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54 Independent Living Facilities near West Lafayette, IN

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Independent Living Facilities near West Lafayette, IN

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Westminster Village

2741 N Salisbury St, West Lafayette, IN 47906

4.9
(37 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio

From its inception, Westminster Village has shared a strong bond with Purdue University. In fact, land for the development was purchased at an attractive price and with the encouragement of Purdue University and the Purdue Research Foundation. Developed and constructed by Presbyterian Housing...

University Place

1700 Lindberg Rd, West Lafayette, IN 47906

4.5
(13 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio

One of the best things about our changing times is the way more and more people see themselves as they grow older. People have greater expectations of this time of life. They want to do more, learn more, maintain good health and be less burdened. No doubt you share those expectations. There is a...

Wickshire West Lafayette

3575 Senior Place, West Lafayette, IN 47906

4.3
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Wickshire of West Lafayette offers a new senior housing alternative that combines residential apartment living, hotel like services, and access to personal care assistance. Our apartment styles range from cozy and economical alcove studios to more spacious two bedroom suites.Residents can...

Independence Village of Zionsville East

11755 N Michigan Rd, Zionsville, IN 46077

3.7
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Independence Village of Zionsville East! This isn’t just a place to reside — it’s a place where our community members truly shine, and we are glad to share this experience with them. Our senior living options include assisted living, enhanced living, and memory care. Throughout each...

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Digby Place

167 West 240 South, Lafayette, IN 47909

4.3
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Digby Place provides thoughtful, compassionate care in a warm, senior living community. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident. A full-time registered nurse is available 24 hours a day to provide clinical oversight and coordination of care. We welcome pets and help...

Brownsburg Meadows Assisted Living

7133 Meadow Trail, Brownsburg, IN 46112

4.5
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

OUR COMMUNITY Brownsburg Meadows offers senior housing and health solutions with a multitude of premier services including: Garden Homes Assisted Living Apartments New Energy Wellness Moving Forward Rehabilitation Auguste's Cottage Memory Care Center Skilled Nursing Services Long Term Care...

Whitlock Place

1719 South Elm Street, Crawfordsville, IN 47933

4.7
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Whitlock Place, we work to offer quality care in an lively, stimulating senior living community. Located in Crawfordsville, Ind., we develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and our full-time registered nurse is available 24 hours per day to provide clinical oversight...

Zionsville Meadows Assisted Living

675 S Ford Road, Zionsville, IN 46077

3.3
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Zionsville Meadows' Garden Homes have been created for the independent resident who wants the freedom to come and go as they please, but desires the amenities that accompany living in a specially designed community. In our Garden Homes, you'll find maintenance-free living with a variety of floor...

Aster Place

741 Park East Blvd., Lafayette, IN 47905

4.2
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

American Senior Communities is proud to present this exciting new option coming soon to the Greater Lafayette area. American Senior Communities have been serving seniors for over a decade with over 60 locations dedicated to the very best customer service. Located between IU Hospital- &...

McKinney Place

3901 High Street Rd., Logansport, IN 46947

4.2
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At McKinney Place, we provide thoughtful, compassionate care in a warm, lively senior living community. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a full-time registered nurse is available 24 hours a day to provide clinical oversight and coordination of care. Our...

Bloom at Kokomo

2800 S Dixon Rd, Kokomo, IN 46902

4.3
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Bloom at Kokomo is a family-owned and operated assisted living and memory care establishment. Since 1965, our goal has been simple yet aspirational: to help our residents flourish. Entering a Bloom community does not mean checking your lifestyle or personality at the door. Residents continue to...

Kokomo Place

3025 W Sycamore St, Kokomo, IN 46901

4.4
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At Kokomo Place, a pet friendly senior living community, we take pride in offering our residents nurturing care in their daily routines. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a full-time licensed nurse is available 24 hours a day to provide clinical oversight...

Glasswater Creek of Lafayette

208 Beck Ln, Lafayette, IN 47909

4.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Five Star Residences of Lafayette

250 Shenandoah Drive, Lafayette, IN 47905

4.7
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Northfield Senior Living Redefined

250 E Northfield Dr, Brownsburg, IN 46112

4.6
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Northfield is a full service independent living community. Our amenities include three meals per day, utilities, housekeeping, private patio doors in most units, activities, transportation, and daily happy hour. We provide top-notch service in high quality buildings for significantly less than...

Heritage Woods of Watseka

577 E. Martin Ave., Watseka, IL 60970

3.2
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Many people are seeking out affordable senior housing, but they do not want to compromise on the quality of care. Heritage Woods of Watseka in Iroquois County, Illinois can provide you with the affordability and quality of care you want for your senior loved one. There are many great things to...

