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Carefree Living in a Quiet Suburban Setting at Elmcroft of Shallowford

Our senior living home has been serving the Shallowford community since 1999. Our relaxing, homelike environment, personalized activities and amenities, and staff who treat residents like family make Elmcroft of Shallowford a comfortable and convenient place to live. Our compassionate caregivers are dedicated to residents’ happiness, well-being and peace of mind, and each resident is treated with dignity and respect. All maintenance and housekeeping is included, so days are spent enjoying life, not doing chores.


We take our residents’ preferences into consideration in every way. Our community is pet friendly, so dogs and cats are welcome. Menus feature multiple choices of chef-prepared meals served restaurant-style in our dining room. Fun activities are planned according to the interests of our residents. And when residents want some peaceful quiet, our community gardens, courtyard and comfortable indoor gathering spaces are just right for reading or contemplation.


What really underscores carefree living at Elmcroft of Shallowford is our capability to meet the needs of our residents, even as those needs change. Our assisted living staff are specially trained in the full range of personal care skills. Our dedicated memory care neighborhood offers the same personal care support, with the added focus on the special needs of adults with senior dementia. That means our residents can enjoy as much independence as safely as possible, as long as possible.


Respectful, Compassionate Care

One of the many things our residents compliment us on is our staff. From tenured management and specially trained caregivers, to professional support personnel, the people who work here really care. Our 24-hour resident care staff, as well as our culinary staff, housekeeping and activities coordinators are completely devoted to making our residents happy and at home.


When our residents need a little extra help throughout the day and night, our assisted living staff are specially trained to provide the considerate and compassionate service that helps them thrive. We provide help with day-to-day tasks like incontinence and medication management as well as dressing, bathing and dining. And we’re there with support for safe engagement in fun activities like fitness classes, karaoke, live musical entertainment, picnics and parties.


Convenient, Family-Friendly Location

Elmcroft of Shallowford offers a quiet, peaceful living experience with convenient access to all the cultural attractions and destinations Chattanooga has to offer. Visitors appreciate our proximity to the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, and a variety of shops, restaurants and entertainment, including:

  • Hamilton Place Mall, Walmart, Dollar Tree and Kohl’s
  • O’Charley’s Restaurant & Bar, Red Lobster and Cracker Barrel
  • Heritage Park, Chattanooga Zoo, Tennessee Riverpark and Hamilton Family YMCA


Health and Wellness

Helping our residents stay healthy is part of our mission. We provide therapy on site as needed, have nurses on call, and coordinate with outside healthcare providers and provide transportation to and from needed appointments.


All the Extras That Make Life More Pleasant

Elmcroft of Shallowford is both home and senior living community. Just like home, we provide comfort, love and care, but with an added level of security. Plus, we offer many special extras, like an on-site beauty/barber shop, post office, availability of snacks and beverages 24/7, restaurant-style dining for every meal, and social events and entertainment.



At Elmcroft of Shallowford, personal care services go beyond the necessary and include all the extras that make our residents happy and keep them secure. Amenities include:


Maintenance-free, Secure Living:

  • Housekeeping and laundry service
  • Maintenance service
  • 24-hour resident care staff
  • Secured community 

Comforts of Home:

  • Barber/beauty shop on site
  • Cable TV
  • Pet friendly
  • Indoor and outdoor common areas
  • Library
  • Nurses on call
  • Outdoor patio garden and courtyard
  • Rooms with kitchenettes
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in common areas


  • Move-in coordination
  • On-site post office
  • On-site religious services
  • On-site therapy
  • Nurses on call
  • Scheduled transportation to doctor appointments
  • Snacks and beverages available 24/7  

Fun and Fitness:

  • Activity room
  • Arts and crafts
  • Barbecues and picnics
  • Book club
  • Bible studies
  • Dances and social events
  • Family nights
  • Fitness classes
  • Games and trivia
  • Holiday and birthday parties
  • Karaoke
  • Live musical entertainment
  • Men’s club
  • Pet therapy
  • Planned trips and outings

Medical Centers Close at Hand:

  • Erlanger East Hospital
  • CHI Memorial Hospital
  • Parkridge Medical Center

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