12 Assisted Living Facilities near Bossier City, LA

4 Assisted Living Facilities in Bossier City, LA

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Bloom at Bossier

Provides: Assisted Living
4828 Medical Drive, Bossier City, LA 71112
"We have decided on Bloom at Bossier. We have a reservation for a studio apartment for my mom. The staff was very nice, professional, and the food was very good home-cooking. We visited some of the..." More

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Caring Star 2014

Brookdale Bossier City

Provides: Assisted Living
2540 Beene Boulevard, Bossier City, LA 71111
"Brookdale is perfect for my mom. She receives excellent care, the facility is clean and very inviting, and the staff is always very helpful and show great concern for my mom’s well being" More

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Savannah Grand of Bossier City

Provides: Assisted Living
4770 Brandon Boulevard, Bossier City, LA 71111
"I have a friend that lived at this place for about a year, until his health made him transfer to a nursing home. He was given the best of care. My friend Joe, could be a grumpy old man, however,..." More

The Blake at Bossier City

Provides: Assisted Living
2000 Blake Boulevard , Bossier City, LA 71111
"The Blake at Bossier City is a beautiful and very nice place. Everybody is wonderful. My mom has already moved in. The food is delicious and wonderful. There's nothing I can say bad about the..." More

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Caring Star 2018

Azalea Estates of Shreveport

Provides: Assisted Living
516 East Flournoy Lucas Road, Shreveport, LA 71115
"We're very happy with Azalea Estates of Shreveport. All the people there have been very accommodating and a lot of the staff members and residents have been there for a long time, so that's..." More

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Brookdale Shreveport

Provides: Assisted Living
7110 University Drive, Shreveport, LA 71105
"Everything was nice at Brookdale Shreveport, including the food, the personnel, and the receptionist. I got a good impression. I wasn't real sold on the configuration of the apartments. I ate lunch..." More

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Caring Star 2012

Montclair Park Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
9100 East Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71115
"Montclair Park Assisted Living is really nice. Everybody is friendly and you get all the help you need. We have a real nice dining area that's like a restaurant, and the food is always good...." More

Stiles Apartments at The Glen

Provides: Assisted Living
403 E Flournoy Lucas Rd, Shreveport, LA 71115
"The Stiles Apartments were pretty good. The staff who assisted us in the tour were really good. We saw everything and it was real good but we couldn't afford the rates. " More

The Cottages at The Glen

Provides: Assisted Living
425 East Flournoy Lucas Road, Shreveport, LA 71115
"I toured several places in Shreveport/Bossier I really liked the looks and feel of this place. The people that lived there were laughing and having a good time. It really felt like a home, small..." More

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The Gables at Spring Lake Assisted Li...

Provides: Assisted Living
8622 Line Ave, Shreveport, LA 71106
"The Gables is very accommodating to my special needs. There is a nurse on staff 24 hours every day of the week. The facility is very clean. They provide transportation to and from doctors at no..." More

Woodlawn Terrace

Provides: Assisted Living
724 W. 68th Street , Shreveport, LA 71106

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Provides: Assisted Living
360 Jordan St, Shreveport, LA 71101

Assisted Living near Bossier City, LA

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Bossier City

  • Review of The Blake at Bossier City

    The Blake at Bossier City is a beautiful and very nice place. Everybody is wonderful. My mom has already moved in. The food is delicious and wonderful. There's nothing I can say bad about the place... Read more

    Toni
  • Review of Brookdale Bossier City

    Brookdale is perfect for my mom. She receives excellent care, the facility is clean and very inviting, and the staff is always very helpful and show great concern for my mom’s well being Read more

    Kelli
  • Review of Bloom at Bossier

    We have decided on Bloom at Bossier. We have a reservation for a studio apartment for my mom. The staff was very nice, professional, and the food was very good home-cooking. We visited some of the ... Read more

    Lyn
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Bossier City

Bossier City, which has more than 68,000 residents, is a sister city to Shreveport. The area is best known as the home of Barksdale Air Force Base, the region's largest employer.

Seniors make up 12.3 percent of the population in Bossier and may eventually desire living in a community of peers where assistance with daily tasks is available 24 hours a day. There are 12 assisted living facilities (ALFs) in the greater Bossier City area, all of which are regulated by the Louisiana Department of Health. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Bossier City

  • The air quality in the Shreveport-Bossier City area is considered to be good. It receives an overall "B" rating from the National Lung Association for ozone pollution days and an "A" rating for particulate pollution, making the city a good place to live for seniors with respiratory conditions like COPD and asthma.

  • The Bossier City, Louisiana area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Wills-Knighton Bossier Health Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • Bossier City, located on the northern border of Louisiana, along the Red River, has what is classified as a hot sub-tropical climate. The hallmarks of this type of climate are hot, steamy summers, rainy springs and mild winters. The average high temperature in January is 57 degrees Fahrenheitand the average high temperature in July is 93 degrees Fahrenheit. The high humidity can be uncomfortable to some older people.

  • Crime is a big problem in Bossier City, as it is in many other cities in Louisiana. The crime rate in Bossier City has increased by 8 percent in recent years, making it 93 percent higher than the national average. Just 5 percent of U.S. cities are safer than Bossier City.

  • SporTran operates public bus lines within Bossier City and Shreveport. They offer reduced fares to seniors age 65 and older who have a reduced fare card. In addition, the Bossier Council on Aging offers on-demand non-emergency transportation for seniors (age 60 and older), with advance reservations.

  • Bossier City, Louisiana offers a number of cultural opportunities. The city is home to the Louisiana Boardwalk shopping district, the Sci-Port Discovery Center and the CenturyLink Performing Arts Center.


Paying for Assisted Living in Bossier City

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Louisiana

$4,000.00 US
$2,906.00 Bossier City
$2,814.00 Longview
$2,695.00 Marshall
$2,450.00 Jefferson
$2,265.00 Shreveport

Assisted Living costs in Bossier City start around $2,906 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 Bossier City 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 Bossier City

Eligible seniors Bossier City, Louisiana seniors can find a number of state and federal assistance programs to help with the cost of an assisted living facility. These include the Community Choices Waiver (CCW) and Supplemental Security Income Category G.

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

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 Louisiana page.


Free Assisted Living Resources in Bossier City

Bossier City 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 Bossier City, please visit our Assisted Living in Louisiana page.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Bossier City

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

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