17 Assisted Living Facilities near South Bend, IN

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in South Bend, IN

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St. Paul's

Provides: Assisted Living
3602 S Ironwood Dr, South Bend, IN 46614
"I visited St. Paul’s and it was fine. I was familiar with the facility. I have quite a few friends that live there, so I know it’s a good place. They have different levels of care and it’s not easy..." More

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Grand Emerald Place

Provides: Assisted Living
4010 South Ironwood Drive, South Bend, IN 46614
"I went to Grand Emerald Place yesterday, or the day before yesterday, and checked it out but my mom isn't able to afford that place. They had recommended a great place to look into though and I got..." More

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Brookdale South Bend

Provides: Assisted Living
17441 State Road 23, South Bend, IN 46635
"Brookdale South Bend (Formerly Sterling House of South Bend) is fine, and everybody there is great. I never tasted the food, but my dad said it's really good. They give him too much; he can't even..." More
Seasons change, but your rates don't have to. Move in by December 17, 2021, and lock in your mont... (more) Ends in 14 days

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Southfield Village

Provides: Assisted Living
6450 Miami Circle, South Bend, IN 46614
"I can't say enough good things about Southfield Village. The place is extremely clean, my mother is very well-taken care of, and the people are compassionate. They have plenty of activities for the..." More

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Wood Ridge Assisted Living Community

Provides: Assisted Living
17650 Generations Drive, South Bend, IN 46635
"I like that so many residents like to participate in games and activities. They're very friendly. The staff is great. There's all the comforts of home here. They're pet friendly which is great..." More

Country Care West Inc.

Provides: Assisted Living
23435 Brick Road, South Bend, IN 46628
"The facility itself is very nice and attached to a family home which the owners live in. The owners are courteous, friendly, and seem very competent. The residents were well cared for, and had a..." More

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Wellbrooke of South Bend

Provides: Assisted Living
52565 State Road 933, South Bend, IN 46637
"My mother moved into Wellbrooke of South Bend. It's a new place, it's very nice, the staff is very knowledgeable, and they have a rehab facility on the campus. They've been very accommodating with..." More

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Tanglewood Trace

Provides: Assisted Living
530 Tanglewood Lane, Mishawaka, IN 46545
"My father is currently a resident of Tanglewood Trace. So far, it's been great here. I've noticed that the front-desk staff know most of the patients by their first names. They call most of the..." More

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StoryPoint Granger

Provides: Assisted Living
6330 N. Fir Road, Granger, IN 46530
"StoryPoint Granger was a very relaxing and very homey environment, very warm and friendly. There were fireplaces. It's in a nice, wooded area. Very comfortable apartment, bright light, and big..." More

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Brookdale Granger

Provides: Assisted Living
430 Cleveland Road East, Granger, IN 46530
"I did a walkthrough of Brookdale Granger, and it was fantastic. From the outside it does not look that big. From the inside, it's a lot bigger than you think. The staff was friendly and outgoing...." More
Seasons change, but your rates don't have to. Move in by December 17, 2021, and lock in your mont... (more) Ends in 14 days

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Cedarhurst of Edison Lakes

Provides: Assisted Living
1025 Park Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545
"We were at The Waterford at Edison Lakes yesterday. We went there thinking that it was independent and assisted, but we were told it's basically all assisted. They do have some independent but..." More

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Primrose Retirement Community of Mish...

Provides: Assisted Living
820 Fulmer Road, Mishawaka, IN 46544
"My parents are at the assisted living of Primrose Retirement Community of Mishawaka. It's beautiful, well-kept, and it smells good. Their room is spacious and nicely appointed. The staff is very..." More

The Village at Arborwood Senior Commu...

