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If you’re looking for independent living in the New York area, our local senior living advisors can help you each step of the way. From affordable independent living for seniors to luxury options, we’ll work with you to understand the cost of independent living in New York. From there, we’ll show you the best independent living communities for your lifestyle, interests, and budget.

Discover unique independent living amenities, social activities, dining, and more independent living benefits. With 481 independent living facilities in New York, A Place for Mom makes it easier to find your new, maintenance-free home.

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Independent Living Facilities near New York, NY

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Independent Living

Average starting price $6,336/month
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Recent reviews of Independent Living in New York, NY
Brookdale Battery Park City in New York, NY
4.0

I'am really enjoying my time here at this community. Everything is working out very well. Everyone has been very welcoming, and kind. The community looks great, they do a great job with the cleanliness. I'am really happy with my move to this community.

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Sunrise of Mill Basin in Brooklyn, NY
5.0

We chose Sunrise of Mill Basin because of the value for the money as well as location. The room sizes at the facility are nice. It is a pleasant atmosphere with pleasant people. I would recommend them to others who are looking.

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Flushing House
4.4

My friend was in desperate need of senior housing of exactly what is offered at Flushing House. A nice clean space with some support services and convivences as he just retired. He needed a place with friendly people to interact with and our prayers were answered.

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Atria West 86

333 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024 | 7.4 miles from New York center

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Ideally situated and all-inclusive, this luxury residence is tailored exclusively to older New Yorkers – and makes it easier to live in the artistic and cultural heart of the City, just one block from scenic Riverside Park. Featuring handsome pre-war architecture, art deco-inspired finishes and...

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4.4(108 reviews)

I'm a new resident who moved in late November 2021. I feel that I'm finally acclimating to the routine of the facility. Several things that I like is that my room is being kept clean, food prepared, and...

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Vista on 5th

1261 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 | 7.3 miles from New York center

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Provides: Assisted Living

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3.0(2 reviews)

I want give my gratitude to those who have worked tirelessly during this holiday and essentially have compromised their own health every day while finding ways to cope without jeopardizing those patients...

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Brookdale Battery Park City

455 North End Avenue, New York, NY 10282 | 4.9 miles from New York center

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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...

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4.3(13 reviews)

My mom moved into Brookdaleat the age of 98. The staff could not have been more gracious or helpful to both my mother and our family. We need to take advantage of the additional services offered on the...

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Coterie Hudson Yards (Opening Fall 2022)

505 W 35th St, New York City, NY 10018 | 5.6 miles from New York center

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Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

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Atria Rye Brook

1200 King Street, Rye Brook, NY 10573 | 28.0 miles from New York center

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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...

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4.6(77 reviews)

The people that work here are wonderful! They go above and beyond for all of us! The residents have been welcoming and kind. I made great friends within my first day. Love the programs, especially the...

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Maplewood at Southport

917 Mill Hill Terrace, Southport, CT 06890 | 45.7 miles from New York center

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Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

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Leasing Gallery Now Open. Visit us at 1720 Post Road (next to Starbucks), Fairfield. Now accepting reservations. Maplewood at Southport is a luxury senior living community offering independent living, assisted living and memory care. The community is situated on 27-acres of beautifully...

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4.7(26 reviews)

Last [date removed] we made the decision to move my mom into the memory care section of Maplewood at Southport. The facility has beautifully designed spaces, fireplaces, open kitchens, elegant dining rooms...

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Atria Plainview

12 Washington Avenue, Plainview, NY 11803 | 25.0 miles from New York center

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Provides: Assisted Living

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At Atria Plainview, you'll experience an independent lifestyle with the comfort of exceptional care that's there when you need it. Enjoy a social calendar chock-full of cultural, educational and spiritual activities that connect you with fellow residents and your local community. Indulge in our...

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4.3(34 reviews)

I would tell others moving in to be prepared to for a total change in your life, it is very hard to prepare for. If you are going to be successful here though, you have to give it a chance.

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The Arbors at Hauppauge

1740 Express Dr S, Hauppauge, NY 11788 | 37.3 miles from New York center

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The Arbors Assisted Living is the Premier ALL INCLUSIVE assisted living option on Long Island.The Arbors Assisted Living community at Hauppauge is more than a retirement community or an apartment complex for active adults. The Arbors senior communities are places where our loved ones can enjoy...

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4.2(83 reviews)

If you want a friendly and caring environment for your loved one, this is the place to go to. I would recommend the community to others for their loved ones. The staff are responsive to questions or...

