Older Boomers grew up on sex, drugs and rock and roll and don’t want to give up their unique luxury lifestyle or independence. Many are now taking stock of what they have and settling into new all-inclusive resort locations long before they fall down and can’t get up.
“Adults get used to certain lifestyles, amenities and conveniences,” said Bill Todd, spokesperson Atria Senior Accommodation, the largest ISP in the country. “When they move out of their homes in their 30s or 40s, they don’t want their quality of life to decrease. They say, “Why compromise now?”
Today, older people can legally smoke weed (in some places); wear a smart watch that sends alerts in case of a fall; take a chauffeured Mercedes to a Rolling Stones show or sip wine on the terrace before sampling gourmet meals prepared by an innovative chef trained in local cuisine and special diets.
Although Jimmy Buffett Latitude Margaritaville Over 55 Communities in Florida and South Carolina not yet hit the northern climate, those who are active but need help from time to time are abandoning their sprawling apartments or McMansions and flocking to the area’s newest developments that have the ability to add services as they age – or forget – in place.
Beautifully equipped computer labs, libraries, cafes, lounges and high-tech gyms are standard as operators tend to retirees with perks and amenities.
But it’s not cheap. Fees start at approximately $6,045 for independent living in Watermark in Brooklyn Heights up to a high $34,500 per month at luxury brand Atria, the upcoming Cautery Hudson Yards for his most expensive rug.
Memory care? Fuhgedabaudit – $20,000 to $40,000 per month.
Or the purchase could cost between $400,000 and $2 million. Independent Living River’s Edge in Riverdale, NY but here, the monthly fee is set for life, and residents are confident that all their future long-term care needs will be met.
“Most are paid privately, but the money can come from long-term care insurance, pensions, or other sources,” Todd explained to residents of most institutions.
The selection in the latest properties ranges from studios with a private bathroom and kitchenette to spacious apartments with two bedrooms, a living room, two bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops, such as in Atria at 333 W. 86th St. for $17,200 per month.
Along with three hot gourmet meals and a crib, residents have access to on-site events and concierges who book Broadway shows.
The indoor saltwater pool is part of an enhanced wellness and immersive experience offered by upscale brand Maplewood Senior Living and Omega Healthcare Investors. Inspire.
Handel Architects designed the 23-story glass tower at 1802 Second Avenue at East 93rd Street in Carnegie Hill.
“We wanted to offer an unrivaled holistic wellness experience that combines luxurious accommodations, exceptional hospitality, cutting-edge technology, holistic wellness programs and world-class care all under one roof,” said Gregory D. Smith, president of Inspir.
Floor-to-ceiling windows, golden Calacatta marble, lush plantings, contemporary art and custom joinery are all Insta-worthy. Its 17th floor SkyPark features a terrace as well as a fireplace, bar, lounge and casual restaurant.
At ground level, its 1802 gourmet diner makes residents feel like they never left their previous penthouses – but it’s not for those without the means. The 215 studios, one- and two-bedroom suites start at $13,500 per month and go up to $17,500 for top-floor penthouses. This monthly tab includes food, utilities, laundry, activities, amenities, and wellness services.
Inspir technology offers virtual reality, digital signage with educational programs, smart home systems and Temi, an interactive robot that can deliver goods to residents in accordance with COVID-19 protocols and is essential for telemedicine doctor visits and family video visits.
Also on the Upper East Side Bristal at 1622 York Ave. on East 86th Street opened in May in a new high-rise building that also offers terraces, concierge services and high-tech tracking. Bristal’s Foresite system uses artificial intelligence and sensors to monitor residents if they so desire.
This fall, Atria’s luxury brand, Coterie, will open at Hudson Yards on the bottom 13 floors of Handel Architects’ 45-story LEED sustainable silver tower at 505 W. 35th St. on 10th Avenue.
Built for Atria by developer Hudson Yards, Connected, he has 127 rentals for supportive care and memory care. It also offers a short-term all-inclusive stay for Grandma’s stay for a weekend or longer, prorated at $30,000 a month, which might tempt her to make a permanent jump.
Miele appliances include a washer-dryer in every apartment, and bathrooms have underfloor heating, while Smart Home controls the thermostat, lights, blackout sun shades and wireless locks that open with the CarePredict Tempo wrist monitor which has a selection of straps and straps. may be blinded.
Two unfurnished apartments on the seventh floor have their own private terraces with one bedroom for $21,900 and two for $34,300. The 13th floor is a residential area with a rooftop terrace, a healing garden, a cinema, a piano lounge, a library, dining and conference rooms, and multiple fireplaces.
“We will be able to bake fresh pastries and bread every day,” said Joanna Mansfield, CEO of the bakery, which will also host cooking classes.
Manhattan is not the only place where luxury is available for those who want to start a new phase of their lives.
In Riverdale, the River’s Edge Life Plan community has 32 acres along the Hudson for those 62 and older to run their own trails, play tennis and pickleball.
Located in the southern part of the Jewish house in Riverdale. River Spring Living, the campus has a putting green, dog parking, and a dog park.
Along with a ventilated marijuana smoking room, resort-style amenities include a lounge, social events, a training kitchen with guest chefs, an entertainment program, and a fitness center with an indoor pool and spa.
“We joke about how the Jewish Home was the first to adopt a policy on sexuality, medical cannabis use and music therapy – so we get drugs, sex and rock and roll,” RiverSpring Living President Daniel Reingold joked. .