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Senior housing types near Lafayette, LA

  • 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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  • Rosewood Retirement and Assisted Living

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

    5522 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Lafayette, LA 70508
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Claiborne at Thibodaux

    The Claiborne at Thibodaux

    2495 Talbot Ave, Thibodaux, LA 70301
    (6)
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    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Inspired Living at Kenner

    Inspired Living at Kenner

    3801 Loyola Dr, Kenner, LA 70065
    (10)
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    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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  • 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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  • Schouest House

    Schouest House

    7004 Schouest St., Metairie, LA 70003
    (1)
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    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
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    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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  • The Atrium Assisted Living

    The Atrium Assisted Living

    6555 Park Manor Drive, Metairie, LA 70003
    (36)
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    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
    (3)
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    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)
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    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Vista Shores

    Vista Shores

    5958 St. Bernard Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70122
    (6)
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    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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  • The Suites at Algiers Point

    The Suites at Algiers Point

    813 Pelican Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70114
    (4)
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    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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  • 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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  • West Bank Lighthouse in New Orleans

    West Bank Lighthouse in New Orleans

    1712 Holiday Dr, New Orleans, LA 70131
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    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Provision Living at Hattiesburg

    Provision Living at Hattiesburg

    217 Methodist Blvd., Hattiesburg, MS 39402
    (5)
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    Provision Living at Hattiesburg Provision Living at Hattiesburg located in Hattiesburg, Lamar County, Mississippi provides seniors with an assisted living community. This community provides care to those facing Alzheimer's and dementia. The city of Hattiesburg offers much to residents and their...

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  • Brookdale Hattiesburg I

    Brookdale Hattiesburg I

    103 Fox Chase Drive, Hattiesburg, MS 39402
    (3)
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    Good Times, Better Company Come join us at our warm and friendly assisted living community in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and you can exchange the monotony of household chores for a life rich in quality care, beautiful accommodations, spacious common rooms, and a community calendar spilling over with...

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  • ADL Assisted Living

    ADL Assisted Living

    3903 Canterbury Drive, Baytown, TX 77521
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    ADL Assisted Living #2 ADL Assisted Living #2 was born out of a growing need for licensed residential assisted livings in Baytown and surrounding areas. Our first location, only a mile away, always maintained a full capacity and ADL #2 naturally followed. Virginia Campbell, a Registered...

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  • ADL Assisted Living

    ADL Assisted Living

    3604 Autumn Lane, Baytown, TX 77521
    (12)
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    ADL assisted living is owned and operated by a Registered Occupational Therapist with a passion for the elderly and experience with various diagnoses and disabilities and years of experience working with the geriatric population. Our home provides personal one-on-one care with a ratio of 1:4...

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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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  • 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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  • The Claiborne at Hattiesburg Assisted Living and Memory Care

    The Claiborne at Hattiesburg Assisted Living and Memory Care

    200 Whispering Pines Blvd, Hattiesburg, MS 39401
    (4)
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    Whether you enjoy the freedom of personal independence or the comfort of being catered to , the levels of care offered at The Claiborne at Hattiesburg are tailored to meet your personal needs and preferences. Our Assisted Living community offers a wide range of options and services for seniors who...

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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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  • The Waterford at Baytown

    The Waterford at Baytown

    901 West Baker Road, Baytown, TX 77521
    (11)
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    Discover convenient services and compassionate care at The Waterford at Baytown in Baytown, TX, a charming and close-knit city located on Texas' scenic Gulf Coast. Our goal is to enrich the lives of our residents by providing an environment that is physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally...

