11 Assisted Living Facilities near Aurora, MO

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Aurora, MO

Hudson House

Provides: Assisted Living
1700 S Hudson Ave, Aurora, MO 65605
"Wonderful, caring staff. Rooms spacious and comfortable. Activities galore. " More

Bristol Manor of Aurora

Provides: Assisted Living
740 South Hudson, Aurora, MO 65605

9 Assisted Living Facilities near Aurora, MO


The Good Samaritan

Provides: Assisted Living
16979 Highway 39, Verona, MO 65769
"I am extremely pleased with everyone and everything at the Good Samaritan Senior Care Home in Verona, Missouri. It has a family atmosphere and the owners are very caring and professional. My mother..." More


Oak Pointe of Monett

Provides: Assisted Living
1011 Old Airport Road, Monett, MO 65708
"Oak Pointe of Monett is excellent. The rooms are large and cheerful. The staff is helpful and friendly. The food is excellent and the location is very helpful and close to where I live. My mom is..." More


Oakview Senior Care

Provides: Assisted Living
"This home is just perfect I recommend for those who don't want to choose big community stay more in home environment " More


Happy Valley Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
23348 Hwy 174, Marionville, MO 65705
"This beautiful facility is located on a 2 acre lot, fenced all around, with a breathtaking view of the nature: birds and trees, including a pond with fish. The facility has a grand wheel chair..." More

Crane Residential Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
102 E Lillian Ave, Crane, MO 65633

Lawrence County Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
915 CARL ALLEN STREET, Mount Vernon, MO 65712

Mt. Vernon Place Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1425 S Landrum St, Mount Vernon, MO 65712

Ozark Mountain Regional Healthcare Ce...

Provides: Assisted Living
509 MEADOWLARK LANE, Crane, MO 65633

Ozarks Methodist Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
205 SOUTH COLLEGE PO BOX 403, Marionville, MO 6...
"Refund Plans: 75% of Entrance Fee; Decliing Balance over 50 mos. (Price: 62% of Entrance Fee). Assisted Living and Nursing Care on Fee-For-Service basis." More

Assisted Living near Aurora, MO

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Aurora

Aurora, Mo., located in Lawrence County, is considered by locals as "The Summit City of the Ozarks" and has a population of 7,450. The town offers two assisted living facilities (ALFs) and 13 nearby to seniors. Primary responsibilities include providing aid with activities of daily living (ADLs), such as grooming and bathing, outdoor recreation and medication management. In Aurora,  and all of Missouri, each facility is licensed as either an assisted living or residential care facility (RCF) by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS). The DHSS is also responsible for monitoring and regulating all facilities, acting as an independent advocate for senior residents.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Aurora

  • Aurora has elevated property and violent crime rates (between 75 to 95 percent higher) when compared to the national average.

  • Chilly winter temperatures that range between 34 to 48 degrees and drop as low as 23 degrees can be unpleasant for seniors. Alternatively, summers are often mild with temperatures ranging from 65 to 80 degrees with high rainfall.

  • The air quality in Aurora is considered to be 21 percent better than the national average. Pollution levels are also significantly lower, 73 percent better than the national average, which makes it a suitable environment for residents with respiratory problems.

  • The cost of living in Aurora is considered relatively cheap with a rating of 84 compared to a state average of 90 and a national average of 100. While cheaper, seniors often pay more on groceries and health care while less on utilities and housing.

  • The Aurora area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Mercy Hospital Aurora, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • Aurora has an array of community resources for seniors, including the SeniorAge Area Agency on Aging, an organization that provides nutrition programs, community services, senior advocacy and Medicare counseling.

Paying for Assisted Living in Aurora

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Missouri

$4,000.00 Mount Vernon
$4,000.00 US
$3,800.00 Monett
$3,722.00 Nixa
$3,000.00 Marionville

Assisted Living costs in Aurora 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 Aurora 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 Aurora

Missouri assists eligible seniors with financing residential care or assisted living facilities through the Medicaid State Plan Personal Care (SPPC) program. Seniors can also seek aid for room and board through the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program.

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

Free Assisted Living Resources in Aurora

Aurora 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.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Aurora

Aurora-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Missouri are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Missouri page for more information about these laws.