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Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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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.

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39 Residential Care Homes near Reading, PA

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Residential care homes in Reading may appeal to seniors who value smaller, more close-knit communities and many opportunities for socialization. Reading care homes typically take in fewer residents, meaning older adults know each resident in the home and develop strong friendships.

Older-adult care homes vary more than other options for senior living in Reading, so families can choose from a wide range of prices, amenities, and services. A Place for Mom will work with you to understand the cost of care homes. From there, we’ll help you find the right fit, whether you’re staying on a budget or searching for luxury retirement communities.

We are also serving Residential Care Home facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Kenhorst, Lana, and Lorane. You may also consider nearby communities such as Coatesville, Conowingo or .

Residential Care Home Facilities near Reading, PA

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Glencrest Manor

115 Glencrest Road, Coatesville, PA 19320

(2 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

Glencrest Manor is a family owned and operated Personal Care Home located in Coatesville, Pa, located in the heart of Chester county. Glencrest was established in the early 90's. Our staff members provide excellent care for your loved ones, providing services to help them with their individual...

Liberty Gardens

1670 Liberty Grove Road, Conowingo, MD 21918

(3 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

Liberty Gardens is located in Conowingo, MD, which serves Cecil County. This residential care home is situated in a small community on the eastern bank of a river. The small region is a quiet, peaceful place to live. It is also located close to other busier areas so visiting relatives and friends...

Pond View Manor Personal Care Home

1115 Myrtle Road, Walnutport, PA 18088

(6 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

Pond View Manor Personal Care Home is a senior care home located in the quaint borough of Walnutport, PA and in Northampton county. Walnutport is situated along the Lehigh River and has a population of less than 2,000 residents in total. The group home setting itself is just south of the Blue...

Magnolia Manor

6 Rees Drive, Willow Street, PA 17584

(2 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private

Magnolia Manor is a licensed 16 bed personal care home with a family style atmosphere. We always make sure that your experience at Magnolia Manor is more personable and attentive. Come sit and relax in our outdoor courtyard featuring our stimulating garden because the staff at Magnolia Manor is...

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R & C Home for Elderly

1064 South Chapel Street, Newark, DE 19702

(0 review)

Private, Semi-Private

There is no place like home!In the center triangle of the MD. PA. N.J & DE. State lines off I-95 in the heart of Newark sits a private (2) room ranch home just minutes from (2) hospitals, (4) emergency centers, banks, shopping, restaurants, senior center pick-up on -site. We offer p/t nursing...

Sunflower House

18 Birch Knoll Rd., Wilmington, DE 19810

(2 reviews)


Enjoy independent living in a warm family environment!Sunflower House takes the best features of all senior living alternatives and combines them into the ideal home experience at an affordable price! Conveniently located in North Wilmington, we are close to shopping, medical centers, libraries...

Rile's Home - Aide Haven

409 East Lincoln Avenue, Myerstown, PA 17067

(1 review)


Rile's Home - Aide Haven Rile's Home - Aide Haven is a senior care home in Myerstown, PA within Lebanon County. This region is part of the Lebanon Metropolitan statistical area and home to the Evangelical Seminary. With a population of just over 3,000 it is a nice, quiet place to live. It also...

Willow View Home

204 HERRVILLE ROAD, Willow Street, PA 17584

(1 review)

Private, Semi-Private

Country Homestead

475 Traugers Crossing Road, Kintnersville, PA 18930

(1 review)

Private, 1 Bed

The country Homesteads is a family owned and operated business in bucks county Penna. Our Residential care homes feature all of the amenities of home, We provide a safe secure environment for individuals suffering from Alzhiemers Disease, memory, behavioral and psychiatric disorders. We have 31...

Down on the Farm Adult Daycare

2308 E Main St, Douglassville, PA 19518

(0 review)

Madanat Personal Care Home Inc

571 E Chestnut St, Coatesville, PA 19320

(0 review)

St Peter's Place

111 Church St, Phoenixville, PA 19460

(0 review)

Appelt Family Care Home

PO Box 173A, Fredericksburg, PA 17026

(0 review)

Greenwood Hill Estate

452 Greenwood Ave, Pottsville, PA 17901

(0 review)

Danner Home

44 W Ferdinand St, Manheim, PA 17545

(0 review)


124 Bridge St, Catasauqua, PA 18032

(0 review)

Elwyn Whitehouse

111 Elwyn Rd, Elwyn, PA 19063

(0 review)

Bethlehem Retirement Village

100 W Wissahick Ave, Flourtown, PA 19031

(0 review)

Overmont House

4001 Monument Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19131

(0 review)

Simpson Fletcher Conestoga

5353 Master St, Philadelphia, PA 19131

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Cost of care homes in Reading, PA

The average cost of senior living in Reading is $2,350 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Coatesville, PA with an average of $1,700 per month.

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Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What are care homes?

