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Indiana Senior Housing & Apartments

There are a total of 716 senior housing options in Indiana. Some people may refer to them as Indiana senior apartments or Indiana 55+ apartments while others may think of them as Indiana senior living communities. Costs for senior housing vary in Indiana, depending on how luxurious the apartment complex / senior community is, as well as what area the apartments are located in. Senior living complexes in Indiana may include both independent living apartments without any additional services, as well as assisted living apartments that help Indiana residents with daily living activities. There are both low-income or income based and other apartments for seniors in Indiana. Older adult apartments in Indiana may also be part of larger Indiana continuing care facilities. Many senior living apartments in Indiana are pet friendly. If you are wondering, how do I find senior apartments near me in Indiana, please use our Indiana senior housing locator above or browse by city / county below.

Indiana Senior Apartments

Indiana is your classic Midwestern state for seniors who are not interested in living in a gigantic city and like a slower pace to life. It may not be as attractive for some retirees as nearby Illinois and Michigan, yet Indiana deserves your consideration as a legitimate place to retire, considering its low cost of living.

“The Hoosier State” offers a small town feel with lots of sports and entertainment. Middle of the road in terms of population, Indiana offers a big-time sports environment as its largest city, Indianapolis, is home to the Colts (NFL) and Pacers (NBA). Indiana is also considered a Midwestern mecca for basketball, as its high school sports scene and college team, the University of Indiana Hoosiers, are very celebrated. The Indianapolis 500 and Brickyard 400 motorsports races also take place here. Many older adults who are sports fan will find Indiana as their ideal place to retire.

Luxury Indiana Senior Condos/Housing Complexes

Why spend more money elsewhere when you can save and spend that money on shopping, dining, entertainment or travel? Indiana presents senior citizens the opportunity to do exactly that. Not only is the cost of living down in the state, but groceries and other commodities are also cheaper.

Senior living apartments in Indiana feature excellent floor plans designed specifically for the elderly. The more politically conservative landscape provides community events and functions for all activities and niches. At certain senior citizen apartment complexes in Indiana, community pools or spas are also highlighted. Some senior rental units are pet-friendly (usually at an extra monthly fee as well as deposit) and make a great home for your dog or cat as well.

Indiana offers four distinct seasons which may be refreshing to some older adults that do not want the warm, humid four seasons of Florida or busier nature of California. If that is not an issue, check to make sure that the utilities are rock solid, and that your new residence is well insulated and keeps the warmth inside during the cold winter.

Affordable Senior Housing in Indiana

Senior housing and apartments for rent in Indiana start at $900 and extend to $1,500 per month. Most of these units are basic, yet provide a quality housing environment for seniors that is safe and friendly. Most of Indiana has low crime rates and definitely appeals to seniors with a conservative outlook on life.

More luxurious senior apartments, condos and townhouses can reach up to $4,000 to $5,500 per month if you really want that ultimate experience. All in all, the monthly average in the state of Indiana for senior housing is about $2,100 per month. Some of these units include the cost of utilities (heating, electricity, trash, water) in the monthly cost.

Best Places for Senior Apartments in Indiana

Indiana senior housing is common in Indianapolis which is easily the biggest city in the state. Here you will have access to more shopping and dining options along with the chance to get season tickets to Pacers or Colts games.

Fort Wayne and Evansville are good size cities with over one-hundred thousand in population yet not near as expansive as Indianapolis. South Bend is a college town yet a great place to retire if you don’t mind slightly cooler temperatures yet the opportunity to watch Notre Dame football. Carmel, Fishers, Bloomington and Gary are other mid-size cities with a nice combination of small-town feel yet quality dining and shopping.

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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