10 Assisted Living Facilities near Meredith, NH
Also serving communities of Laconia, Wolfeboro, North Conway, Franconia, Whitefield.
There are 10 Assisted Living Facilities in the Meredith area, with 3 in Meredith and 7 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Meredith is $4,700 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,450.
To help you with your search, browse the 23 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Meredith. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Meredith 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Rochester with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Meredith, NH
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Meredith
Meredith is full of natural beauty and lies south of the scenic White Mountain National Forest on the edge of Lake Winnipesaukee. The area is a haven for those who enjoy fishing or walks along the bay. Not only do seniors have their pick of several bodies of water, but three assisted living facilities in town and another seven nearby can accommodate the 18 percent population of elders.
The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services governs the policies of assisted living facilities, referred to as Residential Care Facilities (RCFs). These facilities create a homelike setting for three or more seniors and offer services such as 24-hour support, medication management and organized social activities.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Meredith
- Meredith has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Laconia.
- Seniors looking to pinch pennies are in luck in Meredith. New Hampshire is very friendly to retirees, as the state has no sales tax.
- Seniors living in Meredith have the luxury of fresh and clean air to breathe. The American Lung Association gave Meredith both ozone and particle pollution scores of A.
- Meredith offers seniors the chance to experience the arts without the need to travel to the big city. The Winnipesaukee Playhouse hosts a full season each year in a beautiful remodeled New England barn.
Winters are difficult to navigate here in Meredith. With six feet of heavy snowfall and an average low of nine degrees, seniors may not be equipped to handle the weather. Summers are much more relaxed, with a high average of 80 degrees in July.
- Property crime in Meredith is rated at 41 out of 100 (1 being the safest). This is only 7 percent higher than the national average, rated at 38.1, so seniors may still feel safe when out of the house.
Paying for Assisted Living in Meredith
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in New Hampshire
Assisted Living costs in Meredith start around $4,700 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 Meredith 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 Meredith
Seniors living on a tight budget seeking aid for assisted living costs may be eligible for the state’s Medicaid waiver, the Home and Community Based Services Waiver (HCBS). At this time, there are no non-Medicaid programs available.
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 Meredith
Meredith 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 Meredith, please visit our Assisted Living in New Hampshire page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Meredith
Meredith-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.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Meredith
Review of Forestview Manor
My mother has no complaints about Forestview Manor and neither do I. Everything has been excellent. Her room is very nice, she has a private room and it's adequate. The staff is extremely pleasant ... Read more
Review of Golden View
I didn't like Golden View Meredith, the section where they were going to put my mother in was more like a hospital. Because they didn't have any beds available in the second level so they're going ... Read more
Review of Golden View
My husband moved into Golden View. It looks dignified, nice, and the staff is well trained. They have a fair bit of music, which I appreciate. The dining area is very nice, the food is bland, and i... Read more