12 Assisted Living Facilities near Portage, PA

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Portage, PA

Autumn View Personal Care

Provides: Assisted Living
4112 SPRINGHILL ROAD, Portage, PA 15946
"The rooms were clean and she was happy with the way the staff treated her. Given healthy snacks and great meals. Had lunch with her on many occasions there. " More

Rebekah Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
1000 WASHINGTON AVENUE, Portage, PA 15946
"This facility seems very nice from the outside and as soon as you walk in, but after you're there for a few minutes, the real scene unfolds. The staff doesn't come to the need of residents right..." More

Richland Woods Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
3324 Elton Rd, Johnstown, PA 15904
"My uncle was a past resident of Richland Woods. They seemed like they went over and above with my uncle in particular. They really took the time to get to know him, befriend him, which I thought..." More

Helping Hand Rescue Mission

Provides: Assisted Living
112 MISSION LANE, Lilly, PA 15938
"My family seen them have a cook out at delgrosso park my hat is off to them " More

Cambridge Ebensburg Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
4848 Admiral Peary Highway, Ebensburg, PA 15931
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St Jude's Haven

Provides: Assisted Living
1072 MT AIRY DRIVE, Johnstown, PA 15904
"St Jude's Haven was good. They showed us the room, the beauty shop, where they do the laundry, and where they do the cooking, and it was all very nice. Kate was pretty good. She was very nice and..." More

Cambria Home Health

Provides: Assisted Living
1506 Railroad Street,, Summerhill, PA 15958

St Stephen's Living Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1075 CHESTNUT STREET, Nanty Glo, PA 15943
"St. Stephen's Living Center is located 70 miles east of Pittsburgh, in the small town of Nanty Glo, PA. The town is quiet and surrounded by the dense forests of central Pennsylvania, though there..." More

Forest Hills Personal Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
313 HUMBERT ROAD, Sidman, PA 15955

John Paul II Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
856 CAMBRIA STREET, Cresson, PA 16630

Martha's Manor Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
124 Cosey Lane,, Lilly, PA 15938

Rose of Sharon Home, Inc.

Provides: Assisted Living
135 Main Street, PO Box 336, Saint Michael, PA ...

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Portage

    Portage, Pennsylvania is located in Cambria County about two hours from Pittsburgh. Portage is surrounded by tranquil forestland, and senior residents drawn to Portage’s natural beauty will also enjoy the variety of assisted living options. Portage has a population of 2,601 people, approximately 20 percent of whom are age 65+. There is one senior center and two assisted living facilities in Portage, and there are 32 other facilities nearby. Assisted living facilities in Portage, and all of Pennsylvania, are licensed by the Department of Aging.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Portage

    • Portage's cost of living score is 80.3 out of 100, compared to Pittsburgh’s score of 94.2. The cost of housing is the biggest factor: Portage is rated at 33, whereas Pittsburgh is rated at 74.
    • Portage has limited public transportation, which may inconvenience seniors who do not drive. The public transportation authority offers Reserve-a-Ride services as well as some fixed routes, but these services are spread thinly around Cambria County.
    • Cambria County is home to numerous historic locations from America’s Industrial Age. Some assisted living communities may offer day trips to attractions like the Johnstown Flood MuseumThe Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, the Allegheny Portage Railroad historical site or one of the seasonal festivals that occur annually in Cambria County.
    • Portage has all four seasons, with mildly snowy winters, rainy spring and fall and warm summers. Winters in Portage tend to be cold. Temperatures can dip down to 20°F, making it harder to enjoy the outdoors, and it can be difficult for seniors who are affected by extreme temperatures. The summers average 70°F and can get up to 79° in the late summer. 
    • Portage has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Johnstown.
    • Cambria County has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Portage Senior Center, an organization that provides a range of services and activities that promote senior residents’ wellbeing. 

    Paying for Assisted Living in Portage

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Pennsylvania

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,867.00 Johnstown
    $3,220.00 Duncansville

    Assisted Living costs in Portage 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 Portage 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 Portage

    Pennsylvania does not offer Medicaid-funded assistance to residents in assisted living facilities. 

    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 Portage

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Portage

    Portage-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 Portage

    • Review of Autumn View Personal Care

      The rooms were clean and she was happy with the way the staff treated her. Given healthy snacks and great meals. Had lunch with her on many occasions there. Read more

    • Review of Rebekah Manor

      This facility seems very nice from the outside and as soon as you walk in, but after you're there for a few minutes, the real scene unfolds. The staff doesn't come to the need of residents right a... Read more

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