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Assisted Living Facilities in Boise, ID

Curtis House

1000 South Curtis Road, Boise, Idaho 83705

Ada County

Capacity: 12 people

Phone #: (208) 384-0553

Pattie House Assisted Living

10005 West Pattie Drive, Boise, Idaho 83704

Ada County

Capacity: 7 people

Phone #: (208) 514-1392

Edgewood Spring Creek Overland

10139 West Overland Road, Boise, Idaho 83709

Ada County

Capacity: 58 people

Phone #: (208) 639-7000

Overland Court Senior Living and Memory Care

10250 West Smoke Ranch Drive, Boise, Idaho 83709

Ada County

Capacity: 98 people

Phone #: (208) 322-2900

Bronco Senior Services dba Hillcrest Assisted Living

1093 South Hilton Street, Boise, Idaho 83705

Ada County

Capacity: 152 people

Phone #: (208) 345-4460

Ashley Manor Care Centers - Highmont

11099 Highmont Drive, Boise, Idaho 83713

Ada County

Capacity: 10 people

Phone #: (208) 377-4107

The Bridge at Valley View - Retirement Community

1130 North Allumbaugh Street, Boise, Idaho 83704

Ada County

Capacity: 65 people

Phone #: 208-327-1046

Poppy Fields Assisted Living

11325 West Camas Street, Boise, Idaho 83709

Ada County

Capacity: 11 people

Phone #: (208) 949-5735

Park Center Assisted Living

1212 Longmont Avenue, Boise, Idaho 83706

Ada County

Capacity: 8 people

Phone #: (208) 343-0832

Trinity at Lewis & Clark

12423 West Lewis and Clark Drive, Boise, Idaho 83713

Ada County

Capacity: 16 people

Phone #: (208) 658-1642

Ivy Place Residence - Ivy Place

1307 North 25th Street, Boise, Idaho 83702

Ada County

Capacity: 8 people

Phone #: (208) 426-8033

Hancock House

1322 Hancock Drive, Boise, Idaho 83706

Ada County

Capacity: 8 people

Phone #: 208-344-9044

Heritage Assisted Living and Memory Care of Boise

1777 South Curtis Road, Boise, Idaho 83705

Ada County

Capacity: 100 people

Phone #: (208) 376-4191

Amber Lane Residence - Amber Lane

1819 West Bannock Street, Boise, Idaho 83702

Ada County

Capacity: 8 people

Phone #: (208) 336-5004

Ashley Manor - Hyde Park

1908 North 13th Street, Boise, Idaho 83702

Ada County

Capacity: 8 people

Phone #: (208) 424-8107

Ashley Manor Care Centers - Orchard

2150 South Orchard, Boise, Idaho 83705

Ada County

Capacity: 10 people

Phone #: (208) 388-8909

Grace Assisted Living at Englefield Green

250 South Allumbaugh Way, Boise, Idaho 83709

Ada County

Capacity: 115 people

Phone #: (208) 322-8080

Willow Park Senior Living

2600 North Milwaukee, Boise, Idaho 83704

Ada County

Capacity: 124 people

Phone #: (208) 373-1234

Ashley Manor - Harmony

2703 Harmony Avenue, Boise, Idaho 83703

Ada County

Capacity: 16 people

Phone #: (208) 331-9228

Cottage at Boise Samaritan Village

3390 Collister Drive, Boise, Idaho 83703

Ada County

Capacity: 15 people

Phone #: (208) 338-9243

Ashley Manor - Hill Road

3424 West Hill Road, Boise, Idaho 83702

Ada County

Capacity: 13 people

Phone #: (208) 344-5807

Regency Columbia Village

3521 East Lake Forest Drive, Boise, Idaho 83716

Ada County

Capacity: 60 people

Phone #: (208) 344-2954

Ashley Manor Memory Care - Cloverdale

3749 North Cloverdale Road, Boise, Idaho 83713

Ada County

Capacity: 16 people

Phone #: (208) 377-4929

Rampart Home Assisted Living

3824 North Rampart Street, Boise, Idaho 83704

Ada County

Capacity: 8 people

Phone #: (208) 375-2657

Clement Home Assisted Living

3909 West Clement Road, Boise, Idaho 83704

Ada County

Capacity: 8 people

Phone #: 208-376-4290

Edgewood Plantation Place Assisted Living

3921 Kessinger Lane, Boise, Idaho 83703

Ada County

Capacity: 46 people

Phone #: (208) 853-7300

Ashley Manor Care Centers - Elgin Way

3961 Elgin Way, Boise, Idaho 83713

Ada County

Capacity: 10 people

Phone #: (208) 327-9960

The Terraces of Boise - Retirement Community

5301 East Warm Springs Avenue, Boise, Idaho 83716

Ada County

Capacity: 64 people

Phone #: (208) 336-5550

Morningstar Senior Living of Boise

5850 North Five Mile Road, Boise, Idaho 83713

Ada County

Capacity: 79 people

Phone #: (208) 429-6544

Brookdale Castle Hills

5955 Castle Drive, Boise, Idaho 83703

Ada County

Capacity: 74 people

Phone #: (208) 366-0077

Cottage Investors III - The Cottages of Boise

6300 + 6352 North Roe Street, Boise, Idaho 83714

Ada County

Capacity: 32 people

Phone #: (208) 853-1255

Brookdale Boise Parkcenter

739 East Parkcenter Boulevard, Boise, Idaho 83706

Ada County

Capacity: 100 people

Phone #: (208) 629-2191

Applewood Assisted Living

779 Tennyson Way, Boise, Idaho 83709

Ada County

Capacity: 9 people

Phone #: (208) 377-1656

Riviera Residential Care - Memory Care

924 Riviera Drive, Boise, Idaho 83703

Ada County

Capacity: 8 people

Phone #: (208) 333-8050

Aarenbrooke Place - Cory Lane

9327 Cory Lane, Boise, Idaho 83704

Ada County

Capacity: 70 people

Phone #: (208) 376-1300

Jullion House Assisted Living

9910 West Pattie Drive, Boise, Idaho 83704

Ada County

Capacity: 6 people

Phone #: (208)-629-1386

Grace Assisted Living at State Street

9995 West State Street, Boise, Idaho 83714

Ada County

Capacity: 115 people

Phone #: (208) 342-1312

Senior Living in Boise, Idaho

As the capital of the state of Idaho and country seat of Ada Country, Boise has a total population of more than 200,000 according to the latest U.S. Census, making it the most populous city of Idaho and the 99th largest of the country. Boise is located on the Boise River in the southwest of Idaho.

