The 11 Best Birmingham, AL Assisted Living Facilities

We compiled a guide of the best assisted living communities in Birmingham, Alabama based on our research to serve as a starting point. We evaluated each community’s accommodations, amenities, value, staffing and more to make our recommendations.


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Galleria Woods

Galleria Woods offers independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing care. It is a luxury community with a concierge service.
  • Outdoor pool
  • Gardens
Galleria Woods
Start My Search 3850 Galleria Woods
Birmingham, AL, 35244

Somerby St. Vincent’s One Nineteen

Somerby St. Vincent’s One Nineteen offers independent living, assisted living, memory care and respite care. Residents receive a membership to a health and wellness center, as well as to an aquatic center.
  • Fine dining options
  • On-site day spa
Somerby St. Vincent’s One Nineteen
Start My Search 200 One Nineteen Blvd
Birmingham, AL, 35242

Greenbriar at the Altamont

Greenbriar at the Altamont offers rehabilitation, skilled nursing, independent living and assisted living. It offers private and semi-private rooms.
  • Individual climate control
  • Access to snacks
Greenbriar at the Altamont
Start My Search 2831 Highland Ave South
Birmingham, AL, 35205

Elmcroft of Grayson Valley

Elmcroft of Grayson Valley is an all-inclusive assisted living community. It offers room services and restaurant-style dining.
  • Home-like community
  • Field trips
Elmcroft of Grayson Valley
Start My Search 2366 Old Springville Rd
Birmingham, AL, 35215

Fair Haven

Fair Haven offers independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing care. It utilizes a model of resident-directed care.
  • Memory care for mild memory loss
  • Medication management
Fair Haven
Start My Search 1424 Montclair Rd
Birmingham, AL, 35210

The Bluffs at Greystone

The Bluffs at Greystone has two levels of care: independent living and assisted living. It offers restaurant-style dining.
  • Respite care
  • Luxury community
The Bluffs at Greystone
Start My Search 6328 Farley Ln
Birmingham, AL, 35242

Morningside of Vestavia Hills

Morningside of Vestavia Hills offers independent living, assisted living, memory care and respite care (including seasonal stays). The monthly fee includes internet, transportation, laundry and housekeeping.
  • On-site beauty salon
  • Restaurant-style dining
Morningside of Vestavia Hills
Start My Search 2435 Columbiana Rd
Birmingham, AL, 35216

Brookdale University Park

Brookdale University Park is a pet-friendly assisted living community with independent living, skilled nursing and memory care.
  • Business center
  • Chapel
Brookdale University Park
Start My Search 400 University Park Dr
Birmingham, AL, 35209

Regency Retirement of Birmingham

Regency Retirement of Birmingham offers independent and assisted living, as well as memory care. Staff help residents schedule doctor appointments.
  • Chef-prepared meals
  • Transportation services
Regency Retirement of Birmingham
Start My Search 285 West Oxmoor Rd
Birmingham, AL, 35209

Kirkwood By the River

Kirkwood By the River offers both assisted and independent living, as well as memory care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation. It is a non-profit facility where residents bring furniture with them.
  • Transportation services
  • Private apartments
Kirkwood By the River
Start My Search 3605 Ratliff Rd
Birmington, AL, 35210

Columbia Cottage at Mountain Brook

Columbia Cottage at Mountain Brook offers assisted living in a home-like environment. It is staffed 24-hours a day and has homestyle meals.
  • Large closets
  • Emergency alert system
Columbia Cottage at Mountain Brook
Start My Search 3776 Crosshaven Dr
Birmington, AL, 35223

Additional Birmingham Assisted Living Resources

For seniors looking for living assistance in the Birmingham area, there are plenty of facilities that can help. Here are five additional resources for seniors in Birmingham:

  • Travelers Aid of Greater Birmingham – Senior Ride: Travelers Aid of Greater Birmingham – Senior Ride makes transportation more affordable and available for seniors. Call 205-322-5426 for more information.
  • Jefferson County Community Services and Workforce Development – Senior Services Division: The Jefferson County Community Services and Workforce Development – Senior Services Division helps seniors stay employed as long as they are able to work. Call 205-325-5300 for more information about the program.
  • Arthritis Foundation in Alabama: The Arthritis Foundation in Alabama offers support for people with Arthritis. Call 205-381-4613 to work with a support team.
  • YMCA of Greater Birmingham – Downtown YMCA: The YMCA of Greater Birmingham – Downtown YMCA hosts events for the community. Call 205-324-4563 for more information.
  • United Way Meals on Wheels: United Way Meals on Wheels has food options available for homebound community members. Call 205-592-0413 to learn more about the program.