13 Assisted Living Facilities near Shreveport, LA

9 Assisted Living Facilities in Shreveport, LA

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Caring Star 2018

Azalea Estates of Shreveport

Provides: Assisted Living
516 East Flournoy Lucas Road, Shreveport, LA 71115
"We're very happy with Azalea Estates of Shreveport. All the people there have been very accommodating and a lot of the staff members and residents have been there for a long time, so that's..." More

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Brookdale Shreveport

Provides: Assisted Living
7110 University Drive, Shreveport, LA 71105
"Everything was nice at Brookdale Shreveport, including the food, the personnel, and the receptionist. I got a good impression. I wasn't real sold on the configuration of the apartments. I ate lunch..." More

Caring Star 2012

Montclair Park Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
9100 East Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71115
"Montclair Park Assisted Living is really nice. Everybody is friendly and you get all the help you need. We have a real nice dining area that's like a restaurant, and the food is always good...." More

Stiles Apartments at The Glen

Provides: Assisted Living
403 E Flournoy Lucas Rd, Shreveport, LA 71115
"The Stiles Apartments were pretty good. The staff who assisted us in the tour were really good. We saw everything and it was real good but we couldn't afford the rates. " More

The Glen Retirement System

Provides: Assisted Living
403 East Flournoy Lucas Road, Shreveport, LA 71115
"I toured several places in Shreveport/Bossier I really liked the looks and feel of this place. The people that lived there were laughing and having a good time. It really felt like a home, small..." More

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The Gables at Spring Lake Assisted Li...

Provides: Assisted Living
8622 Line Ave, Shreveport, LA 71106
"I have met some really nice and friendly people there. The employees are amazing!! They always give you their best to make you smile and make you happy. I have been at the Gables the middle of..." More

Pine Hill Estates

Provides: Assisted Living
1987 Downing Street, Shreveport, LA 71107

Woodlawn Terrace

Provides: Assisted Living
724 W. 68th Street , Shreveport, LA 71106

Volunteers of America North Louisiana

Provides: Assisted Living
360 Jordan St, Shreveport, LA 71101

4 Assisted Living Facilities near Shreveport, LA

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Bloom at Bossier

Provides: Assisted Living
4828 Medical Drive, Bossier City, LA 71112
"We have decided on Bloom at Bossier. We have a reservation for a studio apartment for my mom. The staff was very nice, professional, and the food was very good home-cooking. We visited some of the..." More

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Caring Star 2014

Brookdale Bossier City

Provides: Assisted Living
2540 Beene Boulevard, Bossier City, LA 71111
"Brookdale is perfect for my mom. She receives excellent care, the facility is clean and very inviting, and the staff is always very helpful and show great concern for my mom’s well being" More

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Savannah Grand of Bossier City

Provides: Assisted Living
4770 Brandon Boulevard, Bossier City, LA 71111
"I have a friend that lived at this place for about a year, until his health made him transfer to a nursing home. He was given the best of care. My friend Joe, could be a grumpy old man, however,..." More

The Blake at Bossier City

Provides: Assisted Living
2000 Blake Boulevard, Bossier City, LA 71111
"The Blake at Bossier City is a beautiful and very nice place. Everybody is wonderful. My mom has already moved in. The food is delicious and wonderful. There's nothing I can say bad about the..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Shreveport

    Shreveport, La., is the most populous city in the Shreveport-Bossier area — 14 percent of residents are 65 and over. There are casinos and restaurants for seniors who like a bit of excitement and lakes and bayous for those who prefer to relax by the water. There are also 12 assisted living facilities in and around Shreveport, all of which are regulated by the Louisiana Department of Health. Such facilities are defined by the state as those having two or more unrelated residents in need of assistance with personal care, such as bathing, grooming, eating and medication assistance. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Shreveport

    • The air quality in the Shreveport, Louisiana is considered to be good. It receives an overall "B" rating from the National Lung Association for ozone days and an "A" rating for particulates, making the city a good place to live for seniors with respiratory conditions.

    • The cost of living in Shreveport is 17 percent less than the national average. The cost of groceries and utilities, in particular, are less in Shreveport than the U.S. average, which could be helpful for seniors on a budget.

    • Shreveport, located in extreme northwest Louisiana along the Red River,  known for its hot, steamy summers, rainy springs and mild winters. The average high temperature in January is 57 degrees Fahrenheitand the average high temperature in July is 93 degrees.

    • Crime is a big problem in Shreveport, as it is in many other cities in Louisiana. The crime rate in Shreveport has increased by eight percent in recent years, making it 126 percent higher than the national average.

    • SporTran provides extensive public bus transportation within Shreveport and between the city and nearby Bossier City. In addition, the Bossier Council on Aging offers on-demand non-emergency transportation for seniors (age 60 and older), with advance reservations.

    • Shreveport, Louisiana offers a number of cultural opportunities. The city is home to the R.W. Norton Museum of Art, the Shreveport Waterworks Museum and Louisiana Boardwalk. Most of the attractions and events in Shreveport offer some kind of senior discount, although the qualifying age varies.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Shreveport

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Louisiana

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,347.00 Texarkana
    $2,906.00 Bossier City
    $2,695.00 Marshall
    $2,660.00 Longview
    $2,450.00 Jefferson
    $2,265.00 Shreveport

    Assisted Living costs in Shreveport start around $2,265 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 Shreveport 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 Shreveport

    Eligible seniors Shreveport, Louisiana seniors can find a number of state and federal assistance programs to help with the cost of an assisted living facility. These include 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 Shreveport

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Shreveport

    Shreveport-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 Shreveport, LA

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Shreveport

    • Review of The Gables at Spring Lake Assisted Living

      I have met some really nice and friendly people there. The employees are amazing!! They always give you their best to make you smile and make you happy. I have been at the Gables the middle of 2018... Read more

      Betty Scarborough
    • Review of Brookdale Shreveport

      Qualified staff, they are caring and patient Read more

      tyndad
    • Review of Brookdale Shreveport

      This has been a wonderful place for my mom. She has gotten out and met a lot of the residents and made friends. The staff has taken great care of her and any problems have been correctly in a timel... Read more

      Beth
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