5 Memory Care Facilities near Lafayette, IN
Also serving communities of West Lafayette.
There are 5 Memory Care Facilities in the Lafayette area, with 4 in Lafayette and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Lafayette is $3,761 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Frankfort with an average starting cost of $3,300.
To help you with your search, browse the 9 reviews below for memory care facilities in Lafayette. On average, consumers rate memory care in Lafayette 4.1 out of 5 stars.
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4 Memory Care Facilities in Lafayette, IN
1 Memory Care Facility near Lafayette, IN
What to Consider About Memory Care in Lafayette
Lafayette is situated in west-central Indiana and has a population of about 72,000 people, roughly 13 percent of whom are seniors. According to the Alzheimer's Association, those who are age 65 and over are at the greatest risk of being diagnosed with Alzheimer's or dementia. In Indiana alone, about 110,000 people are currently living with Alzheimer's.
To accommodate local seniors with dementia, Lafayette has four memory care facilities. While some facilities may be located in freestanding buildings that solely care for residents with dementia, most are located within assisted living facilities. The official term for memory care facilities in Indiana is dementia special care units, and they are licensed by the Family and Social Services Agency Division of Aging.
- Lafayette's overall cost of living is about 13 percent below the national median, and while healthcare costs are slightly higher here than elsewhere in the state, they are still about six percent below the U.S. average. This may make the city an appealing option for families with a tight memory care budget.
- Social Security benefits are not subject to state income tax, but all other types of retirement income, including public and private pensions and withdrawals from retirement savings accounts, are taxable. This may impact how much money can be put toward memory care.
- More than 95 percent of the communities in Indiana have lower crime rates than Lafayette, and the city's property and violent crime rates are higher than that of most U.S. cities of similar size. Families may want to inquire about a memory care facility's security measures as they're touring facilities.
- Tippecanoe County's air quality is fair, receiving a B for short-term particle pollution and a passing grade for annual particle pollution from the American Lung Association. This may be beneficial for seniors who have respiratory illnesses or cardiovascular disease.
Paying for Memory Care in Lafayette
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Indiana
Memory Care costs in Lafayette start around $3,761 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,850 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Lafayette 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 Lafayette
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 Lafayette
Lafayette 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 Lafayette, please visit our Memory Care in Indiana page.
Directory of Winners in the Lafayette Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Lafayette
Lafayette-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 Lafayette, IN
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Lafayette
Review of Creasy Springs Health Campus
We have my mother in Creasy Springs. We are very pleased with it. She has been adapting really well. I have really appreciated the care that they have given her. We have been very happy with it. Th... Read more
Review of Aster Place
Aster Place was very nice, but we want a place where eventually my mother could go on Medicaid if she has to. They didn't take me into any rooms, they just showed me sketches of them instead. The d... Read more
Review of Creasy Springs Health Campus
My mother was at Legacy for two years, and during that time with staff turn over and new management, the quality of care declined. Activity coordinators were more likely to be on their phone or cha... Read more