Willow Valley Communities is an award-winning, not-for-profit, independently-operated Life Plan community in Lancaster, PA. Founded in 1984, today it is nationally recognized as a senior living destination for residents from 37 states. Willow Valley Communities’ comprehensive Type-A Lifecare contract provides long-term care, as needed, without an increase to the resident’s monthly service fee.

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To schedule an interview or for more information:

Maureen Leader, APR
Public Relations & Communications Manager
Willow Valley Communities
600 Willow Valley Square
Lancaster, PA 17602-4866

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Fast Facts About Willow Valley Communities

Please always refer to us as Willow Valley Communities. We are a 55+ plus senior living community, not a retirement home, a nursing home, or a facility.

  • 2400 residents
  • 1400 team members
  • 210 acres

Willow Valley Communities’ has two campuses: Manor and Lakes:

  • Manor Campus includes: Manor, Manor North, Providence Park, The Vistas, North Garden Apartments
  • Lakes Campus includes:  Lakes Manor, Spring Run, Willow Gables, Mid-Rise, Lakes Villas, SouthPointe at Lakes

Willow Valley Communities’ supportive living communities include Meadow Ridge (Personal Care), The Glen (Personal Care and Nursing Care), Lakeside (Nursing Care), and Cedar Brook at the Glen (Memory Support).


Regional & National Coverage

At Willow Valley Communities, we strive to exceed expectations by pursuing “best of the best” innovation in all areas of our community. We’re pleased and proud to be recognized by others for our commitment to innovation and growth.

Newsweek Again Names The Glen at Willow Valley State’s Best Nursing Home
October 7, 2020

Retirement Communities Use Technology Creatively To Keep Residents Well and Connected
September 14, 2020

Retirement Communities Find Virtual Ways to Attract New Residents
September 12, 2020

These Lancaster County Seniors Found Inspiration During Their COVID-19 Isolation
September 10, 2020

Willow Valley’s Last West Lampeter Development SouthPointe Gets First Residents
September 10, 2020

A Band of Bad Brothers: The Naval Academy Class of 1952 Reunites at Willow Valley Communities
April 19, 2020

Blessing Boxes for the School District of Lancaster (WGAL News Coverage)
February 10, 2020

The Mind, Body, Spirit Balance at Willow Valley Communities
January 13, 2020 

A Serene Balance at Willow Valley Communities
January 10, 2020

Morning Call: Home & Leisure Explore Retirement Living Coverage
October 6, 2019

In Visit To Willow Valley Communities, Jaworski Considers State Of Today’s NFL
August 4, 2019

Green Foods Can Be A Healthy Addition To Your Meals (Tips & Recipes)
July 10, 2019

Chef likes to cook locally sourced food that takes a long time to prepare [Q&A]
July 3, 2019

Benefits of eating blue foods: Recipes, nutrition and tips, from blue cheese to Blue Dye No. 2
July 3, 2019

Meet Heide Moebius, an Octogenarian Distance-Running Machine
July 1, 2019

Cuban Chef Who Reached Country On July 4th Feels ‘Blessed To Be US Citizen’
June 30, 2019

Willow Valley to Build Urban Campus at LNP Site; Assist With Southern Market Redevelopment
June 19, 2019

Revolutionary recipes: Founding Mothers share culinary tips with Daughters of the American Revolution
January 16, 2019

A Willow Valley Communities Lifestyle is Just the Right Size.
January 14, 2019

Movers & Shakers: Summit Vista’s CEO; LCB Senior Living Names Marketing Director
Nov 29, 2018

Retirees tell why they chose to make Lancaster County home
Nov 28, 2018


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