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  • Above & Beyond at the Knights

    Above & Beyond at the Knights

    1545 W Greenleaf St, Allentown, PA 18102
    (63)
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    We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you everyday. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence. Our peaceful setting, restaurant style dining experience, activities and beautiful setting combine to create a...

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  • Above and Beyond at MountainView

    Above and Beyond at MountainView

    2232 29th Street Southwest, Allentown, PA 18103
    (31)
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    Nestled right in the heart of the Lehigh Valley, Sunrise at MountainView is like a comfortable country inn with a good dose of southern hospitality. From everything including our decor, delicious homemade dishes prepared just the way you like them and our cozy suites, Sunrise at MountainView...

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  • Rittenhouse Village at Lehigh Valley

    Rittenhouse Village at Lehigh Valley

    1263 S Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, PA 18103
    (54)
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    Rittenhouse Village at Lehigh Valley is conveniently located in an upscale medical and professional park across from Lehigh Valley Hospital. Our residents enjoy stunning views of Lehigh Parkway and the convenience of having top-notch physicians and specialty medical practices just minutes away. At...

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  • Arden Courts of Allentown

    Arden Courts of Allentown

    5151 Hamilton Blvd, Allentown, PA 18106
    (7)
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    Arden Courts of Allentown is the first memory care community of the Lehigh Valley, serving residents and their families for over 24 years. Our expertise staff and physicians welcome your loved one to our uniquely designed, safe, secure and homelike community. At Arden Courts you can learn more about...

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  • Heather Glen

    Heather Glen

    415 Blue Barn Road, Allentown, PA 18104
    (7)
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    Heather Glen offers a tranquil setting where seniors can maintain their independence with access to professional staff 24/7. Both residents and families find comfort in knowing that our experienced staff provides personalized services and nursing care. Based from the Six components of Health,...

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  • Legend of Allentown

    Legend of Allentown

    6043 Lower Macungie Rd, Allentown, PA 18106
    (1)
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  • Parkland Manor

    4636 Crackersport Rd, Allentown, PA 18104
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  • Whitehall Manor

    Whitehall Manor

    1177 Sixth Street, Whitehall, PA 18052
    (38)
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    Whitehall Manor opened its doors to its first residents in Fall 1998. Our local owners are personally committed to providing the quality of care that is surpassed in the industry. Our organized healthcare service team brings to you many years of experience in all aspects of healthcare and customer...

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  • Lehigh Commons

    1680 Spring Creek Road, Macungie, PA 18062
    (8)
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    For more than 23 years, Genesis Lehigh Commons has been providing quality health care services in a comfortable and safe environment to our residents. Our team of dedicated staff members, many of whom have been here for 5-10+ years, are committed to providing customized care and attention that...

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  • Saucon Valley Manor

    Saucon Valley Manor

    1050 Main Street, Hellertown, PA 18055
    (76)
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    Saucon Valley Manor is a senior living community located in the beautiful borough of Hellertown, PA. Surrounded by lush greenery, you will never find yourself disappointed with the view. At Sacuon Valley Manor, you can be sure that your loved ones are taken care of. With twenty-four hour care,...

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  • Arden Courts of Old Orchard

    Arden Courts of Old Orchard

    4098 Freemansburg Ave, Easton, PA 18045
    (15)
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    For nearly 25 years, Arden Courts Memory Care has catered to the special needs of individuals with memory loss. Staffed by specially trained caregivers, Arden Courts cares for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Each community features home like common areas,...

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  • Cornerstone Living

    Cornerstone Living

    4605 Werley's Corner Rd, New Tripoli, PA 18066
    (12)
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    We are a unique senior adult residence in Lehigh County, specializing in personal health care services for individuals living with Alzheimer or dementia. We adopted a university proven method of service. The services at Cornerstone Living provides exceptional security & compassionate care within an...

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  • The Palmerton

    The Palmerton

    71 Princeton Ave, Palmerton, PA 18071
    (8)
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    Breathtaking views overlooking the Lehigh Gap, with a panoramic view of Blue Mountain...The Village at Palmerton is conveniently located near Palmerton Hospital. We are within walking distance from all of your shopping and banking needs. We ask you to come and visit with us and see the Difference....