Bowman Estates

1968 N Bowman Ave, Danville, IL 61832

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

The Bowman Estates assisted living community, which is the only affordable assisted living community in Vermilion County, is managed by senior living provider BMA Management Ltd., the largest provider of affordable assisted living in Illinois. Designed to serve adults 65 and older of all incomes...

Copper Trace

1250 W 146th St, Westfield, IN 46074

2.4
(9 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

For senior living with the security of on-site care, Copper Trace provides a lifestyle that will inspire you. From the moment you walk through the doors, you’ll feel the warmth of family and home – friendly faces, inviting spaces and familiar comforts.Copper Trace combines casual elegance and the...

Five Star Residences of Northwoods

2501 Friendship Boulevard, Kokomo, IN 46901

3.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Let’s talk about senior living. For that, you want to love where you are, who surrounds you, and what you’re doing. Sounds like Five Star Residences of Northwoods in Kokomo, Indiana. The living and community spaces are elegant with just-right warmth. There’s so much to do and share here, it’s a...

Jefferson Manor

603 Saint Joseph Drive, Kokomo, IN 46901

4.5
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Since opening in December 1999, Jefferson Manor has become The Choice for Retirement Living in Kokomo. Apartments are available in a variety of floor plans, and each has its own private entrance and its own thermostat to control. Jefferson Manor is full of friendly, active residents who enjoy...

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Cost of independent living in West Lafayette, IN

The average cost of senior living in West Lafayette is $2,457 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Williamsport, IN with an average of $640 per month.

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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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West Lafayette, Indiana

Independent Living

An Independent Living Community provides residents the choice to live an active life while assuring their basic needs are fulfilled. Daily needs such as the scheduling of social activities and meal planning are accounted for, which permits occupants more opportunities to live active lives as they desire. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, surrounded by others of similar ages and backgrounds. Within the individual units, residents have access to their own private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a partner if they choose. While policies differ between locations, a number of residences allow pets as well. Nursing and health care services can always be arranged for with independent care providers as desired. There are an assortment of expenses and benefits to balance when deciding on an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are covered in your service plan: housekeeping, Waiting list deposit, wellness program, field trips, cable TV, meals, parking, and move-in fee. The luxuries that pertain to independent living include laundry service, beauty salon & barber shop, restaurant-style dining hall, fitness center & swimming pool, concierge services, private rental hall, game/TV room, and golf course.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of West Lafayette is 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 23.8% Asian, 0.4% other or not specified, 3.2% black, 69.2% white, 0.3% Native American, 2.9% mixed race, and 4.2% Hispanic. Based on gender, 53.6% are male and 46.4% are female. The median age of West Lafayette is 22 years old. Of the population of West Lafayette 71.9% have a college degree, 9.3% have a high-school diploma, and 45.6% have a graduate degree. In West Lafayette, 2.0% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. The current population of West Lafayette consists of 46,269 people. West Lafayette has a population density of 1,315 people per square mile. In West Lafayette, 5.5% do not have health insurance, 6.2% have some form of disability, 2.7% are widows, and 49.2% participate in the labor force.

Cost of Living

The community in which a community is located could have a big influence on the overall price. The overall cost of living is a big influence in deciding which care choice is the best fit for your loved one’s needs. The rent burden for West Lafayette is around 13.5% of the average person’s monthly income. The median monthly price for rent in West Lafayette is around $1,031 and the median price for a home for West Lafayette is about $193,997.

State Information

An overview of Indiana

The quality of life enjoyed by the average Indiana citizen is ranked 36th nation-wide. Additionally, Indiana is ranked 40th by standards of healthcare. There are 153 hospitals and 198 health centers that service a population of 6,723,826. Eskenazi Health, St. Mary Medical Center Inc., and And Reid Health are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. 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. Based on natural beauty, Indiana ranks 48th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

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 non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-31%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. In Indiana there are 453 masonic lodges. The state of Indiana ranks 40th in the country for diversity. 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 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. During the summer, the average temperature in Indiana is 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. During the winter, the average temperature in Indiana drops to around 29F. The average high winter temperature is around 48F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 13F during the month of January. On average, the humidity rating for Indiana is around 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 79%. On average, the state receives 3.54 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of May at around 6.18 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 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 black gum, sassafras, white pine, and American elderberry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the pike fish, the yellow warbler, the sunfish, or the black duck. The state animal of Indiana is the white-tailed deer.

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Bowman Estates, The Stratford at WestClay and Westminster Village are the top rated independent living facilities near West Lafayette, Indiana. See full list of communities.

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