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Morris-Pace Personal Care

416 Reading Ave, West Reading, PA 19611

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Morris-Pace Personal Care is a senior living community located in Reading, PA, in Berks County, home to just over 90,000 people. Reading is known for the Bachman Pretzel factory and coal transportation on the Reading Railroad. Residents will be able to shop, run their errands, do banking, and go...

Manor At Market Square

803 Penn St, Reading, PA 19601

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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...

Rittenhouse Village At Muhlenberg

2900 Lawn Terrace, Muhlenberg, PA 19605

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It's A Wonderful Senior Life At Rittenhouse Village, Our Philosophy is Different We're creating a resident-focused senior living community with you and your well-being in mind. At Rittenhouse Village At Muhlenberg, we've designed the very best in senior living by blending wonderful amenities...

Sacred Heart Villa

51 Seminary Ave, Reading, PA 19605

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Imagine a place where you can live comfortably and safely enjoying life without daily 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...

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The Highlands At Wyomissing a CCRC

2000 Cambridge Ave, Wyomissing, PA 19610

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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...

Mifflin Court

450 E Philadelphia Avenue, Shillington, PA 19607

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Mifflin Court is a Genesis senior living community located in quaint and historic Shillington, PA. The picture perfect town is like something out of a storybook and actually served as the basis for the town of Olinger in the fictional books by legendary author John Updike. We offer all the...

Elmcroft of Reading

9 Colin Ct, Reading, PA 19606

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EXTRA PRECAUTIONS FOR ADDED REASSURANCEWhile the COVID-19 vaccine has been proven safe and effective, we continue to ask residents and associates to follow basic wellness precautions including proper mask wearing in shared spaces. Learn more about how we’re working hard to return things to normal...

The Heritage of Green Hills

200 Tranquility Ln, Reading, PA 19607

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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...

Berkshire Commons

5485 Perkiomen Avenue, Reading, PA 19606

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Berkshire Commons is an award winning senior living community, located in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country, sits on the picturesque grounds of the Reading Country Club. Residents, friends and families alike call our luxurious community 'The Place to Be,' with its premiere location and...

Berks Leisure Living

1399 Fairview Drive, Leesport, PA 19533

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Berks Leisure Living is here for your senior housing needs with affordable, spacious apartments. We offer private and semi-private rooms, complete with furniture if you so desire. We encourage individuality in our residents through activities and personal care needs.We invite you to tour our...

Maidencreek Place

105 Dries Road, Reading, PA 19605

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Enlivant communities were founded on the premise that not only would we provide stellar care for our residents but we would make it affordable as well. We offer a full range of amenities from 24/7 personal care to excellent dining and a full activities calendar. We provide our residents with the...

Phoebe Berks Village

1 Reading Dr, Wernersville, PA 19565

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Keystone Villa at Fleetwood

501 Hoch Rd, Blandon, PA 19510

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Keystone Villa at Douglassville Personal Care

1152 Ben Franklin Hwy E, Douglassville, PA 19518

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At Keystone Villa at Douglassville, there are no entrance fees, long-term leases or hidden costs, for affordable Personal Care. Personalized supportive care services are offered to our residents in a heartwarming environment so we can help you enjoy a better quality of life in our senior...

Faithful Living

2015 N Reading Rd, Denver, PA 17517

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Colonial Lodge Community is a warm, caring, homelike community for individuals desiring personal care services or carefree independent living. Our care is designed to enhance personal independence and dignity. Our residents are ordinary people working, socializing and living together. Everyone...

Keystone Villa at Douglassville Independent Living

1180 Ben Franklin Hwy E, Douglassville, PA 19518

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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...

Amity Place

139 Old Swede Road, Douglassville, PA 19518

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Amity Place is located in the Town of Douglassville, Pa. We are conveniently located off Rt. 422 between Pottstown and Exeter Township. We pride ourselves on our exceptional care at an affordable price. Our 2009 custom built Enlivant community is one story living with bright double windows and...

Sunny Crest Home, Inc.

2587 Valley View Road, Morgantown, PA 19543

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Sunny Crest Home, Inc. is an active senior living community located in Morgantown, Pennsylvania. We run a peaceful community on several acres of beautiful land that is only minutes from the kinds of accommodations and shopping that visiting family members will enjoy. Our community creates a...

Laurel Center

125 Holly Rd, Hamburg, PA 19526

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Laurel Center is a fun and vibrant senior community located in Hamburg, PA. Home to the 'Taste of Hamburg-er Festival,' Hamburg is a historic town that celebrates its unique name annually with the fun event featuring over 25 hamburger stands serving all kinds of different, innovative burgers....

