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Senior housing types near Alexandria, LA

  • Brookdale Alexandria

    Brookdale Alexandria

    351 Windermere Boulevard, Alexandria, LA 71303
    (5)
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    Designed With You In Mind Do you want to exchange the burden of household chores for a life that gives you freedom to spend more time doing the things you love? Here at our adult residential and memory care community, you can do just that—and so much more. Surrounded by a kind and gracious care team...

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  • Marigold Place

    Marigold Place

    5723 Jackson Street Ext., Alexandria, LA 71303
    (12)
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    Marigold Place is an award winning assisted living community located in the heart of Alexandria, Louisiana. Alexandria is a thriving metropolitan area with many recreational and cultural activities. Our residents enjoy trips to enjoy the sites including the Alexandria Zoo, the Alexandria Museum of...

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  • Bailey Place

    Bailey Place

    650 Pershing Avenue, Bunkie, LA 71322
    (2)
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    Bailey Place is located on the west side of Bunkie Louisiana, we enjoy the best of quiet southern country living. We pride ourselves on giving our residents personalized attention in a warm comfortable setting. We want our seniors to enjoy their golden years; we take away the disadvantages of...

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  • Courtyard Retirement and Assisted Living

    Courtyard Retirement and Assisted Living

    308 Sidney Martin Road, Lafayette, LA 70507
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    Courtyard Retirement and Assisted Living is an assisted living facility in Lafayette, LA that offers residents independent living options and daily support services. Our residents range from ages fifty-five and older; most requiring assistance with activities of daily living; services are to include...

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  • Brookdale Lafayette

    Brookdale Lafayette

    215 West Farrel Road, Lafayette, LA 70508
    (17)
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    A Full and Rich Life Tucked away on two acres of scenic property in the exclusive River Ranch neighborhood, you may be surprised to find a warm and welcoming adult residential care and memory care community. Because we operate more like a family than a traditional senior living home, we can almost...

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  • The Rosemont

    The Rosemont

    110 Regency Pl, West Monroe, LA 71291
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    The Rosemont is a licensed Assisted Living and Memory Support community that goes beyond just personal assistance. When seniors want quality, respect and dignity, they choose The Rosemont. The Rosemont is proud to be one of the first true assisted living and Memory Care communities in...

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  • Savannah Grand of West Monroe

    Savannah Grand of West Monroe

    3702 Cypress St, West Monroe, LA 71291
    (29)
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    Savannah Grand of West Monroe is an assisted living community in the city of West Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana. Our bravura community is located close to the banks of river Ouachita with fresh water trickling with a calming breeze always. West Monroe is ideal for meditation and self-reflection...

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  • The Arbors & Terrace of Ruston

    4518 Highway 80 East, Ruston, LA 71270
    (2)
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    Assisted Living is designed for seniors who may have difficulty with activities of daily living. The Arbor provides a way of living for seniors who seek independence and privacy, yet have concerns for housekeeping, lawn maintenance, activities, personal nutrition, as well as assistance with...

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  • Russ Place

    Russ Place

    165 Jefferson Ave., Ruston, LA 71270
    (38)
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    Russ Place has been rated by our families and community as the Best of the Best in Senior Care. SeniorAdvisor.com recognizes senior living providers who consistently receive high ratings and positive reviews from their residents, families, and visitors. This EXCLUSIVE designation is awarded to the...

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  • Brookdale Lake Charles

    Brookdale Lake Charles

    2420 Country Club Road, Lake Charles, LA 70605
    (13)
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    Redefine your independence with the care you need when you need it. We can help you with the little things—like simple housekeeping and meals—and with bathing and getting dressed, too. With adult residential care and memory care on one campus, we customize your care to meet your individual needs. So...

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  • Stonebridge Place

    Stonebridge Place

    1511 S Huntington St, Sulphur, LA 70663
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    Celebrating life and new beginnings is something that happens every day at Stonebridge Place. While our residents receive assistance they need and develop new friendships, your loved one will have access to special programs and services leading to a rich and fulfilling life. We provide a positive...

