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Assisted Living in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is home to just over 59,000 residents, 10.4% of whom are aged 65 and older. Known for its large number of Amish communities, Lancaster also has many farmers’ markets and fruit stands, such as the century-old Lancaster Central Market located downtown. Seniors can also enjoy buggy rides in the countryside or browsing through many of the city’s antique stores. Lancaster is also home to three playhouse theaters, numerous shopping malls and outlet centers, over five dozen golf courses and several large parks, including Longs Park near the Park City Mall.

Seniors living in Lancaster can enjoy warm, pleasant summers and cold winters with some snowfall. Public transportation is readily available and can transport seniors to nearly all locations throughout the city limits.

The average cost of assisted living in Lancaster is $4,050 per month. Costs vary between facilities depending on location, amenities and services provided.

18 Assisted Living communities in Lancaster, PA | 20 nearby communities

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1. Legend of Lancaster

31 Millersville Road, Lancaster, PA, 17603

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Evergreen Estates Retirement Community

1300 East King Street, Lancaster, PA, 17602

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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Providence Place Senior Living of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA

3. Providence Place Senior Living of Lancaster

1380 Elm Avenue, Lancaster, PA, 17603

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Calvary Homes

502 ELIZABETH DRIVE, Lancaster, PA, 17601

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Woodcrest Villa – Continuing Care Retirement Community

2001 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA, 17601

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Homestead Village

1800 Marietta Avenue, Lancaster, PA, 17604

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Willow Valley Communities

450 Willow Valley Lakes Drive, Lancaster, PA, 17584

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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8. Manorcare Health Services – Lancaster

100 ABBEYVILLE ROAD, Lancaster, PA, 17603

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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Red Rose Manor, Lancaster, PA

9. Red Rose Manor

38 COTTAGE AVENUE, Lancaster, PA, 17602

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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10. Vineyard Personal Care Home

3030 Columbia, Lancaster, PA, 17603

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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11. Hamilton Arms Center

336 South West End Avenue, Lancaster, PA, 17603

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. Golden Livingcenter – Lancaster

425 NORTH DUKE STREET, Lancaster, PA, 17602

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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Henry G Long Home, Lancaster, PA

13. Henry G Long Home

200 N West End Ave, Lancaster, PA, 17603

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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14. Mennonite Home

1520 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA, 17601

Personal Care

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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Lehmans Res Hme, Lancaster, PA

15. Lehmans Res Hme

1237 E King St, Lancaster, PA, 17602

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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Brethren Village Retirement Community, Lancaster, PA

16. Brethren Village Retirement Community

3001 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, PA, 17543

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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Mennonite Home, Lancaster, PA

17. Mennonite Home

1520 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA, 17601

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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Calvary Homes, Lancaster, PA

18. Calvary Homes

502 ELIZABETH DRIVE, Lancaster, PA, 17601

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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20 matching communities nearby Lancaster

1. Keystone Villa at Ephrata

100 North State Street, Ephrata, PA, 17522

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Legend of Lititz

80 W Millport Rd, Lititz, PA, 17543

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Juniper Village at Mount Joy

607 Hearthstone Lane, Mount Joy, PA, 17552

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Brereton Manor

3028 Anchor Road, Washington Boro, PA, 17582

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

From $3000 / mo

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5. Garden Spot Village

433 S Kinzer, New Holland, PA, 17557

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Brethren Village Retirement Community

3001 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA, 17543

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Landis Homes

1001 East Oregon Road, Lititz, PA, 17543

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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Oak Leaf Manor North, Landisville, PA

8. Oak Leaf Manor North

2901 Harrisburg Pike, Landisville, PA, 17538

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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Oak Leaf Manor South, Millersville, PA

9. Oak Leaf Manor South

2101 Wabank Road, Millersville, PA, 17551

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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10. St. Anne’s Retirement Community

3952 Columbia Ave, Columbia, PA, 17512

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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Fairmount Homes, Ephrata, PA

11. Fairmount Homes

333 WHEAT RIDGE DRIVE, Ephrata, PA, 17522

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. Pleasant View Communities

544 North Penryn Road, Manheim, PA, 17545

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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13. Quarryville Presbyterian

