11 Assisted Living Facilities near West Lafayette, IN

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in West Lafayette, IN

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University Place

Provides: Assisted Living
1700 Lindberg Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906
"My parents have been independent residents here for 7 years. We have never had a complaint or issue that administration was not willing to address. Several of their friends have gone on to need..." More

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Wickshire West Lafayette

Provides: Assisted Living
3575 Senior Place, West Lafayette, IN 47906
"It is just very friendly, kind, and very comfortable. Mother doesn’t have to cook; all the meals are provided. Their apartment is cleaned, and their heavy laundering done for the most of the week...." More

Heritage Healthcare

Provides: Assisted Living
3401 SOLDIERS HOME ROAD, West Lafayette, IN 47906
"This is the worst nursing home in West Lafayette, IN. My father died because of them. I'm not joking either. They missed his Dr. appts., didn't check his insulin for a month. Neglected to bath..." More

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Cumberland Pointe Health Campus

Provides: Assisted Living
1051 Cumberland Avenue, West Lafayette, IN 47906
"Located among beautiful parklands near the Wabash River in West Lafayette, IN, Cumberland Pointe is located amidst quiet, serene landscapes, while providing plenty of opportunities to explore the..." More

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Aster Place

Provides: Assisted Living
741 Park E. Blvd, Lafayette, IN 47905
"Aster Place was very nice, clean, big, and friendly. The food looked okay, and the dining room was nice. The rooms were pretty good sized. They had a recreation room and a weight room." More

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Digby Place

Provides: Assisted Living
167 West 240 South, Lafayette, IN 47909
"My stepfather is in Digby Place. Everything has been perfect so far. He's adjusting real well. They clean their apartments, they do the laundry for them, and they cook them three meals a day. They..." More

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Five Star Residences of Lafayette

Provides: Assisted Living
250 Shenandoah Drive, Lafayette, IN 47905
"Five Star Residences of Lafayette was very nice, but a little older facility. The staff was very nice and took time to talk to us and sit down with my mother. They had an activity room, and they..." More

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Creasy Springs Health Campus

Provides: Assisted Living
1750 S. Creasy Lane, Lafayette, IN 47905
"Visited with my daughter for possible home for my husband I had an appointment but had to wait for person to come back from lunch waited almost half hour off to a bad start Room was nice saw some..." More

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The Springs at Lafayette

Provides: Assisted Living
2402 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47904
"Designed with both style and comfort in mind, residents of our health campus are happy to call The Springs home. As part of our dedication to enriching the lives of those in our care, our residents..." More

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Glasswater Creek of Lafayette

Provides: Assisted Living
208 Beck Lane, Lafayette, IN 47909
"This three-story building features 133 studio and one-bedroom apartments, and the community offers a full spectrum of services that help older adults embrace their independence. The community..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in West Lafayette

    West Lafayette, which is located in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, is home to Purdue University and was named by the U.S. News & World Report in 2008 as one of the top 10 "Brainiest Places to Retire." While the median age of this college town is 21.7, West Lafayette has a senior community that makes up about 7% of the population of 48,000 people. 

    West Lafayette has four assisted living facilities, and there are six more nearby for local seniors to choose from. These facilities are officially called residential care facilities and are governed by the Family and Social Services Agency Division of Aging.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in West Lafayette

    • Retirees in West Lafayette pay state income tax on every type of retirement income except for their Social Security benefits. While the state has a relatively high sales tax rate, property taxes are fairly low, which may benefit seniors who own homes. 
    • The air quality in West Lafayette is exceptional. According to the American Lung Association, the region has very low particle pollution levels, which is beneficial to seniors with conditions like asthma and COPD.
    • The West Lafayette area has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Lafayette. 
    • Public transportation in West Lafayette is provided by CityBus, which operates seven routes in the city and several more in the surrounding area. Medicare recipients and seniors age 65 and over are eligible to ride for half-fare
    • West Lafayette's crime rate is higher than 63% of U.S. cities, and residents have a one in 55 chance of being the victim of a violent or property-related crime. The city's violent crime rate is near the national median, but the property crime rate is higher than average. Seniors may want to make sure that the assisted living facility they choose prioritizes resident safety with security features like surveillance cameras. 
    • While West Lafayette's overall cost of living is about 4% lower than the national average, it is roughly 8% higher than the statewide average, which may be a concern for seniors who are relocating from a more affordable Indiana city. 

    Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.


    Paying for Assisted Living in West Lafayette

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Indiana

    $4,290.00 Lebanon
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,690.00 Monticello
    $3,315.00 Logansport
    $3,150.00 Crawfordsville
    $3,080.00 Lafayette
    $3,006.00 West Lafayette
    $2,760.00 Kokomo

    Assisted Living costs in West Lafayette start around $3,006 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 West Lafayette 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 West Lafayette

    Low-income seniors in West Lafayette may receive financial assistance with assisted living services through 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.

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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 West Lafayette

    West Lafayette 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 West Lafayette, please visit our Assisted Living in Indiana page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in West Lafayette

    West Lafayette-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 West Lafayette

    • Review of Wickshire West Lafayette

      I chose this community for my mother. I'm thrilled. They keep her busy and active, and it's clean, and friendly. They have movie nights and bingo nights. They take bus rides once a week to Walmart,... Read more

      Beth
    • Review of University Place

      University Place was good for what they did for me. We had exercises, card games, movies, and entertainment. The place was pretty expensive, but the food was good. Read more

      Terry857886
    • Review of University Place

      My parents have been independent residents here for 7 years. We have never had a complaint or issue that administration was not willing to address. Several of their friends have gone on to need a... Read more

      A qualified daughter
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