Staten Island Senior Living

Average Cost: $4,500

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Sunrise of Staten Island

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Consumer

I only have positive things to say about Sunrise of Staten Island. The moment you walk in, you'll think you're in a hotel. I had lunch there, and the food I had was of very good quality. They give you a good variety of choices for the food, like good-quality chicken and a lot of choices for the side dishes...

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Sunrise of Staten Island

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Consumer

Sunrise of Staten Island is very homey, very comfortable. My mom’s only there for a month and the staff seemed very nice. She’s very happy and she said that they take really good care of her. They have some exercises, they play games, and there’s a lot of music, a lot of sing-along.

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Sunrise of Staten Island

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Consumer

My mother is in Sunrise (Sunrise of Staten Island). We liked it initially because of its location and it’s a beautiful facility, but it is costing almost $10,000 a month, which is extremely high. They don’t take Medicaid, so when my mother’s funds run down, we have to move her some place else...

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Sunrise of Staten Island

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Consumer

Sunrise of Staten Island was lovely and homey. My friend liked it. They served us a lovely hot lunch, and the food was excellent. They gave us a menu, and we chose what we wanted. It was the same menu that the residents had.

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Sunrise of Staten Island

Review by Vinnie

Consumer

I really liked Sunrise. It looked like a place that my brother-in-law would fit in, and it's clean. The people there were very nice, and the residents were very pleased. It's close to where I live, so it's very convenient to me. The menu looked fine, and the rooms looked nice.

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Information About Senior Living Option in Staten Island

Historic Staten Island, one of the five boroughs of New York City, is located in the southwest corner of the state. Home of the famous Staten Island Ferry, which offers panoramic, picture-perfect views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and the harbor, Staten Island is separated from the rest of New York state by New York Bay and from New Jersey by the Staten Island Sound. With a population of approximately 468,000, Staten Island is the least populated of the five boroughs. Senior living in Staten Island offers a suburban-style experience in a city alive with history and culture.

Staten Island Attractions

While sometimes overshadowed by all the excitement of neighboring Manhattan, Staten Island offers a lot for seniors to enjoy. The Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Gardens, rich in art and history, provides a unique mixture of beautiful, lush gardens, museums, a theater for the performing arts and seasonal festivals. The Staten Island Zoo, Clove Lakes Park and The Greenbelt Conservancy are a few other attractions that are sure to provide residents of senior living in Staten Island with relaxation and a break from daily city life. The Staten Island Mall is also a great place for seniors to shop, dine and walk.

Staten Island Senior Activities

Residents enjoying senior living in Staten Island can make new friends, grab a hot meal or learn something new at one of several senior centers operated by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA). With eight locations around town open five days a week, the centers offer seniors the chance to play Bingo, work in a garden or join an organized field trip.

Staten Island Medical Facilities

Quality medical care is only a short drive away for retirees enjoying Staten Island senior living. Richmond University Medical Center is a New York State Designated Stroke Center and one of the top ranked hospitals for patient safety on U.S. News & World Report’s list of Best Regional Hospitals. Staten Island University Hospital is a multi-site, 714-bed specialized teaching hospital on two campuses, including a number of community-based health centers and labs. The north campus is home to the renowned Heart Institute of Staten Island, which offers advanced cardiothoracic surgeries and is known as one of the best cardiac centers in the nation.

Staten Island Transit

Although Staten Island is the only one of the five boroughs that doesn't have underground rapid transit, residents enjoying senior living in Staten Island can still get around cheaply and conveniently using public transportation. The Staten Island Ferry provides free and direct transportation to downtown Manhattan, an approximately 25-minute trip. The other main forms of public transportation on the island are the Staten Island Railway and NYC transit buses offering local service as well as express transport to lower and mid-Manhattan.

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All of the resources needed to accommodate a great senior lifestyle can be found on Staten Island. Browse our comprehensive directory to find Assisted Living, Independent Living and Retirement Communities in Staten Island. Written by senior housing staff writer. Back to Top