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  • The Chelsea at Brookhaven (Opening Winter 2020)

    The Chelsea at Brookhaven (Opening Winter 2020)

    Welcome Center: 1 Meadows Ln, Yaphank, NY 11980
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    UNDER CONSTRUCTION FOR COMPLETION IN 2020 Located in Yaphank, Long Island, New York, The Chelsea At Brookhaven offers personalized Assisted Living in studio and one-bedroom apartments. Our Country Cottage provides a safe, pleasant, and supportive environment for residents with Alzheimer’s and other...

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  • Village Walk at Patchogue

    Village Walk at Patchogue

    131 E Main St, Patchogue, NY 11772
    (12)
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    The Perfect Way of Life Village 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...

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  • Atria Hertlin Place

    Atria Hertlin Place

    675 Portion Road, Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
    (24)
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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 the...

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  • Atria South Setauket

    Atria South Setauket

    4089 Nesconset Highway, South Setauket, NY 11720
    (35)
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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...

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  • The Bristal at Lake Grove

    The Bristal at Lake Grove

    2995 Middle Country Road, Lake Grove, NY 11755
    (20)
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    The Bristal at Lake Grove is a lovely assisted living community, situated just minutes from Long Island's historic Three Village Area. This is our third Suffolk County assisted living residence. Like all communities of The Bristal Assisted Living, the senior care that residents will experience here...

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  • The Bristal at Sayville

    The Bristal at Sayville

    129 Lakeland Avenue, Sayville, NY 11782
    (32)
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    The Bristal Assisted Living offers incomparable care, the finest luxury amenities, a packed activity calendar and so much more. Call today to schedule your visit.

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  • Birchwood Suites Enhanced Assisted Living and Memory Care

    Birchwood Suites Enhanced Assisted Living and Memory Care

    423 Clay Pitts Road, East Northport, NY 11731
    (54)
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    Birchwood Suites is a a fully enhanced assisted living community nestled on five acres of beautiful property in East Northport, NY. Our community offers a variety of luxury suites when life becomes too difficult or unsafe to live alone. Our Enhanced License, appointed by the New York State...

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  • Sunrise of Dix Hills

    Sunrise of Dix Hills

    337 Deer Park Avenue, Dix Hills, NY 11746
    (19)
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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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  • Sunrise of West Babylon

    Sunrise of West Babylon

    580 Montauk Highway, West Babylon, NY 11704
    (33)
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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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  • Maplewood at Southport NOW OPEN

    Maplewood at Southport NOW OPEN

    917 Mill Hill Terrace, Southport, CT 06890
    (1)
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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 landscaped...

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  • The Bristal at Massapequa

    The Bristal at Massapequa

    400 County Line Road, Massapequa, NY 11758
    (14)
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    Since 2006, The Bristal at Massapequa has served this community with a much needed, high-quality senior living solution. Here we help residents on the South Shore adapt and thrive to a new home and a better way of life. Massapequa, in particular, has much to offer, with numerous commercial...

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  • The Village at Mariners Point

    The Village at Mariners Point

    111 South Shore Drive, East Haven, CT 06512
    (19)
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    Majestic ocean views from a breathtaking seaside hilltop greet residents daily at The Village at Mariner's Point. Lavish gardens provide a setting for leisure, art, and fitness activities. Private walking paths and gazebos grace beautifully manicured gardens, while the 68-seat movie theater, Mariner...

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  • The Watermark at 3030 Park, a CCRC

    The Watermark at 3030 Park, a CCRC

    3030 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604
    (9)
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    Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more active lifestyle than generations before. That's why we created a community filled with choice. Great restaurants, brain and body fitness courses, a Health Care Center with assisted living,...

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  • Maplewood at Orange

    Maplewood at Orange

    245 Indian River Road, Orange, CT 06477
    (13)
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    Maplewood at Orange has carefully blended a comfortable yet elegant decor, an enthusiastic staff, engaging social enrichment and expertly prepared meals featuring farm-fresh ingredients to create a unqiely special memory care and assisted living community. Just in the heart of the shopping and...

