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Assisted Living in Fairhope, AL

A charming coastal city along the shore of Alabama’s Mobile Bay, Fairhope has a laid-back atmosphere and a suburban feel. With a population of around 22,500, approximately 23.4% of residents are aged 65 or over. Active adults can enjoy several nearby golf clubs and parks, as well as fishing and strolls along the pier, while the beaches provide plenty of opportunities for relaxing in the sunshine. Lying south of the tornado belt, Fairhope typically avoids severe weather conditions. Winters are cold but short, and the long summers are hot and sunny.

The average monthly cost of assisted living in Fairhope is $3,600, although the actual costs vary according to services, amenities and location. Lower than the national average, Fairhope could be a good retirement option for seniors looking to pay less for assisted living care.  

3 Assisted Living communities in Fairhope, AL | 7 nearby communities

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1. The Brennity at Fairhope

50 Spring Run Drive, Fairhope, AL, 36532

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Homestead Village of Fairhope

924 Plantation Blvd., Fairhope, AL, 36532

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Country Place Senior Living of Fairhope

8127 Gayfer Road Extension, Fairhope, AL, 36532

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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7 matching communities nearby Fairhope

1. The Brennity at Daphne

27440 County Road 13, Daphne, AL, 36526

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Live Oak Village Independent & Assisted Living

2300 North Cedar Street, Foley, AL, 36535

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Baldwin House Assisted Living

10171 Papa George St, Daphne, AL, 36526

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Seabrook Pointe

11626 US Highway 90, Daphne, AL, 36526

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Murray House Assisted Living

1257 Government St., Mobile, AL, 36604

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Gardens of Daphne

1307 Daphne Ave, Daphne, AL, 36526

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Westminster Village – Spanish Fort

500 Spanish Fort Blvd., Spanish Fort, AL, 36527

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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What is Assisted Living?

Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >

Paying for Assisted Living in Fairhope, AL

The Cost of Assisted Living in Fairhope

Assisted living costs in Fairhope, AL, are likely similar to those in nearby Daphne. With a monthly median cost of $3,600, assisted living in Fairhope is approximately $450 more per month than the statewide average of $3,150. Assisted living care in Fairhope is, however, cheaper than the national average of $4,300. Prices are slightly more expensive than in neighboring Georgia but a little cheaper than in Mississippi to the west. Average monthly prices for assisted living are higher in Florida and Tennessee.

$3600

Fairhope

$3150

Alabama

$4300

The United States

$3713

Mississippi

$3700

Florida

$4039

Tennessee

Assisted living costs vary among cities in Alabama. Median monthly costs in nearby Mobile are cheaper at $3,318. Toward the southeast, Dothan is one of the most affordable cities for assisted living care in Alabama, with a monthly average of $2,230. In the north, Florence and Huntsville are also cheaper, at $2,914 and $2,990, respectively, with costs increasing slightly in Decatur to $3,153. The state capital, Montgomery, costs more at $3,725, while Anniston is among the most expensive places in Alabama for assisted living, with median monthly costs of $4,135.  

$3600

Fairhope

$3150

Alabama

$3318

Mobile

$2230

Dothan

$2914

Florence

$2990

Huntsville

$3153

Decatur

$3725

Montgomery

$4135

Anniston

Fairhope Assisted Living Financial Assistance

The Alabama Medicaid Agency offers several waiver programs, although many don’t apply for those living in assisted living communities. Eligible seniors may qualify for aid toward assisted living under the Elderly and Disability waiver. Financial help includes paying for monthly board, meals and personal care services, transferring to an assisted living facility from a nursing home and respite.     

Learn more about Medicaid programs in Alabama, including eligibility, on our Assisted Living in Alabama page.

Fairhope Assisted Living Resources

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Area Agency on Aging

(251) 706-4680

Part of the South Alabama Regional Planning Commission (SARRC), the Area Agency on Aging provides information, resources, programs and services for people aged 60 and above. They also coordinate local RSVP programs through which seniors can engage in meaningful and life-enriching voluntary work.

James P. Nix Senior Activity Center

(251) 928-2835

Welcoming members aged 50 and above, James P. Nix Senior Activity Center provides recreational, social and leisure activities for older members of the community. There are diverse activities each day, and the center features a music, games, crafts and billiards room; a library; a ballroom and a kitchen.

Ecumenical Ministries, Inc.

(251) 943-3445

Seniors who are experiencing financial hardship may be eligible for assistance from Ecumenical Ministries, Inc. Programs include Meals on Wheels services and food pantries, help with rent and utilities payments and assistance with transportation and medical care.

American Legion Post 199

(251) 928-9132

Senior men and women who served in the U.S. armed forces may be able to access support and assistance from American Legion Post 199, a local Fairhope veterans’ club. The organization seeks to enable veteran rehabilitation, support national pride and provide youth services for all young people. Veteran services include advice regarding housing and access.

Aging in Alabama Elder Law Firm

(251) 281-8120

Seniors can schedule a free telephone consultation with a lawyer specializing in elder issues for assistance on topics such as Medicaid, benefits, insurance, pensions and power of attorney. Face-to-face appointments are also available in Baldwin County.

Via Community Center

 (251) 478-3311

Via Community Center, located in nearby Mobile, promotes healthy living and an active lifestyle for older people. With fitness and enrichment programs designed for seniors, the diverse activity schedule includes tai chi, line dancing, a computer lab, bingo, yoga, cards and puzzles, billiards and stability ball training.

Fairhope Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Assisted living communities in Fairhope must follow strict laws, rules and regulations that apply to all Alabama assisted living communities. Areas covered include admissions, staffing requirements and medication management. Learn more about these laws on our Assisted Living in Alabama page.