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Pennsylvania Retirement Communities

With its abundance of quality retirement communities, Pennsylvania is a popular destination for retirees and older adults. The state offers retirement-friendly tax systems to help you make the most of your savings and provides a huge selection of local conveniences and attractions.

Best of all, if you choose one of the eight communities overseen by Acts Retirement-Life Communities, you gain access to what’s called Type A Life Care, meaning should you ever need a higher level of health care, it’s already included. Read on to learn more about our Acts continuing care retirement communities in in Pennsylvania, or explore local areas like Bucks County, Delaware County, Montgomery County, and Philadelphia

Our Retirement-Life Communities Homes in Pennsylvania PA

  • Brittany Pointe Estates

    1001 S Valley Forge Rd, Lansdale, PA 19446

    This Northern Montgomery county 34-acre retirement community offers plenty of on-site amenities, as well as Acts’ Signature Residence Program.

  • Fort Washington Estates

    735 Susquehanna Rd, Fort Washington, PA 19034

    Located in historic Fort Washington, this retirement community is just a short distance from downtown Philadelphia.

  • Granite Farms Estates

    1343 W Baltimore Pike, Media, PA 19063

    Granite Farms Estates is a 55-acre Delaware County retirement campus, perfect for those who love the outdoors as well as frequent trips to the city.

  • Gwynedd Estates

    301 Norristown Rd, Ambler, PA 19002

    This pet-friendly Continuing Care Retirement Community offers many different amenities and is close to some of the best healthcare facilities in the area.

  • Lima Estates

    411 N Middletown Rd, Media, PA 19063

    Just south of the Main Line and packed with resort-style amenities, Lima Estates is the perfect retirement community for active seniors.

  • Normandy Farms Estates

    9000 Twin Silo Dr, Blue Bell, PA 19422

    This 100-acre active senior community is just northwest of Philadelphia in Blue Bell.

  • Southampton Estates

    238 Street Rd, Southampton, PA 18966

    This 75-acre Bucks County senior living campus offers a variety of fun activities, amenities, and so much more.

  • Spring House Estates

    728 Norristown Rd, Lower Gwynedd, PA 19002

    Spring House Estates is one of the Philadelphia area's most recognized senior living communities, with a 58-acre campus nestled within lovely woods.

Benefits of Living at Pennsylvania Retirement Communities

As any Philadelphia native can tell you, southeastern Pennsylvania retirement communities are highly respected for a reason. You can keep scrolling for a list of wonderful benefits to retiring in a Pennsylvania community.

Acts has continuing care retirement communities throughout Pennsylvania that will keep you close to all the local conveniences and attractions the area has to offer. With so much to do, you'll feel at home at any of our retirement homes in PA.

Plus, all Acts communities provide included health services such as assisted living for no increase to your monthly fee based on an increased health need. You can watch this video to learn more.

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Is Pennsylvania a Good Place to Retire?

Our eight retirement communities in PA have so many on-campus amenities you may never have to leave campus. But what does the surrounding area have to offer for when you do want to get away? Use our interactive map below to see some of the local landmarks, points of interest, and more fun activities to do near our communities:

Local Highlights for Retirees Living in PA

Sports: The Philadelphia area is home to five major sports teams: The Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, and the Philadelphia Union soccer team. And four of those teams play within the South Philadelphia Sports Complex, which is easily accessible by highway or public transportation.

Museums: Unsurprisingly, a city with this much history has plenty of museums! Museums of note include the Brandywine River Museum, the Wharton Esherick Museum, and the more kid-friendly Please Touch Museum. Not to mention the famous Museum of Art.

Live Theater: Live entertainment can be found just around the corner from our communities. For instance, Ambler, PA is home to the Act II Playhouse and in Media there’s the Media Theatre for the Performing Arts. You can also see some of the biggest names in comedy performing at the Valley Forge Casino. And of course downtown Philadelphia has orchestra productions, plays, and musicals at the Kimmel Center, Academy of Music, and other theaters in a central area.

National Parks: For outdoor enthusiasts, the Philadelphia area is home to several state parks, many of which are just a short distance from our retirement homes in PA. Browse a list of Philadelphia area parks here.

Why Retirees Love Living in Pennsylvania

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    Great Location: Did you know that Philadelphia is within a day’s drive of 40 percent of the U.S. population? That means it’s easy to explore nearby cities like NYC, Boston, and Washington DC, and easy to visit if you have family in the area.

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    Great for History Buff: Besides the obvious historical landmarks like Independence Mall in Philadelphia, the surrounding area has plenty of historical sites. Residents of our Pennsylvania continuing care retirement communities who are particularly interested in the Revolutionary War and the Civil War will find plenty to explore, including sites of many battles.

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    It’s Tax-Friendly: Pennsylvania is especially tax-friendly to retirees. This is because Social Security income is not taxed, and it’s the same withdrawals from retirement accounts and pension income.

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    Plenty of Entertainment Options: Pennsylvania, particularly the Philadelphia area, is home to many different entertainment options – from live sports to art museums, live music, and theater. The Philadelphia Orchestra is considered one of the best in the country!

Explore the Acts Network of Retirement Communities Beyond PA


Do you currently live in an Acts retirement community but are interested in visiting one of our eight retirement homes in PA? Or are you in a PA community and want to visit another state? Then it’s time to start packing your bags! Because Acts residents can visit and stay at all 27 of our campuses throughout the country. Schedule a visit to Pennsylvania, Georgia, Florida, or anywhere there is an Acts campus! It’s just another one of the great Acts amenities.

Acts also partners with Willow Valley Communities in Lancaster, PA, which has been serving older adults since 1984 with a network of three campuses. Acts' alliance with Willow Valley brings together two of the nation's largest not-for-profit senior living organization to enhance the ability of both organizations to serve seniors.

Learn more about Willow Valley Communities