3 Assisted Living Facilities near Franklin, PA

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Franklin, PA

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The Caring Place

Provides: Assisted Living
103 N 13th Street, Franklin, PA 16323
"My brother is in The Caring Place and we have been well pleased with his care and adjustment to being there, He enjoys all the activities and loves going to their church services. I feel it"s very..." More

Sugar Valley Lodge

Provides: Assisted Living
190 Sugar Valley Lane, Franklin, PA 16323

1 Assisted Living Facility near Franklin, PA

Golden Livingcenter - Oil City

Provides: Assisted Living
1293 GRANDVIEW ROAD, Oil City, PA 16301

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Franklin

    Franklin is a small city of just 300 people, about 83 of whom are aged 65 and over. In spite of its small size, it's rich in cultural amenities that provide seniors with plenty of opportunities to explore the community. It's also home to the Barrow-Civic Theatre, which hosts live entertainment throughout the year. Seniors aged 60 and over are eligible to receive discounted admission on FCOA productions

    Seniors who need assistance with some daily living activities may reside in one of Franklin's two assisted living facilities. These facilities are licensed by either the Department of Aging or the Department of Public Welfare, depending on where they're classified as assisted living residences or personal care homes. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Franklin

    • Franklin seniors do not pay state income tax on any retirement income, including Social Security benefits, pension income or withdrawals from retirement accounts. This may allow them to more easily afford local assisted living expenses. 
    • The Franklin area has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Seneca.
    • The cost of living in Franklin is over 25% lower than the state and national averages, which may make the city a financially viable option for seniors with fixed incomes. While Franklin's overall affordability is largely due to low housing costs, seniors may also expect to spend about 20% less on healthcare here than in the average Pennsylvania city. 
    • While Franklin's property crime rate is on par with the nationwide average, rating 35.1 on a 100-point index, its violent crime rate is 16.7, which is several points lower than the average U.S. city. This may provide peace of mind for safety-minded retirees and their families.
    • Summers in Franklin are comfortable with highs averaging 80 degrees, but winters tend to be harsh with lows in the teens and an average snowfall of 75 inches. Icy conditions may be a consideration for seniors who still do their own driving.  
    • On a health scale of 1 to 100, Franklin's air quality ranks several points higher than the national average of 58, at 66. Seniors who have respiratory or cardiovascular conditions that are worsened by poor air quality may find Franklin to be a good option.  

    Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Franklin

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Pennsylvania

    $4,225.00 Glen Mills
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,630.00 Franklin
    $2,885.00 Meadville
    $1,800.00 Slippery Rock

    Assisted Living costs in Franklin start around $3,630 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 Franklin 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 Franklin

    Currently, Pennsylvania doesn't fund any programs that cover assisted living services in Franklin. However, low-income seniors who receive Supplemental Security Income can use this benefit toward senior care expenses. 

    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 Franklin

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Franklin

    Franklin-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 Franklin

    • Review of The Caring Place

      My brother is in The Caring Place and we have been well pleased with his care and adjustment to being there, He enjoys all the activities and loves going to their church services. I feel it"s very ... Read more

      Carol-Ann
    • Review of The Caring Place

      It's never easy to see a loved one loose their independence and have to go live in a specialized care facility like this. But I think this nursing home offer a lot of nice ammentities for resident... Read more

      Dolly0325
    • Review of The Caring Place

      Overall, this is a nice facility. Rooms are nice and I hear the food isn't too bad for this type of facility. The best part is that the employees engage residents in games and fun things in the eve... Read more

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