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  • Heritage Park Assisted Living & Garden Homes

    Heritage Park Assisted Living & Garden Homes

    2002 Heritage Park Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
    (14)
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    Caring people make the difference at Heritage Park. You can feel it the minute you walk into our community and meet our staff. They are experts at senior healthcare that are not just doing a job, but following a calling. They are here to help you and your family find answers, solutions and peace of...

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  • Apple Ridge

    Apple Ridge

    3320 E. State Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
    (31)
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    Experience life in a warm, inviting community at Apple Ridge, where day-to-day needs are taken care of so you can sit back and enjoy the surroundings. Our Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Fort Wayne, IN, provides a relaxed atmosphere of warmth that promotes companionship among residents...

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  • Brookdale Fort Wayne

    Brookdale Fort Wayne

    4730 East State Boulevard, Fort Wayne, IN 46815
    (28)
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    These Are The Golden Years As soon as you see the charming white picket fence and the enclosed courtyard brimming with fragrant flowers and beautiful garden spaces, you will fall in love with our assisted living and memory care community here in Fort Wayne, Indiana. You can savor the convenience of...

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  • Noble Senior Living at Fort Wayne

    300 East Washington Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46802
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    We welcome you to Noble Senior Living of Fort Wayne. Our community is a great place to meet new people, keep active, and feel right at home. Our professional care team provides assistance 24-hours a day seven days a week. You will have privacy in your own apartment. We maintain the property and...

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  • Chapman Place

    Chapman Place

    3110 East Coliseum Boulevard, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
    (37)
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    At Chapman Place, a pet friendly senior living community, we provide our residents thoughtful, compassionate assistance with their daily routine, while respecting their independence. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a full-time licensed nurse is available 24...

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  • Georgetowne Place

    Georgetowne Place

    1717 Maplecrest Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46815
    (29)
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    Grow socially at Georgetowne Place, where our residents stay active with weekly outings, water aerobics and exercise programs while enjoying some of the most desired amenities and services available at an Independent Living community in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Our goal is to enrich the lives of our...

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  • Hamilton Place

    Hamilton Place

    2116 Butler Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46808
    (39)
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    Hamilton Place is an assisted living community in Fort Wayne, Indiana. We are one mile east of Franke Park. Our community has a wonderful view of the lush green woods, but we are close enough to town for frequent outings to restaurants, shopping and the many cultural events and annual festivals...

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  • Five Star Residences of Fort Wayne

    Five Star Residences of Fort Wayne

    2601 Covington Commons Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46804
    (3)
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    Five Star Residences of Fort Wayne is a premier retirement community that assists seniors to reach maximum independence. Unlike other communities, Five Star Residences of Fort Wayne brings home and health together. Conveniently located in Southwest Fort Wayne, Five Star Residences of Fort Wayne is...

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  • Park Place Senior Living

    Park Place Senior Living

    4411 Park Place Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46845
    (21)
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    Park Place Senior Living, located near Parkview Regional Medical Center, provides an elegant, peaceful, resort-like atmosphere that fosters independence and self-esteem. At Park Place you can transition from active retirement to assisted living and still be in the tranquil setting you have come to...

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  • Coventry Meadows Assisted Living & Garden Homes

    Coventry Meadows Assisted Living & Garden Homes

    7833 W Jefferson Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46804
    (7)
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    OUR COMMUNITY Coventry Meadows offers senior housing and health solutions with a multitude of premier services including: Garden Homes Assisted Living Apartments New Energy Wellness Moving Forward Rehabilitation Auguste's Cottage Memory Care Center Skilled Nursing Services Long Term Care Hospice...

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  • The Hearth at Sycamore Village

    The Hearth at Sycamore Village

    611 W County Line Rd S, Fort Wayne, IN 46814
    (18)
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    The Hearth is proud to offer Viking Pure Solutions’ electrochemically activated cleaning and disinfecting systems for our residents in each of our communities! This revolutionary safe and effective cleaner provides protection for our residents, teams, and families providing state of the art cleaning...

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  • BrightStar Senior Living of Fort Wayne

    BrightStar Senior Living of Fort Wayne

    11430 Coldwater Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46845
    (1)
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  • Smith Farms Manor

    Smith Farms Manor

    406 Smith Drive, Auburn, IN 46706
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    Since opening in December 1999, Smith Farms has become The Choice for Retirement Living in Auburn. Apartments are available in a variety of floor plans, and each has its own private entrance and its own thermostat to control. Smith Farms is full of friendly, active residents who enjoy apartment...

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  • Chandler Place

    Chandler Place

    2879 S. Lima Rd., Kendallville, IN 46755
    (49)
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    Chandler Place is located just south of the small town of Kendallville, Indiana. We are three miles south of Bixler Lake. Kendallville has many options for entertainment including public parks and several annual festivals. We make sure our residents have the opportunity to take part in community...

