The Hickman

400 N Walnut St, West Chester, PA 19380

4.9 / 5.0 28 Reviews

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About The Hickman

Welcome to The Hickman! We offer the best package of care, services, and amenities for seniors looking for a higher quality of life. Our community was designed to a quiet, beautiful community settled in the center of West Chester. We offer convenient access to shopping, restaurants, parks and more entertainment available in West Chester. Banks, hospitals, and medical facilities are also nearby.

Our staff has developed a relaxing, fun-filled lifestyle that lets you decide what kind of retirement you want to live. We combined active, fun filled senior living atmosphere with available health care so you can enjoy social, yet secure lifestyle that fulfills you physically, spiritually, and financially.

The Hickman Assisted Living and Memory Care

The Hickman provides assisted living and memory care services that appeals to the diversity of seniors’ needs.

We provide bright and spacious apartments designed to make every senior feel at home. Windows that provide natural light, carpeting, closet and safety measures installed so family members can keep peace of mind. We are incredibly proud of our West Chester staff members. The employees here are 100% committed to the care and well-being of our residents. The Hickman meal plans that are prepared with fresh ingredients daily from specially designed menus. We also offer snacks between meal times. Private dining, family style, cookouts, picnics are all available for every style of meal that could be desired. We can accommodate for nearly every type of diet.

The Hickman Amenities & Services

Residents have access to Free parking, Library, Piano / Organ, Beauty Salon, Free cable satellite tv, Meeting room, TV Lounge, Arts and crafts center, Fitness center, Beautician Onsite, Meals Provided, Outdoor Common Areas, Devotional Services Offsite, Activities Offsite, Activities Onsite, Indoor Common Areas, Devotional Services Onsite, Religious Services: Other, Religious Services: Catholic, Visiting Chaplain, Laundry service / dry-cleaning, Housekeeping provided and other facility comforts so seniors feel right at home. Our fully-trained staff is always friendly and available to help seniors feel right at home.

We do our best to make sure each resident is able to sustain a healthy, fulfilling life during their stay. In order to do this, our facility has Transportation at Cost, Resident Parking Available, Property Convenient to Busline, Respite Offered, Wheelchair Accessible Showers, Hospice Available, Aging in Place, Guest meals, Restaurant style dining to keep them active. After all, one of the keys to staying independent is staying active.

Residents enjoy of a full schedule of social, educational and entertaining activities. Our structured program helps all residents maintain a high quality of life. Many of our activities encourage members to socialize and develop friendships with other residents. We make sure the activities are fun and entertaining.

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The Hickman – Reviews

4.9 / 5.0 28 Reviews

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August 2021

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Madeleine Gallagher

My Mother moved into The Hickman as she was recovering from a long but successful battle with pancreatic cancer. Her personal fight for her life was courageous but very private. She is fiercely independent. When surgery and chemo left her unable to walk and breathe without the support of oxygen, she finally agreed to move to a senior community. My family and I researched many facilities. During our tour I could sense right away that The Hickman was the IDEAL community for her. I had worked with The non-profit called A Place for Mom which prepared me to ask the right questions and determine what would be suitable for my Moms personality and personal care, as well as within our budget. The team at The Hickman worked with her and miraculously transformed her. She started walking after 6 months and she is breathing normally again without oxygen. The Hickmans food is also really great! My mother taught culinary arts for 25 years and is hard to impress. Even after chemo she is finding things she enjoys as she slowly gets her taste buds back. The chef personally introduced himself to her on her first day and asked her preferences. She loves the ice cream especially. She didnt like ice cream before. The groups meals are a big part of the routine to keep the community together and to keep everyones daily life on a schedule. The games, events and entertainment are well thought out and fun, even for an introvert like my Mom! The personalities of the people who live on her floor are a hoot too so that helps her stay engaged and connected. Her quality of life has radically improved over how she was feeling living on her own. The community and the activities bring intellectual stimulation and companionship everyday. She exercises regularly which has helped her gain her strength back and improve her mood. The personalized care The Hickman team gives her is beyond what my family and I could of ever provided on our own. The nurse and daily support are well trained and personable. She has become very attached to them- I suspect she prefers them to my family and to be honest - I should be jealous : ) The Hickman has made all the difference. If I could give them a 10 star review on here I would. I wish the very best of luck to anyone reading this- its a tough transition for a family and takes a lot of work to make a big decision for your parents. I recommend going on a tour of The Hickman to get a sense of what the best quality care looks like so you can make an informed decision.

December 2020

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Sandra Myers

This is a favorite community of mine. The admissions team makes it so easy for individuals and families. Everyone is so welcoming. The nursing staff and care staff are professional and caring. The activities are the best Ive seen. They engage, interact, and stimulate each resident. You have to visit to really understand how fabulous they are as they just have a culture of excellence thats hard to find anymore. Definitely worth checking them out!

