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Photo of Brookdale Mt. Lebanon
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22 Floor plans available
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9.6
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Great staff, very helpful. Facility is very clean. Happy with our decision to put our family member there. We just liked everything about the place overall.
Provides: Assisted Living, 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.
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.
Maybe it’s time to let someone else do the dishes.If you’re looking for fun and freedom in senior living, come see if our senior living community, with both independent living and personal care home, is the right fit for you. Located in Southern Hills just minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, here...
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9.5
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It has been excellent! Beautiful place, extremely clean, kind and caring staff, lots of activities every day, excellent food with the ability to order off of a menu. We picked this community because of...
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.
Juniper Village at Forest Hills is a beautiful personal care community conveniently located off the Parkway East at the Forest Hills exit, just 10 minutes east of Pittsburgh. This elegant community features many varied suite sizes and types and a specialized dementia unit. Our community boasts a...
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I would definitely recommend the facility. The staff is both kind and helpful. The facility has a lovely dining room with access to the outside, weather permitting. The menu has both good selection and...
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.
Vincentian Schenley Gardens became part of the Vincentian family of senior care and senior living services in 2019. Since then, Schenley Gardens has been at the forefront of Vincentian’s person-centered care philosophy, with intergenerational programming, smart technology, and thoughtful design...
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Photo of Juniper Village at South Hills
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8.0
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Professional staff. Very clean and residents are happy. My Mom, and us (her family) was well cared for. Juniper was very straightforward with their pricing - it's month to month, which really worked out...
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.
In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care in a beautiful home-like environment. Guided by our mission statement, Juniper Village of South Hills offers families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living services. From...
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My first impression of Nortbert Personal Care was that was very clean and no fowl smells. Everyone does a great job keeping the place clean. Also the cost was a big factor, they do not charge for different...
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.
We are a locally owned facility providing Personal Care Services for over 37 Years. At Norbert Personal Care, we provide personal care and elderly care services to our residents.At Norbert Personal Care, we believe that trust is truly the foundation of a strong family. We understand that one of...
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Overall we have been pleased with Ridgecrest formerly Atria. My mom is as happy there as she could be without being in her own home. Based on the experience we have had so far, we would definitely recommend...
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.
Ridgecrest is a vibrant senior living residence designed to help older adults enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle and experience greater well-being. Conveniently located between McCandless Crossing and McIntyre Square.Ridgecrest offers spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, most...
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Holy Family Manor was clean and the people were caring. Unfortunately, my brother's dementia caused him to physically strike an aide, so he was only there about 2 weeks, and from there was re-hospitalized
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.
We are a state-certified personal care facility, with capacity to serve 42 Personal Care residents and 12 Memory Care residents, in addition to our 12-unit Sisters Wing. Rooted by the CHFM Mission inspired by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, our staff and volunteers welcome and...
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9.2
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My mom Moved in a little over 3 weeks ago she is happier now she raves about how amazing the food is I feel I found a great place for my mom She loves how they keep them busy and they have rosary 2 days a...
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.
We welcome you to find out more about our community, which centers on a commitment to individual needs. Our goal is to celebrate your independence and, at the same time, provide the amount of daily assistance that you require. All this happens in an atmosphere that is specially designed for your...
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They've been amazing to my dad. All of the staff I have met have been wonderful, rooms and maintenance of everything is on point, the food is actually delicious even my 14 year old picky daughter loves it....
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.
Situated on several acres, Locust Grove is a quiet, residential senior living community located near The Waterfront and Kennywood Amusement Park as well as AHN Jefferson Hospital, UPMC McKeesport, and UPMC Mercy. In this secure, intentionally designed community with boutique amenities, residents...
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I would recommend this facility to family or friends. Everything is a little better than I expected. Food is good quality, menu varies and they recently started an always available menu which has a large...
Provides: Assisted Living, 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.
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.
The Residence At Whitehall is South Hill's newest 55+ Retirement Community providing Independent Living and Personal Care. We are conveniently located on US-51 next to Baldwin High School adjacent to the Library. Living at The Residence at Whitehall means being a part of an active, vibrant...
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Photo of Paramount Senior Living at South Hills
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What our family likes the most about the community is that the staff has been very attentive and informative the entire time he has been there. They are always very friendly when we walk through. The...
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.
Paramount Senior Living has been serving the older adult population for over 20 years. Paramount provides quality healthcare in an upscale environment. Paramount has a commitment to provide its residents excellence in service and to enrich their quality of life. We offer apartment style living...
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Photo of Celebration Villa of South Hills
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The attention to patient calls was top notch. You can hear the call system if any employee is near and you can hear "pendant pressed room 110" and it would give 3 calls if they were super busy but that was...
Provides: Assisted Living
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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.
Nestled within the South Hills suburb of Baldwin Borough, Celebration Villa of South Hills is a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being.This inviting residence offers a selection of studio and one-bedroom...
