20 Memory Care Facilities near Akron, OH
Also serving communities of Copley, Uniontown, Green.
There are 20 Memory Care Facilities in the Akron area, with 7 in Akron and 13 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Akron is $4,625 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include North Canton with an average starting cost of $4,000.
To help you with your search, browse the 27 reviews below for memory care facilities in Akron. On average, consumers rate memory care in Akron 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Cuyahoga Falls with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 7 families in Akron find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Akron, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Akron, OH
What to Consider About Memory Care in Akron
Akron, Ohio, is home to more than 13,000 residents aged 65 or older, representing almost 14 percent of the overall population, and approximately 220,000 people in the state have Alzhiemer's disease. To ensure this demographic can get the care they need, Akron has 36 memory care facilities, which are referred to as residential care facilities (RCFs) in the state of Ohio. The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) is tasked with licensing these facilities and ensuring they are performing up to standards.
- Akron is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Akron General Hospital and the Summa Health System, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Seniors looking for memory care options in Akron will enjoy the affordable cost of living. The city ranks almost 20 percent lower than the national average, and health care, goods and services, and utility costs are all below average, making Akron an attractive option for seniors in need of memory care and who may have other health issues.
- According to the American Lung Association, the city of Akron, and the surrounding Summit County, has decent air quality. The ALA gave the area a B rating for 24-hour particle pollution and ozone levels. Seniors who struggle with respiratory issues should be able to live comfortably.
- Crime in Akron could be a concern for seniors and any visitors. Violent crime is 50 percent higher than the national average, and property crime is 78 percent higher. While living in a secure memory care facility may lower seniors' overall risk of being victims of crime, it's still something to be aware of when choose where to live.
Paying for Memory Care in Akron
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Ohio
Memory Care costs in Akron start around $5,015 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,043 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Akron 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 Memory Care in Akron
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Ohio page.
More Ways to Pay for Memory Care
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Ohio page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Akron
Akron and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care 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 memory care resources in Akron, please visit our Memory Care in Ohio page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Akron
Akron-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Ohio are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Ohio page for more information about these laws.
Other Options in Akron, OH
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Akron
Review of Brookdale Bath
I chose Brookdale Bath for my husband because of the feel of it when I walked in. It doesn't feel clinical; it feels very home-like. It's like going into a nice living room. The people there are ju... Read more
Review of Arden Courts of Bath
My sister-in-law is in Arden Courts of Bath. It's an extremely good place, but it doesn't take Medicaid. They've taken extremely good care of her, they seem to be up on everything. Anytime, anythin... Read more
Review of Greenfield Estates Alzheimer's Special Care Center
My aunt was in Greenfield Estates Alzheimer's Special Care Center. It's excellent all the way around. They did so many things. My aunt also has dementia related psychosis, and they were just wonder... Read more