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Senior housing types near Philadelphia, PA

  • The Watermark at Logan Square East

    The Watermark at Logan Square East

    2 Franklin Town Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    (22)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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...

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  • Atria Center City

    Atria Center City

    150 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    (30)
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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...

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  • Penn Home

    Penn Home

    1401 E. Susquehanna Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
    (7)
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    Penn Home is a non profit personal care retirement residence located in the Fishtown/Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia . Established in 1848 as the Penn Asylum for Indigent Widows and Single Women, the Home continues its charitable heritage today by offering an affordable option in...

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  • Simpson House

    Simpson House

    2101 Belmont Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131
    (12)
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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...

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  • Hayes Manor Retirement Residence

    Hayes Manor Retirement Residence

    2210 Belmont Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131
    (6)
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    Hayes Manor is a licensed non- profit, non -sectarian independent and personal care home, located in the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia. We are an old Victorian building, nestled on 10 acres, next to the Bala Golf Club. We are located just a few blocks away from City Line Avenue. We have been...

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  • Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley

    Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley

    6300 Greene St, Philadelphia, PA 19144
    (44)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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...

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  • Atria Lafayette Hill (Opening Early 2020)

    Atria Lafayette Hill (Opening Early 2020)

    9303 Ridge Pike, Philadelphia, PA 19128
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Now pre-leasing and opening this winter in Philadelphia, 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...

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  • McCallum Assisted Life

    McCallum Assisted Life

    7141 McCallum Street, Philadelphia, PA 19119
    (10)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    McCallum Assisted Living is a personal care facility dedicated to assisting residents with physical, mental and emotional needs.  Skilled staff provides continuous personal care.

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  • Wesley Enhanced Living Burholme

    Wesley Enhanced Living Burholme

    7040 Oxford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111
    (10)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Wesley Enhanced Living, Burholme provides highly individualized state-of-the-art services and exceptional care to residents. Our community has undergone a multimillion dollar makeover, including completely re-designed studio and 1 bedroom suites with kitchenettes and spacious bathrooms. Our...

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  • The Terrace at Chestnut Hill

    The Terrace at Chestnut Hill

    495 E Abington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118
    (42)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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. It's...

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  • Deer Meadows Retirement Community

    Deer Meadows Retirement Community

    8301 Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19152
    (24)
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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...

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  • Harmony Place

    Harmony Place

    8420 Roosevelt Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19152
    (7)
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    At the site of the former Shriner's Hospital, Harmony Place is part of the Healthcare Center at Parke Ridge, which also includes The Angela Jane Pavilion and Sub-Acute Services and The Medical Arts Center. Nestled on five charming acres Harmony Place is the perfect alternative to the daily worries...

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  • Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park

    Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park

    8401 Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19152
    (13)
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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...

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  • Paul's Run

    Paul's Run

    9896 Bustleton Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19115
    (22)
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    At Paul's Run, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. We offer free wi-fi and high speed internet. We love to...

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  • Oakwood Residence

    Oakwood Residence

    2109 Red Lion Road, Philadelphia, PA 19115
    (11)
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    Situated in the far North East part of Philadelphia and near to Lower Bucks and Eastern Montgomery counties; Oakwood Residence is located off of US1/Roosevelt Blvd and close to many major arteries. Our friendly atmosphere and passion for care, contributes to the personal independence, choices,...

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  • 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...

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  • Northeast Residence

    6948 Torresdale Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19135
    (1)
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    Northeast Residence is a senior living community located in Philadelphia, PA, home to over 1.5 million people. Philadelphia is a very large city known for great shops, stores, sporting events and shows. Residents who are active will be able to enjoy going for scenic walks, doing their shopping,...

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  • Roxborough Home For Women

    Roxborough Home For Women

    601 Leverington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19128
    (1)
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  • Holy Redeemer Lafayette

    Holy Redeemer Lafayette

    8580 Verree Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19111
    (2)
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  • Symphony Square

    Symphony Square

    35 Old lancaster Rd., Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
    (32)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Symphony Square, conveniently located on the Main Line near Philadelphia in beautiful Lower Merion Township, offers a variety of shared and private senior living apartment options including private studios, one bedroom apartments, one bedroom with den, and two bedroom apartments with amenities such...

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  • Premier Cadbury

    Premier Cadbury

    2150 Route 38, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
    (30)
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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...

