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Page Reviewed / Updated – December 22, 2022
Located on the southern bank of the Ohio River, Fort Thomas is a welcoming community with cultural attractions, health care amenities and a range of long-term care options. Nearly 16% of its 17,000 residents are aged 65 and over, which is fairly consistent with state and national norms.
Fort Thomas has relatively comfortable weather throughout the year, appealing to retirees who enjoy outdoor recreational activities, and its good air quality supports cardiovascular and respiratory health. While the local cost of living is high compared to other cities in Kentucky, seniors may be able to avoid high living expenses by choosing assisted living.
According to the Genworth’s 2021 Cost of Care Survey, assisted living facilities in Fort Thomas charge $4,666 per month for services. This is about $160 higher than the national average of $4,500, and it’s over $1,200 higher than Kentucky’s overall monthly rate of $3,448. Care costs in the Lexington area are comparable at $4,568, but seniors may save hundreds of dollars per month by opting for services in Louisville, Owensboro or Elizabethtown, where monthly rates are closer to the state median.
Note: Data for Fort Thomas was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Cincinnati, was used instead.
Through this guide, readers can learn more about the best assisted living facilities in the Fort Thomas region.