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Ready to Think About Senior Independent Living in Beautiful Lancaster County?

Our collaborative of communities aims to help those seeking senior independent living in Lancaster, PA, find both the home and the care they need to thrive as they enjoy their retirement years successfully. You can find joy and fulfillment at any one of Explore Retirement Living’s independent living facilities right here in Lancaster County, PA.

Find Your Happy Right Here In Pennsylvania

As you get older, you begin to think about where you are going to spend your retirement. After work obligations have ended, you can choose to live anywhere you want! Pennsylvania has long been a favorite for locals and those out of state alike because of its beautiful landscapes, four distinct seasons, and proximity to major urban areas like New York City. With its rich history and diverse options for food and entertainment, it’s no wonder senior Lancaster residents are consistently ranked some of the happiest in the United States!

Garden Spot Village

Garden Spot Village

When you live an active lifestyle and want to maintain that when you retire, choose Garden Spot Village. This community features a wide range of amenities, including walking/biking trails and community gardens. The residents of this community also enjoy various levels of care depending on their needs.

St John’s Herr Estate

St John’s Herr Estate

If you are interested in living in a close-knit community with a focus on fostering your sense of belonging, St John’s Herr Estate may be the place for you. This community has independent living, personal care, memory support, healthcare, and rehabilitation options to help all residents feel at home.

Willow Valley Communities

Willow Valley Communities

Located just a few minutes south of downtown Lancaster, Willow Valley Communities is the source of premier senior living. The community is pet-friendly and full of unique individuals from 39 states. The award-winning amenities across two campuses are sure to excite, and there are care options if you need them!

St Anne’s Retirement Community

St Anne’s Retirement Community

St. Anne’s “right-sized” campus is perfect for residents who want a broad spectrum of amenities but a small, friendly community atmosphere. Several care options, including speech therapy, occupational therapy, and memory care are available to residents. Plus, this Catholic retirement community is considered one of PA’s best!

Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community

Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community

Generously sized living quarters are just one of the benefits at Quarryville Presbyterian. Residents enjoy different entertainment options and social and wellness enrichment through planned activities. There are various care options, so you will always get medical attention for your individual needs.

United Zion Retirement Community

United Zion Retirement Community

United Zion is a faith-based community that has been around for over 100 years. The entire campus is walkable, and several amenities are available, including a restaurant with grab-and-go options! This community is a welcoming, close-knit place where your story matters to your fellow residents and the staff alike.

Calvary Fellowship Homes

Calvary Fellowship Homes

Founded in 1963, this faith-based community puts a great deal of focus on its residents’ physical, emotional, and spiritual health. At Calvary Homes, you will find a broad variety of amenities and care types available to help you find purpose and guide you through the later years of your life.

Masonic Village Senior Living Community

Masonic Village Senior Living Community

At Masonic Village, there are several living space options to accommodate your housing needs. It is a full-service senior living community, so you have easy access to restaurants, entertainment, and more! These retirement homes can accommodate those with various care needs in private and semi-private options.

Moravian Manor Communities

Moravian Manor Communities

At Moravian Manor, you will find amenities such as a café, dining room, library, fitness room, garden, pavilions, and shuffleboard, among many others. Located in the heart of downtown Lititz, you will never be short of exciting things to see or do, thanks to all the activities within walking distance.

Tel Hai Retirement Community

Tel Hai Retirement Community

Forget about home repairs and yard maintenance! Enjoy a life filled with independence, convenience, and choice when you choose to live at Tel Hai Retirement Community. Tel Hai means “Hill of Life,” and this community is aptly named for its reputation as a vibrant environment where residents receive exceptional care.

Pleasant View Retirement Community

Pleasant View Retirement Community

While today it is home to over 400 residents, Pleasant View started as a residential nursing home on a family farm. This mainstay of the Manheim community is a 108-acre campus that features apartments, cottages, continuing care, skilled nursing, and many other housing and care options for current and future residents.

Homestead Village

Homestead Village

Homestead Village is centrally located just west of Downtown Lancaster – within minutes of world-class dining, entertainment, and healthcare! Our campus has a small, casually elegant neighborhood feel and features a wide variety of beautiful residential options where opportunities for life enrichment, continuing education, and volunteerism abound. Ages 62+.

Brethren Village Retirement Community

Brethren Village Retirement Community

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Brethren Village is currently experiencing an outbreak of the stomach flu in independent living and, in an abundance of caution, is canceling all group gathering and events. Therefore, for the health and safety of our visitors, we will not be participating in the Explore Retirement Living Open House event on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. We apologize for any inconvenience and encourage you to call our Marketing team to schedule an appointment to see our campus! info@bv.org or 717.581.4227.

