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About 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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About Care Homes

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.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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About 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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About 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.

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About 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.

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About Senior Apartments

Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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Find the Right Home Care near Merrillville, IN

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If you or a loved one wants to age in the comfort of your own home, home care in Merrillville, IN can offer personal assistance in a familiar setting. Whether an older adult needs more basic elderly home care services in Merrillville – like help with housekeeping, cooking, and transportation – or requires medical care, A Place for Mom can help.

Find the best home care agencies in Merrillville to meet your loved one’s unique care needs, from weekly companionship to Merrillville home hospice care. Personalized home care in Merrillville can reduce caregiver stress, curb senior loneliness, and make daily life easier for older adults. With 200 options for accredited home care in Merrillville, IN, we’ll find the right caregiver for your relative.

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Home Care Facilities near Merrillville, IN

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Right at Home of Northwest Indiana

500 W. Lincoln Hwy., Suite E-2, Merrillville, IN 46410

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ARIS at home, Inc.

327 Harrison Street, Oak Park, IL 60304

4.8
(13 reviews)

ARIS at home provides non-medical home care to clients who want to remain in their own home. Our client's consists of the elderly, people with illnesses or disabilities, and/or families that may need an 'extra set of hands. ARIS represents Accountability, Respect, Integrity and Service and hires...

Comforcare Home Care - Wheaton

211 E. Illinois Street, Unit L3, Wheaton, IL 60187

4.4
(10 reviews)

ComForcare is a premier provider of non-medical, private duty home care services for people of all ages. With the aid of our highly trained RN's and Caregivers we are able to provide a fundamentally different service. Starting with our nurses case assessment we are able to create client specific...

Home Helpers - DuPage and Will

4905 Main Street, Downers Grove, IL 60515

4.6
(8 reviews)

Caring for your aging parents or a family member recovering from recent illness or surgery can be exhausting, lonely work. Thousands of families go through this type of struggle every year, but you can find comfort and relief with the help of the trained caregivers at Home Helpers of DuPage. Our...

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Senior Helpers - Crown Point

405 N Main St., Suite B, Crown Point, IN 46307

4.6
(7 reviews)

Senior Helpers of Northwest Indiana has been serving the entire Northwest Indiana area since 2008. We take great pride in being a part of the community and helping to improve the lives of senior citizens. We are committed to providing quality, in home care for seniors who wish to maintain their...

Synergy HomeCare - Chicago

1802 W. Berteau, Chicago, IL 60613

4.7
(6 reviews)

SYNERGY HomeCare - Providing premier home care since 1999. > We have provided over 25 million service hours! > We have provided care for over 248,000 clients! > We employ over 343,000 caregivers! SYNERGY HomeCare of Chicago is fully licensed by the State of Illinois, and our company...

Synergy Home Care of Orland Park

15255 S. 94th Ave Suite 500, Orland Park, IL 60462

4.6
(4 reviews)

Welcome to SYNERGY HomeCare, the nation’s leading provider of home care services.We provide care for everyone, helping people thrive at home.Companion care - Friendly and supportive conversation, planning and encouraging social activities, light exercise (if applicable), and active...

ComForCare Home Care - Portage, IN

3437 Airport Rd, Portage, IN 46368

(0 review)

As we grow older, many activities of daily living that were previously routine become more difficult. Having assistance with these tasks can make life easier and more enjoyable, but good help at a reasonable price can be hard to find. Nursing homes can be expensive and require seniors to leave...

Senior Helpers - Michigan City

450 St. John Rd, Suite 301-08, Michigan City, IN 46360

(0 review)

Senior Helpers of Northwest Indiana has been serving the entire Northwest Indiana area since 2008. We take great pride in being a part of the community and helping to improve the lives of senior citizens. We are committed to providing quality, in home care for seniors who wish to maintain their...

Trinity Home Care Solutions

8800 Bronx Ave, Suite 100 C, Skokie, IL 60077

(0 review)

Aging gracefully at home is an art of caring with a touch of team work between you and your care providers. Our care team providers encourage the possibilities of empowering and helping you reach your goal of aging gracefully in your own home. Our agency is owned and operated by a therapist, we...

All Help Health Services - Chicago, IL

6160 North Cicero Avenue Ste 303, Chicago, IL 60646

4.6
(28 reviews)

Care For Your Loved One, Peace of Mind For You' Established in 1984, ALL HELP Health Services helps individuals live independently. We have an outstanding reputation with Chicagoland hospitals, medical and rehabilitation facilities. We place Certified Nurses Aides and Home Health Aides in homes...

Home and Hearth Caregivers - Countryside

6432 Joliet Road, Countryside, IL 60525

4.4
(16 reviews)

Home & Hearth Caregivers has served Seniors for over 10 years and is proud of it's A+ rating from the Home Care Standards Bureau. We are available 24/7 in Chicago and Suburban areas including Cook, Du Page, Will and Lake counties. Our experienced Care Plan Managers will be happy to provide a...

ComForcare Home Care - Park Ridge

1400 Renaissance Dr Suite 103, Park Ridge, IL 60068

3.6
(9 reviews)

Supporting independence, dignity and quality of life... That's the ComForcare vision and our promise to our clients. Since 1996 ComForcare has specialized in delivering affordable, guaranteed home care services to the community. Our comprehensive range of non-medical care services have helped...

