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VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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44 Assisted Living Facilities near Branson, MO

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If you’re looking for assisted living in Branson, our local senior living advisors can help you find a safe, welcoming community for you or your loved one. Whether you’re searching for luxury assisted living in Branson or sticking to a budget, we’ll work with you to understand the cost of assisted living in Branson. You might consider top Assisted Living facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like , , and . And if nothing in Branson seems like the right fit, there are other Assisted Living options nearby in Aurora, Battlefield or Holiday Island to choose from.

From there, we’ll show you the best assisted living communities in Branson for your family member’s budget, lifestyle, and personal care needs. With 44 assisted living facilities in the Branson area, A Place for Mom makes it easier to find a secure and social community for this next stage of life.

Assisted Living Facilities in Branson, MO

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The Bungalows at Branson Meadows

5351 Gretna Rd, Branson, MO 65616

4.3
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Fremont Senior Living

1520 E Bates, Springfield, MO 65804

4.4
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Fremont Senior Living is a Continuum of Care community offering Independent Apartments and Patio Homes, Assisted Living Level Two Suites, and a Memory Care Cottage. The Fremont is a locally owned and operated community that has been providing the highest level of customer service and care to...

Hopedale Cottage

1314 W School St, Ozark, MO 65721

4.4
(12 reviews)

Studio

Cedarhurst of Springfield

1146 E. Lakewood Street, Springfield, MO 65810

4.2
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Maple Wood Alzheimer's Special Care Center is a specialized assisted living community located in the outdoorsy and large city of Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. Our scenic community is a beautiful place to live and is an enticing place for visiting family and friends. Maple Wood is...

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Century Pines Assisted Living

709 E Mccracken Rd, Ozark, MO 65721

3.5
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Century Pines Assisted Living is located in the beautiful neighborhoods of Ozark, MO. Century Pines is situated on a picturesque terrain, and the ambient landscapes that stretch far and beyond are set to give our residents a wonderful place to call home. When you visit Century Pines, your view...

Castlewood Senior Living

1538 N Old Castle Rd, Nixa, MO 65714

4.1
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Castlewood is located in beautiful Nixa Missouri. With a quiet country setting we provide all of the comforts of home, with a convenient location. Just a 30-minute drive will send you back in time right in the heart of Branson Mo. Enjoy all of the attractions it has to offer including shopping,...

Oak Pointe of Monett

1011 Old Airport Rd, Monett, MO 65708

4.8
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Our mission is to be the best place a senior adult has ever lived. We prioritize helping residents remain connected to friends, family and community, and always maintain a firm commitment to well-being that nourishes the body, mind and spirit. Assisted Living At Oak Pointe, we start with...

The Bungalows at Chesterfield Village

2410 W Chesterfield Blvd, Springfield, MO 65807

5.0
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Joy Assisted Living

2030 West Mount Vernon Street, Springfield, MO 65802

4.2
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Joy Assisted Living is located in the bustling city of Springfield, MO. This cozy community offers a home-like building that is set in a city that is known for its great attractions, historical treasures, and many parks. Those who are visiting residents of this community will find that...

Turners Rock Senior Living Community

3911 E State Hwy D, Springfield, MO 65809

3.5
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Our community is designed to meet your individual needs and give you the freedom to be yourself. We offer the best in independent senior living, assisted living and memory care from a family-owned company that knows connection is everything.

Prestige Assisted Living

89 Hillside Dr, Holiday Island, AR 72631

4.6
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Essex of Ozark

5173 North 22nd Street, Ozark, MO 65721

4.8
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our...

The Bungalows at Springfield East

3540 E Cherokee St, Springfield, MO 65809

4.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Township Senior Living

4150 W Republic Rd, Battlefield, MO 65619

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

Bristol Manor of Aurora

740 S Hudson, Aurora, MO 65605

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our...

Bristol Manor of Willard

511 Watson Street, Willard, MO 65781

4.5
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Services provided at no additional cost: Private room and private bath 3 nutritious meals per day and snacks Medication administration including insulin administration Housekeeping services Laundry service Activities Our company has been providing care for Seniors since 1990 when we built our...

Riverview Residential Place

1200 W Hall St, Ozark, MO 65721

4.0
(1 review)

1 Bed

Riverview Residential Place is a 40 bed, state licensed Residential Care II Facility that is located on seven and a half acres of the Finley River in Ozark, Missouri. Just minutes from Springfield and Branson, this facility offers a home-like atmosphere with 24-hour protective oversight for...

