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Senior housing types near Hershey, PA

  • Harmony at Hershey (Opening July 2020)

    Harmony at Hershey (Opening July 2020)

    75 E Canal St, Hershey, PA 17033
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  • Traditions of Hershey

    Traditions of Hershey

    100 North Larkspur Drive, Palmyra, PA 17078
    (33)
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    Independent living means living without the responsibilities that come with being a homeowner. Choose from one of the beautifully appointed studio, one and two-bedroom apartments, each with their own kitchen and private bath. Enjoy a host of services and programs that encourage you to live...

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  • The Manor at Oakridge

    The Manor at Oakridge

    4500 Oakhurst Boulevard, Harrisburg, PA 17110
    (16)
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    The Manor at Oakridge provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located in a quiet suburban neighborhood of Harrisburg, you'll love our small town charm with big city conveniences. Residents enjoy being just minutes away from shopping, golfing, dining and healthcare....

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  • Kindred Place at Harrisburg

    Kindred Place at Harrisburg

    4700 Oakhurst Blvd, Harrisburg, PA 17110
    (2)
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    The Kindred Place at Harrisburg is an independent living community in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Harrisburg is the county seat of Dauphin County. The area is close enough to downtown to enjoy all the benefits of city life. Being comfortable located in a peaceful, rural setting, giving everyone a...

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  • Essex House

    Essex House

    20 N 12th Street, Lemoyne, PA 17043
    (34)
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    Essex House provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautiful grounds in a peaceful suburb of Harrisburg, you'll love the graceful elegance of our facilities and the warmth of our staff. Residents also appreciate the convenience of being nearby shopping...

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  • Juniper Village at Lebanon

    Juniper Village at Lebanon

    1125 Birch Road, Lebanon, PA 17042
    (16)
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    Juniper Village at Lebanon is a senior living community located in Lebanon, PA offering both personal care and independent living. Lebanon is home to just over 24,500 people, and is a beautiful small city in Lebanon County with a railroad and Central Square. Residents can enjoy quiet walks, running...

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  • Juniper Village at Mount Joy

    Juniper Village at Mount Joy

    607 Hearthstone Lane, Mount Joy, PA 17552
    (44)
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    Juniper Village at Mount Joy provides the keys to unlocking a great lifestyle for senior living! At Juniper Village we believe that maintaining and promoting an active body, an engaged mind, and a fulfilled spirit are keys to healthy aging. Whether you cherish quiet activities or spirited social...

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  • The Woods At Cedar Run

    The Woods At Cedar Run

    824 Lisburn Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011
    (18)
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    The Woods at Cedar Run is a senior care facility located in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. We offer three different care options including independent living, senior living and memory care. Though each option is different they all offer an exceptional amount of individualized care and service. Our...

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  • Harmony at West Shore

    Harmony at West Shore

    1910 Technology Parkway, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
    (1)
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    Located in close proximity to Pennsylvania’s state captial, The Crossings at West Shore has 193 units, with 90 Independent Living apartments, 72 Assisted Living apartments and 31 Memory Care apartments. The Crossings community provides warm, attractive apartments on a conveniently located, well...

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  • Lancashire Terrace Retirement Village

    Lancashire Terrace Retirement Village

    6 Terrace Drive, Lancaster, PA 17601
    (13)
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    Lancashire Terrace is a charming neighborhood of cozy one and two bedroom cottages, and a vibrant community offering a range of lifestyle options for older adults. Our location in the heart of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, means we are close to shopping, churches, entertainment and educational...

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  • Park View at Manchester Heights

    Park View at Manchester Heights

    1900 Barley Road, York, PA 17408
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    Park View at Manchester Heights is a senior community located in York, Pennsylvania. York is a city located in York County and is known as the White Rose City. Here, residents enjoy a close-knit community, beautiful sites and access to a variety of shopping, dining and entertainment venues. Whether...

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  • Park View at Tyler Run

    Park View at Tyler Run

    2105 Knob Hill Road, York, PA 17403
    (2)
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    Park View at Tyler Run is a senior community located in York, Pennsylvania. York is situated in the south-central region of the state in York County, and is widely known for its architecture and cultural events. The historic York Fair, which claims to be the nation's oldest fair, takes place every...

