9 Assisted Living Facilities near Elyria, OH

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Elyria, OH

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Wesleyan Village

Provides: Assisted Living
807 West Avenue, Elyria, OH 44035
"Wesleyan Village was a big place, but it was a really nice facility. It looks like a big hotel. I only met one person, and she was also very nice and thorough. It was very clean and well kept. They..." More

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The AbbeWood

Provides: Assisted Living
1210 South Abbe Road, Elyria, OH 44035
"My mom resided here for about 1 year. Staff were always wonderful, food was good and the grounds and room were clean." More

Life Care Center of Elyria

Provides: Assisted Living
1212 Abbe Rd S, Elyria, OH 44035

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Elmcroft of Lorain

Provides: Assisted Living
3290 Cooper Foster Park Road, Lorain, OH 44053
"Elmcroft of Lorain Assisted living was beautiful. I want to move my mom to their assisted living bcause they said that their memory care section will be quarantined off. The staff is absolutely..." More
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St Mary of the Woods

Provides: Assisted Living
35755 Detroit Road, Avon, OH 44011
"St Mary of the Woods is an amazing place. We really liked that one, especially the room that had a little bird aviary in it. The facility was really nice. The girl that took us around was very..." More

Vitalia Active Adult Community North ...

Provides: Assisted Living
29601 Lorain Road, North Olmsted, OH 44070
"We are offering a new level of luxury and leisure. Our services mean that you suddenly have all of the time you need to relax and pursue interests that make you happy." More

Emerald Village Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
30344 lorain road, North Olmsted, OH 44070
"My mother has moved into Emerald Village Retirement Community. We chose it because they accept the Medicare waiver program, and they're close to where we live. The staff seems extremely friendly,..." More

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Avon Oaks

Provides: Assisted Living
37800 French Creek Road, Avon, OH 44011
"I was able to visit Avon Oaks. The rooms were small and the people were nice. I think it was a lot more expensive than the other place and they didn't take Medicaid. Their dining area was nice and..." More

A Loving Hand Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
637 Appleseed Drive, Lorain, OH 44053

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Elyria

    Located on the banks of the Black River, Elyria is home to around 54,000 people. Almost 15 percent of the population is aged 65 and over, and they can easily find assisted living accommodations, with three facilities in the city and another 40 in nearby communities, including Avon, Westlake and Rocky River.

    The Ohio Department of Health monitors and licenses assisted living facilities in Elyria, and different licenses are offered based on the size of the facility and the level of care provided.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Elyria

    • The American Lung Association gives Lorain County, including Elyria, good grades for air quality. Particle pollution received an A grade, with ozone pollution receiving a B, which is beneficial for seniors with respiratory conditions.
    • The cost of living in Elyria is 21 percent cheaper than the national average. The price of health care, groceries and transportation are all substantially cheaper than other parts of the country, which helps seniors who are on a fixed income.
    • Elyria averages only 164 sunny days each year, which can be challenging for seniors who enjoy soaking in the sunshine. Winters are cold, with January lows averaging just 20 degrees, and around 47 inches of snow each year.
    • Elyria's crime rate is higher than 86 percent of Ohio's towns and cities. Violent crime occurs at a rate of 3 per 1,000 residents, and the property crime rate is 27.61 per 1,000 residents, an important consideration for safety-conscious seniors

    Paying for Assisted Living in Elyria

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Ohio

    $4,750.00 Avon Lake
    $4,295.00 Strongsville
    $4,250.00 North Olmsted
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,877.00 Avon
    $3,683.00 Westlake
    $3,485.00 Lorain
    $2,221.00 Elyria

    Assisted Living costs in Elyria start around $2,221 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 Elyria 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 Elyria

    Seniors who live in assisted living facilities in Elyria may be eligible for the Assisted Living Waiver Program, which pays for resident's care, allowing residents to cover the cost of room and board. Further financial assistance can be found through the Optional State Supplement, which supplements Social Security income for eligible seniors.

    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 Elyria

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Elyria

    Elyria-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 Elyria

    • Review of Wesleyan Village

      Wesleyan Village was a big place, but it was a really nice facility. It looks like a big hotel. I only met one person, and she was also very nice and thorough. It was very clean and well kept. They... Read more

      Reviewer RC#0401a
    • Review of Wesleyan Village

      My mom has moved into Wesleyan Village. It's really big and it has a lot of places that people can go to. They have a little store, a library, and a salon. It is just really nice and the people are... Read more

    • Review of The AbbeWood

      My mom resided here for about 1 year. Staff were always wonderful, food was good and the grounds and room were clean. Read more

      Mary Thune
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