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  • The Hearth at Gardenside

    The Hearth at Gardenside

    173 Alps Road, Branford, CT 06405
    (8)
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    The Hearth provides the area's top care programs, activities, and services at a price point that creates an unparalleled value and unforgettable experience. At The Hearth at Gardenside, you'll enjoy gracious living, engaging activities and delicious Hearth-Healthy dining options on 19 wooded acres,...

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  • Maplewood at Strawberry Hill

    Maplewood at Strawberry Hill

    73 Strawberry Hill Avenue, East Norwalk, CT 06855
    (20)
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    Maplewood at Strawberry Hill is the sparkling new assisted living and memory care community conveniently located in a friendly neighborhood close to the Norwalk-Westport line, just minutes to major highways and trains. We are part of an innovative, locally based company and not part of a large...

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  • Cedar Woods

    Cedar Woods

    80 Cedar Street, Branford, CT 06405
    (21)
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    Cedar Woods provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautifully landscaped grounds, you'll love the elegant quality of our facilities while enjoying all the convenience of the nearby community. We're just minutes from shopping, dining, entertainment and...

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  • Maplewood at Darien

    Maplewood at Darien

    599 Boston Post Road, Darien, CT 06820
    (10)
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    Maplewood at Darien is an assisted living and memory care residents for the most discerning seniors. Exquisite interior desgin, an enthusiastic and experienced staff of associates, engaging social and cultural enrichments opportunities, and expertly prepared meals featuring farm-fresh ingredients...

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  • Solstice Senior Living at Guilford

    Solstice Senior Living at Guilford

    201 Granite Road, Guilford, CT 06437
    (19)
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    Solstice Senior Living at Guilford provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled within a 41-acre wooded nature preserve with hiking trails and a fully stocked fishing pond, you'll love the quiet seclusion of Solstice Senior Living at Guilford and the convenience...

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  • Atria Darien

    Atria Darien

    50 Ledge Road, Darien, CT 06820
    (2)
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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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  • 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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  • Spring Meadows at Trumbull

    Spring Meadows at Trumbull

    6949 Main St, Trumbull, CT 06611
    (19)
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    Discover a community truly in bloom at Spring Meadows Trumbull, where residents spend their days in a warm and friendly environment. Our community offers privacy and the freedom to live the way residents choose in comfortable surroundings. At the same time, it offers companionship. Say goodbye to...

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  • Atria Stamford

    Atria Stamford

    77 3rd Street, Stamford, CT 06905
    (21)
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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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  • The Residence at Summer Street

    The Residence at Summer Street

    14 Second Street, Stamford, CT 06905
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    Welcome The Residence at Summer Street is a premier Luxury Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community, in the downtown area of Stamford, CT. When you join our family, you’ll thrive in a vibrant community setting, and as importantly, your family and friends will have the comfort of...

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  • Edgehill, a CCRC

    Edgehill, a CCRC

    122 Palmers Hill Road, Stamford, CT 06902
    (1)
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    Edgehill, a lifecare community by Benchmark Senior Living is conveniently located on the border of Stamford and Greenwich. We offer Independent Living, Assisted Living and Nursing Care. Our community features a comfortable lifestyle, superb amenities and the highest standards of hospitality and...

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  • The Inn

    The Inn

    73 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT 06840
    (2)
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    Just a stone's throw from New Canaan's bustling town center, The Inn is Waveny's charming residence for seniors who can appreciate the benefits of independent living in a supportive, intimate retirement community. Like all of Waveny, The Inn welcomes residents from all areas. Nestled in a scenic...

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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 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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  • The Mews

    The Mews

    1/2 Bolling Place, Greenwich, CT 06830
    (10)
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    The Mews is a private, non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization, dedicated to keeping senior citizens living independently in Greenwich as long as possible. We attract residents from close and far, including Greenwich, Cos Cob, Darien, Rye, and other communities throughout the Northeast. It is governed by...

