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Page Reviewed / Updated – January 17, 2024

Downingtown, PA, is in Brandywine Valley, midway between Philadelphia and Lancaster. The community offers assisted living residents convenience thanks to its proximity to major city centers and amenities. It’s home to around 8,200 residents, 12.5% of whom are seniors aged 65 and older.

Downingtown offers access to medical care at Chester County Hospital, which specializes in cardiology, radiology and orthopedics. What’s more, there are several assisted living facilities in the area offering personalized care for older individuals who require some degree of daily support. These facilities charge an average of $5,685 per month — higher than the Pennsylvania state median of $4,100 and the U.S. national average of $4,500.

Note: Data for Downingtown was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Philadelphia, was used instead.

This guide outlines Downingtown’s top 10 assisted living facilities, with information about the lifestyle, amenities and specialty features of each community to help seniors and families find long-term care solutions suited to their needs.

St. Martha Villa for Independent & Retirement Living

St. Martha Villa for Independent & Retirement Living is a Catholic faith-based senior community located in a residential neighborhood toward the edge of Downingtown. The community emphasizes spirituality, hosting daily mass at its on-site chapel. Additionally, its team of pastoral care staff is available 7 days a week to provide residents and their families with moral and emotional support. The building's design prioritizes seniors' needs. It features an open-air lounge area that encourages residents to socialize, a library and outdoor courtyards. A nourishment room is open all day for coffee, juice and snacks.

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  • Weekly housekeeping and linen service
  • Transportation for planned facility activities

Simpson Meadows Retirement Community

Centrally located in Downingtown, Simpson Meadows Retirement Community is close to restaurants, retail shops, medical clinics and plenty of green spaces. The community helps seniors enjoy a vibrant lifestyle through its programming, which includes fitness classes, educational programs and cultural outings. Residents can take part in community groups, such as the Simpson Senior Scribes, Sketching Club and Gardening Committee. The community also hosts social events, including wine and cheese happy hours, pet therapy sessions and manicure and massage mornings. Residents choose their desired accommodation from a selection of studio and one-bedroom floor plans, all outfitted with walk-in closets, private baths and kitchenettes. 

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Freedom Village at Brandywine

Located in the heart of the Brandywine Valley, Freedom Village at Brandywine is near some of the region's famous attractions and historic destinations. It earns a place on our list of the top assisted living facilities for its wellness-focused amenities, with daily fitness classes, an indoor heated pool and an on-site wellness center. The community serves chef-prepared meals in five separate dining spaces, including a formal dining room for special occasions and a casual bistro for meals. Professional caregivers are on-site 24 hours a day to provide personalized support — and because it's a life plan community, residents can easily transition between care levels should their needs change.

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Sunrise of Westtown

Sunrise of Westtown provides a senior living experience that aims to balance autonomy with around-the-clock support. The West Chester community is close to fine dining eateries, boutique-style shopping and cultural attractions that residents can enjoy on the community's planned day trips and off-site excursions. On-site, seniors benefit from the community's holistic approach to programming that factors in mental, physical, and spiritual health. Its signature Live With Purpose program includes activities and events such as tai chi and yoga, painting, gardening and trivia games. Designated care managers work closely with each resident, getting to know them personally to provide highly individualized care.

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  • Monthly wellness visits by a licensed on-staff nurse

  • Bistro open for snacks throughout the day

IntegraCare - Exton Senior Living

We've included IntegraCare - Exton Senior Living in this list of the top 10 assisted living communities in Downingtown for its thoughtfully designed amenities, activities and programs. The community offers numerous resort-style amenities, from restaurant-style dining to a spacious activity center and regular social and recreational events. Residents and their families have peace of mind knowing that the community's care staff are on-site 24 hours a day to deliver personalized support whenever needed. The complimentary community transportation service conveniently helps seniors get to appointments and other local destinations.

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Spring Mill Senior Living

Spring Mill Senior Living is in the suburban community of Phoenixville, where there's a live music scene, large mall and boutique shops along Bridge Street. The residence is on our list of the best assisted living facilities in Downingtown for its six exclusive lifestyle programs. Its Sensations dining program provides three daily meals, while the Impressions housekeeping program keeps residents' living environments safe and clean. The Celebrations and Dimensions programs offer engaging daily social activities and holistic wellness opportunities. An Expressions concierge ensures residents have access to the services they need, and the Connections transportation service provides complimentary rides to medical appointments, errands and other local activities.

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Eagleview Landing

Centrally located in Exton, Eagleview Landing is 5 miles from Downingtown and offers plenty of nearby shopping and parks for leisure time. The community features an innovative design with a spacious layout that includes well-appointed suites, lounges and easy-to-navigate shared spaces. Residents benefit from an on-site art and activity studio, a full-service salon, a fitness center and a movie theater, and the community welcomes residents to bring their pets. With multiple dining venues, residents can dine in the full-service restaurant or enjoy a more casual meal in the country kitchen. What's more, a private dining room is available for family gatherings and celebrations.

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  • Complimentary laundry facilities
  • Studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments

Merrill Gardens at West Chester

Merrill Gardens at West Chester earns a spot on this top 10 list for its extensive amenities, well-appointed resident suites and compassionate staff members. The community's desirable location places seniors near the city's historic downtown district, which is home to boutiques, galleries, restaurants and health care facilities. The building features a unique design that encourages resident engagement and social living. Its central Main Street area includes amenities such as a large private theater, a retro 50's-themed diner, a pub, a salon and a fitness center. There are also plenty of open spaces, courtyard areas and outdoor walking paths—perfect for residents who want to bring animals to this pet-friendly community.

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Wellington at Hershey's Mill

Wellington at Hershey's Mill provides seniors with personalized support, offering a full spectrum of lifestyle options to accommodate every stage of aging. Its convenient location in West Chester places seniors within walking distance of shopping and parks. It's also just a short drive from hospitals, restaurants and grocery stores. The community's multilingual care associates communicate with seniors in their preferred language. In addition to its planned social and recreational activities, the community offers several language classes, often taught by residents, allowing seniors to engage in lifelong learning.

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Sunrise of Paoli

Sunrise of Paoli is in the heart of Willistown Township, across the street from the local hospital and minutes from popular cultural attractions. Its state-of-the-art CareConnect electronic health care system allows staff members to monitor residents' conditions, deliver diligent medication management and coordinate care with outside providers. Through its innovative family engagement app, residents and their loved ones can stay actively connected through pictures, messages and notes from staff, even when they're miles apart.

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