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Baton Rouge, with its plentiful cultural and outdoor opportunities, can be a great city for senior citizens. A Place for Mom has more than [#] assisted living communities in the area for your family to consider. We are North America's largest senior living referral service, and our Senior Living Advisors are happy to guide you through the process of finding a match for your parents.

Our Advisors can also address important issues such as what to look for when you tour a facility and which daily living activities your parents can get help with. Read on for an overview and for more information on assisted living in Baton Rouge.

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Senior housing types near Baton Rouge, LA

  • 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)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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
    (10)
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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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  • Sunrise at Siegen

    Sunrise at Siegen

    9351 Siegen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
    (12)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Colonial Care Assisted Living Facility

    Colonial Care Assisted Living Facility

    14686 Old Hammond Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
    (14)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Fidelis Care III

    1732 Sherwood Forest Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70815
    (3)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Fidelis Care III Fidelis Care III is located in Baton Rouge, LA in East Baton Rouge Parish. This residential care home provides the help that you want each day in a location that is filled with things to do and see. Those who spend time in Baton Rouge appreciate all that the area offers, including...

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  • Fidelis Care V

    6543 East Anchord, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
    (1)
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    Fidelis Care V Fidelis Care V is located in Baton Rouge, LA in East Baton Rouge Parish. Our residential care home is available to you with the help that you are seeking in an area that is filled with adventure. Those who spend time in Baton Rouge find that the area offers much to both residents and...

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  • The Blake at The Grove

    9511 Creekview Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70836
    (1)
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  • The Haven at Windermere

    8225 YMCA Plaza Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
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  • Claiborne at Shoe Creek (Opening Early 2020)

    9835 Sullivan Rd., Baton Rouge, LA 70818
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  • House of Grace

    House of Grace

    32956 LA Highway 16, Denham Springs, LA 70706
    (7)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • The Claiborne at Thibodaux

    The Claiborne at Thibodaux

    2495 Talbot Ave, Thibodaux, LA 70301
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The Claiborne at Thibodaux is expected to open January 2016. We are currently accepting reservations. The Claiborne at Thibodaux will offer a perfect blend of living options in Thibodaux including Independent Living Cottages, Assisted Living and Memory Care Apartments in a one-of-a-kind,...

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  • Courtyard Retirement and Assisted Living

    Courtyard Retirement and Assisted Living

    308 Sidney Martin Road, Lafayette, LA 70507
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Ashton Manor

    Ashton Manor

    270 Ashton Plantation Blvd, Luling, LA 70070
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Laketown Village

    Laketown Village

    1600 Joe Yenni Blvd, Kenner, LA 70065
    (51)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Inspired Living at Kenner

    Inspired Living at Kenner

    3801 Loyola Dr, Kenner, LA 70065
    (9)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Located in Kenner, Louisiana, Inspired Living at Kenner is an innovative community that offers a choice of senior living options. Whether you are active and independent, need a little assistance, or require personalized memory care, you can be assured that we can help design a rewarding lifestyle...

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  • St. Anthony's Gardens

    St. Anthony's Gardens

    601 Holy Trinity Dr, Covington, LA 70433
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Terrebonne Place

    Terrebonne Place

    1163 Museum Drive, Houma, LA 70360
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Schouest House

    Schouest House

    7004 Schouest St., Metairie, LA 70003
    (1)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    There is an alternative to 'nursing homes' and large 'assisted living' facilities for your loved one! Imagine a licensed assisted living facility in an ordinary-looking suburban home shared by only six residents! Small assisted living residences such as ours, now known in elder-care circles as...

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  • Academy House

    Academy House

    4324 Academy Dr., Metairie, LA 70003
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    There is an alternative to 'nursing homes' and large 'assisted living' facilities for your loved one! Imagine a licensed assisted living facility in an ordinary-looking suburban home shared by only five residents! Small assisted living residences such as ours, now known in elder-care circles as...

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  • Brookdale Mandeville

    Brookdale Mandeville

    1414 North Causeway Boulevard, Mandeville, LA 70471
    (19)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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 Suites at Sugarmill Point

    The Suites at Sugarmill Point

    220 Valhi Boulevard, Houma, LA 70360
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • The Atrium Assisted Living

    The Atrium Assisted Living

    6555 Park Manor Drive, Metairie, LA 70003
    (35)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The Atrium Assisted Living is an assisted living community located in the quiet suburb of Metairie, Louisiana, located in Jefferson Parish. The area that the community is built in is quiet and peaceful, and there are many great restaurants around. From Copeland's to Cheesecake Bistro, the residents...

