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  • Creekside at the Village

    Creekside at the Village

    2200 Welcome Place, Columbus, OH 43209
    (6)
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    As part of Wexner Heritage Village — Central Ohio's oldest and most trusted source of senior healthcare and housing services — Creekside at the Village is uniquely positioned to give older adults a one-of-a-kind independent and assisted living experience. Sophisticated, elegant and warm...

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  • First Community Village

    First Community Village

    1800 Riverside Drive, Columbus, OH 43212
    (25)
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    First Community Village has been serving seniors in Upper Arlington and greater Columbus for over 45 years. First Community Village will always be a place hat encourages independence, wellness and personal growth, respecting each person's right to live at their own pace, on their own terms.

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  • Kensington Place

    Kensington Place

    1001 Parkview Blvd, Columbus, OH 43219
    (20)
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    CALL US NOW for our Back to School Fall Promotion!Take financial possession by September 21 and enjoy October rent free. Nestled in a wooded setting between Bexley and Gahanna, LSS Kensington Place is a warm and wonderful place to call home. Let us show you how being a part of the Kensington family...

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  • Villas of Scioto

    433 Obetz Rd, Ste 300, Columbus, OH 43207
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    The Villas of Scioto are tucked away in a beautiful residential setting in a warm and inviting neighborhood close to shopping, restaurants, golf courses, sporting activities and emergency care facilities. Capital Health Care Network takes pride in maintaining a community where we provide a safe,...

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  • The Forum at Knightsbridge

    The Forum at Knightsbridge

    4590 Knightsbridge Boulevard, Columbus, OH 43214
    (19)
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    A hallmark of the Central Ohio senior living community, The Forum at Knightsbridge is a well-established retirement community offering independent living, assisted living, memory care, long-term nursing care, and rehabilitative care. Offering leasing programs with no endowments, The Forum offers...

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  • Cherry Blossom Senior Living

    Cherry Blossom Senior Living

    79 Blossom Field Boulevard, Columbus, OH 43213
    (9)
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    There is a place for you or your loved one at Cherry Blossom Senior Living in Columbus, Ohio that centers around friendships, family, a life filled with independence and purpose, tender and trusted care when and how you need it and the feeling that you’re home. Find out more about Cherry Blossom’s...

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  • Mayfair Village Retirement Center

    Mayfair Village Retirement Center

    3011 Hayden Road, Columbus, OH 43235
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    Mayfair Village Retirement and Nursing Community is committed to beign the premier provider of health care in central Ohio. It is our desire to be the facility of choice in Franklin County. Our programs, services, and facilities are designed and operated with superior quality in order to satisfy...

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  • Friendship Village Columbus

    Friendship Village Columbus

    5800 Forest Hills Boulevard, Columbus, OH 43231
    (20)
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    Friendship Village of Columbus is a not-for-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community established in 1978. Nestled in a residential setting on 25 acres of naturally wooded grounds, we are conveniently located near downtown Westerville. Our community is based on respect for older adults and their...

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  • Brookdale Trillium Crossing

    Brookdale Trillium Crossing

    3500 Trillium Crossing, Columbus, OH 43235
    (56)
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    Make our house your home, and live a more lovely life.  Visit Brookdale Trillium Crossing and you’ll find a stunning, pet-friendly senior living community offering independent living and assisted living services in Columbus, Ohio. Our city has been ranked as one of the best cities in America by...

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  • Danbury of Columbus

    Danbury of Columbus

    2870 Snouffer Rd, Columbus, OH 43235
    (15)
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    Danbury in Columbus is an assisted living community located in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Columbus, which was ranked in BusinessWeek's 50 best cities in America, features endless events, attractions and dining and shopping opportunities. With guided tours through museums and factories, live...

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  • Claremont Retirement Village

    Claremont Retirement Village

    7041 Bent Tree Blvd, Columbus, OH 43235
    (58)
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    Claremont Retirement Village is “a warm and friendly place to live”. Located on 12 acres of neatly landscaped grounds gives residents plenty of space for walks. The Village offers worry-free retirement living, companionship and independence. Our attractive 200 apartments garden style and park like...

