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The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Cincinnati, OH for 2024

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  • Memory Care Facilities in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • What to Consider About Memory Care in Cincinnati
  • Paying for Memory Care in Cincinnati
  • Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Cincinnati
  • Free Memory Care Resources in Cincinnati
  • Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Cincinnati

What to Consider About Memory Care in Cincinnati

The Ohio Department of Health’s Bureau of Regulatory Operations licenses and certifies long-term care facilities, including memory care communities, throughout the state. Additionally, the Bureau of Survey and Certification conducts inspections of these facilities to ensure they comply with state regulations. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in Cincinnati

  • The cost of living in Cincinnati is 8% below the national average. All categories except transportation, including utilities, groceries and health care, are less than the U.S. average, which makes Cincinnati an affordable place to live.
  • Cincinnati’s Metro bus transit operates buses on fixed routes throughout the city. The Fare Deal Program offers seniors aged 65 and older half-price fares on every trip. Simply pick up a Fare Deal identification card to participate in the program.
  • Cincinnati is home to many high-quality health care facilities, including Christ Hospital and St. Elizabeth Health Care. These facilities can provide local seniors with expert medical care if needed.
  • If you have breathing issues, the Cincinnati air may be problematic. Cincinnati’s Hamilton County earned an F in the number of high ozone days in the American Lung Association’s State of the Air Report. However, the county earned a B for 24-hour particle pollution.
  • Cincinnati is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities. This designation shows that city leaders have committed to improving the quality of life for all ages in their community, including seniors.

Paying for Memory Care in Cincinnati

Note: Residential memory care is usually offered in assisted living facilities, and in general, memory care rates tend to be 20-30% higher than assisted living rates. No national database currently tracks memory care costs in the United States, so we’ve estimated the monthly memory care costs listed below by adding 25% to the rates listed in Genworth’s 2021 Cost of Care Survey.

The monthly cost of a memory care facility in Cincinnati averages $5,833.

The Cost of Memory Care in Nearby Cities

Cincinnati’s memory care costs are higher than the state and national averages. Monthly memory care expenses in Ohio average $5,794, and the U.S. average Is $5,625. Within the state, Cincinnati’s memory care facility costs are higher than some, but not all, Ohio cities. In nearby Columbus and Springfield, memory care costs $5,106 and $4,575, respectively. Dayton’s costs are also lower, coming in at $5,313 per month. However, areas in northern Ohio, including Akron, cost more than Cincinnati, with monthly costs averaging $6,241.

Cincinnati

$5,833

Ohio

$5,794

The United States

$5,625

Dayton

$5,313

Columbus

$5,106

Springfield

$4,575

Akron

$6,241

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

Memory care facilities are just one type of senior care in the Cincinnati area. Seniors and their families can choose from other types of care as well, depending on their needs. The most inexpensive type of senior care is an adult day health care service, which costs $1,690 per month. Homemaker services and home health aides cost $5,148. An assisted living facility in Cincinnati costs, on average, $4,666 per month. Nursing home care is the most expensive, with a semi-private room costing $7,848 and a private room costing $8,760 per month. 

Homemaker services

$5,148

Home health aide

$5,148

Adult day health care

$1,690

Assisted living facility

$4,666

Memory care facility

$5,833

Nursing home semi-private room

$7,848

Nursing home private room

$8,760

Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Cincinnati

In Cincinnati, there are options for seniors who need financial assistance paying for Memory Care. For more information about other options, who qualifies, and how to apply, Memory Care in Ohio page.

More ways to pay for memory care in OH

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 Cincinnati

A variety of free resources are available to Cincinnati seniors and their families as they navigate an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis.

ResourceContactService
Alzheimer's Association – Greater Cincinnati Chapter(800) 272-3900The Cincinnati chapter of the Alzheimer's Association provides support for seniors living with Alzheimer's and their families. The organization provides web-based educational resources, hosts caregiving support groups and runs a 24-hour hotline for seniors and their families.
Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio(513) 721-1025The Council on Aging offers support, consultation and referrals for seniors in the Cincinnati area. The council hosts caregiving support sessions and operates a call center that can provide advice for seniors and their families.
Dementia Inclusive Cincinnati(513) 271-9610Dementia Inclusive Cincinnati is an initiative to make Cincinnati the most dementia inclusive city by 2025. The organization's website provides a wealth of educational resources for seniors and their families. Plus, in conjunction with Cincinnati Public Libraries, Dementia Inclusive Cincinnati hosts monthly memory cafes that allow seniors with dementia to come together to enjoy music, games and activities.
Pro Seniors Long-Term Care Ombudsman(800) 488-6070The Pro Seniors Long-Term Care Ombudsman serves the greater Cincinnati area and advocates for seniors living in assisted living facilities. They identify and resolve problems to ensure seniors are receiving proper care in these facilities.
Veterans Service Commission(513) 946-3300The Veterans Service Commission is a free resource for veterans in the Cincinnati area. The organization provides financial assistance to veterans in need, oversees a veterans crisis line and reviews VA benefits with seniors.

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Cincinnati

Cincinnati Memory Care Communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all Memory Care Facilities in Ohio are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Ohio page for more information about these laws.

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Ohio

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Gordon

I visited this facility

Review of Evergreen Retirement Community

Evergreen Retirement Community was a large facility. It seemed like everything was very, very nice. I like them. The staff did a great job. The building was very nice and very well set up. I could...

Provider response

Your visit and kind words put a big smile on our face. We’re glad you feel the same. Thanks for all your positive comments, and we look forward to seeing you again. Please stop by or call with...

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Mica

I visited this facility

Review of Evergreen Retirement Community

My mom will be moving into the Evergreen Retirement Community. The tour was great, and I loved it. I'm very happy to take my mom there. The staff was wonderful. He showed me everything and what I...

Provider response

We’re so grateful you noticed all the things we do to make your loved one feel happy and at home. From great dining to fun events and activities, we really do believe our community is a wonderful...

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Jill

I visited this facility

Review of The Glen

The Glen was apparently a new building and it was beautiful, but it didn't seem as interactive. I checked their memory care. I was there on a Saturday, so I didn't get to see as much interaction as...

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