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Senior housing types near Downingtown, PA

  • St. Martha Villa

    St. Martha Villa

    490 Manor Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335
    (20)
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    Since our founding in 2003, St. Martha Villa has proudly served in the Chester County Community by providing exceptional care. Our bright, spacious, one story building is situated on a beautifully landscaped campus with numerous outdoor gardens, walking paths and even a putting green! The beautiful...

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  • Simpson Meadows

    Simpson Meadows

    101 Plaza Dr, Downingtown, PA 19335
    (13)
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    Simpson Meadows is Central Chester County's premier non-profit continuing care retirement community, with more than a 150 year history of service to senior adults as a member of the Simpson Senior Services network. Our philosophy of care includes maximizing resident independence at an affordable...

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  • Ashbridge Manor

    Ashbridge Manor

    971 East Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335
    (21)
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    Ashbridge Manor, a retirement community located in Downingtown, PA, was formerly the landmark, Tabas' Mickey Rooney Hotel. Seniors residing in this 123 Apartment Community enjoy 24-hour concierge service, weekly housekeeping and linen service, free scheduled transportation, delux continental...

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  • Eagleview Landing (Opening Summer 2020)

    Eagleview Landing (Opening Summer 2020)

    650 Stockton Drive, Exton, PA 19341
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    Introducing Eagleview Landing, the newest senior living community in Exton, PA. The location just outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is close to perfect. The comfort of Independent Living, Personal Care and Memory Care is reassuring. And the luxury? Isn't that always nice? Eagleview Landing is...

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  • Freedom Village at Brandywine

    Freedom Village at Brandywine

    15 Freedom Blvd, Coatesville, PA 19320
    (17)
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    Are you ready for fewer chores and more adventures? Located in historic Chester County, our continuing care retirement community, also known as a CCRC, gives you access to four levels of care on one campus, including independent living, personal care home, memory care, and skilled nursing. Plus,...

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  • Harrison Hill Apartments

    Harrison Hill Apartments

    1015 Andrew Drive, West Chester, PA 19380
    (7)
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    SPECIAL: 13 Month Lease with First Month Free on a $1500/month 1BR Prescott Model. Call for details, some restrictions apply. Application Fee: $45 per applicant Reservation Fee: $500 (This becomes your Security Deposit once Approved). No Amenity Fees and No Entrance Fees! Specifically designed for...

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  • Arbour Square at West Chester

    Arbour Square at West Chester

    1201 Ward Ave, West Chester, PA 19380
    (15)
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    Arbour Square at West Chester is truly a unique rental community. Located in a beautiful, small town rich in history, Arbour Square stands out as something new and exciting, above and beyond the ordinary. A community where there’s always something interesting or fun going on, and where you’ll find...

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  • Wellington at Hershey's Mill

    Wellington at Hershey's Mill

    1361 Boot Road, West Chester, PA 19380
    (2)
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    Independent Living for Active Seniors Wellington at Hershey's Mill in West Chester, PA is an independent living residential community for active seniors who are looking to socialize, stay active, and no longer want the worry of owning a home. Are you ready to enjoy a carefree, maintenance-free...

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  • Bellingham Retirement Community

    Bellingham Retirement Community

    1615 East Boot Road, West Chester, PA 19380
    (78)
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    Bellingham is a senior living community offering independent living, personal care and memory care services to seniors We also offer skilled nursing care at Parklane which is located on our campus. Centered around a quaint 18th century farm, Bellingham retirement community offers a variety of...

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  • Echo Lake (Assisted Living and Memory Care Opening Summer 2020)

    Echo Lake (Assisted Living and Memory Care Opening Summer 2020)

    900 N Atwater Dr, Malvern, Malvern, PA 19355
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    We are locally owned and operated by SageLife. Our founders were pioneers in senior living; they helped define the companies that have defined the industry. Sage’s mission is to create the best home for each member of the SageLife family every day by encouraging, empowering, and celebrating...

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  • Heatherwood Retirement Community

    Heatherwood Retirement Community

    3180 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook, PA 19344
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    HEATHERWOOD RETIREMENT COMMUNITY is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year, a community of Life Care Centers of America which operates more than 260 skilled nursing homes, assisted living and independent living communities and Alzheimer's centers. CONTINUUM-OF-CARE CAMPUS Our caring,...

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  • Friends Home in Kennett

    Friends Home in Kennett

    147 West State Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348
    (9)
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    Since 1898 the Friends Home has provided older adults quality care and housing at a moderate price. Founded by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), the Home has a strong tradition of encouraging independence and respect for the individuality and dignity of each person. Assisted...

