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Philadelphia Senior Living Resources

Philadelphia is a city with a rich cultural history and an impressive variety of recreation and fine dining options. Seniors living in the city have access to world class medical services, historical landmarks from earliest days of the nation, and cheese steak vendors on every corner. Group homes and senior living communities are available to fit any lifestyle and any budget.

Philadelphia Scholarships

Philadelphia Scholarship

Pennsylvania has had two finalists and one winner for the A Place for Mom scholarship, because of the outstanding quality of the applications we are offering one additional scholarship (6 total chances) to students attending any Pennsylvania college.

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Median Senior Living Costs

Philadelphia, PA

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Senior Living in Philadelphia, PA is:

  • 17.9% less expensive than the state of Pennsylvania
  • 26.6% less expensive than the Northeast region
  • 9.4% less expensive than the nation as a whole
Use our Senior Living Cost Index to learn more about senior living costs in your area.

Professional Senior Services

Explore the Marketplace to find local senior products and services that meet the needs of you and your family.

Elder Law Attorneys

The mission of our firm is to provide professional service to our clients and to excel in the area of elder law. We constantly strive to maintain a high level of service while keeping costs reasonable.

Ferry Joseph offers a full complement of elder law services tailored to meet the specific needs and concerns of our senior clients and their families. Our attorneys are experienced with Medicaid planning, estate planning through the use of wills, trusts and other estate documents, the preparation of Miller Trusts and Special Needs Trusts, planning for incapacity through the use of durable powers of attorney, advance health care directives and related documents, guardianship actions, elder neglect and abuse, litigation, and trust and estate administration.

Financial Advisors

(703) 319-2198

We work with Financial Planners & Advisors and Legal & Health Professionals to help retirees pay off their mortgages and supplement their retirement income. Jefferson Mortgage Group serves both Virginia and Pennsylvania.

Optavise is insurance education and financial management for seniors made clear, efficient, and organized.

We provide in-home assistance with everyday financial and paperwork matters. Member of the American Association of Daily Money Managers (AADMM).

We can help you execute a sound financial program utilizing the following products and services: Estate Conservation, Insurance and Annuity Products, Investment Management, Tax Management and Retirement Strategies.

Senior Moving

Serving individuals and their Families' Transition and Downsizing needs. We can sell your home or the treasures in it while making your move easy.

Senior Transition Services takes the burden of relocating off you and your family by handling all the physical arrangements of your move while providing objective and practical guidance throughout the process.

Philadelphia's award-winning The Organizing Professionals provide soup to nuts decluttering, packing, unpacking and organizing services. We take the stress out of your move so you can continue enjoying life. Contact us for a free in-home consultation.

Senior Activities


Each year in honor of Older Americans Month in May, "Celebrate Arts & Aging" showcases the achievements and creativity of older artists, offers a broad range of opportunities for senior citizens to experience performing and visual arts, and runs workshops and classes where they can cultivate their own creativity.

Penn's Village (PV) is a community-based nonprofit formed in 2008 by a group of Philadelphia’s Center City residents to support individuals in their community as they age in place. It offers volunteer-delivered services, educational and cultural programs, a preferred provider list, and more.


Philadelphia Senior Center (PSC) has kept more than 5,000 seniors active and independent in their homes and communities every year for the past 60 years. PSC serves as a resource for recreation, group meals, health and wellness education and other supportive services for adults 55 and older.

Health, Medical & Safety

HandyPro specializes in home modifications for seniors and others with physical mobility challenge. At HandyPro we are people-focused, not product-focused.

Alzheimer's & Dementia

ARTZ Philadelphia was founded on the belief that people living with dementia should be afforded the benefits of well-being and quality of life that others enjoy. We provide cultural and creative opportunities that turn that belief into reality. We are committed to supporting and celebrating people with dementia and their care partners as valued members of our wider creative community.

Senior Services

Services include removing clutter, preparing homes for sale and easing the transition into smaller housing including Assisted Living facilities.

Something Better, Inc. has been in the business of cleaning, organizing, and de-cluttering since 2004. We bring compassionate hearts and hands to each client's home to make a safer and more pleasant environment and to help downsize.


If you are in need of wheelchair transportation services let Supportive Transportation of Philadelphia drive you from Philadelphia to wherever you need to go.

Local Attractions and Amenities

Philadelphia Events for Seniors
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Sep 12, 2016 through Mar 19, 2017
West Chester, PA
Sep 12, 2016 through Jul 20, 2017
West Chester, PA
Sep 12, 2016 through Feb 24, 2017
Exton, PA
Sep 12, 2016 through Jul 28, 2017
Exton, PA
Sep 12, 2016 through Jul 17, 2017
Kennett Square, PA
Sep 12, 2016 through Feb 21, 2017
Kennett Square, PA
Dec 09, 2016
10:00 AM
Cherry Hill, NJ
Friday, December 9, 2016 This event has been cancelled.


Join us for the filmed version of the opera, Carmen. Lunch will be served during intermission.

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