5 Assisted Living Facilities near Avilla, IN
There are 5 Assisted Living Facilities in the Avilla area, with 2 in Avilla and 3 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 4 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Avilla. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Avilla 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Avilla, IN
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Avilla
Avilla, Indiana, was originally named Hill Town after Noah I. Hill, one of the first settlers in the area. The name was later changed to Avilla, a derivative of the French word villas, which means small village, at the suggestion of a judge, Edwin Randall. Today, this city is home to an active senior population, comprised of more than 17% of the total number of residents.
Seniors in Avilla who need help with daily necessities like bathing and dressing can find it at one of the two assisted living facilities located within the city proper, or in one of the two additional facilities located in nearby Kendallville. These facilities in both Avilla and in all of Indiana are officially designated as residential care facilities and must register with the Family and Social Services Agency. Those facilities that provide medication must also be licensed by the Indiana State Department of Health.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Avilla
- Indiana fully taxes both income derived from retirement savings accounts and pensions, which could put a strain on the finances of Avilla seniors.
- Avilla’s crime rates are lower than the national norms, which could appeal to seniors looking for a safe city in which to retire. The city has a violent crime rate of 15.5 and a property crime rate of 31.5, both notably lower than the respective U.S. averages of 22.7 and 35.4.
- The Avilla area has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Kendallville.
- The cost of living in Avilla at 82.2 is about five points lower than the statewide average and about 18 points lower than the national average. The lower cost of living may make assisted living expenses more affordable.
- Seniors with chronic respiratory conditions can venture outdoors in Avilla without worrying that their symptoms will worsen. The city has an air quality rating of 82, about 24 points higher than the national average.
Summers in Avilla mean warm temperatures with a high of 83 degrees and chilly winters with temperatures in the mid-teens. Seniors may want to ensure that prospective facilities have individualized climate controls so they can keep themselves comfortable despite the outdoor temperatures. This city also gets 38 inches of rain each year, and 30 inches of annual snowfall.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Avilla
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Avilla start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.
It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Avilla and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Avilla
Indiana has a Medicaid waiver available to help Avilla seniors with assisted living costs. This is known as the Aged and Disabled Waiver.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Indiana page.
More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Indiana page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Avilla
Avilla and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
To see a list of free assisted living resources in Avilla, please visit our Assisted Living in Indiana page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Avilla
Avilla-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Indiana are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Indiana page for more information about these laws.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Avilla
Review of Ascension Living Sacred Heart Village
We're very well pleased with the care my mother is receiving at Presence Sacred Heart Home. She's in a two-bedroom apartment, which is perfect for her and very clean. She gets assistance with vacuu... Read more