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Forest Hills Place

3151 Mayfield Road, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118

(54 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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

The Winfield at Richmond Heights

261 Richmond Rd, Richmond Heights, OH 44143

(43 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Winfield at Richmond Heights is a community whose ultimate mission is to provide quality senior housing with a wide array of services at an affordable price point. Our goal is to improve quality of life for the seniors we serve, with their emotional and physical health as top priorities. We...

Paramount Senior Living at Middleburg Heights

15435 Bagley Rd, Middleburg Heights, OH 44130

(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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

Sunrise at Parma

7766 Broadview Road, Parma, OH 44134

(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 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...

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Gates Mills Club

6759 Mayfield Rd, Mayfield Heights, OH 44124

(19 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Gates Mills Club is an active senior living community located at 6759 Mayfield Heights, OH, providing independent and assisted living seniors with the environment to enjoy and active, engaging and dynamic lifestyle. GMC has been in Mayfield Hts. for 40 years, with complete updated amenities in...

The Woodlands of Shaker Heights

16333 Chagrin Blvd, Shaker Heights, OH 44120

(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Savor the lifestyle at The Woodlands of Shaker Heights, an Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Shaker Heights, Ohio, that offers a bed-and-breakfast-style environment. Our residents are warmhearted, interesting people who enjoy the freedom of Assisted Living — freedom from the...

Brooklyn Pointe

4800 Idlewood Dr, Brooklyn, OH 44144

(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to a new kind of senior living at Brooklyn Pointe Assisted Living and Memory Care located in beautiful Brooklyn, Ohio. The community opened in November, 2018 with all new, state of the art programming for seniors needing Assisted Living or Memory Care. With a focus on wellness and...

McGregor Assisted & Independent Living

14900 Private Drive, Cleveland, OH 44112

(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

McGregor Assisted LivingNestled on a 45-acre estate among maturetrees, gardens and walking paths, we offermaintenance-free living. At McGregor,we’re committed to your personal well-beingand making your life easier.When you choose McGregor Assisted Livingyou make safety and health a priority...

Aberdeen Crossing

399 Bishop Rd, Highland Heights, OH 44143

(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Judson Park

2181 Ambleside Dr, Cleveland, OH 44106

(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Judson Park is a continuing care retirement community owned and operated by Cleveland-based not-for-profit Judson Services, Inc. Judson has been providing senior living services in Northern Ohio since 1906. Judson Park offers independent and assisted living apartments, memory support services,...

Anthology of Mayfield Heights NOW OPEN

6200 Landerhaven Dr, Mayfield Heights, OH 44124

(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Mount Alverna Village

6765 State Road, Parma, OH 44134

(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Situated on 24 picturesque acres in Parma, Ohio, Mount Alverna Village offers a lifestyle that is enriching and inspiring with the care you need now and in the future, including: Assisted Living Memory Care Skilled Nursing Care and Rehabilitation At Mount Alverna Village, you can enjoy life to...

Park Creek Retirement

10064 N Church Dr, Parma Heights, OH 44130

(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Park Creek Center's philosophy comes from the heart and our love of our families. We are a deliberately casual and cozy apartment community. Our support services are designed to balance a resident's lifestyle both physically and emotionally. Park Creek is a retirement community that will meet all...

Gates Mills Villa Apartments

6755 Mayfield Rd, Mayfield Heights, OH 44124

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Gates Mills Villa ApartmentsMayfield Heights, OhioFloor Plan1 Bedroom, 1 Bath | $700/Month2 Bedroom, 1 Bath | $800/MonthAmenities and FeaturesBeauty SalonCommunity RoomComputer RoomElevatorFitness CenterLibraryMovie TheaterParkingPet FriendlyUtilities IncludedEqual Housing Opportunity.

