17 Assisted Living Facilities near Hoover, AL
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There are 17 Assisted Living Facilities in the Hoover area, with 3 in Hoover and 14 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Hoover is $2,515 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 139 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Hoover. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Hoover 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Birmingham with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Hoover, AL
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Hoover
Located in north, central Alabama, Hoover is a large suburb near Birmingham. Assisted living facilities in Hoover are rregulated by the Alabama Department of Public Health and are defined as any facility that provides daily living care, personal supervision or health supervision for three or more individuals. Seniors looking for options when it comes to assisted living in Hoover and the surrounding area have 23 facilities to choose from. There are five facilities in Hoover, while 18 are in the surrounding towns.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Hoover
- Hoover, Alabama has a fair air quality rating according to the American Lung Association, although it has been improving. The weather throughout the year averages from 41 degrees in the winter to 80 degrees during the summer months.
- The cost of living in Hoover is 5 percent lower than the rest of the Alabama and 8 percent lower than the national average.
Crime rates are low. The crime rate for Hoover is 84 percent lower than the national average, making Hoover a safe place for seniors to live.
- The Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority is the public bus system providing residents in Hoover, Alabama with accessibility to area attractions, restaurants and shopping, while the Traveler's Aid Society provides rides to low-income individuals who need transportation to medical appointments. Some assisted living facilities in Hoover provide complimentary transportation to residents.
- Seniors receive free admission and free parking to the Birmingham Museum of Art in downtown Birmingham. The Hoover Senior Center is open Monday through Friday from 8 to 4 and offers a full schedule of activities for seniors to participate in.
- Grandview Medical Center is only a few miles away in nearby Birmingham in the event of a medical emergency or illness.
Paying for Assisted Living in Hoover
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Hoover start around $2,515 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 Hoover 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 Hoover
Seniors looking for help to pay for assisted living in Hoover can look into the SAIL waiver from Medicaid for those who are disabled or the PACE program offered by Medicaid, which provides managed care and helps cover the cost of assisted living for adults 65 and over.
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 Hoover
Hoover 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 Hoover, please visit our Assisted Living in Alabama page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Hoover
Hoover-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.
Other Options in Hoover, AL
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Hoover
Review of Morningside of Riverchase
My mother-in-law moved into Morningside of Riverchase. She has only been there about a week and a half. It is very clean, and the staff has been super nice. Everything has gone very smoothly. Her r... Read more
Review of Country Cottages at Birmingham, Hoover
Country Cottages Hoover has been very good, but my sister is more than they can handle, so they asked me to move her. They're a good place for people that don't need a lot of care, but she's gotten... Read more
Review of Country Cottages at Birmingham, Hoover
My tour at Country Cottages at Birmingham, Hoover was very, very good. The lady I met, the marketing director was very nice and very helpful. I saw the common area, I saw the dining room, and I saw... Read more