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9 Best Memory Care Facilities in York, PA

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If your loved one needs memory care in York, A Place for Mom can help. With 9 memory care facilities in York, we’ll work with you to find the right fit for your family member’s budget, interests, and care needs.

Alzheimer’s care in York incorporates memory care activities and therapies to reduce residents’ confusion and agitation. York memory care also provides security features and supervision, along with trained staff. If you’re considering dementia care in York, know it’s a safe setting for your older relative.

We are also serving Assisted Living facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like South Harrisburg, Shipoke and City Island.
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Photo of Senior Commons at Powder Mill
11 Photo available
77 Floor plans available
9.1
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104 reviews
9.1
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104 reviews
5 star
46%
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32%
3 star
8%
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4%
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I had to place my grandmother in an assisted living facility unexpectedly and quickly. It was actually to be both my grandparents coming but something changed and it was just her. [name removed] and [name...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Since 1986 Senior Commons at Powder Mill has been recognized as York, Pennsylvania's premier provider of assisted-living residences, independent-living apartments and secure dementia care. Managed by Heritage Senior Living, Senior Commons at Powder Mill is committed to providing the highest level...
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Photo of Autumn House West
1212 Photos available
8.9
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42 reviews
8.9
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42 reviews
5 star
36%
4 star
47%
3 star
5%
2 star
7%
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5%
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Staff is experienced and friendly. Nice facility for those with limited income/financial savings. Regular activities for residents. Facility could use some updating as it is an older building. Overall very...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Autumn House East and Autumn House West offer three levels of care based on your individually assessed needs, including assistance with daily care, housekeeping and medication administration. As your needs change, we can modify the level of assistance by providing onsite special needs management,...
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Photo of Autumn House East
77 Photos available
8.9
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64 reviews
8.9
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64 reviews
5 star
43%
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34%
3 star
16%
2 star
2%
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I sure would recommend Autumn House for others. The staff are really great. There is really a feeling of one big family. My sister and I would both like to go to Autumn House should the need arise. We ate...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Autumn House East and Autumn House West offer three levels of care based on your individually assessed needs, including assistance with daily care, housekeeping and medication administration. As your needs change, we can modify the level of assistance by providing onsite special needs management,...
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8.8
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56 reviews
8.8
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56 reviews
5 star
45%
4 star
32%
3 star
9%
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9%
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Mom is very happy there. There are prettier, places with more amenities but these are much more expensive. Housekeeping in common areas is good, some wear and tear noted but these are hard to keep up with. ...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
The Haven at Springwood offers a safe, secure environment with delicious meals, great activities, beautiful apartments, and varying levels of care provided by licensed staff as needed.
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Photo of Amoroso Wellness at York
1818 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
8.5
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48 reviews
8.5
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48 reviews
5 star
38%
4 star
45%
3 star
13%
2 star
4%
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0%
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My father has dementia. After 2 years at another facility, we ran into issues where my father ended up in the ER about twice a week. After moving him to Amoroso, we couldn't be happier. My father is...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Amoroso Wellness at York is a senior living community located in York, PA, which is a historical city in York County and home to just over 43,000 people. Amoroso Wellness at York offers the highest level of care to our seniors in a quiet, home-like setting. At Amoroso Wellness at York, our...
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8.9
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8 reviews
8.9
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8 reviews
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87%
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We were living in a community of 500 homes with all the amenities of a Resort. We were not sure that Country Meadows could satisfy us. In searching out several retirement communities we decided to pick...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living, Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Cost of memory care in York, PA

The average cost of senior living in York is $5,407 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Winterstown, PA with an average of $5,047 per month.

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in York, PA vs. nearby cities

York, PA
$5,407/mo
$5,394/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in York, PA vs. the state and national average

York, PA
$5,407/mo
U.S. national average
$5,331/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in York vs. other types of senior living

Memory Care
$5,407/mo

Median monthly costs of Memory Care in York, PA by room type

Semi-Private
$4,095/mo
Studio
$4,948/mo
1 Bedroom
$4,982/mo
2 Bedroom
$5,603/mo

Average cost of Memory Care in York over time

York, PAPA stateNational

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What families are saying about memory care in York

Recent reviews for memory care in York

Butler Street Senior Living in Harrisburg, PA

3.9
The community has good staff; however I feel they are understaffed currently. There has been some staff turnover since my loved one moved into the community. Due to the staffing challenges this can cause delays in waiting for meals, care, and more. [name removed] the Director is wonderful; ...
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Oak Leaf Manor South in Millersville, PA

