Toledo is one of Ohio’s largest cities. It’s home to 270,871 people and has a senior population of slightly more than 14%. Alzheimer’s disease and other kinds of dementia have always been a concern for Toledo’s seniors, and according to the Centers for Disease Control, Alzheimer’s-related deaths in the city continue to increase steadily year after year. These deaths rose from 184 in 2014 to 241 in 2018, which is an increase of almost 31%. The overall rate for all other causes of death rose by just 8.5% in the same period.

Thankfully, Toledo’s families don’t have to cope with the impacts of Alzheimer’s alone. The city has a number of memory care facilities that offer 24/7 supervision and security, welcoming environments, special therapeutic programming and compassionate staff who understand the needs of older adults with dementia. In this guide, you’ll learn about benefits and drawbacks of memory care in Toledo, the average price for care and free resources for seniors and families affected by Alzheimer’s disease. It also features a directory of memory care facilities in the local area.

Memory Care Facilities in Toledo, OH

Traditions at West Park Place

3501 Executive Parkway, Toledo, OH, 43606


The Glendale Assisted Living

5020 Ryan Road, Toledo, OH, 43614

I visited The Glendale Assisted Living. It was very clean but she wanted $6,000 a month and my mother don’t make that much. They showed me a room and they said for $6,000 mom could have the room herse … (read more)
I visited The Glendale Assisted Living. It was very clean but she wanted $6,000 a month and my mother don’t make that much. They showed me a room and they said for $6,000 mom could have the room herse … (read more)

Oakleaf Village of Toledo

4220 North Holland Sylvania Road, Toledo, OH, 43623

Oakleaf Village of Toledo is a tranquil facility located on the edge of Wildwood Preserve Metro Park in Sylvania, Ohio. Residents enjoy beautiful kitchens, indoor sunrooms and an inviting fireplace in … (read more)
Oakleaf Village of Toledo is a tranquil facility located on the edge of Wildwood Preserve Metro Park in Sylvania, Ohio. Residents enjoy beautiful kitchens, indoor sunrooms and an inviting fireplace in … (read more)

Parkcliffe Community at Toledo

4217 Parkcliff Ln, Toledo, OH, 43615

Parkcliffe Alzheimer’s Community in Toledo, Ohio is conveniently located beside the Airport Highway just across from picturesque Swan Creek Preserve Metropark. Residents rate the facility highly for i … (read more)
Parkcliffe Alzheimer’s Community in Toledo, Ohio is conveniently located beside the Airport Highway just across from picturesque Swan Creek Preserve Metropark. Residents rate the facility highly for i … (read more)

Foundation Park Alzheimer’s Care Center

1621 S Byrne Road, Toledo, OH, 43614

This facility is meant for patients with alzheimers. When you walk through the front door it smells of strong urine. The color schemes of the carpeting and the wall paper are very drab and unattract … (read more)
This facility is meant for patients with alzheimers. When you walk through the front door it smells of strong urine. The color schemes of the carpeting and the wall paper are very drab and unattract … (read more)

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Aspen Grove

7515 Secor Road, Lambertville, MI, 48144

My dad is in the memory care of Aspen Grove. It’s very nice and clean. Upon entry, I was greeted by a few women. And there was a singing event happening right behind the desk in the main courtyard of … (read more)
My dad is in the memory care of Aspen Grove. It’s very nice and clean. Upon entry, I was greeted by a few women. And there was a singing event happening right behind the desk in the main courtyard of … (read more)

Landings of Oregon

3450 Seaman Road, Oregon, OH, 43616


Charter Senior Living of Oak Openings

6805 Sylvania Ave., Sylvania, OH, 43560

The upkeep of Charter Senior Living of Oak Openings was excellent. The layout was excellent. The person that took me on the tour was very good as well.
The upkeep of Charter Senior Living of Oak Openings was excellent. The layout was excellent. The person that took me on the tour was very good as well.

Vibrant Life Temperance

667 West Sterns Road, Temperance, MI, 48182


Kingston Residence of Perrysburg

333 E Boundary St, Perrysburg, OH, 43551

I toured Kingston Residence of Perrysburg for my dad. It’s an older facility, but my first impression was that the staff is very united and very much a family, a unit, and they work well together. The … (read more)
I toured Kingston Residence of Perrysburg for my dad. It’s an older facility, but my first impression was that the staff is very united and very much a family, a unit, and they work well together. The … (read more)

COVID-19 Rules for Memory Care in Toledo

Since most COVID-19 rules for Memory Care Communities and other Senior Living Facilities are set at the state level, you can view the specific rules for your state on our Guide to Memory Care in Ohio. Keep in mind that every community has specific policies that they put in place to protect their residents, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more – find contact information here.

