6 Memory Care Facilities near Granger, IN
There are 6 Memory Care Facilities in the Granger area, with 1 in Granger and 5 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Granger is $5,625 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Mishawaka with an average starting cost of $4,900.
To help you with your search, browse the 30 reviews below for memory care facilities in Granger. Better rated regions include Mishawaka with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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1 Memory Care Facility in Granger, IN
5 Memory Care Facilities near Granger, IN
What to Consider About Memory Care in Granger
Granger, which is located near the Michigan border in the northernmost region of Indiana, has a large senior community that comprises about 15 percent of the population of 30,000 people. According to statistics published by the Alzheimer's Association, as many as one in 10 seniors have Alzheimer's disease, which is diagnosed in 110,000 Hoosiers.
Granger has one memory care facility to meet the needs of local seniors with dementia, and there are four more in nearby cities, including Mishawaka, Elkhart and Niles, Michigan. The official licensure term for memory care facilities in Indiana is dementia special care units, and they may operate independently or be located within assisted living facilities.
- While the overall cost of living in Granger is a little higher than the U.S. average, health care expenses come in about 20 percent below the average cost of the nation as a whole. This may make the city a good option for seniors with a tight memory care budget.
- Granger's property and violent crime rates are relatively low, which may provide peace of mind for families with loved ones in memory care here. On a scale of one to 100, with a low score indicating low crime, Granger's property crime rate is 15.6, which is about 22 points below the national average, and the violent crime rate is 17.9, about 13 points below the nationwide average.
- Indiana seniors do not pay state income tax on Social Security benefits, but all other types of retirement income are fully taxable. This may be a consideration for families who are moving their senior loved one to a memory care facility to Granger from outside of the state.
- The air quality in Granger is relatively poor, which may be a consideration for seniors with respiratory or cardiovascular conditions. The American Lung Association gave St. Joseph County an F for ozone pollution and a C for short-term particle pollution.
Paying for Memory Care in Granger
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Granger start around $5,625 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,864 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Granger 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 Granger
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 Granger
Granger 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 Granger, please visit our Memory Care in Indiana page.
Directory of Winners in the Granger Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Granger
Granger-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.