The Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Baton Rouge, LA

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With approximately 222,000 people and nearly 30,000 seniors, Baton Rouge, LA, is the capital and largest parish in the state. With 63 inches of rainfall received each year, Baton Rouge is one of the rainiest places in the country, but there's no snowfall. Also, its 214 sunny days each year exceed the national average by nine days. Seniors can enjoy cultural opportunities that include the LSU Rural Life Museum and Magnolia Mound Plantation House, built in 1791.

The city's cost of living is about 10% below the national average, largely due to lower housing and facility expenses. According to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2019, the average monthly cost of assisted living in Baton Rouge is $3,313, significantly lower than the national average of $4,051. The rates for nursing home care, home care and adult day care are also much lower than the average national monthly costs.

Check out our list of the top 10 assisted living communities in Baton Rouge to find one close to you.

The Best Assisted Living Facilities in Baton Rouge

Southside Gardens Assisted Living Center

Address: 4604 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone Number: (225) 910-6018

Southside Gardens Assisted Living Center has 24-hour awake staff to take care of seniors in its independent living and assisted living programs. An emergency call intercom in each apartment ensures help is just a click away. Well-balanced meals and healthy snacks fulfill seniors' nutritional needs, and the chef accommodates special diets. The second-floor beauty shop is a popular destination for residents to spruce up, and weekly manicures add a bit of pampering. Frequent trash removal and weekly housekeeping and laundry keep rooms neat and tidy and give seniors leisure time to enjoy community activities such as on-site worship services.

Starting Monthly Cost: $3,500
Room Types: One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments; Companion Suites
Number of Beds: 138

  • Average Stars:  4.4 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 16

Amber Terrace Assisted Living

Address: 8585 Summa Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Phone Number: (225) 767-7877

Amber Terrace Assisted Living also provides memory care for seniors who need it. One of the reasons this facility made our top 10 list of assisted living facilities in Baton Rouge is its extensive in-house medical support. Vision physicians and an on-site dental group keep residents healthy. Physical and occupational therapy are also offered within the community. Housekeeping, laundry and maintenance are taken care of by the facility's staff, while caregivers help seniors with everyday tasks such as hygiene, medication management and eating. Amenities include an elegant dining room, on-site bistro, theater room and chapel. 

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: Studio Apartments, Companion Suites
Number of Beds: 154

  • Average Stars:  4.3 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 46

Sunrise at Siegen

Address: 9351 Siegen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Phone Number: (225) 424-6337

Sunrise at Siegen is located near parks, shopping centers and golf courses, all of which residents can visit with family and friends. Trained staff includes licensed caregivers who offer assistance with the tasks of daily living and 24-hour registered nurses. Dedicated program coordinators offer exercise classes and arts and crafts, as well as many other activities to keep every day unique and fun. Resident-sponsored clubs let seniors explore their own interests. Three nutritious meals, weekly laundry and housekeeping services free up residents to enjoy coffee and cards with other seniors in the facility's spacious common areas. 

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: Studio and One-Bedroom Apartments; Companion Suites
Number of Beds: Not Listed

  • Average Stars:  4.2 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 65

The Blake at The Grove

Address: 9511 Creekview Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70836
Phone Number: (225) 424-6714

The Blake at The Grove is located off Interstate 10 and east of the Mall of Louisiana. Its location, The Grove, is a master-planned neighborhood that gives residents convenient access to retail stores, restaurants and scenic walking and bike paths. The facility's security and monitoring technology keep residents from wandering. Customized wellness programs and concierge services such as housekeeping, laundry and maintenance make this an ideal place to live for seniors who want more time to enjoy hobbies, games and off-site activities. The on-site pool, pet-friendly policy and friendly caregivers make The Blake a top 10 assisted living facility in Baton Rouge.

Starting Monthly Cost: $4,300
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments
Number of Beds: Not Listed

  • Average Stars:  4.4 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 42

Sunrise of Baton Rouge

Address: 8502 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Phone Number: (225) 424-6331

Sunrise of Baton Rouge offers assisted living care for seniors who need a little extra help with the activities of daily living. Trained staff includes certified caregivers and a registered nurse available day and night to attend to residents' medical and personal needs. Activities include daily fitness classes, spiritual services and resident-inspired clubs. Professional cooks prepare up to three well-balanced meals daily, and the healthy snacks provided give residents the energy they need for walking club and flower arranging. Weekly laundry and housekeeping services make it easy for residents to keep themselves and their apartments tidy. 

