The 10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Summit County, OH for 2023
The average cost of memory care in Summit County is $5,875 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Portage County with an average starting cost of $5,325.
To help you with your search, browse the 58 reviews below for memory care facilities in Summit County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Summit County 4.6 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Medina County with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 15 families in Summit County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Summit County, call (855) 863-8283.
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Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Summit County, OH
What to Consider About Memory Care in Summit County
Almost 18 percent of Summit County's 541,228 residents are aged 65 and older, and many of these seniors are part of the approximately 220,000 people in Ohio with memory-related diseases such as Alzheimer's and dementia. To provide this part of the population with the care they need, Summit County has 17 memory care facilities in the surrounding area.
In Summit County and the rest of Ohio, the Ohio Department of Health is responsible for licensing these memory care facilities, which all fall under the umbrella of the state's designation of Residential Care Facilities (RCFs).
- Summit County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Summa Health and the Cleveland Clinic Akron Campus, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The cost of living in Summit County, Ohio, is quite good, with the county seat of Akron coming in 19 percent lower than the U.S. average and 10 percent lower than the rest of Ohio. Healthcare and housing costs are particularly low, which may give seniors more room in their budgets.
- Northeast Ohio, including Summit County, gets all four seasons. Average lows in January can drop into the 20s or colder with a decent amount of snow, but summers are usually milder, with average highs only hitting the mid to upper 70s which can be good for seniors who have trouble with the heat.
- The air quality in Summit County gets mixed reviews. Overall air quality is 35 percent better than the rest of the nation, but pollution rates are 135 percent worse than the U.S. average. This could be a concern for seniors who have COPD or heart disease.
Paying for Memory Care in Summit County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Summit County start around $5,875 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,747 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Summit 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 Summit 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 Summit County
Summit 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 Summit County, please visit our Memory Care in Ohio page.
Directory of Winners in the Summit County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Summit County
Summit 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 Summit County
Review of Danbury Woods Cuyahoga Falls
We have been with Danbury Woods for a number of years, first using respite care periodically during the year and now, mom is full-time in the memory care unit at Danbury Woods. Our positive experie... Read more
Review of Maplewood at Twinsburg
Move my sister from one memory care facility to Maplewood. Could not be happier. It was less expensive. The room size was much better complete bathroom and en suite great medical care, and personal... Read more
Review of Maplewood at Twinsburg
I highly recommend everything about Maplewood at Twinsburg. The property, exterior and interior, is beautifully maintained. The rooms are spacious and kept immaculate, each with a nice view and cli... Read more