Lined with walking paths, ponds, and recreational activities, Gwynedd Estates offers a 30 acre wooded oasis in Ambler, PA that is the best of both worlds with plenty of activities on campus and easy access to area shopping and malls. Philadelphia is a short ride down the road for cultural activities, but the community also has access to world class lifelong learning opportunities. Apartments range from low maintenance one bedroom units to cozy 3 bedroom residences, with each option coming with a variety of layouts and options such as dens or sunrooms. Those in need of rehabilitation or additional care can enjoy the attentive support at Oakbridge Terrace Assisted Living. Transportation to doctor appointments is available and nursing care is alway available on site. The community building is a two-story colonial style residence that is surrounded by mature trees and carefully landscaped gardens. Meals are provided in a variety of dining settings, including a formal dining room, and professionally trained chefs are always on hand to prepare each unique meal. In addition to the on-site bank and beauty salon, residents will find plenty to do in community lounges, the library and reading room, walking trails, and the fitness center. Gwynedd Estates provides an Acts Type A Life Care Contract that ensures the financial security of all residents and is accredited by CARF International, the highest designation for a continuing care retirement community.
Located in the scenic countryside between Philadelphia and Pennsylvania’s Amish country, Heatherwood Retirement Community offers an amenity-rich continuing care retirement community with endless possibilities for natural beauty and friendships. Walking trails run throughout the property, alongside woods, a pond, and streams. There is a patio and garden area for enjoying a meal or a meeting with friends. Spacious, fully updated apartments await with one and two bedroom options. Each unit has generous living areas, large walk in closets, and patios or balconies for enjoying warm days. All appliances are updated and kitchens have hardwood cabinets. Meals are served in a stylish dining room that is filled with natural light and has beautiful furniture. There are plenty of activities and events planned each week, a cafe for quiet afternoons, and a billiards room for games and other activities. Exercise classes ensure residents are as active as they would like, and a beauty salon and barber shop are located right on site. For residents in need of additional care, skilled nursing and personal care are available, ensuring that you can meet all of your healthcare needs at any stage of life.
Enjoy an active retirement at the beautifully maintained Holy Redeemer Lafayette community that borders Pennypack Park in Northeast Philadelphia. You’ll find elegant dining rooms and plenty of social activities, including live entertainment on select evenings. Residents can relax in the onsite pub and cafe or check out books from the community library. Pets are welcome at Holy Redeemer Lafayette, and free weekly housekeeping, linens, and linen laundering are all provided in addition to a complimentary laundry room. Select apartments have their own washer/dryer. Residents can rest secure knowing that they’ll have daily safety checks, have access to emergency pull cords in every den, bedroom, and bathroom, and have 24-hour security on site. Apartments are newly renovated and come in one and two bedroom layouts, and internal transportation is available within the community. Residents who need to leave campus for doctor visits, religious services, or a shopping trip will enjoy free transportation. An on-site chapel is home to religious services, and pastoral care and support are available to residents and their families. Holy Redeemer Lafayette is part of the larger Holy Redeemer Hospital health system, and residents can find personal care (including vacation/respite care), skilled care and long-term care in order to meet their additional health needs.
At Ivy Gables our mission is to see seniors living a healthy and active lifestyle, being treated with respect and dignity in a loving home that provides personalized care, strong family values, good nutrition, moderate exercise, life long education and motivation and inspiration for the body, mind and soul. Ivy Gables has a feel of a French country bed and breakfast. When you choose Ivy Gables you are choosing a Life style! Our beautiful grounds provide opportunities to explore and learn about nature year round, from wonders of blooming flowers to the formation of icicles! Our great room offers opportunities to spend family time with YOUR family or our Ivy Gables family, while chatting, or enjoying entertainment at happy hour.
Located just across the river from Philadelphia, Ivystone provides an active, event-rich continuing care retirement community that has a full range of life care options. From classes with university experts, to professional art instruction, to exercise classes, to trips to area theaters and historical sites, residents will get the most out of the Philadelphia area, while enjoying incredible activities right down the hall. Apartments are designed to be comfortable and convenient, offering wall-to-wall carpeting and bathrooms with walk-in showers. Suites come in a variety of floor plans and have individually controlled AC and heating systems. All apartments include bed-making, trash removal, housekeeping and linen services. Whether you need a short stay for respite care or you need long term nursing care or memory care, you’ll have a wide range of living options and healthcare support services. Some residents in need of short term care use a respite stay as a way to check on how suitable the community is for them. Meals are served in a beautiful restaurant style dining room where staff members take orders and ensure that every dietary need is taken into consideration.
