13 Assisted Living Facilities near Irwin, PA

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Irwin, PA

Golden Heights Personal Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
3522 ROUTE 130, Irwin, PA 15642
"Golden Heights Personal Care Home seems like a very nice place.The care my mom receives seems good, and the people seem very nice. They could use more help, but every place does right now. The..." More

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Juniper Village at Monroeville

Provides: Assisted Living
2589 Mosside Blvd, Monroeville, PA 15146
"It is really nice. They are very helpful. The place is clean, and they take care of him fine. They have places for people to go out. They sit on the porch, and they sit on the park like area. I..." More

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The Palms At O'Neil

Provides: Assisted Living
One Glenshire Lane, McKeesport, PA 15132
"I couldn't be happier. Staff goes above and beyond to help residents. Managers and Supervisors are very nice. Food is good! Better than most places I have stayed at. Activities include bingo,..." More

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Walden's View Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
7990 Route 30, North Huntingdon, PA 15642
"Walden's View Senior Living's access to the highway was nice with the turnpike. Second thing was, I like that on the second floor where the memory care is, they just let the patients come and go or..." More

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William Penn Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
2020 Ader Road, Jeannette, PA 15644
"I'm in William Penn Senior Suites and Personal Care. Actually, if there was a better rating than excellent, they would get it. My doctor thought this would be beneficial to me until I get back on..." More

Concordia of Monroeville

Provides: Assisted Living
4363 Northern Pike, Monroeville, PA 15146
"At Cedars, the building was older, but the rooms were big. When we were there, we saw people interacting in an exercise class, and they seemed to be enjoying it. The person we talked to was very..." More

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Hempfield Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
1118 Woodward Dr, Greensburg, PA 15601
"My Mother was here for the last few years of her life. She was treated with dignity and love during her stay. I have since recommended this facility to other friends who were in search of an..." More

Redstone Highlands at Murrysville

Provides: Assisted Living
4951 Cline Hollow Road, Murrysville, PA 15668
"Redstone Highlands Personal Care has a very good reputation. I have friends who has their parents staying at that facility. They were very friendly and open. I was a walk-in and without an..." More

Redstone Highlands Senior Living Comm...

Provides: Assisted Living
12921 Redstone Drive, North Huntingdon, PA 15642
"The place that we looked at is Redstone, and I thought the price is ridiculous. They wanted a certain amount upfront to have the privilege of paying a certain amount a month. They have a 25-day..." More

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MS Care

Provides: Assisted Living
2105 Grandview Avenue, McKeesport, PA 15132
"We looked at MS Care but it wasn't enough for what we were looking for. It was a holiday yesterday so everyone was off, but the lady that was there gave me a short tour of the downstairs, which is..." More

Geri Care Plus

Provides: Assisted Living
206 Sagerville Rd, Harrison City, PA 15636

Stone Brook Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
507 Rowe Road, Manor, PA 15665
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    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Irwin

    The Irwin burough is located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, and is just 22 miles away from Pittsburgh, making it accessible to seniors who want increased entertainment options. The area's residents lean toward maturity with an average age of 41 years and almost 18 percent of the population made up of seniors.

    Assisted living facilities in Irwin receive their licenses from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, Office of Long Term Living, Division of Licensing, and they are referred to as assisted living residences (ALRs). Pennsylvania ALRs must show they support aging in place and offer residents private living areas with kitchen facilities. There is one ALR located in Irwin and 64 other options available in the surrounding areas.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Irwin

    • Irwin's climate is more suitable for seniors who don't mind cold and precipitation. July high temperatures average around 81 degrees Fahrenheit, and January lows dip down to 17 degrees. The area sees an average of 43 inches of rain and 47 inches of snow.
    • Seniors on a budget will appreciate Irwin's low cost of living. The overall average is 15 percent lower than the national average, with housing sitting at 37 percent lower. Health care and transportation are also low, but seniors will pay 4.5 percent more for groceries.
    • Irwin is considered safer than 48 percent of US cities, giving it an average overall crime rate. Seniors have an average chance of becoming a victim of property crimes but have a 1 in 478 chance of experiencing a violent crime.
    • The Irwin area has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in McKeesport.
    • Seniors with sensitivities to air quality issues should note that the American Lung Association gave a D grade to all of Westmoreland County for the average number of high ozone days, which could exacerbate certain medical conditions.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Irwin

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Pennsylvania

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,716.00 Monroeville
    $3,550.00 Greensburg
    $2,400.00 Duquesne
    $2,330.00 Mc Keesport

    Assisted Living costs in Irwin 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 Irwin 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 Irwin

    Pennsylvania Medicaid offers financial assistance to seniors who qualify to help reduce the out-of-pocket costs of assisted living care. The Department of Aging (PDA) waiver covers several relevant services but is being replaced by the Community Health Choices (CHC) program which was designed to be more comprehensive.

    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 Irwin

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Irwin

    Irwin-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 Irwin

    • Review of Golden Heights Personal Care Home

      Golden Heights Personal Care Home had a very nice activity room and a lot of the residents seemed to enjoy it. The facility was very clean. My mom started with a companion room, and then I moved he... Read more

    • Review of Golden Heights Personal Care Home

      Golden Heights Personal Care Home seems like a very nice place.The care my mom receives seems good, and the people seem very nice. They could use more help, but every place does right now. The meal... Read more

    • Review of Golden Heights Personal Care Home

      Irwin personal care home golden heights awful place the administrator is terrible food is awful wouldn't feed it to my dog don't put anyone there . always needs help what up with that place Read more

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