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New York is the premier city in the country, spreading across the counties of New York, Bronx, Kings, Queens, and Richland in the state of New York. It doesn't matter whether you live in Brooklyn, Manhattan, or Staten Island, you are being served by the largest and most reliable mass transit system in the country. This means you can easily visit any location in the city and reach any major city on the east coast by train any day of the week. This is huge benefit for seniors enjoying independent living in the Big Apple. Wherever your independent retirement community is located, you will always be just minutes away from Central Park, Coney Island, the United Nations, or the Statue of Liberty.

New York, NY communities have a 4.1 average rating based on 299 reviews.

We've found at least 30 Independent Living Communities within 29 miles of New York, NY that meet your criteria ()

Brookdale Battery Park
Brookdale Battery Park
New York, NY 10282
New York County
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out of 3 reviews

Brookdale Battery Park is the premiere senior living and assisted living community in New York, New York. With a prime location in Manhattan, Brookdale Battery Park offers upscale senior living right on the Hudson River, near the Statue of Liberty. Manhattan is often called the economic and cultural...

.44 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in New York, NY

The Esplanade Manhattan
The Esplanade Manhattan
New York, NY 10024
New York County
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out of 3 reviews

The Esplanade is a family owned and operated residence for senior citizens. For more than 40 years, four generations of the Scharf family have been committed to providing safe and secure residences where seniors can enjoy an independent lifestyle. Luxurious, furnished studios and one-befroom suites...

4.8 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in New York, NY

West 86, an Atria Residence
West 86, an Atria Residence
New York, NY 10024
New York County
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out of 26 reviews

There’s no place as unique as West 86. Residents enjoy pre-war architecture located on the highly-desirable Upper West Side, in close proximity to Riverside Park and cultural attractions; breathtaking 360° penthouse and rooftop terrace views of New York City and the Hudson River; a chauffeured town...

5 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in New York, NY

St Nicholas Home
St Nicholas Home
Brooklyn, NY 11209
Kings County
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out of 3 reviews

It is often said that St. Nicholas Home is like a lovely little hotel in beautiful Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, New York. Our philosophy is to give the finest care, attention and devotion to each resident, only seeking their happiness and well-being in return. St. Nicholas Home is a...

6 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Brooklyn, NY

Signature Senior Living
Signature Senior Living
Brooklyn, NY 11230
Kings County
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out of 16 reviews

At Signature Senior Living we provide our residents with a wide array of services and amenities to meet each individuals needs while providing a safe and pleasant environment.. We have beautiful rooms to accommodate every budget, starting with semi-privates, privates and even one bedroom apartments!...

6 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Brooklyn, NY

Atria Kew Gardens
Atria Kew Gardens
Kew Gardens, NY 11418
Queens County
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out of 12 reviews

For more than 15 years, Atria Kew Gardens has served the families of Queens. With a continued commitment to quality, they have just completed an extensive renovation and expansion to enhance the beauty and functionality of their community – and better serve the growing needs of those living with...

9 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Kew Gardens, NY

The Waterford on the Bay
The Waterford on the Bay
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Kings County
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out of 29 reviews

The Waterford on the Bay is Brooklyn’s premier waterfront senior living residence. It is one of the most popular assisted living residences which feature a luxurious, hotel-like atmosphere, five-star concierge assistance, daily housekeeping, and a lavish fine dining room, our mission is to combine...

10 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Brooklyn, NY

Flushing House
Flushing House
Flushing, NY 11354
Queens County
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out of 7 reviews

    Flushing House was one of the first communities to offer independent living for older adults, coupled with supportive services right on the premises.     Featured in New York Magazine (December 11, 2006), Flushing House was cited as the biggest and one of the best places for older adults in the...

10 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Flushing, NY

Kittay House
Kittay House
Bronx, NY 10468
Bronx County
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out of 8 reviews

For 35 years, Kittay House has provided the best in affordable senior living, because we understand seniors. “Supported Independence” is our model. Kittay House is a vibrant community where you can exercise your independence, while supported by amenities and services that assure your security and...

12 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Bronx, NY

Five Star Premier Residences at Yonkers
Five Star Premier Residences at Yonkers
Yonkers, NY 10705
Westchester County
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out of 25 reviews

A charming neighborhood setting combined with a location convenient to the fabulous attractions of Manhattan and Westchester County. Located in Westchester County, Classic Residence is close to the historic attractions and cultural allure of Manhattan. #800-S-124 • Memory Support #800-F-979

15 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Yonkers, NY

Atria Cutter Mill
Atria Cutter Mill
Great Neck, NY 11021
Nassau County
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out of 12 reviews

Atria Cutter Mill is a comfortable, supportive environment designed to keep residents connected to the community they love. Residents have plenty of opportunities to socialize with neighbors, take classes, and develop new hobbies. Unique amenities include: Two gourmet restaurants, a beautiful...

