The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Mentor, OH

Mentor is one of the largest cities in Ohio and a major center of retail stores, restaurants, and recreational facilities. It's also home to the longest public swimming beach in the state, Headlands Beach State Park, making it an ideal location for an active retirement.

Seniors looking to enjoy a balance of a vibrant and relaxing lifestyle may enjoy what Mentor has to offer. Located near Lake Erie's shoreline, residents enjoy a serene, calming waterfront. The city has a suburban feel, and there are many recreational parks, attraction sites, and entertainment events for seniors to explore. Outings can be arranged to wineries, museums, galleries, and the 450-acre Mentor Lagoons Nature Preserve and Marina. For seniors who want easy access to a big city, Cleveland is only 30 minutes away. This proximity also allows for easy access to quality healthcare facilities.

The cost of assisted living in Mentor is $3,400 per month, which is quite lower than the national average of $4,004 and the state median of $4,278.

Note: Information for Mentor city was not available, so data from the greater Cleveland area was used.

If you're considering a move to a retirement home in Mentor, check out our list of the top 10 assisted living facilities in the city.

Atria Newell Creek

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7900 Center Street

Mentor, OH 44060

(440) 306-4160

Just a short ways away from Eleanor B. Garfield Park and the Great Lakes Mall, Atria Newell Creek has a spacious, modern layout designed to give residents a homelike yet upscale atmosphere. Housing options include both one- and two-bedroom apartments as well as studio suites, and the apartments have kitchens or kitchenettes depending on the layout so residents can enjoy their favorite meals outside of dining hours. On-site amenities include a beauty and barber shop, landscaped grounds that include a garden and patio and resident transportation services for errands, appointments and shopping.

  • Fitness room and occupational and physical therapy on-site
  • Engage Life program helps residents stay socially connected and provides daily enrichment opportunities

Brookdale Mentor

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5700 Emerald Court

Mentor, OH 44060

(440) 373-7179

Brookdale Mentor is a senior living community that offers resort-style amenities and services. The facility features a fitness and wellness center, coffee shop, library, art studio and courtyard, as well as Wi-Fi access throughout. There's something for everyone in the activity calendar, such as creative classes, gardening, fitness programs, cocktail hours and excursions. While residents live independently as possible, they can count on trained caregivers for assistance with daily routines and a licensed nurse on-call for health care needs. With the community amenities and caring staff providing positive experiences for residents and families, Brookdale Mentor is on our list as one of the best in the area.

  • Special dietary menus
  • Private accommodations with kitchenette, bathroom and personal storage

Governor's Pointe

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8506 Hendricks Road

Mentor, OH 44060

(440) 571-0062

Located at the intersection of Hendricks Road and Hopkins Road, Governor's Pointe has a quiet, peaceful feel for residents. All apartments provide a private bathroom along with wall-to-wall carpet, window blinds for privacy and a refrigerator. Weekly housekeeping and laundry services, along with daily trash removal and bed making, means seniors have more time to do what they love. Having on-site transportation ensures residents can get to appointments or go on outings throughout the day. Seniors can enjoy restaurant-style meals, and snacks are available anytime during the day.

  • Low-salt and diabetic diets
  • 24-hour nursing staff

Maple Ridge Senior Living

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35300 Kaiser Court

Willoughby, OH 44094

(440) 269-8600

Maple Ridge Senior Living is located in a walkable neighborhood close to shopping centers, eateries and banks. The landscaped grounds at this facility provide residents with beautiful scenery while they walk the paths or sit on the patio enjoying a cup of coffee. Private dining is available for seniors if they want to host a little get-together with family and friends while the staff handles the food and cleanup. We included Maple Ridge Senior Living on this list because it believes that physical health should be a priority for all residents and provides a wellness center and group fitness activities to help seniors stay healthy and fit.

