senior living


Westchester and neighboring counties continue to have a wide variety of senior living communities and retirement residences to choose from, with new ones continuing to open. But they are not all the same, especially when it comes to services, amenities and general environment. To help you maneuver through all the information and choices out there, a first step is to understand the language used to help you differentiate between senior living options when exploring the possibilities:
Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) accommodate the changing needs of residents. At a CCRC, an individual (or couple) may start off in independent living and then move into assisted living or nursing care if it becomes necessary. All the while, the person stays on one main campus which offers the continuum. Independent Senior Living refers to apartment-dwelling in a senior community. Residents live independently and may be offered services such as meals and housekeeping. For those who need some help, there is Assisted Living. Meals, recreation, outings, and other programs are offered in addition to assistance with daily activities, nurses available 24/7 and wellness programs. Communities may even have indoor pools and other state-of-the-art equipment. Not all assisted living communities provide Memory Care services, while others specialize in this care. Respite Care provides caregivers a needed break and the time to focus on their own health and wellbeing: for themselves and for their loved ones. Hired caregivers can come into the home to provide respite for short or long periods of time. Alternatively, many assisted living residences provide respite care as well. Call the assisted livings to find out which ones offer one-week or extended stays.

600 Lake St., Harrison, New York 10604
Brightview Senior Living opens Summer 2024 with a gorgeous new construction residence. What makes life at Brightview Senior Living communities so carefree and rewarding isn’t any one thing. It’s everything. The people. The place. The personal touches and peace of mind, providing our residents the resources to enjoy a healthy, happy, and rewarding day, every day—with vibrant social, cultural and lifelong learning opportunities.
There are no buy-in fees for our modern apartment homes (with kitchens)—rental fees only! Socialize with new friends in our pub, billiard room, salon, café, movie theater, and fitness center. Utilities, housekeeping, restaurant-style meals, maintenance, and scheduled transportation is all included. We offer enhanced living in Gallery neighborhoods and customized assistance with daily activities and care (Assisted Living); on-site nurse seven days a week; highly specialized, life-enriching Dementia Care and day-to-day activity in Brightview’s Wellspring Village™ neighborhood. For more information, call Rosie or Rosanne at 914-533-1902 or visit our website (above). 
(Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care)

1155 King Street, Greenwich, CT 06831
203.531.5500; Maria Scaros, Executive Director;
The Greens at Greenwich is a Purple Flag community accredited for its excellence in memory care by the Connecticut Assisted Living Association and the Alzheimer’s Association. We are a recognized leader in providing the creative arts therapies that offer personal enrichment, empowerment, and joy to individuals who have difficulty communicating in conventional ways. Our staff is carefully selected for qualities of compassion, empathy, and a desire to work with people who have memory impairment. Extensive training and support are reflected in the longevity of our staff. The Greens has been providing excellence in memory care for over 20 years as a privately owned assisted living community located on the Greenwich/Westchester border. The community consists of one-bedroom suites, studio, and companion suites. It is uniquely designed to provide warmth, independence, and safety. Schedule a tour to discover how The Greens may be your silver lining and answer for the best care for your loved one with memory impairment. 
(Assisted Living and Memory Care)

100 Maple Ave., White Plains, NY 10601
When you choose The Kensington White Plains, we’re confident that you and your loved one are here to stay. As the premier senior living provider in Westchester County for the past 14 wonderful years, our enhanced assisted living license allows us to provide more care and service than any other senior living community nearby. Our spectrum of clinical care is comprehensive. With a best-in-class team of specialty-trained professionals, we are equipped to support residents with progressive conditions such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s or Frontotemporal Dementia. We also welcome residents who require a Hoyer lift, oxygen, a feeding tube or insulin injections. No resident needs to move out if needs increase or if new challenges evolve. At The Kensington, Our Promise is to love and care for your family as we do our own. We blend complex medical attention with lifestyle enrichment programs in a loving environment. Please get in touch with us to learn more, and let us introduce you to the uncompromising devotion to family that comes with residency at The Kensington. 
(Assisted Living and Memory Care)

THE KNOLLS A Bethel Community
55 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla, NY 10595
The Knolls is a charming senior living community nestled between the excitement of New York City and the splendor of the Hudson Valley. At the Knolls, residents can remain close to family, friends and the communities they love. With a vast selection of cultural activities, amenities and residence styles, the Knolls is sponsored by Bethel, a nonprofit organization serving Westchester County seniors for over 100 years. Life is relaxed at The Knolls, where a tight-knit community and casual atmosphere allow residents and staff members to get to know everyone by name. The Knolls features large, thoughtfully designed apartments with seven individual floor plans, all offering unique benefits of their own. This Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) provides the added security of a full continuum of healthcare services as your personal needs change. 
(CCRC, Independent Living, Enriched Living)

101 Theall Road, Rye, New York 10580
Located on a beautiful 56-acre arboretum campus in Rye, New York, The Osborn offers seniors fulfilling independent living opportunities. The Osborn is known for its outstanding dining, educational and entertainment programs, exceptional services and many amenities. The Osborn offers priority access to assisted living, memory care, short-term rehab and long-term care, should independent residents need these programs in the future. The Osborn is accredited by CARF and has a Fitch “A” financial rating. The Osborn’s skilled nursing facility (The Piscuiti Pavilion) is consistently rated as one of the top nursing homes in the area. It has been named one of the best nursing homes in New York by U.S. News & World Report for the past six years. The Osborn Pavilion is the only skilled nursing center in Westchester County to achieve this rating for 2024. 
(Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Rehabilitation)

