17 Assisted Living Facilities near Kunkletown, PA

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Kunkletown, PA

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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

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

Provides: Assisted Living
302 Kunkletown Road,, Kunkletown, PA 18058
"The room that my mother has at Mrs. Bush's is really very nice. It's large and they're allowed to decorate it any way they want. She is in a corner room, so there's a window on each wall, which I..." More

15 Assisted Living Facilities near Kunkletown, PA

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Liza's House Personal

Provides: Assisted Living
1357 Blue Mountain Drive, Danielsville, PA 18038
"My mother had a great experience being at Liza's House. The staff is professional. They saw to her needs to make her stay comfortable and pleasant. The bedrooms are decorated with a homey..." More

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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

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Renaissance Home Northampton

Provides: Assisted Living
1001 Washington Avenue, Northampton, PA 18067
"Situated along the Lehigh River and close to the Pocono Mountains, Northampton is just minutes away from Historic Bethlehem, home of the Sands Casino & Events Center, Historic Steel Stacks,..." 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

Moravian Hall Square

Provides: Assisted Living
175 West North Street, Nazareth, PA 18064
"My wife is in Moravian Hall Square now. Our experience is good. The rooms are private, and you have your own bathroom. They had activities where they play volleyball with balloons, bingo, singing..." More

Gluco Lodge Personal Care

Provides: Assisted Living
1127 Kemmertown Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
"My mother moved into Gluco Lodge Personal Care and I'm extremely happy with them. They have been phenomenal, and when she's not acting normal they call me, just to make me aware that there's a..." More

Alexandria Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
7 SOUTH NEW STREET, Nazareth, PA 18064
"My mother is at Alexandria Manor, I liked it very much, and the staff look extremely helpful. The rooms are nice, not lavish, but very livable. They seem to have an active social program for the..." More

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The Palmerton

Provides: Assisted Living
71 Princeton Avenue, Palmerton, PA 18071
"I am very happy with the village. The staff are very kind,compassionate, and work hard to take care of the residents. My family member is taken care of very well, and is happy, In a situation I..." More

Sacred Heart Senior Living by the Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
602 East 21St Street, Northampton, PA 18067
"I am highly impressed with Sacred Heart Senior Living. We recently moved my mom into the Northampton facility and have experienced the friendliest and most helpful staff. The building is..." More

The Chandler Estate IV

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

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

Alexandria Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
313 S WALNUT ST, Bath, PA 18014
"My uncle is at Alexandria Manor of Bath. I'm having problems as he is getting sent out to the hospital a lot because they don’t know how to deal with him and they don’t know what is going on or..." More

Eastern Comfort

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

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
    $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 Getz Personal Care Home

      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 ... Read more

      Kat rov
    • Review of Getz Personal Care Home

      Getz Personal Care Home was very restrictive. There were a lot of do's and don'ts and I didn't care for that. The staff wasn't overly friendly. The apartments were very nice and clean, but everythi... Read more

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

      The room that my mother has at Mrs. Bush's is really very nice. It's large and they're allowed to decorate it any way they want. She is in a corner room, so there's a window on each wall, which I r... Read more

      Tinker
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