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Senior housing types near Lafayette, LA

  • 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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  • The Blake at Lafayette

    The Blake at Lafayette

    400 Polly Lane, Lafayette, LA 70508
    (1)
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  • Avanti Senior Living at Lafayette

    5522 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Lafayette, LA 70508
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 Shreveport

    Brookdale Shreveport

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

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  • Magnolia Court

    Magnolia Court

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

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  • 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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  • Rosemont

    Rosemont

    6450 Kings Parkway, Humble, TX 77346
    (41)
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    Strike a winning combination of comfort and convenience at Rosemont. Our Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Humble, Texas offers a relaxed atmosphere of warmth and caring that promotes companionship among residents and staff. Enjoy the freedom of Assisted Living — freedom from the...

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  • Estia Care LLC

    Estia Care LLC

    18111 Stone Angel Drive, Humble, TX 77346
    (10)
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    Estia Care LLC is an assisted living community located in the city of Humble, Texas in Harris county. Living just under a mile from Lake Houston, seniors of Estia Care LLC can enjoy their days going boating or fishing practically every single day of the year. Many senior residents also like to visit...

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  • The Shores at Clearlake (NOW OPEN)

    The Shores at Clearlake (NOW OPEN)

    19400 Space Center Blvd, Houston, TX 77058
    (1)
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    The Shores at Clear Lake understands the importance of community, and we invite you to join ours. Nestled in beautiful Clear Lake, Texas with our warm and inviting Mediterranean-style building, The Shores at Clear Lake Senior Living offers resort-style accommodations with exceptional and innovative...

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  • Brookdale Bossier City

    Brookdale Bossier City

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

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  • Autumn Grove Humble Cottage

    Autumn Grove Humble Cottage

    5500 Atascocita Road, Humble, TX 77346
    (6)
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    Tucked away among the trees you will find the lovely AutumnGrove Cottage of Humble. The relaxing feel and caring staff offers residents a safe environment with fun entertainment, meaningful activities, and great home-cooked meals. Because of the close friendships at this cottage, you often find...

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  • Light Heart Memory Care - Webster

    Light Heart Memory Care - Webster

    910 Kingsgate Ln, Houston, TX 77058
    (1)
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    Light Heart Memory Care consists of facilities that are all run on an identical model which is: 1. All Light Heart Memory Care facilities are licensed and Alzheimer’s certified. They are located in Clear Lake, Pearland, Sagemont and Webster. All our converted homes are spacious, large and have lots...

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  • Serenity Gardens Dickinson

    Serenity Gardens Dickinson

    1816 Gill Rd, Dickinson, TX 77539
    (11)
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    Serenity Gardens is a family owned and operated Assisted Living / Residential Care Home that specializes in caring for those with memory impairments, such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Lewy-Body and other types of dementia. A Homelike Environment Our Assisted Living services are provided in a warm,...

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  • Bridgecrest Rehabilitation Suites

    Bridgecrest Rehabilitation Suites

    14100 Karissa Court, Houston, TX 77049
    (28)
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    Bridgecrest Rehabilitation Suites offers full private and semi-private suites that come equipped with a flat screen television. Salon and spa services are also available for our guests. Our activities program features Bingo, community trips, religious services, entertainment, weekly evening events,...

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  • Caring Hands

    Caring Hands

    24181 Kelly Street, Porter, TX 77365
    (10)
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    LONG OR SHORT TREM CARE; RESPITE CARE; HOSPICE CARE; CONVENIENT LOCATION WITH EASY ACCESS TO DOCTORS OFFICESS, HOSPITALS, CHURCHES, RESTAURANTS AND SHOPPING CENTERS. NO “BUY IN” ENTRANCE FEES; COMPETITIVE RATES. HOME HEALTH AGENCIE’S RN SUPEVISION (IF REQUIRED BY THE PHYSICIAN). ASSISTING WITH...

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  • Orchard Park at Victory Lakes

    2760 W Walker Street, League City, TX 77573
    (50)
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    Orchard Park Victory Lakes is an assisted living community located in League City, Texas in the county of Galveston. For seniors that enjoy water activities, like boating or fishing, Galveston Bay is only about 6 miles from the Orchard Park Victory Lakes community. Because Texas weather is beautiful...

