15 Assisted Living Facilities near Mishawaka, IN

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Mishawaka, IN

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Caring Star 2014

Tanglewood Trace

Provides: Assisted Living
530 Tanglewood Lane, Mishawaka, IN 46545
"My friend moved into the assisted living of Tanglewood, but it didn’t work out for her, and it had nothing to do with Tanglewood. I found the staff to be very caring and attentive. The facility was..." More

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The Waterford at Edison Lakes

Provides: Assisted Living
1025 Park Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545
"The Waterford at Edison lakes was pretty new, and it was fabulous. I was impressed with how good it looked. They have both independent and assisted living all in the same unit and I think that's..." More

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Primrose Retirement Community of Mish...

Provides: Assisted Living
820 Fulmer Road, Mishawaka, IN 46544
"While the staff is friendly at Primrose and the facility is absolutely lovely this is definitely NOT the place for you if you have a loved one with dementia or Alzheimers. My mother moved into..." More

Countryside Place Nursing

Provides: Assisted Living
811 East 12th Street, Mishawaka, IN 46544
"All in all the staff was very accomodating. My grandfather admittedly wasn't the best resident and caused quite a lot of problems, but the staff remained professional and maintained quality care. ..." More

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St. Paul's

Provides: Assisted Living
3602 S Ironwood Dr, South Bend, IN 46614
"I visited St. Paul’s and it was fine. I was familiar with the facility. I have quite a few friends that live there, so I know it’s a good place. They have different levels of care and it’s not easy..." More

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Caring Star 2015

The Hearth at Juday Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
6330 N. Fir Road, Granger, IN 46530
"My mother has been at The Hearth at Juday Creek for six years now. We are very pleased with it. They have a memory care unit, but they do not have Medicaid. The assisted living staff is very..." More

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Brookdale Granger

Provides: Assisted Living
430 Cleveland Road East, Granger, IN 46530
"Brookdale Granger had a very nice atmosphere. I liked how they had a long canopy for the residents if they wanted to sit outside. They had nice benches for them and lovely decorations out there for..." More

Grand Emerald Place

Provides: Assisted Living
4010 South Ironwood Drive, South Bend, IN 46614
"It’s been a wonderful experience at Grand Emerald Place. They are taking very good care of her. They check on my mother every couple of hours. They are very kind and patient to her. They..." More

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Brookdale South Bend

Provides: Assisted Living
17441 State Road 23, South Bend, IN 46635
"Brookdale South Bend (Formerly Sterling House of South Bend) is fine, and everybody there is great. I never tasted the food, but my dad said it's really good. They give him too much; he can't even..." More

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Wood Ridge Assisted Living Community

Provides: Assisted Living
17650 Generations Drive, South Bend, IN 46635
"Wood Ridge needs a little face lift here and there, but they're working on it, so it's okay. They take good care of my mother and that's all that matters to me. They have all kinds of activities..." More

Southfield Village

Provides: Assisted Living
6450 Miami Circle, South Bend, IN 46614
"We found Southfield Village. The price was right. It was clean, and it was pretty. The people were very helpful, very kind. We just liked it the best. For her, the room is spacious enough. I know..." More

The Village at Arborwood Senior Commu...

Provides: Assisted Living
820 Cleveland Road, Granger, IN 46530
"I didn’t tour Village at Arborwood, but I spoke to somebody when I went there to pick up some information. The lobby area looked very inviting and very new, and it was three stories. This one was..." More

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Holy Cross Village at Notre Dame

Provides: Assisted Living
54515 Rte 933, Notre Dame, IN 46556
"24-Hour Skilled Nursing Care For Every Need Holy Cross Village offers state-of-the-art facilities for reliable skilled nursing care in the Notre Dame area. Whether you are in need of long-term..." More

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Wellbrooke of South Bend

Provides: Assisted Living
52565 State Road 933, South Bend, IN 46637
"My mother moved into Wellbrooke of South Bend. It's a new place, it's very nice, the staff is very knowledgeable, and they have a rehab facility on the campus. They've been very accommodating with..." More

Portage Manor Health Care Facility

Provides: Assisted Living
3016 PORTAGE AVE, South Bend, IN 46628

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Mishawaka

    Mishawaka, Ind., "The Princess City" is located next to South Bend, Ind. on the St. Joseph River. The Mishawaka area is home to 16 assisted living facilities, four within the city proper and an additional 12 facilities nearby. In Indiana, assisted living facilities, officially known as Residential Care Facilities (RCFs), house at least five individuals and provide at least one health-related service and two or more scheduled supportive services. All facilities are licensed and monitored by the Family and Social Services Agency (FSSA) Division of Aging

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Mishawaka

    • Mishawaka ranks 44 out of 100 on Sperling’s Comfort Index, 10 points below the national average. The July high reaches the low 80s, while the January low is 17 degrees Fahrenheit. 

    • The air quality in Mishawaka is poor, which may pose a problem for seniors with respiratory illnesses. The American Lung Association rated the county that Mishawaka is in 36th out of 227 metropolitan areas for high ozone days, 17th out of 201 metropolitan areas for 24-hour particle pollution and 33rd out of 187 metropolitan areas for annual particle pollution. 

    • Mishawaka’s overall cost of living is nearly 20 percent below the national average. While the low cost of housing is the primary reason, seniors can also expect to pay about 5 percent less on groceries and about 3 percent less on transportation.

    • The overall crime rate in Mishawaka is 86 percent higher than the state average and 96 percent higher than the national average. However, this is mainly due to the high number of incidents of property crime, which is 102 percent higher than Indiana’s average and 113 percent higher than the U.S. average. The violent crime rate is relatively low, coming 16 percent under the state average and 12 percent lower than the national average.   

    • The Mishawaka area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 
    • Mishawaka has an array of community resources for seniors, including Meals on Wheels, an organization that provides nutritious meals for homebound seniors who are unable to prepare their own meals, as well as one senior center.  

    Paying for Assisted Living in Mishawaka

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Indiana

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,550.00 Niles
    $3,515.00 Elkhart
    $3,347.00 Granger
    $2,824.00 South Bend
    $2,638.00 Mishawaka
    $2,500.00 Goshen
    $1,500.00 Dowagiac

    Assisted Living costs in Mishawaka start around $2,638 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 Mishawaka 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 Mishawaka

    Seniors in Mishawaka can apply to receive financial assistance from several programs to help pay for assisted living. Currently, there are four programs available: Indiana Medicaid, the state’s Medicaid Aged and Disabled 1915 (c) Waiver program, the Indiana Residential Care Assistance Program (RCAP) and Supplemental Security Income – Category G.

    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 Mishawaka

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Mishawaka

    Mishawaka-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 Mishawaka

    • Review of The Waterford at Edison Lakes

      My grandmother moved into The Waterford at Edison Lakes, and so far, so good. We chose it for the cost and they had a discount at that time. They had bingo, cards, and outside people come in to pre... Read more

    • Review of The Waterford at Edison Lakes

      My father was a resident of The Waterford at Edison Lakes, Mishawaka, IN from April 4-December 1, 2019. We toured the Waterford after the death of my mother (his wife) in March while they were runn... Read more

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    • Review of The Waterford at Edison Lakes

      The Waterford at Edison lakes was pretty new, and it was fabulous. I was impressed with how good it looked. They have both independent and assisted living all in the same unit and I think that's ni... Read more

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