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Traditions of Hershey

100 North Larkspur Drive, Palmyra, PA 17078

4.7
(46 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...

Brookdale Grandon Farms

1100 Grandon Way, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

4.1
(74 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...

Keystone Villa at Fleetwood

501 Hoch Rd, Blandon, PA 19510

4.8
(62 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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Senior Commons at Powder Mill

1775 Powder Mill Road, York, PA 17403

4.0
(61 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Keystone Villa at Douglassville Personal Care

1152 Ben Franklin Hwy E, Douglassville, PA 19518

4.6
(39 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...

Commonwealth Senior Living at Harrisburg

150 Kempton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17111

4.0
(37 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Commonwealth Senior Living at HarrisburgSenior living in Harrisburg, PA“We Listen, We Love, We Care, We Serve.” At Commonwealth Senior Living at Harrisburg, we dedicate the meaning behind those words to our residents, their families and our staff each day.Located in Harrisburg, PA, only 19 miles...

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...

Linden Village

100 Tuck Ct, Lebanon, PA 17042

3.7
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

General Overview: At Linden Village our residents have Choice, Purpose and Independence. Choices they make, Purposes they have and Independence they continue to enjoy. Our Continuum of Care offers a wide range of services on one Campus. Resident Programming is everyday with many different...

Bridges of Bent Creek

2100 Bent Creek Blvd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

4.3
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Bridges at Bent Creek Senior Living is located off of Route 14 in Mechanicsburg. Our community offers a relaxing and peaceful setting. With several outdoor areas, along with a walking trail, our residents have the opportunity to enjoy nature.Through our partnership with Fox rehabilitation we...

Manor At Market Square

803 Penn St, Reading, PA 19601

4.7
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Juniper Village at Lebanon

1125 Birch Road, Lebanon, PA 17042

4.8
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

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,...

Paramount Senior Living at Lancaster County

2760 Maytown Rd, Maytown, PA 17550

4.0
(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in historic Maytown Pennsylvania, minutes from Lancaster, York, Elizabehtown, and Hershey, Paramount Senior Living at Lancaster County is surrounded by the scenic farmlands that make Lancaster County so special. Paramount Senior Living offers much more than a place to live, we offer a...

Arden Courts of Susquehanna

2625 Ailanthus Lane, Harrisburg, PA 17110

4.2
(26 reviews)

Studio

For nearly 25 years, Arden Courts Memory Care has catered to the special needs of individuals with memory loss. Staffed by specially trained caregivers, Arden Courts cares for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Each community features home like common areas,...

The Woods At Cedar Run

824 Lisburn Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011

4.2
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brookdale Harrisburg

3560 North Progress Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110

3.7
(33 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Your home should bring out the best in you.If you want to redefine your independence, come see if our senior living community is the right fit for you. Located in the historic town of Harrisburg, we have both personal care home services and memory care all on one campus, so you’ll have the care...

Mifflin Court

450 E Philadelphia Avenue, Shillington, PA 19607

4.4
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Haven at Springwood

2321 Freedom Way, York, PA 17402

4.1
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Haven at Springwood offers a safe, secure environment with delicious meals, great activities, beautiful apartments, and varying levels of care provided by licensed staff as needed.

Autumn House East

2618 E Market St, York, PA 17402

4.3
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Autumn House East and Autumn House West offer three levels of care based on your individually assessed needs, including assistance with daily care, housekeeping and medication administration. As your needs change, we can modify the level of assistance by providing onsite special needs management,...

Rittenhouse Village At Muhlenberg

2900 Lawn Terrace, Reading, PA 19605

4.3
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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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
Complete guide to nursing homes

Palmyra, Pennsylvania

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a building that houses at least two seniors who have no family relation to the administrator. A nursing home facility provides its inhabitants with around-the-clock care by on-site nurses. These nurses offer maintenance, personal care and other health related services for those who are unable to adequately care for their own needs.

Nursing homes can be a familiar and comfortable living choice for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will usually persons 55 and greater which is uncommon for other senior care types.The most common mental issue effecting residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can cloud their and familiarity with their surroundings, decision making abilities, and memory function. Nursing homes are required to provide dietary services, specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), a professionallly directed program of activities, and nursing and related services to residents. Many occupants of nursing homes are with behavioral problems. These can encompass verbal fits, resisting care, or a propensity to wander. Often times individuals may choose to live in a nursing home over another type of facility due to a physical or mental impairment that prevents them from easily accomplishing their standard of living. Some services come at an extra cost which can include flowers and plants, personal comfort items, and personal reading materials.

Cost of Living

The total cost of care for a community is affected by the community where it is located. The rent burden for Palmyra is about 20.7% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median price for rent in Palmyra is about $1,100 and the median home value for Palmyra costs around $146,398.

Demographics and Values

The total population of Palmyra consists of 7,527 people. Palmyra has a population density of 1,511 people per square mile. In terms of education, 38.6% have a high-school diploma, 25.3% have a college degree, and 8.4% have a graduate degree. Out of the total population of Palmyra, 11.3% have some form of disability, 70.8% participate in the labor force, 10.4% live in poverty, and 8.0% are widows. Racially, the population of Palmyra is 2.0% black, 2.7% Asian, 0.1% Native American, 2.6% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 91.2% white, 5.2% Hispanic, and 1.4% other or not specified. In Palmyra, 8.7% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Based on gender, 48.8% are male and 51.2% are female. The median age of Palmyra is 39 years old.

State Information

An overview of Pennsylvania

In terms of personal well-being, Pennsylvania ranks 21st in healthcare and 41st in quality of life compared to other states. The natural beauty of Pennsylvania is ranked 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 hospitals and 273 health centers that service a population of 12,823,695. The three highest ranked hospitals in Pennsylvania are Reading Hospital, Lancaster General Hospital, and And Main Line Hospital Bryn Mawr Campus.

Social demographics of the state

In the last presidential election 47% of Pennsylvania residents voted Democrat and 48% voted Republican. In terms of diversity, Pennsylvania ranks 29th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. 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 non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-19%, Mainline Protestant-23%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. 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

On average, the humidity rating for Pennsylvania is around 70%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of January at around 75%. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 6.38 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Pennsylvania is around 3.64 inches. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 69F. The average high summer temperature is around 89F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 47F during the month of June. 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. The average air quality index rating in Pennsylvania is 39.9 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 49.0 AQI. 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 maple, wild ginger, poplar, and columbine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the river otter, the coyote, the red and gray foxes, or the black bears. The state animal of Pennsylvania is the the white-tailed deer.

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

Nottingham Village, Juniper Village at Lebanon and The Heritage of Green Hills are the top rated nursing homes near Palmyra, Pennsylvania. See full list of communities.

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