16 Assisted Living Facilities near Windber, PA

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Windber, PA

Brethren Home Community Windber

Provides: Assisted Living
277 HOFFMAN AVENUE, Windber, PA 15963

Pettikoffer House

Provides: Assisted Living
3028 CIRCLE DRIVE, Windber, PA 15963

14 Assisted Living Facilities near Windber, PA

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The Atrium

Provides: Assisted Living
216 Main St, Johnstown, PA 15901
"We were impressed with The Atrium. It really was a nice place. The staff members were very nice. They were wonderful. When we visited the residents were having their lunch time, so we didn't see..." More

McCullough Place

Provides: Assisted Living
500 Cheney Oak Drive, Johnstown, PA 15905
"I like McCullough Place. They have a courtyard that's like a garden in the middle of the place. I like the set up when it comes to that, but when it comes to price, they're way higher than other..." More

Amber Springs At LaurelWood

Provides: Assisted Living
100 WOODMONT ROAD, Johnstown, PA 15905
"I visit a close friend of the family at Amber Springs almost weekly and must say it's quite a cheerful and active community. Every time I'm there I see many of the residents enjoying activities..." More

Rosewood Personal Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
122 Carwyn Drive, Greensburg, PA 15904
"My mom had been at Rosewood Manor before. It was a very clean facility but the level of care just wasn't there. They had beautiful rooms, and their physical therapy department was top notch. She..." More

Quality of Life Services at Westmont ...

Provides: Assisted Living
787 GOUCHER STREET, Johnstown, PA 15905
"Refund Plans: Declining Balance over 7.5 yrs. Assisted Living and Nursing Care on Fee-For-Service basis." More

Cambria Home Health

Provides: Assisted Living
1506 Railroad Street,, Summerhill, PA 15958

Forest Hills Personal Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
313 HUMBERT ROAD, Sidman, PA 15955

Country Manor Living

Provides: Assisted Living
170 Phillips Street, Jerome, PA 15937

Harmony House Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
601 LAMBERD AVENUE, Johnstown, PA 15904

Laurel View Village

Provides: Assisted Living
2000 CAMBRIDGE DRIVE, Davidsville, PA 15928
"Refund Plan: 40% of Entrance Fee, after 5 years. Priority access to Assisted Living and Nursing Care on Fee-For-Service basis. Rental Plan also available." More

Lutheran Home at Johnstown, Th

Provides: Assisted Living
807 GOUCHER STREET, Johnstown, PA 15905

Rose of Sharon Home, Inc.

Provides: Assisted Living
135 Main Street, PO Box 336, Saint Michael, PA ...

Rosewood Personal Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
122 CARWYN DRIVE, Johnstown, PA 15904

Arbutus Park Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
207 OTTAWA STREET, Johnstown, PA 15904

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Windber

    In the 19th century, Windber, Pennsylvania, located in Somerset County, welcomed many European immigrants, who came to find jobs in the coal industry. Today, the town has a population of 3,971 people, 22% of whom are aged 65 and over. To serve those seniors needed help with the tasks of daily living, there are two assisted living facilities in Windber and 14 more in nearby communities, such as Johnstown.

    In Windber and the rest of Pennsylvania, the Department of Aging, Office of Long-Term Living, Division of Licensing oversees assisted living facilities, or assisted living residences (ALRs), as they're known in the state.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Windber

    • Seniors looking to retire to a low-crime area may appreciate that Windber has a violent crime rate of 22.7, equal to the national average, and at 16, its property crime rate is less than half the U.S. average of 35.4.
    • In Windber, summers are moderate, with an average high of 79 degrees in July. However, winter lows average 16 in January, which may be tough on seniors with arthritis and other conditions sensitive to cold weather. In contrast, the national average temperature range is approximately 21-86 degrees. Windber receives approximately 85 inches of snow each winter, compared to the U.S. average of 28 inches.
    • According to the EPA, seniors in Windber enjoy better air and water quality than those living in similarly sized towns nationwide. Air and water quality here are 69 and 68, respectively, compared to national averages of 58 for air quality and 55 for water quality.
    • While the national and state average cost of living is 100, Windber's cost of living is 73.7, driven by housing costs at one-third of the national average. Seniors living in assisted living may indirectly benefit since housing costs impact facilities' operational costs and may impact monthly fees.
    • Windber seniors and those throughout Pennsylvania live in a relatively tax-friendly state. Seniors don't pay taxes on retirement income, including Social Security IRAs, and 401(k)s, which may leave a little more money for assisted living expenses.
    • Windber has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Johnstown.

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


    Paying for Assisted Living in Windber

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Pennsylvania

    $4,000.00 US
    $2,750.00 Johnstown

    Assisted Living costs in Windber 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 Windber 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 Windber

    Pennsylvania's seniors, including those in Windber, who are eligible for SSI might be eligible for financial assistance to pay for assisted living costs. According to PA Code 2800.27, seniors cannot be charged more than their monthly income for assisted living services.

    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 Windber

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Windber

    Windber-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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