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  • Home Care Assistance of the Lehigh Valley

    Home Care Assistance of the Lehigh Valley

    1104 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. Suite 200, Allentown, PA 18103
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    Our mission at Home Care Assistance is to change the way the world ages. Since 2013, we have been providing older adults in the Lehigh Valley with quality hourly and live-in care that enables them to live happier, healthier lives at home. We have been awarded Home Care Pulse Provider and Employer of...

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  • Age In Place - Lehigh/Northampton Region

    1101 W. Hamilton St. Suite 373, Allentown, PA 18103
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  • Senior Helpers of the Lehigh Valley

    1251 S. Cedar Crest Blvd Suite 209, Allentown, PA 18103
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  • Comforting Home Care

    Comforting Home Care

    3400 Bath Pike, Suite 101, Bethlehem, PA 18017
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    Comforting Home Care by Phoebe is the region's premier home care provider. As part of Phoebe, we are proud to continue the 100+ year tradition of service to seniors and the disabled in our community. Let us help you maintain your independence in your home: *Medication reminder *Light housekeeping...

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  • Senior Helpers - Harleysville, PA

    Senior Helpers - Harleysville, PA

    573 Yoder Road Suite 2, Harleysville, PA 19438
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    Senior Helpers Lansdale, PA specializes in providing dependable and affordable home care to our senior citizens in Central Bucks & Montgomery county PA. Our home care services are designed to allow our clients to live independently at home for as long as possible, while assisting the family with the...

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  • BrightStar of Stroudsburg

    BrightStar of Stroudsburg

    6258 Route 209 Suite 2, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
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    Life is so much more than a to-do list. It's a series of moments with the people we love, making memories that make up a lifetime. BrightStar understands this, and is committed to making more of those moments possible in the lives of those we care for. We created BrightStar because we once needed...

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  • Senior Helpers - Pottstown, PA

    Senior Helpers - Pottstown, PA

    1200 E. High Street Suite 301, Pottstown, PA 19464
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    Senior Helpers has proudly serviced senior residents in Southeastern PA since 2007 and is available to assist in the home from 1 hour to 24 hours a day. Senior Helpers provides non-medical companion and personal care services that enable our local seniors to remain in the comfort and familiarity of...

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  • Synergy Home Care - Chester Springs

    Synergy Home Care - Chester Springs

    60 Pottstown Pike #2, Chester Springs, PA 19425
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    SYNERGY HomeCare is a state licensed non-medical home care agency providing services to people of all ages. From providing care in the comfort of your home or extra help with you loved one at a personal care or nursing facility we're focused on the well-being, comfort, and peace of mind of our...

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  • Senior Helpers - Exton, PA

    Senior Helpers - Exton, PA

    47 Marchwood Road Suite 1-C, Exton, PA 19341
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    Senior Helpers of Exton, proudly serves Chester County and Lancaster County, PA     Senior Helpers envisions a world in which senior citizens can age gracefully, socialize frequently, and live confidently. We choose to make a positive difference in the aging experience. The Senior Helpers team will...

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  • Senior Helpers - Philadelphia, PA

    Senior Helpers - Philadelphia, PA

    7600 Stenton Ave. Ste 15, Philadelphia, PA 19118
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    Senior Helpers® is a national leader in professional in-home assistance services. Founded in Baltimore in 2001, we’ve rapidly built a reputation for providing only the best in dependable, consistent and affordable elderly care services. We have the people, resources, systems and knowledge...

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  • Senior Helpers - Yardley, PA

    Senior Helpers - Yardley, PA

    820 Township Line Road Suite #L-1, Yardley, PA 19067
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    We Specialize in Providing Dependable and Affordable Home Care Our home care services are designed to allow our clients to live independently at home for as long as possible, while assisting the family with the care giving needs. To ensure the best client care, we focus on the following attributes:...

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  • Comfort Keepers Philly

    Comfort Keepers Philly

    1 Winding Dr. Suite 103, Philadelphia, PA 19116
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    We Are Comfort Keepers™ Our Family Is Here To Give Comfort To Your Family. Nothing is more important than helping people to live independent and dignified lives within the comfort of their own homes. Comfort Keepers is dedicated to providing the kind of non-medical in-home care that helps to enrich...

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  • ComForCare Home Care Lower Bucks

    ComForCare Home Care Lower Bucks

    116 N Bellevue Ave, Suite 204, Langhorne, PA 19047
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    ComForCare understands that today's busy lifestyles often deprive family members of the time necessary to provide hands on assistance and companionship for their loved ones. Therefore, we want every family we service to have the peace of mind that comes with knowing their loved-ones are safe and...

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  • Neighborly Home Care - Ardmore

    26 Rittenhouse Place, Ardmore, PA 19003
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    Neighborly Home Care provides a comprehensive range of personal care services to assist seniors or anyone who needs help with activities of daily living, in their home or residence. We understand that maintaining your freedom and independence is a priority and it is our goal to help with the some of...

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  • All Care Elder Care

    All Care Elder Care

    29 Northwood Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073
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    At All Care Elder Care we provide non-medical in home care to residents of Delaware County and the surrounding areas. Some of the services we provide are Companionship, Personal Care, Home Support, Respite Care, Transportation and Live-In. We offer our help not only to seniors, but also those...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Levittown, PA

    1288 New Rodgers Rd Lower level, Trevose, PA 19056
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    Home Instead Senior Care enables the elderly to live independently. It’s at home where quality of life is enhanced without the stress of interrupted routines and changes in daily habits. Our non-medical CAREGivers provide one-on-one support and interaction that reduce feelings of isolation and...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - West Chester

    7 N 5 Points Rd, West Chester, PA 19380
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    You know where the help is needed. The question is who will provide the help. Our approach to providing quality care is to hire quality CAREGivers. Our office services Chester County residents with CAREGivers who live in Chester County. We can run to the grocery store and prepare meals. Let us help...

