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Assisted Living in Columbus, Ohio

Columbus is Ohio’s largest city, a fast-growing center that has added 13.9% to its population in the decade since 2010. A tenth of its citizens are seniors aged 65 and over, and there are plenty of reasons for retirees to find the city an attractive destination. It has a large selection of long-term care facilities, including over 60 assisted living facilities, sports state-of-the-art medical facilities, active and enjoyable senior centers, an affordable cost of living and a vibrant cultural and sporting scene, which includes the famous Shore North Arts District.

The real prices of assisted living in the city vary depending on the specifics of services, amenities and location; its overall monthly average cost is $3,945.

37 Assisted Living communities in Columbus, OH | 3 nearby communities

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1. Brookdale Trillium Crossing

3500 Trillium Crossing, Columbus, OH, 43235

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Kensington Place Retirement Community

1001 Parkview Blvd, Columbus, OH, 43219

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. The Woodlands of Columbus

5380 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH, 43213

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Westerwood

5800 Forest Hills Blvd, Columbus, OH, 43231

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Danbury in Columbus

2870 Snouffer Road, Columbus, OH, 43235

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Brookdale Westerville

6377 Cooper Road, Columbus, OH, 43231

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Bickford of Scioto

3500 Riverside Drive, Columbus, OH, 43221

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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8. Chestnut Hill Senior Living

5055 Thompson Road, Columbus, OH, 43230

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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9. Esther’s Place

5550 Sinclair Rd, Columbus, OH, 43229

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

From $4200 / mo

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10. The Bristol

7780 Olentangy River Rd., Columbus, OH, 43235

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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11. Cherry Blossom Senior Living

79 Blossom Field Blvd, Columbus, OH, 43213

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. Creekside at the Village

2200 Welcome Place, Columbus, OH, 43209

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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13. Gardens of Scioto

433 Obetz Road Suite 200, Columbus, OH, 43207

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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14. Polaris Retirement Community

9180 Antares Avenue, Columbus, OH, 43240

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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15. Alpine House Of Columbus

1001 Schrock Rd, Columbus, OH, 43229

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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16. The Oakwood Senior Living

1169 Bryden Rd., Columbus, OH, 43205

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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17. The Forum at Knightsbridge

4590 Knightsbridge Boulevard, Columbus, OH, 43214

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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Wesley Glen Retirement Community, Columbus, OH

18. Wesley Glen Retirement Community

5155 N High St, Columbus, OH, 43214

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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19. Oakleaf Village of Columbus

5500 Karl Road, Columbus, OH, 43229

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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Claremont Retirement Village, Columbus, OH

20. Claremont Retirement Village

7041 Bent Tree Boulevard, Columbus, OH, 43235

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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Jaycee Village, Columbus, OH

21. Jaycee Village

5905 Beechcroft Road,, Columbus, OH, 43229

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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Villas at St. Therese, Columbus, OH

22. Villas at St. Therese

25 Noe Bixby Road,, Columbus, OH, 43213

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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23. The Ashford on Broad

4801 E Broad Street, Columbus, OH, 43213

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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First Community Village Healthcare Center, Columbus, OH

24. First Community Village Healthcare Center

1801 RIVERSIDE DRIVE, Columbus, OH, 43212

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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Highbanks Care Center, Columbus, OH

25. Highbanks Care Center

111 Lazelle Rd, Columbus, OH, 43235

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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Seton Square-North, Columbus, OH

26. Seton Square-North

1776 Drew Ave, Columbus, OH, 43235

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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National Church Healthcare, Columbus, OH

27. National Church Healthcare

2335 Northbank Drive, Columbus, OH, 43220

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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Ohio Presbyterian Retirement, Columbus, OH

28. Ohio Presbyterian Retirement

1001 Kingsmill Parkway, Columbus, OH, 43229

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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Lutheran Village of Columbus, Columbus, OH

29. Lutheran Village of Columbus

935 N Cassady Ave, Columbus, OH, 43219

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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The Grand Court Columbus, Columbus, OH

30. The Grand Court Columbus

2469 Kimberly Pkwy E, Columbus, OH, 43232

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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Woodward House, Columbus, OH

31. Woodward House

340 Derre Rd, Columbus, OH, 43204

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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Worthington Christian Vlg, Columbus, OH

32. Worthington Christian Vlg

165 Highbluffs Blvd, Columbus, OH, 43235

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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Barnett Plaza, Columbus, OH

33. Barnett Plaza

1400 Barnett Rd, Columbus, OH, 43227

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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Pauline Home For The Aged, Columbus, OH

34. Pauline Home For The Aged

1303 E Main St, Columbus, OH, 43205

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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My Friends Place In Unity, Columbus, OH

