Traditions of Hanover

Offers Independent Living

26 Reviews
5300 Northgate Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18017
Call (800) 385-2527
Traditions of Hanover (800) 385-2527

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Independent Living Reviews for Traditions of Hanover

September 25, 2017

By Jo Ann Moyer

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

From the moment we walked through the doors for the first time, we were greeted by smiling and friendly staff as well as residents. The atmosphere is very warm and home-like.My mother has a lovely and spacious one bedroom apartment. The meals are very good with a wide selection of food choices. There are many activities and social events to participate in.I feel we made an excellent decision when we chose Traditions of Hanover for my mother.

September 06, 2017

By Mr.Bill

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Ever since mom moved into this community she has been so much better physically and mentally. The living conditions and the activities have her improved her life so very much. And ours not having to worry abut her as much. The entire staff are very friendly and helpful in all areas of caring. Plus the facility is always very clean.

August 30, 2017

By clsa

I am/was a resident of this facility

Beautiful apartments. Privacy when you want and many activities when you choose to be active. Very pleasant residents and staff.

August 30, 2017

By Shirley F's Family

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Our Mom went to tour Traditions and saw how bright and sunny the 1 bedroom apartment was that they had available and signed up immediately. It also helped that we had had a good meal straight from the dining room. There are always so many choices for the lunch and dinner meals and you have the option of going through the buffet line or having the meal served at your seat. Mom's plan was to try it for 3 months and see if it was for her. After 9 days she said put my house on the market. We liked the fact that it is a month to month lease and if it doesn't work then you give them 30 days notice. The staff is friendly and happy. All the staff know each of the residents by name. There are so many activities to choose from that now I have to look at the monthly schedule to see if Mom might be in her apartment before I call her on the phone. This was the BEST decision our 91 year old Mom could have made. She is physically stronger and having the time of her life!

April 17, 2017

By Carol465211

I visited this facility

The rooms in Traditions don't have an outside porch or linen closet. They don't have the basic things I want, though they do have a kitchenette. Their two-bedroom apartment is almost $4,000.

Provider Response

Traditions of Hanover believes in a vibrant lifestyle and have built a community that reflects this vision. Our beautiful patio and porch spaces are designed for socialization and enjoyment of other’s company. During the weekly visits from housekeeping linens are replaced and residents have opportunities to furnish their apartments to their personal liking. Much focus is placed on activities and resident choice. Our goal is that our residents build a life that suits them, and we wish that for you as well. Good luck with your search!

January 16, 2017

By Joseph274083

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

My mother is in a private apartment in Traditions of Hanover. The residents are very sociable and very active. The place is excellent and feels like home. The layout is extremely easy to navigate and easy to get around in. The meals are excellent. The dining room is nice and open. They have waitress service. I like how caring they are of any type of senior and their friendliness and willingness to accept new people coming in.

June 10, 2016

By Karen430814

I visited this facility

I went to Traditions of Hanover, and the place was beautiful. I would go there in a heartbeat, but we can't afford the price. The staff was wonderful and friendly. There was nothing wrong with the rooms. They were gorgeous. They had a salon, a library, and a game room, plus transportation available for different outings. The community was very active. There’s no reason for you to sit in your room because it just seemed like there was so much to do. You could go out on a bus to the mall. One woman had just started doing the adult coloring books, and I think a couple of the ladies had gotten together to color together. I think there’s PT and OT.

May 10, 2016

By DPTHHWF

I visited this facility

I would prefer Traditions of Hanover for my dad. We were there for lunch, and the food was very good. A doctor comes in every Wednesday and is there all day which is really nice. They seemed to be a little bit more caring from a medical perspective, but they were more expensive and only served two meals a day. The rooms were lovely. It’s a good place for people who want to socialize; they have a happy hour a couple of times a week, and a lot going on, too.

May 10, 2016

By AnonymousRLKUH

I visited this facility

I went to Traditions of Hanover. I just took a tour there. The whole place was gorgeous. It looks like a 5 star hotel. The staff was very nice. They sent some food along. They have some things going pretty much every day but its more of your own type – you go, you review the chart and you schedule it.

