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Senior housing types near Baton Rouge, LA

  • 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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  • 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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  • The Pearl at Jamestown

    The Pearl at Jamestown

    14443 Perkins Rd., Baton Rouge, LA 70810
    (11)
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    The Pearl at Jamestown is the premiere provider of Memory Care in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Owned and operated by Phoenix Senior Living, we place a priority on personalized care and providing a purposeful day for our residents. The Pearl specializes in Memory Care and all staff are trained Certified...

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  • The Blake at The Grove

    9511 Creekview Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70836
    (1)
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  • Magnolia Brook on Siegen

    9394 Siegen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
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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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  • 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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  • Cedar Crest Personal Memory Living

    Cedar Crest Personal Memory Living

    161 S Beadle Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508
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    Cedar Crest is the only dedicated memory care community in Lafayette. We are solely dedicated to those with memory care challenges and over the years we have developed our trademarked philosophy of care " Rhythm of the Day". Our philosophy of care assures your loved one receives; validation ( he or...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • Colonial Oaks Living Center

    Colonial Oaks Living Center

    4312 Ithaca St, Metairie, LA 70006
    (136)
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    At Colonial Oaks Living Center, our staff provides quality services through care and compassion. We pride ourselves on the longevity of staff members and the care they provide. Our facility features skilled nursing services, rehabilitation services, general nursing and restorative care, and respite...

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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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  • 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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  • Belle Vie Living Center

    Belle Vie Living Center

    535 Commerce St, Gretna, LA 70056
    (96)
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    Belle Vie Living Center is devoted to meeting the need dynamic needs of each patient in our care. Our dedicated staff works to provide quality healthcare and superior service. Our 89-bed facility serves those in need of long-term and short-term care, as well as skilled nursing care. Private and...

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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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  • 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 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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  • Brookdale Hattiesburg II

    Brookdale Hattiesburg II

    107 Fox Chase Drive, Hattiesburg, MS 39402
    (11)
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    A Wonderful Life We know how challenging it can be to transition the care of someone you love to someone else, but we also know they are in for a rich and full life here at our memory care community in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Because we handle all the household chores and provide quality,...

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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 Biloxi

    Brookdale Biloxi

    2120 Enterprise Drive, Biloxi, MS 39531
    (21)
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    Round-the-Clock Care From the moment you walk through our front door, you may find yourself thinking you stumbled upon a family reunion instead of an assisted living and memory care community. We can’t blame you. From the warmth and friendliness of the care team to the sound of residents laughing as...

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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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Carrington Specialty Care Assisted Living

    Carrington Specialty Care Assisted Living

    6801 Three Notch Road, Mobile, AL 36619
    (3)
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    Specializing in Alzheimer's and Dementia Care.

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  • Somerby of Mobile

    Somerby of Mobile

    901 Somerby Drive, Mobile, AL 36695
    (31)
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    Are All Mobile-Area Retirement Communities Alike? Somerby Is Truly Something Special. It's The Somerby Spark that does it. Visit Somerby of Mobile, and you'll find beautiful rental apartment homes — in an active, vibrant retirement community just minutes from everything you love in Mobile...

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  • Elmcroft of Heritage Woods

    Elmcroft of Heritage Woods

    3440 Hillcrest Rd., Mobile, AL 36695
    (12)
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    Lease in January and get the rest of the month FREE!* See our Sales Director for details. Elmcroft of Heritage Woods offers a special combination of daily living, personalized supportive services, and interactive activities. Since 1995, when our first community opened, we have offered a full range...

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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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  • Knollwood Pointe

    Knollwood Pointe

    5601 Girby Rd, Mobile, AL 36693
    (11)
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    Situated in the heart of thriving Mobile, Knollwood Pointe Assisted Living & Memory Care community offers the lifestyle that's just right for you. With proximity to the historic USS Battleship Alabama and the sandy-white beaches of Dauphin Island, this charming community is an ideal place to call...

