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

  • Sorted through 50 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 15 hours researching assisted living communities in Pittsburgh
  • Read more than 145 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 8 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 Pittsburgh is $3,265, which is lower 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 Pittsburgh, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 50 communities in the Pittsburgh area.

AssistedLiving.org Trusted Communities

AssistedLiving.org spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Pittsburgh 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.

Brookdale Mt. Lebanon
218
1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Independent Living
Not Listed
The pet-friendly Brookdale Mt. Lebanon provides personal care and independent living with a wealth of luxurious amenities that help residents stay healthy and active. The indoor heated swimming pool and whirlpool can be used year-round, and residents can exercise solo or take group exercise classes in the on-site fitness center. The game room includes a billiards table, a concierge service — available to help plan excursions, and the indoor parking garage, which makes it easy for loved ones to stay out of the rain. Brookdale Mt. Lebanon's Brain Fit program teaches residents how to improve their brain health through stimulating brain exercises, projects and classes.
What Residents are Saying:
Reviewers like the welcoming atmosphere and praise the responsive, knowledgeable staff. Family members love to visit, with one saying, "I have celebrated two big holidays at Brookdale and enjoyed the festive setting and delicious meals that were served. Every time I have visited Brookdale I have witnessed a level of care for my mom that has far exceeded my expectations."
4.71 out of 5 stars
(46) Reviews
1050 McNeilly Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15226
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Sunrise of McCandless
Sunrise of Upper St. Clair

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes AssistedLiving.org 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
amenities.

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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