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The 3 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Tooele, UT for 2024

Our comprehensive listings and authentic reviews in Tooele, UT below include 3 Assisted Living facilities with 200 reviews. On average in Tooele, residents and their loved ones rate Assisted Living options 4.59 out of 5 stars.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Tooele

In Tooele and the rest of the state, assisted living facilities are overseen by the Department of Health’s Bureau of Licensing, Certification and Resident Assessment. This body ensures that staff are qualified and constantly delivering high-quality care.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Tooele

  • Tooele is a very safe city; its violent crime rates are much lower than the national average.
  • Although the overall cost of living here is slightly higher than the national average, health care costs in Tooele are lower than the U.S. median.
  • Residents have access to an average number of Medicare-registered physicians and two hospitals, making health care easily accessible in this small town. Tooele’s Mountain West Medical Center has been recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission.
  • The city has much better air quality than much of the United States, making it ideal for those with allergies or respiratory issues. Tooele’s water quality is also much better than the national average, indicating a clean overall environment.
  • Utah is relatively tax-friendly toward retirees. Although it fully taxes retirement income, it does offer a few tax credits for seniors and additional exemptions for veterans.

  • Tooele County offers a senior transportation program and a medical shuttle, making it easy for elderly and disabled adults to get to appointments and go on errands.

Paying for Assisted Living in Tooele

Because of its location next to the capital Salt Lake City, Tooele likely shares the area’s average cost of assisted living, which comes to $3,700 per month. According to Genworth’s 2020 Cost of Care Survey, this price is higher than the state average of $3,400. However, assisted living in Tooele is cheaper than the national average cost of $4,300.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

Within Utah, assisted living prices vary depending on the city, facility and care plan chosen. Seniors living in the Tooele area pay some of the state’s highest assisted living prices. At $3,650, Logan has a similar average cost. Nearby Ogden is a little cheaper, at $3,588 per month. Provo has the lowest assisted living costs in the state, averaging $3,200.

Tooele

$3,700

Utah

$3,400

The United States

$4,300

Provo

$3,200

Ogden

$3,588

Logan

$3,650

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

Seniors considering assisted living in Tooele might also be interested in comparing the costs of other types of care. Those who can get some help from family at home might prefer an adult day health care program, which costs only $1,127. Homemaker and home health aide services are more expensive, both at $5,100. Nursing homes are the costliest type of long-term care available in Tooele, with a semiprivate room averaging $6,996 and a private room averaging $9,125.

Homemaker Services

$5,100

Home Health Aide

$5,100

Adult Day Health Care

$1,127

Assisted Living

$3,700

Nursing Home, Semiprivate

$6,996

Nursing Home, Private Room

$9,125

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Tooele

Utah, in cooperation with the federal Medicaid program, offers two need-based waivers to low-income seniors. The Utah Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver and the New Choices Waiver were launched to help individuals, who would otherwise be relegated to nursing homes and other forms of institutionalized care, exercise their choice for alternative living arrangements, including assisted living and home-based services.

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

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Tooele

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 Utah page.

Free Assisted Living Resources in Tooele

Tooele has a range of free social and charitable services available to its older citizens. These services can help seniors plan and pay for retirement and long-term care.

ResourceContactService
Tooele County Aging Services(435) 277-2300Serving seniors aged 60 and up, this Area Agency on Aging offers education and supportive services such as health insurance counseling and a transportation program. Its Ombudsman initiative helps residents of assisted living facilities advocate for their welfare, and its evidence-based educational programming helps seniors stay healthy as they age.
Salt Lake City Vet Center(801) 266-1499Run by the U.S. government, this vet center is a central access point for federal veterans’ services. These include mental health care, financial aid and housing assistance. Service members can also access referrals to the VA health care system, which offers physician and specialist services.

Utah Legal Services(800) 662-4245This non-profit law firm offers assistance to seniors, veterans and low-income adults. Elders can get professional help securing access to health care and appealing Supplemental Security Income and benefits denials. ULS offers assistance to victims of fraud, elder abuse and identity theft. This organization also offers a range of self-help information and clinics.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Tooele

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

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Jacqui

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Cottage Glen

My mother went to Cottage Glen. The staff knew all of the people living there by name and their specific needs. They take them on day trips outside of the facility, they've got board games and...

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Shereen

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Beehive Homes Of Tooele

We moved my mother to BeeHive Homes. She's done really well, they're really attentive, and they keep in contact with us. She's always really happy when we go there, and she seems pretty happy with...

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Valrie

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Our House Assisted Living of Tooele

My mom Janet has passed away, but my father David is now in Our House Assisted Living of Tooele. It's a brand-new facility, and we were able to get him a nice little apartment unit. His apartment...

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