6 Assisted Living Facilities near Dillsburg, PA

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Dillsburg, PA

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Elmcroft of Dillsburg

Provides: Assisted Living
153 Logan Road, Dillsburg, PA 17019
"Elmcroft of Dillsburg is open, clean, and had caring staff. The people were very friendly, knowledgeable, and had good staff to patient ratio. It had a lot of activities for the residents on a..." More
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Country Meadows of Mechanicsburg (Wes...

Provides: Assisted Living
4905 E Trindle Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
"Every member of your staff was engaged, leaning in, and listening to the needs of our family , as well as the wishes of the patient (my god mother) with compassion and dignity. I would also like to..." More

Bethany Village

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

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Cumberland Crossings Retirement Commu...

Provides: Assisted Living
1 Longsdorf Way, Carlisle, PA 17015
"I was a rehab patient here. The nurses, nurses aids and physical therapists did an outstanding job. The facility is kept very clean thanks to the housekeeping department. The kitchen is what puts..." More

VibraLife - Mechanicsburg

Provides: Assisted Living
707 Shepherdstown Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
"My mom spent the last week of her life here and my only regret is that we could not get her there sooner. The level of care, concern and respect shown to my mother, sister and I was pivotal in..." 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

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Dillsburg

    Dillsburg is a rural area located at the cross section of routes 15 and 74, which leads to the metropolitan cities of Hanover and York. This agricultural community provides peace and quiet for its senior residents, who make up over 18 percent of the town. Those in Dillsburg who are looking for an assisted living arrangement have 35 facilities in the nearby area to choose from.

    The licensing of assisted living facilities, called assisted living residences (ALRs) throughout Pennsylvania, is governed by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services. ALRs provide supervision and personal care services to seniors in a dignified homelike setting in addition to organized social activities and meals.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Dillsburg

    • Seniors in Dillsburg may want to take precautions when in the area alone. The rate of violent crime in the area is 43.1 out of 100 (1 being safest), which is higher than the U.S. average of 31.1.
    • Seniors on a tight budget don’t have to worry too much while running errands. The cost of living in Dillsburg is only 2.7 points higher than the national average, although the cost of health care is substantially higher at 132, compared to the national average of 100. This may be a consideration for seniors who need to manage their health costs. 
    • While the 84-degree July average is nice, Dillsburg’s January average low of 21 degrees and 29 inches of annual snow might make it difficult for seniors to run errands and stay active.
    • Seniors have options when looking for transportation within Dillsburg. RabbitTransit is the public transportation system that connects to many counties. If seniors are looking for curb-to-curb pickup, the Hopper is a bus service within RabbitTransit that can help.  
    • Living in Dillsburg could have a negative impact on seniors with respiratory conditions. The York County area’s ozone concentration was given an F by the American Lung Association.
    • The Dillsburg area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Geisinger Holy Spirit, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Dillsburg

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Pennsylvania

    $4,204.00 Camp Hill
    $4,095.00 Dillsburg
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,613.00 Mechanicsburg
    $3,381.00 Harrisburg
    $3,220.00 York

    Assisted Living costs in Dillsburg start around $4,095 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 Dillsburg 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 Dillsburg

    Seniors who are seeking assistance with covering assisted living costs have a couple of options to choose from. Those who are eligible for Medicaid may apply for the waiver Community HealthChoices (CHC) for aid. The non-Medicaid program that offers help for assisted living costs is called the PA Domiciliary Care Program.

    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 Dillsburg

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Dillsburg

    Dillsburg-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 Dillsburg

    • Review of Elmcroft of Dillsburg

      My grandmother was at Elmcroft of Dillsburg. It was very clean and very warm when you walked in. It definitely gave us a good first impression. The service was excellent, but we were not happy with... Read more

    • Review of Elmcroft of Dillsburg

      My brother has moved into Elmcroft of Dillsburg. My mother, aunt, and father-in-law were there before. Everybody has been very friendly. They have taken good care of my brother. He likes it there, ... Read more

    • Review of Elmcroft of Dillsburg

      Elmcroft of Dillsburg is open, clean, and had caring staff. The people were very friendly, knowledgeable, and had good staff to patient ratio. It had a lot of activities for the residents on a dail... Read more

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