Independent Living in Long Island, NY

How does it feel living here? Genuine.

Fifty gorgeous acres in Suffolk County, Long Island. Independent living at Jefferson’s Ferry is a blend of privacy and community with tailored services, social events and healthy living options for personal growth that elevate the daily experience — all crafted to preserve your independence. The feeling is different from many communities offering senior independent living. We’re not institutional. We’re not a hotel or a “docked cruise ship” as some communities claim to be. We’re home to real people leading authentic lives, sharing their experiences with warmth and a sense of belonging.

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We’re not just pet-friendly, we’re people-friendly.

Keeping the important things in balance means providing attractive options today and tomorrow. The warmth you feel is genuine. You’ll find easy ways to share your time and talents. You can join or lead any number of committees and organizations or start one of your own. You’ll have fast, walkable access to essential services, and assistance with transportation if you need it. Our team makes living completely maintenance-free for you, inside and out. Think of the time and effort you’ll save year-round. And you’ll never have to worry about who’ll take care of you in the future. Life Care at Jefferson’s Ferry means real peace of mind for you and your family.

Comfortable residences. Easy, refined living.

Apartment homes and cottages at Jefferson’s Ferry blend design innovations with traditional character and appeal. They bring all the modern conveniences and distinctive floor plans you’d want for your contemporary lifestyle, and feature interiors that offer rich finishes and appointments you can customize to taste. Our attractive one- and two-bedroom apartment homes are spacious and comfortable, letting you take full advantage of community amenities, services, and cuisine. A Jefferson’s Ferry cottage gives you the ultimate independent living experience — space, privacy, freedom and convenience. All residences include:

  • Smoke detectors
  • Locked individual mailboxes for apartments
  • Curbside mail delivery for cottages
  • Fire sprinkler system in common areas
  • Snow shoveling
  • Lawn mowing
  • Floor cleaning
  • External repairs, like roofs and gutters
  • Utilities, except for cable and phone
  • Flexible meal program
  • Housekeeping
  • Linen services
  • Transportation

Living independently never gets old.

Explore the many facets of independent living at Jefferson’s Ferry.


Senior independent living services with the accent on independence.

Our services free your time and imagination. These are all included with residency.

  • 24-hour security and emergency response system
  • Bi-weekly housekeeping
  • Dining options
  • Interior maintenance
  • Landscaping and groundskeeping, including snow removal
  • Medical transportation within 10 miles
  • Regularly scheduled transportation to local shopping areas, events and sponsored tours
  • Unlimited short- or long-term health care in the Vincent Bove Health Center
  • Utilities (except telephone, TV)
  • Valet service

Community amenities that make life richer.

Thoughtful amenities have been carefully planned to simplify life and offer meaningful options to craft your own version of the perfect retirement.

  • Art gallery
  • Creative arts center
  • Fitness center
  • Walking, jogging and biking paths
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Private dining room
  • Five additional dining venues
  • Bocce ball court
  • Healthy Living Center
More Amenities
  • Beauty Shop
  • Billiards room
  • Gardening areas
  • Card and game rooms
  • Horseshoe pit
  • Computer lab
  • Karen’s Café
  • Library
  • Meditation room
  • Country Store
  • Croquet court
  • Ping-pong
  • Putting green
  • Shuffleboard court
  • Theater

Frequently Asked Questions

Choosing Jefferson’s Ferry means choosing to live life on your own terms, every day. Eat what you want. Wear what you want. Do what you want. Go where you want. People simplify their lives and move to Jefferson’s Ferry so they can live the life they love, free from housekeeping, lawn care, home maintenance and other chores. You have the added peace of mind knowing that assistance and health care are here for you.

Yes, of course. Pets are always welcome at Jefferson’s Ferry. There’s no upfront or monthly fee.

Yes. Cottages have their own attached garages and parking for apartment residents is available in lots near the apartments at no additional charge.

Yes. Additional, lockable indoor storage space is available for your seldom-used possessions and/or seasonal items at no additional cost to you.

Yes. Your guests — of any age — are always welcome at Jefferson’s Ferry because this is your home.

Yes. You may entertain overnight guests in your apartment or cottage. There are also guest suites available at a reasonable cost.

Yes. Your group is welcome to meet at Jefferson’s Ferry in any of the available common areas. Our lounges are available for reading, socializing or throwing a private dinner party. We also offer many classes, activities, volunteer opportunities and special interest groups you may wish to join.

Yes. Our FlexPlan dining gives you a monthly allowance of points which you may use to purchase a combination of large and small meals at each of our six dining venues.