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Philadelphia Assisted Living

There are 96 Assisted Living Facilities in Philadelphia, PA.

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    Deer Meadows Retirement Community

    Deer Meadows Retirement Community is located in Philadelphia at 8301 Roosevelt Boulevard and classified as a large Assisted Living facility . Deer Me...

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    Philadelphia Protestant Home

    Philadelphia Protestant Home is located in Philadelphia at 6500 Tabor Road Midwaymanor and classified as a large Assisted Living facility . Philadelp...

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    Spears Personal Care And Retirement 68

    Spears Personal Care And Retirement 68 is located in Philadelphia at 68 West Harveystreet and classified as a large Assisted Living facility . Spears...

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    Caring Heart Rehabilitation And Nursing Center

    Caring Heart Rehabilitation And Nursing Center is located in Philadelphia at 6445 Germantown Avenue and classified as a large Assisted Living facilit...

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    Paul's Run

    Paul's Run is located in Philadelphia at 9896 Bustleton Avenue and classified as a large Assisted Living facility . Paul's Run provides Assisted Livi...

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    Holy Family Home

    Holy Family Home is located in Philadelphia at 5300 Chester Avenue and classified as a large Assisted Living facility . Holy Family Home provides Ass...

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    A&j Assisted Living Facility

    A&j Assisted Living Facility is located in Philadelphia at 75 77 West Sharpnack Street and classified as a large Assisted Living facility . A&j Assis...

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    Adelphia Personal Care Home

    Adelphia Personal Care Home is located in Philadelphia at 5644 46 Walnut Street and classified as a large Assisted Living facility . Adelphia Persona...

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    Best Personal Care

    Best Personal Care is located in Philadelphia at 5646 42 Baltimore Avenue and classified as a large Assisted Living facility . Best Personal Care pro...

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    Bethesda Court

    Bethesda Court is located in Philadelphia at 6200 Ardleigh Street and classified as a large Assisted Living facility . Bethesda Court provides Assist...

Assisted Living Facilities in Philadelphia, PA



96 Assisted Living facilities are located in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania or nearby and can accommodate the needs of your Loved One. In Philadelphia, depending on its residents’ care needs, these Senior Living facilities provide daily nutritional meals, bathing, grooming, dressing, medication management and more.

Also, these 96 facilities in Philadelphia can provide Seniors with family dining rooms, activity rooms, wellness programs, beauty salons, furnished rooms, outings, religious activities and more.


When Do Seniors in Philadelphia Need Assistance?

Seniors in Philadelphia will typically need this type of long term care when it is unsafe to live by themselves at home or they need assistance with their ADLs (Activities of Daily Living). Residents in these types of Pennsylvania senior living facilities in can either be independent, need assisted living, and can be diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease.


Types of Facilities in Philadelphia

The size of an Assisted Living facility in Philadelphia can vary from a small, residential board and care home to a large “resort-style” community.


A. Small Care Home Facilities

Description and Size

Board and Care Homes located in Philadelphia are regular residential homes in the neighborhood that have been converted to care for 6 to 10 senior residents. These care homes are licensed by Pennsylvania’s State Licensing Division and permitted by the City of Philadelphia.

Types of Residents

Residents in these Philadelphia care homes prefer a “home-like” intimate setting that they are used to at home. While there are many small residential care homes that provide activities, pet and music therapy, fitness programs and more, these residents prefer to be with a smaller group of seniors.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

With the smaller facility size and lower number of residents, the Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in a Philadelphia Board and Care is 1 Caregiver for every 2 to 3 residents.


B. Large Communities

Description and Size

Large Assisted Living Communities in Philadelphia will look like a large resort or hotel with 50 to 200 residents. These care facilities will usually be located in commercial areas and are also regulated by Pennsylvania’s State Licensing Department. These large senior living facilities can also have a secure Memory Wing that can keep residents suffering from Alzheimer’s safe from wandering.

Some nationally recognized  Communities that may be in Philadelphia or nearby are familiar names like Sunrise Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Emeritus Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Belmont Village, Senior Lifestyle, Holiday Retirement, and Five Star Senior Living to name a few.

Types of Residents

Seniors living in a Philadelphia these Communities will typically prefer a large community due to the daily schedule of activities, higher levels of socialization with other residents, chef prepared meals, music and pet therapy, music and art classes, fitness classes and regular outings.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

Due to the large size of the facility and higher number of residents, the typical Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in Philadelphia can range from 1 Caregiver for every 6 to 12 Residents.


Costs in Philadelphia

The average cost of Assisted Living in Philadelphia is $ 3175 per month (source: Genworth Financial). Whether your loved one prefers a small residential care home or a large community, the lowest cost care and rent starts at is $ 1000 and can go as high as $ 7800 depending on the level of care needs. To find out what factors play a part of the monthly cost, Click Here.


Paying for Care in Philadelphia

Paying for Assisted Living in Philadelphia can be done through a variety of ways. Most residents and families pay for care out of pocket or also called “Private Pay.” Other methods of paying for this type of Senior Living is through Long Term Care Insurance, Veteran’s Aid and family members. Unfortunately, Medicare or Medicaid does not cover the costs of care and rent in Philadelphia. For more details and options on how you can pay for care, Click Here.


Pennsylvania Licensing

The 96  Facilities in Philadelphia are licensed, inspected and regulated by Pennsylvania’s Office of Long-Term Living, Bureau of Provider Support, Division of Licensing. Their responsibilities are to have the administrators currently licensed, inspect the senior housing facility before it opens, ensure the facility is operating up to standards and the residents are receiving good care.


We encourage you to browse through our Facility Listings in Philadelphia to help you narrow down your options and save time. For more free information regarding Senior Living options and pricing in Philadelphia, please contact 877.523.6523 and a Care Advisor will be more than happy to help you.


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