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10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Philadelphia County, PA

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If your loved one needs memory care in Philadelphia County, A Place for Mom can help. With 43 memory care facilities in Philadelphia County, we’ll work with you to find the right fit for your family member’s budget, interests, and care needs.

Alzheimer’s care in Philadelphia County incorporates memory care activities and therapies to reduce residents’ confusion and agitation. Philadelphia County memory care also provides security features and supervision, along with trained staff. If you’re considering dementia care in Philadelphia County, know it’s a safe setting for your older relative.

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Photo of Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley
2020 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
9.5
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68 reviews
9.5
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68 reviews
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[names removed] very helpful in bring in new people for care at the facility. They gave a very good tour of the facility, and introducing staff to you. Set up activities on a regular basis to keep...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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...
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1010 Photos available
9.3
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46 reviews
9.3
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46 reviews
5 star
50%
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I am currently a resident at Fountain View at Logan Square. The only real negative is due to the ongoing renovations, the lack of efficient elevator service due to elevator replacements, and a mouse...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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...
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1010 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
8.8
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85 reviews
8.8
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85 reviews
5 star
36%
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34%
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Staff is very friendly. I do wish they would let you know if resident needs anything( toiletries etc) but no complaints. Our family member seems happy and adjusted. Maybe more musical events but we are...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Located in historic Chestnut Hill, you'll find a senior living community, providing personal care and memory care, like none other. Housed in a beautiful stone mansion (built in 1865 & owned by the president of the Franklin Institute) moments of joy are experienced, explored, and celebrated....
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1414 Photos available
1010 Floor plans available
8.7
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52 reviews
8.7
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52 reviews
5 star
49%
4 star
27%
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12%
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I would say it's good for older people who want to remain in the city and have local family support. I would warn them to do a complete investigation of what Atria provides vs. the care they need. This is...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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...
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8.5
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21 reviews
8.5
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21 reviews
5 star
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Because the size of Simpson House is relatively small, it is easy for both residents and staff to know each other. Both my husband and I had occasion to be in rehab here. We moved into independent living...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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...
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22 Photos available
8.4
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48 reviews
8.4
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48 reviews
5 star
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A facility is only as good as its staff. Deer Meadows Retirement Community, for the most part, has very caring people. They are slow, however, in fixing things in the room and getting a new remote for her...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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...
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1515 Photos available
44 Floor plans available
9.8
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54 reviews
9.8
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54 reviews
5 star
63%
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24%
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My Mom has been at Sunrise at Lafayette Hill for nearly 3 years. She arrived in decline from illness and Covid isolation. After arriving to a very warm and positive greeting, friends were made with loving...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized personal care...
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9.6
Review score
27 reviews
9.6
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27 reviews
5 star
56%
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26%
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They really provided great care. Just overall care was good. Every time popped in caregivers were always caring and handled situations professionally.
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
For nearly 25 years, Arden Courts Memory Care has catered to the special needs of individuals with memory loss. Staffed by specially trained caregivers, Arden Courts cares for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Each community features home like common areas,...
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1818 Photos available
9.5
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11 reviews
9.5
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11 reviews
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I am the son in law and this decision was even hard for me. My wife and myself were turning into caregivers for my father in law. Everyone kept saying to us, do not feel guilty, this is the best thing for...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
NOW OPEN! Azalea at Cinnaminson offers life-enhancing independent living, assisted living, and memory care in Cinnaminson, New Jersey. Here, you and your family can expect high-end hospitality and concierge-level services that inspire and delight. Everything in our community is designed to...
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Photo of Sunrise of Dresher
1212 Photos available
44 Floor plans available
9.5
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44 reviews
9.5
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44 reviews
5 star
51%
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Everyone has been so kind and helpful as this transition has been so difficult for my mother. We needed to find a place quickly. And my mother wasn’t prepared at all to make this move. Luckily she loves the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Tucked in amongst country clubs and golf courses, and just minutes from the shaded walking paths of Mondauk Commons, Sunrise of Dresher offers comfort and convenience. You'll appreciate local resources like Willow Grove Mall and Abington Hospital while family and friends who come to visit will...
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9.4
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30 reviews
9.4
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30 reviews
5 star
67%
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All of my interactions with the staff have been pleasant. They have managed to build a team that appears to share values & perspective that focus on supporting the people there in a way that makes the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Now open in Montgomery County, Atria Lafayette Hill is a modern senior living community thoughtfully designed to help older people fully enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. From an architectural style that reflects the neighborhood’s historic charm to...
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66 Photos available
9.4
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47 reviews
9.4
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47 reviews
5 star
58%
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Wyncote Place was great! Unfortunately, my mother passed away last July. The management was very helpful getting us situated; the nursing staff was amazing, as well as the activities staff. My mother was...
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Wyncote Place offers outstanding personal care for people with Alzheimer's and related forms of dementia. Located in historic Wyncote, Pennsylvania in the Delaware Valley, our town offers Main Street charm, as well as the conveniences that come with urban living. Well known for our beautiful...
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1818 Photos available
66 Floor plans available
9.4
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25 reviews
9.4
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25 reviews
5 star
76%
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16%
3 star