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  • Senior Helpers - Havertown

    Senior Helpers - Havertown

    1 Raymond Drive, Building 1 Suite 5, Havertown, PA 19083
    (3)
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    Senior Helpers can provide you with a professional caregiver to help you with some things around the house so you won't have to rely on your children or friends as much and so you remain independent in your home longer. We allow you to continue to enjoy the comforts of home and to spend more quality...

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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Succasunna, NJ

    109 Main St Suite 3, Succasunna, NJ 07876
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    Home Instead Senior Care provides extraordinary home care and companionship for seniors wanting to remain in their homes, wherever they call “home”. Along with services for seniors, Home Instead Senior Care also provides solutions and resources for families and loved ones of aging family members....

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  • Home Care Assistance Plainsboro

    Home Care Assistance Plainsboro

    9 Schulks Crossing Road, Suite 710, Plainsboro, NJ 08536
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    Home Care Assistance, Plainsboro's leading provider of in-home senior care, provides premier care at home. Founded by a Certified Geriatric Care Manager and PhD Clinical Psychologist, Home Care Assistance rigorously screens and trains caregivers in its exclusive Balanced Care Method™. This Method...

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  • Guiding Light Home Care LLC

    2427 Stevens St, Philadelphia, PA 19149
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    Our agency is owned and operated by a Licensed Practical Nurse who has several years of experience with working with our older community who prefers to age gracefully at home. Here is some information that may be helpful for you and your family. Please feel free to contact us if you have any further...

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  • Age in Place - Bucks Region

    Age in Place - Bucks Region

    12 Penns Trial Road, Newtown, PA 18940
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  • SYNERGY HomeCare - Pennington

    SYNERGY HomeCare - Pennington

    21 Route 31N Suite B8, Pennington, NJ 08534
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Whitehall, PA

    2747 MacArthur Rd, Whitehall, PA 18052
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Bethlehem, PA

    2508 Schoenersville Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18017
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  • All Senior Services

    249 Durham Rd, Ottsville, PA 18942
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  • Everett Home Care LLC

    284 Dead End Lane, Lehighton, PA 18235
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  • Dorcas Home Care LLC

    510 Brook Run Terrace, Gilbertsville, PA 19525
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Plumsteadville, PA

    5891 Easton Rd, Pipersville, PA 18947
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  • Active Home Care Services LLC

    5040 Skyron Drive, Suite A8, Doylestown, PA 18902
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Skippack, PA

    4059 Skippack Pike Suite 100, Skippack, PA 19474
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  • Home Helpers

    150 Boulevard Suite 4B, Washington, NJ 07882
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  • Age in Place - Berks Region

    157 W State Street, Suite B, Hamburg, PA 19526
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Washington, NJ

    256 Belvidere Ave Suite A, Washington, NJ 07882
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Phoenixville, PA

    112 N Lewis Rd, Royersford, PA 19468
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  • Age In Place - Lancaster/Dauphin Region

    157 West State Street, Hamburg, PA 19526
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  • HL Home Care

    105 Penysl Creek Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
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  • Nightingale Devoted Care

    106 Medinah Dr, Reading, PA 19607
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Tannersville, PA

    2885 Rt 611 Suite 1, Tannersville, PA 18372
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - West Lawn, PA

    2213 Quarry Drive Suite 102 Suite 102, West Lawn, PA 19609
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  • Homewatch Caregivers of Central Bucks County

    780 Falcon Circle, Suite 113, Warminster, PA 18974
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - Dresher, PA

    715 Twining Rd Suite 108, Dresher, PA 19025
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  • Age in Place - Philadelphia/Montgomery Region

    600 West Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
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  • HomeWell of Southern PA

    72-A S Trooper Rd, Trooper, PA 19403
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  • Arcadia Home Care & Staffing Philadelphia

    735 Street Road, Unit 3, Southampton, PA 18966
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  • BrightStar Care® of Lower Bucks and Southeast Montogmery Counties

    708 Lakeside Drive, Southampton, PA 18966
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  • Home Instead Senior Care - North West Philadelphia, PA

    7833 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118
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  • Lifeline Home Healthcare & Nursing

    150 N. Radnor Chester Road, Radnor, PA 19087
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  • Care Nest Home Care Agency

    2026 Polo Run Drive, Yardley, PA 19067
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  • Pennsylvania Home Care LLC

    610 Old York Rd, Jenkintown, PA 19046
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Home Care agencies in Allentown, PA

In-home care, or home care in Allentown, PA provides compassion and help for seniors who need assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) and wish to remain in their homes. Levels of care vary by need and can include companionship, meal prep, cleaning, transportation, and help with ADLs like bathing and dressing. Home care aides are trained to understand the nuances of senior care but generally aren’t licensed to provide medical services.

The median monthly cost of in-home care is $4,528 in Allentown and about $4,481 for the state of Pennsylvania, according to Genworth.

A Place for Mom’s local Senior Living Advisors can help find the right home care in Allentown for you or your loved one.

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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