Lester Senior Housing Community

Independent Living in Whippany, NJ

Also offers 

Suburban setting
Large
Access to the outdoors
Jewish-affiliated
Smoking prohibited
Pet-friendly
The Lester Senior Housing Community, consisting of 175 units, is comprised of the Margaret & Martin Heller Independent Living Apartments and the Judy & Josh Weston Assisted Living Residence. Situated on the Aidekman Jewish Federation Campus off Route 10 East in Whippany, the community opened in May 2001. It consists of a mix of 84 market-rental 1 & 2 bedroom Independent Living units; 36 1-bedroom low & moderate Independent Living units; and 55 Assisted Living studio and 1-bedrooom units. When it opened, Lester was the first Jewish-sponsored, kosher Assisted Living community in the state of New Jersey. At the Lester Senior Housing Community, seniors keep both their minds and bodies active amid beautiful surroundings. They enjoy elegant dining and have easy access to shopping, entertainment and nightlife. Most importantly, they are part of a dynamic community.

Pricing Summary

Pricing can vary greatly depending on the accomodations you choose and the level of assistance you require, if any. Contact us to find out more.

Base Fee
$1,536 - $3,548 per month
Entrance/Community Fee
$13,500 - $18,500

Accomodations

Here are the various types of units available to choose from, subject to availability. There may be more options than what are shown. Contact us to find out more.

Apartment Sizes

Unit type
Apartments
Bedrooms
1 Bedrooms2 Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1 Bathroom2 Bathrooms

Available Features

Full kitchen
Individual climate control
Walk-in closet
Washer/dryer

Layouts

Unit type
Apartment
Bedrooms
1 Bedroom
Bathrooms
1 Bathroom
Area
574 ft²
Full kitchen
Individual climate control
Unit type
Apartment
Bedrooms
1 Bedroom
Bathrooms
1 Bathroom
Area
689 ft²
Full kitchen
Individual climate control
Unit type
Apartment
Bedrooms
1 Bedroom
Bathrooms
1 Bathroom
Area
711 ft²
Full kitchen
Individual climate control
Unit type
Apartment
Bedrooms
2 Bedrooms
Bathrooms
2 Bathrooms
Area
964 ft²
Full kitchen
Individual climate control
Unit type
Apartment
Bedrooms
2 Bedrooms
Bathrooms
2 Bathrooms
Area
1,094 ft²
Full kitchen
Individual climate control
Unit type
Apartment
Bedrooms
2 Bedrooms
Bathrooms
2 Bathrooms
Area
1,045 ft²
Full kitchen
Individual climate control

Available Layout Options

Base Monthly Fee
$1,536 - $3,548 per month
Entrance/Community Fee
$13,500 - $18,500
Unit type
Apartment
Bedrooms
1 Bedroom2 Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1 Bathroom
Area
574 - 1,045 ft²
Dining room/area
Individual climate control
Walk-in closet
Washer/dryer

Available Care

Here you will find the types of healthcare, assistance and support offered at this community, some of which may come with an additional cost.

Healthcare Staff

Full-time doctor
Doctor visits

Visiting Specialists

Dentist
Podiatrist

Special Care

Occupational therapy
Physical therapy
Speech therapy

Dining

Here you will find the style of dining offered at the community, as well as the types of diets they can accomodate. If you have special restrictions, contact us to find out more.

Dining Style

3 meals daily

Dietary Accomodations

Kosher meals

Services

Staff and visiting professionals offer a variety of services to make residents lives easier, though some may come with an additional cost or be subject to availability.

Available Services

Concierge services
Hairdresser/barber
Housekeeping
Laundry service
Linen service
Rabbi

Parking & Transportation

Parking available
Scheduled transportation

Security

Full-time security staff
In-room emergency call system
Security system

Activities

Activity calendars speak volumes about the culture of a community. Learn what opportunities there are to socialize, stay fit, be creative, stay engaged, grow spiritually, and more.

Creative & Artistic

Singing/choir

Fitness & Exercise

Balance/stability
Bowling
Fitness classes
Swimming
Yoga

Games & Trivia

Bingo
Board games
Bridge
Trivia/brain games
Word games

Lifelong Learning

Art classes
Current events
Discussion groups
Lectures/classes
Music classes
Writing classes

Religious & Spiritual

Rabbi study group
Shabbat services

Social & Entertainment

Charity/outreach
Live music/entertainment
Movies
Pet visits

Trips & Outings

Restaurants

Sample Calendars

Amenities

Amenities represent the 'bones' of a community: the rooms, facilities, features and infrastructure meant to enhance and enrich the lives of its residents.

Indoor Amenities

Arts & crafts room
Cafe/bistro
Chapel/worship space
Computer room/area
Fireplaces
Game/card room
Beauty salon/barber
Library
Media/film room
Private dining room
Store

Fitness Facilities

Exercise room
Full-sized gym