Lexington (KY) Senior Living Communities

Retirees choosing “The Horse Capital of World” will find a lost cost of living and hundreds of Lexington senior living options. See what we’ve uncovered on this Bluegrass region city.

Lexington is a bargain compared to many cities its size. The overall cost of living is 11% below the national average. In Kentucky, Social Security, Railroad Retirement, and Roth IRA proceeds are exempt from taxes. Military, civil service, qualified pensions and state/local government retirement incomes are excluded for up $41,110. Some Lexington senior living options are equally affordable. A one-bedroom in an assisted living facility averages $3,225 a month, according to a Genworth Financial survey. A private room in a nursing home averages $206 a month, while a semi-private averages $185.

Visit the Kentucky Horse Park, a working horse farm, theme park and equestrian center. Catch horse shows throughout the year. The area has over 450 horse farms and a number of them offer tours, both public and private. Check out the International Museum of the Horse and exhibits such as the Buffalo Soldiers, Arabian Horses and Racing in Kentucky.

You don’t have to be a bourbon drinker to appreciate the craftsmanship that goes into making these fine spirits and the history. Tour one of four area distilleries: The Woodford Reserve Distillery, Wild Turkey, Buffalo Trace and Four Roses.

Other Lexington attractions include the Aviation Museum of Kentucky, The Headley-Whitney Museum, the Mary Todd Lincoln House, the Kentucky Theater, and Ashland, the 19th-century plantation home of statesman Henry Clay. Outside out Lexington, visit the 3,000-acre Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, the country’s largest restored Shaker community.

Before you begin your search for Lexington senior living, read our “Senior Retirement Lifestyles” article. You’ll learn the the differences in senior communities, average pricing and what to look for in care.

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