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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 50 Independent Living communities 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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Independent Living near Portage, Indiana

Renaissance Saint Luke

1501 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60657

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Seniors age 55 and better enjoy a vibrant lifestyle at Renaissance Saint Luke.Our convenient Lincoln, Belmont, Ashland location is just across the street from the huge new Whole Foods store, and serviced by Belmont/Ashland bus lines. We're close to all of the attractions of West Lakeview, an...

Oak Park Arms Retirement Community

408 South Oak Park Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60302

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Built as a luxury hotel in 1922, the Oak Park Arms retained the original charm of the grand hotels of the 20th century. The apartments, Ballroom, Georgian Room Restaurant, Lounge, and meeting rooms have been renovated on an on-going basis. A rental retirement community for 26 years, the Oak Park...

Senior Suites of Central Station

1400 South Indiana Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605

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Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a...

Brookdale Lake View

3121 North Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60657

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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...

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Senior Suites Midway Village

6800 S. Keating Avenue, Chicago, IL 60629

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Senior Suites of Midway Village is a welcoming, secure independent living community in Chicago for seniors ages 62 and over. We provide the opportunity for seniors to forego home maintenance chores in favor of private apartments with housekeeping in a convenient location. We want our residents to...

Sunrise Villa Olympia Fields

3633 Breakers Dr, Flossmoor, IL 60422

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Just 30 minutes south of Chicago, Sunrise Villa Olympia Fields provides a highly personalized approach to care, including independent and assisted living tailored to resident needs and abilities. Here, you have a choice of unique ranch-style townhome villas with two-car garages, front porches,...

The Admiral at the Lake

929 W Foster Ave, Chicago, IL 60640

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Step out your door to acres of beautiful parkland, the beach, and the lake’s shore. Look the other way and Chicago surrounds you – the stunning skyline, vibrant neighborhoods, and the cultural depth few other cities offer.Chicago’s oldest, nonprofit retirement living organization is introducing...

Senior Suites of South Shore

2355 East 67th Street, Chicago, IL 60649

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Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a...

Brookdale Oak Park

1111 Ontario Street, Oak Park, IL 60301

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Everything You Want, Everything You NeedIf first impressions are everything, we think we make a pretty good one. Nestled between historic Frank Lloyd Wright homes and a vibrant downtown shopping district, the location of our independent and assisted living community is just the start of what...

Senior Suites of Chatham

8300 South Cottage Grove, Chicago, IL 60619

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Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a...

Midway Pointe

5011 W 47th St, Chicago, IL 60638

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Autumn Green at Midway Village

6700 South Keating Avenue, Chicago, IL 60629

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Don't let our value prices fool you -- Autumn Green is a beautiful community!   Autumn Green at Midway Village offers full-service rental retirement living at a mid-range price for persons aged 62+ OR For-sale condominiums for persons aged 55+ in the adjacent Midway Village...

Montgomery Place

5550 S Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60637

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Montgomery Place is a Continuing Care Retirement Community with a range of living options. Located in Chicago's historic Hyde Park, with spectacular views of Lake Michigan, there's something for everyone here! Modern apartments support active lifestyles and Independent Living. Assisted Living...

Senior Suites of Garfield Ridge

5839 South Harlem Avenue, Chicago, IL 60638

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Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a...

Brentwood at LaPorte

2002 Andrew Ave, La Porte, IN 46350

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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...

The Selfhelp Home

908 W. Argyle Street, Chicago, IL 60640

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The Selfhelp Home is an active and engaging not-for-profit senior living community designed to accommodate the needs of elderly Jewish residents throughout the Chicago area.The Selfhelp Home can be your home no matter what your individual needs. Selfhelp offers a full continium of care. We are a...

Wrightwood Senior Apartments

2815 W. 79th St., Chicago, IL 60652

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Wrightwood Senior Apartments are located in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, one of the most exciting cities in the United States. With a population of over three million people, Chicago is buzzing with life and opportunities. Wrightwood Senior Apartments offer convenience and comfort in a healthy...

Senior Suites of Austin

335 North Menard Avenue, Chicago, IL 60644

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Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a...

Rittenhouse of Michigan City

4300 Cleveland Ave, Michigan City, IN 46360

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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...