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  • The Delaney at South Shore

    The Delaney at South Shore

    2605 Marina Bay Dr, League City, TX 77573
    (6)
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    The Delaney at South Shore is managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company. Life Care Services ranked highest in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 Senior Living Study and achieved the highest score in all seven study factors: resident services and activities; community staff; food and...

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Lafayette, Louisiana

Nursing Homes

A nursing home offers residence to two or more persons who have no personal relation to the administrator. This type of establishment offers its occupants 24-hour care by registered nurses. These caregivers offer maintenance, personal care and other health related services for people who cannot care for their needs because of mental or physical conditions, including age.

Nursing homes can be a convenient and comfortable care choice for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will usually persons 55 and older (a rarity in theworldof senior care).Often times individuals might select life in a nursing home due to a mental or physical condition that makes it difficult for them to accomplish their lifestyle goals. Many residents of nursing homes might have behavioral difficulties. These can consist of a tendency to wander, verbal outbursts, or resisting assistance. The most frequent mental condition experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can cloud their decision making capacities, memory recall, and and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings. Examples of care services and amenitiesoffered at nursing homes can include 24-hour emergency care, friendly visitor programs, bill pay, and meal programs. A large number of inhabitants tend to be bachelors or widows with circles of support, and about fifty percent of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

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

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a major influence when choosing which care option works best. The cost of living index for Lafayette is 96.7 based on an average score of 100, where any amount below 100 is less costly than the average. Lafayette has a grocery index of 92.9. The median home value in Lafayette is $182,232 and the median cost for rent is $877 per month a month. The rent burden for Lafayette is about 14.7% of the average monthly income.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The air temperature, air quality, and humidity of a destination may have a profound influence on the well-being of senior citizens. The average humidity level for Lafayette is approximately 75%. The average humidity levels peak in the month of July at roughly 79%. The average air quality index rating in Lafayette is approximately 43.4. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. The air quality index rating is at its peak in the month of December at around 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. Monthly, Lafayette measures approximately 5 inches of precipitation. The most rain normally happens in August with an average of 8 inches during the month. In terms of snow fall Lafayette gets on average 0.00 inches of snow in a year. During the summer, the temperature in Lafayette is about 83°F. The low summer temperature falls to approximately 73°F during June. The summer high rises to around 93°F in August. In the winter, the average temp in Lafayette dips to about 56°F. The peak winter temperature will rise to roughly 67°F during the month of February. The lowest winter temperature gets to approximately 44 °F in the month of January. Lafayette has a humid subtropical type of climate.

Demographics and Values

Of the population of Lafayette 11.9% have a graduate degree, 36.0% have a college degree, and 25.3% have a high-school diploma. During the last presidential election, 4.4% voted for a third party candidate, 64.6% voted Republican, and 31.0% voted Democrat in Lafayette county. 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. 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 Chrisitan faith. Out of the total population of Lafayette, 65.7% participate in the labor force, 12.0% have some form of disability, 5.6% consider themselves widows, and 13.0% do not have health insurance. Lafayette has a population density of 882 people per square mile. The current population of Lafayette is shrinking at a rate of -0.002%. In terms of crime, Lafayette has 47.8 property crimes per 1000 residents and 5.8 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Out of the total city population, 51.0% are female and 49.0% are male. The median age of Lafayette is 35 years old. 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. Demographically, Lafayette is 2.1% Asian, 0.2% Native American, 63.5% white, 31.7% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.9% mixed race, 4.1% Hispanic, and 0.6% other or not specified. In Lafayette, 6.3% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Lafayette is considered very unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community.

State Information

An overview of Louisiana

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

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 terms of diversity, Louisiana ranks 23rd in the nation. The median age in the state is 37, and 28% of the population is over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 38% of Louisiana residents voted Democrat and 58% voted Republican.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Louisiana is 37.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 48.3 AQI. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 8.58 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 4.95 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 51°F. The average high winter temperature is around 67°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 31°F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 81°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 94°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 66°F during the month of June. Louisiana experiences an average humidity rating of about 74%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 78% in the month of July. 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, hybrid louisiana iris, and gulf coast yucca. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the quail, the waterfowl, the turkey, or the mink.