2 Assisted Living Facilities in Hammond, LA


Summerfield of Hammond

Provides: Assisted Living
16170 E. Minnesota Park, Hammond, LA 70403
"Summerfield of Hammond gave us a tour and lunch. It was very nice. They showed us the sitting areas, and they took us to two different apartments. The one-bedroom was empty but very nice. We had..." More

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Hammond Senior Living LLC

Provides: Assisted Living
17010 Old Covington Highway, Hammond, LA 70403
"When we first toured the facility, we were pleased at how nice this place was! My grandmother decided to move in and absolutely loves this place! They do activities everyday, which keeps my..." More

Assisted Living near Hammond, LA

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Hammond

  • Review of Summerfield of Hammond

    Summerfield of Hammond gave us a tour and lunch. It was very nice. They showed us the sitting areas, and they took us to two different apartments. The one-bedroom was empty but very nice. We had se... Read more

  • Review of Hammond Senior Living LLC

    One of my mom's sisters and her husband had recently moved into the Live Oak Village. We didn't go there for a tour; we were just going to visit. My aunt who resides there walked us around a little... Read more

  • Review of Summerfield of Hammond

    I moved mom into Summerfield. The people seem more upbeat and the room is bigger than other places, which I like a lot. However, it could use a little more natural lighting. There's happy hour on F... Read more

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Hammond

Hammond, with a population of more than 20,000, is the largest city in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana. The city is best known as the home of the Hammond Oak, a 200-plus-year-old tree that marks the graves of the town founder, Peter Hammond and his wife.

There are two assisted living facilities in Hammond for seniors who may want assistance with personal care, daily tasks, medication administration, and recreational activities and who desire to live in a community setting. The Louisiana Department of Health watches over assisted living facilities (ALFs) in the State of Louisiana, ensuring seniors are safe, respected, and getting their needs met. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Hammond

  • The Hammond, Louisiana area is home to world-class medical facilities including North Oaks Health System General Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • Living in Hammond costs slightly less than the national average. Area seniors will save on utilities and groceries in particular. Overall, the cost of living index is 9 percent lower in Hammond.

  • Hammond has what is categorized as a sub-tropical climate, with hot, steamy summers and mild winters. Most seniors will enjoy the average January high temperature of 61 degrees Fahrenheit and the average July high temperature of 92 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Hammond is one of the most crime-ridden cities in the United States, with an overall crime rate that is 314 percent higher than the national average. Seniors and other Hammond residents have a one-in-nine chance of being a crime victim in any given year.

Paying for Assisted Living in Hammond

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Louisiana

$4,000.00 US
$3,800.00 Denham Springs
$3,779.00 Baton Rouge
$3,483.00 Mandeville
$3,383.00 Covington
$2,975.00 Gonzales
$2,250.00 Kenner

Assisted Living costs in Hammond start around $0 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 Hammond 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 Hammond

Hammond, Louisiana seniors who meet the eligibility requirements can find a number of state and federal assistance programs to help with the cost of an ALF, including 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.

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 Hammond

Hammond 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 Hammond

Hammond-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.