North Ridgeville is a quickly growing city located in the western suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio. Home to more than 34,000 people, 19% of the city’s residents are seniors aged 65 and over. The area’s low crime rate and generally affordable living costs make North Ridgeville an attractive place for seniors to settle. Large open spaces inside the city limits and mild spring and summer weather encourage active seniors to enjoy outdoor activities for most of the year.

Seniors can get help with their normal activities of daily living at any of the area’s many assisted living communities. Assisted living in North Ridgeville costs an average of $3,950 a month. This is well below the Ohio state average of $4,350. Seniors nationwide pay an average of $4,300 a month for similar help with daily living, which generally includes housekeeping, personal care and transportation.

This guide goes over what you can expect from assisted living in North Ridgeville. Read on to get useful information about average monthly costs, the benefits of living in the west Cleveland area and resources that can help seniors thrive in assisted living.

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in North Ridgeville, OH

Danbury Senior Living North Ridgeville

33770 Bagley Rd, North Ridgeville, OH, 44039

We have moved my mother into Danbury Senior Living North Ridgeville. She’s been in their assisted living. The place is gorgeous, it’s not overcrowded, no noise, and they have everything she wants righ … (read more)
We have moved my mother into Danbury Senior Living North Ridgeville. She’s been in their assisted living. The place is gorgeous, it’s not overcrowded, no noise, and they have everything she wants righ … (read more)

O’Neill Healthcare North Ridgeville

38600 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville, OH, 44039


Northridge Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

35990 Westminister Ave, North Ridgeville, OH, 44039



2018, 2020, 2021

Independence Village of Avon Lake

345 Lear Road, Avon Lake, OH, 44012

Welcome to Independence Village! At Independence Village Spring Meadows of Naperville, we go out of our way to make sure that our residents get the best retirement experience. Our dedicated team is av … (read more)
Welcome to Independence Village! At Independence Village Spring Meadows of Naperville, we go out of our way to make sure that our residents get the best retirement experience. Our dedicated team is av … (read more)

2017, 2018

Brookdale Gardens at Westlake

27569 Detroit Road, Westlake, OH, 44145

Located in Westlake, Ohio, just two miles from Lake Erie, Gardens at Westlake Senior Living gives residents easy access to scenic landscapes and urban amenities. Golf courses, shopping centers and nat … (read more)
Located in Westlake, Ohio, just two miles from Lake Erie, Gardens at Westlake Senior Living gives residents easy access to scenic landscapes and urban amenities. Golf courses, shopping centers and nat … (read more)

2013

Brighton Gardens of Westlake

27819 Center Ridge Road, Westlake, OH, 44145

Located in Westlake, Ohio, Brighton Gardens of Westlake is close to Interstate 90 and minutes from the city’s recreation center and St. John Medical Center. Visitors describe this pet-friendly facilit … (read more)
Located in Westlake, Ohio, Brighton Gardens of Westlake is close to Interstate 90 and minutes from the city’s recreation center and St. John Medical Center. Visitors describe this pet-friendly facilit … (read more)

2013, 2015, 2016

Brookdale Westlake Village

28550 Westlake Village Dr., Westlake, OH, 44145

Brookdale Westlake Village is located in Westlake, Ohio, near Huntington Beach and Clague Park. Residents and visitors give high marks to the facility for its elegant, restaurant-style dining room, wh … (read more)
Brookdale Westlake Village is located in Westlake, Ohio, near Huntington Beach and Clague Park. Residents and visitors give high marks to the facility for its elegant, restaurant-style dining room, wh … (read more)

2019

Wesleyan Village

807 West Avenue, Elyria, OH, 44035

Wesleyan Village was a big place, but it was a really nice facility. It looks like a big hotel. I only met one person, and she was also very nice and thorough. It was very clean and well kept. They ha … (read more)
Wesleyan Village was a big place, but it was a really nice facility. It looks like a big hotel. I only met one person, and she was also very nice and thorough. It was very clean and well kept. They ha … (read more)

The Belvedere of Westlake

29591 Detroit Road, Westlake, OH, 44145

The Belvedere of Westlake is located in Westlake, Ohio, a Cleveland suburb filled with country clubs, lakeside views and retail centers. The facility is just a mile away from Crocker Park, a popular l … (read more)
The Belvedere of Westlake is located in Westlake, Ohio, a Cleveland suburb filled with country clubs, lakeside views and retail centers. The facility is just a mile away from Crocker Park, a popular l … (read more)