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  • Southside Gardens

    Southside Gardens

    4604 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
    (2)
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    Welcome to Southside Gardens Independent and Assisted Living Community. We're delighted that you are visiting our site to learn more about our services. For the past 30 years, we have provided high quality and affordable senior living housing and care. We're family owned business and we listen to...

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  • Sunrise of Baton Rouge

    Sunrise of Baton Rouge

    8502 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
    (15)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Amber Terrace

    8585 Summa Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
    (12)
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    Amber Terrace is a facility that provides services for Assisted Living, Alzheimer's and Dementia Care. Amber Terrace features many levels of care options with a dedication that "our Residents come first, then we focus on our Staff, and our belief is that success will follow".

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  • House of Grace

    House of Grace

    32956 LA Highway 16, Denham Springs, LA 70706
    (7)
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    House of Grace is located in Denham Springs, LA in Livingston Parish. This residential care home offers the support that is right for your needs in an area that is beautiful and offers you the convenience of living in a small city. Those who spend time in Denham Springs appreciate all that it offers...

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  • Colonial Care Assisted Living Facility

    Colonial Care Assisted Living Facility

    14686 Old Hammond Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
    (14)
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    Colonial Care Assisted Living is a senior living community located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish along the Mississippi River, and home to over 229,000 people, with 820,000 in the Greater Baton Rouge area. Residents who enjoy southern living and a slower pace will be able to...

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  • Savannah Court of Minden

    Savannah Court of Minden

    619 Germantown Rd, Minden, LA 71055
    (12)
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    The Arbor of Minden is located in a beautiful area north of downtown Minden. The Harbor offers 'independent living' and 'assisted living' apartments in a safe and enjoyable environment. The focus of our trained personal care team is to provide our residents with understanding of their special...

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  • Sunrise at Siegen

    Sunrise at Siegen

    9351 Siegen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
    (14)
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    Sunrise at Siegen is an assisted living community situated in the lovely cultural capital of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. Louisiana is one state that has increasingly been an independent setup and it has been incredibly endowed with French culture and customs. This independence...

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  • Bloom at Bossier

    Bloom at Bossier

    4828 Medical Drive, Bossier City, LA 71112
    (11)
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    Bloom at Bossier is a family-owned and operated independent living, independent living plus and assited living establishment. Since 1965, our goal has been simple yet aspirational: to help our residents flourish. Entering a Bloom community does not mean checking your lifestyle or personality at the...

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  • The Gables at Spring Lake Assisted Living

    The Gables at Spring Lake Assisted Living

    8622 Line Ave, Shreveport, LA 71106
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    Hello and thank you for your interest in Priority Management’s The Gables at Spring Lake Independent and Assisted Living! We are conveniently located along the Ellerbe Road corridor of Shreveport, Louisiana, directly behind our sister community, Spring Lake Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation. You...

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  • Brookdale Shreveport

    Brookdale Shreveport

    7110 University Drive, Shreveport, LA 71105
    (24)
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    Don’t sweat the small stuff. We’ve got that covered for you with care when you need it. If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our community with both adult residential care and memory care could be right for you....

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  • Sabine Place

    Sabine Place

    5301 Meeks Drive, Orange, TX 77632
    (7)
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    Sabine Place is located in Orange, Texas. We are four miles west of Sabine Island Wildlife area and five miles north of Sabine Lake. With the many lakes and forests surrounding Orange, there are ample opportunities for nature walks, bird watching and water recreation. Orange also has many historical...

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  • Brookdale Bossier City

    Brookdale Bossier City

    2540 Beene Boulevard, Bossier City, LA 71111
    (20)
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    There’s a lot to love here—like care when you need it. And more time to do what you want to do. With both adult residential care and memory care, here at our community, you’ll have the care you need, when you need it. We’ll take care of the rest so you can focus the fun. Your basic utilities and...

