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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.

Stoneyfield Estates

in Senior Living, New Homes in 55 Plus Communities, Manufactured Homes, Chester County PA Retirement Home Community, Age-Restricted Retirement Communities, Affordable Retirement Communities, 55+ New Homes for Sale, 55+ Friendly Homes

Stoneyfield Estates is a 55 Plus Community, offering a wonderful lifestyle in picturesque Chester County in the Nottingham area of Pennsylvania, conveniently located just off of Rt. 1 bypass, centrally located between Baltimore MD and Philadelphia PA

110 Dusk Dr.
Nottingham, Pennsylvania 19362
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Traditions of America at Sewickley Ridge - Sewickley, PA

in Pittsburgh Senior Housing Communities and Homes on 55CommunityGuide.com, Pittsburgh 55+ Retirement Communities, New Homes in 55 Plus Communities, Master Planned Retirement Subdivisions,

Live Better in our 55+ community. Pittsburgh's Newest Over 55 Active Lifestyle Community Sewickley Ridge in Sewickley PA

114 Union Court
Sewickley, Pennsylvania 15143 ‎
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Alden Place - Cornwall, Pennsylvania

in Pennsylvania, Lebanon PA 55+ Retirement Communities, Senior Independent Living Apartments and Communiti, New Homes in 55 Plus Communities, 55 and Over Communities

Alden Place is a premier retirement community located in the breathtakingly beautiful setting of Cornwall, Pennsylvania. This master-planned 55+, active adult community is the perfect place for retirement living.

100 Freeman Drive (Route 419)
Lebanon, Pennsylvania 17042
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The Village Grande at Millers Run 55+ Active Adult Comm. Lancaster PA 17601

in Quick Delivery Homes, Pennsylvania, Lancaster,

D.R. Horton is the nation's largest homebuilder with communities in 27 states and 83 geographic markets. Home designs at D.R. Horton are created by award-winning architects. Affordable pricing is a hallmark of D.R. Horton.

1709 Speedwell Road
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17601
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717-299-6970

Luxury homes in 55+ active adult communities in PA

in Quick Delivery Homes, Pennsylvania, Luxury Homes, Lancaster, Find 55 Builders, Custom Home Communities, Age-Restricted Retirement Communities, New Homes in 55 Plus Communities, 55+ Luxury Homes, 55+ Friendly Homes, 55 Plus Custom Retirement Homes

We are a luxury home builder in Central PA with two active adult communities - one in Lebanon County & one in Lancaster County. Come visit our open houses & discover why Forbes named PA one of the top places to retire!

Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17522
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Oak Leaf Manor North PA

in 55+ Communities, Lancaster PA Senior Housing Communities and Homes, Lancaster

Located in the quite suburb of Landisville, Oak Leaf Manor North allows residents to enter a world of gracious living. Our Grand Floridian style décor, complete with designer furniture and custom drapery, offer comfort and luxury combined.

2901 Harrisburg Pike
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17538
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Helping Seniors with Home Based Projects: Philadelphia, PA

in Colmar PA Retirement Senior Community, Retirement Services, Philadelphia 55+ Retirement Communities, Moving & Storage For the 55+ Seniors

Personal Solutions Specializes In: Residential Moving Services, Downsizings, Cleanouts and Estate Liquidations. Our Key Market is the 55+ Community ! We Are Available to Help: From Start to Finish. Saving You Money, Time & Energy 215-622-0052

5 Arbor Circle
Colmar, Pennsylvania 18915
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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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