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

  • Sorted through 40 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 11 hours researching assisted living communities in Lancaster
  • 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 Lancaster is $4,500, which is higher than the state average of $4,350 and the national average of $4,051.

Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)
Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)

Christina is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) who is passionate about seniors and their families. Along with her staff, Christina works hands-on with each client to find the best solutions for the challenges that often come with aging.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Lancaster, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 40 communities in the Lancaster area.

AssistedLiving.org Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Lancaster 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.

Abbington of Pickerington Assisted Living
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Studios
Assisted Living
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Abbington of Pickerington is a welcoming senior living community located approximately 30 minutes east of Columbus, Ohio. Its trained staff provides round-the-clock assistance with daily living tasks such as bathing, grooming and dressing, as well as with medication management and administration. Abbington promotes a homelike atmosphere and features a layout with several cozy indoor and outdoor spots where residents can lounge and socialize. The community's private studios are designed with full accommodation in mind, including kitchenettes for residents who prefer to prepare and eat their own meals. For those who enjoy dining in the company of their peers, three delicious meals are prepared and served each day in an elegant community dining room. Other amenities, such as a library, a beauty parlor and a dedicated activity room, host a range of enriching recreational options.
What Residents are Saying:
Residents and their loved ones praise the center for its staff and atmosphere. One visitor writes, "Two of my friends are living there, and they like it very well. The staff seemed like they were very nice. The place was very clean."
4.68 out of 5 stars
(1000) Reviews
9480 Blacklick-Eastern Rd. NW., Pickerington, OH 43147
Amber Park Assisted Living
Bickford of Lancaster
Brookdale Lakeview Crossing
Carriage Court of Lancaster
Carroll Place
Primrose Retirement Community of Lancaster
Reflections Retirement Community
Sunrise of Gahanna
The Ridge at Lancaster

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes AssistedLiving.org 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
amenities.

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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