Provides: Assisted Living
820 Cleveland Road, Granger, IN 46530
"I didn’t tour Village at Arborwood, but I spoke to somebody when I went there to pick up some information. The lobby area looked very inviting and very new, and it was three stories. This one was..." More

Hellenic Senior Living of Mishawaka

Provides: Assisted Living
1540 S Logan Street, Mishawaka, IN 46544
"My dad is in Hellenic Senior Living of Mishawaka. He qualified according to income, but he didn't qualify for Medicaid yet, so he's -private pay. It's pretty expensive. It'0s on the side of town..." More

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Holy Cross Village at Notre Dame

Provides: Assisted Living
54515 Rte 933, Notre Dame, IN 46556
"24-Hour Skilled Nursing Care For Every Need Holy Cross Village offers state-of-the-art facilities for reliable skilled nursing care in the Notre Dame area. Whether you are in need of long-term..." More

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Mishawaka Living Center

Provides: Assisted Living
811 E 12TH ST, Mishawaka, IN 46544
"All in all the staff was very accomodating. My grandfather admittedly wasn't the best resident and caused quite a lot of problems, but the staff remained professional and maintained quality care. ..." More

Silver Birch of Mishawaka

Provides: Assisted Living
3630 Hickory Rd, Mishawaka, IN 46545
"My sister has moved into Silver Birch of Mishawaka. She is in assisted living. I'm very pleased with the staff and the facility. It went way past my expectations. For me, Silver Birch is replacing..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in South Bend

    South Bend, Ind., gets it's name from it's location on the southernmost bend of the St. Joseph River. In South Bend, assisted living facilities, officially known as Residential Care Facilities (RCFs), house five or more individuals and provide at least one health-related service and at least two scheduled supportive services. The area is home to 19 facilities, with eight facilities located in South Bend and another 11 located in nearby cities, all licensed and monitored by the Family and Social Services Agency (FSSA) Division of Aging

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in South Bend

    • South Bend's weather can be harsh, experiencing cold winters with lows around 17 degrees Fahrenheit and roughly 64 inches of snow annually. Summers are warm, with a July high of 83 degrees Fahrenheit.
       
    • The air quality in South Bend in poor, which may pose a problem for seniors with respiratory illnesses. The American Lung Association rated the city 36th out of 227 metropolitan areas for high ozone days, 17th out of 201 metropolitan areas for 24-hour particle pollution and 33rd out of 187 metropolitan areas for annual particle pollution. 

    • South Bend is an affordable place to live, with an overall cost of living 8 percent lower than the state average and nearly 23 percent lower than the national average. While the low costs of housing and utilities are the primary factors in this figure, seniors can expect to pay 5 percent less on groceries and roughly 3 percent less on transportation than they would elsewhere.

    • South Bend has reliable public transportation courtesy of Transpo, which operates 17 routes throughout South Bend and Mishawaka. Seniors can show their Medicare card to receive a discount on their fare.  

    • South Bend has a crime rate 104 percent higher than the state average and 115 percent higher than the national average. The rate of violent crimes is 152 percent higher than the state average and 164 percent higher than the national average, and the property crime rate is 96 percent higher than the average for Indiana and 107 percent higher than the U.S. average.

    • The South Bend area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Memorial Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 


    Paying for Assisted Living in South Bend

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Indiana

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,550.00 Niles
    $3,546.00 Granger
    $3,464.00 Elkhart
    $3,317.00 South Bend
    $3,281.00 Mishawaka
    $2,400.00 Goshen
    $2,366.00 Dowagiac

    Assisted Living costs in South Bend start around $3,317 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 South Bend 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 South Bend

    Qualifying low-income seniors in South Bend may be able to receive financial assistance from state and federally funded programs to help pay for their care. Currently, there are four programs available: Indiana Medicaid, the state’s Medicaid Aged and Disabled 1915 ( c ) Waiver program, the Indiana Residential Care Assistance Program (RCAP) and Supplemental Security Income – Category G.

    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 South Bend

    South Bend 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 South Bend, please visit our Assisted Living in Indiana page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in South Bend

    South Bend-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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    Assisted Living near South Bend, IN

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in South Bend

    • Review of Grand Emerald Place

      Grand Emerald Place is a place that is more assisted living. It was nice, but it was expensive. What I like the least is that they have a $2000 non-refundable deposit. That just changed our mind im... Read more

      LJ
    • Review of Morningview Assisted Living

      The staff at Morningview was fantastic from the moment we pre-toured the facility to the very end of our awesome Mama's life. They all cared for Mom as if she were their own. Our family visited da... Read more

      ShirleyR
    • Review of Grand Emerald Place

      My dad is at the Grand Emerald Place. He's only been in there a few months but everybody seems very nice. I don't have anything bad to say about the place. The staff is very sweet and seems to be v... Read more

      Debbie
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