In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Queens area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 48 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 12 hours researching assisted living communities in Queens
  • Read more than 75 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 8 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Queens is $6,950, which is the same as the state average of $6,950 and significantly higher than the national average of $4,051.

Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)
Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)

Christina is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) who is passionate about seniors and their families. Along with her staff, Christina works hands-on with each client to find the best solutions for the challenges that often come with aging.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Queens, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 48 communities in the Queens area.

AssistedLiving.org Trusted Communities

AssistedLiving.org spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Queens 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.

Atria Kew Gardens
Not Listed
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, Day Services, Skilled Nursing
Assisted/Independent Living: $4,495, Memory Care: $6,915
Situated in a vibrant cosmopolitan neighborhood, Atria Kew Gardens offers assisted living, independent living and memory care services that feature engaging Jewish programming, gourmet kosher dining and holiday observances. The facility is only minutes from Forest Park, which features athletics, scenic hiking and bridle trails and one of the area's most challenging public golf courses. Seniors at Atria Kew Gardens have access to a dedicated worship space, an on-site cafe and comfortable common areas, including outdoor spaces with plenty of seating. Nearby public transportation provides convenient access to the many amenities of neighboring Manhattan and Long Island.
What Residents are Saying:
Visiting relatives note the comfortable accommodations and kind staff. One says, "Atria Kew Gardens was excellent in every way. My mother had an apartment there, and she brought some of her own furniture. The meals were very good. The staff was excellent, and the security was very good...It was clean and well kept. It looked good."
4.03 out of 5 stars
(152) Reviews
117-01 84th Ave., Kew Gardens, NY 11418
Atria Lynbrook
Atria Tanglewood
Castle Senior Living at Forest Hills
Sunrise at Fleetwood
Sunrise at Mill Basin
Sunrise of East Meadow
The New Homestead Retirement Residence

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes AssistedLiving.org stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

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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