The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Franklin County, OH for 2023
The average cost of memory care in Franklin County is $5,269 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,354. Cheaper nearby regions include Fairfield County with an average starting cost of $4,258.
To help you with your search, browse the 78 reviews below for memory care facilities in Franklin County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Franklin County 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Delaware County with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 39 families in Franklin County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Franklin County, call (855) 863-8283.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Franklin County, OH
What to Consider About Memory Care in Franklin County
Franklin County is the largest county in a state where there are approximately 220,000 people living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. With almost 12 percent of the county's population aged 65 and over, there's a definite need for local memory care facilities to provide the necessary care to seniors who have been or may be at some stage of their life, diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
Such facilities are known as Residential Care Facilities and are regulated by the Ohio Department of Health. There are over 30 of these facilities in Franklin County that fulfill the needs of local seniors with cognitive disabilities.
- Franklin County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital and the Select Speciality Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Residents of Franklin County can expect an affordable way of life as the average cost of living is almost five percent less expensive than the national average. Healthcare ranks almost ten percent lower than the national average.
- The American Lung Association has awarded Franklin county a rating of "F" for ozone pollution, but a rating of "A" in its 24-hour particle pollution category. This suggests that the air quality could be harmful to people with respiratory conditions.
- Using a scale of one to 100, with one being the lowest crime rates and 100 the highest, violent crime in Franklin County is ranked at 50.6 and property crime at 51.9. While these are considerably higher than the national averages, they're not an indicator of the safety of seniors living in memory care facilities. For added peace of mind, it may be a good idea to inquire with facilities about extra steps they take to keep their residents safe.
Paying for Memory Care in Franklin County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Franklin County start around $5,196 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,525 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Franklin 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 Franklin 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 Franklin County
Franklin 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 Franklin County, please visit our Memory Care in Ohio page.
Directory of Winners in the Franklin County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Franklin County
Franklin 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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Franklin County
Review of Sage Park Memory Care & Transitional Assisted Living
I did a tour of Sage Park Memory Care & Transitional Assisted Living, and I loved it. It's very modern, and well laid out. The staff was very pleasant. It looked like they had a lot of services... Read more
Review of Forest Hills Center
My husband is now at Forest Hills Center. I chose it because it was available and it's nice. I like it, and he does, too. They play games and they do things with them. They listen to music, and the... Read more
Review of StoryPoint Gahanna
Memory Care provides a home like atmosphere. From the time you walk in it appears welcoming. The staff always gives a friendly hello and tells me where I will find my mother. This is so different f... Read more