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Photo of The Kenwood by Senior Star
2020 Photos available
77 Floor plans available
9.0
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25 reviews
9.0
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25 reviews
5 star
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I'm currently a resident at The Kenwood by Senior Star. I came to look at this place and loved it, so I moved in! There is lots to do, everyone is so friendly at this facility. I'm happy to be here. I live...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living, Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
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.
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.
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.
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Welcome to The Kenwood by Senior Star! The Kenwood is a premiere independent living, assisted living, and memory support community located in Cincinnati, Ohio. We offer a resident-inspired approach that ensures a high quality of life for seniors and peace of mind for their loved ones.Inside The...
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Photo of Traditions at North Bend
1010 Photos available
44 Floor plans available
8.0
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32 reviews
8.0
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32 reviews
5 star
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My mom has had a good experience there so far. Staff and residents have been very welcoming. What the community offered overall. Independent and assisted living rooms are integrated on floors and allows more...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
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.
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.
Traditions at North Bend brings a highly desirable new senior living option to the residents of Green Township and surrounding communities. Located conveniently on North Bend Road near I 74, Traditions will offer Independent and Assisted Living, as well as a secure Memory care for those affected...
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33 Photos available
8.0
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29 reviews
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29 reviews
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[name removed] the retirement coordinator is great at her position. She makes the transition to Senior living at Bridgeway Pointe very easy. Overall the whole staff is very good. I would recommend...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
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.
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.
Bridgeway Pointe - where we aim for our residents to have vibrant, full lives, complete with charming gardens, sewing and art studios, many social and physical activities and intimate surroundings designed for the greatest comfort. Bridgeway Pointe - where our goal is to connect residents,...
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Photo of Traditions at Camargo
1010 Photos available
55 Floor plans available
9.6
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35 reviews
9.6
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35 reviews
5 star
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My mother has been at Traditions at Camargo for almost three years, first in Assistive Living and now in Memory Care. Mom wanted to move here to be with long-time friends from her church, and it has proved...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
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.
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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Photo of Ivy Knoll A Caring Senior Community
1010 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
9.5
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52 reviews
9.5
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52 reviews
5 star
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Clean, inviting and like home. The staff is wonderful and ALWAYS willing to help or answer questions concerning your loved one. Many different activities and events are offered for the residents. We are...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
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.
Ivy Knoll Senior Community has been in operation since May 2015. Our staff has a combined 80 years of experience working in the Geriatric community. Since opening the doors, Ivy Knoll has received the prestigious award of Best of Assisted Living from SeniorAdvisor.com.
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88 Photos available
9.3
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33 reviews
9.3
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33 reviews
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Staff is really friendly. The place is clean and they are always looking to improve. There has been a lot of kitchen staff rotation and a struggle to staff a new director after the prior one retired but I...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
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.
Northgate Park is is truly senior living at its finest.We are honored to receive a deficiency free state survey in 2019 from the state of Ohio. This recognition means our community's most recent state inspection found zero deficiencies in care, services, and environment. It is a merit that...
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Photo of The Wellington at North Bend Crossing
3737 Photos available
44 Floor plans available
9.3
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61 reviews
9.3
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61 reviews
5 star
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I would say that Wellington is a very nice, quiet, and clean place to live. The meals are above average, maintenance services are great, and I love the staff.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
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.
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.
Live regally in Queen City when calling The Wellington at North Bend Crossing your next home. Our Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Cincinnati, Ohio provides a helping hand for residents who may appreciate assistance with activities of daily living. You can be...
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Photo of Celebration Villa of Summit Hills
88 Photos available
55 Floor plans available
9.2
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41 reviews
9.2
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41 reviews
5 star
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All of the workers are wonderful and very kind. Residents do not seem to be happy with the food, but I am sure they are doin the best that they can.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
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.
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.
Atria Summit Hills is a warm, welcoming community with all the comforts of home. Our goal is an environment where older people thrive and where adult children feel secure their parents are protected and fulfilled. Relax on a shaded patio, in the study or library, or socialize in our large...
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Photo of StoryPoint Cincinnati
1212 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
9.1
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65 reviews
9.1
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65 reviews
5 star
