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Columbus Independent Living

There are 16 independent living communities in Columbus, OH and 11 independent living communities nearby. The average cost of independent living in Columbus, OH is $2,696 per month.

Friendship Village Columbus

5800 Forest Hills Blvd
Columbus, OH

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4 Reviews
Starting at $1,775 per month

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4 Reviews
Starting at $1,775 per month

Welcome home to Friendship Village Columbus It’s about finding friends who share your interests. It’s about living close to what is important to YOU… family, friends, shopping, culture, sporting pursuits or educational institutions. It’s about finding a community that offers…

Danbury in Columbus

2870 Snouffer Road
Columbus, OH

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2 Reviews
Starting at $3,200 per month

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2 Reviews
Starting at $3,200 per month

We are delighted to introduce you and your family to Danbury's fine senior living residence in Columbus. Our communities offer amenities that today’s seniors expect for comfort, support, and security. Danbury Senior Living operates with an innovative philosophy – one…

Brookdale Trillium Crossing

3500 Trillium Crossing
Columbus, OH

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

The Villas of Scioto

452 Villa Lane Suite 300
Columbus, OH

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1 Review
Starting at $2,400 per month

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Starting at $2,400 per month

Welcome home! We are a 55 plus retirement community offering independent living for seniors looking to enjoy easy living in the security of a gated-community in a country-like setting conveniently located in the southeast corner of Columbus. The Villas of…

Creekside at the Village

2200 Welcome Place
Columbus, OH

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Starting at $3,645 per month

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Starting at $3,645 per month

An assisted living community located in Columbus Ohio that offers upscale living, elegant and lavish homes for active seniors age 55 and above is Creekside at the Village.

First Community Village

1800 Riverside Drive
Columbus, OH

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Starting at $3,400 per month

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Starting at $3,400 per month

At First Community Village, we make our residents and their needs a priority. From our diverse independent living options to the services and amenities we offer, everything we do is meant to provide you with the lifestyle you deserve. As…

Kensington Place Retirement Community

1001 Parkview Blvd
Columbus, OH

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Starting at $3,429 per month

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Starting at $3,429 per month

Welcome to Kensington Place Retirement Community There's no better place for seniors than Kensington Place, the choices, amenities, and sense of community really make retirement living worthwhile. We've built our community with active senior living in mind! We take care…

Cherry Blossom Senior Living

79 Blossom Field Blvd
Columbus, OH

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Starting at $4,500 per month

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Starting at $4,500 per month

OPENING APRIL 2019 CHERRY BLOSSOM SENIOR LIVING is part of the Traditions Management family of communities. Traditions Management is one of the Midwest’s leading senior care providers. Each of our senior living communities provides an atmosphere that supports independence and…

The Forum at Knightsbridge

4590 Knightsbridge Boulevard
Columbus, OH

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Starting at $2,797 per month

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Starting at $2,797 per month

The Forum at Knightsbridge offers multiple senior lifestyle options ranging from independent living to skilled nursing care--all in an elegant atmosphere.

Claremont Retirement Village

7041 Bent Tree Boulevard
Columbus, OH

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Claremont Retirement Village is a privately owned facility on 12 beautiful park-like acres in northwest Columbus and we provide independent living and memory care options.

Mayfair Village Retirement

3011 Hayden Road
Columbus, OH

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Since 1981, when Mayfair Village first opened its doors, we have thrived on the notion of community, the strength of neighborhood, the comfort and warmth of extended family, and the hospitality befitting good friends. Both our residents and associates embrace…

Villas at St. Therese

25 Noe Bixby Road,
Columbus, OH

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Stratford Place

383 Inah Ave
Columbus, OH

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Seton Square-North

1776 Drew Ave
Columbus, OH

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Jaycee Village

5905 Beechcroft Road,
Columbus, OH

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Corban-Commons Apartments

3426 Corban Commons Drive
Columbus, OH

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Columbus Independent Living Communities Cost

The median cost of independent living in Columbus for a single-occupancy apartment is $2,696/month (SeniorHomes.com - 2015). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.

Cost of Independent Living Communities
CommunityStarting Price
Cherry Blossom Senior Living$4,500/month
Creekside at the Village$3,645/month
Danbury in Columbus$3,200/month
First Community Village$3,400/month
Friendship Village Columbus$1,775/month
Kensington Place Retirement Community$3,429/month
The Forum at Knightsbridge$2,797/month
The Villas of Scioto$2,400/month
Cost of Nearby Independent Living Communities
CommunityCityStarting Price
Avia Senior LivingUpper Arlington$2,315/month
Inniswood VillageWesterville$2,200/month
Middleton Senior LivingGranville$3,500/month
Parkside VillageWesterville$3,035/month
Powell Senior LivingPowell$2,500/month
Reflections Retirement CommunityLancaster$1,725/month
Stone Oak Retirement ResortHilliard$2,995/month
Sycamore Creek Senior LivingPickerington$2,095/month
The WorthingtonGahanna$1,999/month
Three Creeks Senior LivingGahanna$2,590/month
Cost data provided by senior living communities and compiled by SeniorHomes.com 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.

Reviews of Columbus Independent Living Communities

The Forum at Knightsbridge

Review by Loving Daughter | Consumer

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. For activitie...

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Brookdale Trillium Crossing

Review by Local Professional | Expert

One of the things that stands out about this Brookdale community is the retirement lifestyle for the independent and assisted living residents. This community offers more of a active lifestyle for the independent residents by including several aquatic activities as well as endless health and wellness programs. The acti...

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Friendship Village Columbus

Review by James M | Consumer

I live at FVC. Moved in Dec 2, 2013. A very friendly place as the name indicates. It is a United Church Homes facility. It has been in existence now for over 35 years. We will soon be going through a ten million dollar face lift. This is a class A facility that provides full service with it's long term care contract.

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Friendship Village Columbus

Review by Dawna | Consumer

Friendship Village Columbus was a very good community, but it was too far from church, and they didn't have transportation. However, it was very nice and very well-maintained. I have friends there, and they like it too. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. The people seemed very friendly. They have different ...

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Friendship Village Columbus

Review by Nikki | Consumer

We visited Friendship Village, it was brand new, and absolutely beautiful. They have huge showers, plenty of room in the bathroom, and non-skid floors, and was very thoughtfully laid out. We're really impressed with the independent side. They have a woodshop, a craft room, and a bank.

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Friendship Village Columbus

Review by PC | Consumer

Friendship Village Columbus is beautiful and very nice. They have a library, a beautiful dining area, a chapel, and a computer room area. They also have an entertainment area, a lobby area that's set up where you can sit down, play games, and do conferences, a fountain area, a PT area with a workout machine, and parkin...

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Map of Columbus Independent Living Communities

Information About Independent Living Communities 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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