Residential care homes are houses in residential neighborhoods that are equipped, adapted, and staffed to care for a small number of residents, usually between two and 10. Like assisted living communities, staff at care homes typically help residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, and medication management. Although residential care homes vary significantly depending on the community, services usually include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Medication management
  • Mobility assistance
  • Nutritious meals
  • Social activities and outings
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
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Learn more about other types of senior living in Reading, Pennsylvania

Reading, Pennsylvania

Care Homes

Care homes offer seniors with a close sense of community minus the commotion of larger nursing homes. This type of facility is similar to a single-family home. Services provided may include food service, laundry services, and transit. In Pennsylvania, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $40,020. Pennsylvania maintains a number of provisions associated with this kind of facility. The Department of Human Services and Bureau of Human Services Licensing governs this type of facility.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Access to medical facilities is a significant consideration when selecting the most suitable senior community for you or your loved one. The top hospitals that service Reading include Reading Hospital, St Joseph Medical Center, and Haven Behavioral Hospital Of Eastern Pennsylvania. In total, there are 3 hospitals located in Reading which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

The neighborhood where a facility is based might have a big effect on the total price. The overall cost of living can be a major factor when selecting which care choice works for your loved one’s needs. When it comes to resources, Reading has a cost-of-living index of 82.0 and a grocery index rating of around 100.1. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is the national average and anything under 100 is cheaper than the average. Monthly, the median cost for rent in Reading is about $759 and the median price for a house for Reading costs around $68,165. The rent burden for Reading is around 20.3% of the average monthly income.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Climate and weather can be a big influence in determining which city is the best fit for your family. The average air quality index rating in Reading is approximately 43.9. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index rating reaches its highest in the month of December at around 57.2. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Reading has a humid subtropical type of climate. Monthly, Reading gets around 4 inches of precipitation. The most rain historically falls in July with an average of 5 inches during the month. In terms of snow fall Reading gets on average 18.30 inches of snow. In the summer, Reading is around 75F. The summer high temperature rises to about 88F in the month of July. The summer low drops to roughly 61F during June. Over the winter, the average temp dips to approximately 34F. The highest winter temperature gets to around 45F during the month of December. The lowest winter temperature is roughly 23 F during the month of January. The average humidity rating for Reading is around 63%. The average humidity levels peak in the month of January at around 68%.

Demographics and Values

In the previous presidential election, 4.9% voted for a third party candidate, 42.6% voted Democrat, and 52.5% voted Republican in Berks county. Based on gender, 50.7% are female and 49.3% are male. In Reading, 18.2% of the population are over the age of 55, 7.8% are over the age of 60, 3.7% are over the age of 70, and 2.2% are over the age of 80. The median age of Reading is 29 years old. In terms of crime, Reading has 23.9 property crimes per 1000 residents and 7.3 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Of the population of Reading 2.8% have a graduate degree, 35.2% have a high-school diploma, and 9.2% have a college degree. The current population of Reading is growing at a rate of 0.004%. Reading has a population density of 3,475 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Reading, 36.6% live in poverty, 4.7% consider themselves widows, 61.9% participate in the labor force, and 19.4% have some form of disability. In Reading, 3.8% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Reading is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Reading, out of the total population 0.3% practice Judaism, 0.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.2% practice Islam. In Reading, 51.6% are nonbelievers. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Reading 19.1% practice Catholicism, 10.4% are Lutherans, and 7.0% are Presbyterians. Demographically, Reading is 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 11.7% other or not specified, 19.6% mixed race, 64.7% Hispanic, 3.2% Native American, 52.8% white, 12.1% black, and 0.5% Asian.

State Information

An overview of Pennsylvania

The state of Pennsylvania has 201 hospitals and 273 health centers, providing care to a population of 12,823,695. The three highest ranked hospitals in Pennsylvania are Reading Hospital, Lancaster General Hospital, and And Main Line Hospital Bryn Mawr Campus. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Pennsylvania citizen is ranked 41st nation-wide. Additionally, Pennsylvania is ranked 21st by healthcare standards. The state of Pennsylvania has a cost of living index of 98.6 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 106.9 and a housing index rating of 100.8. The natural beauty of Pennsylvania is ranked 38th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In the last presidential election 47% of Pennsylvania residents voted Democrat and 48% voted Republican. Thirty-four percent of Pennsylvania residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 15,359 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-19%, Mainline Protestant-23%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Pennsylvania there are 535 masonic lodges. In Pennsylvania, 32% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 41. In terms of diversity, Pennsylvania ranks 29th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

On average, Pennsylvania has an air quality index rating of around 39.9 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 49.0 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 70%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of January. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 29F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 45F during the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 11F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Pennsylvania is around 69F. The average high summer temperature is around 89F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 47F in the month of June. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Pennsylvania is around 3.64 inches. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 6.38 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Pennsylvania mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Pennsylvania can include floods, tornadoes, and and hurricanes.

Wildlife to be found in Pennsylvania

The state of Pennsylvania has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of columbine, weeping willow, mountain laurel (the state flower), and maple. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the red and gray foxes, the coyote, the elk, or the white-tailed deer. The state animal of Pennsylvania is the the white-tailed deer.

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