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The Residence at Voorhees

1301 Laurel Oak Rd, Voorhees Township, NJ 08043

4.4
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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

The Solana Doylestown

1621 Easton Road, Warrington, PA 18976

4.5
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Discover the benefits of social living at the new Solana Doylestown. Set on eight beautiful acres in historic Bucks County, this vibrant community features upscale amenities including a gourmet restaurant, salon and spa, wellness center and movie theater. And with the worries of transportation,...

Woodbourne Place

2619 Trenton Rd, Levittown, PA 19056

4.1
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Woodbourne Place, a pet friendly senior living community, is conveniently located minutes from parks, shopping, dining and entertainment. We offer an intimate, single floor residence for seniors who want a caring community. Residents enjoy a full range of social events and activities, plus the...

Sunrise of Newtown Square

333 South Newtown Street Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073

3.5
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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 care services. From...

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Rockland Place

1519 Rockland Rd., Wilmington, DE 19803

3.7
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

When you think of 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 are leading a more...

Ashbridge Manor

971 East Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335

4.0
(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Bear Creek Assisted Living

291 Village Road East, West Windsor, NJ 08550

3.9
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Bear Creek Assisted Living incorporates the most progressive Assisted Living concepts into its programs as well as its architectural design. Our individually tailored programs of personal services assure that each Resident's and family's expectations are not only met, they are, in fact, exceeded....

Spring Mill Senior Living

3000 Balfour Circle, Phoenixville, PA 19460

4.2
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Spring Mill Senior Living, a monthly rental community, represents a new beginning for senior living in Chester County. Offering the most extensive range of services in the area, residents receive a full suite of amenities: like meals served in a beautiful dining room, scheduled transportation to...

Premier Cadbury

2150 Route 38, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

3.6
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Traditions of Cross Keys

3152 Glassboro Cross Keys Rd, Glassboro, NJ 08028

4.7
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Spacious living suits with enclosed courtyards and paved walking trails highlight Traditions of Cross Keys, located in Glassboro, Gloucester County, New Jersey. History buffs and antique collectors know that Glassboro got its name from the successful glass industry is a part of its past....

Allegria at the Fountains

114 Hayes Mill Road, Atco, NJ 08004

3.8
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Sunrise of Westtown

1045 Wilmington Pike, West Chester, PA 19382

3.9
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Bridges of Warwick

1600 Almshouse Rd, Jamison, PA 18929

3.9
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At the Brides at Warwick, life is filled with fun, fulfillment, friendship and peace of mind. Here you'll find a beautiful living environment complete with the personalized support our residents need to enjoy optimum health and well-being.Walk through our doors and discover a welcoming community...

Sunrise of Dresher

1650 Susquehanna Road, Dresher, PA 19025

3.7
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Tucked in amongst country clubs and golf courses, and just minutes from the shaded walking paths of Mondauk Commons, Sunrise of Dresher offers comfort and convenience. You'll appreciate local resources like Willow Grove Mall and Abington Hospital while family and friends who come to visit will...

Arbour Square at West Chester

1201 Ward Ave, West Chester, PA 19380

4.0
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Arbour Square at West Chester is truly a unique rental community. Located in a beautiful, small town rich in history, Arbour Square stands out as something new and exciting, above and beyond the ordinary. A community where there’s always something interesting or fun going on, and where you’ll...

Mifflin Court

450 E Philadelphia Avenue, Shillington, PA 19607

4.3
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Mifflin Court is a Genesis senior living community located in quaint and historic Shillington, PA. The picture perfect town is like something out of a storybook and actually served as the basis for the town of Olinger in the fictional books by legendary author John Updike. We offer all the...

Hidden Meadows on the Ridge

340 Farmers Ln, Sellersville, PA 18960

4.3
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

We are a small to mid-sized Senior Living Community nestled among the woodlands, while conveniently located in Upper Bucks' County, 30 north of Philadelphia. Our community shares the block with Grand View Hospital, many physicians' offices and close to shopping and area restaurants.Our assisted...

The Quadrangle a CCRC

3300 Darby Road, Haverford, PA 19041

3.0
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Manor At Market Square

803 Penn St, Reading, PA 19601

4.7
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Manor at Market Square is truly a gem in the heart of Reading, PA. If you're looking for a community that exudes a friendly and fun atmosphere while still providing the little extra assistance when you need it, you're in the right place. Catering to both independent living and residents who...

CareOne at Hamilton

1660 Whitehorse - Hamilton Square Road, Hamilton, NJ 08690

3.4
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

CareOne Assisted Living at Hamilton is centrally located in beautiful Hamilton, New Jersey, situated on a 7-acre picturesque wooded campus. We are local to shopping centers, restaurants and entertainment venues. Our residents enjoy beautiful private apartments, abundant activities and customized...

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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

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 index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
111 100 $890 19.8% spend over 30% of their income on rent $147,636 $40,649 The 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 temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
78°F 90°F (July) 64°F (July) 37°F 49°F (December) 26°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
59 (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 precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
4” 6” (August) 13”

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Philadelphia County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
82.3% 15.3% 2.4%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
5,637,884 1,580,863 4,547 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 0.25%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
34 24% 10% 5% 4%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
34% 27% 11%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
7.2% 42.3% 14.5% 0.4% <1% 34.6% 3%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
63,219 31 9

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
11% 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

Atria Lafayette Hill, The Manor & Manor Court and The Landing of Washington Square are the top rated independent living facilities near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. See full list of communities.

There are 220 independent living facilities near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. See the full list.

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