8 Assisted Living Facilities in Zanesville, OH


Brookdale Zanesville

Provides: Assisted Living
1575 Bowers Lane, Zanesville, OH 43701
"I would recommend Brookdale Zanesville to anybody. It has an awful lot of things to offer. It's a good facility. The people who work there seem to be fine and are very knowledgeable. They do well..." More

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Primrose Retirement Community of Zane...

Provides: Assisted Living
4212 Northpointe Drive, Zanesville, OH 43701
"The assisted living apartment is very nice with a huge bathroom and closet. The staff has truly went above and beyond in caring for our loved one. There are so many nice amenities. A bus for..." More

Apartments at Cedar Hill

Provides: Assisted Living
1126 adair avenue, Zanesville, OH 43701
"My great aunt lived at the Apartments at Cedar Hill for several years. The staff was always very friendly and helpful. There were many activities for residents to participate in, such as singing..." More

Genesis Extended Care & Rehab Center

Provides: Assisted Living
2991 MAPLE AVENUE, Zanesville, OH 43701
"My grandfather needed home health care after his surgery to remove bladder cancer. He was also a stroke patient prior to that, losing his ability to speak and use his right arm and right leg, so he..." More

Clay Gardens Place

Provides: Assisted Living
3784 Frazeysburg Road, Zanesville, OH 43701
"Navigating care for an aging parent is super hard. My mom requires care that my sisters and I can’t provide in our homes, so 5 years ago we entered the senior care world. We were naive and..." More

Helen Purcell

Provides: Assisted Living
1854 Norwood Boulevard, Zanesville, OH 43701
"The Helen Purcell Home overall was a great place in my opinion. Compared to other facilities that i have visited in my life the staff at the Helen Purcell Home were the best. They were very kind to..." More


The Oaks at Bethesda

Provides: Assisted Living
2971 Maple Ave, Zanesville, OH 43701
"At The Oaks at Bethesda, everyone was very nice, and the facility was very nice. Everyone was friendly. They were very pleasant. They were willing to answer any questions. They're very..." More


The Oaks at Northpointe

Provides: Assisted Living
3291 Northpointe Drive, Zanesville, OH 43701
"A town famous for its many bridges, Zanesville Ohio is famous for creating these connections between community members. At The Oaks at Northpointe, we are firm believers in the power of connections..." More

Assisted Living near Zanesville, OH

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Zanesville

  • Review of Primrose Retirement Community of Zanesville

    The assisted living apartment is very nice with a huge bathroom and closet. The staff has truly went above and beyond in caring for our loved one. There are so many nice amenities. A bus for doc... Read more

  • Review of Clay Gardens Place

    Clay Gardens Place's rooms were spacious, roomy, and clean. The place is a little smaller, but it was nice. The dining room was roomy, open, and had nice tablecloths on the table. The staff was sup... Read more

  • Review of Brookdale Zanesville

    I would recommend Brookdale Zanesville to anybody. It has an awful lot of things to offer. It's a good facility. The people who work there seem to be fine and are very knowledgeable. They do well w... Read more

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Zanesville

Zanesville, OH, was briefly the capital of Ohio, from 1810 to 1812, when the national Democratic-Republican Party was trying to monopolize power in the new state. The capital shifted to Columbus in 1812 as a compromise. Afterwards, Zanesville remained a well-known city - but for a different reason: it's prolific pottery industry. 

Today the city of Zanesville is home to eight assisted living communities licensed through the Ohio Department of Health’s Office of Health Assurance and Licensing. The department encourages staff at Ohio's assisted living communities to help seniors live active, independent lifestyles by helping them with normal activities of daily living (ADLs), such as grooming and taking medication.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Zanesville

  • Weather in Zanesville is typical for southeastern Ohio. Summer highs here get up to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, while January lows dip to 20 degrees Fahrenheit. Cold, snowy winters can make outdoor activity difficult for seniors with respiratory conditions, such as COPD.

  • The cost of living in Zanesville is just a little lower than typical for the United States. Seniors who buy their own groceries may pay up to 4 percent less here than elsewhere in the nation, while the cost of health care is around 1 percent lower, which helps seniors on fixed incomes whose insurance is limited.

  • Ohio's state income tax takes from 0.495 to 4.997 percent out of the paychecks of most wage earners, and local taxes can rise as high as 3 percent of wages earned. These taxes don't affect seniors' SSI, and many forms of retirement income are likewise exempt. Seniors who do their own shopping or pay for their own gas may notice a 6.5 to 8 percent sales tax.
  • Crime in Zanesville is about one-third higher than the national average in most categories. The property crime is relatively high, but down significantly from the city's 2011 highs.

  • South East Area Transit (SEAT) operates a multi-city transit network in Zanesville that reaches almost to the border of West Virginia. Buses of this service are ADA-compliant, and seniors with valid transit ID qualify for a discount at the time of boarding.

  • The Zanesville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Genesis Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

Paying for Assisted Living in Zanesville

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Ohio

$4,000.00 Granville
$4,000.00 US
$3,800.00 Cambridge
$3,135.00 Zanesville
$2,575.00 Newark
$2,489.00 Lancaster

Assisted Living costs in Zanesville start around $3,135 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 Zanesville 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 Zanesville

The Assisted Living Waiver program and residential state supplement help Ohio's aging citizens pay some or all of the cost of assisted living.

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

Zanesville 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 Zanesville, please visit our Assisted Living in Ohio page.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Zanesville

Zanesville-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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