20 Assisted Living Facilities near Niles, OH
There are 20 Assisted Living Facilities in the Niles area, with 3 in Niles and 17 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Niles is $2,985 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,400. Cheaper nearby regions include Youngstown with an average starting cost of $2,400.
To help you with your search, browse the 66 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Niles. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Niles 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Boardman with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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3 Assisted Living Facilities in Niles, OH
17 Assisted Living Facilities near Niles, OH
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Niles
With historical museums, live theatre, and one of the largest retail centers in the nation, Niles, Ohio has plenty to do for the area’s seniors, who account fo 18 percent of the city’s population. Seniors in need of facility care have 20 assisted living facilities to choose from, including three directly in Niles and the other 17 located in nearby locations.
In Niles, like the entire state of Ohio, assisted living facilities are referred to as Residential Care Facilities (RCFs) and are licensed and overseen by the Ohio Department of Health.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Niles
- In Ohio, and in Niles, seniors are not taxed on Social Security benefits; however, income from pensions is partially taxed and retirement savings account income is fully taxed.
- Niles has a violent crime rate of 16.7, lower than the national average of 22.7 and the city’s property crime rate is 56.2, higher than the national average of 35.4. The city's low violent crime rate might give families peace of mind in knowing that Niles is a relatively safe city to live in.
- The cost of living in Niles is 73.8, considerably lower than the national average of 100. Seniors can also expect to pay less for transportation, healthcare and groceries. This might be good news for seniors with tight budgets.
- The air quality in Niles is poor. On a scale where 100 represents the areas with the best air quality, Niles ranks 52, five points lower than the national average of 58, which might be of concern to seniors with breathing difficulties.
- Niles has cold, rugged winters with temperatures dropping as low as 18 degrees in January and gets 48 inches of snow annually, compared to the national average of 26 inches. Seniors who don’t like the snow may not appreciate living in Niles.
- Niles has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Warren.
Paying for Assisted Living in Niles
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Niles start around $2,985 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 Niles 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 Niles
Seniors in Niles can access Ohio’s Assisted Living Waiver Program to help pay for their care. Although this program pays for care, it does not pay for room and board. All applicants must be at least 59 and Medicaid eligible. This is not an entitlement program, meaning qualified applicants may be placed on a waiting list due to the limited number of spots available.
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 Niles
Niles 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 Niles, please visit our Assisted Living in Ohio page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Niles
Niles-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 Niles
Review of The Suites at Continuing Healthcare of Niles
We had a good experience with the Suites at Continuing Healthcare of Niles. It was really nic, everyone was great, and I was really happy with the place. I wanted my grandparents to stay. They were... Read more
Review of Shepherd of the Valley - Niles
My grandmother was a resident of Shepherd of the Valley-Niles. It's more like a hospital, although it has church services and things. I wasn't as close to the staff there compared to its sister com... Read more
Review of Shepherd of the Valley - Niles
Shepherd of the Valley was OK, not top of the line. It was better than average in cleanliness and design. The staff was adequate. They weren't amazing, but they weren't bad. The dining area was abo... Read more