The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Fenelton, PA for 2023
Also serving communities of Worthington, Chicora, East Brady, Parker.
There are 40 Assisted Living Facilities in the Fenelton area, with 2 in Fenelton and 38 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 103 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Fenelton. Better rated regions include Butler with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Fenelton, Pennsylvania
Magnolia Place of Saxonburg
100 Bella Court, Saxonburg, PA, 16056
"My mom loved Magnolia Place of Saxonburg. We put a deposit down for her, her husband, and their dog. However, my mom's husband's kids, after we did all that, said no, that he couldn't afford it. So we just weren't able to go. My mom loved it, and ..."READ MORE
Newhaven Court at Clearview
100 Newhaven Lane, Butler, PA, 16001
"In the spring 2021 our families determined the need for assisted living for our parents. We chose Newhaven in Butler from the experiences others shared and observing the good care and services they provided. At that time we moved all four of ..."READ MORE
101 Little Road, Lower Burrell, PA, 15068
"We visited Bayberry Place. It was a little bit small, but it was very nice. The room was similar to others, but maybe a little bit small. They were not quite as large, but they were very nice. The place was homey. The dining room was more like a f..."READ MORE
The Seasons of Saxonburg
223 Pittsburgh Street, Saxonburg, PA, 16056
"My mom has moved into The Seasons of Saxonburg. It is very nice. It is clean and very professional. They have a beauty salon, they have activities, and there's a courtyard. You can take your loved ones out to the courtyard and share a meal with th..."READ MORE
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111 Altmeyer Drive, Kittanning, PA, 16201
"I visited Country Manor. Everybody seemed really nice and really happy. The rooms were very spacious and clean. There was a two-bedroom with a shared bathroom. There was also an efficiency with its own little kitchen set and bathroom that was all ..."READ MORE
981 Pleasant Hill Road, Leechburg, PA, 15656
"My mom is at Pleasant Ridge. It's a nice place. The staff members seemed nice and caring. My mom's room is pretty much spotless, except for the string that goes around the wall. When they need help, they pull the strings. It was all around the roo..."READ MORE
Shelbourne Personal Care Home
296 Dinnerbell Road, Butler, PA, 16002
"Shelbourne Personal Care Home was very cute. It's small, clean, and newly remodeled. They said at this point, they're only at 60% capacity, so it seemed quiet. Everyone was really nice and very helpful. In the activity room, they painted pumpkins ..."READ MORE
Concordia at Cabot
134 Marwood Road, Cabot, PA, 16023
"My aunt is at the Concordia at Cabot and the care is awesome. They have lots of activities, and lots of community things to keep her busy, which she needs. Her husband died and she was very distraught and now she's happy and she has friends. She's..."READ MORE
100 Stirling Village Drive, Butler, PA, 16001
"My parents moved to Lowrie Place. It's a great place, very friendly. The food looks good. It smells really good. They have bingo, and they bring entertainment in and stuff. The room was a five, the layout of it, and when we moved the furniture in,..."READ MORE
St John Specialty Care Center
500 Wittenberg Way, Mars, PA, 16046
"I have a considerable experience as my Mom has been in and out of numerous facilities the last decade. St. Johns has been far and away the very best. The place is clean, no signs of what I call the “ the nursing home cologne”. There is no offens..."READ MORE
The Village (St. Barnabas Health System)
5850 Meridian Rd, Gibsonia, PA, 15044
"We liked The Village at St. Barnabas. We visited the whole place, but we were interested in the assisted living. Everything was so nice and neat. Everybody was so pleasant. They had lots of places where you could eat, and you didn't have to go to ..."READ MORE
Assisted Living at Rosebrook
723 SOUTH PIKE ROAD, Sarver, PA, 16055
"My mother is in Assisted Living At Rosebrook, and we've had a great experience so far. The building is, I wouldn't say new, but it's a newer facility and very homey. The rooms were a good size, and they were updated. There were nice amenities to i..."READ MORE
Parker Personal Care Facility
103 Seward St, Parker, PA, 16049
"We put my mom into Parker Personal Care Facility. It's close to our home. It is very clean, and they have home-cooked meals. My mom requires full care, and they give it to her very easily. The staff are very helpful, kind and considerate. Every ar..."READ MORE
