2 Assisted Living Facilities in North Platte, NE

2 Assisted Living Facilities in North Platte, NE

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Centennial Park Retirement Village

Provides: Assisted Living
510 Centennial Circle, North Platte, NE 69101
"We liked Centennial Park; it was clean and very friendly. It was a really nice place. They allow pets, and that’s very pleasant to us with no extra charge. Everybody was very friendly. They greeted..." More

Linden Estates

Provides: Assisted Living
3700 West Philip Avenue, North Platte, NE 69101
"I looked at little apartments at Linden Estates, and they were nice. You have your own garage. The staff was excellent. They do have different activities. They play games and puzzles. People come..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in North Platte

    The city of North Platte, which is located in Lincoln County, Nebraska, is home to about 24,000 people, about 17% of whom are aged 65 and over. This city may be an affordable option for retirees on a tight budget who are searching for assisted living options. Its overall cost of living is about 14% lower than the national average and 9% lower than the statewide average, mainly due to affordable housing and utilities. This may result in lower assisted living costs.

    Seniors who need an extra hand with some daily living activities may reside in one of North Platte's two assisted living facilities. These facilities are licensed by the Nebraska Division of Public Health to provide housing, meals and supportive services to four or more residents.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in North Platte

    • Property crime is more prevalent in North Platte than in the average U.S. city, but the city's violent crime rate is a few points below the national average, which may provide peace of mind to seniors who are considering assisted living here. 
    • Winters are very cold in North Platte with January lows around 13 degrees, and the city receives about 29 inches of annual snowfall. Summers are warm with highs around 88 degrees, which is a little warmer than most Nebraska cities. Seniors may want to find an assisted living facility that offers a variety of engaging activities and programs when outside temperatures are uncomfortable. 
    • On a scale of 1 to 100, the air quality in North Platte is rated 66, which is several points higher than the national median. Seniors who have respiratory conditions can breathe easy here. 
    • The North Platte area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Great Plains Health, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 
      • Nebraska imposes state income tax on all forms of retirement income, including Social Security benefits. This may be a consideration for seniors who are considering a move to North Platte from a city in a more retiree-friendly state. 
      • North Platte has a variety of cultural amenities for seniors to enjoy. Some assisted living facilities may provide field trips to the Neville Center for the Performing Arts, an 851-seat venue in the historic Fox Theater that hosts movies, plays and other live performances throughout the year. 

      Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.


      Paying for Assisted Living in North Platte

      Average Monthly Costs

      Cities in Nebraska

      $4,000.00 US
      $3,862.00 Kearney
      $2,600.00 Lexington
      $1,835.00 North Platte

      Assisted Living costs in North Platte start around $1,835 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 North Platte 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 North Platte

      Seniors who meet income and asset limits may have assisted living services in North Platte covered under Nebraska's Aged and Disabled waiver program

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

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      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 North Platte

      North Platte 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 North Platte, please visit our Assisted Living in Nebraska page.


      Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in North Platte

      North Platte-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.

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      Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in North Platte

      • Review of Centennial Park Retirement Village

        We liked Centennial Park; it was clean and very friendly. It was a really nice place. They allow pets, and that’s very pleasant to us with no extra charge. Everybody was very friendly. They greeted... Read more

        Linda114408450
      • Review of Linden Estates

        I looked at little apartments at Linden Estates, and they were nice. You have your own garage. The staff was excellent. They do have different activities. They play games and puzzles. People come i... Read more

        Barbara110864450
      • Review of Centennial Park Retirement Village

        What I like about Centennial Park is that they have a garage, and they also had a community place. I haven’t met most of their staff, but those I met were OK. Their rooms were fine for an old lady. Read more

        Barbara110864450

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