14 Assisted Living Facilities near Mentor, OH

5 Assisted Living Facilities in Mentor, OH

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Atria Newell Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
7900 Center Street, Mentor, OH 44060
"I was very impressed with Atria. I wish my parents would have agreed to sign up and go there. It was very clean. The amenities were very nice. The staff was super friendly. My parents ate there,..." More

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Brookdale Mentor

Provides: Assisted Living
5700 Emerald Court, Mentor, OH 44060
"Upon arrival to the community I was welcomed with smiling faces and warm greetings. Kailyn took me under her wing and made sure I was comfortable with my room and surroundings. She made me feel..." More

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Danbury in Mentor

Provides: Assisted Living
9150 Lakeshore Blvd, Mentor, OH 44060
"This new Danbury will be located in the heart of Mentor, Ohio. Danbury Mentor will be honored to be part of this dynamic community offering independent living, assisted living and memory care...." More

There's No Place Like Home

Provides: Assisted Living
7586 Ruth Street,, Mentor, OH 44060
"My mom is staying in a facility called There's No Place Like Home. She has been there for five years now. We really like this place. The staff is very good. The room that she is in is definitely..." More

Governor's Pointe

Provides: Assisted Living
8506 Hendricks Rd, Mentor, OH 44060
"My sister is in hospice care at Governor's Pointe. she loves this place and the staff, especially Noel. They care for her like family. In fact better than our family could during these final months..." More

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Brookdale Willoughby

Provides: Assisted Living
35300 Kaiser Court, Willoughby, OH 44094
"I was pleased with Brookdale, it's always clean, and the lawn is well-kept. The location was perfect for me, and it's in the middle of things. The people I know who live there seem very happy. The..." More

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Brookdale Wickliffe

Provides: Assisted Living
30630 Ridge Road, Wickliffe, OH 44092
"Brookdale was very clean, very nice, and the dining room and the food are just wonderful. They bent over backwards for anything my parents needed and wanted, and they cared for my mom and got her..." More

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Vista Springs Quail Highlands

Provides: Assisted Living
7960 Auburn Road, Painesville, OH 44077
"What a wonderful caring community!!! It feels like home, not a facility!!! The all inclusive costs make the financial planning so much easier and rates are actually less than other assisted..." More

Golden Ridge Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
11146 Spear Road, Painesville, OH 44077
"Golden Ridge provided great care to my Father and I would highly recommend their "HOME" A place where the resident's are welcome and cared for like their own loved ones. Tender loving care is part..." More

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Starkey Place Just For You Assisted L...

Provides: Assisted Living
270 Mentor Ave., Painesville, OH 44077
"Starkey Place was very homey and very clean; it reminds you of a little bread cottage. The staff has been wonderful, they were very welcoming and caring. It’s a small community; I think only 10..." More

Ohio Living Breckenridge Village

Provides: Assisted Living
36851 ridge road, Willoughby, OH 44094
"Breckenridge Continuing Care Community is a beautiful facility with very well kept grounds. The staff is professional and accommodating. While the price of the assisted living is quite steep, the..." More

Precious Care Assisted Living Senior ...

Provides: Assisted Living
8095 Auburn Road, Painesville, OH 44077
"Precious Care was recommended to me, and I had placed my father there and doing well. It’s really good for the older folks like my father, and it's always geared towards what they’re capable of..." More

Ivy House Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
308 South State Street, Painesville, OH 44077

Van Gorder Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
37819 euclid avenue, Willoughby, OH 44094

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Mentor

  • Review of Brookdale Mentor

    Upon arrival to the community I was welcomed with smiling faces and warm greetings. Kailyn took me under her wing and made sure I was comfortable with my room and surroundings. She made me feel saf... Read more

    Connie Former resident
  • Review of Brookdale Mentor

    Upon arrival to the community I was welcomed with smiling faces and warm greetings. Kailyn took me under her wing and made sure I was comfortable with my room and surroundings. She made me feel saf... Read more

    Connie_1
  • Review of Atria Newell Creek

    I was very impressed with Atria. I wish my parents would have agreed to sign up and go there. It was very clean. The amenities were very nice. The staff was super friendly. My parents ate there, an... Read more

    Mark
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Mentor

A small city nestled along the shores of Lake Erie, Mentor is a great place to live – and age. With a population of slightly over 47,000, Mentor is a beach-side respite from the hustle and bustle of Cleveland. It's a comfortable place to retire as well; 19.1 percent of the population is comprised of those 65 and older. Also, there are five assisted living facilities in the city and nine in nearby areas, like Willoughby and Wickliffe.

In Mentor, as well as throughout the rest of Ohio, residential care facilities, also known as assisted living facilities, are licensed and regulated by the Ohio Department of Health

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Mentor

  • Seniors can expect intense winters in Mentor, thanks to its location near the snow belt, with January temperatures averaging 21 degrees and 43 average inches of snow a year. However, summers are warm, with an average high of 81.

  • Cost of living in Mentor is 14 percent higher than the national average. The costs of health care are about average, seniors should expect higher prices for groceries and daily necessities. 

  • Seniors who settle in Mentor can take advantage of Ohio's low state tax and senior tax incentives, including a marginal tax rate of 2.97 percent and no tax on Social Security distributions. However, withdrawals for retirement accounts are taxed in full.

  • Public transportation in Mentor is limited to bus service provided by Laketran, the transit authority serving Lake County, Ohio. Laketran offers local routes, Park-n-Ride transportation to Cleveland, and Dial-a-Ride services with discounted rates for seniors.

  • Mentor is a safe community for seniors, with an average of just 134.5 crimes per 100,000 people in 2016, versus the United States average of 283.8 crimes per 100,000 people.

  • The Medina area is home to world-class medical facilities, including University Hospitals Mentor Health Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


Paying for Assisted Living in Mentor

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Ohio

$4,000.00 US
$3,790.00 Chardon
$3,745.00 Wickliffe
$3,521.00 Mentor
$3,185.00 Richmond Heights
$2,845.00 Willoughby
$2,334.00 Euclid

Assisted Living costs in Mentor start around $3,521 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 Mentor 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 Mentor

For seniors living in Mentor, limited financial assistance is available under Ohio's Medicaid program, including the Ohio assisted living waiver program and the Residential State Supplement (RSS) program. Lake County also participates in the MyCare Ohio program, an expanded Medicaid plan that provides additional support.

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

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


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Mentor

Mentor-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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