Independent Living in New York City

What does Independent Living in New York City have to offer you and your loved one?

For seniors who want to stay independent newyorknyand live in a senior based community, there are many independent living options available in New York, NY, including Active Adult Communities, Retirement Communities, Senior Apartments, Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Senior Villages and Affordable Senior Housing (HUD). Each of the different communities offer varying services for the residents.

The Facts about Independent Living in New York City

Independent living is for seniors who do not need assistance with the activities of daily living such as eating, bathing, medication dispensing & dressing and other common daily tasks. Most independent living communities also do not provide medical services, but many offer assistance with some daily life tasks through housekeeping, laundry services and more. Common amenities that may be included in the community are arts & craft workshops, salon services, transportation services, social gatherings and outings and much more.

New York City Independent Living Communities

There are 101 different Independent Living communities in New York City. One is sure to fit the needs of you and your family. See below or click to view a list of the Independent Living communities in New York City. There are many types of Independent Living Communities all offering different services & amenities. The options include:

Active Adult Communities are communities with homes for sale. Most offer a clubhouse where a variety of activities are offered. Services such as landscaping, maintenance & housekeeping are usually offered as well.

Senior Apartments are living units with an age requirement, offering limited additional services. Most have a clubhouse where groups meet for activities, and some offer transportation to planned activities & events.

Retirement Communities offer independent living with amenities such as meals, transportation and activities included in the monthly fee.

Continuing Care Retirement Community ( CCRC) offer independent living along with assisted living and nursing care in a single setting. You can start on the independent level and progress as need be, staying on one campus. These communities normally require an entry fee and offer a living unit, meals, and health care up to the nursing level.

Affordable Senior Housing is a HUD 202 program that offers rental assistance for seniors who meet the requirements of the federal program

Senior Villages are a newer concept in most major cities, where members pay an annual fee for the coordination of volunteers to provide older residents with services that help them live independently.

The Area

New York City is one of the United States most iconic cities. New York City also stands as one of the largest cities in the country with a population nearing 8.5 million. New York City is known for its attractions, sites, famous restaurants and much more. A few of the common points of interest in the area include The Empire State Building, The Statue of Liberty, Central Park, Times Square, and The Rockefeller  Center. Each of these exciting attractions are sure to peak you and your loved one's interests. Surrounding New York City are its well known Burroughs, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island and The Bronx. New York City will surely provide for you and your loved one.  

Additional Senior Care Options in New York City

Assisted Living in New York City  Nursing Homes in New York City

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