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Best Assisted Living Facilities in New Orleans, LA

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored New Orleans Assisted Living Facilities on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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New Orleans, LA 70114

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4.8 (10)

Why choose this provider?

The Suites at Algiers Point Assisted Living & Memory Care was founded in 2012 in a New Orleans neighborhood overlooking the Mississippi River. Spacious apartments include standard amenities such as private bedrooms, bathrooms, living areas, and kitchenettes, and that feature emergency call systems for immediate assistance when needed. Residents have access to personal care and health amenities, including assistance with daily activities, highly trained nurses, and customizable health care packages. Movie nights, wine and cheese events, or community art shows fill up a typical day. An in-house executive chef ensures a pleasurable dining experience with home-cooked meals served restaurant-style in the dining room.

River Ridge, LA 70123

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5.0 (4)
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5.0 (4)

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St. Francis Villa Assisted Living is a care community in River Ridge, Los Angeles, that provides personalized support to seniors. Residents at the facility receive professional assistance from compassionate caregivers who provide support for the daily tasks that the seniors can no longer accomplish with ease, such as preparing meals, bathing, keeping house, and managing their medication. The St. Francis Villa Assisted Living community offers a comfortable homelike living environment where seniors can maintain control over their daily decisions and enjoy quality time socializing, interacting, and playing games with their contemporaries.

Kenner, LA 70065

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4.5 (44)
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4.4 (27)

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Inspired Living at Kenner is a senior living community in New Orleans, Louisiana. The community was established with outdoor living as a focus and is situated on 10 wooded acres. Apartments are laid out to maximize mobility and accessibility and are pet-friendly. Care staff, as well as a registered nurse, provide 24/7 assistance, and an array of cognitive, physical, and social activities are provided to stimulate memory and spirit. A regional seasonal menu is prepared by chefs and offers variety in an all-day dining setting. Outdoor amenities include a pond, a swimming pool, a dog park, and landscaped gardens and paths for walks.

Compare our Top Assisted Living Facilities

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
The Suites at Algiers Point Assisted Living & Memory Care
New Orleans, LA 70114
St Francis Villa Assisted Living
River Ridge, LA 70123
Inspired Living at Kenner
Kenner, LA 70065

FAQs

  • How is assisted living different from a nursing home?

    Nursing homes are for people who require round-the-clock care, while assisted living facilities are for those who need some help, but are also capable of managing some of their daily activities on their own. Nursing homes are more expensive, and may look more like a clinic or hospital rather than a home.

  • What are Activities of Daily Living or "ADLs"?

    You’ll hear about ADLs, or Activities of Daily Living, when you’re researching assisted living facilities. These are the basic tasks that we undertake each day, such as dressing, grooming, bathing, toileting, and walking. Not being able to do several of the ADLs is a sign that you or your loved one should consider moving to an assisted living facility.

  • Do I pay for assisted living on a monthly basis?

    Usually, yes. You should receive a statement each month that indicates the base fee (the rent you're paying for your space) along with a services fee, which covers the time spent by staff members helping the resident with their ADLs.

  • Are there low-cost options for assisted living facilities?

    HUD (U.S. Housing and Urban Development) has a program called Section 202 that provides supportive housing for very low-income elders, and your local agency for the elderly will have information on state and regional programs.

  • Am I allowed to keep my car at an assisted living facility?

    Probably, but you will need to talk to the facility to find out what its rules are for residential driving. There may be an additional parking fee required. If you do not drive, your facility should be able to offer rides to shopping and health care appointments.

  • Do assisted living facilities allow pets?

    They may — you will need to ask if your pet is allowed. Cats are often fine, but there may be restrictions on large dog breeds or on the number of pets that are allowed.

  • What happens if the resident’s health declines after they are in an assisted living facility?

    Many assisted living facilities include several levels of care, so if declining health means that more care is required, they can stay where they are, although the cost will increase. You can also consider hiring a private duty nurse or moving the resident to a more comprehensive care nursing home.