Located in a chiefly suburban area of Porter County, Portage has 4 facilities in the vicinity of the city that provides seniors a collection of long term care options of which to settle upon. Getting around Portage should not too tough for anyone with the ability to move easily and walk without trouble. If needed, there are nursing homes and hospitals nearby.
Assisted Living Services
Some of the amenities in these care facilities that may help you feel secure can include:
Hair cutting and other beauty services
Ability to have pets on premises
It is also possible to find care facilities that caters to health needs. These amenities can be as simple as offering vegetarian meals (screened by nutritionist), letting pet visits, as well as organizing activities within common areas.
While not vital, when contacting the facilities you are interested in it can be convenient to have relevant medical history including any insurance, doctor, and contacts for any questions the facility coordinator might have. This can aid in outlining any special care the individual might need.
Assisted Living Costs
A year of elder care facilities in the city of Portage might run around $34,800 or $2,900 per month based on recent surveys. On the other hand, the cost of senior care facilities in neighboring Hobart is about $4,100 per month. Additionally, there sometimes are a variety of federal and even state options to help reduce the cost of care for low-earning families. View a more detailed cost list with comparisons for neighboring cities below.
Source: Aggregated from the Genworth 2013, 2015 Cost of Care Survey, state licensing units, and from facility surveys. While we make every effort to ensure accuracy, please confirm details with facilities directly.