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

  • Sorted through 44 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 14 hours researching assisted living communities in Lancaster
  • Read more than 140 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 Lancaster is $5,097, which is considerably higher than the state average of $3,913 and the national average of $4,051.

Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)
Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)

Christina is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) who is passionate about seniors and their families. Along with her staff, Christina works hands-on with each client to find the best solutions for the challenges that often come with aging.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Lancaster, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 44 communities in the Lancaster area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Lancaster 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.

Brethern Village
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments, Detached Homes
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Respite
Assisted Living: $4,593
Modern, spacious floor plans and welcoming common areas await seniors at Brethern Village. The facility boasts more than a dozen floor plans for seniors to choose from, ranging in size from studio apartments to cottages. Seniors can age in place at Brethren Village with care options that include assisted living, memory care and nursing home care. The community offers a variety of financial plans to ensure that seniors can access care, regardless of their budget.
What Residents are Saying:
Reviews left by family members of residents and visitors demonstrate a high level of appreciation for the facility's amenities and the care provided by the staff. According to one visitor, "The staff is very nice. I know several people who live there independently. They have very good things to say about the café that's there."
4.18 out of 5 stars
(38) Reviews
3001 Lititz Pike, Lititiz, PA 17543
Calvary Homes
Country Meadows of Lancaster
Evergreen Estates Retirement Community
Homesteady Village
Keystone Villa at Ephrata
Landis Homes
Legend of Lancaster
Mennonite Home Care Campus

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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