16 Assisted Living Facilities near Elizabethtown, KY

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Elizabethtown, KY

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Vitality Living Elizabethtown

Provides: Assisted Living
133 Heartland Drive, Elizabethtown, KY 42701
"Vitality Living Elizabethtown was my second choice. If you're an outdoors guy, you could walk out on the lake when you walk out. So outside of the back, they got a little back area where you can..." More

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Bluegrass Assisted Living - Elizabeth...

Provides: Assisted Living
1108 Regency Way, Elizabethtown, KY 42701
"I visited my grandmother who lives here, The employees seem happy & are friendly! The place looked clean & just seemed cozy. My other family members like visiting there & said the food..." More

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Willow Creek Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
108 Diecks Drive, Elizabethtown, KY 42701
"My father was a resident of Allegro in Elizabethtown, Ky. for almost two and a half years and recently passed away at 94 years old. My father lived 5 miles from town and after several falls, it..." More

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RobinBrooke Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
201 Harmony Way, Elizabethtown, KY 42701
"RobinBrooke was a beautiful place, but they didn't have an opening at the time. It looked very beautiful and homey. I talked to a lady who lived there while I was there, and she was very..." More

Tender Touch Heart and Home

Provides: Assisted Living
571 Westport Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701
"My parents have moved into Morningview Gardens. The staff seemed very involved and helpful, that's cool. They just take time to help me as well as help my parents. They provide meals and some..." More

Taylor Made Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
205 Mercer Drive, Elizabethtown, KY 42701

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Symphony at Valley Farms

Provides: Assisted Living
10201 Valley Farms, Louisville, KY 40272
"My mother is in Symphony at Valley Farms. We have had a good experience with them. They have been very communicative and are taking very good care of her. We are very happy with it. She is in a..." More

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Inspirations of Mount Washington

Provides: Assisted Living
520 Woodlake Dr., Mount Washington, KY 40047
"I like it. It was very nice and very pretty, they had a lot of activities available and it was all very good. I'm very pleased with this place and with the staff as well. It was a beautiful community." More

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Brookdale Stonestreet

Provides: Assisted Living
9251 Stonestreet Rd., Louisville, KY 40272
"I was impressed with Brookdale Stonestreet. That's probably where I would go myself. It looked extremely nice and well kept. The staff was very friendly and gave me a lot of information, and I just..." More

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Beehive Homes of Brandenburg

Provides: Assisted Living
103 Commerce Drive, Brandenburg, KY 40108
"I went to Beehive Homes of Bradenburg. I thought it was excellent. I couldn't have been more pleased with the staff, the facility, the people, the atmosphere, the patients, and the cleanliness of..." More

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Bluegrass Assisted Living - Bardstown

Provides: Assisted Living
107 Thruway Drive, Bardstown, KY 40004
"Bluegrass Assisted Living - Bardstown was dark, but it was clean and very quiet. The staff member who showed us around did a pretty good job even though it wasn't her expertise. She was from the..." More

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Hometown Manor Assisted Living of Bar...

Provides: Assisted Living
103 Manor Drive, Bardstown, KY 40004
"Hometown Manor Assisted Living of Bardstown offers affordable senior care in a home-like setting. Our services include assistance with activities of daily living (bathing, grooming, dressing,..." More

Windsor Gardens

Provides: Assisted Living
101 ISAAC GREER COURT, Bardstown, KY 40004
"The people are all nice here at Windsor Gardens. It's nice and clean. I really like it. We have a lot of activities here. They have bingo, crafts, and classes. You name it, they got it. The staff..." More

BeeHive Homes of Leitchfield

Provides: Assisted Living
1417 Brandenburg Rd, Leitchfield, KY 42754
"Beehive was close to home. They were really great. Everybody was really nice. It's an extremely clean place. It's new and only been like a couple of years. The rooms were really nice, too. The..." More

Landmark of Bardstown

Provides: Assisted Living
120 LIFE CARE WAY, Bardstown, KY 40004
"We placed my mom in the Landmark of Bardstown yesterday. It's a nice nursing care community. My father was there too when he got sick, so she's in the same place he was in. They have activities,..." More

Sunrise Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
80 Phillips Lane, Hodgenville, KY 42748

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Elizabethtown

    Elizabethtown is located among the rolling hills in Kentucky, about 45 miles north of Louisville. With Fort Knox to the north and Mammoth Cave to the south, Elizabethtown offers a multitude of day trip options.

    Assisted living communities in Elizabethtown must receive certification from the Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living. According to the department, assisted living facilities provide housing units, on the same site, for five or more adults who are not related to the management. The city of Elizabethtown has 14 assisted living facilities near Elizabethtown, six of which are located within the city limits.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Elizabethtown

    • The low cost of living is one of the advantages seniors enjoy in Elizabethtown. With a cost of living index of 88.6, the city is substantially lower than the national average. Its low rates are very near the Kentucky average for groceries, but Elizabethtown has far lower rates for health care than both the country and the state. 

    • The violent crime rate in Elizabethtown is around the same as the U.S. average, so seniors should feel safe in this smaller community. The property crime rate, however, in the city is 11.4 points higher than the nation. 

    • The Elizabethtown climate is perfect for seniors looking for warm temperatures. The city only gets about three inches of snow per year and enjoys a July high of 87 degrees.

    • At 6.0 percent, the sales tax rate in Elizabethtown is the same as the national average but the income tax rate is 2.6 percent higher. The good news for seniors is that the state of Kentucky exempts all Social Security retirement income from taxation. There are also impressive deductions for other kinds of retirement income.

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

    • Elizabethtown offers non-emergency door-to-door public transportation through the Transit Authority of Central Kentucky (TACK).

    Paying for Assisted Living in Elizabethtown

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Kentucky

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,924.00 Corydon
    $3,725.00 New Albany
    $3,630.00 Louisville
    $3,583.00 Jeffersonville
    $3,198.00 Elizabethtown
    $2,550.00 Bardstown

    Assisted Living costs in Elizabethtown start around $3,198 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 Elizabethtown 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 Elizabethtown

    In Kentucky, as in many states, Medicaid does not offer financial assistance for those receiving assisted living services. Unfortunately, there are no other state programs available to help with the cost of assisted living facilities. According to the Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living, assisted living communities are considered private businesses and are, therefore, are not entitled to public funding.

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

    Free Assisted Living Resources in Elizabethtown

    Elizabethtown 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 Elizabethtown, please visit our Assisted Living in Kentucky page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Elizabethtown

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

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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Elizabethtown

    • Review of Bluegrass Assisted Living - Elizabethtown

      We moved my mom into Bluegrass Assisted Living - Elizabethtown. They're supposed to check on the residents every 2 hours, and are times I would be there, and nobody would come by. So, I don't feel ... Read more

    • Review of Vitality Living Elizabethtown

      Vitality Living Elizabethtown was my second choice. If you're an outdoors guy, you could walk out on the lake when you walk out. So outside of the back, they got a little back area where you can vi... Read more

    • Review of Tender Touch Heart and Home

      My parents have moved into Morningview Gardens. The staff seemed very involved and helpful, that's cool. They just take time to help me as well as help my parents. They provide meals and some assis... Read more

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