ACTIVE SENIOR LIVING FAQs
Have questions about Presby’s Inspired Life? Here are answers to your FAQs about active senior living.
Q: What is Presby’s Inspired Life?
Presby’s Inspired Life — also known as “Presby” — is a not-for-profit, faith-based organization that provides residential living, continuing care and Affordable Housing for adults 62 and better. Members of the Presbytery of Philadelphia originally founded Presby as an act of charity to provide senior living for 14 Presbyterian women in financial need whose previous community had closed.
Q: Does Presby only serve those of the Presbyterian faith?
No. Presby’s Inspired Life welcomes individuals of all faiths, ethnicities, backgrounds and economic circumstances. Diversity is celebrated at Presby’s retirement communities — among residents, team members and volunteers alike!
Q: Can I make a charitable donation to Presby’s Inspired Life?
Yes. Presby’s Inspired Life is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. We welcome and are extremely grateful for donations, which augment our ability to continue to provide housing, care and services to residents in financial need.
You can donate on our website by visiting our How You Can Give page or by calling 610-260-1153.
Q: What is Presby’s service area?
Presby communities can be found in the following greater Philadelphia counties:
• Bucks, Pennsylvania
• Delaware, Pennsylvania
• Montgomery, Pennsylvania
• Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
• New Castle, Delaware
Q: What are the names of the four market-rate residential communities?
Rydal Park, a Life Plan Community, which offers independent living, personal care, skilled care, short-term rehabilitation and memory support
Rosemont, a retirement community that offers independent living and personal care.
Spring Mill, which offers independent living and personal care, as well as memory support.
To learn more about our Affordable Housing program, we invite you to visit the Affordable Housing page.
Q: How many individuals does Presby serve?
Nearly 3,000 individuals call one of our communities home.
Q: What types of senior housing and services does Presby’s Inspired Life provide?
Presby provides continuing care residences and services in three market rate retirement communities. Based on their needs and desires, residents can choose independent living, personal care, skilled nursing care, short-term rehabilitation or memory care programming. Presby also sponsors and manages Affordable Housing apartment communities for individuals with financial challenges. Affordable housing residents must meet age and income qualifications.