6 Memory Care Facilities in Hendricks County, IN
The average cost of memory care in Hendricks County is $5,005 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Boone County with an average starting cost of $4,980.
To help you with your search, browse the 6 reviews below for memory care facilities in Hendricks County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Hendricks County 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Boone County with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 6 families in Hendricks County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Hendricks County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Hendricks County, IN
What to Consider About Memory Care in Hendricks County
Hendricks County is home to about 164,000 people, about 14 percent of whom are seniors, and it's located in central Indiana near the state capital. According to data gathered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a little over 10 percent of seniors receiving Medicare benefits in this county are living with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
In Hendricks County, memory care facilities may also be referred to as dementia special care units. DSCUs may occupy their own dedicated building to provide care solely to those with dementia, or they may be located within assisted living facilities or nursing homes. Hendricks County is home to six memory care facilities, including one in Brownsburg, two in Plainfield and three in Avon.
- In Indiana, seniors pay state income tax on most types of retirement income, including pensions and retirement account withdrawals. Social Security benefits are not taxed, however, even those that are taxed at the federal level. This may enable Hendricks County seniors and families to put more money toward memory care.
- Hendricks County has very low ozone pollution levels, receiving an A from the American Lung Association for this type of pollution. This may make the county an attractive option for some families researching memory care in the area.
Year-round temperatures in Hendricks County range between 19 degrees and 85 degrees, and the county has an average of 187 sunny days annually. The region receives a little less snowfall than the average U.S. city, getting just 17 inches of snow versus the national average of 26 inches of snow annually, which may make travel during the winter months easier for families visiting loved ones in local memory care facilities.
- Hendricks County is a relatively safe community, with property crime and violent crime rates that are below the national average. This may provide peace of mind for families researching local memory care options.
Paying for Memory Care in Hendricks County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Hendricks County start around $4,990 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Hendricks 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 Hendricks 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 Hendricks County
Hendricks 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 Hendricks County, please visit our Memory Care in Indiana page.
Directory of Winners in the Hendricks County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hendricks County
Hendricks 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 Hendricks County
Review of Countryside Meadows
My brother was in a nursing home in Florida and we transferred him to Countryside Meadows in Avon. He was placed in the memory care unit and the experience has been like night and day. The folks a... Read more
Review of Brownsburg Meadows Assisted Living
I toured Brownsburg Meadows yesterday and we were very happy with it. I was familiar with this place from before, as there's some elderly neighbors who moved in there. I know it's a great community... Read more
Review of Independence Village of Avon (Prestwick)
They are doing a pretty good job and it's better than where my husband was. He has his own room there and they provide activities for the residents. The staff would sit down with the residents and ... Read more