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Assisted Living
Assisted Living
Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Average starting price $X,XXX/month
Nursing Homes
Nursing Homes
Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
Average starting price $X,XXX/month
Memory Care
Memory Care
Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Average starting price $X,XXX/month
Independent Living
Independent Living
Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
Average starting price $X,XXX/month
Senior Apartments
Senior Apartments
Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Average starting price $X,XXX/month
Home Care
Home Care
Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Recent reviews of Assisted Living in Merrillville, IN
4.9 / 5.0

They have all been good. My loved one was in there for repsite care, and was well taken care of. There was no issues with the staff, and it's a good place. My loved one did not complain about the food.

4.4 / 5.0

My mother is a resident at Virginia Place. The facility has really done a great job bringing my mother from poor health, back to doing very well. She's very happy there. I would recommend Virginia Place to others.

4.5 / 5.0

My loved one stayed there for only a month, but he seemed to enjoy it a lot. The food was pretty good, but the activities were what made his stay so nice. The CNA and Nurse Staff the work in the ALU are nice and they seem to really care about the people they care for. He liked being able to watch mo...

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Although Wittenberg Village has experienced some recent changes, the community is a perfect fit for my mom and the other residents. The activities keep her busy, and she really enjoys all of the extra...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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55 Floor plans available
9.5
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My loved one was previously a resident at Crown Point Christian Village and her experience at this facility was very good! This facility is very nice and everyone was very friendly. However, they don't have...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Count on Crown Point Christian Village to help you live better and age with grace. On our scenic 70-acre campus in Crown Point, Indiana, you’ll find a welcoming, serene and safe Christian community that feels like home. You’ll make new friends and stay close to family. And with all of your needs...
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Like any assisted living facility, it is too expensive. But it is worth it for my mom. [name removed] is fantastic, and he's straightforward about his knowledge about memory care. The staff are as friendly...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Saint Anthony, a crucial community partner in the Crown Point area, offers a full range of services and treatments, from Assisted Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation Services, Pastoral Care, and Child Care. Every Saint Anthony resident enjoys private accommodations. These...
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9.3
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I would recommend Virginia Place. My experience in choosing this place is based on touring and researching several placed. Due diligence is advised for all. It's well organized, friendly, caring staff, many...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Virginia Place is located just south of Forest Hill Park in the small town of Merrillville Indiana. Merrillville is located just 15 minutes south of Lake Michigan which is a popular recreational destination for our residents and their families. Our beautiful community is a single story building...
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9.5
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I like living here. I love the life enrichment program. I love to dance at Thirsty Thursday. Staff is on the ball. They work hard.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Clarendale of Schererville is a top pet-friendly senior community in the Chicago metro area, providing independent living assisted living and memory care for our residents. Our convenient and comfortable suburban location features 177 units and is designed with seniors’ comfort and well-being in...
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The friendliness of the staff and the many activities for the residents are strong point of the facility. The variety of the menu is good. The cost is a little high when there is memory care involved....
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
It's A Wonderful Senior Life At Rittenhouse Village, Our Philosophy is Different We're creating a resident-focused senior living community with you and your well-being in mind. At Rittenhouse Village At Portage, we've designed the very best in senior living by blending wonderful amenities with...
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8.7
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Our Mother passed away recently, after spending the last 15 months of her life in Assisted Living of Brentwood of Hobart. I cannot say enough good things about Brentwood. The staff were outstanding, caring,...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Brentwood at Hobart is an assisted living and memory care community in Hobart, Indiana. Our historic city exudes small town Midwestern charm with unmatched vibrancy. We have a thriving downtown area with shopping and dining as well as an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities. Home to...
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8.5
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After our mom passed away in 2022, our Dad finally made the decision to look into an assisted living facility in January of 2023.He wanted to stay in Portage near his church and friends. Our first place we...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
About the facility: Miller’s Senior LivingAt Miller’s Senior Living, we tailor our care to your exact needs, whether you are completely self-sufficient and simply looking for maintenance-free living or require some assistance with daily activities like dressing, showering, or remembering to take...
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[name removed] and the staff at Wyndmoor go above and beyond for my Mom. So very impressed and touched about the care my Mom is receiving there. So very thankful for them! I can rest easy know she is in good...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
The Wyndmoor of Portage is an independent and assisted living community in Portage, Indiana. With the quintessential charm of the Midwest, Portage is a small town just a short drive from Lake Michigan and the Indiana Dunes. Yet, Portage is also only an hour away from Chicago and all it has to...
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It`s a Nice Place, But They need to hire more people to work there, I can`t tell you how many Times, I`ve tried to reach my Dad and no one was there to answer the phone. Perhaps they need to pay the workers...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Conceived by a group of physicians, Residences at Deer Creek is locally owned and operated offering a unique approach to senior living: the best in traditional care, infused with a culture of independence and choice.We take pride in the fact that our Executive Director, Director of Nursing,...
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Photo of Cedarhurst of Dyer
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7.4
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Unable to answer the meals and dining service since my mom was on a nectar thick liquid diet due to swallowing difficulties. Small unit with good sight lines to keep an eye on the residents. Dining/activity...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Cedarhurst of Dyer, lead by our Executive Director with over 25 years of experience in Senior Living, truly provides person-centered care, taking the time to know and work with each resident as an individual and providing them with the needed support that is as unique as they are. Whether in...
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Spring Mill Health Campus has, overall, been a positive experience. My first impression of the campus itself was very nice. They have a beautiful garden that I think some of the long-term residents help to...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Merrillville, Indiana is a town that caters to a friendly population with a variety of hobbies, interests, and passions. At Spring Mill Health Campus, we're the same. When it comes to deciding how to spend their days, residents can choose from a variety of activities and excursions, including...
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Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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The staff members there have been great, and our loved one is very happy with the meals. Sometimes it is hard for our loved one to participate in the activities but they have a lot of things to do. The staff...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Be the center of attention at Towne Centre, where weekly socials, exercise programs, clubs and games let residents get the most out of life while experiencing the best in Independent Living and Assisted Living services in Merrillville, Indiana. We also boast Special Care services to promote a...
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I am happy with the care from this nice community. We like that the staff is very attentive to the residents. The community is clean and has a nice environment for the residents and the families. The menu is...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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 and...
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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Symphony of Crown Point offers seniors a licensed assisted living community in Crown Point, IN that they can call home. This community provides an excellent location to those seniors who are looking for a safe and caring place to call home. Crown Point is a part of Lake County, and it offers much...
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

Cost of assisted living in Merrillville, IN

The average cost of senior living in Merrillville is 3972.02 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Lakes of the Four Seasons, IN with an average of 3893.98 per month.

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Merrillville, IN

$3,972

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Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
Complete guide to assisted living
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Wittenberg Village, a CCRC, Residences at Coffee Creek and Sunrise of Flossmoor are the top rated assisted living facilities near Merrillville, Indiana. See full list of communities.

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