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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Home Care Agencies. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 188 Home Care Agencies in Merrillville and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Home Care near Merrillville, Indiana

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Options For Senior America - Lake County

707 East 80th Place, Suite 104, Merrillville, IN 46410

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Options for Senior America has been a leading home care provider since 1989. Options most recently received the 2016 Best in Home Care award. As a person responsible for a senior adult, you will find the Options team knowledgeable and resourceful. Together, we successfully resolve hundreds of...

Senior Helpers - Crown Point

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

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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...

Amada Senior Care of Northwest Indiana - Crown Point, IN

1504 N Main St unit c, Crown Point, IN 46307

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We Are Family Home Care

6408 Pershing Rd, Schererville, IN 46375

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Next Journey Homecare - Gary, IN

708 Georgia St., Gary, IN 46402

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Shine At Home Homecare LLC - Indianapolis, IN

10732 Parker Drive, Munster, IN 46321

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ComForCare Home Care - Portage, IN

3391 Airport Road, Portage, IN 46368

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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...

Infinity Love Care - Homewood, IL

1921 Ridge Rd Ste 1356, Homewood, IL 60430

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FirstCare Home Care Services

1595 S Calumet Rd, Suite 1, Chesterton, IN 46304

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Senior-Ally Home Care - Matteson, IL

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

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Assisting Hands Matteson, IL

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

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Nancy's Home Care Agency - Chicago, IL

11624 S. Artesian Ave, Suite 3, Chicago, IL 60655

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Assisting Hands Home Care - Palos Heights, IL

6500 W College Drive Suite 101E, Palos Heights, IL 60463

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Senior Helpers - Michigan City

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

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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...

BrightStar Care - Orland Park/Will County, IL

9501 West 144th Place, Suite 302, Orland Park, IL 60462

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Life is so much more than a to-do list. It's a series of moments with the people we love, making memories that make up a lifetime. BrightStar understands this, and is committed to making more of those moments possible in the lives of those we care for.We created BrightStar because we once needed...

Synergy Home Care of Orland Park

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

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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...

Seniors Helping Seniors - Chicago Metro

1046 West Polk Street, Chicago, IL 60607

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Senior Helpers of Chicago, IL

1165 North Clark Street Suite 410, Chicago, IL 60610

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Our clients know that Senior Helpers of Chicago goes to extraordinary lengths to help make their life better. We have specific expertise with both Alzheimer's care and Parkinson's care. Our caregivers get the Teepa Snow Alzheimer's training and the TULIPs program for Parkinson's; we train for...

Chosen Home Care LLC - Chicago, IL

1200 N. Ashland Ave., Suite 522, Chicago, IL 60622

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TeamLife Health Group, LLC

220 N Green St, Suite 6041, Chicago, IL 60622

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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.

Frequently asked questions about Home Care agencies in Indiana

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