Harrisburg, which is based in a chiefly urban section of Dauphin County, has upwards of 20 facilities which provide residents a variety of care options to choose from. While it may prove tough to walk for the sick or elderly, getting around the city is relatively doable for healthier individuals. According to the latest published surveys there are many highly rated nursing homes and hospitals in and around Harrisburg.
Senior Living Amenities & Services in Harrisburg
It is important to ask for the amenities you need so that you or your loved one can feel relaxed. Harrisburg facilities provide amenities such as:
Doctors on-call as needed
Aside from having a full range of basic amenities, Harrisburg also has a varied network of care facilities that provides for seniors' unique needs. Access to on-call specialists like Counselors, Physical Therapists, Speech Therapists, and Occupational Therapists can also be arranged at many care facilities. If religion is essential to you or your loved one, many elder care facilities offer prayer services on-site, with those that offer off site services usually providing for a means for transportation. Some care facilities offer kosher meals. They may allow cats or dogs, provide activities, and provide resident parking.
While not vital, when contacting the facilities listed below it can be helpful to have relevant medical history including any insurance, doctor, and contacts for any questions the facility onboarding manager might have. This can aid in planning any specialized care the individual might require.
Senior Living Costs in Harrisburg
The price of residential care facilities varies depending on the type of services needed, but on average it costs residents approximately $2,300 each month. Nearby Camp Hill is around $4,800 for long term care facilities, which costs more than Harrisburg. For individuals that qualify there may be federal financial aid options to reduce costs. To get a better idea of averages, look through the cost list below which provides comparisons to other neighboring cities.
Senior Living Average Prices in Nearby Cities
Source: Aggregated from the Genworth 2013, 2015 Cost of Care Survey, state licensing units, and from facility surveys. While we make every effort to ensure accuracy, please confirm details with facilities directly.