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Find the Right Home Care near Akron, OH

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If you or a loved one wants to age in the comfort of your own home, home care in Akron, OH can offer personal assistance in a familiar setting. Whether an older adult needs more basic elderly home care services in Akron – like help with housekeeping, cooking, and transportation – or requires medical care, A Place for Mom can help.

Find the best home care agencies in Akron to meet your loved one’s unique care needs, from weekly companionship to Akron home hospice care. Personalized home care in Akron can reduce caregiver stress, curb senior loneliness, and make daily life easier for older adults. With 93 options for accredited home care in Akron, OH, we’ll find the right caregiver for your relative.

We are also serving Home Care facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like North Hill, Highland Square and Copley Fairlawn. You may also consider nearby communities such as Barberton, Beachwood or Broadview Heights.

Home Care Facilities near Akron, OH

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Review ofVitalia Senior Residences of Montrose
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This community was very nice but not a lot of people because it was still pretty new. I considered it but I wanted more people for my loved one to talk to. This community was also more expensive.

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I did not like this community to much. The tour guide was nice however, the facility just seemed older and outdated.

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Review ofVitalia Senior Residences of Montrose
5.0

This community was very nice but not a lot of people because it was still pretty new. I considered it but I wanted more people for my loved one to talk to. This community was also more expensive.

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I did not like this community to much. The tour guide was nice however, the facility just seemed older and outdated.

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Options for Senior America Cleveland OH

6611 Rockside Rd. #115, Independence, OH 44131

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Home Care

Options For Senior America Corp. started providing home care services in late 1989 to the residents of the Washington, DC metropolitan area. What started as a handful of customers grew substantially due to the personal customer service that the company's management has always been keen to...

4.5(33 reviews)
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SYNERGY Home Care - Broadview Heights, OH

710 Ken Mar Industrial Pkwy Ste 710, Broadview Heights, OH 44147

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Home Care

We provide certified caregivers, non-medical care givers, and in-home aides to work with seniors and individuals of all ages who live with health limitations, such as Alzheimer disease, dementia, or Parkinsons.Our home care services are available around Cleveland, Broadview Heights and Akron...

3.9(17 reviews)
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BlueDot Cares

1991 Crocker Rd Ste 600, Westlake, OH 44145

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Home Care

5.0(4 reviews)
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Senior Helpers - Akron, OH

450 White Pond Drive Suite 200, Akron, OH 44320

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Home Care

Care and comfort at a moment's notice....and peace of mind for you.Senior Helpers® in-home care services are designed so our clients get as little or as much help as they need to enjoy living independently at home. Our schedules are flexible and we are non-contractual, so you don't have to commit...

4.0(1 review)
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Homewatch CareGivers of Westlake

27352 Center Ridge Suite A, Westlake, OH 44145

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2.5(1 review)
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Homewatch CareGivers - Beachwood

23811 Chagrin Blvd Suite 114, Beachwood, OH 44122

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Provides: Home Care

Homewatch Caregivers offers home care services for seniors living in and around Beachwood, Ohio. Beachwood is a small city in Cuyahoga County that is home to several notable points of interest, including the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage. With its small-town atmosphere and access to Cleveland's...

4.6(10 reviews)
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Preferred Care at Home of Lorain County

133 W Herrick Avenue, Wellington, OH 44090

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Provides: Home Care

4.5(2 reviews)
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Home Helpers of Barberton

273 Wooster Rd N, Unit A, Barberton, OH 44203

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Provides: Home Care

5.0(1 review)
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First Opportunity Home Healthcare, LLC

4678 Birchwood Road, Garfield Heights, OH 44125

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Provides: Home Care

5.0(1 review)
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Legacy Home Health Care Agency, LLC

572 West Market, Suite #5, Akron, OH 44303

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Home Care

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Vantage Aging

2279 Romig Road, Akron, OH 44320

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Provides: Home Care

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Always Inspired Health Care LLC

2000 Auburn Dr One Chagrin Highlands Ste 200, Beachwood, OH 44122

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Provides: Home Care

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Always There Best Home Care LLC

1817 Reeds Run Rd NE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663

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Provides: Home Care

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Home Care Assistance - Solon, OH

33790 Bainbridge Road, Suite 101, Solon, OH 44139

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Home Care

Thank you for considering Home Care Assistance. We are a non-medical home care provider that supports the independence of our clients and enhances their quality of life. Nothing is sadder than seeing a once vibrant loved one lose their independence due to old age, physical and mental impairments...

4.8(5 reviews)
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FirstLight HomeCare of Westlake

28025 Clemens Rd., Suite 4, Westlake, OH 44145

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Home Care

When you or your loved one needs help at home, turn to FirstLight HomeCare. We offer complete companion and personal services for seniors, those recovering from surgery, or anyone who just needs a little assistance. And with our trusted, highly-trained caregivers you will have even greater...

4.5(3 reviews)
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Seniors Helping Seniors - Elyria, OH

40998 Butternut Ridge Road, Elyria, OH 44035

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Home Care

We have Senior Citizens who help other Senior Citizens remain in their homes living as independently and self-sufficiently as possible.We have Loving Compassionate, Caring workers who love to help others. We are available 24hrs a day - 7days a week. No Contracts, No Min hours / No Deposit / Same...

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ComForCare Home Care - Strongsville, OH

13315 Prospect Rd., Strongsville, OH 44149

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Home Care

ComForcare understands that today's busy lifestyles often deprive family members of the time necessary to provide hands on assistance and companionship for their loved ones. Therefore, we want every family we service to have the peace of mind that comes with knowing their loved-ones are safe and...

4.0(11 reviews)
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Home Helpers Home Care - Canton, OH

3730 Whipple Ave. N.W. Suite 400, Canton, OH 44708

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Home Care

Home Helpers makes life easier by providing personal care services to the elderly, new moms, and their families, and people recovering from illness or surgery. Service is customized to fit individual needs, from morning “perk-up” to evening “tuck-in”, meal preparation, light cleaning, laundry,...

3.0(1 review)
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Senior Helpers - Twinsburg, OH

8972 Darrow Rd Suite A 101, Twinsburg, OH 44087

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Home Care

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Omni Care Home Agency

922 Wadsworth Rd., Suite H, Medina, OH 44256

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Home Care

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What is home care?

Home care may be the right fit for seniors who want to age in place, but who would benefit from companionship, housekeeping, and help with some activities of daily living (ADLs). Home care is broad and personalized to each senior’s needs. In general, home caregivers may provide:

  • Help with personal care
  • Housekeeping
  • Mobility assistance
  • Laundry
  • Complimentary transportation
  • Nutritious meals
  • Incontinence care and toileting
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Learn More About Home Care 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.

Home care, or in-home care, in Akron is a service which offers compassion and help to seniors who need assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) and wish to remain in their homes. Levels of care vary according to need, and can include companionship, meal prep, cleaning, transportation, and help with ADLs like bathing and dressing. Home care aides are trained to understand the nuances of senior care but generally aren’t licensed to provide medical services.

A Place for Mom’s local Senior Living Advisors can help find the right home care provider in Akron for you or your loved one.

Cost of Home Care in Akron, OH

The median monthly cost of a home health aide is about $4,400 in both the Akron area and the state of Ohio, according to Genworth.

 

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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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