18 Assisted Living Facilities near Macungie, PA

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Macungie, PA

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Caring Star 2022

Legend of Allentown

Provides: Assisted Living
6043 Lower Macungie Road, Macungie, PA 18062
"We went and visited Legends of Allentown yesterday, and we were very impressed. We were very impressed with the customer service and the overall positive energy of the entire staff. Everybody has a..." More
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Caring Star 2015

The Willow

Provides: Assisted Living
6488 Alburtis Road, Macungie, PA 18062
"The Willow was very clean. The people were nice. My brothers and I liked it for my mother. Everyone was friendly. The staff was very informative and welcoming. It was just a nice tour. We heard..." More

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Caring Star 2021

Lehigh Commons

Provides: Assisted Living
1680 Spring Creek Road, Macungie, PA 18062
"We visited Lehigh Commons for mom, but we were not able to go to one of the rooms per se because of Covid. We had to stay in the first floor common areas. What we liked about it was the staff was..." More

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Caring Star 2021

Heather Glen Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
415 Blue Barn Road , Allentown, PA 18104
"My dad was in Heather Glen Senior Living for six hours before he fell, and he was moved into a nursing home. The workers were friendly there, and it was very clean. We liked the place. They've had..." More

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Parkland Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
4636 Crackersport, Allentown, PA 18104
"Parkland Manor was set up differently than all the other places that I went to. Each apartment had a door to the outside that you could go out. It was only one floor. Everything was very convenient..." More

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Abode Care of Allentown

Provides: Assisted Living
2232 29th Street, Allentown, PA 18103
"My mother is here. The staff are very caring with their patients. They make sure that they are taking care of the residents. It’s a nice and cozy facility with a fireplace with chairs. The place is..." More

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Atrium of Allentown

Provides: Assisted Living
5767 Cetronia Road, Allentown, PA 18106
"ELEGANT AMBIANCE A luxurious setting with an open-air plaza, beautiful lounges, grand theater room, hosted bar, outdoor pond, courtyard seating and more. SAVORY CUISINE Three delicious..." More

Caring Star 2015

Rittenhouse Village At Lehigh Valley

Provides: Assisted Living
1263 S. Cedar Crest Boulevard, Allentown, PA 18103
"I toured Rittenhouse Village At Lehigh Valley. I went first to see what it was like because I wouldn't put my friend somewhere where I wouldn't want to be and then I took her to see it too. I..." More

Country Meadows Retirement Communities

Provides: Assisted Living
410 Krocks Road, Allentown, PA 18106
"I visited Country Meadows - Allentown. Everything was good. They do pretty much what everybody else is doing, like house cleaning, linens, meals, and activities. It's pretty standard. They were..." More

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Above & Beyond at the Knights

Provides: Assisted Living
1545 W Greenleaf Street, Allentown, PA 18102
"My mom has been at Emeritus for about three weeks now. The facility is beautiful, and the staff is great. The food, from what I understand from my mom who is a cook herself, is not good. She has a..." More

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Luther Crest Senior Living Community

Provides: Assisted Living
800 Hausman Road, Allentown, PA 18104
"Luther Crest is the place my mother would like to go to, but it’s outrageously expensive. It has independent living, five different levels of assisted living, and hospice. People move in there in..." More

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The Lutheran Home at Topton

Provides: Assisted Living
One South Home Avenue, Topton, PA 19562
"The Lutheran Home at Topton is proud of its 50+ years of service providing exceptional lifestyles and health care to Berks County seniors. As a not-for-profit, continuing care retirement community,..." More

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Phoebe Allentown

Provides: Assisted Living
1925 W Turner Street, Allentown, PA 18104
"Phoebe Home is very nice. We saw the apartments, which were also very nice. We had a very nice lunch there, and the gentleman was absolutely wonderful, informative, and very friendly. They have a..." More