Chestnut Knoll

120 West 5th Street, Boyertown, PA 19512

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Beautifully placed in a quiet neighborhood, Chestnut Knoll merges both personal and memory care in a full service community. Located in Boyertown, PA just past Walnut Woods at the end of 5th Street, residents enjoy a welcome mix of privacy, security as well as independence. Whether you need...

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Reading, Pennsylvania


Independent Living

For many seniors, the financial burden of home ownership and the maintenance of daily tasks and chores might deter them from living an independent life. Independent Living Communities provide a solid alternative. Basic chores such as meal preparation and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and social activities is maintained, allowing residents an opportunity to use their time as they wish, free from daily obligations. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to be among peers, in a community with others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Within the individual units, residents have access to their own private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a companion if they prefer. While policies differ between locations, numerous residences allow cats and dogs as well. If medical or nursing assistance is desired, residents may always utilize the services of independent caregivers. There are a variety of costs and advantages to consider while choosing an independent living community. It is important to learn if these amenities are included in your plan: utilities, Waiting list deposit, parking, meals, field trips, housekeeping, wellness program, and initial assessment fee. The conveniences associated with independent living include healthcare center, concierge services, game/TV room, private rental hall, golf course, laundry service, beauty salon & barber shop, and security guards.


Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Access to hospitals might be a significant consideration when selecting the most suitable destination. The top hospitals in 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 total cost of care for a community is determined by the destination in which it is located. Reading has a cost of living index of 82.0 based on an average score of 100, where any score under 100 is less pricey than the national average. Reading has a grocery price index of about 100.1. The rent burden for Reading is around 20.3% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Reading is about $759 and the median price for a house for Reading is about $68,165.


Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 49.3% are male and 50.7% are female. 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. 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. Racially, the population of Reading is 52.8% white, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 64.7% Hispanic, 11.7% other or not specified, 12.1% black, 3.2% Native American, 19.6% mixed race, and 0.5% Asian. In Reading, 3.8% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Reading is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. During the last presidential election, 4.9% voted for a third party candidate, 42.6% voted Democrat, and 52.5% voted Republican in Berks county. In terms of crime, Reading has 7.3 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 23.9 property crimes per 1000 residents. 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, 61.9% participate in the labor force, 36.6% live in poverty, 19.4% have some form of disability, and 4.7% consider themselves widows. In Reading, 51.6% are nonbelievers. 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 terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Reading 19.1% practice Catholicism, 10.4% are Lutherans, and 7.0% are Presbyterians.


Regional Climate and Weather Information

The humidity, air temperature, and air quality of a location can have a considerable effect on the overall health of your loved one. On average, the air quality index rating in Reading is around 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 is at its peak in 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. Monthly, Reading measures approximately 4 inches of precipitation. The most rain normally occurs in July with an average of 5 inches in a month. In terms of snow fall Reading receives an average of 18.30 inches of snow per year. In the summer, Reading is around 75F. The low summer temperature drops to approximately 61F in the month of June. The summer high temperature is at roughly 88F in the month of July. During the winter months, the average temp drops to approximately 34F. The peak winter temperature is about 45F during the month of December. The lowest winter temperature is around 23 F during the month of January. Reading has a humid subtropical type of climate. On average, Reading has a humidity level of roughly 63%. Humidity ratings are highest during the month of January at around 68%.


State Information

An overview of Pennsylvania

Based on natural beauty, Pennsylvania ranks 38th in the nation. 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. 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. In terms of personal well-being, Pennsylvania ranks 21st in healthcare and 41st in quality of life compared to other states.


Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 48% of Pennsylvania residents voted Republican and 47% voted Democrat. In Pennsylvania, 32% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 41. 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 terms of diversity, Pennsylvania ranks 29th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.


State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Pennsylvania is 39.9 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 49.0 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 70%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of January at around 75%. On average, the state receives 3.64 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 6.38 inches. 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. During the winter, the average temperature in Pennsylvania drops 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. 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, tornados, 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 sassafras, maple, wintergreen, and wild ginger. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the red and gray foxes, the mink, the white-tailed deer, or the bobcats. The state animal of Pennsylvania is the the white-tailed deer.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Pennsylvania

Arcadia at Limerick Pointe (Now Open), Legend of Allentown and Columbia Cottage are the top rated independent living facilities near Reading, Pennsylvania. See full list of communities.

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