The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Emmaus, PA for 2023

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    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Emmaus

    Emmaus, Pennsylvania, located in Lehigh County, has a population of 12,000 people and is set against the backdrop of Slough Mountain. Its history stretches back to the 1700s, when it was a closed village owned by the Moravian church. Modern-day Emmaus was featured on CNN Money Magazine's Best Places to Live list for 2007 and 2008, and has won awards within the state of Pennsylvania for its safety and appearance. It offers a wide range of activities and attractions for seniors, including a wide network of park lands which seasonally offer free concerts in the parkfarmers markets, a historical society and seasonal arts festivals.

    There are four assisted living facilities in Emmaus, with five nearby facilities in Allentown and one in Macungie. Assisted living in Pennsylvania is overseen by the Office of Long Term Living. All assisted living facilities in the state provide 24-hour care and supervision, health care and other services as needed. These facilities house at least four adults.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Emmaus

    • The cost of living in Emmaus is 3.8 percent lower than the national average, which makes it a good place for seniors who are keeping an eye on their budget.

    • ITN Lehigh Valley is a transportation service offering affordable door-to-door transport for seniors in Emmaus and surrounding areas. LANta bus services are also available.

    • Lower-than-average crime rates are recorded in Emmaus for both violent crime and property crime compared to national averages.

    • A lively arts and culture scene exists in Emmaus, with a dedicated arts commission that runs seasonal arts festivals, exhibitions and activities.

    • Emmaus is home to world-class medical facilities, including East Penn Medical Practice and is 12 minutes away from the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hosptial in Allentown, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • As part of Lehigh Valley, Emmaus 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.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Emmaus

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Pennsylvania

    $4,372.00 Allentown
    $4,150.00 Macungie
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,980.00 Bethlehem
    $3,500.00 Quakertown
    $2,500.00 Northampton
    $1,500.00 Pennsburg

    Assisted Living costs in Emmaus start around $0 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 Emmaus 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 Emmaus

    Pennsylvania has a Medicaid program that is jointly administered by the federal government and the state of Pennsylvania. This program only covers some type of senior living situations, so be sure to carefully research your options.

    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 Emmaus

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Emmaus

    Emmaus-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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