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Senior Independent Living in New York!
Moderately priced housing with the help you need to stay active and independent.
Isabella House, a high-rise independent living apartment residence located in Northern Manhattan on the campus of Isabella Center. It offers the best of both worlds to adults age 62 or older: a safe, spacious, enjoyable place to live, with a wide range of medical and social support services nearby when and if you need them.
Live An Active Life At Isabella House
Here at Isabella House, residents enjoy themselves. They’re treated to lunch and dinner served buffet-style in our newly refurbished dining room. There is always something going on — Isabella House’s wealth of activities includes music and exercise programs, poetry and art classes, computer training, current events discussions, and a lot more.
Spacious studio and one-bedroom apartments are available. Some apartments have balconies, and all have spectacular views — because Isabella House has a panoramic view, located at one of the highest points on Manhattan Island!
Your residence at Isabella House includes:
- Two meals a day — lunch and dinner
- Round-the-clock security
- Basic cable TV
- Weekly linen service
- Visitor parking
- Pastoral services
Programs, activities and trips:
- Movie night
- Singing club
- Hula class
- Massage therapy
- Arts & crafts
- Cultural activities
- Exercise programs
- And much more
- On-site beauty salon
- Gift shop
- Moderately priced lodging for overnight guests
- Nearby medical, physical therapy, occupational therapy and psychiatric services
Frequently Asked Questions
Are the apartments furnished?
Our apartments are unfurnished. Residents of Isabella House are expected to bring their own furnishings.
How much does it cost to live at Isabella House?
Studio and one-bedroom apartments include rent and services as described on this site. Rents are moderately priced and start at $2,400 per month.
Is security deposit required?
A one-month security deposit is required.
Is there a lease?
Residents sign a one-year lease.
Does Isabella House provide subsidized housing?
Isabella does not provide subsidized housing.
How often and by how much is the rent increased?
The rate increase is done on an annual basis. They are modest and are generally tied to cost of living increase.
Can I bring my pet to live at Isabella House?
Yes, pets are permitted. Pets can be a source of joy and comfort. However, residents’ pets must be appropriate in size and behavior to the environment. Pets must not be disruptive or dangerous to the safety and security of any of the residents or staff. Residents who wish to bring pets to live with them in Isabella House must comply with the Isabella House Pet Policy.
I am independent now, but what happens if my health declines?
Over time, needs may change. Residents of Isabella House may require home care services from time to time and are free to engage private home care services on their own as circumstances require.
Helping You Decide
Moving to a new residence is always a big step. To ease the transition and help you make the best decision for yourself, a Guest Suite is available for a complimentary overnight stay or brief pre-commitment stay for eligible seniors who wish to try the Isabella experience before making it a permanent relocation. For more information about Isabella’s independent living apartments, call the Director of Isabella House at 212-342-9343 or send us a message.