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  • Cherry Hill Senior Living

    Cherry Hill Senior Living

    490 Cooper Landing Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
    (11)
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    Cherry Hill Senior Living is conveniently located in an upscale suburban area next door to Kennedy Hospital and just minutes from Routes 70, 38 and 295. Everything from our decor, delicious cuisine served restaurant style and our cozy furnished studios makes you feel right at home here at Cherry...

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  • Sunrise of Haverford

    Sunrise of Haverford

    217 Montgomery Avenue, Haverford, PA 19041
    (18)
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    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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  • Woodbury Mews

    Woodbury Mews

    122-124 Green Avenue, Woodbury, NJ 08096
    (42)
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    When you think of independent living, assisted living, and memory care, what do you see? If cookie-cutter apartments, quiet hallways, bland food and stereotypical activities come to mind, then think again. Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are...

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  • The Quadrangle a CCRC

    The Quadrangle a CCRC

    3300 Darby Road, Haverford, PA 19041
    (24)
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    The Quadrangle, situated on 74 beautifully landscaped acres on Philadelphia's Main Line, is an independent full-service community meeting needs of seniors like you since 1986. The community is ideal for seniors who desire an active lifestyle. Residents enjoy gracious apartment accommodations, a...

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  • Spring Hills Cherry Hill

    Spring Hills Cherry Hill

    1450 Marlton Pike East, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
    (61)
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    At Spring Hills Cherry Hill, we are committed to making healthy living the foundation of every aspect of life. From dining that truly satisfies, to fitness that invigorates and motivates, down to the smaller details, such as our use of safe, non-toxic cleaning products in each assisted living...

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  • Fox Trail Assisted Living at Deptford

    Fox Trail Assisted Living at Deptford

    1674 Delsea Drive, Deptford, NJ 08096
    (19)
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    Fox Trail Assisted Living at Deptford is an assisted living community in Deptford, New Jersey. For more detailed information about amenities, features and services, or to schedule an appointment, please call us.

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  • Sunrise of Lafayette Hill

    Sunrise of Lafayette Hill

    429 Ridge Pike, Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
    (22)
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    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 services...

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  • Spring Mill

    Spring Mill

    2002 Joshua Road, Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
    (13)
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    Spring Mill is part of Presby’s Inspired Life, a nonprofit organization with a more than 60 year tradition of creating exceptional living experiences. The centerpiece of our Lafayette Hill community is the beautifully restored Spring Mill School. Nestled on 15 serene acres, Spring Mill is convenient...

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  • Rosemont - A Presbys Inspired Life Community

    Rosemont - A Presbys Inspired Life Community

    404 Cheswick Place, Rosemont, PA 19010
    (12)
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    Rosemont is Main Line retirement living at its best for people 62 and better, offering superb services, amenities and dining on a picture-perfect estate where you can live each day to the fullest. Rosemont is easy to find and close to the best shopping, dining and entertainment. Family and friends...

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  • Brookdale Echelon Lake

    Brookdale Echelon Lake

    207 Laurel Road, Voorhees, NJ 08043
    (38)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    There’s a lot to love here. With both assisted living and memory care, here at our lakeside community, you’ll have the care you need, when you need it. So go ahead and take that art class you’ve always wanted to try, or join your new friends for a movie night with popcorn. We’ll take care of the...

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  • Sunrise of Abington

    Sunrise of Abington

    1801 Susquehanna Road, Abington, PA 19001
    (38)
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    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 services...

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  • Atria Cherry Hill

    Atria Cherry Hill

    1979 Route 70 East, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
    (47)
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    Atria Cherry Hill provides multiple senior living options, including assisted living, memory care, respite care and onsite rehabilitation services. We are located on the north east side of Cherry Hill New Jersey, just fifteen miles west of Philadelphia. We are lucky enough to be close to urban areas...

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  • Rose Tree Place

    Rose Tree Place

    500 Sandy Bank Road, Media, PA 19063
    (71)
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    When you think of assisted living and memory care, what do you see? If cookie-cutter apartments, quiet hallways, bland food and stereotypical activities come to mind, then think again. Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more active...

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  • Voorhees Senior Living

    Voorhees Senior Living

    501 Laurel Oak Road, Voorhees, NJ 08043
    (16)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Voorhees Senior Living is conveniently located off of Route 561 and offers the best of both worlds — a peaceful, tranquil setting just minutes from shopping, restaurants, and medical campuses. Experience the charm of our beautiful community through our decor, delicious cuisine served...

