12 Assisted Living Facilities near Indiana, PA
Also serving communities of Penn Run, Home.
There are 12 Assisted Living Facilities in the Indiana area, with 7 in Indiana and 5 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Indiana is $2,669 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Black Lick with an average starting cost of $1,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 10 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Indiana. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Indiana 4.6 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Apollo with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Indiana, PA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Indiana
Indiana, Pennsylvania, celebrates its famous native son at the Jimmy Stewart Museum, and fans of all ages enjoy sporting and other events at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. Approximately 7.6% of Indiana's 14,000 citizens are aged 65 and over, and these older citizens can participate in walk-a-thons, receive guidance on services and socialize at the Indiana Senior Center. For seniors in need of extra help with daily tasks, there are six assisted living facilities in Indiana, and five more in nearby communities, such as Home and Commodore.
Assisted living residences (ALRs), as these facilities in Indiana and the rest of the state, are called are overseen by the Department of Aging, Office of Long-Term Living, Division of Licensing.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Indiana
- Pennsylvania seniors receive a break on IRAs, Social Security and 401(k)s, which are exempt from taxes.
- The Indiana area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Indiana Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The cost of living in Indiana is 10 points higher than the national median of 100, due mostly to housing cost at 125% of the state average. This can indirectly impact the cost of assisted living facilities because it may impact overall operating costs.
- Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Greensburg provide rides to grocery stores and medical appointments for Indiana seniors over 60.
- The American Lung Association rates the air quality in Indiana a D, based on the number of days of high ozone. This may make it more difficult for seniors with respiratory challenges to breathe on certain days.
- In regards to violent crimes, Indiana's rate is 176% higher than the state average. Looking at crimes involving property, it's 5% higher than the state mean. Seniors living in assisted living facilities here may wish to ask about the facility's security measures during the tour.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Indiana
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Indiana start around $2,669 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 Indiana 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 Indiana
In Indiana and the rest of PA, the Aged and Disabled Medicaid Waiver helps pay for assisted living services. Additionally, retired seniors who receive SSI might be eligible for help paying the cost of assisted living.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Indiana
Indiana 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 Indiana, please visit our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Indiana
Indiana-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Pennsylvania are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page for more information about these laws.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Indiana
Review of Moorehead Place
I've visited Moorehead Place, and it's a very attractive place. It was a well-kept building. The services and the dining area were very nice. The apartments were also very nice. The staff seemed to... Read more
Review of Moorehead Place
A little more communication with the families like a monthly newsletter would be helpful. I know with the CoVid 19 things are different and difficult for all but maybe some technology where famil... Read more
Review of Moorehead Place
The Covid-19 experience has caused many problems, which complicate the relationship; however, i am satisfied with the relationship and the care my mom gets. Read more