2 Assisted Living Facilities near Sulphur, LA
There are 2 Assisted Living Facilities in the Sulphur area, with 1 in Sulphur and 1 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Sulphur is $2,900 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 23 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Sulphur. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Sulphur 4.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Orange with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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1 Assisted Living Facility in Sulphur, LA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Sulphur
Sulphur, Louisiana, part of the greater Lake Charles area, is surrounded by bayous, the natural home of the American alligator. You can occasionally find a 'gator strolling down a city street. However, the city seems to have this issue under control, so area seniors needn't be afraid.
The seven assisted living facilities (ALFs) in and around Sulphur help keep seniors secure from alligators and other hazards as well as assist them with day-to-day tasks like bathing and grooming. This type of facility in Sulphur is regulated by the Louisiana Department of Health.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Sulphur
- The Sulphur, Louisiana area is home to world-class medical facilities including West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital and Cornerstone Hospital Southwest Louisiana, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
The overall cost of living in Sulphur is 8 percent lower than the national average. The average cost of utilities and groceries, in particular, cost less than national average in Sulphur, which can be helpful for older people living on a fixed income.
- The climate in Sulphur, Louisiana is sub-tropical. That means the city enjoys hot, humid summers and mild winters, as well as a 12-month growing season. The average high temperature in Sulphur in January is 61 degrees Fahrenheit, and the average high temperature in August is 92 degrees Fahrenheit. The hot summer weather, especially, can be uncomfortable for some older people.
Crime is a major concern to residents in Sulphur. The overall crime rate in Sulphur is 74 percent higher than the national average, giving residents a 1 in 21 chance of being a crime victim in any given year. However, there is hope. The Sulphur crime rate has decreased slightly in recent years.
- For seniors who drive, I-10 cuts through the southern part of the city and connects Sulphur with Lake Charles to the east and Beaumont, Texas to the west. In addition, the Calcasieu Parish Transit Company provides on-demand, curb to curb service in Sulphur. They give seniors, age 60 and older, a discount on the fare.
- Sulphur, Louisiana residents need never be bored. The city offers a number of cultural opportunities, including the Brimstone Museum, Creole Nature Trail, Henning Cultural Center and The Grove at Heritage Square. Some of these attractions are free; others offer senior discounts.
Paying for Assisted Living in Sulphur
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Sulphur start around $2,900 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 Sulphur 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 Sulphur
Eligible Sulphur, Louisiana seniors can look to a number of government assistance programs to help with the cost of an ALF, including 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.
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 Sulphur
Sulphur 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 Sulphur, please visit our Assisted Living in Louisiana page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Sulphur
Sulphur-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.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Sulphur
Review of Stonebridge Place
I've been at Stonebridge Place for the past three years. It was a real nice place to live. I liked it, but some changes were made with the staff and the administrator in the last year and things ki... Read more
Review of Stonebridge Place
My mother-in-law is a resident of Stonebridge Place. They provide her with medicine administration, they clean her apartment, and they provide three meals a day. They have a lot of activities, they... Read more
Review of Stonebridge Place
Everything is going fine so far at Stonebridge Place. Everything is wonderful and it's very bright. My mom eats the food and its really good. The people are helpful and very good. They do a good j... Read more