21 Assisted Living Facilities near Harrisburg, PA

9 Assisted Living Facilities in Harrisburg, PA

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Brookdale Harrisburg

Provides: Assisted Living
3560 N. Progress Ave., Harrisburg, PA 17110
"My dad is a resident of the independent level of Brookdale Harrisburg. It's a really good fit for him overall. They give help him with three meals a day, they clean his room, and do his laundry,..." More

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Greenfield Senior Living at Graysonview

Provides: Assisted Living
150 Kempton Ave. , Harrisburg, PA 17111
"We went to see Greenfield. It was a very nice place. The price was comparable. It was $100 a month less. They have medical people on staff because it is assisted living. They have two RNs on staff...." More

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Ecumenical Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
3525 Canby Street, Harrisburg, PA 17109
"We're satisfied with Ecumenical Retirement Community. My dad is getting the care that he needs, and he's acclimating. We've seen the menu. The food looked very good and was very appetizing. Every..." More

Roscoe Courts

Provides: Assisted Living
2422 Locust Lane, Harrisburg, PA 17109
"Rascoe Courts is a great all males facility and I'd recommend to all of my family and friends. Nice facility and friendly staff! " More

Pennsylvania Assisted Living Association

Provides: Assisted Living
105 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101

Catholic Charities

Provides: Assisted Living
120 Willow Road, Harrisburg, PA 17109

Homeland Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1901 North Fifth Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102

Paxton Ministries

Provides: Assisted Living
2001 PAXTON STREET, Harrisburg, PA 17111

The Residence

Provides: Assisted Living
4004 LINGLESTOWN ROAD, Harrisburg, PA 17112

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Brookdale Grandon Farms

Provides: Assisted Living
1100 Grandon Way, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
"Brookdale Grandon Farms is inappropriate for my mom because she needs long-term nursing care, but the facility is very nice. This facility is an assisted living facility. " More

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The Crossings at West Shore

Provides: Assisted Living
1910 Technology Parkway, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
"The Crossings at West Shore is brand-new and I like that they have an RN on staff during the day. The rooms and apartments were beautiful, they were sunny, and they have two windows a bedroom and..." More

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The Woods at Cedar Run

Provides: Assisted Living
824 Lisburn Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011
"My parents live at The Woods. They first moved to Independent Living. My parents made the choice to move here knowing that they would need the different levels of care over the rest of their..." More

The Bridges at Bent Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
2100 Bent Creek Blvd., Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
"The Bridges At Bent Creek was great. It's clean and there are people coming and going. The staff, executive director, marketing director, and the receptionist are all in the common area. They also..." More

The Middletown Home

Provides: Assisted Living
999 West Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, PA 17057
"We visited The Middletown Home. I like the building itself, the people that were in there, and the cleanliness of the place. Everything was clean. Comparing it to other places, they have a..." More

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Country Meadows of Mechanicsburg (Wes...

Provides: Assisted Living
4905 E Trindle Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
"My mother-in-law moved into Country Meadows of Mechanicsburg, and it's great. It fit our needs. The staff is very accommodating, spot on, and very patient with her. The dining area is beautiful;..." More

Bethany Village

Provides: Assisted Living
325 Wesley Drive, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
"Refund Plans: 100% of Entrance Fee; 90% Refund (Price: 85% of Entrance Fee); 25% Refund (Price: 57% of Entrance Fee); Declining Balance (50% of Entrance Fee) Assisted Living and Nursing Care on..." More

VibraLife - Mechanicsburg

Provides: Assisted Living
707 Shepherdstown Road , Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
"I utilized VibraLife for a respite stay for my mother. The Management team was extremely supportive to me as this was the first time my mother has been out of my care. The staff was patient with my..." More

MapleWood Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
325 Wesley Drive, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
"My parents are residents of Bethany Village. It's definitely the best community. They're on the expensive side, so that's the only negative thing. The atmosphere is very good, and they have a lot..." More

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Frey Village

Provides: Assisted Living
1020 N. Union Street, Middletown, PA 17057
"Frey Village was a continuing care community with independent, assisted, nursing home, and a small Alzheimer’s unit as well. The rooms were like small apartments that range from efficiency size up..." More

Golden Living Community Blue Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
10 HOUSE AVENUE, Camp Hill, PA 17011
"We had my mom in at Blue Ridge Chateau. The place is small, and so there's not as many people. She seems to like it so far. She has a little apartment with two bedrooms and a bathroom. It also has..." More

Kinkora Pythian Home

Provides: Assisted Living
25 COVE ROAD, Duncannon, PA 17020
"Kinkora Pythian Home is small, but we are very happy with the staff and how they take care of the residents. Everything else is very good. " More

Assisted Living near Harrisburg, PA

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Harrisburg

  • Review of Ecumenical Retirement Community

    We're satisfied with Ecumenical Retirement Community. My dad is getting the care that he needs, and he's acclimating. We've seen the menu. The food looked very good and was very appetizing. Every h... Read more

    April
  • Review of Greenfield Senior Living at Graysonview

    We went to see Greenfield. It was a very nice place. The price was comparable. It was $100 a month less. They have medical people on staff because it is assisted living. They have two RNs on staff.... Read more

    Doretta
  • Review of Brookdale Harrisburg

    My dad is a resident of the independent level of Brookdale Harrisburg. It's a really good fit for him overall. They give help him with three meals a day, they clean his room, and do his laundry, an... Read more

    Dan
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Harrisburg

Harrisburg is the state capital of Pennsylvania and is located on the picturesque banks of the Susquehanna River. Filled with senior-friendly amenities, the city is home to a senior demographic that makes up 14 percent of its population. To service this population, there are currently nine assisted living facilities, also known as personal care homes, in Harrisburg with a further 48 located nearby. These facilities are licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and provide assistance with activities of daily living. Some offer specialized care for residents with conditions such as dementia or disabilities. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Harrisburg

  • Seniors who live on a fixed income may be pleased to learn that Harrisburg’s cost of living index of 88 is well below the national average cost of living index, which is 100.  

  • Harrisburg is home to multiple senior centers like the Friendship Center Senior Center, which features services and activities like senior fitness classes, yoga, line dancing and special events.

  • The city of Harrisburg is home to world-class medical facilities, including Hamilton Health Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • Pennsylvania does not tax social security checks. This leaves more money in seniors’ budgets. Additionally, Pennsylvania does not typically tax withdrawals taken from work retirement and 401k accounts. The state’s sales tax is 6 percent.

  • Seniors who plan to take public transportation will have convenient access to the Capital Area Transit bus service, which features fixed routes throughout the city. Seniors who have a Medicare card ride can take part in the half-rate program.

  • Weather in Harrisburg may prove difficult for some seniors. The July average high is 86 degrees Fahrenheit, which can be challenging for seniors with breathing difficulties. Additionally, the January average low is 21 degrees Fahrenheit. Harrisburg winters feature icy and snowy weather conditions that make it hard for seniors to traverse the city. 


Paying for Assisted Living in Harrisburg

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Pennsylvania

$4,000.00 US
$3,848.00 Camp Hill
$3,575.00 Palmyra
$3,495.00 Mechanicsburg
$3,120.00 Dillsburg
$2,622.00 Harrisburg

Assisted Living costs in Harrisburg start around $2,622 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 Harrisburg 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 Harrisburg

Seniors who receive SSI and need to live in an assisted living facility may qualify for the state to pay a supplement to the 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 Harrisburg

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


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Harrisburg

Harrisburg-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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