Assisted Living in Alabama

The AgingCare.com Assisted Living Directory features consumer reviews, photos and descriptions of services offered by each facility in Alabama in order to help you find the right accommodations and care for your loved one. AgingCare’s average customer rating for communities in Alabama is 4.3 stars based on 316 consumer reviews.

There are over 252 assisted living facilities to choose from in Alabama. The average cost for assisted living in Alabama is $3,075 per month, which is below the national average of $3,892 per month.

Median Monthly Cost of Assisted Living in Alabama

Alabama$3,075
Birmingham$3,020
Montgomery$2,949
Mobile$3,370
Financial Assistance in AlabamaFinancial Assistance Available Available
Cost Information Provided by Genworth 2015 Cost of Care Survey

Information and Resources for Assisted Living in Alabama

Alabama facilities listed in the AgingCare.com Assisted Living DirectoryCommunities 252
Assisted Living Regulating BodyAlabama Department of Public Health, Bureau of Health Provider Standards
% of Population with Alzheimer's12%
2015 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures

How Do You Pay For Assisted Living in Alabama?

Care in a Alabama assisted living community is typically paid for by a resident’s private funds (e.g. savings, 401(k), pension, Social Security, etc.), long-term care insurance, and in some cases, VA benefits.

Medicaid in the state of Alabama does not currently provide financial assistance for individuals in assisted living. Rather, the state’s Medicaid program offers alternative resources to help older individuals remain living in their homes.

Alabama Assisted Living Licensing Regulations

Department Charged with Licensing and InspectionsAlabama Department of Public Health, Bureau of Health Provider Standards
Publicly Available Inspection Report CardsYes
Required Employee ScreeningYes
Frequency of Inspections 
Upon Initial LicensingYes
AnnuallyYes
Various Intervals Depending on Facility PerformanceYes
UnannouncedYes
Following a ComplaintYes

How Do I Complain About Assisted Living in Alabama?

Long-Term Care Ombudsmen advocate for residents of nursing homes, board and care homes, assisted living facilities and similar adult care facilities. If you have a complaint regarding long-term care services, contact your local Area Agency on Aging to be connected with your ombudsman, who is trained to look into your complaints and resolve them. Additionally, Alabama has an Assisted Living Complaint Hotline to help concerned individuals report grievances.

Website: http://www.alabamaageline.gov/long-term-care.html
Email: mail@adss.alabama.gov
Phone:(866) 873-0366
Mail:Alabama Department of Senior Services
P.O. Box 301851
Montgomery, AL 36130-1851