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  • Magnolia Assisted Living, LLC - Level 3

    Magnolia Assisted Living, LLC - Level 3

    1604 S Burnside Ave, Gonzales, LA 70737
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    Magnolia Assisted Living offers independent living with services and care tailored to your individual needs. Our community allows you to dine on tasty meals with your friends and neighbors, watch movies in our media area, sit next to the fireplace with a book from our library, stroll our...

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  • Winkler Place

    Winkler Place

    513 N. Adams, Carthage, TX 75633
    (3)
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    Winkler Place is located in the charming town of Carthage, Texas, just north of Panola College. Beautifully landscaped grounds and a charming courtyard welcome you to our community. We are proud of our beautiful home and of our dedicated caring staff members, they are the heart and soul of our...

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  • Serenity Assisted Living

    Serenity Assisted Living

    1945 Pennsylvania Ave, Beaumont, TX 77701
    (2)
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    Serenity Assisted Living provides a caring community for seniors that is located in Beaumont, TX. The city of Beaumont has much to offer, including great roadside attractions, shopping, and dining. Those who enjoy spending time outside will find that the city's parks have much to offer. Residents...

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  • Lucas Place

    Lucas Place

    2910 Toccoa Rd., Beaumont, TX 77703
    (69)
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    Lucas Place is an award winning assisted living community in Beaumont, Texas. Beaumont is known for its many museums, the South Texas State Fair, Beaumont Jazz & Blues Fest and the annual Dog Jam rock concerts. We provide outings and transportation so that residents can enjoy these community events...

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  • Collier Park

    Collier Park

    4650 Collier St, Beaumont, TX 77706
    (30)
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    See Yourself Here If you're looking for a community that understands and honors you as a unique individual, you've come to the right place. In choosing Collier Park, you can rest easy knowing that your lifestyle and your interests will be catered to and your expectations exceeded. With a variety of...

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  • Rose Place

    Rose Place

    8214 Anchor Drive, Port Arthur, TX 77642
    (12)
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    Rose Place is an award winning assisted living community in Port Arthur, Texas. Port Arthur is surrounded by natural beauty with its many lakes, rivers and forests. However it is our caring staff is that sets us above the rest and they will go out of their way to share a joke with you, celebrate...

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  • Meadowview Place

    Meadowview Place

    901 Oakview Drive, Nacogdoches, TX 75961
    (7)
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    Meadowview Place is located in Nacogdoches, Texas. We are three miles north of Stephen F. Austin University. Nacogdoches is home to many historical sites and museums as well as historic downtown with its many shops and restaurants. We offer transportation to downtown as well as other nearby parks...

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  • Brookdale Dowlen Oaks

    Brookdale Dowlen Oaks

    2250 North Dowlen Road, Beaumont, TX 77706
    (29)
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    Are you ready to redefine your independence? If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our community could be right for you. With both assisted living and memory care, you’ll have the care you need when you need it all...

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  • Magnolia Court

    Magnolia Court

    5902 North Street, Nacogdoches, TX 75965
    (5)
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    Hold court in style and comfort when taking up residence at Magnolia Court. Our Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Nacogdoches makes all residents feel like a star in Texas' oldest town. Our professional and courteous staff members who are available 24 hours a day provide a helping hand...

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  • Pelican Bay Assisted Living

    Pelican Bay Assisted Living

    2501 S. Major Drive, Beaumont, TX 77707
    (8)
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    Pelican Bay Assisted Living Community and Memory Care is a locally owned business. The owner has over 35 years experience in senior care in the South East Texas area. Pelican Bay opened in December of 2012. We are conveniently located on Beaumont's west end 3 miles north of Interstate 10 and one...

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  • Brookdale Clinton

    Brookdale Clinton

    501 East Northside Drive, Clinton, MS 39056
    (10)
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    Endless Opportunities In a beautiful and peaceful setting with wooded landscapes and a tranquil fishing pond, you can enjoy all kinds of luxury amenities without sacrificing the comforts of home. Here at our assisted living and memory care community in Clinton, Mississippi, you will find cozy and...

