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Legend of Lancaster

31 Millersville Road, Lancaster, PA 17603

4.3
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

We are committed to providing quality services in a caring, comfortable environment. Our professional and personalized services are designed to enhance the quality of life for those we serve. We are dedicated to those who entrust their housing and service needs to us. At Legend of Lancaster, we...

Magnolias of Lancaster

1870 Roherstown Rd, Lancaster, PA 17601

4.1
(20 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Magnolias of Lancaster provides a comfortable, home-like setting with programs and services designed specifically for individuals with Alzheimer's disease or other memory impairments. Magnolias of Lancaster offers private and companion suites in a comfortable neighborhood environment. Unique...

Evergreen Estates

1300 East King Street, Lancaster, PA 17602

4.4
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Evergreen Estates Retirement Community is committed to giving the type of care that we would want and expect in a home where we would place our own parents and loved ones. Evergreen Estates Retirement Community is owned and operated by Bob and Kathy Schober and is the sister facility to Country...

Pine Manor Home (Opening Winter 2021)

2165 New Holland Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601

(0 review)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

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Woodbridge Place Senior Living

1191 Rapps Dam Road, Phoenixville, PA 19460

4.3
(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...

Lorelton

2200 West 4th Street, Wilmington, DE 19805

4.6
(73 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Winner Best Assisted Living 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019! Offering Assisted Living as well as Memory Care. The Lorelton is truly unique. Privately owned by a local foundation not a corporation. Not-for-Profit and affordable. The Lorelton is considered to be in 'the Suburbs' of the city. Conveniently...

The Watermark at Bellingham

1615 East Boot Road, West Chester, PA 19380

4.0
(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

4.2
(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...

Brookdale Grandon Farms

1100 Grandon Way, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

4.1
(72 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Home is where the heart is and a whole lot more.If you’re looking for a senior living community where you can explore new hobbies and strengthen your sense of purpose, we might be the right fit for you. With both personal care home services and Alzheimer’s and dementia care on one campus, you’ll...

Juniper Village at Mount Joy

607 Hearthstone Lane, Mount Joy, PA 17552

4.7
(52 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Greenfield Senior Living of Perkiomen Valley

300 Perkiomen Avenue, Schwenksville, PA 19473

3.9
(60 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome home to Greenfield of Perkiomen Valley. We are conveniently located near Routes 29, 73 and 422 in the charming, small-town community of Schwenksville, Pa. Our residents live among friends while enjoying a blend of planned social, cultural and recreational activities in an inviting...

Sunrise of Granite Run

247 North Middletown Road, Media, PA 19063

4.1
(53 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized personal care...

Morningside House At Satyr Hill

8800 Old Harford Rd, Parkville, MD 21234

3.8
(54 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Morningside House at Satyr Hill is an assisted living community located in Parkville, Maryland in Baltimore County and home to just over 30,000 people. Residents will be able to enjoy quiet, park-like settings while still being close to area shops, malls, restaurants, movies, museums and sporting...

Paramount Senior Living at Newark

200 E Village Rd, Newark, DE 19713

4.2
(50 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Paramount Senior Living is a senior living community offering both assisted living and memory care in Newark, Delaware. We are located in a quiet residential neighborhood with access to many nearby activities and amenities. Residents can enjoy shopping at nearby shopping centers, excursions to...

Traditions of Hershey

100 North Larkspur Drive, Palmyra, PA 17078

4.6
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

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...

Keystone Villa at Fleetwood

501 Hoch Rd, Blandon, PA 19510

4.7
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Charter Senior Living Towson

6451 N Charles St, Towson, MD 21212

4.0
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Charter Senior Living of Towson you will enjoy the warmth of home, the comfort of family and the convenience of exceptional service. Our Assisted Living promotes choice, dignity, privacy, independence and individuality, but more importantly, our community means vibrant, engaging and fun...

Somerford House & Place of Newark

501 South Harmony Road, Newark, DE 19713

4.1
(42 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Somerford House offers general assisted living on a beautifully landscaped campus in Newark, Delaware. Centrally located the surrounding community offers easy access to downtown Newark, local shopping districts, Christiana Hospital and Interstate 95. Step inside our doors to discover a lovely,...

Sunrise of Wilmington

2215 Shipley Road, Wilmington, DE 19803

4.3
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Just minutes from the Delaware/Pennsylvania state line, Sunrise of Wilmington is set in the heart of Brandywine Hundred. We pride ourselves in our dedication to creating a quality care alternative for seniors in the North Wilmington area. Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you...

Keystone Villa at Douglassville Personal Care

1152 Ben Franklin Hwy E, Douglassville, PA 19518

4.6
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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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 Lancaster, PA

This small yet vibrant town between Harrisburg and Philadelphia offers plenty of unique shopping and dining options along with easy access to health care facilities and transportation. For leisure and entertainment, Lancaster has a wide variety of museums, historic sites, natural areas, and local festivals that combine to create countless opportunities for an active, fulfilling retirement.

Nursing homes — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — in Lancaster are intended for seniors who require 24-hour monitoring and medical assistance. These communities are designed to promote independence among seniors who require constant nursing care to perform activities of daily living (ADLs), but do not require hospital-level care.

Cost of Nursing Homes in Lancaster, PA

The median monthly cost of a private nursing home room in 2020 was about $12,800 in the Lancaster area and around $10,800 in the state of Pennsylvania, according to Genworth.

Learn More About Lancaster, PA

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Lancaster are rated 13 points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also below the average, indicating that Lancaster 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
87 77 81 89 84 88

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
$43,121 per year $29,035 per year $37,817 per year $19,183 per year $41,032 per year $3,595 per year $749 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Lancaster include:

Lancaster General Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 580+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

UPMC Lititz

  • Facility type: corporate, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 50+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, spine surgery

Weather and Climate

Lancaster’s climate is classified as humid continental, meaning the city experiences four distinct seasons with hot, humid summers and cold winters with moderate amounts of snowfall. The average humidity level is 67%, and humidity levels are often highest during September at about 71%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
29°F 38°F 21°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
74°F 85°F 64°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 112

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: 43″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
34 9.8% 61,016 8,439 per square mile 2.6

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.2% 4.4% 17.2% 38.3% 0.1% 6.7% 40.1%

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 Reading: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 91/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Lancaster County

Democratic Republican Other
37.7% 57.3% 4.9%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Lancaster include:

  • Lancaster Museum of Art
  • The National Civil War Museum
  • Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
  • Hans Herr House and Museum
  • DeMuth Museum
  • Amish Farm and House

Outdoor attractions in Lancaster:

  • Lancaster County Central Park
  • Crystal Park
  • Reservoir Park
  • Turkey Hill Nature Preserve
  • Trout Run Nature Preserve
  • Louise Arnold Tangle Arboretum
  • Conestoga House & Gardens

Lancaster’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Fulton Theatre
  • Barshinger Center
  • The Trust Performing Arts Center
  • Sunflower Festival
  • Harvest Day Festival
  • Clipper Magazine Stadium
  • Park City Center
  • Red Rose Commons

Transportation

Red Rose Transit Authority operates bus and trolley services throughout the Lancaster downtown area and offers free bus fares to senior citizens. Taxis and rideshare services, like Uber and Lyft, are also available in Lancaster.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Pennsylvania

Columbia Cottage, Inspirations Memory Care of Westminster and Atria Lafayette Hill are the top rated nursing homes near Lancaster, Pennsylvania. See full list of communities.

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