In-Home Senior Care Services in Roxborough, PA and Surrounding Areas



Roxborough is a neighborhood located in the Northwest Section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Neighboring Manayunk along the northeast section of the Wissahickon Creek in Fairmount Park. With multiple bus routes and bike lanes, reaching downtown Philadelphia is a breeze. Roxborough is home to Thomas Jefferson University (previously Philadelphia University) and Saint Joseph's University. According to the 2010 United States Census Bureau, the population of Roxborough is roughly 30, 940. 


Roxborough was once part of Roxborough Township and was incorporated into as part of the City of Philadelphia in 1854. At this time, Roxborough was home to many of the owners of the mills and factories located in Manayunk, the area's wealthiest citizens. The Upper Roxborough Historic District and William Levering School on listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 


Since the late 1950's, almost all of Philadelphia's major television and FM radio stations stationed their transmission towers in Roxborough due to its perfect hilly terrain and high elevations.  


The township was once referred to as "Manatawana" and "Leverington" up until the late 1600's. By the 1700's, thanks to the popular writing of Johannes Kelpius, who wrote about "foxes burrowing in rocks" in the area, the area received the name Roxborough. A correlation between the phonetic spelling of "Rocksburrow" by many German residents along with Kelpiu's letter caused many to believe that the town had origins related to Fox. Other spellings of the town have also been found in writings as "Roxbury" and "Roxboro." 


Things to Do in Roxborough 


Take a stroll through Smith Memorial Park which aims to provide an unstructured and free play for children in Philadelphia. 

Find your inner Rocky and take a nice hike up the Philadelphia Museum of Art. 

Spend the day learning at the Franklin Institute and explore the realities of science. 


Who We Are and How We Can Help   


Losing one's independence can be a troubling and heartbreaking experience. Leaving behind a lifetime of memories to enter an assisted living facility, retirement community, or retirement community can be a decision no one wants to make. Comfort Keepers removes this worry by offering skilled and compassionate care in the comfort of your own home.    


Staying active and social is proven in leading a better mental and physical health. This is key to a long and happy life that you may be able to receive in a retirement home or facility, but we take a different approach. Because you get to stay in your own home, Comfort Keepers lets you receive your assistance while enjoying Roxborough without having to leave your home behind.   


Get in Touch with an Expert Caregiver Today   


If you or a loved one are in need of an assisted living service that allows you to stay in the comfort of your own home, give Comfort Keepers a call. We are determined to help you remain independent while enjoying your routine life. With services ranging from interactive care to transitioning home services and in-home care, Comfort Keepers is the service you need. We want you to enjoy all that Roxborough has to offer. Contact us anytime for more information at (877) 698-9394.   





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