3 Assisted Living Facilities near Clearfield, PA
Also serving communities of Curwensville.
There are 3 Assisted Living Facilities in the Clearfield area, with 2 in Clearfield and 1 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Clearfield is $3,836 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include DuBois with an average starting cost of $1,986.
To help you with your search, browse the 4 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Clearfield. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Clearfield 4.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Brookville with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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2 Assisted Living Facilities in Clearfield, PA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Clearfield
The Borough of Clearfield is the seat of Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, and home to about 6,200 residents, nearly 20% of whom are seniors. These seniors are served by the Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging, an organization that provides advocacy, information and referrals, as well as one senior center.
Seniors who need help with daily living activities and no longer wish to bear the responsibilities of homeownership may transition to assisted living. In Clearfield, as is the case throughout the state, assisted living facilities are licensed through the Department of Aging as assisted living residences or the Department of Public Welfare as personal care homes. There are two assisted living facilities in Clearfield and one in nearby Curwensville.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Clearfield
- On average, living expenses in Clearfield are about 25% lower than the state and nation as a whole. While this is mainly due to the very low cost of housing, healthcare is also relatively affordable at 6% lower than the national average and 10% lower than the statewide average. This may appeal to budget-conscious seniors.
Crime is a little more prevalent in Clearfield than in the average U.S. city. The community's violent crime rate is 37, which is about 15 points higher than the national average, and the property crime rate is 10 points higher than average at 45.5. Seniors may want to take advantage of facility-organized group outings and avoid going out alone late at night.
Summers in Clearfield are mild with highs around 80 degrees, and winters are very cold with highs in the low-30s. To keep comfortable throughout the year, seniors may want to find an assisted living facility that provides individual climate control.
Clearfield's air quality is slightly below the national average, rating 55 out of 100 on a health index. Seniors may want to stay indoors on high ozone and high pollen days, especially if they have a condition worsened by poor air quality.
- The Clearfield area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Penn Highlands Clearfield, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- In Pennsylvania, seniors are not taxed on any retirement income at the state level, which may allow them to budget more money toward local assisted living expenses in Clearfield.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Clearfield
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Clearfield start around $3,836 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 Clearfield 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 Clearfield
While Clearfield seniors currently don't have access to any state-funded financial assistance programs to cover local assisted living costs, those who qualify for Supplemental Security Income may use this benefit to help cover services.
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 Clearfield
Clearfield 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 Clearfield, please visit our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Clearfield
Clearfield-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 Clearfield
Review of Colonial Courtyard at Clearfield
Colonial Courtyard at Clearfield is very nice and spacious. My parents are from that area, so they may know people there. They have crafts and bus tours. There is a small mall closeby that they wal... Read more
Review of Colonial Courtyard at Clearfield
Clearfield Colonial Courtyard was a combined nursing home and assisted living, but it was way too expensive. It's a very nice place. People there were very, very friendly, and it was very clean. B... Read more
Review of Knickerbocker Villa Senior Living
Would recommend this facility. Caring and qualified personel. Very nice appearance and well kept. They have a security system for extra safety. Read more