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The staff here, from management on down, really takes the time to get to know the residents . It is gratifying when people throughout the facility call my family member by name. The residents are always...
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
For personalized memory care services, you are in great hands with Artis Senior Living of Huntingdon Valley. The Artis Way empowers residents with their own individual preferences and passions as we ensure that your care is personalized and adaptive to your loved one’s uniqueness. From our...
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1313 Photos available
44 Floor plans available
9.3
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38 reviews
9.3
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38 reviews
5 star
52%
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Sunrise of Haverford has done a great job of providing a safe, clean, positive living experience for my mom. They care about their residents and it shows in everything they do. When we have questions about...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Sunrise of Haverford is located conveniently in the heart of the Main Line and just minutes from Suburban Square Shopping Center and both Lankenau and Bryn Mawr hospitals. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of...
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1414 Photos available
44 Floor plans available
9.0
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72 reviews
9.0
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72 reviews
5 star
42%
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41%
3 star
13%
2 star
4%
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We felt the care at Sunrise of Abington was done thoroughly and kindly. So it was the people that made it great. Some of the higher ups were not great and not helpful so we avoided them and dealt with other...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized personal care...
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9.0
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12 reviews
9.0
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12 reviews
5 star
67%
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3 star
8%
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I am so grateful that A Place For Mom recommended Crescent Fields to me when I was looking to place my husband. I felt like I was walking into a beautiful hotel! Every possible amenity that you could think...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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3434 Photos available
1616 Floor plans available
9.0
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28 reviews
9.0
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28 reviews
5 star
53%
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3 star
7%
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Cleanliness of facility is most liked. Value for the money least liked. Unfortunately they did not provide hospice care so we had to move him. Would recommend if the patient is able to be somewhat remote on...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Spring Mill Pointe is a Humangood community, the sixth largest not-for-profit community in the country. We were awarded one of the Best Assisted Living Communities by U.S. News and World Report for 2022/2023. We have been part of the local community for over 25 years. The centerpiece of our...
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8.6
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44 reviews
8.6
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44 reviews
5 star
59%
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27%
3 star
7%
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Thanks to the wonderful symphony Square staff starting with Susan smoothing out a bumpy road, followed by [name removed] with her kindness and her attention to detail, and [name removed] in the back office...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Situated in the heart of Lower Merion, Symphony Square at Bala is a suburban senior living community located near Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Jefferson University Hospital and HUP as well as Bala Cynwyd Shopping Center , King of Prussia Mall, Fairmount Park and Philadelphia...
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1515 Photos available
44 Floor plans available
8.2
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13 reviews
8.2
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13 reviews
5 star
54%
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31%
3 star
15%
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Overall the staff were very nice and helpful. My father was taken care of very well - well fed and always clean. His room was always clean as well. Unfortunately he got Covid after several months and he...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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11 Photo available
7.9
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11 reviews
7.9
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11 reviews
5 star
73%
4 star
9%
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9%
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[name removed], the nurse administrator, is amazingly knowledgeable, nurturing, and approachable. [name removed], one of the staff nurses is very loving and patient. The whole staff has been wonderful!
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
We are excited to share Impressions Memory Care at Bryn Mawr Village Senior Living Community with you and thank you for your interest!Our community is in an excellent location surrounded by well-established communities, where so many of our group know of each other or find they are meeting a new...
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1313 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
7.9
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20 reviews
7.9
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20 reviews
5 star
35%
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35%
3 star
15%
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15%
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I can say, with confidence, that this facility is a 5 in all categories. We looked at numerous communities and found this one to be the best fit for our loved one. It has changed ownership recently (now...
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Situated near historic Philadelphia, Symphony at Cherry Hill is a modern, vibrant senior living community located near Virtua Hospital, Jefferson Cherry Hill and Cooper Hospital as well as Cherry Hill Mall and Philadelphia Art Museum. In this secure, intentionally designed community with boutique...
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7.8
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32 reviews
7.8
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32 reviews
5 star
38%
4 star
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2 star
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The price was great and overall it was a decent place. The rooms were bright and a good size. Some of the staff were so wonderful. My mom complained about the food. The facility was clean but older. It was...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Dedicated to yesterday's traditions and today's conveniences! Springfield Residences is an assisted and independent living community located in beautiful Chestnut Hill. Our elegant country campus is easily accessible to both Philadelphia and Montgomery Counties. Call today to tour our lovely...
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1111 Photos available
11 Floor plan available
7.2
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21 reviews
7.2
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21 reviews
5 star
28%
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24%
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I would recommend your facility. The only negative I have in mind is that there was a period with a lot of turnover. Too many employees were living in the same period for whatever reason.
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Woodland Creek is a memory care community focused on making your loved one feel safe and right at home. Located in picturesque Dresher, Pennsylvania, this small town has plenty of parks and outdoor recreational activities within minutes of the city’s hustle and bustle. Woodland Creek prides...
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It has been such a pleasure working with the ladies who run 'The Residence'. I am helping my dad and step-mother and have needed lots of guidance...and, while i can't see the property until it's completed, i...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Imagine having more time to do the things that make you happy: catching up on the best-seller list, getting out to the theater with friends, learning a new language or just relaxing with the people you enjoy. Imagine life without the worries and stresses of maintaining a home. Imagine you being...
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1.0
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11 reviews
1.0
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11 reviews
5 star
18%
4 star
9%
3 star
9%
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My aunt has had the same nurse for two years. Staff is so important. Consistency of care at this place is the best I’ve seen. Now, I see the facility is getting the overdue attention that it has needed for a...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Cost of memory care in Philadelphia County, PA

