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Senior housing types near Portage, IN

  • Rittenhouse Village At Portage

    Rittenhouse Village At Portage

    6235 Sterling Creek Road, Portage, IN 46368
    (24)
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    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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  • Brentwood at Hobart

    Brentwood at Hobart

    1420 Saint Mary's Cir, Hobart, IN 46342
    (34)
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    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 Lake...

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  • Brookdale Valparaiso Assisted Living

    Brookdale Valparaiso Assisted Living

    2601 Valparaiso Street, Valparaiso, IN 46383
    (13)
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    Exceptional Senior Living Choose us for your next home base, and you can the stress and isolation that often come with life at home for an upgraded quality of life. Chores are gone. Laundry, cleaning, home maintenance—we’ll take care of all of that. All you have to take care of it living your best...

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  • Rittenhouse Village At Valparaiso

    Rittenhouse Village At Valparaiso

    1300 Vale Park Road, Valparaiso, IN 46383
    (16)
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    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 Valparaiso, we've designed the very best in senior living by blending wonderful amenities with...

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  • Journey Senior Living of Merrillville - Memory Care

    Journey Senior Living of Merrillville - Memory Care

    7900 Rhode Island St, Merrillville, IN 46410
    (9)
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    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...

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  • Virginia Place

    Virginia Place

    8253 Virginia St, Merrillville, IN 46410
    (7)
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    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 with...

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  • Towne Centre

    Towne Centre

    7250 Arthur Blvd, Merrillville, IN 46410
    (35)
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    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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  • Spring Mill Health Campus

    Spring Mill Health Campus

    101 W 87th Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410
    (2)
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    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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  • Clarendale of Schererville

    Clarendale of Schererville

    7770 Burr St, Schererville, IN 46375
    (31)
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    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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  • Bickford of Crown Point

    Bickford of Crown Point

    140 E. 107th Ave, Crown Point, IN 46307
    (21)
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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 and nothing...

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  • Rittenhouse of Michigan City

    Rittenhouse of Michigan City

    4300 Cleveland Ave, Michigan City, IN 46360
    (9)
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    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 Michigan City, we've designed the very best in senior living by blending wonderful amenities...

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  • Trail Creek Place - AL

    Trail Creek Place - AL

    1400 East Coolspring Avenue, Michigan City, IN 46360
    (10)
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    At Trail Creek Place, we take pride in creating a comfortable and caring environment, and offer our residents the opportunity to thrive in mind and body by developing individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident. We enjoy providing activities that allow for physical, social and spiritual...

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  • St. Anthony of Lansing Supportive Living

    St. Anthony of Lansing Supportive Living

    3025 Spring Lake Drive, Lansing, IL 60438
    (8)
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    St. Anthony of Lansing is an assisted living community located in the exciting city of Lansing, IL. When people visit Lansing, they are struck by how close the city is to all of the major freeways in the area, and how perfect the weather is throughout the year. This is the type of community where...

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  • Victory Centre of River Oaks

    Victory Centre of River Oaks

    1370 Ring Road, Calumet City, IL 60409
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    Dedicated to Good Living Our longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Victory Centre of River Oaks community is an extension of that promise. We are steadfast in our commitment to cultivate a genuine home for you or your loved one. Above all else...

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  • Victory Centre of South Chicago

    Victory Centre of South Chicago

    3251 East 92nd Street, Chicago, IL 60617
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    Dedicated to Good Living Our longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Victory Centre of South Chicago community is an extension of that promise. We are steadfast in our commitment to cultivate a genuine home for you or your loved one. Above all...

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  • Elevate South Holland

    Elevate South Holland

    16300 Louis Avenue, South Holland, IL 60473
    (18)
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    Elevate Senior Living in South Holland is a close-knit retirement community with independent living, assisted living, and memory care. As a member of the Elevate Housing Foundation, our philosophy is rooted in effective, resident-centered and life-changing senior living. Being a nonprofit...

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  • Oak Woods Manor Senior Living

    Oak Woods Manor Senior Living

    1211 Longwood Drive, La Porte, IN 46350
    (7)
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    Since opening in December 1999, Oak Woods Manor has become The Choice for Retirement Living in LaPorte. Apartments are available in a variety of floor plans, and each has its own private entrance and its own thermostat to control. Oak Woods Manor is full of friendly, active residents who enjoy...

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  • Brentwood at LaPorte

    Brentwood at LaPorte

    2002 Andrew Ave, La Porte, IN 46350
    (10)
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    Brentwood at La Porte is a senior care community offering independent living, assisted living and memory care services in La Porte, Indiana. Our stunning community is located in a peaceful residential area just ten miles south of Lake Michigan in the heart of La Porte. La Porte is a highly regarded...

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  • Coles Supportive Living

    Coles Supportive Living

    7419 S Exchange, Chicago, IL 60649
    (4)
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    Coles Supportive Living has been selected by the Illinois Department of Aging as one of the few Senior Care Facilities to be included in the State of Illinois Supportive Living Program. Coles Supportive Living Facility strives to promote dignity and independence for Seniors where a state-of-the art...

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  • St. James Manor and Villas

    1251 E . Richton Rd, Crete, IL 60417
    (4)
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    Have you noticed that something doesn't seem right with mom or dad these days?  It could be subtle or it could be something that's pretty obvious. Regardless, you've turned to the Internet in 2008 for a reason and St. James Manor & Villas can get your loved one the help he or she needs within...

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  • Jackson Park Supportive Living

    Jackson Park Supportive Living

    1448 E 75th St, Chicago, IL 60619
    (3)
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    The Jackson Park Supportive Living Facility was created to provide a safe, comfortable, and supportive living environment for individuals age 22-64 years old offering the highest level of service and expertise while maintaining the individual's independence. Our apartments are designed to provide a...

