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The Homestead

82-45 Grenfell Street, Kew Gardens, NY 11415

About the community

Nestled in a serene, tree-lined neighborhood of Queens, New York is The New Homestead. We’re a family owned and operated assisted living community serving seniors in the area for more than thirty years. We understand how difficult it can be transitioning into assisted living, and our dedicated staff, services, and amenities were developed to help ensure every community resident feels welcome and secure.

Take your retirement to the next level of living, with our helping hand there to facilitate your ultimate independence. From on-site medical services to recreational activities, our convenient location is the ideal place to retire. We’ve maintained a solid reputation of excellence and success in meeting the needs of all residents and we do so enthusiastically, knowing we’re making a difference.

We’re suitably located in the heart of Kew Gardens, where tourists and New Yorkers alike always find something to do. There are an array of businesses, restaurants, and natural recreation opportunities surrounding us — famed sites like Central Park, The Museum of Modern Art, Rockefeller Center, and much more! While there are endless things to do locally, we maintain a quiet and inviting, retreat-like community safe from the region’s high-energy bustle.

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Pricing at The Homestead

Total monthly costs depend on room type, select services, and the level of care needed.

Base fees by room type

Studio
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$XXXX
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1 Bedroom
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$XXXX
/mo
Semi-Private
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$XXXX
/mo

*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

Reviews of The Homestead

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October 2020

Joanna

Review originally written on A Place For Mom

New Homestead —Safe & Caring

I can imagine how hard the process is to find a place for mom or another family member in the times we are in. I highly recommend the New Homestead as a very safe and caring placement in these difficult times. My mother lived at the New Homestead for the last five years of her life. I will be forever grateful for the care she received there. Mom was very well cared for and loved the place. As her needs changed over time the New Homestead was always creative and flexible in providing her with the appropriate continuum of care. New Homestead did an amazing job when Covid hit. They responded fast and with an ongoing diligence in protecting their residents. Mom was kept safe from Covid there in the heart of Queens - Kew Gardens. The New Homestead is a unique place in a great neighborhood where everything is within walking distance. Everything Mom needed was available at the New Homestead but we enjoyed walking around town or going to the parks near by when I visited. The building, a converted historical hotel is small compared to other adult facilities. It’s not overwhelming in size. It has a nice old fashioned homey feel and a really nice garden where she liked to watch the world go by. She had a beautiful private room and enjoyed the bright sunny dining room. She liked the food. The relationships and communication we developed with the staff was excellent. She lived so many good memories there. She had wonderful friends, great caretakers and great times. The activity director is excellent. When they could visit many community members were invited there; entertainers, musicians, school children, art therapists and various religious practitioners. Residents took fabulous day trips to cultural venues. Times do not permit these activities now but excellent care continues.


September 2020

Claudia

Review originally written on A Place For Mom

We would not recommend The Homestead community

The only staff member that was professional, helpful and knowledgeable was the receptionist, they were amazing. The other staff members would be a three out of five stars, we felt like at times they were very condescending. We did not have a good experience with this community. The food was not good, it was very dis-satisfying. Some of our loved ones clothes were stolen by other residents. We did not feel like we got our money's worth. The kitchen staff would be a one out of five stars, one day our loved one found a fly in his food. However, for his doctor appointments they were good about communicating to us what time his appointments were and when he was going to be picked up. The location is the only thing we liked about this community. It was in forest hill and it wasn't to far from where we lived.


July 2020

Review originally written on A Place For Mom

A great caring place

My mother has been a resident for over 5 years now. I live abroad and they make it easy for me to make sure my mom is taken care of. They have honestly gone above and beyond during this Covid crisis. The owner [name removed] helped me advocate and come up with solutions to help her get discharged from the rehabilitation centre after recovering from Covid. It was nearly impossible to get someone in to talk to them with all the regulations. The staff at The Homestead are all lovely..Celeste the case manager is very caring and very honest. It’s clean, bright, friendly and they will try to help in any way.


Amenities

Senior Housing Types

Assisted living

Health Care Services

Ambulatory care
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Meals & Dining

Meals provided
Kosher

Community Amenities

Transportation & parking

Property convenient to public transit

Common areas

Indoor common areas

Activities

Devotional activities offsite
Activities on-site
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The Homestead offers Studio, 1 Bedroom and Semi-Private. Learn more.

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