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  • Lake Villa House

    Lake Villa House

    4212 Lake Villa Drive, Metairie, LA 70002
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    There is an alternative to 'nursing homes' and large 'assisted living' facilities for your loved one! Imagine a licensed assisted living facility in an ordinary-looking suburban home shared by only five or six residents! Small assisted living residences such as ours, now known in elder-care circles...

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  • Sunrise of Metairie

    Sunrise of Metairie

    3732 W. Esplanade Avenue, Metairie, LA 70002
    (13)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    At Sunrise Senior Living, we believe life is precious and worth celebrating every day. And what better way to celebrate than in a community that feels like home. A senior's life is an accumulation of richness, accomplishments, loves, learnings, trails and successes. This is a community where that...

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  • Bailey Place

    Bailey Place

    650 Pershing Avenue, Bunkie, LA 71322
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Vista Shores

    Vista Shores

    5958 St. Bernard Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70122
    (6)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Vista Shores Assisted Living and Memory Care is a private, luxury, assisted living and memory care community built on the site of the legendary Vista Shores Country Club with 4 beautifully landscaped acres overlooking Bayou St John. At Vista Shores every detail is attended to allowing our residents...

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  • Belleville Assisted Living

    Belleville Assisted Living

    813 Pelican Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70114
    (4)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    St. Margaret's at Belleville Assisted Living is an assisted living community located in New Orleans, LA. The exciting city of New Orleans is famous for its rich culture, delicious food, distinctive local dialect and its entertainment and performing arts venues. Home to world-famous attractions such...

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  • West Bank Lighthouse in New Orleans

    West Bank Lighthouse in New Orleans

    1712 Holiday Dr, New Orleans, LA 70131
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Your loved one deserves to have all the comforts of home- and that’s exactly where we’ll care for them. The Westbank Lighthouse is a licensed residential home for seniors with 7 individual bedrooms. We strive to provide exceptional care for our residents in a safe, loving and beautiful home. Our...

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  • Oak Park Village at Slidell

    Oak Park Village at Slidell

    2200 Gause Blvd E, Slidell, LA 70461
    (13)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Small private-pay community in Slidell, LA (30 miles outside of New Orleans) offering 26 assisted living apartments and 24 memory care apartments. Two floor plans are available -- a studio apartment (385 square feet) and a one-bedroom apartment (420 square feet). Community has never flooded! Three...

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  • Marigold Place

    Marigold Place

    5723 Jackson Street Ext., Alexandria, LA 71303
    (12)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Brookdale Alexandria

    Brookdale Alexandria

    351 Windermere Boulevard, Alexandria, LA 71303
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Azalea Estates of Gonzales

    2305 S. Purpera Ave, Gonzales, LA 70737
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The Azalea Estates of Gonzales is an assisted living community designed to be welcoming, relaxing, and supportive located in Gonzales, Louisiana. Known for its spacious property and beautiful landscapes, this assisted living community is only minutes from the larger Gonzales area including its...

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  • Oak Park Village at Hammond

    17010 Old Covington Hwy, Hammond, LA 70403
    (1)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Live Oak Village of Hammond is a modern day assisted living and memory care facility that strives to provide the most enhanced care and individual treatment to all of the residents. It is housed on articulately manicured grounds that deliver the feeling of home for all who encounter it. ...

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  • Azalea Estates of New Iberia

    1318 Andre St, New Iberia, LA 70563
    (1)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    The Azalea Estates of New Iberia provide a modern, beautiful place to call home set on acres of well cared for landscapes in New Iberia, Louisiana. Tucked into a peaceful setting, but within minutes of New Iberia's shopping area, our assisted living community offers a wide range of benefits to...

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  • Fidelis Care IV

    4801 Tartan St, Metairie, LA 70003
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Fidelis Care IV Fidelis Care IV is located in Metairie, LA in beautiful Jefferson Parish. Our residential care home offers the support that you are seeking in an area that will provide you with a comfortable and quiet place to live. Metairie provides residents and guests with the opportunity to...

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  • The Windsor Senior Living Community

    1770 North Causeway Boulevard, Mandeville, LA 70471
    (12)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • The Trace Senior Community

    19432 Crawford Rd., Covington, LA 70433
    (7)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Fidelis Care II

    4000 Kent Ave, Metairie, LA 70006
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Fidelis Care II Fidelis Care II is located in Metairie, LA in Jefferson Parish. This residential care home gives you support when you need it in an area that is part of the New Orleans Metropolitan Area. Those who spend time in the Metairie area enjoy all that it offers, including Lafreniere Park,...

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  • Fidelis Care I

    916 Martin Behrman Walk, Metairie, LA 70006
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Fidelis Care I Fidelis Care I is located in Metairie, LA in Jefferson Parish. Our residential care home is set in an area that is great to call home, and it provides you with the right care. Those who spend time in Metairie have much to see and do, and they enjoy checking out Zephyr Field, the...

