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  • Brookdale Battery Park City

    Brookdale Battery Park City

    455 North End Avenue, New York, NY 10282
    (11)
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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...

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  • Hudson Hills

    Hudson Hills

    3505 Bergen Turnpike, North Bergen, NJ 07047
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    Hudson Hills Senior Living invites residents to a home of endless possibilities, growth and comfort. Residents choose from spacious studio, one and two bedroom apartments and live a maintenance-free lifestyle. All daily amenities are included in this North Bergen, New Jersey Independent Living...

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  • Signature Senior Living

    Signature Senior Living

    631 Foster Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11230
    (36)
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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!...

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  • The Waterford on the Bay

    The Waterford on the Bay

    2900 Bragg Street, Brooklyn, NY 11235
    (55)
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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...

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  • Flushing House

    Flushing House

    38-20 Bowne St, Flushing, NY 11354
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        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...

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  • The Esplanade Staten Island

    The Esplanade Staten Island

    1415 Richmond Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314
    (2)
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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,...

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  • Park Lane at Sea View

    Park Lane at Sea View

    460 N Brielle Ave, Staten Island, NY 10314
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    Park Lane at Sea View sets a new standard in independent living for seniors. Set in a lushly landscaped, park-like setting, Park Lane features two meticulously restored landmark buildings boasting every modern amenity and convenience. Our unique suite of services allows residents to customize their...

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  • Arbor Terrace Teaneck

    Arbor Terrace Teaneck

    600 Frank W. Burr Blvd, Teaneck, NJ 07666
    (11)
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    Arbor Terrace Teaneck provides the highest quality of independent living in the Teaneck, New Jersey area. Every resident receives unique and personalized care and attention tailored to where they are and what they need most. At Arbor Terrace Teaneck, both residents and their families enjoy peace of...

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  • Kittay Senior Apartments

    Kittay Senior Apartments

    2550 Webb Avenue, Bronx, NY 10468
    (24)
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    Kittay - CHOSEN AS ONE OF THE "BEST OF SNEIOR LIVING 2020" BY SENIOR ADVISOR.COM - is an independent living community where tenants can live on their own, in a place that encourages their independence, creativity, vitality, and spunk – all with the level of support that’s right for them. Kittay...

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  • Five Star Premier Residences of Teaneck

    Five Star Premier Residences of Teaneck

    655 Pomander Walk, Teaneck, NJ 07666
    (16)
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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...

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  • Horizon Manor North Residential Healthcare Facility

    Horizon Manor North Residential Healthcare Facility

    73 Overlook Road, Montclair, NJ 07043
    (3)
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           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...

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  • Five Star Premier Residences of Yonkers

    Five Star Premier Residences of Yonkers

    537 Riverdale Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10705
    (64)
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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

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  • Atria Cranford

    Atria Cranford

    10 Jackson Drive, Cranford, NJ 07016
    (59)
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    Conveniently located just off the Garden State Parkway, down the road from Rahway River Park, Atria Cranford has served Union County families for more than 20 years. A friendly, tenured staff – including more than 60 employees with over a decade of experience at the community – is available 24/7....

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  • Sunrise of Cresskill

    Sunrise of Cresskill

    3 Tenakill Park Drive East, Cresskill, NJ 07626
    (19)
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    About Sunrise of Cresskill Community & Location Highlights: •Sunrise of Cresskill, NJ, offers a range of Bergen County senior living options, including independent living, assisted living, memory care and short-term stays •Shopping and recreation, including swimming, are less than a mile away...

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  • Nautilus Hotel

    2001 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach, NY 11509
    (10)
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    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...

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  • Willow Towers Assisted Living

    Willow Towers Assisted Living

    355 Pelham Road, New Rochelle, NY 10805
    (3)
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    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...

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  • Garito Manor Senior Residence

    Garito Manor Senior Residence

    180 Union Ave, New Rochelle, NY 10801
    (18)
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    Garito Manor is a 102 unit hi-rise in beautiful New Rochelle, NY. We offer unfurnished spacious studio and one bedroom apartments; Garito Manor is a retirement residence with services but without the medical component. Our all-inclusive monthly fee includes: Rent, utilities and the following...

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  • The Amsterdam at Harborside

    The Amsterdam at Harborside

    300 East Overlook, Port Washington, NY 11050
    (15)
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    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...

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  • Atria on Roslyn Harbor

    Atria on Roslyn Harbor

    100 Landing Road, Roslyn, NY 11576
    (15)
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    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...

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  • The Chelsea at Fanwood

    The Chelsea at Fanwood

    295 South Ave., Fanwood, NJ 07023
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    The Chelsea offers an attractive new lifestyle alternative for older adults who may be experiencing some difficulty managing on their own at home. The Chelsea offers a gracious environment with many beautiful common areas. It is conveniently located within a short distance of shops, restaurants,...

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  • The Esplanade at Palisades

    The Esplanade at Palisades

    640 Oak Tree Road, Palisades, NY 10964
    (15)
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    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. Here, residents can retain their independence and privacy while also enjoying the peace of...

