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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 473 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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St. Mary's Villa

210 St. Mary's Drive, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

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Sunrise of Abington

1801 Susquehanna Road, Abington, PA 19001

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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...

Paul's Run

9896 Bustleton Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19115

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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...

The Pinnacle at Plymouth Meeting

215 Plymouth Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

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Zurbrugg Mansion

531 Delaware Ave, Delanco, NJ 08075

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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...

The Manor & Manor Court

753 Welsh Rd, Lower Moreland Township, PA 19006

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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, PennsylvaniaThe Manor & Manor Court is tucked away like a quaint mountain lodge, only it's in the center of it all. Nestled back...

Brookdale Evesham

1 Brendenwood Drive, Voorhees Township, NJ 08043

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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...

Wesley Enhanced Living Main Line a CCRC

100 Halcyon Drive, Media, PA 19063

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Wesley Enhanced Living Main Line Wesley Enhanced Living Main Line is a senior living community located in Media, PA. Media is a small borough in Delaware County, west of Philadelphia and home to about 5,500 people. Residents can take part in a host of activities including going out to local...

The Farms

3445 Davisville Rd, Hatboro, PA 19040

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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...

Cardinal Village

455 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road, Sewell, NJ 08080

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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...

Canvas Valley Forge

101 Bryce Ln, King of Prussia, PA 19406

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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...

Wesley Enhanced Living Upper Moreland

2815 Byberry Road, Hatboro, PA 19040

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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...

Anthology of King of Prussia

350 Guthrie Rd, King of Prussia, PA 19406

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Daylesford Crossing

1450 E Lancaster Ave, Paoli, PA 19301

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Daylesford Crossing has earned it's stellar reputation on the Main Line by delivering high quality, inclusive care with a unique emphasis on lifestyle. Our community is proud to be voted the "The Best of the Main Line" and we are also certified as a "Great Place to Work."We offer a full spectrum...

Foulkeways at Gwynedd

1120 Meetinghouse Rd, Gwynedd, PA 19436

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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...

Merrill Gardens at Glen Mills

52 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA 19342

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Combine amazing service, great friends, and resort-level amenities and you’ve got the perfect recipe for all the comforts of home. Merrill Gardens at Glen Mills offers Independent Living, Personal Care and Memory Care all in one campus for flexibility and convenience.With amenities like a...

Heartis Bucks County (Opening Fall 2021)

945 York Rd, Warminster, PA 18974

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Juniper Village at Bucks County

3200 Bensalem Blvd, Bensalem, PA 19020

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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...

Allegria at the Fountains

114 Hayes Mill Road, Atco, NJ 08004

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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...

Ivy Gables Senior Living

2210 Swiss Ln, Wilmington, DE 19810

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Ivy Gables Senior Living, is nestled in the village of Ardentown, Delaware and provides everything a senior living community should offer; a warm, friendly, comfortable and elegant lifestyle. It is surrounded by tastefully landscaped courtyards for relaxing with friends and families, listening...

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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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