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  • Atria Regency

    Atria Regency

    4720 Morrison Drive, Mobile, AL 36609
    (11)
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    At Atria Regency, you'll experience southern living with grace and charm, and enjoy an active lifestyle with all the comforts of home. Exciting activities contribute to the social atmosphere at Atria Regency. Chat with old friends or meet new ones in this home-style community. Atria Senior Living is...

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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 Brennity at Daphne Assisted Living & Memory Care

    The Brennity at Daphne Assisted Living & Memory Care

    27440 County Rd, Daphne, AL 36526
    (20)
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    Celebrated for its modernized brand of senior livng, the Brennity at Daphne is dedicated to ensuring the very best for our residents' golden years. Located in the picturesque beach town of Daphne, our sprawling grounds offer lake views and a tranquil new environment to call home. The Brennity offers...

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  • Brookdale Meridian

    Brookdale Meridian

    4555 35th Avenue, Meridian, MS 39305
    (6)
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    It's time to start enjoying the carefree lifestyle you deserve and when you come home to our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in historic Meridian, Miss., you’ll enjoy a vibrant lifestyle with varied levels of care to accommodate your changing needs. From independent living and assisted...

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  • 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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  • Beau Provence

    100 Beau West Drive, Mandeville, LA 70471
    (6)
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    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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  • Bay Cove

    670 Bay Cove Dr, Biloxi, MS 39532
    (7)
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    Tucked away on a secluded peninsula of Back Bay Biloxi is a gated Assisted Living getaway, a premier waterfront development for those who savor quality and embrace a panoramic view of nature's wonder and beauty. Wake up to the whisper of the bay breeze or say goodnight to the moonlit ripples from...

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  • Extra Care

    354 Trace Rd, Laurel, MS 39443
    (3)
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    Extra Care is a warm and cozy senior care home located in the city of Laurel and Jones County. Extra Care insists in providing the seniors with a comfortable place to call home where they can receive the services they need to live as independent as medically possible. The group home setting provides...

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  • The Blake at Township

    608 Steed Road, Ridgeland, MS 39157
    (10)
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    The Blake at Township is an assisted living community for seniors who are looking to make Ridgeland, Madison County, Mississippi their home. This community provides its residents with the memory care that they are looking for, while offering them a peaceful place to call home. Guests of our...

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  • 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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  • Azalea Estates of Monroe

    4380 Old Sterlington Rd, Monroe, LA 71203
    (1)
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    The home like setting of Azalea Estates of Monroe, an assisted living community in Monroe, Louisiana makes it the ideal place to call home. Truly a Southern style home, it sits on a beautifully landscaped area and features spacious rooms. And, it's prominent location in Monroe ensures the community...

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  • Savannah Court of Bastrop

    10280 Boswell St., Bastrop, LA 71220
    (5)
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    Savannah Court of Bastrop is an assisted living memory care community that is located in the urban city of Bastrop, Morehouse Parish, Louisiana. Our community is located right in the outskirts of the city thus the residents experience both urban and rural life balanced effectively. Bastrop city is...

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  • Carrington Place

    300 Baker Road, Satsuma, AL 36572
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    Carrington Place is an assisted living community located in Satsuma, Mobile County, Alabama. If you are looking for a new residence where you will feel comfortable and secure, then Carrington Place is the community for you. Named after the Satsuma orange, Satsuma is a beautiful city filled with...

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Nursing Homes

A nursing home facility provides residence to at least two individuals who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. This type of complex provides its residents with 24-hour care administered by on-site nurses. These nurses provide care for seniors who are unable to take care of themselves because of mental or physical conditions.

This type of facility is a familiar and easy living alternative for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will routinely individuals 55 and above which is unusual for other senior care types.Many occupants of nursing homes might have behavioral troubles. These can consist of a tendency to wander, resisting care, or verbal outbursts. Nursing homes are required to provide emergency dental services, routine personal hygiene items, pharmaceutical services, and room and bed maintenance services to residents. Some services come at an extra cost which can include personal comfort items, personal reading materials, and cosmetic and grooming items. The most frequent mental disease effecting residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can cloud their and their sense of familiarity, decision making capabilities, and memory recall. Types of care services and amenitiesoffered at nursing homes might include bill pay, skilled nursing or medical care, help with legal questions, and personal care (including dressing, bathing, and toilet assistance).

