35 Assisted Living Facilities near Frankfort, KY
With an average cost of $3,485 in Frankfort, it’s often difficult to find assisted living communities that provide high-quality care at an affordable price. At Caring.com, our mission is to make this process as smooth and painless as possible, and we’ve helped many families along the way.
This guide provides everything you need to quickly compare communities and narrow your search, including 18 unique reviews from residents and our comprehensive database that gives pricing, amenity information, photos and more on the 3 facilities in Frankfort.
Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Frankfort, KY
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Frankfort
Frankfort, Kentucky, part of the Bluegrass region, is situated at the S-turn of the Kentucky River. Seniors can boat or fish in the river, leisurely walk along the Capital View Park trails or bird-watch at River View Park. Seniors make up 14 percent of the 27,453 people who call the city home — and some may need help with daily tasks; there are 16 assisted living facilities in Frankfort from which to choose.
Assisted living communities in Kentucky, including Frankfort, are certified by the Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living and offer seniors assistance with personal living activities, housekeeping, meals, and managing medications.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Frankfort
- Seniors will find a vibrant art scene in Frankfort. The Frankfort Public Art Tour, for example, is a great way to learn about the city's history, architecture, and art.
- The cost of living in Frankfort is 18 percent lower than the United States average, which is great news for seniors who are on a budget and considering assisted living here.
- The Frankfort Transit system is composed of buses that run throughout the city to all major shopping centers, doctor offices, senior citizen complexes, and hospitals — and seniors receive a discounted rate.
- Kentucky does not tax Social Security income and exempts other forms of retirement income up to $31,110 per person. This makes Frankfort an excellent choice for seniors who want to stretch their budget.
Crime rates in Frankfort are slightly elevated compared to the rest of the United States; however, most assisted living communities have some type of security features to keep residents safe. Seniors who are concerned about safety may want to inquire about security at prospective facilities.
- Weather in Frankfort is seasonal, with highs of 87 degrees in the summer and lows of 23 during the winters. While Kentucky does not receive much snow, it does average 46 inches of rain per year which is higher than the US average and may prevent seniors from venturing out.
Paying for Assisted Living in Frankfort
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Frankfort start around $3,425 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 Frankfort 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 Frankfort
The state of Kentucky does not offer any Medicaid waiver programs to aid seniors with the cost of assisted living. However, it does allow low-income seniors who receive supplemental SSI payments to put this income towards room and board at a personal care home which includes assisted living facilities.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Kentucky 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 Kentucky page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Frankfort
Frankfort 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 Frankfort, please visit our Assisted Living in Kentucky page.
The 10 Best Assisted Living Communities in Frankfort Area
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Frankfort
Frankfort-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 Frankfort
Review of Pleasant Meadow Assisted Living
Pleasant Meadow Assisted Living is a wonderful place. The staff and the owners are so caring, helpful, and constantly in touch with you. It's just a fantastic place. My mom is there and it's a smal... Read more
Review of Dominion Senior Living of Frankfort
Mom actually lived in Dominion Senior Living of Frankfort a year ago. I thought I was going to move her out of there because she had gotten dehydrated but I moved her back, and worked out with the ... Read more
Review of Dominion Senior Living of Frankfort
My mother moved into Dominion Senior Living of Frankfort. It's a really nice facility, it appears to be a little understaffed at night, and mom complains about the food quite a bit. Other than that... Read more