In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Akron area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 40 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 13 hours researching assisted living communities in Akron
  • Read more than 95 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Akron is $4,625, which is considerably higher than the state average of $4,339 and the national average of $4,051.

Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Akron, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 40 communities in the Akron area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Akron area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Brookdale Barberton
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living
Brookdale Barberton is located in one of Akron's suburbs. It's between Canton and Cleveland, so residents can visit the Pro Football Hall of Fame or take in a Broadway show at Playhouse Square. Amenities at this facility include a beauty and barber shop, a library, a fireside living room, resident parking and plenty of outdoor space. Brookdale Barberton is pet-friendly and lets residents choose from studio or one-bedroom apartments.
What Residents are Saying:
Residents and their loved ones reference the high quality of care found in this community. One notes, "My mother has been a resident for two months. I have been very impressed with the kindness and patience of all staff members. ... A real bonus is that people can bring their pets with them. ... We have been very happy ... with Brookdale Barberton."
4.13 out of 5 stars
(29) Reviews
487 Austin Dr. Barberton, OH 44203
Brookdale Bath
Brookdale Montrose
Concordia at Sumner
Danbury Woods in Cuyahoga Falls
Maplewood at Cuyahoga Falls
Ohio Living Rockynol
Sunrise of Cuyahoga Falls
The Landing of Stow
The Merriman

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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