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The Gardens of Green Ridge

2751 Boulevard Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509

4.0
(23 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Gardens of Green Ridge can be found in Scranton, the sixth largest city in Pensylvania. Counting a little over 90,000 people, Scranton is large enough to be of interest to tourism, yet small enough to have that intimate small town feel. The Gardens of Green Ridge prides itself on being a...

Spring Village at Pocono

329 E. Brown St, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301

4.6
(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...

Twin Cedar Senior Living

364 Little Walker Rd, Shohola, PA 18458

4.9
(48 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Life at Twin CedarTwin Cedar Senior Living is an award winning assisted living/personal care home that offers a wonderful lifestyle in a perfect location, bordering New York and New Jersey giving our residents family and friends the ability to visit with ease. Our home is a 37-bed assisted living...

Belle Reve Senior Living Community

404 East Harford Street, Milford, PA 18337

4.7
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Belle Reve Senior Living and Health Care Center is located in the heart of Milford, PA and is convenient to all of Northeast PA, as well as Orange County, NY and Sussex County, NJ. Our skilled nursing and rehabilitation community offers short and long term care and is licensed by the Pennsylvania...

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Brookdale Vestal West

421 Plaza Drive, Vestal, NY 13850

4.1
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

We can help your one find purpose and belonging.Our community has purposeful programs that offer the care you and your family need for different stages of dementia. Along with our programming, you’ll have peace of mind knowing there is trained staff on-site 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If...

Elderwood Village at Vestal

505 Clubhouse Rd, Vestal, NY 13850

4.5
(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Elderwood Village at Vestal is an assisted living community located in historic Vestal, New York, tucked away in a residential area, offering the peace and quiet our residents want while also being conveniently located to all that Vestal has to offer. Elderwood Village at Vestal is an intimate,...

Tiffany Court at Kingston

700 Northampton Street, Kingston, PA 18704

4.4
(12 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Nestled right inside The Valley With A Heart, Tiffany Court Senior Living is conveniently located in Kingston, near shopping, restaurants and places of worship. We offer transportation to a variety of local destinations, including doctor's offices, Wyoming Valley Mall and other exciting...

The Palmerton

71 Princeton Ave, Palmerton, PA 18071

3.4
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Breathtaking views overlooking the Lehigh Gap, with a panoramic view of Blue Mountain...The Village at Palmerton is conveniently located near Palmerton Hospital. We are within walking distance from all of your shopping and banking needs. We ask you to come and visit with us and see the...

Liza's House

1357 Blue Mountain Dr, Danielsville, PA 18038

4.8
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

From the moment you walk in our door you will want to call Liza's House Home.  Liza's House has a  warm and friendly environment that offers supervision and assistance with activities of daily living while encouraging our Residents to maintain or regain their functional abilities. ...

Elmcroft of Mid Valley

67 Sturges Road, Peckville, PA 18452

3.0
(10 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and...

Willowbrook Place

150 Edella Rd, Clarks Summit, PA 18411

3.2
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Willowbrook Place is an Enlivant community which offers high quality senior living in the borough of Clarks Summit in the northeastern mountains of Pennsylvania. Our historical town boasts homes from the early 1800s, an abundance of outdoor recreational activities and has plenty of educational...

Elmcroft of Berwick

2050 W Front St, Berwick, PA 18603

3.6
(5 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*We are now offering Virtual Tours of our communities via Skype, Zoom and Google Duo. If you’re interested in learning more or want to get your Virtual Tour set up let us know. We look forward...

Brookdale Bloomsburg

420 Shaffer Road, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

4.3
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Define your day, every day with more independence and more time for what matters most.Your well-being is the foundation of everything we do. We call it Optimum Life® and it means we meet you where you are in life’s journey with six dimensions of wellness—physical, spiritual, emotional,...

Maple Shade Meadows Senior Living

50 E Locust St, Nesquehoning, PA 18240

3.6
(4 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed

COMING SOON! NEW SECURED DEMENTIA UNITCOMING SOON!! NEW SECURED DEMENTIA UNITMapleShade will be opening a Secured Dementia Unit. Please call for details.When it comes to Peace and Tranquility, MapleShade Meadows cannot be beat! Our one floor Senior Living Community is located along a picturesque...

