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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...

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

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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...

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
(31 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...

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,...

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...

The Woods At Cedar Run

824 Lisburn Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011

4.3
(28 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...

Manor At Market Square

803 Penn St, Reading, PA 19601

4.8
(25 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...

Mifflin Court

450 E Philadelphia Avenue, Shillington, PA 19607

4.4
(23 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...

Legend of Lititz

80 West Millport Rd, Lititz, PA 17543

4.1
(21 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 Lititz, we...

Rittenhouse Village At Muhlenberg

2900 Lawn Terrace, Reading, PA 19605

4.3
(21 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...

Maidencreek Place

105 Dries Road, Reading, PA 19605

4.6
(21 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Enlivant communities were founded on the premise that not only would we provide stellar care for our residents but we would make it affordable as well. We offer a full range of amenities from 24/7 personal care to excellent dining and a full activities calendar. We provide our residents with the...

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...

Elmcroft of Reading

9 Colin Ct, Reading, PA 19606

4.4
(18 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...

Elmcroft of Lebanon

860 Norman Drive, Lebanon, PA 17042

3.8
(18 reviews)

Studio, 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...

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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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Shamokin, Pennsylvania

Nursing Homes

A nursing home offers residence to two or more seniors who are not related by marriage or by blood to the administrator. A nursing home facility provides its residents with around-the-clock care by registered nurses. These nurses offer healthcare services for seniors who cannot properly care for themselves due to mental or physical conditions, including age.

This type of facility is a familiar and easy living choice for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will allow access to individuals 55 and above which is for other senior care types.Types of amenities and servicesprovided at nursing homes can include meal programs, home care (like cooking, cleaning, or help with other daily activities), wound care for pressure sores or a surgical wound, and 24-hour emergency care. The most frequent mental condition effecting nursing home residents is dementia, which can cloud their and familiarity, memory function, and decision making capacities. Many occupants of nursing homes may have behavioral troubles. These can consist of verbal outbursts, resisting care, or a tendency to wander. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include special care services not included in the facility’s Medicaid payment, personal comfort items, and a private room, unless medically needed. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to make complaints, be treated with respect, participate in activities, and get information on services and fees.

Cost of Living

The community where a senior care community is based will have a major effect on the price of care. The total cost of living is a major influence in selecting which location meets the needs of your loved one. The rent burden for Shamokin is around 14.1% of the average person’s monthly income. The median home value in Shamokin is $40,046 and the median rent is $511 a month.

Demographics and Values

Shamokin has a population density of 3,268 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Shamokin is 6.0% Hispanic, 0.0% Asian, 1.0% other or not specified, 1.8% black, 0.2% Native American, 96.8% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 0.0% mixed race. In Shamokin, 54.9% participate in the labor force, 7.4% do not have health insurance, 10.9% consider themselves widows, and 27.5% have some form of disability. In Shamokin, 12.5% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. In terms of education, 3.6% have a graduate degree, 13.2% have a college degree, and 50.4% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total city population, 55.5% are female and 44.5% are male. The median age of Shamokin is 43 years old.

State Information

An overview of Pennsylvania

The state of Pennsylvania has 201 hospitals and 273 health centers, providing care to a population of 12,823,695. Reading Hospital, Lancaster General Hospital, and And Main Line Hospital Bryn Mawr Campus are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Pennsylvania citizen is ranked 41st nation-wide. Additionally, Pennsylvania is ranked 21st by healthcare standards. Based on natural beauty, Pennsylvania ranks 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.

Social demographics of the state

In Pennsylvania, 32% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 41. 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. Thirty-four percent of Pennsylvania residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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.

State-wide weather information

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. During the winter, the average temperature in Pennsylvania drops 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 temperature in the summer rises to around 69F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 89F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 47F during the month of June. The average humidity across the state is 70%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of January at around 75%. On average, Pennsylvania has an air quality index rating of around 39.9 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 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 wintergreen, weeping willow, sassafras, and poplar. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the red and gray foxes, the black bears, the mink, or the river otter. The state animal of Pennsylvania is the the white-tailed deer.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Pennsylvania

Nottingham Village, The Patrician and Independence Court of Quakertown are the top rated nursing homes near Shamokin, Pennsylvania. See full list of communities.

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