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Pennsylvania Retirement Communities

What’s it like to live in a retirement community in PA? Maybe you think you have some idea, but as it turns out, the Keystone state has plenty of tremendous benefits for retirees. Learn more, find out about our eight retirement homes, or explore local areas like Bucks County, Delaware County, Montgomery County, and Philadelphia

Acts Retirement-Life Communities in Pennsylvania

  • Brittany Pointe Estates

    1001 S Valley Forge Rd, Lansdale, PA 19446-6502

    This Northern Montgomery county 34-acre retirement community offers plenty of on-site amenities, as well as Acts’ Signature Residence Program.

  • Fort Washington Estates

    735 Susquehanna Road, Fort Washington, PA 19034

    Located in historic Fort Washington, this retirement community is just a short distance from downtown Philadelphia.

  • Granite Farms Estates

    1343 W Baltimore Pike, Media, PA 19063

    Granite Farms Estates is a 55-acre Delaware County retirement campus, perfect for those who love the outdoors as well as frequent trips to the city.

  • Gwynedd Estates

    301 Norristown Rd, Ambler, PA 19002

    This pet-friendly Continuing Care Retirement Community offers many different amenities and is close to some of the best healthcare facilities in the area.

  • Lima Estates

    411 North Middletown Road, Media, PA 19063

    Just south of the Main Line and packed with resort-style amenities, Lima Estates is the perfect retirement community for active seniors.

  • Normandy Farms Estates

    9000 Twin Silo Dr, Blue Bell, PA 19422

    This 100-acre active senior community is just northwest of Philadelphia in Blue Bell.

  • Southampton Estates

    238 Street Road, Southampton, PA 18966

    This 75-acre Bucks County senior living campus offers a variety of fun activities, amenities, and so much more.

  • Spring House Estates

    728 Norristown Rd, Lower Gwynedd, PA 19002

    Spring House Estates is one of the Philadelphia area's most recognized senior living communities, with a 58-acre campus nestled within lovely woods.

Points of Interest & Local Landmarks for PA Retirees

Our eight Pennsylvania active senior homes have so many on-campus amenities you may never have to leave campus. But what does the surrounding area have to offer for when you do want to get away? Use our interactive map below to see some of the local landmarks, points of interest, and more fun activities to do near our communities:


Sports: The Philadelphia area is home to five major sports teams: The Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, and Philadelphia Union soccer team. And four of those teams play within the South Philadelphia Sports Complex, which is easily accessible by highway or by public transportation.

Museums: Unsurprisingly, a city with this much history has plenty of museums! Museums of note include the Brandywine River Museum, the Wharton Esherick Museum, and the more kid-friendly Please Touch Museum. Not to mention the famous Museum of Art.

Live Theater: Live entertainment can be found just around the corner from our communities. For instance, Ambler, PA is home to the Act II Playhouse and in Media there’s the Media Theatre for the Performing Arts. You can also see some of the biggest names in comedy performing at the Valley Forge Casino. And of course downtown Philadelphia has orchestra productions, plays, and musicals at the Kimmel Center, Academy of Music, and other theaters in a central area.

National Parks: For outdoor enthusiasts, the Philadelphia area is home to several state parks, many of which are just a short distance from an Acts community. Browse a list of Philadelphia area parks here.

Retiring with peace of mind

Learn about how our retirement homes in PA provide lifelong healthcare at a fixed rate.

Acts Network of Retirement Communities

Do you currently live in an Acts retirement community but are interested in visiting one of our eight Pennsylvania retirement communities? Well it’s time to start packing your bags! Because Acts residents can visit all 26 of our campuses throughout the country. Schedule a visit to Pennsylvania, Georgia, Florida, or anywhere there is an Acts campus! It’s just another one of the great Acts amenities.

All Acts communities have attained the senior industry’s mark of excellence, having been accredited by CARF International, an independent accreditor of health and human services organizations.

Benefits of Retiring in Pennsylvania

As any Philadelphia native can tell you, southeastern senior homes in PA are abundant and highly respected.

Locations in Bucks, Montgomery, or Delaware Counties will keep you close to all the local conveniences and Pennsylvania attractions you know and love here. You'll feel at home at any of our distinctive retirement campuses.

Best of all, each and every retirement community offers Acts' Type A Life Care contract. That means you get to enjoy easy-going senior living in the retirement home of your dreams.

Reasons Retirees Choose Pennsylvania

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    Great Location: Did you know that Philadelphia is within a day’s drive of 40% of the U.S. population? That means it’s easy to explore nearby cities like NYC, Boston, and Washington DC, and easy to visit if you have family in the area.

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    Great for History Buff: Besides the obvious historical landmarks like Independence Mall in Philadelphia, the surrounding area has plenty of historical sites. Those particularly interested in the Revolutionary War and the Civil War will find plenty to explore.

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    It’s Tax-Friendly: considers Pennsylvania to be “tax-friendly to retirees.” This is because Social Security income is not taxed, and it’s the same withdrawals from retirement accounts and pension income.

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    Plenty of Entertainment Options: Pennsylvania, particularly the Philadelphia area, is home to many different entertainment options – from live sports to art museums, live music and theater, and so much more. For instance, the Philadelphia Orchestra is considered one of the best in the country!