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The Hearth at Castle Gardens

1715 Castle Gardens Rd, Vestal, NY 13850

4.2
(68 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Hearth is proud to offer Viking Pure Solutions’ electrochemically activated cleaning and disinfecting systems for our residents in each of our communities! This revolutionary safe and effective cleaner provides protection for our residents, teams, and families providing state of the art...

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...

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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...

United Methodist Homes Elizabeth Church Campus

861 Front St, Binghamton, NY 13905

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

United Methodist Homes Elizabeth Church Campus offers seniors a safe and secure community to thrive enjoying peace of mind in knowing they have access to a high quality and compassionate care continuum. As a non-for-profit and faith based organization, we are dedicated to our residents and our...

Elderwood Assisted Living at Waverly

44 Ball St, Waverly, NY 14892

3.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

You have come to the right place. Elderwood Assisted Living at Waverly is a vibrant and quaint community that offers individualized attention to our residents needs along with a well balanced social calendar. Amenities include housekeeping, meals, scheduled transportation and case management. We...

United Methodist Homes Hilltop Campus

286 Deyo Hill Rd, Johnson City, NY 13790

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

United Methodist Homes Hilltop Campus offers seniors a safe and secure community to thrive enjoying peace of mind in knowing they have access to a high quality and compassionate care continuum. As a non-for-profit and faith based organization, we are dedicated to our residents and our Mission of...

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...

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...

Elmcroft of Mid Valley

67 Sturges Road, Peckville, PA 18452

3.0
(10 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Lease by September 17 and get up to two months RENT-FREE!**Valid for qualifying new leases signed between 9/1/2021 and 9/17/2021. Must take financial responsibility by 9/17/2021. Does not apply to rates associated with levels of care. Automatic payment withdrawals required. Cannot be combined...

Willowbrook Place

150 Edella Rd, Clarks Summit, PA 18411

2.9
(8 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 September 17 and get up to two months RENT-FREE!**Valid for qualifying new leases signed between 9/1/2021 and 9/17/2021. Must take financial responsibility by 9/17/2021. Does not apply to rates associated with levels of care. Automatic payment withdrawals required. Cannot be combined...

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,...

Heritage Hill Senior Community

800 Sixth Street, Weatherly, PA 18255

4.8
(61 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...

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...

Elan Gardens, Inc.

465 Venard Rd, Clarks Summit, PA 18411

4.6
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

When the time comes that living alone is becoming a problem for you or a loved one-assisted living at Elan Gardens may be just the answer. Elan Gardens offers the best of both worlds with private apartment suites and every service imaginable right at your finger tips. Dedicated to offering a...

Star Hill Rest Home

935 Star Hill Rd, Harveys Lake, PA 18618

4.8
(2 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Star Hill Rest Home is a senior living community located in Harvey's Lake, PA, in Lucerne County. Harvey's Lake is a waterfront borough community with a population of about 2,700 people. Residents will be able to enjoy the beautiful landscape when they take their walks and daily exercise, and can...

The Patrician

600 N Laurel St, Hazleton, PA 18201

5.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Distinctive personal care in a warm family environment staffed by competent and knowledgeable caregivers. ?Established in 1994 ?Centrally located ?Licensed by the State of Pennsylvania ?Twenty-four-hour management by licensed staff ?Respite/Short Term care

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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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Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania

Nursing Homes

A nursing home facility provides room and board to at least two persons who are not related by marriage or by blood to the administrator. A nursing home facility provides its inhabitants with care by on-site nurses. These nurses provide healthcare services for people who cannot properly take care of their needs.

Nursing homes are a convenient and comfy care alternative for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will usually allow access to persons 55 and above (a rarity in theworldof senior care).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, a private room, unless medically needed, and specially prepared food. Examples of amenities and servicesprovided at nursing homes might include adult day health care (which offers nursing and therapy) , meal programs, wound care for pressure sores or a surgical wound, and room and board. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to have your representative notified about your care, participate in activities, be free from discrimination, and be free from abuse and neglect. Many residents of nursing homes might have behavioral difficulties, which can consist of a tendency to wander, resisting assistance, or verbal outbursts. The most common mental condition experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can cloud their memory function, decision making capacities, and and their sense of familiarity.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be the motivating factor when selecting which facility works best. Tunkhannock has a median home value of $139,343 and the median cost of rent is $980 per month per month. The rent burden for Tunkhannock is around 16.6% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, Tunkhannock is 1.0% Asian, 1.3% black, 2.0% mixed race, 1.2% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 95.7% white, 0.0% Native American, and 0.0% other or not specified. Out of the total city population, 50.2% are female and 49.8% are male. The median age of Tunkhannock is 47 years old. Of the population of Tunkhannock 8.2% have a graduate degree, 27.5% have a college degree, and 39.2% have a high-school diploma. Out of the total population of Tunkhannock, 8.1% do not have health insurance, 9.7% live in poverty, 55.4% participate in the labor force, and 9.3% are widowed. Tunkhannock has a population density of 737 people per square mile. In Tunkhannock, 11.0% of the people are veterans.

State Information

An overview of Pennsylvania

The natural beauty of Pennsylvania is ranked 38th in the nation. In total, Pennsylvania has 201 general hospitals and 273 health centers that provide care for 12,823,695 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Pennsylvania are Reading Hospital, Lancaster General Hospital, and And Main Line Hospital Bryn Mawr Campus. In terms of resources, Pennsylvania has a cost of living index of 98.6, a grocery index rating of 106.9, and a housing index rating of 100.8. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Pennsylvania is ranked 41st in quality of life and 21st in healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 48% of Pennsylvania residents voted Republican and 47% voted Democrat. In Pennsylvania, 32% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 41. 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. In terms of diversity, Pennsylvania ranks 29th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

On average, Pennsylvania has an air quality index rating of around 39.9 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 49.0 AQI. 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. During the summer, the average temperature in Pennsylvania is around 69F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 89F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 47F in the month of June. On average, the humidity rating for Pennsylvania is around 70%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of January. 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. 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, weeping willow, mountain laurel (the state flower), and columbine. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the river otter, the red and gray foxes, the white-tailed deer, or the bobcats. The state animal of Pennsylvania is the the white-tailed deer.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Pennsylvania

The Patrician, Morning Star Manor and Nottingham Village are the top rated nursing homes near Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania. See full list of communities.

There are 21 nursing homes near Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania. See the full list.

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