2 Memory Care Facilities in Michigan City, IN

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Trail Creek Place

Provides: Memory Care
1300 East Coolspring Avenue, Michigan City, IN ...
"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..." More

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Rittenhouse Village at Michigan City

Provides: Memory Care
4300 Cleveland Ave, Michigan City, IN 46360
"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..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Michigan City

    Michigan City is located in the extreme northern region of Indiana in LaPorte County, where the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services report that a little over 10 percent of seniors receiving Medicare benefits are living with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Some of these seniors may be a part of Michigan City's senior community, which makes up about 14 percent of the city's population of 31,000 residents.

    Michigan City families who are seeking out memory care services for a loved one have two memory care facilities to choose from, both of which are located in facilities that also provide assisted living services. In Michigan City, the official licensure term for memory care facilities is dementia special care units.

    • In Indiana, seniors pay state income tax on all types of retirement income, except for Social Security benefits. This may affect how much monthly retirement income a family can budget toward memory care expenses.
    • LaPorte County, where Michigan City is located, was given a D for ozone pollution and a B for short-term particle pollution from the American Lung Association. Families who are researching local memory care options may want to consider the region's air quality, especially if their loved one has a respiratory illness or cardiovascular disease. 
    • Michigan City is an affordable place to live, which may make the city a good option for families with tight memory care budgets. Overall, living costs in this city are about 23 percent lower than the national median, and healthcare costs are nearly 20 percent lower here than they are in the country as a whole. 
    • Over the course of a year, the temperatures in Michigan City range between 18 degrees and 82 degrees, and the region gets about 49 inches of annual snowfall, compared to the national average of 26 inches of snow. This may impede winter travel for families visiting loved ones who live in local memory care facilities.


    Paying for Memory Care in Michigan City

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Indiana

    $5,710.00 Hobart
    $5,697.00 Schererville
    $5,095.00 Valparaiso
    $4,855.00 US
    $4,550.00 Merrillville
    $4,499.00 South Holland
    $3,485.00 La Porte
    $3,400.00 Michigan City

    Memory Care costs in Michigan City start around $3,400 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,855 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Michigan City 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 Michigan City

    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 Michigan City

    Michigan City 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 Michigan City, please visit our Memory Care in Indiana page.

    Directory of Winners in the Michigan City Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Michigan City

    Michigan City-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.

    Memory Care near Michigan City, IN

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    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Michigan City

    • 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

      She072319
    • 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

      She072319
    • Review of Trail Creek Place

      I visited Clare Bridge of Michigan City, and it's beautiful there. It was mellow, and they played music throughout the whole place. It was very clean and very organized. They were caring for the pe... Read more

      Patricia105150850
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