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  • Beau Provence

    100 Beau West Drive, Mandeville, LA 70471
    (6)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Beau Provence is an excellent memory care and assisted living community located in Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. Our community is located to the North Shore of Lake Pontchartrain. Mandeville Louisiana is a perfect destination for family and friends who visit the residents in our...

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  • Azalea Estates of Slidell

    354 Robert Blvd, Slidell, LA 70458
    (10)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Azalea Estates of Slidell is a serene and peaceful assisted living community for our seniors. Located in the heart of Slidell, Louisiana, it offers privacy and all the comforts of your own home, including a living room, kitchen, bedrooms and bathroom. Many people prefer it for its hospitality and...

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  • Francois Bend Senior Living & Memory Care

    Francois Bend Senior Living & Memory Care

    326 E Industry St, Gonzales, LA 70737
    (3)
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  • BeeHive Homes of Youngsville

    BeeHive Homes of Youngsville

    500 Copper Meadows Blvd, Youngsville, LA 70592
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  • The Aspen of Brookhaven

    The Aspen of Brookhaven

    500 Silver Cross Dr, Brookhaven, MS 39601
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  • Rosewood Retirement and Assisted Living

    203 Rue Fountaine, Lafayette, LA 70508
    (4)
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  • Avanti Senior Living at Lafayette (Opening Summer 2019)

    5522 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Lafayette, LA 70508
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Assisted Living in Baton Rouge, LA

What Is Assisted Living?

An assisted living facility provides room, board and various services for senior citizens who need assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) such as self-feeding, bathing and continence. Each facility offers different services and amenities, but in general, you can expect restaurant-style dining, on-site clubs and other types of social activities such as excursions to area attractions. Help with medication management, laundry, housekeeping and other tasks should be available, although some communities charge separately for certain services.

Assisted living is not a memory care facility or a rehabilitation center. As such, there is no around-the-clock medical care, although various staffers should always be on duty in some capacity. Some places do offer assisted living, memory care, rehab and/or other types of senior living in one community. This continuum of care can be critical for aging in place.

What Is Senior Living Like in Baton Rouge, LA?

As the capital of Louisiana and with a prime spot along the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge has a lot going for it. French settlers used Baton Rouge as a military post starting in 1719. The name "Baton Rouge" comes from a red cypress tree that the French called "le baton rouge," meaning red stick.

Baton Rouge has many medical and research centers, diverse cuisine and a vibrant cultural scene. It has strong black, Cajun, Creole, Catholic and Baptist influences, among others. Many seniors enjoy the yearly Mardi Gras parades along with popular sites such as the state capitol, Louisiana Art and Science Museum and the various arboretums, museums and casinos. The city features ballet, opera and theater, along with a good number of colleges and universities. New Orleans is about an hour and 20 minutes away, a respectable distance for a day trip when seniors want to get out of town. However, the weather can be a mixed bag. For example, the area receives lots of rain but little snow. Temperatures get high, especially in the summer, but the weather is often pleasant in the winter. The city is close to the Gulf of Mexico, and hurricanes have wreaked havoc in the area. No matter where seniors live in the region, they should have evacuation plans (and backup plans).

What Services Are Available?

The number and type of services in assisted living facilities depend on factors such as the number of residents and how much it costs to live there. That said, communities do frequently offer services such as complimentary transportation, shopping trips, excursions around town, snacks, three meals a day in a restaurant-style setting and help with ADLs. Residents usually have the option of getting a private room (for a higher cost). The following services and amenities may be available in some places:

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair-accessible showers
  • Full tubs
  • Outdoor patios
  • TV lounge
  • Birthday parties
  • Doctor on call
  • Pets
Many communities offer socialization activities such as bingo, crafts and exercise classes. It is common for professionals such as hairstylists, podiatrists, nurses, nurse practitioners or occupational therapists to visit on a set schedule.

Assisted Living Inspections and Ratings in Louisiana

A Place for Mom has found that Louisiana offers only basic public access to its assisted living facility records. There is no searchable online database for information on violations, complaints and inspections like many other states provide. The level of transparency is so low that a Freedom of Information Act request may be the best way to get critical data. However, the Louisiana Department of Health does alphabetically list the various facilities in the state along with their license number, resident capacity and contact information. You can search here. Assisted living facilities in Louisiana are inspected every 12 months.

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost in Baton Rouge?

We collect pricing information that goes into our Senior Living Cost Index. It draws upon data provided by families with parents who moved into assisted living from 2012 to 2018. In Baton Rouge, the cost of assisted living per month averages $3,679. That figure is close to the metro average of $3,692 and the state average of $3,560 a month. Of course, costs can and do change depending on the facility and on considerations such as whether the resident has a private versus shared room. The cost for your parent could be as much as $1,000 more or less per month than the averages quoted.

