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Journey Senior Living of Merrillville - Memory Care

7900 Rhode Island St, Merrillville, IN 46410

4.7
(38 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Journey Senior Living of Merrillville is an assisted living memory care community in Merrillville, IN. A licensed nurse on every shift supervises CNAs providing assistance with all Activities of Daily Living.Activities, from live music to visiting pets, keep seniors with dementia as...

Virginia Place

8253 Virginia St, Merrillville, IN 46410

3.9
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Belvedere Senior Housing

343 East 90th Drive, Merrillville, IN 46410

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Spring Mill Health Campus

101 W 87th Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

2.8
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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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Senior Star at Weber Place

605 South Edward Drive, Romeoville, IL 60446

4.1
(116 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Senior Star at Weber Place! Weber Place is an independent living, assisted living, and memory care community in Romeoville, Illinois. Inside Weber Place, residents gather for fellowship and fun in our multiple activity venues, private dining rooms, billiards and shuffleboard areas,...

Concord Place

401 W Lake St, Northlake, IL 60164

3.9
(117 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE AT CONCORD PLACE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY We are so much more than a senior community. Concord Place Retirement Community is home. For over 25 years we have prided ourselves in creating a culture and atmosphere of comfort and love. To that end, we have focused our efforts...

Sunrise at Fountain Square

2210 Fountain Square Drive, Lombard, IL 60148

4.4
(85 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

Sunrise Senior Living introduces Fountain Square, a beautiful environment designed to fit your lifestyle...today and tomorrow! Located in Lombard, Illinois, about 20 miles west of downtown Chicago and offers assisted living, independent living, and 2 levels of memory care - Reminiscence and...

Waterford Estates Senior Living

17400 Kedzie Rd., Hazel Crest, IL 60429

4.2
(87 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The essence of Waterford Estates is best described in three words: understanding, care, and community. Waterford Estates is located near I57 & I80, on 12 beautiful acres with private walking paths, two ponds and scenic views. Our campus offers those age 62+ independence, privacy, security,...

Brookdale Lake View

3121 North Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60657

4.4
(82 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Healthier Life, Healthier YouHave you been on the hunt for an exceptional senior living experience that gives you the quality care you want without sacrificing the independence and freedom you crave? If so, look no further. Our independent and assisted living community is located within walking...

Lombard Place Assisted Living & Memory Care

300 West 22nd St., Lombard, IL 60148

4.1
(84 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The new Lombard Place Assisted Living and Memory Care in Lombard, IL is the perfect alternative for seniors who value their independence but still need some help from time to time. Carefully designed and professionally managed, Lombard Place features beautiful apartments in a home-like setting....

Clarendale of Mokena

21536 South Wolf Road, Mokena, IL 60448

4.2
(85 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Clarendale of Mokena is the only senior living community in The Village of Mokena, Ill. It is also the newest such community in the greater market area to offer three integrated lifestyle options under one roof - residential living, assisted living and memory care. Clarendale of Mokena creates an...

StoryPoint Naperville

504 N River Rd, Naperville, IL 60563

4.4
(80 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to StoryPoint Naperville! This isn’t just a place to reside — it’s a place where our community members truly shine, and we are glad to share this experience with them. Our various senior living options include independent living, enhanced living, assisted living, memory care, and respite...

Bridgeway of Bensenville a CCRC

303 E. Washington Street, Bensenville, IL 60106

4.2
(82 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Bridgeway of Bensenville features independent living homes and apartments offering a worry-free lifestyle. Additionally, Bridgeway of Bensenville offers various levels of assisted living and memory care to those that require more help with daily activities.Lifestyle Amenities:Choice of large...

Brookdale Des Plaines

800 South River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016

4.5
(78 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

It’s good to be home.Our community just outside of Chicago gives you the lifestyle you want, plus care if you need it with both independent living and assisted living on the same campus. With several floor plans to chose from, including studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom options, you’ll be able...

Brookdale Lisle

1700 Robin Lane, Lisle, IL 60532

4.3
(79 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Good Times, Good PeopleAre you ready to enjoy everything senior living has to offer? At our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Lisle, Illinois, you can enjoy a beautiful and inviting environment with spacious common rooms, a fun-filled events calendar with a multitude of activities...

Brookdale Orland Park

16051 South La Grange Road, Orland Park, IL 60467

3.9
(82 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Care—On Your TermsWouldn’t it be nice to trade in a life of fear, worry and isolation for one full of comfortable accommodations, wonderful friends and personalized care designed to meet your exact needs? If so, our assisted and memory care community may just be the place for you. The seniors who...

Atria Park of Glen Ellyn

95 Carleton Avenue, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

4.3
(74 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in a residential neighborhood only minutes from Wheaton, Atria Park of Glen Ellyn offers all the benefits of living in a vibrant, supportive community, with the discreet support of a care staff close at hand. Without the worries of chores and home maintenance, residents are free to pursue...