May 10, 2016

By SandyOIELF

I visited this facility

Traditions of Hanover was very clean and well kept. Everybody was very friendly. They had a lot of activities and took the seniors on trips to the doctors' offices and the grocery stores. Everything was very nice. They had studio, a one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments that were all very spacious, even the studio. There was room for a bed, a small table and a couple of chairs. The food was very good. There was a variety of activities and entertainment, like they've had a band, an Elvis impersonator, and magician come in.

January 25, 2016

By M. Connie

I am/was a resident of this facility

I have been a resident at Traditions of Hanover for almost 4 years. My family lives in Bath and I wanted to live closer to them. When I decided to move to this area from Levittown, PA, they checked out the different facilities. They choose a few for me to visit. After visting one or two, my daughter and I walked into Traditions of Hanover. I told my daughter, "This feels like home." We had lunch here and the food was excellent. The atmosphere in the dining room was livlely and animated. People were chatting and visiting with each other. My daughter went from table to table asking the residents if they thought I would be happy here. Everyone of them said that they thought I would. A gentleman came over to us and said that this was the place for me and that I should move here. The apartments they showed me were beautiful, spacious and well kept. My Grandsons are EMTs and they gave Jennifer the third degree about the safety procedures and they passed with flying colors. The Activity calendar has so many different types of activities, there is somethng for everyone. They have Chair Yoga, Chair Aerobics,Zumba Gold and Strength, Mobility and Balance classes. We have Art classes, Beaded Jewelry classes. craft projects and Writing Classes. We have an in house Newsletter written by the residents and so many other things to do. They have shopping trips, rides to doctors offices, lunch outtings and trips to Entertainment Venues. Traditions of Hanover is a wonderful place for me to spend my retirement years. I love it here .

December 29, 2015

By TimandCristin

I am a friend or relative of resident

My mom has been at Traditions for over a year now. Not only has it enhanced her wellness and wellbeing I believe it saved her life. The amenities, the staff, and the community have been a tremendous gift to my mom and our family. We love being a part of the beautiful life at Traditions!

December 29, 2015

By Picaroo

I am a friend or relative of resident

I cannot say enough about Traditions of Hanover! From the director all the way through to maintenance they are equally kind, caring and you know they really like their jobs by their attitude. Nothing is too much for them to do for anyone at anytime. I can feel comfortable when I leave my Mother that she is good hands and should there be any irregularity with her I can always count on someone calling me and alerting me within minutes, regardless of the time of day. Traditions has my seal of approval 100%.

December 19, 2015

By Michele T. M.

I am a friend or relative of resident

When my mom was in search of an Independent Community in the Lehigh Valley, we visited Traditions of Hanover, among other places. What set ToH aside from the others was the warm and oh-so-welcoming feeling we both had, right from the start. We were made to feel right at home - not just by the staff, but by the residents. The sales person that met with us barely had to say a word to us... the residents themselves kept coming up to us telling us about their experiences since moving to ToH. Now... over 3 years later... my mom still says that moving here was the best decision she's ever made. She is never bored, never lonely, never hungry (the food is AMAZING!), and never feels even for a second upset about living here. The staff is incredible (from the young gals who help out at meal time and cleaning to the top management) – they all truly care about the residents. I’ve not met a single staffer that thinks of their duties there as a “job”. She loves living there, but from my perspective, I’m so very grateful for Traditions of Hanover and the positive experience they’ve provided for my mom after having to leave her home of over 50 years.

April 06, 2015

By Sara Jane

I visited this facility

The rooms were small in Traditions of Hanover. The people were great, very friendly, and went out of their way. They knew everyone of their inhabitants by name. The attitude of the caretakers was excellent, and the food was good.

Provider Response

Sara Jane ~ Thanks for your 5-Star Review! Residents at Traditions of Hanover truly become extended family. Residents and employees know each other and care about each other and that is demonstrated in all the things that you mention ~ including the dining experience, variety of activities offered and the attitude and approach of our employees. I was confused about your comment about the size of the ‘rooms.’ Traditions has three different sizes of apartments. The studio apartments are small, but we also have one bedroom and two bedroom apartments that are much larger and comfortably accommodate residents and their furniture.

April 02, 2015

By Richard83977250

I visited this facility

I liked Traditions; it was very nice. The staff appeared to be very friendly and very comfortable. It was a very comfortable size and environment. They had a lot of activities.