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My mom says they are understaffed and meals are very slow, however my parents enjoy the programming. We like that they have been able to get meals delivered when they are sick and that they are in an...
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
New England Club provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled on beautiful grounds in a quiet suburb of Cincinnati, you'll love the serenity of our facilities while enjoying all of the convenience of the nearby city. We're just minutes from shopping, dining,...
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Photo of Barrington of Fort Thomas
22 Photos available
9.0
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27 reviews
9.0
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27 reviews
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Great facility. Great food. Staff does not return phone calls which has been frustrating. Information and notifications about Daily activities could be better. Overall great place for mom. It is just what...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
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.
At Barrington of Fort Thomas, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. Free resident parking available at our...
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Photo of Celebration Villa of Highland Crossing
1010 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
8.7
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59 reviews
8.7
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59 reviews
5 star
66%
4 star
22%
3 star
7%
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2%
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Overall they are all 5's. We are so glad you recommended this facility. We would never have found them. Everyone is so friendly and always willing to help our family and our mom. They truly are...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
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.
Celebration Villa is a senior living community with Independent Living and Assisted Living. We are located on 12 park-like acres, just minutes from downtown Cincinnati. Residents can expect a vibrant and social atmosphere where you can live amongst your peers. We believe life should be celebrated...
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Photo of The Christian Village at Mt. Healthy
11 Photo available
8.6
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13 reviews
8.6
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13 reviews
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I would definitely recommend Christian Villages at Mt. Healthy! Everyone who works there is kind, compassionate, and always so helpful. The activities are wonderful, too. My mom loves being there!
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
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.
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.
Founded in 1966, the Mt. Healthy Christian Home, under the management of Life Care Services, is located on 13 beautifully landscaped, park like acres of land, on the outskirts of Mt. Healthy. Our newly renovated community offers all the conveniences of home without the worries. We offer...
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Photo of The Victorian at Riverside
1818 Photos available
8.5
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7 reviews
8.5
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7 reviews
5 star
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My loved one was previously a resident at The Victorian at Riverside and the experience was great! We liked this facility very much. I would recommend The Victorian at Riverside to others.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
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.
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.
The Victorian at Riverside provides personal care and memory care for the elderly in a beautiful new building tucked back in a tree-lined neighborhood within the Licking Riverside Historic District in Covington. Provided with 24-hour nursing oversight, your loved one will enjoy independence when...
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Photo of Evergreen
1616 Photos available
66 Floor plans available
Pricing promotion
8.5
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58 reviews
8.5
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58 reviews
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There were several issues that were uncovered during the turn over process. Ultimately, the issues have been resolved. The only negative that caused frustration was the lack of communication. I feel that...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
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.
'The first impression of Evergreen won me over, especially the beautiful grounds and the views from every window. Evergreen provides Mom with opportunities to grow and learn. The services here are far above the competition and are always delivered with a smile!'      ...
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Photo of Blue Rock Senior Living
1111 Photos available
8.5
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2 reviews
8.5
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2 reviews
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I could not be happier knowing our loved one is in a place where everyone cares for him and really watches over him. I no longer have to worry about him. Based on the experience we have had so far with Blue...
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Blue Rock Senior Living, LLC is a 22-bed Independent Senior Living facility in the process of transitioning to Assisted Living. Look no further than our Senior Living community if you or a loved one are looking for a community where they can maintain their independence while receiving the...
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Photo of Deer Park Assisted Living
1313 Photos available
8.5
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18 reviews
8.5
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18 reviews
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They are very carrying and did a great job caring for my Uncle. They are very personable and know all their residents by name I would highly recommend Deer Park to others looking.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
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.
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.
Deer Park Assisted Living, it’s not about age. It’s about life. We are a senior living community offering assisted living and memory care with personalized care and support. Nestled on more than three lush acres of a quiet residential area, our community is just a short drive from downtown...
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Photo of Brookdale Springdale (Offering HealthPlus)
88 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
Pricing promotions expiring soon
8.5
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42 reviews
8.5
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42 reviews
5 star
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Staff is caring, but plagued with turnover. Dining is ok, but size of the facility is limited. Nurses are excellent. Billing is sometimes off after re-assessments. We feel confident mom gets the care she...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
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.
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.
All the Comforts of HomeIf you are ready to exchange the burdens of everyday life for a carefree retirement that provides you with all the comforts of home and none of the maintenance, look no further. Nestled in the popular city of Cincinnati, Ohio, our assisted living and memory care community...
