10 Assisted Living Facilities near Lafayette, LA

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Lafayette, LA

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Brookdale Lafayette

Provides: Assisted Living
215 West Farrel Rd., Lafayette, LA 70508
"Brookdale staff really helped us with my dad. He was in Ohio at another assisted living and he wasn't happy. He has been there less than a week. He really likes it at Brookdale. We are very happy..." More
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Avanti Senior Living at Lafayette

Provides: Assisted Living
5522 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Lafayette, LA 70592
"I was really impressed with Avanti Senior Living at Lafayette and with the explanation that the staff person gave me about the place. It's a very nice, very beautiful facility. I would sincerely..." More

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Courtyard Retirement & Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
306 Sidney Martin Road,, Lafayette, LA 70507
"I am so very grateful for Courtyard. They provide amazing care for my family members (mine and an in-law). My mind is at ease knowing that the owner and staff care about the residents. They have..." More

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Plein de Vie Estates

Provides: Assisted Living
306 Woodrich Lane, Lafayette, LA 70507
"Plein de Vie Estates is a unique, one-of-a-kind care home in Lafayette, Louisiana and Acadiana's first truly residential alternative to assisted living and memory care. You won't find a cold,..." More

Garden View Assisted Living - Lafayette

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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Rosewood Retirement & Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
203 Rue Fontaine, Lafayette, LA 70508
"I had a friend who was at Rosewood Assisted Living. It's a really nice place. I’ve had more experience with Rosewood than I have had with any of the other ones. The facility was well done and well..." More

The Blake at Lafayette

Provides: Assisted Living
400 Polly Lane, Lafayette, LA 70508
"The Blake at Lafayette was excellent. It has three to four levels. It's new, it's about four years old with very good staff and very good facilities. My brother went there and had lunch with them...." 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

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BeeHive Homes of Youngsville

Provides: Assisted Living
500 Copper Meadows Blvd, Youngsville, LA 70592
"I toured BeeHive Homes of Youngsville for my mom. I was pleased with the facility and the management. The place was well done. It was more modern in appearance, it was well maintained, and..." 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

    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

    $4,310.00 Lafayette
    $4,000.00 Denham Springs
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,714.00 Baton Rouge
    $3,422.00 Gonzales
    $3,318.00 Lake Charles
    $2,775.00 New Iberia

    Assisted Living costs in Lafayette start around $4,310 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.

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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 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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    Assisted Living near Lafayette, LA

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Lafayette

    • Review of Courtyard Retirement & Assisted Living

      My friend moved into Courtyard Retirement & Assisted Living. I think it's nice, and the people are nice there. I haven't seen it since she moved in because of the COVID thing, and they haven't ... Read more

    • Review of Courtyard Retirement & Assisted Living

      I am so very grateful for Courtyard. They provide amazing care for my family members (mine and an in-law). My mind is at ease knowing that the owner and staff care about the residents. They have ... Read more

      Gigi W
    • Review of The Blake at Lafayette

      We've seen The Blake at Lafayette. My mom lived there for a while. The facility is wonderful. I find the staff wonderful, but on some occasions they were not up to par with things that they should ... Read more

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