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  • Spring Leaf Place

    2920 Snouffer RD, Columbus, OH 43235
    (3)
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    Retire in style, your style! Enjoy exceptional 55+ living at Spring Leaf Place Luxury Apartments! Located in Columbus, Spring Leaf Place is located in a wooded residential area nestled between Dublin and Worthington. Our extra amenities and luxury apartments will make you feel you are right where...

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  • The Bristol (Opening Fall 2020)

    The Bristol (Opening Fall 2020)

    7780 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43235
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    There is a place for you or your loved one at The Bristol in Columbus, OH. We've designed The Bristol community to be resort-like, with our own professionally trained chef, fine dining experiences, salon services, social events, housekeeping and more. We're also close to the Worthington Hills Park...

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  • Polaris Retirement Community (Opening Early 2021)

    Polaris Retirement Community (Opening Early 2021)

    9180 Antares Avenue, Columbus, OH 43240
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    Greetings! Thank you for your interest in Polaris Retirement, an incredible, new community opening in early 2020. Our residents in Independent Living and Assisted Living will experience a fabulous, worry-free retirement lifestyle where they can treasure the truly important things in life! Situated...

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  • Hawthorn Village

    750 W Rich St, Columbus, OH 43222
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    Make yourself at home at Hawthorn Village senior Apartment Homes, a new community with affordable living, desirable amenities and a great location, Hawthorn Village Senior Apartment Homes is redefining the idea of home. Why settle for an apartment that is too small for your needs or too big for your...

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  • Oakleaf Village of Columbus

    5500 Karl Road, Columbus, OH 43229
    (36)
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    Oakleaf Village of Columbus is an assisted living community located in the growing town of Columbus, OH. Columbus is located in Fairfield, Delaware and Franklin Counties, and home to just over 836,000 people. Columbus has a lot of great stores, shopping, and restaurants allowing residents the...

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  • Oakwood (Opening Fall 2020)

    Oakwood (Opening Fall 2020)

    1169 Bryden Rd, Columbus, OH 43205
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  • AVIA Senior Living

    AVIA Senior Living

    1630 NW Professional Plaza, Upper Arlington, OH 43221
    (10)
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    Personalized Living that Makes Life More Meaningful! If you are searching for the very best in senior living, you'll find it at AVIA. AVIA Senior Living is the way senior living was meant to be... a comfortable-homey environment that is naturally beautiful, delightfully uncrowded and unbelievably...

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  • Homestead Village

    Homestead Village

    4990 Hoover Road, Grove City, OH 43123
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    Homestead Village is a community that brings neighbors together and provides convenient amenities just steps away from your doorstep. You'll have easy access to over a dozen store fronts that offer everything from Farrah's Salon to The Hemingway Library! You'll also find opportunities for...

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  • StoryPoint Grove City

    StoryPoint Grove City

    3717 Orders Rd, Grove City, OH 43123
    (106)
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    At StoryPoint Grove City, we are so proud to serve seniors and families in the area! Our community offers catered services, including independent living, assisted living and memory care. We have tailored our community's experiences to each resident and their specific needs, which is why StoryPoint...

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  • Stone Oak Retirement Resort

    Stone Oak Retirement Resort

    4160 Trueman Blvd, Hilliard, OH 43026
    (33)
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    Stone Oak is the perfect choice for people with a passion for living who are looking for comfort, independence, security, convenience, and a friendly community in the place they call home. Month-to-month rent for studio, 1, 2, & 3 bedroom suites provide all-inclusive services including Freedom...

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  • The Worthington

    The Worthington

    1201 Riva Ridge Ct, Gahanna, OH 43230
    (54)
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    The Worthington provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located on beautiful grounds in Gahanna, a charming suburb of Columbus, you'll love the tasteful elegance of our facilities and the convenience of the nearby community. We're just minutes from shopping, dining...

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  • Three Creeks Senior Living

    Three Creeks Senior Living

    5435 Morse Rd, Gahanna, OH 43230
    (22)
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    In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. Welcome to Three Creeks Senior...

