9 Assisted Living Facilities in Rapid City, SD

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Edgewood Rapid City

Provides: Assisted Living
4001 Derby Lane, Rapid City, SD 57701
"Edgewood Somerset Court was very clean. I didn't see anything broken or in need of repairs. The staff was nice and friendly. The room was very nice and updated. They had crafts and a place where..." More

Fountain Springs Healthcare Center

Provides: Assisted Living
2000 Wesleyan Blvd, Rapid City, SD 57702
"An excellent facility with friendly caring staff. Any concerns are taken care of immediately. Has good meals with several choices available for the resident to choose from. A local doctor is in..." More

Westhills Village

Provides: Assisted Living
255 Texas St, Rapid City, SD 57701
"Westhills South Assisted Living Facility II is state of the art facility which offers very warm, highly friendly neat and clean atmosphere to reside. It has been visited by me with my uncle last..." More

Morningstar Assisted Living Center

Provides: Assisted Living
4120 Winfield Street, Rapid City, SD 57701
"In visiting this facility, I was most impressed with the spacious living areas and the dining area. Residents eat together and have a comfortable area for socializing and activities. In talking..." More

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Primrose Retirement Community of Rapi...

Provides: Assisted Living
224 E Minnesota St, Rapid City, SD 57701
"Primrose is committed to providing a happy, healthy environment for our residents. Assisted living is designed for seniors who want the privacy of an apartment with the security of professional..." More

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The Victorian Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1321 Columbus Street, Rapid City, SD 57701
"I loved this place... right in the middle of things in down town rapid city so there is a lot to do... lots of shops and restaurants nearby and of course regional health's main hospital is only a..." More

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Fairmont Grand

Provides: Assisted Living
409 E. Fairlane Dr, Rapid City, SD 57701
"Welcome to Fairmont Grand, an Independent Living and Assisted Living senior care retirement community in Rapid City, South Dakota. Fairmont Grand welcomes you at the front door with familiar..." More

Good Samaritan Society - Echo Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
821 Fox Run Drive, Rapid City, SD 57701

Theres A Hart Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2303 Michigan Ave, Rapid City, SD 57701

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Rapid City

    The seat of Pennington County and the second-largest city in the state, Rapid City, S.D., is home to a sizable senior demographic that includes more than 16 percent of the population. Rapid City currently has four assisted living facilities that are regulated and licensed by the South Dakota Department of Health. These facilities offer seniors an inviting place to reside along with reliable assistance for activities of daily living such as dressing and bathing. Some of the Rapid City facilities also offer specialized medical care for residents with conditions such as dementia. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Rapid City

    • Rapid City has an array of resources for seniors, including the Canyon Lake Senior Center, which features dances, cards and games, crafts and music groups.

    • Seniors who are concerned about rising costs of living may be pleased to note that Rapid City has a cost of living index of 93. This is below the national average of 100.

    • Rapid City is home to world-class medical facilities, including Rapid City Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies and illness.

    • Seniors planning to rely on public transportation can take the bus service operated by the Rapid Transit System. Seniors 60 and over may ride at a reduced rate.

    • Community safety is important to many seniors. Rapid City does have an annual average crime rate of 3,502 per 100,000 people. This is higher than the national average which is 2,837 crimes per 100,000 people.

    • Winter weather in Rapid City can be difficult for some seniors. Rapid City has an average January low of 13 degrees. However, summer highs are in the mid-80s.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Rapid City

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in South Dakota

    $4,000.00 US
    $2,605.00 Rapid City

    Assisted Living costs in Rapid City start around $2,605 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 Rapid City 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 Rapid City

    Funds for assisted living facilities are limited in South Dakota. Even so, the South Dakota Medicaid Home and Community-Based Options and Person Centered Excellence (HOPE) Waiver offers financial assistance for seniors to pay for care at an assisted living facility. Depending on available funding, there may be a waiting list for eligible seniors to obtain the help they need to pay for care. 

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in South Dakota page.

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    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 South Dakota page.


    Free Assisted Living Resources in Rapid City

    Rapid City 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 Rapid City, please visit our Assisted Living in South Dakota page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Rapid City

    Rapid City-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in South Dakota are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in South Dakota page for more information about these laws.

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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Rapid City

    • Review of The Victorian Assisted Living

      Was shocked to see how the residents rooms were kept and what staff would allow to be so sticky solid floors and the smell so bad could be healthy for anyone. Family works there which had no posit... Read more

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    • Review of Edgewood Rapid City

      Edgewood Somerset Court was very clean. I didn't see anything broken or in need of repairs. The staff was nice and friendly. The room was very nice and updated. They had crafts and a place where th... Read more

      Monica
    • Review of Edgewood Rapid City

      We found Somerset court for my mother. It was pretty nice, the layout was pretty good, and they had lots of activities that the residents could join and enjoy. The staff is very attentive, helpful,... Read more

      Mark

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