20 Assisted Living Facilities near Sioux Falls, SD
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There are 20 Assisted Living Facilities in the Sioux Falls area, with 17 in Sioux Falls and 3 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Sioux Falls is $2,540 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,450.
To help you with your search, browse the 47 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Sioux Falls. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Sioux Falls 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Canton with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Sioux Falls, SD
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Sioux Falls
Located on the picturesque banks of the Big Sioux River, Sioux Falls is South Dakota’s most populous city and is home to a sizable senior demographic that includes about 17 percent of the city’s overall population. To accommodate its seniors, Sioux Falls features 17 assisted living facilities and a further nine that are located nearby. These facilities are designed to provide seniors with assistance for tasks and activities associated with daily living. They are licensed and regulated by the South Dakota Department of Health. Some area facilities are also equipped to help seniors who may have certain disabilities or conditions such as dementia.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Sioux Falls
- Sioux Falls features a myriad of cultural attractions like Good Earth State Park, Washington Pavilion of Art and Science and Falls Overlook Café. Many area assisted living facilities offer day trips to these and other city attractions and events.
- The city of Sioux Falls has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Active Generations Senior Center that features fitness programs, computer classes, daily meals, educational seminars, and social activities for city seniors.
- Though a major city and county seat of Minnehaha County, Sioux Falls boasts an affordable cost of living index of 93, which is seven points less than the national average. This means seniors retain more money in their pockets.
- Seniors wishing to use public transportation have convenient access to the Sioux Area Metro bus service. Seniors ride at reduced rates and veterans ride for free.
- Sioux Falls is home to world-class medical facilities, including Sanford USD Medical Center, in the event of medical emergency or illness.
- Because safety is important to seniors, they should note that Sioux Falls does have an annual crime rate of 3,688 per 100,000 people. This is well above the national average which is 2,837 per 100,000 people.
Paying for Assisted Living in Sioux Falls
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Sioux Falls start around $2,540 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 Sioux Falls 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 Sioux Falls
There are limited resources when it comes to financial assistance for assisted living care in the state of South Dakota; however, the South Dakota Medicaid Home and Community-Based Options and Person Centered Excellence Waiver does provide assistance to eligible seniors for care within an assisted living facility. This is not an entitlement program which means that there is a cap to the number of people who may be helped. Eligible seniors may spend time on a wait list before they receive financial assistance.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in South Dakota 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 South Dakota page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls 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 Sioux Falls, please visit our Assisted Living in South Dakota page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls-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 Sioux Falls
Review of Washington Crossing
My husband and I are now at Washington Crossing. It’s very clean and homey. You have individual apartments, and they have several different floor plans wherein a 2 bedroom with a bath and a den. Th... Read more
Review of Dow Rummel Village
Dow Rummel Village was good and had a good living atmosphere. The workers seemed to be all good. I think it's a good, clean, and a safe environment. The activities are fine and it would be a good p... Read more
Review of The Inn on Westport
My father lived in the memory care unit. The environment is very homelike and the rooms are large with lots of windows for light. The staff here are wonderful! They take the time to really get t... Read more