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  • Plain View Assisted Living

    Plain View Assisted Living

    214 Spell Dr, Richland, MS 39218
    (8)
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    Plain View offers the comfort and elegance that you expect in senior care including 24 Hour Care, Respite Care and Adult Day Services. We are located on a beautiful site in Richland, MS, where the blooms of spring and the colors of fall can be enjoyed. You may choose to view from the comfort of our...

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  • Azalea Place

    Azalea Place

    1905 Old Nacogdoches Rd., Henderson, TX 75654
    (4)
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    Azalea Place is an assisted living community located at the south end of Henderson Texas. We are in a quiet, tree lined neighborhood yet still close to shopping and historic downtown Henderson. Our registered dietician develops individualized meal plans based on each resident's health needs and...

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  • St. Anthony's Gardens

    St. Anthony's Gardens

    601 Holy Trinity Dr, Covington, LA 70433
    (5)
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    St. Anthony’s Gardens provides a strong spiritual support base with a vision of creative, inspired and value-oriented retirement living. The community is located on the Northshore in Covington, Louisiana and is conveniently located near local hospitals and other medical services. You’ll find...

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  • Cypress Place Assisted Living

    Cypress Place Assisted Living

    100 W Douglas St, Jefferson, TX 75657
    (1)
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    Our Philosophy We believe that every senior deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. That life should be robust, active, and focused on the future at all times. We remain deeply passionate about creating warm, joyous, and caring environments for the seniors in our care and delivering...

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  • Brookdale Henderson

    Brookdale Henderson

    1000 Richardson Drive, Henderson, TX 75654
    (3)
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    Our community, located in historic Henderson, Texas, offers assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care, so should your needs change over time, and you require memory care, you have the security of knowing you can remain here, in your home, without leaving familiar surroundings and close...

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  • The Trace Senior Community

    The Trace Senior Community

    19432 Crawford Rd., Covington, LA 70433
    (8)
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    Located in Covington, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, Trace Senior Community is the most recent Northshore Senior Community offering assisted living and memory care. Situated on the attractive St. Tammany Trace and next to the Claiborne Hill the community provides a suburban home feel to the...

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  • Provident Memory Care

    Provident Memory Care

    1810 N. Washington Ave, Livingston, TX 77351
    (3)
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    When you live in a nursing center, you should feel welcome as part of the community. At Livingston Convalescent Center, that's just what will happen. This is our goal. Livingston Convalescent Center is a 52-bed nursing and rehabilitation center in the heart of Polk county. Our competent and capable...

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  • The Windsor Senior Living Community

    The Windsor Senior Living Community

    1770 North Causeway Boulevard, Mandeville, LA 70471
    (12)
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    The Windsor Senior Living Community is an assisted living center in the city of Mandeville, on the shore of beautiful Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana. The Causeway over the lake provides access to New Orleans, center of too many things to do. Welcoming visitors and residents alike are near yearlong...

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  • Brookdale Mandeville

    Brookdale Mandeville

    1414 North Causeway Boulevard, Mandeville, LA 70471
    (19)
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    A Life Worth Living When you make your new home at our adult residential and memory care community, you can leave behind the burdensome household chores like cooking, cleaning and laundry. Instead of filling your time with things you have to do but don’t enjoy, you can spend more time doing the...

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  • The Homestead Assisted Living

    The Homestead Assisted Living

    1132 Cottage Dr, Houma, LA 70360
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    The Homestead Assisted Living opened its doors in August of 2004. This project was brought to life by Stanley Yancey, a native of Houma. Stanley was drawn to the assisted living industry after his own mother faced a major health event. Our team has been committed to providing quality care to the...

