15 Assisted Living Facilities near Masontown, PA
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There are 15 Assisted Living Facilities in the Masontown area, with 2 in Masontown and 13 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 13 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Masontown. Better rated regions include Monongahela with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.
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2 Assisted Living Facilities in Masontown, PA
13 Assisted Living Facilities near Masontown, PA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Masontown
Masontown is a small crossroads community in the largely rural farm country that snakes along the banks of the Monongahela River. About 130,000 people live in Fayette County, where Masontown is located, 21% of whom are seniors aged 65 and over. This small town of whitewashed fences and steepled churches has two assisted living facilities for local seniors, though others operate in surrounding communities. Assisted living communities in Pennsylvania, like all residential care facilities throughout the state, are inspected and licensed through the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Assisted Living Residence Licensing division.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Masontown
- The weather in Masontown sees winter lows that average just 19 degrees, while mild summers average highs of 83. Masontown is far from both the coast and the Great Lakes, but it still gets 40 inches of rain and 29 inches of snow in a typical year. Spring rain raises pollen and mold from the woods and farmland around Masontown's outskirts, which can aggravate some seniors' asthma or COPD.
- The cost of living is relatively low in Masontown where families pay just 80% of the national average for housing, food and other bills. Seniors in Masontown pay an average of 17% less than the national median for healthcare and related expenses.
Crime rates are fairly low in Masontown. Across all categories of reported offenses, crime rates here are just half the national average. Seniors in Masontown are especially safe from violent crime, which is less common than relatively minor property crimes, such as theft.
Fayette Area Coordinated Transportation (FACT) operates numerous bus routes throughout the Masontown area. Seniors can ride FACT buses at a half-off discount with a valid ID, which may be applied for by downloading an application from the company website. All FACT buses are disabled-ride equipped, and paratransit services are complimentary for out-of-town visitors with a valid ID from their home paratransit district.
- The Masontown area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Uniontown Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Masontown has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Masontown Senior Center on South Main Street, an organization that connects local seniors with meal service, utility assistance and referrals for local aid organizations, as well as one local senior center.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Masontown
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Masontown 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 Masontown 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 Masontown
Masontown seniors who meet the income guidelines may be able to get help paying for many senior living services through Community HealthChoices (CHC).
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.
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 Masontown
Masontown 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 Masontown, please visit our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Masontown
Masontown-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.