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  • Meadow Ridge

    Meadow Ridge

    100 Redding Rd, Redding, CT 06896
    (5)
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    Meadow Ridge is managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company. Life Care Services ranked highest in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 Senior Living Study and achieved the highest score in all seven study factors: resident services and activities; community staff; food and beverage; new...

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  • The Bristal at Garden City

    The Bristal at Garden City

    1001 Axinn Ave, Garden City, NY 11530
    (4)
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    The Bristal at Garden City will be the sixteenth in our family of assisted living communities. With our years of experience and expertise, we’re sure that you will find no equal – in luxury, dedication, or quality of care. Our Garden City community will offer independent senior living, assisted...

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  • Atria Rye Brook

    Atria Rye Brook

    1200 King Street, Rye Brook, NY 10573
    (26)
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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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  • Atria Ridgefield (Now Pre-Leasing)

    Atria Ridgefield (Now Pre-Leasing)

    55 Old Quarry Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877
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    Currently pre-leasing at 392 Main Street in downtown Ridgefield, Connecticut. 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...

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  • Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings

    Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings

    640 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877
    (38)
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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...

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  • The Bristal at White Plains

    The Bristal at White Plains

    305 North Street, White Plains, NY 10605
    (34)
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    Elegance with ease. A community engaged. Senior living at its best. For over a decade and counting, The Bristal Assisted Living has represented our area's unrivaled standard. The Bristal strikes the ideal balance between independence and assistance, allowing our residents the security and freedom to...

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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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  • The Bristal at Armonk

    The Bristal at Armonk

    90 Business Park Drive, Armonk, NY 10504
    (24)
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    The Bristal at Armonk is a gracious residence situated in northern Westchester County. This is an ideal setting for the creative, active and interesting life you'll experience at The Bristal. Our genuinely skillful and caring professionals attend to your needs and well-being each day, providing a...

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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 offers 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 package of services: two (2) meals per day (lunch and dinner),...

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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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  • The Hearth at Southbury

    The Hearth at Southbury

    655 Main St S, Southbury, CT 06488
    (33)
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    The Hearth provides the area's top care programs, activities, and services at a price point that creates an unparalleled value. Nestled on 19 scenic acres, The Hearth at Southbury is within walking distance to shopping, restaurants, and only a short drive away from the Kettletown State Park on the...

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  • Maplewood at Newtown

    Maplewood at Newtown

    166 Mt Pleasant Road, Newtown, CT 06470
    (15)
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    Maplewood at Newtown has much to offer residents and families -- from the sunlit lobby and resort-style couryard to the helpful concierge service and family-friendly country store. Thoughtfully laid-out apartments, designed specifically for older adults, are beautifully appointed and feature modern...

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  • Maplewood at Danbury

    Maplewood at Danbury

    22 Hospital Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810
    (41)
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    Maplewood at Danbury has the unique feeling of a country inn, carefully blending a comfortable yet elegant decor, an enthusiastic staff, engaging social enrichment and expertly prepared meals featuring farm-fresh ingredients to create a unqiely special memory care and assisted living community. ...

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  • The Watermark at East Hill

    The Watermark at East Hill

    611 East Hill Road, Southbury, CT 06488
    (27)
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    Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more active lifestyle than generations before. That's why we created a community filled with choice. Great restaurants, brain and body fitness courses, fantastic events and assisted living, memory...

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  • The Saybrook at Haddam

    1556 Saybrook Rd, Haddam, CT 06438
    (7)
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    The Saybrook at Haddam is a warm and gracious assisted living and retirement community with 72 bright and spacious one- and two- bedroom apartments, located in the Connecticut River Valley. A terrific value for independent seniors, we offer chef-prepared meals, weekly housekeeping and linen...

