The cities that surround Eddy Senior Living form an extended community for our residents, which is why many seniors and their families consider these neighboring towns when choosing a retirement home. For residents at Eddy Hawthorne Ridge, Chatham, Kinderhook, Rensselaer and Averill Park are just a short drive away, and each one provides seniors with a variety of things to see and do.
Less than 30 minutes from Eddy Hawthorne Ridge senior living community, the village of Chatham is warm, friendly and welcoming – a quintessential rural upstate New York Community. It is also the retail center of Northern Columbia County, and is filled with an eclectic collection of independently-owned, one-of-a-kind shops, restaurants and art galleries. The vibrant arts scene is yet another draw for seniors, with Chatham’s extensive offerings of dance, music, theater, film and fine art.
With its walkable Main Street and heaps of historic sites, Kinderhook is a popular place to visit for seniors at Eddy Hawthorne Ridge. The Jack Shainman Gallery and Art Omi, the 120-acre sculpture & architecture park, are favorite destinations for art enthusiasts, while the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site and the James Vanderpoel House of History museum are among the many notable attractions for Hudson Valley history buffs.
With its many local farm stands and farmers markets, orchards and pick-your-own farms, Rensselaer is perfect for seniors craving a little rural charm. Of course, for those with more urban tastes, Rensselaer offers plenty of shopping and dining, as well as award-winning wineries and craft brewing companies. Rensselaer is also home to the Burden Iron Works Museum and the Crailo State Historic Site, as well as acres of parks, miles of trails, more than 500 lakes and ponds, and several championship golf courses.
Averill Park NY
For a trip down memory lane, seniors at Eddy Hawthorne Ridge head over to the Hollywood Drive-in Theater in Averill Park. The 400-car theater built in 1952 shows double features throughout the summer and hides prizes in popcorn boxes. On the other hand, seniors in search of the latest fitness trends enjoy the fact that New York’s Original Goat Yoga is located in Averill Park. Barberville Falls is a yet another great day trip for our senior living residents. Located in nearby Poestenkill, the falls are breathtaking and the overlook is perfect for a picnic.
Looking for an Active Senior Living Community near Chatham, Kinderhook, Rensselaer & Averill Park?
You’ve found it! Eddy Hawthorne Ridge is located on 14-acres in nearby East Greenbush NY. Our independent senior living community offers one-bedroom and two-bedroom senior apartments with fully equipped kitchens, while our enriched housing community, The Terrace at Eddy Hawthorne Ridge, provides additional care for those who need assistance with bathing, dressing and medications.
Enjoy your retirement, and all the surrounding area has to offer, while our professional staff takes care of the details.