COVID-19 Rules for Assisted Living in Las Vegas

For assisted living communities, COVID-19 rules and regulations are typically set at the state level. You can view specific rules on our guide to assisted living in NV. These rules change often, and many communities have policies in place that go above and beyond what’s required by the state, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more.

How to Pay for Assisted Living in Las Vegas

The cost of assisted living in Las Vegas is $3,650 on average. 

Assisted Living in Las Vegas vs. Nearby Cities

Assisted living in Las Vegas is slightly cheaper than the Nevada average of $3,750 per month and significantly less than the national average of $4,500. In Carson City, the median cost of assisted living care is $3,820 per month, and the least affordable city in the state is Reno, where the cost is $4,250 per month on average. Just across state lines in Lake Havasu City, the cost of assisted living is more than $1,000 more expensive than in Las Vegas, at $4,700 a month.

  • Las Vegas: $3,650
  • Nevada: $3,750
  • United States: $4,500
  • Carson City: $3,820
  • Reno: $4,250
  • Lake Havasu City Area, AZ: $4,700

Assisted Living vs. Other Types of Care in Las Vegas

In Las Vegas, seniors have a variety of long-term care options. The most affordable option is adult day health care, which costs on average $1,820 per month and includes weekday care. For seniors who prefer to stay living in the comfort of their home, home care and home health care both typically cost $4,767 per month. The highest level of care is provided in nursing homes, where seniors can have a semiprivate room for around $8,273 per month.

  • Adult day health care: $1,820
  • Assisted living: $3,650
  • Home Care: $4,767
  • Home Health Care: $4,767
  • Nursing home (semiprivate): $8,273

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Las Vegas

Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Other Ways to Pay for Assisted Living in Las Vegas

Since not everyone can afford to pay for assisted living out-of-pocket, it’s important to find alternative methods to help make assisted living more affordable. Some of these options include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about your options for making assisted living more affordable, visit our guide to Assisted Living in Las Vegas.

Free and Low-Cost Assisted Living Resources for Seniors in Las Vegas

Seniors and their loved ones have access to a range of useful free and low-cost resources. Government agencies and local organizations provide support by helping families to assess what long-term care options are available and what benefits they can access.

Resource

Contact

Service

Nevada Area Agency on Aging – Las Vegas Office 

(702) 486-3545

The Nevada Area Agency on Aging provides a variety of services to assist seniors and their caregivers. It provides information about available services around Las Vegas, such as mobility assistance programs, counseling and support groups. Seniors can receive help by calling, visiting the website or going into the office. 

Senior Services – Las Vegas City Hall

(702) 229-6011

The Senior Services department refers seniors and their families to services and resources that can assist them. It offers information about food assistance programs and support programs for caregivers. The organization also provides tips to help seniors avoid scams.

Las Vegas Senior Center

(702) 229-6454

The Las Vegas Senior Center offers a variety of services to assist seniors, such as arts and crafts programs, cooking classes, computer classes and excursions. Older adults can take advantage of a wide range of facilities, including a library, a computer lab and a billiards room. An annual fee of $10 is required. 

Las Vegas Vet Center

(702) 791-9170

The Las Vegas Vet Center gives veterans, service members and their families confidential help and advice. It provides PTSD counseling, substance abuse care and workshops to bring groups of veterans together. The services are available to anyone who is a veteran or service member, regardless of discharge character or whether they’re enrolled in VA health care. 

Aging and Disabilities Services Division

(702) 486-6930

The Aging and Disabilities Services Division of the Department of Health offers many services that aim to support seniors and their loved ones. Services include the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, Medicare Assistance Program and Senior Tax Assistance Program. Seniors can find a wealth of information online or over the phone about which programs may be suitable for them and how they can apply.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Las Vegas

Assisted Living Communities in Las Vegas are required to follow a set of rules and regulations that are determined by the state. For more specific information, talk with your local community or Area Agency on Aging.

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The Top Assisted Living Communities in the Nevada Area

In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Las Vegas area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 66 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 25 hours researching assisted living communities in Las Vegas
  • Read more than 525 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 17 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Las Vegas is $3,650, which is lower than the state average of $3,750 and also lower than the national average of $4,500.

Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Las Vegas, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 66 communities in the Las Vegas area.

AssistedLiving.org Trusted Communities

AssistedLiving.org spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Las Vegas area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Acacia Springs
160
1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Respite
Assisted Living: $4,050, Independent Living: $2,550
As a senior living community that offers independent and assisted living options, Acacia Springs gives seniors the opportunity to enjoy their independence and live life to the fullest while knowing personalized help is available around the clock when needed. Residents can combine wellness and fitness with fun when they take advantage of the outdoor pool and putting green, indoor whirlpool spa and fitness room, and therapeutic programs. Social opportunities abound, including a full calendar of planned activities, such as movies, happy hours and special events celebrations. Anytime restaurant-style dining permits residents the flexibility to dine according to their own schedule, and transportation options are available for those who wish to explore the area or attend off-site appointments. Seniors can also spend private time relaxing in their apartments or exercising their pets on the community's walking paths.
What Residents are Saying:
Reviewers are enthusiastic about the cleanliness of the community, the good food and the amenities. One resident said, "In my opinion Acacia Springs is the #1 senior living community in Las Vegas. I have visited all of the comparable communities in Las Vegas and Acacia Springs is by far the most comfortable and desirable place."
4.66 out of 5
(67) Reviews
8630 W. Nevso Dr.,
Las Vegas, NV 89147
Atria Seville
Desert Springs Senior Living
Desert View Senior Living
Heritage Springs
Las Ventanas at Summerlin
Legacy House of Centennial Hills
Legacy House of Southern Hills
Oakey Assisted Living
Oakmont of the Lakes
Pacifica Senior Living San Martin
Palm Valley
Silver Sky Assisted Living
Silver Sky at Deer Springs Assisted Living
The Bridge at Paradise Valley
The Wentworth of Las Vegas
Villa Court Assisted Living and Memory Care

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes AssistedLiving.org stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available
amenities.

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.