5.0
We chose Oak Leaf Manor South because of word of mouth, we have a friend who had her mom in here and they had all good things to say. I have never heard a bad thing about this community. Her room size is great for her needs. The staff members have been great about communicating and keeping us ...
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Country Meadows Of West Shore in Mechanicsburg, PA

4.5
The past 60 days has been an overwhelming journey for our family as we navigated our parents hospitalizations, rehabilitations, moves from an independent living facility to assisted living at Country Meadows, and the eventual death of our father. It’s not an understatement to say that the staff ...
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York review score based on 104 family reviews

8.9
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This proprietary review score is based on 104 reviews of 9 York memory care communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The York review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how memory care residents and family members rate memory care in your area. Compare review scores in multiple locations to understand how overall satisfaction rates differ from city to city. Based on recent reviews, the maximum possible score is 10.Methodology: How we calculate our city review scores

York review score compared against nearby cities

8.9
York, PA9 facilities
8.9
North York, PA9 facilities
8.9
West York, PA9 facilities

Review subcategories for York memory care

When memory care residents and family members submit a review on our site, they rate each community on categories such as cleanliness, activities, meals, and more. The chart below is based on 104 reviews of 9 York memory care communities. This chart helps you compare York resident and family memory care satisfaction rates against national averages. Use it to assess your needs and develop criteria for your own search. If you know that one of these categories is important to you or your loved one, our senior living advisors can help you find communities to match your needs.
York, PA averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.3
4.4
Friendliness
4.5
4.5
Care services
3.9
4.2
Staff
4.4
4.4
Meals & dining
3.7
4.0
Activities
3.9
3.9
Value for cost*
3.9
4.0
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York memory care services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in York memory care communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in York, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select care services in York memory care

Memory care communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of memory care partners in York that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
York, PANational
Full medication management
Full medication management
66.7%
65.1%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
44.4%
47.9%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
100%
82.5%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
100%
99%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
66.7%
71.7%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
44.4%
28.3%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
100%
89.6%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
77.8%
61.5%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
66.7%
72.4%
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*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in York memory care

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of York Memory Care partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
York, PANational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
66.7%
73.9%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
55.6%
45.7%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
55.6%
70.1%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
11.1%
26.1%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in York memory care

Memory care communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of York partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
York, PANational
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
55.6%
43.8%
No sugar
No sugar
44.4%
41%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
33.3%
49.5%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
22.2%
16%
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Availability of select dining options in York memory care

Our memory care communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of York communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
York, PANational
Professional chef
Professional chef
44.4%
31.4%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
66.7%
39.2%
Room service
Room service
33.3%
36.2%
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Availability of select programs and activities in York memory care

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered memory care communities in York offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
York, PANational
Activity director
Activity director
66.7%
45.2%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
33.3%
33.1%
Community service programs
Community service programs
33.3%
27.8%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
66.7%
54.1%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
66.7%
51.1%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
66.7%
60.7%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
55.6%
39%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
22.2%
34.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
44.4%
35.7%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
66.7%
46.8%
Live performances
Live performances
66.7%
47.2%
Dances
Dances
22.2%
30.4%
Fitness center
Fitness center
22.2%
21.5%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
55.6%
45.9%
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Frequently Asked Questions

Palmyra Senior Living, Juniper Village at Mount Joy and Artis Senior Living of West Shore are the top-rated memory care facilities near York, Pennsylvania. See full list of communities.

There are 9 memory care facilities near York, Pennsylvania. See the full list.

The 9 memory care facilities near you in York, Pennsylvania typically provide housing, therapies, and care tailored to those who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. To find memory care in York, Pennsylvania, browse our detailed listings showing photos, floor plans, amenities, activities, and reviews from real families.

Browse A Place for Mom’s listings for memory care in York, Pennsylvania, to take a virtual tour. Our local senior living experts can arrange for a live tour of these communities as well.

The cost of memory care facilities in York, Pennsylvania ranges from $152 to $14700. The average Memory Care cost in York, Pennsylvania is $5,407. Prices often vary based on care provided, amenities, unit size, and more. 

The cost of memory care in York, Pennsylvania typically starts at $152. A Place for Mom’s local, expert senior living advisors can help you find affordable memory care facilities near you and offer advice on how to lower costs and pay for care with VA benefits or public payment options.

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