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Page Reviewed / Updated – December 15, 2022
Phoenixville, PA, is a Chester County borough less than 20 minutes west of King of Prussia. It’s a former steel town that’s living up to its name, rising from the past to become a quaint home for families and elders. The relatively peaceful streets are lined with attractive houses and the busiest ones are home to numerous specialty stores, while on Bridge Street you’ll find the iconic Colonial Theater.
There are many reasons you might find Phoenixville appealing, such as its low levels of crime and the relatively comfortable climate (by Pennsylvania’s standards). The region also has more physicians per capita than normal and several well-respected medical facilities, such as Phoenixville Hospital and Physicians Care Surgical Hospital. Consequently, finding good medical care here shouldn’t be a challenge.
Genworth’s 2021 Cost of Care Survey found Phoenixville’s median monthly fee for assisted living to be $5,685, which is significantly more than Pennsylvania’s average of $4,100 and the country’s $4,500. Although costlier than normal, Phoenixville’s fees are in keeping with the median fees of nearby cities, such as Lancaster ($5,550), York ($5,510) and Reading ($5,720).
Note: Data for Phoenixville was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Philadelphia, was used instead.
If Phoenixville has piqued your interest as a retirement destination, check out our list of its top 10 assisted living facilities.
Spring Mill Senior Living
Spring Mill Senior Living is situated in a rural community about 10 minutes from Phoenixville, so it might appeal to seniors who enjoy waking up to the sounds of nature. There's a choice of a one- or two-bedroom apartment or a suite, with a furnished kitchenette, walk-in shower and individually controlled thermostat. Nurses provide 24-hour personal care services, and there are on-site limited medical care and therapy services, so you shouldn't need to travel for some medical conditions. There is a range of amenities for your convenience and entertainment, such as an area designed for arts, crafts and games and a beauty salon/barbershop.
Woodbridge Place is on the edge of Phoenixville, which provides its residents with a peaceful location close to the borough's amenities while also delivering great views of the surrounding countryside. The accommodation choices are a companion suite, studio or one-bedroom apartment, all of which have a kitchenette with a microwave and refrigerator and a bathroom with a walk-in shower. You'll also get housekeeping and personal laundry services. Three meals are served daily in the dining room, and there's a self-service café open throughout the day if you fancy a drink or a snack. Amenities include a movie theater, beauty salon/barbershop and a creative art studio.
Brandywine Living at Upper Providence
Brandywine Living at Upper Providence is only 5 minutes from Phoenixville, set in the peaceful countryside next to RiverCrest Golf Club and Preserve. Consequently, its residents live in a quiet area while also being close to doctors, dentists, stores and restaurants. The facility's amenities include an opulent lounge area with a baby grand piano, a luxurious TV room with plush sofas and a sheltered patio with views of the courtyard. Staff is on-site 24/7 to take care of personal needs such as assistance with dressing. They also check seniors' health regularly and manage medications. Room types are studios and one- or two-bedroom apartments.
Greenfield of Perkiomen Valley
Located in rural Schwenksville, 20 minutes north of Phoenixville, Greenfield of Perkiomen Valley offers assisted living among peaceful and picturesque surroundings. Accommodation choices include a suite with a private or shared bathroom, a two-bed suite with a shared bathroom and an independent suite with a kitchen and private bathroom—all luxuriously decorated and fitted with emergency response systems. Staff is on-site round the clock to provide personal care services, and a nurse is always on call to handle medical emergencies. Meals are freshly prepared and served restaurant-style in the dining room, and pets approved by the Executive Director are welcome.
Exton Senior Living
Exton Senior Living is located about 20 minutes southwest of Phoenixville. It sits within landscaped grounds and has ample parking for residents and visitors. Seniors participate in numerous programs designed to improve mental and physical fitness, many of which occur in the facility's activity center. There's a full-service beauty salon/barbershop to help residents look their best, and a bar where they can relax with other residents and a glass of wine. Staff is always on hand to provide personal care services and deal with emergencies. U.S. News and World Report shares our admiration of Exton Senior Living, recognizing it as a Best Senior Living Community for 2022-23.
Eagleview Landing is approximately 20 minutes southwest of Phoenixville. It's a LEED-certified facility, conscious of its environmental responsibilities. Consequently, room utilities and appliances are Energy Star compliant and residents have independent control of their accommodation's heat and air. We included Eagleview Landing because of the thought put into little details, such as the movie theater's comfortable chairs with cup holders and trays. In addition to the 24-hour personal care and emergency response services, the facility also has a state-of-the-art fitness center, a well-stocked library and a full-service salon. Housekeeping and laundry services free up more time for residents to enjoy the amenities.
Sunrise of Paoli
Sunrise of Paoli is set within landscaped grounds framed by mature trees in the borough of Malvern. Paoli Hospital is very close and Center City Philadelphia is less than 40 minutes away. Accommodation options include a studio apartment, a companion suite or a one-bedroom suite, all including a kitchenette and bathroom with a walk-in shower. Meals are served restaurant-style in the dining room, and there's a private dining room for events with visiting family and friends. The activities room is where residents can participate in games and classes, while the common room and sunroom are for relaxing with peers.
Arbour Square at West Chester
Arbour Square at West Chester is located on the edge of the borough, which is convenient for local attractions such as the American Helicopter Museum as well as Chester County Hospital. It's a pet-friendly community with numerous amenities to enrich residents' time, such as a pub, a beauty salon/barbershop, a large private theater and a fully equipped fitness center. Staff is on-site around the clock to assist residents with bathing, dressing, personal hygiene and managing medications. They also operate mentally and physically stimulating programs, such as the book club and exercise classes. Chefs prepare nutritional meals three times daily, served in the dining room.
Sunrise of Exton
Sunrise of Exton sits within landscaped grounds with walking paths sheltered by lush trees. It sits on the edge of a residential community located conveniently close to Exton's shopping and cultural attractions and less than 15 minutes from Chester County Hospital. We included Sunrise of Exton for its distinctive Victorian look, spacious accommodation and wealth of amenities that should ensure residents have plenty to occupy their recreational time. These include an activities room with an upright piano, a bistro for casual dining and a well-stocked library. Staff delivers personal care services 24/7 and a nurse visits monthly to conduct wellness checks.
Anthology of King of Prussia
Anthology of King of Prussia's assisted living community forms part of a larger senior living campus. It caters to all aspects of daily life, such as a state-of-the-art fitness center for seniors who like to keep fit and an arts and crafts center for those who like to express their creativity. There's also a chapel and worship room for spiritual services. Anthology of King of Prussia makes our list because, in addition to its excellent assisted living services, its proximity to several highways brings the region's numerous shopping and cultural attractions to within 20 minutes of the facility.