16 Assisted Living Facilities near Palmyra, PA

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Palmyra, PA

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Traditions of Hershey

Provides: Assisted Living
100 North Larkspur Drive, Palmyra, PA 17078
"I liked Traditions of Hershey. It was a nice facility. It's just a little hard right now with COVID. We didn't see any of the residents because of that. We walked around and we looked at a room..." More

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Palmyra Heritage House

Provides: Assisted Living
616 W. Main Street, Palmyra, PA 17078
"Palmyra Heritage House is very nice. My parents' room is nice, and the staff members are very nice, too. They're friendly, helpful, and very courteous. I would recommend it. Due to COVID right now,..." More

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Columbia Cottage Hershey

Provides: Assisted Living
103 N Larkspur Dr, Palmyra, PA 17078
"What we like about Columbia Cottage Hershey is it covers all facets of my mother's life. There are 10 steps and she was placed on step 3. Step 10 would be the final step in her life. She's doing..." More

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Londonderry Village

Provides: Assisted Living
1200 Grubb Rd, Palmyra, PA 17078
"The Lebanon Valley Brethren Home in Palmyra, PA is a great facility. Growing up, my great-grandmother lived there, and two years ago my grandparents decided to live there. My grandparents made this..." More

Kadima at Campbelltown

Provides: Assisted Living
2880 Horseshoe Pike, Palmyra, PA 17078
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Harmony At Hershey

Provides: Assisted Living
75 E Canal St, Hershey, PA 17033
"Comfort. Easy elegance. Irresistible cuisine. Friends and family. These are the elements that make a person feel at home, and they are the very essence of everyday senior living at Harmony at..." More

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Elmcroft of Lebanon - Pennsylvania

Provides: Assisted Living
860 Norman Drive, Lebanon, PA 17042
"We went to Elmcroft of Lebanon - Pennsylvania. The woman we met with was very, very knowledgeable and very good at doing what she does. She was good at answering any questions we had, and we took a..." More
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Hill Farm Estates

Provides: Assisted Living
200 Kauffman Road, Annville, PA 17003
"My aunt is in Hill Farm Estates. It's an elegant alternative to facility living. Their staff is attentive and professional. The rooms are cozy and clean. These are one bedrooms with a bathroom...." More

Country Meadows - Hershey

Provides: Assisted Living
451 Sand Hill Road, Hershey, PA 17033
"Country Meadows of Hershey is a beautiful, clean place but way too expensive for me. When we went there, I saw that they have a big, open group room. They have music performances, bingo, some bus..." More

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Cornwall Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
1 Boyd Street, Cornwall, PA 17016
"Cornwall Manor was amazing. If I were to talk my parents into it, that's where I would take them. It was in a beautiful area, and the residents and employees were friendly, wonderful, and helpful...." More

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Linden Village MCHS

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Tuck Court, Lebanon, PA 17042
"My grandmother was at Linden Village for 2 months for rehab from a fall. She very much enjoyed herself. She always said how good the food was, especially lunch. She liked the live entertainment and..." More

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Lebanon Valley Home

Provides: Assisted Living
550 EAST MAIN STREET, Annville, PA 17003

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Spang Crest

Provides: Assisted Living
945 Duke Street, Lebanon, PA 17042
"The staff expected an old senile man to remember when he should take his medications for kidney failure and any other medication that he should have been taking. They never paid much attention to..." More

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American House Personal Care

Provides: Assisted Living
23 25 SOUTH NINTH STREET, Lebanon, PA 17042

Countryside Christian Community

Provides: Assisted Living
200 BELLANN COURT, Annville, PA 17003

Susan Dowhower Personal Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
120 SOUTH 10TH STREET, Lebanon, PA 17042

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Palmyra

    The borough of Palmyra, which was established in 1760, is home to more than 7,500 people. The borough has a large senior community, which comprises over 18 percent of the total population. While this community is small, it still affords seniors plenty of assisted living options. There are three assisted living facilities within Palmyra and another 26 nearby for seniors who want more options.

    In Palmyra, as in all of the state, assisted living facilities are classified into two categories depending on the care they are licensed to provide. Assisted living residences, which provide supplemental health services along with assisted living services, are licensed by the Department of Aging, Office of Long-Term Living, Division of Licensing. Personal care homes, which are for seniors who do not require supplemental health services, are licensed by the Department of Public Welfare, Adult Residential Licensing.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Palmyra

    • The overall cost of living in Palmyra is on par with the national average. However, seniors can expect to spend about 15 percent more on medical expenses, which may be a consideration for those with chronic conditions. 
    • Palmyra's summers are warm, rainy and humid, and winters are cold, which may be a consideration for seniors who prefer a mild climate. Over the course of the year, temperatures range from 23 degrees to 85 degrees Fahrenheit. 
    • Lebanon County's air quality is very poor, receiving an F for ozone pollution and an F for short-term particle pollution from the American Lung Association. Poor air quality can negatively affect seniors who suffer from diseases like lung cancer, COPD or cardiovascular disease.
    • Pennsylvania exempts all income from retirement accounts and Social Security, as well as income from pensions for those over 60. This may let seniors put more money toward assisted living. 
    • The overall crime rate in Palmyra is 42 percent lower than the nationwide average, making the city safer than 49 percent of other U.S. cities. This safe community is well-suited for seniors who enjoy being out alone. 
    • The Palmyra area has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Hershey.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Palmyra

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Pennsylvania

    $4,490.00 Hershey
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,575.00 Palmyra
    $3,512.00 Lebanon
    $3,381.00 Harrisburg
    $3,301.00 Annville

    Assisted Living costs in Palmyra start around $3,575 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 Palmyra 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 Palmyra

    While Pennsylvania does not cover services in assisted living facilities through either Medicaid or Medicaid waivers, the state does add money to the federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefit. This money can be put toward assisted living expenses. 

    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 Palmyra

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Palmyra

    Palmyra-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 Palmyra

    • Review of Traditions of Hershey

      The person I met at Traditions of Hershey was very informative, they gave me a good tour of the facilities, and they gave me an overview of what they have to offer there. I'd say it was a positive ... Read more

      J.M.
    • Review of Columbia Cottage Hershey

      What we like about Columbia Cottage Hershey is it covers all facets of my mother's life. There are 10 steps and she was placed on step 3. Step 10 would be the final step in her life. She's doing ex... Read more

      Steven
    • Review of Traditions of Hershey

      We toured Traditions of Hershey and met the person who walked us around, Marisa, and she was nice. They seemed like they had good activities going on. They have hands-on and passive activities ever... Read more

      Reviewer RC#0613b
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