44 Assisted Living Facilities near North Olmsted, OH
There are 44 Assisted Living Facilities in the North Olmsted area, with 5 in North Olmsted and 39 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in North Olmsted is $3,800 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,650. Cheaper nearby regions include Westlake with an average starting cost of $3,570.
To help you with your search, browse the 238 reviews below for assisted living facilities in North Olmsted. On average, consumers rate assisted living in North Olmsted 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Olmsted Falls with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in North Olmsted
The oldest books in the North Olmsted branch library were brought to the town by oxcart with the original settlers. Today, seniors from the 4 assisted living communities in town and 45 nearby can drop by and see what Charles Olmsted was reading when he set up the township.
Assisted living communities in North Olmsted are inspected by the Ohio Department of Health’s Office of Health Assurance and Licensing. This body publishes standards for senior care and staff training, as well as conducts regular inspections. Residents at these facilities generally get room and board, plus help with activities of daily living (ADLs) such as dressing and personal care.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in North Olmsted
Weather in North Olmsted is similar to the climate in neighboring Cleveland. Here, cool and dry winters can sometimes cause issues for seniors with COPD or asthma, especially when January lows dip to 22 degrees Fahrenheit. Summers are mild here, with July highs of 83 degrees Fahrenheit. North Olmsted gets around 39 inches of rain a year. In winter, this area gets around 68 inches of snow.
North Olmsted's cost of living is somewhat higher than the national average. Seniors who shop for groceries pay about 7 percent more in North Olmsted than elsewhere in America, and health care costs here can run up to 8 percent higher.
- Ohio's state-level income tax runs from 0.495 to 4.997 percent, to which local communities may add up to 3 percent. SSI and many forms of retirement income seniors depend on may be exempt, which can help aging citizens on a fixed income.
Crime rates in North Olmsted are less than one-third the national average in most categories. Rates of violent and property crime peaked at roughly half the national median in 2007, but have been falling ever since.
Senior Transportation Connection (STC) is one of just six senior-oriented after-hours transit programs in the United States. Seniors can use this ADA-compliant service to make shopping trips and get to early or late medical appointments outside of their communities.
- The North Olmsted area is home to world-class medical facilities, including UH St. John Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Assisted Living in North Olmsted
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in North Olmsted start around $3,800 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 North Olmsted 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 North Olmsted
Ohio offers Medicaid-qualified seniors help with the cost of assisted living through the state Assisted Living Waiver. A residential state supplement program is also 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 North Olmsted
North Olmsted 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 North Olmsted, please visit our Assisted Living in Ohio page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in North Olmsted
North Olmsted-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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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in North Olmsted
Review of Emerald Village Retirement Community
Because of my mother's needs, Emerald Village Retirement Community wasn't a good fit. It smelled like popcorn when we came in. The staff was friendly and they had a chapel right there. The place wa... Read more
Review of Vitalia Active Adult Community North Olmsted
Vitalia Active Adult Community North Olmsted was good. The place was absolutely beautiful. Everyone was nice but when I went there, I had said that I knew nothing about the cost. I was quoted a cos... Read more
Review of Vitalia Active Adult Community North Olmsted
We checked Vitalia Active Adult Community North Olmsted. It's way too far out and way too much traffic; but otherwise, it was absolutely gorgeous. They have wonderful staff, wonderful facility, and... Read more