21 Assisted Living Facilities in Fort Wayne, IN

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StoryPoint Ft. Wayne

Provides: Assisted Living
3715 Union Chapel Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46845
"My mom moved into Story Point 9 months ago with the idea that it was a traditional assisted living facility and a place she did not want to be. Since moving in, she has made new friends, become so..." More

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Georgetowne Place

Provides: Assisted Living
1717 Maplecrest Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46815
"If Georgetowne Place had an opening, we probably would have moved Mom in there. The staff was courteous. The tour guide knew everybody's name, and they knew her too, which was very nice. They have..." More

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Park Place Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
4411 Park Place Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46845
"I really liked Park Place. It's open, very clean, and modern. It was a little more expensive. The staff member who showed us around was very helpful. The room they showed us would have accommodated..." More

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The Hearth at Sycamore Village

Provides: Assisted Living
611 W County Line Road S, Fort Wayne, IN 46814
"My aunt is living at The Hearth at Sycamore Village. It's excellent. It's clean, beautiful, and welcoming. The staff members are excellent. They seem to be very friendly and willing to please with..." More
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Brookdale Fort Wayne

Provides: Assisted Living
4730 E State Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46815
"I had a coworker whose mother had dementia and has been with Brookdale Fort Wayne for a year. They were paying $175 a day and had to hire CNAs to come in and help because they didn't have enough..." More

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Apple Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
3320 East State Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46805
"My mom has moved into Apple Ridge. She is in a studio apartment. It is very nice, clean, and spacious. It also has a small kitchen and a full bathroom. She really likes the food, which is a factor..." More

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Lamplight Inn of Fort Wayne

Provides: Assisted Living
300 East Washington Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46802
"Very disappointed in the quality of care that is provided to the residents. The staff do not have the best interest of the patients in mind. The routine of medicine distribution is not safe. The..." More

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BrightStar Senior Living of Fort Wayne

Provides: Assisted Living
11430 Coldwater Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46845
"At BrightStar Senior Living of Fort Wayne, our Assisted Living and Memory Care households combine best-of-class residential healthcare with best-of-class senior living, all guided by our philosophy..." More

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Chapman Place

Provides: Assisted Living
3110 E. Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805, Fo...
"My father has been here since Oct 2017 and I have seen major changes going on with staff and residents. Positive changes! Care is improving, food is improving, activities are great! My wife and I..." More

Kingston Residence of Fort Wayne

Provides: Assisted Living
7515 Winchester Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46819
"We went to Kingston Residence of Fort Wayne. I really liked the fact that, even if my dad were to need nursing care, he would still be in the same apartment as my mom. That was really great. The..." More

The Village at Anthony Boulevard

Provides: Assisted Living
6723 South Anthony Boulevard, Fort Wayne, IN 46816
"I like Lutheran Life Villages, but at the time I visited, they couldn't accept my grandmother. What I like most about this community is that they seemed really into the residents. The setup seemed..." More

Silver Birch of Fort Wayne

Provides: Assisted Living
7125 S Hanna Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46816
"Silver Birch of Fort Wayne was brand new. The rooms were a good size. The staff members we worked with, the admissions director and marketing person, were both very helpful and accommodating. The..." More

Heritage Park Assisted Living & Garde...

Provides: Assisted Living
2001 Hobson Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
"My mom was living at the independent living of Heritage Park prior to her move to their assisted living. I just lost my father, so being in familiar surroundings and with familiar people was..." More

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Five Star Residences of Fort Wayne

Provides: Assisted Living
2601 Covington Commons Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46804
"This is a well run ALF with a good staff, good food (despite my mom always saying her cooking is better), nice activities and great services for their higher need residents (my mom is one). My mom..." More

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Heritage Park

Provides: Assisted Living
2001 Hobson Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
"I liked Heritage Park Fort. It was almost like living in a house with all the amenities you could ask for. It was a great place to live. They had nice-sized, clean, and well-maintained rooms. They..." More

Hamilton Place

Provides: Assisted Living
2116 Butler Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46808
"This has to be a good place to go for assisted living. They have put up with my father for awhile now. If they can do that, they are angels in my book! He isn't the easiest to get along with at 93...." More

