9 Assisted Living Facilities near Lafayette, LA

7 Assisted Living Facilities in Lafayette, LA

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Brookdale Lafayette

Provides: Assisted Living
215 West Farrel Rd., Lafayette, LA 70508
"Brookdale Lafayette staff is extremely caring and personable. The engagement of their residents is a prime concern for the administration. The meal service is over and above any I have seen in an..." More

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Rosewood Retirement & Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
203 Rue Fontaine, Lafayette, LA 70508
"When the staff showed me around Rosewood, they did a great job explaining what they could and couldn't provide and went through any additional costs that might come up. They were really personable,..." More

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Courtyard Retirement & Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
306 Sidney Martin Road,, Lafayette, LA 70507
"The staff could not have been more caring of my mother-in-law during her stay at Courtyard. Everyone, from the manager to the care givers and housekeeping staff were always kind and cheerful! The..." More

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Avanti Senior Living at Lafayette

Provides: Assisted Living
5522 Ambassador Caffery Parkway, Lafayette, LA ...
"Assisted Living at Avanti is designed to empower seniors to remain active, engaged and energized. The entire community has been professionally planned and decorated by industry-leading architects..." More

The Blake at Lafayette

Provides: Assisted Living
400 Polly Lane, Lafayette, LA 70508
"The Blake is very nice. I visited the facility before it was completed in July. It has a regular dining area, a salad bar, and a burger bar. It's really nice and fancy but what's interesting, a..." More

Greenspointe Assisted Living dba Gard...

Provides: Assisted Living
601 Verot School Road, Lafayette, LA 70508
"Garden View (Greenspointe) was an older but nice facility. I liked it. The grounds were nice and neatly kept. The insides were nice and clean. The parking lot was well maintained. They have..." More

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Cornerstone Village South, Inc.

Provides: Assisted Living
103 West Martial Avenue, Lafayette, LA 70508
"Cornerstone Village is a little older, and it’s a clean facility. They had a friendly staff, very nice rooms and apartments, and a very nice dining area, and it was the largest of the five that I..." More

2 Assisted Living Facilities near Lafayette, LA

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BeeHive Homes of Youngsville

Provides: Assisted Living
500 Copper Meadows Blvd, Youngsville, LA 70592
"BeeHive Homes of Youngsville was very nice. The rooms were spacious. It's a fairly new facility, absolutely clean, very well-maintained, and beautiful." More

Camelot of Broussard

Provides: Assisted Living
418 Albertson Pkwy, Broussard, LA 70518
"This Facility has the most caring staff I have watched them go out of there way to make sure my loved ones are comfortable and their issues are addressed, our loved one has Alzheimer's so I know..." More

Assisted Living near Lafayette, LA

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Lafayette

  • Review of Brookdale Lafayette

    Brookdale is a lovely place! Full of sunshine with a true sense of community. Every time I stop by to see my mother, there is lots of activity and smiling faces on the staff. I NEVER leave here ... Read more

    Dana
  • Review of Brookdale Lafayette

    Brookdale Lafayette staff is extremely caring and personable. The engagement of their residents is a prime concern for the administration. The meal service is over and above any I have seen in an... Read more

    Earlene
  • Review of Brookdale Lafayette

    My mother moved into Brookdale Lafayette. It’s clean and more like a hotel than an assisted living. The dining room is stunning, like a first-class restaurant, and everybody is very nice. They have... Read more

    Stephany
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Lafayette

Often called "The Happiest City in America," Lafayette, La., has a diverse cultural history that is apparent in its language, food, and music. Seniors exploring the town may hear people speaking Creole, may smell the aroma of  étouffée and may hear Zydeco echoing in the streets.

Senior citizens who need a little extra help with daily tasks will find six assisted living facilities in the Lafayette city limits and six others in the neighboring communities, including Sunset, Breaux Bridge, Youngsville and Broussard. Assisted living facilities in Louisiana are regulated by the Louisiana Department of Health. There are four levels of adult residential care providers, depending on the number of residents and level of care. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Lafayette

  • Residents of Lafayette enjoy mild winters and hot summers. Highs in July, the warmest month, average around 91 degrees. The lows in January, the coldest month, average 41 degrees. There is the possibility of hurricanes from June through November.

  • Seniors with respiratory problems might have more trouble in Lafayette than in other places around the nation. The air quality ranking is 50 out of 100, with 100 being the best. The national average is 58.

  • The cost of living in Lafayette is 6.90 percent lower than the national average. Seniors might appreciate the lower cost of healthcare, which scores an 87 out of 100, meaning that it is below the national average.

  • The Lafayette Transit System runs from 5:45 am through 10:30 pm daily. Seniors qualify for a discounted pass or a reduced day fare. The LTS is closed on government holidays, so other arrangements need to be made on these days.

  • The Lafayette Senior Center has a host of programs for seniors in the area that are held across three facilities. These include the Senior Art Studio, the Rosehouse, and the Greenhouse. Various festivals, Vermillionville, Acadian Village and the campus of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette all have activities and events that appeal to seniors.

  • Lafayette is home to world-class medical facilities, including Women’s and Children’s Hospital, University Hospital and Clinics, and Lafayette General Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illnesses.


Paying for Assisted Living in Lafayette

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Louisiana

$4,000.00 US
$3,800.00 Denham Springs
$3,779.00 Baton Rouge
$3,212.00 Lafayette
$2,995.00 Lake Charles
$2,975.00 Gonzales
$2,515.00 New Iberia

Assisted Living costs in Lafayette start around $3,212 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 Lafayette 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 Lafayette

People who need assistance paying for assisted living might be able to turn to the Long Term Personal Care Services Program and the Home and Community Based Services Medicaid Waiver.

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 Lafayette

Lafayette 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 Lafayette, please visit our Assisted Living in Louisiana page.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Lafayette

Lafayette-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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