23 Memory Care Facilities near Carmel, IN
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There are 23 Memory Care Facilities in the Carmel area, with 7 in Carmel and 16 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Carmel is $5,842 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Fishers with an average starting cost of $4,750.
To help you with your search, browse the 22 reviews below for memory care facilities in Carmel. On average, consumers rate memory care in Carmel 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Avon with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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7 Memory Care Facilities in Carmel, IN
16 Memory Care Facilities near Carmel, IN
What to Consider About Memory Care in Carmel
Carmel, which is located in Hamilton County, Indiana, is home to more than 92,000 people, roughly 13 percent of which are over the age of 65. Located in a state where roughly 110,000 residents have Alzheimer's disease and dementia, this sprawling city and its surrounding area has an array of memory care resources.
There are seven memory care facilities, which are officially called dementia special care units, in the city proper and an additional 17 facilities nearby, providing families with plenty of care options for their loved one with dementia. Some of these facilities are freestanding, while others are housed in assisted living facilities, which are known in Indiana as residential care facilities. Assisted living facilities with dementia special care units are required to meet additional requirements over facilities that do not provide specialized care, including specialized staff training and admission and retention policies.
- Carmel has a low crime rate, which may appeal to families visiting their loved one in memory care. The property crime rate is 66 percent lower than the state average and 64 percent lower than the national average, and the violent crime rate is 93 percent lower than both state and national averages.
- The city experiences moderate summers with July highs in the mid-80s, but winters in Carmel can be harsh with lows in near 19 degrees Fahrenheit. This may be a consideration for families who travel to the city to visit their loved one in a memory care facility.
- The overall cost of living in Carmel is higher than state and national averages, which may be a consideration for seniors on a tight budget.
- The Carmel area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as St. Vincent Carmel Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Carmel
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Indiana
Memory Care costs in Carmel start around $5,608 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,909 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Carmel 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 Carmel
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 Carmel
Carmel 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 Carmel, please visit our Memory Care in Indiana page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Carmel
Carmel-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.
Other Options in Carmel, IN
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Carmel
Review of Sunrise on Old Meridian
Sunrise on Old Meridian was beautiful. The staff was wonderful. It was just not in the price range that we could afford. The rooms were wonderful, very adequate, and furnished very nicely. I saw a ... Read more
Review of Brookdale Carmel
Brookdale Carmel was quite nice, but I don't like the location, and it was quite expensive. It felt comfortable there. They had different things going on. The staff we worked with was very nice and... Read more
Review of Rose Senior Living at Carmel
Rose Senior Living at Carmel is all very nice. I would recommend it. My father's room is very nice and plenty big. You could fit a double bed in there, and he has a recliner chair, a table, a night... Read more