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  • Lutheran Crossings at Moorestown

    Lutheran Crossings at Moorestown

    255 E Main St, Moorestown, NJ 08057
    (8)
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    Lutheran Crossings at Moorestown is an assisted living community located in the quaint city of Moorestown, Burlington County, New Jersey. Our comfortable community is located on the east side of the state, offering beautiful scenery and comfortable amenities. Lutheran Crossings is committed to...

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  • Residences at Chestnut Ridge

    Residences at Chestnut Ridge

    2700 Chestnut Parkway, Wallingford, PA 19013
    (30)
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    The Residences at Chestnut Ridge are located in beautiful and historic Chester, Pennsylvania. Residents and guests alike enjoy our proximity to Chester Park, Taylor Arboretum and the Ridley Creek, all of which can be seen from our community. Natural beauty is enjoyed year round and residents enjoy a...

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  • CareOne at Moorestown

    895 Westfield Road, Moorestown, NJ 08057
    (14)
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    CareOne at Moorestown offers a complete continuum of care for patients who need sub-acute rehabilitation (offered seven days a week), specialized clinical care, assisted living or enhanced assisted living. Located on a picturesque campus that includes picturesque horse pastures, manicured grounds,...

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  • Atria Voorhees

    Atria Voorhees

    1301 Laurel Oak Rd, Voorhees, NJ 08043
    (20)
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    Atria Voorhees provides both assisted living and memory care to residents in the Voorhees and greater Philadelphia areas. We're located in a peaceful residential area, and still only half an hour from downtown Philadelphia. Our residents enjoy outings to all of the cultural and recreational...

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  • Sunrise of Newtown Square

    Sunrise of Newtown Square

    333 South Newtown Street Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073
    (26)
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    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 care services. From...

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  • Sunrise of Dresher

    Sunrise of Dresher

    1650 Susquehanna Road, Dresher, PA 19025
    (27)
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    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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  • Brookdale Evesham

    Brookdale Evesham

    1 Brendenwood Drive, Voorhees, NJ 08043
    (40)
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    Are you ready to live your best life every day? Come see if our senior living community with both independent living and assisted living is the right fit for you. Located near the Delaware River, and just a short drive from Philadelphia, here can you redefine your independence and live your best...

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  • Wesley Enhanced Living Main Line a CCRC

    Wesley Enhanced Living Main Line a CCRC

    100 Halcyon Drive, Media, PA 19063
    (12)
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    Wesley Enhanced Living Main Line Wesley Enhanced Living Main Line is a senior living community located in Media, PA. Media is a small borough in Delaware County, west of Philadelphia and home to about 5,500 people. Residents can take part in a host of activities including going out to local...

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  • All American Assisted Living at Washington Township NOW OPEN

    All American Assisted Living at Washington Township NOW OPEN

    339 Greentree Rd, Sewell, NJ 08080
    (4)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    At All American Assisted Living at Washington Township, we offer a variety of community features. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Free resident parking and guest parking available at our location. Our purpose-built community has the advantage of specialized care, every aspect of the...

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  • The Landing at Willow Grove

    The Landing at Willow Grove

    1120 York Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090
    (45)
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    Willow Lake, offering luxurious retirement assited living is located in the town of Willow Grove, PA in the upper Moreland township of Montgomery County. The town is located about 20 miles North of Philadelphia, and is convenient to the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Route 611. Willow Grove is a small...

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  • The Residence at Glen Riddle

    The Residence at Glen Riddle

    263 Glen Riddle Road, Media, PA 19063
    (31)
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    There are assisted living facilities. And then there's The Residence. One reason why The Residence is such a special place to live is that we understand every family wants the very best for loved ones. As a company that is family-operated, our commitment is to each resident individually - providing...

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  • Sunrise of Granite Run

    Sunrise of Granite Run

    247 North Middletown Road, Media, PA 19063
    (39)
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    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 services...

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  • United Methodist Communities Pitman

    United Methodist Communities Pitman

    535 N Oak Ave, Pitman, NJ 08071
    (8)
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    Pitman Manor is part of United Methodist Homes of NJ, which has been in operation since 1907. We believe in keeping our residents physically and financially independent as long as possible. To do this, we offer all levels of care and a financial promise that no resident is asked to leave if his/her...

