Fort Wayne Senior Living

Average Cost: $4,500

Reviews of Fort Wayne Senior Living Options

The Hearth at Sycamore Village

Review by angry daughter

Consumer

My mother has been at Sycamore for over a year and I am sad to say that it has not been a pleasant experience. They have gone thru 3 chefs and are currently looking for their third Director, I guess you get what you pay for. The wellness department has some of the worst people I have ever had to deal with...

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Park Place Senior Living

Review by DS

Consumer

I was very impressed with Park Place. It is very nice but very expensive. I looked at a one-bedroom apartment and the garden homes. The food was very good. They gave me a copy of the activities for the month, and they had a lot going on.

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Information About Senior Living Option in Fort Wayne

Nestled at the crossroads of the St. Joseph, St. Mary and Maumee Rivers in the northeast corner of Indiana close to the Michigan and Ohio state borders, the City of Fort Wayne has served as a major Midwestern hub since the completion of the Wabash and Erie Canal in 1823. Nicknamed “The Summit City” due to its location at the highest peak along the Canal, Fort Wayne is currently home to nearly 260,000 residents. Fort Wayne senior living attracts many retirees due to the area’s low cost of living and friendly Hoosier hospitality. The city is a three-time All American City Winner and was named one of the “Best Golf Towns” in 2005.

Fort Wayne Attractions

As the second largest city in Indiana, Fort Wayne is host to a number of cultural amenities including the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, the Greater Fort Wayne Aviation Museum and the African/African-American Historical Museum which chronicles the Underground Railroad and the history of the local African-American community. As the final resting place of Johnny Appleseed, Fort Wayne celebrates the legacy of this American Legend each September with the popular Johnny Appleseed Festival. Boasting an additional seven minor league sports teams, two major event venues, a philharmonic orchestra and numerous annual festivals, Fort Wayne senior living means retirees never have to worry about finding something fun to do.

Fort Wayne Senior Activities

The city’s local Community Center acts a gathering place for the Fort Wayne senior living community, offering special programs for adults age 50 and better all year long. Seniors can sign up for enrichment classes in a variety of subjects ranging from painting to ballroom dancing. The Center also provides a number of community services such as diabetes screenings, free legal counseling and educational seminars. To encourage its senior citizens to stay physically active, the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department hosts an annual Senior Games competition of more than 20 events. The Games are open to all Fort Wayne citizens age 50 and above.

Fort Wayne Medical Facilities

Residents of Fort Wayne senior living enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing that comprehensive medical care is only a short drive away. Founded in 1869, St. Joseph Hospital, operated by the Lutheran Health Network, is the oldest hospital in Fort Wayne. St. Joseph’s Senior Health Services department specializes in the care of adults age 50 and older, employing physicians board-certified in geriatrics. Caring for Fort Wayne residents since 1878, Parkview Hospital, the flagship hospital of the Parkview Health regional system, has 575 beds and operates a Level II Trauma Center. The hospital is also home to the Parkview Heart Institute and Stanley Wissman Stroke Center.

Fort Wayne Transit

Getting around town is easy and affordable with the Fort Wayne Public Transportation Corporation’s CitiLink bus service. Buses operate seven days a week, 362 days a year along 12 routes serving Fort Wayne, New Haven, Aboite and Dupont. Residents of senior living in Fort Wayne who are age 60 or older enjoy discounted bus fares with a Citilink Photo ID Card.

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Fort Wayne senior living offers the charm of small-town life with all the advantages of a major city. Browse our comprehensive directory to find Assisted Living, Independent Living and Retirement Communities in Fort Wayne… Written by senior housing writer Jacqui Howell. Back to Top