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  • Ridgeland Place

    Ridgeland Place

    410 Orchard Park, Ridgeland, MS 39157
    (41)
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    Ridgeland Place is a warm and welcoming senior living community, offering personalized Assisted Living and Memory Care services, in Ridgeland, Mississippi. We are dedicated to enhancing health, wellness and the highest quality of service delivery for our residents—enabling them to live life more...

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  • Ashton Manor

    Ashton Manor

    270 Ashton Plantation Blvd, Luling, LA 70070
    (6)
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    As the only assisted living and memory care community in Luling, LA, Ashton Manor provides its residents with a relaxed, comfortable, safe and secure lifestyle. The community features three neighborhoods based on ability: two neighborhoods for assisted living and one neighborhood for memory care....

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  • Terrebonne Place

    Terrebonne Place

    1163 Museum Drive, Houma, LA 70360
    (5)
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    Terrebonne Place is a small assisted living community located in Houma, Louisiana. We are just a short distance west of historic downtown Houma and our residents love to enjoy all of the historical places and festivals offered. Our caring staff provides various medical and health resources for our...

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  • The Blake at Flowood

    The Blake at Flowood

    350 Town Center Way, Flowood, MS 39232
    (11)
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    Located in the heart of Flowood, Mississippi, adjacent to the new East Metro Parkway and the Dogwood Promenade, The Blake at Flowood is a community designed for seniors unlike any other. Retirement and hospitality are blended to create an assisted living and memory care community where you will feel...

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  • The Suites at Sugarmill Point

    The Suites at Sugarmill Point

    220 Valhi Boulevard, Houma, LA 70360
    (2)
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    The Suites at Sugar Mill Point welcomes residents in all stages of the aging process. From those requiring minimal assistance to those requiring complete, 24-hour care, the Suites provides an environment condusive physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. Our caring, professional staff...

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  • Laketown Village

    Laketown Village

    1600 Joe Yenni Blvd, Kenner, LA 70065
    (52)
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    Laketown Village is located in Kenner, Louisiana near the shore of Lake Pontchartrain. We offer assisted living and memory care services to seniors in the Jefferson Parish region. Our community is ideally located near shopping areas, golf courses and beautiful natural areas. Our in-house activities...

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Alexandria, Louisiana

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities provide social events, care, and oversight to people around 65 years old. Assisted living communities frequently offer aid with transit and appointments, assistance with daily activities, and chances for social activity. In some instances, communities may provide respite, continuing care, or hospice. In Louisiana, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $43,800 . Louisiana maintains specific standards associated with this type of community. The Department of Health and Hospitals, Health Standards Section certifies this community type. menus must be planned or approved by a registered licensed dietician if the resident has a medically prescribed diet This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 2. There must be one bath or shower for every 1 residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. Staff members obtain education in a number of areas. These include: supervisory/management techniques, adult first-aid, specialized training in the population served, and residents' rights. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include health related services that accommodate individual resident's changing needs and preferences, health-related services that are designed to allow the individual to reside in the least restrictive setting of his/her choice, health-related services that encourage family and community involvment, and activities. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to assure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as assessment of the resident's needs and preferences, service plan must be revised when a resident's condition or preferences change, pre-admission appraisal, and The service plan must include the scope of services that will be provided to meet the resident's needs. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include assistance with self-administration, the dosage may be checked according to the container label, and Staff may open the medicine container if the resident lacks the ability to open the container. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include communities must provide three meals a day, communities must make reasonable accommodations to meet residents' temporary schedule changes and preferences, communities must make reasonable accommodations to make snacks, fruit, and beverages available when requested, and communities must make reasonable accommodations to provide meals in a resident's room if needed on a temporary basis.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Proximity to hospitals is a key factor in selecting the best care option for you or your loved one. In total, there are 2 hospitals located in Alexandria which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals that service Alexandria include Inova Mount Vernon Hospital and Inova Alexandria Hospital.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Weather and climate is a significant influence in choosing which location is right for your loved one. In the summertime, Alexandria is around 80°F. The low summer temperature drops to approximately 67°F during the month of June. The summer high is at approximately 91°F during the month of July. During wintertime, the average temperature falls to about 40°F. The peak winter temperature will rise to about 52°F in the month of December. The low winter temperature will rise to about 28 °F in the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Alexandria is around 53.1. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index rating is at its highest in December at about 73.4. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Monthly, Alexandria gets approximately 4 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically happens in June with an average of 5 inches during the month. For snowfall, Alexandria receives on average 14.10 inches of snow per year. On average, the humidity level for Alexandria is around 70%. Humidity levels peak in the month of August at around 76%. Alexandria has a humid subtropical type of climate.

