5 Assisted Living Facilities in Muncie, IN

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Muncie, IN

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Lynd Place

Provides: Assisted Living
2410 East McGalliard Road, Muncie, IN 47303
"We visited Lynd Place in Muncie. They're very informative and answered all of our questions. They also bent over backwards to make things so that dad would be comfortable. As far as them working..." More

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Elmcroft of Muncie

Provides: Assisted Living
1601 N Morrison Road, Muncie, IN 47304
"I like the friendliness of the staff. The food is really good too! The nurses are great!" More
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Morrison Woods Health Campus

Provides: Assisted Living
4100 N. Morrison Road, Muncie, IN 47304
"It's difficult to place a loved one in a nursing home. We were faced with that in July of 2016. We tried to care for mom ourselves but it was impossible to give her the care she needed. We..." More

Rosewood Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
5200 S Burlington Dr, Muncie, IN 47302
"The Rosewood Manor facility is very pleasant for my grandmother to live in. They provide meals that are available for the residents. They will even bring the meals to the residents. They have..." More

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The Woodlands

Provides: Assisted Living
3820 West Jackson Street, Muncie, IN 47304

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Muncie

    Muncie, best known as the former home of the Ball Corporation -  of canning jar fame - and Ball State University, has a recently revitalized downtown shopping and entertainment district, with art galleries, coffee shops and independent retailers that seniors can enjoy. Seniors looking to reside in assistant living facilities (ALFs) in the area have five to choose from. Each are licensed and regulated by the Indiana Department of Health, making sure that Muncie's elderly are treated with dignity and respect while getting the help they need with activities of daily living and personal care. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Muncie

    • The air in the Indianapolis/Carmel/Muncie area receives an overall F rating from the National Lung Association for both ozone days and 24-hour particle pollution. This could be a problem for seniors with chronic respiratory conditions.
    • The cost of living in Muncie is 24 percent less than the national average. The cost of groceries, health care, and utilities are all less in Muncie than the U.S. average, which can be helpful to older people living on a fixed income. 

    • Muncie, located in the heart of Indiana, is known for its hot, dry summers and snowy winters. The average high temperature in January is 33 degrees Fahrenheit, and the average high temperature in July is 85 degrees. The summer heat, in particular, can be uncomfortable for older people.

    • Crime continues to be a problem in Muncie, as it is in many other cities in Indiana. While the crime rate in Muncie has decreased by nine percent in recent years, it is still 51 percent higher than the national average, which can be worrisome for seniors and their families.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Muncie

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Indiana

    $4,207.00 Greenfield
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,453.00 Anderson
    $3,324.00 Noblesville
    $2,920.00 Muncie
    $2,785.00 New Castle
    $2,512.00 Marion
    $1,974.00 Pendleton

    Assisted Living costs in Muncie start around $2,920 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 Muncie 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 Muncie

    Seniors in Muncie, Indiana can find a number of state and federal assistance programs to help them with the cost of an assisted living facility. These include the Home and Community Based Services program 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 Muncie

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Muncie

    Muncie-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 Muncie

    • Review of Lynd Place

      We visited Lynd Place in Muncie. They're very informative and answered all of our questions. They also bent over backwards to make things so that dad would be comfortable. As far as them working wi... Read more

    • Review of Lynd Place

      My mother is now living in Lynd Place. It seems to be working with her, she's made friends, and she seems that she's taken that on as her home, and her needs are being met. The staff is very intera... Read more

    • Review of Westminster Village Muncie

      Westminster Village Muncie is out of our budget range but it's very nice. It's very clean, the nurses are very nice and they are helpful. They have a lot of things that you can do, and a beauty sho... Read more

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