21 Assisted Living Facilities near Schererville, IN
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There are 21 Assisted Living Facilities in the Schererville area, with 2 in Schererville and 19 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Schererville is $4,250 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,450. Cheaper nearby regions include Merrillville with an average starting cost of $2,400.
To help you with your search, browse the 177 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Schererville. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Schererville 4.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Dolton with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Schererville
The town of Schererville is a Chicagoland suburb. It's been dubbed the “Crossroads of the Nation” for its location at the crossing of two major roadways, US 30 and US 41. Nearly 29,000 people reside in this town, about 18 percent of whom are aged 65 and over.
There are over 20 assisted living facilities in the Schererville region, including two in the city proper and 19 more nearby. In Indiana, assisted living facilities are officially called residential care facilities and are licensed by the Family and Social Services Agency Division of Aging.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Schererville
Safety in Schererville is rated 74 out of 100, meaning that it's safer than 74 percent of all U.S. cities, and it has a lower crime rate than 66 percent of Indiana cities. Furthermore, when compared to similarly sized cities across the country, Schererville's crime rate was notably lower than other communities, making the city a good option for seniors who enjoy being active in the community.
- According to data gathered by the American Lung Association, ozone pollution and short-term particle pollution levels are very high in Schererville. Lake County was given an F for both types of pollution, which may impact the quality of life of retirees with respiratory or cardiovascular conditions.
- Indiana seniors pay state income tax on income from retirement accounts and pensions, but Social Security benefits are not taxed. The state has fairly low property taxes, which may benefit retirees who own property in Schererville.
- Schererville's overall cost of living is a little higher than the national average and about 20 percent higher than the state average. This is primarily due to the high cost of housing, which may affect seniors who rent or plan to purchase a home here. Groceries and healthcare expenses cost a little less here than in the nation as a whole, which may offset higher home costs.
- The Schererville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Community Hospital Outpatient Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Summers in Schererville are warm and humid with highs around 84 degrees, and winters are chilly with lows in the teens. The city's climate may be well-suited to seniors who enjoy experiencing four distinct seasons.
Paying for Assisted Living in Schererville
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Schererville start around $4,250 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 Schererville 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 Schererville
Low-income seniors in Schererville may qualify to receive financial assistance for assisted living through three programs, including Indiana Medicaid, the Medicaid Aged and Disabled 1915 (c) Waiver program and the Indiana Residential Care Assistance 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 Schererville
Schererville 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 Schererville, please visit our Assisted Living in Indiana page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Schererville
Schererville-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 Schererville
Review of Clarendale of Schererville
Nice Open rooms, Friendly Staff, and an amazing movie room and activity rooms. Read more
Review of Residences at Deer Creek
The tour at Residences at Deer Creek was very good. The community is very nice, clean, and seemed to be well run. It was quiet when we were there, and the employees and residents we interacted with... Read more
Review of Residences at Deer Creek
Food and service are very good and 99% of staff is kind, patient and caring. The studio is nice size with kitchen sink, cabinets, fridge and microwave. Nice bathroom with walk in shower. They have... Read more