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  • Ivy Creek Gracious Retirement Living

    Ivy Creek Gracious Retirement Living

    300 Franklin Dr, Glen Mills, PA 19342
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    We believe that Ivy Creek Gracious Retirement Living is so much more than walls and windows - it's a place to enjoy home-cooked meals, game night, or a quiet evening with family and friends. It's where you always feel comfortable, safe, and secure. At Ivy Creek, our management teams live on-site and...

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  • The Residence at Chadd's Ford

    The Residence at Chadd's Ford

    1778 Wilmington Pike, Glen Mills, PA 19342
    (3)
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    The Residence at Chadds Ford will be LCB Senior Living’s flagship community in west suburban Philadelphia, bringing the area a level of luxury, service and sophisticated lifestyle befitting the cultured, inquisitive, active seniors that we serve. Located at 1778 Wilmington Pike in Glen Mills, within...

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  • The Summit at Glen Mills (Now Open)

    The Summit at Glen Mills (Now Open)

    52 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA 19342
    (2)
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    Combine amazing service, great friends, and resort-level amenities and you’ve got the perfect recipe for all the comforts of home. The Summit at Glen Mills is opening later this year and offers Independent Living, Personal Care and Memory Care all in one campus for flexibility and convenience. With...

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  • Shipley Manor

    Shipley Manor

    2723 Shipley Road, Wilmington, DE 19810
    (8)
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    Shipley Manor is a full service,continuing care rental retirement community serving independent living,assisted living, and skilled and rehabilitation services. Shipley Manor,a proud member of the community for over 26 years, was originally elementary school; it is now located in the Brandywine...

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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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  • Canvas Valley Forge

    Canvas Valley Forge

    101 Bryce Ln, King of Prussia, PA 19406
    (5)
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    Canvas is a brand-new concept in 55+ living. At Canvas, you can live your life on your own time, and let us take care of the details. Let your home set you free. SERVICES: Focus on living your best life—and let us take care of the details. Our selection of useful services was designed to help you...

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  • Forwood Manor

    1912 Marsh Road, Wilmington, DE 19810
    (12)
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    Forwood Manor sits on 13 beautifully manicured acres and is located just minutes from I-95. Close to shopping and cultural sites, we offer a full-service rental retirement community with the best social and transportation programs, along with well-designed and spacious apartments. We invite you to...

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  • Keystone Villa at Douglasville Independent Living

    Keystone Villa at Douglasville Independent Living

    1180 Ben Franklin Hwy E, Douglassville, PA 19518
    (15)
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    At Keystone Villa at Douglassville, an Independent Living retirement community, there are no entrance fees, long-term leases or hidden costs. You will find everything you need to enjoy a worry-free, healthy and active retirement community lifestyle. This is an ideal setting for seniors who want to...

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  • Ivy Gables Senior Living

    Ivy Gables Senior Living

    2210 Swiss Ln, Wilmington, DE 19810
    (4)
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    Ivy Gables Senior Living, is nestled in the village of Ardentown, Delaware and provides everything a senior living community should offer; a warm, friendly, comfortable and elegant lifestyle. It is surrounded by tastefully landscaped courtyards for relaxing with friends and families, listening to...

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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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  • Plush Mills Senior Living

    Plush Mills Senior Living

    501 Plush Mill Rd, Wallingford, PA 19086
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    Plush Mills is a great place to live the good life. Big enough to count on. Small enough to care. With only 124 independent living apartments and 34 personalized care suites, Plush Mills is just the right size — large enough to offer a full range of services, yet small enough to provide truly...

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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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  • Millcroft

    Millcroft

    255 Possum Park Road, Newark, DE 19711
    (10)
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    Established for over 30 years in Newark, Millcroft is truly the cornerstone of senior living. With our independent living, assisted living, and skilled and intermediate nursing rehabilitation, Millcroft is set apart from others by its in-house therapy service, full service rental retirement...

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  • Greenfield Senior Living of Perkiomen Valley

    Greenfield Senior Living of Perkiomen Valley

    300 Perkiomen Avenue, Schwenksville, PA 19473
    (50)
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    Welcome home to Greenfield of Perkiomen Valley. We are conveniently located near Routes 29, 73 and 422 in the charming, small-town community of Schwenksville, Pa. Our residents live among friends while enjoying a blend of planned social, cultural and recreational activities in an inviting apartment...

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  • The Atrium at Churchman Village

    4949 Ogletown Stanton Rd, Newark, DE 19713
    (9)
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    We are excited to introduce you to our newly renovated community. At Churchman Village, we recently completed a $1.2M renovation, bringing state-of-the-art programming, care and amenities to our residents and families. Located in Newark, DE, home to the University of Delaware, as well as a number of...

