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Indiana Memory Care Facilities

The Hoosier State is a phenomenal place to retire for seniors. The lower cost of living and conservative style of living molds well for seniors, and as they near an age where Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia can become more common, they also have the alternative of transitioning to a memory care community in Indiana if, and when, the situation may arise.

Memory Care in Indiana - Cheapest & Most Expensive Places

Indiana has a population of over six million residents with a large gathering of seniors both in dementia care homes and in more traditional settings like a nursing home or assisted living center. The state has affordable memory care costs, and top-notch service.

The Top 5 Most Affordable Cities for Memory Care in Indiana based on Monthly Average Prices

  1. Mishawaka, IN                  $4,085
  2. Evansville, IN                    $4,135
  3. Terre Haute, IN                 $4,170
  4. Michigan City, IN               $4,230         
  5. Indianapolis, IN                 $4,270

The Top 5 Most Expensive Cities for Dementia Care in Indiana

  1. Carmel, IN                        $5,560
  2. Noblesville, IN                   $5,390
  3. Fishers, IN                        $5,390
  4. Zionsville, IN                     $5,245
  5. Avon, IN                           $5,070

The Top 5 Most Affordable Counties in Indiana for Memory Care based on Monthly Average Rents

  1. Vanderburgh County         $4,145         
  2. Virgo County                     $4,160
  3. LaPorte County                 $4,215
  4. Marion County                  $4,260         
  5. Delaware County               $4,265

The Top 5 Most Expensive Counties in Indiana for Alzheimer’s Care

  1. Hamilton County               $5,500
  2. Boone County                   $5,250
  3. Hendricks County              $4,990
  4. Warrick County                 $4,925
  5. Bartholomew County         $4,725

Indiana Dementia & Alzheimer’s Care - Services

The services offered at high quality Indiana memory care homes begin with clean and cozy rooms, along with outstanding meals. People of all ages want a comfortable bed, personal privacy, clean surroundings, and tasty meals. The gourmet kitchens serve up a variety of food options and can make special accommodations with ingredients based on personal preference. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks are served throughout the day. Often residents have more than one choice for each meal. The dining area may include a standard cafeteria hall along with private seating for meal with friends and family. Special meals are served on holidays and birthdays.

Housekeeping and maintenance are available to serve residents, and the staff as a whole is friendly and helpful. Coordinating staff prepares and organizes a variety of daily activities. The activities may include basic physical exercise or cognitive tasks designed to stimulate the brain. Socialization and group activities are encouraged to further keep the mind sharp.

The 24-hour service desk is available at all hours of the day to check up on residents while also observing personal privacy. Knowing that some residents have personal preferences, or bad days along with the good ones, certified dementia caregivers usually do their best to get to know the individual and assess how they are doing based on subtle cues of attitude and behavior.

Contact a dementia care home in Indiana to get more information on their daily offerings and approach to Alzheimer’s care. It is always a good idea to schedule a tour and meet with staff in-person before settling on any one facility.

SeniorGuidance.org provides comprehensive resources on various senior living options, including: assisted living facilities, senior living communities, nursing homes, independent living communities, continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and all other long term senior care options, including memory care such as Alzheimer's or Dementia.

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