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Philadelphia, PA, also known as the city of brotherly love and sisterly affection has a strong economy and great history that has developed a distinct lifestyle, rare to find in other areas of the country. It is a senior friendly and accessible city that has a lot to offer. Independent living in Philadelphia offers a high level of independence along with an active social life filled with activities that best suit the residents. We can help you find an incredible selection of independent living facilities and other senior community options for you or your loved ones in Philadelphia.

Senior housing types in Philadelphia, PA

  • The Watermark at Logan Square East
    The Watermark at Logan Square East
    2 Franklin Town Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more active lifestyle than generations before. That's why we created a community filled with choice. Great restaurants, brain and body fitness courses, fantastic events, a state-of-the-art fitness...

  • Atria Center City
    Atria Center City
    150 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    Since 2007, Atria Center City has served the families of Philadelphia. With a continuing commitment to quality, the community is undergoing an extensive renovation to enhance beauty and functionality. Once complete, residents will enjoy a host of exciting new spaces and amenities, including...

  • Simpson House
    Simpson House
    2101 Belmont Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131
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    Simpson House is conveniently located at the corner of Belmont and Monument Avenues and overlooks beautiful Fairmont Park. Simpson House was founded in 1865 to attend to the needs of older persons in the community after the Civil War. This unbroken chain of caring exists today as we provide a unique...

  • The York House
    The York House
    5325 Old York Road, Philadelphia, PA 19141
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    THE YORKHOUSE 5325 OLD YORK ROAD PHILADELPHIA, PA 19141 Welcome to The Yorkhouse Philadelphia's most sensational 'all inclusive' apartment community that offers a new style of luxury Independent living for adults 55 and over! The Yorkhouse combines the conveniences and refinement of hi-rise...

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  • Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley
    Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley
    6300 Greene St, Philadelphia, PA 19144
    (28)
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    Less than 10 miles from the urban vitality of Center City and located within the historically and culturally rich enclave of Northwest Philadelphia, Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley offers personal care services in private accommodations within a beautiful, historic building. A complete range of...

  • The Estates
    The Estates
    1304 Rhawn St, Philadelphia, PA 19111
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    The Estates is a wonderful independent living community described by our residents as 'just like home - only better.' Located in Northeast Philadelphia, The Estates offers the combination of country charm and city convenience. With a beautifully landscaped patio and picnic area complete with gazebo...

  • Deer Meadows Retirement Community
    Deer Meadows Retirement Community
    8301 Roosevelt Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19152
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    Deer Meadows Retirement Community (DMRC) offers the perfect combination for today's seniors -- active, independent living in a safe, caring environment. Enjoy freedom and comfort in our beautiful new luxury apartments while staying fit in our wellness center. Rest in the confidence that you or your...

  • Robinson Personal Care Home
    4104 West Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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    Robinson Personal Care Home is a senior living community located in Philadelphia, PA. Philadelphia is a very busy city and home to about 1.5 million people. Residents can find a host of activities to partake in, including going to restaurants, doing their shopping, going to games, concerts and...

  • Parkside Manor
    4849 North Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131
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    Parkside Manor is a senior living community located in Philadelphia, PA, home to over 1.5 million people. Philadelphia is a bustling city with shopping malls, stores, sporting events and restaurants. Residents will enjoy taking in a game, going to play golf, doing their shopping and going to...

  • Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park
    8401 Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19152
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    Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park is a new senior living community located in Philadelphia, PA, one of the US's largest cities with over 1.5 million people. Residents can enjoy great activities like going out to restaurants, going shopping and running their errands, or they can relax in the...

  • Paul's Run
    9896 Bustleton Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19115
    (14)
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    Paul's Run is a senior living community located in Philadelphia, PA. Philadelphia is a large, bustling city and home to about 1.5 million people. Residents can go shared events like ball games, they can attend concerts and movies, shop and go out to restaurants with friends and visiting family, or...

  • Premier Cadbury at Cherry Hill CCRC
    Premier Cadbury at Cherry Hill CCRC
    2150 Route 38, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
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    Once you move into your apartment at Cadbury, you will feel right at home. We take care of maintenance, utilities, housekeeping and linens. You will enjoy delicious meals in our Lakeside Dining Room or Friendly Cafe. The living is easy and comfortable at Cadbury. The Lodge at Cadbury is the best...

Who Needs Independent Living

An independent living facility is a good option for people seeking to pursue their long-term dreams in an engaging social environment that inspires and fulfills them to be better. Any senior that is able to live in their own apartment, but wants the conveniences of living within a retirement community that provides supportive services such as specialized meals, transportation, scheduled recreational activities and a variety of concierge services might consider moving to independent living.

What to Expect

Seniors moving into an independent living facility can stay as busy as they want and in a safe environment that allows them to age in place. Here is what to expect while staying in an independent living facility:

  • Minor assistance with daily living activities
  • Specialized meal plans
  • Emergency call systems in private and common area
  • Health and fitness programs
  • Housekeeping and maintenance
  • Personal and/or non-personal laundry services
  • Convenient travel services
  • Friendly neighbors
  • In-home care when needed

Activities for Seniors in Philadelphia

There is a wide array of activities to be enjoyed by residents in independent living communities in Philadelphia. These include;

Organized recreational tours - Take a Philadelphia Trolley Works city tour, providing 90 minutes of narration and sightseeing throughout the city. It's a great way to see a lot without walking too much, and also to figure out which attractions you'd most like to visit while you're in town.

Parks - You can visit the Independence National Historic Park where the United States was born and where the Founding Fathers met to plan a revolution, sign the Declaration of Independence and write out the tenets of American government in the Constitution.

Museums - You can stop at the National Liberty Museum, a unique space that celebrates democracy and its heroes both here and around the world. Have lunch at the City Tavern, a replica of the colonial establishment where many of the Founding Fathers ate. It offers a chance to indulge in the colonial delicacies of our legends.

Boardwalks or Walking Paths - Seniors can enjoy walks at the Franklin Square while chatting away with friends and appreciating America's most historic neighborhood.

Sporting events - Seniors will love the Philadelphia Games designed to provide a wholesome experience that offers active senior population a chance to have fun and show their capabilities through participation in a variety of sporting activities.

Adventure Aquarium - The Adventure Aquarium is home to more than 200,000 square feet of wildlife, making it the fifth largest aquarium in the world. Animals are often considered therapeutic for seniors, which is why your loved ones will love visiting the Adventure Aquarium in Philadelphia.

Finding Independent Living in Philadelphia

If you or your loved one is considering moving to independent living in Philadelphia area, schedule an appointment with us for a free consultation. We are here for all your independent living care needs.