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Pennsylvania Senior Housing & Apartments

There are a total of 1225 senior housing options in Pennsylvania. Some people may refer to them as Pennsylvania senior apartments or Pennsylvania 55+ apartments while others may think of them as Pennsylvania senior living communities. Costs for senior housing vary in Pennsylvania, depending on how luxurious the apartment complex / senior community is, as well as what area the apartments are located in. Senior living complexes in Pennsylvania may include both independent living apartments without any additional services, as well as assisted living apartments that help Pennsylvania residents with daily living activities. There are both low-income or income based and other apartments for seniors in Pennsylvania. Older adult apartments in Pennsylvania may also be part of larger Pennsylvania continuing care facilities. Many senior living apartments in Pennsylvania are pet friendly. If you are wondering, how do I find senior apartments near me in Pennsylvania, please use our Pennsylvania senior housing locator above or browse by city / county below.

Pennsylvania Senior Apartments

Pennsylvania is a state of great historical and geographical importance. During the founding of this great country, many landmark events happened with the founding and development of the U.S. constitution. The iconic Appalachian Mountains also run through the middle of Pennsylvania creating ample photographic moments.

Senior housing and apartments in Pennsylvania are abundant, as this is definitely a marquee place to relocate to and spend your retirement years. Pennsylvania senior living apartments are far cheaper than the surrounding states of Maryland, Delaware, New York and New Jersey yet provide quick access to any of those states. The historic Philadelphia and blue-collar Pittsburgh will be enough to get your fill of entertainment, dining, shopping and sightseeing.

Best Pennsylvania Apartments and Condos for Rent

Pennsylvania has a number of high-end independent living communities catered to 55+ and 62+ Pennsylvania seniors. Among some of the most popular destinations for retirees are Camp Hill, Clarks Summit, Swarthmore, Lititz and Collegeville. Expect luxurious senior living in these neighborhoods with monthly senior rental costs between $4,000 and $5,200 per month.

Slightly cheaper Pennsylvania senior housing yet still in fantastic neighborhoods can also be found in Franklin Park, Hollidaysburg, Conshohocken, Ridley Park and New Cumberland.

Affordable senior living apartments in Pennsylvania start at $1,500 and average around $2,700 per month. Erie, Plum, Baldwin, Whitehall and Bethel Park are all great middle of the road options. Meanwhile, some of the cheapest places to live for seniors in Pennsylvania on a fixed income include New Castle, Franklin, Sharon, Titusville and Sugarcreek.

What is the average Pennsylvania senior rental cost?

Whether you are looking for a senior living apartment, condo or townhouse in Pennsylvania the average cost is about $2,700 per month. Some of these units may include utilities in that price. Additionally, some facilities charge extra association or community fees if the property includes maintained grounds, swimming pool and spa or other activity centers like a place for fitness and group exercise.

Features of Senior Housing in Pennsylvania

While Pennsylvania is not very big in landmass, it is dense in population. The state is the sixth most densely populated in the nation. Philadelphia and Pittsburgh represent the most populated areas, while the state capital of Harrisburg is the tenth largest.

Senior housing in Pennsylvania includes several waterfront properties as the state has over 140 miles of waterfront along Lake Erie as well as the Delaware Estuary.

Pennsylvania senior citizen living facilities are generally in quieter neighborhoods than surrounding states of New York and New Jersey. However, the big cities of New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. are all within reasonable driving distance. Therefore, if you have children or grandchildren not in the same state yet in the surrounding area, travel to and from Pennsylvania is possible.

Senior living homes in Pennsylvania are characterized by modern style and comfort with plenty of entertainment options. Since the communities are exclusive to 55+ or 62+ seniors, you will meet other people of similar age, lifestyles and interests. Though you may spend more than in other regions of the U.S. for senior living, the beauty and charm of Pennsylvania is very hard to beat when it comes to senior housing!

SeniorGuidance.org provides comprehensive resources on various senior living options, including: assisted living facilities, senior living communities, nursing homes, independent living communities, continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and all other long term senior care options, including memory care such as Alzheimer's or Dementia.

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