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  • Friendship Village of Dublin

    Friendship Village of Dublin

    6000 Riverside Drive, Dublin, OH 43017
    (5)
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    Friendship Village of Dublin is a lively, non-profit assisted living community that was originally founded by compassionate and committed residents of Columbus, Ohio. A suburb of Northwest Columbus, Dublin is home to the Memorial Tournament, a stop on the PGA Tour. The Scioto River, which passes...

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  • Avondale Senior Village

    Avondale Senior Village

    5215 Avery Road, Dublin, OH 43016
    (6)
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    Welcome to Avondale Senior Village - a vibrant senior living community located in Dublin, OH. Brought to you by National Church Residences, these peaceful apartment homes offer thoughtfully designed garden-style cottages - providing a level of comfort you won't find anywhere else. Spacious living...

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  • Westerville Senior Living

    Westerville Senior Living

    363 Braun Pl, Westerville, OH 43081
    (2)
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    In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. You’re going to feel right at...

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  • Inniswood Village National Church Residences

    Inniswood Village National Church Residences

    1195 North Street, Westerville, OH 43081
    (1)
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    Inniswood Village is a new senior community in Westerville that’s designed for life. Residents enjoy a maintenance-free lifestyle in attractive rental apartments next to the serene beauty of Inniswood Metro Gardens. The heart of Inniswood Village is its Town Center, offering many of the conveniences...

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  • The Gables of Westerville (Opening Early 2021)

    The Gables of Westerville (Opening Early 2021)

    131 Moss Rd, Westerville, OH 43082
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    At The Gables of Westerville, it is our mission to provide a culture of compassion and excellence for our residents and associates – fulfilling our promise to develop a community where people matter most. Located on the border of both Franklin and Delaware county close to St. Paul Catholic Church,...

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  • Hawthorne Commons

    Hawthorne Commons

    4050 Hawthorne Ln, Dublin, OH 43016
    (1)
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    We are a premier apartment community developer who understands and is focused on meeting the needs of the discerning baby-boomer, a renter-by-choice who wants flexibility, care-free living, and the ability to age in place. Treplus offers all the amenities baby-boomers love all while providing...

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  • Paramount Senior Living at Polaris (Opening Summer 2020)

    Paramount Senior Living at Polaris (Opening Summer 2020)

    702 Polaris Parkway, Westerville, OH 43082
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    At Paramount Senior Living at Polaris we offer 24 hour on site nurses. On site licensed skilled nurses 24 hours a day, that offer various clinical capabilities: Wound Management Medication Management and Administration Diabetic teaching and administration of insulin and medications Bowel and bladder...

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  • Senior Star at Dublin Retirement Village

    Senior Star at Dublin Retirement Village

    6470 Post Road, Dublin, OH 43016
    (25)
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    Welcome to Senior Star at Dublin Retirement Village! Dublin Retirement Village is an independent living community in Dublin, Ohio. Our beautiful, 13-acre park-like grounds connect with the 35-acre Red Trabue Nature Preserve for pristine outdoor enjoyment, including our well-stocked fishing pond and...

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  • Parkside Village Senior Living

    Parkside Village Senior Living

    730 North Spring Road, Westerville, OH 43082
    (31)
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    If you or someone you know is looking to make retirement even better, then Parkside Village, central Ohio's most dynamic Senior Living community is for you! Our community features independent living, assisted living options, a memory program, and a movement specialty program …all on one campus! Our...

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  • Springwood Place

    Springwood Place

    865 Maxtown Rd, Westerville, OH 43082
    (4)
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    Retire in style, your style! Enjoy exceptional 55+ living at Springwood Place Luxury Apartments! Located in Westerville, Springwood Place is located in a wooded residential area nestled between Hoover Dam and Uptown Westerville, near the Otterbein Equine Center and minutes away from Easton &...

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  • Sycamore Creek Senior Living

    Sycamore Creek Senior Living

    611 Windmiller Dr, Pickerington, OH 43147
    (4)
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    In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. Welcome to Sycamore Creek Senior...

