34 Assisted Living Facilities near Akron, OH

9 Assisted Living Facilities in Akron, OH

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Brookdale Montrose

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Brookmont Road, Akron, OH 44333
"Brookdale Montrose was excellent. We went to the intermediate care facility. They were very professional and very well organized and offered several levels of care depending on what was needed by..." More

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Brookdale Bath

Provides: Assisted Living
101 N. Cleveland/Massillon Road, Akron, OH 44333
"Mom is in Brookdale. The people there are very caring. They keep her clean, and they're very nice to her. Their main concern is the residents. That's all I care about. It's well-kept, it's bright,..." More

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Heritage Crossing

Provides: Assisted Living
251 N. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Akron, OH 44333
"Heritage Crossing is a newly constructed, state of the art senior living community located in the Bath Township / Fairlawn area of Akron. It features accommodations for both Assisted Living and..." More

Ohio Living Rockynol

Provides: Assisted Living
1150 W Market St, Akron, OH 44313
"The apartments of Rockynol were first class. The staff and the people were very nice and warm. They have speakers coming in to the facility. The food was absolutely outstanding. " More

Pebble Creek Nursing Home

Provides: Assisted Living
670 jarvis road, Akron, OH 44319

Sapphire Health and Rehabilitation

Provides: Assisted Living
2631 copley road, Akron, OH 44321
"Lorantffy Care Center is a wonderful assisted living facility and I would recommend it to anyone looking to put loved ones into a new home. It is a very clean facility and the residents as well as..." More

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The Merriman

Provides: Assisted Living
209 Merriman Road Akron OH, 44303, Akron, OH 4...
"I’ve been at the Merriman almost a year now in assisted living. The staff treat me really well here and are on time with everything. The facility offers many activities to choose from. Dr kerek has..." More

Dee-Maret Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1140 south hawkins avenue, Akron, OH 44320
"Staff is ok. Place isn't cleaned often & the meals are served in basically kiddie portions. I wouldn't recommend anyone to send a family to live there or let alone work there. The people also..." More

Windsong Nursing & Rehab

Provides: Assisted Living
120 brookmont road, Akron, OH 44333
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25 Assisted Living Facilities near Akron, OH

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Cardinal Retirement Village

Provides: Assisted Living
171 Graham Rd, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
"When I saw what was going on at Cardinal Retirement Village, I had no intention of pursuing anything. They were very nice and showed some nice things, but it just wasn't what I would choose. They..." More

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Maplewood at Cuyahoga Falls

Provides: Assisted Living
190 West Bath Road, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
"When it came to choosing a facility for my family member this by far was hands down the BEST one, they are very caring and honest with everything, if there is just the slightest change in my loved..." More

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Sunrise of Cuyahoga Falls

Provides: Assisted Living
1500 State Road, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
"Sunrise of Cuyahoga Falls was very positive. The person who helped us was warm, accommodating, friendly, and answered all our questions. I love finches and they have birds. I could sit and watch..." More

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Hudson Grande Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
5400 Darrow Road, Hudson, OH 44236
"Our visit to Hudson Grande was wonderful. The place was beautiful, it's fairly new, bright, and airy. Although, the room that we looked at wasn't going to fit our needs, but everything about the..." More

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Caring Star 2014

Brookdale Barberton

Provides: Assisted Living
487 Austin Drive, Barberton, OH 44203
"My mother has been a resident for two months. I have been very impressed with the kindness and patience of all staff members. I am also very aware of how hard they work. My mother has at times not..." More

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Vitalia Senior Residences at Stow

Provides: Assisted Living
4325 Allen Road, Stow, OH 44224
"Vitality is the state of being proactive in life. At Vitalia® Stow, we understand that no matter what stage of life a person is at, an active and engaged lifestyle is critical for health and..." More

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Danbury in Tallmadge

Provides: Assisted Living
73 East Avenue, Tallmadge, OH 44278
"Danbury was pretty and new, but there wasn't a lot of diversity, which is important. The location is in a populated area. That community is perfect for elderly couples who don't want to live in..." More

