A Place for Mom
Assisted Living
Memory Care
Independent Living
Veteran Resources

503 Independent Living Facilities near Philadelphia, PA

Who are you searching for?

1 of 5

If you’re looking for independent living in the Philadelphia area, our local senior living advisors can help you each step of the way. From affordable independent living for seniors to luxury options, we’ll work with you to understand the cost of independent living in Philadelphia. From there, we’ll show you the best independent living communities for your lifestyle, interests, and budget.

Discover unique independent living amenities, social activities, dining, and more independent living benefits. With 503 independent living facilities in Philadelphia, A Place for Mom makes it easier to find your new, maintenance-free home.

We are also serving Independent Living facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Mayfair, Haddington and Northern Liberties.
You may also consider nearby communities such as Ardmore, Bala Cynwyd or Camden.

Independent Living Facilities near Philadelphia, PA

Showing 503 communities
Sort by
Filter by
Best of Senior Living Award
Ratings
Distance
See communities with
Amenities
Providers
View all providers
Types of care available in Philadelphia, PA

Independent Living

Average starting price $3,452/month
Average starting price $4,885/month
Average starting price $7,362/month
Average starting price $6,406/month
Average starting price $2,695/month
Average starting price $906/month
Recent reviews of Independent Living in Philadelphia, PA
Springfield Senior Living in Wyndmoor, PA
5.0

We are very happy with the good care at this very clean community. We like knowing that the staff is caring and very friendly. The menu is outstanding and healthy. It is nice to know that he is involved with the activities. We would recommend this community for the good care and value for other families.

Read more
Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley in Philadelphia, PA
2.4

We chose Wesley Enhanced Living because of the value of the money as well as the convenient location. The staff were so friendly on the tour and that has carried through to this day. The apartment sizes are very good. I think they really pay close attention to the residents and their needs. I would recommend to others looking.

Read more
Sunrise of Abington
3.8

It' s a great place. My mom loves it. Actually, she's a totally different person, for the better. She's more active, and she's made a lot of friends. She's just a lot happier. One complaint, they do tend to run out of certain foods sometimes. But she loves her apartment. Hers is on the first floor, which works out great for her.

Read more

Paul's Run

9896 Bustleton Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19115 | 8.4 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
Photo of Paul's Run
16
16 Photos available
5
5 Floor plans available

Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living

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...

... Read more

Activity Director
Day trips and outings
3.9(27 reviews)

We choose this community based on activities and capacity; we've not been able to see all of this in action due to the pandemic. They have a high rating on safety. The staff is very attentive, and innate...

See Details

The Watermark at Logan Square East

2 Franklin Town Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19103 | 3.8 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
16
16 Photos available

Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

See all Watermark Retirement Communities communities

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...

... Read more

Activity Director
Day trips and outings
3.9(31 reviews)

It's great, it's a very convenient location for us. The staff are great, they're very friendly and welcoming. Overall it's a really good experience.

See Details

Simpson House, a CCRC

2101 Belmont Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131 | 4.0 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
19
19 Photos available

Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

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...

... Read more

Activity Director
Day trips and outings
3.9(19 reviews)

We love this community. This is an older community but it is kept up nice. They have activities like fitness work outs, chapel service, bible study and spiritual growth. They also have a couple movies...

See Details

The Terrace at Chestnut Hill

495 E Abington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118 | 5.3 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
16
16 Photos available
3
3 Floor plans available

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

See all Bridge Senior Living communities

Located in historic Chestnut Hill, you'll find a senior living community, providing personal care and memory care, like none other. Housed in a beautiful stone mansion (built in 1865 & owned by the president of the Franklin Institute) moments of joy are experienced, explored, and celebrated. ...

... Read more

Activity Director
Day trips and outings
3.7(57 reviews)

The everyday staff have been kind, attentive, and caring. [name removed] is excellent and very accessible and her attitude is so positive and enthusiastic. This sets the bar high for the rest of the staff...

