Columbus Assisted Living

Average Cost: $4,500

Columbus Assisted Living Facility Costs

The median cost of Assisted Living in Columbus for a single-occupancy apartment is $4,050/month (Genworth - 2013). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.

Cost of Columbus Assisted Living Facilities

Community Starting Price
Oakleaf Village of Columbus $2,679/month
The Forum at Knightsbridge $4,988/month
Creekside at the Village $3,645/month
Whetstone Rehabilitation Center $3,870/month
Bickford of Scioto $3,407/month
Friendship Village Columbus $2,464/month
Gardens of Scioto $3,453/month
First Community Village $4,500/month
Danbury in Columbus $3,200/month
Kensington Place Retirement Community $3,429/month
Cherry Blossom Senior Living $3,500/month

Cost of Nearby Assisted Living Facilities

Community City Starting Price
National Church Residences Mill Run Hilliard $3,600/month
Mill Run Rehabilitation Center & Assisted Living Hilliard $3,875/month
Landings of Lancaster Lancaster $2,450/month
Bickford of Bexley Bexley $3,163/month
Bickford of Worthington Worthington $3,438/month
Carriage Court of Grove City Grove City $2,770/month
Carriage Court of Lancaster Lancaster $2,233/month
Carriage Court of Marysville Marysville $2,750/month
Carriage Court of Washington Court House Washington Court House $3,090/month
Bickford of Lancaster Lancaster $3,498/month
Reflections Retirement Community Lancaster $1,750/month
Middleton Senior Living Granville $3,500/month
Hilliard Assisted Living & Memory Care Hilliard $3,595/month
Parkside Village Westerville $3,310/month
Three Creeks Senior Living Gahanna $4,880/month
Powell Assisted Living and Memory Care Powell $4,450/month
Walnut Crossing Marysville $2,550/month
First & Main of New Albany New Albany $4,800/month
First & Main of Lewis Center Lewis Center $4,275/month
StoryPoint Grove City Grove City $4,100/month
Inniswood Village Westerville $3,570/month
Cost data provided by senior living communities and compiled by is subject to change without notice. This data is for informational purposes only and may contain inaccuracies. Your actual senior living costs may vary depending on your personal situation.
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Reviews of Columbus Assisted Living Facilities

Oakleaf Village of Columbus

Review by Local Professional


Oakleaf Village offers Independent living and assisted living apartments. Oakleaf is a good option for seniors and families looking for independent living with the option of support...

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The Forum at Knightsbridge

Review by Loving Daughter


Mom was here for over a year before we moved her. She was in the intermediate memory care unit. Most of the residents in this unit needed nursing care not just assisted living. So mom got very little attention or help. They sat her at a table with residents that couldn't feed themselves or communicate...

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Whetstone Rehabilitation Center

Review by CM


Overall great place. Visit daily and staff is always friendly and answers my questions. I've been and visited several facilities and the staff truly care about the residents.

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Brookdale Chestnut Hill

Review by Local Professional


Brookdale Chestnut Hill is a beautiful community that is well kept with professional staff in place. The care of the residents is adequate with minimal care concerns voiced at this community...

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Brookdale Chestnut Hill

Review by Local Professional


Brookdale Chestnut Hill is a wonderful community inside and outside. When you walk into the community your greeted by the smell of popcorn and friendly staff. The staff are very professional with a desire to work and answer questions of all sorts...

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Brookdale Chestnut Hill

Review by Visitor


I went to Brookdale. It was fine. I didn’t have any problems with anything there. The girl that took me around was very nice. The studip was fine, clean, and sufficient for what my mother would need. They had a soda and coffee bar for residents and guests available 24 hours a day...

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Map of Columbus Assisted Living Facilities

Information About Assisted Living Facility in Columbus

Columbus is the state capital of Ohio and the fifteenth largest city in the United States with just under 800,000 residents. Founded in 1812 and named for famous explorer Christopher Columbus, this city is home to the largest college campus in the country and the largest chemical information clearinghouse on Earth. Summers in Columbus are hot and humid, while winters are colder, but drier. Residents appreciate the small amounts of snowfall the area typically receives. Seniors who are attracted to the energy of a large city will fall in love with assisted living in Columbus.

Columbus Attractions

Seniors enjoying assisted living in Columbus have ready access to many museums and cultural attractions. The Franklin Park Conservatory is a stunning 88-acre botanical garden that thrills the senses with its diverse and colorful flora. History buffs will appreciate the Ohio Historical Center, which serves as the headquarters of the Ohio Historical Society and devotes 250,000 square feet to exhibits and archives related to Ohio’s history. The Center is located next to Ohio Village, a replica of a Civil War-era village. The Columbus Museum of Art contains one of the largest collections of European and American art, with an emphasis on art created before 1950. Modern art fans will adore the Wexner Center for the Arts, which is a contemporary gallery and art research organization that's part of Ohio State University.

Columbus Senior Activities

Residents who choose assisted living in Columbus can easily connect with other seniors at the city’s two senior centers. The Gillie Senior Center boasts space for billiards, ceramics, dancing, fitness, reading and sewing. The Martin Janis Senior Center has its own theater, kiln and wood shop. Senior programs are also available at other community centers throughout the city. The Columbus Recreation & Parks Department runs a number of programs specifically geared towards adults 50 and older including leagues for basketball, golf and softball. Seniors may also participate in water aerobics classes at the Columbus Aquatics Center.

Columbus Medical Facilities

Assisted living in Columbus places seniors close to the nationally renowned Ohio State University Medical Center. The Center provides comprehensive medical care at several convenient locations throughout the city. Seniors have access to diagnostic and therapeutic care as well as hospice services and rehabilitative services. The Medical Center also provides nutritional counseling, home meal delivery, prescription services and imaging services for its senior patients.

Columbus Transit

Seniors enjoying assisted living in Columbus can easily get around on the city's public bus system, which is operated by the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA). Adults age 65 and older are eligible for discounted rides at half off the regular fare. For seniors with limited mobility who are unable to ride traditional buses, COTA offers the Mainstream shared-ride program. Mainstream is available to ADA-eligible individuals and provides door-to-door, pre-scheduled service in wheelchair-accessible shuttle vans.

Find Assisted Living in Columbus

Columbus, Ohio is a fantastic choice for the senior who appreciates the incredible diversity and richness of a big city. To view a list of local assisted living communities, visit our Columbus Assisted Living page. Written by senior housing staff writer. Back to Top