32 Assisted Living Facilities near Shillington, PA

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Shillington, PA

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Mifflin Court

Provides: Assisted Living
450 E Philadelphia Ave, Shillington, PA 19607
"I looked at a lot of different facilities before choosing mifflin court for my mom. I'm very happy I chose this place. The food is excellent and my mom has made new friends already. She finally..." More

Mifflin Center

Provides: Assisted Living
500 Philadelphia Ave, Shillington, PA 19607
"I unfortunately was transferred to Mifflin Center from the Surgery Center after a knee replacement. We were told that it would be a private room with the door shut due to Covid 19. This was not..." More

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Keystone Villa at Fleetwood

Provides: Assisted Living
501 Hoch Road, Blandon, PA 19510
"My Dad is a resident at the Keystone Villa at Fleetwood and my Mom was there also until she passed. They’ve been in both Personal Care and Independent Living over the past 6 years. It is a family..." More

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Keystone Villa at Douglassville

Provides: Assisted Living
1152 Ben Franklin Highway East, Douglassville, ...
"My parents are in Keystone Villa. It is a very nice establishment and a very caring community. My mother has memory issues and my father is on hospice. Their room is kept clean. The staff seems..." More

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Manor at Market Square

Provides: Assisted Living
803 Penn St, Reading, PA 19601
"Visiting friends at the Manor has always been a pleasurable experience. From the garden entrance to the crackling fireplace in the atrium to the friendly staff and delicious meals, I always feel..." More

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Keystone Villa at Ephrata

Provides: Assisted Living
100 North State Street, Ephrata, PA 17522
"Keystone Villa at Ephrata is in a community where I live, and it is fantastic. I have friends who live there and they have lived there since the day it opened. They rave about the place. It is just..." More

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Amity Place

Provides: Assisted Living
139 Old Swede Road, Douglassville, PA 19518
"We ended up at Amity Place. It's very nice and clean. They're very friendly and supportive. My only complaint is they don't answer the phone very quickly. The staff is very kind, caring and..." More

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Maidencreek Place

Provides: Assisted Living
105 Dries Road, Reading, PA 19605
"Maidencreek Place was a very nice place. The person I dealt with was very nice, she had a lot of knowledge of the place, she answered all my questions, and she gave availability. She asked me a lot..." More

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Elmcroft of Reading

Provides: Assisted Living
9 Colin Court, Reading, PA 19606
"My overall impression with Elmcroft of Reading is in 20 years, this is the place I want to be. My father has already been here for almost two months weeks now. It’s a gorgeous country setting and..." More
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The Villa St. Elizabeth

Provides: Assisted Living
1201 Museum Road, Reading, PA 19611
"My mother-in-law was at The Villa St. Elizabeth for a little under three weeks. It was lovely and clean. The staff took good care of her. The meals were great. She said they were delicious. Her..." More

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Evans Retirement Center

Provides: Assisted Living
220 East Race Street, Fleetwood, PA 19522
"Evan’s Retirement is a very home-like environment; it is not like institutionalizing someone. The staff is very caring, they did everything they could to make him feel comfortable there, and they..." More

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Berkshire Commons

Provides: Assisted Living
5485 Perkiomen Avenue, Reading, PA 19606
"Active seniors can enjoy a fun, dynamic lifestyle in one of our Assisted Living facilities. These lively communities support each resident's independence, while also offering personalized health..." More

The Heritage of Green Hills

Provides: Assisted Living
10 Tranquility Lane, Reading, PA 19607
"I am a long-time resident of The Heritage of Green Hills (8 years). For over two years, I have been a weekly, sometimes bi-weekly, volunteer at The Green Hills Manor. I look forward to seeing my..." More

Phoebe Berks Village

Provides: Assisted Living
1 Reading Dr, Wernersville, PA 19565
"Phoebe Berks Village was very nice, very neat, and very clean. Beautiful buildings, beautiful surroundings, everybody was very nice and very friendly, and everybody seemed happy. We saw a room and..." More

Birdsboro Lodge

Provides: Assisted Living
6740 Daniel Boone Road, Birdsboro, PA 19508
"I recently had to place my mother in a center that she would be safe and get additional care such as medication, meals, etc. This care home is a HOME run by a husband and wife (the wife is an RN)...." More

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Country Meadows of Wyomissing (Berks ...

