18 Assisted Living Facilities near Scranton, PA

9 Assisted Living Facilities in Scranton, PA

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The Gardens of Green Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
2751 Boulevard Ave, Scranton, PA 18509
"The Gardens of Green Ridge was very nice. Tracy gave us a really nice tour and answered all of our questions. They hde a brand-new facility with a little snack bar and a TV room." More

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Scranton Manor Personal Care Community

Provides: Assisted Living
819 Jefferson Ave., Scranton, PA 18510
"My Mother has been a resident of Scranton Manor for a few years now. The staff are kind and very friendly to the residents. The food is very good. The rooms are clean. They have many activities and..." More

LIFE Geisinger

Provides: Assisted Living
2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509
"The first thing that one notices when they enter Our Lady of Peace is Main Street, a long hallway with a high arching ceiling and a floor that mimics the colors and patterns of a cobblestone road...." More

Gino J Merli Veterans Center

Provides: Assisted Living
401 PENN AVENUE, Scranton, PA 18503
"The facility itself is very clean and seems accommodating. My grandmother lived here for many years, and every time I visited, the staff was extremely friendly toward me and my family. My father..." More

Green Ridge Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1530 Sanderson Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509
"The staff have always been friendly. The receptionist at the front desk always greeted you, and directed you to your destination. My grandmother always said she was treated fairly, and never..." More

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Linwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Ce...

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Lynwood Ave, Scranton, PA 18505
"Offering skilled nursing, medical and rehabilitative care for patients and residents. Whether for a short stay or for an extended period, our Clinical Care Teams are focused on implementing..." More

Harrison House

Provides: Assisted Living
712 Harrison Ave, Scranton, PA 18510
"The place is very dirty, staff not well trained, food is dispicable. I would not allow my dog to stay there " More

Angel's Family Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
218 NORTH MAIN AVENUE, Scranton, PA 18504

West Side Kozy Comfort Personal Care

Provides: Assisted Living
1640 NORTH MAIN AVENUE, Scranton, PA 18504

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Clarks Summit Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
950 Morgan Highway, Clarks Summit, PA 18411
"The facility is very nice. Beautifully decorated and gives you warm and at home feel. I recently had a tour and was very impressed. The sales manger was extremely knowledge and answered all my..." More
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Old Forge Manor Personal Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
246 S Main St, Old Forge, PA 18518
"I volunteered at the Laurels for a year. I found the residents very well-looked after, happy, and healthy. The staff were very well-informed and patient with the residents, despite occasional..." More

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Mid Valley Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
85 Sturges Road, Peckville, PA 18452
"My mother has been a resident at Mid Valley Manor since 2011. I can attest first hand to the excellent care that she receives on a daily basis. The nursing staff is so kind, caring, supportive..." More

The Pines Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1300 Morgan Highway, Clarks Summit, PA 18411
"My mom absolutely loves it at The Pines. She's been there a month and she's very happy. We made a good choice. They recently took her to the park, a concert, and to mass. She has a button and all..." More

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Willowbrook Place Senior Living Commu...

Provides: Assisted Living
150 Edella Road, Clarks Summit, PA 18411
"The Willowbrook was a very nice facility. It had a nice, homey feeling to it, it was clean. I think the rooms were spacious. The staff all seemed very nice. They seemed to be caring enough. I did..." More

St Mary's Villa Residence

Provides: Assisted Living
ONE PIONEER PLACE, Moscow, PA 18444
"My friend is in St. Mary’s Villa Residence. It is fantastic and has a very caring atmosphere. The staff is very accommodating and take care of her extremely well. We are very satisfied. The meals..." More

Keystone Community Resources

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Abington Executive Park, Clarks Summit, PA ...
"The facilities are in great shape. There are so many rules/regulations that I can't imagine how some places are not in equally good shape. Keystone Community Resources provide staff 24 hours per..." More

Abington Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Edella Rd, Clarks Summit, PA 18411
"Offering skilled nursing, medical and rehabilitative care for patients and residents. Whether for a short stay or for an extended period, our Clinical Care Teams are focused on implementing..." More

Harbor House Community Residential Re...

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Terrace Lane , Dickson City, PA 18508

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Scranton

    The county seat of Lackawanna County, the city of Scranton, Pennsylvania is located on the western fringe of the Pocono Mountains and is home to a senior demographic that is about 15 percent of Scranton’s population.  The city is home to 10 assisted living facilities with a further nine located nearby. Scranton’s assisted living facilities, often referred to as personal care homes, are licensed and regulated by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Scranton

    • Seniors living on a fixed income may be pleased to note that Scranton has a cost of living index of 90, which is well below the national cost of living index which is 100.

    • Scranton’s South Side Senior Center features a wide array of classes and activities that include yoga, bingo, arts and crafts, dancing, bus trips and more for seniors aged 55 and over.

    • Scranton is home to world-class medical facilities, including Geisinger Community Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • Seniors may be pleased that Pennsylvania does not tax social security checks, which leaves more money in their assisted living budgets. Moreover, Pennsylvania does not generally tax withdrawals taken from 401k accounts. 
    • Public transportation in Scranton is reliable. COLTS provides public bus service throughout the city and seniors aged 65 and older ride for free.

    • Summers in Scranton tend to be comfortable with July highs averaging 82 degrees. Winters, however, tend to be more extreme with January average lows of 18 degrees and heavy snowfall.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Scranton

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Pennsylvania

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,279.00 Scranton
    $3,000.00 Clarks Summit
    $2,391.00 Kingston
    $1,590.00 Wilkes Barre

    Assisted Living costs in Scranton start around $3,279 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 Scranton 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 Scranton

    Scranton seniors who meet certain eligibility requirements may qualify for financial assistance to pay for care within an assisted living facility. Pennsylvania's Medical Assistance program, known as the Medically Needy Program, offers financial assistance for qualifying seniors or individuals with disabilities to help pay for care in a nursing home or assisted living facility. Additionally, seniors who receive SSI and need to live in an assisted living facility may qualify for a supplement from the state to help pay for assisted living care. 

    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 Scranton

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Scranton

    Scranton-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 Scranton

    • Review of The Gardens of Green Ridge

      The Gardens of Green Ridge is pretty nice, but they don't have enough help, so there are some things that I expected that they would do for me, but they don't get a chance to because they're so ove... Read more

      Ann
    • Review of The Gardens of Green Ridge

      The Gardens of Green Ridge was very nice. Tracy gave us a really nice tour and answered all of our questions. They hde a brand-new facility with a little snack bar and a TV room. Read more

      Linda
    • Review of Scranton Manor Personal Care Community

      The woman who took me around Scranton Manor Personal Care Community was pleasant and nice. The place was clean, and it looked like they had enough staff. They had a couple of recreation rooms and a... Read more

      EH
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