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There’s always something new happening at Simpson House. Be an in-the-know neighbor by signing up for our newsletter. We’re always putting out information, articles, and interviews on our latest projects such as the Cornerstone Expansion.

Meet a Lady Who Knows What She Wants — and Gets It.

— a career that she describes as, “41 years of the most creative and challenging work. Every day I felt I was going to grad school and getting paid for it. I learned so much about history, science, the arts and more. I traveled the world. And I worked with people who were like characters […]


Design Help Has Arrived!

Inspired by a “love of design, homes and people’s things,” Mazzarelli made an important career move in 2008, becoming certified in Real Estate Home Staging and Redesign. As Senior Manager at Senior Moves By Design, she helped to transition seniors moving to a senior community by managing the downsizing process, creating new home floor plans […]


Big News in the New Year: The Groundbreaking for The Cornerstone!

“This is a fresh approach to a community that’s been part of the fabric of Philadelphia for a long time,” said Richard Coyle, Executive Director of Simpson House. “Recognizing the beauty of the historic building, we’ve been careful to preserve what we all love about Simpson House with what Philadelphia’s seniors need — that is […]


Maintenance Mechanic

Job Summary: The Maintenance Mechanic assures the building and equipment remains in good repair.  The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for maintaining the building and grounds in a clean and safe condition for residents and their visitors.   Essential Physical and Sensory Requirements: (With or without reasonable accommodations) Must be able to stand, sit and walk […]


General Mechanic

Job Summary: The General Mechanic assures the building and equipment remains in good repair.  The General Mechanic is responsible for maintaining the building and grounds in a clean and safe condition for residents and their visitors.   Essential Physical and Sensory Requirements: (With or without reasonable accommodations) Must be able to stand, sit and walk […]


The Best Gift For Your Children

We’re offering a holiday special on the most sought-after gift in Pennsylvania: A home at The Cornerstone. There are only two homes left, so come see these beautiful one-bedroom apartments, and take in the scenic view of Fairmount Park. Reserving your spot at Simpson House is a gift you can give your children. Living in […]


Joining the Corner Club provides some exceptional opportunities

With fresh new apartments and expanded amenities, demand for our Signature and Cornerstone apartments has grown, and we’re now taking reservations. So you don’t miss out on the opportunity to live at Simpson House, we’d like to invite you to join the Corner Club.  Whether you’re waiting for a specific luxury apartment at The Cornerstone […]


Every picture tells a story

Inviting gathering areas for residents and their guests are just the beginning of the renovations and upgrades happening throughout our community. Fireplaces are already aglow in anticipation of the coming brisk season. New furnishings are both stylish and comfortable; color palettes are soothing and pleasing to the eye. Dining venues are being updated, created, and […]


Full House! A Message from the Executive Director of Simpson House.

It seems like only yesterday that all the events and progress you are reading about here were only a beautiful idea — a way to make Philadelphia’s oldest and most revered retirement community fresh again. The centerpiece of our plan was The Cornerstone expansion at Simpson House — a new Independent Living building that would […]


Introducing The Cornerstone’s First Family

Even if Alberta and Carl Jones weren’t the very first to make their full deposit and lay claim to a new apartment home in The Cornerstone expansion, they’d still be a couple you’d enjoy getting to know. “In a sense, this move is our gift to our son,” Alberta explained. They wanted to plan ahead […]