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, primarily those who live with chronic illnesses or those who require continuing care, access to medical facilities can be a key consideration in determining which senior care facility is best. In total, there are 10 hospitals located in Baton Rouge which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals that service Baton Rouge include Womans Hospital, Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge, and Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center.

Cost of Living

Senior living community price is influenced by the community where it is located. The median home value in Baton Rouge is around $161,016 and the median price for rent is about $829 a month. The rent burden for Baton Rouge is about 15.6% of the average monthly income. Baton Rouge has a sales tax of 4.45%.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The humidity, air quality, and air temperature of a location can have a profound impact on the well-being of senior citizens. In the summer, Baton Rouge is around 83°F. The low summer temperature drops to approximately 72°F in the month of June. The summer high temperature is at around 93°F during August. In wintertime, the average temp in Baton Rouge sinks to around 55°F. The high winter temperature will rise to around 66°F during the month of February. The low winter temperature gets to about 44 °F in the month of January. The average humidity rating for Baton Rouge is roughly 74%. Humidity ratings reach their peak in July at roughly 77%. Baton Rouge has a humid subtropical type of climate. Monthly, Baton Rouge gets approximately 5 inches of precipitation. The most rain usually happens in December with an average of 9 inches during the month. Baton Rouge receives on average 0.10 inches of snow in a year. On average, the air quality index rating in Baton Rouge is around 51.2. 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 score reaches its highest during the month of December at around 69.6. 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.

Demographics and Values

In the previous presidential election, 52.3% voted Democrat, 4.6% voted for a third party candidate, and 43.1% voted Republican in East Baton Rouge county. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Baton Rouge, out of the total population 0.2% practice Judaism, 0.6% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.4% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Baton Rouge 22.6% practice Catholicism, 20.0% are Baptists, and 14.0% practice another Chrisitan faith. In Baton Rouge, 31.9% are nonbelievers. Demographically, Baton Rouge is 3.6% Asian, 1.3% other or not specified, 3.4% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 54.8% black, 1.3% mixed race, 38.6% white, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In terms of crime, Baton Rouge has 10.4 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 58.2 property crimes per 1000 residents. In terms of education, 27.8% have a high-school diploma, 32.3% have a college degree, and 13.3% have a graduate degree. Out of the total population of Baton Rouge, 26.0% live in poverty, 12.8% do not have health insurance, 16.1% have some form of disability, and 6.8% consider themselves widows. In Baton Rouge, 5.6% of the citizens are veterans. Baton Rouge is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Out of the total city population, 47.5% are male and 52.5% are female. In Baton Rouge, 24.4% of the population are over the age of 55, 9.3% are over the age of 60, 5.2% are over the age of 70, and 3.5% are over the age of 80. The median age of Baton Rouge is 31 years old. The current population of Baton Rouge is shrinking at a rate of -0.010%. Baton Rouge has a population density of 1,006 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of Louisiana

Louisiana is ranked 50th in quality of life and 45th in healthcare. There are 158 hospitals and 178 health centers that service a population of 4,649,163. Mercy Regional Medical Center, Park Place Surgical Hospital, and Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The state of Louisiana has a cost of living index of 93.6 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 99.9 and a housing index rating of 86.6. Based on natural beauty, Louisiana ranks 50th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

Forty-six percent of Louisiana residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 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 the last presidential election 38% of Louisiana residents voted Democrat and 58% voted Republican. In Louisiana, 28% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. The state of Louisiana ranks 23rd in the country for diversity.

State-wide weather information

On average, the humidity rating for Louisiana is around 74%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of July. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Louisiana is around 4.95 inches. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 8.58 inches of precipitation a month. 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. 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. 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. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 67°F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 31°F during 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 louisiana phlox, bald cypress, silverbell tree, and hybrid louisiana iris. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the nutria, the bears, the alligators, or the turtles.