64 Assisted Living Facilities near Sarver, PA
There are 64 Assisted Living Facilities in the Sarver area, with 2 in Sarver and 62 nearby.
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2 Assisted Living Facilities in Sarver, PA
62 Assisted Living Facilities near Sarver, PA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Sarver
Sarver is a small community that is located just outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The community is part of Buffalo township, which is home to about 7,300 residents, nearly 18% of whom are senior citizens aged 65 or older. To support the town's aged population, there are two assisted living facilities in Sarver with an additional 61 located in surrounding areas.
The Maryland Department of Human Services is responsible for monitoring the operation of these facilities in Sarver and throughout the state, which are officially known as Assisted Living Programs (ALPs).
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Sarver
- The Sarver area is home to world-class medical facilities, including ACMH Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Even though the cost of living in Sarver and throughout Buffalo township is 6% higher than the national average, healthcare and grocery costs are well below, which may make Sarver a great option for seniors on a budget.
Crime rates in Sarver and Buffalo township are substantially lower than both the state and national averages. Even with lower-than-average crime, it's always a good idea to ensure that assisted living facilities have security systems in place to keep residents safe.
Winters in Sarver are rather cold with an average low temperature in January of only 18 degrees. Some seniors may prefer to find assisted living options in an area with a warmer climate.
- There are no public transportation options in Sarver, which means that seniors may need to rely on shuttle services or family members to transport them to medical appointments.
- Pennsylvania exempts all social security income and pension income from taxes, which leaves more room in the budget for seniors to pay for assisted living and related expenses.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Sarver
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Sarver 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 Sarver 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 Sarver
Pennsylvania's Medicaid system and government-funded financial aid programs don't cover the cost of assisted living services. Seniors who require financial aid and receive Supplemental Security Income may be eligible to receive an Optional State Supplement that can help them to pay for their care.
Room and board charges are capped by the state for seniors who receive SSI and the state does allow family supplementation, provided it's paid directly to the senior's care facility.
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 Sarver
Sarver 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 Sarver, please visit our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Sarver
Sarver-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 Sarver
Review of Assisted Living at Rosebrook
We were able to visit Rosebrook and the facility is excellent, but they had nothing available at this time. The staff who accommodated us was very straight to the point and I was very pleased. We w... Read more