See Details

Deer Meadows Retirement Community

8301 Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19152 | 6.5 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
14
14 Photos available

Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

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...

... Read more

Cats allowed
Dogs allowed
3.6(37 reviews)

Deer Meadows is a wonderful community. The people there really care. The food is really good, and my loved one loves it. Some of the activities include trivia and, along with others for the residents to...

See Details

Holy Redeemer Lafayette

8580 Verree Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19111 | 6.5 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
21
21 Photos available

Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living

Cats allowed
Dogs allowed
4.3(3 reviews)

The lady we dealt with on our tour and from the very beginning has been just wonderful, she was very upfront with all the services they offered and has continued to keep up with great communication. The...

See Details

Wesley Enhanced Living Burholme

7040 Oxford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111 | 4.5 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
10
10 Photos available
2
2 Floor plans available

Provides: Assisted Living

See all Wesley Enhanced Living communities

Wesley Enhanced Living, Burholme provides highly individualized state-of-the-art services and exceptional care to residents. Our community has undergone a multimillion dollar makeover, including completely re-designed studio and 1 bedroom suites with kitchenettes and spacious bathrooms. Our...

... Read more

Activity Director
Day trips and outings
4.3(16 reviews)

It is a nice place. They treat my loved ones nicely. They don't have transportation for the residents to get to appointments. The food is good and because they are gaining weight. We asked if they...

See Details

Hayes Manor Retirement Residence

2210 Belmont Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131 | 4.1 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
16
16 Photos available

Provides: Assisted Living

Hayes Manor is a licensed non- profit, non -sectarian independent and personal care home, located in the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia. We are an old Victorian building, nestled on 10 acres, next to the Bala Golf Club. We are located just a few blocks away from City Line Avenue. We have...

... Read more

Activity Director
Day trips and outings
3.4(15 reviews)

The community is very nice and clean and the staff members are very friendly. The community offers a fairly decent amount of activities. It gives us a peace of mind knowing our loved one is well taken care...

See Details

Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park

8401 Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19152 | 6.5 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
10
10 Photos available
3
3 Floor plans available

Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living

See all Wesley Enhanced Living communities

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...

... Read more

Activity Director
Day trips and outings
4.0(2 reviews)

The staff was very friendly, helpful and accommodating. The community was clean and neat and they did a good job taking care of my loved one.

See Details

McCallum Assisted Life

7141 McCallum Street, Philadelphia, PA 19119 | 4.0 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
9
9 Photos available

Provides: Assisted Living

McCallum Assisted Living is a personal care facility dedicated to assisting residents with physical, mental and emotional needs.  Skilled staff provides continuous personal care.

... Read more

Beauty Salon
Devotional activities onsite
3.2(11 reviews)

We thought the McCallum Assisted Life community was a very nice environment for a our loved one, the building itself is very nice looking with a great tree line and nice wrap around porch. He always said the...

See Details

Our free advisors can help

  • Compare local facilities
  • Determine care type
  • Schedule tours
  • Evaluate pricing

The Estates

1304 Rhawn St, Philadelphia, PA 19111 | 5.7 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
1
1 Photos available

Provides: Independent Living

See all Gloria Dei Communities Corporation communities

Gloria Dei Estates is a wonderful over 55 Independent Living Community described by our residents as 'just like home - only better.' Located in the Fox Chase area of Northeast Philadelphia, The Estates offers the combination of country charm and city convenience. With a beautifully landscaped...

... Read more

Day trips and outings
Cats allowed
4.5(5 reviews)

We are giving it an overall four out of five only because some of the things are still not opened yet like the movie theater as well as the activities room which has a pool table. They are starting to bring...

See Details

The York House

5325 Old York Road, Philadelphia, PA 19141 | 1.5 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
15
15 Photos available

Provides: Independent Living

DISCOVER THE YORKHOUSEThe 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...

