Nampa, Idaho is known as the heart of the Treasure Valley. With a population of 81,000 Nampa is the second largest city in the state. It’s only about 20 miles west of the state capital Boise. There are approximately 7 assisted living facilities in the Nampa area, and 30 or so more in about a 30 mile radius.
It’s hard to know when independent living and assisted living are right for your situation. ALFs are best if safety, diet, socialization, and transportation are an issue. In assisted living facilities your loved one is able to go about life, just with a little help. Meals are usually provided and activities are often planned, both good times for socializing.
The average cost for a private one bedroom, in a Nampa assisted living facility is $38,568 a year or around $3,200 a month. Costs can range anywhere from $2,250 to $4,500 a month depending on location, size and quality. For a semi-private room in a nursing home it’s somewhere in the neighborhood of $6,000 a month, and for a private room it’s just a little over $6,500 monthly. Nampa truly has some of the most affordable care in the country.
For the more active seniors Nampa has a lot to offer. There’s Lake Lowell, Wilson Ponds, a greenbelt with beautiful views, and approximately 24 parks. There is also a Senior Center tied in with the Nampa Recreation Center. They serve lunch every Monday through Friday at noon. The Rec Center itself houses racquet ball courts and basketball courts, 5 indoor pools, and a sauna and steam room. There is also an indoor and outdoor track and many classes and programs to participate in. Another great place to visit would be the 20,000 square-foot Warhawk Air Museum. There are exhibits that will help visitors understand the history of aviation, as well as different perspectives of the war.
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