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Coventry Meadows

Provides: Assisted Living
7833 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46804
"My mother moved into Coventry Meadows. They're great. The staff is good. She has a room with four walls, a window, a closet, and a kitchenette. They have TVs, movies, and Bingo. The food is good...." More

Byron Health Center

Provides: Assisted Living
12101 LIMA ROAD, Fort Wayne, IN 46818
"Byron Residential provides so-so care to their residents. My Great Grandmother's items frequently go missing or become lost in the laundry. We've had to purchase multiples of many items. While the..." More

Life Care Center of Fort Wayne

Provides: Assisted Living
1649 SPY RUN AVENUE, Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Villa of the Woods

Provides: Assisted Living
5610 NOLL AVE, Fort Wayne, IN 46806

Kingston at Dupont

Provides: Assisted Living
1716 E Dupont Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46825

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Fort Wayne

    Fort Wayne is situated in Allen County and ranks as the second most populated city in Indiana with 260,954 people. has both assisted living facilities (ALFs) and residential care facilities (RCFs) available for seniors. Both types of communities provide residents with three daily meals and assistance with routine activities of daily living. But RCFs provide a slightly higher level of care. Seniors residing in a RCF can receive assistance taking medications and have access to basic nursing care. RCFs are regulated by the Indiana State Board of Health Facility Administrators, while ALFs aren’t. Instead, ALFs are required to file a disclosure form with the Family and Social Services (FSS) Division of Aging. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Fort Wayne

    • Citilink operates Fort Wayne’s public bus system. Seniors age 60 and over can purchase discounted single-ride tickets and reduced-fare monthly passes, making it easy to navigate the city.

    • The cost of living in Fort Wayne is considerably lower than the national average and slightly lower than the average cost of living in Indiana. However, the cost of groceries in Fort Wayne is slightly higher than Indiana’s average, and health care costs are about average when compared to the rest of the state.

    • Social Security income isn’t taxed in Indiana. However, the state is still only considered moderately tax-friendly to seniors. This is because pension payments, both public and private, and withdrawals from retirement accounts are fully taxed at a rate of 3.23 percent.

    • The Fort Wayne area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Dupont Hospital, St. Joseph Hospital and Parkview Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • Fort Wayne’s crime rate is higher than 90 percent of the cities and towns in Indiana. However, when compared to other U.S. cities of similar size, Fort Wayne’s crime rate is considerably lower. Overall, the city is quite a bit safer than other cities in the country similar to it.

    • Fort Wayne’s cold winters may make it difficult for seniors to enjoy outdoor activities all year long, but its mild-to-moderate summer temperatures are ideal for seniors who don’t tolerate heat well.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Fort Wayne

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Indiana

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,840.00 Kendallville
    $3,048.00 Fort Wayne

    Assisted Living costs in Fort Wayne start around $3,048 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 Fort Wayne 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 Fort Wayne

    Indiana’s Regional Care Assistance Program (RCAP) helps seniors pay for the monthly cost of assisted living. The state also offers a Medicaid Waiver program, but it only covers costs for seniors residing in a RCF.

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Indiana page.

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    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 Fort Wayne

    Fort Wayne 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 Fort Wayne, please visit our Assisted Living in Indiana page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Fort Wayne

    Fort Wayne-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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    Assisted Living near Fort Wayne, IN

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Fort Wayne

    • Review of Georgetowne Place

      If Georgetowne Place had an opening, we probably would have moved Mom in there. The staff was courteous. The tour guide knew everybody's name, and they knew her too, which was very nice. They have ... Read more

      Phil
    • Review of Apple Ridge

      My mom has moved into Apple Ridge. She is in a studio apartment. It is very nice, clean, and spacious. It also has a small kitchen and a full bathroom. She really likes the food, which is a factor ... Read more

      Phil
    • Review of StoryPoint Ft. Wayne

      My mom moved into Story Point 9 months ago with the idea that it was a traditional assisted living facility and a place she did not want to be. Since moving in, she has made new friends, become so... Read more

      DEngland
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