16 Assisted Living Facilities near Duncansville, PA

3 Assisted Living Facilities in Duncansville, PA

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Elmcroft of Altoona

Provides: Assisted Living
170 Red Fox Drive, Duncansville, PA 16635
"My mom has just moved into Elmcroft of Altoona. It has been very good positive experience. The staff has been very welcoming. My mom's apartment is lovely and very nice. It is a studio deluxe, so..." More
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The Winds At Mattern Orchard

Provides: Assisted Living
590 NEWRY LANE, Duncansville, PA 16635
"Our Mom just passed on after 3 years at the Winds. We were impressed with the continuity of and gentleness of care. The activities director is superb and keeps residents engaged. Excellent..." More

Hollidaysburg Veterans Home

Provides: Assisted Living
500 Municipal Dr, Duncansville, PA 16635

13 Assisted Living Facilities near Duncansville, PA

Graystone Manor at Bellmeade

Provides: Assisted Living
1929 E. Pleasant Valley Boulevard, Altoona, PA ...
"My mother is in Graystone Manor at Bellmeade. They have been absolutely outstanding. She's sharing a room, which is small and basic, but functional. They have a whole range of activities. They have..." More

Homewood at Martinsburg

Provides: Assisted Living
437 Givler Drive, Martinsburg, PA 16662
"Homewood at Martinsburg is probably as good as any place, maybe better. My mother was only there for two and a half weeks before she passed on. They had all kinds of activities; they had a full..." More

Garvey Manor Nursing Home

Provides: Assisted Living
1037 South Logan Boulevard, Hollidaysburg, PA 1...
"My mother began to call this her home and everyone there her family. She started out in an independent living apartment, but after several years, she needed more care and transferred to a personal..." More

Amber Terrace at Altoona Center for N...

Provides: Assisted Living
1020 Green Avenue, Altoona, PA 16601
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Helping Hand Rescue Mission

Provides: Assisted Living
112 MISSION LANE, Lilly, PA 15938
"My family seen them have a cook out at delgrosso park my hat is off to them " More

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Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg

Provides: Assisted Living
220 Newry Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
"My dad was at Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg and it was very nice. They had different levels; that was what made it so nice. They had different houses. If you need assistance, they have..." More

Hillview Chateau

Provides: Assisted Living
700 SOUTH CAYUGA AVENUE, Altoona, PA 16602
"Seemed very understaffed. When I mentioned it to my husbands case management, she was quick to say they were within state guild lines. There is rarely a nurse at the nurses station. They have..." More

Morrisons Cove Home

Provides: Assisted Living
429 SOUTH MARKET STREET, Martinsburg, PA 16662
"The staff is always friendly and tries to help as much as possible when I visit. However, the staff can be inept sometimes in taking too long to take care of issues or not caring like they should...." More

Blair Chalet

Provides: Assisted Living
R D 1 Box 379, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

John Paul II Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
856 CAMBRIA STREET, Cresson, PA 16630

Martha's Manor Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
124 Cosey Lane,, Lilly, PA 15938

St Leonard's Home

Provides: Assisted Living
601 NORTH MONTGOMERY STREET, Hollidaysburg, PA ...

Warner's Home for the Aged

Provides: Assisted Living
1100 14TH AVENUE, Altoona, PA 16601

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Duncansville

    Settled by Samuel Duncan on one side of a stream and by Jacob Walters on the other, Duncansville's name was decided on the toss of a coin. Approximately 1,200 people call Duncansville home today and 23% of them are aged 65 and over. Some of the town's seniors may seek assistance when the tasks of daily living become too difficult to complete. To accommodate this group, there are three assisted living facilities in town and 13 more in nearby communities. 

    In Pennsylvania, including Duncansville, assisted living residences (ALRs) are regulated by the Department of Aging, Office of Long-Term Living, Division of Licensing.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Duncansville

    • At 83.2, Duncansville's cost of living is 17% lower than the national and state averages. This is due largely to lower housing and healthcare costs. Seniors requiring frequent healthcare may save a bit of money to put toward their assisted living budget.
    • Duncansville's violent crime rate is 8.3, and its property crime rate is 16.4. These stats are much lower the U.S. averages of 22.7 and 35.4, respectively. Despite the low crime rates, seniors touring assisted living facilities may wish to ask what security measures have been implemented on the property.
    • With summer highs in July around 82 degrees and winter lows in January hitting 19, Duncansville's climate may appeal to seniors who enjoy a varying climates
    • According to the EPA, Duncansville has an air quality 22 points higher than the national average of 58. This may mean that seniors with asthma and other respiratory ailments might be able to breathe more easily here.
    • Pennsylvania seniors like those in Duncansville live in a tax-friendly state where seniors are exempt from taxes on retirement income such as IRAs, Social Security or 401(k)s. This could give seniors a little more money for assisted living fees.
    • Duncansville has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Altoona.

    Note: Data on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Duncansville

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Pennsylvania

    $4,000.00 US
    $2,759.00 Tyrone
    $2,660.00 Duncansville

    Assisted Living costs in Duncansville start around $2,660 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 Duncansville 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 Duncansville

    In Duncansville and the rest of the state, seniors who receive for SSI may be eligible for help paying for assisted living costs. According to PA Code 2800.27, seniors can't be charged more than their monthly income for assisted living service.

    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 Duncansville

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Duncansville

    Duncansville-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 Duncansville

    • Review of The Winds At Mattern Orchard

      Our Mom just passed on after 3 years at the Winds. We were impressed with the continuity of and gentleness of care. The activities director is superb and keeps residents engaged. Excellent experi... Read more

      DeboraBabe
    • Review of Elmcroft of Altoona

      My mom has just moved into Elmcroft of Altoona. It has been very good positive experience. The staff has been very welcoming. My mom's apartment is lovely and very nice. It is a studio deluxe, so i... Read more

      Betsy
    • Review of The Winds At Mattern Orchard

      My impression of The Winds At Mattern Orchard was good. Their rooms were nice and there's also a courtyard with gardens. There are various activities the residents can do. The food was very good an... Read more

      Mike
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