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About Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

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About Care Homes

Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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About Independent Living

Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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About Memory Care

Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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About Nursing Homes

Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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257 Assisted Living Facilities near Akron, OH

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If you’re looking for assisted living in Akron, our local senior living advisors can help you find a safe, welcoming community for you or your loved one. Whether you’re searching for luxury assisted living in Akron or sticking to a budget, we’ll work with you to understand the cost of assisted living in Akron. You might consider top Assisted Living facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like North Hill, Highland Square, and Copley Fairlawn. And if nothing in Akron seems like the right fit, there are other Assisted Living options nearby in Ashland, Avon or Canton to choose from.

From there, we’ll show you the best assisted living communities in Akron for your family member’s budget, lifestyle, and personal care needs. With 257 assisted living facilities in the Akron area, A Place for Mom makes it easier to find a secure and social community for this next stage of life.

Assisted Living Facilities in Akron, OH

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Brookdale Montrose (Now Offering HealthPlus)

100 Brookmont Road, Akron, OH 44333

4.2
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Brookdale Montrose is a senior living community located in scenic and accessible Akron, Ohio. Our community boasts beautifully landscaped grounds offering peaceful and tranquil living while also offering all the conveniences that come being near a metropolitan area. Residents at Brookdale...

Greenfield Estates Alzheimer's Special Care Center

3522 Commercial Dr, Akron, OH 44333

4.0
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

JEA Senior Living is a private, family owned company that is committed to being the leader in providing quality personal services to our residents while honoring the experience of aging. This goal is achieved by providing positive activities, effective communication and maintaining an...

Brookdale Bath (Now Offering HealthPlus)

101 North Cleveland Massillon Road, Akron, OH 44333

3.8
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Quality Care Designed for YouWouldn’t it be nice to redefine what it means to be independent? When you decide to move into our assisted living and memory care community, you have the opportunity to do just that. We handle the burdens of everything from cooking and cleaning to maintaining the...

Heritage Crossing

251 N Cleveland Massillon Rd, Akron, OH 44333

4.8
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Everyone Deserves a Great LifeAt Heritage Crossing, we strive to care for residents one at a time … working each day to make their lives easier and more enjoyable. Our community will be filled with comfortable touches to make residents really feel at home. From beautiful gardens to spacious...

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Arden Courts of Bath

171 N Cleveland Massillon Rd, Akron, OH 44333

4.1
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

For nearly 25 years, Arden Courts Memory Care has catered to the special needs of individuals with memory loss. Staffed by specially trained caregivers, Arden Courts cares for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Each community features home like common areas,...

Ohio Living Rockynol

1150 W Market Street, Akron, OH 44313

3.2
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Ohio Living Rockynol is one of 12 life plan communities owned and operated by Ohio Living, headquartered in Columbus. As a life plan community, Rockynol offers independent living apartments, assisted living, short-term rehabilitation, long-term nursing, memory care, home health and hospice. Since...

Vitalia Senior Residences of Montrose

4041 Heritage Center Dr, Copley, OH 44321

4.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

VITALIA® has the means to provide residents with a wide variety of things to learn, participate in, and enjoy. From an inviting restaurant to ample entertainment spaces, our senior community campus allows for exposure to new things regularly while still visiting favorites that you know and...

Independence Village of Aurora

505 South Chillicothe Road, Aurora, OH 44202

4.7
(280 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Welcome to Independence Village! Offering an array of services and amenities, residents can choose from independent living and assisted living. We understand it’s the small details in life that make a difference, which is why we strive to make each moment of every day something remarkable...

Independence Village of Avon Lake

345 Lear Road, Avon Lake, OH 44012

4.6
(105 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Independence Village! Our community offers independent living, assisted living and memory care services. With these specially designed living options, our residents can maintain their independence and also get the support they need when it’s the most essential. This is why we work to...

Maplewood at Cuyahoga Falls

190 West Bath Road, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223

4.6
(66 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Maplewood at Cuyahoga Falls is a beautiful assisted living residence located in Cuyahoga Falls, Summit County, Ohio, just north of Akron. It provides both assisted living and memory care to area seniors. Maplewood is found just south of Cuyahoga Valley National Forest, the only national park in...

Canton Regency

4515 22nd St NW, Canton, OH 44708

4.2
(65 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Kick off the good life at Canton Regency, an Independent Living community in Canton, Ohio, that offers weekly happy hours, courtesy transportation and some of the most desired amenities around. Our goal is to enrich the lives of our residents by providing an environment that is physically,...

Vista Veranda

141 Chestnut Hill Drive, Ravenna, OH 44266

4.6
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Vista Veranda provides both assisted living and memory care for those with Alzheimer's or other dementias. We are located at the north end of the small town of Ravenna in northeastern Ohio. We are a small single level community with many amenities and services to offer seniors in our area.Our...

Maple Ridge Senior Living

35300 Kaiser Ct, Willoughby, OH 44094

3.8
(58 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Maple Ridge Senior Living offers assisted living and memory care services to seniors in northeastern Ohio. We are near the shores of Lake Erie and have many parks and recreational options in our area. We are close enough to Cleveland for an easy afternoon drive to enjoy all of the dining and...

Forest Hills Place

3151 Mayfield Road, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118

4.0
(55 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Forest Hills Place is a community with big heart, we offer personalized service for seniors needing assisted living and also memory care for those with dementia. We are located in a quiet wooded neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio just east of Forest Hill Park. Your health and safety is a top...

