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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Wentzville

The Missouri Department of Health and Seniors Services oversees and licenses all long-term care facilities, including assisted living, throughout the state. Representatives from this department inspect facilities annually and investigate any complaints from residents or their families, ensuring these communities comply with all state regulations.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Wentzville

  • Wentzville has a cost of living comparable to the national average. On a scale where 100 represents the national norm, the city's cost of living comes in at 100.6. Local health care is about 4.4% cheaper than average, and utilities prices are about 7.6% lower, which can save seniors some money.
  • Crime rates are lower than the national average in Wentzville, which can give seniors and their families added peace of mind. On a 100-point scale, with 100 indicating high crime, Wentzville has a violent crime rate of 10.3 compared to the national average of 22.7. Although property crime rates are higher at 24.1, they still remain lower than the U.S. average of 35.4. 
  • Seniors who enjoy all four seasons may appreciate Wentzville. The area experiences hot summers and cold winters, with summer high temperatures often exceeding 80 degrees Fahrenheit and winter low temperatures dropping to 21 degrees Fahrenheit. Additionally, the area gets about 13 inches of snow per year, which is lower than the national average of 27.8 inches.
  • Wentzville is home to several hospitals and medical centers, including SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital. Although the area has a lower-than-average number of physicians per capita at 98 physicians per 100,000 residents, seniors can often access health services through the area's assisted living facilities, which may have on-call doctors and nurses for prompt care.
  • Seniors ages 60 and older can sign up for transportation through the Independent Transportation Network. Riders pre-pay a $50 fee, but the City of Wentzville will reimburse city residents the fee after three rides. Seniors can schedule rides 24/7 for any purpose.

 

Paying for Assisted Living in Wentzville

Assisted living care in Wentzville costs an average of $4,100 per month.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

Wentzville's average assisted living costs are about 8.8% less than the national norm of $4,500 per month. However, assisted living in the city is about 36.6% costlier than the Missouri average. When compared to neighboring areas, Wentzville's rates stand out. They're almost twice as much as those in Jefferson City, which has an average monthly cost of $2,075. Additionally, assisted living in Wentzville is 46.4% pricier than in Columbia and 61.5% more than in Cape Girardeau.

Wentzville

$4,100

Missouri

$3,000

United States

$4,500

Jefferson City

$2,075

Columbia

$2,800

Cape Girardeau

$2,538

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

With an average cost of $4,100 per month, assisted living in Wentzville provides seniors with assistance in daily activities in a community setting. In comparison, in-home care and home health care, which offer personalized daily support and medical care in a senior's residence, cost about 33.7% more. Nursing home care provides round-the-clock medical care and supervision, costing $5,627 per month for semiprivate accommodations. However, adult day health care, which offers daytime medical and recreational services, is the most budget-friendly option in the city, averaging $1,198 per month. 

In-Home Care

$5,482

Home Health Care

$5,482

Adult Day Health Care

$1,918

Assisted Living Facility

$4,100

Nursing Home Care (semiprivate room)

$5,627

Note: Data for Wentzville was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, St. Louis, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Wentzville

The Medicaid State Plan Personal Care authority provides financial support to eligible seniors to help pay for the cost of services provided in assisted living facilities. 

An Optional State Supplement (OSS) is available to residents who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to help pay for room and board. Family supplementation is also permitted.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Missouri page.

Financial Assistance in Missouri

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 Wentzville

Wentzville 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 Wentzville, please visit our Assisted Living in Missouri page.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Wentzville

Wentzville Assisted Living Communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all Assisted Living Facilities in Missouri are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Missouri page for more information about these laws.

Laws and Regulations in Missouri

Reviews of Communities Nearby

Assisted Living

Kimberly

I visited this facility

Review of The Boulevard at Wentzville

Everything was good at The Boulevard at Wentzville. It was very clean and very inviting. The staff was great too. The lady who toured me was very friendly, very inviting, and informative. The rooms...

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Assisted Living

Marjorie

I visited this facility

Review of The Boulevard at Wentzville

I went to The Boulevard at Wentzville and it was very nice. It's huge and they have different buildings. The person who took us through was very nice. I thought it was a nice place, but I'm not...

Provider response

Marjorie, we hope you will come back and see what we can do for your husband! Please let us know if we can arrange another time to meet. We hope you have a great day.

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Susan

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Village Center Care of Wentzville

My mom moved into Village Center Care of Wentzville. We chose it because it was small and very personal, and the care could be one-on-one. What we like the most is they have a lot of staff members....

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