Antioch Towers Senior Apartments

8920 Carnegie Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106

(1 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Affordable Senior Apartment Living Under New Ownership Now Owned and Managed By National Church Residences Contact us online at: AFFORDABLE SENIOR LIVING - RENTS BASED UPON INCOME HUD SUBSIZED FOR SENIORS One and Two Bedroom Apartments Utilities...

Cedar Living

30091 Cedar Road, Mayfield Heights, OH 44124

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Cedar Living at Mayfield Heights is part of the Aria Senior Living family of residential Assisted Living homes. Unlike typical assisted living community, Cedar Living is designed to accommodate only 16 units, in a beautiful neighborhood home. Studies have demonstrated that small group living...

Saint Luke's Manor

11311 Shaker Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44104

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Saint Luke's Manor features several different floor plans many with high ceilings and open floor plans. Modern kitchens with dishwashers, and microwaves. Resident controlled heating and cooling. Residents can stay fit by using our state of the art fitness room, and relax in our inviting Community...

Independence Village of Aurora

505 South Chillicothe Road, Aurora, OH 44202

(279 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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

Independence Village of Avon Lake

345 Lear Road, Avon Lake, OH 44012

(104 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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

Maplewood at Cuyahoga Falls

190 West Bath Road, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223

(62 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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

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Cost of independent living in Cleveland, OH

Independent Living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,257
  • $3,038
  • $3,010
    Cleveland, OH
  • $3,073
    North Olmsted, OH
  • $2,767
    Green / Uniontown, OH
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Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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Learn More About Independent Living in Cleveland, OH

Independent living communities – also known simply as retirement communities – in Cleveland, Ohio are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Cleveland retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.

For this type of senior living, Cleveland, Ohio offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

Cost of Independent Living in Cleveland, OH

The median monthly cost of independent living in Cleveland is about $3,070 in the city proper, and $2,383 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of Ohio is around $2,530.

Learn More About Cleveland, OH

Cost of Living

The cost of living in Cleveland is very typical of a mid-sized city in the Midwest with a cost-of-living index that is close to the national average of 100. Cleveland has a very low property cost reflected in the low median home value.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax Sales tax
97 99 $721 19.9% $67,378 $27,854 No estate tax or inheritance tax 5.8%

Local Hospitals

In total, there are eight general hospitals that service the emergency needs of the city. Three of the top hospitals include:

Weather and Climate

The city of Cleveland has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. This means that the city experiences a highly variable seasonal climate. The winters can be cold and snowy while the summers tend to range from mild to extremely hot and humid. As with many cities in the Midwest, Cleveland may experience thunderstorms from late July to early September with a peak in late August. During particularly bad winters the city may experience blizzards and ice storms as well as cold temperatures. On average, the humidity level for Cleveland is roughly 70%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of January at roughly 75%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
76°F 85°F (June) 67°F (June) 32°F 39°F (January) 23°F during February

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
53 (Moderate) 68 during December (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation and Inclement Weather

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall Inclement weather
5” 14” (August) 54” Floods

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election Results for Cuyahoga County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
65% 30% 4%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
385,525 1,730,363 1,915 people per square mile Shrinking at a rate of -0.42%


Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
36 27% 10% 5% 4%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
30% 30% 15%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
2.4% 49.6% 11.6% 0.5% <1% 33.7% 4.3%


Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
43,153 50 20


Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
16% 59% 20% 35% 7% 7%

Cleveland is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Cleveland is a college town home to a thriving community of young artists and host to renowned museums. For sports fans, Cleveland has professional franchises in all major sports, so you can enjoy a baseball game with the Cleveland Indians, a basketball game with the Cleveland Cavaliers, or a football game with the Cleveland Browns.

For fans of the outdoors, there’s The Cleveland Botanical Garden, located in the University Circle neighborhood and was originally founded in 1930 as the Garden Center of Greater Cleveland. It was the first organization of its kind in an American city. Originally housed in a converted boathouse on Wade Park Lagoon, the center served as a horticultural library, offering classes and workshops for gardeners and spearheading beautification projects in the community.

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