Assisted Living in Somerset

3 Communities

The Neighborhood of Somerset

100 Neighborly Way, Somerset, KY
$$$$
2 reviews
Regina3: "When I visited The Neighborhood of Somerset, I was impressed with the building itself. The facilities were beautiful. The only thing that I was concerned about was that there were several elderly people that didn't seemed to be under much supervision. "
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Highlands Place

225 Norfleet Drive, Somerset, KY
$$$$
5 reviews
Caring1718: "The Highlands was very nice. However, you have to pay for your TV hook-up. They had no Internet system, so you had to pay for that as well. There were different things that you had to pay for that normally are included in other places. The rates were kind of funny, too. They didn't charge by the month; they charged by the day. I didn't particularly care for that kind of charge. Everything was very nice, though. I also like that it is close to my home. It is close to my famil... (read more)
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Crestview Personal Care

235 South Richardson Drive, Somerset, KY
$$$$
2 reviews
2Happy669: "I have family at The Crestview Personal Care/Assisted Living. The Crestview is actually two separate buildings. There is a personal care facility and an assisted living facility. There is no skilled nursing facility available at The Crestview. The personal care is for clients like my family member who needs more help with their daily activities and the Assisted living facility offers a safe environment for capable clients who simply do not need to live alone anymore. Yes b... (read more)
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Somerset

Somerset is a major tourist center, due to its close proximity to Lake Cumberland State Park. Somerset and Pulaski County host more than 3.8 million visitors each year. Area seniors in assisted living communities may also enjoy the fishing, hiking and boating here. Assisted Living facilities (ALFs) in Kentucky, such as the three such facilities located in and around Somerset, are regulated and licensed by the Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living. Kentucky ALFs generally offer help with daily tasks like grooming and eating as well as living accommodations.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Somerset

  • The Somerset, Kentucky area is home to world-class medical facilities including Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • Located in south-central Kentucky, Somerset is known for its hot, sometimes humid summers, rainy springs and mild winters. The average high temperature in January is 44 degrees Fahrenheit and 85 degrees Fahrenheit in July, making Somerset a pleasant place to live for seniors.

  • Somerset has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services, an organization that offers meals, wellness programs and benefits coordination, as well as a senior center.

  • While the crime rate in Somerset isn't great, it's not the huge problem that it is in many other Kentucky cities. In fact, the overall crime rate in Somerset has decreased by 24 percent in recent years. However, it is still 37 percent higher than the national average.

  • While the Somerset area lacks a public transportation system, the Lake Cumberland Area Development District provides transportation for seniors.

  • There are many fun and interesting things for seniors to see and do in and around Somerset. The most popular attraction in the area is Lake Cumberland State Park and the boating, fishing and watersports offered there. In addition, the area is home to the North 7 Antique Mall, the historic and park-like Somerset Cemetery and the International Paranormal Museum. Most Somerset events and attractions offer some type of discount to seniors, although the qualifying age varies.


Paying for Assisted Living in Somerset

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Kentucky

$4,000.00 US
$3,285.00 Lexington
$2,900.00 Richmond
$2,725.00 Somerset
$2,150.00 Bardstown
$2,075.00 Danville

Assisted Living costs in Somerset start around $2,725 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 Somerset 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 Somerset

Seniors who live in Somerset, Kentucky will find a number of government assistance programs to help them with the cost of assisted living. These include Supplemental Security Income Category G.

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 Somerset

Somerset 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.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Somerset

Somerset-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.