5 Assisted Living Facilities in Muncie, IN

Elmcroft of Muncie

1601 N Morrison Road, Muncie, IN
Elmcroft of Muncie is located in a beautiful residential area, just moments away from Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital and several shopping centers. Visitors consistently give the facility high marks for its caring and helpf... (read more)
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Morrison Woods Health Campus

4100 N. Morrison Road, Muncie, IN
Morrison Woods Health Campus in Muncie, Indiana, is situated close to hiking trails, activities at Ball State University and several art and history museums. Resident rooms are available in private and semi-private suite configurations comp... (read more)
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Rosewood Manor

5200 S Burlington Dr, Muncie, IN
Rosewood Manor is located in Muncie, Indiana, about 50 miles outside of Indianapolis. Residents and visitors praise the overall pleasant feel of the community and the attentive care provided by dedicated staff. The accommodating dining rout... (read more)
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Lynd Place

2410 East McGalliard Road, Muncie, IN
Lynd Place is nestled in northern Muncie, Indiana, near Highway 35 and just minutes from shopping centers, an airport and Ball State University. The facility receives praise for its large rooms, connections with Medicare providers and aroun... (read more)
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The Woodlands

3820 West Jackson Street, Muncie, IN
The Woodlands is an assisted living facility located about a mile away from the top-notch IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, Indiana. The staff are trained in long-term care, short-term rehabilitation and post-operative recovery ca... (read more)
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At A Glance

There are 5 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Muncie is $4,267 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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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

$4,267.00 Muncie
$4,207.00 Greenfield
$4,000.00 US
$3,694.00 Noblesville
$3,660.00 New Castle
$3,401.00 Anderson
$2,871.00 Fishers
$2,690.00 Marion

Assisted Living costs in Muncie start around $4,267 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.

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.

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.