625 Robert Fulton Highway, Quarryville, PA, 17566

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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14. Luther Acres

600 East Main Street, Lititz, PA, 17543

Personal Care

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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Ephrata Manor, Ephrata, PA

15. Ephrata Manor

99 BETHANY ROAD, Ephrata, PA, 17522

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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16. Audubon Villa

125 SOUTH BROAD STREET, Lititz, PA, 17543

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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17. Hershey Mill Home

3828 COLUMBIA AVENUE, Mountville, PA, 17554

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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18. United Zion Retirement Community

722 Furnace Hills Pike, Lititz, PA, 17543

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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19. Brethren Village Retirement Community

3001 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA, 17543

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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Pleasant View, Manheim, PA

20. Pleasant View

544 North Penryn Road, Manheim, PA, 17545

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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What is Assisted Living?

Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >

Paying for Assisted Living in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

The Cost of Assisted Living in Lancaster

According to Genworth’s 2020 Cost of Care Survey, the average cost for assisted living in Lancaster is $4,050 per month. This is $95 higher than the state average of $3,955, but $250 lower than the national average of $4,300 per month. Additionally, assisted living costs less in Lancaster than in many surrounding states, including Maryland ($5,000), New Jersey ($6,650), Delaware ($6,690) and New York ($4,800).

$4050

Lancaster

$3955

Pennsylvania

$4300

The United States

$5000

Maryland

$6650

New Jersey

$6690

Delaware

$4800

New York

Assisted living costs in Pennsylvania fluctuate greatly from city to city. Lancaster’s average cost is lower than many nearby cities, including York ($4,260), Harrisburg ($4,857), Lebanon ($4,420), Chambersburg ($5,215) and Philadelphia ($5,550). In fact, of the communities in South Central Pennsylvania, only Gettysburg ($3,443) and Reading ($3,950) have lower assisted living costs than Lancaster.

$4050

Lancaster

$3955

Pennsylvania

$4260

York

$4857

Harrisburg

$4420

Lebanon

$5215

Chambersburg

$5550

Philadelphia

$3443

Gettysburg

$3950

Reading

Lancaster Assisted Living Financial Assistance

Community HealthChoices is a Pennsylvania Medicaid managed care program that can help seniors pay for various assisted living fees. The program covers services such as assistance with activities of daily living including bathing, medication management and meal preparation. It can also help seniors cover other related costs, such as medical supplies and equipment, physical therapy, counseling services and transportation.  

For more information about the Community HealthChoices program, its eligibility requirements and the application process, see our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.

Lancaster Assisted Living Resources

 ContactDescription
Lancaster County Office of Aging
(717) 299-7979
The Lancaster County Office of Aging provides resources and referrals that promote health and safety for seniors. It handles senior assessments, operates the Ombudsman Program and provides Medicare counseling. The agency also provides long-term care options counseling.
Lancaster Neighborhood Senior Center(717) 299-3943The Lancaster Neighborhood Senior Center provides a safe place for seniors to socialize and participate in a variety of activities, such as games, crafts and fitness classes. The center also provides financial education, offers medical screenings and holds events throughout the year, such as holiday parties and family socials.
Lancaster Rec Senior Center(717) 339-7671The Lancaster Rec Senior Center welcomes area residents aged 60 and over. It hosts a variety of activities, such as fitness classes, lectures and walking club that promote fun, socialization, healthy living and continued education. The center has a full-size gym, dance room, tech center and two activity rooms. Transportation is available.
Veterans Affairs Office of Lancaster County(717) 299-8000The Veterans Affairs Office of Lancaster County works with veterans and their dependents to help them secure all eligible benefits, such as VA pensions and the Aid and Attendance pension. It also provides free transportation services to the nearby Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Lebanon.
Red Rose Transit(717) 291-1243Seniors aged 65 years and over can ride with Red Rose Transit free of charge by showing their Department of Transportation Senior Citizen ID card. Low-cost ride-share transportation, which offers door-to-door services, is also available for seniors. Applications are available online.

Lancaster Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

The state Department of Human Services oversees assisted living facilities in Pennsylvania. These facilities must follow a strict set of rules and regulations that involves everything from staff ratios to health and safety standards. For more information about Lancaster assisted living laws and regulations see our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.