4 Assisted Living Facilities near Jasper, IN
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There are 4 Assisted Living Facilities in the Jasper area, with 3 in Jasper and 1 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Jasper is $3,247 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Petersburg with an average starting cost of $3,060.
To help you with your search, browse the 1 review below for assisted living facilities in Jasper. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Jasper 3.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Petersburg with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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3 Assisted Living Facilities in Jasper, IN
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Jasper
Jasper, Indiana is a small city with a decent-sized senior population — 17.8 percent of its 15,503 citizens are over the age of 65. Seniors have four assisted living facilities to choose from in the area, with three in Jasper and one located nearby. The Indiana Department of Health regulates care facilities in the state, and all facilities designated as ALFs are required register with the department and to obtain a license to operate.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Jasper
- Jasper has an array of community resources for seniors, including Dubois County Children and Family Services, an agency that offers meals, legal services and financial assistance programs for residents age 60 and older, as well as a senior center.
The Jasper, Indiana area is home to world-class medical facilities including Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Jasper, Indiana, located in southwestern Indiana, is known for its hot summers and cold, snowy winters. The average high temperature in January is 38 degrees Fahrenheit, and the average high temperature in July is 86 degrees.
Crime in Jasper isn't nearly the overwhelming problem that it is in many other parts of the state. In fact, the Jasper crime rate is 54 percent lower than Indiana's average, which leaves it 55 percent lower than the national average.
- While Jasper lacks regular scheduled bus service, Ride Solution provides affordable, on-demand non-emergency transportation with advance notice, Monday through Friday. This makes it easy for seniors to run errands when needed.
- There are plenty of cultural opportunities in Jasper. The city has 12 sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including the Dubois County Courthouse. In addition, the city is home to the Jasper Arts Center, the Dubois County Museum and the Spirit of Jasper with its restored rail cars. Most of the attractions and events in Jasper offer some kind of senior discount, although the qualifying age varies.
Paying for Assisted Living in Jasper
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Jasper start around $3,247 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 Jasper 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 Jasper
Eligible seniors who live in Jasper, Indiana can find a number of state and federal assistance programs to help with the cost of an assisted living facility. These include the Home and Community Based Services program and Supplemental Security Income Category G.
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 Jasper
Jasper 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 Jasper, please visit our Assisted Living in Indiana page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Jasper
Jasper-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 Jasper
Review of Brookside Village
Brookside Village was nice. It was more of a nursing home and seemed much older. It felt more like an institution, almost like being in a doctor’s office but with homey furniture. They had a lot of... Read more