13 Assisted Living Facilities near Mountain Top, PA

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Mountain Top, PA

Davis Manor Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
185 South Mountain Boulevard, Mountain Top, PA ...
"My experience with the Davis Manor assisted living was pleasant for the most part. The staff seemed to be friendly and caring of the patients. My Uncle stayed there for a total of four months. He..." More

Smith Health Care Ltd

Provides: Assisted Living
453 SOUTH MAIN ROAD, Mountain Top, PA 18707

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North Penn Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
240 North Sherman Street, Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
"North Penn Manor was the best place that I've been to. I took my husband with me there and he made friends right away. It's a really friendly family environment. The apartment we saw was very nice,..." More

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Kingston Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
700 Third Avenue, Kingston, PA 18704
"My mom resides here and I am so pleased with her care. I am an RN myself and can have some high expectations of care and they have honestly exceeded it . Nursing care top notch the Nurse Mitzi is..." More

Golden Livingcenter - East Mountain

Provides: Assisted Living
101 EAST MOUNTAIN DRIVE, Wilkes Barre, PA 18702

Hampton House

Provides: Assisted Living
1548 SANS SOUCI PARKWAY, Wilkes Barre, PA 18702

Highland Park

Provides: Assisted Living
874 Schechter Drive, Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
"Highland Park is a wonderful community. I love the staff there. They go above and beyond what their job calls for. My father is in the dementia unit. They treat everybody like family and they're..." More

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Little Flower Manor St Therese Res Di...

Provides: Assisted Living
200 SOUTH MEADE STREET, Wilkes Barre, PA 18702

Plymouth Manor Personal Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
120 MARTZ MANOR, Plymouth, PA 18651
"The facility was so friendly! The staff were very friendly. It seemed like a place that I would feel comfortable putting my grandparents in. I spent time in the dining area with the elderly, and we..." More

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Riverview Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
300 Courtright Ave, Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
"They have Private and or semi private rooms. Residents are friendly . Care about each other. The activities director tries to keep them entertained and busy with doing exercise games, bingo...." More

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Tiffany Court at Kingston

Provides: Assisted Living
700 Northampton Street, Kingston, PA 18704
"The visit I had at Tiffany Court was very nice because staff was able to provide me a very good tour. The facility is beautiful. The staff that gave me the tour was very informative. Their rooms..." More

Wyoming Valley Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
518 WYOMING AVENUE, Kingston, PA 18704
"I volunteered at this facility for a short period of time. The staff was friendly and from all of my experiences appeared to be courteous to the residents. I took part in resident activities, and..." More

Keystone Garden Estates

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Narrows Road Route 11, Larksville, PA 18651

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Mountain Top

    Nestled in Eastern Pennsylvania's Luzerne County, Mountain Top offers plenty for seniors to do, including picnics and scenic beauty at Seven Tubs Natural Area and social and fitness programs at the Mountain Top Senior Center. Seniors aged 65 and older make up 18% of Mountain Top's 12,000 people, and some in this age group may need the help available at the area's 12 assisted living facilities, two of which are in Mountain Top and 10 others in nearby cities like Kingston and Wilkes-Barre. 

    These facilities in Mountain Top and the rest of the commonwealth are overseen by the Department of Aging, Office of Long-Term Living, Division of Licensing. In Pennsylvania, they're called assisted living residences (ALRs).

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Mountain Top

    • Compared to national and state averages of 100, Mountain Top's cost of living, at 97, is slightly lower, due mostly to lower grocery expense. This may be good news for families moving to the area to assist aging loved ones. 
    • Mountain Top's crime rates are both well below the national averages, which is good news for seniors who may feel more secure running errands in town. Mountain Top's violent crime rate of 9.3, is less than half the national average of 22.7; Mountain Top's property crime rate of 19.4.is 16 points lower than the U.S. average.
    • Mountain Top's temperature ranges from 16-80 degrees, which is on par with the rest of the state. The area receives 47 inches of rain every year, 9 inches more than the U.S. average, and it receives 39 inches of snow, 11 more than the national average. The heavy precipitation may make it difficult for seniors with mobility issues to get around on certain days.
    • At 80, Mountain Top's air quality is 22 points above the EPA-estimated national average of 58, so seniors with respiratory challenges may breathe a bit easier here.
    • Mountain Top has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Wilkes-Barre.
    • Mountain Top seniors, and those throughout the commonwealth, receive a break on IRAs, Social Security or 401(k)s since retirement income is exempt from taxes.

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

    Paying for Assisted Living in Mountain Top

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Pennsylvania

    $4,000.00 US
    $2,712.00 Kingston
    $1,800.00 Hazleton
    $1,590.00 Wilkes Barre

    Assisted Living costs in Mountain Top 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 Mountain Top 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 Mountain Top

    In Pennsylvania, including Mountain Top, seniors who already receive SSI may be eligible for financial assistance in paying assisted living costs. Per PA Code 2800.27, seniors cannot be charged more than their monthly income for these services.

    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 Mountain Top

    Mountain Top 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 Mountain Top, please visit our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Mountain Top

    Mountain Top-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 Mountain Top

    • Review of Davis Manor Assisted Living

      My experience with the Davis Manor assisted living was pleasant for the most part. The staff seemed to be friendly and caring of the patients. My Uncle stayed there for a total of four months. He s... Read more

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