13 Assisted Living Facilities near LaPorte, IN

1 Assisted Living Facility in LaPorte, IN

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Caring Star 2016

Brentwood at LaPorte

Provides: Assisted Living
2002 Andrew Avenue, LaPorte, IN 46350
"My father moved into Brentwood at LaPorte and it’s OK so far. He had a bigger 1-bedroom apartment, and they gave me the first three months half off the rent, so it helped a lot. It was clean, and I..." More

12 Assisted Living Facilities near LaPorte, IN

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Brookdale Valparaiso

Provides: Assisted Living
2601 Valparaiso Street, Valparaiso, IN 46383
"The apartments at Brookdale Valparaiso were nice. It helped mom have her own space. She’s always wanted to be on her own. Food was touch and go. Some days it was good, but the food I ate was great...." More

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StoryPoint Chesterton

Provides: Assisted Living
700 Dickinson Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304
"The tour is very informative and helpful. I was guided by a very nice young man who knew his stuff! The rooms are spacious and has everything that my mom would need!" More

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Residences at Coffee Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
2300 Village Point, Chesterton, IN 46304
"Residences at Coffee Creek provides an impressive collection of private, senior living apartments, with maintenance-free living and personalized care, if ever needed. Located in Chesterton,..." More

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Journey Senior Living of Valparaiso

Provides: Assisted Living
74 E Journey Way, Valparaiso, IN 46383
"Journey Senior Living of Valparaiso is an Assisted Living and Memory Care community serving Valparaiso, Indiana and surrounding communities. We provide the ideal solution for seniors who value..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Rittenhouse Village at Valparaiso

Provides: Assisted Living
1300 Vale Park Rd, Valparaiso, IN 46383
"We chose Rittenhouse Village at Valparaiso for my mom and so far we like it; it's nice. She's in the assisted living. Her room is nice, with a small bedroom, a little living room area, kitchen..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Trail Creek Place

Provides: Assisted Living
1400 East Coolspring Avenue, Michigan City, IN ...
"I really love Trail Creek Place. I've got the largest room here. I've got a small kitchenette, small living room, small bedroom, a walk-in closet, and a full bathroom. However, I'm not crazy about..." More

Pines Village Retirement Communities

Provides: Assisted Living
3303 Pines Village Circle, Valparaiso, IN 46383
"My experience with Pines Village was absolutely wonderful. I was very impressed with the rooms. They're one of the lowest priced in the area for independent living and apartments, but assisted..." More

Hamilton Grove

Provides: Assisted Living
31869 Chicago Trail, New Carlisle, IN 46552
"I know quite a few people who work there and I know the area well as I lived close by for years and everyone is caring and comforting. The area surrounding New Carlisle is a very close nit family..." More

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Rittenhouse Village at Michigan City

Provides: Assisted Living
4300 Cleveland Ave, Michigan City, IN 46360
"I visited Rittenhouse (Rittenhouse Village) but it wasn’t really an official visit. My parents have decided they’re not yet ready. The rooms were very nice. There were plenty of activities. I saw..." More

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Avalon Springs Health Campus

Provides: Assisted Living
2400 Silhavy Road, Valparaiso, IN 46383
"Avalon Springs was very clean and newer. My mom was a patient there for a rehab and had excellent care there. The food looked good. They had different entertainment there that my mom enjoyed and..." More

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Settlers Place

Provides: Assisted Living
3304 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN 46350
"My parents are in Settlers Place. The services and the environment at Settlers Place offered were excellent. The staff was very polite, good, friendly, and caring. The dining room has chandeliers..." More

Life Care Center of Michigan City

Provides: Assisted Living
802 US HIGHWAY 20 EAST, Michigan City, IN 46360

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Laporte

    Located about an hour's drive from Chicago, the city of La Porte, Indiana, may be a good choice for seniors who prefer affordability and small-town charm to the bustle and expense of living in a major metropolis. The city has grown to 22,000 people, with just over 15.3 percent being 65 and over.

    Seniors and their families who are looking for an assisted living community in the La Porte area have at least 16 from which to select, including those in neighboring cities such as Michigan City and Portage. In La Porte, as in the rest of Indiana, assisted living communities are licensed by the Indiana State Department of Health as Residential Care Facilities (RCFs).

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Laporte

    • Seniors at assisted living facilities in the La Porte area may have the opportunity to take supervised trips to local points of interest, including La Porte County Historical Society Museum, Luhr County Park or one of the city's many eateries.
    • Budget-savvy seniors appreciate La Porte's affordability. The city's overall living costs are 86.4, 13.6 points below the U.S. national average. Health care is 81, compared to the U.S. average of 100, and the cost of groceries is also low at 88.7.
    • The La Porte area is home to world-class medical facilities, including La Porte Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • TransPorte, La Porte's public bus system, provides curb-to-curb service. Reservations must be made at least a day in advance. Seniors who need assistance to use the buses must have a personal assistant, who can ride with them free of charge.
    • La Porte has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Real Services, Inc. Area Agency on Aging, an organization that provides case management, information and referrals, as well as one senior center.
    • Seniors who enjoy outdoor activities may be put off by La Porte's severe winters. The city's average winter low temperature is 17 degrees Fahrenheit. Summers are more moderate with highs of 83 degrees. 


    Paying for Assisted Living in Laporte

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Indiana

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,700.00 Chesterton
    $3,600.00 Laporte
    $3,295.00 Valparaiso
    $3,093.00 South Bend
    $2,200.00 Michigan City
    $2,100.00 Portage

    Assisted Living costs in LaPorte start around $3,600 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 LaPorte 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 Laporte

    In La Porte and throughout Indiana, the state's Division of Aging provides two Medicaid waiver programs that may help eligible seniors pay for residential facility care. They are the Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver (TBI) and the Aged and Disabled Waiver (A&D). Social Security Income recipients may also qualify for aid through Indiana's Optional State Supplement (OSS) program.

    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 Laporte

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Laporte

    Laporte-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 LaPorte

    • Review of Brentwood at LaPorte

      My father moved into Brentwood at LaPorte and it’s OK so far. He had a bigger 1-bedroom apartment, and they gave me the first three months half off the rent, so it helped a lot. It was clean, and I... Read more

      Jill
    • Review of Brentwood at LaPorte

      Everything was excellent with Brentwood. It was on a side street, and was quite a walk to the facility, but other than that, I couldn't find anything wrong. They have nice people, and the amenities... Read more

      Jim
    • Review of Brentwood at LaPorte

      Staff was very caring, professional, and kind to my father who passed away on mid-May after being at Brentwood for 10 years. Read more

      Sheila Jastrzembske
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