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Rittenhouse Village at Lehigh Valley

1263 S Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, PA 18103

(58 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Rittenhouse Village at Lehigh Valley is conveniently located in an upscale medical and professional park across from Lehigh Valley Hospital. Our residents enjoy stunning views of Lehigh Parkway and the convenience of having top-notch physicians and specialty medical practices just minutes away....

Heather Glen

415 Blue Barn Road, Allentown, PA 18104

(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Heather Glen offers a tranquil setting where seniors can maintain their independence with access to professional staff 24/7. Both residents and families find comfort in knowing that our experienced staff provides personalized services and nursing care.Based from the Six components of Health,...

Legend of Allentown

6043 Lower Macungie Rd, Allentown, PA 18106

(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Legend of Allentown, you’ll find a vibrant atmosphere that values both community and individuality. Gathering areas are purposefully designed to make life more engaging, convenient and social, while a variety of residential floorplans offer comfortable, private retreats in which you can...

Devon House Senior Living

1930 Bevin Drive, Allentown, PA 18103

(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

DevonHouse has specialized in providing the highest degree of medical care and rehabilitation services for over 33 years. Our clinical service is staffed by licensed professional nurses 24 hours a day, seven days a week, who manage and monitor a variety of diseases such as Cognitive Impairment,...

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Arden Courts of Allentown

5151 Hamilton Blvd, Allentown, PA 18106

(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Arden Courts of Allentown is the first memory care community of the Lehigh Valley, serving residents and their families for over 25 years. We spent more than 5 years researching and developing the design, layout and programming of the community. It is NOT a dementia unit, locked hall or wing like...

Miller Personal Care at 19th & Chew

1925 W Turner St, Allentown, PA 18104

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

Above & Beyond at the Knights

1545 W Greenleaf St, Allentown, PA 18102

(65 reviews)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you everyday. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence. Our peaceful setting, restaurant style dining experience, activities and beautiful setting combine to create...

Parkland Manor

4636 Crackersport Rd, Allentown, PA 18104

(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Above and Beyond at MountainView

2232 29th Street Southwest, Allentown, PA 18103

(34 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Nestled right in the heart of the Lehigh Valley, Sunrise at MountainView is like a comfortable country inn with a good dose of southern hospitality. From everything including our decor, delicious homemade dishes prepared just the way you like them and our cozy suites, Sunrise at MountainView...

Above & Beyond Inc.

514 N 22nd St, Allentown, PA 18104

(13 reviews)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

Above & Beyond is elegant, affordable and home like. - A safe and secure atmosphere - All CPR certified employees - Full sprinkler systems - Monthly fire drills - Proper ventilation and lighting - Pull Bell System in every bathroom - Department of Public Welfare — licensed - Certified in...

Saucon Valley Manor

1050 Main Street, Hellertown, PA 18055

(108 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Saucon Valley Manor is a senior living community located in the beautiful borough of Hellertown, PA. Surrounded by lush greenery, you will never find yourself disappointed with the view. At Sacuon Valley Manor, you can be sure that your loved ones are taken care of. With twenty-four hour care,...

Woodbridge Place Senior Living

1191 Rapps Dam Road, Phoenixville, PA 19460

(77 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Woodbridge Place, A Woodbine Senior Living Community, located in the quaint area of Phoenixville, PA is here to help families looking for a community that enhances the quality of life to the residents they serve.They say you can't go back BUT if your family is looking for a community that offers...

The Watermark at Bellingham

1615 East Boot Road, West Chester, PA 19380

(83 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Bellingham is a senior living community offering independent living, personal care and memory care services to seniors We also offer skilled nursing care at Parklane which is located on our campus. Centered around a quaint 18th century farm, Bellingham retirement community offers a variety of...

Rose Tree Place

500 Sandy Bank Road, Media, PA 19063

(79 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

When you think of assisted living and memory care, what do you see? If cookie-cutter apartments, quiet hallways, bland food and stereotypical activities come to mind, then think again. Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more...

Spring Village at Pocono

329 E. Brown St, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301

(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...

South Mountain Memory Care

201 S. 7th St., Emmaus, PA 18049

(62 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

South Mountain Memory Care was built on the “Small House” concept. This concept has been found to be most the most successful environment for those with memory issues in that it creates a sense of home, confidence of surroundings, and ultimately happiness with residents.Research indicates that...

Whitehall Manor

1177 Sixth Street, Whitehall, PA 18052

(76 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Whitehall Manor opened its doors to its first residents in Fall 1998. Our local owners are personally committed to providing the quality of care that is surpassed in the industry. Our organized healthcare service team brings to you many years of experience in all aspects of healthcare and...

Keystone Villa at Fleetwood

501 Hoch Rd, Blandon, PA 19510

(62 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Atria Bethlehem

1745 West Macada Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017

(69 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Atria Bethlehem understands the importance of seniors maintaining a healthy balance between independence and safety. That's why our Pennsylvania retirement community provides them with everything they need to feel secure in their surroundings and comfortable to participate in daily activities....

Traditions of Lansdale

1800 Walnut St, Lansdale, PA 19446

(63 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Traditions of Lansdale: Caring for those who cared for us.Knowing your loved one will have the things that matter for health and security makes the decision to seek personal care a whole lot easier for the entire family.Traditions has individualized personal care that goes beyond the basics to...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Learn More About Nursing Homes in Allentown, PA

In Allentown, nursing home care may also be referred to as long term care. These communities offer a variety of coordinated services that are designed to meet the physical, social, and emotional needs of seniors with physical or mental disabilities. Nursing Home residents require constant nursing care to perform the activities of daily living (ADL).

Cost of Nursing Homes in Allentown, PA

The median monthly cost of a nursing home in Allentown is $11,460 per month.

Learn More About Allentown, PA

Cost of Living

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 Hospitals

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.

Weather and Climate

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.


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%


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%


Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
3,883 27 5


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 foreign 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.


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.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Pennsylvania

Independence Court of Quakertown, Morning Star Manor and Columbia Cottage are the top rated nursing homes near Allentown, Pennsylvania. See full list of communities.

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