... Read more

Day trips and outings
Cats allowed
3.0(10 reviews)

My dad is doing very well. Everything there is great and is the right level of care. The staff are professional, caring, and attentive. They are willing to help me with any concerns. They have been great...

See Details

Oakwood Residence

2109 Red Lion Road, Philadelphia, PA 19115 | 9.0 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
1
1 Photos available

Provides: Assisted Living

Situated in the far North East part of Philadelphia and near to Lower Bucks and Eastern Montgomery counties; Oakwood Residence is located off of US1/Roosevelt Blvd and close to many major arteries. Our friendly atmosphere and passion for care, contributes to the personal independence, choices,...

... Read more

Day trips and outings
Beauty Salon
3.3(13 reviews)

Oakwood Residence is a nice place! The staff is very kind. Oakwood gives my loved one everything that he needs. I would highly recommend this facility!

See Details

Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley

6300 Greene St, Philadelphia, PA 19144 | 2.8 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
20
20 Photos available
2
2 Floor plans available

Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

See all Wesley Enhanced Living communities

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...

... Read more

Activity Director
Day trips and outings
4.1(61 reviews)

W.E.L at Stapeley only deserves applause! Admission process was easy and impressive. The building, historical value and grounds itself are an architectural gem hidden in he middle of Mt. Airy. The hallways...

See Details

Roxborough Home For Women

601 Leverington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19128 | 4.0 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
15
15 Photos available

Provides: Assisted Living

The mission of Roxborough Home for Women is to provide superior personal care services in a nurturing, caring, and homelike environment. Our belief is that such surroundings create a lifestyle in which each woman's dignity is respected and her individuality is valued; a lifestyle that preserves...

... Read more

Activities off site
4.5(1 review)

My sister suffers from Alzheimer's. She is still at a stage where she can dress herself and care for herself but is beyond being trusted with a stove, driving or navigating on her own. We found the...

See Details

Atria Center City

150 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 | 4.1 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
14
14 Photos available
7
7 Floor plans available

Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

See all Atria communities

Since 2007, Atria Center City has served the families of Philadelphia. With a continuing commitment to quality, the community is undergoing an extensive renovation to enhance beauty and functionality. Once complete, residents will enjoy a host of exciting new spaces and amenities, including...

... Read more

Activity Director
Day trips and outings
3.9(44 reviews)

Had an excellent experience over the month that he was there was great, we have since moved him into another facility. The nursing director really stood out and was fantastic.

See Details

Maple Village

22 W Rittenhouse St, Philadelphia, PA 19144 | 2.4 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
9
9 Photos available

Provides: Senior Aparments

See all Pennrose Management Co. communities

At Maple Village, we have a myriad of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site experiences and trips. Cats and dogs are permitted in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near reachable public transportation. Our location conveniently offers resident parking. All...

... Read more

Devotional activities onsite
Activities off site
(0 review)
See Details

Vernon House

3226 Clifford St., Philadelphia, PA 19121 | 3.0 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
6
6 Photos available
1
1 Floor plans available

Provides: Senior Aparments

See all Pennrose Management Co. communities

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...

... Read more

4.5(1 review)

First of all,thank you so much for helping us find Vernon House for my mom. She has been so happy and content and at peace since she has been there. She has made new friends and the upkeep has been...

See Details

Vine Street Manor

230 N. 65th St., Philadelphia, PA 19139 | 6.3 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Assisted Living

See Details

Robinson Personal Care Home

4104 West Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104 | 4.2 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living

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...

... Read more

Day trips and outings
Guest meals
(0 review)
See Details

Traditions of Hanover

5300 Northgate Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18017 | 47.0 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
9
9 Photos available
3
3 Floor plans available

Provides: Independent Living

See all Heritage Senior Living, LLC. communities

Opportunity and choice are what Traditions of Hanover brings to seniors in the Lehigh Valley. Traditions of Hanover provides opportunity for seniors who might not be able to afford a retirement community because of its financial structure. Traditions features no entrance fees and a month to month...

