9 Assisted Living Facilities near Fairhope, AL

4 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
"The Brennity at Fairhope was very good. It was very clean, nicely decorated, smelled good, and all the people that worked there were friendly. The people who live there all seemed very happy. I had..." More

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Caring Star 2018

Homestead Village of Fairhope

Provides: Assisted Living
924 Plantation Blvd., Fairhope, AL 36532
"The Huntingdon At Homestead Village's staff was courteous. The only problem we had with this was the campus living style versus the all-in-one building. The place looked good and the people were..." 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 Assisted Living Facility is uniquely designed to provide seniors a friendly, comfortable home among friends, where the luxury of personal assistance is always available. Staff is on..." More

5 Assisted Living Facilities near Fairhope, AL

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Caring Star 2013

The Blake at Malbis

Provides: Assisted Living
11626 US Highway 90, Daphne, AL 36526
"My visit at The Blake at Malbis 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..." More

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Caring Star 2016

The Brennity at Daphne

Provides: Assisted Living
27440 County Road 13, Daphne, AL 36526
"We liked The Brennity at Daphne. It was spacious, big, and had lots of security. It's not a campus where you have different buildings, but it's all under one roof, which makes it convenient for..." More

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Gardens of Daphne

Provides: Assisted Living
1307 Daphne Ave, Daphne, AL 36526
"My Aunt is a resident there. The staff are very friendly. My Aunt brags on how well they take care of her. My family rest assured our loved one is in good hands. Thanks to the Administrator and..." 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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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

Assisted Living near Fairhope, AL

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Fairhope

  • Review of The Brennity at Fairhope

    The Brennity at Fairhope was very good. It was very clean, nicely decorated, smelled good, and all the people that worked there were friendly. The people who live there all seemed very happy. I had... Read more

    Audrey
  • Review of Country Place Senior Living of Fairhope

    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... Read more

    Audrey
  • Review of Homestead Village of Fairhope

    The Huntingdon At Homestead Village's staff was courteous. The only problem we had with this was the campus living style versus the all-in-one building. The place looked good and the people were fr... Read more

    Al
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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
$3,197.00 Foley
$3,182.00 Mobile
$3,054.00 Gulf Breeze
$2,887.00 Daphne
$2,834.00 Pensacola
$2,773.00 Fairhope

Assisted Living costs in Fairhope start around $2,773 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.

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.


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.