22 Assisted Living Facilities in Jefferson Parish, LA

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Sunrise of Metairie

Provides: Assisted Living
3732 West Esplanade Ave., Metairie, LA 70002
"We saw the assisted living of Sunrise of Metairie. It was a good visit, and I'm working with my brother now, trying to make a decision. It was near a highschool, but the facility seemed very nice..." More

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Ville Ste. Marie Senior Living Community

Provides: Assisted Living
4112 Jefferson Hwy, Jefferson, LA 70121
"I would give Ville Ste. Marie a 5 on everything except they didn't have as much in the way of activities, and they didn't have an on-site pharmacy for drug management. It was more for people who..." More

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Inspired Living at Kenner

Provides: Assisted Living
3801 Loyola Drive, Kenner, LA 70065
"I like Inspired Living at Kenner. I like the setup that they have, but not the contract. I also don't like the fact that they don't check their equipment prior to issuing it because my dad had a..." More

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Tranquil Living

Provides: Assisted Living
4500 Leo Stree, Marrero, LA 70072
"I was so thankful to have found Tranquil Living after seeing my father receive less than adequate care at a local nursing home. The staff at Tranquil Living treat the residents like family..." More

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Fidelis Care IV

Provides: Assisted Living
4801 Tartan Street, Metairie, LA 70003
"Fidelis Residential Care Homes is owned and operated by two Registered Nurses with over 35 years of ER and Senior Care experience. It was formed to provide affordable, safe, and comfortable living..." More

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Fidelis Care II

Provides: Assisted Living
4000 Kent Ave, Metairie, LA 70006
"Fidelis Residential Care Homes is owned and operated by two Registered Nurses with over 35 years of ER and Senior Care experience. It was formed to provide affordable, safe, and comfortable living..." More

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Fidelis Care I

Provides: Assisted Living
916 Martin Behrman Walk, Metairie, LA 70005
"Fidelis Residential Care Homes is owned and operated by two Registered Nurses with over 35 years of ER and Senior Care experience. It was formed to provide affordable, safe, and comfortable living..." More

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Fidelis Scofield House

Provides: Assisted Living
3721 Scofield St, Metairie, LA 70002
"Fidelis Residential Care Homes is owned and operated by two Registered Nurses with over 35 years of ER and Senior Care experience. It was formed to provide affordable, safe, and comfortable living..." More

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Fidelis Janice House

Provides: Assisted Living
4421 Janice Ave, Metairie, LA 70003
"Fidelis Residential Care Homes is owned and operated by two Registered Nurses with over 35 years of ER and Senior Care experience. It was formed to provide affordable, safe, and comfortable living..." More

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Laketown Village

Provides: Assisted Living
1600 Joe Yenni Blvd, Kenner, LA 70065
"I found the staff to be very caring. The facility was exceptionally clean. The residents seemed engaged with the activity they were involved with. " More

St Francis Villa Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
10411 Jefferson Highway, River Ridge, LA 70123
"My mom never envisioned herself living anywhere but her house, but when it became painfully clear (broken ribs!) that this was no longer an option, we arranged for her to live at SFV where she has..." More

Beau Maison

Provides: Assisted Living
3520 Cleary Avenue, Metairie, LA 70002
"Mom is in one of the houses of Peristyle Residences called the Beau Mason, and it is gorgeous, very bright, clean, and gets lots of light. The staff is wonderful, very warm, kind, very patient, and..." More

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The Atrium at Lafreniere Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
6555 Park Manor Drive, Metairie, LA 70003
"The atrium at Lafreniere is an excellent, very well kept, and spacious facility. It looks like a nice place to live. The rooms looks like nice apartments. They take the residents for rides into the..." More

Wynhoven Living Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1050 A Medical Center Boulevard, Marrero, LA 70072
"We went to Wynhoven Living Center. That's the only one I've checked out so far. I believe there's a waiting list, but I am not sure. They said they would call if there will be an opening. The staff..." More

Westminister Tower

Provides: Assisted Living
2301 Idaho Avenue, Kenner, LA 70062
"My grandmother lived in an assisted living facility. She enjoyed living there. The facility was set up like a hotel. There were many floors, perhaps more than six or seven. Each resident had their..." More

Colonial Oaks Living Center

Provides: Assisted Living
4312 Ithaca Street, Metairie, LA 70006

Gateway Recovery Systems

Provides: Assisted Living
4103 Lac Couture Drive, Harvey, LA 70058

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Peristyle Metairie Heights

Provides: Assisted Living
2701 Metairie Heights, Metairie, LA 70002
"Peristyle Residences assisted living homes are located across New Orleans, Metairie and the West Bank. We provide aging seniors with the care they need in a comfortable, luxurious and secure..." More

