38 Assisted Living Facilities near Concord, NH
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There are 38 Assisted Living Facilities in the Concord area, with 7 in Concord and 31 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Concord is $5,065 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,450.
To help you with your search, browse the 133 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Concord. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Concord 3.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Manchester with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Concord, NH
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Concord
Concord is the capital of New Hampshire and is home to a little more than 42,000 residents, 15 percent of whom are senior citizens age 65 or older. The city is known for its charming and historic Main Street. There are 38 assisted living facilities in the Concord area. Seven of these facilities are right in Concord, while 31 are in surrounding cities and towns such as Bedford, Manchester and Franklin.
The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Health Facilities Administration licenses and regulates two types of assisted living facilities in New Hampshire: assisted living residence-supported residential health care, which are facilities who may admit residents who require a nursing level of care, and assisted living residence-residential care facilities which provide a lower level of care.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Concord
Concord Area Transit offers safe public transportation options with specialized services for seniors that include wheelchair accessible origin-to-destination routes and reduced fairs.
- The Concord area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Concord Hospital, in case of medical emergencies or illness.
- Concord has an array of community resources for seniors, including the GoodLife Programs & Activities, an organization that provides seniors the opportunity to take part in classes, day trips and other events with their peers, as well as two senior centers.
- Concord experiences high levels of precipitation year round. The city sees an average annual rainfall of 44 inches, which is 5 inches more than the U.S. average, and an average snowfall of 62 inches, which is 36 inches more snow than the average U.S. city sees each year. Seniors who enjoy spending time outdoors may find the weather in Concord to be inconvenient.
- The cost of living in Concord is more than 12 percent above the U.S. average. Seniors living in the area will find themselves spending more on health care and personal expenses.
- Air quality in Concord, and throughout Merrimack County, has seen a great deal of improvement recently. Because of this, it has been given a passing grade by the American Lung Association.
Paying for Assisted Living in Concord
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Concord start around $5,065 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 Concord 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 Concord
In New Hampshire, eligible seniors can apply for assistance under the Medicaid Choices for Independence 1915(c) waiver, which helps to pay for services provided in assisted living residences. An optional supplement is available to seniors receiving supplemental security income which can be used to help pay for the cost of room and board.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Concord
Concord 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 Concord, please visit our Assisted Living in New Hampshire page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Concord
Concord-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in New Hampshire are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in New Hampshire page for more information about these laws.
Other Options in Concord, NH
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Concord
Review of Granite Ledges of Concord
I have a relative who has lived at Granite Ledges for almost two years. My relative has memory issues but is not in the memory care unit. I have been completely impressed with the care that my lo... Read more
Review of Granite Ledges of Concord
The first day my relative moved in to the alzheimers dementia wing the coordinator bragged about their family style eating being so inclusive. In a few short days they had converted back to bringin... Read more
Review of Pleasant View Retirement
DO NOT send your loved ones here. My father was allowed to walk out of this facility with his walker after having hip surgery. He had gotten 100 yards before they found him. He was left in the hall... Read more