Trusted Senior Living in West Chester, PA

Offering Personal Care, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing and Residential Living, Barclay Friends has been West Chester’s trusted senior living choice for over 100 years.

As a not-for-profit organization rooted in Quaker Values, Barclay Friends strives to support older adults with compassion as they embrace the realities of aging.

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New State-of-the-Art Memory Care Expansion with Wall-Breaking Ceremony

See What Residents and Their Families Have to Say About Barclay Friends

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Senior Living at Barclay Friends


Barclay Friends was established in 1893 to improve care of the aging through Quaker values and in a supportive and compassionate atmosphere.

Experience a senior living community defined by inclusivity, collaboration, compassion and trust.

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Award-winning Care

Sometimes it is the little things that Barclay Friends has been listed among the “Best Nursing Homes” for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report.

Senior living staff at Barclay Friends

Working at Barclay Friends

Our values-based culture provides our employees with a safe, comfortable and enjoyable place to work. We strive to make sure that every team member feels value. I love…

Exceptional Therapy Services

Promoting health and independence, Barclay Friends provides services for long-term residents in Cotter and Preston.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

Barclay Friends’ residents, staff and volunteers have the right to feel accepted and included regardless of race, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, gender identity or expression, disability, marital status, or any other unique characteristic of one’s person.


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Living Options

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Memory Care
  • Residential Living
  • Personal Care

Property Types

  • Private Suites
  • Shared Suites
  • Studio Apartment
  • One Bedroom Apartment

Unique Amenities

  • Gardening
  • Beauty and Barber Shop
  • Horticultural Therapy
  • Special Interest Groups
  • Mindfulness Classes
  • Lecture and Entertainment Events

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