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  • Atria Waldwick NOW OPEN

    Atria Waldwick NOW OPEN

    245 Wyckoff Ave, Waldwick, NJ 07463
    (1)
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    Located in a residential neighborhood in northern Bergen County, Atria Waldwick is a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. This inviting residence offers a selection of private suite, one- and two- bedroom...

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  • Arbor Terrace Middletown

    Arbor Terrace Middletown

    1800 NJ-35, Middletown, NJ 07748
    (16)
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    Arbor Terrace Middletown offers the best in senior living in New Jersey's beautiful town of Middletown. You'll find all the comforts of home with the amenities of a retirement community at Arbor Terrace. Leave behind the worries of home ownership and enjoy a vibrant community of peers and friends. ...

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  • Sunrise of East Meadow

    Sunrise of East Meadow

    1555 Glen Curtis Boulevard, East Meadow, NY 11554
    (45)
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    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...

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  • Atria Woodlands

    Atria Woodlands

    1017 Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley, NY 10502
    (32)
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    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...

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  • Allendale Community for Senior Living

    Allendale Community for Senior Living

    85 Harreton Road, Allendale, NJ 07401
    (30)
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    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...

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  • Ateret Avot

    1410 East 10th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11230
    (2)
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    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 and presence...

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  • The Senior Residence at St. Peter the Apostle

    The Senior Residence at St. Peter the Apostle

    415 Fifth Avenue, River Edge, NJ 07661
    (9)
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  • Freedom Village

    Freedom Village

    69 Straight St, Paterson, NJ 07501
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  • Residence at Roosevelt Park

    Residence at Roosevelt Park

    1 Roosevelt Drive, Edison, NJ 08837
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  • Bethany Residence

    401 Rutgers Ave., Hillside, NJ 07205
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  • The Society House

    328 E Mt. Pleasant Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039
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  • Dove's Haven

    351 Myrtle St, Cliffwood Beach, NJ 07721
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Independent Living NYC

Independent living communities are also known as retirement communities in NY. These 55+ and over communities in NY offer a wide range of services to seniors who desire to live independently among their peers. When it comes to the overall price of retirement communities, NYC has a median monthly cost of $8,100 for the city proper and $3,100 for the metropolitan area.

Cost of Living NYC

One of the largest and densest cities in the world, New York City is the cultural and financial hub of the United States. The Big Apple comes with a big price tag which is reflected in its extremely high cost of living. Currently, the cost of living in New York City is more than double the national average of 100. Similarly, the cost of goods and produce is extremely high in the city at 15 points above the national average.

Cost-of-living Index Grocery price index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
210 115 $1,755 22.7% $538,529 $57,782 The top estate tax rate is 16% with an exemption threshold of $5.749 million

Local Hospitals

Proximity to high quality medical communities is a common factor in many seniors’ choices when deciding on an Senior Apartment community. As one of the country’s most populous cities, New York is home to a large number of world-renowned hospitals and medical centers, including highly rated communities such as:

  • Mount Sinai Hospital - Founded in 1852, Mount Sinai is one of the oldest and largest hospitals in the country. They offer a range of services including geriatric care and rehabilitation.
  • NYU Langone - One of the top academic medical centers in the country offering a range of services including level I trauma care.
  • Hospital for Special Surgery - This hospital specialties in orthopedic surgery and rheumatological conditions. This community is the oldest orthopedic hospital in the U.S. and is consistently ranked as the best orthopedic surgery hospital in the country.

Weather and Climate

A region’s climate and air quality can have a great effect on the health and well-being of those who live there. The climate of New York City is varied, consisting of a continental climate with hot, humid summers and cold winters. New York City has experienced such varied extreme weather as blizzards, heatwaves, and hurricanes.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average Summer Temperature Summer Low Summer High Average Winter Temperature Winter Low Winter High
76°F 63°F 87°F 37°F 26°F 48°F

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
35 558.9 in December (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Monthly Precipitation Yearly Rainfall Yearly Snowfall
4" 45" 25.3"

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election in New York City

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
57.5% 41.6% 0.8%

Population Statistics

City prope Metro area Population density
8,400,000 20,100,000 66,900 per square mile

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
36 25.5% 9.9% 5.6% 3.6%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
13.9% 24.3% 29.1% 0.4% 0.1% 32.1% 3.5%

New York City is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

New York City is considered one of the world’s great cultural hubs for good reason. Within a short walk or subway ride, you can find countless museums, galleries, and theaters, as well as beautiful outdoor parks and restaurants to fit every taste and budget. for recreation, take a stroll through Central Park or the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. If you're with the whole family you can take them to see the lions at the Brooklyn Zoo. for those who enjoy the arts there is the Metropolitan Museum of Art which is the largest art museum in the world and the Metropolitan Opera which is world renowned.

Transportation

As a major metropolitan area, New York City has no shortage of options when it comes to public transportation. Many residents choose not to own a car, and the city is certainly navigable without one. Options for getting around town include buses, taxis, subways, and in many neighborhoods, daily errands can be accomplished by walking.

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