Cost of Living

The neighborhood in which a community is located will have a huge impact on the cost of care. The overall cost of living is a major factor when selecting which location meets the needs of you or your loved one. Alexandria has a median home value of around $133,443 and the median cost of rent is around $730 per month per month. The rent burden for Alexandria is about 15.5% of the average monthly income. The sales tax in Alexandria is 5.30%.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total population of Alexandria, 17.0% have some form of disability, 12.5% do not have health insurance, 56.0% participate in the labor force, and 8.3% are widows. Out of the total city population, 47.9% are male and 52.1% are female. The median age of Alexandria is 39 years old. In Alexandria, 20.6% of the population are over the age of 55, 11.2% are over the age of 60, 6.7% are over the age of 70, and 4.1% are over the age of 80. In terms of education, 22.8% have a college degree, 34.1% have a high-school diploma, and 9.6% have a graduate degree. During the last presidential election, 17.5% voted Republican, 75.6% voted Democrat, and 6.9% voted for a third party candidate in Rapides county. The current population of Alexandria is growing at a rate of 0.005%. Alexandria has a population density of 641 people per square mile. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Alexandria 14.2% practice Catholicism, 9.3% are Baptists, and 6.1% are Episcopalians. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Alexandria, out of the total population 2.4% practice Judaism, 0.2% practice an Eastern religion, and 2.6% practice Islam. In Alexandria, 52.1% are nonbelievers. Demographically, Alexandria is 1.4% mixed race, 3.8% Asian, 1.8% Hispanic, 39.4% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.3% other or not specified, 54.6% black, and 0.4% Native American. In Alexandria, 9.3% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Alexandria is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of crime, Alexandria has 15.5 property crimes per 1000 residents and 1.7 violent crimes per 1000 residents.

State Information

An overview of Louisiana

There are 158 general hospitals and 178 health centers that provide care for 4,649,163 Louisiana residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Louisiana are Mercy Regional Medical Center, Park Place Surgical Hospital, and Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital. The natural beauty of Louisiana is ranked 50th in the nation. In terms of resources, Louisiana has a cost of living index of 93.6, a grocery index rating of 99.9, and a housing index rating of 86.6. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Louisiana citizen is ranked 50th nation-wide. Additionally, Louisiana is ranked 45th by healthcare standards.

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 37, and 28% of the population is over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 58% of Louisiana residents voted Republican and 38% voted Democrat. In terms of religion, 46% of Louisiana residents attend religious services among the 5,841 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-27%, Mainline Protestant-8%, and Historically Black Protestant-22%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Louisiana there are 421 masonic lodges. The state of Louisiana ranks 23rd in the country for diversity.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Louisiana is 37.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 48.3 AQI. Louisiana experiences an average humidity rating of about 74%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of July. During the summer, the average temperature in Louisiana is around 81°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 94°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 66°F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Louisiana drops to around 51°F. The average high winter temperature is around 67°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 31°F in the month of January. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Louisiana is around 4.95 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 8.58 inches. While residents of Louisiana mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Louisiana can include hurricanes and floods.

Wildlife to be found in Louisiana

The state of Louisiana has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Silverbell Tree, Gulf Coast Yucca, Bald Cypress, and Louisiana Phlox. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Muskrat, the Turtles, the Civet Cats, or the Mink.