As of 2015, at least 15 retirement communities are located within 36 miles of Long Island, states A Place for Mom. Each community offers a different type of environment for the retiree.
Many senior communities on Long Island allow pets and provide some form of physical activity, explains A Place for Mom. Some, such as Sunrise of Dix Hills, offer a spectrum of services, including medication assistance, physical therapy and transportation off-site. Others offer art classes, wine tasting and even karaoke. Luxury amenities, such as a putting green, swimming pool and a clubhouse are available in several high-end communities, such as Bayport Meadows and Stoneleigh Woods at Riverhead, according to Best Guide Retirement Communities.