3 Assisted Living Facilities in Plymouth, IN
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To help you with your search, browse the 2 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Plymouth. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Plymouth 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Michigan City with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Plymouth
Plymouth is in northern Indiana and has a little less than 10,000 residents, about 1,500 of whom are age 65 and over. The city serves as the headquarters for the Marshall County Council on Aging, an organization that provides a meal-delivery program, an education co-op and transportation services to older adults, as well as a Life Enrichment Center that hosts computer classes and arts and crafts.
Plymouth seniors have three assisted living facilities to choose from. These facilities may also be called residential care facilities and provide supportive services, housing and meals for residents who need supervision and assistance with the activities of daily living. Assisted living facilities in Plymouth are governed by the Family and Social Services Agency Division of Aging.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Plymouth
Transportation services for seniors in Plymouth are provided by the Marshall County Council on Aging, which provides on-demand service on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wheelchair-accessible vehicles are available at no extra charge, and personal attendants, service animals and oxygen equipment ride free of extra charge.
- Plymouth ranks as safer than 19% of communities of all sizes across the country, but its crime rate is notably higher than cities with similar population sizes and density. Seniors may want to make sure that the assisted living facility they choose has high-security locks and surveillance cameras.
- Plymouth seniors do not pay state income tax on their Social Security benefits, but all other forms of retirement income are fully taxed. This may affect how much money can be put toward local assisted living services.
- With a cost of living that is 7% below the state average and 20% below the national average, Plymouth is an economical place to live. Housing, utilities and transportation are especially affordable here, which may result in lower assisted living costs.
- Plymouth is one of Indiana's cooler cities. Year-round temperatures range from 16 degrees to 83 degrees, and the region receives nearly 40 inches of annual snowfall. Seniors may want to find out what activities and clubs their assisted living facility hosts during the cold months.
- The Plymouth area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Plymouth
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Plymouth start around $0 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 Plymouth 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 Plymouth
Indiana covers services in Plymouth assisted living facilities through three programs, including the Indiana Residential Care Assistance Program, Indiana Medicaid and the Medicaid Aged and Disabled 1915(c) waiver program.
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 Plymouth
Plymouth 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 Plymouth, please visit our Assisted Living in Indiana page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Plymouth
Plymouth-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 Plymouth
Review of Plymouth Assisted Living
Miller Senior Living is a perfect fit for my mother. It is clean and over the top. The people are attentive and friendly. The food is outstanding. They are very responsive to any questions I have o... Read more
Review of Marshall Starke Development Center
Marshall-Starke Development Center is a place where differently-abled individuals are able to work and live in apartments throughout the city of their choice. With over 100 wonderful people within ... Read more