The sixth largest city in Ohio with just under 150,000 residents, Dayton is popularly known as the “Birthplace of Aviation,” due to the fact that the city was home to Wilbur and Orville Wright, the inventors of modern flight.
This city’s legacy of invention and unique culture, make assisted living in Dayton a very different, yet enjoyable experience. Dayton’s superior municipal services, infrastructure, transportation and cost of living make it a compelling choice for retirement living.
Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority (RTA)
Serving residents in the Miami Valley for over 130 years, RTA connects 23 communities in Montgomery County through its regional, fixed-route bus service.
4 S. Main St., Dayton, OH 45402
Operated by RTA, this curb-to-curb paratransit service is for certified disabled individuals who are unable to use traditional bus service.
Discounts for Seniors in Dayton
Golden Buckeye Program
Provides Ohio residents aged 60 and over with a fee discount card that is valid in hundreds of restaurants, shopping centers, auto care shops and medical providers.
Ohio’s Best RX Program
Provides a card seniors can use for discounts on prescriptions at a number of participating pharmacies.
Senior Centers in Dayton
The Biltmore Senior Center
210 N Main St, Fourth Floor, Dayton, OH 45402
Dayton Senior Citizens Center & Resource Connection Senior Center
105 S Wilkinson St, Dayton, OH 45402
Ellison Senior Citizens Center Senior Center
2412 W Third St Dayton, OH 45417
Francis Fitzsimmons Senior Center Senior Center
238 Baltimore Ave Dayton, OH 45404
Oakwood Community Center Senior Center
105 Patterson Rd, Dayton, OH 45419
Wesley United Methodist Community Center Senior (Meal Location)
3730 Delphos Ave, Dayton, OH 45417
Dayton Senior Services
Dayton-Montgomery County Long-Term Care Ombudsman
This program provides advocates for people receiving home care, assisted living and nursing home care. Paid and volunteer staff work to resolve complaints about services, help people select a provider and offer information about benefits and consumer rights.
11 W. Monument, Suite 606, Dayton, OH 45402
Ohio Department of Aging
The state agency that administers services and support for older adults living in Ohio.
50 W. Broad St./9th Floor, Columbus, OH 43215-3363
PASSPORT Medicaid Waiver Program
This program helps older Ohioans pay for the long-term care they need to remain in their private homes. Eligible participants must be 60 years or older, frail enough to require nursing home care and be financially eligible for Medicaid.
Map of Dayton Assisted Living Facilities
Dayton, OH Assisted Living Costs
Dayton, OH Assisted Living Costs
The median cost of Assisted Living in Dayton is $4,378 per month. Assisted Living costs range from $2,550 to $7,008 depending on location and other factors.
Cost of Assisted Living Facilities near Dayton, OH
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Source: Genworth - 2013
Cost of Assisted Living in Ohio
Assisted living in Ohio is paid for privately, either by individuals in combination with their families, or in some cases, by long-term care insurance policies. The Assisted Living Medicaid Waiver will cover the cost of services received in an assisted living facility for qualified low-income individuals, but does not pay for room and board.