The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Pottstown, PA for 2023
There are 20 Assisted Living Facilities in the Pottstown area, with 2 in Pottstown and 18 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Pottstown is $4,030 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,750.
To help you with your search, browse the 123 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Pottstown. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Pottstown 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Douglassville with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Pottstown, call (855) 948-3865.
Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Pottstown, Pennsylvania
227 Evergreen Road, Pottstown, PA, 19464
"We liked Sanatoga Court because of its convenient location and the people seemed friendly. It was on the smaller side, but it's well kept. They have a library, activities for the residents, laundry, and a shuttle to take them to doctor's appointme..."READ MORE
Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care
120 West 5th Street, Boyertown, PA, 19512
"The food is excellent and the coffee is hot. The people are great. I'll try any activity they throw at me and I go to all the exercise classes. I play all the games (as long as they're not cards). We go on trips and bus rides. I'm very happy here!"READ MORE
Keystone Villa at Douglassville
1152 Ben Franklin Highway East, Douglassville, PA, 19518
"The staff and caretakers at the Keystone Villa took such great care of my grandma. They truly made us feel at ease, knowing that in her last days, she was well cared for. They were quick to help and answer any questions we had. We will forever be ..."READ MORE
Greenfield of Perkiomen Valley
300 Perkiomen Avenue, Schwenksville, PA, 19473
"Mom has lived at Greenfield of Perkiomen for over 2 years. She is quite social and has made friends with other residents, going to weekly and seasonal get-togethers and outings. Joining in to play bingo, having group exercises and the many activi..."READ MORE
Spring Mill Senior Living
3000 Balfour Circle, Phoenixville, PA, 19460
"I went to look at Spring Mill Senior Living. It felt like you were walking into your home. The staff was very friendly and nice. Everyone there seemed happy. It was not your standard, run-of-the-mill nursing home. It had the feel of someplace that..."READ MORE
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650 Stockton Drive, Exton, PA, 19341
"I was very pleased with my tour at Eagleview Landing. I was impressed with the person who gave the information. They were very informative. It's a very clean, open, and bright environment. It seemed like they were willing to work as much as possib..."READ MORE
Arcadia at Limerick Pointe
51 West Arcadia Drive, Limerick, PA, 19468
"We looked at Arcadia at Limerick Pointe. It's a new building and it's well-maintained. They still have to open four floors, they are still on the first floor. The second floor is opened up in like two or three weeks and then they go on from there...."READ MORE
139 Old Swede Rd, Douglassville, PA, 19518
"Amity Place took very good care of my father. He never complained about the place and the food. The staff was fantastic. The rooms were very nice. They were just the right size and they always kept cleaning. The staff always took care of him. Even..."READ MORE
Celebration Villa of Exeter
9 Colin Court, Reading, PA, 19606
"The manager at Celebration Villa of Exeter was wonderful. She took me around and showed me everything. She sent me a little video of what we had seen that day. My husband had a chance to see the place and we looked at two different types of rooms ..."READ MORE
Columbia Cottage Collegeville
901 East Main Street, Collegeville, PA, 19426
"We chose Columbia Cottage Collegeville for mom because it's a small community, and the caregiver to resident ratio is favorable. They offer a variety of activities and services, and the location was also beneficial. They had 10 levels of care from..."READ MORE
1191 Rapps Dam Road, Phoenixville, PA, 19442
"Woodbridge Place was very homey, light, and airy. The dog came out to greet us right away. The people there looked very normal, not like robots and not like thugs, so that was good. The staff who toured me was the sales and marketing person, so sh..."READ MORE
Frederick Mennonite Community
2849 Big Road, Frederick, PA, 19492
"Our experience with Frederick was good until they told us that we didn't have enough money. It seemed very nice, that's why we were interested in going there, until they said financially we weren't in consideration. The rooms were very comparable ..."READ MORE
Brandywine Living at Upper Providence
1133 Black Rock Road, Phoenixville, PA, 19460
"My sister was at Brandywine Living at Upper Providence for about a month and a half. We have the highest praise for this facility. They were wonderful. The people were warm, kind, attentive, and they've been very good to her. She enjoyed it very m..."READ MORE