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Photo of Brookdale Finneytown (Offering HealthPlus)
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22 Floor plans available
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8.2
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61 reviews
8.2
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61 reviews
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The staff was very nice, but there seemed to be a lot of turnover. I would usually be the one to initiate communication, but they would let me know if she fell. Housekeeping couldn't keep Mom's clothes...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
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.
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.
All the Comforts of HomeIf you are ready to exchange the burdens of everyday life for a carefree retirement that provides you with all the comforts of home and none of the maintenance, look no further. Nestled in the popular city of Cincinnati, Ohio, our assisted living and memory care community...
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Photo of Brookdale Kenwood (Offering HealthPlus)
1010 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
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8.0
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46 reviews
8.0
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46 reviews
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Communication with the family about things which happen w/ the patient and are not the norm. Staff follow through on the established care plan can be hit or miss. The billing charges are simply wacky....
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
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.
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.
The Place Where You Can ThriveWhen you decide to make your home at our assisted living and memory care community in Cincinnati, Ohio, you are doing more than moving into a new place. You are embarking on a new journey rich with quality care, deep friendships and a world of activities and...
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2222 Photos available
8.0
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4 reviews
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Maple Knoll Village is a great community with beautiful grounds and gardens. In talking to the current residents, every one of them had great things to say about the staff and how helpful and kind they are....
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
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.
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.
Maple Knoll Village is a non-profit continuing care retirement community located on a beautiful 54-acre campus in historic Springdale, Ohio. Our community is made up of 291 independent living accommodations, 63 assisted living accommodations and 145 skilled nursing beds that include short term...
Photo of The Lodge Retirement Community
1212 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
8.0
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17 reviews
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17 reviews
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They do a lot to engage their residents, and it's up to them as to what they want to do. The place is clean and inviting, with live trees in the eating area with little lights in them for ambiance. The...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
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.
WHO WE ARE:The Lodge Retirement Community has been serving seniors in Symmes Township, Loveland, Mason, Blue Ash and Greater Cincinnati since 1986. We are conveniently located at Montgomery Rd. & Union Cemetery Road with easy access to I-71 and I-275. We are family-owned and operated by...
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Photo of Cottingham Retirement Community
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7.9
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46 reviews
7.9
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A place for mom was quick to respond to my inquiry. Cottingham Retirement Community arranged for a tour promptly. My efficient apartment was freshly painted and has new cabinets and appliances in...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
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.
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.
Established in 1984, Cottingham Retirement community is locally owned by Deaconess Long-Term Care, Inc., a not-for-profit organization. This strong financial backing ensures our residents security for years to come. We offer 4 levels of care — all under one roof — Independent, Assisted Living,...
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Photo of Anthology of Blue Ash
1212 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
7.8
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14 reviews
7.8
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14 reviews
5 star
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Anthology is a newer facility, beautiful inside and out. The shared spaces are well planned and generous. The apartments are nice with adequate space, some with balconies overlooking a fabulous courtyard....
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
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.
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.
Experience the beautifully architected indoor and outdoor common areas at Anthology of Blue Ash, situated on lovely landscaped grounds in prime suburban Cincinnati. Relax at our indoor pool and share time with friends on the garden patio. Enjoy access to shopping, cultural venues, and top medical...
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Photo of Barrington of Oakley
2222 Photos available
88 Floor plans available
7.8
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33 reviews
7.8
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33 reviews
5 star
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When it comes to the meals, our loved ones mom doesn't love the food and her only complaint so far. Dinner is least fave....breakfast is best. For the value for cost, it is still early days but so far so...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
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.
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.
The Barrington of Oakley offers Independent Living and Assisted Living services. We are located just down the street from the shops of Oakley and the restaurants of Hyde Park. This location, just past the intersection of Red Bank and Madison Roads, gives the Oakley Campus of Living easy access...
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55 Photos available
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My loved one is currently a resident at Harmony at Anderson and the experience and this facility is very good. The cleanliness and friendliness are good. The staff, care services and meals are also good....
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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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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Harmony at Anderson in Cincinnati, Ohio, is designed so residents can live the lives they choose in a beautiful, enriching, and supportive environment. Our associates embody the ideals we hold so dear, such as genuine warmth, deep courtesy toward each other in a community that celebrates all the...
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What families are saying about independent living in Cincinnati

