17 Assisted Living Facilities near Kunkletown, PA

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Kunkletown, PA

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Mrs Bush's Personal Care Home I - Che...

Provides: Assisted Living
302 Kunkletown Road,, Kunkletown, PA 18058
"I was at Mrs. Bush's Assisted Living Facility (Mrs. Bush's Personal Care Home I - Chestnut Ridge Home). It was very clean. The staff was very nice. What I liked about it was they have therapy dogs...." More

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Getz Personal Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
1026 Scenic Drive, Kunkletown, PA 18058
"I have had my uncle at other Personal care homes and they couldn't match the care he gets at Getzs'. The staff keeps me informed of anything that has happened (falls, illness etc). He is so happy..." More

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Gluco Lodge Personal Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
1127 Kemmertown Rd, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
"I toured Gluco Lodge Personal Care Home. They took the time, they walked me through, and they answered all the questions. They were very, very good. The staff there was friendly and receptive...." More

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The Palmerton

Provides: Assisted Living
71 Princeton Avenue, Palmerton, PA 18071
"The Palmerton was a beautiful place. It's just expensive, but I was very impressed with the director. He took his time to show us everything. We were there for about an hour and a half to two..." More

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Renaissance Home Northampton

Provides: Assisted Living
1001 Washington Avenue, Northampton, PA 18067
"Renaissance Home Northampton was nice and homey. There were some outdated rooms, but they were in the process of updating them. The lady who assisted me was very nice and friendly. We went there at..." More

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Liza's House Personal

Provides: Assisted Living
1357 Blue Mountain Drive, Danielsville, PA 18038
"Liza's House was very homey. It was very inviting, but I just thought for the number of people that were there, they were maybe a little understaffed. I was looking at it for my mom's care, what..." More

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Walden III

Provides: Assisted Living
325 North Broadway, Wind Gap, PA 18091
"Everything at Walden III looks like it's really good. We just went with my friend and her husband there yesterday. It's close to us and it looks like everything is going to work out really good...." More

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Moravian Hall Square

Provides: Assisted Living
175 West North Street, Nazareth, PA 18064
"We're very familiar with Moravian Hall Square. We've had other family members there. The facility is beautiful. It's very well kept. It's kept very clean. All of the nursing staff are very kind and..." More

Alexandria Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
7 SOUTH NEW STREET, Nazareth, PA 18064
"I moved my cousin today to Alexandria Manor. It was a pleasant experience to visit. They were very thorough. The place was very clean. The people were very caring. It just had a very nice, homey..." More

Sacred Heart Senior Living by the Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
602 East 21St Street, Northampton, PA 18067
"My mom is at Sacred Heart Senior Living by the Creek. We chose it based on the initial interview and the walkthrough, so we decided that was the one that was nice and we were going to go with that...." More

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The Chandler Estate Inc.

Provides: Assisted Living
1569 TEELS ROAD, Pen Argyl, PA 18072
"My mother lived in a private room at The Chandler Estate for 4 years before she passed away there last fall. The staff were so accommodating to her needs throughout all of the changes in her stay..." More

Alexandria Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
313 S WALNUT ST, Bath, PA 18014
"We are going to be taking my husband to Alexandria Manor. I like it because it's small and there are only thirty beds. They get to know the residents; it's not like they're just a number. They take..." More

Weston Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
30 Weir Lake Rd, Brodheadsville, PA 18322
"My mom is in Wesley Enhanced Living right now. She has dementia. She starts at the second floor -- the assisted living. She has a room. They have a dining room. When her dementia gets worse, they..." More

Hillcrest Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
6000 RUNNING VALLEY ROAD, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
"I love this facility. I would recommend it to anyone! The staff and the residents are amazing, and I'm so happy I put my mother here she is living it. " More

Eastern Comfort

Provides: Assisted Living
2491 Cherry Hill Road, Palmerton, PA 18071

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Morning Star Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
306 West Main Street, Pen Argyl, PA 18072
"Located in a semi-residential neighborhood, the home-like atmosphere of our residence is immediately apparent, from the lace curtains in the windows to the beautiful wooden and upholstered..." More

Renee's Countryside Farm Personal Car...

Provides: Assisted Living
1305 CHURCH DRIVE, Palmerton, PA 18071

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Kunkletown

    Kunkletown is a historic farming town nestled in the rolling hills of the Poconos. The community has a total population near 10,000, including 1,700 seniors who live independently or require assistance with daily activities. Two assisted living facilities in Kunkletown meet the needs of this population, and nearly 20 other communities are located in the surrounding area. The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services licenses and inspects all personal care homes in the state.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Kunkletown

    • Pennsylvania is one of the most tax-friendly states in the nation for retirees. It does not collect tax on retirement income, including Social Security, federal or private pensions, 401(k) distributions or IRAs, although this income must be reported.
    • Seniors in Kunkletown enjoy a moderate cost of living that's 4 percent lower than the national average. Housing costs are roughly 25 percent lower than the typical U.S. city. However, transportation costs are 20 percent higher due to the community's rural location.
    • The crime rate in Kunkletown is on par with the U.S. average and substantially lower than other parts of Pennsylvania. Seniors here can feel safe in their homes and out in the city.
    • Kunkletown is a favorable location for seniors who are susceptible to poor air quality or experience breathing difficulties. Monroe County has low levels of particulates. However, elevated ozone levels occur occasionally due to smog that migrates from neighboring metropolitan areas, including Newark and Philadelphia.
    • Kunkletown has a mixed climate that's typical of the Northeast. Summer highs in the lower 80s and winter lows in the teens make the weather slightly cooler than the average U.S. city. The community also receives more rain and substantially more snow compared to the national average.
    • Few medical facilities are located within the immediate Kunkletown area in the event of a medical emergency or illness. The nearest hospital is in Palmerton, and major medical centers are as far away as Bethlehem and Easton.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Kunkletown

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Pennsylvania

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,450.00 Palmerton
    $2,500.00 Easton
    $2,500.00 Northampton
    $2,325.00 Kunkletown
    $2,000.00 Pen Argyl

    Assisted Living costs in Kunkletown start around $2,325 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 Kunkletown 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 Kunkletown

    Although Pennsylvania does not currently offer Medicaid benefits for assisted living services, there are several alternatives. Adults in Kunkletown who receive Supplemental Security Income may qualify for an extra stipend to help with the cost of personal assistance. Another option is the Pennsylvania Domiciliary Care Program that places seniors in private care homes. These benefits are available through the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and the Monroe County Area Agency on Aging.

    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 Kunkletown

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Kunkletown

    Kunkletown-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 Kunkletown

    • Review of Mrs Bush's Personal Care Home I - Chestnut Ridge Home

      I was at Mrs. Bush's Assisted Living Facility (Mrs. Bush's Personal Care Home I - Chestnut Ridge Home). It was very clean. The staff was very nice. What I liked about it was they have therapy dogs.... Read more

      Michelle
    • Review of Getz Personal Care Home

      We've placed my brother-in-law in Getz Personal Care Home, it's assisted living. He enjoys it and he likes the people that are there. They're taking care of him very well. He likes the food and the... Read more

      Maryann
    • Review of Getz Personal Care Home

      My dad is at Getz Personal Care Home. I've only met one person and her name was Erin, and she was good and very friendly. He's only been there three weeks. The upkeep was good. It's still winter,... Read more

      Diane
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