2 Assisted Living Facilities in Greenville, MS
The average cost of assisted living in Greenville is $2,650 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,400. Cheaper nearby regions include Cleveland with an average starting cost of $2,000.
To help you with your search, browse the 6 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Greenville. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Greenville 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Greenville
Located in the heart of the Mississippi Delta, Greenville is the county seat of Washington County and has an estimated population of 29,900. Seniors aged 65 and over, who comprise approximately 13.6% of Greenville’s residents, enjoy a community rich in history, culture and physical beauty.
To accommodate seniors who require around-the-clock assistance with the activities of daily living, Greenville offers two assisted living facilities. Such communities are known as personal care homes in Greenville and throughout Mississippi, and they're regulated by the Division of Health Facilities Licensure and Certification.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Greenville
- Greenville seniors reside in a tax-friendly state when it comes to retirement income. They don't pay state taxes on Social Security benefits, and Mississippi also exempts income from IRAs, 401(k)s and pension plans.
- The Greenville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Delta Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Greenville’s overall cost of living is about 23% lower than the U.S. average, but this is primarily due to housing costs, which are about half that of the national average. Seniors find grocery and healthcare costs in Greenville equal to the national averages.
- History buffs delight in Greenville’s Delta Museum Mile. Seniors can spend days exploring this diverse collection of art, history, literature, Blues and children’s museums, all located near one another. These include the Highway 61 Blues Museum, Winterville Indian Mounds, and Museum and Birthplace of Kermit the Frog.
- A property crime rate in Greenville that’s nearly three times the U.S. average may alarm seniors and their families. On a scale of 1 to 100, Greenville’s 94.9 score is significantly higher than the national average of 35.4. Greenville’s violent crime score of 14.5 is lower than the U.S. average of 22.7. Ensuring personal care homes feature the latest in monitoring equipment and security systems is recommended.
- Despite its average annual rainfall of 53 inches, Greenville is one of the driest places in Mississippi. The city typically experiences 71 days annually on which the temperature exceeds 90 degrees. Seniors seeking a dry, moderate year-round climate may want to consider whether Greenville’s hot summers and wet springs would be hard to endure.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Greenville
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Greenville start around $2,650 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 Greenville 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 Greenville
Low-income seniors in Greenville may be eligible for help covering some assisted living costs through the state-sponsored 1915(c) Assisted Living Waiver. The waiver does not cover room and board, but does cover medication management, transportation assistance, homemaker services and temporary skilled nursing services.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Mississippi 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 Mississippi page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Greenville
Greenville 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 Greenville, please visit our Assisted Living in Mississippi page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Greenville
Greenville-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Mississippi are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Mississippi page for more information about these laws.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Greenville
Review of Magnolia Gardens of Greenville
Magnolia Garden was nice, but it cost more to live there. The rooms have kitchenette and bathrooms. The dining area was nice, they have three meals a day. It was clean, nice and pretty like a hotel... Read more
Review of The Pinnacle of Greenville
You can put you own stuff there. Grandmother has a single room apartment with a bath and shower. The care is very nice, they’re doing a great job. The dining room is good and they serve three meals... Read more
Review of Magnolia Gardens of Greenville
When it became clear that we needed to move our Mom into an assisted living facility, we did our homework! She wanted to remain in Greenville, however, neither me, or my brothers live there anymore... Read more