St Mary of the Woods

35755 Detroit Road, Avon, OH, 44011

St Mary of the Woods is an amazing place. We really liked that one, especially the room that had a little bird aviary in it. The facility was really nice. The girl that took us around was very nice. I … (read more)
St Mary of the Woods is an amazing place. We really liked that one, especially the room that had a little bird aviary in it. The facility was really nice. The girl that took us around was very nice. I … (read more)

Rose Senior Living – Avon

33200 Health Campus Boulevard Ohio , Avon, OH, 44011

My husband has been in Rose Senior Living since last June. I’ve never been in the place — it’s still on COVID lockdown — but he seems to like it well enough. On a few occasions that I talked to him, … (read more)
My husband has been in Rose Senior Living since last June. I’ve never been in the place — it’s still on COVID lockdown — but he seems to like it well enough. On a few occasions that I talked to him, … (read more)

Vitalia Active Adult Community North Olmsted

29601 Lorain Road, North Olmsted, OH, 44070

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 be … (read more)
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 be … (read more)

Vitalia Senior Residences at Westlake

26695 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake, OH, 44145

So far, Vitalia Senior Residences at Westlake is good. My mom has been there, and it took a little while for them to get their act together with the pills, like getting them to her the right time and … (read more)
So far, Vitalia Senior Residences at Westlake is good. My mom has been there, and it took a little while for them to get their act together with the pills, like getting them to her the right time and … (read more)

Eliza Jennings Assisted Living Community at Devon Oaks

2345 Crocker Road, Westlake, OH, 44145

I didn’t like Eliza Jennings because it was right across the street from the huge Crocker Park shopping district, and I wanted to be someplace that has trees. It has a very pleasant backyard and patio … (read more)
I didn’t like Eliza Jennings because it was right across the street from the huge Crocker Park shopping district, and I wanted to be someplace that has trees. It has a very pleasant backyard and patio … (read more)

Emerald Village Retirement Community

30344 lorain road, North Olmsted, OH, 44070

Emerald Village Retirement Community is in North Olmsted, Ohio. Residents benefit from its location just south of the large Bradley Woods Reservation, which offers walking trails and fishing. A variet … (read more)
Emerald Village Retirement Community is in North Olmsted, Ohio. Residents benefit from its location just south of the large Bradley Woods Reservation, which offers walking trails and fishing. A variet … (read more)

The AbbeWood

1210 South Abbe Road, Elyria, OH, 44035

We toured The AbbeWood for my parents. The community was beautiful. It was well kept up. It was gorgeous. The problem for us, it was too big. It’s out in the middle of nowhere, first of all, so there … (read more)
We toured The AbbeWood for my parents. The community was beautiful. It was well kept up. It was gorgeous. The problem for us, it was too big. It’s out in the middle of nowhere, first of all, so there … (read more)

Eliza Jennings Retirement Campus at The Renaissance

26376 John Road, Olmsted Falls, OH, 44138

Eliza Jennings Retirement Campus at The Renaissance is located in Olmsted Falls, Ohio, just minutes away from Home Links Golf Course. Visitors say the facility is peaceful and elegant, with spacious p … (read more)
Eliza Jennings Retirement Campus at The Renaissance is located in Olmsted Falls, Ohio, just minutes away from Home Links Golf Course. Visitors say the facility is peaceful and elegant, with spacious p … (read more)

O’Neill Healthcare

4800 clague road, North Olmsted, OH, 44070

O’Neill Healthcare is conveniently located near Interstate 480 in North Olmsted, Ohio, and just 14 miles southwest of downtown Cleveland. According to visitors, this facility is well organized and bea … (read more)
O’Neill Healthcare is conveniently located near Interstate 480 in North Olmsted, Ohio, and just 14 miles southwest of downtown Cleveland. According to visitors, this facility is well organized and bea … (read more)

RNS Adult Care Home

379 Erieview Blvd, Sheffield Lake, OH, 44054

I toured this facility. It is extremely clean and the landscape is immaculate. Unfortunately at the time, they did not have availability and in meantime, my grandmother has passed. I was impressed wi … (read more)
I toured this facility. It is extremely clean and the landscape is immaculate. Unfortunately at the time, they did not have availability and in meantime, my grandmother has passed. I was impressed wi … (read more)

What to Consider About Assisted Living in North Ridgeville

Assisted living facilities in North Ridgeville are regulated at the state level by the Bureau of Regulatory Operations at the Ohio Department of Health. This agency sets the regulations communities must follow, takes feedback from members of the public and conducts inspections to ensure compliance statewide.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in North Ridgeville

