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Nevada is an up-and-coming retirement area based on moderate weather, plenty of golf and a good variety of other attractions. The current population of seniors is approximately 266,000 or approximately 10% of the population of the state. This ranks Nevada as the fourth lowest percentage population of seniors of any state in the US. This trend should change rapidly over the next few years as many warm weather seekers decide to avoid Florida because of its natural disaster record. The overall cost of living index for Nevada is 109, with housing topping the scale at 124. These numbers were calculated before the recent housing bubble burst. The bulk of Nevada seniors live in the Las Vegas, Reno, Sunrise Manor, Paradise, Spring Valley and Henderson areas. In addition to having a good selection of assisted living facilities in the areas, they also offer better health care services.
Assisted Living Facility Governmental Oversight In Nevada
The Nevada Bureau of Licensure and Certification annually inspects all assisted living facilities. You can write the Bureau of Licensure and Certification to get copies of inspection reports and complaints at 1550 East College Parkway, Suite 158, Carson City, NV 89706 or you may fax a written request for information to 775-687-6588. To file a complaint for a specific assisted living facility call 800-225-3414 and/or call your Nevada Ombudsman
- Kay Panelli State LTC Ombudsman Nevada Division for Aging Services
- 3416 Goni Road Bldg. D, No. 132 Carson City, NV 89706
- Phone: (775)687-4210, ext. 254 Fax: (775)687-4264
You may also want to enter a review on this site to help other Nevada seniors in their assisted living facility search.
This directory includes 200 assisted living options for Nevada. Use the "Advance Search" to find the nearest 40 senior services based on your desired location or select a city and then choose a tab to see different types of senior care including nursing homes, Alzheimer's care centers, CCRCs, independent living, in-home and hospice care.
Here are the direct links to Carson City Nursing Homes, Fallon Nursing Homes, Las Vegas Nursing Homes, Reno Nursing Homes, or use the advanced search and limit your results to Nursing Homes.
Choosing A Nevada Assisted Living Facility
Although most people choose an Nevada assisted living facility based on proximity to friends and family or a residence previous home, there are several other factors that are very important. The number one most important factor is the safety of the facility. Once you have narrowed your selection down to a few assisted living facilities, use the information below to get information about complaints and inspections of these facilities to confirm that the residence is a safe place to be. Other factors to consider include the cost of the facility and the amenities at the facility and in the surrounding area. Most assisted living facilities as schedule routine visits to surrounding attractions to help keep the residents more active and interactive. By selecting an assisted living facility in a larger metropolitan area, the residents have exposure to a much greater variety of activities. Although many of the smaller assisted living facilities offer more personal service, larger assisted living facilities may have an activities director to keep the residence busy and active. Exercise classes, clubs and other internal facility group events can have a very positive impact on a seniors life.