The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Wyncote, PA for 2023
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There are 102 Assisted Living Facilities in the Wyncote area, with 2 in Wyncote and 100 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 695 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Wyncote. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Wyncote 4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Lafayette Hill with an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Wyncote, Pennsylvania
65 Newtown-Richboro Road, Richboro, PA, 18954
"We visited Brookdale Northampton. The woman who took us around was very nice. They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. We sat and had a little lunch. They had three choices, so that was nice. They supposedly have a lot of activities. They even hav..."READ MORE
Sunrise of Blue Bell
795 Penllyn Pike, Blue Bell, PA, 19422
"The tour at Sunrise was excellent. They took us on a grand tour of both the assisted living and the memory care unit (because I was also interested in that). The layout was beautiful there. It was lovely. There was everything there that you could ..."READ MORE
Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley
6300 Greene St, Philadelphia, PA, 19144
"Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley has got nice views and nice rooms. My aunt has a one-bedroom apartment and we're able to transfer most of her things from her condominium into the apartment. So, she has the look and feels of a home. From the adm..."READ MORE
Atria Center City
150 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103
"We had an excellent tour at Atria Center City. They had a great location right in the Center City and there's underground parking available. The rooms were very nice and the residents were very encouraging. They seemed to be happy with their surro..."READ MORE
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Sunrise of Abington
1801 Susquehanna Road, Abington, PA, 19001
"I went to Sunrise of Abington. It's a very, very active community there. When we visited there, a lot of residents were around the building and sitting outside. It was warmer at the time, sitting outside and inside, they seemed very much engaged, ..."READ MORE
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 dementia and his often erratic and unpredictable beh..."READ MORE
280 Middle Holland Road, Holland, PA, 18966
"My wife and I have resided at Twining Village for about 3 years. During that time we've met many new friends and have participated in many activities. When moving here we were most impressed by the open, friendliness of the residents and staff."READ MORE
Sunrise of Haverford
217 West Montgomery Avenue, Haverford, PA, 19041
"The staff at Sunrise of Haverford was very, very pleasant, compassionate, understanding, and knowledgeable. The facility seemed to be clean and well-maintained. The apartment was spacious and affordable. The dining room was pleasant."READ MORE
Pinnacle at Plymouth Meeting
215 Plymouth Rd., Plymouth Meeting, PA, 19362
"Pinnacle at Plymouth Meeting was beautiful, but it didn't have the 24-hour care that my mom needed. Plus, it didn't take medical assistance as part of the payment. The people were very responsive. They came out and they spoke to us. They were very..."READ MORE
Wesley Enhanced Living Upper Moreland
2815 Byberry Road, Hatboro, PA, 19040
"My visit at Wesley Enhanced Living Upper Moreland was very positive and I decided to move in. They have trips. They have one- and two-bedroom apartments with full kitchen, washers and dryers, a bedroom, a dining room, a living room, and a patio. T..."READ MORE
Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park
8401 Roosevelt Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, 19152
"My mother-in-law is in Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park. Once I spoke to the people in charge there, I had a really good feeling. They took me on a tour and we knew immediately that this would be a good place and a positive place for my mothe..."READ MORE
Symphony Manor of Feasterville
1730 Buck Rd., Feasterville Trevose, PA, 19053
"Symphony Manor of Feasterville was clean and updated. It's nicely decorated and not over the top. I thought the room that I saw was nice. The staff who toured with me was Jennifer, and she was very good and very helpful. The dining area looked fin..."READ MORE
Sunrise of Dresher
1650 Susquehanna Road, Dresher, PA, 19025
"My tour at Sunrise of Dresher was useful. It was nice and clean. The staff was wonderful and they gave me a good tour. I think it was cost-effective so I'm on the right track. I wasn't able to try the food but the menu looks good, and I could see ..."READ MORE
Atria Lafayette Hill
9303 Ridge Pike, Lafayette Hill, PA, 19444
"It's a nice place and they take good care me. Of course we would all rather be home but if I cant be home this is great. I always find things to do, whether working on a puzzle in the art studio, visiting the bistro for a snack, I go to most pro..."READ MORE
Sunrise of Lafayette Hill
429 Ridge Pike, Lafayette Hill, PA, 19444
"We did a tour of Sunrise of Lafayette Hill. The community was beautiful. The atmosphere, when you walk up, there were chairs outside. They were not metal, the materials were different, they were chairs you wouldnt mind sitting in, and they're com..."READ MORE
Sunrise of North Wales
1419 Horsham Road , North Wales, PA, 19454
"We went to Sunrise of North Wales. It was very nice, clean, and organized. It had spacious rooms. The staff was very pleasant and welcoming. They had extensive menus and the dining area was very pleasant. They had daily activities, they had cookin..."READ MORE
The Solana Doylestown
1621 Easton Road, Warrington, PA, 18976
"The Solana Doylestown was a nice place. We just looked at the assisted living there. We only had interaction with a couple of staff members there, but it was super nice. We visited there twice. My husband and I went once and then we went with his ..."READ MORE
Holy Redeemer Lafayette
8580 Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA, 19111
"What we liked about Holy Redeemer Lafayette was that it was very homey. A lot of places that we looked at were like hotels and we just felt like this was more to our liking. They have both independent living and assisted living there. The facility..."READ MORE
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Wyncote
The historic district of Wyncote, which is located in Cheltenham Township, was established as an upscale residential area in the late 1880s. Since then, this community has grown to over 3,000 residents, with well over a quarter of the population being 65 and over.
Area seniors have three assisted living facilities in Wyncote proper to choose from, and those looking for more options can find over 100 more facilities nearby. These facilities are categorized as either assisted living residences, which are licensed by the Department of Aging, or personal care homes, which are licensed by the Department of Public Welfare.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Wyncote
- Ozone pollution levels in Wyncote are very high, which may be a concern for seniors with conditions like COPD or asthma. The American Lung Association gives Montgomery County, where Wyncote is located, an F for ozone pollution.
- Wyncote seniors do not pay state income tax on Social Security income or money drawn from retirement accounts, and those who are at least 60 years old do not pay state income tax on income from public or private pensions.
- The Wyncote area has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Philadelphia.
- Wyncote is a relatively expensive place to live, with a cost of living that is about 30% higher than state and national averages. Healthcare costs are about 15% higher than in the nation as a whole, which may be a consideration for seniors who are managing chronic health conditions.
Safety in Wyncote is rated 42 out of 100, indicating that the community has a lower crime rate than 42% of cities across the nation with similar population sizes. However, when compared only to communities with similar population sizes, Wyncote's crime rate is considerably higher than average. Seniors who are researching local assisted living facilities may want to find one with security features like alarm systems.
- Summers in Wyncote last from late May to the middle of September, and the July high is around 86 degrees. The cold season lasts from early December to early March, and lows are in the mid-20s. This may appeal to seniors who enjoy experiencing four distinct seasons.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Wyncote
Assisted Living costs in Wyncote start around $0 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 Wyncote 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.
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Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Wyncote
Neither the state's Medicaid program nor any of its waiver programs cover assisted living services. However, Wyncote seniors who receive Supplemental Security Income can use this benefit toward assisted living expenses.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.
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 Wyncote
Wyncote 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 Wyncote, please visit our Assisted Living in Pennsylvania page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Wyncote
Wyncote-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.