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  • The Watermark at Logan Square East

    The Watermark at Logan Square East

    2 Franklin Town Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    (22)
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    Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more active lifestyle than generations before. That's why we created a community filled with choice. Great restaurants, brain and body fitness courses, fantastic events, a state-of-the-art fitness...

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  • Vernon House

    Vernon House

    3226 Clifford St., Philadelphia, PA 19121
    (1)
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    At Vernon House, you’ll find a 62+ Senior Philadelphia apartment community where everything you want is brought together: a location in the neighborhood where you want to live, amenities designed to make your life more enjoyable, and features that are both modern and centered on comfort. When you...

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  • Simpson House

    Simpson House

    2101 Belmont Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131
    (12)
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    Simpson House is conveniently located at the corner of Belmont and Monument Avenues and overlooks beautiful Fairmont Park. Simpson House was founded in 1865 to attend to the needs of older persons in the community after the Civil War. This unbroken chain of caring exists today as we provide a unique...

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  • The Yorkhouse

    The Yorkhouse

    5325 Old York Road, Philadelphia, PA 19141
    (8)
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    DISCOVER THE YORKHOUSE The Yorkhouse provides a welcoming community while allowing for carefree, independent living. From our movie projection room with vivid surround sound to the newly renovated social hall, residents enjoy extensive on-site amenities, outstanding activities, and services....

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  • Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley

    Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley

    6300 Greene St, Philadelphia, PA 19144
    (44)
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    Less than 10 miles from the urban vitality of Center City and located within the historically and culturally rich enclave of Northwest Philadelphia, Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley offers personal care services in private accommodations within a beautiful, historic building. A complete range of...

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  • The Estates

    The Estates

    1304 Rhawn St, Philadelphia, PA 19111
    (4)
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    The Estates is a wonderful independent living community described by our residents as 'just like home - only better.' Located in Northeast Philadelphia, The Estates offers the combination of country charm and city convenience. With a beautifully landscaped patio and picnic area complete with gazebo...

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  • Deer Meadows Retirement Community

    Deer Meadows Retirement Community

    8301 Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19152
    (24)
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    Deer Meadows Retirement Community (DMRC) offers the perfect combination for today's seniors -- active, independent living in a safe, caring environment. Enjoy freedom and comfort in our beautiful new luxury apartments while staying fit in our wellness center. Rest in the confidence that you or your...

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  • Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park

    Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park

    8401 Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19152
    (13)
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    Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park is a new senior living community located in Philadelphia, PA, one of the US's largest cities with over 1.5 million people. Residents can enjoy great activities like going out to restaurants, going shopping and running their errands, or they can relax in the...

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  • Paul's Run

    Paul's Run

    9896 Bustleton Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19115
    (22)
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    At Paul's Run, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. We offer free wi-fi and high speed internet. We love to...

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  • Robinson Personal Care Home

    4104 West Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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    Robinson Personal Care Home is a senior living community located in Philadelphia, PA. Philadelphia is a very busy city and home to about 1.5 million people. Residents can find a host of activities to partake in, including going to restaurants, doing their shopping, going to games, concerts and...

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  • Holy Redeemer Lafayette

    Holy Redeemer Lafayette

    8580 Verree Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19111
    (2)
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  • Maple Village

    22 W Rittenhouse St, Philadelphia, PA 19144
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  • Faison Mews

    Faison Mews

    1655 Park Blvd., Camden, NJ 08103
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    At Faison Mews, you’ll find a 62 and older senior affordable apartment home located in the beautiful Parkside neighborhood of Camden, New Jersey. These apartments are located in a neighborhood where seniors want to live, with amenities designed to make seniors lives more enjoyable, and apartment...

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  • Premier Cadbury

    Premier Cadbury

    2150 Route 38, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
    (30)
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    Once you move into your apartment at Cadbury, you will feel right at home. We take care of maintenance, utilities, housekeeping and linens. You will enjoy delicious meals in our Lakeside Dining Room or Friendly Cafe. The living is easy and comfortable at Cadbury. The Lodge at Cadbury is the best...

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  • Woodbury Mews

    Woodbury Mews

    122-124 Green Avenue, Woodbury, NJ 08096
    (43)
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    When you think of independent living, 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...

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  • Park View at Cheltenham

    Park View at Cheltenham

    1990 Ashbourne Rd, Elkins Park, PA 19027
    (3)
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    Park View at Cheltenham is a 75-unit apartment complex, located in Elkins Park, PA for seniors 62 years of age or older who wish to live independently.   To qualify for an apartment at Park View, you must meet minimum age restrictions with qualifying incomes.  Rental assistance is welcome.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Yardley Commons

    Yardley Commons

    209 Laurel Road, Voorhees, NJ 08043
    (31)
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    Yardley Commons provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautiful, secure grounds just 15 miles from downtown Philadelphia, you'll love our charming facilities and the convenience of being so close to the history and entertainment in 'The City of...

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  • Sunrise of Abington

    Sunrise of Abington

    1801 Susquehanna Road, Abington, PA 19001
    (38)
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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 services...

