12 Assisted Living Facilities near Beaver, PA
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There are 12 Assisted Living Facilities in the Beaver area, with 2 in Beaver and 10 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 52 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Beaver. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Beaver 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Columbiana with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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2 Assisted Living Facilities in Beaver, PA
10 Assisted Living Facilities near Beaver, PA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Beaver
Located at the confluence of the Beaver and Ohio rivers, 30 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, Beaver was once home to Fort Mcintosh, the westernmost patriot fort during the American Revolutionary War. Seniors with an interest in history may wish to visit this restored site. Today, the city is a vibrant community of approximately 4,500 people with a median age almost 10 years above the national average. To help accommodate this aging population, Beaver is home to two assisted living facilities with a further 15 being located nearby.
In Beaver, as throughout the State of Pennsylvania, Assisted Living facilities are divided into two categories each governed by a different department. Assisted Living Residences (ALR), which are allowed to offer nursing care, are overseen by the Department of Aging, and Personal Care Homes (PCH) are licensed by the Department of Public Welfare.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Beaver
Beaver's cost of living is in line with the rest of state in being 2.6 percent below the rest of the nation. Of note to seniors is that health care costs in the area are 5 percent below the national mean.
- According to EPA estimates, the air quality in Beaver is a full 9 points above the national average. This is very good news for seniors with respiratory issues.
Winter temperatures in the low-20s could make it difficult on active seniors in Beaver. The good news, though, is the city only receives approximately half as much snow as the average American town.
- With a violent crime rate 6 percent below the national norm and a property crime rating 10.5 points below the U.S. average Beaver is considered a safe community and this is good news for seniors.
- The Beaver area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Heritage Valley Beaver, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Beaver helps seniors with public transport with BCTA bus service. It runs regular routes throughout the city and county that seniors over 65 can ride for free.
Paying for Assisted Living in Beaver
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Beaver start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.
It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Beaver and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Beaver
The state of Pennsylvania does not have waivers to help seniors pay for assisted living at this time. However, seniors who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) may be eligible to receive a supplement from the state to help offset the costs of assisted living care.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.
More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Beaver
Beaver and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
To see a list of free assisted living resources in Beaver, please visit our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Beaver
Beaver-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Pennsylvania are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page for more information about these laws.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Beaver
Review of Beaver Meadows
Beaver Meadows is always clean and generally the food is above average. It's assisted living, and if you're there and your condition gets worse, in most cases, they keep you. They always have fresh... Read more
Review of Beaver Meadows
We love Beaver Meadows. The staff is very helpful, the residents are very happy, and they have a lot of activities. Their doors are locked after a certain hour, but during the day there is a securi... Read more
Review of Trinity Oaks
We looked at Trinity Oaks. It was a smaller facility. They did not have as many activities as the one my sister was in. I couldn't remember, but I don't think they had single rooms, and we wanted a... Read more