8 Assisted Living Facilities near Middletown, OH
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There are 8 Assisted Living Facilities in the Middletown area, with 5 in Middletown and 3 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Middletown is $3,711 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Franklin with an average starting cost of $3,100.
To help you with your search, browse the 54 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Middletown. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Middletown 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Franklin with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Middletown, OH
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Middletown
Middletown is located in southwestern Ohio, about halfway between Cincinnati and Dayton. When the city was founded in 1802, its location may have been the inspiration for its name. Today, the city is home to about 48,860 people. Just over 15% of these residents are seniors, and some of them may need help with activities of daily living. These seniors can turn to any of the eight assisted living facilities in the Middletown area.
Middletown’s assisted living facilities, like those throughout the state, are regulated by the Ohio Department of Health. They provide care and supervision to three or more seniors.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Middletown
- The American Lung Association (ALA) ranks the Cincinnati-Wilmington-Maysville metropolitan area as the country’s 13th most polluted city by year-round particle pollution. The ALA warns that this type of pollution can make asthma, COPD and other respiratory conditions worse, so seniors with these health issues may prefer to retire elsewhere.
- Seniors may notice their retirement funds stretch further in Middletown. Thanks in large part to low housing costs, the city’s overall cost of living is 19.3% lower than the nationwide average. In Middletown, healthcare costs are 14.3% lower than the U.S. norm, which may also appeal to seniors.
Ohio’s tax policies may also appeal to seniors. The state doesn’t tax Social Security benefits, and it offers four tax credits that eligible retirees can use to lower their tax burdens. In addition, Middletown exempts pension and retirement income from its city income tax.
Middletown Transit Service is a full-service transit system that connects seniors to destinations throughout the city. There are four fixed-route bus lines, and discounted fares are available for seniors. The city also operates a curb-to-curb, wheelchair-accessible bus for eligible residents.
- The Middletown area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Atrium Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Middletown has one of the highest crime rates in the country. The city’s residents have a one in 15 chance of becoming a victim of a property or violent crime. Seniors who retire here may choose to live in an assisted living facility with 24-hour security.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Middletown
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Middletown start around $3,711 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 Middletown 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 Middletown
The Assisted Living waiver program, which is offered under Ohio’s Medicaid plan, may help Middletown seniors pay for care costs in assisted living facilities. Another potential funding source is the Residential State Supplement program, which provides monthly cash assistance for room-and-board fees.
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 Middletown
Middletown 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 Middletown, please visit our Assisted Living in Ohio page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Middletown
Middletown-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.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Middletown
Review of Bickford of Middletown
My grandmother is currently at Bickford of Middletown, and so far, the care has been OK. The staff was very kind and appeared to be genuinely caring. Administratively speaking, maybe they're a litt... Read more
Review of The Woodlands of Middletown
We have had two loved ones in Assisted Living and are more than pleased. The staff is very attentive and caring; communication is always top notch. We visited other AL locations in the area and w... Read more
Review of The Woodlands of Middletown
I visited a loved one a couple months back and felt very comfortable. It was very homey and clean. There are always a lot of daily activities that get the residents out of their rooms and interacti... Read more