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  • Sunrise of Blue Bell

    Sunrise of Blue Bell

    795 Penllyn Blue Bell Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422
    (38)
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    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 services...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities provide healthcare, social events, and oversight to persons who are about 65 years old. Assisted living facilities commonly offer supervision of care, assistance with daily activities, and chances for leisurely activity. Under certain circumstances, facilities may provide respite, hospice, or continuing care. In Pennsylvania, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $40,020 . Pennsylvania has a number of provisions associated with this type of facility. Department of Human Services, Bureau of Human Services Licensing regulates this type of facility. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to make sure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as special health or dietary needs, physical health exam, allergies, and medication regimen. Staff members obtain training in a variety of fields. These areas include emergency procedures, infection control, residents' rights, and abuse and reporting requirements. This type of facility is required to offer a number of services. These include 24-hour supervision, activities and socialization, monitoring and emergency response, and nutritious meals and snacks. There must be one bath or shower for every 1 residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include meals must meet recommended dietary allowances established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and must provide three meals a day.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a major factor in deciding which destination is best for your loved one's needs. In terms of resources, Philadelphia has a cost-of-living index of 110.8 and a grocery index rating of around 100.3. These index scores are based on a scale where 100 is considered the average and any score above 100 is considered costlier than said average. The median home value in Philadelphia is about $147,636 and the median price for rent is $890 per month a month. The rent burden for Philadelphia is around 19.8% of the average monthly income.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, especially those who have chronic disease or those who are in need of long-term therapy, access to hospitals is a motivating factor in determining which care home best fits you or your family's needs. The top hospitals in Philadelphia include Jeanes Hospital, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Chestnut Hill Hospital. In total, there are 23 hospitals located in Philadelphia which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

For many seniors, climate and weather are often the most significant factor in selecting a facility. The average air quality index rating in Philadelphia is about 59.3. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index score reaches its peak in December at around 75.7. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Monthly, Philadelphia gets about 4 inches of precipitation. The most rain historically occurs in August with an average of 6 inches during the month. Philadelphia gets an average of 13.10 inches of snow per year. In the summer, Philadelphia is around 78°F. The low summer temperature drops to approximately 64°F in the month of June. The summer high temperature is at around 90°F in July. In the winter months, the average temp in Philadelphia falls to approximately 37°F. The winter high is approximately 49°F in the month of December. The lowest winter temperature will rise to approximately 26 °F during the month of January. The average humidity level for Philadelphia is approximately 65%. The average humidity levels reach their peak in September at roughly 68%. Philadelphia has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate.

Demographics and Values

In Philadelphia, 50.5% are nonbelievers. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Philadelphia 25.9% practice Catholicism, 8.7% are Baptists, and 4.4% practice another Christian faith. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Philadelphia, out of the total population 1.1% practice Judaism, 1.1% practice an Eastern religion, and 2.6% practice Islam. During the previous presidential election, 82.3% voted Democrat, 2.4% voted for a third party candidate, and 15.3% voted Republican in Philadelphia county. In terms of crime, Philadelphia has 9.4 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 30.5 property crimes per 1000 residents. Based on gender, 52.7% are female and 47.3% are male. In Philadelphia, 24.2% of the population are over the age of 55, 9.7% are over the age of 60, 5.2% are over the age of 70, and 3.5% are over the age of 80. The median age of Philadelphia is 34 years old. In Philadelphia, 5.0% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Philadelphia is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Racially, the population of Philadelphia is 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 14.1% Hispanic, 2.8% mixed race, 41.6% white, 5.6% other or not specified, 7.1% Asian, 42.6% black, and 0.4% Native American. In Philadelphia, 10.6% do not have health insurance, 59.6% participate in the labor force, 15.9% have some form of disability, and 25.8% live in poverty. Of the population of Philadelphia 33.8% have a high-school diploma, 27.0% have a college degree, and 11.2% have a graduate degree. The current population of Philadelphia is growing at a rate of 0.002%. Philadelphia has a population density of 4,547 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of Pennsylvania

There are 201 general hospitals and 273 health centers that provide care for 12,823,695 Pennsylvania residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Pennsylvania are Reading Hospital, Lancaster General Hospital, and And Main Line Hospital Bryn Mawr Campus. In terms of resources, Pennsylvania has a cost of living index of 98.6, a grocery index rating of 106.9, and a housing index rating of 100.8. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Overall, Pennsylvania ranks 41st in quality of life and 21st in healthcare compared to other US states. The natural beauty of Pennsylvania is ranked 38th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 48% of Pennsylvania residents voted Republican and 47% voted Democrat. The state of Pennsylvania ranks 29th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religion, 34% of Pennsylvania residents attend religious services among the 15,359 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-19%, Mainline Protestant-23%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. In Pennsylvania there are 535 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 41 and 32% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

