14 Assisted Living Facilities near Carlisle, PA

4 Assisted Living Facilities in Carlisle, PA

Thornwald Home

Provides: Assisted Living
442 WALNUT BOTTOM ROAD, Carlisle, PA 17013
"I’m here at Thornwald Home; it was closer to my children’s home, so they could visit me all the time. I can ring a bell, and within 7 to 12 minutes, there’s someone checking me out; they’re good...." More

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Cumberland Crossings Retirement Commu...

Provides: Assisted Living
1 Longsdorf Way, Carlisle, PA 17015
"Cumberland Crossings was very nice, but they didn?t have any occupancies nor a memory care unit. They have skilled nursing and regular assisted living or personal care. It was the most expensive of..." More

Church of God Home

Provides: Assisted Living
801 NORTH HANOVER STREET, Carlisle, PA 17013
"This is by far one of the best nursing homes I've ever been too. I was a youth director of a local church in New York. During my time with the church, the youth and I would travel to several states..." More

Chapel Pointe at Carlisle

Provides: Assisted Living
770 SOUTH HANOVER STREET, Carlisle, PA 17013
"Chapel Pointe at Carlisle is an award-winning, non-profit continuing care retirement community (CCRC) dedicated to creating A Loving Way of Life for seniors age 62+ in Central Pennsylvania. Our..." More

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Brookdale Grandon Farms

Provides: Assisted Living
1100 Grandon Way, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
"Brookdale Grandon Farms is inappropriate for my mom because she needs long-term nursing care, but the facility is very nice. This facility is an assisted living facility. " More

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The Crossings at West Shore

Provides: Assisted Living
1910 Technology Parkway, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
"The Crossings at West Shore is brand-new and I like that they have an RN on staff during the day. The rooms and apartments were beautiful, they were sunny, and they have two windows a bedroom and..." More

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Elmcroft of Dillsburg

Provides: Assisted Living
153 Logan Road, Dillsburg, PA 17019
"My mom will be moving in to Elmcroft of Dillsburg in a week or so, and it is very nice. Everybody is very friendly and open. We liked the atmosphere and rooms. The staff seemed to be very good. The..." More

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Green Ridge Village

Provides: Assisted Living
210 Big Spring Road, Newville, PA 17241
"Green Ridge Village was very homey and very clean. They had two different places, one was a big old mansion, and one was a regular clinical type home. They're both wonderful. The staff was just..." More

The Bridges at Bent Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
2100 Bent Creek Blvd., Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
"The Bridges At Bent Creek was great. It's clean and there are people coming and going. The staff, executive director, marketing director, and the receptionist are all in the common area. They also..." More

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Country Meadows of Mechanicsburg (Wes...

Provides: Assisted Living
4905 E Trindle Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
"My mother-in-law moved into Country Meadows of Mechanicsburg, and it's great. It fit our needs. The staff is very accommodating, spot on, and very patient with her. The dining area is beautiful;..." More

Bethany Village

Provides: Assisted Living
325 Wesley Drive, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
"Refund Plans: 100% of Entrance Fee; 90% Refund (Price: 85% of Entrance Fee); 25% Refund (Price: 57% of Entrance Fee); Declining Balance (50% of Entrance Fee) Assisted Living and Nursing Care on..." More

VibraLife - Mechanicsburg

Provides: Assisted Living
707 Shepherdstown Road , Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
"I utilized VibraLife for a respite stay for my mother. The Management team was extremely supportive to me as this was the first time my mother has been out of my care. The staff was patient with my..." More

MapleWood Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
325 Wesley Drive, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
"My parents are residents of Bethany Village. It's definitely the best community. They're on the expensive side, so that's the only negative thing. The atmosphere is very good, and they have a lot..." More

Kinkora Pythian Home

Provides: Assisted Living
25 COVE ROAD, Duncannon, PA 17020
"Kinkora Pythian Home is small, but we are very happy with the staff and how they take care of the residents. Everything else is very good. " More

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Carlisle

  • Review of Thornwald Home

    I’m here at Thornwald Home; it was closer to my children’s home, so they could visit me all the time. I can ring a bell, and within 7 to 12 minutes, there’s someone checking me out; they’re good. I... Read more

    Eugene866354
  • Review of Cumberland Crossings Retirement Community

    We saw older people exercising in a room at Cumberland Crossings, while others were sitting and reading books in a family living room. They had a swimming pool. They don’t have enough staff member ... Read more

    CGH1
  • Review of Cumberland Crossings Retirement Community

    Cumberland Crossings was very nice, but they didn?t have any occupancies nor a memory care unit. They have skilled nursing and regular assisted living or personal care. It was the most expensive of... Read more

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Carlisle

Carlisle, Pa., is a small borough located in Cumberland County. It's known as the automotive capital of Pennsylvania and hosts numerous car shows each year that sometimes draw more than a half million visitors. Over 15 percent of the population in Carlisle is made up of senior citizens. The Carlisle area is home to 22 assisted living residences. Four are located in Carlisle while the remaining 18 are located in surrounding communities such as Mechanicsburg, Harrisburg and Camp Hill. Assisted living residences in Pennsylvania are regulated by the Department of Aging, Office of Long Term Living.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Carlisle

  • The cost of living in Carlisle is nearly 6 percent lower than the U.S. national average. Lower prices on expenses such as health care and prescription medications will allow seniors to use the savings toward the cost of assisted living.

  • The Carlisle area is home to world-class medical facilities, including UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle, in case of medical emergencies or illness.

  • Pennsylvania is tax-friendly toward seniors and doesn't deduct income tax from social security income.

  • Property crime rates are slightly higher in Carlisle than the national median. There are 26.09 reports of property crime for every 1,000 residents in Carlisle, while the national average is only 25. Seniors living in Carlisle may wish to take extra caution when it comes to protecting their assets. 

  • Carlisle sees above average amounts of both rain and snow. National yearly averages are 39 inches of rain and 26 inches of snow per year, while Carlisle's average is 42 inches of rain and 28 inches of snow. Seniors who are fond of outdoor living may find the climate to be unpleasant and inconvenient.

  • The Carlisle area has an array of community resources for seniors, including Rabbit Transit's Shared Ride program, which offers consolidated routes to locations not served by fixed public transportation routes, as well as six senior centers.


Paying for Assisted Living in Carlisle

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Pennsylvania

$4,000.00 US
$3,848.00 Camp Hill
$3,660.00 Shippensburg
$3,495.00 Mechanicsburg
$3,120.00 Dillsburg
$2,397.00 Harrisburg

Assisted Living costs in Carlisle 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 Carlisle 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 Carlisle

There are no Medicaid programs for seniors that help pay for the cost of services provided by assisted living residences in Pennsylvania. 

Residents who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) may be eligible for additional funding from the state to pay for the cost of room and board. Assisted living residences may not charge seniors who receive SSI more than their monthly income less a personal needs allowance. Family supplementation is permitted provided it's paid directly to the residence.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page. Financial Assistance in Pennsylvania Financial Assistance in Pennsylvania

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 Carlisle

Carlisle 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 Carlisle, please visit our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Carlisle

Carlisle-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.

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