66 Assisted Living Facilities near Troy, IL
Also serving communities of Glen Carbon, Edwardsville, Highland.
There are 66 Assisted Living Facilities in the Troy area, with 2 in Troy and 64 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 142 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Troy. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Troy 3.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Collinsville with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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2 Assisted Living Facilities in Troy, IL
64 Assisted Living Facilities near Troy, IL
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Troy
Troy is part of the St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). Another city named Troy that's located in Lincoln County, Missouri, is also part of this MSA, which is very rare in the U.S. An estimated 9.7 percent of its nearly 10,176 residents are age 65 or older, and there are two assisted living facilities (ALFs) in Troy itself to serve them with 64 more in nearby communities.
In Troy, as in the rest of Illinois, these facilities must be licensed by the Illinois Department of Public Health, and they have to fulfill regulations affecting residents' safety and the operation of the ALF.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Troy
- Troy's overall cost of living is even with the U.S. average of 100 and two points lower than the Illinois average of 102. Grocery costs are generally lower than average at 92.9, which may help seniors on a fixed income. Health costs are above average by a mere three points, so families on a fixed income may be able to loosen their budgets by living in Troy.
- Illinois tax policies are beneficial to seniors. All retirement income in Troy is exempt from taxation, including Social Security, pensions and retirement accounts. Daily necessities are subject to sales tax.
- As part of the St. Louis metro area, Metro Transit handles public transportation needs for Troy residents. Seniors may purchase a Senior Reduced Fare Permit to ride MetroBus and MetroLink for half price. Madison and St. Clair Counties are also served by the Madison County Transit Service.
- The crime rate in Troy is beneath the U.S. average, with violent crime almost four points lower at 27.6 than the US average of 31.1. The property crime rate is quite low at 15.8 when compared to the national rating of 38.1.
- The Troy area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Anderson Hospital, in the event of a medical emergency or illness.
- St. Clair County, which includes Troy, has been given an "F" rating for air quality by the American Lung Association due to high ozone levels. The air quality is generally good, but seniors with respiratory concerns may need to remain indoors during high-ozone days.
Paying for Assisted Living in Troy
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Troy start around $0 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 Troy 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 Troy
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Illinois 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 Illinois page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Troy
Troy 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 Troy, please visit our Assisted Living in Illinois page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Troy
Troy-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Illinois are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Illinois page for more information about these laws.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Troy
Review of Aspen Creek Of Troy*
Aspen Creek was a very good and smaller facility, which is what we were looking for. We put my mother on their waiting list. I would have moved her there if they had an opening. It is a home, basic... Read more
Review of Morningside of Troy
The Fountains of Troy was OK. It was nice, but I just didn’t think it had everything that my parents would be happy and I was a little concerned about it being close to the lake. My father having d... Read more
Review of Morningside of Troy
I toured the Fountains of Troy. The staff is good. They have plenty of parking if you have your own car. Read more