9 Assisted Living Facilities near Fairhope, AL

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Fairhope, AL

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Caring Star 2016

The Brennity at Fairhope

Provides: Assisted Living
50 Spring Run Drive, Fairhope, AL 36532
"I've been to The Brennity at Fairhope twice. From the time I walked in the door and was greeted, this one felt like home. I really wanted my father here. There was a resident sitting at the door,..." More

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Caring Star 2018

Homestead Village of Fairhope

Provides: Assisted Living
924 Plantation Blvd., Fairhope, AL 36532
"We visited the Homestead Village of Fairhope. It was real good. The rooms were real comfortable, and there's plenty of room. They've been pretty nice to me. The staff was good and real pleasant. We..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Country Place Senior Living of Fairhope

Provides: Assisted Living
8127 Gayfer Road Extension, Fairhope, AL 36532
"Country Place Senior Living Of Fairhope is a very small community. They only have about 23 or 24 people that live there. They seemed to be kind of close-knit like a family. The layout or floor plan..." More

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The Huntingdon

Provides: Assisted Living
108 Homestead Village, Fairhope, AL 36532
"The Huntingdon was a wonderful place. It didn't take us long to find out that there were no openings, so we didn't go too far into it. It's an old grand hotel that they made out, so everything was..." More

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Caring Star 2016

The Brennity at Daphne

Provides: Assisted Living
27440 County Road 13, Daphne, AL 36526
"The Brennity at Daphne was very nice. The grounds and the facilities were very nice and well-kept. The staff was very pleasant, and the residents seemed happy. The rooms were very nice and spacious..." More

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Baldwin House Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
10171 Papa George St, Daphne, AL 36526
"We liked the atmosphere at Baldwin House. The workers were so kind and made you feel good. We stayed for lunch, and the food was excellent. It's located in a nice, pretty area. They had a garden..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Seabrook Pointe

Provides: Assisted Living
11626 US Highway 90, Daphne, AL 36526
"My visit was good. I liked the way it's set up, but they didn't have any availability. The staff was nice, friendly, and informative when they gave me the tour. They showed me their menus,..." More

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Gardens of Daphne

Provides: Assisted Living
1307 Daphne Ave, Daphne, AL 36526
"My uncle is moving into the Gardens Of Daphne. We liked it. It's small, convenient, and the people are extremely nice. They have activities, they have meals, just lots of stuff like that. They're..." More

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Westminster Village - Spanish Fort

Provides: Assisted Living
500 Spanish Fort Blvd., Spanish Fort, AL 36527
"I went to Westminster Village. The staff was very courteous and I enjoyed the presentation. They have 1 or 2-bedrooms, it was very nice, and I enjoyed making the tour. It was very convenient, big,..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Fairhope

    Fairhope, located in Baldwin County, Alabama, is situated on the eastern shore of Mobile Bay. It was ranked number 14 out of the Top 25 Best Places to Retire. Indeed, almost 24 percent of the population are seniors ages 65 and over. There are a total of 11 assisted living facilities in Fairhope and its surrounding area. Four are located in Fairhope and seven are located in nearby communities such as Daphne and Mobile. Seniors living in ALFs receive round-the-clock personal care services including assistance with daily living activities. In Alabama, the Alabama Department of Public Health is responsible for regulating ALFs and other senior care facilities.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Fairhope

    • Fairhope's air quality has been given a passing grade by the American Lung Association. The city ranks No. 1 in the country for 24-hour particle pollution.

    • Although the cost of living in Fairhope is high, this is mostly attributed to housing costs. The cost of most other necessities is actually lower than the national average. For example, the cost of transportation is 3 percent lower than the U.S. average, and the cost of groceries is 5.8 percent lower.

    • Social security income isn't taxed in Alabama, which means seniors see more disposable income that may help offset the cost of assisted living.

    • The Fairhope area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Thomas Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • Fairhope has fairly high crime rates. Residents have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of property crime, and the city is safer than only 14 percent of US cities.

    • BRATS Public Bus offers a safe transportation option to seniors. Friendly drivers are committed to teaching first-time riders to use the county's public transportation system independently.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Fairhope

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Alabama

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,247.00 Foley
    $3,086.00 Daphne
    $3,030.00 Pensacola
    $2,958.00 Mobile
    $2,867.00 Fairhope

    Assisted Living costs in Fairhope start around $2,867 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

    It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Fairhope and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

    Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Fairhope

    Although Alabama offers an Institutional Medicaid program, residents of Fairhope and other municipalities in Alabama are unable to use this funding toward services offered in assisted living facilities. The program is only offered to seniors requiring a nursing level of care. 

    Seniors who receive Supplemental Security Income may be eligible for an optional supplement in Alabama to pay for some specific living arrangements. However, this supplement is not offered to seniors residing in assisted living facilities

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Alabama page.

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    More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Alabama page.

    Free Assisted Living Resources in Fairhope

    Fairhope and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

    To see a list of free assisted living resources in Fairhope, please visit our Assisted Living in Alabama page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Fairhope

    Fairhope-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Alabama are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Alabama page for more information about these laws.

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    Assisted Living near Fairhope, AL

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Fairhope

    • Review of The Brennity at Fairhope

      The facility appeared OK when I entered. There is a LOT of walking, which is tough for many seniors. I only saw one staff member while I was there. The door to the atrium only opens slightly. Y... Read more

    • Review of Country Place Senior Living of Fairhope

      We were able to go in and tour Country Place Senior Living of Fairhope. I like that they had cafeteria there in the building. They didn't have a pool that you could work in. I saw the rooms, and th... Read more

    • Review of The Brennity at Fairhope

      I've been to The Brennity at Fairhope twice. From the time I walked in the door and was greeted, this one felt like home. I really wanted my father here. There was a resident sitting at the door, w... Read more

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