Cantata Adult Life Services a CCRC

8700 W 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513

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Cantata Adult Life Services is committed to enabling older adults to achieve the greatest possible level of self-sufficiency and independence. The overarching goal of our not-for-profit organization is to facilitate active living and the continuation of healthy relationships with and among people...

Senior Suites of New City

4845 South Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60609

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Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a...

Senior Suites Gage Park

3244 West 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60629

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Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a...

Senior Suites of Hegewisch

13550 South Avenue O, Chicago, IL 60633

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Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a...

Hanover Place

16851 S Harlem Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477

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Hanover Place Senior living is a pet-friendly retirement community for seniors age 55 and over in the Chicago metropolitan area. Our private one-bedroom apartments allow seniors to maintain an active, independent lifestyle in their retirement years while taking advantage of our amenities. Our...

Village Woods Christian Retirement Community

2681 S Route 394, Hazel Crest, IL 60429

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Rest Haven Christian Services, a non-profit organization, has been committed to promoting independence and providing services to our care for 90 years. Not only is our staff inspired, but also committed to complementing Great Lives with great living. We will be busy handling the chores and...

Palos Heights Senior Living NOW OPEN

7100 West College Drive, Palos Heights, IL 60463

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In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. Nestled in the trees next to...

Heartis Village of Orland Park

7420 West 159th Street, Orland Park, IL 60462

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Heartis Orland Park is a luxurious senior living community offering you fun and engaging ways to continue a life well lived.The upscale services and amenities create a vibrant atmosphere with new experiences around every corner. Socialize with neighbors and visitors in the courtyards or theatre....

Senior Suites of Washington Heights

848 West 103rd Street, Chicago, IL 60643

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Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a...

Brookdale Lake Shore Drive

2960 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60657

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Good Times, Good CompanyLocated in the active and vibrant city of Chicago, Illinois, our independent and assisted living community boasts stunning views of Lake Michigan and the city skyline, spacious common areas for relaxing and entertaining, delicious meals served in a restaurant-style dining...

Oak Woods Manor

1211 Longwood Drive, La Porte, IN 46350

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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...

Drexel Horizon

3443 S 55th Avenue, Cicero, IL 60804

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Drexel Horizon is located Cicero, Illinois which is a town in Cook County. This area is a serene environment that allows residents to relax and interact with each other. The community offers independent living that enables residents to enjoy a stress-free life.A live in Maintenance couple oversee...

Waterford Estates Senior Living

17400 Kedzie Rd., Hazel Crest, IL 60429

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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,...

Senior Suites of West Humboldt Park

3656 West Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60624

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Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a...

Wittenberg Village

1200 Luther Drive, Crown Point, IN 46307

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Clarendale of Mokena

21536 South Wolf Road, Mokena, IL 60448

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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...

Senior Suites of Auburn Gresham

1050 West 79th Street, Chicago, IL 60620

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Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a...

Golden Years Retirement Home

7848 Ogden Ave, Lyons, IL 60534

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Golden Years Retirement Home is an independent living community located in the beautiful village of Lyons, Cook County, Illinois, just 14 miles from the City of Chicago. Our vibrant community is located near the great Des Plain-es River and the historic Cream City Amusement Park both of which are...

Senior Suites of Rainbow Beach

2804 East 77th Place, Chicago, IL 60649

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Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a...

The Breakers at Edgewater Beach

5333 North Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60640

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At The Breakers, I have my choice of a quiet evening in my apartment home or spending time with my friends. There is fun and lively entertainment all in one spot. What's really special is that there is always someone to visit and talk with. It's a warm, friendly community where everyone feels...

Senior Suites of Marquette Village

7430 South Rockwell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60629

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Senior Suites offers affordable, high quality apartments homes with specially-designed amenities to meet the needs of Chicago's older adults, those 62 years of age and better.

Senior Suites Ravenswood Manor

2800 West Montrose Avenue, Chicago, IL 60618

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Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a...

StoryPoint Chesterton

700 Dickinson Rd, Chesterton, IN 46304

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Welcome to StoryPoint Chesterton! Our community is the perfect place to call home, offering both independent and enhanced living options. With a plethora of exciting activities, delicious chef-prepared meals and a devoted team of employees, StoryPoint provides the retirement experience you have...