Comprising of 30 state parks and ample green spaces, Idaho is the right state for active seniors who like to explore. Craters of the Moon National Monument lie halfway between Boise and Yellowstone and have preserved natural features like lava from cracks in the earth’s crust. The 25-mile Greenbelt gives seniors living in the urban setting sufficient scenic view of the enchanting Boise River. Forbes contributor William P. Barrett also noted the ease of walking and bicycling in his guide of best places to retire. For seniors looking for an outdoor and adventurous place to retire, Boise is a great choice.

11% of the total population of Boise comprises of seniors. 32% of those seniors live alone. Boise ranks 19th for Long Term Care and ranks 20th in America's Health Rankings compared to other states. A total of 3,883 working seniors live in Boise. Veterans make up 26% of the total senior population. 20% of seniors living in Boise, ID received food stamps last year.

Helpful programs for senior living/assisted living in Boise, ID

Idaho is known for its low cost services for seniors. The median home sale price is $176,010 which is lower than the national median. Also, Medicare offered to seniors in Boise is far cheaper than other cities of the state. Low income, disabled and elderly citizens of Idaho can benefit from Idaho’s Medicaid state plan. In addition to nursing care, Idaho also offers two Medicaid-based assistance programs to help seniors in need.

HCBS Aged & Disabled Medicaid Waiver is a waiver program to pay for services and other support arrangements in order to prevent nursing home placement. Adult day care, homemaker services, respite care, home modifications, are some among the many other benefits of this program.

Personal Care Services Program is another self-directed service aimed at providing assistance with basic activities linked to living at home to disabled and elderly residents of the state of Idaho. Residents living in foster homes or assisted living facilities in Boise can also benefit from this program.

To qualify for Medicaid as an elderly person, the state of Idaho requires residents to be of age 65 or older. Disabled individuals can be below 65 years of age. The income limits for last year were set to be $786/month in case of disabled residents. For other individual residents, $2,199 is the monthly income limit whereas $4,418 has been set as monthly income limit for couples over 65 that are married as of last year. The asset limit is $2,000 for individuals and $3,000 for couples. Items like primary home of residence and a personal care are in list of items that are exempt. Boise Residents with special needs may still qualify and get these benefits by working with Medicaid professionals.

Cost of assisted living in Boise, Idaho

Cost of assisted living for residents of Idaho ranged from $1,800 per month to $6,000 per month, and averaged $3,500 per month in 2016. These figures varied slightly for different areas if the state. Areas like Boise and Idaho Falls had costs below the state average. Seniors who require nursing home care in Boise can expect to pay $2,500 towards the cost of assisted living on a monthly basis. Alzheimer's care costs $1000 more per month than assisted living.

For home care across Idaho, the average hourly rate is $20. The cost is as low as $18 per hour in least expensive areas like Lewiston and Coeur d’Alene. It can be as much as $21 per hour in more expensive areas like Idaho Falls.

Expected daily cost of adult daily care services in 2016 for the state of Idaho was $116. The cost is higher in areas like Boise ranging from $113 - $180 per day. Seniors looking for the least expensive area for adult day care can benefit from the flat rate fee of $75 per day in Idaho Falls.

Places of interest for seniors living in Boise

Idaho Penitentiary is one of the most popular city attractions. It was built in 1870 and is made of hand-cut sandstone. It comprises of 30 historical structures. Some of those structures now feature educational exhibitions. Seniors can visit the facility to see the Gallows, cells and the solitary confinement area.

The Boise Greenbelt is another spectacular spot which is located along the Boise River and links 850 acres of natural area and parks. It runs through the center of Boise. Seniors can enjoy this 25 mile long Greenbelt and its variety of bicycling and walking paths. It also offers plenty of wildlife viewing opportunities.

There is something about World Center for Birds of Prey that make it an interesting place for seniors in Boise to visit. Watching the endangered birds up close and in a natural environment can help seniors relax from the stress of life. If you are in luck, you might see a hawk and a peregrine perform in the open air. Other birds also display their intelligence to the thrill and amusement of seniors and other visitors as well. Any senior that finds his or her way to the center always has something new to take home with.

There is no better way to test a senior's brain than through interesting and fun games. Escape This Live is a great place for seniors to task their brain trying to unravel each game. Set in a live realistic environment, Escape This Live can keep a senior occupied while time elapses. Seniors in Boise find this place great for hanging out with old friends and family.

Another great place that seniors in Boise will love visiting is the Zoo Boise. It may be a relatively small zoo; nevertheless, watching wild animals in their natural environment is an adventure no senior can resist.

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