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Photo of The Remington
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8.4
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I'd say my experience has been very positive. We picked them actually because we needed something quick and they were very helpful to us. We wanted a place closer but they declined to help us!
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 Remington believes that everyone comes to us with their own experiences, identities and life stories. We’re honored to be part of these stories as residents continue to write them.Our culture fosters amazing connections between residents, families and caregivers. We know that heart plays a...
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My Mom absolutely loves it at The Pines of Mt. Lebanon. The staff is attentive. They check on her often. She is well taken care of and treated with respect. The facility itself feels cozy and comfortable...
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.
At The Pines of Mount Lebanon we balance the unique small-town persona of Mt. Lebanon with the active qualities of city living. Our Senior Living and Memory Care communities enjoy the fusion of both in all aspects of the lifestyle and community experience. Our gorgeous outdoor floral gardens and...
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The facility is small and personal. The building is a square with a big courtyard in the center. There are only 39 residents. It is also cheaper than most that we looked into.
Provides: Assisted 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.
Allegheny Place is located less than three miles from the Allegheny River in Penn Hills Pennsylvania. We enjoy country living but are close enough to Pittsburgh for an afternoon trip into the city for restaurants, shopping and entertainment. We have four hospitals within six miles of our...
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Mom and our family have had a very good experience with the Palms. She had a difficult time adjusting to being out of her own home, but a very kind and attentive staff helped her feel comfortable there. ...
Provides: Assisted 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.
The Palms at O'Neil is owned and operated by the Anlauf Family. It is designed to meet the changing needs of seniors who want to remain independent, but need a little extra assistance in their daily routines. Our three-story residence promotes a resort-like,comfortable, relaxing, and supportive...
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My loved one is currently a resident at Paramount Senior Living at Bethel Park and everything has been very good for her so far. It's been a good experience. Based on our experience, I would recommend this...
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.
Paramount Senior Living has been serving the older adult population for over 20 years. Paramount provides quality healthcare in an upscale environment. Paramount has a commitment to provide its residents excellence in service and to enrich their quality of life. Bethel Park is licensed for 125...
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Photo of Celebration Villa of Allison Park
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At the beginning ever was good. The staff is wonderful and very helpful. But at one point there was a plumbing problem in our room. The toilet would not flush. Every time I address the problem with the...
Provides: Assisted 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.
We are now offering Virtual Tours of our communities via Skype, Zoom and Google Duo. If you’re interested in learning more or want to get your Virtual Tour set up let us know. We look forward to you experiencing Celebration Villa of Allison Park without having to leave your home!Celebration Villa...
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Photo of The Haven at North Hills Senior Residence
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We placed our mom in The Haven six months ago. We have been pleased with her experience there. The staff is friendly and helpful. And very kind to my mom. We would recommend this facility to friends and...
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.
Here at The Haven at North Hills, we are more than a memory care facility, we are a memory care community. Located near University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, it offers a warm and welcoming senior community for those in need of assisted living, transitional assisted living, or memory care in...
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The staff at Heritage Valley Senior Living are very helpful and accommodating for situations. It is a very flexible community and an all-around easy process.
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.
Heritage Valley Senior Living Community is located in the beautiful McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania. This Community offers a personal care residence, a memory care neighborhood, and independent living for seniors; allowing seniors to transition to different levels of service on one campus. Our goal...
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If we could give the overall value for cost a 10+++ we would! Mom's apartment is lovely and clean. She has a lot of space and 24 hour medical assistance. We would Absolutely recommend this community to other...
Provides: Assisted Living, 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.
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.
Experience Independent Living at Arrowood! Our continuum of care campus offers Independent Living, Personal Care and Skilled Nursing Services. We also a offer a CCRC program!Our campus is located less than 2 miles from Jefferson Regional Medical Center in West Mifflin, PA.
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I would recommend this facility for the care of my loved ones. They care for their customers. The feedback that I received on the food is that they variety and serving size (more) could be improved.
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.
Sunrise of McCandless is located in the beautiful city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We are close to hospitals, shopping Malls and all needed amenities. Our services include personal care, focusing on the individual needs of our residents. Our friendly staff is always ready to assist you in a...
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The staff are very responsive to all of my inquiries and they do a great job in managing her medications. They're also very friendly. I also love her studio apartment which is charming with a nice view. Like...
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.
For more than a century, Asbury Heights, a part of UPMC Senior Communities, has been a leading continuing care retirement community with a focus on improving the lives of older adults. Located in the Mt. Lebanon suburb of Pittsburgh on a campus spanning 27 acres, we are well known for our...
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7.8
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I haven't met a staff member that hasn't been warm, welcoming, and helpful! I feel like they are friends and my dad loves to joke around with them. They really take the time to get to know their...
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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They truly care about our loved one when we go to events with her, we can easily see this. The comments they make re so loving and I feel their true love
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.
Sunrise Senior Living of Upper St. Clair provides seniors with a caring community to live in and call home. This community is located in the busy city of Pittsburgh, PA. Pittsburgh is a part of Allegheny County, and it offers much to do and see. Guests of our residents will enjoy checking out the...
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Cost of assisted living in Pittsburgh, PA

