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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a South Bend nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in South Bend, IN may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in South Bend or another care type is right for you. Browse 36 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in South Bend.

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Grand Emerald Place

4010 S. Ironwood Drive, South Bend, IN 46614

4.3
(49 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Grand Emerald Place provides residents (and their pets) with a home-like environment, support for activities of daily living, and a community where they can thrive. We develop personalized care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a full-time registered nurse is available 24 hours a day...

Brookdale South Bend

17441 State Road 23, South Bend, IN 46635

4.3
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Find Redefined IndependenceIf you’re looking for a more refined senior living, look no further. Here, you’ll enjoy exceptional living accommodations, a seemingly endless activities calendar, and care that prioritizes your independence.We are an assisted living community in South Bend, Indiana, a...

Wood Ridge Assisted Living

17650 Generations Dr, South Bend, IN 46635

4.0
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Celebrate Life at Wood Ridge! Wood Ridge can provide for all your assisted living needs in a comfortable home-like setting. We are located in a beautiful wooded area where you can enjoy the serenity of nature while being close to shopping and medical services. Our residents enjoy many amenities...

Morningview Assisted Living Residences

475 N Niles Ave, South Bend, IN 46617

3.8
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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St. Paul's

3602 S Ironwood Dr, South Bend, IN 46614

2.5
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

StoryPoint Portage

3951 W Milham Ave, Portage, MI 49024

4.1
(99 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At StoryPoint Portage, we love our opportunity to serve seniors and their families in this community. Our senior living options are designed to cater to any stage of life, including independent living, enhanced living, assisted living, and memory care. We feel so lucky to play a role in each...

Tanglewood Trace

530 Tanglewood Ln, Mishawaka, IN 46545

4.1
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Tanglewood Trace is an independent and assisted living community in Mishawaka, Indiana. Mishawaka is a vibrant city located near South Bend. Mishawaka is a quaint and charming city, known for its Midwestern charm, friendly people and abundance of outdoor spaces. Home to one of the largest...

Lake City Place

425 Chinworth Court, Warsaw, IN 46580

4.5
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Lake City Place is a small, homelike community in Warsaw, Indiana. We are two miles east of Center Lake with its many recreational opportunities. Residents particularly enjoy the concerts at the Park as well as Plays at the Wagon Wheel Theatre. We also offer many recreational activities at home...

Brookdale Portage

3100 Old Centre Road, Portage, MI 49024

3.9
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

When you need help with a few minor things so you can enjoy the important things, then Brookdale Portage in Portage, Mich., may be just the place you’re looking for. Our assisted living community offers a lifestyle that celebrates and encourages independence while providing the comfort of an...

North Woods Village at Edison Lakes

1409 East Day Road, Mishawaka, IN 46545

4.7
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

North Woods Village Edison Lakes provides residents with an assisted living community that is located in Mishawaka, Indiana, a part of St. Joseph County. This community offers residents a comfortable place to live, and the city of Mishawaka is a beautiful location to visit or to call home. Guests...

Heritage Point Assisted Living and Memory Care

1215 Trinity Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545

4.5
(24 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Heritage Point Alzheimer's Special Care is an assisted living community located in Mishawaka, Indiana, in Joseph County and home to just over 48,000 people. Nicknamed 'the Princess City,' Mishawaka has beautiful planned communities along the St. Joe River. Residents will enjoy the scenic parks...

Brentwood at Niles

1147 S Third St, Niles, MI 49120

4.0
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Brentwood at Niles is an assisted living and memory care community located in Niles, Michigan. Niles is a historic town, with roots dating back to the early 1800s. Boasting small town Midwestern charm, Niles is warm and welcoming while also being progressive and modern. Our city offers residents...

Rittenhouse Village At Portage

6235 Sterling Creek Road, Portage, IN 46368

4.0
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brookdale Granger

430 Cleveland Road, Granger, IN 46530

3.6
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Find Your Redefined Independence HereNot all senior living communities are created equal. In our comfortable, welcoming community you’ll find a life filled with interesting things to do and interesting people to do them with, in a community that feels just like home sweet home. And because we’ll...

Brookdale Valparaiso Assisted Living

2601 Valparaiso Street, Valparaiso, IN 46383

4.6
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Exceptional Senior LivingChoose us for your next home base, and you can the stress and isolation that often come with life at home for an upgraded quality of life. Chores are gone. Laundry, cleaning, home maintenance—we’ll take care of all of that. All you have to take care of it living your best...

Brentwood at Elkhart AL (Eastlake)

3109 E Bristol St, Elkhart, IN 46514

4.3
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

We are honored you or a loved one is considering Brentwood at Elkhart to experience life’s next chapter. At Brentwood at Elkhart, we strive to create a culture of caring.What makes Brentwood at Elkhart Assisted Living different?LOCATIONBrentwood at Elkhart is located in picturesqueElkhart,...

Cedarhurst of Edison Lakes

1025 Park Pl, Mishawaka, IN 46545

3.7
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Live like a princess or prince at Cedarhurst of Edison Lakes, an Independent Living community in Mishawaka, Indiana, that boasts a new building and beautifully manicured grounds. Our community in the 'Princess City' offers the freedom to live the way residents choose in comfortable surroundings....

