This is your guide to memory care in Sheffield, AL. Memory care communities provide housing and care for seniors with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. Memory care empowers seniors with memory impairment to stay as active and engaged as they possibly can, while living in a dignified, safe and secure setting. Our local Senior Living Advisors have local expertise in dementia care in Sheffield, AL and surrounding areas. After an initial assessment, your advisor will send you a list of memory care providers that most closely match your loved one's specific imperatives for care and living preferences, as well as your family's budget.
Memory Care Costs in Nearby Cities* The costs above represent the AVERAGE monthly cost of memory care for a one person bedroom in that city.
Facts about Sheffield
The official website for the city of Sheffield is http://www.sheffieldalabama.org/.
Sheffield is a city in Colbert County, Alabama, United States, and is included in The Shoals metropolitan area. As of the 2010 census, the population of the city was 9,039. Sheffield is the birthplace of "country-soul pioneer" and songwriter Arthur Alexander, French horn player Willie Ruff, notable attorney, actor, former senator and presidential contender Fred Thompson, Watergate committee U.S. Senator Howell Heflin and U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell, whose father was working in nearby Athens when he was born in Sheffield. It sometimes is referred to as "the City of Senators" from due to the births of Heflin, McConnell and Thompson within its borders. Col. Harland Sanders worked in the Sheffield depot for Southern Railway in the 1900s. It is also home to the Muscle Shoals Sound Studio where many popular 20th century musicians recorded their work, including Alexander and Ruff. It is the site of historic Helen Keller Hospital, formerly known as Colbert County Hospital and originally constructed in 1921. It was changed to Helen Keller Hospital in 1979, and Keller's birthplace Ivy Green is located less than one mile southwest of the hospital in adjacent Tuscumbia.