2 Assisted Living Facilities near Pendleton, IN

1 Assisted Living Facility in Pendleton, IN

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Rawlins House & Fall Creek Retirement...

Provides: Assisted Living
300 Jh Walker Dr, Pendleton, IN 46064
"Staff was comforting and friendly. Very knowledgeable and caring about the needs of my family member. " More

1 Assisted Living Facility near Pendleton, IN

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Sugar Fork Crossing

Provides: Assisted Living
1745 East 67th Street, Anderson, IN 46013
"I went to Sugar Fork Crossing. Everything seems to go on inside, but I like to be outside. It is also so sterile. It is a very nice place, but I don't like it. Everyone meets in the common area and..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Pendleton

    Pendleton, Indiana is a small town — population 4,307 — with a forward-thinking attitude. Seniors can enjoy the close-knit community feeling small towns are known for without giving up access to modern amenities. Pendleton is considered part of the Anderson metropolitan area, which has seven assisted living facilities. The facilities are either classified as assisted living facilities (ALFs) or residential care facilities (RCFs). Both provide seniors with assistance with their normal activities of daily living (ADLs) to help them maintain a fairly independent lifestyle. RCFs also provide medication administration assistance and basic nursing services. The Indiana State Board of Health Facility Administrators regulates RCFs, but the Family and Social Services (FSS) Division of Aging monitors ALFs.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Pendleton

    • Transportation for Rural Areas of Madison County (TRAM) provides door-to-door transportation for Pendleton residents. Rides have to be scheduled 24 hours in advance, and seniors age 60 and older pay reduced rates. The City of Pendleton also operates a Senior and Disabled Taxi Ticket Voucher Program and a Senior Meal Site Transportation program, which transports seniors to and from the Pendleton Senior Center for lunch.

    • The cost of living in Pendleton is higher than Indiana’s average cost of living. However, the average costs for things like groceries and healthcare are on par with the rest of the state, which makes it easier for seniors to find affordable options.

    • Indiana is considered a state that’s moderately tax-friendly to seniors. Social Security income is tax free, but withdrawals from retirement accounts and pension income is fully taxed.

    • The Bloomington area is home to world-class medical facilities, including IU Health Bloomington Hospital and Monroe Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • The crime rate in Pendleton is lower than 72% of Indiana cities and towns. When compared to other similar cities, Pendleton’s crime rates are also noticeably lower. In fact, it’s safer than 78% of cities and towns in the United States.

    • The Pendleton Community Library hosts regular senior events including a Senior Movie Afternoon. They also have a Senior Cafe, which provides hot meals to seniors age 60 and older on a donation-only basis, and they have a Senior Euchre Club.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Pendleton

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Indiana

    $4,207.00 Greenfield
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,812.00 Noblesville
    $3,798.00 Carmel
    $3,623.00 Westfield
    $3,535.00 Anderson
    $2,653.00 Fishers
    $1,974.00 Pendleton

    Assisted Living costs in Pendleton start around $1,974 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 Pendleton 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 Pendleton

    The Regional Care Assistance Program (RCAP), which is run by the state of Indiana, provides financial assistance to seniors who need help paying assisted living costs. The state also has a Medicaid Waiver program that helps seniors pay residential care facility costs.

    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 Pendleton

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Pendleton

    Pendleton-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 Pendleton

    • Review of Rawlins House & Fall Creek Retirement Village

      Staff was comforting and friendly. Very knowledgeable and caring about the needs of my family member. Read more

      Kite101
    • Review of Rawlins House & Fall Creek Retirement Village

      Rawlins House's staff was friendly. It wasn't a flat rate though. It's mostly convenient because it's closer. We fell in love with the place, especially the way it was painted. The lobby is nice an... Read more

      Lou Anne
    • Review of Rawlins House & Fall Creek Retirement Village

      This place is horrible. They do not have enough staff to provide even minimal patient care. Residents sit in urine for hours. Most residents do not get showers because they do not have enough staff... Read more

      kleenex
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