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About Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

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About Care Homes

Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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About Independent Living

Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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About Memory Care

Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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About Nursing Homes

Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

Complete guide to nursing homes
About Senior Apartments

Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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175 Senior Apartments near Columbus, OH

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If you’re an active, independent older adult looking for senior housing in Columbus, senior citizen apartments in Columbus might be the right fit. Apartments for seniors typically don’t include personal care services, but may offer amenities, activities, and maintenance for a stress-free, social lifestyle.

A Place for Mom can help older adults navigate how to apply for senior housing in Columbus and consider their options. With 175 senior rentals in Columbus, OH, we can help you find the right apartment for your budget and lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for upscale Columbus 55-plus apartments or low-income senior apartments for rent in Columbus, A Place for Mom can simplify your search.

Senior Apartments Facilities in Columbus, OH

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Chestnut Hill Senior Living

5055 Thompson Rd, Columbus, OH 43230

3.6
(81 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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

Brookdale Trillium Crossing

3500 Trillium Crossing, Columbus, OH 43235

4.3
(67 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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

Claremont Retirement Village

7041 Bent Tree Blvd, Columbus, OH 43235

3.8
(70 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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

StoryPoint Gahanna

5435 Morse Rd, Gahanna, OH 43230

4.4
(55 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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

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Bickford of Worthington

6525 N High St, Worthington, OH 43085

4.3
(49 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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

Brookdale Westerville

6377 Cooper Road, Columbus, OH 43231

4.1
(50 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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

Sunrise of Gahanna

775 East Johnstown Road, Gahanna, OH 43230

4.1
(48 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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

The Woodlands of Columbus

5380 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43213

4.1
(43 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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

Oakleaf Village of Columbus

5500 Karl Road, Columbus, OH 43229

4.1
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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

Bickford of Bexley

2600 E Main St, Bexley, OH 43209

4.1
(38 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, Bickford of Bexley affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted...

Bickford of Scioto

3500 Riverside Dr., Columbus, OH 43221

3.7
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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

Cherry Blossom Senior Living

79 Blossom Field Boulevard, Columbus, OH 43213

4.7
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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 itand the feeling that you’re home.Find out more about Cherry Blossom’s...

Westerwood (Friendship Village Columbus)

5800 Forest Hills Blvd, Columbus, OH 43231

4.4
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Kensington Place

1001 Parkview Blvd, Columbus, OH 43219

4.0
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

***Take possession or move-in to any apartment by February 1, 2021 and be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine!***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...

First Community Village

1800 Riverside Drive, Columbus, OH 43212

3.1
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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.

Creekside at the Village

2200 Welcome Place, Columbus, OH 43209

3.6
(15 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

The Bristol

7780 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43235

4.8
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Mayfair Village Retirement Center

3011 Hayden Road, Columbus, OH 43235

3.6
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...

The Ashford on Broad

4801 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43213

4.3
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Oakwood

1169 Bryden Rd, Columbus, OH 43205

5.0
(1 review)

Studio

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Cost of senior apartments in Columbus, OH

The average cost of senior living in Columbus is $1,565 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Columbus, OH with an average of $774 per month.

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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

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 are senior apartments?

Senior apartments offer a no-frills housing option for active and independent seniors. Units are often designed with senior-friendly features for accessibility, such as elevators and wide doorways. In general, senior apartments don’t provide health care services or daily assistance. Many senior apartments include:

  • Utilities
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Security
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Learn More About Senior Apartments Columbus, OH

Senior apartments are designed for seniors who do not require assistance with the activities of daily living and would like to live independently. Some of these communities offer services such as housekeeping and maintenance.

Cost of Senior Apartments in Columbus, OH

The median monthly cost of a senior apartment in Columbus is $1,500 for the city proper and $1,300 for the metropolitan area.

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Cost of Living

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

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:

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%

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

Transportation

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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Oakwood, Gardens of Scioto and Homestead Village are the top rated senior apartments near Columbus, Ohio. See full list of communities.

There are 175 senior apartments near Columbus, Ohio. See the full list.

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