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Situated north of New York City in the idyllic Hudson Valley, Westchester County offers an abundance of parks, wildlife sanctuaries, golf courses, beaches and other green spaces where residents can enjoy the natural world and get outdoor exercise. Seniors can choose to retire in one of Westchester County’s many charming towns and villages, or in a major center, such as Yonkers, New Rochelle or White Plains, if they prefer an urban lifestyle.
Westchester County has a lower crime rate than the national average, making it an appealing choice for seniors. The region has a four-season climate with warm, pleasant summers, vibrant autumns and snowy winters.
Senior citizens aged 65 and over make up approximately 17.4% of Westchester County’s population of slightly under 970,000 people. The average cost of assisted living in the County is $7,838 per month, although the rate at individual assisted living communities may vary substantially depending on factors such as the location, and the type and quality of services and amenities provided.
Note:Information for Westchester County was not available, so data from the nearest city, Bridgeport, Connecticut, was used.
We’ve put together this list of the top 10 assisted living facilities in the Westchester County area.
The Country House in Westchester
Situated in the historic Hudson Valley community of Yorktown Heights, The Country House in Westchester offers full-size one-bedroom apartments to those aged 59 and over. On-site amenities include a beauty/barbershop, restaurant-style dining, landscaped grounds and comfortable common areas. All apartments are equipped with safety features, such as grab bars in the bathroom and emergency call systems. The activities calendar provides residents with a diverse array of daily activities from which to choose, including group outings to community events and attractions, fitness classes, arts and crafts projects and religious services. This property isn't pet-friendly, making it ideal for those who suffer from allergies.
Atria on the Hudson
Atria on the Hudson is a pet-friendly community open to those aged 50 and over offering studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments with in-suite kitchenettes. Residents can meet friends for a beverage at the coffee shop, join a book club, participate in tai chi sessions, have their hair done at the on-site salon and barbershop. For outdoor recreation, they can picnic, stroll or simply relax on the landscaped 10-acre grounds. Seniors can enjoy chef-prepared meals in the restaurant-style dining room, and guests are always welcome for meals and overnight visits.
Situated in the heart of White Plains, NY, The Kensington offers an urban environment with upscale amenities. Resident dining options include joining friends for chef-inspired meals in the restaurant-style dining room, preparing something in the in-room kitchenette or ordering room service from the kitchen. Special dietary requests are happily accommodated by the kitchen staff, and the cafe is always stocked with appealing snacks and beverages. There's a private dining room available for personal celebrations and other special occasions.
Atria Briarcliff Manor
Residents of Atria Briarcliff Manor enjoy resort-like living in a wooded setting just two blocks from the village square. This pet-friendly community features a variety of floor plans, including studio, one- and two-bedroom units with kitchens or kitchenettes. Amenities include internet and cable in rooms, individual emergency call systems, a fitness room and an on-site salon and barbershop. Scheduled transportation is available for appointments and off-site activities and outings. The restaurant-style dining room serves three nutritious meals per day, and guests are welcome at mealtime and to spend the night.
The Atria Woodlands is a pet-friendly senior community with floor plans ranging from studios to two-bedroom apartments. Residents can join others in the restaurant-style dining room or enjoy meals in their own living space by ordering room service or preparing something in their kitchens or kitchenettes. There's an on-site coffee shop where residents can visit over a beverage, a fitness room where they can stay in shape and a relaxing spa for extra pampering and to ease away any after-workout aches and pains. Resident transportation is available for group outings to community events and local activities as well as to shopping venues and medical/dental appointments.
Sunrise at Fleetwood
Sunrise at Fleetwood offers studio and one-bedroom apartments with kitchenettes as well as companion suites. A party space is available for special occasions, and guests are welcome to join residents for meals in the dining room. Furry friends are welcome at this facility, and there are walking trails throughout the well-landscaped outdoor areas. Common indoor living spaces and resident suites are light, bright and airy.
The Ambassador of Scarsdale
Residents of the Ambassador of Scarsdale can choose between several floor plans, which include studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments. Companion suites are also available. There are walking trails on the 7-acre campus where residents and their furry friends can enjoy outdoor exercise, as well as comfortable outside seating areas where they can relax with a good book or enjoy a picnic with their peers or visitors. Residents can get their hair cut and/or styled at the on-site salon, visit with friends while enjoying a beverage and snack in the coffee shop, participate in an arts and crafts session or join a group fitness class.
Sunrise of Crestwood
Sunrise of Crestwood offers seniors a holistic approach to health and well-being in a supportive environment. Residents have access to a variety of life-enriching programs and activities, such as fitness classes, music therapy, arts and crafts, fine arts and languages, along with opportunities to join resident-sponsored special interest groups and clubs. Seniors can also enjoy outdoors pursuits, such as gardening and nature walks. Trained staff is on duty 24-hours per day.
The Chelsea at Greenburgh
Situated in the picturesque town of Greenburgh just off Interstate 247, The Chelsea at Greenburgh offers gracious accommodations surrounded by well-kept grounds with landscaped walking paths. Seniors can choose from studio, one- and two-bedroom suites where small pets are welcome. Residents can bring their own furnishings or opt for a designer furniture package offered by the community. There's an on-site beauty and barbershop, a sunroom, library and a fitness room where residents can take part in group exercise sessions. Chef-prepared meals are served three times per day in the community's gracious dining room.
The Bristal at White Plains
Residents of The Bristal at White Plains enjoy three delicious and nutritious meals per day in the restaurant-style dining room, and refreshments are available throughout the day. Personal laundry and linen service and daily housekeeping are provided, and scheduled transportation is available for local events, activities and appointments. The community offers 24-hour security, and each unit is equipped with an emergency response system. For outdoor enjoyment, residents can stroll the property's walking paths, practice their golf swing on putting green or take a dip in the heated swimming pool.