5 Assisted Living Facilities near Dupont, WA
There are 5 Assisted Living Facilities in the Dupont area, with 1 in Dupont and 4 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Dupont is $2,600 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Lakewood with an average starting cost of $2,369.
To help you with your search, browse the 27 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Dupont. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Dupont 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include University Place with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Dupont, WA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Dupont
DuPont is a small, scenic city in Pierce County, Washington. Its waterfront location and plentiful wetlands make it a nature enthusiast's dream. DuPont is known for its rich Native American history and is a community that is experiencing rapid growth. Of DuPont's nearly 9,500 residents, 6.7 percent are over the age of 65. To serve this community of seniors, there is one assisted living facility located in DuPont itself and another 47 located in surrounding areas such as Gig Harbor, Lakewood and Tacoma.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Dupont
- DuPont has plenty of arts and culture for seniors to enjoy. Some assisted living facilities may offer supervised day trips for residents to visit some of the areas top attractions, such as the DuPont Historical Museum.
- The DuPont area has an array of community resources for seniors, including some that provide informational discussions, bingo events, day trips and regular senior movie nights where local seniors can gather together and enjoy a popular feature film, as well as one senior center.
- Washington doesn't tax social security income or other forms of retirement income, meaning that seniors living in DuPont may have more available funds to help pay for the cost of assisted living.
- The DuPont area has few facilities to choose from in the event of medical emergencies or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Lakewood.
Sound Transit provides residents of DuPont with a safe public transportation option. Reduced rates are available for seniors.
- The air quality in DuPont has been given a passing grade by the American Lung Association. Seniors with respiratory issues can rest assured that breathing the air in DuPont won't worsen their condition.
Paying for Assisted Living in Dupont
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Dupont start around $2,600 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 Dupont 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 Dupont
DuPont's assisted living residents may apply for financial assistance under one of Washington's two Medicaid plans: the 1915(c) Waiver Program-Community Options Program Entry System (COPES) or the Washington Medicaid State Plan. Each plan covers a different level of assisted living services, and seniors should apply for the most appropriate Medicaid plan for their needs.
There is no state supplement available to Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in Washington. Seniors who require further financial assistance with room and board costs may use family supplementation. The state also caps room and board charges for SSI recipients.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Washington 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 Washington page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Dupont
Dupont 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 Dupont, please visit our Assisted Living in Washington page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Dupont
Dupont-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Washington are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Washington page for more information about these laws.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Dupont
Review of Patriots Landing
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Review of Patriots Landing
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Review of Patriots Landing
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