48 Assisted Living Facilities near Louisville, KY
There are 48 Assisted Living Facilities in the Louisville area, with 36 in Louisville and 12 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Louisville is $3,589 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,580. Cheaper nearby regions include Jeffersonville with an average starting cost of $3,583.
To help you with your search, browse the 279 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Louisville. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Louisville 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Lagrange with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 51 families in Louisville find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Louisville, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Louisville
Louisville, Ky., is known for attractions like it's award-winning bourbon distilleries, Churchill Downs Racetrack, Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory and Muhammad Ali Center. Seniors will find so many things to do in Louisville with friends from their assisted living communities. There are 46 assisted living facilities in the Louisville area. Of these, 34 are in the Louisville city limits, and 12 are located in nearby areas, including Goshen and Lyndon. These facilities offer seniors support with the tasks of daily living.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Louisville
- The air quality in the Louisville area is 7 percent poorer than the national average. According to the American Lung Association, the Louisville/Jefferson County area ranks number 21 on the list of U.S. cities most polluted by year-round particle pollution. This poses health risks to people with lung or respiratory problems.
- Louisville, KY, has quite a high crime rate in comparison to the rest of the state. The violent crime rate in Louisville is around 7.3 per 1,000 residents compared with the rate of 2.3 per 1,000 citizens for the state of Kentucky.
- Fans of the arts will find many places to visit in Louisville. The Speed Art Museum features a huge collection of works from throughout the ages, and seniors who visit receive a discounted entry fee.
- The Louisville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the University of Louisville Hospital and the Baptist Health Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Louisville is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning that its elected leadership “has made the commitment to actively work toward making their town, city or county a great place for people of all ages,” according to AARP.
- Louisville has an array of community resources for seniors, including the ElderServe Senior Center, an organization that helps seniors meet new people and engage in a range of fun activities, as well as 14 other senior centers.
Paying for Assisted Living in Louisville
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Louisville start around $3,630 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.
It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Louisville and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Louisville
In the state of Kentucky, assisted living facilities don't provide health services and therefore are not eligible for funding through Medicaid. However, in some circumstances, Medicaid may provide coverage for treatments received from an outside agency.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Kentucky page.
More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Kentucky page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Louisville
Louisville and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
To see a list of free assisted living resources in Louisville, please visit our Assisted Living in Kentucky page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Louisville
Louisville-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Kentucky are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Kentucky page for more information about these laws.
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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Louisville
Review of Forest Hills Commons
I toured Forest Hills Commons and I was impressed woth them. Cherrie, who is the person that conducted the tour, was very informative. Everything was clean and I was very impressed with it. It is k... Read more
Review of Vitality Living St. Matthews
I liked the fact that Vitality Living St. Matthews seemed to care about their residents. I visited their assisted living. They have a refrigerator and microwave in the room that I saw. The staff th... Read more
Review of Christian Care Communities – Middletown
We went to Christian Care Communities - Middletown. It's a very nice place. The people are very, very nice, very helpful, but it's too expensive. They showed us a two bedroom. It was small, and tha... Read more