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Atria Stamford

77 3rd Street, Stamford, CT 06905 | 32.9 miles from New York center

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Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

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Atria Stamford has served the families of Fairfield County since 2007. With a continuing commitment to quality, the community is undergoing an extensive renovation and expansion to enhance beauty and functionality. Once complete, residents will enjoy a host of exciting new spaces and amenities,...

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4.3(44 reviews)

From the first moment I contacted them, [name removed] was such a big help. [Name removed] was able to provide very good advice about assisted living in general. My loved one is getting so much more than...

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Brookdale West Orange

520 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052 | 18.5 miles from New York center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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You’ll have the care you need if you need it so you can focus on having fun.With assisted living and memory care on one campus, we customize your care to your specific needs. And our community is just 30 minutes away from New York City so you can enjoy all the great shopping and restaurants that...

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3.9(50 reviews)

The staff strives to make it a place the residents feel at home, instead of an intuition feel. The front desk staff members are friendly, and it doesn't feel like a security desk. The program staff for the...

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Sunrise of Marlboro

3A South Main Street, Marlboro, NJ 07746 | 31.0 miles from New York center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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Popular Activities:FOX led physical therapy exercise classes held twice a week along with Sing Fit exercise essential programs, weekly Shabbat services every Friday afternoon led by visiting Rabbi, weekly Poker games, quarterly "Bingo Funny Money" store, baking/food prep programs, bi weekly lunch...

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4.5(35 reviews)

Sunrise of Marlboro was a wonderful place for our mother. Sunrise helped us with every aspect and stage of our mother’s care. What first appealed to us on our initial visit was the quality of the staff. ...

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Spring Hills Somerset

473 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873 | 33.9 miles from New York center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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At Spring Hills Somerset, we are committed to making healthy living the foundation of every aspect of life. From dining that truly satisfies, to fitness that invigorates and motivates, down to the smaller details, such as our use of safe, non-toxic cleaning products in each assisted living...

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4.5(76 reviews)

The number of daily menu selections and weekly meal rotations are second to none. We visited several communities in Central Jersey and Florida and none compared to the number of menu selections and...

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Atria Darien

50 Ledge Road, Darien, CT 06820 | 35.1 miles from New York center

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Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living

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Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living and memory care communities in more than 200 locations in 26 states and seven Canadian provinces. Atria communities are home to more than 23,000 seniors and employ more than 14,000 people.

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5.0(19 reviews)

I think it's the people who work at Atria that make it the special place that it is. They are compassionate and caring and you can feel that the moment you enter the front door. An atmosphere is created...

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Atria on Roslyn Harbor

100 Landing Road, Roslyn, NY 11576 | 16.6 miles from New York center

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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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4.6(40 reviews)

We-my wife and I moved in December 2019 and soon after COVID-19 caused a lock-down. We were kept entertained by afternoon visits from the staff. Vaccinated and followed all precaution advised by CDC. The...

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Atria Hertlin Place

675 Portion Road, Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779 | 45.2 miles from New York center

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Set on 14 magnificent acres in the beautiful hamlet of Lake Ronkonkoma, Atria Hertlin Place offers an independent lifestyle for today's active older adults. Our convenient location provides easy access to the surrounding area, local beaches, and the exclusive shopping, restaurants and museums of...

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4.4(57 reviews)

I really liked the person who first interviewed with us. She was good at giving us contact information for our various questions, including financial. She was very thorough and open to phone calls. The...

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Van Dyk Park Place

644 Goffle Road, Hawthorne, NJ 07506 | 22.1 miles from New York center

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

When visitors come to Van Dyk Park Place, they immediately notice the friendly and pleasant surroundings here. Owned for sixty years by the Van Dyk family, our CEO, Bob Van Dyk, is dedicated to giving the highest level of care to our residents and patients alike. Park Place is decorated warmly,...

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4.8(38 reviews)

We have never had the meals ourselves but when we speak to our loved one, she says she is really enjoying it all. We do wish they had more activities in the evening, it seems like the shut them down later...

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Arbor Terrace Middletown

1800 NJ-35, Middletown, NJ 07748 | 22.3 miles from New York center

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Provides: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

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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...

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4.6(27 reviews)

Over all it was a satisfying experience with the exception of an unfriendly attitude with one of the male servers in the dining room When we complained that the meal was cold he said it wasn't his fault...

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Wellington Estates

2018 Highway 35, Spring Lake, NJ 07762 | 38.0 miles from New York center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Imagine a place where you can live your best life, enjoying a variety of activities to suit any lifestyle in a beautifully appointed assisted living community in scenic Spring Lake. Wellington Estates is a 114 bed community steps from the Atlantic Ocean, offering a variety of accommodations to...