Spring Valley Assisted Living

2915 S Fremont Ave, Springfield, MO 65804

2.8
(2 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Hudson House

1700 S Hudson Ave, Aurora, MO 65605

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Hudson House is a 41-bed residential care facility located adjacent to the Aurora Nursing Center in Lawrence County, Aurora, Missouri. Hudson House is a unique health care facility with the highest of standards in both resident care and cleanliness while providing a sense of well-being for those...

Autumn Court

1421 S Landrum St, Mount Vernon, MO 65712

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

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Cost of assisted living in Branson, MO

The average cost of senior living in Branson is $3,196 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Republic, MO with an average of $2,530 per month.

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What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
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Branson, Missouri

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities administer social events, personal care, and oversight to individuals who are about 65 years old. The types of service provided often include aid with activities of daily living. Residents may be kept under supervision and evaluation. Under certain circumstances, communities may offer skilled nursing, Alzheimer’s care, or continuing care. In Missouri, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $34,566 . The state of Missouri has specific rules related to this type of community. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Division of Regulation and Licensure, Section for Long-Term Care Regulation certifies this community type. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include modified diets prescribed by a physician can be provided, modified diets must be reviewed at least quarterly by a consulting nutritionist, dietitian, RN, or physician, and communities must provide at least three daily meals. 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 complete screening prior to admission to determine whether an applicant is eligible to be admitted, assessment must be repeated whenever the resident has a significant change in condition and at least semiannually, an individualized evacuation plan must be developed for residents who require more than minimal assistance to evacuate, and authorized staff person and a physician must conduct a physical exam to document the individual’s current medical status and write any special orders regarding care and needed procedures. Staff members receive training in a variety of fields. These areas include (2 hours) of initial training on transfer assistance, instruction regarding person-centered care and the social model of care, preservation of resident dignity, and communicating with persons with dementia. Public assistance is available through the Medicaid State Plan Personal Care authority. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance with activities of daily living , 24-hour care, protective oversight, and assistance with distribution. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include Injections may be administered only by a physician or licensed nurse, insulin injections may be administered by a certified medication technician or level i medication aide who has successfully completed the state-approved course for insulin administration, and self-administer prescription and nonprescription medications if a licensed health provider approves. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents.

Demographics and Values

Branson has a population density of 209 people per square mile. In Branson, 10.4% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. In terms of education, 32.1% have a high-school diploma, 7.2% have a graduate degree, and 21.6% have a college degree. Demographically, Branson is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 9.4% Hispanic, 2.2% Asian, 5.4% other or not specified, 2.8% mixed race, 3.5% black, 85.6% white, and 0.4% Native American. Out of the total city population, 46.0% are male and 54.0% are female. The median age of Branson is 42 years old. In Branson, 10.2% are widows, 20.0% live in poverty, 16.2% have some form of disability, and 22.5% do not have health insurance.

Cost of Living

The total cost of care for a community is influenced by the destination where it is located. The rent burden for Branson is around 19.0% of the average monthly income. The median monthly rent in Branson is about $880 and the median home value for Branson is around $156,927.

State Information

An overview of Missouri

The natural beauty of Missouri is ranked 9th in the nation. There are 128 hospitals and 212 health centers that service a population of 6,144,344. The three highest ranked hospitals in Missouri are Mosaic Life Care At St Joseph, Mercy Hospital St Louis, and Mercy Hospital Springfield. In terms of personal well-being, Missouri ranks 41st in healthcare and 28th in quality of life compared to other states. Out of a national average of 100, Missouri has a cost of living index rating of 89, a grocery index rating of 97, and a housing index rating of 71.

Social demographics of the state

In Missouri, 37% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 9,001 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-36%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Missouri there are 414 masonic lodges. In the most recent presidential election, 57% of Missouri residents voted Republican and 38% voted Democrat. The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Missouri ranks 35th in the country for diversity.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Missouri is 37.3 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 48.7 AQI. Missouri experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of December. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 76F. The average high summer temperature is around 92F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 57F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Missouri drops to around 33F. The average high winter temperature is around 51F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12F during the month of January. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Missouri is around 3.63 inches. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 6.57 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Missouri mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Missouri can include floods, earthquakes (moderate), and and tornadoes.

Wildlife to be found in Missouri

The state of Missouri has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Dogwood, Kentucky Bluegrass, Wild Grape, and Scouring Rush. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Mule Deer, the Long-tailed Weasel, the Silver-haired Bat , or the Red Fox. The state animal of Missouri is the The Mule.

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Boulderwood Estates, The Baptist Home and Bradford Court are the top rated assisted living facilities near Branson, Missouri. See full list of communities.

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