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The Gardens of Green Ridge

2751 Boulevard Avenue, Dunmore, PA 18509

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The Gardens of Green Ridge can be found in Scranton, the sixth largest city in Pensylvania. Counting a little over 90,000 people, Scranton is large enough to be of interest to tourism, yet small enough to have that intimate small town feel. The Gardens of Green Ridge prides itself on being a...

Oakwood Terrace

400 Gleason Drive, Moosic, PA 18507

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Sometimes caring for a loved one can become more than a caregiver can manage at home, especially in cases of Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of dementia. Oakwood Terrace is a specialized alternative for the time when home care is no longer possible but skilled care may not yet be...

Willowbrook Place

150 Edella Rd, Clarks Summit, PA 18411

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Willowbrook Place is an Enlivant community which offers high quality senior living in the borough of Clarks Summit in the northeastern mountains of Pennsylvania. Our historical town boasts homes from the early 1800s, an abundance of outdoor recreational activities and has plenty of educational...

Elan Gardens, Inc.

465 Venard Rd, Clarks Green, PA 18411

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When the time comes that living alone is becoming a problem for you or a loved one-assisted living at Elan Gardens may be just the answer. Elan Gardens offers the best of both worlds with private apartment suites and every service imaginable right at your finger tips. Dedicated to offering a...

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Elmcroft of Mid Valley

67 Sturges Road, Peckville, PA 18452

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EXTRA PRECAUTIONS FOR ADDED REASSURANCEWhile the COVID-19 vaccine has been proven safe and effective, we continue to ask residents and associates to follow basic wellness precautions including proper mask wearing in shared spaces. Learn more about how we’re working hard to return things to normal...

North Penn Manor

240 N.Sherman Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

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North Penn Manor is a senior living community located in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Wilkes-Barre is home to just over 564,000 people, and is a bustling city in Luzerne County. Residents in this area will enjoy great stores, lots of shopping and restaurants, sporting events and other activities they can...

Tiffany Court at Kingston

700 Northampton Street, Edwardsville, PA 18704

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Nestled right inside The Valley With A Heart, Tiffany Court Senior Living is conveniently located in Kingston, near shopping, restaurants and places of worship. We offer transportation to a variety of local destinations, including doctor's offices, Wyoming Valley Mall and other exciting...

Cambridge Riverview

100 Narrows Rd, Larksville, PA 18651

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Cambridge Riverview is so much more than just memory care; it’s an active, healthy lifestyle. Residents enjoy the comforts of home and the security of 24-hour care. A variety of weekday activities such as games, trivia, singalongs, and nail days keep everyone engaged and active. Church services...

Star Hill Rest Home

935 Star Hill Rd, Harveys Lake, PA 18618

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Star Hill Rest Home is a senior living community located in Harvey's Lake, PA, in Lucerne County. Harvey's Lake is a waterfront borough community with a population of about 2,700 people. Residents will be able to enjoy the beautiful landscape when they take their walks and daily exercise, and can...

Forest City Personal Care

911 Delaware St, Forest City, PA 18421

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Located along the historic D&H railroad trail, our community offers active residents the opportunity to live life to the fullest in a warm, friendly, and secure environment. A small facility with dedicated and caring staff, we provide 24/7 care, enabling you to retain your independence and...

Gracious Living Estates

10543 State Route 29, Montrose, PA 18801

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Gracious Living Estates is a 65-bed Personal Care Home in Montrose, PA. It has faithfully served the seniors of Northeast Pennsylvania since 1998. GLE meets all of the food, shelter, and personal needs of its Residents.GLE's unit mix is roughly:1/3rd Privates1/3rd Semi-Private Deluxes1/3rd...

Getz Personal Care Home Inc

1026 Scenic Drive, Kunkletown, PA 18058

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Our property is located in the heart of the Pocono Mountains.  It has beautiful landscaped lawns with a courtyard and gazebo.  There is a scenic walking path which is handicap accessible.  There are plenty of parking spaces for residents' vehicles and for family and friends to...

Heritage Hill Senior Community

800 Sixth Street, Weatherly, PA 18255

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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...

The Patrician

600 N Laurel St, Hazleton, PA 18201

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Distinctive personal care in a warm family environment staffed by competent and knowledgeable caregivers. ?Established in 1994 ?Centrally located ?Licensed by the State of Pennsylvania ?Twenty-four-hour management by licensed staff ?Respite/Short Term care

Grace Park Seniors Living Well

1170 West Main St, Stroudsburg, PA 18360

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Maple Shade Meadows Senior Living

50 E Locust St, Nesquehoning, PA 18240

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COMING SOON! NEW SECURED DEMENTIA UNITCOMING SOON!! NEW SECURED DEMENTIA UNITMapleShade will be opening a Secured Dementia Unit. Please call for details.When it comes to Peace and Tranquility, MapleShade Meadows cannot be beat! Our one floor Senior Living Community is located along a picturesque...