Maplewood at Chardon

12350 Bass Lake Road, Chardon, OH 44024

4.6
(43 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Maplewood at Chardon provides a healthy, invigorating environment for all seniors, as well as specialized assistance for those in need of memory care. The heart of Maplewood is embodied through an approach to assisted living that offers premier care to seniors who need some support in their...

Canfield Place

2300 Canfield Road, Youngstown, OH 44511

4.4
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Canfield Place is an assisted living community in vibrant Youngstown, Ohio. Known for its dedication to the arts, Youngstown is home to The Butler Institute of American Art, the Edward W. Powers Auditorium and Youngstown State University. Our beautiful city offers all that you would expect from...

Brookdale Mentor (Now Offering HealthPlus)

5700 Emerald Court, Mentor, OH 44060

4.0
(49 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Care That’s Right for YouLocated in the charming town of Mentor, Ohio, our assisted living and memory are community is a place where you can enjoy a full and rich lifestyle under the safety and security of our on-site care team. Whether you want to focus on improving your health or simply want to...

Maplewood at Twinsburg

2463 Sussex Boulevard, Twinsburg, OH 44087

4.7
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Maplewood at Twinsburg is an assisted living and memory care community located in Summit County. Everything at Maplewood at Twinsburg, from our deluxe and beautifully appointed and sunny apartments to our fresh and healthful farm-to-table dining, has been designed with resident well-being in...

Paramount Senior Living at Middleburg Heights

15435 Bagley Rd, Middleburg Heights, OH 44130

4.0
(43 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Paramount Senior Living is an assisted living and memory care community located in the scenic Midwestern town of Middleburg Heights, Ohio. Our town is a 'City for All Seasons' and promises residents a comfortable place to live, no matter their age. We are located south of Cleveland, offering...

Brighton Gardens of Westlake

27819 Center Ridge Road, Westlake, OH 44145

3.9
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Brighton Gardens provides assisted living in an apartment-style setting that offers the simple pleasures - nutritious food, comfortable surroundings, and the support of a warm, caring and competent staff. A separate Special Care Center for residents with Alzheimer's or other memory related...

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Cost of assisted living in Akron, OH

The average cost of senior living in Akron is $4,069 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Barberton, OH with an average of $3,002 per month.

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What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
Complete guide to assisted living

 

Learn More About Assisted Living in Akron, OH

 

Akron, an independent metropolitan area, provides all the conveniences of a modern city while still being in reach of Cleveland’s thriving downtown. Within city limits, residents can enjoy a spacious, suburban landscape with easy access to diverse shopping and dining experiences, local parks, and attractions like the Akron Art Museum.

In Akron, assisted living communities provide personal care services in settings typically ranging from private apartments to shared rooms, often with restaurant-style dining and activities based on residents’ interests. Designed to promote independence among seniors who don’t require 24-hour skilled nursing care, assisted living is a good option for retirees who need help with some daily tasks and would like to live a socially fulfilling, active lifestyle.

Cost of Assisted Living in Akron, OH

The median monthly cost of assisted living is about $4,200 in Akron and $4,700 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of assisted living in the state of Ohio is around $4,300.

 

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Cost of Living

 

The total household expenses associated with living in Akron are rated 17 points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated below the average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Groceries Clothing
83 85 74 85 84 79

 

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64 Median Income Age 65+ Median Household Income Average Individual Income Median Employee Salary Average Property Tax One-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate
$39,844 per year $30,927 per year $35,547 per year $20,948 per year $40,361 per year $1,761 per year $594 per month

 

 

Local Hospitals

 

The top hospitals that service Akron include:

Cleveland Clinic Akron General

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 430+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

Western Reserve Hospital

  • Facility type: proprietary, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 80+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, physical therapy

Summa Health System

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 630+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, arthroscopy

 

 

Weather and Climate

 

Akron’s climate is classified as humid continental, which means it experiences four distinct seasons and occasional heavy snowfall in winter. The average humidity level is 71%, and humidity levels are often highest during January at about 77%.

 

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
27°F 34°F 20°F

 

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
74°F 84°F 64°F

 

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 97

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 36″

 

 

Demographics and Values

 

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
37 14.2% 197,026 3,176 per square mile 2.4

 

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.2% 4.6% 30.1% 2.4% <0.1% 4.3% 58.5%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

 

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Akron: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 100/100

 

2016 Presidential Election Results for Summit County

Democratic Republican Other
52.0% 43.8% 4.2%

 

 

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

 

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Akron include:

  • Akron Art Museum
  • Cummings Center for the History of Psychology
  • Summit County Historical Society
  • Simon Perkins Stone Mansion
  • Hale Farm and Village

Outdoor attractions in Akron:

  • Hardesty Park
  • Grace Park
  • Portage Lakes State Park
  • Quail Hollow State Park
  • Akron Zoo

Akron’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Akron Civic Theatre
  • The Nightlight Cinema
  • Akron Arts Expo
  • InfoCision Stadium
  • Summit Mall
  • Chapel Hill Mall
  • Northside District

 

Transportation

Akron Metro RTA operates throughout the Akron area and offers ADA-compliant transportation. Taxis, and rideshare services like Uber and Lyft, are also available in Akron.

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The Merriman, Mulberry Gardens Memory Care and Danbury in Hudson are the top rated assisted living facilities near Akron, Ohio. See full list of communities.

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