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Lafayette, Louisiana

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities arrange residential living communities and aid for your loved one who may require help with washing or preparing meals. The services provided often involve aid with the activities of daily life. Occupants may be kept under monitoring and assessment. Under certain circumstances, facilities may offer respite, continuing care, or skilled nursing care. In Louisiana, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $43,800 . Louisiana maintains specific rules related to this kind of facility. The Department of Health and Hospitals, Health Standards Section licenses this facility type. This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include facilities must make reasonable accommodations to provide meals in a resident's room if needed on a temporary basis, facilities must make reasonable accommodations to meet dietary requirements and religious and ethnic preferences, facilities must make reasonable accommodations to meet residents' temporary schedule changes and preferences, and menus must be reviewed and approved by a nutritionist or dietician to ensure nutritional appropriateness. The minimum number of residents for this facility type is 2. menus must be planned or approved by a registered licensed dietician if the resident has a medically prescribed diet This type of facility is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. There must be one bath or shower for every 1 residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. This facility type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include assistance with self-administration, the medication regimen may be read to the resident, and the dosage may be checked according to the container label. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to make sure 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, The service plan must include the scope of services that will be provided to meet the resident's needs, and pre-admission appraisal. Staff members receive training in a number of subjects. These areas include residents' rights, instruction in the specific responsibilities of each employee's job, any specialized training to meet resident needs, and infection control. This type of facility is required to offer a number of services. These include assisted living services, 24 hour supervision and assistance, health-related services that are designed to allow the individual to reside in the least restrictive setting of his/her choice, and health-related services that encourage family and community involvment.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Proximity to medical facilities can be a major consideration when determining the right care option for you or your loved one. The top hospitals that service Lafayette include Park Place Surgical Hospital, University Hospital & Clinics, and Our Lady Of Lourdes Regional Medical Center. In total, there are 10 hospitals located in Lafayette which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

For many, weather and climate are often the most significant influence in determining a care community. In the summertime, the average temperature in Lafayette is approximately 83°F. The low summer temperature is approximately 73°F in the month of June. The summer high temperature peaks at around 93°F during the month of August. During the winter, the average temp in Lafayette sinks to around 56°F. The highest winter temperature gets to about 67°F during the month of February. The low winter temperature will rise to approximately 44 °F during the month of January. Lafayette has a humid subtropical type of climate. The average humidity level for Lafayette is about 75%. Humidity levels reach their peak during the month of July at around 79%. Monthly, Lafayette measures around 5 inches of precipitation. The most rain historically occurs in August with an average of 8 inches during the month. For snowfall, Lafayette experiences on average 0.00 inches of snow in a year. The average air quality index rating in Lafayette is approximately 43.4. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index rating reaches its peak during December at about 54.3. 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.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a major influence when selecting which destination is the best fit for your loved one's needs. Lafayette has a cost of living index of 96.7 and a cost-of-groceries index of around 92.9. Index ratings are based on a scale where 100 is considered the average score and anything lower than 100 is considered cheaper than the national average. Lafayette has a sales tax of 4.45%.

Demographics and Values

In Lafayette, 6.3% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Lafayette is considered very unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In Lafayette, 12.0% have some form of disability, 65.7% participate in the labor force, 13.0% do not have health insurance, and 5.6% are widows. In terms of education, 25.3% have a high-school diploma, 36.0% have a college degree, and 11.9% have a graduate degree. Racially, the population of Lafayette is 31.7% black, 4.1% Hispanic, 63.5% white, 0.2% Native American, 1.9% mixed race, 2.1% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 0.6% other or not specified. The current population of Lafayette is shrinking at a rate of -0.002%. Lafayette has a population density of 882 people per square mile. In terms of crime, Lafayette has 47.8 property crimes per 1000 residents and 5.8 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Based on gender, 51.0% are female and 49.0% are male. In Lafayette, 26.1% of the population are over the age of 55, 11.0% are over the age of 60, 5.2% are over the age of 70, and 3.3% are over the age of 80. The median age of Lafayette is 35 years old. In the previous presidential election, 31.0% voted Democrat, 64.6% voted Republican, and 4.4% voted for a third party candidate in Lafayette county. In Lafayette, 21.4% are nonbelievers. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Lafayette 46.4% practice Catholicism, 17.8% are Baptists, and 5.6% practice another Christian faith. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Lafayette, out of the total population 0.1% practice Judaism, 0.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.1% practice Islam.

State Information

An overview of Louisiana

Out of a national average of 100, Louisiana has a cost of living index rating of 94, a grocery index rating of 100, and a housing index rating of 87. Overall, Louisiana ranks 50th in quality of life and 45th in healthcare compared to other US states. The state of Louisiana has 158 hospitals and 178 health centers, providing care to a population of 4,649,163. 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.

Social demographics of the state

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

State-wide weather information

On average, the state receives 4.95 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 8.58 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 74%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of July. On average, Louisiana has an air quality index rating of around 37.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 48.3 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 81°F. The average high summer temperature is around 94°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 66°F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Louisiana drops to around 51°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 67°F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 31°F in the month of January. 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 Hybrid Louisiana Iris, Bald Cypress, Silverbell Tree, and Gulf Coast Yucca. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Mink, the Otter, the Turkey, or the Alligators.