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  • Powell Senior Living

    Powell Senior Living

    10351 Sawmill Pkwy, Powell, OH 43065
    (24)
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    In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. Welcome to Powell Senior Living,...

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  • The Madison Senior Living Community

    The Madison Senior Living Community

    351 Keny Boulevard, London, OH 43140
    (11)
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    Our assisted living programs have become increasingly popular because they combine professional care with homelike surroundings, reasonable cost, attractive private or semiprivate apartments, and well balanced programs of events and activities. We provide both nurses and around-the-clock resident...

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  • Abbotsgate Lofts

    190 Penny Lane, Powell, OH 43065
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    Abbotsgate of Powell is a 50+ Senior Apartment Community in Powell, OH just off of Village Dr. within Delaware County. Once ranked 18th out of the top 100 places to live, Powell Ohio is a peaceful and serene place to live and welcomes all. Abbotsgate of Powell recognizes that and welcomes the 50+...

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  • Redbud Commons

    Redbud Commons

    602 Redbud Road, Pickerington, OH 43147
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  • Burr Oak Commons

    Burr Oak Commons

    90 Burr Oak Commons, Delaware, OH 43015
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  • The Wyngate at Circleville

    The Wyngate at Circleville

    745 Northridge Rd, Circleville, OH 43113
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  • Reflections Retirement Community

    Reflections Retirement Community

    2750 West Fair Avenue, Lancaster, OH 43130
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  • The Grand of Dublin

    4500 John Shields Pkwy, Dublin, OH 43017
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Independent Living Columbus, OH

Independent living communities are also known as 55+ communities in Columbus, OH. These communities offer a wide range of services to seniors who desire to live independently among their peers. When it comes to the price of retirement communities, Columbus, Ohio has a median monthly cost of $2,800 for the city proper and $3,000 for the metropolitan area.

Cost of Living in Columbus, OH

Columbus offers a high quality of life and many big-city amenities at a lower than average cost compared to other major cities in the region, like Chicago or Minneapolis. Overall, the cost of living is seven points below the national average of 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery price index Housing index rating Median rent price Median home value
93 99 74 $1,105 per month $135,042

Local Hospitals in Columbus

for many seniors, particularly those who have chronic illnesses or those who require treatment, access to medical communities might be a key consideration in deciding what type of care is right for them. Columbus is a major city as well as home to Ohio State University, and offers convenient access to highly regarded medical communities. Some of the top hospitals in Columbus include:

  • Riverside Methodist Hospital
  • Ohio State University Hospital
  • Doctors Hospital

Weather and Climate

A region’s climate can have a great effect on the health and well-being of those who live there. Columbus has a continental type of climate which often consists of hot, humid summers and cold to mild winters. The city has an average humidity of 69% throughout the year.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
75°F 87°F 61°F 33°F 44°F 22°F

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
45.7 (good) 51 (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

Monthly precipitation Yearly rainfall Yearly snowfall
4” 40” 22.4”

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election in Columbus, OH

Voted Republican Voted Democrat Voted Third Party
33.9% 59.8% 6.3%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
32 19.4% 8.2% 3.9% 2.4%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more Other or not specified
5.2% 28.3% 6.0% 0.2% <0.1% 60.5% 4.1% 1.7%

Religious Denominations

Judaism Eastern religion Islam Agnostic, atheist, or nonbelievers Catholicism Methodists/th> Other Christian faith
<1.0% 4.4% <1.0% 65.0% 13.4% 4.7% 4.2%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Columbus is a medium-sized city in central Ohio, and being home to Ohio State University has given it the distinction of being a college town. In addition to being the state’s capital, it’s also Ohio’s largest city. This gives the region cultural diversity and big-city amenities in a space less than half the size of New York. If you’re in the mood for a trip out of town for the weekend to visit somewhere new, Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Pittsburgh are just a few hours away by car.

Some popular Columbus destinations include:

  • The Center of Science and Industry
  • The National Veterans Memorial and Museum
  • Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
  • Columbus Museum of Art

As Ohio’s largest city, Columbus offers adequate options for public transportation. The most common is the Central Ohio Transit Authority(COTA), which operates the public bus system throughout Columbus.

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