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The 5 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Dillsburg, PA for 2024

There are 8 Assisted Living Facilities in the Dillsburg area, with 1 in Dillsburg and 7 nearby.

The average cost of assisted living in Dillsburg is $4,095 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,895. Cheaper rated regions include Mechanicsburg with an average starting cost of 4,043.

To help you with your search, browse the 155 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Dillsburg. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Dillsburg .

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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

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.

Cities in Pennsylvania

Middletown

$7,440

Camp Hill

$5,400

Dillsburg

$4,095

US

$4,000

Harrisburg

$3,847

Mechanicsburg

$3,823

York

$3,214

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.

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 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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