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About 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.

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Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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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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About 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.

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Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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If you’re an active, independent older adult looking for senior housing in Philadelphia, senior citizen apartments in Philadelphia might be the right fit. Apartments for seniors typically don’t include personal care services, but may offer amenities, activities, and maintenance for a stress-free, social lifestyle.

A Place for Mom can help older adults navigate how to apply for senior housing in Philadelphia and consider their options. With 410 senior rentals in Philadelphia, PA, we can help you find the right apartment for your budget and lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for upscale Philadelphia 55-plus apartments or low-income senior apartments for rent in Philadelphia, A Place for Mom can simplify your search.

Senior Apartments Facilities near Philadelphia, PA

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Woodbourne Place

2619 Trenton Rd, Levittown, PA 19056

4.2
(36 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...

The Residence at Stafford

1275 Route 72 West, Manahawkin, NJ 08050

4.5
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to our wonderful community, The Residence at Stafford, where life is rich with laughter, learning and enrichment. Here, you'll find the perfect lifestyle among our Assisted Living and Memory Care options. There’s no better way of knowing what’s best than seeing for yourself.Imagine...

The Solana Doylestown

1621 Easton Road, Warrington, PA 18976

4.5
(31 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,...

Newtown Square

333 South Newtown Street Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073

3.6
(36 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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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...

Rockland Place

1519 Rockland Rd., Wilmington, DE 19803

3.7
(38 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...

Allegria at the Fountains

114 Hayes Mill Road, Atco, NJ 08004

3.8
(35 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 Lafayette Hill

429 Ridge Pike, Lafayette Hill, PA 19444

4.2
(31 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...

Manor At Market Square

803 Penn St, Reading, PA 19601

4.7
(29 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...

Fox Trail Assisted Living at Deptford

1674 Delsea Drive, Deptford, NJ 08096

3.4
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Fox Trail Assisted Living at Deptford is an assisted living community in Deptford, New Jersey.For more detailed information about amenities, features and services, or to schedule an appointment, please call us.

Above and Beyond at MountainView

2232 29th Street Southwest, Allentown, PA 18103

4.1
(34 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Nestled right in the heart of the Lehigh Valley, Sunrise at MountainView is like a comfortable country inn with a good dose of southern hospitality. From everything including our decor, delicious homemade dishes prepared just the way you like them and our cozy suites, Sunrise at MountainView...

Traditions of Cross Keys

3152 Glassboro Cross Keys Rd, Glassboro, NJ 08028

4.7
(28 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....

Spring Mill Senior Living

3000 Balfour Circle, Phoenixville, PA 19460

4.3
(26 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...

Bear Creek Assisted Living

291 Village Road East, West Windsor, NJ 08550

3.9
(31 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....

Keystone Villa at Douglassville Independent Living

1180 Ben Franklin Hwy E, Douglassville, PA 19518

4.7
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Granville Place

111 Sunset Rd., Burlington, NJ 08016

4.3
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Granville Place, our Burlington assisted living community, provides a welcoming environment for all of our residents. We even welcome pets. Our residents can engage in a variety of stimulating activities, such as tai chi, golf, bingo, Qigong, arts and crafts, and sing-alongs. We take trips to...

Sunrise of Westtown

1045 Wilmington Pike, West Chester, PA 19382

4.0
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 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...

Hidden Meadows on the Ridge

340 Farmers Ln, Sellersville, PA 18960

4.3
(27 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...

Legend of Allentown

6043 Lower Macungie Rd, Allentown, PA 18106

4.8
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Legend of Allentown, you’ll find a vibrant atmosphere that values both community and individuality. Gathering areas are purposefully designed to make life more engaging, convenient and social, while a variety of residential floorplans offer comfortable, private retreats in which you can...

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...

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Cost of senior apartments in Philadelphia, PA

The average cost of senior living in Philadelphia is $1,249 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Philadelphia, PA with an average of $662 per month.

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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 are senior apartments?

Senior apartments offer a no-frills housing option for active and independent seniors. Units are often designed with senior-friendly features for accessibility, such as elevators and wide doorways. In general, senior apartments don’t provide health care services or daily assistance. Many senior apartments include:

  • Utilities
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Security
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Services for seniors in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Senior activities

In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Transportation

Philadelphia is not car dependent, meaning seniors can expect to rely on public transportation. Transit options in Philadelphia include The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), which offers comprehensive bus, subway, and commuter rail systems all throughout the city. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Philadelphia also has robust biking infrastructure and is ranked as one of the most walkable cities in the country.

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Health care

Philadelphia offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including Reading Hospital and Lancaster General Hospital.

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Senior activities

As one of the oldest cities in the U.S., Philadelphia is filled with rich history and vibrant culture. The city hosts many renowned historic sites closely tied to the Revolutionary War and the nation’s founding. Senior history buffs will delight in the numerous walking and bus tours that showcase Philadelphia’s iconic sites, and the multitude of nearby senior centers provide a wide variety of senior-friendly entertainment options.

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Learn More About Senior Apartments in Philadelphia, PA

Senior Apartments in Philadelphia are housing arrangements designed for the convenience of older adults. Senior apartments offer comfortable living for older adults by taking care of tasks such as yard work and household repairs. Senior apartment complexes typically offer limited organized social activities and very few additional services.

Cost of Senior Apartments in Philadelphia, PA

The median monthly cost of senior apartments in Philadelphia, PA is around $600 for the city proper and $586 for the metropolitan area.

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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.

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Atria Lafayette Hill, Springfield Crossings and Prudential Realtor are the top rated senior apartments near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. See full list of communities.

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