32 Assisted Living Facilities near Ephrata, PA

4 Assisted Living Facilities in Ephrata, PA

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Keystone Villa at Ephrata

Provides: Assisted Living
100 North State Street, Ephrata, PA 17522
"my mother has lived here since they opened. She is almost 98 but very independent, living in apartment. She is thriving..due to friends and staff at Keystone. .She feels safe and does most of the..." More

Ephrata Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
99 BETHANY ROAD, Ephrata, PA 17522

Moyer Personal Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
230 SOUTH READING ROAD, Ephrata, PA 17522
"Moyer personal care home in Ephrata is a clean affordable option for assisted living. Downsides are no daily activities or excersise programs, lack of variety of meals (sandwiches every night),..." More

Fairmount Homes

Provides: Assisted Living
333 WHEAT RIDGE DRIVE, Ephrata, PA 17522
"Refund Plan: Declining refund of Entrance Fee over 5 years to 0%. Priority access to Assisted Living and Nursing Care on discounted Fee-for-Service basis." More

28 Assisted Living Facilities near Ephrata, PA

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Legend of Lancaster

Provides: Assisted Living
31 Millersville Road, Lancaster, PA 17603
"We loved Legend of Lancaster, but four weeks is their minimum for respite and that's a little long for us. Everything was very clean, very modern, and quiet and everyone was very professional...." More

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Elderwood Senior Living at Lancaster

Provides: Assisted Living
120 Rider Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603
"Elderwood Senior Living at Lancaster is excellent. We have no complaints whatsoever. The staff is very nice, knowledgeable, and excellent. My dad's room is more like a studio. They have medical..." More

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Evergreen Estates Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
1300 East King Street, Lancaster, PA 17602
"My mom loves Evergreen Estates Retirement Community. It is a blessing because I didn't think she would ever say that she really likes going into assisted living anywhere. The residents as well as..." More

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Legend of Lititz

Provides: Assisted Living
80 W Millport Rd, Lititz, PA 17543
"Signature Senior Living is a nice, well-furnished place. They have a dining room, a movie theater, and a place where they play bingo and other games. They provided very good care." More

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Brethren Village

Provides: Assisted Living
3001 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, PA 17606
"I know Brethren Village because we live in the community. We had a nice tour around. It met most of what we were looking for in the size of the apartment, the number of rooms, the cost, and the..." More

Landis Homes

Provides: Assisted Living
1001 East Oregon Road, Lititz, PA 17543
"Landis Homes was a beautiful place. It's in a country, beautifully laid out and warm. You can go from independent to assisted living to personal care. It's just a shame that we couldn't get in. " More

Pleasant View

Provides: Assisted Living
544 N Penryn Rd, Manheim, PA 17545
"Pleasant View is rated as one of the best in the state. I would recommend this facility. The doctors are right there; it’s local. The facilities are livable; when you walked down the hallway it’s..." More

Phoebe Berks Village

Provides: Assisted Living
1 Reading Dr, Wernersville, PA 19565
"Phoebe is such a wonderful atmosphere along with a great selection of tasty food. My experience here has been nothing but lovely. " More

Mennonite Home

Provides: Assisted Living
1520 HARRISBURG PIKE, Lancaster, PA 17601
"This is one of the finest skilled care providers in the Lancaster County Area. My Mom was admitted 5/18/11 and has received excellent care since her arrival. The household concept is wonderful. ..." More

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Country Meadows - Lancaster

Provides: Assisted Living
1380 Elm Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603
"We liked Country Meadows, they have a brand new independent living wing which was really nice, and the layout was really nice, too. They offered services like helping with showering, and bathing...." More

The Glen at Willow Valley

Provides: Assisted Living
675 WILLOW VALLEY SQUARE, Lancaster, PA 17602
"We visited Willow Valley, which was very nice. It was not as close by, but it was a beautiful facility. It was absolutely beautiful riding by the independent homes because a lot of them are just..." More

Oak Leaf Manor North

Provides: Assisted Living
2901 HARRISBURG PIKE, Landisville, PA 17538
"My Great-Uncle has been living at Oak Leaf Manor (Landisville) for about a year. I have visited him at least twice a week since he has been there, so I am very familiar with Oak Leaf. The grounds..." More

Calvary Fellowship Homes, Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
502 ELIZABETH DRIVE, Lancaster, PA 17601
"Refund Plans: 50% of Entrance Fee; 25% (Price: 77% of Entrance Fee); 0 Refund (Price: 63% of Entrance Fee). Assisted Living and Nursing Care on Fee-for-Service basis." More

Friendship Community

Provides: Assisted Living
1149 East Oregon Road, Lititz, PA 17543
"I was welcomed by a very friendly house administrator. She gave me a tour of the home which was immaculately clean and neat. The bathroom was very roomy allowing for wheelchair accessibility. ..." More

Moravian Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
300 WEST LEMON STREET, Lititz, PA 17543
"I have enjoyed the times I visited Moravian Manor. A dear friend of mine has taken me multiple times to a men's prayer breakfast held in the dining room. I really appreciate seeing older and..." More

Cornwall Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
1 Boyd Street, Cornwall, PA 17016
"Cornwall Manor was amazing. If I were to talk my parents into it, that's where I would take them. It was in a beautiful area, and the residents and employees were friendly, wonderful, and helpful...." More

