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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Chardon, OH for 2024

There are 20 Assisted Living Facilities in the Chardon area, with 4 in Chardon and 16 nearby.

The average cost of assisted living in Chardon is $4,212 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,855. Cheaper rated regions include Mentor with an average starting cost of 4,336.

To help you with your search, browse the 467 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Chardon. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Chardon 4.52 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Shaker Heights with an average rating of 4.37 out of 5 stars.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Chardon

Chardon is a small city near Lake Erie, located in Ohio's snowbelt. The city is known for it's maple syrup industry and for being the snowiest in the state. There are three assisted living facilities in Chardon, and a further 16 in nearby communities, including Mentor, Painesville and Willoughby.

The Ohio Department of Health licenses and monitors residential care facilities in Chardon. Two licenses are available to facilities, depending on the number of residents and the level of care provided. No matter the type of license, staff help residents with personal care like bathing, grooming, and dressing, managing medication, and social activities. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Chardon

 

  • Geauga County Transit provides door-to-door public transportation to residents of Chardon. Eligible seniors can apply to receive half-priced fares. The county also has an Escort Program that transports seniors to out-of-county medical appointments.
     
  • The Chardon area is home to world-class medical facilities, including University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
     
  • Taxes in Ohio are slightly higher than the national average, however, Social Security retirement income is not taxed, leaving more money for retirement living. Seniors receiving a pension or income from retirement accounts will have to pay income tax but may be eligible for tax credits.
     
  • At 1.35 per 1,000 residents, Chardon's violent crime rate is almost two-thirds lower than the Ohio average. Additionally, the property crime rate less than half of the state average, making it a fairly safe place to retire.
     
  • Chardon averages 101 inches of snow each year and only has 165 days of sun. The average January temperature is just 17 degrees, and in July the average is 81. This cold, snowy weather can make it difficult for seniors to get out and about.
     
  • The cost of living in Chardon is around six percent higher than the national average. Seniors will find that groceries and health care are more expensive than other parts of Ohio.

 

Paying for Assisted Living in Chardon

Assisted Living costs in Chardon start around $4,212 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 Chardon 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.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

US

$4,000

Chardon

$4,212

Chagrin Falls

$5,429

Mentor

$4,515

Wickliffe

$4,285

Painesville

$4,200

Mayfield Heights

$3,818

Willoughby

$3,500

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Chardon

In Ohio, financial assistance is available to eligible residents of assisted living facilities through two program. The first is the Assisted Living Program, which is a Medicaid Waiver. The second is the Optional State Supplement for residents who receive a Social Security income.

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

Financial Assistance in Ohio

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 Chardon

Chardon 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 Chardon, please visit our Assisted Living in Ohio page.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Chardon

Chardon-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.

Laws and Regulations in Ohio

Reviews of Communities Nearby

Assisted Living

Pam P.

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of The Residence of Chardon

The Residence of Chardon is a very warm and friendly place - both the residents and the staff have reached out and included my sister in law in the activities. She now feels comfortable to call...

Provider response

Pam P., thank you for your kind review. We are so happy your loved one has joined us and are thrilled she feels at home! We appreciate your feedback and look forward to your next visit!

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Assisted Living

Mary Ellen Warren

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of The Residence of Chardon

It is a home-like atmosphere. Friendly staff and residents. Good medical care. Activities are plentiful. I have comfort knowing my mother is in good hands being well cared for.

Provider response

Hi Mary, thank you so much for your positive comments about The Residence of Chardon. Most of all, thank you for the opportunity to care for your mom!

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Sharon B.

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of The Residence of Chardon

Residence of Chardon is a place my mom calls home! She loves her spacious apartment, community of friends, and professional and caring staff. It’s reassuring to know there is a nurse 24/7 and a...

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