120 ALLEGHENY AVENUE, Kittanning, PA, 16201
"I went to Rivercliff Terrace in Kittanning. I knew of other residents who were there, and it's really close to me. It's only like five minutes away. It's very neat, they have very friendly people to work with, and they have nice rooms. My friend i..."READ MORE
The Arbors III
6005 Valencia Road, Gibsonia, PA, 15044
"The Arbors III is better than the other place we looked at, but it's also more expensive. Their advantage is that they have rehab, a nursing home, and they have total extended care. Anything can happen, and that way my relative can just move to an..."READ MORE
East Deer Personal Care Home
967 Freeport Road, Creighton, PA, 15030
"My mom has been in East Deer Personal Care Home for a year and a half now. It is not a big, fancy place, but it is very clean and well run. It is a little unassuming from the outside, but the inside is immaculate. There are private and semi-privat..."READ MORE
Erdley's Sunnyside Personal Care Home
11796 State Route 85, Kittanning, PA, 16201
"Heritage Meadows (Formerly Erdley's Sunnyside Personal Care Home) is wonderful. They go out of their way to make my mother comfortable and do what she needs. Everybody's very nice. There's two to a room, but it's very clean and very organized. The..."READ MORE
Grey's Colonial Acres Personal Care Home
272 Colonial Rd, Kittanning, PA, 16201
"Grey's Colonial Acres Personal Care Home smelled nice. They were very sweet and very nice. It was fantastic. The owner was the one who walked us through and she was very nice. Everything looked clean. They had a dining area and a sitting room, and..."READ MORE
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Fenelton
Fenelton, population 2,036, is a small unincorporated city in Butler County, which is located in the west-central region of Pennsylvania. In this county, seniors account for over 15% of the population of 184,000 people.
There are over three dozen assisted living facilities in the Fenelton region, including two within the city proper. These facilities may either be licensed by the Department of Aging as assisted living residences or by the Department of Public Welfare as personal care homes.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Fenelton
- Seniors in Fenelton do not pay state income tax on their Social Security benefits or income from retirement accounts, and taxpayers age 60 and older do not pay state income tax on public or private pension income.
- The overall cost of living in Fenelton is right on par with state and national averages. Transportation expenses here are about 25% higher than the national average, which may affect seniors who drive their own vehicles or use public transportation. However, this may be offset by other living expenses like housing, groceries and healthcare, which are all lower than the national median.
- The crime rate in Fenelton is lower than the national average, which may make the city an attractive option for safety-minded seniors. On a 100-point index, the community's property crime rate is 24.3, versus the national average of 35.4, and the violent crime rate is 19.9, compared to the national average of 22.7.
- The Fenelton area has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Butler.
Temperatures in Fenelton range between 18 and 83 degrees, compared to the U.S. averages of 22 and 86 degrees. The region receives about 35 inches of annual snowfall, which is about 7 inches more than the U.S. average of 28 inches and may pose a problem for seniors who rely on mobility aids.
- Transportation for seniors in Fenelton is provided by Butler County Community Action, which operates shared ride and demand response service, and by Butler Transit Authority, which provides free transit for seniors.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Fenelton
Assisted Living costs in Fenelton 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 Fenelton 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.
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Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Fenelton
While neither Pennsylvania's Medicaid program nor any of its waivers cover assisted living services, low-income seniors who receive Supplemental Security Income may use it toward assisted living expenses in Fenelton.
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 Fenelton
Fenelton 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 Fenelton, please visit our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Fenelton
Fenelton-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.