2 Memory Care Facilities in Terre Haute, IN
The average cost of memory care in Terre Haute is $5,460 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Brazil with an average starting cost of $5,200.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Terre Haute
The west-central Indiana city of Terre Haute has a population of nearly 61,000 people, about 14 percent of whom are 65 and over. In Indiana, roughly one in 10 seniors, or 110,000 people, have Alzheimer's disease.
There are three memory care facilities in Terre Haute, all of which are located within assisted living facilities. In Indiana, the official term for memory care facilities is dementia special care units. These facilities are licensed and monitored by the Family and Social Services Agency Division of Aging.
- Over the course of a year in Terre Haute, temperatures range between 22 degrees and 86 degrees. The region gets about 16 inches of annual snowfall, versus the nationwide average of 26 inches, which may make local travel easier for families visiting their loved ones in memory care facilities.
- The property crime rate in Terre Haute is considerably higher than the U.S. average, rating 73.9 versus the national average of 38.1 on a 100-point scale on which a higher score indicates higher crime. However, the city's rate of violent crime is 22.3, which is lower than the nationwide median of 31.1. Families touring local memory care facilities should ensure that the facility they choose has a security system in place to prevent intrusions.
- Social Security benefits are not taxed in Indiana, but all other types of retirement income are fully taxable. This may impact how much money seniors and their families can put toward memory care in Terre Haute.
- Vigo County's air quality is fair, with the county receiving a B for ozone pollution and a C for short-term particle pollution. Terre Haute's air quality may be a consideration for seniors who have a condition like COPD or asthma.
Paying for Memory Care in Terre Haute
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Indiana
Memory Care costs in Terre Haute start around $5,460 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,939 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Terre Haute 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 Terre Haute
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 Terre Haute
Terre Haute 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 Terre Haute, please visit our Memory Care in Indiana page.
Directory of Winners in the Terre Haute Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Terre Haute
Terre Haute-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.