Wyoming Assisted Living
In Wyoming, an assisted living community differs from a boarding house in that residents receive health-related services and assistance with medications. However, residents of assisted living communities in Wyoming will not receive help with basic activities of daily living, as they might in a skilled nursing facility, a nursing facility or another type of institution licensed by the state.
In Wyoming there are 33 Assisted Living Facilities. We can help you find the best matches for your needs. The average cost of Assisted Living in Wyoming is $3,300 per month.
Wyoming Assisted Living Facilities by RegionBack to top Casper, Cheyenne, Evanston, Gillette, Jackson, Laramie, Riverton, Sheridan
Map of Wyoming Assisted Living FacilitiesBack to top
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Cost of Assisted Living in WyomingBack to top
The average cost of Assisted Living in Wyoming is $3,300. Assisted Living costs range from $1,489 to $5,150 depending on location and other factors.
Wyoming ranks as the fifth-most affordable state in the country for long-term care. The fees for a Wyoming retirement facility are typically paid out-of-pocket, using pensions, savings and/or long-term care insurance.
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Overview of Wyoming Assisted LivingBack to top
Wyoming’s wide open spaces turn much of the state into a beautiful, natural wilderness worth nurturing and protecting. In 1872, Yellowstone National Park was established as the first environmental preserve of its kind in the world. Now, six million tourists visit Wyoming annually to view the marvels of national parks like Yellowstone and Grand Teton, plus numerous national monuments and forests. Aside from the healthy tourism, Wyoming is a quiet refuge with the lowest population and the second-lowest population density in the United States. Because of its elevation, Wyoming has a relatively cool climate. While they are able to enjoy frequent sunshine, Wyoming assisted living residents need not worry about extreme temperatures. Even on the hottest days, the nights are cool and comfortable.
Assisted Living in Wyoming DefinedBack to top
In Wyoming, an assisted living facility or “ALF” is an establishment engaged in providing a safe and clean living environment to groups of residents who are unrelated to the owner. Services will include:
- Limited nursing care
- Limited personal care
Regulation of Assisted Living in WyomingBack to top
The Wyoming Department of Health regulates assisted living facilities in their state, and conducts the surveys which monitor compliance with the rules set forth by the Department. There are strict requirements for the managers/administrators of assisted living in Wyoming. Before obtaining a license to operate this type of establishment, each manager must have completed 48 semester hours or 72 quarter hours of post-secondary education in:
- Elderly care
- Health case management
- Facility management
- Another related field from an accredited college or institution