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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 Portage 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 Portage, Indiana

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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...

FirstCare Home Care Services

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

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Next Journey Homecare - Gary, IN

708 Georgia St., Gary, IN 46402

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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...

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Amada Senior Care of Northwest Indiana - Crown Point, IN

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

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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...

We Are Family Home Care

6408 Pershing Rd, Schererville, IN 46375

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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...

Shine At Home Homecare LLC - Indianapolis, IN

10732 Parker Drive, Munster, IN 46321

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Infinity Love Care - Homewood, IL

1921 Ridge Rd Ste 1356, Homewood, IL 60430

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Nancy's Home Care Agency - Chicago, IL

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

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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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Assisting Hands Home Care - Palos Heights, IL

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

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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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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...

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Portage, Indiana


Home Care

Senior home care offers the luxury of various services that can be administered in in a home setting This care type offers multiple services including local transportation, tracheostomy care, and laundry. Typically, home care providers review potential patients before admission. This screening might include skin problems, health problems, and weight/nutritional status. This care type can provide various medical services such as assisting residents in drinking fluid to swallow medication, opening container lids, and retrieving medication from secured storage. Additionally, care services provided may include ventilator care and long-term nursing care. Home health aide services may also afford your family member help with meal preparation and with assistance managing tasks. Finally, non-medical home care can provide your family member with services comprised of monitoring vitals and transfers from wheelchair to bed.


Cost of Living

Portage has a median home value of about $138,117 and the median cost of rent is $983 per month. The rent burden for Portage is around 16.8% of the average monthly income.


Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 47.2% are male and 52.8% are female. The median age of Portage is 39 years old. In Portage, 7.2% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. In terms of education, 5.6% have a graduate degree, 40.6% have a high-school diploma, and 15.7% have a college degree. Demographically, Portage is 0.2% Native American, 19.3% Hispanic, 2.3% other or not specified, 1.9% Asian, 9.6% black, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.3% mixed race, and 83.7% white. Out of the total population of Portage, 17.2% live in poverty, 13.1% have some form of disability, 10.4% do not have health insurance, and 7.0% are widowed. Portage has a population density of 554 people per square mile. The total population of Portage consists of 36,672 people.


State Information

An overview of Indiana

Residents of Indiana enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 48th in the United States. There are 153 general hospitals and 198 health centers that provide care for 6,723,826 Indiana residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Indiana are Eskenazi Health, St. Mary Medical Center Inc., and Reid Health. 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 quality of life enjoyed by the average Indiana citizen is ranked 36th nation-wide. Additionally, Indiana is ranked 40th by healthcare standards.


Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, Indiana ranks 40th in the nation. During the latest presidential election, 57% voted for the Republican candidate while 38% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of religious values, 37% of Indiana’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 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. The median age in the state is 38, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55.


State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 79% in the month of December. 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. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 73F. The average high summer temperature is around 89F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 56F during the month of June. 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 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 American elderberry, sassafras, black gum, and tulip tree. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the sunfish, the black duck, the great blue heron, or the yellow warbler. The state animal of Indiana is the white-tailed deer.

Frequently asked questions about Home Care agencies in Indiana

There are 20 home care agencies near Portage, Indiana. See the full list.

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