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8253 Virginia Street, Merrillville, IN 46410
Care provided: Assisted Living
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  • Community Information

    Sterling House of Merrillville is an assisted living facility in Merrillville, IN. Sterling House of Merrillville offers activities at their location for residents. These activities generally allow residents to maintain healthy lifestyles by encouraging movement and socializing with their peers.

    Being able to chat with other residents becomes an important part of many peoples' lives and Sterling House of Merrillville offers common spaces indoors to support that need. The benefit of living in an assisted living community is that making meals can be costly and time consuming process so Sterling House of Merrillville provides meals for residents.

    Staff is awake and available 24 hours a day so if any emergencies occur no matter the time, there will be someone ready to help. Sterling House of Merrillville is operated by Brookdale.

    Unique Features

    * Very caring atmosphere
    * Full time activities/life enrichment director
  • Residents

    Nurse
    Male
    Female

    The minimum age that a resident may be is 65 years old.


    Staffing

    Nurses on Staff
    Doctor on Call
    24-Hour Awake Staff
    Visiting Nurse
    Homecare Onsite
    Visiting Podiatrist
    Visiting Physical Therapist
    Visiting Occupational Therapist
    Visiting Speech Therapist


    Facility Care Level

    Care Level Percentage
    Light Care14%
    Medium Care71%
    Heavy Care14%

    Sterling House of Merrillville prefers that residents need: light care, medium care, heavy care

    Additional Services

    Diabetic Care
    This community offers diabetes care and can offer insulin injections, including sliding scale therapy.

    Memory Care Offered
    The memory care area of this community is secured to protect the safety of residents who wander.

    Incontinence Care
    This staff at this community can remind incontinent residents to use the restroom. This community can care for residents with bowel incontinence. This community can care for residents with bladder incontinence.

    Non Ambulatory Care
    This community is equipped to use mechanical lifts transfer for residents who need help transferring, for example, from a bed into a wheelchair.

    Other Care
    This community is provides multiple levels of care allowing residents to remain at the community while receiving increasing care.
  • Transportation

    Resident Parking Available
    Complimentary Transportation
    Transportation at Cost
    Property Convenient to Busline

    Smoking

    Allowed Outdoors

    Additional Amenities

    Activities Onsite
    Activities Offsite
    Devotional Services Onsite
    Outdoor Common Areas
    Indoor Common Areas
    Beautician Onsite

    Other Services

    Wheelchair Accessible Showers
    Hospice Available
    Respite Offered
    Aging in Place

    Meals

    Meals Provided
    Vegetarian

    Activities Provided

    Movement is Medicine, Walking Club, Social Hour with (Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate, Ice Cream & Pie), Cooking Demo, Bible Study, Outings to (Favorite Restaurants, Movie and Theater & Parks) Religious Services, Trivia Time, Fireside Chats, Fancy Hands, Crafts, Live Music, New Resident Social, Food Committee, Resident Council, Pet Visits and many more Life Enriching Experiences.
  • Average Room Pricing at Sterling House of Merrillville

    Room Type Assisted Living
    Studio Averages $2,100 - $2,600 Monthly
    1 Bedroom Averages $2,200 - $2,700 Monthly
    Semi-Private
    2 Bedrooms
    Disclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.


    Estimated Fees at Sterling House of Merrillville

    Fee Type Assisted Living
    Community Fee Averages $2,000 - $2,500 One-time
    Respite Fee Averages $100 - $200 Daily
    Buy-In Fee
    High Care Needs Fee Averages $2,000 - $2,500 Monthly
    Medium Care Needs Fee Averages $1,100 - $1,400 Monthly
    Low Care Needs Fee Averages $400 - $600 Monthly
    2nd Person Fee Averages $900 - $1,200 Monthly
    Disclaimer: The prices, amenities, features and care offered at senior communities are all subject to change; therefore information on this community profile may be out of date. Please note the costs per community are rough estimates; actual costs may vary depending on special offers and discounts, additional fees for services and care, and availability.

    Paying for care

    Commercial Insurance
    Private pay
    Social Security
    Separate pricing structure for care
    Veteran's benefits

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Nearby Cities

City Distance Number of Facilities Average Cost for 1 Bedroom
Merrillville0 miles2$3,320
Crown Point3 miles1$3,170
Hobart4 miles1$3,480
Portage9 miles2$2,930
Crete13 miles1$3,450
Lansing13 miles1$3,600

General Pricing Information for Merrillville Assisted Living

Room Type Minimum Cost Average Cost Maximum Cost
1 Bedroom$2,375$3,320$4,330
2 Bedrooms$2,480$2,480$2,480
Studio$2,205$2,915$3,890

Community Reviews

Mom's Care

reviewed on: 08/18/2017 by Anonymous

I like that my mom is getting good care at this community. The staff is caring to her needs and she likes the menu of the meals. The community is clean and a nice environment. They have activities... Read the full review.

reviewed on: 05/04/2017 by Anonymous

I really loved this place. I felt like I was actually in someone's home, not in an assisted living center. There was so much going on. I like that it was all on one floor. Right now this is on... Read the full review.

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