14 Assisted Living Facilities near LaPorte, IN
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There are 14 Assisted Living Facilities in the LaPorte area, with 1 in LaPorte and 13 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in LaPorte is $3,600 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,630. Cheaper nearby regions include La Porte with an average starting cost of $2,766.
To help you with your search, browse the 71 reviews below for assisted living facilities in LaPorte. On average, consumers rate assisted living in LaPorte 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Michigan City with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in LaPorte, IN
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
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.
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.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in LaPorte
Review of Brentwood at LaPorte
I'm going to choose Brentwood at LaPorte for my mom because it's close and the price. Everything's fine there. They have big rooms. The staff that gave me the tour was very helpful and informative.... Read more
Review of Brentwood at LaPorte
My dad moved into Brentwood at LaPorte a few months ago. They're very attentive to him. His room is very nice. They have good activities. They can do their laundry, they have a pool table. They hav... Read more
Review of Brentwood at LaPorte
I went to Brentwood at LaPorte. The rooms were very nice. My father was there for only a week before he passed away. From what I've seen of the staff, they were very nice and knowledgeable. They ha... Read more