Recent reviews for independent living in Cincinnati

Mason Assisted Living and Memory Care

4.6
This is a very good place with a variety of activities and plenty of opportunities to socialize. My loved one is able to co-mingle with the assisted living and memory care residents and this is ideal for my loved one. The staff are great to work with. They are good at following up with the ...
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Eastgate Village in Cincinnati, OH

5.0
We are happy that our mom feels safe, comfortable, and she absolutely loves the facility and staff, thank you Eastgate Village for the peace of mind she has and our family, too!!! We have nothing goos to say about Eastgate Village and would recommend them to anyone facing a similar situation ...
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The Wellington at North Bend Crossing in Cincinnati, OH

3.6
I would say that Wellington is a very nice, quiet, and clean place to live. The meals are above average, maintenance services are great, and I love the staff.

Costs of independent living in the Cincinnati area

Independent living in the Cincinnati area costs an average of $4,060 per month in 2022-2023, according to A Place For Mom’s proprietary data.[01] This figure represents the amount paid by real people referred to our partnered Cincinnati independent living communities. This cost includes rent plus the prices of optional add-ons. Add-ons may include services and amenities like the following:

  • Parking and transportation fees
  • Pet fees
  • Room amenities
  • Salon and spa services
  • Special diets
  • Concierge services
  • Community social outings
  • Health care services

The rates outlined in the graphic below represent independent living community baseline monthly costs in the Cincinnati area before any optional amenities or add-on fees.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Cincinnati, OH vs. nearby cities

Cincinnati, OH
$4,056/mo
$4,110/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Cincinnati, OH vs. the state and national average

Cincinnati, OH
$4,056/mo
$4,092/mo
U.S. national average
$4,089/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Cincinnati vs. other types of senior living

$5,063/mo
Independent Living
$4,056/mo

Median monthly costs of Independent Living in Cincinnati, OH by room type

Semi-Private
$4,091/mo
Studio
$4,840/mo
1 Bedroom
$5,004/mo
2 Bedroom
$5,733/mo
Detached Cottage/Bungalow
$4,400/mo

Average cost of Independent Living in Cincinnati over time

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How people pay for independent living in Cincinnati

You can combine several private and public assistance options to help cover the cost of independent living in Cincinnati. Taking an initial assessment of your unique financial position will help you decide the best way for you to pay for your independent living accommodations, as well as any personal or medical support you may need through in-home care.

Most public assistance programs won’t cover the cost of independent living, but they may help you offset other expenses. If you have a disability, a chronic health condition, or need personal care services, you may be able to receive public assistance to help cover the cost of these services, enabling your income to go farther towards your cost of living.

Private pay methods

Your private pay methods can include any income or assets you have. Even if you’re retired and no longer receive a paycheck, your income and assets might be sufficient to cover your independent living expenses. Depending on your resources, your income and assets might include savings accounts, Social Security benefits, pensions, investment returns, and any of the following:

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If you are a veteran of the U.S. military, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that can help you pay for Cincinnati independent living, as well as other expenses. Veterans pension benefits, such as Aid and Attendance or Housebound Allowance, are designed to provide senior veterans and their surviving spouses with supplemental income to improve their quality of life.[03]

Veteran service officers

Applying for veterans benefits can be a difficult process. Even if you are a qualifying veteran, any errors in the application process could cause you to be denied benefits. This is why successfully applying usually requires assistance or advocacy. By visiting one of the Ohio Department of Veterans Affairs field offices, you can seek assistance and referrals from your area veteran service officers. As fellow veterans trained and certified in benefits offerings, veteran services officers are there to help Ohio senior veterans get the most out of their eligibility.

Additional assistance with VA benefits

Ohio residents can visit the Ohio Department of Veterans Services webpage or contact the local VA office for assistance with finding veterans benefits. The Ohio Attorney General website offers information on additional community resources for veterans such as financial support, legal advocacy, housing assistance, and more. Kentucky also has Veterans Affairs offices for Cincinnati veterans across the Ohio-Kentucky border.

Each state has veterans service organizations overseen by the VA, which include specialized departments for aiding veterans with disabilities and veterans of foreign wars. Find information on Cincinnati veteran service organizations below.

Resources for Cincinnati veterans

Cincinnati Veterans Centers

Cincinnati Veterans Center
4545 Montgomery Road
Norwood, OH 45212
Phone: 513-763-3500
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Hamilton County Veterans Service Office
230 E. Ninth St.
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 513-946-3300
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Kentucky Veterans Affairs offices

Louisville Regional Office
321 W. Main St., Suite 390
Louisville, KY 40202
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs
1111B Louisville Road
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502-564-9203

Ohio Department of Veterans Services (ODVS)

Ohio Department of Veterans Services
Verne Riff State Office Tower
77 S. High St., #7
Columbus, OH 43215

Additional Ohio veterans resources

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
VFW — Ohio
35 Chestnut St., Suite 506
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-224-1838

DAV — Ohio Department Headquarters
35 E. Chestnut St., Suite 503
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-221-3582

Cincinnati DAV Services Office
VA Medical Center
3200 Vine St., Room B147
Cincinnati, OH 45220-2288
Phone: 513-475-6443

Medicaid

Medicaid is a federal- and state-funded health insurance program for Americans 65+, who have a low income, or who suffer from a disability. While Medicaid programs vary by state, all Medicaid programs must follow federal guidelines. Medicaid in Ohio and Kentucky are simply called Ohio Medicaid and Kentucky Medicaid, respectively. In order to receive Medicaid benefits, you’ll need to be enrolled in a Managed Care Organization (MCO), and the agency providing the care services must be contracted with that MCO.

