There are 183 memory care facilities in Indiana. They cater to seniors with memory loss. Generally, memory care takes place in settings with dementia-specific safety measures. Seniors in memory care often live in a unit which is part of a larger residential care facility.

What Services Do Memory Care Facilities in Indiana Provide?

Services vary from one memory care facility to another, but residents can expect to work with staff members whose training includes education on serving seniors with dementia. Activity programs which spur memories and boost engagement are common, too. Residents also receive help with activities of daily living, and staff members generally handle meal preparation and housekeeping. Other widespread offerings range from medication assistance and appointment scheduling to transportation and social services.

How Do I Find a Memory Care Facility in Indiana?

Caring has assembled a list of the memory care facilities in major cities in Indiana. The links in the list contain city-specific listings, plus contact information for the memory care communities therein. To find facilities in other parts of Indiana, you can also use the U.S. Administration on Aging’s Eldercare Locator, reach out to your region’s Area Agency on Aging or contact your state, county or city department on aging. Representatives associated with Indiana’s Long Term Care Ombudsman Program may be helpful as well. For seniors with military backgrounds, the Indiana Veterans Home is a potential match. 

When you’re evaluating memory care facilities, it is advisable to visit several facilities with prices within your budget. Because there is variation in services from community to community, be sure to evaluate whether each community’s service package is a good match for your or your loved one’s situation. The Alzheimer’s Association has compiled a list of questions to keep in mind while searching for a community which fits.