Calvary Homes Retirement Village

Calvary Homes Retirement Village

Lancaster County, PA

Calvary Homes Retirement Community is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community founded on the Christian principles of compassion and understanding. We believe compassion and understanding are not luxuries, but the essentials of gracious living. Founded in 1963, Calvary Homes is now one of the oldest Christian retirement communities in Lancaster, PA. We are home to moreMore 

Quality of Care

Levels of Care

Calvary Homes Retirement Village offers 4 types of care: Assisted Living / Personal Care, and Memory Care, and Independent Living, and Skilled Nursing / Long Term Care.

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living / Personal Care
  • Memory Care
  • Short Term / Respite Care
  • Skilled Nursing / Long Term Care
  • Adult Day Care
  • Rehab
What are levels of care?

Levels of care refer to how much assistance a person needs with health management, as well as activities of daily living. Activities of daily living are tasks like dressing, taking a bath or shower, using the restroom, and eating.

Additional considerations include whether the individual can take prescription medications or manage chronic conditions independently, or whether some assistance from a caregiver is needed.

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Within this Community

To ensure that the care needs of you or your loved one are met if they change over time, Calvary Homes Retirement Village offers 2 communities: Personal Care at Calvary Homes, and Skilled Nursing at Calvary Homes.

License Status
Daily Staff Per Resident
Nurse On Site?
24 Hour Nurse On Site?
Secured Dementia Unit?
Memory Care Programs

Calvary Homes Retirement Village Contracts and Cost

Plan Types

  1. Type CFee-For-Service Contracts

Type C or Fee for Service contracts generally have a lower entrance fee and monthly service fee than Type A contracts, but do not include expenses for assisted living or skilled nursing. These services are paid for as needed at the market rate, and are often difficult to predict.

Entrance Fee 90% Refundable
Entrance Fee Non-Refundable
Monthly Fee
Semi-Private Room
Private Room
1 Bedroom
2 Bedroom
Prices shown reflect minimum costs and may be out of date. Please contact the community directly for complete pricing details.

Benevolent Care

Benevolent Care
This community offers benevolent care.

Benevolent Care is the discounting of fees for current residents who have exhausted their assets. It is generally only available to residents who appeared likely to be able to cover the full cost of their care at the time of application. Communities which offer Benevolent Care typically guarantee that residents can stay in the community if they outlive their assets, dependent on endowment funds.

Living at Calvary Homes Retirement Village

Types of Units

Calvary Homes Retirement Village offers 3 types of units: One Bedroom Apt, and Two Bedroom Apt, and Cottage.

  • Private Room
  • Semi-Private Room
  • Studio
  • One Bedroom Apt
  • Two Bedroom Apt
  • Cottage
  • Townhouse


Calvary Homes Retirement Village offers 1 dining option: Cafe.

  • Cafe
  • Restaurant Style
  • Buffet Style
  • Private Dining
  • Formal Dining
  • Casual Dining
  • Pub
  • Sunday Brunch

Religious Services

  • Non-denominational Chapel
  • Chaplain
  • Christian Services

Eligibility & Pets

  • Pets allowed
  • Minimum age: 55


    Art Classes
    Convenience Store/Gift Shop
    Fitness Center
    Greenhouse/Gardening Space
    Salon/Beauty Shop
    Studio Space
    Transportation Services

About Company

For Profit/Nonprofit
Parent Organization
Year Opened

Reviews of Calvary Homes Retirement Village
Average rating from 5 reviews:

  • They care about their residents that live there. Nice friendly employees.
    Joe Wall · 2 months ago
  • Very nice items and great helpful staff at Calvary Treasures Thrift Store! After searching everywhere I found just what I was looking for.
    Dena Simpson · 4 months ago
  • Just applied for employment with them, can't wait to start from what I've seen looks very clean, hospitable and resident care comes first
    Jolene Walter · a year ago
  • Very clean and well kept.
    Al Coffman · a year ago
  • My parents have been here for about 20yrs. They love the place. They're treated well and everything is close if not right on site. I have only had to meet with the staff a handful of times, but have always been treated sensibly and respectfully. Having everything from living independently in your own cottage toMore 
    James Champ · 3 years ago