39 Assisted Living Facilities near Parma, OH
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There are 39 Assisted Living Facilities in the Parma area, with 5 in Parma and 34 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Parma is $4,264 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 161 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Parma. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Parma 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Seven Hills with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Parma
Parma, OH, was the inspiration for songwriter Robert McGuire's tune "Moon Over Parma," which comedian Drew Carey used as the intro to his popular TV show in the 1990s, though he did change the lyrics to be more relevant to his hometown of nearby Cleveland. Parma itself is home to 57 assisted living communities, which are all regulated by the Ohio Department of Health’s Office of Health Assurance and Licensing. This body publishes guidelines for residential care standards and conducts inspections to ensure a high level of care. Seniors in Parma's assisted living communities have 24-hour help from staff with dressing, meal preparation and other activities of daily living (ADLs).
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Parma
Weather in Parma is very similar to that of nearby Cleveland, with cold, dry winters that can become an issue for seniors with COPD. Winter lows here dip to 22 degrees Fahrenheit in December, and summer highs can reach 83 degrees Fahrenheit. Lake Erie contributes up to 39 inches of rain here in a typical year, as well as 68 inches of snow in winter.
- The cost of living in Parma is higher than other U.S. cities. Groceries can cost up to 6 percent more than the national median. Health care costs average 7 percent more than the U.S. average. while seniors who pay for health care can expect to pay an average of 107 percent the national average.
- Social Security income and most forms of retirement income are tax-free, though seniors who shop for themselves still pay an 8 percent sales tax.
- Parma is a very safe city. Crime rates here run to about half the national rates.
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA) operates bus and rail routes around the Parma/southern Cleveland area. Seniors can qualify for discount fares with valid ID, and dial-a-ride services help many adults with disabilities get to their medical appointments and other activities outside their community.
- The Parma area is home to world-class medical facilities, including University Hospitals Parma Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Assisted Living in Parma
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Assisted Living costs in Parma start around $4,264 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 Parma 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 Parma
Seniors in Ohio who have Medicaid coverage can take advantage of a state Assisted Living Waiver to help cover the cost of residential assisted living. This program is open to low- and no-income seniors who would otherwise be eligible for skilled nursing care. Ohio also offers a residential state supplement.
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 Parma
Parma 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 Parma, please visit our Assisted Living in Ohio page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Parma
Parma-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 Parma
Review of Parma Care Center
My husband was there and received real good care.He is no longer living.They called me and gave me a progress report on how he was doing.I was very impressed with them calling.I would recommend to ... Read more
Review of Pleasant Lake Villa
Our family is very dissatisfied with Pleasant Lake Villa. My dad had memory problems along with the stroke that landed him in PLV assisted living. It is understaffed and they didn’t give him the h... Read more
Review of Vista Springs Greenbriar
Visiting Vista Springs Greenbriar was like going to Las Vegas. It was beautiful and spanking new, and had a posh, upscale feeling. The place was very clean and modern. The staff was very knowledgea... Read more