Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Home Care Agencies. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 338 Home Care Agencies in Philadelphia and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.
217 Kings Hwy. East, Haddonfield, NJ 08033
26 Rittenhouse Place, Ardmore, PA 19003
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Neighborly Home Care provides a comprehensive range of personal care services to assist seniors or anyone who needs help with activities of daily living, in their home or residence. We understand that maintaining your freedom and independence is a priority and it is our goal to help with the some...
1060 N Kings Hwy, Suite 100, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
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Senior Helpers can provide you with a professional caregiver to help you with some things around the house so you won't have to rely on your children or friends as much and so you remain independent in your home longer. We allow you to continue to enjoy the comforts of home and to spend more...
Chestnut Hill Towers 7600 Stenton Avenue Suite 1B, Philadelphia, PA 19118
Senior Helpers® is a national leader in professional in-home assistance services. Founded in Baltimore in 2001, we’ve rapidly built a reputation for providing only the best in dependable, consistent and affordable elderly care services. We have the people, resources, systems and knowledge...
1450 Marlton Pike E, Suite 100, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Spring Hills Home Care Services is re-defining quality private home care in NJ. We exist to meet the needs of independent senior adults who want to remain as independent as possible in the comfort of their own home.We take the time to assess your individual needs and develop a tailored care plan...
In-home care, or home care agencies in Philadelphia, PA provide compassion and help for seniors who need assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) and wish to remain in their homes. Levels of care vary by need and can include companionship, meal prep, cleaning, transportation, and help with ADLs like bathing and dressing. Home care aides are trained to understand the nuances of senior care but generally aren’t licensed to provide medical services.
The median monthly cost of in-home care is $4,671 in Philadelphia and about $4,481 for the state of Pennsylvania, according to Genworth.
A Place for Mom’s local Senior Living Advisors can help find the right home care in Pennsylvania for you or your loved one.
Like most other major East Coast cities, living in Philadelphia can be considerably more expensive than the average U.S. destination. The cost of living is rated over ten points higher than the national average. All index scores are based on a sliding scale with the national average set at 100.
There are 23 general hospitals in the city that provide emergency care and other medical services. The top hospitals in Philadelphia include:
Philadelphia has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. This means that the city experiences four distinct seasons with snowy winters and muggy summers. On average, the humidity level for Philadelphia is roughly 65%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of September at about 68%.
Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.
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Philadelphia is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public.
As one of the oldest cities in the nation, Philadelphia is filled with rich history and vibrant culture. There are many popular historic sights in the city which are closely tied to the Revolutionary War and the founding of the United States of America. Top sightseeing spots include the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed. The Museum of the American Revolution also contains many historical artifacts and documents related to the American Revolution. Movie lovers might recognize the iconic steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art which were made famous by Sylvester Stallone in the film “Rocky.” There are many walking and bus tours in the city that can show you all the historic and iconic sights that you may wish to see. For shopping there is the Reading Terminal Market which has stalls brimming with fresh flowers and produce. Sports fans can catch a Phillies baseball game at the iconic Citizens Bank Stadium. The Philadelphia Zoo and the Philadelphia Magic Gardens offer fun sightseeing for the whole family.
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority or Septa offers comprehensive bus, subway, and commuter-rail systems all throughout the city. Septa is consistently ranked as one of the best transit systems in the country. Philadelphia is also ranked as one of the most walkable cities in the United States.