Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors' Home

Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors' Home

Erie County, PA

The Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors' Home (PSSH) in Erie is the oldest of the six veterans homes, having served as an important historic marker throughout Erie County since it opened in 1886. The home rests on 26 acres overlooking beautiful Lake Erie, but you can't walk far before coming across a symbol of the livesMore 

Quality of Care

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

Levels of Care

Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors' Home offers 1 type of care: Assisted Living / Personal 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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Living at Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors' Home

Types of Units

Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors' Home offers 0 types of units: .

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


Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors' Home offers 1 dining option: Casual Dining.

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

Religious Services

  • Non-denominational Chapel
  • Chaplain

Eligibility & Pets



    Convenience Store/Gift Shop
    Salon/Beauty Shop
    Transportation Services

About Company

For Profit/Nonprofit

Affiliated Communities

There is 1 community affiliated with Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors' Home: Skilled Nursing at Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors' Home.

What are affiliated communities?
These are communities that have established relationships with one another. They often share the same parent company or network.
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Reviews of Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors' Home
Average rating from 5 reviews:

  • Visited there few weeks ago.... had trouble communicate thru glass door.. your cell phone didn't work well at all, and it breaks my heart not to able to hug both my uncle and aunt... plus it was very noisier being outside talking to them on phone that died cause of battery. But I appreciateMore 
    Dan Wilson · 2 months ago
  • I actually am a hair dresser/barber there for 15 years..wonderful staff, great care, rewarding experience
    Rita Eckendorf · 2 years ago
  • My husband Bill was here for 6 months before he passed? The entire staff took excellent care of Bill. My daughter & I thankful for the loving staff.
    Tracy Eckman · 2 years ago
  • My grandfather is a resident at the Pennsylvania soldiers and sailors home. My grandfather is also a veteran of the Navy, and has spent many years of his life serving and protecting this country, and the care he receives at the hospital is very upsetting. I am constantly worrying about his safety, and I fearMore 
    Jessica Augustine · 2 years ago
  • The best kind of two-for-one...It's often a creative effort to keep children amused in mind-stimulating ways. One of the ways to accomplish this is a journey to the Soldiers and Sailors home in Erie. This is one of the oldest settled areas of the city, and it oozes historical ambiance. We would grab our metal detectorsMore 
    Christine Lorraine · 4 years ago