7 Assisted Living Facilities near Hanover, PA
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There are 7 Assisted Living Facilities in the Hanover area, with 5 in Hanover and 2 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 23 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Hanover. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Hanover 4.6 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Randallstown with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Hanover, PA
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.
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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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Hanover
Review of Homewood at Plum Creek
Homewood at Plum Creek is a good, but expensive facility. My mother-in-law's apartment is adorable, and it's perfect for her. The staff is good. The food is good, they provide good choices, and the... Read more
Review of Fair Havens
Everyone has a opinion and their own way at looking at things. So are the reviews of Fair Haven. The facility is older but is well maintained. It’s kept clean and organized. My mother-in-law enter... Read more
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