15 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Great Neck, NY

Atria Cranford
Atria Cranford
Cranford, NJ 07016
Union County
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out of 30 reviews

Located just down the road from Rahway River Park, Atria Cranford is a welcoming community with resort-like amenities and all the comforts of home. Our residents enjoy three full-service dining experiences every day, each offering more than 20 gourmet menu options prepared by our talented culinary...

16 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Cranford, NJ

Sunrise of Cresskill
Sunrise of Cresskill
Cresskill, NJ 07626
Bergen County
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out of 11 reviews

From the moment you enter our front doors, you will feel the warmth created by the dignified approach that Sunrise of Cresskill takes to senior living. Whether you live in our vibrant independent living community, active assisted living setting, or our Reminiscence Neighborhoods for those with...

16 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Cresskill, NJ

Nautilus Hotel
Nautilus Hotel
Atlantic Beach, NY 11509
Nassau County
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out of 5 reviews

By the sea...amidst the South Shore's most prestigious oceanfront residential community is The Nautilus Hotel. Designed in the tradition of a grand resort hotel. The Nautilus Hotel offers an enriched, carefree lifestyle for discerning, senior adults. Located on the boardwalk in Atlantic Beach, The...

17 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Atlantic Beach, NY

Willow Towers Assisted Living
Willow Towers Assisted Living
New Rochelle, NY 10805
Westchester County
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out of 0 reviews

Enjoy living in our brand new over-sized apartments with wonderful views of the Long Island Sound. Willow Towers is a not-for-profit Assisted Living community, licensed by the state of New York. Willow Towers provides an elegant lifestyle, which includes gourmet meals by our Johnson and Wales...

17 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in New Rochelle, NY

Garito Manor at Union Square
Garito Manor at Union Square
New Rochelle, NY 10801
Westchester County
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out of 8 reviews

Garito Manor is an affordable full service senior independent community for adults 62 and older . Garito Manor offers moderately priced unfurnished spacious studio, one and two-bedroom apartments; Garito Manor is a full service senior residence, our array of services include: two (2) meals per day...

18 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in New Rochelle, NY

The Tuttle Center at Amsterdam at Harborside
The Tuttle Center at Amsterdam at Harborside
Port Washington, NY 11050
Nassau County
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out of 7 reviews

The Amsterdam at Harborside, the first and only true life care community in Nassau County, opened in September, 2010 and is located on the North Shore of Long Island, adjacent to the Harbor Links Golf Course and Bar Beach and a 38 minute train ride to NYC. The community offers gracious, vibrant...

20 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Port Washington, NY

Atria on Roslyn Harbor
Atria on Roslyn Harbor
Roslyn, NY 11576
Nassau County
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out of 9 reviews

Atria on Roslyn Harbor is an independent senior living community in Roslyn, New York on Long Island. This luxury senior housing community has all the amenities of a resort retreat. The elegant Atria on Roslyn Harbor gives residents the freedom to explore diverse interests. Conveniently located on...

20 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Roslyn, NY

The Esplanade at Palisades
The Esplanade at Palisades
Palisades, NY 10964
Rockland County
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out of 8 reviews

The Esplanade at Palisades is a beautiful and affordable senior community located on a lovely 22 acre campus in Rockland County. We are in close proximity to New York City, Bergen and Westchester Counties. Our newly renovated community offers a broad continuum of care with services for Independent,...

21 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Palisades, NY

Sunrise of East Meadow
Sunrise of East Meadow
East Meadow, NY 11554
Nassau County
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out of 19 reviews

In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

23 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in East Meadow, NY

Atria Woodlands
Atria Woodlands
Ardsley, NY 10502
Westchester County
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out of 16 reviews

At Atria Woodlands, you’ll find an array of services and amenities to help you enjoy life and stay connected with your community. Whether it’s a leisurely breakfast in the bistro, a workout in our state-of-the-art fitness center, or a stimulating educational seminar, you can be as busy or relaxed as...

23 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Ardsley, NY

Allendale Community for Senior Living
Allendale Community for Senior Living
Allendale, NJ 07401
Bergen County
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out of 8 reviews

The Allendale Community for Senior Living is Bergen County's premier continuum-of-care facility, comprised of three separate residences: The Atrium for residential living, Carlton Court for assisted living and the Allendale Nursing Home. This family-owned and operated community has earned a...

24 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Allendale, NJ

Tappan Zee Manor LLC
Tappan Zee Manor LLC
Nyack, NY 10960
Rockland County
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out of 7 reviews

Tappan Zee Manor, a licensed adult home, provides gracious living for seniors with all the luxuries of a hotel in a home-like setting. It offers residents companionship, comfort and security while retaining privacy and independence. High above the charming village of Nyack, NY, Tappan Zee Manor...