Twin Cedar Senior Living

364 Little Walker Rd, Shohola, PA 18458

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Life at Twin CedarTwin Cedar Senior Living is an award winning assisted living/personal care home that offers a wonderful lifestyle in a perfect location, bordering New York and New Jersey giving our residents family and friends the ability to visit with ease. Our home is a 37-bed assisted living...

Spring Village at Pocono

329 E. Brown St, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301

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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...

Elmcroft of Berwick

2050 W Front St, Berwick, PA 18603

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EXTRA PRECAUTIONS FOR ADDED REASSURANCEWhile the COVID-19 vaccine has been proven safe and effective, we continue to ask residents and associates to follow basic wellness precautions including proper mask wearing in shared spaces. Learn more about how we’re working hard to return things to normal...

The Palmerton

71 Princeton Ave, Palmerton, PA 18071

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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...

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Learn More About Memory Care in Scranton, PA

Scranton, the Electric City, creates a peaceful, laid-back setting for residents with countless opportunities for entertainment and leisure. Diverse shopping and dining experiences at The Marketplace at Steamtown, locally brewed beers at Poor Richard’s Pub, or boat tours on nearby Lake Wallenpaupack offer a little taste of what Scranton has in store.

In Scranton, memory care communities — sometimes called Alzheimer’s care or dementia care facilities — provide specialized care for seniors who have Alzheimer’s, dementia, or other forms of memory loss. These communities offer personalized cognitive rehabilitation programs alongside assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs). Memory care usually includes 24-hour supervision and unique design elements, like outdoor gardens and color-coded walls, to help ease anxiety, agitation, and other symptoms of dementia.


Cost of Memory Care in Scranton, PA

The median monthly cost of memory care is about $3,900 in Scranton and $5,600 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of memory care in the state of Pennsylvania is around $5,400.


Learn More About Scranton, PA

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Scranton are rated 19 points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated below the average, indicating that Scranton is relatively affordable.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household ExpensesHealth CareInsuranceEntertainmentGroceriesClothing817177878281

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64Median Income Age 65+Median Household IncomeAverage Individual IncomeMedian Employee SalaryAverage Property TaxOne-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate$45,005 per year$28,741 per year$39,001 per year$21,297 per year$40,097 per year$3,189 per year$657 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Scranton include:

Regional Hospital of Scranton

  • Facility type: corporate, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 150+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

Moses Taylor Hospital

  • Facility type: corporate, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 180+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, physical therapy

Geisinger-Community Medical Center

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 270+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, spine surgery

Weather and Climate

Scranton’s climate is classified as humid continental, meaning the city experiences four distinct seasons with notable cold snaps in winter. The average humidity level is 67%, and humidity levels are often highest during September at about 73%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January AverageJanuary MaximumJanuary Minimum26°F34°F19°F

July AverageJuly MaximumJuly Minimum72°F83°F62°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 109

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 38″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median AgePercent of Population Over 65PopulationPopulation DensityAverage Household Size3816.9%74,5232,945 per square mile2.3

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan NativeAsianBlackHispanic or LatinoNative Hawaiian or Pacific IslanderTwo or More RacesWhite (not Hispanic or Latino)0.1%4.7%5.9%14.8%0.1%4.4%71.9%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2020 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Wilkes-Barre: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 90/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Lackawanna County

DemocraticRepublicanOther50.2%46.8%3.0%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Scranton include:

  • Anthracite Heritage Museum
  • Electric City Trolley Museum
  • Houdini Museum
  • Steamtown National Historic Site

Outdoor attractions in Scranton:

  • Nay Aug Park
  • Stagis Park
  • Lake Scranton
  • Tobyhanna State Park
  • Lake Wallenpaupack
  • Marywood University Arboretum

Scranton’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Scranton Art Haus
  • Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple
  • Scranton Latin Festival
  • Scranton Fringe Festival
  • The Marketplace at Steamtown
  • Viewmont Mall
  • Downtown Scranton

Transportation

The County of Lackawanna Transit System (COLTS) provides public bus transportation throughout Scranton and the surrounding area. Taxis and rideshare services, like Uber and Lyft, are also available in Scranton.

Frequently asked questions about Memory Care facilities in Pennsylvania

The Patrician, United Methodist Communities Bristol Glen a CCRC and Nottingham Village are the top rated memory care facilities near Scranton, Pennsylvania. See full list of communities.

There are 30 memory care facilities near Scranton, Pennsylvania. See the full list.

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