57 Assisted Living Facilities near Duquesne, PA
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There are 57 Assisted Living Facilities in the Duquesne area, with 2 in Duquesne and 55 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Duquesne is $2,400 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,450. Cheaper nearby regions include McKeesport with an average starting cost of $2,075.
To help you with your search, browse the 275 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Duquesne. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Duquesne 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Duquesne, PA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Duquesne
Duquesne is a very small community in the southeastern suburbs of Pittsburgh, set near the base of Mt. Washington and surrounded by the vibrant woodland that gave Pennsylvania its name. Almost 12% of Duquesne's 5,500 residents are seniors aged 65 and over, and there are 36 assisted living facilities operating in the immediate area to provide safe, comfortable senior living for them. These facilities in Duquesne, like all residential care communities in the state, are licensed, regulated and regularly inspected by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Duquesne
- The weather in Duquesne is similar to that of nearby Pittsburgh. Summer highs in this part of the state average 83 degrees in August, while winter lows average 21 degrees overnight in December. Periodic cold fronts bring 35 inches of rain into the Duquesne area each year, which can be difficult for many seniors with asthma, COPD or for those who are sensitive to high pollen and mold counts.
- The cost of living in Duquesne is low, relative to the average national cost for similar-sized cities. Overall costs in Duquesne are 17% below the national average, while seniors in the area can expect to pay around 11% less than the national average for healthcare.
Crime rates in Duquesne are exceptionally high. Property crime rates for vandalism and theft range as high as triple the national average. Thankfully for seniors, the violent crime rates in town are somewhat lower than the high property crime rates.
- Bus, light rail and other forms of public transportation in Duquesne are provided by Port Authority Transit (PAT). Seniors with a valid Pennsylvania Senior Citizen ID Card ride for free on all PAT vehicles, including the Incline, which provides stunning views of the city on its way up Mt. Washington. Riders with limited mobility ride PAT buses and trains at a discount and all vehicles in the network are equipped to accommodate wheelchairs and other mobility aids.
- The Duquesne area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Jefferson Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Allegheny County is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning that its elected leadership “has made the commitment to actively work toward making their town, city or county a great place for people of all ages,” according to AARP.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Duquesne
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Duquesne start around $2,400 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 Duquesne 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 Duquesne
Seniors in Duquesne who wish to live in assisted living can apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Assisted living facilities in Pennsylvania must charge reduced rates for residents on SSI.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.
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 Duquesne
Duquesne 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 Duquesne, please visit our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Duquesne
Duquesne-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.
Assisted Living near Duquesne, PA
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Duquesne
Review of Sycamore Estate
We chose Sycamore Estate for Mom because they had better staffing and their price was better than most places. The food Mom was eating looked fine, but I have not tried it myself. The one drawback ... Read more