The 3 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Wellsboro, PA for 2023
Also serving communities of Galeton, Canton, Millerton.
To help you with your search, browse the 8 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Wellsboro. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Wellsboro 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Elmira with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Wellsboro, PA
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Wellsboro
With easy access to nature parks and waterways, perfect for fishing and swimming, active seniors that love the outdoors may enjoy retirement in Wellsboro. This could be one of the reasons behind the broad elder population in this area, with 28.3% of residents being over 65 years old, some of whom could benefit from an assisted living facility.
Assisted living facilities (ALFs), in Wellsboro and throughout the state, are managed by the Department of Aging, Office of Long Term Living. There are three licensed assisted living residences in and around Wellsboro to help those with long-term care needs.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Wellsboro
- The Wellsboro area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Sailors Memorial Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Property Crime is very low in Wellsboro at 19.9, nearly half the rate of the national average of 35.4. Violent crime is even lower at 13.3, compared to the national average of 22.7, making it a very safe place for seniors who enjoy walking and staying fit.
- Wellsboro is less expensive than many areas of the nation with a cost of living score of 83.3, compared to the national average of 100, which may make this city more appealing for seniors on a fixed-income.
Cold, long winters with lows of 14 degrees and an average of 51 inches of annual snowfall make Wellsboro a great location for snow-loving seniors. Seniors who mind the cold may want to seek out a facility that offers individual climate controls so they can stay warm, despite the weather conditions outside.
Air and water quality are good in Wellsboro, which may be of interest to health-conscious seniors. The city ranks 75 for air quality and 82 for water quality, both considerably higher than the U.S. averages of 58 and 55, respectively.
- Seniors who don't drive can easily get around using the BeST Transit system, which also offers dial-a-ride services for elders and medical assistance transportation.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Wellsboro
Review of Country Terrace
From the first day my mother arrived at Country Terrace, the staff took such care to make her feel comfortable and at ease. Every person I've met, no matter the time of day/evening goes the extra ... Read more
Review of Wellsboro Shared Home Inc
My mom moved to Wellsboro Shared Home. It is an older home, but it's a nice and well-kept place with nice folks. They have activities such as bingo and decorating activities in the dining room. The... Read more
Review of Country Terrace
My grandmother stayed at Country Terrace for several years. The people just conversate more like family-oriented. It felt more like a homey place. They have a separate living room where you can go ... Read more