The average cost of senior living in Philadelphia County is $6,051 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Ambler, PA with an average of $6,003 per month.

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Philadelphia County, PA vs. nearby counties

Philadelphia County, PA
$6,040/mo
$6,083/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Philadelphia County, PA vs. the state and national average

Philadelphia County, PA
$6,040/mo
U.S. national average
$5,347/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Philadelphia County vs. other types of senior living

Memory Care
$6,040/mo

Median monthly costs of Memory Care in Philadelphia County, PA by room type

Semi-Private
$5,351/mo
Studio
$5,928/mo
1 Bedroom
$5,931/mo
2 Bedroom
$6,074/mo

Average cost of Memory Care in Philadelphia County over time

Philadelphia County, PAPA stateNational

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What families are saying about memory care in Philadelphia County

Recent reviews for memory care in Philadelphia County

Silver Springs at East Norriton

5.0
First, you need to see this facility. They did a major renovation and it looks so different. It has been modernized and looks amazing. My Mom has been at Brandywine for a few years. It is a tough decision to make when your loved one needs more care than what you can give. The apartments are ...
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The Residence at Chadds Ford in Glen Mills, PA

5.0
I would definitely recommend this community. It is brand new and extremely clean. The community has everything my mom needs. The staff is very friendly, kind, and attentive. The communication is great and they have built a relationship with us.

Artman Lutheran Home in Ambler, PA

5.0
Dave the activity man is such a asset to Artman ,he is really trying to help my Mom and all the residents .He takes a real interest and will find family members and update them on how their loved one is doing .My Mom really likes him ! So glad he is there !

