11 Memory Care Facilities near Schererville, IN
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There are 11 Memory Care Facilities in the Schererville area, with 2 in Schererville and 9 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Schererville is $6,094 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Merrillville with an average starting cost of $3,600.
To help you with your search, browse the 28 reviews below for memory care facilities in Schererville. On average, consumers rate memory care in Schererville 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Merrillville with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Schererville, IN
What to Consider About Memory Care in Schererville
The town of Schererville is located in northern Indiana, where it's estimated that over 36,500 people are living with Alzheimer's disease. This disease is generally diagnosed in seniors aged 65 and over, a demographic that makes up about 18 percent of the town's population of 29,000 people. Those who have been affected by Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia find informational resources and support from the Alzheimer's and Dementia Services of Northern Indiana.
Local families who are looking for memory care for their senior loved ones have two facilities to choose from in Schererville proper, and there are seven more in nearby cities. In Schererville, as in all of the state, the official term for memory care facilities is dementia special care units.
- With a cost of living that is just slightly above the national average and healthcare expenses that are roughly 15 percent lower than they are in the nation as a whole, Schererville may be a good option for families and seniors with tight budgets.
- Schererville seniors pay state income tax on income they draw from retirement accounts and pensions, but their Social Security benefits are not taxed. This may allow for more money to go toward memory care expenses.
- According to data gathered by the American Lung Association, ozone pollution and short-term particle pollution levels are very high in Lake County, where Schererville is located. Because pollution can worsen certain health conditions like cardiovascular disease and asthma and is particularly dangerous for seniors, families researching memory care in Schererville may want to consider the city's poor air quality.
- Schererville is a safe place to live and is rated 74 out of 100, meaning that it's safer than 74 percent of all U.S. cities, and only 34 percent of Indiana cities have lower crime rates. Furthermore, when compared to similarly sized cities across the country, Schererville's crime rate was notably lower than other communities. This may provide peace of mind for families researching local memory care options.
Paying for Memory Care in Schererville
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Schererville start around $6,094 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,057 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Schererville 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 Schererville
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 Schererville
Schererville 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 Schererville, please visit our Memory Care in Indiana page.
Directory of Winners in the Schererville Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Schererville
Schererville-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 Schererville
Review of Clarendale of Schererville
I went to Clarendale of Schererville and it's very nice. I didn't like it because they got one wing just for memory care and it seemed like a patient could get out. They said it's a locked down fac... Read more
Review of Residences at Deer Creek
The process of putting by Dad in Memory Care went so smoothly. They care about my Dad as a person! They give him love and care for him like he was their Dad. I can't say enough of happy we are with... Read more
Review of Clarendale of Schererville
My mother moved into Clarendale of Schererville. I'm pleased with it, but she's not, and she wants to come home. The one thing I really don't like is that there's no visitation on Sunday, and I wou... Read more