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In order to find the top assisted living communities in the West Chester area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 40 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 9 hours researching assisted living communities in West Chester
  • Read more than 60 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of West Chester is $5,550, which is considerably higher than the state average of $3,995 and the national average of $4,051.

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Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in West Chester, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 40 communities in the West Chester area. Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the West Chester area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Arbor Terrace Willistown
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments, Companion Suites
Assisted Living, Memory Care
Assisted Living: $5,560, Memory Care: $6,455
Arbor Terrace Willistown's assisted living and memory care programs help seniors attain the lives they've always wanted. The community's tree-lined campus in Willistown Township offers residents a small-town lifestyle without relinquishing access to Philadelphia. Arbor Terrace has an on-site library with dozens of books and multiple computers. Its campus features a combination beauty salon and spa that's staffed by a licensed beautician, helping residents with makeovers, haircuts and pedicures. The resort-style living rooms foster relationships among residents by giving them a comfortable setting to enjoy themselves. Outside, the community has a beautiful backyard filled with flower gardens, well-manicured landscapes, paved walking paths and multiple sunny courtyards. Led by licensed nurses, Arbor Terrace's wellness program helps residents keep chronic health conditions in check by achieving holistic wellness through exercise, socialization and medical treatment.
What Residents are Saying:
Relatives like how caregivers actively adapt to residents' needs. One says, "Arbor Terrace Willistown is very clean and very pleasing. The staff has been wonderful. They're working with my mom to see what she can and can't eat. They're doing the best they can with that. If she says she's still hungry, they'd get her something."
3.84 out of 5 stars
(68) Reviews
1713 W. Chester Pike, West Chester, PA 19380
Arbour Square
Barclay Friends
Freedom Village at Brandywine
Sunrise of Granite Run
Sunrise of Westtown
Sunrise of Wilmington
The Hickman Friends Senior Community of West Chester
The Watermark at Bellingham
Wellington at Hershey's Mill

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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