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Assisted Living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Located in southeast Pennsylvania, Philadelphia is one of the country’s most historic cities. It’s home to over 1.6 million residents, of which nearly 220,00 are aged 65 and over. The city’s historic charm and senior-friendly tax policies make it an attractive spot for retirees. Philadelphia also boasts a number of well-known hospitals, including the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Jefferson Health – Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and the Philadelphia VA Medical Center.

Assisted living is ideal for seniors who are no longer able to live by themselves but don’t require around-the-clock supervision yet. Nurses and caregivers are often on hand to provide assistance with activities of daily living, such as bathing, grooming and showering. Some assisted living facilities may also offer medication management and provide specialized support, such as incontinence or diabetes care. The average cost for assisted living in Philadelphia is $5,685 per month.

This guide provides additional information about assisted living in Philadelphia and its costs in comparison to other locations. It also includes a list of free local resources for seniors.

48 Assisted Living communities in Philadelphia, PA | 20 nearby communities

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1. Atria Center City

150 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley

6300 Greene St, Philadelphia, PA, 19144

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Wesley Enhanced Living Burholme

7040 Oxford Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 19111

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park

8401 Roosevelt Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, 19152

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Holy Redeemer Lafayette

8580 Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA, 19111

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. AllBorogh Personal Care Inc

1650 market street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Deer Meadows Retirement Community

8301 Roosevelt Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, 19152

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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8. Always Best Care Seniors Services of Philadelphia

1172 S Broad St., Philadelphia, PA, 19146

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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9. Infinity Health Care Services LLC

325-41 Chestnut St #800 , Philadelphia, PA, 19106

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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10. The Watermark At Logan Square

Two Franklin Town Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, 19103

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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11. The Terrace at Chestnut Hill

495 East Abington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19118

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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Paul's Run, Philadelphia, PA

12. Paul’s Run

9896 Bustleton Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19115

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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13. Oakwood Residence

2109 Red Lion Road, Philadelphia, PA, 19115

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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Cathedral Village, Philadelphia, PA

14. Cathedral Village

600 East Cathedral Road, Philadelphia, PA, 19128

Personal Care

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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15. The Philadelphia Protestant Home

6401 Martins Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA, 19111

Personal Care

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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16. Cliveden Convalescent Center

6400 GREENE STREET, Philadelphia, PA, 19119

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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Simpson House, Philadelphia, PA

17. Simpson House

2101 Belmont Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19131

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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18. Fairview Care Center Bethlehem Pike

184 Bethlehem Pike, Philadelphia, PA, 19118

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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19. Immaculate Mary Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare

2990 Holme, Philadelphia, PA, 19136

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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20. Hayes Manor Retirement Residence

2210 Belmont Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19131

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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21. Bethesda Court

6200 ARDLEIGH STREET, Philadelphia, PA, 19138

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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Penn Home, Philadelphia, PA

22. Penn Home

1401 E Susquehanna Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 19125

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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23. Caring Heart Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

6445 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19119

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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24. Golden LivingCenter – Stenton

7310 Stenton Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 19150

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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25. Care Pavilion of Walnut Park

6212 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA, 19139

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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26. Renaissance Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center

4712 Chester Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19143

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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27. Saint Ignatius Nursing Home

4401 HAVERFORD AVENUE, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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Broad Street Residence, Philadelphia, PA

28. Broad Street Residence

5224 26 NORTH BROAD STREET, Philadelphia, PA, 19141

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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29. Penn Center For Rehabilitation

3609 CHESTNUT STREET, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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Roxborough Home For Women, Philadelphia, PA

30. Roxborough Home For Women

601 Leverington Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 19128

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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Spear's Personal Care Home, Philadelphia, PA

31. Spear’s Personal Care Home

62 WEST HARVEY STREET, Philadelphia, PA, 19144

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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32. Holy Family Home

5300 Chester Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 19143

Personal Care

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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Our Mother Of Good Counsel, Philadelphia, PA

33. Our Mother Of Good Counsel

508 Moore St, Philadelphia, PA, 19148

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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Mansion at the Bala, Philadelphia, PA

34. Mansion at the Bala

4700 City Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 19131

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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35. Parkside Manor