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: Studio and One-Bedroom Apartments; Companion Suites
Number of Beds: 71

  • Average Stars:  4.4 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 71

Magnolia Brook on Siegen

Address: 9394 Siegen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Phone Number: (225) 778-7111

Magnolia Brook on Siegen provides assisted living and memory care services to seniors in need of a little extra help. The facility staff plan a wide range of engaging activities through its signature life enrichment program, which is the reason why it made our top 10 list. Card club, book club and tai chi are just a few of the opportunities for seniors to boost their spirits, minds and bodies. Educational programs, happy hour and live dancing give residents a welcome change of pace. Outdoor seating areas provide fresh air and sunshine during good weather.

Starting Monthly Cost: $3,995
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments; Companion Suites
Number of Beds: 126

  • Average Stars:  4.6 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 29

St. James Place

Address: 333 Lee Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone Number: (225) 215-4510

St. James Place hires professional chefs to prepare the first-class fare served in The Duplantier dining room. Lighter meals are available at the on-site coffee house, where residents can buy pastries and salads. Trained caregivers help seniors with hygiene, grooming and medication reminders, and there's also a concierge to handle residents' special requests. Weekly housekeeping and laundry services free residents to enjoy on-site religious, salon and spa services. An emergency call system in each room makes it easy for seniors to get help quickly, and there's a power generator to ensure comfort in the event of an outage.

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartment; Detached Homes
Number of Beds: 77

  • Average Stars:  4.6 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 57

The Claiborne at Shoe Creek

Address: 14340 Greenwell Springs Road, #100, Greenwell Springs, LA 70739
Phone Number: (225) 400-1274

The Claiborne at Shoe Creek has studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments available for seniors requiring assisted living and memory care. A full-time nurse is available at all times, and caregivers provide kind attention and assistance with activities of daily living. The in-house chef designs a varied menu, and residents receive three meals a day, which they can eat in the beautifully appointed dining room or take in their rooms. Common areas include a bistro, TV lounge and library, where seniors can visit with friends and family. The Claiborne schedules transportation for residents to physician appointments.

Starting Monthly Cost: $3,400
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments
Number of Beds: 100

  • Average Stars: 0.0 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 0

The Haven at Windermere

Address: 8225 YMCA Plaza Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Phone Number: (225) 769-9996

The Haven at Windermere is an assisted living and independent living care facility. It gives seniors an opportunity to live on their own terms and seek assistance when the activities of daily living become difficult. Veterans support allows those who served their country to receive financial and other guidance. Residents who wish to run errands or attend appointments may use the facility's transportation services. Full-size kitchens, courtyards and gated access are just a few of the amenities of living in this pet-friendly community. An on-site beauty salon is also available.

Starting Monthly Cost: Not Listed
Room Types: One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments
Number of Beds: Not Listed

  • Average Stars:  4.5 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 79

Williamsburg Senior Living Community

Address: 5445 Government Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Phone Number: (225) 929-8917

Williamsburg Senior Living is an independent and assisted living community serving Baton Rouge. The many planned activities Williamsburg offers seniors is why it made our Top 10 list, and they include bingo, arts and crafts, exercise classes and scrabble tournaments. Residents can also stay busy with line dancing, horseshoes and trips out to eat, and they can even receive manicures on-site. The library outreach program ensures that seniors always have great books to read, and monthly birthday celebrations include all who wish to participate. 

Starting Monthly Cost: $3,045
Room Types: Studio, One- and Two-Bedroom Apartments; Companion Suites
Number of Beds: 163

  • Average Stars:  4.4 out of 5
  • Number of Reviews: 53

Learn More About Assisted Living in Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge is the capital of Louisiana and offers seniors and their families many cultural, entertainment and dining options. There are also many top-notch assisted living facilities to choose from, including the top 10 in our list above. Explore the possibilities for your retirement and long-term care plans in this vibrant city.

Find out how to pay for assisted living in Baton Rouge on our city page, here