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Page Reviewed / Updated – May 6, 2023
Murrysville is a relatively peaceful home-rule municipality in Westmoreland County that’s within 25 minutes of downtown Pittsburgh. The picturesque area is home to over 1,000 acres of parkland and numerous quality restaurants and boutique stores, creating an impression of stepping back in time.
Its appeal to seniors was revealed in the 2020 Census, which found 27.2% of its 21,000 residents are aged 65 and older. The below-average costs for health care and transportation are likely factors. Other causes may be the above-average quality of the air and water and the exceptionally low instances of property and violent crime. Combined, the data suggests Murrysville is a healthy and safe municipality for seniors. Proximity to excellent health care is also a boon, as the journey times to UPMC East and Forbes Hospital are only six and nine minutes, respectively.
According to the 2021 Genworth Cost of Care Survey, the median monthly fee for assisted living in Murrysville is $3,250. This compares very well with Pennsylvania’s average of $4,100 and the country’s $4,500.
Note: Data for Murrysville was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Pittsburgh, was used instead.
This guide discusses the region’s 10 best assisted living facilities. The ideal community for your loved one may be included.
Redstone Highlands at Murrysville
Redstone Highlands at Murrysville sits in a peaceful wooded area within walking distance of retail stores, restaurants and St. Alban's Anglican Church. Its support staff provides 24-hour assistance with daily living activities, including help with medications. Staff also provide housekeeping, laundry and room maintenance services, so seniors can enjoy more of the community's amenities. These include restaurant-style dining three times daily (with special diets catered to), and spiritual services in The Brooks Family Chapel. There's an arts and crafts room where residents can release their creative sides and individual garages where those who still drive can park their cars.
- Billiard room
- Large private suites with utilities and private bathrooms
Juniper Village at Monroeville
Juniper Village at Monroeville is a multi-award-winning community set among landscaped grounds across the street from Forbes Hospital. Its integrated care model, known as Connect4Life, integrates medical care services for assisted living residents who will occasionally need help from medical professionals but don't want the hassle of communicating with individual providers. The community's staff also supports residents struggling with everyday living tasks, such as oral hygiene, bathing and dressing. Residents have a choice of studio and one and two-bedroom apartments with private bathrooms, and all their meals are chef-prepared and served three times daily.
- Beauty parlor and barbershop
- Courtyard and walking paths
Brookdale Penn Hills
There are several reasons why Brookdale Penn Hills joins the list, such as the peacefulness created by the woodland surrounding it and the restaurants, stores and health club within a few minutes' walk. We also admire its culture of wellness, which goes beyond the 24/7 personal care services. Residents are encouraged to exercise their minds and bodies with regular memory games, B-Fit classes and Wii competitions. More relaxing activities include making things in the craft class or simply enjoying a coffee by the fireplace in the lounge. There's also a beauty salon/barbershop to help residents look and feel better.
- Freshly prepared meals served in the dining room three times per day
- Pet friendly
Abode Care of Monroeville
The residents of Abode Care of Monroeville can enjoy the beauty and privacy of its landscaped grounds sheltered by lush, mature trees. They are also only minutes from Monroeville's retail center, which includes several restaurants. The community's staff provides 24/7 assistance with activities of daily living, such as getting in and out of bed and managing medications. There's also a nursing call system should residents need emergency help. Gourmet-style dining is the norm three times per day and the chef also oversees the provision of drinks and snacks at all other times. For entertainment and health, staff supervises fitness classes and social activities daily.
- Daily housekeeping, laundry and trash
- Outdoor patio
Independence Court of Monroeville
Independence Court of Monroeville is on our list because its proximity to Route 22 makes it easier for visiting loved ones while being removed enough to minimize traffic noise. Other reasons include its wealth of care services, such as 24/7 assistance with activities of daily living and on-site physicians and therapists, so residents are never far from the care they need. Utilities are included in all rooms, allowing residents to make snacks and small meals if they choose not to join their neighbors for chef-prepared meals in the dining room. For exercise, there's a beautifully landscaped courtyard and a daily health and social program administered by staff.
- Transportation to medical appointments
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
Walden's View of North Huntingdon
Walden's View of North Huntingdon sits on an elevated position at the cross-section between Lincoln Highway and I-76. This makes the community more accessible for visitors and reduces journey times for its regular excursions to places such as the botanical gardens and Kennywood. Residents have a choice of private or shared accommodations, both with private bathrooms with walk-in showers and safety features, such as grab rails. Each resident gets a comprehensive assessment on their first day, which determines the level of personal care they receive. This policy helps the senior retain as much of their independence as possible.
- Homestyle meals in the dining room
- On-site church
Concordia at Ridgewood Place
We've added Concordia at Ridgewood Place because it may appeal to families looking for a quiet location in a residential area surrounded by a panorama of trees and charming countryside. Residents can benefit from a full range of amenities, such as chef-prepared meals three times daily and 24/7 assistance with daily living activities. There's also staff trained to treat wounds and provide transportation for medical appointments, so families may feel comforted knowing their loved ones have access to additional care services. Amenities include a beauty salon/barbershop, a library and a comfortable lounge where residents can relax and socialize.
- Housekeeping and laundry services
- Wellness and exercise programs
Concordia of Monroeville
The personal care option at Concordia of Monroeville provides seniors who need help with daily living tasks with round-the-clock care and management of their medications. It also has private and shared rooms tastefully decorated and furnished that are kept fresh and clean with regular housekeeping and laundry services. There are several activity rooms where residents can participate in exercise programs and traditional games, such as bingo. Meals are chef-prepared and cater to special diets (on request), which may particularly interest you if your loved one has an allergy or is vegetarian/vegan.
- Chapel services and Bible study
- Spacious communal lounge
Redstone Highlands North Huntingdon
Redstone Highlands North Huntingdon is on our list because it offers a peaceful tree-encircled environment and plenty of landscaped grounds where residents can get daily exercise. It's also only minutes from downtown Irwin's wealth of specialty shops, restaurants and live entertainment venues. Within the community, seniors can browse the shelves of the well-stocked library and purchase locally produced cards and snacks in the gift shop. There's a fitness room where staff supervises daily exercise classes, and homestyle meals are served three times a day in the dining room. Care services are 24/7, with staff trained to sensitively assist seniors struggling with bathing, toileting and dressing.
- On-site chapel
- Arts and crafts room
Golden Heights Personal Care
Golden Heights Personal Care sits within a residential area of Irwin, close enough to I-76 to make it easily accessible but far enough away to not be disturbed by traffic. Its residents can enjoy an array of amenities, such as the beauty salon/barbershop to help them look their best and private rooms with cable, should they want some personal TV time. Communal features include the spacious dining room, where freshly prepared meals are served three times daily, and the activities area, which plays host to morning exercise programs, with bingo, crafts and memory games at other times.
- Basic on-site medical services
- 24/7 assistance with activities of daily living