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New York City 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 be able to explore Central Park, Coney Island, the United Nations, or the Statue of Liberty.

Senior housing types in New York, NY

  • Brookdale Battery Park
    Brookdale Battery Park
    455 North End Avenue, New York, NY 10282
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    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...

  • Fritz Reuter Lifecare Retirement Community
    Fritz Reuter Lifecare Retirement Community
    3161 Kennedy Blvd, North Bergen, NJ 07047
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    The Fritz Reuter Lifecare Retirement Community is a not for profit organization with over 100 years of experience. We offer 3 levels of care: Independent Apartments comprised of studio, 1 or 2 bedrooms. If residents ever need assistance or full time nursing care, it is all provided at no additional...

  • West 86, an Atria Residence
    West 86, an Atria Residence
    333 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024
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    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 car for scheduled appointments and...

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  • St Nicholas Home
    St Nicholas Home
    425 Ovington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209
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    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...

  • Signature Senior Living
    Signature Senior Living
    631 Foster Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11230
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    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!...

  • The Waterford on the Bay
    The Waterford on the Bay
    2900 Bragg Street, Brooklyn, NY 11235
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    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...

  • The Esplanade Staten Island
    The Esplanade Staten Island
    1415 Richmond Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314
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    When You Think of The Esplanade, Think of Us as Family. As a family-owned and operated organization for more than fifty years, The Esplanade has always championed respect for the elderly and delivery of the quality care that they have rightfully earned. We’re dedicated to creating a warm,...

  • Arbor Terrace Teaneck
    Arbor Terrace Teaneck
    600 Frank W Burr Blvd, Teaneck, NJ 07666
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    Discover Heritage Pointe of Teaneck, an outstanding community for savvy seniors who wish to shed the concerns of managing a home and gain the personal freedom to create a remarkable lifestyle. Bordered by woodlands, yet convenient to all of the culture and recreation of Manhattan, this independent...

  • Kittay Senior Apartments
    Kittay Senior Apartments
    2550 Webb Avenue, Bronx, NY 10468
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    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...

  • Five Star Premier Residences of Teaneck
    Five Star Premier Residences of Teaneck
    655 Pomander Walk, Teaneck, NJ 07666
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    Are you ready to embrace a whole new level of independence? Five Star Premier Residences of Teaneck, formerly Classic Residence by Hyatt, is the community where you'll find The Vital Elements that are important to living life to the fullest: Home, Wellness, Connection and Vitality. Enjoy the...

  • Five Star Premier Residences at Yonkers
    Five Star Premier Residences at Yonkers
    537 Riverdale Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10705
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    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

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 City 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 City

New York City 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 City 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 City 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 City

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