... Read more

Activity Director
Day trips and outings
4.8(74 reviews)

I moved here mostly for my mom. I am 63 and I think one of the youngest and am working. It was a very different life for me. My mom loves it, which is the most important thing. But I also like it very...

See Details

Legend of Allentown

6043 Lower Macungie Rd, Allentown, PA 18106 | 44.3 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
19
19 Photos available

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

See all Legend Senior Living communities

At Legend of Allentown, you’ll find a vibrant atmosphere that values both community and individuality. Gathering areas are purposefully designed to make life more engaging, convenient and social, while a variety of residential floorplans offer comfortable, private retreats in which you can...

... Read more

Activity Director
Day trips and outings
4.8(25 reviews)

My experience with Legend of Allentown was wonderful! The staff were wonderful and it was a really good experience for my mom. She had a respite stay for 6 weeks, and I would've liked to kept her there...

See Details

Keystone Villa at Fleetwood

501 Hoch Rd, Blandon, PA 19510 | 48.2 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
13
13 Photos available
4
4 Floor plans available

Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living

See all Heritage Senior Living, LLC. communities

Activity Director
Day trips and outings
4.8(65 reviews)

I'm very happy here since moving in. I have already told people to visit me, because we are able to have guests for meals. We just have to let the kitchen staff know that they will be joining us. I have...

See Details

Ivy Creek Gracious Retirement Living

300 Franklin Dr, Glen Mills, PA 19342 | 22.4 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
10
10 Photos available

Provides: Independent Living

See all Hawthorn Senior Living, LLC communities

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...

... Read more

Activity Director
Day trips and outings
4.8(14 reviews)

This has been an incredible experience. My loved ones and the family are pleased with the experience at Ivy Creek. There was nothing that compared to being here. The management team has been wonderful to...

See Details

Allegria at The Oaks

6400 Hulmeville Rd, Bensalem, PA 19020 | 15.2 miles from Philadelphia center

Starting at

$X,XXX+ monthly
13
13 Photos available

Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Welcome home to Allegria at the Oaks, where senior living has never been more accommodating. Located right in the heart of scenic Bucks County, Allegria has an elegant old world charm in a picturesque setting. From our delicious homemade dishes prepared just the way you like them, to our newly...

... Read more

Activity Director
Day trips and outings
4.1(50 reviews)

I would recommend the community to others for their loved ones. The communication with the staff was really good if we had questions or concerns about our friend. My friend had made some complaints about...

See Details
Viewing 1-25 out of 503 communities
Last Updated: 8/9/22

Cost of independent living in Philadelphia, PA

The average cost of senior living in Philadelphia is 3,452 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Wyncote, PA with an average of 1,230 per month.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
Your actual costs may be higher or lower than the average.
Get advice from a local expert:

Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

Research services for seniors in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Financial assistance

Transportation

Health care

Senior activities

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

Financial assistance

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

Read more

Transportation

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

Read more

Health care

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

Read more

Senior activities

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

Read more

What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
Complete guide to independent living

Frequently asked questions

Traditions of Hanover, Mifflin Court and The Landing of Towamencin are the top rated independent living facilities near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. See full list of communities.

There are 503 independent living facilities near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. See the full list.

The best independent living facilities near you in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania are Traditions of Hanover, Legend of Allentown, and Keystone Villa at Fleetwood. These independent living communities received the highest rankings based on verified family reviews.

More questions?

Ask an A Place for Mom local advisor at no cost.

Sign up for our newsletter
Get insights and articles in your inbox.

Please enter a valid email address.

701 5th Ave #3200, Seattle, WA 98104

A Place for Mom is paid by our participating communities, therefore our service is offered at no charge to families. Copyright © 2022 A Place for Mom, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Privacy & Terms. Do Not Sell My Personal Information.