  • Available all-day dining
  • Movie theater with popcorn machine

Brookdale Wickliffe

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30630 Ridge Road

Wickliffe, OH 44092

(440) 943-2050

Located next to Pine Ridge Country Club, Brookdale Wickliffe offers its residents a picturesque view and the ability to spend time on the nearby green. A computer room is available for seniors to use, and there is Wi-Fi access throughout the campus to help residents stay in touch with distant family and friends or play online games or do genealogy research. The therapy room and fitness center ensure seniors can stay active during the day, and other amenities include a whirlpool, a piano, a library, a game room and meeting rooms. The landscaped grounds and garden let residents enjoy the outdoors for bird-watching or an after-dinner walk around the property.

  • 24-hour security system
  • Pets are welcome

Vista Springs Quail Highlands

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7960 Auburn Road

Painesville, OH 44077

(440) 867-9100

Vista Springs Quail Highlands is located just a few miles from Quail Hollow Golf Course, so residents can play a few games of golf with neighbors or visiting family. Apartments have private bathrooms and kitchenettes for more independence, and the outdoor courtyard lets seniors enjoy a nice cup of coffee from the cafe out in the fresh aid. A fireplace is also available for residents who enjoy chatting or reading a good book in the evenings. Vista Springs Quail Highlands has a creative arts center where seniors can explore their artistic ability or take up a new hobby.

  • Small pets are welcome
  • Fireplace and theater on site

Ohio Living Breckenridge Village

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36851 Ridge Road

Willoughby, OH 44094

(440) 942-4342

Ohio Living Breckenridge Village is located just a few blocks away from Gully Brook Park, where seniors can get out in nature and go for a walk or watch the wildlife. One-, two- and three-bedroom units as well as studio and detached apartments are available, and all include a private bathroom and a kitchen or kitchenette. Room service is also available for seniors who prefer not to cook. A computer room is open to all residents for genealogy research or just playing favorite games, and seniors can take part in several activities around the campus, such as yoga, Wii sports, gardening and cooking.

  • Security gate, pool and party space
  • Vegetarian diet is available

There's No Place Like Home

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7586 Ruth Street

Mentor, OH 44060

(440) 477-2141

Located in the Forest View neighborhood in Mentor, There's No Place Like Home stays true to its name, providing its residents with a homelike feel. A modern design is present throughout the living facility, and it provides a chemical-free environment so residents — especially those with sensitivities or breathing conditions — can live a healthier life. Seniors have the option of transport by facility van or via the public Laketran, which can take them to the Mentor Senior Center and other recreational events around town. All meals are made from scratch and with organic ingredients if possible, and residents are encouraged to be involved in the meal planning process to ensure there's something they can look forward to on the menu.

  • Studio apartments
  • Low resident-to-staff ratio

Danbury in Mentor

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9150 Lakeshore Blvd.

Mentor, OH 44060

(440) 701-4560

A short distance from Lake Erie, Danbury in Mentor provides ample opportunity for residents to enjoy nature and walks along the lake. A fireplace lounge and a sunroom on-site provide seniors with space to enjoy a relaxing evening with neighbors or visiting family. All apartments come with a remote to control heating and cooling and a private bathroom. Other amenities for residents to enjoy include a salon, a barber shop, a fitness room, religious services and transportation services. A registered nurse is on staff to help attend to residents' medical needs and assist with medication management.

  • In-room kitchens and kitchenettes
  • Studio suites and one- and two-bedroom apartments

Salida Woods Assisted Living

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7685 Lakeshore Blvd.

Mentor, OH 44060

(440) 257-3866

Located in the Cleveland suburb of Mentor, Salida Woods Assisted Living is located in the quiet Mentor Manor neighborhood with local shops and restaurants just blocks away. The secure courtyard is a great way for the residents to get out and enjoy the walking paths in the fresh air, or they can sit and enjoy the view of the gardens. Care programs are set up to provide assistance to seniors with daily grooming, picking out clothes, bathing and evening and morning routines. Salida Woods Assisted Living has scheduled activities every day of the week so residents can stay engaged and interact with neighbors.

  • Routine health assessments by a registered nurse
  • Private dining room for small parties