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About 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.

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Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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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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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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Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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If you or a loved one wants to age in the comfort of your own home, home care in Philadelphia, PA can offer personal assistance in a familiar setting. Whether an older adult needs more basic elderly home care services in Philadelphia – like help with housekeeping, cooking, and transportation – or requires medical care, A Place for Mom can help.

Find the best home care agencies in Philadelphia to meet your loved one’s unique care needs, from weekly companionship to Philadelphia home hospice care. Personalized home care in Philadelphia can reduce caregiver stress, curb senior loneliness, and make daily life easier for older adults. With 202 options for accredited home care in Philadelphia, PA, we’ll find the right caregiver for your relative.

We are also serving Home Care in surrounding neighborhoods like Mayfair, Haddington, and Northern Liberties. You may also consider nearby communities such as Allentown, Bala Cynwyd or Berwyn.

Home Care Facilities near Philadelphia, PA

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Pennsylvania Home Care LLC

610 Old York Rd, Jenkintown, PA 19046

(0 review)

HomeWell of Southern PA

72-A S Trooper Rd, Trooper, PA 19403

(0 review)

A Place at Home - Philadelphia West, PA

1055 Westlakes Dr, Suite 300, Berwyn, PA 19312

(0 review)

BrightStar Care of Collegeville, PA

2939 West Germantown Pike, Unit A, Eagleville, PA 19403

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Wells Home Health Services

5 Great Valley Pwky, Ste 339, Malvern, PA 19355

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Your Own Home

17 Brandywine Blvd, Wilmington, DE 19803

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Homewatch Caregivers Of Lower Bucks County - Langhorne

300 Middletown Blvd, Suite 100, Langhorne, PA 19047

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Elder Home Care - Doylestown, PA

301 S. Main Street #3, Doylestown, PA 18901

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Active Home Care Services LLC

5040 Skyron Drive, Suite A8, Doylestown, PA 18902

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Pinnacle Home Care Solutions

475 Wall Street, Princeton, NJ 08540

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Synergy HomeCare of Middletown, DE

4446 Summit Bridge Road, Suite 4, Middletown, DE 19709

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Age In Place - Lehigh/Northampton Region

1101 W. Hamilton St. Suite 373, Allentown, PA 18103

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Griswold Home Care - Lehigh Valley, PA

83 S Commerce Way Suite 300, Bethlehem, PA 18017

(0 review)

Assisting Hands of Philadelphia

1617 JFK Blvd., Suite 350, Philadelphia, PA 19103

5.0
(1 review)

Assisting Hands Home Care offers a full range of non-medical in-home support in Philadelphia, Lower Montgomery and Bucks County. Quality home care you can trust, with uncompromising quality.All client cases are start with a free nurse assessment and are frequently supervised by members of the...

Home Helpers

2654 South Percy Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148

4.2
(3 reviews)

Homecare Inc. is a family owned and operated business that started in the Spring of 2007.   The Digneo Family has been active within the South Philadelphia community for over fifty years.  Since establishing our roots in the area, our finger has been on the pulse of what is needed in our very own...

Family Choice Healthcare

6235 West Lancaster Ave #2, Philadelphia, PA 19151

4.0
(2 reviews)

Family Choice Home Health care is a non-medical home care agency that provides personal care services in the best place possible… the home. We provide certified nursing assistants, geriatric nursing assistants, homemakers and companions all under the auspice of a licensed registered nurse. We...

AMD Senior Purecare LLC

7926 Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19152

5.0
(1 review)

Fairmount Homecare LLC

2047 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

4.0
(1 review)

Fairmount Homecare is a non-medical homecare company based in Philadelphia, PA. Our company is focused on delivering the highest quality caregivers at highly competitive rates.Our services include personal care and assistance, homemaking, companionship, and more -- all in the comfort of your or...

Loving Hand Home Care

6418 Rising Sun Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19126

4.0
(1 review)

Care4You, Inc.

P.O. Box 14535, Philadelphia, PA 19115

(0 review)
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What is home care?

Home care may be the right fit for seniors who want to age in place, but who would benefit from companionship, housekeeping, and help with some activities of daily living (ADLs). Home care is broad and personalized to each senior’s needs. In general, home caregivers may provide:

  • Help with personal care
  • Housekeeping
  • Mobility assistance
  • Laundry
  • Complimentary transportation
  • Nutritious meals
  • Incontinence care and toileting
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Services for seniors in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Financial assistance

Transportation

Health care

Senior activities

In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Transportation

Philadelphia is not car dependent, meaning seniors can expect to rely on public transportation. Transit options in Philadelphia include The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), which offers comprehensive bus, subway, and commuter rail systems all throughout the city. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Philadelphia also has robust biking infrastructure and is ranked as one of the most walkable cities in the country.

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Health care

Philadelphia offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including Reading Hospital and Lancaster General Hospital.

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Senior activities

As one of the oldest cities in the U.S., Philadelphia is filled with rich history and vibrant culture. The city hosts many renowned historic sites closely tied to the Revolutionary War and the nation’s founding. Senior history buffs will delight in the numerous walking and bus tours that showcase Philadelphia’s iconic sites, and the multitude of nearby senior centers provide a wide variety of senior-friendly entertainment options.

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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.

Cost of Home Care Agencies in Philadelphia, PA

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.

Learn More About Philadelphia, PA

Cost of Living

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.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
111 100 $890 19.8% spend over 30% of their income on rent $147,636 $40,649 The top inheritance tax rate is 15% and there is no exemption threshold

Local Hospitals

There are 23 general hospitals in the city that provide emergency care and other medical services. The top hospitals in Philadelphia include:

Weather and Climate

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%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
78°F 90°F (July) 64°F (July) 37°F 49°F (December) 26°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
59 (Moderate) 76 in the month of December (Moderate)

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.

Precipitation and Natural Disasters

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
4” 6” (August) 13”

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Philadelphia County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
82.3% 15.3% 2.4%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
5,637,884 1,580,863 4,547 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 0.25%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
34 24% 10% 5% 4%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
34% 27% 11%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
7.2% 42.3% 14.5% 0.4% <1% 34.6% 3%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
63,219 31 9

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
11% 60% 16% 26% 6% 5%

Philadelphia is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

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.

Transportation

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.

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Assisting Hands of Philadelphia, Mom's Loving Care and Griswold Home Care of Lower Pennsylvania are the top rated home care agencies near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. See full list of communities.

There are 202 home care agencies near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. See the full list.

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