The retirement years should be full of enthusiasm. With hotel-like amenities and plenty of entertainment, retirement communities are an integral part of the Queens landscape.
2021: Queens Voted Chapin Home for the Aging Best Retirement Community!
Chapin Home for the Aging
165-01 Chapin Pkwy, Jamaica
(718) 739-2523 – chapinhome.org
For over 150 years, Chapin Home for the Aging has been providing a safe space of the city’s senior community to live their golden years in a loving and nurturing environment. The mission of Chapin Home for the Aging has remained consistent throughout the years: it aims to give aging men and women a “true home” where they can find serenity and security. In addition to having a skilled nursing staff onsite to care for medical needs, Chapin Home for the Aging prides itself on providing residents access to activities and services on a regular basis so they can find community with neighbors at their new home.
2020: Queens Voted Flushing House Best Retirement Community!
Flushing House is a unique independent living community located in the heart of Flushing. Home to over 300 residents, Flushing House is a 12-story community with a rooftop solarium boasting views of New York City. They have an extensive resident enrichment program with a full activities schedule to fit the eclectic interests of our residents. Residents are free to make their own decisions, come and go as they please, all while having access to supportive services on site. Amenities include a movie theater, exercise room, salon, computer lab, home care agencies, interfaith chapel, library and more! Their independent living model allows residents to age in place, and truly make Flushing House their home.
2019: Queens Voted Castle Senior Living At Forest Hills Best Retirement Community!
Castle Senior Living At Forest Hills
108-25 Horace Harding Expy., Corona
718-760-4600 – castleseniorlivingny.com
Located in Forest Hills, New York, is a New York State-licensed Medicaid program located in the heart of Queens. Residents have the opportunity to live with dignity, independence and respect in a community setting with professional supportive services tailored to meet their individual needs. Geriatric professionals of all disciplines provide compassionate, uncompromising quality care. Each resident participates in the development of his or her own specific care plan. We serve eligible residents of our Enriched Housing Program. All health care services are provided by licensed home care services agency located on premises, under the direction of a registered nurse who works along with your physician in the development of your personal assisted living plan of care.
2018: Queens Voted Flushing House Best Retirement Community!
3820 Bowne St., Flushing, New York 11354
Retirement residences which combine Independent Living with supportive services on premises, have recently become a popular alternative in the U.S. In Queens, Flushing House is known as a pioneer in such communities. Built in 1974 as a not-for-profit Independent Living retirement community, Flushing House was one of the first ones to offer older adults an alternative and affordable retirement experience. Practically non-existent a few decades ago, retirement residences similar to Flushing House now number in the thousands across the United States.
2017: Queens Voted Castle Senior Living At Forest Hills Best Retirement Community Firm!
Castle Senior Living At Forest Hills
108-25 Horace Harding Expy, Forest Hills, NY 11368 – (718) 760-4600
It’s just like home. Seniors feel like kings and queens at Castle Senior Living at Forest Hills. Renowned for its quality of life, and offering a New York State-licensed Medicaid program , located in the heart of Forest Hills, Castle Senior Living allows its residents the opportunity to live the rest of their lives with dignity, independence and above all respect in a friendly community setting. Complete with a staff of full-time nurses, and a schedule of personalized activities and special attention for each resident (and the added perk of being able to try it before you buy it!), it’s no surprise that Castle Senior Living is the best senior living community in all of the borough.