2 Assisted Living Facilities in Marshfield, MO
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To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Marshfield. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Marshfield 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Rogersville with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Marshfield
Marshfield is located in southern Missouri and is a suburb of Springfield. The area is ideal for seniors who like the outdoors, with several lakes, walking trails and bird-watching opportunities. The city of Marshfield has a population of nearly 7000; seniors aged 62 and older comprise 18.3 percent. To manage the assisted living needs of those seniors, Marshfield has four facilities. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services licenses assisted living facilities, issuing the license and determining regulations for facilities in Marshfield. To qualify for licensing, assisted living facilities must be supervised by an administrator licensed by the Board of Nursing Home Administrators. Missouri regulations stipulate that DHSS inspections happen at least annually, with fines imposed on facilities that do not pass.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Marshfield
Weather in Marshfield means hot, humid summers and winters with some snow. July high temperatures average 87 degrees Fahrenheit and January lows around 22 degrees, which means seniors sensitive to humidity may be uncomfortable.
- The cost of living in Marble Falls is 82.2, compared to the U.S. baseline of 100. The main difference is due to Marshfield housing prices, which may affect assisted living rates. Grocery and health care costs are closer to the rest of the nation, at 102 and 90.4, respectively.
- The city's violent crime rate is 26.7 out of 100, while the U.S. average is 31.1. However, the property crime rate in Mansfield is higher than the national average, at 39.3 versus 38.1. Seniors are encouraged to use caution when out and about.
Air and water quality in the U.S. are rated from 1 to 100, with 100 being the best. Marshfield air quality rates a 64, compared to the U.S. average of 58, while the water quality is a perfect 100.
- The Marshfield area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Ozarks Community Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Marshfield has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Marshfield Senior Center, an organization that encourages fun and fellowship among seniors through a variety of activities, including exercise classes, lunches and group outings.
Paying for Assisted Living in Marshfield
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Marshfield 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 Marshfield 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 Marshfield
Missouri offers a Supplemental Nursing Care (SNC) waiver through the Medicaid program to help seniors pay for assisted living. Eligibility is based on monthly income and individual assets; funds depend on which type of facility a resident is placed in, either assisted living or residential care facilities.
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 Marshfield
Marshfield 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 Marshfield, please visit our Assisted Living in Missouri page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Marshfield
Marshfield-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.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Marshfield
Review of Webco East
I like Webco. My ex-husband is there now in a little, clean, and neat apartment. He’s a hard person to deal with, so I really commend the staff for putting up with him. They do crafts, and have TV ... Read more
Review of Webco East
It's a nice place. It's something we would consider when we get to that point. Every time we were there the staff treated us nicely and they give us a warm welcome. They were amazing. What's sp... Read more