29 Assisted Living Facilities near Reno, NV
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There are 29 Assisted Living Facilities in the Reno area, with 20 in Reno and 9 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Reno is $4,191 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Sparks with an average starting cost of $3,715.
To help you with your search, browse the 168 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Reno. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Reno 4.4 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 15 families in Reno find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Reno, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Reno, NV
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Reno
Reno, Nevada is not only the birthplace of blue jeans, but it's also the home of the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, the Nevada Museum of Art and the National Automobile Museum. With so much to do, it's an ideal retirement location with over 26,000 seniors living with city limits. The city also has a lot to offer these seniors in terms of assisted living, with 16 assisted living facilities in the city and 10 more located in nearby communities.
In Nevada, including Reno, assisted living facilities are licensed by the Division of Health, Bureau of Health Care Quality and Compliance as residential facilities for groups.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Reno
- Reno is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning that its elected leadership “has made the commitment to actively work toward making their town, city or county a great place for people of all ages,” according to AARP.
- For seniors who love the desert heat, Reno's summers are a good match with July highs reaching 90 degrees. However, winters are cold with lows of 25.
- Nevada does not tax seniors on Social Security benefits, pensions or retirement savings account withdrawals. Seniors in Reno might find that the state's tax-friendly status results in more money for their pocketbooks.
- The cost of living in Reno is 127, considerably higher than the national average of 100, driving mainly by housing at 190. Healthcare is lower than the average at 96, transportation is on par with the average, and groceries are slightly higher than the average at 107.8. The higher costs of housing and groceries could drive up facility costs for seniors in the area.
- Reno has a high crime rate which may be of concern to some seniors or families. The city has a violent crime rate of 34.8 and a property crime rate of 44.7, both higher than the national averages of 22.7 and 35.4, respectively.
- The Reno area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Tahoe Pacific Hospital and Renown Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Assisted Living in Reno
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Assisted Living costs in Reno start around $4,529 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 Reno 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 Reno
Nevada offers two state-sponsored waivers, the Assisted Living (AL) waiver and the Home and Community Based Waiver (HCBW). These waivers help provide personal care and case management to seniors residing in their homes and in residential care facilities for groups. Nevada also has an optional state supplement for individuals who are eligible for SSI.
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 Reno
Reno 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 Reno, please visit our Assisted Living in Nevada page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Reno
Reno-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.
Other Options in Reno, NV
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Reno
Review of Longevity Residential Care II
My wife is in Longevity Residential Care II. She has been there for almost a month now. They offer just about everything. They change her and they feed her. She needs assistance with just about eve... Read more
Review of The Willows at Whitaker Park
In my little experience, I have been in two previous care homes, and by far the willows is the best. Their loving care, their great food, and their cleanliness is above average. Read more
Review of Five Star Premier Residences of Reno
I toured Five Star Premier Residences of Reno. It's clean and modern with good facilities. It was spacious and clean. I like the dining facility. One thing I didn't like about it is that it seemed ... Read more