16 Assisted Living Facilities near Sullivan, MO
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There are 16 Assisted Living Facilities in the Sullivan area, with 2 in Sullivan and 14 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Sullivan is $2,561 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,650. Cheaper nearby regions include Saint Clair with an average starting cost of $2,287.
To help you with your search, browse the 21 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Sullivan. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Sullivan 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Sullivan, MO
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Sullivan
Sullivan is located in the southern part of Missouri, halfway between St. Louis and the state capital of Jefferson City. It's a quiet, small town with plenty of access to nature for seniors who enjoy spending time outdoors. The population of Sullivan is just 6,300, with 20% being seniors aged 65 and older. These individuals may need accommodations in one of the town's two assisted living facilities as they age.
Assisted living communities in Sullivan, as in all of Missouri, are licensed and regulated by the state's Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS). These licenses require the supervision of an administrator licensed by the Board of Nursing Home Administrators. DHSS is required to inspect each facility annually and impose fines on those that do not pass.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Sullivan
Sullivan's summers are hot and humid, with July high temperatures reaching into the high 80s. Winters are cold and snowy, but deep snows and blizzards are rare.
- The cost of living in Sullivan is 90, compared to the U.S. baseline of 100. Housing costs in Sullivan are significantly lower than the national average, at 63 compared to 100. Grocery and health care costs are closer to the rest of the nation, at 93 and 94, respectively.
- Sullivan's violent crime rate is 15 out of 100, while the U.S. average is 31.1. Crime rates are based on a scale of 1 to 100, with 1 being the safest. However, the property crime rate in Sullivan is notably higher than the national average, at 81 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. Sullivan's air quality rates a 63, compared to the U.S. average of 58, while the water quality is 86 compared to 100.
- The Sullivan area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Sullivan has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Sullivan Senior Center, an organization that offers exercise classes, lunches and group outings, among other fun activities.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Sullivan
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Sullivan start around $2,561 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 Sullivan 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 Sullivan
Missouri Medicaid provides a Supplemental Nursing Care (SNC) waiver to help those who qualify to pay for assisted living. Eligibility is income based, as well as based on the individual's assets and the type of facility where the individual is housed.
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 Sullivan
Sullivan 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 Sullivan, please visit our Assisted Living in Missouri page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Sullivan
Sullivan-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 Sullivan
Review of The Arbors at Dunsford Court
The Arbors at Dunsford Court was well kept and very nice. The staff members were informative and helpful. The dining area was very clean and very pretty. You have to furnish your own room. There wa... Read more
Review of The Arbors at Dunsford Court
My Mother recently passed away after 2 years and 2 months at Dunsford Ct. My Mom and our family were all very impressed with the facility and the level of care but mostly with the wonderful people... Read more