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Portsmouth Assisted Living Facilities

There are 3 Assisted Living Facilities Facilities in Portsmouth, NH.

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    Residential Opportunities

    Residential Opportunities is a Assisted Living Facilities community located in Portsmouth, NH and assists residents in need of help with activities of daily living. Residential Opportunities provides personalized care and attention to their senior residents in a comfortable and safe environment. R...

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    Victorian Heights

    Victorian Heights’s goal is to help their residents maintain the highest qualify of life possible in a home-like environment. Focusing on the well being of the resident has been the commitment of the staff at Victorian Heights. This is done so their residents can thrive in a safe, nurturing envir...

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    Great Bay Residential Facility II

    Great Bay Residential Facility Ii’s mission is to provide excellent care in a safe, respectful and compassionate manner. The goal of Great Bay Residential Facility Ii in Portsmouth is to enrich and improve the quality of life for their elderly residents.   Great Bay Residential Facil...

Assisted Living Facilities in Portsmouth, NH



3 Assisted Living facilities are located in the city of Portsmouth, New Hampshire or nearby and can accommodate the needs of your Loved One. In Portsmouth, depending on its residents’ care needs, these Senior Living facilities provide daily nutritional meals, bathing, grooming, dressing, medication management and more.

Also, these 3 facilities in Portsmouth can provide Seniors with family dining rooms, activity rooms, wellness programs, beauty salons, furnished rooms, outings, religious activities and more.


When Do Seniors in Portsmouth Need Assistance?

Seniors in Portsmouth will typically need this type of long term care when it is unsafe to live by themselves at home or they need assistance with their ADLs (Activities of Daily Living). Residents in these types of Portsmouth senior living facilities in can either be independent, need assisted living, and can be diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease.


Types of Facilities in Portsmouth

The size of an Assisted Living facility in Portsmouth can vary from a small, residential board and care home to a large “resort-style” community.


A. Small Care Home Facilities in Portsmouth

Description and Size

Board and Care Homes located in Portsmouth are regular residential homes in the neighborhood that have been converted to care for 6 to 10 senior residents. These care homes are licensed by New Hampshire’s State Licensing Division and permitted by the City of Portsmouth.

Types of Residents

Residents in these Portsmouth care homes prefer a “home-like” intimate setting that they are used to at home. While there are many small residential care homes that provide activities, pet and music therapy, fitness programs and more, these residents prefer to be with a smaller group of seniors.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

With the smaller facility size and lower number of residents, the Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in a Portsmouth Board and Care is 1 Caregiver for every 2 to 3 residents.


B. Large Communities in Portsmouth

Description and Size

Large Assisted Living Communities in Portsmouth will look like a large resort or hotel with 50 to 200 residents. These care facilities will usually be located in commercial areas and are also regulated by New Hampshire’s State Licensing Department. These large senior living facilities can also have a secure Memory Wing that can keep residents suffering from Alzheimer’s safe from wandering.

Some nationally recognized  Communities that may be in Portsmouth or nearby are familiar names like Sunrise Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Emeritus Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Belmont Village, Senior Lifestyle, Holiday Retirement, and Five Star Senior Living to name a few.

Types of Residents

Seniors living in Large Communities in Portsmouth will typically prefer these type of Assisted Living Facilities due to the daily schedule of activities, higher levels of socialization with other residents, chef prepared meals, music and pet therapy, music and art classes, fitness classes and regular outings.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

Due to the large size of the facility and higher number of residents, the typical Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in Portsmouth can range from 1 Caregiver for every 6 to 12 Residents in Assisted Living Facilities.


Assisted Living Costs in Portsmouth

The average cost of Assisted Living in Portsmouth is $ per month (source: Genworth Financial). Whether your loved one prefers a small residential care home or a large community in Portsmouth, the lowest cost care and rent starts at is $ and can go as high as $ depending on the level of care needs. To find out what factors play a part of the monthly cost, Click Here.


Paying for Assisted Living Care in Portsmouth

Paying for Assisted Living in Portsmouth can be done through a variety of ways. Most residents and families in Portsmouth pay for care out of pocket or also called “Private Pay.” Other methods of paying for this type of Senior Living in Portsmouth is through Long Term Care Insurance, Veteran’s Aid and family members. Unfortunately, Medicare or Medicaid does not cover the costs of care and rent in Portsmouth. For more details and options on how you can pay for care, Click Here.


New Hampshire Licensing for Assisted Living Facilities in Portsmouth

The 3 Facilities in Portsmouth are licensed, inspected and regulated by New Hampshire’s Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Operations Support, Health Facilities Administration. Their responsibilities are to have the administrators currently licensed, inspect the senior housing facility before it opens, ensure the facility is operating up to standards and the residents are receiving good care.


We encourage you to browse through our Facility Listings in Portsmouth to help you narrow down your options and save time. For more free information regarding Senior Living options and pricing in Portsmouth, please contact 877.523.6523 and an Expert Care Advisor will be more than happy to help you.


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