26 Assisted Living Facilities near Media, PA

6 Assisted Living Facilities in Media, PA

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Sunrise of Granite Run

Provides: Assisted Living
247 North Middletown Road, Media, PA 19063
"We visited Sunrise of Granite Run. I loved it. The residents were very engaged and happy. The staff looked very passionate and happy to work there. For us, it was very convenient. Their rooms were..." More

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The Residence at Glen Riddle

Provides: Assisted Living
263 Glen Riddle Road, Media, PA 19063
"My mother had PSP. This is a rare brain disease that only very recently is being treated differently than Parkinson's. I say this because the people at Glen Riddle listened to our family's concerns..." More

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Wesley Enhanced Living Main Line

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Halcyon Drive, Media, PA 19063
"Everything was very good at Wesley Enhanced Living. The staff was also very good, but it was just a larger community than what they were looking for. The residents look happy and engaged...." More

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Rose Tree Place

Provides: Assisted Living
500 Sandy Bank Road, Media, PA 19063
"Our family just moved our Mother to Rose Tree Place. From the initial meeting to the actual day our Mom moved into her room was a process that was extremely pleasant, well thought out and most..." More

Riddle Village

Provides: Assisted Living
1048 West Baltimore Pike, Media, PA 19063
"Riddle Village is beautiful. The decor is very nice, it is a very large building and does not seem stuffy, nor does it smell. The rooms are large as well. The dining room and cafes prepare great..." More

Lima Estates

Provides: Assisted Living
411 North Middletown Road, Media, PA 19063

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Residences at Chestnut Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
2700 Chestnut St, Chester, PA 19013
"Residences at Chestnut Ridge has been very good. The building is beautiful, well-run, immaculately clean, and looks pretty. The staff that deals with us is very nice. There's someone always on..." More

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Sunrise of Newtown Square

Provides: Assisted Living
333 South Newtown Square Road, Newtown Square, ...
"Sunrise is nice, and the people care. The place is beautiful. The room has a small kitchen, the building is absolutely gorgeous, and the furniture and everything is in good shape and looks..." More

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Arbor Terrace Willistown

Provides: Assisted Living
1713 West Chester Pike, West Chester, PA 19382
"Atria Willistown would have been the one we selected for Dad. It's the best fit for us. The rooms were all pretty standard, nice, and very apartment-like but homey. Donna was very nice and made the..." More

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Glen Mills Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
242 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA 19342
"Laura, the person who took me on the tour at Glen Mills, was great. They had beautiful, lovely, and clean living quarters. The place was pretty nice and good, and has a lot of different thing for..." More

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St. Francis Center for Rehabilitation...

Provides: Assisted Living
1412 Lansdowne Avenue, Darby, PA 19023
"THIS FACILITY OFFERS PLEASANT STAFF, PERFECT LOCATION, ACTIVITIES, OUTDOOR GARDENS AND CREATIVE MINDS. THEY ARE IN CONSTANT CONTACT WITH FAMILY TO KEEP ALL UPDATED ISSUES FRESH. I WOULD RECCOMEND..." More

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Maris Grove

Provides: Assisted Living
200 Maris Grove Way, Glen Mills, PA 19342
"The first place we visited was Maris Grove. We loved it and would move in tomorrow! We chose it because it was large, clean, and had everything we would like, except it was too far from our..." More

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The Quadrangle

Provides: Assisted Living
3300 DARBY ROAD, Haverford, PA 19041
"My father lived at the Quadrangle for 5 years, in independent living. The facility was wonderful, and the staff always tried their best. Unfortunately, because of my father's Parkinsons induced..." More

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Brandywine Living at Haverford Estates

Provides: Assisted Living
731 Old Buck Lane, Haverford, PA 19041
"Brandywine Living at Haverford Estates is the best kept secret. It is like a boutique facility. It is bright and cheery when you walk in and the staff is amazing. There are plenty of..." More

Harlee Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
463 W Sproul Rd, Springfield, PA 19064
"I can not say enough good things about Harlee Manor. My father was transferred there after a long stay between the hospital & another Assisted Living facility in Media. His care was excellent...." More

Dunwoody Village Care Center Assisted...

