1 Assisted Living Facility in Petersburg, IN
The average cost of assisted living in Petersburg is $3,060 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,450. Cheaper nearby regions include Washington with an average starting cost of $2,866.
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1 Assisted Living Facility in Petersburg, IN
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Petersburg
Petersburg, Indiana, is home to approximately 2,383 residents, making it a ideal for seniors looking for a retirement location with small-town charm. It's located in the Jasper micropolitan area, which hosts four assisted living facilities (ALFs). The Indiana Department of Health licenses and regulates ALFs in the state, ensuring that seniors are treated with respect and dignity and receive assistance with personal care, activities of daily living, medication management and social activities.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Petersburg
- Petersburg has an array of community resources for seniors, including Senior and Family Services of Washington County, an agency that offers meals, computer classes, exercise programs and recreational activities for residents age 60 and older, as well as a senior center.
The Petersburg, Indiana area is home to world-class medical facilities including Petersburg Medical Center - Good Samaritan Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Petersburg, Indiana, located in southwestern Indiana, is known for its hot summers and cold, snowy winters. The average high temperature in January is 38 degrees Fahrenheit, and the average high temperature in July is 87 degrees. These extremes may make it difficult for seniors to regularly enjoy outdoor activities.
Crime in Petersburg isn't nearly the overwhelming problem that it is in many other parts of the state. In fact, the Petersburg crime rate has decreased slightly in recent years, making the city safer than 59 percent of U.S. cities.
- While Petersburg lacks regularly scheduled bus service, Ride Solution provides affordable, on-demand non-emergency transportation with advance notice, Monday through Friday. Although there is no senior fare discount, the regular fares are lower than you'd find in major cities.
- There are plenty of cultural opportunities in Petersburg. The city is home to the Edith Barrett Memorial Pike County Museum, the annual summer catfish festival, the Old Time Car Show in September and Pike State Forest. Most of the attractions and events in Petersburg offer some kind of senior discount, although the qualifying age varies.
Paying for Assisted Living in Petersburg
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Indiana
Assisted Living costs in Petersburg start around $3,060 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 Petersburg 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 Petersburg
Senior residents of Petersburg, Indiana who meet the eligibility requirements can apply for two assistance programs to help 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 Petersburg
Petersburg 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 Petersburg, please visit our Assisted Living in Indiana page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Petersburg
Petersburg-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 Petersburg
Review of Amber Manor Care Center
Best place for my loved ones! They have the best staff, great food, and top notch activities. This is a place where everyone is treatylike family! Read more