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Assisted Living in Opelousas, LA

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    Our Senior Living Advisors live in the Opelousas area and can provide you with an insider's view of local communities including pricing information and distinctive features.

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    The official website for the city of Opelousas is http://www.cityofopelousas.com.

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  • Facts about Opelousas

    Opelousas is also known as: Opelousas.

    Opelousas is also a common name of the flathead catfish.Opelousas is a city in and the parish seat of St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, United States. It lies at the junction of Interstate 49 and U.S. Route 190. The population was 22,860 at the 2000 census. Although the 2006 population estimate was 23,222, a 2004 annexation should put the city's population above 25,000. In the 2010 census, the population shrunk to 16,634. Opelousas is the principal city for the Opelousas-Eunice Micropolitan Statistical Area, which had an estimated population of 92,178 in 2008. Opelousas is also the 3rd largest city in the Lafayette-Acadiana Combined Statistical Area, which has a population of 537,947.At only 7.5 square miles, Opelousas is the most densely populated incorporated city in Louisiana. Founded in 1720, Opelousas is Louisiana's 3rd oldest city. The city served as a major trading post between New Orleans and Natchitoches in the 18th and 19th centuries. Traditionally an area of settlement by French Creoles and Acadians, Opelousas is the center of zydeco music. It celebrates its heritage at the Creole Heritage Folklife Center, one of the destinations on the new Louisiana African American Heritage Trail. It is also the location of the Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino.The city calls itself the spice capital of the world, with production and sale of seasonings such as Tony Chachere's products, Targil Seasonings, Savoie's cajun meats and products, and LouAna Cooking Oil. Opelousas was also home to one of the nation's two Yoohoo Factories until their closing.During the tenure of Sheriff Cat Doucet from 1936 to 1940 and 1952 to 1968 that part of Opelousas along Highway 190 was a haven of gambling and prostitution. Doucet told the historian Michael Kurtz that the return of Earl Kemp Long to the governorship in 1956 allowed him to bring back brothels and casinos and to guarantee the sheriff a take of the proceeds.

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Kosher food is provided, the property is secured for the safety of memory care residents that might be exit seeking, staff is trained to deal with any wandering behaviors that may need to be dealt with, wheelchair accessible showers are available at this location, the staff speaks German in the community, Spanish is spoken at this location, and American Sign Language is spoken at this location.
Vegetarian menu options are available for all meals, the minimum allowable age of residents is 55, residents can self manage their diabetic care, the property is secured for the safety of residents that might be prone to wander, this property provides complimentary transportation, the property is convenient to bus lines in the area, and hospice is an option available at this location.
Tasty and expertly prepared meals are provided to all residents even those with dietary restrictions, nurses are on staff, a visiting podiatrist helps keep your feet healthy, physical therapy is handled by the physical therapist that makes regular visits to this property, transportation is available for additional cost, wheelchair accessible showers are available at this location, and hospice is an option available at this location.
Tasty meals are provided to residents, an on-call physician is available to help, physical therapy is handled by the physical therapist that makes regular visits to this community, speech therapy is available on-site by a visiting speech therapist, caregivers at Bailey Place are trained to spot potential disorientation presented by residents, full tubs are available, and the community is licensed for 60 residents.
Tasty and expertly prepared meals are provided to all residents even those with dietary restrictions, residents have vegetarian food as a dietary option, physical therapy is handled by the physical therapist that makes regular visits to this facility, transportation at cost can be arranged, hospice is an option available at this location, aging in place allows residents to remain in one location as their care needs change, and the community is licensed for 56 residents.
Tasty and nourishing meals are provided to all residents even those with dietary restrictions, vegetarian food is provided, 55 is the minimum age allowed for residents, residents can self manage their diabetic care, residents who drive will find parking available to them, wheelchair accessible showers are available at this location, and the community is licensed for 60 residents.
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