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2727 Floor plans available
8.8
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18 reviews
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18 reviews
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Mercer Hill at Doylestown is a newer facility that looks beautiful but the coordination of care needs improvement. Mom always complained about the food.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
Mercer Hill offers upscale senior living near Philadelphia in Doylestown, PA. The community boasts a suburban setting, conveniently located off the Hwy 202 interchange. It is ideal for seniors seeking an active lifestyle and the best life has to offer.
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2424 Photos available
55 Floor plans available
8.5
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26 reviews
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I live in Doylestown and my mother moved into Wesley recently. I’ve been able to visit many times because I live so close. I continue to be blown away by the friendliness of the entire place & everything...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Independent Living: 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.
Enjoying an active lifestyle to the fullest with comfort and security—that's what Wesley Enhanced Living Doylestown is all about. And, with our incomparable range of amenities and programs, you can be sure your own unique interests and desires will be completely fulfilled.At Wesley Enhanced...
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19 reviews
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What has made Hudson Estates such a great experience so far is the staff. The staff is very friendly. The building is beautiful, very clean and open. Meals are very good and there is a variety. Activities...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: 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.
Hudson Estates features an active lifestyle, with a full complement of amenities and services so you can enjoy your retirement and spend more time with new friends and family. Our independent lifestyle includes a live-in management team that is available 24/7 in case of an emergency. Each private...
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39 reviews
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Pros: [name removed], Admissions) is very helpful and easy to reach. Cons: other areas (Nurses Sta, Front Desk) are sometimes very difficult to contact. My parent loves happy hour and other activities,...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living, Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Nestled quietly near the Wissahickon creek in Lansdale, PA is St. Mary Villa for Independent and Retirement living. From the moment you enter the elegant and well-appointed lobby, you'll feel immediately at home. Once you walk on the wide paths through the gardens and pass the chapel filled with...
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1717 Photos available
77 Floor plans available
8.5
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26 reviews
8.5
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26 reviews
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It's great for Independent Living but they're very inflexible and unwilling to accommodate residents as their needs increase and capacities diminish. They're also weirdly obsessed with the appearance of...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Independent Living: 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.
Wesley Enhanced Living Upper Moreland is a senior living community located in Hatboro, PA, which is a historical borough in Montgomery County and home to just over 7,000 people. Residents can enjoy relaxing in quiet parks, walking to local stores, and going out to restaurants. Wesley Enhanced...
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It has been a great fit for my mother. Some hurdles with the activities bus which have since been resolved. The staff members are very engaged with residents and pleasant. Meals are good. Activities director...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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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8.0
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What is exceptional here at Foulkeways is the pre-screened quality of people here. Something they could work on improving is the weather
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
Steeped in the time-honored Quaker traditions of honesty and integrity, respect for simplicity and quality, and an abiding belief in the unique worth of every human being, Foulkeways at Gwynedd has been providing unwavering standards of excellence to residents for over 50 years. A pioneer among...
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I moved here 6 months ago and I couldn't be more pleased. The Manor is a combination of a stunning property with beautiful and well appointed apartments. The staff is kind and caring and go out of their way...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: 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.
Comparable to a luxury boutique hotel, The Manor at York Town is located in the heart of picturesque Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Just 20 miles north of Philadelphia, this is an elegant community of natural beauty and endless choices for your day. This is an intimate community that lives well --...
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Our loved one seems to really be enjoying the activities this community has to offer and it definitely is a good value for the money. Right away when we toured we noticed just how friendly and welcoming the...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: 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.
The Farms, located in historic Hatboro, with a FULLY REFUNDABLE ENTRANCE FEE, offers resort-style amenities, a relaxed care-free environment and friendly, active residents all inviting you to become a part of this wonderful community. The Farms features elegant lounges and activity areas, indoor...
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It's all about the people, people. And the people of Brandywine: management, nurses, aides, the dining room staff and activity directors are some of the kindest and most caring individuals I have met since...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
WELCOME TO BRANDYWINE DRESHER ESTATESOur newly renovated Colonial-style community is right at home in beautiful Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The colorfully landscaped grounds at Brandywine Dresher Estates boast their own Koi Pond and outdoor kitchen. They lead directly to Mondauk Common Park,...
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There could have more activities for the residents, some days they are bored. The place is spotless. The people are very nice. As far as I can tell they are doing a good job. I've heard some of the residents...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
Independent LivingPine Run is a continuing care community where you’ll be able to enjoy our many services and amenities without an overwhelming financial investment.Pine Run residents pay a monthly fee which includes one meal daily, housekeeping, utilities, basic cable, scheduled transportation...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living, Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
Nursing Homes: 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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wonderful care, it was like family The coziness and care was special. I almost hated to leave. If ever there is a need in the future, I will certainly choose Christ's Home
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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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If you need dialysis and care the combination is easy for all parties. The food quality is horrible. Meals come cold colder is cold - you order something and get something different.
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Independent Living: 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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My mother chose the life plan at Elm Terrace moving into Independent Living. Thank God she did! Shortly after she moved in she needed skilled care for rehab after a fall. The therapist worked so hard to get...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living, Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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My parents lived at Gwynedd Estates for 2 years, in a 2 BR, 2 BA apartment. I give an A+ star to every single part of Gwynedd: the staff, the people who live there, the value for money, the individual...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living, Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
Nursing Homes: 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.
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Independent Living: 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.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living, Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
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.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
Nursing Homes: 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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They were top notch care wise. He was never in dirty clothes, and he was always well kept and well taken care of. He was the highest functioning person there in the dementia level. This was a pretty sterile...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
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.
Independent Living: 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.
Nursing Homes: 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.

