16 Assisted Living Facilities near Denham Springs, LA
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There are 16 Assisted Living Facilities in the Denham Springs area, with 3 in Denham Springs and 13 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Denham Springs is $4,000 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Baton Rouge with an average starting cost of $3,714.
To help you with your search, browse the 60 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Denham Springs. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Denham Springs 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Gonzales with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Denham Springs, LA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Denham Springs
Denham Springs, in Livingston Parish, has waterways, golf and museums for seniors to explore. The small town of under 10,000 residents has a substantial senior population of just over 17 percent. There are three assisted living communities within its borders and another 16 facilities are located in nearby towns and cities, including Baton Rouge, the state's capitol. In Louisiana, the state Department of Health and Human Services licenses ALFs and other residential adult care programs. Programs are certified at four different levels, with ALFs being level 3. At minimum in the state, licensed assisted living facilities must provide certain care services and provide individuals with at least one-room apartments with a kitchenette and a private bathroom.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Denham Springs
- Louisiana is called the Sportsman's Paradise in part because warm weather makes it possible to be outdoors almost year-round, making Denham Springs a great retirement location for those who enjoy spending time outside.
- Denham Springs boasts a cost of living that's 7 percent below the national average — and 3 percent lower than the nearby state capitol of Baton Rouge — making it an affordable alternative for seniors. Housing, transportation and utility costs are all especially low.
- The Denham Springs area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Sage Specialty Hospital and Oschner Health Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. The state capitol is only minutes away via Interstate 10, so residents can also access numerous medical centers in Baton Rouge.
Crime rates in Denham Springs are much higher than the national average and even higher than rates in Baton Rouge. There are more than 18 crimes per day per 100,000 people in the city, and while crime has decreased in recent years, it may still be a concern for assisted living residents.
- While Louisiana does have an income tax, it doesn't tax income that comes from certain government benefits such as Social Security, making it a tax-friendly state for retirees.
- Denham Springs has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Livingston Council on Aging, an organization that provides meals and other services to seniors throughout the parish, as well as three senior centers.
Paying for Assisted Living in Denham Springs
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Assisted Living costs in Denham Springs start around $4,000 per month on average, which is on par with the 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 Denham Springs 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 Denham Springs
Louisiana doesn't currently supplement the federal Supplemental Security Income payment for help covering assisted living facility services, but individuals may be able to seek assistance under the state's Community Choice Waiver.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Louisiana 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 Louisiana page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Denham Springs
Denham Springs 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 Denham Springs, please visit our Assisted Living in Louisiana page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Denham Springs
Denham Springs-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.
Other Options in Denham Springs, LA
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Denham Springs
Review of La Plantation Retirement Community
The staff is amazing at this facility! They are always looking out for the best interest of their residence. I applaud them for all the precautions they have taken with everything going on to keep ... Read more
Review of Maison de Fleur Assisted Living
Staff and administrators rude, no medical knowledge, patients that need care are not checked on. Nice building but incompetent owners and staff. Read more
Review of La Plantation Retirement Community
I visited LA Plantation Retirement Community, which is an assisted living facility. It was excellent, but when we saw it he was going to live in an assisted living facility and that was perfect. I ... Read more