Information About Assisted Living Facility in Sioux Falls
The largest city in South Dakota, Sioux Falls, is known as the "best little city in America." This thriving town of 157,000 people has a rich history that centers around the majestic waterfalls of the Big Sioux River. Sioux Falls acts as the cultural hub of the state due to its many museums, parks and other cultural opportunities. Seniors who choose assisted living in Sioux Falls
enjoy big city living in the Midwest.
Sioux Falls Attractions
Residents of assisted living in Sioux Falls will find limitless attractions to visit in the city. Visitors to the Great Plains Zoo
enjoy more than 850 animals on display from all over the world. A train ride gives visitors a behind-the-scenes, guided tour where they can see animals up close in their natural habitats. Washington Pavilion
is the heart of Sioux Falls’ arts and culture scene. Seniors can take in a live performance at Mary Sommervold Hall, accompany the grandkids on a trip to the Kirby Science Discovery Center, watch a movie on the 60-foot wide CineDome or view the work of local artists in the Visual Arts Center.
Sioux Falls Senior Activities
The Parks and Recreation Department offers many fun activities for seniors enjoying assisted living in Sioux Falls. The Golden Age Program at the Kenny Anderson Community Center provides seniors with the chance to meet others their age and have fun dancing, playing Bingo, attending parties and going on excursions. A monthly newsletter keeps everyone informed of the fun happenings at the center.
Sioux Falls Medical Facilities
The Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center
is a 545-bed facility with 550 staff physicians practicing more than 60 medical specialties. The hospital has been rated a five-star facility and won numerous awards including an outstanding achievement award by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. Avera McKennan is nationally recognized for its service in cancer treatment, orthopedics, stroke care, neuroscience, rehabilitation, emergency, trauma and critical care, and behavioral health. Residents of assisted living in Sioux Falls feel secure in the knowledge that they have access to the one of the region's best healthcare facilities.
Sioux Falls Transportation Sioux Area Metro (SAM)
offers multiple opportunities for public transportation in the Sioux Falls area. Residents of assisted living in Sioux Falls can take a fixed-route bus, downtown trolley or paratransit service. The fixed-route service has many routes available and adults aged 60 and over are eligible for substantial discounts. SAM’s paratransit is a curb-to-curb, shared-ride service for those who are unable to ride the fixed route service due to disability.
Cost of Assisted Living in Sioux Falls
South Dakota seniors enjoy some of the lowest assisted living costs in the nation and Sioux Falls is no exception. With a median monthly rate of $2,545* for a single-occupancy, one-bedroom apartment, Sioux Falls residents can expect to pay only $30,540 per year for assisted living. However, depending on the location, size and quality of the facility, the cost of assisted living in Sioux Falls can range from as little as $2,055 to $3,650 per month.
Find Assisted Living in Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls has award-winning medical care and a first-class public transit system ensuring that seniors have access to the best that the city has to offer. View a list of local senior housing facilities on our Sioux Falls Assisted Living
Written by senior housing staff writer
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