March 27, 2015

By Jay10

I visited this facility

We visited Traditions of Hanover for my mom. They seemed like nice people, and it had a nice facility but it wouldn't work for my mom's situation. It was a little too overpriced, and my mom needs more of an assisted living than independent living. The staff was pleasant and accommodating. With regards to activities, they did shopping in the community, and they went to different activities outside the community which was nice. It was a nice place, but my mom needs assisted living and not independent living. However, it was really nice inside, the people were pleasant, and the older folks that we saw seemed like they were having a good time.

June 12, 2013

By Caring66881

I visited this facility

Traditions of Hanover had a speaker program and invited us over for a meal and to see the facility. The place is brand new. The rooms are big and very nice. It's a very quiet place. The food was good. The help was very good. They don't have nursing staff, but there is medical center next door. The facility it's strictly just for independent living and they don't have any facilities for medical care or nursing care.
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Questions about Traditions of Hanover

Describe the overall population of independent living residents at Traditions of Hanover. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?

The residents here at Traditions are a lively bunch, from our youngest resident at the age of 58 to our oldest resident at the age of 99. All of our residents enjoy community events, games, as well as our weekly happy hour!!

What places are nearby for independent living residents to enjoy?

There is the Hanover Township Community Center that offers many programs and activities to supplement what is offered at Traditions.

What transportation services does Traditions of Hanover offer to independent living residents?

Transportation services are offered for doctor's appointments, group shopping outings, group restaurant trips, and events.

What common areas are available for independent living residents?

We have the Fireside lounge, Game room, Theater, Library, as well as comfortable sitting areas throughout the community.

If Traditions of Hanover accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

We do allow dogs and cats! There is a lovely walking path that winds along the wetlands as well as a beautiful and private wooded back area.

Does Traditions of Hanover work with an agency or registry to provide nursing and medical assistance as needed?

We do work very closely with home care companies and hospice to bring the care directly to our resident so they are able to age in place.

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Services and Amenities of Traditions of Hanover

Costs

  • All Inclusive Rent
  • Fee Structure Extra: We Offer A Month To Month Rental
  • Independent Living Starting At: $3650/month

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: We Do Not Offer Companion Suites
  • Studio Apartments

Dining options

  • In Room Kitchenette
  • In Room Kitchens
  • Dining Room Shared Meals

Features

  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Computer Room
  • Resident Transportation
  • Party Space
  • Tv Room
  • Garden And Patio
  • Resident Parking
  • Features Extra: Library, Fitness Room/Gym

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Linens
  • Private Cleaning Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry For Clothing

Technology and entertainment

  • Cable In Rooms
  • Technology Extra: Emergency Call System

Health services

  • Medication Management
  • Physical Therapy

Activities

  • Offsite Activities
  • Music
  • Games
  • Stories
  • Religious Services
  • Lectures Discussions
  • Book Clubs
  • Wii Sports
  • Tai Chi
  • Fitness Room
  • Yoga
  • Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Arts And Crafts
  • Activities Extra: Computer Class

Financial guidance

  • Home Sale Assistance
  • Va Benefits Consultation

Guest services

  • Guest Parking
  • Guests At Mealtime
  • Overnight Guests

General

  • Respite Care
  • Minimum Age: 55
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed

Range of services

  • Physical Therapy

About Traditions of Hanover

We're a lot more than just an independent living community nestled discretely in suburban Hanover Township. Throughout the Lehigh Valley, people are talking about the flowing architecture of Traditions' building and its common areas, the spacious and inviting studio, one bedroom and two bedroom units, the culinary delights prepared by our chef, and the friendly, courteous and attentive service provided by Tradition's management team and staff.

Traditions offers a lot, and it's all here for our residents to enjoy. On-site amenities include the Fireside Lounge, Bottle Room, state-of-the-art Theatre, Library, Fitness Center, billiards table, Beauty Salon, transportation service, and lovely outdoor seating areas. And don't forget that the Wegmans Bethlehem mega-grocery store with its fabulous Market Cafe is literally next door.

At Traditions, we're constantly updating the busy activity schedule for our own interesting and enjoyable programs and social activities. Local attractions provide many additional opportunities for enjoying shopping, dining, entertainment, music and the arts, sports and recreation, as well as clubs and organizations that further enhance the active senior lifestyle afforded our residents.


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