The Alabama Aging Statistics & Resource Guide contains key information, links and statistics for senior citizens in Alabama. With an aging population and the average cost of care averaging between $17.80 an hour for home care to $6,783 a month for skilled nursing care, Alabama is typically less expensive than the national average.  This guide also contains helpful contact information for county offices, Alzheimer’s Disease organizations and government agencies that offer assistance to caregivers and senior citizens. 

Alabama Key Statistics

Choosing Long Term Care in Alabama

  • Alabama Home Care Agencies Directory: The average hourly home care rate in Alabama is $17.80, making Alabama less expensive than the national average ($22.50) for home care. 
  • Alabama Adult Day Care Directory: The average cost of adult day care in Alabama is $758 per month making Alabama less expensive than the national average ($1,625) for adult day care.
  • Alabama Assisted Living Directory: The average cost of assisted living in Alabama is $3,250 per month making Alabama less expensive than the national average ($4,051) for assisted living.
  • Alabama Skilled Nursing Directory: The average cost of skilled nursing in Alabama is $6,783 per month making Alabama less expensive than the national average ($8,517) for skilled nursing.

Alabama Senior Services

Alabama Department of Senior Services

Address: 201 Monroe Street, Suite 350, Montgomery, AL 36104

Phone: 1.800.AGE-LINE (1.800.243.5463)

Fax: 334.242.5594

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Alabama State Plan on Aging

Alabama Elder Justice and Advocacy

Phone: 334-242-5743

Toll-Free: 877-425-2243

E-mail: elderjustice@adss.alabama.gov

To report Elder Abuse call the Adult Abuse Hotline at 800-458-7214

To report abuse in nursing home call 800-356-9596

To report abuse in an assisted living facility call 800-873-0366

Alabama Support for Caregivers

Alabama Senior Disaster Preparedness:

Alabama Health Care Fraud

Alabama Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Alabama Medicaid Elderly & Disabled Waiver Programme

Alabama Medicare and Insurance Counseling

Alabama Elderly Nutrition & Wellness

Alabama Prescription Assistance

Alabama County Offices for Aging

North West Council of Local Governments

Street Address: 103 Student Drive, Muscle Shoals, AL, 35661

P.O. Box: PO BOX 2603, Muscle Shoals, AL, 35662

Telephone: 205-389-0500

Facsimile: 205-389-0599

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West Alabama Planning & Development Council

Street Address: 4200 Highway 69 North, Northport, AL, 35473

P.O. Box: PO BOX 509, Northport, AL, 35476

Telephone: 205-333-2990

Facsimile: 205-333-2713

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Middle Alabama Area Agency on Aging

Street Address: 209 Cloverdale Circle, Alabaster, AL, 35007

Telephone: 205 670 5770

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East Alabama Regional Planning & Development Commission

Street Address: 1130 Quintard Avenue, Suite 300, Anniston, AL, 36202

Telephone: 205-237-6741

Facsimile: 205-237-6763

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South Central Alabama Development Commission

Street Address: 5900 Carmichael Place, Montgomery, AL, 36117

Telephone: 334-244-6903

Facsimile: 334-270-0038

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Alabama-Tombigbee Regional Commission

Street Address: 107 Broad Street, Camden, AL, 36726

Telephone: 334-682-4234 

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Southern Alabama Regional Council on Aging

Street Address: 1075 S.Brannon Strand Road, Dothan, AL, 36305

Telephone: 334-793-6843

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South Alabama Regional Planning Commission

Street Address: 110 Beauregard Street, Mobile, AL, 36633

P.O. Box: PO Box 1665, Mobile, AL, 36633

Telephone: 251 706 4680

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Central Alabama Aging Consortium

Street Address: 2500 Fairlane Drive, Suite 200, Montgomery, AL, 36116

Telephone: 334 240 4680

Facsimile: 334-240-4681

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Lee-Russell Council of Governments

Street Address: 2207 Gateway Drive, Opelika, AL, 36801-6834

Telephone: 334-749-5264

Facsimile: 334-749-6582

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North Central Alabama Regional Councils of Governments

Street Address: 216 Jackson Street, Decatur, AL, 35601

P.O. Box: PO Box C, Decatur, AL, 35602

Telephone: 256 355 4515

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Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments

Street Address: 5075 Research Drive NW, Huntsville, AL, 35805

Telephone: 256 830 0818

Facsimile: 256 830 0843

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United Way Area Agency on Aging of Jefferson County

Street Address: 3600 8th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL, 35222

P.O. Box: P.O. Box 320189, Birmingham, AL, 35232

Telephone: 205 251 5131

Facsimile: 205 323 8730

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Resources

National Healthcare, Caregiving & Senior Living Resources

Alabama Healthcare, Caregiving & Senior Living Resources

Alzheimer’s Organizations & Resources

Alabama Senior Health Studies

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