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Independent Living near Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania

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Willowbrook Place

150 Edella Rd, Clarks Summit, PA 18411

3.4
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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

Elan Gardens, Inc.

465 Venard Rd, Clarks Summit, PA 18411

4.6
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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

Spring Village at Pocono

329 E. Brown St, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301

4.6
(67 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Spring Village at Pocono is a senior living community located in the lovely hamlet of East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. This gorgeous senior living community is also situated right in the midst of the scenic and breathtaking Pocono Mountain area is the northern region of Pennsylvania. This places...

The Hearth at Castle Gardens

1715 Castle Gardens Rd, Vestal, NY 13850

4.2
(68 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Hearth is proud to offer Viking Pure Solutions’ electrochemically activated cleaning and disinfecting systems for our residents in each of our communities! This revolutionary safe and effective cleaner provides protection for our residents, teams, and families providing state of the art...

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Twin Cedar Senior Living

364 Little Walker Rd, Shohola, PA 18458

4.9
(48 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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

Belle Reve Senior Living Community

404 East Harford Street, Milford, PA 18337

4.7
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Belle Reve Senior Living and Health Care Center is located in the heart of Milford, PA and is convenient to all of Northeast PA, as well as Orange County, NY and Sussex County, NJ. Our skilled nursing and rehabilitation community offers short and long term care and is licensed by the Pennsylvania...

Tiffany Court at Kingston

700 Northampton Street, Kingston, PA 18704

4.4
(12 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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

The Palmerton

71 Princeton Ave, Palmerton, PA 18071

3.4
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Breathtaking views overlooking the Lehigh Gap, with a panoramic view of Blue Mountain...The Village at Palmerton is conveniently located near Palmerton Hospital. We are within walking distance from all of your shopping and banking needs. We ask you to come and visit with us and see the...

Liza's House

1357 Blue Mountain Dr, Danielsville, PA 18038

4.8
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

From the moment you walk in our door you will want to call Liza's House Home.  Liza's House has a  warm and friendly environment that offers supervision and assistance with activities of daily living while encouraging our Residents to maintain or regain their functional abilities. ...

Elmcroft of Berwick

2050 W Front St, Berwick, PA 18603

3.6
(5 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*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...

Brookdale Bloomsburg

420 Shaffer Road, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

4.3
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Define your day, every day with more independence and more time for what matters most.Your well-being is the foundation of everything we do. We call it Optimum Life® and it means we meet you where you are in life’s journey with six dimensions of wellness—physical, spiritual, emotional,...

Maple Shade Meadows Senior Living

50 E Locust St, Nesquehoning, PA 18240

3.6
(4 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed

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

Shawnee Ridge

200 Jersey Lane, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

Shawnee Ridge is an independent living community designed to meet the needs of active residents 55 years of age and older. Our residents enjoy independence and privacy in their apartments and town homes and have the option to participate in weekly activities. All residents enjoy maintenance free...

United Methodist Homes Elizabeth Church Campus

861 Front St, Binghamton, NY 13905

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

United Methodist Homes Elizabeth Church Campus offers seniors a safe and secure community to thrive enjoying peace of mind in knowing they have access to a high quality and compassionate care continuum. As a non-for-profit and faith based organization, we are dedicated to our residents and our...

United Methodist Homes Hilltop Campus

286 Deyo Hill Rd, Johnson City, NY 13790

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

United Methodist Homes Hilltop Campus offers seniors a safe and secure community to thrive enjoying peace of mind in knowing they have access to a high quality and compassionate care continuum. As a non-for-profit and faith based organization, we are dedicated to our residents and our Mission of...

The Gardens of Green Ridge

2751 Boulevard Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509

4.0
(23 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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

Heritage Hill Senior Community

800 Sixth Street, Weatherly, PA 18255

4.8
(65 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Heritage Hill Senior Community is located in scenic Weatherly, Pennsylvania with beautiful views of the Pocono Mountains. Personal care and dementia are the two communities that we provide care for. We ensure that our residents get round the clock individual care. In our personal care program, we...

North Penn Manor

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

4.4
(18 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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

Getz Personal Care Home Inc

1026 Scenic Drive, Kunkletown, PA 18058

4.2
(11 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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

Grace Park Seniors Living Well

1170 West Main St, Stroudsburg, PA 18360

3.1
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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Cost of independent living in Clarks Summit, PA

Independent Living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,257
    National
  • $3,260
    State
  • $2,858
    Clarks Summit, PA
  • $4,910
    Stroudsburg, PA
  • $2,889
    Vestal, PA
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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
Complete guide to independent living

 

Learn More About Independent Living in Clarks Summit, PA

 

This spacious Pennsylvania suburb northwest of Scranton provides a peaceful setting with easy access to daily resources in a small, close-knit community. Local nature areas showcase the area’s natural beauty, and shopping centers like City Market Clarks Summit capture the town’s sense of community.

Independent living communities — also known simply as retirement communities — in Clarks Summit are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Clarks Summit retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.

Cost of Independent Living in Clarks Summit, PA

The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of Pennsylvania is around $2,600. To learn more about the cost of independent living in Clarks Summit, contact A Place for Mom’s Senior Living Advisors.

 

Learn More About Clarks Summit, PA

 

Cost of Living

 

The total household expenses associated with living in Clarks Summit are rated 10 points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated below the average, indicating that Clarks Summit is relatively affordable.

Index Scores

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

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Groceries Clothing
90 79 95 98 89 89

 

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64 Median Income Age 65+ Median Household Income Average Individual Income Median Employee Salary Average Property Tax One-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate
$87,384 per year $33,009 per year $72,995 per year $34,157 per year $39,677 per year $4,028 per year $657 per month

 

 

Local Hospitals

 

The top hospitals that service Clarks Summit include:

Regional Hospital of Scranton

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

Moses Taylor Hospital

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

Geisinger-Community Medical Center

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

 

 

Weather and Climate

 

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

 

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
26°F 34°F 19°F

 

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
72°F 83°F 62°F

 

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 99

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

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 38″

 

 

Demographics and Values

 

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
46 20.3% 5,149 3,248 per square mile 2.3

 

Race and Ethnicity for Lackawanna County

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.3% 3.1% 4.2% 8.4% 0.1% 1.9% 83.8%

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

 

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

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

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

 

2020 Presidential Election Results for Lackawanna County

Democratic Republican Other
53.7% 45.3% 0.9%

 

 

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

 

Historic sites and outdoor attractions in Clarks Summit include:

  • Snook Family House
  • Hillside Park
  • Lackawanna State Park

Clarks Summit’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Abington Shopping Center
  • City Market Clarks Summit

 

Transportation

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

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Pennsylvania

Morning Star Manor, Twin Cedar Senior Living and Star Hill Rest Home are the top rated independent living facilities near Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania. See full list of communities.

There are 26 independent living facilities near Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania. See the full list.

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