Celebrate Senior Living of Niles

7000 North Newark Avenue, Niles, IL 60714

4.0
(78 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Elevate Saint Andrew is a close-knit continuing care senior retirement community with independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing rehabilitation care. Located in the Village of Niles, Cook County, Illinois, a peaceful suburb ten minutes from Chicago.As a member of the...

Brookdale Glen Ellyn

60 North Nicoll Avenue, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

4.6
(65 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

If you’re ready to trade your hedge clippers for golf clubs, our senior living community just outside of Chicago might be the right fit for you.Here you’ll have the lifestyle you want, plus care if you need it with both independent living and assisted living on the same campus. Trade home...

Arden Courts of Glen Ellyn

2 South 706 Park Blvd., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

4.6
(62 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

For nearly 25 years, Arden Courts Memory Care has catered to the special needs of individuals with memory loss. Staffed by specially trained caregivers, Arden Courts cares for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Each community features home like common areas,...

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Cost of assisted living in Merrillville, IN

Assisted living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average assisted living cost comparisons
  • $4,199
    National
  • $3,439
    State
  • $4,497
    Merrillville, IN
  • $4,515
    Country Club Hills, IN
  • $4,360
    Naperville, IN
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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
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Merrillville, Indiana

Assisted Living

An assisted living community is a residential community which administers supervision, support, and care to medically stable individuals who are not in need of skilled nursing support. The services offered often involve help with ADLs. Residents may be kept under monitoring and evaluation. Under certain circumstances, communities may offer hospice, continuing care, or respite. In Indiana, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around 49,200. The state of Indiana maintains specific regulations associated with this type of community. Indiana State Department of Health governs this community type. communities must consider residents’ personal preference meals may temporarily be delivered to the resident’s room Staff members receive education in a variety of areas. These include: ethical considerations, records, detailed review of the appropriate job description, and procedures required. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include communities must provide three meals a day, communities must consider residents’ ethnic preferences, communities must consider residents’ reasonable religious preferences, and communities must consider residents’ food allergies. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include preparation of prescribed medications, distribution of prescribed medications, and Medications may be administered under physician’s order by licensed nursing personnel or qualified medication aides. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include scheduled transportation for community-based activities, activities and programs appropriate to residents’ abilities and interests, executing a minor regimen based upon a nursing diagnosis or as prescribed by a physician, physician’s assistant, chiropractor, dentist, optometrist, podiatrist, or nurse practitioner, and comprehensive nursing care. Public assistance is available through Medicaid A&D and TBI 1915(c) Waiver program. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to ensure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as a negotiated risk plan will be established, A comprehensive assessment, evaluation must be updated at least semi-annually or when a significant change in condition occurs, and community will identify scope of care based on evaluation.

Cost of Living

The location where a community is based could have a big effect on community price. Cost of living is a motivating factor in choosing which care choice meets the needs of your family. The rent burden for Merrillville is about 19.8% of the average monthly income. Merrillville has a median home value of $126,575 and the median cost of rent is around $1,085 per month.

Demographics and Values

Of the population of Merrillville 23.5% have a college degree, 33.6% have a high-school diploma, and 8.4% have a graduate degree. Based on gender, 53.2% are female and 46.8% are male. The median age of Merrillville is 38 years old. In Merrillville, 8.6% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Demographically, Merrillville is 14.6% Hispanic, 46.1% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 41.2% white, 0.3% Native American, 6.5% other or not specified, 4.5% mixed race, and 1.3% Asian. Out of the total population of Merrillville, 10.9% live in poverty, 66.7% participate in the labor force, 6.7% are widowed, and 13.3% have some form of disability. The current population of Merrillville consists of 34,871 people. Merrillville has a population density of 405 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of Indiana

The state of Indiana has a cost of living index of 90.1 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 93.3 and a housing index rating of 77.3. The state of Indiana has 153 hospitals and 198 health centers, providing care to a population of 6,723,826. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Eskenazi Health, St. Mary Medical Center Inc., and And Reid Health. In terms of personal well-being, Indiana ranks 40th in healthcare and 36th in quality of life compared to other states. The natural beauty of Indiana is ranked 48th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In the last presidential election 38% of Indiana residents voted Democrat and 57% voted Republican. The median age in the state is 38, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Indiana ranks 40th in the country for diversity. In terms of religion, 37% of Indiana residents attend religious services among the 9,061 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-31%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. In Indiana there are 453 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the summer rises to around 73F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 89F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 56F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 29F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 48F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 13F during the month of January. Indiana experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 79% in the month of December. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.18 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Indiana is around 3.54 inches. On average, Indiana has an air quality index rating of around 36.3 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 50.9 AQI. While residents of Indiana mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Indiana can include tornadoes, floods, and and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in Indiana

The state of Indiana has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of White Pine, Sassafras, American Elderberry, and Bittersweet. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Yellow Warbler, the Black Duck, the Sunfish, or the Great Blue Heron. The state animal of Indiana is the White-tailed Deer.

Frequently asked questions about Assisted Living facilities in Indiana

Cedarhurst of Dyer, Sheffield Manor Assisted Living and Royal Estates Assistive Living are the top rated assisted living facilities near Merrillville, Indiana. See full list of communities.

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