12 Assisted Living Facilities near Montoursville, PA
Also serving communities of Hughesville, Hillsgrove.
There are 12 Assisted Living Facilities in the Montoursville area, with 3 in Montoursville and 9 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Montoursville is $3,592 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Williamsport with an average starting cost of $1,971.
To help you with your search, browse the 29 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Montoursville. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Montoursville 4.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Wellsboro with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 6 families in Montoursville find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Montoursville, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Montoursville, PA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Montoursville
Montoursville is a borough in the Williamsport metropolitan area with a population of about 5,000. Indian Park is unusually large for Montoursville’s size and has many sites for seniors to enjoy, including picnic tables, fishing ponds and hiking trails. This area also has a total of 15 assisted living facilities, including three within Montoursville and 12 in the surrounding metropolitan area. The Department of Human Services regulates assisted living facilities in Pennsylvania, which are officially known as assisted living residences. These facilities also include assistance with personal care and other daily living activities.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Montoursville
Senior citizens will find the climate in Montoursville to be slightly less comfortable than the U.S. average. It receives about 35 inches of snow per year, and the average low temperature in January is 17 degrees. On the other hand, the average high temperature in July is only 83 degrees, allowing seniors to spend more time outdoors.
Montoursville’s overall cost of living is unremarkable, at 96 percent of the national average. All essential living expenses are slightly below the national average except for utilities, which cost 24 percent more than the national average. Seniors will, therefore, need to manage their heating and cooling expenses carefully to live on a budget in Montoursville.
Montoursville’s overall crime rate is about the same as the average for Pennsylvania, although the rates of specific types of crime are quite different. For example, the rate of violent crime in Montoursville is only 1.77 per thousand people per year, as compared 3.16 for Pennsylvania. In contrast, the rate of property crimes is 19.05 in Montoursville, whereas the average for Pennsylvania is only 17.43. Senior citizens in Montoursville should, therefore, focus more on protecting themselves from property crimes.
Public transportation in the Williamsport area is provided by River Valley Transit, with routes specifically for Montoursville. Senior citizens 65 and over ride for free as part of the PennDOT Free Transit Program. This program requires applicants to provide a proof-of-age document.
The Loyalsock/Montoursville Center is one of five senior centers in Lycoming County administered by STEP Inc. It provides a regular schedule of recreational, educational and fitness activities. All of these centers serve hot lunches daily.
Montoursville has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Williamsport.
Paying for Assisted Living in Montoursville
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Montoursville start around $3,592 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 Montoursville 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 Montoursville
Pennsylvania doesn't have any state programs to help with assisted living costs at this time. However, Supplemental Security Income may be able to provide some financial assistance for non-nursing residential care.
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 Montoursville
Montoursville 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 Montoursville, please visit our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Montoursville
Montoursville-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.
Assisted Living near Montoursville, PA
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Montoursville
Review of Elmcroft of Loyalsock
My father is in Elmcroft of Loyalsock. Because they have had a Covid outbreak, which is not a big one by comparison to others, they're very short-staffed, so it has been a little bit difficult to c... Read more
Review of Elmcroft of Loyalsock
My sister is staying at Elmcroft of Loyalsock. They're very caring and friendly. It's small and homey, and we are just very pleased with it in general, so far. We've only been there a week. We have... Read more
Review of Elmcroft of Loyalsock
My aunt was in Elmcroft of Loyalsock. They were like a corporate, they changed people that owned the place within a year she's in there, she got pretty decent care in there, but when it came to the... Read more