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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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If you’re looking for assisted living in Delaware, 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 Delaware or sticking to a budget, we’ll work with you to understand the cost of assisted living in Delaware. From there, we’ll show you the best assisted living communities in Delaware for your family member’s budget, lifestyle, and personal care needs.

With 149 assisted living facilities in the Delaware 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 Delaware, OH

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The Inn at Olentangy Trail

36 Corduroy Road, Delaware, OH 43015

4.1
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Inn at Olentangy Trail in Delaware, OH strives to avoid every stereotype of the assisted living as hospital, and instead places its residents in what could pass for a beautiful, rustic hotel. Our wood and stone building is also a high quality assisted living and memory care facility with a...

Ohio Living Sarah Moore

26 North Union Street, Delaware, OH 43015

5.0
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Sarah Moore Community is an assisted living community available to seniors who are looking to call Delaware, OH their home. Those who are looking to live in a city that has a rich history will find that this community is the right place for them. Those who are visiting residents of this community...

StoryPoint Grove City

3717 Orders Rd, Grove City, OH 43123

4.9
(157 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At StoryPoint Grove City, we are so proud to serve seniors and families in the area! Our community offers catered services, including independent living, assisted living and memory care. We have tailored our community's experiences to each resident and their specific needs, which is why...

Paramount Senior Living at Westerville

690 Cooper Road, Westerville, OH 43081

3.9
(109 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Paramount Senior Living at Westerville is a high quality senior living community located in the Columbus suburb of Westerville, Ohio. The town of Westerville is a special place to call home and features beautiful outdoor areas as well learning opportunities for people of all ages, including an...

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Mansfield Place

1841 Middle Bellville Road, Mansfield, OH 44904

4.7
(68 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Mansfield Place offers high quality senior living services in vibrant Mansifeld, Ohio. Known as 'The Fun Center of Ohio,' Mansfield is the largest city in the mid-Ohio region and has been featured in several blockbuster films including 'The Shawshank Redemption,' 'Air Force One' and 'Tango &...

Chestnut Hill Senior Living

5055 Thompson Rd, Columbus, OH 43230

3.6
(81 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Chestnut Hill Senior Living is an exceptional assisted living and memory care community located in the fun and vibrant city of Columbus, Ohio. Situated on 10 wooded acres, our setting provides a peaceful environment where residents can walk through our paved pathways and savor the gorgeous...

Brookdale Trillium Crossing

3500 Trillium Crossing, Columbus, OH 43235

4.3
(67 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Make our house your home, and live a more lovely life. Visit Brookdale Trillium Crossing and you’ll find a stunning, pet-friendly senior living community offering independent living and assisted living services in Columbus, Ohio. Our city has been ranked as one of the best cities in America by...

Claremont Retirement Village

7041 Bent Tree Blvd, Columbus, OH 43235

3.8
(70 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Claremont Retirement Village is “a warm and friendly place to live”. Located on 12 acres of neatly landscaped grounds gives residents plenty of space for walks. The Village offers worry-free retirement living, companionship and independence. Our attractive 200 apartments garden style and park...

Carroll Place

3682 Dolson Ct NW, Carroll, OH 43112

4.1
(61 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Carroll Place assisted living is located in the small community of Carroll, Ohio. We are one mile north of Fairfield County airport and four miles southeast of Greenfield Lake. We provide individualized care in an elegant but home like environment. Our beautifully landscaped property is ideal...

StoryPoint Gahanna

5435 Morse Rd, Gahanna, OH 43230

4.4
(55 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Welcome to StoryPoint Gahanna! This isn’t just a place to reside — it’s a place where our community members truly shine, and we are glad to share this experience with them. Our various senior living options include independent living, assisted living, and memory care. Throughout each service...

Middleton Senior Living

1500 Weaver Drive, Granville, OH 43023

4.9
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Middleton Senior Living is a dynamic community that offers Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care. Located in the quaint village of Granville, Ohio, Middleton provides a maintenance-free resort-like setting and a relaxing environment that their residents enjoy. Our caring and...

Bickford of Worthington

6525 N High St, Worthington, OH 43085

4.3
(49 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Bickford of Worthington affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living services. From...

Carriage Court - Hilliard

3570 Heritage Club Dr, Hilliard, OH 43026

3.9
(53 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Carriage Court of Hilliard is the Premier Assisted Living and Memory Care in Hilliard. Our community offers just the right amount of stimulation, engagement and care needed to thrive and maintain the highest quality of life.Built in 1999 and renovated in 2018, Carriage Court of Hilliard offers a...

Brookdale Westerville

6377 Cooper Road, Columbus, OH 43231

4.1
(50 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Safe. Secure. But still, spectacular.For seniors looking for a redefined kind of independent living without sacrificing 24/7 security, this community might be the perfect choice. Visitors will find exceptional assisted living and memory care services in a peaceful and home-like setting,...

