6 Assisted Living Facilities in Sheridan, WY

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Elmcroft of Sugarland Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
1551 Sugarland Drive, Sheridan, WY 82801
"Elmcroft of Sugarland Ridge is a good place. My dad is in the assisted living. It is a very positive place to be. It is a homey environment. There are excellent caregivers there. The food is very..." More

Beehive Home of Sheridan

Provides: Assisted Living
561 Avoca Avenue, Sheridan, WY 82801
"My mother lived at the Bee Hive for approximately one year. At first, it was ok. But as months passed, we it became clear that the quality of care was extremely poor. Some of the people who..." More

Heritage Towers

Provides: Assisted Living
428 N. Jefferson St., Sheridan, WY 82801

Sheridan Square Apartments

Provides: Assisted Living
200 Smith Street, Sheridan, WY 82801

Western Apartments

Provides: Assisted Living
875 Dunnick Street, Sheridan, WY 82801

Westview Health Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1990 WEST LOUCKS STREET, Sheridan, WY 82801

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Sheridan

    Sheridan, Wyoming sits at the base of the Big Horn Mountains and is located just three hours away from Yellowstone National Park. The city prides itself on its western values and hospitality. Sheridan is home to six assisted living facilities to serve the senior population of Sheridan —18 percentThe Department of Health, Office of Healthcare Licensing and Surveys is responsible for the licensing and regulation of assisted living facilities throughout the state of Wyoming.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Sheridan

    • Goose Creek Transit provides seniors and other residents with safe, door-to-door public transportation throughout Sheridan and surrounding areas. Reduced rates are available to seniors.

    • The Sheridan area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Sheridan Memorial Hospital, in the event of a medical emergency or illness.

    • Wyoming does not have state income tax, and therefore pension and Social Security checks are not taxed. Seniors living in Sheridan can use these savings to help pay for the cost of assisted living.

    • Sheridan's cost of living is slightly higher than the U.S. national average. Overall costs are 1.8 percent higher, while healthcare and groceries are approximately 1 percent higher than the national average.

    • Winters in Sheridan are incredibly harsh. The city receives an average of 71 inches of snow per year and has average lows in January of 11 degrees Fahrenheit. By comparison, the national average gets 26 inches of snow and has an average low of 22.6 degrees in January.

    • Sheridan is relatively safe compared to other U.S. cities. Residents have only a 1 in 1,056 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime and a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of property crime.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Sheridan

    Average Monthly Costs

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    $4,280.00 Sheridan
    $4,000.00 US

    Assisted Living costs in Sheridan start around $4,280 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 Sheridan 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 Sheridan

    Residents of assisted living facilities in Wyoming can apply for Medicaid to help pay for the cost of services under the Assisted Living Facility Home and Community-Based Services 1915(c) waiver program.

    The state does not have a policy that caps room and board costs for Medicaid-eligible residents and does not provide an optional supplement to Supplemental Security Income. Family supplementation is permitted.

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

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    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 Wyoming page.


    Free Assisted Living Resources in Sheridan

    Sheridan 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 Sheridan, please visit our Assisted Living in Wyoming page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Sheridan

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

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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Sheridan

    • Review of Elmcroft of Sugarland Ridge

      Elmcroft of Sugarland Ridge is a good place. My dad is in the assisted living. It is a very positive place to be. It is a homey environment. There are excellent caregivers there. The food is very w... Read more

      Angela
    • Review of Elmcroft of Sugarland Ridge

      Very nice, helpful people. Close to a lot of stores you can walk to. Read more

      Caring108834450
    • Review of Elmcroft of Sugarland Ridge

      My dad was at Brookdale Sugarland Ridge. It was an absolutely wonderful facility. They had really good people working for them who were very responsive. They had really nice rooms, and they were ve... Read more

      Randi4

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