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  • Senior Commons at Powder Mill

    1775 Powder Mill Road, York, PA 17403
    (47)
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    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 of...

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  • The Highlands At Wyomissing a CCRC

    The Highlands At Wyomissing a CCRC

    2000 Cambridge Ave, Wyomissing, PA 19610
    (6)
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    The Highlands at Wyomissing is a nonprofit continuing care retirement community (CCRC) located in charming Wyomissing, PA, where the retirement living is stimulating and the ambience gracious. Built in 1989, The Highlands is situated on 113 acres of gently rolling land with tree-lined roads and...

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  • The Heritage of Green Hills

    The Heritage of Green Hills

    200 Tranquility Ln, Shillington, PA 19607
    (13)
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    Green Hills Manor at the Heritage is a full-service, personal care and memory care community located on 78 acres of rolling hills in Berks County, Pa., on the campus of The Heritage of Green Hills, a vibrant, healthy life plan community. The community is focused on helping residents reach their...

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  • Manor At Market Square

    Manor At Market Square

    803 Penn St, Reading, PA 19601
    (15)
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    Manor at Market Square is truly a gem in the heart of Reading, PA. If you're looking for a community that exudes a friendly and fun atmosphere while still providing the little extra assistance when you need it, you're in the right place. Catering to both independent living and residents who needs...

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  • Sacred Heart Villa

    Sacred Heart Villa

    51 Seminary Ave, Reading, PA 19605
    (3)
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    Picture a place where you can live comfortable and enjoy life without chores and household tasks. Welcome to Sacred Heart Villa, situated atop 40 plus scenic acres. Experience the beautiful walking paths, gazebos, wildlife and glorious sunsets of Berks County. Our style of personal care combines all...

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  • Heatherwood Retirement Community

    Heatherwood Retirement Community

    3180 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook, PA 19344
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    HEATHERWOOD RETIREMENT COMMUNITY is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year, a community of Life Care Centers of America which operates more than 260 skilled nursing homes, assisted living and independent living communities and Alzheimer's centers. CONTINUUM-OF-CARE CAMPUS Our caring,...

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  • Evans Retirement Center

    Evans Retirement Center

    220 E. Race St., Fleetwood, PA 19522
    (13)
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    Nestled in the quiet neighborhood of Fleetwood, PA is the Evans Retirement Center whom has proudly served the Berks/Lehigh Counties since 1984. Our home is owned and operated by two generations of the Evans family. We are known for our small homelike and family like atmosphere. And we know how to...

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  • Riverview Point Apartments

    Riverview Point Apartments

    131 Main Street, Catawissa, PA 17820
    (1)
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    Riverview Point is conveniently located in a quite community on the Main Street of Catawissa, PA. Grocery store, pharmacy, bank, Doctor's office & restaurants are all within walking distance. There is public transportation available. All apartments are equipped with emergency call bells in the...

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  • Keystone Villa at Douglasville Independent Living

    Keystone Villa at Douglasville Independent Living

    1180 Ben Franklin Hwy E, Douglassville, PA 19518
    (15)
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    At Keystone Villa at Douglassville, an Independent Living retirement community, there are no entrance fees, long-term leases or hidden costs. You will find everything you need to enjoy a worry-free, healthy and active retirement community lifestyle. This is an ideal setting for seniors who want to...

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  • Freedom Village at Brandywine

    Freedom Village at Brandywine

    15 Freedom Blvd, Coatesville, PA 19320
    (17)
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    Are you ready for fewer chores and more adventures? Located in historic Chester County, our continuing care retirement community, also known as a CCRC, gives you access to four levels of care on one campus, including independent living, personal care home, memory care, and skilled nursing. Plus,...

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  • Paramount Senior Living at Chambersburg Road

    Paramount Senior Living at Chambersburg Road

    6375 Chambersburg Rd, Fayetteville, PA 17222
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    When you hear a babbling brook, a bird singing in the early morning sunshine and the sounds of nature all around you, you know you have arrived at Paramount Senior Living at Chambersburg Road, located in Fayetteville, Pennsylvania. Our unique senior living community is nestled in the pristine and...

