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Erie Assisted Living

There are 14 Assisted Living Facilities in Erie, PA.

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    Brookside Homes Of Erie

    Brookside Homes Of Erie is located in Erie at 307 311 Top Road and classified as a small Assisted Living facility. Brookside Homes Of Erie provid...

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    Saint Mary's At Asbury Ridge

    Saint Mary's At Asbury Ridge is located in Erie at 4855 West Ridge Road and classified as a large Assisted Living facility. Saint Mary's At Asbur...

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    Pennsylvania Soldiers And Sailors Home

    Pennsylvania Soldiers And Sailors Home is located in Erie at 560 E 3Rd Street P O B 6239 and classified as a large Assisted Living facility. Penn...

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    Saint Mary S East

    Saint Mary S East is located in Erie at 607 East 26Th Street and classified as a large Assisted Living facility. Saint Mary S East provides Assis...

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    Shorehaven Personal Care Home

    Shorehaven Personal Care Home is located in Erie at 107 Lowry Road and classified as a large Assisted Living facility. Shorehaven Personal Care H...

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    Springhill Senior Living Community

    Springhill Senior Living Community is located in Erie at 2323 Edinboro Road and classified as a large Assisted Living facility. Springhill Senior...

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    Stairways is located in Erie at 810 Walnut Street and classified as a large Assisted Living facility. Stairways provides Assisted Living services...

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    Sarah A Reed Retirement Center

    Sarah A Reed Retirement Center is located in Erie at 227 West 22Nd Street and classified as a large Assisted Living facility. Sarah A Reed Retire...

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    Independence Court Of Erie

    Independence Court Of Erie is located in Erie at 41 West Gore Road and classified as a large Assisted Living facility. Independence Court Of Erie...

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    The Regency Suites

    The Regency Suites is located in Erie at 322 Washington Place and classified as a large Assisted Living facility. The Regency Suites provides Ass...

Assisted Living Facilities in Erie, PA



14 Assisted Living facilities are located in the city of Erie, Pennsylvania or nearby and can accommodate the needs of your Loved One. In Erie, depending on its residents’ care needs, these Senior Living facilities provide daily nutritional meals, bathing, grooming, dressing, medication management and more.

Also, these 14 facilities in Erie can provide Seniors with family dining rooms, activity rooms, wellness programs, beauty salons, furnished rooms, outings, religious activities and more.


When Do Seniors in Erie Need Assistance?

Seniors in Erie will typically need this type of long term care when it is unsafe to live by themselves at home or they need assistance with their ADLs (Activities of Daily Living). Residents in these types of Pennsylvania senior living facilities in can either be independent, need assisted living, and can be diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease.


Types of Facilities in Erie

The size of an Assisted Living facility in Erie can vary from a small, residential board and care home to a large “resort-style” community.


A. Small Care Home Facilities

Description and Size

Board and Care Homes located in Erie are regular residential homes in the neighborhood that have been converted to care for 6 to 10 senior residents. These care homes are licensed by Pennsylvania’s State Licensing Division and permitted by the City of Erie.

Types of Residents

Residents in these Erie care homes prefer a “home-like” intimate setting that they are used to at home. While there are many small residential care homes that provide activities, pet and music therapy, fitness programs and more, these residents prefer to be with a smaller group of seniors.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

With the smaller facility size and lower number of residents, the Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in a Erie Board and Care is 1 Caregiver for every 2 to 3 residents.


B. Large Communities

Description and Size

Large Assisted Living Communities in Erie will look like a large resort or hotel with 50 to 200 residents. These care facilities will usually be located in commercial areas and are also regulated by Pennsylvania’s State Licensing Department. These large senior living facilities can also have a secure Memory Wing that can keep residents suffering from Alzheimer’s safe from wandering.

Some nationally recognized  Communities that may be in Erie or nearby are familiar names like Sunrise Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Emeritus Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Belmont Village, Senior Lifestyle, Holiday Retirement, and Five Star Senior Living to name a few.

Types of Residents

Seniors living in a Erie these Communities will typically prefer a large community due to the daily schedule of activities, higher levels of socialization with other residents, chef prepared meals, music and pet therapy, music and art classes, fitness classes and regular outings.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

Due to the large size of the facility and higher number of residents, the typical Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in Erie can range from 1 Caregiver for every 6 to 12 Residents.


Costs in Erie

The average cost of Assisted Living in Erie is $ 3175 per month (source: Genworth Financial). Whether your loved one prefers a small residential care home or a large community, the lowest cost care and rent starts at is $ 1000 and can go as high as $ 7800 depending on the level of care needs. To find out what factors play a part of the monthly cost, Click Here.


Paying for Care in Erie

Paying for Assisted Living in Erie can be done through a variety of ways. Most residents and families pay for care out of pocket or also called “Private Pay.” Other methods of paying for this type of Senior Living is through Long Term Care Insurance, Veteran’s Aid and family members. Unfortunately, Medicare or Medicaid does not cover the costs of care and rent in Erie. For more details and options on how you can pay for care, Click Here.


Pennsylvania Licensing

The 14  Facilities in Erie are licensed, inspected and regulated by Pennsylvania’s Office of Long-Term Living, Bureau of Provider Support, Division of Licensing. Their responsibilities are to have the administrators currently licensed, inspect the senior housing facility before it opens, ensure the facility is operating up to standards and the residents are receiving good care.


We encourage you to browse through our Facility Listings in Erie to help you narrow down your options and save time. For more free information regarding Senior Living options and pricing in Erie, please contact 877.523.6523 and a Care Advisor will be more than happy to help you.


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