3 Memory Care Facilities in La Porte County, IN
The average cost of memory care in La Porte County is $3,442 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790.
To help you with your search, browse the 5 reviews below for memory care facilities in La Porte County. On average, consumers rate memory care in La Porte County 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Porter County with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in La Porte County, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in La Porte County
LaPorte County, which is located in the northernmost region of Indiana, is home to about 110,000 people, and a large senior community makes up 17 percent of the population. According to data published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, about 10 percent of seniors receiving Medicare benefits in this county are living with Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
LaPorte County families who are researching local memory care options find three memory care facilities, one of which is located in the city of La Porte and the other two of which are in Michigan City. These facilities are officially known as dementia special care units.
- LaPorte County seniors do not pay state income tax on the Social Security benefits, but all other types of retirement income, including that received from public or private pensions or retirement savings accounts, are fully taxable. This may affect their memory care budget.
- Ozone pollution levels in LaPorte County are fairly high, but short-term particle pollution levels are relatively low. The county was given a D for ozone pollution and a B for short-term particle pollution from the American Lung Association, which may be a consideration for some families whose senior loved one has a respiratory illness like COPD or asthma.
- LaPorte County is generally affordable, with an overall cost of living that is about 14 percent below the national median and healthcare expenses that are about 20 percent below the national median. This may leave more money in the memory care budget.
- Year-round temperatures in LaPorte County range between 15 degrees and 83 degrees, and the region receives about 41 inches of annual snowfall. Families may want to ask what measures are taken by the memory care facilities they tour to keep residents safe and comfortable when temperatures are extreme.
Paying for Memory Care in La Porte County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in La Porte County start around $3,442 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,863 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in La Porte 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 La Porte 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 La Porte County
La Porte 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 La Porte County, please visit our Memory Care in Indiana page.
Directory of Winners in the La Porte County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in La Porte County
La Porte 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 La Porte County
Review of Trail Creek Place
Trail Creek Place was very welcoming and homey. My issue with it is cost and that there were very few males and a lot of women. The staff was very friendly and the rooms were more like home, not li... Read more
Review of Rittenhouse Village at Michigan City
Rittenhouse Village is a little crowded and doesn't feel as homey as the other place I went to. I visited the memory care, but their rooms were very small and hospital-like, not homey. Their facili... Read more
Review of Brentwood at LaPorte
Brentwood at LaPorte's community has been very helpful and attentive to my father. He seems to have taken a little bit of time to settle in, but they're very proactive in trying to get him involved... Read more