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The Kensington - A Westchester Assisted Living Community


Westchester Assisted Living - The KensingtonThe Kensington is a full-service Westchester assisted living and memory care community, including enhanced assisted living services. The Kensington provides a great variety of resources for residents. Residents need not worry about housekeeping, cooking, maintenance and driving. Instead, they can indulge themselves with social outings, visits with friends, hobbies and many scheduled activities.

The Kensington - Care Level and Services

The Kensington White Plains provides assisted living, memory care and enhanced assisted living services. Assisted living services are for adults who need some support services to continue living independently. However, as an "enhanced" Westchester assisted living community, the Kensington will take assisted living care to a higher level. In addition, The Kensington can provide care for residents with varying degrees of memory loss in two specifically designed areas. One neighborhood will be ideal for those with early- to mid-stage memory loss and the other will be best for those with mid- to late-stage loss. A highly specialized and comprehensive approach will include taking all measures available to slow down disease progression and help residents maintain their highest level of function. All residents will benefit from:

  • Licensed nurses on-site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Individualized service plans
  • Primary care manager to ensure personalized attention to daily needs and preferences
  • Monthly health and wellness assessment
  • Medication management and injections
  • Diabetes management, including injections
  • Specialized diets
  • Continence management
  • Physician office on-site
  • Dedicated activity leaders to involve residents in the actual daily activities of living

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The Kensington - Activities and Amenities

The Kensington offers a diverse and ever changing calendar of events to residents each day. Activities and friendships have been shown to reduce stress, preserve wellness, keep the mind sharp and increase feelings of worth, especially for seniors. They provide activities such as a cooking club, painting, exercise classes, poetry and movies, just to name a few choices.

The construction of the The Kensington was completed in 2011. It is a beautiful residence with many special amenities:

  • Fine dining with meals attended by wait staff in main dining room
  • Open seating with table linens, china and crystal
  • Menu selections such as prime rib, grilled salmon, fresh vegetables and much more
  • Wine with lunch and dinner
  • Bistro stocked with homemade goodies, fresh fruits and beverages at all times
  • Lush outdoor terraces and patios
  • Wi-Fi access
  • Personal laundry
  • Beauty salon
  • Library and Billiard room
  • Art room

The Kensington - Unit Details

The Kensington (assisted living westchester) offers a variety of floor plans with options for private or companion living. Units range in size from 287 square feet up to 642 square feet and are offered on separate floors depending on your needs.

Local Amenities

The Kensington is centrally located in White Plains, New York. White Plains is located just 25 miles north of Manhattan and has impressive credentials as one of the top suburban office and retail centers in the nation. It offers a comprehensive and efficient public transportation system and is the gateway to both metropolitan and upstate New York, New England and other major northeast markets. It combines all the conveniences and quality of life of suburbia with success. The city is strategically located less than a 1 hour drive from four major metropolitan airports (JFK, LaGuardia, Westchester County and Newark). White Plains offers its residents a unique blend of urban and suburban life. There are more than 40 churches and synagogues, representing almost every major religious denomination.

You can visit the White Plains Performing Arts Center, which is a music, dance and children's theater. To find out more information about their performances and schedule, please visit their website at

To learn more about Assisted Living in Westchester County NY and The Kensington Westchester,  please call our Senior Living Advisors at 914-437-8675.