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  • Zurbrugg Mansion

    Zurbrugg Mansion

    531 Delaware Ave, Delanco, NJ 08075
    (1)
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    A Historic Architectural Marvel located on the Delaware River in Delanco, NJ. The Zurbrugg Mansion is a Georgian Style Mansion that was designed by Philadelphia architect Frank Furness and built for the Swiss Industrialist Theophilus Zurbrugg in 1910. The recently restored Historic Mansion offers...

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  • The Manor & Manor Court

    The Manor & Manor Court

    753 Welsh Rd, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
    (2)
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    The Manor & Manor Court is an intimate independent living community described by our residents as 'it just feels like home'. Located in beautiful Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania The Manor & Manor Court is tucked away like a quaint mountain lodge, only it's in the center of it all. Nestled back from...

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  • Brookdale Evesham

    Brookdale Evesham

    1 Brendenwood Drive, Voorhees, NJ 08043
    (40)
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    Are you ready to live your best life every day? Come see if our senior living community with both independent living and assisted living is the right fit for you. Located near the Delaware River, and just a short drive from Philadelphia, here can you redefine your independence and live your best...

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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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  • The Farms

    The Farms

    3445 Davisville Rd, Hatboro, PA 19040
    (3)
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    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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  • Wesley Enhanced Living Upper Moreland

    Wesley Enhanced Living Upper Moreland

    2815 Byberry Road, Hatboro, PA 19040
    (16)
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    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 Living...

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  • Cardinal Village

    Cardinal Village

    455 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road, Sewell, NJ 08080
    (30)
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    Let Cardinal Village take the worry out of your retirement years.   Our community design is all on one level. We offer a selection of apartment styles to fit your needs; all with no entrance fees and a month to month lease.   Our nondenominational community offers peace of mind and...

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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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  • Foulkeways at Gwynedd

    Foulkeways at Gwynedd

    1120 Meetinghouse Rd, Gwynedd, PA 19436
    (1)
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    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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  • The Summit at Glen Mills (Opening Late 2019)

    The Summit at Glen Mills (Opening Late 2019)

    52 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA 19342
    (1)
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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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  • Juniper Village at Bucks County

    Juniper Village at Bucks County

    3200 Bensalem Blvd, Bensalem, PA 19020
    (18)
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    The beauty of Juniper Village at Bucks County is the lifelong security afforded to each and every one of our residents; ongoing health care when and where needed, and the financial security of knowing that one's resources will be protected. We offer many apartment styles and sizes and our services...

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  • The Fountains at Cedar Parke

    The Fountains at Cedar Parke

    114 Hayes Mill Road, Atco, NJ 08004
    (22)
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    The Fountains at Cedar Parke offers continuing care retirement living in a beautiful setting. Midway between the sun and surf of the seashore and the cultural wealth of Philadelphia, we're ideally located to all the area has to offer. Join a special outing to Atlantic City or cruise on The Spirit of...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Residence at Chadd's Ford (Opening Late 2019)

    The Residence at Chadd's Ford (Opening Late 2019)

    1778 Wilmington Pike, Glen Mills, PA 19342
    (2)
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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 Solana Doylestown

    The Solana Doylestown

    1621 Easton Road, Warrington, PA 18976
    (26)
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    Discover the benefits of social living at the new Solana Doylestown. Set on eight beautiful acres in historic Bucks County, this vibrant community features upscale amenities including a gourmet restaurant, salon and spa, wellness center and movie theater. And with the worries of transportation,...

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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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  • 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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  • Foulk Manor North

    Foulk Manor North

    1212 Foulk Road, Wilmington, DE 19803
    (21)
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    Foulk Manor North offers our residents a continuum of care encompassing independent living, assisted living, memory care in our Bridge to Rediscovery community and skilled nursing. Set on ten beautifully wooded acres, right next to the New Castle County Brandywine Hundred Library, Foulk Manor North...

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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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  • Friends Home & Village

    Friends Home & Village

    50 South Congress Street, Newtown, PA 18940
    (9)
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    SINCE 1897, CHARACTER AND CARING Our town is your town. We have two Newtown campuses rich in character and history that offer private rooms, studios, one bedroom, two bedroom, and two bedroom deluxe for those who meet the minimum age requirement of 62 years and are both socially and physically...

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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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  • Friends Village

    Friends Village

    331 Lower Dolington Road, Newtown, PA 18940
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    Friends Village is an independent living community in the beautiful city of Newtown, PA. This community offers a great place to live for those who are seeking a safe and comfortable home in a park-like setting. Newtown is a part of Bucks County, and it provides much to do and see. Residents and...

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  • Phoebe Wyncote

    208 Fernbrook Ave, Wyncote, PA 19095
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    A Place for Mom uses the term "assisted living" to indicate that the community provides some level of assistance with daily living activities. It is not intended to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care.

