Columbus Independent Living

There are 15 Independent Living Facilities in Columbus, OH and 6 Independent Living Facilities nearby. The average cost of Independent Living in Columbus, OH is $2,702 per month.

Columbus Independent Living Facilities

  • Emeritus at Chestnut Hill

    Emeritus at Chestnut Hill

    Emeritus at Chestnut Hill is an inviting assisted community in northeast Columbus near family-style dining, shopping and Blendon Woods Metropolitan Park.

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    Columbus, OH 43230
    Adult Day Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, Respite Care, Retirement Communities
  • Trillium Place

    Trillium Place

    Trillium Place, located in Columbus, is a convenient and beautiful retreat for active seniors, offering a stunning array of amenities, engaging activities, and superlative care.

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    Columbus, OH 43235
    Assisted Living, Independent Living, Retirement Communities
  • The Woodlands of Columbus

    The Woodlands of Columbus

    You will find a vibrant and relaxed lifestyle at the Woodlands of Columbus where residents experience modern amenities, services and a packed calendar of activities.

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    Columbus, OH 43213
    Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, Respite Care, Retirement Communities

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  • Emeritus at Pinnacle

    Emeritus at Pinnacle

    Under half a mile from Walmart and Target, Emeritus at Pinnacle is a conveniently located senior community where residents receive excellent personalized care.

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    Grove City, OH 43123 Distance: 6.5 mi
    Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, Respite Care, Retirement Communities
  • Stone Oak Retirement Resort

    Stone Oak Retirement Resort

    Enjoy retirement in luxurious surroundings at Stone Oak Retirement Resort, a brand-new community that features all the benefits of home ownership without having to own a home.

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    Hilliard, OH 43026 Distance: 8.0 mi
    Independent Living, Retirement Communities
  • Emeritus at Lakeview

    Emeritus at Lakeview

    Near churches, casual dining and verdant area parks, Emeritus at Lakeview is a peaceful and safe assisted living and memory care community in an ideal location.

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    Groveport, OH 43125 Distance: 8.2 mi
    Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, Respite Care, Retirement Communities
  • The Worthington

    The Worthington

    Life at The Worthington is an enjoyable affair, made all the better by the comprehensive services we offer to enhance the quality of your retirement.

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    Gahanna, OH 43230 Distance: 9.9 mi
    Independent Living, Retirement Communities
  • Emeritus at Outlook Manor

    Emeritus at Outlook Manor

    Near parks, retail shopping and I-270, Emeritus at Outlook Manor combines convenience with comfort in an exceptional senior community providing assisted living and memory care.

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    Westerville, OH 43081 Distance: 10.6 mi
    Adult Day Care, Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, Respite Care, Retirement Communities
  • Emeritus at Halcyon Village

    Emeritus at Halcyon Village

    At Emeritus at Halcyon Village, seniors will find choice, community, excellence and a homelike atmosphere combine to create a retirement community unlike any other found in Ohio.

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    Marysville, OH 43040 Distance: 26.4 mi
    Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, Retirement Communities

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Information About Independent Living in Columbus

Columbus has a population of 787,033, according to the United States 2010 census, making it Ohio’s most populous city. With a metropolitan area that includes several counties, this capital city is also Franklin County’s seat. Founded in 1812 and named for Christopher Columbus, the explorer, the city is located at the junction of the Olendtangy and Scioto Rivers. Though originally settled by the French, the end of the French and Indian War involved Columbus being ceded to the British in 1763. Residents of Columbus independent living facilities who enjoy experiencing four distinct seasons each year will likely embrace the climate of this city. Often described as a combination of humid subtropical and humid continental, the climate of the city is characterized by cold and dry winters with occasional light snowfall. Summers, however, tend to be hot and muggy.

Attractions

The city has a number of different attractions that are sure to please residents of Columbus independent living facilities, no matter where their interests lie. Museums, sporting events and the performing arts are just a few ways seniors can enjoy themselves. The Wexner Center for the Arts, a research facility and contemporary art gallery, and the Ohio State University Athletics Hall of Fame are both located on the Ohio State University campus. Many sports for both men and women are supported by the college as well as many fans and alumni. A variety of music and dance genres can be enjoyed in the city. These include performances of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, the Columbus Jazz Orchestra, The Actors Theatre of Columbus and more. Easton Town Center offers more than 200 stores, shops and restaurants from which to choose. An AMC and IMAX theatre with 30 screens and a comedy club are only a few of the entertainment options available at this outdoor shopping center.

Senior Activities

Columbus Ohio Independent LivingThe Ohio Department of Aging offers more than a dozen senior centers scattered throughout the city of Columbus, and the surrounding area. These offer seniors who reside in Columbus independent living communities a place to enjoy activities such as field trips, classes and making new friends in a warm and safe environment.

Medical Facilities

At the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, residents of Columbus independent living facilities can enjoy top notch medical care. It has been ranked as the #1 hospital in the Columbus area by US News. This teaching hospital offers a number of specialties such as geriatrics, cancer, nephrology, rehabilitation and urology. Grant Medical Center - Ohio Health is a teaching hospital with 392 beds. It has been ranked highly in a number of specialties including pulmonology, geriatrics, cardiology and heart surgery.

Transportation

The Central Ohio Transit Authority, or COTA, is the agency responsible for the public bus system in the city of Columbus. With 308 buses running on a variety of fixed routes, getting to their medical appointments and favorite activities should be an easy journey for seniors living in Columbus independent living communities. COTA has embraced technology that is designed to make the lives of their ridership easier as well as save them money. There are six buses that utilize hybrid-electric technology. New software and hardware that has been installed in newer buses allows the transportation system to be synchronized more efficiently. This has improved the accuracy of real time information, as well as the communication and knowledge of the drivers. These advances make it easier for passengers to stay up to date.

With an excellent medical system in place for chronic, short and long term care, and a robust bus system, seniors will enjoy living in Columbus. They will be able to stay active while enjoying events that feature their favorite interests while also making new friends.

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Columbus, OH Independent Living Costs

The median cost of Independent Living in Columbus is $2,702 per month. Independent Living costs range from $2,635 to $2,769 depending on location and other factors.

Cost of Independent Living Facilities near Columbus, OH

City Minimum Cost Maximum Cost Median Cost
Columbus, OH$2,635$2,769$2,702
Louisville, KY$1,700$3,010$2,371
Lexington, KY$1,865$2,095$1,980
Cincinnati, OH$2,160$2,495$2,377
Fort Wayne, IN$1,495$3,089$2,292
Medina, OH$3,442$3,597$3,520
Source: SeniorHomes.com - 2012


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