November 2020

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Linda Hicks

From the very beginning of my Moms respite stay, she felt welcomed at The Hickman. The staff was extremely helpful; they even escorted her to the activities to be sure that she arrived in the right place. The community is warm and friendly, involving Mom in their conversations and activities. I would definitely consider The Hickman for Moms future needs.

October 2020

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Roselia Lázaro

September 2020

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Patty Jefferis

The Hickman Staff has been great in keeping family and friends informed and connected with virtual visitations with the residents since March. They continue to keep the residents busy and entertained. It certainly has been a safe environment. I have had three family members reside at the Hickman over the years.

September 2020

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Linda Storey

My mother is a resident of The Hickman and there is no place I would feel more comfortable with her living. The staff are very helpful and caring and I feel my mom is very safe there.

August 2020

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Nicholas Battista

Our Mom has been a resident of The Hickman Community for over 6 months now - moving there from their independent living community. Thankfully she moved in just 6 weeks prior to the COVID quarantine. Unlike other facilities you may have heard about, Mom has been very safe and well cared for by the excellent staff. We are very happy and comforted by the fact that she is there!

July 2020

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Becky Lindeman

April 2020

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Kaye Hinds

Beautiful retirement center!

November 2019

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Rosie Dear

October 2019

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Georgia Birch

September 2019

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Karen Smith

On December 28th i went to this beautiful place for the first time i had to do a client and i walked in the place and i was at AWE so beautiful the place smelled clean the staff was awesome , the concierge was very helpful a very nice place best kept secret i never knew it was here and been doing this for 32yrs.and the residents was taken care of and they were smiling

August 2019

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Charles Doud

Sadly, my aunt only lived there for a brief time until she passed. The Hickman was just a fantastic place. Unbelievably clean, beautiful building, kitchens on every floor, and a staff that is incredibly nice and caring. They took care of my aunt like she was Hickman family, and for that we are extremely thankful! I highly recommend this facility to every senior

August 2019

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Bill Manzi

My wife has lived in the memory care neighborhood for the past 3 1/2 months and I've found it to be bright, safe and clean with excellent food and spacious rooms. There are structured activities all day long. The place is well staffed and the aids are friendly and caring.

April 2019

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Carl Williams

Great Senior Living

February 2019

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Victoria Washington

February 2019

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Linda Schaffer

Wonderful staff and accommodations. Thank you!

January 2019

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Vinny Delrossi

September 2018

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Craig Fenimore

Excellent care, food, amenities and good cmpany.

September 2018

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Mary Catherine Williams

Clean, inviting, personal and safe environment.

August 2018

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Alison Colon

November 2017

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Teresa Hickey

September 2017

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Paulino

Great care, friendly and dedicated staff- great opportunities for volunteers

September 2017

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Rick Mayberry

Very Good Place for Elder/Senior care

April 2017

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Kevin Paugh

A great environment for Senior Care

September 2016

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Lorena Mcnally

Pam is a outstanding leader and team builder!

February 2015

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Kevin S. Nash

I have been doing photography for Hickman off and on for some 17 years. I like the place so much. I moved my mother from Connecticut to the Hickman for her to be closer to me. When the time comes I hope to be able to move in there myself.

July 2014

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Joanne M Mardi

A wonderful and caring facility!

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Community Details

The Hickman Amenities and Services

Amenities

  • Free parking
  • Library
  • Piano / Organ
  • Beauty Salon
  • Free cable satellite tv
  • Meeting room
  • TV Lounge
  • Arts and crafts center
  • Fitness center
  • Beautician Onsite
  • Meals Provided
  • Outdoor Common Areas
  • Devotional Services Offsite
  • Activities Offsite
  • Activities Onsite
  • Indoor Common Areas
  • Devotional Services Onsite
  • Religious Services: Other
  • Religious Services: Catholic
  • Visiting Chaplain
  • Laundry service / dry-cleaning
  • Housekeeping provided

Services

  • Transportation at Cost
  • Resident Parking Available
  • Property Convenient to Busline
  • Respite Offered
  • Wheelchair Accessible Showers
  • Hospice Available
  • Aging in Place
  • Guest meals
  • Restaurant style dining

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The Hickman Housing and Staff

Living Types Available

Staff

  • Visiting Podiatrist
  • 24-Hour Awake Staff
  • Doctor on Call
  • Visiting Physical Therapist
  • Nurses on Staff
  • Visiting Nurse
  • Visiting Occupational Therapist
  • Visiting Speech Therapist
  • Medication care managers / Medication Technicians
  • On-Site RNs / LPNs
  • ADL Assistance
  • Full time activity director
  • 24/7 on-site RN / LPN Staffing

Not sure what senior living is right for you or your loved ones? Call us today!

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