Medicaid programs will not cover the cost of rent in an independent living community. However, Cincinnati independent living residents in both Ohio and Kentucky may be able to receive financial support with care services through home and community based services waivers, which are offered by both states’ Medicaid programs.

Ohio PASSPORT waiver

The PASSPORT waiver is a home and community based services waiver designed to cover care for people age 60 and over who need a nursing facility level of care but choose to live in the community rather than in a skilled nursing facility. Eligible Ohio seniors can use this waiver to cover the cost of care in their own home, including an independent living apartment or other senior housing facility, instead of moving into a skilled nursing facility.

The PASSPORT waiver can cover costs of care needs such as the following:

  • Personal care, such as assistance with activities of daily living, housekeeping, and meal preparation
  • Nutritional guidance and meal delivery
  • Adult day services
  • Transport to medical appointments
  • Medical equipment

PASSPORT waivers also include basic Medicaid coverage and may cover costs such as prescription medications, doctor appointments, and hospital stays.[04]

Kentucky Home and Community Based waiver

Kentucky Medicaid also offers a Home and Community Based (HCB) waiver program, which seniors in Kentucky can take advantage of. Kentucky’s HCB waiver can cover the costs of services such as the following:

  • Adult day support
  • Personal care, such as assistance with activities of daily living
  • Simple home modifications
  • Meal services
  • Respite care

Similarly to Ohio’s waivers, Kentucky Medicaid HCB waivers have specific eligibility requirements. In order to qualify, Kentucky residents must be age 65 or older or have a qualifying disability. They must also meet general Medicaid eligibility requirements, and they must need a nursing facility level of care.[05]

Where to find additional help in Ohio

The Ohio Department of Aging has several Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) where Ohio residents can receive additional support with Medicare, Medicaid, and other support programs. Ohio Medicaid recipients can manage their care through the Ohio Medicaid Consumer Hotline Member Portal. A long-term care ombudsman can offer advice and provide advocacy on your rights as a resident in senior living.

Where to find additional help in Kentucky

Kentucky residents can use the Kynect website to find out more about Medicaid benefits eligibility and access their benefits. Kentucky seniors also have their own Area Agencies on Aging, ombudsman advocacy, and more.

Cincinnati resident Medicaid resources

Ohio Medicaid support

Ohio Medicaid Member Portal
Phone: 800-324-8680

Ohio Department of Medicaid
50 W. Town St., Suite 400
Columbus, OH 43215

Ohio Area Agencies on Aging

Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio
4601 Malsbary Road
Blue Ash, OH 45242
Phone: 800-252-0155

Pro Seniors Long-Term Care Ombudsman
7162 Reading Road, Suite 1150
Cincinnati, OH 45237
Phone: 800-488-6070

Medicare

Medicare is a federally funded program designed to extend health coverage to Americans age 65 or older and individuals with qualifying disabilities. Since Medicare is a federal program, eligibility requirements will be the same in both Ohio and Kentucky. Medicare has multiple segments that cover different health care needs such as the following:

  • Inpatient hospital stays or skilled nursing care
  • Doctors’ services, medical services, and medical supplies
  • Prescription medications

As a form of health insurance, Medicare won’t cover the cost of rent in an independent living community. Medicare can, however, be used to cover medically necessary in-home care and care for short-term medical conditions. You can find more information on Medicare costs and coverage by visiting the federal Medicare website or by contacting one of your local Social Security Administration offices. Qualified seniors may receive help paying for Medicare deductibles and premiums through Medicare Savings Programs.

If you are eligible for Medicare, the Social Security Administration can help you receive access to benefits. If you’re able to dual enroll in both Medicare and Medicaid, you can pay Medicare premiums using Medicaid benefits. A local long-term care ombudsman can help you access the benefits you’re eligible for. An ombudsman can also investigate complaints of long-term care residents, advocate for your rights, and help ensure that you receive the quality of care you deserve. Find links to these resources below.

