Abe’s Garden Independent Living ~ the Senior Independent Living You’ve Been Waiting For

An Exceptional Retirement Lifestyle Right Here in Nashville


Our independent senior living community delivers a unique lifestyle unlike any other in Nashville, Tennessee. Our community offers countless assets – from the natural beauty of our Belle Meade campus with an on-site garden to the many attractions of our city to our abundant amenities, cultural enrichment, fitness and wellness activities, intellectual stimulation and unique opportunities to learn new things. Anyone eager to fully engage with life will benefit from this active retirement lifestyle.

Living Well- Being Well

Living well means staying active and engaged. Our programs, events and activities are focused on enhancing total well-being of mind, body and spirit. Each day, we encourage residents to have fun and be creative in their pursuits of wellness by providing healthy culinary options and a variety of educational, social, cultural and exercise programs to strengthen independence and personal wellness goals.

Mary Hardison and Jean Condrey

So Much To Do

Our activities calendar is designed to inspire a social, purposeful lifestyle. It’s active senior living defined. Explore different hobbies. Learn about a different culture. Join a discussion group. Create flower arrangements. Catch up with neighbors at weekly wine and cheese events. Get moving in an exercise class. Discover your Zen in yoga. Meet with friends in our restaurant-style dining room. Go to a concert or plan a night out. Whatever your passion, we encourage residents to make new connections, share new discoveries, and forge new friendships.

A Maintenance-Free Life of Convenience

Independent Living resident and a staff member at Abe's Garden Community pose in Hawaiian shirts at a party
With us, residents leave behind the stress of home repairs, maintenance and cleaning. Forget about cooking and cleaning the dishes. We’ve taken care of all of that. We believe now is the time for residents to focus on themselves … and independent living at Abe’s Garden Community is the perfect place to do it.
Independent Living resident and a staff member at Abe's Garden Community pose in Hawaiian shirts at a party

Independent Senior Living Apartments

Starting at $3,700
Our senior independent living apartments were recently renovated and now feature luxury upgrades and designer finishes that today’s older adults want. We offer six apartment designs ranging in size from studios to one-bedroom and two-bedroom options. Our spacious apartments feature:

  • Fire- and sound-resistant construction
  • Optional balconies overlooking our wooded campus
  • Nine-foot ceilings
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting or wooden flooring
  • Emergency alert system
  • Generous bedroom and entryway closet space
  • Fully equipped kitchens in our one- and two-bedrooms
  • Individual climate control
  • Fire prevention and alarm safety features with sprinklers throughout
  • Bathrooms with shower-tubs and/or shower stalls
  • Walk-in showers
  • Safety assistance bars
  • Premium apartments also feature:
    – Overhead lighting
    – Tile showers
    – Inset refrigerators
Abe's Garden Community Independent Living Apartment Living Room

All-Inclusive Rent

Our best-in-class services and community amenities are designed to fit personal interests. You choose when to rest and when to play. You decide who to socialize and dine with. Best of all, we take care of everything, so you have the freedom to focus on the things most important to you – and it’s all included in your monthly rent.

  • 24-hour emergency call and response systems
  • 24-hour concierge support
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner, featuring brain wellness and heart-healthy options
  • Full-time resident life-engagement team
  • Basic home maintenance
  • Routine housekeeping
  • Scheduled transportation

For an additional fee:

  • Room service
  • Personal shopping and home chores
  • Extra housekeeping and laundry services
  • Hair and nail salon services
  • Fitness maintenance programs
  • Guest meals and accommodations
  • Event planning and catering
  • Enhanced home maintenance
Assisted Living resident works with physical therapist

On-Site Healthcare Services

One of the things residents (and families) love most about independent living at Abe’s Garden Community is that they have access to everything they need. With assisted living, memory support and in-home care available right here on our Nashville campus, we can take care of residents even if their care needs change. Services, which can be covered by Medicare and/or billed to insurance, include:

  • Dental care
  • Hospice care
  • Nurse practitioner services
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Podiatry care

We also offer onsite supplemental in-home care services. Learn more here.

Assisted Living resident works with physical therapist


“The special, friendly atmosphere has and continues to make this chapter in my life overwhelmingly happy.” 

– Independent Living Resident Since 2018


“Since Mom moved to Abe’s Garden Community, she can do all the things she loves – yoga, walking with friends, bridge games … Knowing she’s happy and well cared for, I can do things I love without worrying about her well-being.”

– Daughter of an Independent Living Resident


“It means a lot to me to know that Mom has people around her that she connects with … and I am so glad she moved when she did. Abe’s Garden Community was – and still is – just the right place for her.”

–Daughter of an Independent Living Resident, Now a Memory Support Resident