2 Assisted Living Facilities in Mount Vernon, OH

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Mount Vernon, OH

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Brookdale Mount Vernon

Provides: Assisted Living
1615 Yauger Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050
"Brookdale Mount Vernon is very nice, and both my parents are living there now. Everything's fine. The food's good. I am satisfied. People are friendly and nice. The grounds are pretty. Tonight,..." More

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Provides: Assisted Living
1350 Yauger Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050
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    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Mount Vernon

    Mount Vernon, located northeast of Columbus, Ohio, was recently called one of the state’s best hometowns by Ohio Magazine due to its many improvement projects, such as the 250-acre Ariel-Foundation Park. Just over 16,700 people live in Mount Vernon, and 18.3% of them are 65 or older. 

    As they age, some of Mount Vernon’s senior residents may need help with activities of daily living. To serve these seniors, there are two assisted living facilities, and like all facilities throughout the Buckeye State, they’re regulated by the Ohio Department of Health.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Mount Vernon

    • The American Lung Association ranked Columbus-Marion-Zaneville 89th out of 217 metropolitan areas for 24-hour particle pollution. This relatively poor air quality may be a concern for seniors with respiratory conditions. Several other metropolitan areas in Ohio, including Dayton and Cincinnati, are tied for cleanest in the country for this type of air pollution.
    • In Mount Vernon, the property crime rate is 37.28 per 1,000 residents. Compared to Ohio’s overall property crime rate of 24.19 per 1,000 residents, this is relatively high. However, the city’s extremely low violent crime rate — only 1.32 per 1,000 residents — may appeal to seniors. 
    • For five months of the year, Mount Vernon enjoys average high temperatures between 70 and 85 degrees, so seniors will have plenty of opportunities to go for walks or play a round of golf. Temperatures only get above 90 degrees about seven days per year, which is ideal for seniors who aren’t fans of the heat.
    • Ohio’s tax policies may help seniors afford Mount Vernon’s assisted living facilities. The state doesn’t tax Social Security benefits, and it offers several tax credits that seniors can use to reduce their tax burdens. These credits include a retirement-income credit, which is worth up to $200.
    • The Mount Vernon area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Knox Community Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Knox Area Transit operates a shuttle service that seniors can use to travel around Mount Vernon. On weekdays, the shuttle runs between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., and on Saturdays, service is available between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Seniors can apply for half-price fares.

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


    Paying for Assisted Living in Mount Vernon

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Ohio

    $4,100.00 New Albany
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,750.00 Granville
    $3,590.00 Westerville
    $3,366.00 Mansfield
    $2,995.00 Mount Vernon
    $2,760.00 Newark

    Assisted Living costs in Mount Vernon start around $2,995 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 Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon

    Mount Vernon’s low-income seniors who need to live in an assisted living facility, will find several possible sources of financial assistance. The state’s Residential State Supplement program may pay for personal care and room-and-board costs. Through the Assisted Living waiver program, the state pays for personal care in assisted living facilities.

    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 Mount Vernon

    Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon, please visit our Assisted Living in Ohio page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Mount Vernon

    Mount Vernon-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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    Assisted Living near Mount Vernon, OH

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Mount Vernon

    • Review of Brookdale Mount Vernon

      We visited Brookdale, and the staff seemed nice. They were generally nice, attentive, the place was clean, and in good repair for the most part. The grounds were acceptable, and it was winter time ... Read more

      Nikki
    • Review of Brookdale Mount Vernon

      Brookdale Mount Vernon is very nice, and both my parents are living there now. Everything's fine. The food's good. I am satisfied. People are friendly and nice. The grounds are pretty. Tonight, the... Read more

      Rebecca660466
    • Review of Brookdale Mount Vernon

      We have placed my wife’s sister at Brookdale Mount Vernon. It’s well maintained. The staff is good. Read more

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