Homestead Village

Provides: Assisted Living
1800 Marietta Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17604
"Homestead Village was right next to our church, and I went there. It had an excellent environment and pleasant view. It was just the right size. The waiting list was pretty long, and it would..." More

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Luther Acres

Provides: Assisted Living
600 East Main Street, Lititz, PA 17543
"Luther Acres have first-class restaurants, nice dining facilities, the rooms are completely redone before you move in, and each room has a washer and dryer, separate living area, and a beautiful..." More

Colonial Lodge Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
2015 NORTH READING ROAD, Denver, PA 17517
"Staff is extremely caring, the independent section also receives concern and care from staff. Very pleased. " More

Welsh Mountain Home

Provides: Assisted Living
567 SPRINGVILLE ROAD, New Holland, PA 17557
"Welsh Mountain Home was affordable. It looked clean, but you have to share a bathroom with four or five other residents, and that's just not going to work. It's an older building with not enough..." More

Danken House

Provides: Assisted Living
448 PRESTON ROAD, Wernersville, PA 19565

The Gardens at Stevens

Provides: Assisted Living
400 LANCASTER AVENUE, Stevens, PA 17578

Golden Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
404 SOUTH CHURCH STREET, Robesonia, PA 19551

Red Rose Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
38 COTTAGE AVENUE, Lancaster, PA 17602

Sunny Crest Home

Provides: Assisted Living
2587 VALLEY VIEW ROAD, Morgantown, PA 19543

United Zion

Provides: Assisted Living
722 Furnace Hills Pike, Lititz, PA 17543
"Refund plan: Decreasing balance for 36 mos. Priority access to Assisted Living and Nursing Care on Fee-For-Service basis." More

Zerbe Sisters Nursing Center Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
2499 Zerbe Road, Narvon, PA 17555

Hamilton Arms Center

Provides: Assisted Living
336 SW End Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603
"Offering skilled nursing, medical and rehabilitative care for patients and residents. Whether for a short stay or for an extended period, our Clinical Care Teams are focused on implementing..." More

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Ephrata

  • Review of Keystone Villa at Ephrata

    my mother has lived here since they opened. She is almost 98 but very independent, living in apartment. She is thriving..due to friends and staff at Keystone. .She feels safe and does most of the... Read more

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  • Review of Keystone Villa at Ephrata

    Keystone Villa at Ephrata is an excellent place. The dining area is very nice, and the food is really good. The rooms are immaculate. They take the residents out on trips, they play games, and have... Read more

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  • Review of Keystone Villa at Ephrata

    My mom was a resident at Keystone Villa. The care was minimal, and the accidents were many. The food was redundant, cold, and tasteless. The independent floor which mom resided on was so independen... Read more

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Ephrata

Ephrata is a borough of about 14,000 people in Lancaster County, 38 miles southeast of Harrisburg. Its population grew rapidly from 1970 to 2000, although it has remained stable since then. The city's senior population is currently at 13.8 percent. Ephrata seniors will find 32 assisted living facilities in the Ephrata area, with four in the borough itself and the other 28 in nearby areas such as Lancaster and Lititz. Title 55, Chapter 2800 of the Pennsylvania State Code regulates assisted living residences in the state. In addition to providing a residence, these living facilities also provide seniors with assistance in daily living activities.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Ephrata

  • Ephrata has mostly flat land with a moderate climate and steady rainfall throughout the year, making it suitable for farming. February has the most snow, with an average of 7.5 inches, although all months from November to April typically receive some snow. Seniors in Ephrata should be able to engage in outdoor activities throughout the majority of year.
  • Ephrata’s overall cost of living is about three percent higher than the national average. Utilities and groceries are the biggest contributors to the higher cost of living, at 23 percent and 11.5 percent of the national average respectively. Seniors living in Ephrata will need to budget their expenses more carefully than they would in many other U.S. locations.
  • The overall crime rate in Ephrata is lower than the average across the U.S. The crime rate in Ephrata is significantly lower than the rate for the entire state. This borough is therefore one of the safer areas for seniors in Pennsylvania.
  • Red Rose Transit provides public transportation for Lancaster, with Route 11 serving Ephrata. Seniors ride for free at all times with the Senior Free Ride Program sponsored by the state lottery. Disabled passengers pay half fare during non-peak hours.
  • The Ephrata Senior Center maintains a regular schedule for seniors which includes games, clubs, adult education and exercise. It also sponsors special events, including out-of-town trips. This senior center serves hot, buffet-style meals six days a week.
  • The Ephrata area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Ephrata Community Hospital and Lancaster General Health Urgent Care, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


Paying for Assisted Living in Ephrata

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Pennsylvania

$4,137.00 Ephrata
$4,000.00 US
$3,405.00 Lititz
$3,351.00 Lancaster

Assisted Living costs in Ephrata start around $4,137 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 Ephrata 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 Ephrata

Pennsylvania does not have any waivers to offset assisted living costs at this time, but the state does offer a supplement to SSI for residents in non-nursing residential care.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page. Financial Assistance in Pennsylvania Financial Assistance in Pennsylvania

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 Ephrata

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


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Ephrata

Ephrata-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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