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  • Hidden Meadows on the Ridge

    Hidden Meadows on the Ridge

    340 Farmers Lane, Sellersville, PA 18960
    (18)
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    We are a small to mid-sized Senior Living Community nestled among the woodlands, while conveniently located in Upper Bucks' County, 30 north of Philadelphia. Our community shares the block with Grand View Hospital, many physicians' offices and close to shopping and area restaurants. Our assisted...

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  • Brookdale Dublin

    Brookdale Dublin

    160 Elephant Road, Dublin, PA 18917
    (14)
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    With dementia, small moments can have big purpose. If you and your family are looking for a memory care community, we can help. Our Alzheimer's and dementia care community, also known as Clare Bridge, is rooted in “a person-centered approach”. That means we help our residents find a sense of...

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  • The Birches at Harleysville

    The Birches at Harleysville

    691 Main Street, Harleysville, PA 19438
    (42)
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    Need assistance with daily tasks such as bathing, dressing or medication management? At The Birches at Arbour Square Personal Care and Dementia Care Community located on a 20-acre campus in Harleysville, PA, you will find all the services you need to live a healthy and happy life. The...

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  • Greenfield Senior Living of Perkiomen Valley

    Greenfield Senior Living of Perkiomen Valley

    300 Perkiomen Avenue, Schwenksville, PA 19473
    (50)
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    Welcome home to Greenfield of Perkiomen Valley. We are conveniently located near Routes 29, 73 and 422 in the charming, small-town community of Schwenksville, Pa. Our residents live among friends while enjoying a blend of planned social, cultural and recreational activities in an inviting apartment...

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  • Keystone Villa at Douglasville Personal Care

    Keystone Villa at Douglasville Personal Care

    1152 Ben Franklin Hwy E, Douglassville, PA 19518
    (15)
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    At Keystone Villa at Douglassville, there are no entrance fees, long-term leases or hidden costs, for affordable Personal Care. Personalized supportive care services are offered to our residents in a heartwarming environment so we can help you enjoy a better quality of life in our senior retirement...

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  • Sanatoga Court

    227 Evergreen Rd, Pottstown, PA 19464
    (16)
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    Located in beautiful downtown Pottstown, PA Sanatoga Court is a Genesis senior living community offering high quality senior care. Our beautiful town of Pottstown offers residents access to parks, concerts, fine dining, shopping and cultural experiences. We offer a wide range of services including...

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  • Traditions of Lansdale

    Traditions of Lansdale

    1800 Walnut St, Lansdale, PA 19446
    (38)
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    Greenfield Senior Living of Lansdale: Caring for those who cared for us. Knowing your loved one will have the things that matter for health and security makes the decision to seek personal care a whole lot easier for the entire family. Greenfield Senior Living has individualized personal care that...

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  • Chelsea at Brookfield

    Chelsea at Brookfield

    1 Brookfield Ct., Belvidere, NJ 07823
    (2)
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    Located in a beautiful country setting surrounded by mountains and open space.  The Chelsea at Brookfield offers three different levels of senior living: concierge level of living, assisted living, and Country Cottage, in private and semi-private apartments.  For residents with Alzheimer's and other...

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  • The Landing of Towamencin

    The Landing of Towamencin

    900 Towamencin Ave, Lansdale, PA 19446
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    The Landing of Towamencin offers holistic personal care* and memory care services in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. We are conveniently located near the Lansdale Exit of the PA turnpike. Our senior living community approaches senior care a bit differently. We are committed to giving our residents tailored...

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  • Berkshire Commons

    Berkshire Commons

    5485 Perkiomen Avenue, Reading, PA 19606
    (8)
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    Berkshire Commons is an award winning senior living community, located in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country, sits on the picturesque grounds of the Reading Country Club. Residents, friends and families alike call our luxurious community 'The Place to Be,' with its premiere location and...

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  • Park Creek Place - MC

    Park Creek Place - MC

    1089 Horsham Rd, North Wales, PA 19454
    (19)
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    At Park Creek Place, a pet friendly senior living community, our goal is to offer our residents the opportunity to thrive in mind and body by providing compassionate assistance in their daily routine. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a full-time licensed nurse...

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  • The Solana Doylestown

    The Solana Doylestown

    1621 Easton Road, Warrington, PA 18976
    (26)
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    Discover the benefits of social living at the new Solana Doylestown. Set on eight beautiful acres in historic Bucks County, this vibrant community features upscale amenities including a gourmet restaurant, salon and spa, wellness center and movie theater. And with the worries of transportation,...

