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Set off the road in a quiet wooded area, the Creekside at Shallowford retirement community is a peaceful senior living campus with southern charm. You’re a mile from Shoppes at Hamilton Place as well as dining favorites like J. Alexanders, Jason’s Deli, and Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen. Our Chattanooga retirement community is also minutes from dozens of worship centers of many different faiths and denominations.
Head out a little further from our independent living community to enjoy all the city has to offer. The Creekside at Shallowford independent living campus is east of downtown Chattanooga and the Tennessee River. Take a cruise on the river, visit the Tennessee Aquarium, or attend events at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center. There’s no shortage of sunshine, state parks, or fishing sites for nature lovers.
Creekside at Shallowford is an award-winning, independent senior living community. Awards include the 2020 Great Place to Work certification, the 2019 Great Place to Work certification, and the 2020 Caring Stars award.
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In the neighborhood
Moving to a new home can be challenging, but you’ll find familiar comforts and discover new favorites at Creekside at Shallowford and in the surrounding Chattanooga area. With so many entertainment options and transportation services, residents at Creekside at Shallowford enjoy a lifestyle that’s anything but boring.
Floor Plans & Room Planner
Creekside at Shallowford features inviting floor plans designed to maximize resident access and everyday comfort in your new home. Use this convenient guide to choose from the many available room sizes and layouts, then use our room planning tool to help arrange the furniture in your new home.
Community Amenities and Services
- Activity Room
- Barber/Beauty Salon
- Billiard Lounge
- Community Grounds
- Computer Room with Internet Access
- Private Dining Room
- Fitness Equipment
- Game Room
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Large Screen TV Lounge
- Laundry Facilities
- Locked Mailboxes
- Covered Parking
- Pets Welcome
- Resident Kitchen
- Safety Rails
- Guest Suite
- Renters Liability Insurance Program
- Smoke Alarm and Sprinkler System
- Basic Cable TV
- Patio or Balcony
- Individually Controlled Heating and Air Conditioning
- Kitchenette in Units
- Telephone Hookups
- Carpet and Window Treatments
- Walk-in Tub
- Wheelchair Accessible Units
Services Included with Monthly Rent
- Complimentary Scheduled Transportation
- Lively Mobile Plus Personal Emergency Response Device
- Three Chef Prepared Meals Daily
- Full Calendar of Enriching Activities
- Weekly Housekeeping
- Most Utilities Included
- Light Linen Service
- Common Area WiFi
- Exclusive Travel and Stay Program
What are your interests?
Beauty Care Needs Met On-Site
The convenience of Creekside at Shallowford's on-site beauty salon and barber means all you have to do is walk in to get your hair and nails done. Of course, appointments are available.
Several members of the community and former residents come in and utilize the salon. We offer manicures and pedicures.
Fitness Right at Home
Creekside at Shallowford residents enjoy a variety of health and fitness activities, from weekly group exercise classes to anytime access to on-site fitness equipment.
Residents enjoy access to a walking club in the spring and early summer, as well as a horseshoe club and YMCA Silver Sneakers group. Residents enjoy access to swimming classes and a physical therapist on site. All residents have access to the fitness room and Silver Sneakers program.
Let Us Serve You
Enjoy restaurant-style dining served with courtesy and caring by our staff who know you. Chef-prepared meals are served every day in Creekside at Shallowford's dining room. Sit with friends or invite your family for a special occasion in our private dining room. Each meal is designed to meet the unique nutritional needs of community members.
Our chef holds a monthly roundtable meeting with residents to get feedback on the menu and is open to resident suggestions. Fried shrimp is a favorite at the community. One resident even helps our chef with ribs on special occasions and community events.
Make Memories Exploring the Surrounding Community
There’s so much to explore in the Chattanooga area and Creekside at Shallowford makes sure that residents experience as much as possible. Regular outings to favorite restaurants, local events, and more introduce residents to all their neighborhood has to offer and connect them to the surrounding community.
Residents travel to local restaurants and cafes as well as shopping outings and a monthly lunch outing. There's always something to do.
Life is Never Boring
Creekside at Shallowford's comprehensive calendar is packed with both recurring activities and special events. The variety of available activities is meant to enrich the whole person by stimulating physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, creative, social or vocational wellness.
Residents garden in the back of the community, and host a football Friday in the fall where they cheer their favorite team. In addition, we host a Superbowl party, Halloween, Easter egg hunt, and Christmas party. We also have chair volleyball and horseshoes.
Pets Make Life Better
Furry friends are welcomed as residents at Creekside at Shallowford. We understand the importance of the companionship and bond that seniors share with their pets. We’re delighted to have cats, dogs, birds, and even bunnies as part of our community.
Mia the Golden Retriever is a favorite at the community. Residents enjoy the monthly migrations of geese and many take their pets on our safe walking trail.
Stay Connected with Technology and Wifi
Creekside at Shallowford residents enjoy WiFi access in common areas, and access to a Wii and resident computer stations.
A Tech Tuesday is offered for the community where apps are downloaded to the resident phones. T-Mobile has come in to help residents with tech as well.
Travel and Adventure is Always Available
The exclusive Travel & Stay program offers residents exciting opportunities to travel around the country, with free stays of up to seven days at any of Holiday Retirement’s more than 260 communities. Three chef-prepared meals are included with each trip. Visit all 43 states or just choose a favorite new location or two.
Lend a Helping Hand
At Creekside at Shallowford, many residents find a sense of fulfillment in donating their time and skills to a cause close to their hearts. For example, residents knit scarves and gloves for the homeless. Teens regularly come to volunteer and help decorate the community for Christmas.
Join us for a Complimentary Meal
At Holiday Retirement, we love our food and know you will too. We invite you and a guest to join us for a flavorful meal and the opportunity to see first-hand if independent retirement living is right for you.
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