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Ohio ranks at seventh for population and that includes 1.6 million seniors more than 65 years old. Ohio Department of Aging and the Ohio Department of Health regulate the assisted living and nursing homes.
Mandated with the Federal Older Americans Act, the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program inspects regularly for people who stay in nursing homes in Ohio. The Ohio Department of Health licenses assisted living communities and residential care. Assisted living helps seniors decide between independent living and nursing home care.
Assisted living facilities provide older adults with an alternative to nursing care that is both less expensive and restrictive. Costs for assisted living are from $2,000 to $4,000 each month. Cost varies on the size of living quarters, location, and the care needed.
Assisted living care combines a homelike setting with personnel support services. These provide more concentrated care than is usually available through home care services. The added care includes personal hygiene and medication needs.
People on a Medicaid waiver program may be eligible for Ohio's new Assisted Living Waiver Program when seeking care. The Assisted Living Medicaid Waiver Program pays for the cost of care. The care center must be a participating Assisted Living Communities in Ohio’s program. Eligibility requires they are current residents of an assisted living facility. In addition, must have exhausted their private resources.
If you choose to use the Assisted Living Waiver Program, your monthly income will pay for room and board. You will be able to keep a monthly personal allowance to use, as you need. This can be a added benefit to seniors in need of help, if you live in an assisted living home or nursing facilities.
The state's capital is Columbus in the center of the state, home to the Columbus Zoo. The northern portion of Ohio connects to Lake Erie. It offers excellent fishing, boating, and outdoor recreation areas. Summers are typically hot and humid throughout the area. Winters are cool to cold with snow possible. Rain in Ohio is moderate all year-round.
Ohio has one of the highest income tax rates at 7.18%. The state sales tax rate is 5.5%. Ohio's manufacturing sector is the third largest in the United States for gross domestic product. The average home prices are $132,000. Ohio is home to the United States Air Force Museum. Ohio has one of the best highway systems in the country.