The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Lafayette, IN for 2023

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Lafayette, IN

photo of Aster Place
Caring Star 2021

Aster Place

Provides: Assisted Living
741 Park E. Blvd, Lafayette, IN 47905
"I think we're going with Aster Place for mom. The facility was beautiful, bright, and happy. Many activities were going on while we toured it. The staff was phenomenal. They were just wonderful...." More

photo of Digby Place

Digby Place

Provides: Assisted Living
167 West 240 South, Lafayette, IN 47909
"I went to Digby Place. The manager was just fun. He's the cheerful guy. It even extends to his dress. He just looked like a party coming at you. You could tell the guy was having fun doing his job..." More

photo of Glasswater Creek of Lafayette

Glasswater Creek of Lafayette

Provides: Assisted Living
208 Beck Lane, Lafayette, IN 47909
"I have decided to move into Glasswater Creek of Lafayette. I chose them because of their location, their amenities, and their staff. The staff was very helpful and very friendly, and all of the..." More

photo of Five Star Residences of Lafayette
Caring Star 2022

Five Star Residences of Lafayette

Provides: Assisted Living
250 Shenandoah Drive, Lafayette, IN 47905
"Five Star Residences of Lafayette was very nice, but a little older facility. The staff was very nice and took time to talk to us and sit down with my mother. They had an activity room, and they..." More

photo of Creasy Springs Health Campus

Creasy Springs Health Campus

Provides: Assisted Living
1750 S. Creasy Lane, Lafayette, IN 47905
"My mom moved into Creasy Springs Health Campus. Everyone has been supportive to us, helping to get mom placed there. Every time I'm on the phone with my mom, someone is doing something helpful,..." More

photo of The Springs at Lafayette

The Springs at Lafayette

Provides: Assisted Living
2402 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47904
"I had a friend that was there at The Springs at Lafayette. He had a stroke, and he was there for a short period of time. I know that his wife was there also at the same time because she didn't..." More

photo of University Place

University Place

Provides: Assisted Living
1700 Lindberg Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906
"University Place was exorbitantly expensive. You get what you pay for. The staff was very personable and professional. There seemed to be a good staff to resident ratio, and of course, that's what..." More

photo of Westminster Village West Lafayette

Westminster Village West Lafayette

Provides: Assisted Living
2741 N Salisbury St, West Lafayette, IN 47906
"I went to Westminster Village West Lafayette. They had lovely facilities. They had nice exercise equipment, large social rooms, a swimming pool, and a hot tub. The thing that I was struck with,..." More

photo of Wickshire West Lafayette

Wickshire West Lafayette

Provides: Assisted Living
3575 Senior Place, West Lafayette, IN 47906
"I went to Wickshire West Lafayette. It was a little less expensive than the other place, but they had great rooms, and several different types. The lady was very nice. I think it's newer,..." More

photo of Heritage Healthcare

Heritage Healthcare

Provides: Assisted Living
3401 SOLDIERS HOME ROAD, West Lafayette, IN 47906
"This is the worst nursing home in West Lafayette, IN. My father died because of them. I'm not joking either. They missed his Dr. appts., didn't check his insulin for a month. Neglected to bath..." More

photo of Cumberland Pointe Health Campus

Cumberland Pointe Health Campus

Provides: Assisted Living
1051 Cumberland Avenue, West Lafayette, IN 47906
"Located among beautiful parklands near the Wabash River in West Lafayette, IN, Cumberland Pointe is located amidst quiet, serene landscapes, while providing plenty of opportunities to explore the..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Lafayette

    Located 63 miles northwest of Indianapolis and 105 miles southeast of Chicago, Lafayette makes a good home base for seniors who enjoy day trips and overnight outings. The mid-size city has a population of 71,111, with seniors over the age of 60 making up 15.7 percent of it. There are nine assisted living facilities in the Lafayette area — five are within the Lafayette city limits and four are in nearby communities. Two assisted living options are available: assisted living facilities (ALFs) and residential care facilities (RCFs). Both provide basic assistive services, but RCFs also help residents with medication administration and their nursing needs. RCFs are licensed by the Indiana State Board of Health Facility Administrators because they provide minimal nursing services, but ACFs are monitored by the Family and Social Services (FFS) Division of Aging.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Lafayette

    • CityBus operates a public bus system in the Greater Lafayette area. Seniors pay half fares for both single rides and monthly bus passes.

    • Lafayette’s overall cost of living is slightly lower than the state average. However, the cost of groceries and healthcare is a little bit higher than they are in other parts of Indiana, which may make it difficult for seniors on fixed or low incomes.

    • For seniors, Indiana moderately tax-friendly state. Social Security income is completely tax-free, but withdrawals from retirement accounts and pension income are both fully taxed.
    • The Lafayette area is home to world-class medical facilities, including IU Health Arnett Hospital, Franciscan Health Lafayette East, and Clarian Arnett Health South Lafayette Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • Within Indiana, 96% of the communities have a crime rate that’s lower than Lafayette’s. When compared to other cities similar in size and population, Lafayette’s crime rate for violent and property crimes combined is quite a bit higher than average.

    • The Lafayette Senior Services Center offers a range of classes, workshops, entertainment, and events for seniors to enjoy year round. The Hanna Community Center also hosted regular events for seniors including card playing, BINGO, day trips, and musical programs. It also has a senior-friendly exercise equipment, exercise programs, and Hanna Senior Club, which meets once per month.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Lafayette

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Indiana

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,690.00 Monticello
    $3,650.00 Logansport
    $3,620.00 Lebanon
    $3,490.00 West Lafayette
    $3,351.00 Crawfordsville
    $3,207.00 Lafayette
    $2,950.00 Rensselaer

    Assisted Living costs in Lafayette start around $3,207 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 Lafayette 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 Lafayette

    Senior who need assistance with assisted living costs can apply for the state’s Regional Care Assistance Program (RCAP). Indiana also has a Medicaid Waiver program that helps cover residential care facility costs.

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

    Financial Assistance in Indiana Financial Assistance in Indiana

    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 Lafayette

    Lafayette 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 Lafayette, please visit our Assisted Living in Indiana page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Lafayette

    Lafayette-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.

    Laws and Regulations in Indiana Laws and Regulations in Indiana

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Lafayette

    • Review of Aster Place

      I think we're going with Aster Place for mom. The facility was beautiful, bright, and happy. Many activities were going on while we toured it. The staff was phenomenal. They were just wonderful. Th... Read more

    • Review of Five Star Residences of Lafayette

      Five Star Residences of Lafayette was bright, airy, and large. The staff was kind. The unit was nice. I don't think they had any two-bedrooms, which my parents would have wanted. They didn't take M... Read more

    • Review of Glasswater Creek of Lafayette

      We would have chosen Glasswater Creek of Lafayette. My mother really liked it, but the rooms were small. We really liked it. Their amenities were excellent. They told us about it more when we viewe... Read more

    Business owner? Claim your Listing