Understand Ohio laws and regulations for independent living communities

Independent living communities in Cincinnati generally have an age minimum of 55, 62, or 65, though the exact age requirement depends on the community. Age minimums generally don’t apply to every tenant; rather, one person in each independent living household must meet the age requirement.

Independent living communities are subject to the same regulations as any other Ohio apartment. Tenants and landlords each have their own rights and responsibilities. Independent living communities may also include assisted living on the same campus. Independent living communities with on-site assisted living or memory care may be subject to tighter regulations, particularly in the units where medical care services are provided. To learn more about the assisted living or memory care unit regulations of your potential community, visit our guide to Cincinnati assisted living.

Apartment regulations in Ohio and Kentucky

Ohio and Kentucky apartment landlords are required to maintain basic maintenance, safety, and cleanliness standards for their tenants. Both states require apartment landlords to do the following:[06,07]

  • Ensure that all facilities — such as electrical, plumbing, sanitation, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and elevators — are in good and safe working order
  • Organize waste removal services
  • Supply running water and heat
  • Make necessary repairs to keep the building safe and usable
  • Uphold building codes standards for health and safety purposes
  • Keep communal areas clean, sanitary, and safe for use

Both Ohio and Kentucky apartment regulations require tenants to do the following:[08,09]

  • Avoid disturbing other residents with excessive noise
  • Keep the premises clean and safe
  • Practice appropriate use of plumbing and electrical equipment
  • Practice proper waste disposal
  • Cooperate with state and municipal drug laws on the premises
  • Cooperate with housing health and safety codes

ADA compliance

Independent living communities must comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by making reasonable accommodations and modifications for individuals with disabilities. Federal law prohibits owners of housing facilities from denying residency to individuals who have disabilities. Since ADA compliance is enforced on the federal level, Kentucky and Ohio have the same standards to uphold.

What are reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities?

Reasonable accommodations mean adjusting rules or policies so that residents with disabilities can access the same amenities offered to other tenants. Accommodations may include provisions such as the following:

  • Convenient parking
  • Equal access to the complex’s shared spaces or activities for individuals with disabilities
  • Adjustment of rent payment due date to correspond with tenant’s disability payments

What are modifications for individuals with disabilities?

Modifications typically entail construction changes to the apartment complex and unit in order to make the space more navigable for tenants with disabilities. Modifications could mean installing handrails in bathrooms, a hands-free entrance, or a wheelchair ramp. The costs of these modifications are the responsibility of the property owner, rather than of the tenant with the disability, provided that they do not impose an undue financial burden upon the landlord.[10]

Regulations for Cincinnati senior care communities

Cincinnati area senior living facilities that offer independent living as well as other care types may have stricter regulations in both Ohio and Kentucky. These regulations include direct care staff requirements, minimum staff-to-resident ratios, and service offerings such as the following:[11,12]

  • Medication administration assistance
  • Assistance with activities of daily living
  • Recreation and social activities

Ohio assisted living services also must include the following:[11]

  • Housekeeping and laundry services
  • Either three meals per day or a food safe storage so residents can take care of their own food

In Kentucky, however, housekeeping and laundry services are not required, though residents must have access to facilities to take care of their own laundry.[13] Three meals per day and snacks are required.[12]

Ohio assisted living facilities, or residential care facilities as they are designated in that state, must be licensed by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). The ODH performs facility inspections before licensing the facility and then a minimum of every 15 months after licensure.

Kentucky assisted living facilities must be certified annually through the Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living to ensure they uphold regulatory standards.[14]

You can find more information on related Ohio and Kentucky tenant-landlord laws below.

Ohio Department of Health contact information

Cincinnati Health Department
3101 Burnet Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45229
Phone: 513-357-7200

COVID-19 regulations for Cincinnati independent living communities

As most COVID-19 restrictions in both Ohio and Kentucky have been lifted, there are no specific COVID-19 regulations required for Cincinnati independent living communities at this time.

However, Ohio independent living communities that include assisted living are recommended to implement precautionary measures in accordance with CDC guidelines. Kentucky similarly follows CDC guidelines, particularly COVID-19 by county recommendations, updating guidelines based on the number of COVID-19 cases in each individual county.

Individual communities may have their own rules in place, so make sure to call prospective communities ahead of time to learn about their specific guidelines. The general guidelines include the following:

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Testing. Staff and residents should be tested for COVID-19 if they are experiencing symptoms or if they have come into contact with someone who has tested positive.

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Masking. Masks should be worn by individuals who are immunocompromised, by individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19, and by health care workers with COVID-positive patients.

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Quarantining. Patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 should be placed in isolation or in rooms with other patients infected with COVID-19.

