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Page Reviewed / Updated – September 30, 2022

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Located in southwestern Ohio, the city of Dayton is known for a cost of living that’s far below national norms. Overall, Dayton is 29% less expensive than the average U.S. city and reports housing costs that are 78% below national averages. Health care costs are roughly 15% below average and transportation costs are 19% below, making Dayton particularly appealing for seniors. The Genworth Financial 2021 Cost of Care Survey reports that the average monthly cost for assisted living in Dayton is $4,250, a price point that’s also slightly lower than both state and national averages.

In addition to providing a list of the best assisted living facilities in Dayton, OH, this guide provides an overview of the cost of assisted living in Dayton, as well as average costs for other types of care. Additionally, find a list of free and low-cost services that provide seniors with a variety of assistance in their communities.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Dayton, OH

Dayton’s average monthly cost of assisted living is $250 cheaper than the national average of $4,500 and $385 cheaper than the Ohio average of $4,635. The capital of Columbus reports an average monthly cost of $4,085, while Springfield, which is just half an hour’s drive from Dayton, has the state’s lowest cost at $3,660. Akron represents the other side of the state’s price range at $4,993 a month, with Cleveland close behind at $4,940.

  • Dayton: $4,250
  • Ohio: $4,635
  • United States: $4,500
  • Columbus: $4,085
  • Cleveland: $4,940
  • Springfield: $3,660
  • Akron: $4,993

The Cost of Other Types of Care in Dayton, OH

Seniors who are in need of around-the-clock medical supervision will find that skilled nursing facilities are likely to be the best long-term care option. In Dayton, a semi-private room in such a community averages $8,091 a month. Seniors who prefer to age in place with an individual caregiver can also choose in-home care or home health care, both of which cost an average of $5,434 per month. In most markets, adult health day care is the least expensive option for care, and the average cost in Ohio is $1,733 a month. 

  • In-Home Care: $5,434
  • Home Health Care: $5,434   
  • Assisted Living: $4,250
  • Nursing Home Facility (semi-private room): $8,091
  • Nursing Home Facility (private room): $9,353

Spring Hills Singing Woods

Residents of Spring Hills Singing Woods enjoy close proximity to Dayton's oldest neighborhood, the Oregon Historic District, which features unique shopping, dining and entertainment options. On-site amenities include a beauty salon and barbershop, in-room kitchenettes, a library, patio and garden areas and a packed activity calendar with opportunities to participate in arts-and-crafts, tai chi, book clubs, games, gardening, yoga and Wii Sports. This pet-friendly community has studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments.

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Brighton Gardens of Washington Township

Conveniently located near I-675, Brighton Gardens of Washington Township earns high marks for its customized, holistic approach to senior care. Residents enjoy personalized care plans designed to meet their individual needs and preferences, restaurant-style dining or room service, pet-friendly studio apartments with cable and small-group activities and outings. Physical therapy and medication management are available as well as skilled nursing services.

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Cottages of Clayton Inc.

Seniors seeking a serene living environment that offers the ability to customize available services to match individual needs will love living at Cottages of Clayton Inc. Each individual cottage is allowed a limited number of residents to promote a more intimate living experience, and all rooms are equipped with Wi-Fi and cable. Residents enjoy an on-site salon and barbershop, patio and garden areas, a TV room and a fitness room. Restaurant-style meals are served three times per day, and residents also have the option of preparing meals and snacks in their in-room kitchenettes. This community offers studio apartments as well as companion suites. 

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The Wellington at Dayton

Residents of The Wellington at Dayton enjoy life in one and two-bedroom apartments equipped with washing machines and dryers, walk-in closets and personal security systems. In-room kitchens provide an alternative to the restaurant-style dining room, and residents are also welcome to request room service. A variety of recreation and entertainment options are available, including outings to attractions in Dayton, an on-site library, an activity center, a lounge area with a big-screen TV and a computer room. This pet-friendly community also features an on-site salon and barbershop, walking paths and offers courtesy transportation to all residents. 

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Danbury in Huber Heights

Conveniently located just several short blocks from I-70, Danbury in Huber Heights earns high marks for its diverse life enrichment programs. Residents enjoy scheduled outings, community speakers on a variety of interesting subjects, exercise classes and local church services. On-site amenities include a salon and barbershop, a restaurant-style dining room, a reading and computer room, a bistro, a pub, a spa with a walk-in hydro tub, a movie theater and an arts-and-crafts room. Residents can choose from studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments with a variety of floor plans. Apartments are pet friendly, have in-room Wi-Fi and cable, easily accessible showers and individual heating and air conditioning controls. 

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  • 24-hour licensed nurses and caregivers
  • Garden areas, patios and walking paths

Brookdale Beavercreek

Residents of Brookdale Beavercreek enjoy amenities such as an on-site beauty salon and barbershop, restaurant-style dining, in-room kitchenettes, an on-site greenhouse and a fitness room. Low-fat and low-salt dietary options are available during meals, and residents can relax and socialize in the fireside living room or enjoy the courtyard and garden areas. Resident parking for those who drive and transportation for those who don't drive is available. This pet-friendly community offers studio apartments and companion suites. 

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Brookdale Englewood

Brookdale Englewood is a great choice for senior citizens seeking to live in a warm, friendly environment offering customized care plans. Residents enjoy a combination of life enrichment activities and quiet time for relaxation depending on individual preferences. On-site amenities of this pet-friendly community include a hair salon and barbershop, a party room, patio and garden areas and laundry, linen and housekeeping services.  Accommodation options include studio apartments and companion suites.  

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Brookdale Kettering

Conveniently situated just several short blocks off I-675, Brookdale Kettering offers pet-friendly studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments to those seeking assisted living services. Apartments are equipped with kitchens and kitchenettes, and residents can also enjoy meals in the facility's on-site restaurant-style dining room. Other amenities include an on-site beauty salon and barbershop, resident parking and transportation, garden and patio areas and a fitness center.

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10 Wilmington Place

We included 10 Wilmington Place on our Top 10 list because it's privately owned and promotes a welcoming, homelike environment where everyone is encouraged to feel like part of the family. Amenities of this pet-friendly community include an on-site salon and barbershop, restaurant-style dining, and a variety of spacious floor plans for studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments. Shared living is also available. This community also has an on-site post office with locking receptacles, emergency call systems in bedrooms and bathrooms and weekly housekeeping services that include washing bed linens and towels. 

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  • Spacious rooms with natural light
  • Individually controlled heat and air conditioning

Brookdale Oakwood

Situated within walking distance of Hill and Dales Park, Brookdale Oakwood offers seniors studio and one-bedroom apartments. This pet-friendly community features a wide variety of amenities, including an on-site salon and barbershop and spa, garden and patio areas, a TV room, a swimming pool and a security gate. Residents choose from enjoying meals in the restaurant-style dining room or preparing something in their own kitchens or kitchenettes. An on-site bistro is also available for casual fare as well as an ice cream parlor.

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