Simple, worry-free senior living in Lancaster County.

Enjoy Simply Good Living at Mount Joy Country Homes

Isn’t it time you started enjoying the simple pleasures that accompany a charming, worry-free lifestyle? Located in Mount Joy, and just a few minutes from Elizabethtown and Manheim, our cottage-style retirement community offers comfort and convenience. At Mount Joy Country Homes, our adult community is nestled in the peaceful Lancaster County countryside. You’ll be within easy reach of the amenities and social activities you desire most as an active adult.

Messiah Lifeways at Mount Joy Country Homes

A growing active adult community for adults 55 and better, Messiah Lifeways at Mount Joy Country Homes offers a maintenance-free, worry-free lifestyle for those who cherish simply good living and strong connections to friends, family, and community. Single-level cottage homes are close to shopping and coordinated support services. The newly-built single-level cottages provide an even healthier outlook on living — they are designed to the National Green Building Program’s silver standards.  Best of all, Mount Joy Country Homes provide home and lawn maintenance, so you can spend your days enjoying life’s simple pleasures — leave the worry of home maintenance to us!

Enjoy a Maintenance-Free Lifestyle

Each Mount Joy Country Home features the modern conveniences you’ve come to expect from Messiah Lifeways. You’ll love our intimate, peaceful community of mature adults who appreciate the serene beauty of the countryside, but enjoy the close proximity to dining, shopping, medical services, and more. With a vibrant social calendar and residents-only conveniences, you can personalize your lifestyle at Mount Joy Country Homes.

Mount Joy Country Homes also provide incredible value. Our adult community has lower entrance fees than many other retirement communities in the Elizabethtown and Manheim regions — fees that are also partially refundable. You’ll never have to worry about shoveling snow, mowing the lawn, raking leaves, or making interior or exterior repairs. At Mount Joy Country Homes, enjoy maintenance-free living without any hassles.

Each residence in Mount Joy Country Homes is designed with accessibility and comfort in mind. One-level living with no steps makes each day a bit easier. Walk-in showers, as well as wide hallways and doorways, assure an easier transition to home living following rehabilitation or injury. When it comes to moving to Mount Joy Country Homes, our staff can help you design your cottage to meet your personal needs.

Residents of Mount Joy Country Homes also have access to the newly-built Community Center, which is the perfect place for large family gatherings, finding an interesting book to read, exercising, and more. Best of all, because you’re a resident of Mount Joy Country Homes, you’ll have the peace of mind that accompanies easy access to all of the amenities offered by Messiah Lifeways.


Messiah Lifeways

At Messiah Lifeways, we want to redefine how older adults live. When you choose Mount Joy Country Homes, you’ll have access to one-on-one coaching services that can help you take advantage of your new resources — including resources at Messiah Village. Financially qualified individuals have priority access, before the general public, to amenities at Messiah Village such as Personal Care and skilled Nursing Care, short- and long-term rehab, and more.

In addition to the comprehensive health services we provide at Messiah Village, residents also have access to additional Messiah Lifeways amenities. Memory support, salon services, and social events all play important roles in the lives of our vibrant community.


Tour a Cottage

Mount Joy Country Homes welcome you to our charming and growing community. We invite you to tour a furnished cottage today. When you’re ready to enjoy a hassle-free lifestyle, click here to learn more about Messiah Lifeways at Mount Joy Country Homes.


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