14 Assisted Living Facilities near Evansville, IN
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There are 14 Assisted Living Facilities in the Evansville area, with 9 in Evansville and 5 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Evansville is $3,447 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Newburgh with an average starting cost of $1,816.
To help you with your search, browse the 67 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Evansville. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Evansville 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Owensboro with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 6 families in Evansville find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Evansville, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Evansville, IN
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Evansville
Located in the southwestern tip of Indiana on an oxbow in the Ohio River, Evansville is often referred to as "river city." Evansville is home to about 118,000 residents and more than 15 percent of its population is made up of seniors aged 65 and older.
Those who are no longer able to live independently can choose from 14 assisted living facilities that are located in the Evansville area. These facilities are officially referred to as residential care facilities throughout Indiana and are regulated with the Indiana Family and Social Services Agency - Division of Aging.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Evansville
- The overall cost of living in Evansville is nearly 17 percent lower than the national average. Seniors can expect to pay less for groceries, healthcare and transportation than they would in other Indiana cities.
- The Evansville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Deaconess Midtown Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- There are plenty of local attractions in the Evansville area for seniors to enjoy, such as the Mesker Park Zoo and John James Audubon State Park.
- Evansville's overall crime rate is significantly higher than state and national averages with property crime rates that are twice as high as the national average. While assisted living communities generally feature security systems to ensure the safety of residents, this may be a concern for some seniors and their families.
Summers in Evansville are quite hot and humid, with average high temperatures in July of 90 degrees and annual rainfall amounts that are 7 inches higher than the national average. Some seniors may find the climate in Evansville to be quite uncomfortable.
- Seniors can safely travel throughout the Evansville area on the Metropolitan Evansville Transit System (METS). Reduced fares are available to senior citizens.
Paying for Assisted Living in Evansville
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Evansville start around $3,447 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 Evansville 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 Evansville
<p xml:lang="EN-US">Low-income seniors in Evansville may be able to receive financial assistance from state and federally funded programs to help cover the cost of their care: Indiana Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income – Category G and the Indiana Residential Care Assistance Program, or RCAP.
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 Evansville
Evansville 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 Evansville, please visit our Assisted Living in Indiana page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Evansville
Evansville-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.
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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Evansville
Review of Silver Birch of Evansville
My relative has been in the Silver Birch of Evansville since December and we're satisfied with them. It's a nice place and the staff is very good. He's got a one-bedroom and someone comes in, clean... Read more
Review of Evansville Protestant Home
It is an older facility with a charm that seniors can appreciate. My mother’s room is very nice, fresh paint and carpet, nice window light. They offer many activities and encourage everyone to pa... Read more
Review of Evansville Protestant Home
My mother has been well cared for at EPH. THe food is great, the facility is clean, and the staff view their job as a calling. I heartily recommend it. Read more