19 Assisted Living Facilities near Fairfield, OH
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There are 19 Assisted Living Facilities in the Fairfield area, with 3 in Fairfield and 16 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Fairfield is $2,874 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 160 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Fairfield. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Fairfield 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Middletown with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Fairfield, OH
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Fairfield
Fairfield, OH, is a mostly residential suburb north of Cincinnati that's home to 45,000 people. Thirty-two assisted living communities operate here, where seniors who need help with activities of daily living (ADLs) live with as much independence and privacy as their health allows. Many local properties in Fairfield offer help with offsite transport for medical visits and other appointments, and many more organize regular community activities for their residents. All of Ohio's residential care homes are regulated by the Ohio Department of Health’s Office of Health Assurance and Licensing, which publishes guidelines for residence health and safety standards, as well as conducts inspections to ensure a high quality of care.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Fairfield
- Fairfield is close enough to Cincinnati to share its weather, which can be cold in winter and mild to warm in summer. December lows in Fairfield range as low as 22 degrees Fahrenheit, which can be challenging for seniors with COPD and other respiratory issues. Summer highs rise to 87 degrees Fahrenheit. This area gets about 42 inches of rain in a typical year.
Fairfield's cost of living is quite a bit lower than the national average. Seniors who buy their own groceries pay only 90 percent of the national median, while health care here costs just 95 percent of the average rates nationwide.
- Ohio charges income taxes that run from 0.495 to 4.997 percent, to which local income tax can add between 0 and 3 percent. SSI and most forms of retirement income are exempt, though sales tax in Ohio runs from 6.5 to 8 percent.
Crime in Fairfield has recently fallen to less than two-thirds the national rate in most categories. Crimes of special concern to seniors, such as assault and robbery, are especially low.
Butler County Regional Transit Authority (BCRTA) runs six routes around the city center. Seniors qualify for discount fares on regular routes, and connections are available to Metro routes in neighboring Cincinnati.
- The Fairfield area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Mercy Health - Fairfield Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Assisted Living in Fairfield
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Fairfield start around $2,578 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 Fairfield 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 Fairfield
Seniors in Ohio who qualify for Medicaid with no co-pay may qualify for the state's Assisted Living Waiver. This program helps aging citizens pay some or all of the cost of assisted living as an alternative to residential care in a nursing home. Ohio's residential state supplement program also helps pay for assisted living.
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 Fairfield
Fairfield 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 Fairfield, please visit our Assisted Living in Ohio page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Fairfield
Fairfield-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 Fairfield
Review of Fairfield Place
My mother moved into Fairfield Place. We chose it because it was a smaller place, they had a lot of activities, and it was all on one floor. Those were the things that I was looking for because she... Read more
Review of Fairfield Place
Fairfield Place was clean and had a very inviting feel. Everything was on the same level. The staff was very responsive, they phoned me back just to make sure they had answered everything, and they... Read more
Review of Fairfield Place
My dad was placed in Fairfield Place, but he fell and died after he was there. It looked fine, we never got to see the room because COVID happened, and we were never allowed to visit. The staff was... Read more