36 Assisted Living Facilities near Ellisville, MO
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There are 36 Assisted Living Facilities in the Ellisville area, with 4 in Ellisville and 32 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Ellisville is $2,970 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 219 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Ellisville. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Ellisville 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Ballwin with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Ellisville, MO
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Ellisville
Ellisville has been recognized by the National Arbor Day Foundation as "Tree City USA" for 31 consecutive years, and it has over 230 acres of parkland, which makes it a good option for seniors who enjoy outdoor activities. Seniors make up the fourth-largest demographic group in this city, accounting for roughly 20 percent of the city's 10,000-person population. There are 31 assisted living options for local seniors to choose from, including four within the Ellisville city limits.
In Ellisville, as in all of Missouri, assisted living facilities may also be called assisted living residences or personal care homes, and they accommodate those who need assistance with the activities of daily living. Assisted living facilities in Missouri are licensed by the Department of Aging.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Ellisville
- Ellisville's air quality is subpar, which may affect the quality of life of seniors with respiratory conditions like asthma and COPD. According to the American Lung Association, St. Louis County's ozone pollution levels are high, with the county receiving an F for this type of pollution. The region's short-term particle pollution levels are moderate, receiving a C.
- Ellisville's cost of living is roughly 20 percent higher than state and national averages, primarily due to the city's high cost of housing. However, seniors may expect to spend a little less on groceries, utilities and healthcare expenses than they would elsewhere in the nation, which may offset mortgage and rent costs.
- Ellisville has hot, muggy summers and cold winters. July, the warmest month of the year, has highs near 90 and lows around 70. January, the chilliest month of the year, has highs in the low-40s and lows in the 20s. This may be a consideration for seniors who enjoy participating in outdoor activities throughout the year.
- Ellisville is rated to be safer than 50 percent of U.S. cities of all sizes and 58 percent of Missouri cities of all sizes. When compared to similarly sized cities, Ellisville's crime rate is considerably lower than average, which may provide peace of mind for seniors who are retiring to the area.
- While Ellisville seniors pay state income tax on all retirement income, they may claim deductions on their Social Security benefits and public pensions. The state's sales tax rate is higher than average, but property taxes are relatively low.
- Ellisville has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Ballwin.
Paying for Assisted Living in Ellisville
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Ellisville start around $2,970 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 Ellisville 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 Ellisville
Low-income seniors in Ellisville may have personal care services received in an assisted living facility covered by the Medicaid State Plan Personal Care 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 Ellisville
Ellisville 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 Ellisville, please visit our Assisted Living in Missouri page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Ellisville
Ellisville-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.
Other Options in Ellisville, MO
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Ellisville
Review of Autumn View Gardens - Ellisville
My mom is a resident here and I am very pleased with the care she receives by staff. The facility is clean and the meals are very good. My mom has made friends and enjoys the activities very much.... Read more
Review of Autumn View Gardens - Ellisville
Autumn View Gardens Assisted Living was very nice and clean. It's a little too far and high for me. I have a very nice impression of the place. The staff I met was very friendly. The apartment I sa... Read more
Review of Gambrill Gardens
Gambrill Gardens independent living was very nice. It was very comfortable, clean, open, and lots of places to roam around and still be inside. People were friendly. They had all of the facilities.... Read more