2 Assisted Living Facilities in Madisonville, KY

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The Paragon of Madisonville

Provides: Assisted Living
137 Stagecoach Road, Madisonville, KY 42431
"The Paragon of Madisonville is great. My parents' room is excellent. They have beauty shops, game rooms, place to eat, lounge area, and TVs. The staff has been wonderful. They enjoy the food. It's..." More

Oak Ridge Senior Living Community

Provides: Assisted Living
750 Dodson Lane, Madisonville, KY 42431
"Oak Ridge is really nice! It's very very clean and I remember being impressed when I first went to visit my Grandpa. It is very homey! Big rooms, lovely color schemes, really nice landscaping,..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Madisonville

    Located in the Western Coal Fields region of Kentucky, Madisonville is home to around 19,000 people and more than 16 percent of the population is aged over 65. Seniors in the city can get involved in the many events held throughout the year, including the week-long 4thFest celebrating the country's independence and the Veteran's Day Parade, which is the largest in the state.

    There are two assisted living facilities in the area for seniors who may need some help with daily living activities. These are certified by Kentucky's Department of Aging and Independent Living.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Madisonville

    • The Madisonville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Baptist Health Madisonville, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Public transport in Madisonville is provided by Madisonville Transit. This is a deviated route service which allows riders to request a change to the route with 48 hours notice. Seniors aged 60 years old or over are eligible for a discounted fare.
    • Madisonville has a strong arts and culture community centered around the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts. The center hosts visiting performers and community theater productions. For seniors who prefer fine arts, the center has an art gallery and there are workshops to help people harness their creativity.
    • The cost of living in Madisonville is 79 on the Sperling index, 21 points lower than the national average of 100. This is largely due to the low cost of housing in the city. Healthcare in Madisonville is more expensive than the national average, with a rating of 103. This may mean that seniors with chronic health conditions have less money available for assisted living.
    • Madisonville's overall crime rate is 20 crimes per 1,000 residents, which is higher than 74 percent of Kentucky's other communities. Safety-conscious seniors may wish to inquire about security measures when touring assisted living facilities.
    • Social Security income is exempt from state income taxes in Kentucky. Seniors do have to pay tax on other forms of retirement income, including pensions and retirement accounts, but there is a sizable deduction available. Seniors should also note that taxes are payable at city and county levels on income from retirement accounts, which may affect their assisted living budget.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Madisonville

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Kentucky

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,315.00 Hopkinsville
    $3,218.00 Evansville
    $3,155.00 Newburgh
    $2,885.00 Madisonville
    $2,768.00 Clarksville

    Assisted Living costs in Madisonville start around $2,885 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 Madisonville 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 Madisonville

    In Kentucky, there is no financial assistance available from the government for seniors living in assisted living facilities. However, the optional state supplement is available for eligible seniors in personal care homes.

    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 Madisonville

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Madisonville

    Madisonville-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 Madisonville

    • Review of The Paragon of Madisonville

      The Paragon of Madisonville is great. My parents' room is excellent. They have beauty shops, game rooms, place to eat, lounge area, and TVs. The staff has been wonderful. They enjoy the food. It's ... Read more

      Gene
    • Review of The Paragon of Madisonville

      We found my mom a pretty really nice place for her at Kentucky called The Paragon of Madisonville. I chose this place as my family was there, the pricing was good, and it’s a very nice setting for ... Read more

      Glenn8
    • Review of The Paragon of Madisonville

      The staff was very nice and friendly. The staff members knew each resisent by name and made visitors feel very welcome. The building was very clean as was each room. The building smelled clean. ... Read more

      froggirl
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