5 Memory Care Facilities in Tippecanoe County, IN
The average cost of memory care in Tippecanoe County is $4,340 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Howard County with an average starting cost of $4,250.
To help you with your search, browse the 9 reviews below for memory care facilities in Tippecanoe County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Tippecanoe County 4.1 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Tippecanoe County
Tippecanoe County, Indiana, is home to about 191,000 people and has a senior community that makes up over 11 percent of its population. Over 14 percent of the seniors living in the county who are receiving Medicare benefits have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's or dementia, compared to the national average of 10 percent.
In Tippecanoe County, memory care facilities are officially called dementia special care units. Families seeking memory care options in this county have four facilities to choose from, all of which are located in nearby Lafayette. One of these memory care facilities is independent and situated in a building that accommodates only those with dementia; the others share their grounds with assisted living facilities.
- The cost of living in Tippecanoe County is about 12 percent below the national median. Healthcare expenses, including hospital stays and visits to doctors' offices, are about 14 percent lower than the national median. Because living expenses here are relatively low, seniors and their families may have more money to spend on memory care services.
- Crime is more prevalent here than in the nation as a whole. On a 100-point scale, with a high score indicating high crime, Tippecanoe County is rated 46.8 for violent crime and 49.4 for property crime, compared to the national medians of 31.1 and 38.1. To keep residents safe, local memory care facilities install surveillance cameras, alarm systems and access control systems.
- Tippecanoe County has an average of 186 sunny days annually, and year-round temperatures range between 18 degrees and 85 degrees Fahrenheit. The region receives 19 inches of annual snowfall, which is about 7 inches less than the national average. This may appeal to families who travel during the winter to visit loved ones living in a memory care facility.
- Particle pollution levels are fairly low in Tippecanoe County, with the county receiving a "B" for short-term particle pollution and a passing score for annual particle pollution from the American Lung Association. This may benefit seniors with certain respiratory or cardiovascular conditions.
Paying for Memory Care in Tippecanoe County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Tippecanoe County start around $4,249 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 Tippecanoe County 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 Tippecanoe County
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 Tippecanoe County
Tippecanoe County 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 Tippecanoe County, please visit our Memory Care in Indiana page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Tippecanoe County
Tippecanoe County-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 Tippecanoe County
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