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  • Overlook Ridge

    2052 Trevorton Rd, Coal Township, PA 17866
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    Overlook Ridge is a small community on the campus of Mt. View, A Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. With a warm residential atmosphere, Overlook Ridge provides a range of services that promotes a balance of independence and assistance to make you comfortable. Each apartment has a tea kitchen,...

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  • Pennsfield Senior Apartments

    119 Route 204, Selinsgrove, PA 17870
    (4)
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    Pennsfield Senior Apartments are located in rural Selinsgrove in Snyder County, Pennsylvania. This quiet and serene borough is the sublime place to settle in and enjoy the small town life. Selinsgrove is right in the center of the Susquehanna River Valley which is full of luscious trees and gorgeous...

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  • Phoebe Berks Village

    Phoebe Berks Village

    1 Reading Dr, Wernersville, PA 19565
    (2)
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  • Countryside Christian Community

    520 North Route 934, Annville, PA 17003
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  • Keystone Villa at Ephrata

    100 N State St, Ephrata, PA 17522
    (7)
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  • Keystone Villa at Fleetwood

    501 Hoch Rd, Blandon, PA 19510
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  • Nottingham Village

    58 Neitz Road PO Box 32, Northumberland, PA 17857
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Hershey, Pennsylvania

Independent Living

For many seniors, cost of owning a home and the upkeep of daily tasks and chores might deter them from an independent lifestyle. Independent Living Communities offer a convenient remedy to this situation. Daily needs such as housekeeping and meal planning are accounted for, which provides occupants more opportunities to live active lives as they desire. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and interests. Typically consisting of a private living space and a full kitchen, these communities offer residences with many of the amenities of apartment life but with none of the hassle. Guests can be invited over and entertained, and more time can be spent with them with the basic maintenance of daily tasks out of the way. While policies vary between communities, many residences allow cats and dogs as well. Nursing and health care services may always be arranged for with private care providers if desired. There are a number of expenditures and benefits to balance when selecting an independent living community. It is important to determine if these services are included in the care plan: utilities, parking, private phone, move-in fee, initial assessment fee, wellness program, Waiting list deposit, and meals. The benefits and amenities that pertain to independent living include transportation, laundry service, golf course, private rental hall, fitness center & swimming pool, beauty salon & barber shop, security guards, and concierge services.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be a major factor when determining which care choice works for your loved one's needs. The rent burden for Hershey is around 16.4% of the average monthly income. Hershey has a median home value of about $249,180 and the median cost of rent is around $1,268 per month.

Demographics and Values

In Hershey, 7.6% of the citizens are veterans. Out of the total city population, 47.4% are male and 52.6% are female. The median age of Hershey is 40 years old. Racially, the population of Hershey is 0.0% Native American, 6.1% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 4.7% other or not specified, 4.8% Asian, 82.4% white, 2.0% mixed race, and 7.6% Hispanic. In terms of education, 24.6% have a graduate degree, 22.0% have a high-school diploma, and 52.7% have a college degree. In Hershey, 61.8% participate in the labor force, 14.6% have some form of disability, 7.2% do not have health insurance, and 17.1% live in poverty. Hershey has a population density of 398 people per square mile. The current population of Hershey consists of 14,793 people.

State Information

An overview of Pennsylvania

In terms of resources, Pennsylvania has a cost of living index of 98.6, a grocery index rating of 106.9, and a housing index rating of 100.8. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The natural beauty of Pennsylvania is ranked 38th in the nation. There are 201 general hospitals and 273 health centers that provide care for 12,823,695 Pennsylvania residents. Reading Hospital, Lancaster General Hospital, and And Main Line Hospital Bryn Mawr Campus are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Overall, Pennsylvania ranks 41st in quality of life and 21st in healthcare compared to other US states.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Pennsylvania ranks 29th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. During the latest presidential election, 48% voted for the Republican candidate while 47% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of religious values, 34% of Pennsylvania's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 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. The median age in the state is 41, and 32% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 70%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of January at around 75%. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 29F. The average high winter temperature is around 45F in 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. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 89F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 47F during the month of June. 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 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 poplar, maple, mountain laurel (the state flower), and weeping willow. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the elk, the bobcats, the white-tailed deer, or the river otter. The state animal of Pennsylvania is the the white-tailed deer.