The average cost of senior living in Pittsburgh is $4,279 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Edgewood, PA with an average of $4,213 per month.

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Pittsburgh, PA vs. nearby cities

Pittsburgh, PA
$4,279/mo
$4,283/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Pittsburgh, PA vs. the state and national average

Pittsburgh, PA
$4,279/mo
U.S. national average
$4,605/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Pittsburgh vs. other types of senior living

Assisted Living
$4,279/mo
$4,869/mo

Median monthly costs of Assisted Living in Pittsburgh, PA by room type

Semi-Private
$4,412/mo
Studio
$5,252/mo
1 Bedroom
$6,055/mo
2 Bedroom
$6,236/mo

Average cost of Assisted Living in Pittsburgh over time

Pittsburgh, PAPA stateNational

Ways to pay for Assisted Living in Pittsburgh, PA

Paying for assisted living may seem daunting, but knowing all your options can be empowering. Read about the many private and public payment options that families use to pay for assisted living in Pittsburgh.

What families are saying about assisted living in Pittsburgh

Recent reviews for assisted living in Pittsburgh

The Faidley House in Monongahela, PA

5.0
The food is good. Help with showers due my disabilities is great. Place is warm in winter, cool in summer. Best is how nice the owners and their employee daughters are to all of us.

Brookdale Penn Hills

5.0
It's outstanding. The staff is exceptional, kind and caring. A great place for my friend[name removed] They offer personal care, housekeeping, laundry, food services medication administration and social/physical activities.

