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Atria on Roslyn Harbor

100 Landing Road, Roslyn, NY 11576

4.6
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Juniper Village at Chatham

500 Southern Boulevard, Chatham, NJ 07928

4.2
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Juniper Village at Chatham is a gracious and enriching home to approximately 100 individuals. Located within walking distance to shopping and restaurants in the heart of beautiful Chatham Township, our classically appointed decor offers a refined ambiance while our distinctive programs nurture...

Brookdale West Orange

520 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052

3.8
(42 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Atria Tinton Falls

44 Pine Street, Tinton Falls, NJ 07753

4.3
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Conveniently located near the beaches, boardwalk and shops of the Jersey Shore and major highways, Atria Tinton Falls has served Monmouth County families for 20 years. This vibrant community is designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater...

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Brookdale Monroe

380 Forsgate Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08831

4.0
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Here you can meet new friends, rediscover old hobbies, and redefine your independence. With both assisted living and memory care, you’ll have the care you need, when you need it. Assisted living helps you with medications, dressing and bathing, as well as services like housekeeping and meals....

Brookdale Hillsborough

600 Auten Road, Hillsborough, NJ 08844

4.3
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Here you get to define your day every day.If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our community with both assisted living and memory care could be right for you. You’ll have help with medications, dressing and...

Sunrise at Fleetwood

500 North Columbus Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY 10552

4.0
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Sunrise of West Babylon

580 Montauk Highway, West Babylon, NY 11704

4.2
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brighton Gardens of Florham Park

21 Ridgedale Avenue, Florham Park, NJ 07932

4.0
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Come visit our community nestled in the suburbs of Florham Park with tree-lined walking paths surrounding us. Enter our community and you'll experience first hand the Sunrise Difference.Please call for more information or to schedule a visit to find out how Brighton Gardens can enrich your life...

Atria Glen Cove

146 Glen Street, Glen Cove, NY 11542

4.2
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The city of Glen Cove is a community like no other. Nestled in the woods of Long Island's North Shore, Glen Cove is an ideal place to call home. Since 1997, Atria Glen Cove has been a proud part of this special community, actively involved in all facets of life here. Now, Atria Glen Cove has been...

Kittay Senior Apartments

2550 Webb Avenue, Bronx, NY 10468

4.2
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...

Atria Stamford

77 3rd Street, Stamford, CT 06905

4.1
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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,...

Atria Tanglewood

125 Ocean Avenue, Lynbrook, NY 11563

4.6
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Atria East Northport

10 Cheshire Place, East Northport, NY 11731

3.9
(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

As one of the most trusted senior living providers on Long Island, Atria East Northport has served families like yours for more than 25 years. With a continued commitment to quality, they have just completed a full-scale renovation to enhance the beauty and functionality of the community — and...

CareOne at Morris Assisted Living

200 Mazdabrook Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054

3.7
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

CareOne at Morris Assisted Living is conveniently located near major highways including Route 80, Route 287, and Route 46. We take pride in providing a broad continuum of health care services in a Campus setting. We are part of a CareOne Senior Care Communities -- In addition to CareOne at Morris...

Brighton Gardens of Mountainside

1350 Route 22 West, Mountainside, NJ 07092

4.1
(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Brighton Gardens of Mountainside offers personalized care for older adults in Union County, NJ. Our compassionate team, including our Designated Care Managers, provides individualized care to fit your unique needs and preferences. We work to promote your independence, while providing you the...

Rosewood on the Sound

59 Bayville Avenue, Bayville, NY 11709

2.4
(55 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Spend your Golden Years on the Gold Coast of Long Island 30 feet above the Long Island Sound. Enjoy your three gourmet meals every day while enjoying the stunning scenery of the northern coast of Long Island.Rosewood on the Sound is a warm and inviting community located in the quaint town of...

Sunrise of Marlboro

3A South Main Street, Marlboro, NJ 07746

4.5
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Atria Bay Shore

53 Ocean Avenue, Bay Shore, NY 11706

4.3
(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Atria Bay Shore, you'll find a comfortable, secure environment with a variety of events and activities to choose from. Whether it's seeing live entertainment, staying fit with our daily exercise classes, or taking a trip to nearby points of interest, there's something for everyone at Atria Bay...

Sunrise of East Brunswick

190 Summerhill Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816

3.8
(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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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Cost of independent living in New York, NY

Independent Living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,250
    National
  • $3,668
    State
  • $5,128
    New York, NY
  • $3,967
    Brooklyn, NY
  • $6,967
    Plainview, NY
Your actual costs may be higher or lower than the average.
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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

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
Complete guide to independent living

Independent Living in New York

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.

Cost of Independent Living in New York

When it comes to the overall price of retirement communities, New York has a median monthly cost of $8,100 for the city proper and $3,100 for the metropolitan area.

Learn More About New York

Cost of Living

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 assisted living 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.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in New York

Clover Hill Senior Living, The Chelsea at Fanwood and Arbor Terrace Norwood are the top rated independent living facilities near New York, New York. See full list of communities.

There are 240 independent living facilities near New York, New York. See the full list.

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