Provides: Assisted Living
3500 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA 19073
"Dunwoody, as the locals call it, is an upscale and exclusive assisted living facility. I recently went there to visit my family's oldest living neighbor. He is still very active and I'm glad he is..." More

Plush Mills Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
501 Plush Mill Road, Wallingford, PA 19086
"Mom is at Plush Mills Senior Living, and so far our experience has been very positive. They have arts program, physical exercise program, and movie nights. Her room is like a small bedroom..." More

Hcc at White Horse Village

Provides: Assisted Living
535 GRADYVILLE ROAD, Newtown Square, PA 19073
"I did not spend a lot of time with the staff, even after my grandparents moved into the assisted living building, but when I was around the staff, I did not see anything I had an issue with. The..." More

ROSEMONT

Provides: Assisted Living
404 Cheswick Place, Rosemont, PA 19010
"Refund Plan: Declining Balance over 70 months, to 0% of Entrance Fee. Assisted Living and Nursing Care on Fee-For-Service basis." More

Broomall Presbyterian Village

Provides: Assisted Living
146 Marple Rd, Broomall, PA 19008

Media Campus

Provides: Assisted Living
111 Elwyn Road, Elwyn, PA 19063

Haskins Personal Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
1009 Rhodes Avenue, Secane, PA 19018

Moving Solutions of Philadelphia

Provides: Assisted Living
420 Darby Road, Havertown, PA 19083

Nova Gardens

Provides: Assisted Living
246 Melrose Avenue, East Lansdowne, PA 19050

Rosemont Presby's Inspired Life

Provides: Assisted Living
404 Cheswick Place, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

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The Belvedere

Provides: Assisted Living
2507 Chestnut St, Chester, PA 19013
"Offering skilled nursing, medical and rehabilitative care for patients and residents. Whether for a short stay or for an extended period, our Clinical Care Teams are focused on implementing..." More

Assisted Living near Media, PA

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Media

  • Review of Sunrise of Granite Run

    Resident rooms and bathrooms filthy, smell of urine, resident is always in dirty cloths, resident complains about staff and food daily. Read more

    Erou
  • Review of The Residence at Glen Riddle

    My mother had PSP. This is a rare brain disease that only very recently is being treated differently than Parkinson's. I say this because the people at Glen Riddle listened to our family's concerns... Read more

    Emily Dore
  • Review of Rose Tree Place

    Our family just moved our Mother to Rose Tree Place. From the initial meeting to the actual day our Mom moved into her room was a process that was extremely pleasant, well thought out and most imp... Read more

    Jim McCaughan
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Media

Located just 13 miles east of Philadelphia on land that once belonged to William Penn, the one-time stop on the underground railroad of Media, Pennsylvania, markets itself as "Everybody's Hometown." With 15 percent of the population being over the age of 65, the community has a lot to offer seniors looking for assisted living facilities. The borough itself is home to six ALFs, with 34 more being located in the surrounding area.

As with all ALFs in Pennsylvania, those in Media fall into one of three categories recognized by the state. There are Assisted Living Residences (ALR), Personal Care Homes (PCH) and Adult Foster Care Homes (AFCH). These are governed by the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, the Department of Public Welfare and Area Agencies on Aging, respectively. Each offers similar services, such as help with bathing, eating, dressing and grooming, with the main differences being ALRs are allowed to offer nursing care and an AFCH is limited to only three residents. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Media

  • With a cost of living index 20 points above the national average, Media wouldn't be described as an economical community to live in. For seniors with limited economic resources, other locales might be a better option.

  • The property crime rate in Media is 24.5, 13.5 points lower than the median for the country. However, its violent crime rate exceeds the national average by 11.4 points. For seniors worried about personal security, this could be a concern.

  • Media enjoys a fairly moderate climate. Summer highs run in the mid-80s and winter lows drop into the mid-20s, but the city only receives an average of 12 inches of snow a year, 14 inches less than the national mean. For active seniors, this lack of snow could make it easier to enjoy the outdoors in winter.

  • Media received an EPA air quality rating of 46, a full 12 points worse than the average for the country. For seniors with respiratory or allergy issues, this could present a problem.

  • The city of Media has plenty of cultural activities for seniors to enjoy. The Media Arts Council holds exhibits and classes throughout the year, and The Philadelphia Orchestra, one of America's premier orchestras, is only minutes down the road by trolley.

  • The Media area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Riddle Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


Paying for Assisted Living in Media

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Pennsylvania

$5,995.00 Bala Cynwyd
$4,291.00 Media
$4,264.00 Haverford
$4,034.00 Newtown Square
$4,000.00 US
$3,090.00 Chester

Assisted Living costs in Media start around $4,291 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Media and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Media

The State of Pennsylvania offers two Medicaid Waiver programs to help seniors pay for assisted living in Media. There is the Community Health Choices (CHC) program and the Pennsylvania Department of Aging 60-Plus (PDA60+) program. For seniors who may need assistance in managing their self-directed services, there is also the Services My Way (SMW) program.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page. Financial Assistance in Pennsylvania Financial Assistance in Pennsylvania

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.


Free Assisted Living Resources in Media

Media and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

To see a list of free assisted living resources in Media, please visit our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Media

Media-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Pennsylvania are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page for more information about these laws.

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