Transitions Healthcare Washington

5.0
At Transitions they have taken good care of my mom. They are very attentive to my mom's health and they follow up to make sure things are taken care of .It is a nice place for the money. I recommend it to anyone looking for reasonable care options. The room layout is like a hotel. They have done ...
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Pittsburgh review score based on 201 family reviews

7.7
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This proprietary review score is based on 201 reviews of 71 Pittsburgh assisted living communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Pittsburgh review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how assisted living residents and family members rate assisted living 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

Pittsburgh review score compared against nearby cities

7.7
Pittsburgh, PA71 facilities
7.6
Mount Oliver, PA85 facilities
7.5
Millvale, PA83 facilities

Review subcategories for Pittsburgh assisted living

When assisted living 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 201 reviews of 71 Pittsburgh assisted living communities. This chart helps you compare Pittsburgh resident and family assisted living 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.
Pittsburgh, PA averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.3
4.5
Friendliness
4.4
4.6
Care services
4.0
4.2
Staff
4.3
4.5
Meals & dining
3.8
4.1
Activities
3.8
4.0
Value for cost*
3.9
4.1
0.01.02.03.04.05.0
*Learn more about cost details

Pittsburgh assisted living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Pittsburgh assisted living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Pittsburgh, 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 Pittsburgh assisted living

Assisted living communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of assisted living partners in Pittsburgh that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Pittsburgh, PANational
Full medication management
Full medication management
54.3%
51.6%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
54.3%
33%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
98.6%
98.9%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
100%
99.3%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
55.7%
56.2%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
47.1%
29.6%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
100%
99.1%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
58.6%
47.7%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
68.6%
53%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%
*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Pittsburgh assisted living

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 Pittsburgh Assisted Living partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Pittsburgh, PANational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
55.7%
50.5%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
32.9%
31.6%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
38.6%
40.6%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
10%
13.4%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select dietary accommodations in Pittsburgh assisted living

Assisted living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Pittsburgh partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Pittsburgh, PANational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
15.7%
26.4%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
41.4%
39.2%
No sugar
No sugar
40%
36.2%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
30%
34.5%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
15.7%
12.5%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select dining options in Pittsburgh assisted living

Our assisted living communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Pittsburgh communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Pittsburgh, PANational
Professional chef
Professional chef
31.4%
30.4%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
42.9%
41.2%
Room service
Room service
20%
35%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
14.3%
17.3%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select programs and activities in Pittsburgh assisted living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered assisted living communities in Pittsburgh offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Pittsburgh, PANational
Activity director
Activity director
48.6%
45.1%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
31.4%
30.3%
Community service programs
Community service programs
32.9%
29.3%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
51.4%
49%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
47.1%
48.1%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
54.3%
51.7%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
37.1%
40.2%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
34.3%
33.4%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
37.1%
36.6%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
47.1%
45.5%
Live performances
Live performances
47.1%
45.9%
Dances
Dances
25.7%
28.6%
Fitness center
Fitness center
15.7%
23.7%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
45.7%
44.8%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

State regulations for assisted living in Pittsburgh

Safety is a primary concern when seniors and their families look for assisted living. Each state has its own laws and inspection processes to ensure seniors reside in a safe environment. Learning about Pennsylvania assisted living regulations will help you understand how assisted living communities in Pittsburgh protect seniors.

Learn about Pennsylvania Assisted Living regulations

Related senior services in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Pittsburgh is somewhat car dependent, meaning seniors can expect to rely on public transportation in certain neighborhoods. Transit options in Pittsburgh include bus, light rail, incline, and paratransit services. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Pittsburgh has robust biking infrastructure and is fairly walkable.

Pittsburgh offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including UPMC Passavant and St. Clair Hospital.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is home to a vibrant and diverse culture. Artistic and creative seniors can spend the day admiring artwork at The Carnegie Museum of Art and The Andy Warhol Museum of Pittsburgh. History buffs will be inspired by the Carnegie Museum of Natural History — filled with dinosaur exhibits and Native American artifacts. For those that would like to reconnect with nature, there is also the Phipps Conservatory that overflows with exotic plants and lush gardens.

Frequently Asked Questions

Ridgecrest, Brookdale Mt. Lebanon and Juniper Village at Forest Hills are the top-rated assisted living facilities near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. See full list of communities.

There are 91 assisted living facilities near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. See the full list.

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