9 Assisted Living Facilities near Ocean Springs, MS

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Ocean Springs, MS

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Truewood by Merrill, Ocean Springs

Provides: Assisted Living
1260 Ocean Springs Road, Ocean Springs, MS 39564
"The Gardens was nice, and the residents liked it there. We ate lunch in their dining area the day we visited, and the food was good. The staff and the people seemed nice. It felt like a nice place..." More

Lighthouse

Provides: Assisted Living
8905 Ocean Springs Road, Ocean Springs, MS 39564
"My husband is in Lighthouse Assisted Living & Memory Care for about two months now. I like that the place is clean, new, and just very accommodating. The staff is very compassionate and..." More

Kare Med Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2701 Catherine Drive, Ocean Springs, MS 39564
"Outstanding Care! My brother was a resident in this home for the past year (20-21). Management and staff have been great, always displaying the patients, understanding and kindness needed. My..." More

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Brookdale Biloxi

Provides: Assisted Living
2120 Enterprise Dr., Biloxi, MS 39531
"My wife is now at Brookdale Biloxi. She has been there for two months now. She is in assisted living. She can come and go as she sees fit as long as the doctor or the nurse says she's healthy..." More

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SummerHouse Bay Cove

Provides: Assisted Living
680 Bay Cove Drive, Biloxi, MS 39532
"We had an in-person tour of SummerHouse Bay Cove. It seemed like they were caring from the minute you walked in the door. The gal behind the desk greeted us for the tour, and she was awesome. Even..." More

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Claiborne at Gulfport Highlands

Provides: Assisted Living
11837 Highland Circle, Gulfport, MS 39503
"Claiborne at Gulfport Highlands was wonderful. The staff members were overwhelmingly nice and caring. They were willing to compromise and work with us. The food was fantastic. We talked to several..." More

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The Homestead Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
4345 W Gay Road, Diberville, MS 39540
"My mother and I visited this community and it was wonderful. The nurse on duty was very friendly and answered all of our questions about the levels of care that could be provided. The Executive..." More

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Golden Oak Seniors

Provides: Assisted Living
14306 Lemoyne Blvd. , Biloxi, MS 39532
"Soon will be a year my sister moved in. The first month was very rocky. As weeks and months passed by my sister adapted very well. Before I moved my sister to this facility I was skeptical at first..." More

The Blake at Biloxi

Provides: Assisted Living
1651 Popp's Ferry Rd, Biloxi, MS 39532
"My mother is at The Blake at Biloxi. It's assisted living and it also has a memory care unit. It's brand new. It has a great security, and it's all electronic. Everyone has to check in and check..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Ocean Springs

    Ocean Springs is home to a settlement site founded by the French in 1699 earning it the name “The City of Discovery.” Seniors interested in residing here while receiving some help with daily living tasks will discover two Assisted Living Facilities in Ocean Springs and three in the nearby area.

    Assisted Living Facilities in Ocean Springs, and all of Mississippi, are regulated by the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) and defined by the state as premises that provide 24-hour supervision and personal care services to residents in a congregate living setting. Staff may assist residents with activities of daily living, such as medication management and household duties. Many facilities offer daily scheduled activities and socializing opportunities for seniors to learn and have fun.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Ocean Springs

    • The American Lung Association gave Ocean Springs an Ozone rating of D for air quality. This may impact Seniors with a respiratory illness. 

    • Seniors can enjoy a low violent crime rate of 14.1 (1 being the lowest) compared to the national average of 31.1. Property crime can be of concern at 45.3 in comparison to the national average of 38.1. 

    • The cost of living in Ocean Springs is 6.50 lower than the national average. Seniors may be able to put more money in savings or afford better quality care.

    • Ocean Springs is a very temperate city with no snowfall, a high of 90 degrees in July and a low of 42 degrees in January. Meaning seniors are able to enjoy the outdoors all year round in Ocean Springs.

    • The Ocean Springs area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Ocean Springs Hospital Singing River Health System, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • Social security checks, IRA income and 401(k) are tax exempt in the state of Mississippi. This allows seniors to have more money for long-term care and daily living costs.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Ocean Springs

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Mississippi

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,195.00 Ocean Springs
    $3,086.00 Daphne
    $3,081.00 Biloxi
    $2,958.00 Mobile
    $2,867.00 Fairhope
    $2,695.00 Gulfport
    $2,250.00 Slidell

    Assisted Living costs in Ocean Springs start around $3,195 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 Ocean Springs 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 Ocean Springs

    Seniors who qualify can receive aid for assisted living costs through the Mississippi Division of Medicaid. There is no non-Medicaid funding for assisted living costs at this time.

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Mississippi 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 Mississippi page.


    Free Assisted Living Resources in Ocean Springs

    Ocean Springs 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 Ocean Springs, please visit our Assisted Living in Mississippi page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Ocean Springs

    Ocean Springs-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.

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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Ocean Springs

    • Review of Lighthouse

      My husband is in Lighthouse Assisted Living & Memory Care for about two months now. I like that the place is clean, new, and just very accommodating. The staff is very compassionate and welcomi... Read more

      Stacy
    • Review of Lighthouse

      My father would be moving into Lighthouse Assisted Living & Memory Care. It's pretty much a brand new facility, but they have their patients in cottages. There are like six people to a cottage ... Read more

      T.C.
    • Review of Kare Med Assisted Living

      Outstanding Care! My brother was a resident in this home for the past year (20-21). Management and staff have been great, always displaying the patients, understanding and kindness needed. My bro... Read more

      Brother of a Marine
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