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Assisted Living Facilities in Pahrump, NV

Assisted living is a residential option for seniors who need some support with the activities of everyday living. Highly trained caregivers are available 24 hours to assist with tasks such as bathing, dressing, grooming and medication management. Engaging activities are also available to help seniors stay occupied and active. Meals, housekeeping and laundry are covered as well, providing older adults with a maintenance-free lifestyle. This type of care costs $3,650 per month in Pahrump, which is significantly more affordable than the $4,500 national average and the state average of $3,750. 

In this guide, seniors can learn more about what Pahrump has to offer, along with valuable cost data, licensing rules and financial options to help pay for long-term care. 

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Pahrump

The Nevada Division of Health, Bureau of Healthcare Quality and Compliance licenses assisted living facilities in Pahrump and throughout the state. This bureau enforces state regulations, monitors the staffing and care within these facilities and ensures that the building, meals and amenities all meet stringent quality standards.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Pahrump

  • Health care is readily accessible for seniors in Pahrump. While there are fewer physicians per capita than average, health care is available at many local facilities, including Southwest Medical Pahrump Healthcare Center. The city is also home to Desert View Hospital, which offers both primary and emergency care services. Additionally, the cost of medical care is 13.6% lower than the national average, making health services more accessible to those with limited income. 
  • Local transportation is available for free to seniors ages 60 and over, including trips to medical appointments, errands and shopping. 
  • Using a cost index of 100, with 100 being the U.S. average, Pahrump scores a 91 for cost of living, which makes the desert city an affordable retirement option.  Health care and housing are particularly cost-effective in Pahrump. Housing scores a 96.3 while the Nevada average stands at a whopping 122.9. This makes Pahrump one of the most affordable locations to retire in the state. 
  • While Pahrump's sales tax rate of 7.6% is slightly higher than the 7.3% U.S. average, seniors benefit from Nevada's 0% state income tax. This can help offset the cost of residing in a local assisted living facility. 
  • For seniors seeking an active lifestyle, Pahrump offers frequent opportunities for outdoor adventure. The climate is hot and dry with low humidity and warm winters. Summer temperatures can easily exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit, but seniors can enjoy indoor activities in assisted living communities when the weather is unpleasant. 
  • The air quality in Pahrump is among the best in the nation, making it an ideal choice for environmentally conscious seniors. The U.S. average air quality is 58 on a 100-point index, while Pahrump scores an impressive 86. 
  • Seniors seeking a secure city for their retirement can find peace of mind in Pahrump, where the violent crime rate is 18.9 compared to the 22.7 national average. Property crime is also relatively uncommon, as the city scores 35 compared to 35.4 for the U.S. 

Paying for Assisted Living in Pahrump

The average cost of assisted living services in Pahrump is $3,650 per month. 

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

In Pahrump, seniors pay an average rate of $3,650 every month for assisted living, making it one of Nevada's most affordable options. The statewide average is just $100 higher at $3,750 per month, but as a whole, seniors in the U.S. pay a monthly rate that is 23.3% higher than that of Pahrump. Carson City's monthly rates average $3,820, while Reno's are some of the most expensive at $4,200. In neighboring states, assisted living costs trend higher. Lake Havasu, AZ, seniors pay 28.8% more than those in Pahrump, while those in Riverside, CA, pay approximately 9.6% more. 

Pahrump

$3,650

Nevada

$3,750

United States

$4,500

Carson City

$3,820

Reno

$4,250

Lake Havasu City

$4,700

Riverside, CA

$4,000

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

Seniors seeking long-term care in Pahrump have numerous options. Those who want to remain in their homes can receive in-home care or home health care for $4,767 per month. It's more cost-effective to reside in an assisted living facility, however, as rates average $3,650 and include 24-hour assistance with the activities of daily living. Adult day health care is even more affordable, averaging $1,820 monthly. Alternatively, a semi private room in a nursing home facility costs $8,273, making it one of the most expensive options for senior care.

In-Home Care

$4,767

Home Health Care

$4,767

Adult Day Health Care

$1,820

Assisted Living Facility

$3,650

Nursing Home Facility (semi private room)

$8,273

Note: Data for Pahrump was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Las Vegas, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Pahrump

Seniors aged 65 and over may have assisted living services in Pahrump covered 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.

Financial Assistance in Nevada

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 Pahrump

Pahrump 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 Pahrump, please visit our Assisted Living in Nevada page.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Pahrump

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

Laws and Regulations in Nevada

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Terry

I visited this facility

Review of Inspirations

I like Inspirations for my father-in-law. It is modern and clean, and the staff is courteous and pleasant. I spoke with a couple of the elderly residents and they say the food is great. The...

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Gulp

I am/was a resident of this facility

Review of Inspirations

The rooms are nice and have all I need. One thing that would make it terrific is if the upstairs have small safe balcony. Interaction with the staff is great for me, always polite, do their jobs...

Provider response

Hello! Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts and experience about Inspirations. We are so happy to provide our residents with the opportunities to connect with others, explore interests...

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Laura

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

Review of Inspirations

My brother is currently in Inspirations in Pahrump, Nevada. It's a very nice, clean facility. Unfortunately, I live in West Virginia, and that's in Nevada, so other than a visit there, I have not...

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