Residences at Coffee Creek

2300 Village Point, Chesterton, IN 46304

4.6
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Residences at Coffee Creek is Duneland's award winning senior living community. Our community offers a unique approach to senior living and memory care, blending a culture of independence, compassionate care and modern senior living. Being physician-owned and locally-operated, we’re big enough to...

Brentwood at LaPorte

2002 Andrew Ave, La Porte, IN 46350

4.1
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Rittenhouse Village At Valparaiso

1300 Vale Park Road, Valparaiso, IN 46383

4.3
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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 Valparaiso, we've designed the very best in senior living by blending wonderful amenities...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
Complete guide to nursing homes

South Bend, Indiana

Nursing Homes

A nursing home offers lodging to two or more seniors who have no family relation to the administrator. A nursing home community provides its occupants with around-the-clock care administered by on-site nurses. These nurses provide specialized care for those who cannot care for themselves due to mental or physical conditions, including age.

This type of community is a helpful and easy living option for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will commonly individuals 55 and older (a rarity in the world of senior care).Nursing homes are required to provide specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), dietary services, medically-related social services, and routine personal hygiene items to residents. Types of care services and amenities offered at nursing homes can include home care (like cooking, cleaning, or help with other daily activities), patient and caregiver education, social and recreational activities, and senior centers. A significant number of nursing home occupants are persons who require assistance with daily tasks such as getting dressed, experience difficulty seeing and hearing, have mental or physical disabilities, or have incontinence issues. Many occupants of nursing homes are humans with interpersonal social issues, which can include verbal lash-outs, resisting assistance, or a tendency to wander. The most common mental disease experienced by nursing home residents is dementia, which can hinder their and their sense of familiarity, memory recall, and decision making capabilities.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, primarily those with chronic disease or those requiring long-term care, proximity to medical communities might be a key consideration when choosing which care option is right for them. The top hospitals in South Bend include Memorial Hospital Of South Bend. In total, there is one hospital located in South Bend which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of care for a community is influenced by the destination in which it is located. When it comes to resources, South Bend has a cost-of-living index of 72.8 and a cost-of-groceries index of around 88.7. These index ratings are based on a scale where 100 is the national average and any score beneath 100 is cheaper than said average. The median home value in South Bend costs around $80,890 and the median cost for rent is about $700 per month a month. The rent burden for South Bend is around 16.3% of the average person’s monthly income.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The air temperature, air quality, and humidity of a location may have a significant effect on the health of your loved one. The average air quality index rating in South Bend is around 46.8. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index rating is at its peak score in the month of December at around 67.4. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Monthly, South Bend gets around 4 inches of precipitation. The most rain usually falls in August with an average of 5 inches in a month. South Bend receives on average 63.30 inches of snow in a year. South Bend has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. On average, the humidity rating for South Bend is roughly 71%. Humidity ratings reach their peak in the month of December at roughly 79%. During the summer months, the average temperature in South Bend is approximately 72F. The summer high temperature peaks at roughly 85F in the month of July. The lowest summer temperature drops to about 58F in June. In the winter, the temperature in South Bend dips to around 28F. The high winter temperature will rise to about 38F in the month of December. The low winter temperature is around 17 F in the month of January.

Demographics and Values

In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of South Bend 29.7% are Methodists, 20.2% practice Catholicism, and 7.5% practice another Christian faith. In terms of non-Christian denominations in South Bend, out of the total population 0.6% practice Judaism, 0.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.4% practice Islam. In South Bend, 34.4% are nonbelievers. In terms of crime, South Bend has 10.4 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 50.0 property crimes per 1000 residents. The current population of South Bend is shrinking at a rate of -0.001%. South Bend has a population density of 950 people per square mile. In South Bend, 25.4% live in poverty, 64.4% participate in the labor force, 15.4% have some form of disability, and 6.5% are widowed. Demographically, South Bend is 1.4% Asian, 0.5% Native American, 4.2% mixed race, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 4.2% other or not specified, 14.4% Hispanic, 26.4% black, and 63.1% white. During the last presidential election, 6.8% voted for a third party candidate, 46.7% voted Democrat, and 46.5% voted Republican in St. Joseph county. In terms of education, 9.8% have a graduate degree, 24.3% have a college degree, and 30.4% have a high-school diploma. In South Bend, 6.2% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. South Bend is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Based on gender, 48.3% are male and 51.7% are female. The median age of South Bend is 33 years old. In South Bend, 23.9% of the population are over the age of 55, 9.8% are over the age of 60, 4.4% are over the age of 70, and 4.0% are over the age of 80.

State Information

An overview of Indiana

Based on natural beauty, Indiana ranks 48th in the nation. 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 And Reid Health. 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 quality of life enjoyed by the average Indiana citizen is ranked 36th nation-wide. Additionally, Indiana is ranked 40th by standards of healthcare.

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 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. In terms of diversity, Indiana ranks 40th in the nation. In the last presidential election 38% of Indiana residents voted Democrat and 57% voted Republican. The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

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%. 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 13F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Indiana is 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 air quality index rating in Indiana is 36.3 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 50.9 AQI. 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. While residents of Indiana mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Indiana can include tornados, 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 white pine, bittersweet, sassafras, and American elderberry. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the cottontail, the black duck, the sunfish, or the pike fish. The state animal of Indiana is the white-tailed deer.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

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