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Caring Star 2013

DevonHouse Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1930 BEVIN DRIVE, Allentown, PA 18103
"DevonHouse Senior Living is very good. My mom has her own efficiency apartment that's carpeted, and instead of a hospital bed, she has a regular bed and furnishings in it. It has a fridge,..." More

Above & Beyond Senior Living (West End)

Provides: Assisted Living
514 NORTH 22ND STREET, Allentown, PA 18104
"They are fabulous. Above & Beyond is a great place. I am so glad that we took mom there. They are very caring, she is safe and happy, and they are great people. The food is wonderful; it is all..." More

ManorCare Health Services-Allentown

Provides: Assisted Living
1265 S Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, PA 18103
"Staff is very friendly and helpful. Sometimes it is hard to see your loved one in a 'nursing home' but the nursing staff here is very knowledgeable and get the job done! If we ever had issues..." More

Mt Trexler Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
5201 ST. JOSEPH’S ROAD, P.O. BOX 1001, Limeport...
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Trexler Park Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
3599 BROADWAY, Allentown, PA 18104

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Macungie

    Macungie was founded in 1776 and is the second oldest suburb of Leigh County. As such the borough name "Macungie" comes from an indigenous word meaning "feeding place of the bears," which explains why the town's seal has a bear on it. Today, the town residents don't have to worry about bears, though, when they choose from the three assisted living facilities available in Macungie or the 94 nearby assisted living communities in other developed towns like Bethlehem, Boyerstown or Harleysville. These assisted living facilities all provide room and board within a safe residential environment, with personal care services available that include medication management and assistance with the activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing and grooming. In Macungie, as in the rest of Pennsylvania, assisted living residences are licensed by the state Department of Human Services.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Macungie

    • The nearby mountains shelter Macungie from harsh winter weather, keeping the borough warmer and milder than the weather experienced in nearby Philadelphia, though snow and freezing rain occur. Summer tends to be hot and humid, with frequent, heavy thunderstorms, and spring storms sometimes cause flooding.
    • Macungie is located in Lehigh County, which is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning that its elected leadership “has made the commitment to actively work toward making their town, city or county a great place for people of all ages,” according to AARP.
    • The cost of living in Macungie is 2.1 percent below the average cost of living in the United States, making it an attractive location for seniors living on a fixed budget.
    • The Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority (LANTA) provides flexible bus service via reservation with connections to fixed-route buses throughout the Lehigh Valley. Seniors ride for free when they show their Pennsylvania Senior Travel ID.
    • Macungie has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services Department, an organization that provides health insurance counseling, protective services, and prescription discount cards. While there are no senior centers in Macungie, 11 are available throughout the Lehigh Valley.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Macungie

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Pennsylvania

    $4,147.00 Allentown
    $4,080.00 Macungie
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,745.00 Bethlehem
    $2,500.00 Northampton
    $2,500.00 Pennsburg

    Assisted Living costs in Macungie start around $4,080 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 Macungie 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 Macungie

    While Pennsylvania doesn't have any government programs to provide financial assistance to seniors who need help paying their assisted living expenses, the state's PACE and PACENET programs help eligible, low-income seniors pay for prescription medications. (These programs shouldn't be confused with Medicaid's PACE program.) The state also provides a supplement to those who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

    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 Macungie

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Macungie

    Macungie-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 Macungie

    • Review of The Willow

      The Willow was very clean. The people were nice. My brothers and I liked it for my mother. Everyone was friendly. The staff was very informative and welcoming. It was just a nice tour. We heard fro... Read more

    • Review of Legend of Allentown

      We went and visited Legends of Allentown yesterday, and we were very impressed. We were very impressed with the customer service and the overall positive energy of the entire staff. Everybody has a... Read more

    • Review of The Willow

      We like The Willow. The person that showed us around was pretty friendly and answered a lot of questions. The accommodations were nice. We saw some of the residents' rooms. They were welcoming. It ... Read more

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