3 Assisted Living Facilities near Hammond, LA

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Hammond, LA

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Oak Park Village At Hammond

Provides: Assisted Living
17010 Old Covington Highway, Hammond, LA 70403
"My husband is at Oak Park Village At Hammond. It has been really good. He likes it. There have been activities." More

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Summerfield of Hammond

Provides: Assisted Living
16170 E. Minnesota Park, Hammond, LA 70403
"My mom has been there for over a year. We believe God put it there for us. Facility is nice, her apartment is spacious, and handicapped accessible, the food is good for institution food, but the..." More

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Marion's Independent Living

Provides: Assisted Living
21180 Hwy 22, Ponchatoula, LA 70454
"Ready to fully retire? Tired of cooking and cleaning? Then Marion's Independent Living is the place for you! Nestled on HWY 22, Marion's Independent Living offers you two acres of walking..." More

    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 Denham Springs
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,824.00 Baton Rouge
    $3,543.00 Mandeville
    $3,383.00 Covington
    $3,222.00 Kenner
    $2,975.00 Gonzales
    $1,810.00 Hammond

    Assisted Living costs in Hammond start around $1,810 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.

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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 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.

    To see a list of free assisted living resources in Hammond, please visit our Assisted Living in Louisiana page.


    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.

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    Assisted Living near Hammond, LA

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Hammond

    • Review of Oak Park Village At Hammond

      My husband is at Oak Park Village At Hammond. It has been really good. He likes it. There have been activities. Read more

      Bonnie
    • Review of Oak Park Village At Hammond

      Oak Park Village at Hammond is beautiful. My nephew's room is beautiful. Everything is perfect. The services are great. Everybody is sweet. I can't say enough about Oak Park itself. I like the way ... Read more

      Elizabeth
    • Review of Summerfield of Hammond

      My mom has been there for over a year. We believe God put it there for us. Facility is nice, her apartment is spacious, and handicapped accessible, the food is good for institution food, but the pe... Read more

      Don Lea
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