An independent living facility with amenities that offer on-campus convenience and comfort for its residents, Brethren Village is truly a place to call home. With fitness initiatives and a full-service pharmacy, combined with all the community activities you can do, this community is a beautiful place to spend your retirement years.

Landis Homes Retirement Community

Landis Homes Retirement Community

Nearly 900 residents live at Landis Homes! This community is the one for those concerned about your environmental impact, as they have received awards for their energy performance, efficient water usage, and indoor air quality. They’ve also been recognized for their exceptional healthcare services.

Luther Acres Retirement Community

Luther Acres Retirement Community

Luther Acres is one of the best active adult communities in Lancaster County. It has been heralded as a place where the best of location, lifestyle, and services all meet to create an environment that enriches the lives of residents. Designed to meet all your physical, spiritual, and social aspirations, you will find many activities to enjoy!

Fairmount Homes

Fairmount Homes

Fairmount Homes is a community made for residents who want to maintain independence but may need a bit more care with its many housing options. The rural campus provides gorgeous, scenic views, and the community encourages interaction and an active lifestyle. Continuing care options are also available.

Woodcrest Villa

Woodcrest Villa

Woodcrest Villa is made up of villas, apartments, and residential living options so you can access personal care, continuum of care, rehabilitation care, skilled nursing, or memory support as needed. This location is home to more than 500 happy residents who have access to many convenient amenities.

About Explore Retirement Living

Many people look forward to retirement as the part of their life where they can relax and enjoy their time without the many overwhelming obligations of contemporary living. Our collaborative living efforts consist of 17 continuing care retirement communities. We work together to encourage seniors seeking independent living for their retirement years to consider the Lancaster, PA, area.

We have homes available all over the county, with differing levels of care available, so you can find somewhere comfortable and enjoyable to live.

About Retirement in Lancaster, PA

How Our Continuous Care Communities Evolve With You

Did you know most older adults will require advanced care as they age? Our senior living communities offer a continuous care system, so we will work with you to plan your living situation if you have additional healthcare requirements during your time with us. Our highly trained team members can help you navigate the transition to an area where you can get the type of care necessary when you need it.

Personal care, skilled nursing care, rehabilitation, and memory care are just some of the services offered to benefit you as your needs evolve. We dedicate ourselves to making your senior independent living in Lancaster, PA, easy, enjoyable, and fulfilling through our continuous care options. If you’d like to learn more about the services and amenities included in one of our facilities’ costs, please feel free to contact them!

Other Information About Lancaster County

Founded in 1729, Lancaster County has a long history in Pennsylvania. It’s the birthplace of dozens of treats we’ve all come to love—like the whoopie pie and other Pennsylvania Dutch goodies. It is one of the most beautiful areas in the state, with lush farmland, dozens of cultures, and easy access to entertainment for each person’s interests.

Family members who visit you will have their fill of fun too, thanks to the daily activities you can find all over the county. There are fitness facilities, fine dining options, theaters, golf courses, concert venues, and many other ways to capture your time, so you will never be bored. When looking for the best options for senior living, Lancaster, PA, is the best choice.

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Things To Do

The Lancaster, PA, area is home to an incredible variety of restaurants, small shops, and places to stay and explore. When you think about the hundreds of daily activities you have access to, can you think of a better place to plan for senior independent living? Lancaster, PA, supports your ambitions with lots of fun, but its abundant farmland and beautiful scenery also help you appreciate the slower periods in your life. Your retirement doesn’t have to be boring—let’s make it fulfilling together!

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FAQs

It’s never too early to begin asking questions about senior independent living in Lancaster, PA. Some people even start thinking about retirement at the beginning of their careers! You might have some concerns we’ve already addressed in our frequently asked questions section. There are topics across the board, including independent living costs and the what-ifs concerning outliving your means. If you want to know how our communities can serve you during retirement, we have answers.

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Our Blog

Our blog focuses on the different ways you can explore Lancaster, PA, and tips about making your retirement as fulfilling and enjoyable as possible. Do you want to learn more about what financial considerations are put into play when deciding on a place to retire? Curious about the difference between continuous care and in-home care? We have an informational article about that! There are so many things to learn about retirement, and we are excited to share our knowledge with you.

Picture Yourself Retiring in Beautiful Lancaster County!