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The 5 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Fremont, OH for 2024

There are 6 Assisted Living Facilities in the Fremont area, with 3 in Fremont and 3 nearby.

The average cost of assisted living in Fremont is $3,200 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,895. Cheaper rated regions include Tiffin with an average starting cost of 2,800.

To help you with your search, browse the 26 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Fremont. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Fremont 5 out of 5 stars.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Fremont

Fremont, the seat of Sandusky County, is a small town known for hosting cultural events throughout the year. Seniors, who make up 14.2% of the 16,000 people here, have many different outdoor and cultural activities to appreciate. They also have access to two assisted living facilities located within the city limits. These facilities in Fremont and other cities in Ohio are designated as residential care facilities (RCFs). Licenses are provided by the state's Bureau of Regulatory Operations.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Fremont

  • Fremont hosts an abundance of cultural events throughout the year for local seniors to attend. Crop Circle Art & Music Festival features crafts, games and food every October, while the Fishing & Outdoor Festival hosts everything from animal exhibits to fishing contests.
  • The cost of living in Fremont is very low compared to both the rest of the state and nation. The index rating is 77.1, 22.9 points lower than the USA average and 10.6 points lower than the Ohio average. This may make Fremont an attractive spot for seniors on a limited budget.
  • Some seniors in Fremont may be able to put more of their income towards assisted living due to Ohio's tax policies. Social security is completely exempt from state tax. All other sources of retirement income, including public pensions, is taxed starting at a rate of 1.98%.
  • The Fremont area is home to world-class medical facilities, including ProMedica Memorial Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • Fremont is considered a safe community with a violent crime rating of 13.4 which is five points lower than the Ohio average. Seniors worried about the security of their property, however, may be concerned with a property crime rating that's 43.1 points above the national average.
  • Fremont has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Great Lakes Community Action Partnership, an organization that provides activities, transportation and wellness services for seniors as well as two senior centers.

Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.

Paying for Assisted Living in Fremont

Assisted Living costs in Fremont start around $3,200 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 Fremont 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.

Cities in Ohio

Oregon

$5,125

Bowling Green

$4,200

Bellevue

$4,080

US

$4,000

Fremont

$3,200

Clyde

$3,070

Sandusky

$2,827

Tiffin

$2,800

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Fremont

Seniors in Fremont who are eligible for Ohio's Medicaid system may be able to take advantage of the Assisted Living Waiver. This program helps pay for certain services, including medication management, skilled nursing and housekeeping, provided within licensed residential care facilities.

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 Fremont

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

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Fremont

Fremont-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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Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Lindy F

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

Review of Elmwood Assisted Living & Skilled Nursing Of Fremont

Although my mother-in-law was not a fan about coming to an Assisted Living, possibly giving up her Independence...she today said, "now I know why you kids wanted me to come here." Her placement...

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Ashlee

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

Review of Elmwood Assisted Living & Skilled Nursing Of Fremont

My father is in Elmwood Assisted Living & Skilled Nursing of Fremont. So far, it's been great. It was like night and day, moving him from what we had experienced at the other place. It's much...

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Christine

I visited this facility

Review of Elmwood Assisted Living & Skilled Nursing Of Fremont

Elmwood Assisted Living & Skilled Nursing of Fremont was a beautiful facility. Everything looked very nice and state of the art. I would have really liked for my dad to consider going there. The...

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