Assisted Living Communities

Assisted living communities are for persons who need help with daily living activities but do not require nursing home care. Typically they provide help with meals, bathing, dressing, housekeeping, and other needs. Services are either included in the rent or provided at an extra charge.

Beth Sholom - Assisted Living Richmond, VA

Beth Sholom – Assisted Living Richmond, VA

Crossings at Ironbridge

Crossings at Ironbridge

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Assisted Living Facilities Are Your Style If …

You just need a hand every now and then. And really, who doesn’t? This senior housing option offers retirement communities with varying care levels, so you’ve never got anything to worry about. In addition to the help with your activities of daily living, you will also get the comfort of three meals a day and the safety of controlled entry. And some assisted living communities even include a memory care unit for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients.

Assisted Living Facilities Checklist Of Things To Consider

  • How does it look? You might be staying here for a little while, so you might as well pick a place that looks nice to you!
  • How does the staff seem? You should hold out for a place with professional, conscientious employees. A good way to tell is by watching how they treat each other.
  • Is there a 24-hour response system that’s easily accessible? You can never be too safe.
  • Are there activity schedules posted? You don’t want to get bored in your new place!

Cost Of Assisted Living Facilities by State & City

Assisted Living payment sources are mostly private pay, although some facilities take Medicaid. Prices can range from $2,500-$4,000 per month depending on level of care and size of the apartment. Some Assisted Living communities offer shared rooming options to lower your monthly cost.

Fort Wayne

The median monthly cost of Assisted Living in the Fort Wayne area in 2015 was $3,368.


The median monthly cost of Assisted Living in Indianapolis in 2015 was $3,925.

*According to the Cost of Long Term Care study by Genworth Financial

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