2 Assisted Living Facilities in Rochester, IN
Also serving communities of Warsaw.
The average cost of assisted living in Rochester is $3,220 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,400.
To help you with your search, browse the 4 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Rochester. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Rochester 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Plymouth with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Rochester
Rochester is a small collection of quaint, old-fashioned storefronts and inviting family homes set in the farm country of north-central Indiana. Home to only 6,218 people, just over 21% of Rochester's residents are seniors age 65 and over. Two assisted living facilities operate in the area to accommodate local seniors. These facilities, like all residential care communities in Rochester and the state, are licensed, regulated and inspected by the Indiana State Department of Health Residential Care Facility Licensing Program.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Rochester
- The weather in Rochester can be unpredictable in spring and fall, though summers are generally warm and winters get cold enough for frequent snow. July sees average highs in Rochester of 83 degrees, while January lows dip overnight to an average of 17. Over 40 inches of rain and 31 inches of snow fall on Rochester each year, which can raise the pollen count from the town's surrounding farms and aggravate some seniors' asthma or COPD.
- The cost of living in Rochester is low, relative to the rest of the United States. Across most categories of household expenses, Rochester seniors pay close to 23% less than the national average cost of living. Healthcare is similarly affordable in Rochester, where seniors pay 19% less than the typical national rate.
Crime rates in Rochester are slightly lower than average for American cities its size. Property crime is close to 15 percent more common than average for a city Rochester's size, but the town's 20 percent below average violent crime rate helps keep Rochester safe for seniors.
- Public transportation in Rochester is senior-friendly. Service is provided by Fulton County Transpo, an on-demand provider with multiple ADA-compliant vehicles and a curb-to-curb service with free fares for attendants. Out-of-county service is available by request, and some fares can be billed to some insurance plans, though details vary between insurance carriers. Appointments are open to all residents and are booked on a first come-first served basis.
- The Rochester area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Logansport Memorial Hospital and Dukes Memorial Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Rochester has an array of community resources for seniors, including the REAL Services’ Energy Assistance Program, an organization that helps Rochester seniors lower their utility bills through the state-funded Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), as well as more than one senior centers.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Rochester
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Indiana
Assisted Living costs in Rochester start around $3,220 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 Rochester 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 Rochester
The Indiana Residential Care Assistance Program (RCAP) helps low-income seniors in Rochester pay some or all of the costs associated with residential care and assisted living at participating facilities.
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 Rochester
Rochester 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 Rochester, please visit our Assisted Living in Indiana page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Rochester
Rochester-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 Rochester
Review of Wynnfield Crossing
Where do I start to thank the wonderful staff at Wynnfield Crossing? Everyone treats my parents as if they are family. The love radiates throughout the rooms and hallways with hugs and laughter. Pe... Read more
Review of Wynnfield Crossing
Wynnfield Crossing gave me all the information, but it just was not a good fit for my mother. For their services and things like that, I would give them a five. They called, they were attentive, an... Read more
Review of Life Care Center of Rochester
I was a patient for 3 months recuperating from phnumonia. Just about all of the RN, s were very proffessional and caring. I was in total. Control of my mental state, just couldn't do much because o... Read more