The Indiana Aging Statistics & Resource Guide contains key information, links and statistics for senior citizens in Indiana. With an aging population and the average cost of care averaging between $23.00 an hour for home care to $8,517 a month for skilled nursing care, Indiana is typically more expensive than the national average.  This guide also contains helpful contact information for county offices, Alzheimer’s Disease organizations and government agencies that offer assistance to caregivers and senior citizens. 

Indiana Key Statistics

  • 22.1% of the Indiana population is aged 60 or over with 11.1% of seniors aged 65+ living alone. 
  • With no social security or inheritance tax, Indiana offers a mixed tax picture for retirees, with a state sales tax set at 7% and an average property tax set at $907 per $100,000 in home value. 
  • 42.9% of certified nursing home beds were rated four or five-stars over a three-month period compared to a US national average of 47.3%.
  • The median household income for an Indiana senior (65+) is $40,599.
  • 110,000 people aged 65 and older are living with Alzheimer’s in Indiana.

Choosing Long Term Care in Indiana

  • Indiana Home Care Agencies Directory: The average hourly home care rate in Indiana is $23.00, making Indiana more expensive than the national average ($22.50) for home care. 
  • Indiana Adult Day Care Directory: The average cost of adult day care in Indiana is $1,842 per month making Indiana more expensive than the national average ($1,625) for adult day care.
  • Indiana Assisted Living Directory: The average cost of assisted living in Indiana is $4,100 per month making Indiana more expensive than the national average ($4,051) for assisted living.
  • Indiana Skilled Nursing Directory: The average cost of skilled nursing in Indiana is $8,517 per month making Indiana the same cost as the national average ($8,517) for skilled nursing.

Indiana Senior Services

Indiana Division of Aging 

Address: 402 W. Washington St., P.O. Box 7083, MS21, Room W-454, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: 888-673-0002

Fax: 317-232-7867

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Indiana State Plan on Aging

Indiana Elder Justice and Advocacy

To report abuse:

Indiana Support for Caregivers

Indiana Senior Disaster Preparedness:

Indiana Health Care Fraud

Indiana Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Office of the Long Term Care Ombudsman

Address: 402 West Washington Street, Room W451, Post Office Box 7083, MS 27, Indianapolis, Indiana 46207-7083

Information/complaint line: 800-622-4484 or 317-232-7134

Fax number: 317-972-3285

Indiana Medicaid Elderly & Disabled Waiver Programme

Indiana Medicare and Insurance Counseling

Indiana Elderly Nutrition & Wellness

Indiana County Offices for Aging

Northwest Indiana Community Action Corporation – Lake, Porter, Jasper, Newton, Pulaski and Starke counties

Address: 5240 Fountain Drive, Crown Point, IN 46307

Phone: 219-794-1829 

Phone: 800-826-7871

TTY: 888-814-7597

Fax: 219-794-1860

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REAL Services – Elkhart, LaPorte, Kosciusko, Marshall and St. Joseph counties

Address: 1151 S. Michigan St., South Bend, IN 46601-3427

Phone: 574-284-2644 

Phone: 800-552-7928

Fax: 574-284-2642

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Aging and In-Home Services of Northeast Indiana – Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wells and Whitley counties

Address: 8101 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46804

Phone: 260-745-1200 

Phone: 800-552-3662

Fax: 260-422-4916 

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Area IV Agency on Aging & Community Action Programs – Benton, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Tippecanoe, Montgomery, Warren and White counties

Address: 660 N. 36th St., Lafayette, IN 47903-4727

Phone: 765-447-7683

Phone: 800-382-7556

TDD: 765-447-3307

Fax: 765-447-6862

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Area Five Agency on Aging & Community Services – Fulton, Cass, Miami, Wabash, Howard, and Tipton counties

Address: 1801 Smith St., Suite 300, Logansport, IN 46947-1577

Phone: 574-722-4451 

Phone: 800-654-9421

Fax: 574-722-3447

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LifeStream Services – Blackford, Delaware, Grant, Henry, Jay, Madison and Randolph counties

Address: 1701 Pilgrim Blvd., Yorktown, IN 47396-0308

Phone: 765-759-1121

Phone: 800-589-1121

TDY: 866-801-6606

Fax: 765-759-0060

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Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled West Central Indiana – Clay, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion, and Vigo counties

Address: 2800 Poplar St., Suite 9A, Terre Haute, IN 47803

Phone: 812-238-1561

Phone: 800-489-1561

TDD: 800-489-1561

Fax: 812-238-1564

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CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions – Marion, Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Shelby, Johnson, Morgan and Hendricks counties

Address: 8440 Woodfield Crossing Blvd., Ste. 175, Indianapolis, IN 46240-4359

Phone: 317-254-5465

Phone: 800-432-2422

Fax: 317-254-5494

TDD: 317-254-5497

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LifeStream Services – Fayette, Rush, Franklin, Union and Wayne counties

Address: 423 Commerce Road, Richmond, IN 47374

Phone: 765-966-1795

Phone: 800-589-1121

Fax: 765-759-1121

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Area 10 Agency on Aging – Monroe and Owen counties

Address: 631 W. Edgewood Drive, Ellettsville, IN 47429

Phone: 812-876-3383

Phone: 800-844-1010

Fax: 812-876-9922

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Thrive Alliance – Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson and Jennings counties

Address: 1531 13th St., Suite G900, Columbus, IN 47201

Phone: 812-372-6918 

Phone: 866-644-6407

Fax: 812-372-7846

Website

LifeTime Resources – Dearborn, Jefferson, Ohio, Ripley and Switzerland counties

Address: 13091 Benedict Drive, Dillsboro, IN 47018

Phone: 812-432-6200 

Phone: 800-742-5001

Fax: 812-432-3822

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Generations Vincennes University Statewide Services – Daviess, Dubois, Knox, Greene, Martin and Pike counties

Address: 1019 N. 4th St., Vincennes, IN 47591

Phone: 812-888-5880

Phone: 800-742-9002

Fax: 812-888-4566

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Lifespan Resources – Clark, Floyd, Harrison and Scott counties

Address: 33 State St., Third Floor, New Albany, IN 47151-0995

Phone: 812-948-8330

Phone: 888-948-8330

TTY: 812-542-6895

Fax: 812-948-0147

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Hoosier Uplands/Public Service Area 15 Agency on Aging and Disability Services – Crawford, Lawrence, Orange and Washington counties

Address: 521 W. Main St., Mitchell, IN 47446

Phone: 812-849-4457 

Phone: 800-333-2451

TDD: 800-473-3333

Fax: 812-849-4467

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SWIRCA & More – Gibson, Perry, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh and Warrick counties

Address: 16 W. Virginia St., Evansville, IN 47737-3938

Phone: 812-464-7800 

Phone: 800-253-2188

Fax: 812-464-7843

Fax: 812-464-7811

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Resources

National Healthcare, Caregiving & Senior Living Resources

Indiana Healthcare, Caregiving & Senior Living Resources

Alzheimer’s Organizations & Resources

Indiana Senior Health Studies

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