16 Assisted Living Facilities near Duncansville, PA

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Duncansville, PA

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Celebration Villa of Altoona

Provides: Assisted Living
170 Red Fox Drive, Duncansville, PA 16635
"I had an in-person tour of Celebration Villa of Altoona. It was a really good visit. They showed me all around the facility, discussed what the plan would be for my mom, and what the necessary..." More

The Winds At Mattern Orchard

Provides: Assisted Living
590 NEWRY LANE, Duncansville, PA 16635
"The Winds at Mattern Orchard Assisted Living was very well laid out, had very personable staff, and was very caring. It's just a larger facility and we wanted to go with the smaller, more homey..." More

Hollidaysburg Veterans Home

Provides: Assisted Living
500 Municipal Dr, Duncansville, PA 16635
"For all of you that are at the most difficult time in your life, when you realize you just can't give your parent the care he needs and you now most make that very sad decision...where! My sister..." More

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Homewood at Martinsburg

Provides: Assisted Living
437 Givler Drive, Martinsburg, PA 16662
"I went to Homewood at Martinsburg. I like that whatever condition mom is in, they can take care of it. They can go from independent living to hospice. It's very nice, very clean, and upbeat. My mom..." 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

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Graystone Manor at Bellmeade

Provides: Assisted Living
1929 E. Pleasant Valley Boulevard, Altoona, PA ...
"My great aunt lives here and loves it. She enjoys the sense of community it gives her. The staff there is so kind and helpful with her as well." More

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The Village at Morrisons Cove

Provides: Assisted Living
429 S. Market St, 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

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

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

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St Leonard's Home Inc.

Provides: Assisted Living
601 NORTH MONTGOMERY STREET, Hollidaysburg, PA ...
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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
    $3,220.00 Duncansville
    $2,722.00 Tyrone

    Assisted Living costs in Duncansville start around $3,220 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 Celebration Villa of Altoona

      I had an in-person tour of Celebration Villa of Altoona. It was a really good visit. They showed me all around the facility, discussed what the plan would be for my mom, and what the necessary step... Read more

      Kenneth
    • Review of Celebration Villa of Altoona

      The tour at Celebration Villa of Altoona went very well. It was a small facility with about 50 clients, it was very nice, clean and the people were very courteous. It looked adequate, it was nothin... Read more

      Chris
    • Review of Celebration Villa of Altoona

      This facility is well kept, had a beautiful activities space and stunning fireplace to keep resident's cozy. The staff truly cares about their residents, you can see how happy and engaged they keep... Read more

      Jenn Oliver
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