2 Assisted Living Facilities in Luverne, MN
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Luverne
Luverne is the county seat of Rock County in the far southwestern corner of Minnesota. It has about 4,700 residents, over 1,000 of whom are age 65 and over. The city's crime rate is notably below the national average, particularly when it comes to violent crime, which may draw seniors who are looking for a peaceful community to spend their retirement years.
Luverne seniors have two assisted living facilities to choose from within the city proper. Like all assisted living facilities in the state, the facilities are officially called housing with services establishments, as assisted living is not recognized as its own classification. While these facilities don't have to obtain licensing, they are required to register annually with the Department of Health.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Luverne
Luverne's air quality is good, which may make assisted living in this community a good possibility for seniors with cardiovascular disease or respiratory conditions. On a 100-point scale, its air quality is rated 82, which is 24 points higher than the national average.
The Community Transit of Rock County provides transportation services for seniors in Luverne. The bus service operates on weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Sunday morning from 8:00 until noon.
- The Luverne area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Sanford Luverne Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- In Luverne, retirees pay state income tax on all types of retirement income, and the state has one of the highest sales tax rates in the country. This may affect how much money is available for assisted living expenses.
Annual temperatures in Luverne range between 6 degrees and 84 degrees, making it one of the warmer cities in Minnesota. To ensure that they are comfortable year-round, seniors may want to seek out an assisted living facility that provides individual heat and air conditioning systems in residents' apartments.
- Luverne is a very affordable place to live, especially compared to the average Minnesota city. Altogether, living expenses here are about 13% below the national median and almost 20% below the statewide median, which may result in lower assisted living expenses.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Luverne
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Luverne start around $0 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 Luverne 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 Luverne
Luverne seniors who are unable to cover assisted living services may receive financial aid under one of two state-funded programs, including the Medicaid 1915(c) Elderly Waiver and the Minnesota Consumer Support Grant program.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Minnesota 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 Minnesota page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Luverne
Luverne 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 Luverne, please visit our Assisted Living in Minnesota page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Luverne
Luverne-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Minnesota are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Minnesota page for more information about these laws.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Luverne
Review of Good Samaritan Society - Poplar Creek Estates
We have already placed my father in The Oaks in Luverne. It's a small enough place that people are very willing to help get somebody to feel comfortable because moving is a tough thing to do. They ... Read more
Review of Luverne Veterans Home
My father was admitted to this assisted living home about 10 years ago. My entire family was devastated that he had to be admitted, but we had no way to care for him on our own in our home. The st... Read more