13 Memory Care Facilities in Allen County, IN
The average cost of memory care in Allen County is $4,871 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,850.
To help you with your search, browse the 25 reviews below for memory care facilities in Allen County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Allen County 4.6 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Wells County with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 12 families in Allen County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Allen County, call (855) 863-8283.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Allen County, IN
What to Consider About Memory Care in Allen County
Home to the city of Fort Wayne and its greater metro area, Allen County has a senior population of more than 53,000 people. Many of the seniors in this community deal with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. The county has several medical facilities, including those that provide geriatric services for dementia and other brain health issues, such as St. Joseph Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Long-term care is available for seniors with dementia at 10 memory care facilities located within the county. Facilities that are capable of providing this type of care are officially recognized by the state as Residential Care Facilities. Licensing and compliance of these facilities is provided by the Indiana State Department of Health.
- Due to the number of high ozone days detected in the area, Allen County has a C grade for ozone pollution from the American Lung Association. The county has a D grade for particle pollution. Exposure to these pollutants can cause both immediate breathing problems and long-term health issues. Families with seniors living in the area may want to check what strategies memory care facilities take to keep their indoor air quality within optimal ranges.
- Violent crime, such as murder, robbery and assault, in Allen County is 14 points above the national average of 31. Property crime is 2 points above the state average and 4 points above the U.S. average. Most memory care facilities use security cameras and alarms to keep seniors protected from these dangers.
- Families on a limited budget for memory care may find Allen County desirable due to its relatively low cost of living. Healthcare is 19 percent less expensive than the national average, and housing is 33 percent cheaper than the national average.
- Indiana's tax policy is somewhat friendly towards seniors. While social security income is exempt from income tax, withdrawals from retirement accounts and income from pensions is fully taxed. Families may want to take these policies into account when budgeting for memory care.
Paying for Memory Care in Allen County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Allen County start around $4,939 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Allen County 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 Memory Care in Allen County
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Indiana page.
More Ways to Pay for Memory Care
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Indiana page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Allen County
Allen County and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care 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 memory care resources in Allen County, please visit our Memory Care in Indiana page.
Directory of Winners in the Allen County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Allen County
Allen County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Indiana are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Indiana page for more information about these laws.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Allen County
Review of Apple Ridge
Because we live in NC, we relied heavily on feedback from the nursing staff. We were very hands-on (via phone and/or e-mail) with the business office, receptionist and nurses. We never doubted t... Read more
Review of North Woods Village at Inverness Lakes
My interaction with the staff have all been wonderful. They are all so friendly and have helped us connect with our family member during this challenging Covid 19 lock down. Read more
Review of North Woods Village at Inverness Lakes
My mother received such professional and loving care at North Woods in Fort Wayne, Indiana. I will always be grateful for their community and dedication to caring for dementia and Alzheimer’s pati... Read more