AlzheimersNet is your guide to memory care in Akron, OH. Memory care facilities offer housing and care for seniors with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. Memory care empowers seniors who have memory loss to stay as active and engaged as they possibly can, while living in a dignified, safe and secure environment. Our local Senior Living Advisors have local expertise in memory care in Akron, OH and surrounding areas. After an initial consultation, your advisor will recommend a list of memory care facilities that fit your loved one's individual needs for care and living preferences, as well as your family's finances.Memory Care Costs in Akron, OH
Price varies widely depending on location, care required, size of the resident's living space and the level of luxury at the community. The price of memory care in Akron ranges from $2,500 to $6,175 a month.
Memory Care Costs in Nearby Cities* The costs above represent the AVERAGE monthly cost of memory care for a one person bedroom in that city.
Facts about Akron
Neighborhoods in Akron include: East Akron, Ellet, Firestone Park, Goodyear Heights, South Akron, West Akron, Chapel Hill, Downtown, Elizabeth Park, Fairlawn Heights, Highland Square, Lane-Wooster, Merriman, Middlebury, North Hill, Northwest Akron, Rolling Acres, Summit Lake, University Park, and Wallhaven.
The official website for the city of Akron is http://ci.akron.oh.us.
Akron is represented by Mayor Jeff Fusco.
Akron /ËˆÃ¦krÉ™n/ is the fifth-largest city in the U.S. state of Ohio and is the seat of Summit County. It is in the Great Lakes region approximately 39 miles (63 km) south of Lake Erie along the Little Cuyahoga River. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 199,110. The Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) covers Summit and Portage counties, and in 2010 had a population of 703,200. Akron is also part of the larger Cleveland-Akron-Canton, OH Combined Statistical Area, which in 2010 had a population of 3,515,646.Akron was co-founded in 1825 when suggested by Paul Williams to Simon Perkins. In 1833, "South" was temporarily added to the name when Eliakim Crosby settled a bordering North Akron. After Summit County formed from portions of Portage, Medina, and Stark counties in 1840, Akron succeeded Cuyahoga Falls as county seat a year later. The Akron School Law of 1847 created the K-12 system. In 1851, Sojourner Truth attended a convention and extemporaneously delivered the original "Ain't I a Woman?" speech. During the Civil War, Ferdinand Schumacher supplied the Union Army with oats produced by his mill along the Ohio Canal. Between the 1870s and World War I, numerous churches across the nation were built using the Akron Plan.With a population increase of 201.8% during the 1910s, it became the nation's fastest-growing city due to industries such as stoneware, sanitary sewer, fishing tackle, farming equipment, match, toy, and rubber. The companies General Tire, B.F. Goodrich, Firestone, and Goodyear built headquarters, though only the latter remains. Airships, blimps, dirigibles, and zeppelins have been manufactured at the Goodyear Airdock since World War II. The Goodyear Polymer Center and National Polymer Innovation Center are on the University of Akron campus, which anchors the Polymer Valley and is home to the Archives of the History of American Psychology. Akron also headquartered the National Marble Tournament, Professional Bowlers Association, and Women's Professional Mud Wrestling. Home to employers such as Summa, GOJO Industries, FirstMerit Bank, and FirstEnergy, it is listed by Newsweek as one of ten Information Age high tech havens. Awarded by the National Civic League and National Arbor Day Foundation, it was named one of the world's most livable cities. The All-American Soapbox Derby, WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, National Hamburger Festival, Founders Day (Alcoholics Anonymous), and Road Runner Akron Marathon are annually hosted by the city, which was a venue for some events of the 2014 Gay Games. Tourist attractions include Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens and Lock 3 Park, where the American Marble & Toy Manufacturing Company once stood.Residents of Akron are referred to as "Akronites." Nicknames include "Rubber City," "City of Invention" and "Rubber Capital of the World."