What to expect from independent living in Cincinnati

Cincinnati independent living communities are here to offer you a worry-free retirement, where you can relinquish the stress of home ownership. Without the responsibilities of lawn care and maintenance, your time will be freed up to enjoy the many resort-style amenities and services, and to explore the beautiful Cincinnati metropolis.

Cincinnati independent living communities offer many services designed to foster a high-quality lifestyle, so you can get the most out of your retirement. Our partner independent living communities in Cincinnati generally offer the following:

  • Restaurant-style dining
  • Laundry and dry cleaning
  • Housekeeping
  • Planned events and recreational activities
  • Grocery and errand services
  • Transportation
  • Maintenance
  • On-site management

Our Cincinnati independent living partners typically offer communal leisure areas and on-site conveniences such as the following:

  • Swimming pools
  • Fitness centers
  • Spas
  • Beauty salons/barbershops
  • Dining areas
  • Cafes/bistros
  • Pubs/bars
  • TV and movie lounges
  • Libraries

Enjoy a private independent living apartment with convenient features such as the following:

  • Private balcony or patio
  • High-speed internet
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Wheelchair-accessible shower
  • Multiple floor plan options

Multiple tiers of care on one campus

Out of our partner Cincinnati communities that offer independent living, 94% offer some blend of independent living, assisted living, and memory care within one community. Communities that integrate multiple care types enable residents to easily transition to a support level that fits their evolving needs, making them optimal for aging in place. These types of communities also offer more variety among residents, providing more opportunity for friendships and social engagement, no matter an individual’s particular level of need.

Social opportunities in and around Cincinnati independent living communities

Independent senior living communities also provide a wealth of social opportunities, both through formal activity schedules and through groups or gatherings spearheaded by residents with common interests.

Many of our partner Cincinnati independent living communities are central to the downtown area, so residents have the city’s best dining and entertainment venues right at their fingertips. Downtown Cincinnati is known for being easily navigable on foot, but there are also plenty of additional transportation options.

There’s always something happening in Cincy’s Fountain Square, whether it’s skating, music, libations, or much more. Explore the city’s one-of-a-kind landmarks, and perhaps best of all, try all the Cincinnati dining options.

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37561
Number of seniors over the age of 65 currently living in Cincinnati
Percentage of seniors 65 and older within the Cincinnati population
$35,827
Mean retirement income for Cincinnati seniors 65 and older[15]

Health care for seniors in Cincinnati

Cincinnati seniors have access to several state-of-the-art medical centers and teaching hospitals.

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The Christ Hospital

The Christ Hospital is ranked No. 1 in Cincinnati and No. 5 in the state of Ohio, according to U.S. News and World Report. The Christ Hospital has been offering compassionate expert medical care to the Cincinnati metropolitan area for over a century. It’s nationally ranked in 14 procedures/conditions and four adult specialties, including cardiology.

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St. Elizabeth Edgewood Hospital

St. Elizabeth Edgewood Hospital is ranked No. 2 in Cincinnati and No. 1 in Kentucky, according to U.S. News and World Report. St. Elizabeth offers exceptional orthopedic, cardiovascular, and cancer care. It’s high performing in several medical procedures.

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Bethesda North Hospital

Bethesda North is a teaching hospital featuring a Level III trauma center. It’s the third-highest ranking hospital in Cincinnati, according to U.S. News and World Report. Bethesda North is a general medical and surgical hospital that’s high-performing in 10 adult specialties.

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Transportation for seniors in Cincinnati

Out of A Place for Mom’s partnered Cincinnati independent living communities, 87% offer complimentary transportation services to residents and 37% offer transportation services at an additional fee. These at-cost services are generally for on-demand transport outside of the community’s regular transportation schedule.

Downtown Cincinnati is quite walkable, and most errands can be accomplished without a car. As you get further from the city center, however, you may want to rely on a vehicle or public transit.

Cincinnati’s public transportation system is called Go Metro. Go Metro features multiple bus routes, and you can search a route in the Cincinnati area or by popular destinations. Go Metro’s buses are compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act, so even Ohio residents who have disabilities or require a wheelchair or service animal can ride. However, if a person’s disability makes buses inaccessible even with these accommodations, Cincinnati offers an access rideshare program where Ohioans can be picked up by a van designed specifically for passengers with special needs.

For some enjoyable downtown entertainment, you can take the free Cincinnati streetcar that loops through the heart of the city.

