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In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Harrisburg area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 23 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 15 hours researching assisted living communities in Canton
  • Read more than 180 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Harrisburg is $4,857, which is higher than the state average of $3,955 and also higher than the national average of $4,300.

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Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Harrisburg, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 23 communities in the Harrisburg area. Institute Trusted Communities’s team of researchers spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Harrisburg area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Butler Street Senior Living
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, Companion Suites
Assisted Living, Memory Care, Respite
Assisted Living: $3,300, Memory Care: $6,100
Butler Street Senior Living provides discreet assisted living services that allow its residents to live more independently and be fully engaged in the community's numerous activities programs. Staff members help seniors dress, bathe, groom and take their medications correctly, and also offer concierge services for off-site medical appointments, errands and shopping. Housekeeping, linen and laundry services are performed regularly. Residents can engage with other community members in the arts and crafts room, indoor lounging areas and outdoor landscaped gathering spaces. The waiter-serviced dining room prepares three from-scratch meals per day, and residents can also enjoy their meals in the outdoor patio dining area. Small pets are welcome to live with their owners here in elegantly appointed accommodations that are equipped with kitchenettes.
What Residents are Saying:
Family members are excited that their loved one is going to be a member of this community, with one saying, "We're going to place my dad at Butler Street Senior Living when they open. It's beautiful. ... The staff member who accommodated me did a great job. The room is beautiful, and it's a nice size."
3.18 out of 5 stars
(5) Reviews
3251 Butler St., Harrisburg, PA 17103
Commonwealth Senior Living at Harrisburg
Country Meadows of Mechanicsburg
Frey Village
Harmony at Hershey
Harmony at West Shore
Homeland Center
Middletown Home
The Bridges at Bent Creek
The Woods at Cedar Run

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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