35. My Friends Place In Unity

714 Miller Ave, Columbus, OH, 43205

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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A Blessed Business Of Family Homes, Columbus, OH

36. A Blessed Business Of Family Homes

1717 Milford Ave, Columbus, OH, 43224

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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A Blessed Business Of Family Homes, Columbus, OH

37. A Blessed Business Of Family Homes

1848 E North Broadway St, Columbus, OH, 43224

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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3 matching communities nearby Columbus

1. SYNERGY HomeCare of Columbus

647 Park Meadow Road, Westerville, OH, 43081

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Paramount Senior Living at Westerville

690 Cooper Rd., Westerville, OH, 43081

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. StoryPoint Grove City

3717 Orders Rd, Grove City, OH, 43123

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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What is Assisted Living?

Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >

Paying for Assisted Living in Columbus, Ohio

The Cost of Assisted Living in Columbus

According to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey, assisted living in Columbus averages a monthly cost of $3,945. This is cheaper than both the state average of $4,339 per month and the national monthly average of $4,051. The nearby states of Indiana and Michigan track closely with the national average at $4,100 per month each. Several neighboring states range from slightly cheaper — such as Pennsylvania’s monthly average of $3,913 — to considerably cheaper, such as West Virginia ($3,750) and Kentucky ($3,497).

$3945

Columbus

$4339

Ohio

$4051

The United States

$3913

Pennsylvania

$3750

West Virginia

$3497

Kentucky

$4100

Indiana

$4000

Michigan

Assisted living in Columbus is cheaper than almost every other major urban center in Ohio. The sole exception is Cleveland at a $3,575 monthly average. Cincinatti is close to the state’s average monthly expense at $4,245 per month. Other centers are progressively more expensive: Dayton averages $4,455 per month, Akron averages $4,625 per month and Toledo averages $,5036 per month.

$3945

Columbus

$4339

Ohio

$3575

Cleveland

$4245

Cincinnati

$5036

Toledo

$4625

Akron

$4455

Dayton

Columbus Assisted Living Financial Assistance

Ohio’s Department of Aging provides the Assisted Living Waiver program through Medicaid, covering a full suite of assisted living services, including personal care and support for daily living. A pilot program called the MyCare Ohio Plan (MCOP) is available in 29 counties, including Franklin County. Free of waiting lists, it provides extensive coverage for case management, medications and medical appointments. MCOP is a mandatory managed care plan for dual-eligible participants in Medicare and Medicaid, with eligibility for specific income and asset levels.

Learn more about these programs, plus who is eligible, on our Assisted Living in Ohio page.

Columbus Assisted Living Resources

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Ohio Area Agency on Aging



(866) 243-5678Ohio’s Area Agency on Aging (AAA) office provides information and support for seniors, helping them to access both home and community-based long-term care, including Residential Care Facilities for Assisted Living. A complete directory of regional offices can be accessed at its website.
Golden Buckeye Program


(800) 266-4346The Golden Buckeye card offers discounts at more than 20,000 businesses across Ohio and is estimated to have saved users over $2 billion since the program was established in 1976. It’s available for free to all Ohioans who are 60 or older and to adults with disabilities as defined by Social Security.
Eldercare Locator


(800) 677-1116The Eldercare Locator is a service of the U.S. Administration on Aging, created to connect seniors with information, resources and supports relating to long-term care. This includes education resources on rights, insurance and benefits, healthy lifestyles and transportation services. Information Specialists run an online chat and call center available from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. EST from Monday to Friday.
Ohio Department of Veterans Services


(567) 998-3300Veterans Affairs offices in Ohio are run by the Ohio Department of Veterans Services, which also provides information and support to veterans and their families as they seek to access their benefits, further education and seek volunteer opportunities. Its supports include a pension program for disabled veterans over the age of 65.
Columbus Legal Aid Society(614) 224-8374The Legal Aid Society of Columbus provides legal services for low-income seniors in a variety of areas of the law, including help with navigating and claiming benefits under Medicaid and Medicare. It also provides information and advice on elder care, including personal and respite care and resident rights.
The Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging(800) 589-7277The Central Ohio AAA provides a wide range of services and information for seniors who need help and support for aging-in-place at home or for personal care services like assisted living. This includes guidance with navigating Medicare and applying for benefits like the Assisted Living Waiver.

Columbus Assisted Living Rules and Regulations

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) regulates and inspects Residential Care Facilities for Assisted Living in the state. It defines assisted living as the provision of personal care, including limited skilled nursing care, for more than three unrelated people who need such care as the result of age or physical or mental impairment. Visit our Assisted Living in Ohio page for more information about these regulations.

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