10 Assisted Living Facilities near Sedalia, MO
Also serving communities of La Monte, Stover.
There are 10 Assisted Living Facilities in the Sedalia area, with 9 in Sedalia and 1 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Sedalia is $3,150 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,400.
To help you with your search, browse the 5 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Sedalia. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Sedalia 3.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Warrensburg with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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9 Assisted Living Facilities in Sedalia, MO
1 Assisted Living Facility near Sedalia, MO
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Sedalia
Sedalia, Missouri has Midwestern hospitality that visitors and residents love. This welcoming city is home to the Missouri State Fair and the Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival. The city is also home to a senior population that makes up 15.1% of its total population of 21,387. Eventually, some of these seniors might need to transition into assisted living care. There are nine assisted living facilities in Sedalia to care for this senior population, with one more facility located in the nearby community of La Monte.
Assisted living facilities are also called residential care facilities in Missouri, including Sedalia, which are licensed by the Missouri Department of Health.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Sedalia
- Missouri fully taxes retirement savings account income and private pensions, which could leave less money in the assisted living budget for Sedalia seniors.
- The Sedalia area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Bothwell Regional Health Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
OATS Transit provides transportation for medical appointments and shopping in Sedalia with either door-to-door service or pick-up points. Although most buses are wheelchair accessible, it's important to book wheelchair services in advance to ensure vehicles are equipped. Rides are available Monday through Friday, with some weekend service. Medicaid recipients can have their rides to medical appointments covered by the program, although they must call in advance to schedule. While some routes have fees, others are covered by the Area Agency on Aging, so seniors may want to ask about fares when scheduling rides.
- Sedalia has a violent crime rate of 37.6 and a property crime rate of 80.3, both significantly higher than the respective national averages of 22.7 and 35.4. Seniors may want to keep an eye on their surroundings and belongings at all times when out in the city, and may also want to ensure that prospective facilities have alarms and security cameras.
- The overall cost of living in Sedalia is 78, much lower than the state average of 92.5 and the national average of 100, which may make the city more affordable for seniors with tight budgets.
- Year-round temperatures in Sedalia ranged between 20 and 88 degrees, and rainfall at 19 inches is half the national average, which may be appealing to seniors who dislike humid summer weather.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Sedalia
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Sedalia start around $3,150 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 Sedalia 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 Sedalia
Low-income Sedalia seniors who are struggling with assisted living costs may be able to get financial aid through one Missouri’s three resources, the Aged and Disabled waiver, the State Plan Personal Care option, or the Supplemental Nursing Care Assistance 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 Sedalia
Sedalia 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 Sedalia, please visit our Assisted Living in Missouri page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Sedalia
Sedalia-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 Sedalia
Review of Cedarhurst of Sedalia
My mother moved into Cedarhurst of Sedalia, and shes been there 3 weeks. Its very light and cheery, and the assisted living facility shes in is brand new. Theyve got 35 beds and an excellent st... Read more
Review of Cedarhurst of Sedalia
Cedarhurst of Sedalia is well-managed and a newer facility. They have a good dining room and good nursing and care staff. The location was convenient to where my parents lived. They chose a 1-bedro... Read more
Review of Pettis County Assisted Living
I did not like Pettis County. It was not clean, and the rooms were small. The staff was fine, but it is out of town, and I don't care for that. To me, it was not good. There's no way I'd put my mom... Read more