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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Philadelphia nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Philadelphia, PA may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Philadelphia or another care type is right for you. Browse 221 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Philadelphia.

Nursing Homes near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Brookdale Evesham

1 Brendenwood Drive, Voorhees Township, NJ 08043

3.9
(49 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Commonwealth Senior Living at Willow Grove

1120 York Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090

3.8
(52 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Willow Lake, offering luxurious retirement assited living is located in the town of Willow Grove, PA in the upper Moreland township of Montgomery County. The town is located about 20 miles North of Philadelphia, and is convenient to the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Route 611. Willow Grove is a small...

Allegria at The Oaks

6400 Hulmeville Rd, Bensalem, PA 19020

4.1
(46 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Welcome home to Allegria at the Oaks, where senior living has never been more accommodating. Located right in the heart of scenic Bucks County, Allegria has an elegant old world charm in a picturesque setting. From our delicious homemade dishes prepared just the way you like them, to our newly...

Blue Bell Place

777 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422

4.0
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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Sunrise of North Wales

1419 Horsham Rd, North Wales, PA 19454

3.9
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Over the last 40 years, Sunrise Senior Living's vision to redefine senior care resulted in a resident-centered approach that focuses on the individuality of each resident and has set the standard in the Senior living industry. We are defined by our people. Our team of serving hearts are guided by...

Brookdale Northampton

65 Newtown Richboro Road, Richboro, PA 18954

4.1
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Are you ready to do more of what you love?If you’re looking for a senior living community where you can redefine your independence, our senior living community might be the right fit for you.  With both personal care home and memory care, you’ll have the care you need, when you need it. Our...

Keystone Villa at Douglassville Personal Care

1152 Ben Franklin Hwy E, Douglassville, PA 19518

4.6
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Keystone Villa at Douglassville, there are no entrance fees, long-term leases or hidden costs, for affordable Personal Care. Personalized supportive care services are offered to our residents in a heartwarming environment so we can help you enjoy a better quality of life in our senior...

Symphony Square

35 Old Lancaster Rd., Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

4.3
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Symphony Square, conveniently located on the Main Line near Philadelphia in beautiful Lower Merion Township, offers a variety of shared and private senior living apartment options including private studios, one bedroom apartments, one bedroom with den, and two bedroom apartments with amenities...

Sunrise of Wilmington

2215 Shipley Road, Wilmington, DE 19803

4.3
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Just minutes from the Delaware/Pennsylvania state line, Sunrise of Wilmington is set in the heart of Brandywine Hundred. We pride ourselves in our dedication to creating a quality care alternative for seniors in the North Wilmington area. Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you...

Somerford House & Place of Newark

501 South Harmony Road, Newark, DE 19713

4.1
(42 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Somerford House offers general assisted living on a beautifully landscaped campus in Newark, Delaware. Centrally located the surrounding community offers easy access to downtown Newark, local shopping districts, Christiana Hospital and Interstate 95. Step inside our doors to discover a lovely,...

Brookdale Echelon Lake

207 Laurel Road, Voorhees Township, NJ 08043

3.9
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

There’s a lot to love here.With both assisted living and memory care, here at our lakeside community, you’ll have the care you need, when you need it. So go ahead and take that art class you’ve always wanted to try, or join your new friends for a movie night with popcorn. We’ll take care of the...

CareOne at Moorestown

895 Westfield Road, Moorestown, NJ 08057

4.0
(42 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

CareOne at Moorestown offers a complete continuum of care for patients who need sub-acute rehabilitation (offered seven days a week), specialized clinical care, assisted living or enhanced assisted living. Located on a picturesque campus that includes horse pastures, manicured grounds, elegant...

Heather Glen

415 Blue Barn Road, Allentown, PA 18104

4.7
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Heather Glen offers a tranquil setting where seniors can maintain their independence with access to professional staff 24/7. Both residents and families find comfort in knowing that our experienced staff provides personalized services and nursing care.Based from the Six components of Health,...

Floral Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center

600 Township Line Road, Yardley, PA 19067

3.9
(42 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Centerpiece of our approach is to create pleasant days for our residents. We believe no two people are alike, so the services and attention we provide should never be exactly the same. Providing comfort and security in a specially designed environment that looks and feels like home is part of...

Sunrise of Exton

200 Sunrise Boulevard, Exton, PA 19341

4.1
(38 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...

Lindsay Place

39 Supawna Rd., Pennsville Township, NJ 08070

4.7
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Lindsay Place is an assisted living community located in beautiful Pennsville, New Jersey. Our tree lined property is in a quiet neighborhood between the Delaware River and Kate Creeks Meadow. Resident rooms overlook lovely forest or our peaceful interior courtyard. We strive to create a festive...

Truewood by Merrill, Glen Riddle

263 Glen Riddle Road, Media, PA 19063

3.8
(40 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

There are assisted living facilities. And then there's Truewood by Merrill, Glen Riddle. One reason why our community is such a special place to live is that we understand every family wants the very best for loved ones.As a company that is family-operated, our commitment is to each resident...

Arbor Terrace Willistown

1713 W Chester Pike, West Chester, PA 19382

3.5
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Arbor Terrace Willistown offers quality personal care and dementia care in West Chester, Pennsylvania. We honor individuality and celebrate each person's unique life through deep connections with our residents and families. We create delightful surprises and meaningful moments within a safe and...

Brookdale Monroe

380 Forsgate Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08831

4.0
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Here you can meet new friends, rediscover old hobbies, and redefine your independence. With both assisted living and memory care, you’ll have the care you need, when you need it. Assisted living helps you with medications, dressing and bathing, as well as services like housekeeping and meals....

Brookdale Hillsborough

600 Auten Road, Hillsborough, NJ 08844

4.3
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Here you get to define your day every day.If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our community with both assisted living and memory care could be right for you. You’ll have help with medications, dressing and...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Learn More About Nursing Homes in Philadelphia, PA

Nursing homes in Philadelphia are a place of residence that provides a variety of services that are coordinated to meet the physical, social, and emotional needs of people with physical or mental disabilities. In most cases, nursing home residents require constant nursing care to perform activities of daily living (ADLs).

Cost of Nursing Homes in Philadelphia, PA

According to Genworth, the median cost for a nursing home in the Philadelphia area is about $10,463 per month.

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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.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Pennsylvania

Atria Lafayette Hill, Springfield Crossings and Woodland Creek Memory Care Community are the top rated nursing homes near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. See full list of communities.

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