2 Assisted Living Facilities in Lagrange, GA
Also serving communities of Pine Mountain.
The average cost of assisted living in Lagrange is $3,002 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,395. Cheaper nearby regions include Franklin with an average starting cost of $2,000.
To help you with your search, browse the 8 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Lagrange. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Lagrange 4.6 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Valley with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Lagrange
Located just an hour from the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and in close proximity to Interstates 85 and 185, LaGrange, Georgia, offers easy access to the state capital and plenty of activities. Seniors who enjoy retiring near the center of everything will find two assisted living facilities in the city and five nearby. Regulated by the Georgia Department of Community Health, assisted living residences in LaGrange either fall into the category of personal care homes with two or more people or assisted living communities with 25 or more.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Lagrange
- The LaGrange area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the WellStar West Georgia Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- LaGrange has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Troup County Active Life, an organization that provides activities for seniors, as well as at least one senior center.
Troup Transit is a transportation program for seniors who need door-to-door rides to medical appointments and other errands at discount prices. The service is available Monday through Friday on a first-come-first-served basis.
- The overall crime rate in LaGrange is 70 percent higher than comparable cities in the state. This crime rate is also 115 percent higher than the national average. This makes LaGrange a riskier place for seniors to explore on their own.
- The cost of living in LaGrange is 82, which is lower than the state and national level of 100. This low cost of living may make it easier for seniors on a budget.
- LaGrange experiences hot and humid summers with highs in July around 90 degrees. January lows are around 32 degrees with rarely any chance of snow. The city does get around 51 inches of rain per year, which is higher than the national average of 39. Seniors who aren't fond of cold weather may find the climate in LaGrange a perfect fit.
Paying for Assisted Living in Lagrange
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Lagrange start around $3,002 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 Lagrange 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 Lagrange
Neither LaGrange nor the state of Georgia provides resources for private rooms in assisted living facilities. However, there are two waivers that provide financial assistance to seniors who need help paying for semi-private rooms. The Community Care Services Program (CCSP) is for Medicaid-eligible seniors over the age of 60 who require a level of daily care. The Georgia SOURCE waiver is for individuals 65 or older that need nursing home-level care. Family supplementation is acceptable for private rooms.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Georgia 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 Georgia page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Lagrange
Lagrange 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 Lagrange, please visit our Assisted Living in Georgia page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Lagrange
Lagrange-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Georgia are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Georgia page for more information about these laws.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Lagrange
Review of Vernon Woods Retirement Community
My Mom (92) & Dad (96) lived at Vernon Woods (independent living side) for two years, and both loved being there. The first time my Dad and I visited, one of the long time residents said, "It'... Read more
Review of Vernon Woods Retirement Community
Vernon Woods Retirement Community was very nice and set up quite adequately. The lady who took us around was very nice. It's just a little bit far away from us. The staff was very nice, congenial, ... Read more
Review of Leisure Living of LaGrange
Leisure Living of LaGrange was very nice and clean. The staff was good, and the lady who did the tour was very nice. The food smelled wonderful. The room was very nice and roomy, and the lighting w... Read more