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  • St. Mary Villa

    701 Lansdale Ave, Lansdale, PA 19446
    (7)
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    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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  • 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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  • Ivy Creek Gracious Retirement Living

    Ivy Creek Gracious Retirement Living

    300 Franklin Dr, Glen Mills, PA 19342
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  • Pewter Village at Collingswood

    1058 Eldridge Ave W, Collingswood, NJ 08107
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Independent Living

For seniors who would prefer to live primarily without assistance but would like the assistance of having their household chores maintained by professionals, an Independent Living Community could be the perfect choice. Food preparation, leisure activities and housekeeping chores are handled while you are free to use your time as you prefer. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and interests. Within the individual units, residents have access to a private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a companion if they prefer. While policies differ between locations, a number of residences allow cats and dogs as well. If medical or nursing care is desired, residents may always enlist the services of independent caregivers. There are a variety of advantages and expenses to keep in mind while deciding on an independent living community. It is important to determine if these amenities are covered in the care plan: transportation, housekeeping, private phone, initial assessment fee, meals, wellness program, field trips, and internet access. The luxuries associated with independent living include game/TV room, fitness center & swimming pool, concierge services, community activities, security guards, healthcare center, beauty salon & barber shop, and laundry service.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

According to many seniors, weather and climate are a major influence in determining a facility. On average, the air quality index rating in Philadelphia is around 59.3. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index score is at its max during the month of December at about 75.7. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Philadelphia has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. The average humidity level for Philadelphia is around 65%. Humidity ratings peak during the month of September at approximately 68%. Monthly, Philadelphia gets about 4 inches of precipitation. The most rain historically occurs in August with an average of 6 inches during the month. For snowfall, Philadelphia receives on average 13.10 inches of snow in a year. During the summertime, Philadelphia is approximately 78°F. The low summer temperature drops to around 64°F in June. The summer high peaks at approximately 90°F in July. During winter, the temperature falls to about 37°F. The winter high is around 49°F during the month of December. The low winter temperature gets to roughly 26 °F in the month of January.

Demographics and Values

During the previous presidential election, 15.3% voted Republican, 2.4% voted for a third party candidate, and 82.3% voted Democrat in Philadelphia county. Demographically, Philadelphia is 14.1% Hispanic, 0.4% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 41.6% white, 42.6% black, 7.1% Asian, 2.8% mixed race, and 5.6% other or not specified. In Philadelphia, 50.5% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Philadelphia, out of the total population 1.1% practice Judaism, 1.1% practice an Eastern religion, and 2.6% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Philadelphia 25.9% practice Catholicism, 8.7% are Baptists, and 4.4% practice another Chrisitan faith. Out of the total city population, 52.7% are female and 47.3% are male. The median age of Philadelphia is 34 years old. In Philadelphia, 24.2% of the population are over the age of 55, 9.7% are over the age of 60, 5.2% are over the age of 70, and 3.5% are over the age of 80. In terms of education, 33.8% have a high-school diploma, 11.2% have a graduate degree, and 27.0% have a college degree. In Philadelphia, 59.6% participate in the labor force, 10.6% do not have health insurance, 25.8% live in poverty, and 15.9% have some form of disability. In terms of crime, Philadelphia has 30.5 property crimes per 1000 residents and 9.4 violent crimes per 1000 residents. The current population of Philadelphia is growing at a rate of 0.002%. Philadelphia has a population density of 4,547 people per square mile. In Philadelphia, 5.0% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Philadelphia is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be the major influence when selecting what community meets the needs of your family. The cost-of-living index for Philadelphia is 110.8 based on an average score of 100, where anything higher than 100 is considered more expensive than said average. Philadelphia has a grocery index of about 100.3. Philadelphia has a sales tax of 6.00%.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Access to hospitals might be a key consideration when selecting the right retirement home. The top hospitals that service Philadelphia include Jeanes Hospital, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Chestnut Hill Hospital. In total, there are 23 hospitals located in Philadelphia which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

State Information

An overview of Pennsylvania

In terms of resources, Pennsylvania has a cost of living index of 98.6, a grocery index rating of 106.9, and a housing index rating of 100.8. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Based on natural beauty, Pennsylvania ranks 38th in the nation. Overall, Pennsylvania ranks 41st out of all states in quality of life and 21st in healthcare. There are 201 hospitals and 273 health centers that service a population of 12,823,695. The three highest ranked hospitals in Pennsylvania are Reading Hospital, Lancaster General Hospital, and And Main Line Hospital Bryn Mawr Campus.

Social demographics of the state

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 Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-19%, Mainline Protestant-23%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Pennsylvania there are 535 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 48% voted for the Republican candidate while 47% voted for the Democratic candidate. The median age in the state is 41, and 32% of the population is over the age of 55. The state of Pennsylvania ranks 29th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

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. On average, Pennsylvania has an air quality index rating of around 39.9 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 49.0 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 69°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 89°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 47°F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Pennsylvania drops to around 29°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 45°F during the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 11°F during the month of January. On average, the humidity rating for Pennsylvania is around 70%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of January at around 75%. 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, tornados, 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 wintergreen, weeping willow, columbine, and wild ginger. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the bobcats, the red and gray foxes, the white-tailed deer, or the river otter. The state animal of Pennsylvania is the the white-tailed deer.