  • North Ridgeville has many local physicians who accept Medicare, and four major hospitals operate in or close to the city: EMH Regional Medical Center, St John Medical Center and Community Regional Medical Center.
  • Seniors may get a discount on the buses of Lorain County Transit, which operate on several local routes. For seniors who need curb-to-curb or even door-to-door service, local non-emergency transportation is available through the city’s volunteer disabled ride van. A donation of $1 or $2 is requested for each ride, but this is voluntary.
  • North Ridgeville has a lower crime rate than 89% of other U.S. cities. What crimes do occur within the city limits are mostly related to property and petty theft, while more serious crimes are rare. 
  • The lakeshore area where North Ridgeville sits has snowy winters and generally mild summer weather. On average, the region gets about 40 inches of precipitation a year, with occasional rainy days in July and August. Summer high temperatures average in the low 80s, while midday temperatures in the winter months tend toward the mid to upper 30s.
  • Ohio has moderate taxation that affects seniors. Social Security income is not taxed in Ohio, though other kinds of retirement income may be. Seniors in Ohio who pay taxes on income above $8,000 a year may also qualify for an in-state tax credit of up to $200.
  • Ohio’s cost of living is very close to the national average for expenses such as utilities, transportation and the cost of food. North Ridgeville generally has lower costs than these, with healthcare costs running up to 15% below the state and national averages.

Paying for Assisted Living in North Ridgeville

Assisted living in North Ridgeville costs seniors an average of $3,950 a month, according to Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey. This is less than the $4,350 average cost for the rest of Ohio and the $4,300 a month seniors can expect to pay nationwide. 

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

The $3,950 monthly cost of assisted living in North Ridgeville is one of the lowest rates seniors pay in the state. Only Springfield, where costs are just $3,608 a month, is less expensive than the average cost of care in North Ridgeville. Costs are higher in most other cities in the state, such as Cincinnati at $4,750 and Dayton, where seniors pay an average monthly cost of $5,245 for assisted living.

$3950

North Ridgeville

$4350

Ohio

$4300

The United States

$3608

Springfield

$5245

Dayton

$4750

Cincinnati

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

Seniors in North Ridgeville have several other options for long-term care in addition to assisted living. Adult day care in the city costs an average of $1,246 and delivers professional supervision and assistance Monday through Friday. Seniors who need help to live independently in their own homes can get in-home care such as homemaker services for $4,362 or a home health aide for an average of $4,410 per month. The most expensive type of care is in a nursing home facility, where a  semiprivate room costs an average of $7,848 a month, while a private room averages $8,745.

$4362

Homemaker Services

$4410

Home Health Aide

$1246

Adult Day Health Care

$3950

Assisted Living Facility

$7848

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

$8745

Nursing Home Facility (private room)

Note: Data for North Ridgeville was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Cleveland, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in North Ridgeville

Seniors in North Ridgeville can take advantage of Ohio’s Medicaid system and the Assisted Living Waiver Program. This program covers the cost of care, but expects applicants to use their finances to pay for room and board. There are only a limited number of spots available, so qualified applicants could spend time on a waitlist.

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

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in North Ridgeville

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 Ridgeville

Seniors who live in the North Ridgeville area have access to multiple resources that can help them remain independent before, during and after the transition to assisted living. Local government resources offer several programs that are open to the public, while religious and secular nonprofit agencies add extra support for seniors in need. 

ResourceContact Service
North Ridgeville Office for Older Adults(440) 353-0828The North Ridgeville Office for Older Adults operates several activities, services, programs and social events for older adults living independently in North Ridgeville and other nearby communities. Free services offered include assisted ride transportation services, meals on wheels food delivery and community-based supportive services, including counseling and social groups open to those aged 55 and over. Once a month, local seniors are invited for a free spaghetti dinner.
Lorain County Office On Aging(440) 326-4800The Lorain County Office on Aging offers multiple supportive services for locals aged 55 and over. Seniors can get help through the center with kinship placement, volunteer services and nutritional support through the local food bank and meal delivery services. The Aging and Disability Resource Center is open to seniors aged 60 and over who need help applying for benefit programs, such as Medicare/Medicaid, SNAP and the low-income home energy assistance program. The center also offers no-cost phone counseling for seniors who need help understanding what programs they may be eligible for.
Lorain County Veterans Service(440) 284-4625The Lorain County Veterans Service office serves honorably discharged veterans. Veterans can get help applying for VA benefits and managing their claims. Financial aid is available through the office for veterans and eligible dependents, as are non-emergency assisted transportation services. One-time financial assistance is offered for help paying rent, car payments, utilities, insurance bills and food costs. 

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in North Ridgeville

North Ridgeville-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.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in North Ridgeville