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  • Heritage Hill Senior Community

    Heritage Hill Senior Community

    800 Sixth Street, Weatherly, PA 18255
    (46)
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    Heritage Hill Senior Community is located in scenic Weatherly, Pennsylvania with beautiful views of the Pocono Mountains. Personal care and dementia are the two communities that we provide care for. We ensure that our residents get round the clock individual care. In our personal care program, we...

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  • Kyffin Grove

    Kyffin Grove

    1419 Horsham Rd, North Wales, PA 19454
    (38)
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    The staff of Kyffin Grove, managed by Sage Senior Living, takes pride in providing exceptional service and care for our residents and their families. Our goal is to help our residents create the lifestyle they want and provide the quality of care they need. In addition, Kyffin Grove also offers many...

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  • Foulkeways at Gwynedd

    Foulkeways at Gwynedd

    1120 Meetinghouse Rd, Gwynedd, PA 19436
    (1)
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    Steeped in the time-honored Quaker traditions of honesty and integrity, respect for simplicity and quality, and an abiding belief in the unique worth of every human being, Foulkeways at Gwynedd has been providing unwavering standards of excellence to residents for over 50 years. A pioneer among...

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  • Manor At Market Square

    Manor At Market Square

    803 Penn St, Reading, PA 19601
    (15)
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    Manor at Market Square is truly a gem in the heart of Reading, PA. If you're looking for a community that exudes a friendly and fun atmosphere while still providing the little extra assistance when you need it, you're in the right place. Catering to both independent living and residents who needs...

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  • The Landing of Collegeville

    The Landing of Collegeville

    1421 S Collegeville Rd, Collegeville, PA 19426
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    Located in a charming residential area less than a mile from Providence Town Center. A supportive living community for active older adults. We create vibrant communities where older adults can thrive and participate, know that their contributions are valued, and enjoy access to opportunities and...

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  • Bristol House

    Bristol House

    2527 Bristol Road, Warrington, PA 18976
    (1)
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    Dear Family, Welcome to Bristol Memory Care! We are delighted to welcome you to learn more about our services, staff, and new options we’re offering for memory care in Bucks County. Bristol house Memory Care is an ideal, intimate setting for personalized care, where you can feel confident referring...

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  • Bridges of Warwick

    Bridges of Warwick

    1600 Almshouse Rd, Jamison, PA 18929
    (16)
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    At the Brides at Warwick, life is filled with fun, fulfillment, friendship and peace of mind. Here you'll find a beautiful living environment complete with the personalized support our residents need to enjoy optimum health and well-being. Walk through our doors and discover a welcoming community...

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  • Blue Bell Place

    Blue Bell Place

    777 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422
    (38)
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    When you think of assisted living and memory care, what do you see? If cookie-cutter apartments, quiet hallways, bland food and stereotypical activities come to mind, then think again. Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more active...

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  • Spring Village at Pocono

    Spring Village at Pocono

    329 E. Brown St, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
    (36)
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    Spring Village at Pocono is a senior living community located in the lovely hamlet of East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. This gorgeous senior living community is also situated right in the midst of the scenic and breathtaking Pocono Mountain area is the northern region of Pennsylvania. This places the...

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  • Arden Courts of Warminster

    Arden Courts of Warminster

    779 W County Line Rd, Hatboro, PA 19040
    (18)
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    For nearly 25 years, Arden Courts Memory Care has catered to the special needs of individuals with memory loss. Staffed by specially trained caregivers, Arden Courts cares for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Each community features home like common areas,...

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  • Sunrise of Blue Bell

    Sunrise of Blue Bell

    795 Penllyn Blue Bell Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422
    (38)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized personal care & memory...

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  • The Heritage of Green Hills

    The Heritage of Green Hills

    200 Tranquility Ln, Shillington, PA 19607
    (13)
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    Green Hills Manor at the Heritage is a full-service, personal care and memory care community located on 78 acres of rolling hills in Berks County, Pa., on the campus of The Heritage of Green Hills, a vibrant, healthy life plan community. The community is focused on helping residents reach their...

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  • Woodbridge Place Senior Living

    Woodbridge Place Senior Living

    1191 Rapps Dam Road, Phoenixville, PA 19460
    (56)
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    Woodbridge Place, A Woodbine Senior Living Community, located in the quaint area of Phoenixville, PA is here to help families looking for a community that enhances the quality of life to the residents they serve. They say you can't go back BUT if your family is looking for a community that offers a...

