11 Assisted Living Facilities near Cape Girardeau, MO

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Cape Girardeau, MO

Chateau Girardeau

Provides: Assisted Living
3120 INDEPENDENCE STREET, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

Fountainbleau Lodge

Provides: Assisted Living
2001 NORTH KINGSHIGHWAY, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

The Lutheran Home

Provides: Assisted Living
2825 Bloomfield Rd, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
"The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau, MO is an ideal place for those seeking a little extra help with the day to day but at the same time want to maintain their independence. I personally have a..." More

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Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau

Provides: Assisted Living
365 South Broadview, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
"It smelled quite bad. Urine smells lingered in the air. The alzheimer's area was nice, it had a piano and was locked off from the different sections and more heavily monitored. They had activities..." More

Auburn Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
2910 Beavercreek Dr, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
"When we visited Auburn Creek, it was on a Saturday, the administrator just happened to be there, and he was very willing to give us a tour. It is a good place, they take good care of dad, and he is..." More

Country Gardens

Provides: Assisted Living
210 FRANKS LANE, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Frederick Street Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
429 N Frederick St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Maple Crest Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
430 NORTH FREDERICK STREET, Cape Girardeau, MO ...

Parkwood Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
325 NORTH SPRIGG STREET, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Capetown Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2857 Cape La Croix Road, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
"To us at Capetown - assisted living by Americare in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, assisted living means two things: you do the living and we help you live. Our personal assistants provide what you need..." More

Monticello House

Provides: Assisted Living
1115 K Land Drive, Jackson, MO 63755
"We chose Monticello House because of personal recommendations and it was closer to my house. The food was very good. We had lunch there many times and the price was reasonable too. My mother..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Cape Girardeau

    The city of Cape Girardeau, located in Cape Girardeau and Scott counties, is home to the Isle Casino Cape Girardeau, Capaha Park and Crisp Museum and has a population of 37,941. Seniors looking for assisted living facilities (ALFs) in the area have the option between ten local and two nearby communities. All licensing and regulation for each district are overseen by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), Division of Regulation and Licensure, Section for Long-Term Care Regulation. The DHSS considers ALFs as either assisted living or residential care facilities (RCFs) and allows ALFs to handle seniors who take longer to evacuate buildings. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Cape Girardeau

    • The cost of living in Cape Girardeau is considered to be cheaper than both the state and national average. Seniors can pay less on groceries, where the city scores 95.2 compared to the national median of 100, and health care bills, scoring a 96 compared to 100.

    • Cape Girardeau has both high property and crime rates compared to the national average. Citizens here are safer than just 6 percent safer other U.S. cities, and safer than 11 percent of other areas in the state.

    • Seniors in Cape Girardeau often experience cold, muggy winters that average temperatures between 35 to 49 degrees during the coldest months, November to March.

    • The Cape Girardeau area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Landmark Hospital, Saint Francis Medical Center and Southeast Missouri Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • Cape Girardeau has an array of community resources for seniors, including Cape Senior Center, an organization serves daily lunches, provides activities and offers information to seniors at its local center.

    • Seniors living in Cape Girardeau pay an 8.475 percent sales tax, higher than the 8.04 percent average Missouri state tax

    Paying for Assisted Living in Cape Girardeau

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Missouri

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,700.00 Carbondale
    $3,087.00 Marion

    Assisted Living costs in Cape Girardeau 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 Cape Girardeau 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 Cape Girardeau

    Seniors living in Cape Girardeau seeking state financial assistance can find aid through the Medicaid State Plan Personal Care (SPPC) program as well as Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for room and board assistance. 

    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 Cape Girardeau

    Cape Girardeau 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 Cape Girardeau, please visit our Assisted Living in Missouri page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Cape Girardeau

    Cape Girardeau-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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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Cape Girardeau

    • Review of The Lutheran Home

      I think that the Lutheran Home suffers from not having enough employees to meet the needs of the people in their care. My mother stayed at the home, off and on, for about a year. She had Alzheimer... Read more

    • Review of Auburn Creek

      When we visited Auburn Creek, it was on a Saturday, the administrator just happened to be there, and he was very willing to give us a tour. It is a good place, they take good care of dad, and he is... Read more

    • Review of The Lutheran Home

      The Lutheran Home was a complete facility from independent living to memory care. I heard wonderful things when I visited. It was just a little farther from my house. It was also bigger than the ot... Read more

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