On average, the humidity rating for Pennsylvania is around 70%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 69°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 89°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 47°F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Pennsylvania drops to around 29°F. The average high winter temperature is around 45°F in the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 11°F in the month of January. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 6.38 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Pennsylvania is around 3.64 inches. The average air quality index rating in Pennsylvania is 39.9 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 49.0 AQI. While residents of Pennsylvania mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Pennsylvania can include floods, tornados, and and hurricanes.

Wildlife to be found in Pennsylvania

The state of Pennsylvania has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Sassafras, Mountain Laurel (The State Flower), Walnut, and Dotted Hawthorn. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Coyote, the Black Bears, the River Otter, or the Mink. The state animal of Pennsylvania is the The White-tailed Deer.


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Elder Law Attorneys

Chestnut Hill Legal

Chestnut Hill Legal is a full service elder law and estate planning firm in Philadelphia. our experienced attorneys can assist with estate planning, special needs trusts, wills and powers of attorney.

Ferry Joseph, PA

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.

McAndrews Law Offices, P.C.

As you grow older, your needs and objectives change. Your financial arrangements, tax strategies, estate plans, medical provisions and legal safeguards should reflect your shifting goals and lifestyle. Elder law firm McAndrews Law Offices, P.C. was established in 1983 by experienced attorneys who develop sophisticated plans that incorporate: Estate planning, Estate administration, Public benefits, Financial planning, Tax issues, Long-term medical care, Guardianship, Powers of attorney, Advance medical directives, Planning for special needs child or family member.

Financial Advisors

Brennan and Company CPA, PC

Brennan and Company's Senior Secure Financial Services Program provides experts advice in retirement planning, social security, VA benefits and Medicare/Medicaid benefits.

Rassler Financial

Rassler Financial can assist with retirement planning and general financial planning. We also work with estate attorneys and accountants to provide you a full range of services.

The Financial Group of Philadelphia

The Financial Group of Philadelphia has helped residents of Philadelphia plan for their retirement, make sound investment decisions and help with asset management for over 25 years.

Health, Medical & Safety

Advanced Medical Homecare Supplies

Advanced Medical Homecare Supplies has been providing customers with quality medical supplies since 2005. We offer a full line of respiratory equipment, mobility equipment, hospital equipment and more.

Bright Medical Technology, Inc.

As a family owned business we supply pulmonary equipment, durable medical equipment and other homecare supply needs to families throughout the greater Philadelphia area.

Einstein Audiology Associates

Einstein Audiology can help with diagnostic testing, hearing aid fitting & repairs, provide information on cell phone accessories for those with hearing loss and provide tinnitus treatment options.

Real Estate Services

Artur Realty

I am a Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) who helps seniors buy and sell homes throughout the greater Philadelphia area. I can answer questions about recent home sales in the area, local buyer resources and more.

Lisa Murphy - Keller Williams

I can help seniors who are buying or selling homes in the greater Philadelphia area. As a SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist) I am well versed in the unique challenges seniors face when buying or selling a home.

The Mike McCann Team - Keller Williams

The Mike McCann Team is known as one of the best real estate teams in the greater Philadelphia area. We can help you get the best price for your existing home as well as help you through the process of finding a home to meet your future needs.

Senior Moving

Life Transition Services

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

Old City Movers

Old City Movers has provided moving services since 2007. We can help with packing, moving of art items, delivering furniture from store to your home as well as hoisting large furniture over windows or balconies.

The Organizing Professionals

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 Services

Gunning & Company Estate Sales

Gunning & Company is proud to be awarded the Best of Philly 2019 Estate and moving Sale Pros. We are a family owned business that can help you with your estate sale by planning out the sale, advertise the sale, price items and manage other aspects of the sale.

Keystone Quality Transport

Keystone Quality Transport offers wheelchair transport to medical appointments as well as shuttle service along a fixed route for non-emergency transportation.

Task Complete

Task Complete offers a variety of services to help seniors with every day tasks such as grocery shopping, bill paying, bed making and other services.