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  • Tipton Place

    Tipton Place

    460 Forks of the Wabash Way, Huntington, IN 46750
    (26)
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    At Tipton Place, senior living community, residents are at the center of our small, homelike community. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a full-time registered nurse is available 24 hours a day to provide clinical oversight and coordination of care. Our...

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  • Hearth & Home at Van Wert

    Hearth & Home at Van Wert

    1118 Westwood Drive, Van Wert, OH 45891
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    Hearth & Home at Van Wert is a Residential Care Community dedicated to providing high quality environments and services to elderly persons according to their needs. We offer a full range of services from independent living totally individualized care. The residents are provided an environment that...

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  • Peabody Retirement Community

    Peabody Retirement Community

    400 W 7th St, North Manchester, IN 46962
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    On 33 acres in North Manchester, Indiana, Peabody Retirement Community offers a complete range of residential senior living options and senior care services including neighborhoods with independent living cottages, assisted living apartments, rehabilitation, skilled nursing services and memory care....

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  • Lake City Place

    Lake City Place

    425 Chinworth Court, Warsaw, IN 46580
    (28)
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    Lake City Place is a small, homelike community in Warsaw, Indiana. We are two miles east of Center Lake with its many recreational opportunities. Residents particularly enjoy the concerts at the Park as well as Plays at the Wagon Wheel Theatre. We also offer many recreational activities at home...

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  • Kingsbury Place

    Kingsbury Place

    245 W. Rosewood Ave, Defiance, OH 43512
    (34)
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    At Kingsbury Place, our senior living community, we help our residents arrange transportation and coordinate home health services. We also develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a full-time registered nurse is available 24 hours a day to provide clinical oversight and...

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  • GlennPark Senior Living (Defiance)

    GlennPark Senior Living (Defiance)

    2429 William A. Diehl Boulevard, Defiance, OH 43512
    (10)
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    Hello, My name is Jeremy Otte and I am the Residence Manager at GlennPark. I am so happy that you are taking time to learn about our community. GlennPark is located on the south side of Defiance and it is our pleasure to welcome you with some 'southern hospitality'. When you arrive, notice the...

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  • Bickford of Wabash

    Bickford of Wabash

    3037 W. Division Road, Wabash, IN 46992
    (3)
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    We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her needs...

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  • Miller Place

    Miller Place

    1506 Meadowview Drive, Celina, OH 45822
    (7)
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    At Miller Place, our senior living community provides thoughtful, compassionate care to help our residents thrive. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a full-time registered nurse is available 24 hours a day to provide clinical oversight and coordination of care....

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  • Northwood Manor

    Northwood Manor

    1590 West Timberview Drive, Marion, IN 46952
    (3)
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    Since opening in December 1999, Northwood Manor has become The Choice for Retirement Living in Marion. Apartments are available in a variety of floor plans, and each has its own private entrance, full kitchen and its own thermostat to control. Northwood Manor is full of friendly, active residents...

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  • Wyndmoor of Marion

    Wyndmoor of Marion

    2452 West Kem Rd, Marion, IN 46952
    (6)
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    Brookdale Marion is an assisted living community in Marion, Indiana. Our ideal location in Marion off West Kem Roads gives our residents proximity to fine shopping, dining and entertainment. Marion is home to Indiana Wesleyan University and also the birthplace of legendary pop icon James Dean....

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  • Aperion Care Marion

    614 W 14th St, Marion, IN 46953
    (1)
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    Aperion Marion Assisted Living is located in a quiet neighborhood on the Southside of Town. We are a Continuum of Care with Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation and Assisted Living. Aperion Assisted Living lets residents age in place. Aperion Assisted Living offers Studio, 1 Bedroom, and 1 Bedroom Suites...

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  • York Place

    York Place

    725 W. 50th Street, Marion, IN 46953
    (15)
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    We are 100% Deficiency Free! We will help you with your benefits from VA Aid & Attendance. We also take long term care insurance. We also have a Spa room with a whirlpool bath. We can help with bathing, dressing, housekeeping, laundry and home maintenance. We will be able to take care of your...

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  • Antwerp Manor

    204 Archer Dr, Antwerp, OH 45813
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    We know that there are many choices when choosing an assisted living facility, and we respect the process you are going through. What we have found is that Antwerp Manor is Assisted Living Done Right and a place where your loved one will be cared for and treated with respect on a daily basis. Our...

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  • Fountain Park Inn and Villas

    1433 North Main Street, Bryan, OH 43506
    (3)
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    Fountain Park Inn and Villas is an assistant living community located in Bryan, OH. We offer a wide range of services for senior citizens to provide them with the appropriate type of care for their situation. Our facilities are designed to allow our residents to maintain healthy lifestyles by...

