38 Assisted Living Facilities near West Chester, OH
There are 38 Assisted Living Facilities in the West Chester area, with 3 in West Chester and 35 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in West Chester is $4,914 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,400. Cheaper nearby regions include Mason with an average starting cost of $3,186.
To help you with your search, browse the 296 reviews below for assisted living facilities in West Chester. On average, consumers rate assisted living in West Chester 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Loveland with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in West Chester, call (855) 863-8283.
3 Assisted Living Facilities in West Chester, OH
35 Assisted Living Facilities near West Chester, OH
What to Consider About Assisted Living in West Chester
Situated in the Cincinnati Metropolitan Area, West Chester was named one of Money Magazine's 50 Best Places to Live in 2018. A growing number of retirees are taking advantage of the city's reasonable cost of living and year-round activities. Seniors who are thinking about moving into an assisted living community in the area have two from which to choose in West Chester, with 33 more in surrounding cities, including Mason, Loveland and Fairfield. In West Chester, as in the rest of Ohio, the Ohio Department of Health licenses and regulates assisted living facilities, officially designating them as residential care facilities (RCFs).
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in West Chester
Summers in West Chester can be hot and humid, with an average high temperature of about 87 degrees.
- West Chester is an affordable city. Although its overall living costs stand at 3.4 percent above the U.S. average, housing prices account for most of the difference. Residents of assisted living communities in West Chester can expect to pay less than the national average for most goods and services, including groceries and health care.
- Ohio's tax policies are fairly friendly toward retirees. Social Security retirement income isn't taxed; however, other types of retirement income are subject to being taxed.
- According to Sperling's Best Places, which measures crime rates on a scale of one to 100, West Chester is safer than the average American city, with a ranking of only 18.6 for violent crimes and 29.2 for property crimes. The national averages are 31.1 and 38.1, respectively.
- The Butler County Regional Transit Authority (BCRTA) serves the West Chester area, offering fixed-route and paratransit services. Seniors can apply for a program that provides a 50 percent discount on bus fares.
- The West Chester area is home to world-class medical facilities, including West Chester Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Assisted Living in West Chester
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Ohio
Assisted Living costs in West Chester start around $4,914 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 West Chester 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 West Chester
To help qualifying seniors pay for personal care services in an assisted living facility, Ohio offers two Medicaid waivers: the Assisted Living Waiver Program and a managed care program called MyCare Ohio.
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 West Chester
West Chester 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 West Chester, please visit our Assisted Living in Ohio page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in West Chester
West Chester-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.
Other Options in West Chester, OH
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in West Chester
Review of Chesterwood Village
Facility is lovely and rooms very nice and large. But administration constantly tells you things that don’t happen or are not accurate. Not enough staff in kitchen areas which adds more work to t... Read more
Review of Barrington of West Chester
I checked out Barrington of West Chester. It was beautiful, lovely, and the sales staff was very nice. However, they can't take care of my husband at his level, and they said he needed care beyond ... Read more
Review of Barrington of West Chester
My mother moved into Barrington of West Chester last February 7. I should have moved her there years ago; it was fabulous. It has so much going on, its very social, everybody is out of their room,... Read more