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Kentridge Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
5241 Sunnybrook Road, Kent, OH 44240
"We chose Gables of KentRidge for my mom. The atmosphere is kind of a hotel lobby; very comfy and carpeted. The dining area is outstanding and looks like a 4-star restaurant. The food is wonderful,..." More

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Danbury Woods in Cuyahoga Falls

Provides: Assisted Living
1691 Queens Gate Circle, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
"Danbury Woods of CF is a Great Facility! From the moment you step in the door you are greeted with a smile and hello..., The Director of Nursing always asks how everything is going .... and,..." More

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Vitalia Senior Residences at Montrose

Provides: Assisted Living
4041 Heritage Center Drive, Copley, OH 44321
"Vitality is the state of being proactive in life. It doesn’t matter what stage of life one is at, at VITALIA Senior Residences® at Montrose we believe that an active and engaged lifestyle is..." More

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The Landing of Stow

Provides: Assisted Living
5511 Fishcreek Road, Stow, OH 44224
"I visited Emeritus at Stow. It was nice, and I thought the residents looked comfortable. It didn't give me the hospital-like feeling. I like the facility myself. " More

Concordia at Sumner

Provides: Assisted Living
850 sumner parkway, Copley, OH 44321

Manorcare Health Services-barberton

Provides: Assisted Living
85 3rd St SE, Barberton, OH 44203
"Manor Care is a convenient place, and my sister likes it there. The surroundings are very nice. The rooms are beds with bathrooms and a place to put their clothes. All the staff I’ve dealt with..." More

The Inn at Coal Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
1300 CoalRidge Parkway, Wadsworth, OH 44281
"I was at The Inn at Coal Ridge from the first of December until I left in April. While I was there, I behaved and did not do anything unusual. They do a really wonderful job. They had a wonderful..." More

Village at St Edward The

Provides: Assisted Living
3131 Smith Road, Fairlawn, OH 44333
"The reason why my mother wanted to go to the Village at St. Edward was because it was a Catholic facility. It seemed like they were equally priced with all the others that we looked at, but that..." More

GreenView Senior Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
4000 Massillon Road, Uniontown, OH 44685
"Just returned to my home in Virginia after moving my Mom into Green View Inn. I left with total confidence that this choice was the best possible for my Mother who can no longer live in her own..." More

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The Gables of Green Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2045 Franks Parkway , Green, OH 44685
"My mother moved into the Gables of Green Senior Living. It's one floor, there are many different events throughout the day, and there are 64 different items on the menu that are made from scratch...." More

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Stow Glen Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
4285 kent road, Stow, OH 44224
"My wife was admitted on a ventilator with an irreversible coma. It was a difficult case, requiring constant care. Mary Sue rallied briefly and opened her eyes several times for visitors and..." More

Pleasant Pointe Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
220 Third Street Se, Barberton, OH 44203
"We visited Pleasant Pointe. They were very effective in answering all our questions. They gave us a complete tour of the facility and explained what each of their major rooms was used for. They..." More

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Mulberry Gardens Retirement & Assiste...

Provides: Assisted Living
395 South Main Street, Munroe Falls, OH 44262
"My impression of Mulberry Gardens is excellent. They are proactive in getting people engaged. They provide three meals a day and the atmosphere is clean, which makes for a nice living space. My..." More

Continuing Healthcare of Cuyahoga Falls

Provides: Assisted Living
300 East bath road, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
"We love the place. It's just that my parents are not quite ready to go yet. I thought that it was very nice. I like the people there, the workers, the employees. We like the actual rooms for..." More

The Gardens at Cuyahoga Falls

Provides: Assisted Living
45 chart road, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
"I occasionally took my husband up to Garden of Western Reserve for a couple of hours if I had some errands to run. The place was very nice, and very homey. Part of it was adult daycare, but it was..." More

Northampton Meadows

Provides: Assisted Living
4572 State Road, Peninsula, OH 44264
"My brother is in Northampton Meadows. We're very happy with the nursing staff and Gloria is wonderful, but it leaves a lot to be desired there. They have basic television, but they need to upgrade..." More

Falls Village Skilled Nursing & Rehab...