Provides: Assisted Living
1800 Tulpehocken Rd, Wyomissing, PA 19610
"Country Meadows was beautiful. I’m actually probably going to put her in there because where she is now isn’t strictly a locked-down facility. I was looking for a locked-down. This was one of the..." More

Columbia Cottage Wyomissing

Provides: Assisted Living
3121 State Hill Rd, Wyomissing, PA 19610
"This is an outstanding assisted living facility. With a well trained and caring staff they set the bar for safe, loving, and respectful living for our most vulnerable population. I feel less..." More

Colonial Lodge Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
2015 NORTH READING ROAD, Denver, PA 17517
"Staff is extremely caring, the independent section also receives concern and care from staff. Very pleased. " More

Ephrata Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
99 BETHANY ROAD, Ephrata, PA 17522

Grand View Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
129 HOUCK ROAD, Fleetwood, PA 19522
"My mother moved into Grand View Manor. It's a country setting, so she can sit out in front of her room and look outside and watch deer run around, and there's all kinds of games going on. It's also..." More

Rittenhouse Village at Muhlenberg

Provides: Assisted Living
2900 Lawn Terrace, Reading, PA 19605
"Rittenhouse Senior Living is clean, and it has a very welcoming atmosphere. I have asked some residents about how they like it, and I did not get any negative feedback. Everybody is very positive..." More

Berks Leisure Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1399 Fairview Drive, Leesport, PA 19533
"Berks Leisure Living was affordable to me and I liked the location because it was out in the country. They have single rooms, a library, and activities." More

Moyer Personal Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
230 SOUTH READING ROAD, Ephrata, PA 17522
"Moyer personal care home in Ephrata is a clean affordable option for assisted living. Downsides are no daily activities or excersise programs, lack of variety of meals (sandwiches every night),..." More

Stabon Manor PCH Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
1555 HAAK STREET, Reading, PA 19602
"My mother lives here. I dont want to write a big long review so i'm just gonna use a few choice words.... bedbugs, smell, over crowded, theft!!!**by residents, shuffle around from room to room.. no..." More

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Danken House

Provides: Assisted Living
448 PRESTON ROAD, Wernersville, PA 19565

The Gardens at Stevens

Provides: Assisted Living
400 LANCASTER AVENUE, Stevens, PA 17578

Golden Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
404 SOUTH CHURCH STREET, Robesonia, PA 19551

Morris Pace Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
416 Reading Avenue, Reading, PA 19611

Sunny Crest Home

Provides: Assisted Living
2587 VALLEY VIEW ROAD, Morgantown, PA 19543

The Hawthorne

Provides: Assisted Living
1501 MINERAL SPRING ROAD, Reading, PA 19602

Zerbe Sisters Nursing Center Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
2499 Zerbe Road, Narvon, PA 17555

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Shillington

    Shillington is a quaint residential suburb of Reading, in what was once one of the most important rail connection regions in the Eastern Pennsylvania area. Today home to just 5,300 people, 18% of Shillington's residents are seniors aged 65 and over. The town has three assisted living facilities within its borders, but several more facilities dot the rolling countryside outside of the city limits. These sites, like all residential long-term care facilities in Pennsylvania, are regulated by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Assisted Living Residence Licensing Division.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Shillington

    • The weather in Shillington is warm and level in the humid summers and a lot cooler and drier in the winters. Summertime highs in Shillington average 85 degrees, while winter lows overnight can dip to an average of 21. The region in and around Shillington gets 45 inches of rain a year, mostly in spring and fall.
    • The cost of living in Shillington is roughly 6% below the national average. though seniors pay less in general to live in Shillington, healthcare can be expensive. Costs in town run about 18% higher for medical care than is common across the rest of the country.
    • Crime rates in Shillington are very low. Seniors in this residential suburb of Reading are exposed to combined property and violent crime rates that range as low as 25% of the national average. While property crime is the most common offense in town, the violent crime rates are even lower.
    • Public transportation in Shillington is provided by the Berks Area Regional Transit Authority (BARTA), which runs bus route 11 through the middle of town and connects much of the area with nearby Reading. Regular fares on BARTA are mileage based, though caregivers and personal attendants ride for free with a senior. All BARTA vehicles are ADA-compliant, and special trips can be scheduled for medical and disabled ride services.
    • The Shillington area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Reading Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Shillington has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Berks County Area Agency on Aging, an organization that offers classes and caregiver support, with referrals to adult day care, as well as one senior center.

    Note: Data on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Shillington

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Pennsylvania

    $4,680.00 Shillington
    $4,285.00 Douglassville
    $4,137.00 Ephrata
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,413.00 Reading
    $1,700.00 Fleetwood

    Assisted Living costs in Shillington start around $4,680 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 Shillington 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 Shillington

    Seniors in Shillington will not find any Medicaid Waivers in PA to help pay for the cost of assisted living, but SSI can be used to offset some of the cost. 

    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 Shillington

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Shillington

    Shillington-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 Shillington

    • Review of Mifflin Center

      I unfortunately was transferred to Mifflin Center from the Surgery Center after a knee replacement. We were told that it would be a private room with the door shut due to Covid 19. This was not th... Read more

      Cathylr56
    • Review of Mifflin Court

      I looked at a lot of different facilities before choosing mifflin court for my mom. I'm very happy I chose this place. The food is excellent and my mom has made new friends already. She finally se... Read more

      Lori211
    • Review of Mifflin Court

      When we first found Mifflin Court, it was a beautiful, clean, and well-represented place. The last four years were good. Now, they’re a little stuffy, kind of snobby, very nosy, and we’ve had a lot... Read more

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