2 Assisted Living Facilities in Circleville, OH
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2 Assisted Living Facilities in Circleville, OH
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Circleville
Circleville is the county seat of Pickaway County, Ohio, and has about 13,000 residents. The city's senior residents, which make up about 18% of the total population, are served by the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging. This organization provides an array of services, including legal resources, health and wellness workshops and advocacy, to older adults. Circleville is also home to a senior center, which organizes local and out-of-state trips, provides home-delivered and congregate meals and hosts a variety of activities.
Seniors who seeking senior care in Circleville have two facilities to choose from. These facilities are officially known as Residential Care Facilities, and they are governed by the Ohio Department of Health.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Circleville
- In Circleville, seniors do not pay state income tax on their Social Security benefits. While other sources of retirement income are taxed as regular income, seniors may claim credits to minimize this expense.
- The Circleville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including OhioHealth's Berger Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Summers in Circleville are warm with highs ranging from 78-85 degrees, which may be well-suited for seniors who enjoy spending time outdoors. Winters are chilly with lows in the 20 to 40-degree range, and the city gets about 16 inches of annual snowfall.
- While violent crime isn't a concern in Circleville, the city's property crime rate is very high. On a 100-point scale, the property crime rate is nearly 40 points higher than the nationwide median of 73.6. Seniors may want to be aware of their surroundings and ensure that their vehicles are locked when they're out alone.
- Circleville has a higher level of air pollutants than the average U.S. city, which may be a consideration for seniors with respiratory conditions. On a 100-point health index, its air quality is rated 50, which is 8 points lower than the national average.
- While the cost of living in Circleville is slightly higher than the statewide median, it's about 10% lower than the national average, which may make it a good option for seniors with restrictive budgets.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Circleville
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Circleville start around $0 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 Circleville 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 Circleville
Circleville seniors may qualify to have assisted living services covered by one of two Medicaid waiver programs, including the 1915(c) Assisted Living Program and the 1915 (b)(c) Managed Care Demonstration Waiver. The Residential State Supplement program, which is available to seniors who qualify for Supplemental Security Income, may also help pay for services.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Ohio page.
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 Circleville
Circleville 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 Circleville, please visit our Assisted Living in Ohio page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Circleville
Circleville-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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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Circleville
Review of Pickaway Manor Care Center
Pickaway Manor Care Center is very nice. Their rooms were set up a little better. I have a person who used to be my client that I go and see there now, and her room is set up very pretty. They also... Read more
Review of The Wyngate at Circleville
The Wyngate at Circleville is a new facility and it is very nice. It is just like being in a nice hotel. It is set up so nicely, and there is so much going on. I went there for a chili cook-off a w... Read more