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American House Shallowford

7127 Lee Hwy., Chattanooga, TN 37421

Assisted Living Memory Care Respite Care
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(800) 780-8101

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(423) 899-8133

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Price Comparison

  • Average City Price: $3,474
  • Average State Price: $3,565
  • Average National Price: $3,754

  • American House Shallowford Description

    American House Shallowford is a community that offers assisted living, memory care and respite care and is about 3.7 miles outside the town of East Brainerd, Tennessee and is part of the Elmcroft network of communities. Residents who live at the facility are able to choose from a range of room layouts.

    The community has an average rating of 8.6 out of 10 making it the 15th highest rated community in the city out of 27 communities. See more information on reviews.

    To find information about the surrounding area including weather, crime, health facilities, parks, and more you can explore the neighborhood here.

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    Care Types at Community

    This community offers the following types of care

    Assisted Living

    Assisted living offers a supportive community environment with personalized care and assistance for seniors who value their independence but need help with daily activities.

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    Memory Care

    Memory care offers specialized support for seniors with Alzheimer's and dementia, focusing on safety, personalized care, and enhancing life quality.

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    Community Reviews

    American House Shallowford
    Based on My Caring Plan's proprietary scoring, including 72 reviews across the web


  • Ranking in City: 15 out of 27 communities in Chattanooga
  • Ranking in State: 278 out of 701 communities in TN
  • Food and Dining A

    Activities B

    Facility and Grounds B

    Care B

    Staff A

    Cleanliness A

    Employee Reviews

    Based on My Caring Plan's proprietary scoring, including 829 reviews across the web

    The following insights are from employees that work in Tennessee

    Employee Pay B

    Employee Staff C

    Employee Culture B

    Review Summary

    The following is an AI generated summary of the reviews of the community from across the web.

    Elmcroft of Shallowford has received numerous positive reviews highlighting the exceptional care and environment provided for its residents. Many reviewers have praised the facility for its welcoming atmosphere, caring and compassionate staff, and the high level of attention to residents' needs. From the moment residents walk in, they feel like they have become part of a family, with one reviewer specifically noting the immediate sense of belonging their mother-in-law experienced.

    Visitors and families have commended the warmth, friendliness, and professionalism of the staff, mentioning that the happiness of the residents is palpable. The facility is noted for its safe, loving, and comfortable environment, allowing residents to enjoy well-balanced meals, participate in daily activities, and go on frequent outings. The staff, including maintenance, nursing, and administrative personnel, have been recognized for their attentiveness and quick response to requests.

    Family nights and other events are highlighted as enjoyable experiences, fostering a sense of community among residents and their families. The facility's commitment to patient care, including honoring veterans and organizing holiday sing-alongs, has been particularly appreciated. The culinary team is also praised for ensuring residents' nutritional needs are met with pleasing meals.

    However, there is a single negative review expressing concern over privacy and compliance with HIPAA laws, suggesting an area for improvement. Despite this, the overall sentiment remains overwhelmingly positive, with many reviewers expressing gratitude for the care their loved ones receive.

    The recent renovation has been well-received, adding to the facility's appeal. Elmcroft of Shallowford is described as a clean, safe, and engaging environment for seniors, making it a highly recommended choice for those seeking assisted living and memory care services.


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    Living Well Memory Care

    Medication assistance

    Medication management

    Medical center

    Care coordination

    Coordination with healthcare providers


    24-hour staffing and emergency response


    Support groups

    24-hour security

    Housekeeping and laundry service

    Move-in coordination


    Respite Stays

    Courtyard and community gardens

    Common areas with fireplaces and piano

    Walking paths

    TV lounge

    Live musical entertainment

    Community Amenities

    Housekeeping and laundry services

    Beauty salon and barber shop

    On-site beauty/barber shop

    Computer lab

    Small pets welcome

    Single-story community

    Room Amenities

    Cable TV

    Spacious apartments


    Outdoor patio


    Three chef-prepared meals daily

    Chef-prepared meals served restaurant-style

    Restaurant-style dining room



    Dining events


    Scheduled transportation

    Transportation to and from appointments

    Scheduled transportation to doctor appointments


    Pet friendly

    What is in the Neighborhood

    General Area Overview
    • The closest city is East Brainerd which is 3.7 miles away and has a population of 15,114 (small town).
    • The average income is $70,208, which is high compared to other zip codes.
    • Weather
      • High Temperature: 82
      • Low Temperature: 42
      • Average Temperature: 63.3
      • Day Breakdown: The area gets 180 days of rain, 4 days of snow and 179 days of sun
      • Precipitation: 3.1 inches a year

