25 Assisted Living Facilities near Olive Branch, MS
There are 25 Assisted Living Facilities in the Olive Branch area, with 3 in Olive Branch and 22 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Olive Branch is $3,760 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,741. Cheaper nearby regions include Southaven with an average starting cost of $2,650.
To help you with your search, browse the 202 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Olive Branch. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Olive Branch 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Germantown with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Olive Branch, MS
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Olive Branch
Olive Branch, Mississippi, is home to historic Olive Branch Old Towne. This area's regular events provide opportunities for seniors to get to know the local community and have fun. At the weekly Hootenanny, seniors can relax and listen to old-fashioned music. Within this quaint area, there are 39 Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs), including two in Olive Branch itself. These ALFs are regulated by the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) and offer personal care services such as assistance with activities of daily living and medication management.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Olive Branch
- Seniors with a respiratory illness are in luck in DeSoto County. The American Lung Association gave this county an Ozone rating B for air quality. Poor air quality can have adverse effects on those with lung conditions.
- The low rate of crime in this area may help seniors feel safe and secure when running errands or going to appointments. Olive Branch has a violent crime rate of 19.7 (1 being the lowest) compared to the national average of 31.1. Property crime in Olive Branch is 34.6, just below the national average of 38.1.
- Seniors on a budget are able to save money in Olive Branch. As the cost of living in is 10 percent lower than the national average, seniors may be able to afford better quality care or have more cash on hand for entertainment.
- Olive Branch experiences an average of two inches of snow and a cool 30-degree average low in January. Seniors able to endure the cold are greeted with sunny July highs of 90 degrees in the summer, perfect for those who love the outdoors.
- The Olive Branch area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Methodist Olive Branch Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Retirees and seniors in Mississippi enjoy several tax benefits. As social security checks, 401(k) and IRA income are tax exempt seniors have more money to enjoy life and take care of daily needs.
Paying for Assisted Living in Olive Branch
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Olive Branch start around $3,760 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 Olive Branch 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 Olive Branch
Seniors seeking financial aid for assisted living costs may be eligible for coverage by the Mississippi Division of Medicaid. The state’s Medicaid covers nursing services and some personal care services. Seniors can also apply for three Medicaid waiver programs for further assistance. At this time, there are no non-Medicaid programs for assisted living aid.
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 Olive Branch
Olive Branch 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 Olive Branch, please visit our Assisted Living in Mississippi page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Olive Branch
Olive Branch-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 Olive Branch
Review of Olive Grove Terrace
Extremely friendly staff. Go out of their way to meet needs, Clean and neat- family oriented. Read more
Review of Olive Grove Terrace
Nice community! Friendly home style feel. Great staff all around Read more
Review of Olive Grove Terrace
Olive Grove Terrace Senior Living was impeccable. It was beautiful, I loved it. The least that I like about it is that it's very expensive. The place was very clean, very nice, and smelled fresh. I... Read more