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

  • Sorted through 45 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 15 hours researching assisted living communities in Reading
  • 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 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 Reading is $3,463, which is considerably higher than the state average of $3,913 and the national average of $4,051.

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 Reading, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 45 communities in the Reading area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Reading 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.

Columbia Cottage Wyomissing
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, Private Rooms
Assisted Living
Not Listed
Columbia Cottage Wyomissing provides outstanding care designed especially for seniors in assisted living. This vibrant, caring community helps residents maintain an active and fulfilling lifestyle with daily stretchercize classes, holiday parties, social clubs and fun outings. Residents can choose from a selection of cozy studio floor plans featuring private bathrooms, ample closet space and residential-quality carpeting that provides a homelike feel. Columbia Cottage Wyomissing receives excellent feedback from visitors and relatives, which is why we believe it deserves a spot on this guide to the best assisted living facilities in Reading.
What Residents are Saying:
Visitors and loved ones of residents seem pleased with the level of care received at this facility. "This is an outstanding assisted living facility. With a well trained and caring staff they set the bar for safe, loving, and respectful living for our most vulnerable population," states one relative.
3.56 out of 5 stars
(14) Reviews
3121 State Hill Rd., Wyomissing, PA 19610
Country Meadows of Wyomissing (Berks County)
Elmcroft of Reading
Keystone Villa at Fleetwood
Maidencreek Place
Manor at Market Square
Phoebe Berks Village
Rittenhouse Village at Muhlenberg
The Heritage of Green Hills
The Villa St. Elizabeth

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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