    Demographic Overview
    • The median age is 36.6 years old, high compared to other cities.
    • 5.66% of the population are Veterans which is a high percentage of Veterans compared to other cities.
    • 6.0% of the population are Foreign-born which is a very low percentage of Foreign-born compared to other cities.
    • The population is 0% American Indian and Alaska Native, 2% Asian, 31% Black or African-American, 5% Hispanic or Latino, and 59% White.

    Health and Safety Overview
    • The crime rate is 11.93 per 100 people which is very high compared to other cities.
      • Violent Crime: 2.53 incidents per 100 people
      • Property Crime: 6.54 incidents per 100 people
      • Drug-Related Crime: 1.52 incidents per 100 people
    • The average life expectancy in zip code is 76.28 years old, which is low compared to other zip codes.
    • Air Quality: Good Days 199.0, Moderate Days 85.0, Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Days 1.0, Unhealthy Days 0.0, Very Unhealthy Days 0.0, Hazardous Days 0.0

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    Food City
    0.5 miles away
    Publix Super Market at Village at Waterside
    0.5 miles away
    Asian Market
    0.6 miles away
    0.7 miles away
    The Fresh Market
    0.9 miles away


    Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum
    3.0 miles away
    Chattanooga East Station
    5.4 miles away
    The Southern Belle
    9.0 miles away

    Bus Stations

    Shuttle Bus Stop
    2.6 miles away
    Carta Bus Stop
    5.4 miles away
    Carta Free Shuttle Stop
    8.7 miles away


    First Volunteer Bank
    0.5 miles away
    Millennium Bank
    0.5 miles away
    First Horizon Bank
    0.6 miles away
    Smart Bank
    0.8 miles away
    Regions Bank
    0.9 miles away


    Erlanger East Hospital
    1.8 miles away
    Parkridge Valley Child and Adolescent Campus
    2.5 miles away
    Parkridge East Hospital
    4.8 miles away
    CHI Memorial Hospital
    5.7 miles away
    Parkridge Medical Center
    6.2 miles away


    Hamilton Discount Pharmacy
    0.4 miles away
    0.7 miles away
    CVS Pharmacy
    1.7 miles away
    5.1 miles away
    East Ridge Pharmacy
    5.3 miles away


    Cloudland Dental
    0.4 miles away
    Shallowford Smiles
    1.3 miles away
    Affordable Dentures
    1.3 miles away
    Dentistry Family And Cosemtics
    1.5 miles away
    Phillip C. Carson, DDS General and Cosmetic Dentistry
    4.9 miles away


    Redoubt Soccer Association
    1.3 miles away
    The Havens at Commons Park
    1.4 miles away
    East Brainerd Ballfields
    2.0 miles away
    Enterprise South Nature Park
    2.5 miles away
    Heritage Park
    2.7 miles away

    Places of Worship

    Old Stone Church
    10.9 miles away


    Hamilton Place
    0.9 miles away
    Hamilton Corner
    1.1 miles away
    Chattanooga Mercantile
    4.6 miles away
    Gannon Art Center
    5.7 miles away
    Northgate Mall
    7.2 miles away


    The Colonnade Center
    7.8 miles away
    Memorial Auditorium
    8.4 miles away
    Little Theatre
    8.4 miles away
    River Gallery
    8.4 miles away
    My Color Image
    8.5 miles away


    Cracker Barrel
    0.3 miles away
    0.3 miles away
    O'Charley’s Restaurant & Bar
    0.4 miles away
    The Palms at Hamilton
    0.4 miles away
    0.4 miles away

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