Live with Purpose in the Heart of Tennessee

Welcome to Uplands Village, a Nontraditional Life Plan Community

From the moment you set foot on our scenic 500-acre campus on the Cumberland Plateau, you’ll feel the difference. We’re not your typical retirement community. We focus our time and attention on making the world a better place and learning for a lifetime.

We value everyone regardless of race, religion or sexual orientation. We spend our time advocating for social justice, environmental stewardship, purposeful living and creating a world of peace. If you want to play tennis, take a hike, go kayaking or just enjoy the breathtaking views, you can do that here too.

If this sounds like the retirement life for you, then join the hundreds of kindred spirits just like you at Uplands Village in beautiful and affordable Tennessee. Together, we can accomplish great things.

Live with purpose at Uplands Village.

At Uplands Village, you’ll find:

  • An active and vibrant community life
  • Purposeful living in mind, body and spirit
  • Affordable homes nestled in serene settings
  • Acre after acre of walking paths and pristine lakes and streams
  • Advocates for making the world a better place
  • Respect for personal choice
  • Freedom to do what you want each day
  • A welcome and affirming culture
  • An Eden Alternative® campus with assisted living and healthcare services
  • A community that promotes the ideals of our founder, Dr. May Cravath Wharton

Your Community for a Lifetime

Uplands Village offers a wide selection of living accommodations and provides a full continuum of healthcare services to meet your needs during your retirement years.

Independent Living

Experience retirement living in a home you own, surrounded by like-minded and friendly neighbors.

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Assisted Living

Find the right blend of independence and assistance in spacious living accommodations with three levels of care to meet your needs.

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Memory Care

Innovative memory care programs help residents living with Alzheimer’s or other dementia-related conditions to experience joy.

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Long-Term Care

Give your loved one the 24/7 personalized nursing care they need and the dignity they deserve.

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Short-Term Rehabilitation

Get back to doing what you love faster with comprehensive skilled rehabilitative care.

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Home Healthcare

Get help with a variety of personal health needs without
leaving your home.

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Own your forever home at Uplands Village

Uplands Village boasts a variety of housing layouts and options to own or rent. The unique character of our community is reflected in the wide range of living choices we have available. Choose a single family home, duplex or even a geodesic dome! Our comfortable and affordable homes are as unique as the beautiful landscape that surrounds them.

The next chapter of your life could be here 


What does the next chapter of your life look like? If you find yourself wondering who you want to become, what you want to accomplish and how you want to live your life, then take the first step toward discovering what your retirement holds.

Download our free eBook, Aging on Your Terms, for ideas and inspiration.

Book a tour and receive a free gift!

Uplands Village has a unique history that began with our founder, Dr. May Cravath Wharton. When you schedule a tour of our campus, you’ll receive a free copy of Doctor May’s autobiography, Doctor Woman of the Cumberlands.

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