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  • Mifflin Court

    Mifflin Court

    450 E Philadelphia Avenue, Shillington, PA 19607
    (9)
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    Mifflin Court is a Genesis senior living community located in quaint and historic Shillington, PA. The picture perfect town is like something out of a storybook and actually served as the basis for the town of Olinger in the fictional books by legendary author John Updike. We offer all the comforts...

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  • Spring Mill Senior Living

    Spring Mill Senior Living

    3000 Balfour Circle, Phoenixville, PA 19460
    (21)
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    Spring Mill Senior Living, a monthly rental community, represents a new beginning for senior living in Chester County. Offering the most extensive range of services in the area, residents receive a full suite of amenities: like meals served in a beautiful dining room, scheduled transportation to...

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  • The Highlands At Wyomissing a CCRC

    The Highlands At Wyomissing a CCRC

    2000 Cambridge Ave, Wyomissing, PA 19610
    (6)
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    The Highlands at Wyomissing is a nonprofit continuing care retirement community (CCRC) located in charming Wyomissing, PA, where the retirement living is stimulating and the ambience gracious. Built in 1989, The Highlands is situated on 113 acres of gently rolling land with tree-lined roads and...

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  • Arden Courts King of Prussia

    Arden Courts King of Prussia

    620 W Valley Forge Rd, King of Prussia, PA 19406
    (6)
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    For nearly 25 years, Arden Courts Memory Care has catered to the special needs of individuals with memory loss. Staffed by specially trained caregivers, Arden Courts cares for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Each community features home like common areas,...

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  • Sunrise of Dresher

    Sunrise of Dresher

    1650 Susquehanna Road, Dresher, PA 19025
    (27)
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    Tucked in amongst country clubs and golf courses, and just minutes from the shaded walking paths of Mondauk Commons, Sunrise of Dresher offers comfort and convenience. You'll appreciate local resources like Willow Grove Mall and Abington Hospital while family and friends who come to visit will...

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  • Forest Manor Health Care Center

    145 State Park Road Box 283, Hope, NJ 07844
    (4)
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    Forest Manor Health Care Center is a new state of the art 120 bed Skilled Nursing Facility located just minutes off of Route 80 in Hope New Jersey. Forest Manor Health Care Center's $19 million dollar expansion is the region's newest, state-of-the-art skilled nursing and rehabilitation care center....

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  • Commonwealth Senior Living at Willow Grove

    Commonwealth Senior Living at Willow Grove

    1120 York Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090
    (45)
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    Willow Lake, offering luxurious retirement assited living is located in the town of Willow Grove, PA in the upper Moreland township of Montgomery County. The town is located about 20 miles North of Philadelphia, and is convenient to the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Route 611. Willow Grove is a small...

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  • Brookdale Northampton

    Brookdale Northampton

    65 Newtown Richboro Road, Richboro, PA 18954
    (41)
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    Are you ready to do more of what you love? If you’re looking for a senior living community where you can redefine your independence, our senior living community might be the right fit for you.  With both personal care home and memory care, you’ll have the care you need, when you need it. Our memory...

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  • Bentley Commons at Paragon Village

    Bentley Commons at Paragon Village

    425-427 Route 46 East, Hackettstown, NJ 07840
    (13)
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    Paragon Village is a part of Hackettstown, Warren County, New Jersey. This assisted living community provides residents with the memory care that they are seeking in a setting that is peaceful and beautiful. The town of Hackettstown offers the gorgeous Stephens State Park, where visitors can enjoy...

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  • Sunrise of Lafayette Hill

    Sunrise of Lafayette Hill

    429 Ridge Pike, Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
    (22)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized personal care services...

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  • The Birches at Newtown

    The Birches at Newtown

    70 Durham Road, Newtown, PA 18940
    (37)
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    The Birches at Newtown in Newtown, PA offer the ideal setting for your senior living community. If you're looking for a community that exudes a friendly and fun atmosphere while still providing the little extra security you want you're in the right place. You'll be able to get as much independence...

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  • Spring Mill Pointe

    Spring Mill Pointe

    2002 Joshua Road, Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
    (13)
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    Spring Mill is part of Presby’s Inspired Life, a nonprofit organization with a more than 60 year tradition of creating exceptional living experiences. The centerpiece of our Lafayette Hill community is the beautifully restored Spring Mill School. Nestled on 15 serene acres, Spring Mill is convenient...

