7 Assisted Living Facilities near Mount Vernon, MO

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Mount Vernon, MO

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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

Lawrence County Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
915 Carl Allen Drive, Mount Vernon, MO 65712
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Autumn Court

Provides: Assisted Living
1425 S Landrum St, Mount Vernon, MO 65712
"Autumn Court was designed for residents who tend to wander, suffer from mental confusion, disorientation, memory loss, are unaware of others’ personal space and belongings, are fearful or agitated,..." More

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The Good Samaritan

Provides: Assisted Living
16979 Highway 39, Verona, MO 65769
"My parents moved to The Good Samaritan in Verona the first week of April. It is awesome. They have very friendly and very knowledgeable people there. With COVID we had to go through distancing..." More

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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
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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

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Mount Vernon

    Mount Vernon, Missouri, located in the center of Lawrence County, served as the headquarters for Confederate and Federal troops during the Civil War. Today, more than 4,500 people call this city their home, including a senior population of more than 21%. Some members of this thriving senior population may require assistance with their personal care.

    There are three assisted living facilities in Mount Vernon to serve these seniors along with another five located in nearby towns and villages such as Verona, Marionville and Aurora. Throughout the entire state of Missouri, including Mount Vernon, assisted living facilities are sometimes known as residential care facilities, and are licensed by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Mount Vernon

    • Mount Vernon’s cost of living is 78.4. This low cost of living is driven primarily by housing costs, which might result in lower facility costs; however, seniors can still expect to pay more for groceries and healthcare in Mount Vernon than they would in other areas of the U.S. or Missouri.
    • Missouri’s tax laws may put a strain on the budgets of Mount Vernon seniors. The state fully taxes withdrawals on retirement savings accounts and private pensions.
    • OATS Transit provides transportation around Mount Vernon and to the joining cities. Some routes are funded by the Area Agencies on Aging for seniors aged 60 and over. The service is available Monday to Friday and trips must be scheduled at least 48 hours in advance.
    • Mount Vernon has an annual rainfall of 46 inches compared to the U.S. average of 38 inches. However, the city still gets 214 sunny days per year which is almost 10 more than the national average of 205 days, allowing active seniors plenty of time to spend outdoors.

    Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Mount Vernon

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Missouri

    $4,500.00 Monett
    $4,000.00 Carthage
    $4,000.00 US
    $4,000.00 Mount Vernon
    $3,000.00 Marionville

    Assisted Living costs in Mount Vernon start around $4,000 per month on average, which is on par with the 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 Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon

    Medicaid eligible seniors in Mount Vernon may be able to receive help with assisted living expenses through one of Missouri’s state programs, known as the Aged and Disabled, the State Plan Personal-Care, the Supplemental Nursing Care Assistance and the Medicaid Care Options programs.

    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 Mount Vernon

    Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon, please visit our Assisted Living in Missouri page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Mount Vernon

    Mount Vernon-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 Mount Vernon

    • Review of Oakview Senior Care

      This home is just perfect I recommend for those who don't want to choose big community stay more in home environment Read more

    • Review of Oakview Senior Care

      I recommend this assistant living it's better than a big facility.. owner are very nice they are very compassionate and the home definitely clean and warm.. Read more

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