Downtown Cincinnati is considered a walker’s paradise by Walkscore.com, which gives it the following transportation ratings out of 100:[17]

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93

Walk Score

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79

Transit Score

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Bike Score

Senior activities in Cincinnati

Cincinnati attractions

Cincinnati offers a wealth of museums, shopping, parks, sporting events, and more in its walkable downtown area. The following are only some of Cincinnati’s most popular downtown attractions:

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

Fountain Square

Hard Rock Casino

Cincinnati Art Museum

Cincy Brew Bus

Cincinnati Reds Baseball

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Music and theater lovers can enjoy Cincinnati’s symphony orchestra, ballet, Broadway Cincinnati, opera, Shakespeare in the Park, and many other art and cultural attractions. For Cincinnati residents and visitors on a budget, the city has many exhibits and historical sites that are free to the public.

Cincinnati dining

It may be no surprise that Cincinnati is famous for its chili, with the iconic Skyline brand featuring the city’s striking cityscape. But Cincinnati has diverse cuisine options, from pizza to waffles to artisan seafood. You can enjoy many dining options from restaurants with rooftop seating or floor to ceiling windows that give you a panoramic view of this beautiful city. If you’re not sure where to start, hop on one of the city’s food and beverage tours for eats and inspiration.

Cincinnati 60+

The Cincinnati Recreation Commission (CRC) offers many programs for Cincinnati residents to stay active and connected with each other, but did you know they have programs specifically for older residents? The CRC offers fitness classes, activities, meals, group outings, and the Southwest Ohio Senior Olympics event. Seniors all over the city can gather at one of the many CRC locations for fitness, fun, and friendship.

For seniors interested in continued education, the University of Cincinnati offers the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, where you can take classes in whatever strikes your interest.

Frequently Asked Questions

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The average cost of Independent Living in Cincinnati is $4,058 per month. This cost may vary based on location, amenities, floorplan, level of care and other factors.

References

  1. A Place for Mom. (2022). A Place for Mom proprietary data.

  2. United States Census Bureau. (2021). Veteran status (S2101): Cincinnati [Data set]. American Community Survey.

  3. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. (2022, October 12). VA Aid and Attendance benefits and Housebound allowance.

  4. Ohio Department of Aging. PASSPORT.

  5. Commonwealth of Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services. Home and community based waiver.

  6. Landlords and Tenants, Ohio Revised Code § 5321.04 (2012).

  7. Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act, Kentucky Revised Statutes § 383.595 (2023).

  8. Landlords and Tenants, Ohio Revised Code § 5321.05 (2012).

  9. Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act, Kentucky Revised Statutes § 383.605 (2023).

  10. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. (2022). Reasonable accommodations and modifications.

  11. Residential Care Facility, Ohio Revised Code § 3701.16 (2018).

  12. Assisted Living Communities, Kentucky Revised Statutes § 194A.705 (2023).

  13. Assisted Living Communities, Kentucky Revised Statutes § 194A.703 (2023).

  14. Department for Aging and Independent Living. (2022). Assisted living communities. The Commonwealth of Kentucky.

  15. United States Census Bureau. (2021). Population 65 years and over in the United States (S0103): Cincinnati. [Data set]. American Community Survey.

  16. U.S. News and World Report. (2023). Best hospitals in Cincinnati.

  17. Walk Score. (2023). Downtown, Cincinnati.

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A Place for Mom. (2022). A Place for Mom proprietary data.

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United States Census Bureau. (2021). Veteran status (S2101): Cincinnati [Data set]. American Community Survey.

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. (2022, October 12). VA Aid and Attendance benefits and Housebound allowance.

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Ohio Department of Aging. PASSPORT.

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Commonwealth of Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services. Home and community based waiver.

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Landlords and Tenants, Ohio Revised Code § 5321.04 (2012).

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Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act, Kentucky Revised Statutes § 383.595 (2023).

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Landlords and Tenants, Ohio Revised Code § 5321.05 (2012).

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Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act, Kentucky Revised Statutes § 383.605 (2023).

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. (2022). Reasonable accommodations and modifications.

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Residential Care Facility, Ohio Revised Code § 3701.16 (2018).

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Assisted Living Communities, Kentucky Revised Statutes § 194A.705 (2023).

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Assisted Living Communities, Kentucky Revised Statutes § 194A.703 (2023).

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United States Census Bureau. (2021). Population 65 years and over in the United States (S0103): Cincinnati. [Data set]. American Community Survey.

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U.S. News and World Report. (2023). Best hospitals in Cincinnati.

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Walk Score. (2023). Downtown, Cincinnati.