Community InformationSterling 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
The minimum age that a resident may be is 65 years old.
StaffingNurses on StaffDoctor on Call24-Hour Awake StaffVisiting NurseHomecare OnsiteVisiting PodiatristVisiting Physical TherapistVisiting Occupational TherapistVisiting Speech Therapist
Facility Care Level
Care Level Percentage Light Care 14% Medium Care 71% Heavy Care 14%
Sterling House of Merrillville prefers that residents need: light care, medium care, heavy care
Additional ServicesDiabetic 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.
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.
This community provides multiple levels of care allowing residents to remain at the community while receiving increasing care.
TransportationResident Parking AvailableComplimentary TransportationTransportation at CostProperty Convenient to Busline
Additional AmenitiesActivities OnsiteActivities OffsiteDevotional Services OnsiteOutdoor Common AreasIndoor Common AreasBeautician Onsite
Other ServicesWheelchair Accessible ShowersHospice AvailableRespite OfferedAging in Place
Activities ProvidedMovement 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 BedroomsDisclaimer: 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 MonthlyDisclaimer: 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 careCommercial InsurancePrivate paySocial SecuritySeparate pricing structure for careVeteran's benefits
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A great place for usreviewed on: 11/09/2021 by V Z
Due to the shortage it can be hard sometimes getting used to the care givers due to the shortage and the new staff that come in and out. The meals are great and they have a top chef. They have... Read the full review.
My cousin was happy herereviewed on: 12/14/2017 by Anonymous
This community was good to my cousin the staff was good to her and to us. She enjoyed her daily activities. The food is good they had a main dish then also alternatives. I really liked Virginia... Read the full review.
Happy camper!reviewed on: 01/24/2020 by Kennedy
Great place. Really caring staff. Lots of activities. Highly recommend.
Wonderful!!!!reviewed on: 07/26/2018 by Barbara King
My father made so many new friends here, and the staff treated him very well!! He really enjoyed the activities, and the food was absolutely wonderful!! My dad was very, very happy at Virginia... Read the full review.
Virginia Place assisted livingreviewed on: 01/24/2020 by Linda Johnson
Great place great staff no. I have been to many different assisted living facilities both Illinois and Indiana have found none better than this.