27 Assisted Living Facilities near O Fallon, MO
There are 27 Assisted Living Facilities in the O Fallon area, with 6 in O Fallon and 21 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in O Fallon is $4,447 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,425. Cheaper nearby regions include Saint Peters with an average starting cost of $4,320.
To help you with your search, browse the 132 reviews below for assisted living facilities in O Fallon. On average, consumers rate assisted living in O Fallon 3.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Saint Peters with an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 9 families in O Fallon find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in O Fallon, call (855) 863-8283.
6 Assisted Living Facilities in O Fallon, MO
21 Assisted Living Facilities near O Fallon, MO
What to Consider About Assisted Living in O Fallon
Nestled between St. Louis and St. Peters, O'Fallon seniors can visit Zumwalt's Fort and the O'Fallon Historical Society's Log Cabin Museum. The city is home to 87,957 people, 10.9 percent of whom are at least 65 years old. For those who are in need of daily assistance, there are 25 assisted living facilities in the area from which to choose with six located in O'Fallon and 19 more nearby.
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Division of Regulation and Licensure oversees assisted living facilities in O'Fallon and the rest of the state. The facilities are classified into one of two options, assisted living facilities or residential care facilities. Both provide similar services but assisted living facilities can serve people who require a slightly higher level of care.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in O Fallon
- The O'Fallon area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Progress West Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The city's Senior Transportation and Rides (STAR) program provides transportation to area seniors to and from hospitals, doctor's offices, and other medical facilities on an as-needed basis. Seniors must schedule rides at least three days in advance.
O'Fallon weather is fairly moderate for most of the year. In the spring and fall, average high temperatures are between 60 and 80 degrees. Summer temps are a bit higher, with highs in the low 90s. During the winter, temperatures can dip into the low 20s and snow is common. This may limit the amount of time seniors spend outdoors.
- The pollution index in O'Fallon is 40 percent better than the national average. This may benefit seniors with chronic breathing conditions such as COPD.
- Seniors can rest easy in O'Fallon. The city's crime rate is 60 percent lower than the Missouri average and 51 percent lower than the national average. Violent crimes are also uncommon and rates average 66 percent lower than the state median and 53 percent lower than the national average.
- While O'Fallon's average cost of living is only one percent higher than the national average, it's 11 percent higher than Missouri's average. Seniors should expect to pay slightly higher prices on groceries, but the cost of other basic necessities and healthcare services average lower than both state and national averages.
Paying for Assisted Living in O Fallon
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in O Fallon start around $4,447 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 O Fallon 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 O Fallon
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 O Fallon
O Fallon 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 O Fallon, please visit our Assisted Living in Missouri page.
The 10 Best Assisted Living Communities in O Fallon Area
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in O Fallon
O Fallon-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.
Assisted Living near O Fallon, MO
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in O Fallon
Review of Garden View Care Center
My mother was miserable for the entire week she was there! Staff was rude, admissions director was rude and yelled at me upon discharge. I would not recommend this facility for a cat or dog muc... Read more
Review of Twin Oaks Estate
Nursing staff seemed exceptionally knowledgeable and helpful—seemed very courteous,patient and respectful of the elderly. Building toured seemed well maintained and clean. Aroma from the kitchen wa... Read more
Review of The Meadowlands
This facility looks and seems great when you move your family member in. But after that not much is done in the ads of caring for your loved one. They are severely understaffed. And because of this... Read more