How Do I Tour Assisted Living Facilities?

It goes without saying that these tours are very important. You can research communities online for hours and read reviews of them, but it's seeing them in person that may solidify your decision to go with a certain facility. Call or contact A Place for Mom for free help scheduling these tours. If your parents are able to go, bring them, and keep a few things in mind as you tour:

  • The activities offered. At least a few should match things your parents like to do.
  • How staffers interact with one another and with residents. These relationships should be respectful and pleasant, not rude or patronizing.
  • The cleanliness of the place. Check oft-overlooked spots such as corners and baseboards.
  • How the residents look. Their appearance should be neat, their hair groomed and their clothes appropriate.
  • The safety equipment. For instance, floors should be non-skid, and the bathrooms should have grab bars.
  • Accessibility. Cabinets and cupboards should be easy for your parents to reach in their rooms.
  • The lighting. There should be lots of good natural and artificial lighting.
  • How the place smells. Be careful if a facility has heavy, unpleasant odors.
  • The temperature. The community should not be too hot or too cold.
  • Signage. For example, exits should be clearly marked.
  • The food. Try to have at least one meal at the facility, and look at menus and hours.

While you are at each facility for a tour, take the opportunity to talk with administrators and other personnel about a few matters hopefully, they'll bring these topics up themselves). Talk about needs assessments, for example. How often will the facility assess your parents' needs and adjust their plan of care? Are these care plans written, and who all is involved in the planning process? Ideally, it would be your parents, you, other family members, your parents' doctor and staffers at the facility. Ask questions along these lines:
  • Can you give me a list of all of your available services?
  • Are staffers always available to meet various resident needs, even unscheduled needs?
  • What local or corporate programs might help defray the costs of living here?
  • What are your policies on refunds and transfers?
  • How much notice needs to be given when arranging transportation?
  • Which professionals visit and how often? (Example: Hairstylist and occupational therapist once a week, nurse practitioner once a month)
  • Do you charge extra for housekeeping in each unit?
  • Which services are included in the base price?
  • What are the costs for services not included in the base price?
  • What other care types do you offer, and could my parent transition into them if needed? (One example could be memory care for dementia.)

Does Medicare Pay for Assisted Living?

Unfortunately, Medicare does not pay for assisted living. It does pay in a few other scenarios, notably rehab or short-term nursing home care after some types of hospitalization. Medicaid may help cover assisted living costs, but your parents must have limited resources and meet other criteria to qualify.

Families often turn to avenues such as long-term care insurance, home sales, reverse mortgages, savings accounts or shared rooms to defray the costs of assisted living. For example, shared rooms cost less than private rooms, and long-term care insurance can cover many costs for a certain period of time. This type of insurance does have its share of fine print, so be sure you know what all the policy requires and includes and does not. For one thing, there is likely to be a waiting period during which the insurance does not pay for assisted living. Also, your parents probably have to be unable to perform at least two ADLs. One is not always sufficient.

What Are the Signs It's Time for Assisted Living?

Speaking of ADLs, long-term care insurers generally consider six when assessing readiness for assisted living. They are bathing, toileting, transferring, continence, dressing and self-feeding. The insurers will probably say that your parents are ready when they cannot do at least two of these activities. You may have already taken over many tasks for them such as budgeting, shopping, cooking and driving. These tasks are considered instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs). Once your parent starts needing help with at least one IADL, it is a sign that assisted living may be on the horizon. You may be able to help out to a great degree with IADLs, for example, taking your parents shopping, arranging for grocery deliveries and having someone prepare their meals for the week. It isn't as streamlined with ADLs because your parents may need more in-depth, daily care to get out of bed, shower, use the bathroom and/or feed themselves.

Caregiver resources and caregiver stress are two big factors relating to whether it may be time for assisted living. A senior may have a lot of family members who are able to help care for them for a few years, but maybe these members are all burnt out and stressed from the caregiving after that period of time. That burnout may also mean they're not providing the same quality of care they were before. Caregivers are not always in robust physical or emotional health, either. A common situation occurs when a similar-age spouse to the senior becomes physically weaker.

Some seniors experiencing dementia act out aggressively. They can threaten their own safety and that of others. An assisted living community, perhaps with memory care, might be the best and safest place for these seniors.

What Other Resources Are Available?

Many considerations go into choosing an assisted living community. We understand that you want your parents in a place that fits their needs and personality while also being as affordable as possible. The Senior Living Advisors at A Place for Mom have helped thousands of families, and we can help you, too. This service is free for you. To get started, contact one of our Advisors today.