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  • Victory Centre of Roseland

    Victory Centre of Roseland

    10450 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60628
    (2)
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    Dedicated to Good Living Our longstanding mission is to transform the way society thinks about aging and senior living. Our Victory Centre of Roseland community is an extension of that promise. We are steadfast in our commitment to cultivate a genuine home for you or your loved one. Above all else,...

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  • Carol's Home Adult Foster Care

    Carol's Home Adult Foster Care

    13165 Wilton Avenue, New Buffalo, MI 49117
    (1)
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    About Carol's Home - AFC Carol's Home — Adult Foster Care (AFC) has been continuously providing quality home care for the elderly, since 2001. We are a Christian home with an experienced staff that is both courteous and compassionate. We provide for our residents' needs 24 hours a day 7 days...

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  • Prairie Green At Dixie Crossing

    Prairie Green At Dixie Crossing

    1040 Dixie Highway, Chicago Heights, IL 60411
    (10)
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    Prairie Green at Dixie Crossing is a top wheelchair accessible assisted living community for seniors in the Chicago area. We offer tastefully decorated studio and one-bedroom apartments with a full range of amenities, including a microwave and refrigerator, as well as services to accommodate each...

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  • Colfax Manor Assisted Living

    8200 South Colfax Avenue, Chicago, IL 60617
    (4)
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    Colfax Manor Assisted Living is a residential care home located in Chicago, IL, which is a famous part of Cook County. We are located only minutes from the Rainbow Park and Beach, which sits near the shores of Lake Michigan. The lake helps to create calming breezes and blue skies that make life at...

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  • Residences at Coffee Creek

    Residences at Coffee Creek

    2300 Village Point, Chesterton, IN 46304
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  • Belvedere Senior Housing

    Belvedere Senior Housing

    343 East 90th Drive, Merrillville, IN 46410
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  • Residences at Deer Creek

    Residences at Deer Creek

    401 East U.S. 30, Schererville, IN 46375
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  • Journey Senior Living of Valparaiso

    74 E Journey Way, Valparaiso, IN 46383
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  • Crown Point Christian Village

    6685 E 117th Ave, Crown Point, IN 46307
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Portage, Indiana

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities offer healthcare, oversight, and recreational activities to people who are on average 65 years old. The types of service offered often involve aid with the activities of daily life. Inhabitants may be kept under supervision and evaluation. Under certain circumstances, facilities may provide skilled nursing care, hospice, or respite. In Indiana, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around 49,200. The state of Indiana has a number of stipulations associated with this type of facility. Indiana State Department of Health regulates this facility type. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to guarantee their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as evaluation must be updated at least semi-annually or when a significant change in condition occurs, facility will identify scope of care based on evaluation, a negotiated risk plan will be established, and A comprehensive assessment. This type of facility is required to offer a number of services. These include scheduled transportation for community-based activities, comprehensive nursing care, activities and programs appropriate to residents' abilities and interests, and a nursing diagnosis. Staff are required to receive education in a variety of subjects. These areas include instructions on the needs of the specialized populations served in the facility, procedures required, confidentiality requirements, and resident needs. This facility type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include distribution of perscribed medications, Medications may be administered under physician's order by licensed nursing personnel or qualified medication aides, and resident must be observed for effects of medications and undesirable effects must be documented and the resident's physician notified. facilities must consider residents' personal preference meals may temporarily be delivered to the resident's room Public assistance is available through Medicaid A&D and TBI 1915(c) Waiver program.This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include facilities must consider residents' reasonable religious preferences, facilities must provide three meals a day, facilities must consider residents' ethnic preferences, and Facilities must meet daily dietary requirements and requests.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, Portage is 2.3% other or not specified, 83.7% white, 0.2% Native American, 1.9% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 9.6% black, 19.3% Hispanic, and 2.3% mixed race. Of the population of Portage 5.6% have a graduate degree, 15.7% have a college degree, and 40.6% have a high-school diploma. Portage has a population density of 554 people per square mile. The total population of Portage consists of 36,672 people. Based on gender, 52.8% are female and 47.2% are male. The median age of Portage is 39 years old. Out of the total population of Portage, 13.1% have some form of disability, 7.0% are widows, 17.2% live in poverty, and 62.3% participate in the labor force. In Portage, 7.2% of the people are veterans.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living is a major factor when determining which care choice meets the needs of your family. Monthly, the median rent in Portage is about $983 per month and the median price of a home in Portage costs around $138,117. The rent burden for Portage is about 16.8% of the average monthly income.

State Information

An overview of Indiana

In terms of personal well-being, Indiana ranks 40th in healthcare and 36th in quality of life compared to other states. In total, Indiana has 153 general hospitals and 198 health centers that provide care for 6,723,826 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Indiana are Eskenazi Health, St. Mary Medical Center Inc., and And Reid Health. Residents of Indiana enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 48th in the United States. Out of a national average of 100, Indiana has a cost of living index rating of 90, a grocery index rating of 93, and a housing index rating of 77.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Indiana ranks 40th in the country for diversity. In the most recent presidential election, 57% of Indiana residents voted Republican and 38% voted Democrat. 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 Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-31%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Indiana there are 453 masonic lodges. In Indiana, 29% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the winter falls to around 29°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 48°F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 13°F in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 73°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 89°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 56°F during the month of June. 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. Indiana experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 79% in the month of December. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.18 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Indiana is around 3.54 inches. While residents of Indiana mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Indiana can include tornados, 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 Black Walnut, American Elderberry, Tulip Tree, and Black Gum. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Great Blue Heron, the Cottontail, the Black Duck, or the Sunfish. The state animal of Indiana is the White-tailed Deer.