19 Narragansett Ave., Ossining, NY 10562
The 50-apartment Pines is for independent living seniors and offers three meals a day, weekly housekeeping and a number of amenities as part of the affordable monthly rent. A “no-frills” rent-only option is also available. 
(CCRC, Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care)

62 Springvale Rd., Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520
Bethel Homes provides affordable senior living options at The Springvale Inn. The Inn is an assisted living residence for seniors who enjoy a worry-free lifestyle. Residents enjoy three meals a day restaurant-style dining, computer enabled library, game room and fireplace lounges—and they’re just a glance away from finding something to their liking on our daily activity calendar. Clinical services are available on site 24/7. 
(CCRC, Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care)

1 Wartburg Place, Mt. Vernon, NY 10552;
Wartburg offers compassionate specialized care for your loved one with memory loss. The new state-of-the-art Berkemeier Living Center is a purposefully-built residence created specifically to serve those with Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related diseases.

1 Wartburg Place, Mt. Vernon, NY 10552;
Wartburg offers a choice of private leased townhomes and affordable senior housing apartments on a 34-acre gated campus with 24-hour security. Our Lohman Village community features 31 one- and two-bedroom step-free townhomes with parking right at the door. Each comes with a full kitchen and bathroom, in-home washer and dryer, spacious four-season Florida room and large walk-in closets, and newly redone back patios. Some also feature a cozy fireplace and handicap-accessible bathrooms. Affordable senior housing apartments are also available on our campus in the Friedrichs Residence.

1 Wartburg Place, Mt. Vernon, NY 10552;
Meadowview is a senior living residence for active seniors who may need a little extra help. With a choice of studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, residency includes three restaurant meals prepared by an executive chef, 24/7 concierge service, daily housekeeping and weekly laundry and on-site nurses with physicians on call. Specialized memory care neighborhood for those living with Alzheimer’s or dementia. 
(Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Rehabilitation)


You may not be ready to return home when discharged from a hospital stay. Perhaps you need assistance with a medication issue or are unable to manage stairs. If that’s the case, there is the option to go to a skilled nursing facility (SNF), where a doctor supervises care and physical therapy is available along with other services. After a three-day hospital admission, stays at a SNF will usually be 100% covered for 20 days for those on Medicare. For those needing long-term skilled nursing care, nursing homes are an important and available option, with several described below:

67 Springvale Rd., Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520
914.739.6700 ext. 1209;
Featuring both private and semi-private rooms, our 200-bed facility also includes a specialized dementia unit and a dedicated short-term rehabilitation unit with up to seven day physical and occupational therapy–including a new cutting edge aquatic therapy system. Call for availability of outpatient services.

17 Narragansett Ave., Ossining, NY 10562
Bethel’s 43-bed 5-star facility offers quality care in an intimate setting. Located in a quiet, residential neighborhood, Bethel Nursing Home also provides rehabilitation for short and long term residents. 

101 Theall Road, Rye, New York 10580
The Osborn’s skilled nursing facility (The Piscuiti Pavilion) provides short-term rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation and long-term care. Since its opening, the Pavilion consistently receives recognition for excellence. For instance, The Osborn’s short-term rehab and long-term care programs have been named one of the Best in New York by U.S. News & World Report. The Osborn Pavilion is the only skilled nursing center in Westchester County to receive this highest rating for 2024. 

1 Wartburg Place, Mt. Vernon, NY 10552
Our skilled nursing facility, consistently named one of the “Best Nursing Homes in New York State” by U.S. News & World Report, provides clinical care under a team of nurses, physicians, social workers, rehabilitation staff, dietitians and recreation professionals. The team works collaboratively with the resident and family to provide all the services to help optimize the resident’s health and quality of life. Our post-acute setting provides therapy and nursing care to get you back home safe and strong after a hospital stay. For those living with Alzheimer’s or dementia, our team understands the quality of care needed and provides it with comfort and understanding. 

More Nursing Homes:
Andrus on Hudson; Hastings-on-Hudson 914.478.3700
Bayberry Care Center; New Rochelle; 914.636.3947
Briarcliff Manor Center for Rehab & Nursing Care; Briarcliff Manor; 914.941.5100
Cedar Manor Nursing Home; Ossining; 914.762.1600
Dumont Center for Rehab and Nursing; New Rochelle; 914.632.9600
The Emerald Peek Rehab and Nursing Center; Peekskill; 914.737.8400
The Enclave at Rye Rehab & Nursing Center; Port Chester; 914.937.1200
Glen Island Center for Nursing & Rehab; New Rochelle; 914.636.2800
The Grove at Valhalla; Valhalla; 914.681.8400
King Street Rehab; Rye Brook; 914.600.7149
The New Jewish Home, Sarah Neuman; Mamaroneck; 914.698.6005
North Westchester Restorative; Mohegan Lake; 914.528.2000
The Paramount at Somers Rehab & Nursing Center; Somers; 914.232.5101
RiverSpring/Hebrew Home; Bronx; 718.581.1000
San Souci Rehab; Yonkers; 914.423.9800
Sprain Brook Manor Rehab; Scarsdale; 914.472.3200
Tarrytown Hall Care Center; Tarrytown; 914.631.2600
United Hebrew; New Rochelle; 914.632.2804

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