Brookdale Lakeview Crossing (Now Offering HealthPlus)

4000 Lakeview Crossing, Groveport, OH 43125

3.9
(52 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Live your best life every day. At our Assisted Living and memory care community in Groveport, Ohio, you’ll have assistance with medications, dressing and bathing, as well as services like housekeeping and meals. You’ll also find comfort knowing that staff is on-site 24 hours a day, seven days a...

Sunrise of Gahanna

775 East Johnstown Road, Gahanna, OH 43230

4.1
(48 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

Dublin Retirement Village

6470 Post Rd, Dublin, OH 43016

4.7
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Senior Star at Dublin Retirement Village! Dublin Retirement Village is an independent living, assisted living, and memory support community in Dublin, Ohio. Our beautiful, 13-acre park-like grounds connect with the 35-acre Red Trabue Nature Preserve for pristine outdoor enjoyment,...

The Woodlands of Columbus

5380 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43213

4.1
(43 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Discover a vibrant yet relaxed lifestyle at The Woodlands of Columbus, where residents can explore a full calendar of activities while enjoying modern-day amenities and convenient services. Our Columbus, Ohio, Independent Living community also offers Assisted Living and Memory Care services. From...

Oakleaf Village of Columbus

5500 Karl Road, Columbus, OH 43229

4.1
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Oakleaf Village of Columbus is an assisted living community located in the growing town of Columbus, OH. Columbus is located in Fairfield, Delaware and Franklin Counties, and home to just over 836,000 people. Columbus has a lot of great stores, shopping, and restaurants allowing residents the...

Campbell Place

356 Kent Drive, Bellefontaine, OH 43311

4.5
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At Campbell Place, our senior living community, we develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a full-time registered nurse is available 24 hours a day to provide clinical oversight and coordination of care. We can also help coordinate home health, physical therapy, or...

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Cost of assisted living in Delaware, OH

The average cost of senior living in Delaware is $3,908 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Sunbury, OH with an average of $3,460 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 Delaware, OH

 

Old-fashioned, Midwestern charm blends with all the vitality of a college town in this Columbus suburb. Delaware’s historic Northwest and downtown districts provide plenty of architectural gems, boutique shops, and eclectic restaurants to keep your weekends booked, and nearby nature preserves await the city’s more outdoorsy residents. Culture, convenience, and affordability make Delaware an ideal retirement destination — all just about 25 miles north of the big city.

In Delaware, 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 Delaware, OH

The median monthly cost of assisted living is about $3,500 in Delaware and $3,000 in the Columbus 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 Delaware are rated six points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated slightly lower than 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
94 82 93 97 95 96

 

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
$65,309 per year $39,561 per year $59,065 per year $29,098 per year $41,121 per year $3,715 per year $687 per month

 

 

Local Hospitals

 

The top hospitals that service Delaware include:

OhioHealth Grady Memorial Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 60+
  • Specialties: emergency care, joint replacement, hemodialysis, ICU

Mount Carmel Saint Ann’s

  • Facility type: faith-based, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 280+
  • Specialties: emergency care, inpatient surgery, physical therapy, ICU

 

 

Weather and Climate

 

Delaware’s climate is classified as humid continental, which means the area experiences four distinct seasons with warm, humid summers and cold, relatively dry winters. During spring and summer months, central Ohio often has severe weather like thunderstorms and tornadoes. Snow and ice storms do occur in winter, but not nearly as often or as intensely as in the Great Lakes region to the north. The average humidity level in the Columbus area is 68%, and humidity levels are often highest during December at about 75%.

 

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
25°F 34°F 17°F

 

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
73°F 85°F 61°F

 

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 98

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: 37.6″

 

 

Demographics and Values

 

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
36 12.0% 37,253 2,329.2 per square mile 2.5

 

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)
0.1% 3.3% 5.3% 3.4% <0.1% 3.2% 85.0%

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

 

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2020 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

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

 

2016 Presidential Election Results for Delaware County

Democratic Republican Other
39.5% 55.6% 4.8%

 

 

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

 

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

  • Perkins Observatory
  • Richard M. Ross Art Museum
  • The Arts Castle
  • Historic Northwest District

Outdoor attractions in Delaware:

  • Blue Limestone Park (trails and fishing)
  • Olentangy Indian Caverns
  • Boardman Arts Park
  • Seymour Nature Preserve
  • Shale Hollow Park
  • Shelbourne Forest Nature Walk
  • Delaware State Park
  • Delaware Lake

Delaware’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • The Strand Theatre
  • Delaware County Fair
  • Little Brown Jug (horse race)
  • Ohio Wesleyan University
  • Delaware Municipal Airport Annual Air Fair
  • The Delaware County District Library
  • Delaware Beer and Wine Festival
  • Downtown Delaware — Sandusky Street (restaurants and shops)

 

Transportation

Public transportation in Delaware is available via Delaware County Transit, which operates bus routes throughout the county. For seniors, Delaware County Transit offers discounted fares, a paratransit program, and a curb-to-curb service called Delaware City FLEX.

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