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Wesley Enhanced Living Main Line a CCRC

100 Halcyon Drive, Media, PA 19063

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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...

Rose Tree Place

500 Sandy Bank Road, Media, PA 19063

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When you think of assisted living and memory care, what do you see? If cookie-cutter apartments, quiet hallways, bland food and stereotypical activities come to mind, then think again. Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more...

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...

Sunrise of Granite Run

247 North Middletown Road, Media, PA 19063

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In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized personal care...

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Truewood by Merrill, Glen Riddle

263 Glen Riddle Road, Media, PA 19063

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There are assisted living facilities. And then there's Truewood by Merrill, Glen Riddle. One reason why our community is such a special place to live is that we understand every family wants the very best for loved ones.As a company that is family-operated, our commitment is to each resident...

Springfield Crossings

463 W Sproul Rd, Springfield, PA 19064

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Chestnut Ridge Wallingford

2700 Chestnut Pkwy, Chester, PA 19013

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Chestnut Ridge Wallingford is located in beautiful and historic Wallingford, Pennsylvania. Residents and guests alike enjoy our proximity to Chester Park, Taylor Arboretum and the Ridley Creek, all of which can be seen from our community. Natural beauty is enjoyed year round and residents enjoy a...

Sunrise of Newtown Square

333 South Newtown Street Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073

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In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized care services. From...

Haskins House

1009 Rhoades Ave, Secane, PA 19018

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Haskins House is a senior community provides seniors with a spacious community that is located in the quiet area of Secane, PA. This community gives residents the opportunity to relax and enjoy their life, providing them with a great place to live and the caring help that they need. Secane has...

Merrill Gardens at Glen Mills

52 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA 19342

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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. Merrill Gardens at Glen Mills offers Independent Living, Personal Care and Memory Care all in one campus for flexibility and convenience.With amenities like a...

Arbor Terrace Willistown

1713 W Chester Pike, West Chester, PA 19380

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Arbor Terrace Willistown offers quality personal care and dementia care in West Chester, Pennsylvania. We honor individuality and celebrate each person's unique life through deep connections with our residents and families. We create delightful surprises and meaningful moments within a safe and...

The Quadrangle a CCRC

3300 Darby Road, Haverford, PA 19041

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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...

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...

The Mansion at Rosemont

404 Cheswick Place, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

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The Mansion at Rosemont is Main Line retirement living at its best for people 62 and better, offering superb services, amenities and dining on a 10+ acre estate, formerly owned by the nephew of renowned American Impressionist painter, Mary Cassat. Last summer, through our merger with the...

The Residence at Chadds Ford

1778 Wilmington Pike, Glen Mills, PA 19342

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NOW OPEN! The Residence at Chadds Ford is a 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. We offer Independent Living, Personal Care and Memory Care....

Sunrise of Haverford

217 Montgomery Avenue, Haverford, PA 19041

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Sunrise of Haverford is located conveniently in the heart of the Main Line and just minutes from Suburban Square Shopping Center and both Lankenau and Bryn Mawr hospitals. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of...

Vine Street Manor

230 N. 65th St., Philadelphia, PA 19139

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Sunrise of Paoli

324 West Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087

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In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized personal care...

Ivy Gables Senior Living

2210 Swiss Ln, Wilmington, DE 19810

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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...

The Watermark at Bellingham

1615 East Boot Road, West Chester, PA 19380

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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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Learn More About Independent Living in Media, PA

This quaint borough just 13 miles west of Philadelphia is a refreshing break from city living. Home to numerous historical museums and charming Tudor-style architecture, Media is the ideal place to settle down.

Independent living communities — also known simply as retirement communities — in Media are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Media retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.


Cost of Independent Living in Media, PA

The median monthly cost of independent living in Media is about $1,900 in the city proper and $2,400 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of Pennsylvania is around $2,600.


Learn More About Media, PA

Cost of Living

Media is a great destination for senior living because the city is very affordable when it comes to prices for detaily necessities like food and clothing.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household ExpensesHealth CareInsuranceEntertainmentGroceriesClothing807684847881

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64Median Income Age 65+Median Household IncomeAverage Individual IncomeMedian Employee SalaryAverage Property TaxOne-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate$92,368 per year$42,744 per year$72,913 per year$49,698 per year$45,620 per year$4,576 per year$1,003 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Media include:

Riddle Memorial Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 220+
  • Specialties: chest pain center, stroke center, cardiovascular care

Crozer-Chester Medical Center

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 450+
  • Specialties: behavioral health, cancer care, primary care

Delaware County Memorial Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 150+
  • Specialties: emergency care, specialty surgery, joint care

Weather and Climate

Media’s climate is classified as a warm-summer humid continental, meaning the area experiences hot summers, cold winters, and a high variation in seasonal temperatures. The average humidity level is 67%, and humidity levels are often highest during September at about 73%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January AverageJanuary MaximumJanuary Minimum34°F40°F28°F

July AverageJuly MaximumJuly Minimum79°F88°F70°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 93

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 40.7″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median AgePercent of Population Over 65PopulationPopulation DensityAverage Household Size41.116.6%6,0287,940 per square mile1.8

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan NativeAsianBlackHispanic or LatinoNative Hawaiian or Pacific IslanderTwo or More RacesWhite (not Hispanic or Latino)0.9%2.1%8.6%<0.1%2.7%1.5%84.9%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2019 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Philadelphia: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 100/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Delaware County

DemocraticRepublicanOther53.4%41.9%4.7%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

This quaint borough just 13 miles west of Philadelphia is a refreshing break from city living. Home to numerous historical museums and charming Tudor-style buildings, Media is the ideal place to settle down.

The Delaware County Courthouse, located in Courthouse Square and built in 1851, is one example of the illustrious architecture featured throughout town. Another notable structure is the Cooper House, built in 1870 and former home of Pennsylvania state senator Thomas Valentine Cooper.

Other must-see historic sites include the Media Theatre, the Rose Tree Tavern, and the Media Armory, which was once the storage area for the borough’s rifles and was converted into the Pennsylvania Veterans Museum.

Transportation

Media lies on the route of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), which services the Media-Sharon Hill Line. Seniors are offered free fare on all SEPTA routes.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Pennsylvania

There are 20 independent living facilities near Media, Pennsylvania. See the full list.

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