4 Memory Care Facilities near Mishawaka, IN
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There are 4 Memory Care Facilities in the Mishawaka area, with 2 in Mishawaka and 2 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Mishawaka is $4,805 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Niles with an average starting cost of $3,915.
To help you with your search, browse the 34 reviews below for memory care facilities in Mishawaka. On average, consumers rate memory care in Mishawaka 4.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Elkhart with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 10 families in Mishawaka find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Mishawaka, call (855) 863-8283.
2 Memory Care Facilities in Mishawaka, IN
What to Consider About Memory Care in Mishawaka
Mishawaka is situated in the northern region of Indiana, where it's estimated that 110,000 residents have Alzheimer's disease. This disease is most prevalent in older adults over the age of 65, with 10 percent of seniors receiving this diagnosis. Mishawaka has a large senior community that comprises over 15 percent of its population of 59,000.
Local seniors and families who have been affected by Alzheimer's disease have a variety of local resources available to them, including Alzheimer's and Dementia Services of Northern Indiana, which provides education and support for community members. Mishawaka is also home to two memory care facilities, and there is one more in the nearby city of Granger. These facilities may be referred to as dementia special care units and are located within assisted living facilities or in their own dedicated building.
- The air quality in Mishawaka is relatively poor, which may be a consideration for seniors with respiratory illnesses or cardiovascular disease. The American Lung Association gave St. Joseph County an F for ozone pollution and a C for short-term particle pollution.
- The overall crime rate in Mishawaka is 86 percent higher than the state average and 96 percent higher than the national average. However, a majority of the crimes committed are property-related. The violent crime rate is 16 percent lower than the state average and 12 percent lower than the U.S. average, which may provide peace of mind for families moving their loved one to memory care facilities here.
- Mishawaka’s overall cost of living is nearly 20 percent below the national average, and healthcare expenses are roughly 20 percent lower than they are elsewhere in the country. This may make the city a good option for seniors on a restrictive budget.
- While Social Security income is not taxed in Indiana, other forms of retirement income are fully taxable. This may be a consideration for seniors who draw income from pensions or retirement savings accounts.
Paying for Memory Care in Mishawaka
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Indiana
Memory Care costs in Mishawaka start around $4,805 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Mishawaka 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 Mishawaka
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 Mishawaka
Mishawaka 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 Mishawaka, please visit our Memory Care in Indiana page.
Directory of Winners in the Mishawaka Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Mishawaka
Mishawaka-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 Mishawaka, IN
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Mishawaka
Review of North Woods Village at Edison Lakes
I like North Woods Village at Edison Lakes that is all memory care and that it doesn't have a nursing home connected with it. That was the thing I liked best. The inside seems very airy and spaciou... Read more
Review of Heritage Point
My aunt is in Heritage Point. It's memory care only, it doesn't have Medicare or Medicaid, it's private pay, and it's excellent. The staff is awesome. I saw one room at the window, and it was very ... Read more
Review of North Woods Village at Edison Lakes
Such a wonderful place. My mother is always treated so well. The staff is friendly and the place is always clean and they follow the safety protocols. I am more then pleased with them Read more