9 Assisted Living Facilities in Lafayette Parish, 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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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

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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

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

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

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Lafayette Parish

    Located in the southwestern part of Louisiana, Lafayette Parish is considered the heart of Cajun country, which makes it ideal for active seniors who love zydeco music, outdoor festivals and a rich, French-inspired culture. The parish is home to over 242,000 people, and about 12.6 percent of that population is over the age of 65.

    In Lafayette Parish, assisted living communities are known as Adult Residential Care Providers (ARCPs) and are regulated by the Louisiana Department of Health. ARCPs are grouped into four categories, which are determined by the number of residents, type of care and kinds of accommodations provided. There are nine assisted living facilities in Lafayette Parish to cater to seniors in the region.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Lafayette Parish

    • Lafayette Parish has a humid subtropical climate, which produces hot, damp summer weather and mild winters. ARCPs in the region should have a plan to keep residents protected from extreme heat.
    • The American Lung Association gives Lafayette Parish an A grade for both 24-hour particle pollution and ozone, making it a good choice for seniors concerned about air quality.
    • Lafayette Parish is home to world-class medical facilities, including Lafayette General Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Living in Lafayette Parish is comparable cost-wise to living in an average U.S. city, with a cost of living about 1.6 percent lower than the national average. Healthcare costs, which are a concern for many seniors, are about 3 percent lower than the national average.
    • Lafayette Parish has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Lafayette Council on Aging, an organization that provides nutrition assistance, wellness activities, transportation assistance and information on local programs, as well as six senior centers throughout the region.
    • Crime rates in Lafayette Parish are higher than the national average. The rate for violent crime is 51.9 on a 100-point scale, compared to a rate of 31.1 for the average across the U.S. Non-violent crime occurs at a rate of 48.9, compared to 38.1 for the U.S. average. Families thinking about assisted living in Lafayette Parish should ask about how particular facilities under consideration protect residents from crime.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Lafayette Parish

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Louisiana

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,682.00 East Baton Rouge Parish
    $3,570.00 Lafayette Parish
    $2,995.00 Calcasieu Parish
    $2,975.00 Ascension Parish
    $2,515.00 Iberia Parish
    $2,272.00 Rapides Parish

    Assisted Living costs in Lafayette Parish start around $3,570 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 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 Lafayette Parish

    Seniors who qualify for Medicaid in Louisiana may be eligible for financial assistance for costs associated with assisted living through the Louisiana Medicaid Long-Term Services program.

    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 Parish

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Lafayette Parish

    Lafayette 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 Lafayette Parish

    • 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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