Assisted Living East Chicago

East Chicago city is located in Lake County, Indiana State, US.

Assisted living in East Chicago as it exists today emerged in the 1990s as an Indiana eldercare alternative on the continuum of care for people, for whom independent living is not appropriate but who do not need the 24-hour medical care provided by a nursing home and are too young to live in a retirement home. Assisted living is a philosophy of care and services promoting independence and dignity.


East Chicago Time Zone is CST and Area code, to make phone calls to a East Chicago Assisted Living Home, is 219

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East Chicago Assisted Living - Indiana

Zip Code is 46312 and Currently there are 2 assisted living homes and senior care homes in our database for East Chicago City.

A distinction is generally made between East Chicago medical and non-medical care, care provided by people who are not medical professionals. The latter is much less likely to be covered by insurance or public funds. In the US, 67% of the one million or so residents in assisted living facilities pay for care out of their own funds. The rest get help from family and friends and from state agencies. Medicare does not pay unless skilled-nursing care is needed and given in certified skilled nursing facilities or by a skilled nursing agency in the home.

East Chicago Assisted living facilities usually do not meet Medicares requirements. However, Medicare does pay for some skilled care if the elderly person meets the requirements for the Medicare home health benefit.



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