What to Consider About Memory Care in Toledo

In Toledo and elsewhere throughout the state, memory care facilities are regulated by Ohio’s Department of Health, Bureau of Regulatory Operations. This department is responsible for licensing facilities and enforcing regulations they’re required to follow. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in Toledo

  • U.S. News & World Report rated several of Toledo’s hospitals as high performing in treating conditions such as heart failure, hip and knee replacement, diabetes and COPD. The city’s top-ranked medical facilities include ProMedica Toledo, Mercy Health – St. Anne and the University of Toledo Medical Center.
  • Black & White Transportation is the provider for Lucas County’s senior transit program. Riders can request transportation to nonemergency medical appointments, veterans service offices, stores and other destinations in Toledo. Vans are accessible and can accommodate walkers, wheelchairs and other medical equipment.
  • Toledo has a cost of living index of 72.7, which is well below the respective national and Ohio averages of 100 and 82.6. Groceries (90.3), health care (86.5), housing (29.6) and transportation (884.3) are all more affordable than average.
  • Ohio is moderately tax-friendly to retirees. Sales and property tax rates are higher than the nationwide averages, and some types of retirement earnings are taxed as regular income. However, Social Security benefits are fully exempt in Ohio.
  • Toledo has comfortable summer weather, with an average high temperature of 85 degrees in July. Annually, the city gets about 180 sunny days compared to the U.S. average of 205. Winters are typically very cold — the median low temperature is 19 degrees in January, and the city receives an average of 31 inches of snow per year, which is slightly more than the national average of 28 inches.
  • Toledo’s air quality is close to average with an index of 55 versus the national norm of 58. Water quality is poor, however. Compared to the U.S. index of 55, the city has an average of just 20.
  • Toledo is safer than 7% of U.S. cities, but its property and violent crime rates are higher than the Ohio average. Residents have a one-in-34 chance of becoming a victim of property crime and a one-in-99 chance of experiencing violent crime. For Ohio overall, these rates are one in 55 and one in 327, respectively.

Paying for Memory Care in Toledo

In Toledo, the average price for memory care is $5,274 per month, according to Genworth’s 2021 Cost of Care Survey. This type of care is provided in special units of assisted living facilities and costs 20-30% more than standard care due to additional staff training, therapeutic programming and stronger security measures. The following rates are based on Genworth’s figures for assisted living in Toledo, plus 25%.

The Cost of Memory Care in Nearby Cities

At $5,274, Toledo’s average memory care cost is cheaper than most other northern Ohio cities. It’s also below the national median of $5,625 and the Ohio average of $5,794. Prices are much higher in Cleveland, where seniors pay $6,175. Mansfield’s average is a little lower than this at $5,998. In Lima, memory care costs approximately $5,754, while in Akron the average is $6,241.

$5274

Toledo

$5794

Ohio

$5625

The United States

$6175

Cleveland

$5998

Mansfield

$5754

Lima

$6241

Akron

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

There are several other types of care available in Toledo that families may want to consider. Seniors can receive home care or home health care, which includes some skilled nursing services, for $4,957 per month. Adult day health care costs $2,145, while standard assisted living averages $4,129. At $7,057 for a semiprivate room and $7,851 for private lodging, nursing home care is the most expensive option.

$4957

Home Care

$4957

Home Health Care

$2145

Adult Day Health Care

$4129

Assisted Living

$7057

Nursing Home (semiprivate room)

$7851

Nursing Home (private room)

Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Toledo

In Toledo, 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 Toledo

Toledo residents and their families can get help choosing a memory care facility, find financial assistance programs and learn more about Alzheimer’s disease through one of the following free resources. These programs and services are offered by government agencies and nonprofit organizations throughout Lucas County.

Resource

Contact

Description

(419) 382-0624

The Area Office on Aging provides counseling on public benefits and the state's Assisted Living Waiver Program, which could help cover the cost of memory care for eligible individuals. It also maintains a directory of helpful programs for seniors on its website, including paratransit services, low-income financial assistance and support groups for people with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers.

(800) 272-3900

The Alzheimer’s Association provides education about memory disease and its impact, future planning and ways to keep seniors safe while they're still living at home. Its website features a list of local events, such as caregiver support groups and social programs for people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Seniors and their loved ones can get information and advice from a trained volunteer by calling the AA's hotline, which is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

(877) 894-4599

LAWO offers free advocacy and legal assistance to protect the rights of seniors living in memory care facilities. Its volunteer attorneys can help with wrongful evictions, benefit denials, financial exploitation and elder abuse. It can also assist families with advanced health care directives, powers of attorney, wills and other important tasks related to future planning. Applicants must meet financial requirements to qualify for assistance.

(419) 213-6090

Toledo residents can call the Veterans Service Commission for help in obtaining financial benefits they or their loved one might be eligible for, such as disability compensation, pensions and Aid and Attendance pension supplements. Other services it offers veterans include medical transportation, emergency financial help and planning assistance for end-of-life care.

(419) 259-2891

The ombudsman provides information about Lucas County's memory care facilities and can give families advice on selecting the right community for their loved one. The ombudsman also investigates and helps resolve complaints about poor quality of care in a facility. Other services include assistance for family caregivers and advocacy regarding MyCare Ohio Medicaid/Medicare benefits.

Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Toledo

Toledo 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