Cost of independent living in Doylestown, PA

The average cost of senior living in Doylestown is $4,024 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Richlandtown, PA with an average of $3,900 per month.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Doylestown, PA vs. nearby cities

Doylestown, PA
$4,022/mo
$4,233/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Doylestown, PA vs. the state and national average

Doylestown, PA
$4,022/mo
U.S. national average
$4,043/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Doylestown vs. other types of senior living

$5,932/mo
Independent Living
$4,022/mo

Median monthly costs of Independent Living in Doylestown, PA by room type

Semi-Private
$4,758/mo
Studio
$5,203/mo
1 Bedroom
$4,589/mo
2 Bedroom
$6,038/mo

Average cost of Independent Living in Doylestown over time

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What families are saying about independent living in Doylestown

Recent reviews for independent living in Doylestown

Silver Springs at East Norriton

5.0
First, you need to see this facility. They did a major renovation and it looks so different. It has been modernized and looks amazing. My Mom has been at Brandywine for a few years. It is a tough decision to make when your loved one needs more care than what you can give. The apartments are ...
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Friends Village, Styer Campus in Newtown, PA

4.2
We chose this facility because I thought it would fit my brother-in-laws personality better. He is in a community where there are 3 or 4 suites, almost like a motel set-up. He has a dog so he is able to go out the front or back door, its more private and personal. His cottage is good sized, it ...
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The 501 in Ambler, PA

4.5
There could have more activities for the residents, some days they are bored. The place is spotless. The people are very nice. As far as I can tell they are doing a good job. I've heard some of the residents say they don't like the choices, but the menu looks good to me. They need to have more ...
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Doylestown independent living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Doylestown independent living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Doylestown, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select dietary accommodations in Doylestown independent living

Independent living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Doylestown partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Doylestown, PANational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
30%
19.6%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
45%
32.7%
No sugar
No sugar
30%
30.2%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
50%
31.9%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
15%
7.4%
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Availability of select dining options in Doylestown independent living

Our independent living communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Doylestown communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Doylestown, PANational
Professional chef
Professional chef
40%
34.8%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
45%
41.7%
Room service
Room service
40%
35.3%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
25%
16.5%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Doylestown independent living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered independent living communities in Doylestown offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Doylestown, PANational
Activity director
Activity director
50%
43.5%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
35%
27.1%
Community service programs
Community service programs
55%
31.4%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
55%
47.3%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
55%
48.1%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
65%
53%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
55%
41.3%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
50%
36.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
45%
40%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
55%
45.8%
Live performances
Live performances
55%
45.4%
Dances
Dances
45%
30.9%
Fitness center
Fitness center
50%
38.5%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
55%
45.3%
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