7 Assisted Living Facilities near Dillsburg, PA

1 Assisted Living Facility 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

6 Assisted Living Facilities near Dillsburg, PA


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


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

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

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

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,848.00 Camp Hill
    $3,495.00 Mechanicsburg
    $3,120.00 Dillsburg
    $2,898.00 York
    $2,397.00 Harrisburg

    Assisted Living costs in Dillsburg start around $3,120 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

      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

    • Review of Elmcroft of Dillsburg

      Elmcroft of Dillsburg is understaffed and not well trained because they yell at the residents, and a lot of times the residents need to go on meds but they don't seem to get a lot of attention. My ... Read more

    • Review of Elmcroft of Dillsburg

      Elmcroft had a pleasant environment and good amenities, like a library, but it took independence away from my mother. The people seemed very nice, but it just wasn't a good fit for us. Read more

      Sherry M.
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