27 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Nyack, NY

Franciscan Oaks Retirement Community a CCRC
Franciscan Oaks Retirement Community a CCRC
Denville, NJ 07834
Morris County
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out of 2 reviews

Franciscan Oaks is a life care retirement community located in the gentle rolling hills of Morris County, and just a short walk from the delightful town of Denville.  The nearby downtown offers specialty stores and boutiques, a multitude of restaurants, along with a charming library and quaint...

27 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Denville, NJ

Atria Rye Brook
Atria Rye Brook
Rye Brook, NY 10573
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out of 11 reviews

At Atria Rye Brook, you’ll have countless opportunities to socialize and learn through a full calendar of activities. Visit our pottery studio complete with potter's wheel and kiln, on-site hair salon and barber shop, media room with large-screen TV and year-round indoor and outdoor pools. Atria...

29 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Rye Brook, NY

Ateret Avot
Ateret Avot
Brooklyn, NY 11230
Kings County
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out of 0 reviews

Ateret Avot Ateret Avot is a luxurious Jewish independent living community located in historic Brooklyn, New York. This community is located in Kings County. Our mission is to meet the physical, social and spiritual needs of Orthodox Jewish seniors in a luxurious environment, enhanced by the warmth...

7 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Brooklyn, NY

Horizon Manor North
Horizon Manor North
Montclair, NJ 07043
Essex County
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out of 2 reviews

       A beautiful Victorian Home in lovely Upper Montclair with Tudors and old oaks as your neighbors.  Spacious Veranda for quiet chats overlooking well maintained properties.          18th Century appointed private and companion rooms with private and semi-private baths.           Elegant parlor...

14 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Montclair, NJ

Fountainview At College Road
Fountainview At College Road
Monsey, NY 10952
Rockland County
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out of 4 reviews

FountainView at College Road is Rockland's County's premier residential retirement community with spacious private apartments with services and amenities for independent service. The Springs features Assisted Living and is especially designed for residents who can benefit from more personal service....

28 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Monsey, NY

Gregory Senior Residence
Gregory Senior Residence
Long Branch, NJ 07740
Monmouth County
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out of 0 reviews

Gregory School Apartments Gregory School Apartments is a 62 and older, affordable senior housing community located in the beach-side city of Long Branch, Monmouth County, NJ. The community itself is located in the heart of the city and is a renovated historical building. Long Branch is known as...

28 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Long Branch, NJ

Arbor Terrace of Middletown
Arbor Terrace of Middletown
Middletown, NJ 07748
Monmouth County
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out of 8 reviews

22 miles from New York, NY

Provides: Independent Living in Middletown, NJ

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Who Needs Independent Living

Seniors choose New York city for independent living because they know that this is the one place in the country where they will always be able to find shopping, dining, recreation, and critical services whenever they need it. Thousands of retirement communities in the city mean that seniors can pick and choose only the best. With plenty of choices for seniors, independent retirement communities compete to provide the best services. And anything that a retirement community can't offer is always available to seniors, usually within walking distance, somewhere nearby in the city. It is comforting for seniors to know that New York offers top quality security for the health and needs of seniors living in the city.

What to Expect

Most independent living communities in the city of New York offer some or all of the following benefits and amenities:

  • Senior friendly exercise programs and equipment
  • Convenient access to public transportation
  • Customized meal plans that accommodate special dietary needs
  • Planned outings to nearby attractions
  • Pet friendly housing and services
  • 24 hour security
  • Housekeeping and laundry services

In New York independent living communities are also referred to as retirement communities. Call us to help you find the community that meets all your needs, physical, mental, social, and budgetary.

Activities for Seniors in New York

New York is a center for some of the best culture and attractions in the world. Here are some of the activities you will enjoy every day.

Broadway – Broadway is a street in the heart of Manhattan where you will find the best plays and musicals in the world. From classic opera like the Phantom of the Opera to hit musicals like Wicked, there is no better place to watch great theater.

Carts and Delis – If you are looking for a quick meal, New York is absolutely famous for its food carts and delis. Over 4000 vendors sell world famous thick baked pretzels and foot long hot dogs on almost every street of the city. And if you are looking for a sandwich, New York delis are truly the best in the world.

Museums – The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the premier art exhibits in the world. Though it is far from the only amazing museum in the city. Every borough has a major museum with multiple world class collections.

Finding Independent Living in New York

If you want to enjoy the splendors of independent living in New York, contact us for a free consultation. Our Senior Living Advisors will help you choose the ideal retirement community for all your needs.

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