A wide variety of holistic living options await at Friends Village in Woodstown, NJ where residents can enjoy an extensive range of innovative activities and choose between a wide variety of apartments and cottages that include all utilities and have several floor plans to choose between. At the heart of Friends Village is a commitment to life enrichment, including a certified music and memory program that helps residents reconnect with their memories to a familiar soundtrack. Staff work with residents to plan enrichment events that may include card games, book groups, exercise classes, or trips to cultural events in the Philadelphia or Wilmington region. Guest speakers and visiting performances round out a full activity calendar, and area clubs meet regularly on campus. A fitness center includes a medical director and access to physical or occupational therapy. Personal care, memory care, and skilled nursing are also offered as a full range of care for residents. Dining is always a highlight for residents, especially with an award-winning chef dreaming up imaginative and traditional dishes for meals in the restaurant-style dining room. The community center offers a library, art exhibition gallery, or social spaces to meet with friends in between meals.
Only a short drive from Philadelphia, Glen Riddle offers independent living, personal care and memory care on over 11.5 acres in the serenity and beauty of the countryside. The community features gorgeous, landscaped grounds with plenty of walkways and sitting areas. Inside we have comfortable lounges and common spaces, perfect for reading or socializing. A lovely private dining room, a community theater and a well-stocked library help our residents stay active and involved. We also offer wellness programs, stimulating activities and creative on-site physical and occupational therapy services. Scheduled activities include outings to nearby museums, malls, casinos, and many other attractions. Residents also enjoy community life such as movie nights, board game competitions, group fitness classes, and more. There’s truly something for everyone!
Located near the shopping, dining, and top hospitals in Northeast Philadelphia, the Estates offers a 55+ community experience that ensures an active retirement with easy access to public transportation and area events. The Estates are part of the Gloria Dei network and offer newly renovated apartments as well as a wide range of amenities on site. Apartments include one bedroom/ one bath and two bedroom/two bath options, and all offer fully equipped kitchens, generous closets, and safety features throughout the bathroom and rest of the apartment, including emergency pull cords. Each apartment is climate controlled, comes with a complete kitchen, and has easy access to laundry facilities on every floor. All utilities except telephones are included in the fees. Residents can enjoy a beautifully landscaped courtyard area, as well as vegetable garden, a wood shop, a fitness room, an arts and crafts room, and a library. Lounges and meeting rooms make it easy to meet up with friends, while a game room offers activities such as billiards, darts, and cards. Parties, excursions, and concerts happen each month, and trips to downtown Philadelphia include the Academy of Music and the Art Museum.
Get the best of a 55+ community and a continuing care retirement community at Gloria Dei The Farms, which has a beautiful campus in Hatboro, PA with 10 wooded acres that connect to the Pennypack Watershed Wildlife Reserve, a great spot for bird-watching. The Farms focuses on an active lifestyle, offering an indoor pool, exercise and Wii game rooms. For quieter days you may meet with friends in one of the many lounges, catch a movie in the theater, or join a group for a game of cards or billiards. A craft room, wood shop, and coffee shop are also on site, and the Willow Grove Mall is just down the road. You have your choice between four different floor plans that range from one bedroom to two bedrooms, with delux options that add in extra sitting space and storage. You’ll have plenty of storage and a fully appointed kitchen with updated appliances. All utilities are included with your fees. An onsite clinic makes it easy to keep up with your healthcare needs, and if you need additional care, you’ll have all of the benefits that come with a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). Independent living residents at the farm enjoy all of these benefits without the contract, expense, or commitment of a traditional CCRC. Gloria Dei is a local organization that is mission-based and rooted in the community since 1974.
Located in Huntingdon Valley, PA and offering easy access to area shopping, dining, cultural events, and public transportation, the Manor and Manor Court blend a 55+ active adult community with the benefits of a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). You’ll be able to enjoy the vital lifestyle of the surrounding community or take some quiet time to rest in the property’s lush surroundings, landscaped patio, or community gardens that are cared for by residents. A garden club is one of the many groups that organizes events and activities each week, and a game room is always open for billiards, darts, games, or cards. A community bus offers rides to area destinations, while a coffee shop and convenience store make it easy to take care of the essentials each day. Floor plans include studio and one bedroom options in the Manor, which are easily accessed by an elevator. The Manor Court has a series of cottages that range from one bedroom to two bedrooms. The cottages have extra-large closets, a full modern kitchen, a utility room, individual climate control, and a 24/7 emergency alert system. The Manor and Manor Courts offer the security of a Continuing Care Retirement Community while providing significant savings on entrance fees and other expenses.
Just down the road from Media, PA and the Granite Run mall, Granite Farms Estates offers a tranquil retirement setting with rolling hills and a 55-acre campus criss-crossed by walking trails and great views of Delaware County. Located just 30 minutes away from Center City, Philadelphia, residents can enjoy easy day trips to see shows downtown. The campus also includes 30 natural acres from the Brandywine Conservancy. Apartments come in diverse layouts and with a wide range of customization options, ranging from one bedroom to three bedroom arrangements, as well as powder room and den options. Kitchens have a modern design with stainless steel appliances, and pet-friendly rooms are available. The main social areas include an auditorium and a meeting room for various art and music classes, while residents who love card games and socializing will enjoy the game room, card room, and other social lounges. Among the many other amenities, there is a wood workshop, gardening area, and a sewing/art room. When not hiking on the trails throughout the campus, residents can enjoy a fitness class or a swim in the indoor pool. A fitness center offers a variety of ways to stay active. Meals can be enjoyed in the formal or casual dining rooms, while a private dining room can be reserved for parties and family events. Besides the apartments available on site, assisted living and skilled nursing care are available to residents, as well as transportation to doctors and local shopping. Massage therapy is regularly available to residents.
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.
Our community is designed to encourage friendships, connections and wellness with daily opportunities to engage in stimulating and fun activities, both on campus and in town. A favorite gathering place is our Villa Café, as well as our indoor pool, library and 250-seat auditorium for special events, shows and guest lectures. Built for casual, comfortable living, our well-designed apartment and cottage homes feature spacious kitchens with modern appliances and ample cabinet space, inviting entertainment areas, one or two bedrooms, large closets and more. Located in heart of historic Bucks County, Pennsylvania, is a community filled with energy and friendship, providing countless options for leading an active, fulfilling lifestyle. Life at our community offers generous opportunities to connect with friends, improve your health and nurture your passions. Our sophisticated and diverse group of residents enjoy a variety of well-designed homes and a worry-free lifestyle.
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.