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  • Sacred Heart Home

    515 N Main St, Avilla, IN 46710
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  • Christian Care Retirement Community

    720 E Dustman Rd, Bluffton, IN 46714
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Assisted Living in Fort Wayne, IN

Assisted living facilities provide assistance with the activities of daily living, social interaction, and supervision to individuals who are around 65 years old. Residents may be kept under supervision and evaluation. In certain instances, facilities may provide respite, Alzheimer's care, or hospice services. The average monthly cost of assisted living in Fort Wayne is as follows:

  • Mean cost city proper: $3,800
  • Median cost city proper: $3,500
  • Mean cost of care metro area: $3,800
  • Median cost of care metro area: $3,700

In Indiana, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $49,200. The Indiana State Department of Health supervises this type of care facility. Public assistance is available through Medicaid A&D and the TBI 1915(c) Waiver program.

Licensing Requirements – Indiana

Cost of Living in Fort Wayne, IN

Fort Wayne has a grocery index rating of around 83 and a cost-of-living index of 89. Index ratings are based on a scale where 100 is equivalent to the national average, and any score over 100 is considered more expensive than the national average.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
89 83 $748 15.1% $106,208 $45,853 No estate tax or inheritance tax.

Local Medical Providers

In total, there are 7 hospitals located in Fort Wayne which offer emergency services and other healthcare to the metropolitan area. Three key hospitals include:

  • Lutheran Hospital Of Indiana - A 396-bed tertiary care facility offering level II trauma care, a comprehensive stroke center, and comprehensive cancer care. This hospital has the HeartCARE Center TM National Distinction of Excellence which is the American College of Cardiology's highest recognition.
  • Parkview Regional Medical Center - This medical center provides care to more than 440 private patient rooms. This facility is a level II adult and pediatric trauma center, an accredited pain center, and a certified primary stroke center. Parkview Regional Medical Center also features specialty centers for orthopedics, women's and children's health, cancer, and cardiovascular care. This hospital also offers smart rooms which are specially designed with patient experience in mind.
  • Dupont Hospital - First opened in 2001, Dupont Hospital is a 131-bed acute care facility which employs over 260 area physicians. The Dupont Resource Center is attached to the hospital and offers lectures, screenings, counseling, and support groups for both men and women.

Climate and Weather

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
73°F 86°F (July) 59°F (July) 28°F 39°F (December) 17°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
47 (Good) 59 in the month of December (Moderate)

The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation and Inclement Weather

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall Inclement weather
4” 5” (June) 30” Tornadoes, floods, and earthquakes (moderate)

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
37.26% 56.47% 6.27%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
328,564 265,904 928 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 0.82%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
35 25% 10% 5% 3%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
4.6% 14.9% 8.9% 0.1% <1% 67.8% 1.9%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
9,438 32 4

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
7% 67% 13% 18% 6% 7%

Fort Wayne is considered moderately unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community may face discrimination from members of the general public on the basis of their sexuality or lifestyle. However, this varies dramatically depending on the neighborhood.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Fort Wayne is a city full of fun and beautiful things. You can catch a film at Fort Wayne’s art house cinema, get chocolates at their fine chocolatiere, or catch an outdoor movie at Jefferson Pointe. On the weekends you can enjoy the farmer’s market, featuring over 60 local vendors.

Culturally, you can visit the Fort Wayne Museum of Art or for recreation you can enjoy a short hike at the Nature Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Fort Wayne Outfitters also offers rentals for kayaks, bikes, and canoes so you can enjoy the nature that Fort Wayne has to enjoy.

Transportation

Fort Wayne is a car-dependent city. Although there is a public transit, the city has a Walkscore rating of 22. The Fort Wayne Public Transportation Corporation (FWPTC), also known as Citilink, provides service to the metro area of Fort Wayne and Allen County, Indiana. The bus system flowers out from the city center, and though it only has 12 routes, it serves over 2 million riders annually. There is a reduced fare for disabled and senior riders, but you may want to arrange another means of transportation.

Licensure Terms for Assisted Living in Fort Wayne, IN

A Residential Care Facility that is also a Licensed Assisted Living Facility provides residential nursing care. This popular option allows individuals to live on their own in a licensed residential care facility within a single building or planned complex. Depending on personal choice an individual may decide to reside independently or with a roommate. Various levels of service are available to an individual and can be adjusted as needed. A full range of meal plans and nutritious snacks, as well as social activities are provided. With 24-hour on-site response staff and an on-call nurse, there is immediate access to help should the need arise. Qualifications require that individuals must:

  • Be eighteen (18) years of age or older
  • Meet financial guidelines for Medicaid
  • Meet nursing facility level of care
  • Meet a level of service rating as determined by a case manager

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