Since the day it opened, Oct. 1, 1964, Bethany Village has been the leading retirement community in Central Pennsylvania for people age 55 plus. From its early days, Bethany Village has steadily expanded its array of service offerings to meet the needs of more people and serve them better.
Plans for expansion began almost immediately, with the first 15 cottages approved for construction in 1967. Another 80 were completed during 1978, and Bethany Court opened in July 1992. In 1998, the community laid the groundwork for years of expansion, purchasing an additional 100 acres of land (formerly the Sheely Farm) across the road from the existing campus to create the West Campus.
Bethany Village affiliated with Asbury during January 2000 and began taking reservations for the West Apartments later that year. The community grew steadily through the decade, opening the West Apartments, MapleWood Assisted Living and The Oaks Skilled Nursing during 2004. The latest round of expansion was concluded in 2008, with the opening of the West Cottages and Estate Homes.
Throughout these years of growth, Bethany Village has held fast to its commitment to promote wellness and an enriched retirement experience for those it serves. As an Asbury Community, its priorities and commitments lie firmly with the health and happiness of each of its residents.