Cambridge Riverview

100 Narrows Rd, Larksville, PA 18651

(0 review)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

Cambridge Riverview is so much more than just memory care; it’s an active, healthy lifestyle. Residents enjoy the comforts of home and the security of 24-hour care. A variety of weekday activities such as games, trivia, singalongs, and nail days keep everyone engaged and active. Church services...

Heritage Hill Senior Community

800 Sixth Street, Weatherly, PA 18255

4.8
(65 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Heritage Hill Senior Community is located in scenic Weatherly, Pennsylvania with beautiful views of the Pocono Mountains. Personal care and dementia are the two communities that we provide care for. We ensure that our residents get round the clock individual care. In our personal care program, we...

Alexandria Manor Senior Living Centers

7 S New Street, Nazareth, PA 18064

4.3
(20 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Alexandria Manor 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...

North Penn Manor

240 N.Sherman Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

4.4
(18 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

North Penn Manor is a senior living community located in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Wilkes-Barre is home to just over 564,000 people, and is a bustling city in Luzerne County. Residents in this area will enjoy great stores, lots of shopping and restaurants, sporting events and other activities they can...

Getz Personal Care Home Inc

1026 Scenic Drive, Kunkletown, PA 18058

4.2
(11 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Our property is located in the heart of the Pocono Mountains.  It has beautiful landscaped lawns with a courtyard and gazebo.  There is a scenic walking path which is handicap accessible.  There are plenty of parking spaces for residents' vehicles and for family and friends to...

Grace Park Seniors Living Well

1170 West Main St, Stroudsburg, PA 18360

3.1
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, 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
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Learn More About Nursing Homes in Scranton, PA

Scranton, the Electric City, creates a peaceful, laid-back setting for residents with countless opportunities for entertainment and leisure. Diverse shopping and dining experiences at The Marketplace at Steamtown, locally brewed beers at Poor Richard’s Pub, or boat tours on nearby Lake Wallenpaupack offer a little taste of what Scranton has in store.

Nursing homes — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — in Scranton 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 Scranton, PA

The median monthly cost of a private nursing home room in 2020 was about $10,300 in the Scranton area and $10,800 in the state of Pennsylvania, according to Genworth.

Learn More About Scranton, PA

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Scranton are rated 19 points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated below the average, indicating that Scranton 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
81 71 77 87 82 81

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
$45,005 per year $28,741 per year $39,001 per year $21,297 per year $40,097 per year $3,189 per year $657 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Scranton include:

Regional Hospital of Scranton

  • Facility type: corporate, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 150+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

Moses Taylor Hospital

  • Facility type: corporate, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 180+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, physical therapy

Geisinger-Community Medical Center

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 270+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, spine surgery

Weather and Climate

Scranton’s climate is classified as humid continental, meaning the city experiences four distinct seasons with notable cold snaps in winter. The average humidity level is 67%, and humidity levels are often highest during September at about 73%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
26°F 34°F 19°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
72°F 83°F 62°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 109

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: 38″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
38 16.9% 74,523 2,945 per square mile 2.3

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)
0.1% 4.7% 5.9% 14.8% 0.1% 4.4% 71.9%

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 Wilkes-Barre: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 90/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Lackawanna County

Democratic Republican Other
50.2% 46.8% 3.0%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

  • Anthracite Heritage Museum
  • Electric City Trolley Museum
  • Houdini Museum
  • Steamtown National Historic Site

Outdoor attractions in Scranton:

  • Nay Aug Park
  • Stagis Park
  • Lake Scranton
  • Tobyhanna State Park
  • Lake Wallenpaupack
  • Marywood University Arboretum

Scranton’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Scranton Art Haus
  • Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple
  • Scranton Latin Festival
  • Scranton Fringe Festival
  • The Marketplace at Steamtown
  • Viewmont Mall
  • Downtown Scranton

Transportation

The County of Lackawanna Transit System (COLTS) provides public bus transportation throughout Scranton and the surrounding area. Taxis and rideshare services, like Uber and Lyft, are also available in Scranton.

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

Morning Star Manor, Twin Cedar Senior Living and Star Hill Rest Home are the top rated nursing homes near Scranton, Pennsylvania. See full list of communities.

There are 27 nursing homes near Scranton, Pennsylvania. See the full list.

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