Synergy Homecare of Oak Park

1515 N. Harlem Suite 307-2, Oak Park, IL 60302

5.0
(3 reviews)

Touching Hearts at Home - Elmhurst

110 E. Schiller, Suite 230, Elmhurst, IL 60126

5.0
(2 reviews)

Amazing Care

4300 Commerce Ct Ste 300-5, Lisle, IL 60532

5.0
(2 reviews)

"Give your loved one the GIFT OF CARE”AMAZING CARE is licensed by the Illinois Department of Public Health. We specialize in personalized in-home care services designed to address the many challenges of our clients.Our In-home care programs are geared towards providing comfort for you and your...

Senior-Ally Home Care - Matteson, IL

600 Holiday Plaza Drive, Suite 236, Matteson, IL 60443

5.0
(1 review)

TeamLife Health Group, LLC

220 N Green St, Suite 6041, Chicago, IL 60607

5.0
(1 review)

Private Home Care - Niles, IL

7900 N Milwaukee Ave 2-25, Niles, IL 60714

5.0
(1 review)

Mindful Living & Care - Shorewood, IL

1147 Brook Forest Ave Ste 252, Shorewood, IL 60404

5.0
(1 review)
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What is home care?

Home care may be the right fit for seniors who want to age in place, but who would benefit from companionship, housekeeping, and help with some activities of daily living (ADLs). Home care is broad and personalized to each senior’s needs. In general, home caregivers may provide:

  • Help with personal care
  • Housekeeping
  • Mobility assistance
  • Laundry
  • Complimentary transportation
  • Nutritious meals
  • Incontinence care and toileting
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Services for seniors in Merrillville, Indiana

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Senior activities

In Merrillville, Indiana, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Merrillville, Indiana, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Transportation

Merrillville, Indiana is a mostly car-dependent area, where seniors can expect to need a car for most errands. Public transit options in Merrillville are provided by Gary Public Transportation Corp (GPTC), and seniors may receive fare discounts. There are numerous bus routes that serve Merrillville and connect to the surrounding area. Merrillville has some biking infrastructure but can be a challenge to get around on foot.

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Health care

Merrillville offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including St. Mary Medical Center and Franciscan Health Crown Point.

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Senior activities

Merrillville is a perfect slice of Northwestern Indiana living. Located within an hour from Chicago, Gary, and Indiana Dunes National Park, Merrillville is a great jumping-off point for fun day trips. Closer to home, Merrillville history is on display at the Merrillville-Ross Township Historical Museum. Soar among the stars at the Merrillville Community Planetarium. Grab some breakfast at Veterans Cafe, which serves great food while helping veterans, and then hit the links at the Turkey Creek Golf Course.

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Merrillville, Indiana

Home Care

Senior home care consists of a multitude of services administered in your family’s home. Home care offers a number of services including short-term nursing care, assistance using mobility/assistive devices, and housekeeping. This care type can provide various medical services such as opening container lids, assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication, and assistance in removing medication from container for those residents with a physical disability. Most home care providers review potential seniors prior to admittance. This screening might include skin problems, ADLs abilities, and health problems. Additionally, services offered may include meal preparation and companionship. Senior home care may also afford your family member assistance with assistance managing tasks and doing help with household chores. Finally, in-home care can support your loved one with wellness services like transfers from bed to wheelchair and transfers from wheelchair to bed.

Cost of Living

The rent burden for Merrillville is about 19.8% of the average person’s monthly income. The median home value in Merrillville costs around $126,575 and the median rent is about $1,085 a month.

Demographics and Values

In Merrillville, 10.9% live in poverty, 9.6% do not have health insurance, 66.7% participate in the labor force, and 6.7% are widows. The total population of Merrillville consists of 34,871 people. Merrillville has a population density of 405 people per square mile. In Merrillville, 8.6% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total city population, 53.2% are female and 46.8% are male. The median age of Merrillville is 38 years old. Demographically, Merrillville is 4.5% mixed race, 0.3% Native American, 1.3% Asian, 14.6% Hispanic, 46.1% black, 6.5% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 41.2% white. Of the population of Merrillville 8.4% have a graduate degree, 23.5% have a college degree, and 33.6% have a high-school diploma.

State Information

An overview of Indiana

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 Reid Health. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Indiana citizen is ranked 36th nation-wide. Additionally, Indiana is ranked 40th by standards of healthcare. In terms of resources, Indiana has a cost of living index of 90.1, a grocery index rating of 93.3, and a housing index rating of 77.3. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The natural beauty of Indiana is ranked 48th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In Indiana, 37% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 9,061 different congregations. 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. During the latest presidential election, 57% voted for the Republican candidate while 38% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of Indiana ranks 40th in the country for diversity.

State-wide weather information

Indiana experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 79% in the month of December. 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. During the winter, the average temperature in Indiana drops to around 29F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 48F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 13F in the month of January. 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 most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 6.18 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.54 inches of precipitation a month. 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 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 tulip tree, sassafras, black gum, and bittersweet. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the yellow warbler, the cottontail, the sunfish, or the black duck. The state animal of Indiana is the white-tailed deer.

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