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Assisted Living in West Chester, Pennsylvania

A historic borough located west of Philadelphia, West Chester is home to approximately 20,030 people, and nearly one in 10 are seniors. West Chester is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities, meaning its leaders are striving to meet the needs of older residents.

Despite its small size, West Chester has a thriving arts and culture scene. Some of its many attractions include the annual West Chester Film Festival, the Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center and the Chester County Art Association. Downtown West Chester is on the National Register of Historic Places, and seniors can learn about the borough’s history at the Chester County Historical Society museum

The average cost of care in West Chester’s nine assisted living facilities is $4,875 per month, although pricing varies based on each facility’s services and amenities.

Note: Data for West Chester was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Philadelphia, was used instead.

8 Assisted Living communities in West Chester, PA | 20 nearby communities

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1. Sunrise of Westtown

1045 Wilmington Pike , West Chester, PA, 19382

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

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Arbour Square at West Chester

1201 Ward Avenue, West Chester, PA, 19380

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. The Hickman

400 North Walnut Street, West Chester, PA, 19380

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

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Wellington at Hershey’s Mill

1361 Boot Road, West Chester, PA, 19380

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. The Watermark at Bellingham

1615 East Boot Road, West Chester, PA, 19380

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Arbor Terrace Willistown

1713 West Chester Pike, West Chester, PA, 19382

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Pocopson Home

1695 LENAPE ROAD, West Chester, PA, 19382

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

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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Harrison Hill Apartments, West Chester, PA

8. Harrison Hill Apartments

1015 Andrew Dr, West Chester, PA, 19380

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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1. The Lorelton

2200 West 4th St., Wilmington, DE, 19805

Assisted Living

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2. Freedom Village at Brandywine

15 Freedom Blvd., Coatesville, PA, 19320

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

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Sunrise of Granite Run

247 North Middletown Road, Media, PA, 19063

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. The Quadrangle

3300 Darby Road, Haverford, PA, 19041

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

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Sunrise Senior Living of Wilmington

2215 Shipley Road, Wilmington, DE, 19803

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Truewood by Merrill, Glen Riddle

263 Glen Riddle Road, Media, PA, 19063

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Residences at Chestnut Ridge

2700 Chestnut St, Chester, PA, 19013

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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8. Sunrise of Newtown Square

333 South Newtown Street Road, Newtown Square, PA, 19073

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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9. Brookdale Hockessin

6677 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, DE, 19707

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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10. Sunrise of Exton

200 Sunrise Boulevard, Exton, PA, 19341

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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11. Wesley Enhanced Living Main Line

100 Halcyon Drive, Media, PA, 19063

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. St. Martha Villa

490 Manor Avenue, Downingtown, PA, 19335

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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13. Sunrise of Paoli

324 West Lancaster Avenue, Malvern, PA, 19355

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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14. Eagleview Landing

650 Stockton Drive, Exton, PA, 19341

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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15. Anthology of King of Prussia

350 Guthrie Rd, King Of Prussia, PA, 19087

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

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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16. Friends Home in Kennett

147 West State Street, Kennett Square, PA, 19348

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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17. The Mansion at Rosemont

404 Cheswick Place, Rosemont, PA, 19010

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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18. Merrill Gardens at Glen Mills

52 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA, 19342

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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19. HarborChase of Wilmington

2004 Shipley Rd, Wilmington, DE, 19977

Assisted Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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20. Woodbridge Place

1191 Rapps Dam Road, Phoenixville, PA, 19442

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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Paying for Assisted Living in West Chester, Pennsylvania

The Cost of Assisted Living in West Chester

Pennsylvania’s average cost of assisted living, at $3,913 per month, is about $140 lower than the national average of $4,051. Care costs are much higher in every state that borders Pennsylvania. In neighboring states, prices range from a low of $4,300 in Maryland to a high of $6,400 in New Jersey, which is $387 to $2,487 more expensive than what seniors pay in Pennsylvania.

$4875

West Chester

$3913

Pennsylvania

$4051

The United States

$4300

Maryland

$4339

Ohio

$4630

New York

$6035

Delaware

$6400

New Jersey

Compared to the average cost of assisted living in the state, West Chester’s care is relatively expensive at $4,875 per month. However, it’s not as high as some other cities in the state, such as Harrisburg ($4,950) and Lancaster ($5,097). For more affordable assisted living care, seniors can look to cities such as Scranton ($2,546) or Pittsburgh ($3,265).

$4875

West Chester

$3913

Pennsylvania

$3265

Pittsburgh

$2546

Scranton

$5097

Lancaster

$4950

Harrisburg

$4800

York

West Chester Assisted Living Financial Assistance

Community HealthChoices, the state’s Medicaid managed care program, may help West Chester seniors pay for assisted living care. The program covers some services provided in eligible assisted living facilities, such as personal care and transportation. Seniors may be eligible if they have both Medicaid and Medicare. Visit our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page for more information.

West Chester Assisted Living Resources



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The Chester County Department of Aging Services(800) 692-1100 ext. 6350The Chester County Department of Aging Services is the designed Area Agency on Aging for West Chester. Its staff can educate seniors about community resources that provide transportation, counseling and other services. 
The Senior Citizen Program at West Chester University(610) 436-3541West Chester University’s Senior Citizen Program lets seniors take college courses that interest them. Tuition fees are waived as long as there is space available in the course. Seniors who have undergraduate degrees are allowed to take graduate-level courses. This program is available to retirees who are at least 60 years old and have lived in Pennsylvania for more than one year.
West Chester Area Senior Center(610) 431-4242West Chester Area Senior Center provides a variety of social, recreational and educational programming for more than 3,500 people annually. Seniors can have fun and make new friends at the center’s movie nights, tea parties and musical performances. Other activities include support groups, flu shot clinics and seminars on topics such as nutrition and dental health. Free parking is available on-site. 
Volunteer Chester County(610) 696-4900This program is run by Family Service of Chester County, a local nonprofit. The program aims to match Chester County residents with volunteer opportunities that suit their interests. Seniors can volunteer with hospitals, charities, schools and other local organizations. Both one-time and ongoing opportunities are available. 
APPRISE Program(610) 344-5004APPRISE is Pennsylvania’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program. It aims to help seniors understand their Medicare options. Seniors can attend Medicare 101 sessions to learn how the program works. They can also schedule a one-on-one counseling session for personalized Medicare help.
Legal Aid of Southeastern PA – West Chester Office (610) 436-4510As a legal aid provider, this law firm offers free legal assistance to low-income people. It can help seniors with a wide variety of civil legal issues, including problems with Medicare, Social Security, elder abuse, wills and advance directives. The firm provides other resources for seniors who don’t qualify for legal aid. These include free workshops about various legal topics and the comprehensive PALawHelp.org website.
Chester County Ombudsman Program(610) 344-6350The Chester County Ombudsman Program helps protect the rights of seniors who live in assisted living facilities. The volunteer ombudsmen investigate residents’ complaints and help them solve these issues. Ombudsmen also help seniors understand the legal rights they have as assisted living residents.

West Chester Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services regulates assisted living facilities throughout the state. These facilities must meet the state’s requirements for accommodations, food service, staffing and resident care. To learn about the laws West Chester assisted living facilities must follow, see our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.