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Newhaven Court at Lindwood

100 Freedom Way, Greensburg, PA 15601

4.7
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Greensburg, Pennsylvania is a beautiful place to live, offering old world charm with modern amenities. If you have been considering finding a place for your loved one to stay, you need look no further than New Haven Court at Lindwood. Located within the city, we pride ourselves on being able to...

Brookdale Latrobe

500 Brouwers Drive, Latrobe, PA 15650

4.6
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in a valley surrounded by the scenic Laurel Mountains with great views of the countryside, we have both personal care home and memory care all on one campus, so you’ll have the care you need when you need it.  Here you have the freedom to experiment with new hobbies, re-ignite your sense...

Barnes Place

2021 James St., Latrobe, PA 15650

2.8
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At Barnes Place, our senior living community, residents are at the center of our small, homelike community. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a full-time registered nurse is available 24 hours a day to provide clinical oversight and coordination of care. Our...

Juniper Village Wellspring at Brookline

610 West Whitehall Road, State College, PA 16801

4.9
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Juniper Village Wellspring at Brookline is a senior community located in the historic town of State College, Pennsylvania. Conveniently located near Penn State Golf Courses is the premier senior community. Housing at Juniper Village Wellspring at Brookline is secure and offers enclosed outdoor...

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Elmcroft of State College

150 Farmstead Lane, State College, PA 16803

4.5
(8 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Walnut Ridge Memory Care

711 Route 119, Greensburg, PA 15601

3.6
(12 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

A secure and safe unit. Our location enables quick access to and from seven area hospitals and multiple social and medical service agencies. Walnut Ridge Memory Care has been specifically designed, staffed and programmed to encourage our residents to adapt to a safe and secure community...

Elmcroft of Altoona

170 Red Fox Dr, Duncansville, PA 16635

4.0
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

McCullough Place

500 Cheney Oak Dr., Johnstown, PA 15905

4.0
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

McCullough Place is an assisted living community located in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. We are just south of Stackhouse Park and within easy driving distance of Palo Duro Canyon and Panhandle Plains Historical Museum. We offer sightseeing trips to both of those locations as well as transportation to...

Colonial Courtyard Tyrone

5546 East Pleasant Valley, Tyrone, PA 16686

3.5
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Colonial Courtyard at Tyrone calls the picturesque area of Blair County, between Altoona and State College, home. Just a few minutes off Interstate 99, our community is easily accessible to all of our visitors, Friends and Families. Bordered by charming woods, our facility has a variety...

Siemon's Heritage Personal Care Home

166 Siemon Drive, Somerset, PA 15501

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Siemon's Heritage Personal Care Home is a senior living community located in Somerset, PA, in Somerset County. Somerset is a small historic borough near Johnstown and home to about 6,300 people. Residents in this area will enjoy taking walks to run their errands and pay their bills, going to a...

Colonial Courtyard At Bedford

220 Donahue Manor Rd, Bedford, PA 15522

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Colonial Courtyard at Bedford is ideally situated for senior citizens who are still young enough to enjoy what the great outdoors has to offer. Set against a lovely mountainous backdrop in central Pennsylvania, it is senior living for the nature lover at its very best! Known for gorgeous...

Colonial Courtyard at Clearfield

1300 Leonard St, Clearfield, PA 16830

3.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Colonial Courtyard at Clearfield assisted living residence is an excellent solution when living alone is no longer an option.Our community offers a dedicated team with experience and dedication to give you around-the-clock assistance if needed in a beautiful living environment. Our new community...

Moorehead Place

116 Madison Circle, Indiana, PA 15701

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Moorehead Place is located on the west edge of the small town of Indiana, Pennsylvania. We are two miles east of White Woods Nature Center and about a mile north of Indiana Mall. Our community offers individualized care in a warm and engaging environment. Residents enjoy many activities with us,...

Harmony at State College

121 Havershire Boulevard, State College, PA 16803

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Welcome to Harmony at State CollegePersonal Care | Memory CareIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in State College, Pennsylvania, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support, services and supplies needed to...

