9 Assisted Living Facilities near Weirton, WV
There are 9 Assisted Living Facilities in the Weirton area, with 4 in Weirton and 5 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 8 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Weirton. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Weirton 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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4 Assisted Living Facilities in Weirton, WV
5 Assisted Living Facilities near Weirton, WV
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Weirton
Weirton is located in Hancock County, West Virginia. The city is home to an estimated 18,449 residents and more than 20% of its population is made up of seniors aged 65 or older. There are four assisted living facilities that provide long-term, residential care to seniors in Weirton. There are also an additional five located in surrounding cities and towns. Assisted living facilities in Weirton and throughout the state are licensed and supervised by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Weirton
- Weirton has plenty of arts and culture for senior citizens living in the area to enjoy. The Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center provides the opportunity to learn about the area's rich history and take in annual events such as the Festival of Nations and the Robert Haworth Memorial Art Exhibition.
- The Weirton area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Weirton Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Weirton is a great location for seniors who have limited funds. The cost of living in the city is 20% lower than the national average.
Weirton's climate is fairly moderate. In the winter, the average low temperature is 21 degrees while in the summer, the average high is 83. Seniors in the area should be able to travel around the city to attend appointments and run errands throughout most of the year.
- Although West Virginia deducts taxes from all forms of retirement income, it does allow seniors to make generous deductions when filing their taxes. These deductions make the state an affordable option for most seniors.
- Weirton is a relatively safe city and its crime rates are low when compared with state and national averages. In fact, the city is safer than 59% of other cities across the U.S.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Weirton
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in West Virginia
Assisted Living costs in Weirton start around $0 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 Weirton 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 Weirton
The state of West Virginia doesn't provide any Medicaid waivers or programs to cover the cost of assisted living. While the state doesn't provide an optional supplemental payment either, it does have a state assistance payment that's available to senior citizens with special needs.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in West Virginia 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 West Virginia page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Weirton
Weirton 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 Weirton, please visit our Assisted Living in West Virginia page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Weirton
Weirton-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in West Virginia are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in West Virginia page for more information about these laws.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Weirton
Review of The Wyngate Senior Living Community
My mother moved into the Wyngate Senior Living. The person in charge was easy to find, very accommodating, and when I left, I felt like this is the place where my mother could enjoy being. They hav... Read more
Review of Woodland Hills Manor
My dad was in Woodland Hills for about a month. It was excellent. It was like a small house with great rooms. Read more
Review of The Wyngate Senior Living Community
My grandma was diagnosed with Lou Gherig's disease and swiftly declined in health. My grandpa was in great health but no longer had the physical ability to take care of her. As apprehensive as they... Read more