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Kittay House

Kittay House Senior Housing - It's not just an apartment, it's a life.
Kittay House, a newly renovated 295-unit independent living building located in a five-acre garden on the Jewish Home Lifecare Bronx campus, offers seniors affordable independent/supportive living at its best.

Kittay House

Independent senior living in New York City

“Kittay House is so much more than just where I live. It’s my friends, my hobbies, my community. It’s my life.” – Mr R., Bronx, NY

Kittay House Senior Housing -  not just an apartment, it’s a life. Kittay House library

Kittay House is committed to letting seniors  maintain control of their lives. It’s a community of individuals – active seniors making choices that reflect who they are, their passions and how they choose to bring them to life.

Located amidst a leafy oasis on the grounds of our Bronx Campus, Kittay House offers a vibrant, caring community of active seniors making choices—living as they wish.

  • A variety of apartment styles with  housekeeping included
  • Daily meals in a choice of dining areas
  • Easy access and transportation to banks, shopping, and cultural events
  • Availability of on-site medical office

Apartments are ready when you are. To find out more, call 718-410-1441 or visit

Watch this video to learn more about Kittay House


Kites Symbolize Special Friendship between Bronx Fifth Graders and Kittay House Holocaust Survivors

Several kites were unfurled in the Kittay House garden this week, not as a tribute to the spring weather, but to replace what was lost 66 years ago. When a group of Bronx fifth graders from PS7... [Read More]

Kittay House Tenants Share their Experience of the Holocaust with Bronx Fifth Graders

A group of fifth grade girls from PS 75 elementary school in the South Bronx came to Jewish Home Lifecare's Kittay House Senior Apartments to talk with Marion Sacher and Pearl Brown, Kittay House tena... [Read More]

Kittay House Holocaust Survivors Featured in The New York Daily News

On Sunday April 7th, the New York Daily News featured three Jewish Home Lifecare Kittay House tenants, who shared their memories of surviving the Holocaust for Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. ... [Read More]

A Portrait of Kittay Tenant Marion Armstrong

Marion Armstrong is delighted to call Kittay House Senior Apartments home. For 25 years, this Army Veteran received medical services from VA hospitals in the region.  At Kittay, she continues to ... [Read More]

Kittay House Artist featured in Jewish Week

Kittay House tenant, Sam Goldstein, 95, uses his nimble hands to twist copper wire into likeness of famous people.  His art, recently on display at the annual Kittay House Tenants Art Show caught... [Read More]

Kittay House Senior Apartments Celebrate 42nd Anniversary

  The winter-storm that took place the night before the  anniversary did not stop the tenants, staff and friends of Kittay House from heating things up inside the Fox Auditorium for a lively ann... [Read More]

Kittay House Offers Opportunity to Try Senior Apartment Life

Try It, You'll Like It Moving to senior housing is a big decision.  Kittay House Senior Apartments is now offering a special, limited time program which allows seniors to try out the easy living, t... [Read More]

Kittay House Senior Apartments Featured in NY Daily News

Bronx Lab School musicians delighted a packed audience of Kittay Tenants jazz enthusiasts with a medley of favorites that spanned decades and bridged the generations. Tenants appreciated the passion a... [Read More]

Kittay House Seniors Take a Field Trip to the Apple Store

Tenants from the Kittay House Senior Apartments made a pilgrimage to the mecca of technology, the Apple Store on May 25.   The Kittay contingent was treated like VIPs with five Apple store staf... [Read More]

Kittay House to Celebrate Bronx Week

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. will join the Kittay House Community Choir to sing praises of the Bronx as part of Bronx Week at an event at Kittay House Senior Apartments on May 20. The Ki... [Read More]

Kittay Tenants Build Brainpower

Several Kittay tenants will be increasing their brain activity by participating in a Mount Sinai School of Medicine (MSSM) Research Program. To date, four tenants consented to participate in a study o... [Read More]

Lovebirds Find New Nest at Kittay House Senior Housing

Seventy Years with the Same Valentine: Kittay House Seniors Still Sing to Each Other Daily You might say that when George Hauss first met Natalie, he really fell for her.  With a huge grin on his ... [Read More]

Cherub Improv at Kittay Featured on Bronx News 12

The Cherub Improv group and Kittay House Senior Apartment Living tenants were featured on Bronx News 12 on July 9th. Click to view the video on the News 12 site. "So many times I've sat in t... [Read More]

Kittay House Comedy Night Featured In the Jewish Week

A Comedy Night program at Jewish Home Lifecare’s Kittay House Senior Residence was featured in March 14th edition of The Jewish Week.  The comedy night was part of a month long series of pro... [Read More]

Kittay House Senior Housing Tenant Honored for 60 Years as a Mason

Jerry Siskin is Pinned in a Special Ceremony  Kittay House was the site of a fascinating ceremony on Wednesday, February 9 as Jerry Siskin was pinned for his 60 years as a member of the Masonic Or... [Read More]

Kittay Tenants Raise Funds for UJA Federation

January 30, 2012 was Super Sunday for the UJA Federation with more than 800 volunteers making calls to raise funds for the needy. Among those volunteers were two tenants of Kittay House Senior ... [Read More]

Celebrity Chef Cooks at Kittay House

 He’s been on Oprah and the Food Network; his recipes have appeared in Gourmet and Food & Wine.  On August 9, Chef Cary Neff, came to Kittay House Senior Apartments to cook one of his signatur... [Read More]

The Bronx Journal Features Lehman College Project at Kittay House

  “The spoon that stirs the pot makes things happen.” That advice from Kittay House Senior Apartment tenant, Edna Nelkin, is part of Bronx Seniors Share Secrets to a Good Life in the May 7... [Read More]

New Website Launched for Kittay House Senior Apartments

On March 22, 2012, Jewish Home Lifecare unveiled the new website for Kittay House, the senior housing community in the Bronx.  The new web content and design reflect the vitality of the Kittay te... [Read More]

It's Never Too Late to Fall in Love, According to These Kittay House Tenants

"Everyday is Valentine's Day to me," says 99-year-old Sidney Kronish when he refers to the loving relationship he has with his girlfriend, Rozeanne Zweig. The pair has been together for more than ... [Read More]

Meet Kittay House Tenant Emily Holtzer: Advertising Pioneer

Emily Holtzer, 87, is one of the newest tenants at Kittay House Senior Apartments.  She’s approaching this new phase of her life with the same indomitable spirit and energy that fueled her career t... [Read More]

Kittay House Senior Apartments featured on CBS Evening News

Kittay House Senior Apartments, as a community of vital, engaged elders, was featured on CBS Evening News on November 17th. The story discussed the growing number of Americans 90 or older and featu... [Read More]

Kittay House Tenant, a WWII Vet, Marches with Occupy Wall Street

Ninety-year-old World War II veteran Murray Gittelman, a tenant at Kittay House Senior Apartments is featured in The New York Daily News today. Gittelman, who marched in 1963 in support of civil ri... [Read More]