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Friends Home & Village

50 South Congress Street, Newtown, PA 18940

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About the community

Friends Home and Village, a two-campus independent living community, has been a mainstay of Newtown, Pennsylvania, for over 120 years. Our non-profit community was founded in Quaker values, offering an affordable lifestyle where residents have access to excellent services and feel respected, socially included, and secure. Distinct colonial architecture and historic charm meets modern interiors throughout our cottages and apartments. We’re a great choice for self-reliant seniors ages 62 and above, and at our Paxson Hall location, personal services are also offered. To discover more about our values-driven community, contact an A Place for Mom advisor today!

Community Services and Amenities

Depending on which campus you live, a variety of services and amenities are offered for your comfort and enjoyment. No matter where you call home, you can always settle into the ease of maintenance-free lifestyle with housekeeping! We provide a range of lively activities, from brain teasers to chair yoga, and coordinate outings around town. Spiritual services offer opportunities for quiet reflection, and include observation of traditions from several religions. Here’s a peek into life at Friends Home and Village:

  • 24-hour security and emergency response system
  • Health aides available around the clock (in our Paxson Hall building)
  • Dining plans, based on living arrangement...

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Senior Housing Types

Assisted living
Independent living

Pricing at Friends Home & Village

Total monthly costs depend on room type, select services, and the level of care needed.

Base fees by room type

Studio
Starting at
$XXXX
/mo
1 Bedroom
Starting at
$XXXX
/mo
2 Bedrooms
Starting at
$XXXX
/mo

*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

Amenities

Health Care Services

Ambulatory care
Diabetic care
Incontinence care
Medication management

Staffing & ancillary services

Hospice available on-site
Podiatrist
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Meals & Dining

Meals provided
Guest meals
Vegetarian

Room Amenities

Respite or short term stays offered
Wi-fi/high-speed internet
Air conditioned

Community Amenities

Transportation & parking

Resident parking available
Complimentary transportation
Property convenient to public transit

Pets

Dogs allowed
Cats allowed

Common areas

Outdoor common areas
Indoor common areas
Beauty salon
Library

Recreational areas

Piano or organ

Services

Housekeeping
Beautician
Laundry service / drycleaning

Memory care services

Memory care only community

Primary language spoken by staff

English

Activities

Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities offsite
Visiting chaplain or priest
Visiting rabbi

Reviews

4.2

(12 reviews)

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December 4, 2018
A concerned daughter - My loved one(s) live(s) or lived in this community
Rent increase

While the rates start out inexpensively as a lure, there is an increase imposed at the start of each new year. Within 15 months my Mother’s rent went up $600/year. Whether it’s worth it or not is personal but for those on a fixed income, it can be quite a hardship and the concerns were met with indifference.

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September 9, 2020
Audrey Williams - My loved one(s) live(s) or lived in this community
This is a wonderful place

Great place to live. Everyone is nice and kind. The prices are super affordable.

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May 12, 2017

We really liked this community. The outside surroundings are beautiful. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable. It also has a library which is very important to my mom. We are leaning towards picking this community for mom.

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Frequently asked questions about Friends Home & Village

Friends Home & Village offers Studio, 1 Bedroom, Semi-Private and 2 Bedrooms. Learn more.

Friends Home & Village has received an average review rating of 4.21 based on 7 reviews. See all reviews.

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