Providing the Comforts of Home with the Care You Need

Jo Ellen Smith Living Center is a welcoming community committed to providing our residents compassionate care with all the comforts of home.  From the moment you walk into our facility, you feel the difference. We have a proud history of caring for seniors and a reputation for quality nursing care. Please visit us and see for yourself.

Jo Ellen Smith Living Center is a lovely skilled nursing facility located in the neighborhood of Algiers. Our 180-bed facility is conveniently located on the Westbank, five minutes from downtown New Orleans. Choosing a healthcare provider can be a very hard decision, and that’s why we strive to provide our residents with the compassionate care they need in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

About Jo Ellen Smith Living Center

As part of Priority Management, a privately-owned company, we seek to enrich the lives of our guests, their families, and our employees, as well, through incisive leadership, a strong financial foundation, constantly evolving programs, and exceptional staffing.  And, while we pride ourselves on our serious commitment to compliance, safety and standard of care best practices, we add to that seriousness a generous dose of warmth that mirrors the community we serve.


Your Care and Recovery is Our Priority

Jo Ellen Smith Living Center offers a comprehensive continuum of care for residents with medically complex needs, those requiring rehabilitation, and those dealing with Alzheimer’s and dementia-related illnesses. Whether you are looking for short term rehab- or long-term nursing care, our first-class staff of professionals are here to provide you and your loved one with all of the comforts of home and peace of mind.

Come See for Yourself

Our top-quality care creates results. In fact, our discharge to home rate is above the national average. And our beautiful, comfortable surroundings make guests feel right at home. Come see what makes Jo Ellen Smith Living Center so special.