more than senior living,
A University Based
Marywood Heights is a University based retirement community where independent living, rehabilitation and skilled nursing come together in perfect harmony.
August 5, 2020
Marywood Heights has been committed to the safety of our patients and staff throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
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A Tradition of Service.
A Future of Care.
Marywood Heights was formerly known as Holy Family Residence. In 2019, the facility was purchased by Catholic-based Marywood University with a vision of offering care in the same manner as Christ served those around him. Marywood Heights is the only facility in the Scranton area that offers private accommodations for all residents, promoting comfort, privacy, and dignity for all guests.
The skilled nursing staff at Marywood Heights is committed to preserving the dignity of every person for whom they provide care. The physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of each individual are considered foremost in their minds.
With 54 private or deluxe private rooms, Marywood Heights is the only skilled nursing facility in the Scranton area that offers private accommodations for all residents.
Marywood Heights’ comprehensive rehabilitation team develops individualized treatment programs for both short and long-term stays with the objective of helping residents achieve their goals, reach optimum level of function, and improve their quality of life.
Each rehabilitation program will individually fit each resident’s need – from private accommodations to personalized treatment plans.
Our independent living units provide all of the freedom, comfort, convenience and security you desire and deserve in a safe and supportive community.
Each independent living unit includes a bedroom, full bathroom, spacious kitchen, cozy living area abundant amounts of storage, and reserved parking space.
It’s all about Community
One of our foundation principles is to help residents continue to live meaningful lives with a sense of purpose and community no matter their stage in life. As the only university based retirement community in the Scranton area, Marywood Heights offers a unique experience among university life, activities and students.
Private or deluxe private Rooms
Marywood Heights is the only skilled nursing facility in the area that has the ability to offer private accommodations for every guest.
Independent living units
Our independent living units offer an alluring lifestyle option for seniors who don’t require assistance with their care, but find reassurance in community living.
Our skilled nursing and rehabilition staff is experienced in providing specialized care focused on patient needs, interests and ability at all hours.
Marywood Heights is situated on 10 spacious acres in the heart of the Marywood University campus and overlooking the beautiful Lackawanna Valley.
What People are Saying
"I feel blessed that my mother is here! The environment is warm and homelike. She is safe and the care is outstanding. It is the simple things that are done for her that make all of our lives better."
Sally, Daughter of Marywood Heights long-term resident
"My short stay was enhanced by not only my therapies, but the wonderful care I received during my time here."
Eileen, short-term resident of Marywood Heights
"My aunt’s care was excellent! The therapy department gave her a personalized program and she was able to make great strides and return home. The availability of daily Mass was an added bonus as her faith needs were also met in the same place that her physical care was provided."
Joan, niece of a short-term resident
"My mother is thriving in therapy in a way that I have not seen her in years! Her entire being has improved. Her energy is better than it have been in a long time."
Cheryl, Daughter of Marywood Heights short-term rehab resident
"The care and safety provided to my mother has provided peace to our family."
Mary Ellen, Daughter of Marywood Heights long-term resident
"I came for rehabilitation and ended up having a lot of fun while I was here!"
Ellen, short-term rehab resident