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 7 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 West
The city of Weirton, West Virginia is centered mostly in Hancock County, but certain neighborhoods within it are also considered part of Brooke County. The town has a sizeable senior population — an estimated 37 percent of the 19,307 residents are 55 and older. Elderly residents considering assisted living care are provided a wealth of options, including four local assisted living facilities and 24 more located in nearby towns. The Department of Health and Human Resources, Office of Health Facilities Licensure and Certification regulates each facility to ensure seniors live a happy, healthy life.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Weirton West
- The Weirton area has a cost of living that is scored at an 82, which is 18 points less than the national average of 100. Seniors looking into assisted living may not benefit from the lower expenses, however, since housing costs have the most significant reduction. When compared against the national averages, grocery costs are on par, health care costs are slightly less expensive and the cost of transportation, utilities and miscellaneous goods are more expensive.
- While summers in Weirton can reach temperature highs at around 83 degrees Fahrenheit, seniors may be pleased to know that humidity levels rarely exceeding 39 percent. Seniors may not like winters in Weirton since they can be quite cold, with temperature lows averaging between 22 and 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
- The city of Weirton scores a 47 on the air quality index, which is only slightly better than the national average score of 50. However, the air quality index is significantly better than the state's air quality index of 126.
- Seniors concerned about security might appreciate Weirton's low crime rates. The city's overall crime rate is 57 percent lower than the national average, making it safer than 75 percent of U.S. cities.
- The Weirton area is home to world-class facilities, including Weirton Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Weirton has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Weirton Senior Center, an organization that assists seniors with living a better lifestyle through programs, recreational activities and day trips.
Paying for Assisted Living in Weirton West
Average Monthly Costs
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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 West
Weirton residents do not have access to Medicaid assistance for assisted living. However, seniors may qualify for aid through Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or a special needs circumstance waiver.
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 West
Weirton West 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 West, please visit our Assisted Living in West Virginia page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Weirton West
Weirton West-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 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