Philadelphia County review score based on 262 family reviews

7.9
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This proprietary review score is based on 262 reviews of 40 Philadelphia County memory care communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Philadelphia County review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how memory care residents and family members rate memory care in your area. Compare review scores in multiple locations to understand how overall satisfaction rates differ from city to city. Based on recent reviews, the maximum possible score is 10.Methodology: How we calculate our city review scores

Philadelphia County review score compared against nearby cities

7.9
Philadelphia County, PA40 facilities
7.9
Philadelphia, PA43 facilities
8.0
Rockledge, PA45 facilities

Review subcategories for Philadelphia County memory care

When memory care residents and family members submit a review on our site, they rate each community on categories such as cleanliness, activities, meals, and more. The chart below is based on 262 reviews of 40 Philadelphia County memory care communities. This chart helps you compare Philadelphia County resident and family memory care satisfaction rates against national averages. Use it to assess your needs and develop criteria for your own search. If you know that one of these categories is important to you or your loved one, our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities to match your needs.
Philadelphia County, PA averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.4
4.4
Friendliness
4.5
4.5
Care services
3.9
4.2
Staff
4.4
4.4
Meals & dining
3.8
4.0
Activities
3.9
3.9
Value for cost*
3.9
4.0
0.01.02.03.04.05.0
*Learn more about cost details

Philadelphia County memory care services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Philadelphia County memory care communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Philadelphia County, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select care services in Philadelphia County memory care

Memory care communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of memory care partners in Philadelphia County that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Philadelphia County, PANational
Full medication management
Full medication management
77.5%
65.1%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
65%
47.9%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
97.5%
82.5%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
100%
99%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
82.5%
71.7%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
32.5%
28.3%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
97.5%
89.6%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
80%
61.5%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
77.5%
72.4%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%
*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Philadelphia County memory care

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of Philadelphia County Memory Care partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Philadelphia County, PANational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
75%
73.9%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
67.5%
45.7%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
80%
70.1%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
22.5%
26.1%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select dietary accommodations in Philadelphia County memory care

Memory care communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Philadelphia County partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Philadelphia County, PANational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
52.5%
27.3%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
67.5%
43.8%
No sugar
No sugar
65%
41%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
62.5%
49.5%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
30%
16%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select dining options in Philadelphia County memory care

Our memory care communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Philadelphia County communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Philadelphia County, PANational
Professional chef
Professional chef
57.5%
31.4%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
65%
39.2%
Room service
Room service
47.5%
36.2%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
42.5%
22.5%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select programs and activities in Philadelphia County memory care

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered memory care communities in Philadelphia County offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Philadelphia County, PANational
Activity director
Activity director
70%
45.2%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
57.5%
33.1%
Community service programs
Community service programs
52.5%
27.8%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
67.5%
54.1%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
70%
51.1%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
70%
60.7%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
60%
39%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
62.5%
34.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
60%
35.7%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
67.5%
46.8%
Live performances
Live performances
67.5%
47.2%
Dances
Dances
50%
30.4%
Fitness center
Fitness center
32.5%
21.5%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
67.5%
45.9%
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Frequently Asked Questions

Brookdale Westampton, The Birches at Newtown and Traditions of Cross Keys are the top-rated memory care facilities near Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. See full list of communities.

There are 43 memory care facilities near Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. See the full list.

The 43 memory care facilities near you in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania typically provide housing, therapies, and care tailored to those who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. To find memory care in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, browse our detailed listings showing photos, floor plans, amenities, activities, and reviews from real families.

Browse A Place for Mom’s listings for memory care in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, to take a virtual tour. Our local senior living experts can arrange for a live tour of these communities as well.

The cost of memory care facilities in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania ranges from $151 to $15070. The average Memory Care cost in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania is $6,051. Prices often vary based on care provided, amenities, unit size, and more. 

The cost of memory care in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania typically starts at $151. A Place for Mom’s local, expert senior living advisors can help you find affordable memory care facilities near you and offer advice on how to lower costs and pay for care with VA benefits or public payment options.

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