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  • The Heritage of Green Hills

    The Heritage of Green Hills

    200 Tranquility Ln, Shillington, PA 19607
    (13)
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    Green Hills Manor at the Heritage is a full-service, personal care and memory care community located on 78 acres of rolling hills in Berks County, Pa., on the campus of The Heritage of Green Hills, a vibrant, healthy life plan community. The community is focused on helping residents reach their...

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  • Walnut Woods of Boyertown

    Walnut Woods of Boyertown

    35 North Walnut Street, Boyertown, PA 19512
    (17)
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    Walnut Woods of Boyertown provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. You'll love Boyertown's small-town charm and natural beauty while enjoying all the big-city conveniences we have to offer. We're just minutes away from shopping, churches, restaurants and healthcare....

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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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  • Daylesford Crossing

    1450 E Lancaster Ave, Paoli, PA 19301
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    Daylesford Crossing has earned it's stellar reputation on the Main Line by delivering high quality, inclusive care with a unique emphasis on lifestyle. Our community is proud to be voted the "The Best of the Main Line" and we are also certified as a "Great Place to Work." We offer a full spectrum of...

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  • Jenner's Pond

    2000 Greenbriar Lane, West Grove, PA 19390
    (4)
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    The historic community of West Grove, Pennsylvania, provides an excellent opportunity for Jenner's Pond to relax and enjoy life in an idyllic setting. Full of historic charm and natural beauty, West Grove offers outstanding amenities to suit a variety of personal tastes and requirements. West Grove...

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  • Pinnacle at Plymouth Meeting (Opening Summer 2020)

    Pinnacle at Plymouth Meeting (Opening Summer 2020)

    215 Plymouth Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
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  • Anthology of King of Prussia (Opening Winter 2020)

    350 Guthrie Rd, King of Prussia, PA 19406
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania

Independent Living

An Independent Living Community permits residents the choice to live an active lifestyle while assuring their care requirements have been met. Basic chores such as meal planning and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and social activities is provided, allowing residents an opportunity to use their time as they see fit, free from daily obligations. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar ages and backgrounds. Within the individual units, residents have access to their own private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a companion if they choose. While policies differ between locations, a number of residences allow pets as well. If medical or nursing care is desired, residents may always enlist the services of private health care professionalls. There are an assortment of advantages and expenses to consider when selecting an independent living community. It is important to learn if these amenities are included in your plan: move-in fee, parking, laundry, Waiting list deposit, housekeeping, private phone, internet access, and field trips. The conveniences associated with independent living include concierge services, restaurant-style dining hall, security guards, fitness center & swimming pool, golf course, community activities, laundry service, and transportation.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a big influence when deciding which community meets the needs of you or your loved one. The median home value in Downingtown is about $226,113 and the median price for rent is $1,515 per month a month. The rent burden for Downingtown is around 18.7% of the average person's monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total population of Downingtown, 6.4% are widowed, 9.7% have some form of disability, 6.9% live in poverty, and 75.9% participate in the labor force. In Downingtown, 6.8% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Based on gender, 51.3% are male and 48.7% are female. The median age of Downingtown is 35 years old. Of the population of Downingtown 8.7% have a graduate degree, 31.0% have a high-school diploma, and 34.7% have a college degree. Downingtown has a population density of 1,399 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Downingtown consists of 7,928 people. Demographically, Downingtown is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 5.3% Asian, 4.5% mixed race, 3.3% other or not specified, 13.0% black, 74.0% white, 12.9% Hispanic, and 0.0% Native American.

State Information

An overview of Pennsylvania

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

Social demographics of the state

In the last presidential election 47% of Pennsylvania residents voted Democrat and 48% voted Republican. The state has a median age of 41 and 32% of its population being over the age of 55. 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. In terms of diversity, Pennsylvania ranks 29th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

During the summer, the average temperature in Pennsylvania is around 69F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 89F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 47F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Pennsylvania drops to around 29F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 45F during the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 11F in the month of January. On average, Pennsylvania has an air quality index rating of around 39.9 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 49.0 AQI. Pennsylvania experiences an average humidity rating of about 70%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 75% in the month of January. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 6.38 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Pennsylvania is around 3.64 inches. 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, tornadoes, 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 dotted hawthorn, weeping willow, mountain laurel (the state flower), and wintergreen. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the coyote, the elk, the black bears, or the red and gray foxes. The state animal of Pennsylvania is the the white-tailed deer.