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Located in the heart of the historic Lehigh Valley, Allentown is the third-largest city in Pennsylvania and home to just over 121,000 residents. Allentown is known for its vibrant downtown district, an abundance of parks and friendly, hometown atmosphere. Comprehensive medical services, including emergency and acute care, are available at the Lehigh Valley Hospital and St. Luke’s University Hospital.
The year-round Allentown Farmers Market is a great place to pick up farm-fresh produce, baked goods and local specialties, while the Pines Dinner Theatre is a popular destination among locals and tourists alike. The Lehigh Valley Mall is one of the largest shopping centers in the state, and there are dozens of well-maintained parks, scenic trails and historical sites that appeal to nature lovers.
Genworth’s 2020 Cost of Care Survey shows that seniors can expect to pay an average of $3,550 per month for assisted living care in Allentown. By comparison, the statewide average is $3,955, and the nationwide average is $4,300, making Allentown an affordable place to find long-term care.
Scroll through our list of the 10 best assisted living facilities in Allentown to see if there’s a community that suits your needs.
Rittenhouse Village At Lehigh Valley
Rittenhouse Village At Lehigh Valley is a modern, well-appointed senior living community. Situated just off the Walter J. Dealtrey Memorial Highway near Lehigh Valley Hospital. Residents enjoy a wide range of lifestyle programs designed to promote health, wellness and social connections. Pets are welcome, and each suite features large walk-in closets, a walk-in shower and an emergency call system that instantly connects with onsite caregivers. We included this community in our Allentown 10-best list because it has a reputation for providing professional, attentive care that's personalized to meet the needs of each senior.
- Concierge service
- Complimentary scheduled transportation
Heather Glen Senior Living
Centrally located just south of I-78, Heather Glen Senior Living provides seniors with a safe, peaceful setting that's staffed by professional caregivers. Inviting common areas include cozy fireplace nooks, a walking trail and putting green, fitness room and enclosed gardens. Entrances are secured to enhance resident safety, and the facility is fitted with a fully monitored emergency call and fire alarm system.
- Spa tub
- Onsite tavern
Bright and modern, Parkland Manor is a single-story senior living community located just off Route 309. Residents can choose between single bed and double bed apartments. Each unit is equipped with a fully ADA-compliant bathroom, large seating area and direct access into the enclosed outdoor courtyard. Meals are served restaurant-style, and there's a large common area complete with comfortable seating and a big-screen television.
- Individual heating and cooling controls
- Emergency call system
Country Meadows of Allentown
County Meadows of Allentown is an established, single-story senior living community located close to the I-78 and I-476. Meals are served restaurant-style, and there's a private dining room available for special events and family celebrations. Apartments range in size from alcove suites up to spacious two-bedroom units, and each includes all utilities and a private bath. Non-denominational services are held each Sunday at the chapel, and daily activities include shopping trips, visits from the local Girl Scout troop and fitness classes.
- Covered porch with rocking chairs
Situated in the heart of Allentown's historic west end near the farmer's market, shops and services, Phoebe Allentown is a large faith-based continuing care community where seniors can age in place. On-campus amenities include a spacious fitness center, full-service beauty salon and barbershop and resident garden areas. We included Phoebe Allentown in this 10-best list because this non-profit facility has a long-standing tradition of excellence and community involvement.
- Daily devotionals
- TeleHealth services
Westminster Village in Allentown
Westminster Village in Allentown is a faith-based 55+ community operated by Presbyterian Senior Living. Seniors in the Personal Care program can choose between one and two-bedroom suites with private bathrooms and kitchens, many of which have private patios or balconies. Three healthy meals plus snacks are served daily, and common spaces include walking paths, a beauty salon and activity rooms.
- Pet-friendly community
- Access to pool and fitness center at neighboring Kirkland Village
DevonHouse Senior Living
DevonHouse Senior Living is a locally owned assisted living community where seniors are encouraged to retain their independence, pursue their interests and enjoy their retirement years. A licensed nurse is on-site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and the one-level facility is fully wheelchair-accessible. Private rooms feature spacious en-suite bathrooms with emergency call bells, phone and cable connections and individual heating and cooling controls. We featured DevonHouse Senior Living on this 10-best list because this facility is known for having professional staff who go out of their way to support residents and their families.
- Individual mailboxes
- Computer center with WiFi
Above & Beyond Senior Living (West End)
Nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood near Cedar Beach Park and Muhlenberg College, Above & Beyond Senior Living, West End is a small, home-like senior living community. The dedicated, long-serving staff take the time to get to know each of the 36 residents and their families, and there are regular family-friendly meals and special events. Each resident has a wearable medical alert button that instantly connects with the 24/7 onsite staff, and bathrooms are equipped with call stations.
- WanderGuard system
- Raised gardens
Above & Beyond Senior Living (Mountain View)
- Daily morning worship services
- Movie nights
Saucon Valley Manor
Saucon Valley Manor is a warm, welcoming senior living community that offers seniors comfortable accommodations, round-the-clock support and affordable rates. Professional caregivers work hard to maintain a safe environment, and a wide variety of services are available, including independent living, personal care and secure memory care. A number of shops and churches are nearby, including the renowned Rita's Italian Ice & Frozen Custard shop, a favorite destination among residents.
- Shady outdoor seating area
- Barrier-free bathrooms with safety rails