Second Wind Dreams and Chronicles.

  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant-style dining with farm-to-table meals