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About Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

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About Care Homes

Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

Guide to VA benefits for long-term care
About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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About Independent Living

Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

Complete guide to independent living
About Memory Care

Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

Complete guide to memory care
About Nursing Homes

Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

Complete guide to nursing homes
About Senior Apartments

Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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Find 412 Senior Apartments Facilities near New York, NY

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If you’re an active, independent older adult looking for senior housing in New York, senior citizen apartments in New York might be the right fit. Apartments for seniors typically don’t include personal care services, but may offer amenities, activities, and maintenance for a stress-free, social lifestyle.

A Place for Mom can help older adults navigate how to apply for senior housing in New York and consider their options. With 412 senior rentals in New York, NY, we can help you find the right apartment for your budget and lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for upscale New York 55-plus apartments or low-income senior apartments for rent in New York, A Place for Mom can simplify your search.

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Atria West 86

333 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024

4.4
(104 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Vista on 5th

1261 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029

1.0
(1 review)

Studio

The Arbors at Islandia - East and West

1515 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Islandia, NY 11749

4.2
(147 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Arbors Assisted Living is the Premier ALL INCLUSIVE assisted living option on Long Island.The Arbors Assisted Living community at Islandia East & West offers a nurturing and caring adult living community where each day brings something new to explore. The Arbors Assisted Living is more than a...

Birchwood Suites Enhanced Assisted Living and Memory Care

423 Clay Pitts Road, East Northport, NY 11731

4.0
(85 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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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Atria Lynbrook

100 Peninsula Boulevard, Lynbrook, NY 11563

4.5
(75 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

For more than 20 years, Atria Lynbrook has proudly served the families of Nassau County. With a continuing commitment to quality, the community is undergoing an extensive renovation to enhance its beauty and functionality, scheduled for completion in March 2020. Residents will enjoy a host of...

Spring Hills Somerset

473 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873

4.5
(71 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Arbors at Hauppauge

1740 Expressway Drive South, Hauppauge, NY 11788

4.1
(78 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Five Star Premier Residences of Yonkers

537 Riverdale Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10705

4.1
(74 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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

Sutton Gardens Assisted Living

147-02 34th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354

3.4
(93 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

At Sutton Gardens Senior Living, we place great emphasis on Personal Care. Our unique home--like environment allows us to give more attention to each resident. We are like one big family. Our Mission is to preserve dignity and well--being,by providing quality care and enjoyment in a warm and...

Atria Cranford

10 Jackson Drive, Cranford, NJ 07016

4.0
(78 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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....

The Waterford on the Bay

2900 Bragg Street, Brooklyn, NY 11235

4.1
(64 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Atria Riverdale

3718-3726 Henry Hudson Parkway, Riverdale, NY 10463

3.8
(70 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Conveniently located just minutes from the City, Westchester and New Jersey, Atria Riverdale has been the Bronx's senior living community of choice for more than 15 years. With a continued commitment to quality, they have just completed a $14 million renovation to enhance the beauty and...

Atria Kew Gardens

117-01 84th Avenue, Kew Gardens, NY 11418

4.2
(60 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio, Semi-Private

For more than 15 years, Atria Kew Gardens has served the families of Queens. With a continued commitment to quality, they have just completed an extensive renovation and expansion to enhance the beauty and functionality of their community — and better serve the growing needs of those living...

Juniper Village at Paramus

186 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ 07652

4.1
(60 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Juniper Village at Paramus is a lively community that offers both standard assisted living for those needing a little help with activities of daily life and a secure memory care environment designed for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory disorders.Lovely outdoor walking paths...

The Arbors at Westbury

45 Jericho Turnpike, Jericho, NY 11753

4.0
(60 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Arbors Assisted Living is the Premier ALL INCLUSIVE assisted living option on Long Island.The Arbors Assisted Living community at Westbury creates a nurturing, supportive and active environment for active senior living. The Arbors adult communities are more than a retirement community or an...

Atria Briarcliff Manor

1025 Pleasantville Road, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510

4.4
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Atria Briarcliff Manor offers a charming apartment community combining the amenities of a resort with the beauty of a country inn. Near Law Memorial Park in Westchester, we are within walking distance of the village's downtown area. Whether relaxing on our wraparound porches, staying active at...

Sunrise of Jackson

390 North County Line Road, Jackson, NJ 08527

4.4
(50 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...

The Arbors at Bohemia

1065 Smithtown Ave, Bohemia, NY 11716

4.5
(48 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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

Brighton Gardens of Edison

1801 Oak Tree Road, Edison, NJ 08820

3.9
(53 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Brighton Gardens of Edison is located just minutes from the Garden State Parkway, the New Jersey Turnpike, Route 1, Route 287, and is within walking distance from the Metro Park train station. Residents may enjoy the many nearby attractions including the Menlo Park Mall, seasonal farmers markets,...

Atria Woodlands

1017 Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley, NY 10502

3.9
(53 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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Cost of senior apartments in New York, NY

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

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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 are senior apartments?

Senior apartments offer a no-frills housing option for active and independent seniors. Units are often designed with senior-friendly features for accessibility, such as elevators and wide doorways. In general, senior apartments don’t provide health care services or daily assistance. Many senior apartments include:

  • Utilities
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Security
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Learn More About Senior Apartments in New York

Senior apartments in New York are designed for seniors who do not require assistance with the activities of daily living and would like to live independently. Some of these communities offer services such as housekeeping and maintenance. When it comes to senior citizen housing, New York is a great option for you or your loved one because there is a high concentration of seniors living in a relatively small 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 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.

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Amber Court of Brooklyn, Trinity Senior Apartments and The Enclave At Livingston are the top rated senior apartments near New York, New York. See full list of communities.

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