10 Assisted Living Facilities near Bellevue, NE
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There are 10 Assisted Living Facilities in the Bellevue area, with 3 in Bellevue and 7 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Bellevue is $3,495 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Council Bluffs with an average starting cost of $3,260.
To help you with your search, browse the 55 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Bellevue. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Bellevue 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Council Bluffs with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Bellevue, NE
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Bellevue
The city of Bellevue, a suburb of Omaha located in Sarpy County, has been named the "Most Underrated Town in Nebraska" due to it's growing economy and natural landscape. Home to around 52,993 people, the senior population, aged 60 and up, is about 15-percent. To accommodate them, Bellevue offers three local assisted living facilities (ALFs) and six nearby. Each community is regulated and licensed by the Nebraska Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Licensure and Regulation.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Bellevue
- The cost of living in Bellevue is ranked a 91, comparably cheaper than the 100-point national average. Seniors on a limited-income may need to consider that while less expensive than the national average, the city is ranked more costly than the state, which has a median of 88-points. This rise is seen mainly in transportation and health care, where both expenses are higher than most places nationally and statewide.
- The city of Bellevue has violent crime rates that are 189 percent lower than other neighborhoods in the nation and 110 percent lower than nearby towns. However, seniors concerned about safety could be hesitant to move to a city with a 110 percent higher crime per square mile than most national cities.
- Seniors living in Bellevue may find the cold, frigid winters dangerous with average temperatures ranging from 17 to 45 degrees. Seniors may also need to consider the elevated levels of rainfall that can lead to slippery surfaces during the summer months, averaging between 3 to 4 inches from May through August.
- Locals experience slightly better air quality, by 3 percent, when compared to the national median. The better air quality and 14 percent better pollution levels make it easier for seniors who have respiratory illnesses to breathe.
- The town of Bellevue, considered part of the Omaha region, gives residents access to the Metro Transit Authority of the City of Omaha, which runs through Ralston, LaVista, Bellevue and Papillion, Nebraska and Pottawattamie County in Iowa. The Metro also offers senior discounts on both cash fares and ride cards.
- Bellevue has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Bellevue Senior Community Center, an organization that enhances the quality of life of resident seniors through recreation, companionship, education and nourishment at its local center.
Paying for Assisted Living in Bellevue
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Bellevue start around $3,495 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 Bellevue 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 Bellevue
Bellevue seniors seeking financial aid have options through two state programs, including the Medicaid 1915(c) Home and Community Based Services Waiver (HCBS) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Nebraska 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 Nebraska page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Bellevue
Bellevue 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 Bellevue, please visit our Assisted Living in Nebraska page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Bellevue
Bellevue-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Nebraska are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Nebraska page for more information about these laws.
Other Options in Bellevue, NE
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Bellevue
Review of Heritage Ridge
My father moved into Heritage Ridge Assisted Living. It's a pretty nice place, the director has been very helpful in moving my dad from a two-bedroom to a one-bedroom, which was cheaper. It's very ... Read more
Review of Richmont Village
Richmont Village is very nice, but theyre a lot more expensive. You have to sign in and out, or be buzzed in and out, and we liked that. They have an excellent menu, but it seemed to be a little b... Read more
Review of Richmont Village
My parents are on the waiting list of Richmont Village. The place is clean and well-organized. There are lots of activities. The staff members are professional and pleasant. It is a great location.... Read more