6740 Daniel Boone Road, Birdsboro, PA, 19508
"My brother moved into Birdsboro Lodge last August. It's a nice place. I've never met a nasty person. It's very, very nice, other than what they charge, and I don't think they charge everybody the same price. He smokes cigars -- they allow him to s..."READ MORE
Complete Care Berkshire
5485 Perkiomen Avenue, Reading, PA, 19606
"The staff there was absolutely amazing. I was so impressed at the genuine care for the residents that was displayed by all staff members we encountered in our recent experience while checking in our Aunt. The way that they interact with the reside..."READ MORE
The Landing of Collegeville
1421 South Collegeville Road, Collegeville, PA, 19426
"The Landing of Collegeville is top all the way through. My wife is in the memory unit, and I am there with her, but I am not part of the memory unit treatment. It's the only 1 in 10 that I checked that would allow that to occur in the memory unit...."READ MORE
Providence Place at the Collegeville Inn
4000 Ridge Pike , Collegeville, PA, 19426
"My grandfather was here for 8 months before he passed away and the kindness and individual attention he received was above and beyond anything we could have expected. The facility is beautiful and clean and the people who work there have a passion..."READ MORE
Golden Living Community - Phoenixville
833-A S Main St., Phoenixville, PA, 19460
"My grandmother had been discharged from other nursing facility with only two days notice. Not to mention she is 94 years old and not well. Most Nursing Facilitys have a waiting list and no availability. My friend who is a nurse practitioner recom..."READ MORE
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Pottstown
Pottstown, Pennsylvania, is situated alongside the Schuylkill River approximately 40 miles northwest of Philadelphia. Pottstown's 13.1 percent senior population is served by two assisted living facilities directly within the city and an additional 25 facilities nearby.
Throughout Pottstown and the rest of the state of Pennsylvania, assisted living facilities are known as Personal Care Homes (PCHs) and are licensed and monitored by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services. PCHs in Pottstown are designated by the state as residences that provide shelter, meals, supervision and assistance with personal care tasks.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Pottstown
- The climate in Pottstown is distinguished by mild to cool winters that average 30 degrees Fahrenheit and hot and humid summers that average 75 degrees. The city gets 10 fewer inches of snow than the annual national average snowfall, so seniors who are looking for a temperate climate with all four seasons might consider Pottstown.
- The Pottstown area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Tower Health Pottstown Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The state of Pennsylvania is considered retirement tax-friendly because it doesn't tax social security income. Cities such as Pottstown offer seniors the opportunity to enjoy tax cuts and save money.
- Pottstown has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Tri-County Active Adult Center, an organization that offers a variety of programs that address issues such as health and wellness, adult education and socialization.
- More than 99 percent of cities and towns within Pennsylvania have a lower crime rate than in Pottstown, and seniors have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of violent or property crime in the area. Because of the high crime rates in Pottstown, it might be unsafe for seniors to travel alone after dark or to carry valuables with them.
- In Pottstown, public transportation is offered by the Pottstown Area Rapid Transit (PART) system. Seniors qualify for free public transit with a valid Transit I.D. or Medicare Card. The nearest major airport is located in Allentown (Lehigh Valley International Airport), approximately 44 miles from Pottstown.
Paying for Assisted Living in Pottstown
Assisted Living costs in Pottstown start around $4,030 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 Pottstown 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.
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Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Pottstown
Because the state of Pennsylvania does not offer any specific resources for financial assistance for assisted living (PCH), the state's official website offers suggestions for paying for long-term care in Pottstown, including enrolling in long-term insurance or paying through private savings.
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 Pottstown
Pottstown 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 Pottstown, please visit our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Pottstown
Pottstown-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.