Redding Assisted Living

Average Cost: $4,500

Redding Assisted Living Facility Costs

The median cost of Assisted Living in Redding for a single-occupancy apartment is $3,250/month (Genworth - 2013). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.

Cost of Redding Assisted Living Facilities

Community Starting Price
Serenity Gardens $3,000/month
Serenity Gardens $3,000/month

Cost of Nearby Assisted Living Facilities

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Cost data provided by senior living communities and compiled by is subject to change without notice. This data is for informational purposes only and may contain inaccuracies. Your actual senior living costs may vary depending on your personal situation.
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Map of Redding Assisted Living Facilities

Information About Assisted Living Facility in Redding

The first of the original 13 colonies to declare its independence from British rule on May 4, 1776, The State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations (better known simply as Rhode Island) is the smallest state in the nation by area measuring only 1,045 square miles.

With more than one million people calling the state home, residents of assisted living in Rhode Island enjoy all the amenities and services of a major urban area. Yet the Ocean State boasts many scenic beaches along the coastline of Narragansett Bay, which reaches from the Atlantic Ocean into the Port of Providence, offering residents a taste of laidback coastal living. 

Assisted Living in Rhode Island Defined

Rhode Island defines an assisted living residence as any facility that provides lodging, meals and personal assistance to two or more adults. Personal assistance includes one or more of the following services:
  • Helping residents with activities of daily living such as bathing, eating, dressing, toileting and mobility
  • Medication management or administration of medication by licensed healthcare staff
  • Arrangement of health and supportive services 
  • Monitoring residents’ health and safety
Assisted living residences can go by any name, such as sheltered care home or board and care residence, as long as they meet the established definition for assisted living. 

Regulation of Assisted Living in Rhode Island

Communities providing assisted living in Rhode Island must be licensed by the state Department of Health and have at least one staff member on site and awake 24 hours a day. All assisted living employees must pass a criminal background check and workers who have regular contact with residents must also complete at least 10 hours of training in the following areas:
  • Medical emergency procedures
  • Aging-related behavior
  • Personal assistance
  • Assistance with medications
  • Resident safety
At assisted living homes that provide dementia care, employees must complete at least 12 hours of training on communicating effectively with dementia residents, understanding the types of dementia and managing behavior.

Cost of Assisted Living in Rhode Island

Assisted living costs vary depending on factors such as size and location of facility as well as the amount of services and amenities provided. The average cost of a private, one-bedroom residence at a community of assisted living in Rhode Island is $4,213 per month or $50,550 per year.

Here is a list of the average monthly rates* broken down by city for a one-bedroom, single-occupancy apartment in a Rhode Island assisted living facility:

City Minimum Cost Maximum Cost
Providence/Fall River $1,157 $5,415
Rhode Island – Whole State $1,157 $5,000

*Genworth Financial 2011 Cost of Care Survey.

Most seniors pay for assisted living using private funds or long-term care insurance. Medicare and most private health insurance plans do not cover the costs of assisted living. However, some public assistance is available to seniors with low incomes through the SSI Enhanced Living Program.

The program is run by both state and federal agencies for Rhode Island residents age 65 or older who are in need of assisted living services. The SSI Enhanced benefit offers increased SSI payments than can be used to cover the cost of room and board at an assisted living facility.

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Browse our comprehensive online directory to find assisted living in Blackstone, Cranston, Greenville, Johnston, Providence, Warwick and other parts of Rhode Island.

Written by senior housing writer Jacqui Howell.

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