The 12 Best Philadelphia, PA Assisted Living Facilities

There are 645 assisted living communities in Pennsylvania. We made it our mission to find the best assisted living communities in Philadelphia, based on their online reviews, available luxury amenities, features, and their size, among other features. Here is our list of the best assisted living communities in Philadelphia.


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Oakwood Residence

Oakwood Residence is a homey assisted living community with daily housekeeping and transportation services. It has many fun activities each week, including access to an onsite hair salon.
  • 24-hour staffing and medication access
  • Closed circuit film surveillance
Oakwood Residence
Start My Search 2109 Red Lion Rd
Philadelphia, PA, 19115

Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley

Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley is an urban assisted living community providing seniors with the level of care they need, whether assisted living or nursing care. It features many onsite services including worship, concierge, and transportation services.
  • Dementia care available
  • Close to downtown Philadelphia
Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley
Start My Search 6300 Greene St
Philadelphia, PA, 19144

Calcutta House

The Calcutta House is a nonprofit assisted living community for homeless individuals living with AIDS. It has 27 beds available.
  • 24/7 nursing care
  • Social services staff
Calcutta House
Start My Search 1500 Market Street #1500
Philadelpia, PA, 19102

Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park

Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park offers seniors with a continuum of care, from independent living to skilled nursing services. Residents have access to a library, craft room, and 30 chef-prepared meals monthly.
  • Affordable rates
  • 5 floor plans
Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park
Start My Search 8401 Roosevelt Blvd
Philadelphia, PA, 19152

Paul’s Run

Paul’s Run uses a resident-centered care model, where care is customized based on the resident. This includes the use of a la carte services, where extra care is available when needed, as well as supportive care.
  • Open since 1981
  • Transportation services
Paul’s Run
Start My Search 9896 Bustleton Ave
Philadelphia, PA, 19155

Wesley Enhanced Living Burholme

Wesley Enhanced Living Burholme offers studio and one-bedroom units with all meals and apartment maintenance included. It is associated with the nearby rehab and nursing home to provide a higher level of care when needed.
  • Onsite coffee bar
  • Library and patio with comfortable covered outdoor views
Wesley Enhanced Living Burholme
Start My Search 7040 Oxford Ave
Philadelphia, PA, 19111

Hayes Manor Retirement Residence

Hayes Manor Retirement Residence is a well established assisted living community with 53 assisted living rooms and 12 independent living apartments. It is located near the Bala Golf Club.
  • Nonprofit
  • Open since 1886
Hayes Manor Retirement Residence
Start My Search 2210 Belmont Ave
Philadelphia, PA, 19131

Simpson House

Simpson House is a not-for-profit assisted living community located in historic Philadelphia. It has a range of care options, including independent living and assisted living.
  • Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation available
  • Skilled nursing care onsite
Simpson House
Start My Search 2101 Belmont Ave
Philadelphia, PA, 19131

Harmony Place

Harmony Place developed its care program around the idea of social engagement. The facility provides ample places for seniors to meet new friends and participate in planned events.
  • Restaurant-style dining
  • Respite care
Harmony Place
Start My Search 8420 E Roosevelt Blvd
Philadelphia, PA, 19152

McCallum Assisted Life

McCallum Assisted Life is a semi-clinical care facility that combines the comforts of home with the feel of a medical facility. Seniors have access to assistive services from a team of skilled caregivers.
  • Shared rooms
  • Home-like amenities
McCallum Assisted Life
Start My Search 7141 McCallum St
Philadelphia, PA, 19119

The Terrace at Chestnut Hill - Meridian Senior Living

The Terrace at Chestnut Hill - Meridian Senior Living helps seniors coordinate services both for medical care and entertainment. The concierge service is available 24/7 to help seniors whenever they are ready to make plans.
  • Restaurant-style dining
  • 24-hour bistro
The Terrace at Chestnut Hill - Meridian Senior Living
Start My Search 495 E Abington Ave
Philadelphia, PA, 19118

Atria Center City

Atria Center City uses a comprehensive care method to make seniors feel welcome and appreciated. When seniors feel like they are a part of the community, they are more likely to stay engaged and have better long-term outcomes.
  • Live entertainment
  • Support groups for families
Atria Center City
Start My Search 150 N 20th St
Philadelphia, PA, 19103

Additional Philadelphia Assisted Living Resources

Seniors in Philadelphia can find the support services they need with a little help. Here are five resources for seniors in Philadelphia:

  • Philadelphia Senior Center (PSC): The Philadelphia Senior Center (PSC) offers senior-focused programs. Call 215-546-5879 for more information.
  • Philadelphia Corporation for Aging: The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging makes support services and education resources available for seniors. Call 215-765-9040 for more information.
  • Philadelphia Protestant Home: The Philadelphia Protestant Home is a faith-based support service supporting seniors and community members in need. Call 215-490-9899 for more information.
  • Philabundance: Philabundance is a food supplier for community members that need food support. Call 215-339-0900 for more information.
  • Northeast Older Adult Center NEOAC: The Northeast Older Adult Center NEOAC is a community center that provides support and activity services for adults and seniors. Call 215-685-0576 for more information about programming and operations.