Senior Suites of Kelvyn Park

2715 North Cicero Avenue, Chicago, IL 60639

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Senior Suites of Kelvyn Park is a highly rated pet-friendly Chicago independent living community for seniors 62 and older. For retirees looking for a convenient location that allows them to maintain their lifestyle and socialize with their peers, our senior living community is here to make life...

Senior Suites of Bridgeport

2825 S Halstead St, Chicago, IL 60608

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Imagine being able to live in a beautiful building, in a community of friends, receive monthly housekeeping services and benefit from specially designed safety features - all for one low affordable monthly rate and in the Chicago neighborhood you've called home for most of your life. As a...

Jackson Park Supportive Living

1448 E 75th St, Chicago, IL 60619

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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...

Rittenhouse Village At Portage

6235 Sterling Creek Road, Portage, IN 46368

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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...

Clarendale of Schererville

7770 Burr St, Schererville, IN 46375

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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...

Elevate South Holland

16300 Louis Avenue, South Holland, IL 60473

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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...

Senior Suites of Fay's Point

13201 South Ashland Avenue, Blue Island, IL 60406

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Senior Suites of Fay’s Point is a top rated, pet-friendly independent living community for seniors 62 and older in the greater Chicago area. Situated along Little Calumet River and the Cal Sag Channel, we provide a serene and comfortable environment and convenient location so seniors can maximize...

The Clare

55 East Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611

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The Clare rises as an integral part of downtown Chicago—with the blue of Lake Michigan at one hand, the proud skyline at the other and at its feet all you could ever desire for enrichment, excitement and fulfillment. This premiere retirement residence and the unique lifestyle it offers await you...

Portage, Indiana


Independent Living

An Independent Living Community allows residents the chance to live an active lifestyle while assuring their care requirements are fulfilled. Food preparation, leisure activities and housekeeping responsibilities are taken care of while you are unencumbered to use your time as you choose. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Residents’ quarters consist of a private living space with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering an opportunity to socialize with guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies vary between communities, a number of residences allow pets as well. If medical or nursing assistance is desired, residents may always utilize the services of independent health care professionalls. There are a number of expenditures and benefits to keep in mind while deciding on an independent living community. It is important to learn if these amenities are covered in your care plan: meals, move-in fee, parking, housekeeping, cable TV, initial assessment fee, wellness program, and utilities. The benefits and amenities associated with independent living include laundry service, game/TV room, security guards, beauty salon & barber shop, concierge services, transportation, restaurant-style dining hall, and golf course.


Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 52.8% are female and 47.2% are male. The median age of Portage is 39 years old. In Portage, 7.2% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. The current population of Portage consists of 36,672 people. Portage has a population density of 554 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Portage, 10.4% do not have health insurance, 7.0% are widows, 62.3% participate in the labor force, and 17.2% live in poverty. Demographically, Portage is 9.6% black, 2.3% other or not specified, 83.7% white, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 19.3% Hispanic, 2.3% mixed race, and 1.9% Asian. 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.


Cost of Living

Cost of living is a major influence when determining which location is best for your family. The rent burden for Portage is around 16.8% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Portage is about $983 and the median home value in Portage is around $138,117.


State Information

An overview of Indiana

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 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 natural beauty of Indiana is ranked 48th in the nation. Overall, Indiana ranks 36th out of all states in quality of life and 40th in healthcare.


Social demographics of the state

In the last presidential election 38% of Indiana residents voted Democrat and 57% voted Republican. 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 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 state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55.


State-wide weather information

The average monthly precipitation for the state of Indiana is around 3.54 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.18 inches. 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. 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 average humidity across the state is 72%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 79% in the month of December. The average air quality index rating in Indiana is 36.3 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 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 tulip tree, American elderberry, white pine, and bittersweet. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cottontail, the great blue heron, the pike fish, or the sunfish. The state animal of Indiana is the white-tailed deer.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Indiana

There are 50 independent living facilities near Portage, Indiana. See the full list.

Montgomery Place, Drexel Horizon and StoryPoint Chesterton are the top rated independent living facilities near Portage, Indiana. See full list of communities.

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