Situated outside the small town of West Grove and close to over 20 golf courses and gourmet restaurants, Jenner’s Pond provides 88 acres of rolling farmland, streams, ponds, and shade trees that is an ideal location for an active retirement. The beautifully landscaped campus is lined with walking trails is just the start of an active retirement. There are two-bedroom cottages and a series of apartment units that range between one and two bedrooms. The apartments come in a variety of layouts, with dens, dining rooms, sunrooms, decks or balconies. Each comes with oversized closets and eat-in kitchens, while residents will also enjoy extra storage and all maintenance is provided. The community center on campus has four distinct dining rooms, a pub, a library, and a theatre. Recreation includes art studios, a computer center, and a library. The campus includes event rooms and outdoor areas that are ideal for visiting with grandchildren and great-children. Assisted living services and memory care support are all available to residents, and Jenner’s Pond has been rated a 5-star community by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Rehabilitation and skilled nursing care are available for short and long term. Regular community activities, cultural events, and classes are planned, and health classes and a fitness center are available to residents.
Located on 20 beautiful acres in Bensalem, PA, just north of Philadelphia, Juniper Village Bucks County is an innovative continuing care retirement community that is consistently voted a top place to work and has a track record of cutting visits to the emergency room by over 50% compared to other populations. Doctors and health professionals are on call, and excellent, holistic healthcare is top priority for everyone on staff. Juniper Village just completed Phase I of their renovations, that include fabulous new community spaces, including a new outdoor deck, a two story lounge area with an open kitchen and many other upgrades. The living options range from independent living, senior campus living, assisted living and personal care, memory care, short term rehab, long term rehab, and respite and fellowship services. Once you’re a part of Juniper Village, you’ll have long term security and peace of mind. You can spend your days walking the meandering trails throughout the campus or enjoying an art class with friends. Common areas offer opportunities for meet ups and conversations, while a large, modern outdoor patio is the ideal place to enjoy a meal or to have a drink in the evening. Juniper has a strong emphasis on environmentally friendly residences, and all floor plans include modern, fully updated appliances. Meals are prepared by a chef to be delicious but health conscious and adapted to meet dietary needs.
Kendal Crosslands Communities provides lifetime healthcare and active senior living that is infused with the Quaker values of integrity, care, and respect just outside of West Chester. Residents will find independent living options in cottages or apartments, personal care, and skilled nursing with full services for life. The Kendal Crosslands campus is a unique space for residents who enjoy an active lifestyle because it has access to nearly 500 acres of land that is lined with trails and is recognized as an official arboretum. There are 300 landscaped acres, 400 labeled trees, and multiple looped walking trails throughout the property. The fitness center includes two pools: a large therapy pool and lap pool, as well as a Jacuzzi. Exercise classes and dance classes are held in several all-purpose exercise rooms, while massage therapy and athletic training are available in the health center. Free weights, fitness machines, and therapy are all available for residents. Meals are served in a main dining room or in a variety of outdoor dining venues with the options of buffets or full wait staff. Meals are prepared by chefs and can be made vegetarian, vegan, or according to other dietary preferences. Seasonal meals can be prepared during the summertime, and families are invited to join the community for sunday brunch. An onsite childcare center provides exciting multi-generational volunteer opportunities and unique events throughout the year.
A beautiful cafe/bistro, a wide variety of amenities, and 54 wooded acres await at Lima Estates, a premier continuing care retirement community located in Media, PA, just outside of downtown Philadelphia. The campus includes an indoor swimming pool, a fully equipped fitness center, and a putting green. There are studio through three bedroom apartment floor plans that can be designed and decorated to your personal taste in attractive colors and finishes. All kitchens have the latest appliances and attractive fixtures, and each room has ample storage space. The best hospitals in the Philadelphia region are a short drive away, but the campus at Lima Estates also provides continuing care, including assisted living, and skilled nursing care. Shopping trips are regularly scheduled to area malls and cultural events in the city are a high priority for residents. Residents will enjoy the security of an Acts' Type A Life Care Contract that ensures their financial security throughout retirement.
The South Jersey Lions Gate community offers the benefits of a quiet community with easy access to the arts, culture, and dining of Center City Philadelphia. With a background in the Jewish community, residents will have access to Kosher meals, but all religious faiths are welcome. There are spacious cottages available in two styles that both offer two bedrooms, two baths, a garage, a patio, and a front porch. You’ll enjoy the full independence of a “lock and leave” lifestyle in this gated community. Apartments come in a wide range of floor plans sizes, with one bedroom and two bedroom units as well as the option of units with a den. There are 1 bathroom through 2.5 bathroom options available in the apartments. All of the maintenance, such as appliance repair and lawn care, are handled by the staff of Lions Gate community. Apartments have reserved parking, fully equipped eat-in kitchens, individual storage spaces, personally controlled heating and cooling, and unobtrusive safety and accessibility features. Major utilities are included in the cost of the community, apartments provided regular housekeeping, and transportation is provided for appointments. An expanded fitness center is complemented by walking paths, and an indoor pool and spa. Meals are provided in a formal dining room or in a bistro where a chef prepares meals with care. Events are held in the chapel and auditorium, while the meeting and game rooms provide regular space for gathering with friends. The full life span of care at Lions Gate includes Healthcare Services, including secure Memory Care, Skilled Nursing Care and Rehabilitation.