About Assisted Living in New York, NY
New York City, often referred to as the Big Apple or Gotham, is located in Manhattan County. The other four boroughs of metropolitan New York are Brooklyn, Kings County; the Bronx, Bronx County; Staten Island, Richmond County and Queens, Queens County. The unofficial capital of the world, New York hosts the United Nations and the Stock Exchange. Situated on one of the world's largest natural harbors, New York is often referred to as an urban jungle, with over 8.2 million residents speaking 800 languages. Dazzling skyscrapers, trendy neighborhoods, theater's renowned Broadway, museums, parks and iconic monuments to America's friendliness in the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island make New York hum with undying energy.
What to Expect
Many services and amenities are offered by assisted living communities, such as:
- Three meals and snacks daily
- Housekeeping and laundry
- Apartments with kitchenettes, individual climate controls, emergency alert systems and full baths with wheelchair-accessible showers
- Daily activities that foster friendships, promote wellness and encourage independence
- Pet-friendly communities
- Indoor common amenities such as a beauty salon, barber shop, game room, TV lounge, computer room with Internet access, fireplace and an arts and crafts center
- Outdoor areas with walking paths, raised garden beds and shaded patios
Senior-Friendly Neighborhoods in New York, NY
Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn – On the northern side of the bay, opposite Manhattan Beach, this lovely community features all the trendy culture you'll find in downtown Manhattan, but with a more relaxed environment. The Seaport Plaza lets you shop, then eat in upscale restaurants on the beachfront facing the bay. Join in a community fishing expedition, or spend the day at the annual Bay Fest and take part in sailing and diving demonstrations, listen to live music or watch a parade.
Manhattan Village – Upper West Side – the cultural heart of the city, this affluent neighborhood is bounded by 59th Street, Central Park and the Hudson River. Here, you'll experience the intellectual expression and artistic endeavors of fellow residents. Moving around the city is a breeze, with access to two subway lines and five bus routes, and beautiful avenues on which to walk and take in the ambiance of Manhattan.
Elmhurst in Queens – Elmhurst is a comfortable, residential community with diverse housing from high-rise to suburban homes. Shoppers love the choice of two malls, with opportunities to dine at ethnic restaurants, including Indian and Greek, to top off a busy day. Elmhurst is home to the New York Mets baseball club and hosts the U.S. Open tennis tournament at Flushing Meadows.
Activities for Seniors in New York, NY
New York is one of the most exciting places in the world for entertainment and recreation, with annual events, recreational and cultural events in every community and amazing places to visit in downtown New York City.
Finding Assisted Living in New York, NY
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