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Memory Care in Allentown, PA

Memory Care in Allentown, PA

Memory care communities in Allentown specialize in providing cognitive care services within a safe and secure environment. These communities offer personalized rehabilitation programs alongside assistance with the activities of daily living (ADLs) to seniors who have dementia or Alzheimer’s. The median monthly cost of memory care in Allentown is around $3,650 for the city proper and $3,798 for the metropolitan area. In Pennsylvania, the median monthly cost of memory care is $3,555.

Cost of Living in Allentown, PA

Compared to other cities of a similar size, the cost of living in Allentown is more affordable than the national average. Overall, the cost-of-living index is rated 5 points below the national average and the grocery index is equal to the average. All index scores are based on a sliding scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
95 100 $1,029 21.8% spend over 30% of their income on rent $124,165 $38,522 The top inheritance tax rate is 15% and there is no exemption threshold

Local Medical Providers

The highest-rated hospitals in Allentown include:

  • Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest - This hospital is the flagship hospital of the Lehigh Valley Health Network and is home to their nationally-recognized cancer center. They also offer level I trauma care, open-heart surgery, and a comprehensive stroke center, as well as a variety of other services.
  • St. Luke's Hospital Allentown Campus - This community offers inpatient care, emergency services, surgical procedures, and radiology.
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital 17th Street - This hospital offers emergency care, ambulatory surgery, mental health care, inpatient hospice care, and rehabilitation services.

Climate and Weather

Allentown has a hot-summer/humid continental type of climate according to the Koppen Climate Classification Index. This means that the city experiences four distinct seasons with hot and muggy summers. The winters tend to be cold and snowy. On average, the humidity level for Allentown is about 67%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of September at approximately 72%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
73°F 88°F (July) 58°F (July) 32°F 45°F (December) 20°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
47 (Good) 61 in December (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
4” 6” (July) 29”

Demographics and Values

The city of Allentown tends to lean slightly liberal politically. The relative age of the city is young compared to other cities in the region – many of the people who live in Allentown are young professionals with families.

2016 Presidential Election for Lehigh County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
50% 45.3% 4.7%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
682,899 121,283 2,668 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 0.39%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
32 21% 8% 4% 4%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
37% 15% 5%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
2.5% 14.2% 52.2% 0.8% 0.1% 33% 4.8%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
3,883 27 5

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
12% 63% 18% 27% 5% 5%

Allentown is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community can participate in public life without fear of bigotry or discrimination.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Founded originally by the Pennsylvania Dutch, the city of Allentown has an undeniable Northeast charm that makes it a lovely place to retire. The city is home to an award-winning park system, lots of museums that celebrate the city's storied history, and a local minor league baseball team known as the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. This fan-favorite team plays at nearby Coca-Cola Park and boasts a rabid local following that would rival any team in the major leagues.

One of the most popular museums in the city is the Allentown Art Museum, which houses a collection of more than 13,000 works of art spanning over 2,000 years of cultural heritage. The museum is extremely accessible with numerous lifts, elevators, and wheelchair ramps. The Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum contains one of the largest collections of historical documents in the entire state. The Heritage Museum offers classes and lectures on local history, stemming from the city’s colonial days to the modern era. The Liberty Bell Shrine Museum, located in Zion’s Church, commemorates the city’s role in the American Revolution. The church building is famous for hiding the Liberty Bell and the bells of Christ Church in the year 1777 as General Washington retreated out of Pennsylvania. The Museum of Indian Culture is one of Pennsylvania’s premiere resources for educating people on the Lenape and other American Indian tribes.

Allentown is also home to a number of theaters for the performing arts. The Civic Theatre offers what they describe as “Broadway-styled stage shows with community sensibility”. Their production of A Christmas Carol is considered to be a local holiday tradition. The Civic Theatre is also the only independent and foriegn film movie theater in the region. The Municipal Opera Company of Allentown performs in the MunOpCo Music Theatre and offers one of the longest-running musical theater experiences in the area, having been in operation since before the Great Depression.

Transportation

Public transportation in Allentown is provided by the Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority which operates a number of bus routes throughout the city, many of which run 7 days a week. Regional transit is available through the city’s Greyhound Bus Station. The nearest Amtrak station is located 65 miles away in Philadelphia.

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