4 Assisted Living Facilities near Branson, MO

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Branson, MO

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The Bungalows at Branson Meadows

Provides: Assisted Living
5351 Gretna Road, Branson, MO 65616
"It is OK. They’re taking care of us and that’s what matters. It’s the best around. We have a two-bedroom that looks great. The food is good and better than the kind of food you eat outside. There’s..." More

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The Oaks Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
127 Hamlet Road, Branson, MO 65616
"My sisters and I had been struggling with what to do with my 80 year old mother who lived alone at her home. Mom had said she never wanted to go into a "home". When mom started to lose some weight..." More

Ozark Mountain Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
238 HARMONY HEIGHTS, Forsyth, MO 65653
"The staff at Ozark Mountain Manor were polite and cheerful.When a patient was feeling upset or lonely the staff tried their best to put a smile on their faces. They had a Very well kept clean..." More

Wedgewood Gardens

Provides: Assisted Living
17996 Business 13, Reeds Spring, MO 65737
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    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Branson

    Branson, Missouri lies in the heart of the Ozark Hills and attracts tourists from all over the world seeking outdoor adventures, theme parks, live shows, golf courses, and prize-winning fishing lakes. Seniors in the Branson area have the opportunity to have many exciting day trips outside of their assisted living community.

    There are two assisted living facilities in Branson and two in the surrounding neighborhoods. In Branson and all of Missouri, these facilities provide 24-hour care and services, such as grooming, bathing, dressing and medication management, to three or more adults who need assistance with activities of daily living (ADL). The regulations and policies that govern ALFs are dictated by the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services (DHSS).

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Branson

    • Seniors with a respiratory illness or bronchial condition can safely enjoy the fresh air in Taney County. The American Lung Association gave this area an excellent A rating for its air quality.

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

    • There are many fun things to do in Branson. Seniors can take a day trip to the Promised Land Zoo to take foot safari or watch an animal show. History buffs might enjoy the opulent Titanic Museum where guests can experience the atmosphere of the ship and see a real iceberg.

    • Seniors can enjoy the outdoors and sunshine in Branson, which has a high of 90 degrees in July. Some seniors may have a hard time running errands or going to appointments in the winter since the average snowfall is 8 inches and the average low temperature is 23 degrees.   

    • The OATS transportation system is available to Missouri residents throughout the state. Seniors may appreciate the shuttle-style service of OATS and the special routes that are offered exclusively for residents over 60. 

    • Branson has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Senior Age Area Agency on Aging, an organization that advocates for seniors politically and offers information and services to aid aging individuals, as well as one senior center.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Branson

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Missouri

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,550.00 Nixa
    $3,550.00 Ozark
    $3,038.00 Branson
    $3,000.00 Marionville
    $2,200.00 Aurora

    Assisted Living costs in Branson start around $3,038 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 Branson 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 Branson

    Seniors looking for financial aid for assisted living can take advantage of the state’s Medicaid plan. Medicaid offers coverage for assisted living costs to qualified seniors, in addition to Medicaid waiver programs for qualified residents. Missouri also has non-Medicaid programs such as the Older Americans Act.

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

    Free Assisted Living Resources in Branson

    Branson 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 Branson, please visit our Assisted Living in Missouri page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Branson

    Branson-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.

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    Assisted Living near Branson, MO

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Branson

    • Review of The Oaks Retirement Community

      My sisters and I had been struggling with what to do with my 80 year old mother who lived alone at her home. Mom had said she never wanted to go into a "home". When mom started to lose some weight ... Read more

      Branson local son
    • Review of The Oaks Retirement Community

      We moved my parents into The Oaks in October of 2019. My dad was suffering from congestive heart failure and my mom has severe dementia. My dad's condition worsened where we had to remove him fro... Read more

      Sam Burton
    • Review of The Oaks Retirement Community

      Since you are reading this review, you may be considering The Oaks Assisted Living facility as an option for a loved one. I was in that position in January of 2020. My 88-year-old mother had been h... Read more

      Cindy Heider
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