3 Assisted Living Facilities in Hopkinsville, KY

Friendship House of Hopkinsville

Provides: Assisted Living
2310 Faulkner Drive, Hopkinsville, KY 42240
"I think this is a great facility. My paternal grandmother suffered from dementia, which worsened while she was at the Friendship House. Staff and residents were very tolerant of her behavior.My..." More


Morningside of Hopkinsville

Provides: Assisted Living
4190 Lafayette Road, Hopkinsville, KY 42240
"I have visited Morningside at least 3 or 4 times a week for a number of months. I am very impressed with the service, the friendliness of all the staff to both visitors and residents, and the..." More

Carriage Hall Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
313 Cool Water Court, Hopkinsville, KY 42240

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Hopkinsville

    Hopkinsville, located in southern Kentucky near the Tennessee border, is often called Hoptown by locals. Whatever you choose to call it, this city is home to just over 31,000 residents, and 15.4% of them are senior citizens. 

    If Hopkinsville seniors need help with daily tasks as they age, they can turn to the three assisted living communities in the city. The Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living regulates these facilities in Hopkinsville and throughout the state.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Hopkinsville

    • With lows in the mid-20s and only seven inches of snow per year, Hopkinsville experiences mild winters. During the summer months, highs can reach the 90s. This climate may attract retirees from the colder, snowier Great Lakes states.
    • Hopkinsville has an array of community resources for seniors, including Pennyrile Allied Community Services, an organization that provides Medicare counseling, senior transportation and other services, as well as one senior center
    • This southern Kentucky city has a relatively high crime rate. While this is largely due to its high rate of property crimes, its violent crime rate is also higher than the state average. Only 13% of the state’s communities have a higher crime rate than Hopkinsville. Seniors may prefer to live in other parts of the state. 
    • Kentucky’s overall cost of living is 10.5% lower than the national average, but Hopkinsville is even more affordable. Seniors who live here enjoy a cost of living that’s 17.8% lower than the U.S. norm. This may make it easier for seniors to budget for assisted living costs.
    • Retiring in Hopkinsville may save seniors money at tax time, and these savings can free up money for assisted living care. The state’s income tax rate is just 5%, and many types of retirement income qualify for an exemption of up to $31,110. Social Security benefits are also exempt from state income tax. In addition, the state’s sales tax is only 6%.
    • Hopkinsville Transit operates three bus routes in the city. This service is only available on weekdays between 5 a.m. and 6 p.m., excluding holidays. One-way fares are discounted for seniors, and unlimited weekly and monthly passes are available. 

    Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Hopkinsville

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Kentucky

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,315.00 Hopkinsville
    $2,885.00 Madisonville
    $2,780.00 Murray
    $2,768.00 Clarksville
    $2,722.00 Springfield

    Assisted Living costs in Hopkinsville start around $3,315 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 Hopkinsville 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 Hopkinsville

    In Hopkinsville, financial assistance programs for assisted living are limited. Kentucky doesn’t pay for assisted living services through its Medicaid program. SSI recipients who live in facilities licensed as personal care homes may qualify for additional funding through the optional state supplementation program.

    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 Hopkinsville

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Hopkinsville

    Hopkinsville-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 Hopkinsville

    • Review of Morningside of Hopkinsville

      What I did not like about Morningside of Hopkinsville was that it had too many beds, but there's more people to communicate with. They serve the basic 3-meals a day. The tour was not that informati... Read more

    • Review of Morningside of Hopkinsville

      My parent was at Morningside of Hopkinsville for a little bit, but he is home now. I like it because it was a small place, so they knew their needs. For their small size, there were OK activities. ... Read more

    • Review of Morningside of Hopkinsville

      I have visited Morningside at least 3 or 4 times a week for a number of months. I am very impressed with the service, the friendliness of all the staff to both visitors and residents, and the clean... Read more

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