Assisted Living in Lafayette

10 Communities

Aster Place

741 Park E. Blvd, Lafayette, IN
$$$$
12 reviews
Situated on the east side of Lafayette, Indiana, Aster Place is a pet-friendly assisted living community conveniently located near Lafayette Regional Hospital, IU Hospital and Lafayette Pavilions shopping mall. Visitors consistently give the facility high praise for its clean and inviting appearance, the spacious dining room and caring staff. Amenities include a theater, library, beauty shop and garden. Residents and their loved ones appreciate the transportation service for ... (read more)
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Creasy Springs Health Campus

1750 S. Creasy Lane, Lafayette, IN
$$$$
7 reviews
Creasy Springs Health Campus is a senior living community in Lafayette, Indiana, located near Interstate 65, close to shopping malls, top hospitals and only a few minutes from Columbian Park Zoo and the famous Antique Trail. Visitors and relatives commend the facility for its spacious apartments, caring and professional staff and clean atmosphere. This community also receives positive reviews for its wide range of social and recreational activities such as fitness/wellness cl... (read more)
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The Springs at Lafayette

2402 South Street, Lafayette, IN
$$$$
0 reviews
Designed with both style and comfort in mind, residents of our health campus are happy to call The Springs home. As part of our dedication to enriching the lives of those in our care, our residents are always exploring surrounding Lafayette, a city where there is never a shortage of fun things to do; whether it is checking out the beautiful foliage during Lafayette in Bloom, visiting the Columbian Park Zoo, attending a lecture or sports game at nearby Purdue University, or an... (read more)
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Five Star Residences of Lafayette

250 Shenandoah Drive, Lafayette, IN
$$$$
13 reviews
Five Star Residences of Lafayette is located in Lafayette, Indiana, near I-65 and is close to hospitals, shopping centers and restaurants. Visitors praise the attractiveness and cleanliness of the property and consistently rate the staff highly. They comment on the many activities available, such as yoga, crafts, bingo, religious services and movies. Outdoor excursions are also organized for residents. The facility offers studios, companion suites and one-bedroom apartments, ... (read more)
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Digby Place

167 West 240 South, Lafayette, IN
$$$$
6 reviews
Digby Place is an assisted living facility located in the outskirts of Lafayette, Indiana, a short drive from Highway 231. Relatives emphasize the enclosed courtyard, which lets residents with dementia enjoy the outdoors without risk of wandering. They also enjoy the community's small size and home-like atmosphere, which they feel is further established by the helpful and caring nature of staff members. Loved ones commend the movie room and library, saying they provide a dive... (read more)
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BeeHive Homes of Lafayette

830 Park East Blvd., Lafayette, IN
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Elmcroft of West Lafayette

3575 Senior Place, West Lafayette, IN
$$$$
8 reviews
Elmcroft of West Lafayette is an assisted living community located in a residential area in West Lafayette, Indiana, close to major highways, shopping centers, popular restaurants and only a few minutes from Purdue University. Friends and visitors give this facility positive reviews for its spacious and attractive apartments, kind and attentive staff and clean atmosphere. This community also receives compliments for its excellent meals and stimulating social activities that i... (read more)
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Cumberland Pointe Health Campus

1051 Cumberland Avenue, West Lafayette, IN
$$$$
0 reviews
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 surrounding communities of Lafayette and Indianapolis. Residents can visit one of Lafayette’s farmer’s markets, catch a game at Purdue University, or participate in the annual Dancing & Cruising in the Streets Festival and other local events. For those who stay on campus, our Life En... (read more)
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University Place

1700 Lindberg Road, West Lafayette, IN
$$$$
9 reviews
Terry857886: "University Place was good for what they did for me. We had exercises, card games, movies, and entertainment. The place was pretty expensive, but the food was good. "
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Heritage Healthcare

3401 SOLDIERS HOME ROAD, West Lafayette, IN
$$$$
1 review
Jana Gail: "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 him. Made up reason why he hadn't participated in rehab when he was participating. I observed how their rehab is done. The rehab person watches TV while she is suppose to be helping my father, what a JOKE! They never updated me on his condition because they hadn't marked on their sh... (read more)
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At A Glance

There are 10 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Lafayette is $3,236 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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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

$4,290.00 Lebanon
$4,170.00 Logansport
$4,000.00 US
$3,690.00 Monticello
$3,390.00 Crawfordsville
$3,152.00 Lafayette
$2,943.00 Kokomo
$2,932.00 West Lafayette

Assisted Living costs in Lafayette start around $3,152 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.

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.


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.