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New Hampshire Senior Housing & Apartments

There are a total of 179 senior housing options in New Hampshire. Some people may refer to them as New Hampshire senior apartments or New Hampshire 55+ apartments while others may think of them as New Hampshire senior living communities. Costs for senior housing vary in New Hampshire, depending on how luxurious the apartment complex / senior community is, as well as what area the apartments are located in. Senior living complexes in New Hampshire may include both independent living apartments without any additional services, as well as assisted living apartments that help New Hampshire residents with daily living activities. There are both low-income or income based and other apartments for seniors in New Hampshire. Older adult apartments in New Hampshire may also be part of larger New Hampshire continuing care facilities. Many senior living apartments in New Hampshire are pet friendly. If you are wondering, how do I find senior apartments near me in New Hampshire, please use our New Hampshire senior housing locator above or browse by city / county below.

Senior housing in New Hampshire is one of the most expensive in the nation. In fact, its monthly average of $3,537 for senior apartments or condos is the third highest in America. Only Massachusetts and New York have higher rental rates for senior citizen living facilities.

The New England state has amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean and shares its borders with Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine and parts of Canada. Because all of the states back east are small, several attractions are within a day’s drive even outside New Hampshire.

Features of Senior Housing in New Hampshire

Along with the incredible views, a highlight of New Hampshire senior living apartments is that the state has no general sales tax or personal income tax at either the state or local level. It is so tax-friendly that many retirees want to move here simply for that reason.

When you take that into account with everything you can do here, the monthly senior rentals are still expensive yet a bit more reasonable.

Are you an active older adult who loves to ski? It may not be the mountains you experience in Colorado, Utah, Nevada or northern California but of all the states back east New Hampshire has the best skiing. All in all, the state boasts nearly 50 mountain peaks that are higher than 4,000 feet. Its combination with the Atlantic coastline offers a rare opportunity to explore mountains and beachfront property all in the same state.

The colors of the trees and other foliage in the fall are also exceptional, and provide ample opportunities for photographs. Senior housing in New Hampshire also provides close access to New Hampshire Motor Speedway and the popular Motorcycle Week held each year in June. White Mountain National Forest and the Appalachian Trail are also accessible from New Hampshire. Hampton Beach State Park is a popular sunbathing, swimming and fishing spot.

What you can expect to pay for New Hampshire senior apartments for rent?

Since the state of New Hampshire has something to offer for every retiree, as well as state of the art senior citizen living facilities, the monthly rate is far from cheap. Affordable senior housing in New Hampshire is practically non-existent as small senior apartments start at $2,600 per month. Most senior living apartments in New Hampshire average $3,500 or more per month with some even exceeding $5,700.

Unless you are made of money, it is a good idea to plan ahead and start saving in anticipation of relocating to New Hampshire for your retirement. Either that, or consider working a part-time job after you move in. Regardless, if you can make it a possibility financially to afford senior living in the state, it is difficult to beat a state that ranks third in the “Safest States to Live in America”.

Best Locations for Senior Housing in New Hampshire

New to the area? The communities of Hanover, Bedford, Portsmouth, Amherst, Hollis, Durham, Madbury and Lee are extremely pleasant communities, often considered some of the more desirable cities in the state for seniors yet far from cheap to live in.

The state capital of Concord and Manchester are two larger cities were senior apartment rates can be a little more affordable yet offer fewer amenities.

SeniorGuidance.org provides comprehensive resources on various senior living options, including: assisted living facilities, senior living communities, nursing homes, independent living communities, continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and all other long term senior care options, including memory care such as Alzheimer's or Dementia.

Additional senior living options in New Hampshire:

Assisted Living in New Hampshire Nursing Homes in New Hampshire Dementia Care in New Hampshire

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