3 Memory Care Facilities in Kokomo, IN


The Wellington at Kokomo

Provides: Memory Care
2800 South Dixon Road, Kokomo, IN 46902
"Relax and enjoy life at The Wellington at Kokomo, an Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Kokomo, Indiana, where thoughtfully designed floor plans and myriad recreational and social..." More

The Wellington of Kokomo/Reflections ...

Provides: Memory Care
2800 S Dixon, Kokomo, IN 46902
" Reflections Memory Care is just 40 minutes away from home and it is much affordable. I can see that it has a safe environment. They seemed well staffed. The people looked happy and everyone is..." More


Waterford Place Health Campus

Provides: Memory Care
800 St. Joseph Drive, Kokomo, IN 46901
"Waterford Place Health Campus is located in Kokomo, Indiana, at the end of a quiet street, on a piece of land studded with ponds full of geese and fields of wildflowers. Our residents enjoy the..." More

Memory Care near Kokomo, IN

Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Kokomo

  • Review of The Wellington of Kokomo/Reflections Memory Care

    The Wellington at Kokomo is a nice place. It is kept up nice, but it wasn't staffed the way that we needed it. The staff members that I talked seemed like really nice though. The rooms that I saw w... Read more

  • Review of The Wellington of Kokomo/Reflections Memory Care

    Reflections Memory Care is just 40 minutes away from home and it is much affordable. I can see that it has a safe environment. They seemed well staffed. The people looked happy and everyone is ... Read more

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Kokomo

In Indiana, there are roughly 110,000 residents with Alzheimer's disease. Kokomo residents over the age of 65 accounts for 18 percent of the total population, and families looking for memory care facilities for their loved one with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia will find three facilities within the city limits.

Some of these facilities, which are officially called dementia special care units, are freestanding while others are situated within residential care facilities. Residential care facilities with SCUs must have a designated facility director, provide specialized training for staff members and follow specific admission and retention policies for residents with dementia. These facilities are licensed and monitored the Family and Social Services Agency Division of Aging.

  • Kokomo's summer temperatures soar into the mid-80s and the winter lows reach the upper-teens, which may make the city an attractive option for seniors who enjoy experiencing all four seasons. The area receives more snowfall than the average U.S. city, however, which may be a concern for families visiting their loved ones in a memory care facility. 
  • Indiana seniors do not pay income tax on their Social Security income. However, other types of retirement income, including income from pensions and retirement savings accounts, are subject to income tax.
  • Kokomo's air quality is fair, which may appeal to seniors who have respiratory illnesses or heart disease. Howard County, which is the county that Kokomo is located in, was given a B for short-term particle pollution by the American Lung Association.
  • While Kokomo has a fairly high property crime rate, its low violent crime rate can provide peace of mind for families with loved ones living in a memory care facility in this city. On a scale of one to 100, with one representing low crime, the city's property crime is 59.3 and the violent crime rate is 28.6, compared to the respective national averages of 38.1 and 31.1.

Paying for Memory Care in Kokomo

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Indiana

$5,436.00 Carmel
$5,062.00 Zionsville
$4,753.00 US
$4,455.00 Fishers
$4,432.00 Kokomo
$4,431.00 Anderson
$4,220.00 Noblesville
$3,761.00 Lafayette

Memory Care costs in Kokomo start around $4,432 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,753 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Kokomo 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 Kokomo

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 Kokomo

Kokomo 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.

Memory Care Facilities in Kokomo

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Kokomo

Kokomo-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Indiana are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Indiana page for more information about these laws.