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Peristyle Lake Louise

Provides: Assisted Living
4613 Lake Louise, Metairie, LA 70006
"Peristyle Residences assisted living homes are located across New Orleans, Metairie and the West Bank. We provide aging seniors with the care they need in a comfortable, luxurious and secure..." More

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Peristyle Richland House

Provides: Assisted Living
3521 Richland Avenue, Metairie, LA 70002
"Peristyle Residences Richland House is a spacious and elegant Metairie assisted living residential home on Richland Avenue serves 8 residents and offers all private rooms. A trio of pine trees..." More

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Peristyle Honeysuckle House

Provides: Assisted Living
824 Honeysuckle Street, Gretna, LA 70056
"Peristyle Residences assisted living homes are located across New Orleans, Metairie and the West Bank. We provide aging seniors with the care they need in a comfortable, luxurious and secure..." More

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Peristyle Henican House

Provides: Assisted Living
5511 Meadowdale, Metairie, LA 70003
"Peristyle Residences assisted living homes are located across New Orleans, Metairie and the West Bank. We provide aging seniors with the care they need in a comfortable, luxurious and secure..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Jefferson Parish

    Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, was named for Thomas Jefferson in 1825 in celebration of the Louisiana Purchase. In an area that was once farmland, Jefferson Parish became the first suburb of New Orleans. Seniors living in this area are a short distance from big city amenities and can choose from 21 Assisted Living Facilities. In Louisiana, ALFs are defined as facilities that provide basic care and assistance with daily living activities to two or more seniors. ALFs in this state are referred to as Adult Residential Care Facilities and are regulated by the Louisiana Department of Health.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Jefferson Parish

    • The Jefferson Parish area is home to world-class medical facilities, including East Jefferson General Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 

    • Seniors in Jefferson Parish can explore the city, run errands and go to the doctor easily thanks to Jefferson Transit. The county has numerous routes, wheelchair accessibility and offers half-fare prices for those over 65. 

    • Jefferson Parish has a mild climate. With warm summers that have an average temperature of 91 degrees and mild winters with an average low temperature of 45 degrees, seniors with limited mobility can be active all year round.

    • Seniors and their loved ones may want to inquire about security in their assisted living facility in Jefferson Parish due to the city's high crime rate. Violent crime is rated at 55.9 out of 100 (1 being the safest) which is much higher than the national average of 31.1. Property crime is rated at 54.9 which is also higher than the national average of 38.1.

    • Jefferson Parish has a cost of living rate that is only 1.8 percent higher than the national average. Seniors living in this area may not have to make changes to their budgets.

    • Seniors living in Jefferson Parish enjoy a fairly decent quality of air. The American Lung Association gave this area an Ozone score of C and a Particle Pollution 24-hour score of A. Seniors with a severe respiratory condition may be adversely affected here on hazy days.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Jefferson Parish

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Louisiana

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,800.00 Livingston Parish
    $3,562.00 Jefferson Parish
    $3,279.00 Saint Tammany Parish
    $2,975.00 Ascension Parish
    $1,900.00 Orleans Parish

    Assisted Living costs in Jefferson Parish start around $3,562 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 Jefferson Parish 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 Jefferson Parish

    Low-income seniors living in Louisiana are able to get help covering assisted living costs through the state’s Medicaid Home and Community Based Services waiver program. In addition to this, Louisiana has one non-Medicaid program, the Louisiana Permanent Supportive Housing program which seniors may be eligible for.

    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 Jefferson Parish

    Jefferson Parish 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 Jefferson Parish, please visit our Assisted Living in Louisiana page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Jefferson Parish

    Jefferson Parish-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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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Jefferson Parish

    • Review of Sunrise of Metairie

      We saw the assisted living of Sunrise of Metairie. It was a good visit, and I'm working with my brother now, trying to make a decision. It was near a highschool, but the facility seemed very nice a... Read more

      Reginald
    • Review of Tranquil Living

      I was so thankful to have found Tranquil Living after seeing my father receive less than adequate care at a local nursing home. The staff at Tranquil Living treat the residents like family members... Read more

      garyswife25
    • Review of St Francis Villa Assisted Living

      My mom never envisioned herself living anywhere but her house, but when it became painfully clear (broken ribs!) that this was no longer an option, we arranged for her to live at SFV where she has ... Read more

      gooddaughterme
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