7 Assisted Living Facilities near Hanover, PA

5 Assisted Living Facilities in Hanover, PA

Lutheran Retirement Village at Utz Te...

Provides: Assisted Living
2100 UTZ TERRAC, Hanover, PA 17331
"We chose Lutheran for the location. It met our requirements: the way the place was laid out, the services, and it had a lot more to offer than we were looking for. They’re really good. There were..." More

Columbia Cottage Hanover

Provides: Assisted Living
2288 Grandview Rd, Hanover, PA 17331
"Words can't express the appreciation we have for Columbia Cottage Hanover. Because of your leadership, mom enjoyed her time at Columbia Cottage. Our family will continue to recommend Columbia..." More

Wonder's Personal Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
1441 BALTIMORE PIKE, Hanover, PA 17331
"My Mother is a resident at Wonder's Personal Care home and we are very satisfied with having her there. They are a clean bright home and take very good care of their residents. The owners are..." More

Homewood at Plum Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
425 WESTMINSTER AVENUE, Hanover, PA 17331
"Homewood At Plum Creek was like walking into a resort, but we could not afford it. It was like a country club. They had beds available right away, but we'd have to win the lottery to be able to..." More

Fair Havens

Provides: Assisted Living
3101 GRANDVIEW ROAD, Hanover, PA 17331
"Owner was extremely unprofessional. She reprimanded employees in front of visitors, she was rude to residents, she yelled at family members, there are just too many negatives to mention. I took my..." More

2 Assisted Living Facilities near Hanover, PA

Cross Keys Village the Brethren Home ...

Provides: Assisted Living
2990 Carlisle Pike Po Box 128, New Oxford, PA 1...
"The Brethren Home (Cross Keys Village the Brethren Home Community) was very clean and the staff is very courteous, professional, and attentive. The rooms were very well-kept and nothing was amiss...." More

Morning Glory Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1000 Woodland Parkway, Littlestown, PA 17340

Assisted Living near Hanover, PA

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Hanover

  • Review of Homewood at Plum Creek

    Homewood At Plum Creek was like walking into a resort, but we could not afford it. It was like a country club. They had beds available right away, but we'd have to win the lottery to be able to con... Read more

  • Review of Columbia Cottage Hanover

    Columbia Cottage Hanover is very nice and has the feeling of being a home, which is the most important thing for us. The staff is very cooperative, and they really look after my mother. They have a... Read more

  • Review of Homewood at Plum Creek

    Homewood At Plum Creek is a very nice facility. They offer a lot of good services and they seem very professional. It seemed very clean and well-kept. They were responsive to my mother's inquiries ... Read more

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Hanover

Dubbed the “Snack Food Capital of the World,” the city of Hanover, Pennsylvania, is home to multiple snack manufacturers like Snyder’s of Hanover and Wolfgang Candy. Seniors who enjoy snacking will find Hanover’s stores filled with local treats. Hanover is also home to a significant senior demographic; individuals ages 65 and older make up nearly 20 percent of the overall population. With five assisted living facilities in town and another 32 in close proximity, seniors will have a fine selection to choose from. These facilities are regulated by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and are equipped to assist residents with activities associated with daily living. Some may even provide additional support to seniors with medical conditions. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Hanover

  • Hanover offers plenty of cultural attractions for seniors to enjoy. These include Neas House Museum and Eichelberger Performing Arts Center. Many of the area’s assisted living facilities offer supervised trips to these locations, and various other regional attractions of York County.

  • Hanover is home to world-class medical facilities, including Hanover Hospital: UPMC Pinnacle, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • With a cost of living index four points lower than the national average, Hanover seniors may find that they retain more money in their budgets.
  • The State of Pennsylvania does not tax seniors’ withdrawals from 401(k) accounts, retirement accounts, or Social Security checks, which will also afford seniors with a cost savings.

  • Rabbittransit provides public bus service for Hanover as well as other destinations in York County. Riders aged 65 and older ride Rabbittransit buses for free.

  • Weather in Hanover could make it difficult for seniors to easily traverse the city. The January average low is 21 degrees, and the city frequently experiences heavy snowfalls and icy conditions. Seniors with respiratory conditions should also note that summers in Hanover can be hot and humid, with a July average temperature of 88 degrees.

Paying for Assisted Living in Hanover

Average Monthly Costs

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Assisted Living costs in Hanover 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 Hanover 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 Hanover

There are no financial aid waivers offered by the State of Pennsylvania to help pay for care at an assisted living facility. Currently, existing waivers only help pay for nursing home care or home services for seniors who choose to age in place. However, seniors who receive SSI may qualify for the state to pay a supplement for their care at an assisted living facility. 

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 Hanover

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

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Hanover

Hanover-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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