2 Assisted Living Facilities in Gardnerville, NV
The average cost of assisted living in Gardnerville is $3,095 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,400. Cheaper nearby regions include Carson City with an average starting cost of $2,995.
To help you with your search, browse the 14 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Gardnerville. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Gardnerville 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Gardnerville
The town of Gardnerville is located in Douglas County, Nevada and is inhabited by nearly 6,000 people. Local seniors, who comprise about 21% of the population, receive access to nutrition programs, transportation services and recreation and wellness programs through Douglas County Senior Services.
Gardnerville seniors who are unable to live at home alone may transition to one of the town's two assisted living facilities. The official licensure term for assisted living facilities in Nevada is residential facilities for groups, and they are governed by the Nevada Division of Health.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Gardnerville
- The overall cost of living in Gardnerville is about 5% higher than the statewide average and 25% higher than the national average. This is primarily due to the high cost of housing, which may drive up assisted living costs, but seniors may also expect to spend about 14% more on healthcare here than elsewhere in the nation.
- On a 100-point crime index, the violent crime rate in Gardnerville is slightly higher than the national average at 23.6, and the property crime rate is about eight points higher than the national average at 43.2. Seniors may want to find an assisted living facility that keeps residents safe using alarm systems and security cameras.
Summers in Gardnerville are hot and dry with July highs around 91 degrees and very little humidity. The town gets about 29 inches of annual snowfall, and winter lows are around 19 degrees. To keep residents occupied when the weather is hot or cold, many assisted living facilities offer educational programs and social events.
Air quality in Gardnerville is very good, which may make the city an option for assisted living for seniors with conditions that are worsened by smog or particle pollution. On a scale of 1 to 100, the town's air quality is rated 71, versus the national average of 58.
- Nevada does not impose a state income tax, which may leave more money in the budget for assisted living expenses in Gardnerville.
- The Gardnerville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Carson Valley Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Gardnerville
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Gardnerville start around $3,095 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 Gardnerville 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 Gardnerville
Seniors who are unable to afford assisted living services in Gardnerville may receive services under the Medicaid Frail Elderly 1915(c) waiver program.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Nevada 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 Nevada page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Gardnerville
Gardnerville 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 Gardnerville, please visit our Assisted Living in Nevada page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Gardnerville
Gardnerville-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Nevada are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Nevada page for more information about these laws.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Gardnerville
Review of Carson Valley Senior Living
Carson Valley Senior Living was a small, very cozy, friendly, and quiet place. The person who showed me around was very nice. It's not able to provide as much activities because it's smaller, but i... Read more
Review of Carson Valley Senior Living
Carson Valley Senior Living was nice and they showed me different sized rooms, apartments, studios, and a couple of extra rooms where you can put two people together. It's a single-story building. ... Read more
Review of The Chateau at Gardnerville
My visit to Brookdale Gardnerville was fine, but it was way too expensive. They charge for every little thing so it was cost-prohibitive. It was a lovely facility, but it's just way overpriced. Read more