Assisted Living in Palmerton

51 Communities

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The Palmerton

71 Princeton Avenue, Palmerton, PA
$$$$
21 reviews
Melodie: "My mother is a resident of The Palmerton. It's a very nice place and the staff is very friendly. The food is also very nice. Some of the activities they have include painting her nails, they make arts and crafts, they have OT and PT, and they have parties (like for birthdays and Valentine's Day). They also have a movie night where I can go watch a movie with her and eat popcorn and all that."
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Eastern Comfort

2491 Cherry Hill Road, Palmerton, PA
$$$$
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Renee's Countryside Farm Personal Care Home

1305 CHURCH DRIVE, Palmerton, PA
$$$$
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Atria Bethlehem

1745 West Macada Road, Bethlehem, PA
$$$$
29 reviews
Atria Bethlehem is an assisted living facility in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. It provides 24-hour care for residents, who enjoy the Anytime Cafe for snacks and drinks. Loved ones like that the facility offers housekeeping and laundry services and medication management. The amenities include a games room, workshop, billiards and a library to keep residents active and entertained. Relatives commend the staff for being welcoming and caring to everybody in the community. There is an... (read more)
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Heritage Hill Senior Community

800 6th Street, Weatherly, PA
$$$$
22 reviews
Heritage Hill Senior Community, in Weatherly, Pennsylvania, is located near Lehigh Gorge State Park, Euarana Park and the Koons Creek. Visitors give high marks to the facility, describing it as clean and attractive with well-manicured grounds, and relatives appreciate the attentive, caring staff. Residents participate in numerous activities, such as religious services, fitness classes and arts and crafts, and can visit the computer room or garden with patio. Heritage Hills we... (read more)
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Liza's House Personal

1357 Blue Mountain Drive, Danielsville, PA
$$$$
7 reviews
De Sal: "My mother had a great experience being at Liza's House. The staff is professional. They saw to her needs to make her stay comfortable and pleasant. The bedrooms are decorated with a homey feeling, her meals were delicious and the residents are friendly towards everyone. "
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Rittenhouse Village At Lehigh Valley

1263 S. Cedar Crest Boulevard, Allentown, PA
$$$$
6 reviews
Rittenhouse Village at Lehigh Valley is in Allentown, Pennsylvania, a city on the scenic Lehigh River. This assisted living and memory care facility features studio and one-bedroom apartments along with companion suites. Rittenhouse Village is small-pet friendly and offers many services and amenities, including personal grooming assistance, mobility and transfer assistance, a clubhouse, a discovery zone room, a professional beauty salon/barber shop and a multifunction arts, c... (read more)
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Legend of Allentown

6043 Lower Macungie Road, Macungie, PA
$$$$
1 review
Jon: "We've chosen Legend of Allentown because it's convenient, they have friendly staff members, and the food is good. The rooms are adequately sized, and it has the things that we were looking for. They have movies, games, they have cooking days, and things like that. The place is very nice, and it's basically very much like home."
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Whitehall Manor

1177 Sixth Street, Whitehall, PA
$$$$
17 reviews
Whitehall Manor in Easton, Pennsylvania, is near U.S. Route 22, Lehigh River and Fullerton Memorial Community Center. Living spaces consist of companion suites and studio apartments. Visitors are impressed with the outdoor patio overlooking a small duck pond. There is a hair salon on site. They note the building is secure, clean and well-maintained, with plentiful outdoor seating for seniors and their guests. According to family members, the spacious rooms are homey, nicely f... (read more)
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Bethlehem Manor

815 Pennsylvania Avenue, Bethlehem, PA
$$$$
2 reviews
Bethlehem Manor is an assisted living facility located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The Bethlehem area features beautiful rolling hills and a small town atmosphere. Residents have access to all of the amenities of nearby big cities while enjoying the slower pace of a smaller town. Residents say that they feel at home thanks to the caring staff that makes them feel loved. Loved ones and residents feel the facility is bright and cheery with plenty of activities to keep residents... (read more)
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Palmerton

Palmerton is a mid-sized city in east-central Pennsylvania, situated just 20 miles west of the New Jersey border. A little over 5,000 people call this small borough home, approximately18 percent of whom are over the age of 65. In spite of its modest population, Palmerton offers three assisted living facilities, with another 48 facilities nearby.

In Palmerton, assisted living facilities are officially known as "Assisted Living Residences" or "Personal Care Homes." This distinction is based upon the spectrum of care they are licensed to provide, with assisted living residences caring for residents who need assistance with the activities of daily living and personal care homes for those who do not. Assisted living residences are licensed through the Department of Aging, Office of Long-Term Living, Division of Licensing. Personal care homes are licensed through the Department of Public Welfare, Adult Residential Licensing

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Palmerton

  • Palmerton's summers are hot and humid and often bring heavy thunderstorms, which may be a consideration for seniors who enjoy being outdoors. Winters are mild, with the mountain ridges providing a shield against the winds and cold air that plague the north. Annual temperatures range between 19 degrees and 83 degrees Fahrenheit.  
  • Palmerton's violent crime rate is quite low, rating 13.0 on a scale of 1 to 100, with 100 indicating high crime. The property crime rate is rated 35.8, which is about two points lower than the national average. Seniors who take normal security precautions should feel safe in Palmerton.
  • Seniors in Palmerton do not pay income tax either on their Social Security benefits or income they draw from retirement accounts. Pension income is also tax-exempt for seniors over the age of 60.
  • Seniors may discover that their expenses in Palmerton are higher than elsewhere, with healthcare costs being about 8 percent more and transportation costing an average of 19 percent more than other parts of the country.
  • Public transit in Palmerton is provided by LANTA, which provides both fixed route and door-to-door service. Seniors can show their Pennsylvania travel ID to enjoy free fare on all bus rides. Additionally, PennDOT provides a Shared-Ride Lottery Program for seniors.
  • The Palmerton area is home to world-class medical facilities, including St. Luke's Palmerton Campus, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


Paying for Assisted Living in Palmerton

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Pennsylvania

$4,034.00 Dresher
$4,000.00 US
$3,220.00 Allentown
$2,325.00 Kunkletown

Assisted Living costs in Palmerton 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 Palmerton 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 Palmerton

Currently, Palmerton seniors cannot use the state's Medicaid program to pay for assisted living. However, those who qualify for Supplemental Security Income can use this benefit, along with the additional SSI state supplement, to pay for their room and board.  

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 Palmerton

Palmerton 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.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Palmerton

Palmerton-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.