Pennsylvania Assisted Living Facilities - for senior care 

Pennsylvania has a high population of seniors who may one day need a care community or facility.  The Genworth Survey of Assisted Living Costs states the annual median cost for an assisted living facility in 2017 is $41,400 as compared to $45,000 for national.  Costs vary by area.  Pittsburgh is $31,500 and Philadelphis is $52,500.


  • Resource for Home Care (Jefferson Home Health)
  • Independent with Assisted Living 
  • Assisted Living with Memory Care  
  • Combination  of Services (Independent, assisted, nursing, and memory care)
  • Top Five Pittsburgh Area Healthcare Providers

Resource for Home Care in Pennsylvania

There are not enough Pennsylvania care communities to meet the high demand. Therefore, many persons choose or prefer home health care. Here is a dominant organization servicing ten counties in Pennsylvania and a good resource for services in your home: UPMC Jefferson Home Health

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Resource for Home Care in Pennsylvania

There are not enough Pennsylvania care communities to meet the high demand. Therefore, many persons choose or prefer home health care. Here is a dominant organization servicing ten counties in Pennsylvania and a good resource for services in your home: UPMC Jefferson Home Health

Independent and Assisted Living 

Village at Greenbriar - Dallas, Pa. - A woodland setting on 40 acres in Northeast Pa - Enjoy independent living in single homes or the assisted living section includes semi-private and private rooms, studios and one and two bedroom apartments. A gated community with pool, tennis courts, and more.  

Brookdale Bloomsburg - Rural Northeast PA but near shopping - offers independent and assisted living. 45 apartments on single level. Off I-80. Also short stay/respite care and rehabilitation. Emeritus has joined the Brookdale Senior Living family of communities.  420 Shaffer Rd., Bloomsbury  

Assisted living with memory care

Brookdale Grayson View  - Selinsgrove - Central Pa - Assisted living and memory care. Apartments on single level. Pet-friendly. 29 Grayson View Ct.    

Brookdale Latrobe - Western PA surrounded by farmland and near St. Vincent's College - offers assisted living and Alzheimer's and memory care. Also, rehab and respite programs. Near Pennsylvania turnpike. Single-level living. Extras such as library and individual climate control in studios, 1 and 2 bedrooms.  724-299-0095

Brookdale Grandon Farms (previously Creekview) - Mechanicsburg - By Brookdale - offers independent and assisted living, personal care, Alzheimer's and memory care. Also rehab and respite programs. Next to Creekview Park and walking trails. Activities and trips. Local hospitals and shopping nearby. Studios, one and two bedrooms.  1100 Grandon Way

Brookdale Harrisburg - Residential area near shopping and medical including osteopathic hospital. Retirement living, assisted living and personal care and memory care. Also rehab and respite programs. 55 apartments with family-feeling on single level. " Join Their Journey" dementia care. Near I-81.
3560 North Progress Ave. - 717-219-3571

See the review of an Emeritus community (now owned by Brookdale) 

Bluebell Place - By Watermark communities in Blue Bell - Eastern Pennsylvania - offering assisted living and memory care.  

Rose Tree Place - Media - Assisted living and memory care by Watermark communities - also short term stays

Combination of Services (assisted living, memory care, nursing and more)

Country Meadows - Family owned and managed for 46 years and founded by former Pennsylvania Governor George Leader - Several locations in Pennsylvania: Allentown, Bethlehem, Hershey, Lancaster, York, Bridgeville, Mechanicsburg and Wyomissing - offering comprehensive services for independent and assisted living, Memory Care Alzheimer's and Dementia, short term stays and skilled nursing.  

Epworth Manor by Guardian Elder Care - Tyrone near Altoona in Central Pennsylvania - Since 1919 - offering residential living, personal care, memory support, rehabilitation and skilled nursing. Within 15 minutes of 2 major hospitals as well as their own on-site medical services. 
951 Washington Ave., Tyrone - 814-684-0540

Watermark Communities The Watermark at Logan Square - Philadelphia - A rental community with no large entry fee. 

Cross Keys Village New Oxford - By Brethren Home Community - 250+ acres - Large residential, assisted and rehabilitation care community. Also adult daycare. Now there is a new independent living apartment building. Cross Keys Village

Garden Spot Village New Holland - scenic Eastern Lancaster County on 104 acres - affiliated with Mennonite Health Services - Full services including independent living and continuum of care. Garden Spot Village

Bethany Village Mechanicsburg - Scenic area - full services on 155 acres - independent living in new cottages and apartments and assisted living residences and memory care and also nursing. Fully accredited. Bethany Village

Pennsylvania Care Communities in the Southeast Area:

West Chester

Barclay Friends West Chester - Full continuum of care - some outstanding features are the arts program and the horticultural program. Alzheimer's care. Barclay Friends - A Kendal affiliate

Concordia Assisted Living Communities for Care in Western Pennsylvania:

One of the largest companies is Concordia Lutheran Communities helping to satisfy the high demand in Western Pennsylvania.  Here is a list of their accredited communities:

Corcordia at the Orchard: Northern Butler County across from Clearview Mall. Meals, housekeeping, activities and more. Concordia at the Orchard

Concordia at Cabot: Country area 30 miles north of Pittsburgh - the original community and headquarters of company - providing a full spectrum of services-167 acres - there are apartments for independent retirement living. Adult day services available. Concordia at Cabot

Concordia at Rebecca Residence: Allison Park and minutes to the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Full services with scenic surroundings. Personal care and nursing are available. Concordia at Rebecca Residence

Concordia at Ridgewood Place: Near Monroeville and New Kensington - Many activities and programs for people with varying degrees of dementia. Suburban area. Concordia at the Ridgewood

Concordia of the South Hills: Mt Lebanon - You can age in place gracefully since this community has retirement living apartments, assisted living and nursing. Minutes from downtown Pittsburgh. Concordia at the South Hills

Top Five Healthcare Providers in the Pittsburgh Area

Pittsburgh’s five largest nonprofit long-term care providers: 

1. Presbyterian SeniorCare 

2. St. Barnabas Health System 

3. UPMC Senior Communities Inc. 

4. Concordia Lutheran Ministries 

5. Lutheran SeniorLife 

Please verify all information. We do not give recommendations or advice. This is an information only website for your convenience. 

Also see Directory of Resources for Northeast States

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