2 Memory Care Facilities in Ashland County, OH
The average cost of memory care in Ashland County is $5,910 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,800. Cheaper nearby regions include Medina County with an average starting cost of $4,670.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Ashland County, call (855) 863-8283.
Browse Memory Care by city: Memory Care in Ashland
What to Consider About Memory Care in Ashland County
Ashland County sits in northeastern Ohio with a population of a little more than 53,000 residents. The county has an 18 percent population of people over the age of 65 and two memory care facilities to help people with Alzheimer's disease, dementia and a variety of other cognitive impairments. In Ashland County, as well as the rest of Ohio, communities that help care for the elderly, providing memory care and assisted living services, are referred to as Residential Care Facilities (RCFs).
Seniors and their families find Ohio offers some tax relief to the aging population. The state doesn't tax Social Security retirement benefits and offers tax credits for seniors with pensions and retirement accounts, including an IRA or 401(k).
- Winters can be cold with temperatures in the teens for many of the winter months while the summer months are warm without a lot of humidity. The county's average yearly temperature is 48 degrees. It's beneficial to locate a memory care facility that ensures residents can't venture outside during periods of below-freezing temperatures.
- Ashland County is home to University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center with its Neurological Institute that cares for seniors with cognitive impairments. This institute is a Neuroscience Center of Excellence in the State of Ohio. This medical center also offers first-class care in emergencies and for other medical issues.
- The cost of living in Ashland County is a bargain with an overall cost of 20 percent less than the national average. Healthcare costs run 21 percent below the national average. With a limited budget, seniors can help their dollars stretch in this area.
- Seniors can feel safe living in this small county. It has an overall crime rate that is 28 percent lower than the rest of the state and 29 percent lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crime, this community scores 68 percent lower than the national average, which is 383 people per 1,000.
Paying for Memory Care in Ashland County
Average Monthly Costs
Counties in Ohio
Memory Care costs in Ashland County start around $5,910 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,932 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Ashland County 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 Ashland County
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 Ashland County
Ashland County 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 Ashland County, please visit our Memory Care in Ohio page.
Directory of Winners in the Ashland County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Ashland County
Ashland County-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.