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55+ Communities and Retirement Communities in PA

As baby boomers reach retirement age, many are seeking the perfect community in which to spend this new stage in their lives. An inviting climate, affordable housing, availability of recreational activities, quality health care options, and low cost of living are all factors that impact the desirability of a community for seniors. Pennsylvania has emerged as a retirement haven, with many of the benefits retirees are looking for, including seasonal variety, low taxes, and easy access to large metropolitan areas such as Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Baltimore, and the Big Apple.

If you are considering retiring to an active adult community in PA, 55 Community Guide can help you make an informed decision. We provide useful information about such things as the state's weather and physical geography, major cities, available health care, taxes for senior citizens, and of course details of more than 70 PA retirement communities.

Pennsylvania boasts two large metropolitan areas, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia; many mid-sized cities like Erie and Harrisburg; and many small towns, farming communities, and rural villages. The state's climate is considered to have four distinct seasons: Lovely green springtimes; hot, humid summers; gorgeous crisp autumns with brilliantly colored leaves, and often cold snowy winters.

One of the factors that make PA so appealing to many retirees is its tax laws regarding seniors. Although the state has a high tax burden for its general population,this does not extend to its retirees. In Pennsylvania, military pensions and income from SSI are not taxed, and neither are most recognized pension and retirement benefits after the age of 65. Kiplingers has included Pennsylvania in its list of it's Best Tax-Friendly States for Retirees for many years running, and describes the state for its readers in this way: "True to its Quaker roots, Pennsylvania extends a friendly hand to retirees. It offers unusually generous exclusions from state income tax on a wide variety of retirement income."

Whether you are looking for the culture and excitement of an urban area, or the quiet and serenity of a quaint rural community, you are likely to find a 55+ communities in Pennsylvania that fits your requirements. Philadelphia offers an active urban retirement with many cultural activities as well as excellent health care facilities and transportation options. Pittsburgh, a very livable city (recently named the 8th most literate city in America), provides metropolitan living with beautiful, serene farmland just outside of city limits. Pennsylvania also has many enchanting small college towns such as Slippery Rock, Lewisburg, and Carlisle, where university-related retirement communities have sprung up.

Pennsylvania retirement communities provide security, quality housing options, full-time staff, and a wide range of amenities to make retirement a relaxing and fulfilling time of life for residents. Although designed for active seniors without on-site medical or personal care assistance, many have community resource connections and transportation options available to make doctor trips and other health care needs easy to take care of.

Retirement communities in PA offer a wide range of home styles, cost, and on-site amenities and services. Housing options include single-family homes, apartments, condominiums, and manufactured homes in parklike settings. You can use our resources to research all of your options, and search our database for the PA 55+ communities most likely to fit your specific budget, lifestyle and requirements.

Fortunately for those of us looking, Pennsylvania has a good selection to choose from. Listed below are more than 35 of the best communities in PA.

Traditions of America at Mount Joy - Lancaster area, PA

in Small Town Living, Quick Delivery Homes, Master Planned Communities, Custom Home Communities, 55+ Condos, All Pennsylvania, 55+ New Homes for Sale, 55 Plus Townhomes, 55 Plus Custom Retirement Homes

Beautiful homes with your choice of thoughtfully-designed floor plans, houses loaded with top-quality extras, plenty of storage space and a worry-free maintenance program. We make it easy for you to enjoy your new active adult lifestyle.

999 Hess Lane
Lititz, Pennsylvania 17543
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Traditions of America at Liberty Hill - State College, PA

in State College Retirement 55+ Communities, Small Town Living, Retirement Resort Communities, Quick Delivery Homes, New Homes in 55 Plus Communities, Master Planned Retirement Subdivisions, Master Planned Communities, 55 Plus Townhomes

Beautiful homes with your choice of thoughtfully-designed floor plans, houses loaded with top-quality extras, plenty of storage space and a worry-free maintenance program. We make it easy for you to enjoy your new active adult lifestyle.

102 Settlers Way
State College, Pennsylvania 16827
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LAUREL VIEW VILLAGE - Davidsville, PA CCRC

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Laurel View Village offers seniors an easier lifestyle and peace of mind. We provide a continuum of care from independent apartments and townhomes to skilled nursing care. We’re a great place to call home.

2000 CAMBRIDGE DRIVE
Davidsville, Pennsylvania 15928
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ASBURY HEIGHTS - Pittsburgh, PA CCRC

in Pittsburgh Skilled Nursing Facilities and Homes on 55FacilityGuide.com, Senior Independent Living Apartments and Communiti, Pittsburgh 55+ Retirement Communities, Pittsburgh CCRC Communities and Homes on 55CommunityGuide.com

Asbury Heights is a not-for-profit, faith-based retirement community in Mt. Lebanon that provides a variety of retirement housing options and services for seniors in all stages of retirement.

700 BOWER HILL ROAD
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15243
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THE SHOOK HOME - Chambersburg, PA CCRC

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With its convenient in-town location, beautifully landscaped courtyards and friendly staff, The Shook Home and The Quarters at The Shook offers peace of mind through 24 hour skilled nursing care, personal care and residential living at The Quarters.

55 SOUTH SECOND STREET
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201
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PENNSWOOD VILLAGE - Newtown, PA CCRC

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Pennswood Village is a nationally respected Senior Living Community (CCRC) for people 65 and over that offers a Type A, All Inclusive Life Care Contract. Nestled in the beautiful countryside of Bucks County, PA.

1382 Newtown-Langhorne Road
Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940
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EPHRATA MANOR - Ephrata, PA CCRC

in Lancaster PA Skilled Nursing Facilities and Homes, Senior Independent Living Apartments and Communiti, Lancaster, Lancaster PA CCRC Communities and Homes

Owned and operated by UCC(United Church of Christ) Homes, Ephrata Manor, a not-for-profit CCRC, offers a distinctive retirement lifestyle in a secure community with a variety of living options to meet each residents present and future needs.

99 BETHANY RD
Ephrata, Pennsylvania 17522
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Woodbrook House Apartments - Newtown Square PA

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Woodbrook House Apartments, a 55+ community. Enjoy independent living and the no-maintenance lifestyle in centrally located Newtown Square, PA

Newtown Square, Pennsylvania 08628
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The Plaza - Newtown PA

in Newville PA Senior Apartments Homes Town Houses, Newtown PA Senior Housing House, Newtown PA Retirement House, Senior Independent Living Apartments and Communiti, Affordable Retirement Communities,

Situated in Newtown, Bucks County, and nestled in a lovely, suburban setting, The Plaza features beautiful landscaped grounds, outdoor patio, gazebo and recreational areas. You’ll quickly feel the comfort and quiet of this scenic community.

460 South State Street
Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940
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