The Villa Personal Care Home

429 Napoleon Pl, Johnstown, PA 15901

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in the heart of Johnstown, PA, the Villa is locally owned and operated by Dr. Kastelic and family since 2010. We consider our residents part of our family and we treat them as such. We provide a comfortable environment for residents to socialize, enjoy activities, and live their best...

The Atrium, A Choice Community

216 Main St, Johnstown, PA 15901

3.3
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Atrium, A Choice Community has been providing personal care services in the Johnstown area since 1985. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional care services and in creating and maintaining a homey atmosphere that is beautifully furnished for our residents and visitors to enjoy. Our staff...

Harmony House Manor

601 Lamberd Avenue, Johnstown, PA 15904

4.8
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Situated in Johnstown, Pennsylvania Harmony House Manor senior living community is a haven of peace and tranquility. It is located in a safe area that is ideal for seniors. It is also located near Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital which is a top notch hospital in Pennsylvania. The residents...

Olivia Village Assisted Living Residence

13771 S. Eagle Valley Road, Tyrone, PA 16686

4.0
(2 reviews)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

Bethany Place

1305 Wayne Ave, Indiana, PA 15701

1.0
(1 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Village of Nanty Glo

628 Pike Rd, Johnstown, PA 15909

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

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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

Portage, Pennsylvania

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a facility that provides lodging to two or more seniors who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. This type of residence provides its residents with 24-hour care administered by on-site nurses. These caregivers offer health related services for people who cannot adequately care for themselves.

This type of facility is a familiar and comfy care alternative for persons 65 years and above, however nursing homes will commonly persons 55 and above rarely heard of in senior care regarding alternate care types.As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to have your representative notified about your care, exercise your rights as a U.S. citizen, have protections against involuntary transfer or discharge, and get proper privacy, property, and living arrangements. The most common mental condition effecting nursing home residents is dementia, which can hinder their and their sense of familiarity, decision making abilities, and memory function. A significant portion of nursing home inhabitants are seniors who have mental or physical disabilities, experience difficulty seeing and hearing, require assistance with daily tasks such as getting dressed, or have incontinence issues. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include personal clothing, a private room, unless medically needed, and special care services not included in the facility’s Medicaid payment. A significant amount of residents tend to be bachelors or widows with less social support, and almost half of nursing home residents are over 85 years old.

Cost of Living

The neighborhood in which a senior care community is located could have a large influence on the price of care. Cost of living can be a major factor in selecting which community meets the needs of your loved one’s needs. Monthly, the median price for rent in Portage is around $498 and the median home value for Portage is about $72,456. The rent burden for Portage is around 11.4% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Portage has a population density of 1,434 people per square mile. Of the population of Portage 7.0% have a graduate degree, 18.7% have a college degree, and 44.8% have a high-school diploma. In Portage, 9.8% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total population of Portage, 13.9% live in poverty, 59.2% participate in the labor force, 18.0% have some form of disability, and 8.8% are widows. Demographically, Portage is 1.0% mixed race, 0.0% Hispanic, 98.2% white, 0.0% other or not specified, 0.0% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% Native American, and 0.8% black. Out of the total city population, 49.7% are female and 50.3% are male. The median age of Portage is 42 years old.

State Information

An overview of Pennsylvania

There are 201 general hospitals and 273 health centers that provide care for 12,823,695 Pennsylvania residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Pennsylvania are Reading Hospital, Lancaster General Hospital, and And Main Line Hospital Bryn Mawr Campus. The natural beauty of Pennsylvania is ranked 38th in the nation. Overall, Pennsylvania ranks 41st out of all states in quality of life and 21st in healthcare. Out of a national average of 100, Pennsylvania has a cost of living index rating of 99, a grocery index rating of 107, and a housing index rating of 101.

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 Pennsylvania, 34% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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 state has a median age of 41 and 32% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

Pennsylvania experiences an average humidity rating of about 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. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 45F during the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 11F during the month of January. 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 most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 6.38 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Pennsylvania is around 3.64 inches. 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 columbine, wintergreen, dotted hawthorn, and weeping willow. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the bobcats, the river otter, the elk, or the black bears. The state animal of Pennsylvania is the the white-tailed deer.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Pennsylvania

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