Assisted Living in Missouri
Is assisted living the right care option for you?
Figuring out the amount of care you or your loved one requires is an important first step. Assisted living residences are perfect locations for aging seniors who need help with certain day to day activities but do not need 24-hour oversight. Assisted living facilities provide a very good support program for seniors that happen to be trying to find more than quick in-home care. If assisted living fits your needs, study all you can about each provider and the care services they provide. All certified health care providers must meet rules put forth by the state however additional care services and amenities will differ from service provider to provider.
What should you expect from an assisted living provider in Missouri?
Missouri authorities stop by licensed care providers regularly to make sure that assisted living communities are providing residents with certain care services. Seniors should expect to see these care services and more at each licensed care community:
- Distribution of Medication
- Central Dining Program
- Nursing Staff Care
- Transportation Services
- Laundry Services
What is the average cost of assisted living in Missouri?
At New LifeStyles, we like to consult Genworth’s annual cost of care survey that has the cost of assisted living services in Missouri to be $2,881 per month on average. The national average in the US is right about $4,000 each month for any single individual to live in an assisted living community. The cities that reported some of the more expensive costs of care included Jefferson City, St. Louis, and Springfield while other cities like Kansas City were close to the state average.
Find more information on state licensing for senior communities in Missouri with New LifeStyles.