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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 480 Independent Living communities in Philadelphia and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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The Watermark at Logan Square East

2 Franklin Town Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19103

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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...

Vernon House

3226 Clifford St., Philadelphia, PA 19121

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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...

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...

Simpson House

2101 Belmont Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131

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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...

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Pewter Village at Collingswood

1058 Eldridge Ave W, Oaklyn, NJ 08107

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The Residence at Bala Cynwyd (Opening Late 2021)

251 Rock Hill Road, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

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Imagine having more time to do the things that make you happy: catching up on the best-seller list, getting out to the theater with friends, learning a new language or just relaxing with the people you enjoy. Imagine life without the worries and stresses of maintaining a home. Imagine you being...

The Yorkhouse

5325 Old York Road, Philadelphia, PA 19141

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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...

Maple Village

22 W Rittenhouse St, Philadelphia, PA 19144

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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...

Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley

6300 Greene St, Philadelphia, PA 19144

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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...

Premier Cadbury

2150 Route 38, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

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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...

Woodbury Mews

122-124 Green Avenue, Woodbury, NJ 08096

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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...

Springfield Senior Living

551 E Evergreen Avenue, Wyndmoor, PA 19038

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Dedicated to yesterday's traditions and today's conveniences! Springfield Residences is an assisted and independent living community located in beautiful Chestnut Hill. Our elegant country campus is easily accessible to both Philadelphia and Montgomery Counties. Call today to tour our lovely...

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...

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.

The Estates

1304 Rhawn St, Philadelphia, PA 19111

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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...

Deer Meadows Retirement Community

8301 Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19152

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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...

Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park

8401 Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19152

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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...

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...

Holy Redeemer Lafayette

8580 Verree Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19111

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Spring Mill Pointe

2002 Joshua Road, Lafayette Hill, PA 19444

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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...

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Independent Living in Philadelphia, PA

Independent living communities in Philadelphia are housing arrangements designed exclusively for older adults. While residents live independently, most communities offer amenities, activities, and other services.


Cost of Independent Living in Philadelphia, PA

The median monthly cost for an independent living community in Philadelphia is $2,435 for the city proper and $2,380 for the metropolitan area. Let A Place for Mom help you or your loved one find the right Independent Living community in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Learn More About Philadelphia, PA

Cost of Living

Like most other major East Coast cities, living in Philadelphia can be considerably more expensive than the average U.S. destination. The cost of living is rated over ten points higher than the national average. All index scores are based on a sliding scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate tax111100$89019.8% spend over 30% of their income on rent$147,636$40,649The top inheritance tax rate is 15% and there is no exemption threshold

Local Hospitals

There are 23 general hospitals in the city that provide emergency care and other medical services. The top hospitals in Philadelphia include:

Weather and Climate

Philadelphia has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. This means that the city experiences four distinct seasons with snowy winters and muggy summers. On average, the humidity level for Philadelphia is roughly 65%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of September at about 68%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low78°F90°F (July)64°F (July)37°F49°F (December)26°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating59 (Moderate)76 in the month of December (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation and Natural Disasters

Average monthly precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationAverage yearly snowfall4”6” (August)13”

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Philadelphia County

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party82.3%15.3%2.4%

Population Statistics

Population metro areaPopulation city properPopulation densityPopulation trend5,637,8841,580,8634,547 people per square mileGrowing at a rate of 0.25%

Age

Median55+60+70+80+3424%10%5%4%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree34%27%11%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or more7.2%42.3%14.5%0.4%<1%34.6%3%

Crime

Total crimesProperty crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens63,219319

Miscellaneous

UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans11%60%16%26%6%5%

Philadelphia is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

As one of the oldest cities in the nation, Philadelphia is filled with rich history and vibrant culture. There are many popular historic sights in the city which are closely tied to the Revolutionary War and the founding of the United States of America. Top sightseeing spots include the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed. The Museum of the American Revolution also contains many historical artifacts and documents related to the American Revolution. Movie lovers might recognize the iconic steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art which were made famous by Sylvester Stallone in the film “Rocky.” There are many walking and bus tours in the city that can show you all the historic and iconic sights that you may wish to see. For shopping there is the Reading Terminal Market which has stalls brimming with fresh flowers and produce. Sports fans can catch a Phillies baseball game at the iconic Citizens Bank Stadium. The Philadelphia Zoo and the Philadelphia Magic Gardens offer fun sightseeing for the whole family.

Transportation

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority or Septa offers comprehensive bus, subway, and commuter-rail systems all throughout the city. Septa is consistently ranked as one of the best transit systems in the country. Philadelphia is also ranked as one of the most walkable cities in the United States.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Pennsylvania

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

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