Sheridan is the seat of Sheridan County and was previously listed as a top retirement destination. The rural community is on the small side, with less than 19,000 residents, including more than 3,500 seniors aged 65 or older. Sheridan lies in northern Wyoming on the Montana border and in the shadow of the Bighorn Mountains. Seniors who enjoy the tranquility of the great outdoors can take advantage of hiking trails, bird-watching, fly-fishing and the nearby national park. Sheridan is also a golfer’s haven with four championship golf courses, and its Old West-style downtown is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Seniors who require limited assistance with daily activities but want to remain as independent as possible often find what they need in an assisted living setting. The average cost of assisted living in Sheridan is $4,100, which is just slightly lower than the state average. It’s also less than the national average by several hundred dollars.
This guide provides an overview of assisted living in Sheridan, including cost comparisons of other nearby cities and other senior care options. It also offers some benefits and drawbacks of retiring in Sheridan and free aging-related resources.