2021 Senior Living Guide: Communities and resources for seniors in Franklin, Brentwood

Canterfield of Franklin is one of many senior living communities in the area. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Canterfield of Franklin is one of many senior living communities in the area. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

Canterfield of Franklin is one of many senior living communities in the area. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

About 1 in 8 residents in Williamson County are age 65 or older, making up 12.8% of the population, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. That number is also on the rise nationally, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention projects that by 2035, people age 65 and older will outnumber those age 18 and younger, a first in U.S. history.

The Franklin and Brentwood areas are home to a number of communities for seniors who are looking to downsize or find a wider range of care. Local options vary by care types, which are listed below.

Independent living communities cater to older adults with limited care needs. Most include amenities, such as fitness programs, housekeeping, communal meals and more.

Assisted-living communities specialize in providing care and supervision. These facilities frequently offer a full range of amenities as well as limited medical assistance.

Memory care facilities specialize in providing care for seniors with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other cognitive issues. Staff members are trained to help residents manage these diseases.

Hospice care is intended to relieve symptoms and suffering associated with a terminal illness for people who have been given six months or less to live. These patients must choose to forgo further curative treatment.

Nursing home/skilled nursing facilities provide care to those with illnesses or mental conditions that require full-time monitoring and medical care.

Home care services offer medical care and other services to seniors who wish to remain at home. Staff members help with care, such as medication administration, meals and transportation to medical appointments. Service offerings vary by company.

See a list of local senior communities in Franklin and Brentwood below.

Avenida Cool Springs

222 Mallory Station Road, Franklin



Provides: Independent living

Belvedere Commons of Franklin

303 S. Royal Oaks Blvd., Franklin



Provides: Assisted living, memory care

Brighton Gardens of Brentwood

103 Arcaro Place, Brentwood



Provides: Assisted living, memory care

Brightstar Care of South Nashville



Provides: Home care

Brookdale Franklin

910 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin



Provides: Independent living, assisted living, memory care, nursing home, skilled nursing, hospice, home care

Canterfield of Franklin

7015 Moores Lane, Brentwood



Provides: Independent living, assisted living, memory care

Cloverland Park Senior Living

6030 Cloverland Park Drive



Provides: Assisted living, memory care

Cornerstone Caregivers



Provides: Home care

FirstLight Home Care



Provides: Home care

Fountains of Franklin

4100 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin



Provides: Independent living, assisted living, memory care

Franklin Wellness & Rehabilitation Center

1287 W. Main St., Franklin



Provides: Nursing home/skilled nursing

Harmony at Brentwood

9045 Church St. E., Brentwood



Provides: Independent living, assisted living, memory care

The Hearth at Franklin

1035 Fulton Greer Lane, Franklin



Provides: Independent living, assisted living, memory care

The Heritage at Brentwood

900 Heritage Way, Brentwood



Provides: Independent living, assisted living, memory care, nursing home/skilled nursing, hospice

The Manor at Steeplechase

314 Cool Springs Blvd., Franklin



Provides: Independent living

Maristone of Franklin

347 Riverside Drive, Franklin



Provides: Assisted living, memory care

Morning Pointe of Brentwood

1522 Wilson Pike, Brentwood



Provides: Assisted living, memory care

Morning Pointe of Franklin

1005 Generations Way, Franklin



Provides: Assisted living, memory care

NHC Place Cool Springs

211 Cool Springs Blvd., Franklin



Provides: Assisted living, memory care, nursing home/skilled nursing, hospice, home care

Senior Solutions



Provides: Home care

Somerby Franklin

870 Oak Meadow Drive, Franklin



Provides: Independent living, assisted living, memory care

Southern Care Inc.

3595 Carothers Parkway, Franklin



Provides: Assisted living

Southerland Place

200 Winners Circle S., Brentwood



Provides: Assisted living

Symphony (coming soon)

1020 Harmony Hills Drive, Franklin



Provides: Assisted living, memory care

Traditions of Mill Creek

7110 Southpoint Parkway, Brentwood



Provides: Independent living, assisted living, memory care

Wellington Place of Brentwood

209 Ward Circle, Brentwood



Provides: Independent living, assisted living, memory care

Willowbrook Hospice

235 Noah Drive, Franklin



Provides: Hospice, home care

This list is not comprehensive.
By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.


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