14 Assisted Living Facilities near Quakertown, PA
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There are 14 Assisted Living Facilities in the Quakertown area, with 4 in Quakertown and 10 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 86 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Quakertown. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Quakertown 3.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Sellersville with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Quakertown, PA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Quakertown
With 21 miles of sidewalked streets in the city, Quakertown, the one time home of the Liberty Bell, packs a lot of history and roads into its little two square mile area. It also offers seniors plenty of options in picking a place to settle with four assisted living facilities (ALFs) in Quakertown itself and another 24 in the surrounding area.
ALFs Pennsylvania can be a little confusing. There are three types recognized by the state and each of them is licensed by a separate branch of the government. Assisted Living Residences offer nursing care, in addition to help with activities of daily living, and licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Ageing. Personal Care Homes provide the same basic services but aren't allowed to offer any type of medical assistance are licensed by the Department of Public Welfare and Adult Foster Care Homes, who are limited to three residents, are overseen by Area Agencies on Ageing.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Quakertown
- According to the EPA, the air quality in Quakertown is slightly below the national average. A 7-point difference isn't drastic but seniors with respiratory issues might find it noticeable.
- Summer highs reach the mid-80's, but spring and fall are very pleasant in Quakertown. However, 31 inches of snow can make winter a challenge for active seniors.
- Both violent and property crime rates in Quakertown exceed the national average by 1.7 percent. For security-conscious seniors, this should be kept in mind.
- The cost of living in Quakertown is 6.2 percent above the national mean and grocery prices exceed the norm by 8.8 percent. For seniors on a tight budget, less costly locals might be advisable.
- The Quakertown area is home to world-class medical facilities, including St. Luke's Hospital Quakertown Campus, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Quakertown has limited public transportation options for seniors. There is a shared ride program provided by the county, and senior rates run $3 to $6.75 with two days notice required.
Paying for Assisted Living in Quakertown
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Quakertown 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 Quakertown 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 Quakertown
The State of Pennsylvania offers two Medicaid waiver programs to help seniors pay for assisted living; the Community Health Choices (CHC) program and the Pennsylvania Department of Ageing 60+(PDA60+) program. There is also the Services My Way (SMW) program that assists seniors with managing self-directed service programs.
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 Quakertown
Quakertown 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 Quakertown, please visit our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Quakertown
Quakertown-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.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Quakertown
Review of Independence Court of Quakertown
My mom is in Independence Court of Quakertown Assisted Living. It's a very quaint facility, very cheerful, and it's maintained very well. It fits into the general neighborhood and setting. It's a n... Read more
Review of Belle Haven Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
My father was in this facility for 24 hours before he ended up in the hospital. He slid out of bed after having surgery on his hip. He fell to the floor and called and called for help. He finally d... Read more
Review of Independence Court of Quakertown
You all took such wonderful care of our Mom and us during our short time with you all. We will truly miss you, and consider you all as our extended family. Your place is a hidden gem in the heart ... Read more