Bruce and Margaret Campbell chose Cedar Crest after extensive research of other area retirement communities. They're seen here in their Cedar Crest apartment.

When researching retirement living options, one aspect should be at or near the top of your priority list: financial stability. 

An exterior shot of the community, the front entrance of the building flanked by lush green trees.

Residents find safety in their Cedar Crest community

“This is the safest place to be,” Joan Sheehan remarks on the twelfth day of self-isolation in her Cedar Crest apartment home. “I can’t be more thankful. Everybody here is doing a marvelous job.”

Personal Moving Consultant Anne Connor meets with prospective residents in their house, armed with a magnetic floor plan of their new apartment home at Cedar Crest. 

There’s a reason why most people who move to Cedar Crest say it’s the easiest move they’ve ever made. They have a secret weapon. Personal Moving Consultant Anne Connor provides personalized assistance to help make the load—and the experience—a lot lighter. 

Two older women sit by the pool in bathing suits, smiling.

Summer’s high temps are just around the corner. But you don’t have to just sit around inside all day. Community members who live at Cedar Crest stay active year-round, regardless of the weather. 

(From left) Carolyn Barbara and Carolyn Hunt, who met and became friends at Cedar Crest, enjoy taking water aerobics class together at the pool on campus.

The National Institute on Aging cites research that shows “a strong correlation between social interaction and health and well-being among older adults.”

Dorothy Zimmerman smiles from her beautiful apartment, full of art and natural light.

Nestled among the picturesque mountains off of I-287 and just an hour’s drive from Manhattan, Cedar Crest isn’t only a beautiful setting for retirement. Yes, it has beautiful, open-design apartment homes. Yes, it has five on-site, highly rated restaurants.

Members of Cedar Crest's model railroad club will tell you that sharing a passion for model trains builds strong friendships...and it's fun, too!

Tucked away in the basement of Cedar Crest, a thriving subculture meets to design and build an even smaller sub-village—a purpose-built railroad, complete with train yard, pickle works, and a town-n-country creamery. 

Joe Rosica is a member of the Resident Advisory Council.

Last fall, Cedar Crest held its annual Resident Advisory Council (RAC) election. The council acts as a liaison between community members and management to ensure clear communication—they are the voice of their neighbors. The RAC welcomed three members—some repeat members, others new to the position.

At Cedar Crest, fun and games (and exercise!) never have to rely on the weather outside. Water volleyball, like the game seen being played here, is just one of the more than 180 resident-run clubs and activities taking place year-round.

Do you have a plan for staying physically and mentally engaged during the long, cold winter months? Or does this time of year connote loneliness and isolation?