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4.9(19 reviews)

This community is professionally run and very clean. The people there are also very friendly. My loved one is doing good at this community and I am out of state but the times I have been here things have...

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Clover Hill Senior Living

794 High Mountain Rd, North Haledon, NJ 07508 | 22.5 miles from New York center

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Welcome to Clover Hill, a boutique senior living community offering seniors an alternative to the larger hotel-like facilities that provide assistance with activities of daily living. Completely remodeled in 2020, this brand new community is more like an upscale and expansive bed and breakfast...

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5.0(9 reviews)

My brother is currently at Clover Hill. I have to say that Clover Hill is the cleanest and nicest community I have ever seen. I worked in a senior living facility for 19 years and oversaw many staff. The...

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Yorktown Assisted Living Residence

2276 Catherine Street, Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567 | 42.6 miles from New York center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

At Yorktown Assisted Living our mission is to provide personal care and the highest quality-of-life by partnering with residents and families to foster meaningful relationships. Our hand-picked staff are passionate about care and the people we care for, and are committed to supporting the...

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4.8(12 reviews)

I moved my parents into Yorktown in [date removed], after a long search in the tri-state area. We needed a safe and secure environment that provided lots of caring and support for my two wonderful parents....

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Ridgefield Station

55 Old Quarry Rd, Ridgefield, CT 06877 | 47.7 miles from New York center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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The all-new Ridgefield Station offers local seniors service-enriched Assisted Living and a residential Compass Memory Support Neighborhood® featuring innovative, evidence-based programming for those with memory loss. This senior community, operated by Senior Living Residences, features 86...

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4.8(14 reviews)

My husband's respite stay at Ridgefield Station was super. The care was very individualized. They made an effort find food that he liked, and people did things with him that he might enjoy. They brought...

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Sunrise of North Lynbrook

53 Franklin Avenue, Lynbrook, NY 11563 | 13.4 miles from New York center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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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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4.3(50 reviews)

We have been to a couple of different communities with our loved one and nothing so far has come even close to Sunrise of North Lynbrook - overall we have been very happy with this experience, it has been...

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Sunrise of East Setauket

1 Sunrise Drive, East Setauket, NY 11733 | 46.0 miles from New York center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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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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4.3(36 reviews)

It has been a great experience for us. The facility is very clean and everyone has been super friendly. They did great with my mom and they have really helped her to get out of her shell some. It is a great...

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Atria Tanglewood

125 Ocean Avenue, Lynbrook, NY 11563 | 14.2 miles from New York center

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Atria Tanglewood is one of the premier independent living communities on Long Island, where residents enjoy opportunities for staying active. Join the knitting group, which donates hats to cancer survivors at nearby South Nassau Hospital; stay abreast of current events with the News and Views...

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4.6(35 reviews)

The place is absolutely gorgeous. When you walk in the lobby is so beautiful it is like being at a Hilton. It is large, beautiful, and immaculate. The staff and residents are extremely friendly and helpful....

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Sunrise of West Essex

47 Greenbrook Road, Fairfield, NJ 07004 | 22.0 miles from New York center

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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care

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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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4.4(30 reviews)

For the most part, it's been a very good experience. I think there's a little bit of an issue with communication in certain departments, particularly the medical/nursing department. My loved one says the...

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Cost of independent living in New York, NY

The average cost of senior living in New York is 6,336 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Staten Island, NY with an average of 1,700 per month.

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In New York, NY, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In New York, NY, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Transportation

As a major metropolitan area, New York City has no shortage of options for public transportation. Many residents choose not to own a car, and the city is undoubtedly navigable without one. Options for getting around town include buses, taxis, subways, and in many neighborhoods, walking can allow you to accomplish most daily errands.

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Health care

New York offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several highly rated hospitals, including Mount Sinai Hospital, NYU Langone, and the Hospital for Special Surgery.

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Senior activities

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. For fun with the whole family, consider a trip to the Brooklyn Zoo! Meanwhile, for those who appreciate the arts, no trip to New York City would be complete without a stop at the Metropolitan Museum of Art — one of the world’s great art museums — or perhaps a show at the equally world-renowned Metropolitan Opera.

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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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Atria Darien, Atria Rye Brook and Van Dyk Park Place are the top rated independent living facilities near New York, New York. See full list of communities.

There are 481 independent living facilities near New York, New York. See the full list.

The best independent living facilities near you in New York, New York are Atria Rye Brook, Maplewood at Southport, and Atria Plainview. These independent living communities received the highest rankings based on verified family reviews.

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