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Assisted Living in Metairie, Louisiana

Located in Jefferson Parish on the southern shore of Lake Pontchartrain, Metairie is a large community of nearly 140,000 residents, about one in five of whom are aged 65 and over. It offers a vibrant backdrop for retirement with amenities such as the Veterans Memorial Boulevard, which is home to numerous stores and local service providers. Its Lakeside Shopping Center and the adjacent “Fat City,” which are located just off the main boulevard, feature a seemingly endless array of restaurants and retailers, and the unique public art displays showcase the community’s culture and character. The community hosts exciting events throughout the year, including the Old Metairie Irish Festival and the Bucktown Seafood Festival, letting residents learn about and celebrate its history and founders.  

Assisted living in Metairie costs $4,163 per month on average, which is higher than the state median but affordable compared to the average U.S. city. This, combined with the reasonable cost of living, may appeal to budget-minded retirees.    

11 Assisted Living communities in Metairie, LA | 9 nearby communities

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1. Academy House Residential Care Homes- Harvard House

4012 Harvard Avenue, Metairie, LA, 70006

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

From $3700 / mo

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2. Old Metairie Gardens by Peristyle Residences

344 Lake Ave., Metairie, LA, 70005

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

From $5800 / mo

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3. Beau Maison by Peristyle Residences

3520 Cleary Avenue, Metairie, LA, 70002

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

From $5500 / mo

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4. Fidelis Scofield House

3721 Scofield St, Metairie, LA, 70002

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

From $4000 / mo

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5. Metairie Heights by Peristyle Residences

2701 Metairie Heights, Metairie, LA, 70002

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

From $3600 / mo

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6. Nola at Home Care

3100 Ridgelake Drive Suite 204,, Metairie, LA, 70002

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. The Atrium at Lafreniere Assisted Living

6555 Park Manor Drive, Metairie, LA, 70003

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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Serenity Senior Residence, Metairie, LA

8. Serenity Senior Residence

3949 Meadowdale St, Metairie, LA, 70002

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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Serenity Senior Residence, Metairie, LA

9. Serenity Senior Residence

817 Aurora Ave, Metairie, LA, 70005

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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Schouest House, Metairie, LA

10. Schouest House

7004 Schouest St, Metairie, LA, 70003

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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Lake Villa House, Metairie, LA

11. Lake Villa House

4212 Lake Villa Dr, Metairie, LA, 70002

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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9 matching communities nearby Metairie

1. Inspired Living at Kenner

3801 Loyola Drive, Kenner, LA, 70065

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Vista Shores

5958 St Bernard Ave, New Orleans, LA, 70122

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Ashton Manor Assisted Living and Memory Care

270 Ashton Plantation Blvd, Luling, LA, 70070

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. The Suites at Algiers Point

813 Pelican Ave, New Orleans, LA, 70114

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Peristyle Residences – The Jefferson

224 Central Ave, Jefferson, LA, 70121

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

From $6000 / mo

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6. St Joseph Nursing and Rehabilitation

405 Folse Street, Harahan, LA, 70123

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Laketown Village

1600 Joe Yenni Blvd, Kenner, LA, 70065

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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Lambeth House, New Orleans, LA

8. Lambeth House

150 Broadway, New Orleans, LA, 70118

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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Wynhoven Healthcare Center, Marrero, LA

9. Wynhoven Healthcare Center

1050 Medical Center Blvd, Marrero, LA, 70072

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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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 Metairie, Louisiana

The Cost of Assisted Living in Metairie

Metairie is among the costlier cities in Louisiana for assisted living, with fees coming in at $4,163. This is about 14% higher than the statewide median of $3,639 but 3% lower than the national average of $4,300. Louisiana’s assisted living fees are consistent with those in nearby states, including Texas, where seniors pay $3,998 per month, and Mississippi, where fees average $3,713. The cheapest neighboring state for this type of care is Arkansas, where assisted living facilities charge approximately $3,500 monthly.   

$4163

Metairie

$3639

Louisiana

$4300

The United States

$3998

Texas

$3500

Arkansas

$3713

Mississippi

At $4,163 per month, Metairie is among the state’s more expensive cities for assisted living. The only city with higher fees is Lake Charles, where assisted living facilities typically charge $4,725. Baton Rouge is comparatively affordable at $3,618, and in Alexandria, seniors pay $3,356. In the Houma area, seniors pay $3,049 per month, and in Hammond, seniors pay the lowest rates in the state of $2,900.   

$4163

Metairie

$3639

Louisiana

$4725

Lake Charles

$3618

Baton Rouge

$2900

Hammond

$3356

Alexandria

$3049

Houma Area

Note: Data for Metairie was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, New Orleans, was used instead. 

Metairie Assisted Living Financial Assistance

Louisiana’s Medicaid program covers assisted living services under the Long Term Personal Care Services Program, which is part of the state Medicaid plan. This program covers personal care services such as medication reminders, light housekeeping, meal planning and preparation, transferring and mobility, toileting and personal grooming.  

For more information about the Long Term Personal Care Services Program, including eligibility guidelines and the application process, visit our Assisted Living in Louisiana page.  

Metairie Assisted Living Resources

 Contact Description 
Jefferson Council on Aging (800) 635-1437 The Jefferson Council on Aging is the local Area Agency on Aging. This service agency offers a range of evidence-based wellness programs, care management and pro bono civil legal services. It provides transportation services within Jefferson Parish via a fleet of 10 lift-equipped vehicles, and it serves congregate meals in several senior centers throughout the region. The council also has an Aging and Disability Resource Center, which matches individuals with community resources that meet their needs.  
Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs (504) 731-4580 The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs has an office in Jefferson, which is about 3 miles south of Metairie. The department helps those who’ve served in the military during any combat, war or certain periods of peace to apply for state and federal benefits that they’re eligible for. Its staff compile the documents necessary to have a claim approved, explaining application procedures, monitoring claims as they progress through the development process and appealing denied claims.  
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (504) 736-6900 The local RSVP chapter matches Metairie residents aged 55 and over with local volunteer opportunities, which include serving in hospitals, schools, museums, senior centers and charities and nonprofit organizations. In exchange for their service, the program provides supplemental liability insurance and recognition at annual appreciation events. Volunteers choose where and how often they serve.  
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (504) 529-1000  SLLS is a nonprofit law firm that provides a range of services for seniors in Metairie for free, including assistance with drafting wills, assigning guardianship and powers of attorney and resolving debt collection issues. The firm also helps seniors apply for public benefits such as Medicare, Medicare, Social Security and VA pensions and disability compensation. 
Senior Health Insurance Information Program (225) 342-5301 Through the statewide SHIIP, counselors help seniors understand their Medicare benefits and options. Services, which are free, include helping participants determine what benefits and cost-sharing responsibilities are included in their policy, compare Medicare Advantage and Medigap policies, and research long-term care insurance, which can reduce assisted living expenses. SHIIP counselors can also help seniors with disputed denied coverage or canceled policies.  
Metairie Senior Center (504) 835-0210 The Metairie Senior Center, which is sponsored by the local Area Agency on Aging, is open on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. It’s an informational resource for accessing wellness services and information regarding aging and provides a variety of social and recreational activities. Membership is available for free to those aged 60 and over, and activities include exercise classes and health promotion education, dance and music classes, board and card games, computer classes and field trips to special activities and events in Greater New Orleans.  

Metairie Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Assisted living facilities in Metairie are officially called residential care facilities. They’re governed by the state’s Department of Health and Hospitals. This department enforces regulations regarding admission and retention, care planning, meals, medication management and public funding. Visit our Assisted Living in Louisiana page for more information about these rules and regulations.