Provides: Assisted Living
330 Broadway St E, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

Greenview Living II

Provides: Assisted Living
327 S Mille Road, Fairlawn, OH 44333

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Akron

    Akron, nestled in northeastern Ohio, has been the home of the Soap Box Derby since 1934. Some of the 25,166 Akron seniors may enjoy watching this event and reminiscing about their own racing days. For area seniors in need of some help with daily tasks like housekeeping, bathing and dressing, there are nine assisted living facilities located in Akron, with another 25 in neighboring areas.

    In Akron, and throughout Ohio, assisted living facilities are known as Residential Care Facilities (RCFs) and are regulated by the Ohio Department of Health. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Akron

    • The Akron METRO Regional Transit Authority operates the city's public bus system. Seniors age 62 and older qualify for discounted ride fares, making it easier for low-income seniors to traverse the city. To take advantage of the discounted fare, seniors only need to present the driver with their ID or Medicare card to prove their age.
    • On average, the cost of living in Akron is 73.4, considerably lower than the national average of 100. Seniors in Akron may be able to find goods and services, healthcare, and utilities at affordable prices.
    • Ohio does not tax social security benefits. This may leave more money available for Akron seniors' facility budgets.
    • Akron's air quality is poor, ranking 53 on a scale where 100 represents the areas with the best air quality, slightly lower than the national average of 58. This may be a concern for seniors with respiratory illness.
    • Akron has warm summers with temperatures reaching 83 degrees and cooler winters with temperatures dropping down to 22. Annual rainfalls total 39 inches, on par with the national average, and yearly snowfalls total 47 inches, 31 inches more than the national average of 26. With all of the precipitation, the area only sees 164 sunny days each year, almost a full third less than the national average of 205, which could make it difficult for seniors who enjoy spending a lot of time outdoors. 
    • The Akron area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Summa Health System - Akron Campus and Select Specialty Hospital - Akron, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Akron

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Ohio

    $4,277.00 Cuyahoga Falls
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,500.00 Copley
    $3,472.00 Stow
    $2,920.00 Akron
    $2,750.00 Barberton

    Assisted Living costs in Akron start around $2,920 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

    It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Akron and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

    Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Akron

    Akron seniors who need help paying the monthly costs of assisted living can apply for one or both of Ohio's financial assistance programs: a Medicaid waiver program and the supplemental SSI payment program.

    The Assisted Living Waiver, which is part of the state's Medicaid program, helps seniors residing in assisted living facilities pay for personal care services. Supplemental SSI payments are also available to seniors who qualify for regular SSI payments. Both programs can be applied for through the Summit County Department of Job and Family Services.

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Ohio page.

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    More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Ohio page.


    Free Assisted Living Resources in Akron

    Akron and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

    To see a list of free assisted living resources in Akron, please visit our Assisted Living in Ohio page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Akron

    Akron-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Ohio are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Ohio page for more information about these laws.

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    Assisted Living near Akron, OH

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Akron

    • Review of Ohio Living Rockynol

      Rooms lovely but cleaning very superficial. Very understaffed. Long waits 30-45 min for bathroom assistance . Pt. left alone in bathroom for same long waits before return to bed. Supervisor promise... Read more

      eve Lynn
    • Review of The Merriman

      I’ve been at the Merriman almost a year now in assisted living. The staff treat me really well here and are on time with everything. The facility offers many activities to choose from. Dr kerek has... Read more

      Anon209
    • Review of Brookdale Montrose

      Brookdale Montrose was excellent. We went to the intermediate care facility. They were very professional and very well organized and offered several levels of care depending on what was needed by t... Read more

      Keith
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