Assisted Living in Westerville

35 Communities

Parkside Village

730 N Spring Rd, Westerville, OH
9 reviews
Parkside Village is located just minutes from the Hoover Reservoir in Westerville, Ohio, less than four miles from the Medallion Club golf course. Family members appreciate the strong work ethic of the facility's caring, attentive staff and mention the community's many amenities, which include an on-site movie theater, a beauty salon and a craft room. Reviewers say that residents are regularly taken on outings to local attractions such as the zoo and Franklin Park Conservator... (read more)
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Inniswood Village

1195 North St, Westerville, OH
2 reviews
Inniswood Village is nestled beside Inniswood Metro Gardens in Westerville, Ohio, only a few miles from Hoover Reservoir Park. Family members say that the apartments are a good size and include a large bedroom and kitchen with a cooking island. Residents can choose from studios, one or two-bedroom apartments or companion suites, all of which are pet-friendly. Relatives note that the facility's staff is friendly and helpful. The community has an attached town center, which hou... (read more)
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Paramount Senior Living at Westerville

690 Cooper Road, Westerville, OH
17 reviews
Paramount Senior Living at Westerville is situated in Westerville, Ohio, a few minutes away from The Golf Club at Little Turtle, Sharon Woods Metro Park and Westerville Plaza. Loved ones comment on the excellent staff, who are able to make the transition to assisted living easier on the residents and are always friendly and helpful. Residents note the wide range of activities available, including shopping trips, movie nights and bingo. Visitors are impressed by the freshly pr... (read more)
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Feridean Commons

6885 freeman road, Westerville, OH
1 review
Feridean Commons is located on Freeman Road in Westerville, Ohio, close to Highway 3 and just a short drive away from Blackhawk Country Club. This facility gives residents their choice of one-bedroom, two-bedroom or studio apartments. Visitors commend Feridean Commons' helpful staff and high-quality food. They also praise the homelike atmosphere of this facility, which provides a greenhouse, fishing pond and workshop for residents' recreational use. Other amenities include a ... (read more)
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The Village at Westerville Retirement Center

215 Huber Village Boulevard, Westerville, OH
6 reviews
Located in Westerville, Ohio, The Village at Westerville Retirement Center is close to the shops of Westerville Plaza and the nature preserve, formal gardens and lawns of Inniswood Metro Gardens. Visitors compliment the appearance of this facility and are especially pleased with its well-lit atrium, which is filled with greenery and offers comfortable seating. They also comment on the top-notch care provided by the kind, caring and supportive staff. Other highlights that visi... (read more)
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Brookdale Trillium Crossing

3500 Trillium Crossing, Columbus, OH
35 reviews
Senita: "Brookdale Trillium Crossing was small, so it's not overwhelming for my grandmother. It's nice and clean. They had different church services. Housekeeping is part of their package, which is good. They take the residents out on trips, and they serve breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. "
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Brookdale Chestnut Hill

5055 Thompson Road, Columbus, OH
19 reviews
Brookdale Chestnut Hill is located in Columbus, Ohio, near Easton Town Center, Blendon Woods State Park and numerous shopping centers and eateries. Residents and their loved ones describe the facility as beautiful, with well-kept grounds, spacious apartments and friendly, caring staff. They also note the fully-stocked library and sizable dining room. The schedule of recreational activities includes bingo, Wii games and exercise classes. Amenities include a beauty salon, party... (read more)
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Sunrise of Gahanna

775 East Johnstown Road, Gahanna, OH
15 reviews
Sunrise of Gahanna is located in Gahanna, Ohio, minutes away from major thoroughfares, the Ohio State University Hospital and the Easton Town Center. Residents and their loved ones describe the facility as clean, beautiful and well-maintained and the staff as exceptionally responsive to residents’ needs. They also note the spacious rooms, meticulous grounds and the cozy atmosphere of the facility. Residents enjoy a wide range of activities such as cards, bingo, worship servic... (read more)
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Friendship Village Columbus

5675 Ponderosa Blvd., Columbus, OH
14 reviews
Friendship Village Columbus is located in Columbus, Ohio, near the Northern Woods area, the Columbus Square Shopping Center and Ohio State University Hospital. This community receives high marks from residents and their loved ones for its caring, compassionate staff and inviting atmosphere. They note the many amenities available including a craft room that residents can use day or night, woodworking studio, billiards room and personal garden areas. Residents and visitors desc... (read more)
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Bickford of Worthington

6525 North High Street, Worthington, OH
10 reviews
Located in Worthington, Ohio, Bickford of Worthington is close to Wilson Hill Park and Route 23. Residents and their loved ones praise the community for being bright and well-maintained and for having a comfortable, homelike ambiance. Residents appreciate being able to take part in craft-making projects, happy hours and lunch trips, and they also enjoy having access to a TV room and courtyard patio. Guests compliment the modern, spacious apartments as well as the appetizing f... (read more)
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At A Glance

There are 35 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Westerville is $3,106 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Westerville

Westerville, Ohio, was the site of the 1875 "Whiskey War," when Prohibitionists actually planted gunpowder bombs in local saloons to protest the selling of "fermented spirits." Today, the saloons are relatively safe in Westerville, and they share the town with 37 assisted living facilities (ALFs). The ALFs are regulated by the Ohio Department of Health’s Office of Health Assurance and Licensing. This state-level body inspects facilities to ensure good health and safety standards and a generally high level of staff training. Assisted living staff provide 24-hour supervision and emergency response for residents, as well as help with bathing, dressing and other common activities of daily living (ADLs).

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Westerville

  • Weather in Westerville can get cold in the winter, which creates issues for some seniors with COPD or other breathing disorders. December lows dip to 21 degrees Fahrenheit, though the mild summers here bring highs of 85 degrees Fahrenheit in summer. Westerville gets 39 inches of rain in a typical year, and 19 inches of snow fall in the coldest months.

  • Cost of living in Westerville is reasonable for many seniors on fixed incomes. The average grocery bill here is 90 percent of what it is elsewhere in the country, while seniors who pay for transportation generally pay only 98 percent of the average nationwide.

  • Ohio's income tax rate runs from 0.495 to 4.997 percent, with local taxes adding between 0 and 3 percent more. Seniors who live on certain types of retirement income, as well as SSI recipients, may be exempt from this. The state adds between 6.5 and 8 percent to the cost of purchases with sales tax. 

  • Westerville is a safe place to live, especially for seniors who worry about violent crime. Crime rates in town are less than half what they are nationwide across most categories.

  • Seniors who need a lift around Westerville have the option of riding one of the buses the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) runs throughout the area. COTA offers discount fares to adults over 60 and riders with disabilities, though valid ID must be presented at the time of boarding.

  • The Westerville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Mount Carmel St. Ann's, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

Paying for Assisted Living in Westerville

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Ohio

$4,450.00 Powell
$4,275.00 Lewis Center
$4,190.00 Gahanna
$4,000.00 US
$3,691.00 Dublin
$3,544.00 Columbus
$3,438.00 Worthington
$3,106.00 Westerville

Assisted Living costs in Westerville start around $3,106 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 Westerville 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 Westerville

Ohio offers a residential state supplement program to help cover assisted living costs. Also, the state's Assisted Living Waiver program helps seniors who qualify for Medicaid cover the cost of assisted living. 

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 Westerville

Westerville 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.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Westerville

Westerville-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.