Altoona, which is based in a mostly suburban section of Eau Claire County, has four facilities which provide seniors an assortment of long term care options to select from. Moving around in the city of Altoona can be difficult to do without a car or other means of transportation to help. Based on information taken from recent studies there are several top skilled nursing homes and hospitals in and around Altoona.
Assisted Living Amenities
It is important to seek out desired amenities so that you or your loved one can feel secure. Some of the amenities in these care facilities can include:
Doctors on-call as needed
Personal care services
Nurses available 24-hours
As well as having a full list of standard amenities, Altoona also has a diverse network of care facilities that are there to meet seniors' unique requirements. Some senior care facilities arrange for kosher meals. They allow some pets, provide outdoor activities, and provide parking for those who can still drive. Access to on-call specialists like Psychologists, Nurses, Counselors, and Dentists can also be arranged at many senior care facilities. Some long-term care facilities provide transportation (either complementary or for a nominal fee), giving your loved one the opportunity to see the city.
When contacting the facilities listed on this page it can be advantageous - though not vital - to have your loved one's information on hand. Consider preparing a brief medical history summary. Be sure to include any relevant insurance, doctor and medical center names and phone numbers as the new facility onboarding manager might have certain questions and information requests. This type of information can aid in outlining any specialized care the individual might need, which helps with facility choice.
Assisted Living Costs
The price for care changes based on needed services, but in the city of Altoona standard community care facilities are in the range of $3,500 - $3,300 every month. Neighboring Eau Claire averages as much as $4,100 for long-term care facilities, which costs more than Altoona. Additionally, there may be a variety of federal programs to help reduce the cost of care for low-income families. Review the detailed cost breakdown with comparisons for nearby cities below.
Source: Aggregated from the Genworth 2013, 2015 Cost of Care Survey, state licensing units, and from facility surveys. While we make every effort to ensure accuracy, please confirm details with facilities directly.