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Same Luxury Amenities, More Space

Nestled on our beautiful campus, our independent living cottages offer a bit more space and privacy but without sacrificing any of the amenities Opus is known for. Independent cottages feature more bedrooms, beautiful kitchens, and an open concept floor plan that makes entertaining easy. You’ll love your spacious cottage, and you’ll still feel like you are a part of the Opus family.

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Social Opportunities at Every Turn

Research on aging agrees: Connected adults are healthy adults. When you live in the Opus cottages, you will enjoy opportunities to foster new friendships and maintain social connections every day. Don’t let your freestanding home let you think you are removed from the social opportunities happening all over our beautiful campus! You are just steps away from any number of clubs or groups to join based on your current interests. You’ll love finding something in common with your new neighbors and becoming a part of the Opus extended family.


Easy Access to Wellness Opportunities

When you choose to live in Opus cottages, you give yourself the freedom of your own spacious home while still having access to the wellness services offered on our campus. You can stay as healthy as possible by taking advantage of our on-site pool and outdoor spaces as well as our wellness center. But physical health isn’t just rooted in movement; you need good food to fuel your body. Our exquisite dining room is open to you as well, and our chefs will prepare nutritious and delicious meals you’ll love.

A Retirement Lifestyle Designed Just for You

The beauty of living in Opus cottages is living in a spacious house without needing to keep up with the headache of most homeowner chores. Say goodbye to the hassle of regular household tasks and say hello to more free time to enjoy the lifestyle you’ve only dreamed of. Let our staff take care of your regular housekeeping chores and maintenance so you can focus on learning new things, meeting new people, and trying new activities. From trips and events with friends to readily available local transportation services, the Opus lifestyle is second to none.

Engaged Lifestyle at Opus

We’re doing away with the stereotypical notions of retirement. At Opus, we strive for more. We go above and beyond to offer the best quality of life for every resident.

Our Engaged Lifestyle calendars give you the opportunity to be exactly as busy as you want to be with activities and events in the following areas:


  • Art and Education activity in independent living near Mallory TN Art and Education Stimulating the mind by learning another language, painting a portrait, or exploring a new craft or skill.
  • independent living near by New South Memphis Deep Connections Feeling connected to a lively community. We ask the right questions and take the time to listen. It’s why residents accomplish amazing things here — things they never thought possible on their own.
  • Health and Wellness at independent living community located by Frayser Health and Wellness Our exercise programs are designed especially for seniors to improve mobility, maintain fitness, and even challenge the brain — all in a fun format.
  • Purposeful senior living near Aulon TN Purposeful Living At Opus, residents are meaningfully engaged throughout the day. An important part of that includes opportunities to volunteer and give back to others while remaining actively involved in the community.
  • Recreation and Leisure at senior living community located by Binghampton Recreation and Leisure We go out of our way to fulfill each resident’s wish list. From live music to barbecues to karaoke nights, if you can dream it, chances are that we’ll try it. And we love helping with family get-togethers.
  • Spiritual Journey while at senior living community close to Wells Spiritual Journey For many, the health of one’s soul is as meaningful as the health of one’s body. And so we offer ample opportunities for structured religious activities and individual reflection.
Delicious Meals at Opus independent living near Memphis

Delicious Meals in a Beautiful, Social Setting

Life happens around the table here at Opus. When you live in the cottages on campus, you can choose to host a gathering in your house or to join your friends or family for a delicious meal prepared by our team of chefs. You can also grab a coffee with a neighbor before heading to your book club meeting. Opportunities to connect over good mealtime conversation are limitless here, and you always have a choice.

Independent living cottage residents enjoy daily breakfast selections and 20 meals per month. Invited friends or guests can also join you for meals (including our favorite, Sunday brunch) by simply speaking to a staff member ahead of time.

There’s Always Something to Do, and Someone to Enjoy It With

You’ll always have your choice of what to do here at Opus. Whether you’re strolling through our professionally landscaped gardens, enjoying a glass of wine on the outdoor veranda, hosting a few friends in your living room, or exploring everything Memphis has to offer, you’ll love knowing that you can always find something to do — and a friend to enjoy it with.

Enjoying Memphis Life

One of the best parts of living at Opus is being located right in the heart of East Memphis, just a short walk from the Memphis Botanic Garden in Audubon Park. Our diverse neighborhood features shopping and dining experiences you’ll love. You can also explore the area and entertain guests by taking advantage of some of the area’s best attractions — like any of our beautifully maintained parks, trail systems, or golf courses — on your own or as part of one of our excursions.

Cottage Floor Plans

Our floor plans are designed to meet your unique needs and to provide comfort, luxury, and convenience. These are more than just cottages—they are spaces to call home!


2 Bedrooms, 2 Bath - 1,310 Sq Ft

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Rembrandt Rose Glen Lane

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bath - 1,310 Sq Ft

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Rembrandt No Bay

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bath - 1,310 Sq Ft

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Da Vinci

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bath - 1,485 Sq Ft

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Da Vinci Rose Glen Lane

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bath - 1,485 Sq Ft

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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bath - 1,674 Sq Ft

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Raphael Rose Glen Lane

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bath - 1,674 Sq Ft

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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bath - 1,765 Sq Ft

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Cocktails and Conversations


Cocktails and Conversations was a great opportunity to catch up with our networking friends and showcase all that Opus East Memphis has become!

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Jazz Brunch Open House


The Jazz Brunch Open House was a success!  We enjoyed hosting our friends, families, and future residents while sharing good food, fellowship and excitement over all that Opus East Memphis has to offer!

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