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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Wickliffe, OH for 2024

Our comprehensive listings and authentic reviews in Wickliffe, OH below include 25 Assisted Living facilities with 594 reviews. On average in Wickliffe, residents and their loved ones rate Assisted Living options 3.9 out of 5 stars.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Wickliffe

All assisted living facilities in Ohio must follow a robust set of laws and regulations established by the Ohio Department of Health’s Bureau of Regulatory Operations. Residential care units are inspected regularly by the Bureau to ensure they remain compliant with state standards.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Wickliffe

  • Health care in Wickliffe costs less, on average, than in the rest of the country. Seniors are within easy reach of quality medical care at hospitals such as the Euclid Hospital and the UH Richmond Medical Center. 
  • Wickliffe operates a Dial-a-Ride Bus Service for residents aged 55 and older. Seniors can request accessible transportation during the week to help them get around the city for medical appointments, grocery shopping and other errands. 
  • The overall cost of living in Wickliffe is substantially more affordable than in the national average. Seniors in Wickliffe spend less than the average American on utilities, transportation and health care. 
  • Retirees can feel at ease residing in Wickliffe, as the city boasts low crime rates. The violent incident rate is less than half the national average, while the property crime rate is 30% under the country’s average rate. 
  • While summers in the city are pleasant with temperatures of up to 81 degrees, the winter months see frigid weather and around 69 inches of snow— more than double the country’s average. Assisted living communities generally provide fun indoor activities to keep residents safe and occupied during the cold season. 
  • Air quality in Wickliffe is ranked at 62 out of 100, which is above the national average of 58. Breathing cleaner air may reduce the risk of respiratory illness.

Paying for Assisted Living in Wickliffe

Wickliffe assisted living facilities charge around $4,940, on average, each month. Assisted living costs in the city are significantly above both the state and national median corresponding rates of $4,635 and $4,300.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

Costs for assisted living in the Cleveland/Wickliffe-area  in 2021 were in a similar price bracket with other cities in the northeast corner of Ohio, . Canton rates were close, but average slightly lower, while costs in Akron are $53 higher. Near the state line with Pennsylvania, in Youngstown, seniors paid a couple of hundred dollars less each month than in the Cleveland/Wickliffe area. Prices in Mansfield for assisted living were $142 below Wickliffe’s.

Wickliffe

$4,940

Ohio

$4,635

United States

$4,300

Mansfield

$4,798

Canton

$4,905

Youngstown

$4,738

Akron

$4,993

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

Adult day health care was the most affordable type of senior care available in the Wickliffe area in 2021, with a median cost of $1,788 per month. Seniors who would prefer to receive care at home can opt for either home care or home health care services which are slightly more expensive than assisted living at a median monthly rate in 2021 of $5,196. Nursing homes are suitable for older adults who need constant care and supervision, making them the most expensive type of senior care in the area, with 2021 rates of $8,395 for a semiprivate room and $8,897 for a private room. 

In-Home Care

$5,196

Home Health Care

$5,196

Adult Day Health Care

$1,788

Assisted Living Facility

$4,940

Nursing Home (semiprivate room)

$8,395

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

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Wickliffe

Wickliffe seniors may benefit from the many financial assistance programs in Ohio. These programs include the Assisted Living Waiver Program, which pays for the costs of assisted living care, and the Residential State Supplement Program, which provides financial assistance for room and board. 

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

Paying for Assisted Living Facilities in Ohio

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 Wickliffe

Seniors looking for assisted living may be eligible for a range of assistance programs available in the Wickliffe area. Resources can help maintain older adults’ quality of life by offering support through the process of locating and receiving appropriate long-term care. 

ResourceContactService
Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) for Lake County(440) 205-8111This service is delivered to Wickliffe residents by the county’s Council on Aging. The ADRC acts as a starting point for older adults looking to explore their long-term care options. Seniors can contact the ADRC for information and referral to other helpful programs, options and counseling and to determine the public benefits for which they qualify.
The Wickliffe Senior Program(440) 373-5015The city of Wickliffe operates a variety of recreational activities for older residents aged 55 and above. For a nominal membership fee, seniors can take part in fun events such as bingo, fitness classes and billiards. Members have access to an on-site gym and a well-stocked library.
The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program (800) 365-3112The long-term care ombudsman is part of a nationwide advocacy initiative created to protect the rights of older adults who receive care in units such as assisted living communities. Seniors can contact their local ombudsman for help in understanding their rights and to express concerns about their residential facilities. Volunteers with the program can investigate complaints and organize mediation between clients and facilities.
Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program(800) 686-1578For seniors who need to learn more about their insurance options, OSHIIP is a free statewide counseling service. This federally funded program is overseen by the state’s Department of Insurance. Older adults and their caregivers benefit from free and impartial advice on topics related to Medicare and long-term care insurance.
The Lake County Volunteer Network(440) 350-5360The LCVN offers older adults the opportunity to meaningfully contribute to their community. Participating seniors get matched with local agencies and nonprofit volunteer work based on their skills and interests.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Wickliffe

Wickliffe Assisted Living Communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all Assisted Living Facilities 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 Ohio

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Reviewer RC#1111

I visited this facility

Review of Brookdale Wickliffe

Brookdale Wickliffe was nice, but it was small and I think it only had 46 or 48 people. It was cheaper though. They had a little kitchen space with a small refrigerator and it didn't have the same...

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Joan

I visited this facility

Review of Tapestry Senior Living Wickliffe

Everybody at Tapestry Senior Living Wickliffe was very friendly. The place was beautiful, and the rooms were nice. The other facility I went to had a whole kitchen, whereas this one just had a...

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Assisted Living

Sulaimaan

I visited this facility

Review of Brookdale Wickliffe

Brookdale Wickliffe was a very inviting place. The staff as well as the residents were very friendly. The rooms were definitely up to standard and well-kept. The appearance of the rooms looked very...

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