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10 Best Independent Living Communities in Philadelphia County, PA

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My loved one is currently a resident at Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley and the overall experience has been great so far. The Administration (Director of Admission and his Associate), the RN and the...
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.
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...
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I am currently a resident at Fountain View at Logan Square. The only real negative is due to the ongoing renovations, the lack of efficient elevator service due to elevator replacements, and a mouse...
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.
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...
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Thank you. I am very pleased about the quality of service my loved one has received. I highly recommend the facility. The other facilities appeared to have dorm like or nursing room like settings or they...
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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55 Floor plans available
9.1
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Very nice and clean place. Staff seems to be very accommodating and for the most part everyone living there seems to be happy content and very friendly. My mother has been there for about six weeks and she...
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.
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...
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Our overall experience here is pretty good. The residents are friendly for the most part and adhere to the rules most of the time, yet some people are stuck in their ways. It was difficult in the beginning...
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.
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...
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I would say it's good for older people who want to remain in the city and have local family support. I would warn them to do a complete investigation of what Atria provides vs. the care they need. This is...
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.
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...
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Because the size of Simpson House is relatively small, it is easy for both residents and staff to know each other. Both my husband and I had occasion to be in rehab here. We moved into independent living...
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.
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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A facility is only as good as its staff. Deer Meadows Retirement Community, for the most part, has very caring people. They are slow, however, in fixing things in the room and getting a new remote for her...
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.
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...
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33 Floor plans available
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My mom is in personal care and the staff has always been friendly and courteous. She is safe and taken care of and they help her with whatever she needs! They communicate well with the family if an issue...
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 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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My husband and I had been looking for the perfect new home for us for a long time when we came across Parkers. We fell in love with the friendly staff, the all-inclusive amenities like meals, housekeeping,...
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.
Located in the historic and culture-rich community of Moorestown, Parkers Bend Retirement Community emphasizes an engaging lifestyle with convenient access to local sight-seeing and myriad dining and entertainment options. Spend an afternoon admiring the architecture in the 47-acre Moorestown...
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My loved one was previously a resident at Atria Lafayette Hill and the overall experience was great. The staff was friendly. The housekeeping was great. Based on our experience, I would recommend Atria...
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.
Now open in Montgomery County, Atria Lafayette Hill is a modern senior living community thoughtfully designed to help older people fully enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. From an architectural style that reflects the neighborhood’s historic charm to...
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I am the son in law and this decision was even hard for me. My wife and myself were turning into caregivers for my father in law. Everyone kept saying to us, do not feel guilty, this is the best thing for...
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.
NOW OPEN! Azalea at Cinnaminson offers life-enhancing independent living, assisted living, and memory care in Cinnaminson, New Jersey. Here, you and your family can expect high-end hospitality and concierge-level services that inspire and delight. Everything in our community is designed to...
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9.0
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We felt the care at Sunrise of Abington was done thoroughly and kindly. So it was the people that made it great. Some of the higher ups were not great and not helpful so we avoided them and dealt with other...
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.
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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I am so grateful that A Place For Mom recommended Crescent Fields to me when I was looking to place my husband. I felt like I was walking into a beautiful hotel! Every possible amenity that you could think...
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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Pheobe Wyncote is quite pleasant, quiet, peaceful, friendly. It is in a really nice, suburban, neighborhood . It is reasonably priced; staff are all friendly; very casual, small, clean, easygoing. The...
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.
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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9.0
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28 reviews
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Cleanliness of facility is most liked. Value for the money least liked. Unfortunately they did not provide hospice care so we had to move him. Would recommend if the patient is able to be somewhat remote on...
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.
Spring Mill Pointe is a Humangood community, the sixth largest not-for-profit community in the country. We were awarded one of the Best Assisted Living Communities by U.S. News and World Report for 2022/2023. We have been part of the local community for over 25 years. The centerpiece of our...
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32 reviews
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The price was great and overall it was a decent place. The rooms were bright and a good size. Some of the staff were so wonderful. My mom complained about the food. The facility was clean but older. It was...
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.
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...
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I think what sticks out most about Premier Cadbury is the friendliness of everyone. They were very welcoming and caring. The facility is a little dated, but it is overall a very nice place.
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.
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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It has been such a pleasure working with the ladies who run 'The Residence'. I am helping my dad and step-mother and have needed lots of guidance...and, while i can't see the property until it's completed, i...
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.
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...
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I would tell others looking that the staff and residents at The Estates are very friendly and helpful if you have a problem or are sick. There are always things to do or you can volunteer . We think that it...
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.
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...
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My aunt has had the same nurse for two years. Staff is so important. Consistency of care at this place is the best I’ve seen. Now, I see the facility is getting the overdue attention that it has needed for a...
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.
Ivystone Senior Living at Pennsauken, New Jersey in Camden County, is conveniently situated in close proximity to many communities in the Delaware Valley including Cherry Hill, Palmyra, Collingswood and Philadelphia. Our location allows easy access to local resources for residents and families.At...
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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.
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My mom seems to be happy here. I don't hear any complaints. She seems to like the food and the staff. It's clean, and was in her price range. It all seems to be working out well so far.
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.
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, PennsylvaniaThe Manor & Manor Court is tucked away like a quaint mountain lodge, only it's in the center of it all. Nestled...
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Attentive caregivers in a loving family oriented environment. I appreciate the level of professionalism provided here along with the compassionate care for clients. I highly recommend!
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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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.

