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Ohio Aging Statistics & Resource Guide

By Sixty and Me September 21, 2020 Aging

The Ohio Aging Statistics & Resource Guide contains key information, links and statistics for senior citizens in Ohio. With an aging population and the average cost of care averaging between $22.50 an hour for home care to $7,817 a month for skilled nursing care, Ohio is typically less expensive than the national average.  This guide also contains helpful contact information for county offices, Alzheimer’s Disease organizations and government agencies that offer assistance to caregivers and senior citizens. 

Ohio Key Statistics

Choosing Long Term Care in Ohio

  • Ohio Home Care Agencies Directory: The average hourly home care rate in Ohio is $22.50, making Ohio the same cost as the national average ($22.50) for home care. 
  • Ohio Adult Day Care Directory: The average cost of adult day care in Ohio is $1,376 per month making Ohio less expensive than the national average ($1,625) for adult day care.
  • Ohio Assisted Living Directory: The average cost of assisted living in Ohio is $4,339 per month making Ohio more expensive than the national average ($4,051) for assisted living.
  • Ohio Skilled Nursing Directory: The average cost of skilled nursing in Ohio is $7,817 per month making Ohio less expensive than the national average ($8,517) for skilled nursing.

Ohio Senior Services

Ohio Department of Aging

Address: 246 N. High St./1st Fl., Columbus, OH 43215-2406

Phone: 1-800-266-4346

TTY: Dial 711 and use 614-466-5500


Ohio State Plan on Aging

Ohio Elder Justice and Advocacy

To report suspected abuse, call the statewide, toll-free help line at 1-855-644-6277

To report suspected abuse in a nursing home or assisted living facility or by staff of a home care agency, call the State Ombudsman’s Office toll-free at 1-800-282-1206.

Ohio Support for Caregivers

Ohio Senior Disaster Preparedness

Ohio Health Care Fraud

Ohio Long-Term Care Ombudsman


Phone: 1-800-282-1206

Ohio Medicaid Elderly & Disabled Waiver Programme

Ohio Department of Medicaid

Address: 50 West Town Street, Suite 400, Columbus, Ohio 43215

Ohio Medicaid Consumer Hotline: 800-324-8680

Provider Hotline (IVR): 800-686-1516 

Ohio Medicare and Insurance Counseling

Ohio Elderly Nutrition & Wellness

Ohio Prescription Assistance

Ohio Senior and Healthcare Transportation

Ohio Area Agencies on Aging

Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio (Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton & Warren)

Address: 175 Tri County Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45246

Phone: 800/252-0155   

Phone: 513/721-1025   

Fax: 513/721-0090


Area Agency on Aging (Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Logan, Miami, Montgomery, Preble & Shelby)

Address: 40 W. Second Street, Suite 400, Dayton, OH  45402

Phone: 800/258-7277   

Phone: 937/341-3000   

Fax: 937/341-3005


Agency on Aging 3 (Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam & Van Wert)

Address: 2423 Allentown Road, Lima, OH  45805

Phone: 800/653-7277   

Phone: 419/222-7723   

Fax: 419/222-6212


Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio (Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Sandusky, Williams & Wood)

Address: 2155 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, OH  43609-0624

Phone: 800/472-7277   

Phone: 419-382-0624   

Fax: 419/382-4560


Ohio District 5 Area Agencies on Aging (Ashland, Crawford, Huron, Knox, Marion, Morrow, Richland, Seneca & Wyandot)

Address: 2131 Park Avenue West, Ontario, OH  44906-1226

Phone: 800/860-5799   

Phone: 419/524-4144   

Fax: 419/522-9482


Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging (Delaware, fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Licking, Madison, Pickaway & Union)

Address: 3776 S. High Street, Columbus, OH 43207

Phone: 800/589-7277   

Phone: 614/645-7250   

Fax: 614/645-3884


Area Agency on Aging, District 7 (Adams, Brown, Gallia, Highland, Jackson, Lawrence, Pike, Ross, Scioto & Vinton)

Address: F32-URG, P.O. Box 500 (mail only), 160 Dorsey Drive, Rio Grande, OH  45674-0500

Phone: 800/582-7277   

Phone: 740/245-5306   

Fax: 740/245-5979


Buckeye Hills Regional Council (Athens, Hocking, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Noble, Perry & Washington)

Address: 1400 Pike Street, Marietta, OH  45750

Phone: 800/331-2644   

Phone: 740/373-6400   

Fax: 740/373-1594


Area Agency on Aging Region 9 (Belmont, Carroll, Coshocton, Guernsey, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson, Muskingum & Tuscarawas)

Address: 710 Wheeling Avenue, Cambridge, OH 43725

Phone: 800/945-4250   

Phone: 740/439-4478   

Fax: 740/432-1060


Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging (Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain & Medina)

Address: 1700 East 13th Street. Suite 114, Cleveland, OH 44114

Phone: 800/626-7277   

Phone: 216/621-8010   

Fax: 216/621-9262


Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging (Portage, Stark, Summit & Wayne)

Address: 1550 Corporate Woods Parkway, Uniontown, OH  44685

Phone: 800/421-7277   

Phone: 330/896-9172   

Fax: 330/896-6647


Direction Home of Eastern Ohio (Ashtabula, Columbiana, Mahoning & Trumbull)

Address: 1030 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown, OH  44509

Phone: 800/686-7367   

Phone: 330/505-2300   

Fax: 330/530-8862



National Healthcare, Caregiving & Senior Living Resources

Ohio Healthcare, Caregiving & Senior Living Resources

Alzheimer’s Organizations & Resources

Ohio Senior Health Studies

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