Independent Living

Now This Feels Right

Looking for the finest independent senior living in Suffolk County, NY? Jefferson’s Ferry gives you more of what makes retirement living rewarding. More opportunities to try new things and continue lifelong passions. More ways to meet people, share interests and stay involved. Living on a lush, 50-acre campus just an hour from New York City offers the best of all worlds.

As Long Island’s premier Life Plan Community — also known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community — we provide Independent Living and access to progressive levels of care, to age and financially qualified applicants. Will you qualify for residency at Jefferson’s Ferry? A good place to find out is to spend a few minutes with our Affordability Calculator online tool.

Jefferson’s Ferry was also the first Life Plan Community on Long Island to offer the Life Care contract, considered to be the gold standard in senior living residency agreements. As you start a new chapter, you deserve a community that opens the door to new possibilities and new ways to invest in your future.

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Starting in the $200s
Comfortable Residences. Easy, Refined Living

Jefferson’s Ferry offers 18 different one- and two-bedroom floor plans as well as larger apartment homes, with and without a den, and cottage floor plans up to 2,000 square feet with basement. Every residence blends design innovations with traditional character and appeal, bringing all the modern conveniences and distinctive floor plans you’d want for your contemporary lifestyle, and featuring interiors that offer rich finishes and appointments you can customize to taste.

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Services & Amenities
Make Life Easier
And More Fun

Jefferson’s Ferry is designed to include daily conveniences and courteous services to simplify your life. Enjoy modern amenities that empower you to keep moving, thinking, learning and growing. Many of the places you love to visit now — the fitness center, the pool, the beauty shop, different dining venues — will all be within walking distance of your home. And you’ll have much more free time to enjoy them.

  • 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
Healthy Living Amenities
Healthy Living Amenities
  • Fitness Center
  • Bocce Ball Court
  • Healthy Living Center
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Beauty Shop
  • Meditation Room
Lifestyle Amenities
Lifestyle Amenities
  • Art Gallery
  • Private Dining Room
  • Creative Arts Center
  • Six Dining Rooms
  • Billiards Room
  • Country Store
  • Gardening Areas
  • Card And Game Rooms
  • Ping-Pong
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Putting Green
  • Computer Lab
  • Shuffleboard Court
  • Theater
  • Library
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Affordability Calculator

Jefferson’s Ferry offers beautiful, luxury Apartments and Cottages with entrance fees starting in the $200s. Our affordability calculator is a helpful tool for understanding which floor plans suit your lifestyle. This secure, online tool is easy to use and designed to give you an accurate picture of which residential options at Jefferson’s Ferry may be a good financial fit for you. We invite you to try it now.

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Frequently Asked Questions
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What is a Life Plan Community?

Formerly known as a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), a Life Plan Community offers independent living plus a comprehensive range of long-term care services, from assisted living and memory support to licensed skilled nursing care. These services are available both short- and long-term, as needed.

Why choose a not-for-profit community?

Not-for-profit communities such as Jefferson’s Ferry manage their financial resources in accordance with their mission. Long-standing values are reflected in governance and management. Benefits of a not-for-profit community include:

What are the costs for Independent Living at Jefferson’s Ferry?

Independent living costs at Jefferson’s Ferry include one-time entrance fee, based on the size of the residence and single or double occupancy.

Are there different contract options available for Independent Living at Jefferson’s Ferry?

You may choose one of several entrance fee options (including the Life Care contract option) to give you the freedom to develop a retirement plan that is financially beneficial to you and your family. The principal may be returned to you in accordance with the terms of the Residence and Care Agreement.