Mount Sinai, NY 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

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    Mount Sinai is a suburb within the town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County, New York. Mount Sinai is known for being a resort town with homes along the harbor and offers many activities for retirees. 

    Climate & Geography

    Mount Sinai has a humid continental climate. The average annual high temperature is in the low 60s and the average annual low temperature is in the mid 40s. The average annual precipitation is roughly 50 inches of rainfall.

    Mount Sinai is on the North Shore of Long Island and with seasonal vacation homes along Mount Sinai Harbor and Cedar Beach. Port Jefferson can be found to the west of Mount Sinai. 

    Recreation, Culture, & Entertainment

    Mount Sinai has the qualities of a resort town offering a majority of outdoor activities for the warmer months. Active adults enjoy laying out and going for a swim at Cedar Beach or enjoying nearby fishing stations. The larger city of Manhattan is near enough for residents to take a day trip and explore a wider variety of activities. 

    Cost of Living & Taxes

    The median home cost is well above the national median. The state of New York is quite financially advantageous for retirees. Military, civil service, and New York state/local pensions are not taxed and Social Security is tax free although private pensions are taxed. Residents over 65 who meet certain income restrictions are eligible for property tax exemptions. 

    Health Care

    There are three highly ranked medical centers and hospitals located within 10 miles of Mount Sinai, including John T. Mather Memorial Hospital, Stony Brook University Hospital, and Long Island Community Hospital. John T. Mather Memorial Hospital is ranked High Performing in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart failure. Stony Brook University Hospital is ranked High Performing in orthopedics and ranked High Performing in four other adult procedures/conditions. Long Island Community Hospital is ranked High Performing in COPD and heart failure. 

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