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  • The Village at Brookfield Common

    The Village at Brookfield Common

    246A Federal Road, Brookfield, CT 06804
    (29)
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    The Village at Brookfield Common is a haven of tradition and elegance nestled within a community of shops, services, and amenities available to meet your every need, with exceptional convenience. The hillside setting affords a panoramic view from the cathedral-ceilinged dining room, English tea...

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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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  • Sycamore Place Apartments

    285 Maplewood Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06605
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    Sycamore Place Apartments is a senior's housing residence located in Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut. With a positive and welcoming atmosphere, Sycamore Place Apartments is a wonderful choice for your new home. Known as 'Park City', Bridgeport is a dream for anyone who loves nature and...

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  • The Residence at Selleck's Woods

    The Residence at Selleck's Woods

    1 Parklands Drive, Darien, CT 06820
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  • Keystone Place at Wooster Heights (Opening Fall 2020)

    Information Center: 69 Kenosia Ave, Danbury, CT 06810
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  • Lutheran Home of Southbury

    990 Main St N, Southbury, CT 06488
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Yaphank, New York

Independent Living

An Independent Living Community permits residents the ability to continue to live an active life while making sure their basic needs are being met. Basic needs such as meal planning and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and social activities is provided, allowing residents the autonomy to use their time as they choose, free from daily obligations. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, in a community with others of similar age groups and interests. Within the individual units, residents have access to a private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a partner if they choose. While policies vary between locations, many residences allow cats and dogs as well. If medical or nursing care is desired, residents may always utilize the services of private health care professionals. There are a number of costs and advantages to consider when deciding on an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are included in the plan: initial assessment fee, move-in fee, transportation, field trips, internet access, utilities, Waiting list deposit, and meals. The benefits that pertain to independent living include healthcare center, concierge services, community activities, game/TV room, transportation, golf course, security guards, and beauty salon & barber shop.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be a motivating factor in deciding which destination is the best fit for you or your loved one. The median home value in Yaphank is about $310,787 and the median rent is about $2,165 per month a month. The rent burden for Yaphank is about 24.9% of the average person's monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Of the population of Yaphank 27.5% have a college degree, 12.4% have a graduate degree, and 34.0% have a high-school diploma. Currently, the population of Yaphank consists of 6,308 people. Yaphank has a population density of 178 people per square mile. Based on gender, 44.4% are female and 55.6% are male. The median age of Yaphank is 39 years old. Demographically, Yaphank is 0.1% Native American, 83.4% white, 13.3% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.7% other or not specified, 7.7% black, 2.7% Asian, and 3.5% mixed race. Out of the total population of Yaphank, 58.0% participate in the labor force, 10.7% have some form of disability, 4.9% live in poverty, and 2.4% are widows. In Yaphank, 6.3% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces.

State Information

An overview of New York

There are 205 hospitals and 496 health centers that service a population of 19,493,819. Hospital For Special Surgery, Albany Memorial Hospital, and And Northern Duchess Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Out of a national average of 100, New York has a cost of living index rating of 136, a grocery index rating of 115, and a housing index rating of 204. Residents of New York enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 24th in the United States. In terms of personal well-being, New York ranks 13th in healthcare and 25th in quality of life compared to other states.

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. Twenty-nine percent of New York residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 14,110 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-10%, Mainline Protestant-11%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-7%, Muslim-2%, and Buddhist-<1%. In New York there are 72 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 59% of New York residents voted Democrat and 37% voted Republican. In terms of diversity, New York ranks 5th in the nation and is considered very LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of December. The average monthly precipitation for the state of New York is around 3.54 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of October at around 6.10 inches. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 25°F. The average high winter temperature is around 25°F in the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 2°F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 68°F. The average high summer temperature is around 86°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 48°F during the month of June. On average, New York has an air quality index rating of around 34.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 44.5 AQI. While residents of New York mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in New York can include floods, hurricanes, tornados, and and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in New York

The state of New York has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of northern blueflag, sneezeweed, smooth blue aster, and smooth white beardtongue. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the gray fox, the eastern cougar, the american marten, or the mink. The state animal of New York is the beaver.