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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 517 Independent Living communities in New York and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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The Orchards at Bartley

100 North County Line Road, Jackson Township, NJ 08527

(877) 616-7329

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Our beautifully designed assisted living community features a Main Street with 'shops' and adjoining 'neighborhoods'. Comprehensive services include meals, housekeeping, laundry, transportation and daily activities. Along with spacious, conformable living quarters, we feature numerous indoor and...

House of the Good Shepherd

798 Willow Grove St, Hackettstown, NJ 07840

(877) 616-7329

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The House of the Good Shepherd (The House) is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) certified by the Department of Community Affairs of New Jersey and is located in Hackettstown, N.J. The House offers housing, services, and healthcare ranging from Independent apartments through Assisted...

Colonial Manor at Panther Valley

1627 Route 517, Hackettstown, NJ 07840

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Colonial Manor at Panther Valley is an assisted care community located in Hackettstown, NJ. The city of Hackettstown is located in Warren County and home to about 9,800 people. Hackettstown, home of the Mars Chocolate Company, makers of M&Ms, is a bustling, small town where residents can run...

Bentley Commons at Paragon Village

425-427 Route 46 East, Hackettstown, NJ 07840

(877) 616-7329

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Paragon Village is a part of Hackettstown, Warren County, New Jersey. This assisted living community provides residents with the memory care that they are seeking in a setting that is peaceful and beautiful. The town of Hackettstown offers the gorgeous Stephens State Park, where visitors can...

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The Residence at Westport NOW OPEN

1141 Post Rd E, Westport, CT 06880

(877) 616-7329

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Westport's Only Senior Living Community is Now Open!Welcome to The Residence at Westport, a luxury, boutique-style community for area seniors seeking beautiful independent, assisted and memory care living accommodations.This breathtaking community offers a choice of studio, one- and two-bedroom...

United Methodist Communities Bristol Glen a CCRC

200 Bristol Glen Drive, Newton, NJ 07860

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Merriam Casa Bella

131 Main Street, Newton, NJ 07860

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Merriam Casa Bella is an assisted living community located in Newton, NJ. The city of Newton is located in Sussex County and home to about 8,000 people. Newton is a small community with lots of restaurants, shops and community events.Merriam Casa Bella is committed to giving our residents the...

Harrogate a CCRC

400 Locust St, Lakewood, NJ 08701

(877) 616-7329

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At Harrogate, you’ll have a newfound freedom to enjoy everything our 52-acre retirement community has to offer. You’ll have ample opportunity to tap into your new and rekindled interests – something we call Harrogatunity! And your future health care worries-including skilled nursing and...

Maplewood at Southport

917 Mill Hill Terrace, Southport, CT 06890

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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...

Spring Oak Assisted Living at Toms River

2145 Whitesville Rd, Toms River, NJ 08755

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Spring Oak at Toms River is an assisted living community that is located in Toms River, New Jersey. We are located in a tranquil, lovely, exquisite and charming area that our residents adore to be around. When in this area you will quickly see that it's a great place to be around and it is...

Atria Ridgefield NOW OPEN

55 Old Quarry Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877

(877) 616-7329

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Now open in Fairfield County, Atria Ridgefield is a vibrant community thoughtfully designed to help older people fully enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. With all-inclusive amenities, creative dining experiences and thoughtfully curated events, Atria...

Atria Hertlin Place

675 Portion Road, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

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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...

Homestead at Hamilton

2560 Kuser Road, Hamilton Township, NJ 08691

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The W Senior Living at Goshen

46 Harriman Dr, Goshen, NY 10924

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Glen Arden

214 Harrisman Drive, Goshen, NY 10924

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At Glen Arden, seniors 62 and older enjoy an active, independent lifestyle, with the assurance of available long-term care.As a Continuing Care Retirement Community, Glen Arden gives you peace of mind by providing quality care as your needs change over time. This comes with the assurance that all...

Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings

640 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877

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Residents of Ridgefield Crossings enjoy attractive apartments, comfortable community rooms, a lovely outdoor patio and garden and an ever-changing program of social and fitness activities. 24- hour assistance is personally tailored to each resident's changing needs and is provided for by a caring...

Atria South Setauket

4089 Nesconset Highway, South Setauket, NY 11720

(877) 616-7329

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At Atria South Setauket, we take care of all the work while you socialize and try new activities. Relax on the patio, swim in our outdoor pool or take a cooking class with friends. Enjoy the hotel-like amenities in the convenient Long Island community you love, right near plenty of shopping and...


1700 Route 37 W, Toms River, NJ 08757

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At Silverwoods you'll have all the features and services you'll need to enjoy the independent lifestyle you deserve. With no entry or endowment fees, one low monthly fee covers all of the following: Silverwoods offers ground-level apartments featuring ...Choice of five different floor...

Village Walk at Patchogue

131 E Main St, Patchogue, NY 11772

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The Perfect Way of LifeVillage Walk will allow older adults the opportunity to stay a part of the Village they love with the added security of all new, tailored, hospitality-based residential and health care choices—senior living to support engaged and active independence, and dedicated memory...

Luther Arms Apartments

323 S Broad Street, Trenton, NJ 08608

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Located in Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, Luther Arms Apartments offers an opportunity for affordable senior housing to residents. Consisting of 149 assisted rental units, Luther Arms Apartments provides rental subsidies, allowing a resident to pay 30 percent of his income for rent. Luther...

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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.

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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 IndexGrocery price indexMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate tax210115$1,75522.7%$538,529$57,782The 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 TemperatureSummer LowSummer HighAverage Winter TemperatureWinter LowWinter High76°F63°F87°F37°F26°F48°F

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating35558.9 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.


Monthly PrecipitationYearly RainfallYearly Snowfall4″45″25.3″

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election in New York City

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party57.5%41.6%0.8%

Population Statistics

City propeMetro areaPopulation density8,400,00020,100,00066,900 per square mile



Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or more13.9%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.


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

There are 20 independent living facilities near New York, New York. See the full list.

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