19 Assisted Living Facilities near Clarks Summit, PA

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Clarks Summit, PA

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Willowbrook Place

Provides: Assisted Living
150 Edella Road, Clarks Summit, PA 18411
"The Willowbrook was a very nice facility. It had a nice, homey feeling to it, it was clean. I think the rooms were spacious. The staff all seemed very nice. They seemed to be caring enough. I did..." More

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Clarks Summit Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
950 Morgan Highway, Clarks Summit, PA 18411
"The facility is very nice. Beautifully decorated and gives you warm and at home feel. I recently had a tour and was very impressed. The sales manger was extremely knowledge and answered all my..." More

The Pines Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1300 Morgan Highway, Clarks Summit, PA 18411
"My mom absolutely loves it at The Pines. She's been there a month and she's very happy. We made a good choice. They recently took her to the park, a concert, and to mass. She has a button and all..." More

Keystone Community Resources

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Abington Executive Park, Clarks Summit, PA ...
"The facilities are in great shape. There are so many rules/regulations that I can't imagine how some places are not in equally good shape. Keystone Community Resources provide staff 24 hours per..." More

Abington Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Edella Rd, Clarks Summit, PA 18411
"Offering skilled nursing, medical and rehabilitative care for patients and residents. Whether for a short stay or for an extended period, our Clinical Care Teams are focused on implementing..." More

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The Gardens of Green Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
2751 Boulevard Ave, Scranton, PA 18509
"The Gardens of Green Ridge was very nice. Tracy gave us a really nice tour and answered all of our questions. They hde a brand-new facility with a little snack bar and a TV room." More

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Scranton Manor Personal Care Community

Provides: Assisted Living
819 Jefferson Ave., Scranton, PA 18510
"My Mother has been a resident of Scranton Manor for a few years now. The staff are kind and very friendly to the residents. The food is very good. The rooms are clean. They have many activities and..." More

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Old Forge Manor Personal Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
246 S Main St, Old Forge, PA 18518
"I volunteered at the Laurels for a year. I found the residents very well-looked after, happy, and healthy. The staff were very well-informed and patient with the residents, despite occasional..." More

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Mid Valley Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
85 Sturges Road, Peckville, PA 18452
"My mother has been a resident at Mid Valley Manor since 2011. I can attest first hand to the excellent care that she receives on a daily basis. The nursing staff is so kind, caring, supportive..." More

LIFE Geisinger

Provides: Assisted Living
2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509
"The first thing that one notices when they enter Our Lady of Peace is Main Street, a long hallway with a high arching ceiling and a floor that mimics the colors and patterns of a cobblestone road...." More

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Gino J Merli Veterans Center

Provides: Assisted Living
401 PENN AVENUE, Scranton, PA 18503
"The facility itself is very clean and seems accommodating. My grandmother lived here for many years, and every time I visited, the staff was extremely friendly toward me and my family. My father..." More

St Mary's Villa Residence

Provides: Assisted Living
"My friend is in St. Mary’s Villa Residence. It is fantastic and has a very caring atmosphere. The staff is very accommodating and take care of her extremely well. We are very satisfied. The meals..." More

Green Ridge Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1530 Sanderson Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509
"The staff have always been friendly. The receptionist at the front desk always greeted you, and directed you to your destination. My grandmother always said she was treated fairly, and never..." More

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Linwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Ce...

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Lynwood Ave, Scranton, PA 18505
"Offering skilled nursing, medical and rehabilitative care for patients and residents. Whether for a short stay or for an extended period, our Clinical Care Teams are focused on implementing..." More

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Harrison House

Provides: Assisted Living
712 Harrison Ave, Scranton, PA 18510
"The place is very dirty, staff not well trained, food is dispicable. I would not allow my dog to stay there " More

Harbor House Community Residential Re...

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Terrace Lane , Dickson City, PA 18508

Angel's Family Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
218 NORTH MAIN AVENUE, Scranton, PA 18504

Highland Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
164 SOUTH MAIN STREET, Carbondale, PA 18407

West Side Kozy Comfort Personal Care

Provides: Assisted Living
1640 NORTH MAIN AVENUE, Scranton, PA 18504

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Clarks Summit

    Clarks Summit is a borough of Lackawanna County, located in northeastern Pennsylvania, near Scranton. The original land grant was given to William Clark for fighting in the Revolutionary War at the Battle of Bunker Hill in Massachusetts. Clark and his three sons were the only residents when they built their log cabin in 1799, but now slightly more than 5,100 people live in the borough with nearly 1,100 of them being in the 65 and older age bracket.

    Some of these people may need assistance with activities of daily living. To that purpose, six assisted living residences (ALRs), as they're called in Clarks Summit and throughout Pennsylvania, are in the area to provide support, with two in Scranton and four in other nearby towns. They're regulated and licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Aging or the Department of Public Welfare.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Clarks Summit

    • Clarks Summit's cost of living rating is only two points below the state and national medians of 100. Groceries and housing are almost six points lower than the national costs, and healthcare is slightly higher at 108. Families may stretch their budgets with lower living expenses to make up for healthcare fees.
    • In Clarks Summit, the violent crime rate is remarkably low at only 9.4 compared to the national average of 22.7. The property crime rate is over 25 points below the U.S. average of 35.4 at 10.2. Families can rest easier if their loved one is in an ALR in this area.
    • In Pennsylvania, residents 60 and older do not pay taxes on their retirement income, including Social Security benefits, pensions and other retirement accounts. This across-the-board exemption and the low sales tax rate may provide flexibility in a family's budget for healthcare.
    • Clarks Summit's climate is a bit wetter than the national annual average with 45 inches of rain and 55 inches of snow. The U.S. averages are 39 and 26, respectively. Summer high temperatures reach 81 degrees, and lows in winter may drop to 18 degrees. Clark's Summit has a Comfort Index of 47, which is seven points below the U.S. average. Seniors who like mild weather and four distinct seasons can get outdoors during most of the year.
    • The air quality in Lackawanna County is hit and miss. Particle pollution received an "A" from the American Lung Association, but their ozone pollution levels only rated a "D."
    • Clarks Summit has no facilities to choose from in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital specializing in brain health and dementia care located in Scranton or Wilkes-Barre.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Clarks Summit

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Pennsylvania

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,279.00 Scranton
    $3,024.00 Clarks Summit

    Assisted Living costs in Clarks Summit start around $3,024 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 Clarks Summit 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 Clarks Summit

    Medicaid benefits for assisted living services aren't available in Pennsylvania, but seniors living in Clarks Summit who are receiving Supplemental Security Income may get extra funds to cover personal assistance. 

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

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    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 Clarks Summit

    Clarks Summit 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 Clarks Summit, please visit our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Clarks Summit

    Clarks Summit-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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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Clarks Summit

    • Review of Clarks Summit Senior Living

      I have been a guest in the facility for a couple years now and have seen a huge change in the past year. The loving and caring staff that use to be there is no longer there. There is still a select... Read more

    • Review of The Pines Senior Living

      I went to the Pines, and it was relatively new, beautiful, and pristine. They had a beauty salon, a big dining room, a movie theater, an exercise room, and a big community area. However, I was cree... Read more

    • Review of The Pines Senior Living

      Pets are not allowed at The Pines at Clarks Summit. The staff was very professional, very friendly, very neat, and very pleasant. You can have your food brought to your room if you didn’t want to g... Read more

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