5 Assisted Living Facilities near Ocean Springs, MS

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Ocean Springs, MS

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Caring Star 2019

The Gardens

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

Kare Med Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2701 Catherine Drive, Ocean Springs, MS 39564
"Mom has gone through a lot of trauma in her life, but when I moved her into Kare Med Assisted Living, I have never seen her so happy in eight years. She laughs, jokes, and watches TV with other..." More

3 Assisted Living Facilities near Ocean Springs, MS

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Brookdale Biloxi

Provides: Assisted Living
2120 Enterprise Dr., Biloxi, MS 39531
"My mother moved into Brookdale Biloxi for 3 weeks now, and she's doing okay. Everybody there, the staff, the residents seem very nice. They have a beauty parlor, and the lady did a good job. She..." More
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Caring Star 2014

Bay Cove Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
680 Bay Cove Drive, Biloxi, MS 39532
"Beautiful rooms, very spacious. They come with a fridge and microwave. Outside balcony. Can see the water from any view. So peaceful looking. Building beautifully furnished and the staff are just..." More

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Lemoyne Place

Provides: Assisted Living
14306 Lemoyne Blvd. , Biloxi, MS 39532
"Lemoyne Place was a little less expensive but still greater than what we could do. I love the staff, but the surroundings were not as elegant. The care was nice, and the staff was personable. The..." 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
    $3,129.00 Mobile
    $2,887.00 Daphne
    $2,775.00 Biloxi
    $2,773.00 Fairhope
    $2,355.00 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 The Gardens

      The Gardens' personnel and the individual who gave the tour were very professional and provided all information and answered all my questions very well. You have your basic monthly fee, but anythin... Read more

      TC
    • Review of The Gardens

      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 ... Read more

      Margaret
    • Review of The Gardens

      They take good care of you in The Gardens, and the staff is very helpful. I'm in a room with a bath, but they also have 2-bedroom units with a private bathroom, and there are smaller rooms that sha... Read more

      Toni
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