4849 Parkside Ave N, Philadelphia, PA, 19131

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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Horizon House Respite Inc, Philadelphia, PA

36. Horizon House Respite Inc

4613 Chester Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 19143

Assisted Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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Azalea Courts, Philadelphia, PA

37. Azalea Courts

400 S 40th St, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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Women Of Hope-Vine, Philadelphia, PA

38. Women Of Hope-Vine

251 N Lawrence St, Philadelphia, PA, 19106

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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North Park Residence Ii, Philadelphia, PA

39. North Park Residence Ii

145 W Susquehanna Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 19122

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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40. Presser Senior Apartments

101 W Johnson St, Philadelphia, PA, 19144

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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What is Assisted Living?

Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >

COVID-19 Rules and Restrictions for Assisted Living in Philadelphia

COVID-19 restrictions and rules for Assisted Living Facilities are typically set by the state – to see the rules in your state, you can read our guide to Assisted Living in Pennsylvania. Keep in mind that there may be other policies that communities put in place to protect their residents, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more – find contact information here.

Paying For Assisted Living in Philadelphia

The average monthly cost for assisted living in the Philadelphia region is $5,685. It’s important to note that costs vary based on amenities and types of supportive services.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Philadelphia

Assisted living costs in the city of Philadelphia ($5,685) are significantly higher than both the state and national rates. The monthly cost in Philadelphia is $1,585 higher than the Pennsylvania state average of $4,100 and $1,185 higher than the national average of $4,500.

$5685

Philadelphia

$4100

Pennsylvania

$4500

The United States

The city of Philadelphia averages some of the highest assisted living costs in the state. In fact, only Reading, with an average monthly cost of $5,720, has higher rates. There are several areas in the state where monthly assisted living costs also fall above the state average, such as Lancaster ($5,550), Harrisburg ($4,828) and Allentown ($4,784). Two cities with the lowest monthly assisted living costs in Pennsylvania include Pittsburgh ($3,250) and Scranton ($2,875).

$5685

Philadelphia

$5720

Reading

$5550

Lancaster

$4828

Harrisburg

$4784

Allentown

$3250

Pittsburgh

$2875

Scranton

How to Get Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Philadelphia

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

Since not everyone can afford to pay for assisted living out-of-pocket, it’s important to find alternative methods to help make assisted living more affordable. Some of these options include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about your options for making assisted living more affordable, visit our guide to Assisted Living in Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia Assisted Living Resources

ResourceContactService
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging(215) 765-9040Philadelphia Corporation for Aging serves seniors aged 60 and over. It oversees 28 senior centers throughout the city and hosts a variety of health and wellness workshops and activities throughout the year. The agency also conducts risk assessments for seniors and provides referral services, as needed. Seniors can also obtain legal services, care management services and insurance counseling through the agency.
City of Philadelphia Office of Veterans Affairs(215) 686-3256The City of Philadelphia Office of Veterans Affairs serves both active and retired members of the United States Armed Forces, their spouses and eligible dependents. The agency works directly with veterans and military members to ensure they obtain all possible local, state and federal benefits and services. It can also help provide transportation to and from the local VA Medical Center.
Ombudsman Program(215) 545-5728The local Ombudsman Program provides support to seniors living in the city of Philadelphia. It investigates claims of senior abuse and senior living facility complaints. The agency also conducts regular inspections of local assisted living facilities for quality assurance.
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority(215) 580-7853The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority allows seniors aged 65 and over to ride the local bus, subway and train free of charge with a valid PA Senior Citizen Transit ID Card or a SEPTA Key Senior Fare Card. The agency also offers shared-ride and paratransit services to seniors unable to ride other forms of local transportation. Seniors must call ahead to schedule pickups and may incur a nominal fee. 
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute(215) 204-1505In conjunction with Temple University, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute allows seniors aged 50 and over who live in the Delaware Valley to participate in a variety of online and in-person courses free of charge.

Philadelphia Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Assisted Living Facilities in the Philadelphia area are required to follow a set of rules and regulations that are determined at the state level. For an overview of those rules and regulations, see the information below. For more specific information, talk with your local community or Area Agency on Aging.