Overview

In order to find the top assisted living communities in the New York City area, our team of researchers sorted through 163 communities using our unique methodology. Our team:

  • Spent over 39 hours researching assisted living communities in New York City
  • Interviewed 20 facility staff members
  • Read more than 210 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 26 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in New York City is $5,916, which is considerably higher than the state average of $4,185 and the national average of $4,000.

Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in New York City, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 163 communities in the New York City area.

Assisted Living Research Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the New York City area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

*Signature Senior Living
199
Semi-Private/Private
Assisted Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care
1795
Signature Senior Living is an assisted living community located in Brooklyn, New York. This community offers luxury assisted living services in a six-story hotel-style building. Residents enjoy spacious floor plans with beautiful city views, full baths, and kitchenettes. Adding to the surroundings are trained staff members who are available 24 hours per day, including a full-time on-staff nurse. On-call medical services are also available. Glatt kosher nutrition is provided for residents in three balanced menu-style meal options, along with snacks throughout the day. Weekly housekeeping and laundry services are an added convenience to assist seniors with a maintenance-free lifestyle.
What Residents are Saying:
Residents share their experiences at Signature Senior living. One resident says, “Great place. Plenty of activities for the residents to participate in. Very friendly and helpful staff.” A family member says, “Great environment. My dad was placed here and the staff is very friendly and caring.”
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(35) Reviews
1844 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10128
305 West End at the Esplanade
Alaris Health at the Atrium
Amber Court Assisted Living
Atria West 86
Brandywine Living at The Savoy
Brightview Tenafly
Bronxwood
Carnegie East House
Castle Senior Living at Forest Hills
Chestnut Hill Residence
Harbor Terrace
Harbor View Home
Hudson Hills Senior Living
Job Haines Home for Aged People/Hearthside Commons
Norwegian Christian Home & Health Center
Queens Adult Care Center
St. Nicholas Home
Sunrise of Edgewater
Sutton Gardens
The Brielle at Seaview
The New Homestead Home
The Village at 46th & 10th
The Waterford on the Bay
West 74th Street Home
Westchester Center for Independent & Assisted Living

Our Methodology

At the Assisted Living Research Institute, our goal is to tackle the challenges that come with aging by combining real-world expertise with data-driven metrics and the latest research methodologies. To accomplish this, our team of industry experts and in-house researchers joined forces to develop a methodology that uncovers the best assisted living communities in a given location. We search for facilities that use science-backed best practices and the latest therapies in caring for their residents, and those that have the most amenities and opportunities for residents to live an active, independent lifestyle.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available
amenities.

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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