9 Assisted Living Facilities near Martinsburg, PA

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Martinsburg, PA

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Homewood at Martinsburg

Provides: Assisted Living
437 Givler Drive, Martinsburg, PA 16662
"Homewood at Martinsburg is probably as good as any place, maybe better. My mother was only there for two and a half weeks before she passed on. They had all kinds of activities; they had a full..." More

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Morrisons Cove Home

Provides: Assisted Living
429 SOUTH MARKET STREET, Martinsburg, PA 16662
"The staff is always friendly and tries to help as much as possible when I visit. However, the staff can be inept sometimes in taking too long to take care of issues or not caring like they should...." More

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Elmcroft of Altoona

Provides: Assisted Living
170 Red Fox Drive, Duncansville, PA 16635
"My mom has just moved into Elmcroft of Altoona. It has been very good positive experience. The staff has been very welcoming. My mom's apartment is lovely and very nice. It is a studio deluxe, so..." More
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Garvey Manor Nursing Home

Provides: Assisted Living
1037 South Logan Boulevard, Hollidaysburg, PA 1...
"My mother began to call this her home and everyone there her family. She started out in an independent living apartment, but after several years, she needed more care and transferred to a personal..." More

The Winds At Mattern Orchard

Provides: Assisted Living
590 NEWRY LANE, Duncansville, PA 16635
"The Winds At Mattern Orchard Assisted Living offered the best services. It's going to be good place for my father. From what I could tell, everything was fine. The facility was very clean, and they..." More

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Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg

Provides: Assisted Living
220 Newry Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
"My dad was at Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg and it was very nice. They had different levels; that was what made it so nice. They had different houses. If you need assistance, they have..." More

Hollidaysburg Veterans Home

Provides: Assisted Living
500 Municipal Dr, Duncansville, PA 16635
"For all of you that are at the most difficult time in your life, when you realize you just can't give your parent the care he needs and you now most make that very sad decision...where! My sister..." More

Blair Chalet

Provides: Assisted Living
R D 1 Box 379, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

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St Leonard's Home Inc.

Provides: Assisted Living
601 NORTH MONTGOMERY STREET, Hollidaysburg, PA ...
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    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Martinsburg

    Martinsburg is a small town in the rural Pennsylvania countryside, not far from Altoona, nestled between the forested heights of the central Allegheny mountains. Blair County, where Martinsburg is located, is home to 122,000 people, nearly 21% percent of whom are seniors aged 65 and over. At least eight assisted living facilities operate within the limits of Martinsburg, with several more in the surrounding area. These facilities are all licensed and regulated by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Resources Assisted Living Residence Licensing division, which monitors conditions at Pennsylvania's residential care facilities.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Martinsburg

    • The climate in Martinsburg is generally mild, with summer highs that average 81 degrees in August and winter lows in December of 20 degrees. Summer in Martinsburg brings up to 35.5 inches of rain, while winter sees 32 inches of snow each year. Seniors with asthma or COPD may have issues with the high pollen counts in spring, or with the cool, dry air the prevails in winter.
    • The cost of living in Martinsburg is approximately 11% lower, across most categories of common expenses, than the national average. Seniors in Martinsburg pay 13% less, on average, for healthcare than seniors do nationwide.
    • Crime rates in Martinsburg are very low, at just one-third the national rate for all crime categories combined. Seniors in Martinsburg are especially safe from violent crime, which occurs at just one-fifth the national average, with many years passing between incidences of certain serious crimes.
    • Seniors in Martinsburg can get around the Blair County area on the buses and other vehicles of Amtran. Amtran operates scheduled routes as far north as Altoona, with several regular stops in Martinsburg. Seniors can also book paratransit service from Amtran with 24 hours' notice. Riders with disabilities or valid Medicare cards get half off the regular fare, while seniors with a free transit ID card ride at no cost.
    • The Martinsburg area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Martinsburg has an array of community resources for seniors, including Blair Senior Services, an organization that operates special senior programs for nutrition at the farmers' market, door-to-door transportation services for medical visits and several health and wellness classes in the Altoona area, as well as more than half a dozen senior centers.

    Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Martinsburg

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Pennsylvania

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,220.00 Duncansville

    Assisted Living costs in Martinsburg 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 Martinsburg 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 Martinsburg

    Seniors in Martinsburg can get help paying for assisted living with 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 Martinsburg

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Martinsburg

    Martinsburg-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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    Assisted Living near Martinsburg, PA

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Martinsburg

    • Review of Homewood at Martinsburg

      Homewood at Martinsburg is probably as good as any place, maybe better. My mother was only there for two and a half weeks before she passed on. They had all kinds of activities; they had a full ran... Read more

    • Review of Morrisons Cove Home

      The staff is always friendly and tries to help as much as possible when I visit. However, the staff can be inept sometimes in taking too long to take care of issues or not caring like they should.... Read more

    • Review of Homewood at Martinsburg

      Overall, Homewood seemed to be a well-run assisted living facility. I probably visited Homewood a dozen times during the period when my grandmother and great uncle were both living there. Compared ... Read more

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