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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 471 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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Ashbridge Manor

971 East Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335

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Ashbridge Manor, a retirement community located in Downingtown, PA, was formerly the landmark, Tabas' Mickey Rooney Hotel.Residents enjoy 24-hour concierge service, weekly housekeeping and linen service, free scheduled transportation, deluxe continental breakfast, and a full three-course dinner...

The Clare Estate

201 Crosswicks St, Bordentown, NJ 08505

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The Clare Estate Assisted Living in Bordentown, New Jersey is a truly unique and luxurious senior residential community nestled amid 10 acres of fully restored and modernized historic buildings, natural spaces and gardened lawns. The Clare Estate blends the restored former monastery of the...

Simpson Meadows

101 Plaza Dr, Downingtown, PA 19335

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Simpson Meadows is Central Chester County's premier non-profit continuing care retirement community, with more than a 150 year history of service to senior adults as a member of the Simpson Senior Services network. Our philosophy of care includes maximizing resident independence at an affordable...

Luther Arms Apartments

323 S Broad Street, Trenton, NJ 08608

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Located in Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, Luther Arms Apartments offers an opportunity for affordable senior housing to residents. Consisting of 149 assisted rental units, Luther Arms Apartments provides rental subsidies, allowing a resident to pay 30 percent of his income for rent. Luther...

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Eagleview Landing NOW OPEN

650 Stockton Drive, Exton, PA 19341

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Introducing Eagleview Landing, the newest senior living community in Exton, PA. The location just outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is close to perfect. The comfort of Independent Living, Personal Care and Memory Care is reassuring. And the luxury? Isn't that always nice? Eagleview Landing is...

Friends Home in Kennett

147 West State Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348

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Since 1898 the Friends Home has provided older adults quality care and housing at a moderate price. Founded by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), the Home has a strong tradition of encouraging independence and respect for the individuality and dignity of each person. ...

Little Haven Rest Home

47 Lincoln Ave, Lambertville, NJ 08530

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Little Haven Rest Home is an independent living community located in the quaint town of Lambertville, New Jersey, just off Highway 29 and a few blocks from the Delaware River and Holcombe Island. The area is part of Hunterdon County and is perfect for peaceful living, and residents here enjoy the...

Homestead at Hamilton

2560 Kuser Road, Hamilton Township, NJ 08691

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Freedom Village at Brandywine, a CCRC

15 Freedom Blvd, Coatesville, PA 19320

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Are you ready for fewer chores and more adventures? Located in historic Chester County, our continuing care retirement community, also known as a CCRC, gives you access to four levels of care on one campus, including independent living, personal care home, memory care, and skilled nursing. Plus,...

Bridgetowne Arms Apartments

98 Central Ave, Bridgeton, NJ 08302

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Walnut Woods

35 North Walnut St, Boyertown, PA 19512

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Walnut Woods of Boyertown provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. You'll love Boyertown's small-town charm and natural beauty while enjoying all the big-city conveniences we have to offer. We're just minutes away from shopping, churches, restaurants and...

Keystone Villa at Douglassville Independent Living

1180 Ben Franklin Hwy E, Douglassville, PA 19518

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At Keystone Villa at Douglassville, an Independent Living retirement community, there are no entrance fees, long-term leases or hidden costs. You will find everything you need to enjoy a worry-free, healthy and active retirement community lifestyle. This is an ideal setting for seniors who want...

Heatherwood Retirement Community

3180 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook, PA 19344

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HEATHERWOOD RETIREMENT COMMUNITY is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year, a community of Life Care Centers of America which operates more than 260 skilled nursing homes, assisted living and independent living communities and Alzheimer's centers.CONTINUUM-OF-CARE CAMPUSOur caring,...

Simpson at Jenner's Pond

2000 Greenbriar Lane, West Grove, PA 19390

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The historic community of West Grove, Pennsylvania, provides an excellent opportunity for Jenner's Pond to relax and enjoy life in an idyllic setting. Full of historic charm and natural beauty, West Grove offers outstanding amenities to suit a variety of personal tastes and requirements. West...

Saucon Valley Manor

1050 Main Street, Hellertown, PA 18055

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Saucon Valley Manor is a senior living community located in the beautiful borough of Hellertown, PA. Surrounded by lush greenery, you will never find yourself disappointed with the view. At Sacuon Valley Manor, you can be sure that your loved ones are taken care of. With twenty-four hour care,...

The Heritage of Green Hills

200 Tranquility Ln, Reading, PA 19607

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Green Hills Manor at the Heritage is a full-service, personal care and memory care community located on 78 acres of rolling hills in Berks County, Pa., on the campus of The Heritage of Green Hills, a vibrant, healthy life plan community. The community is focused on helping residents reach their...

All American Assisted Living at Hillsborough

351 Route 206, Hillsborough Township, NJ 08844

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All American Assisted Living at Hillsborough works hard every day to create the best assisted living experience possible for our residents and their families. We believe that every resident, and every staff member, is a vital part of our extended family and we are dedicated to proving affordable...

Silverwoods

1700 Route 37 W, Toms River, NJ 08757

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At Silverwoods you'll have all the features and services you'll need to enjoy the independent lifestyle you deserve. With no entry or endowment fees, one low monthly fee covers all of the following: Silverwoods offers ground-level apartments featuring ...Choice of five different floor...

Victoria Park at North East

520 S Main St, North East, MD 21901

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Victoria Park offers quality living exclusively for those ages 55 and over, seeking convenience and a sense of community. Details have been designed into the apartment homes with an eye to comfort, accessibility and quiet elegance. Age and experience have definite advantages. At Victoria Park,...

Holy Family Independent Living

1308 Spring St, Bethlehem, PA 18018

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Quiet, residential home living.3 bedroom home with wall to wall carpeting, stove, refrigerator, central heating and air conditioning, full size washer and dryer, private patio, porch and garden area. Amenities: Enjoy the privacy of your own house with the amenities of apartment living,...

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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.


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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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