Cost of independent living in Philadelphia County, PA

The average cost of senior living in Philadelphia County is $4,426 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Bryn Athyn, PA with an average of $4,255 per month.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Philadelphia County, PA vs. nearby counties

Philadelphia County, PA
$4,422/mo
$4,348/mo

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

Philadelphia County, PA
$4,422/mo
U.S. national average
$4,235/mo

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

$6,041/mo
Independent Living
$4,422/mo

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

Semi-Private
$4,969/mo
Studio
$4,955/mo
1 Bedroom
$4,839/mo
2 Bedroom
$5,351/mo
Detached Cottage/Bungalow
$1,087/mo

Average cost of Independent Living in Philadelphia County over time

Philadelphia County, PAPA stateNational

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.

What families are saying about independent living in Philadelphia County

Recent reviews for independent living in Philadelphia County

Brandywine at Senior Suites in East Norriton, PA

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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Wesley Enhanced Living Main Line a CCRC in Media, PA

4.9
Wesley Enhanced Living Main Line is a very spread out facility for independent living, but the section for assisted living is more condensed and tight knit. For independent living they offer a studio apartment, one bedroom or two bedroom apartment. They have tons of activities provided for ...
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Philadelphia County independent living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Philadelphia County independent living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Philadelphia County, 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 Philadelphia County 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 Philadelphia County partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Philadelphia County, PANational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
26.7%
19.6%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
40%
32.6%
No sugar
No sugar
40%
30.1%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
31.1%
31.8%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
11.1%
7.3%
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Availability of select dining options in Philadelphia County 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 Philadelphia County communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Philadelphia County, PANational
Professional chef
Professional chef
35.6%
34.7%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
35.6%
41.6%
Room service
Room service
24.4%
35.2%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
15.6%
16.4%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Philadelphia County 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 Philadelphia County offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Philadelphia County, PANational
Activity director
Activity director
37.8%
43.4%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
33.3%
27%
Community service programs
Community service programs
40%
31.3%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
40%
47.2%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
48.9%
48%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
44.4%
52.9%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
37.8%
41.3%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
40%
36.1%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
40%
39.8%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
46.7%
45.7%
Live performances
Live performances
46.7%
45.3%
Dances
Dances
37.8%
30.8%
Fitness center
Fitness center
31.1%
38.5%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
46.7%
45.2%
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Arbour Square, Merrill Gardens at West Chester and Hudson Estates are the top-rated independent living facilities near Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. See full list of communities.

There are 55 independent living facilities near Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. See the full list.

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