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The Amsterdam At Harborside
(866) 827-5137
300 East Overlook
Port Washington, NY
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  • Assisted Living
  • Senior Community
  • Alzheimer's Care

The Amsterdam At Harborside
300 East Overlook
Port Washington
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03/30/2015 An Interested Visitor Writes: Again a clarification. The newsletter is entirely the work of the Independent Living residents (but management pays the bill). I like everything about The Amsterdam at Harborside, but one of the top features is not listed as a choice for best. I am referring to our fellow residents -they are a great bunch.

04/20/2013 An Current/Past Resident Writes: The Amsterdam at Harborside is a great place to live. My wife and I have been have been here for over 2 years and we both keep very busy. The residents are pleasant and the staff is very helpful. It is a CCRC which means that health facilities are attached and are for our use at no extra cost if we ever need it. I had reason to use it last year, and I found the service to be excellent.

Response: This is actually an addition to my original review. If you would like to have a copy of our newsletter, write to me at ed2es at (but use the @ sign instead of the word). I'm the staff photographer, and we are very proud of our publication.

Description of The Amsterdam At Harborside in Port Washington, NY

The Amsterdam At Harborside, located in Port Washington, New York provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Senior Community, and Alzheimer's Care. The Amsterdam At Harborside has an average user review rating of 5 stars. The Amsterdam At Harborside has a very good hospital, Glen Cove Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 87 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The The Amsterdam At Harborside's nearest hospital is 4 miles away. The zipcode (11050) in New York, where The Amsterdam At Harborside is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for The Amsterdam At Harborside can be found here.

The Amsterdam at Harborside is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Also, The Amsterdam at Harborside is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

Also, The Amsterdam at Harborside is a Senior Community. Senior communities are for seniors who can take care of themselves. It is often a set of apartments in a variety of sizes from studios to large two bedrooms, where seniors live independently, but may receive additional services like transportation, pools, a convenience store, bank, barber/beauty shop, resident laundry, housekeeping, and security, are all services and amenities that may be provided there.

Also, The Amsterdam at Harborside facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.


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Demographic Profile for Port Washington, NY,11050

Annual Crime
11050 Avg.
Violent Crime 1 4
Property Crime 1 4
Weather Conditions
Average High Temperature ° F
Average Low Temperature ° F
Rainy Days 31%
Average Rainfall 0 inches
Average Snowfall 0 inches
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
Air Quality 36.5 / 100
Water Quality 60 / 100
Superfund Sites 10 / 100
Physicians per 100k 529.6
Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average
Overall 98% Above
Cost of Food 12% Above
Utilities 30% Above
Miscellaneous 16% Above
High School Graduate
Associate Degree
Undergraduate Degree
Graduate Degree 26.40%
Male Population 48.66%
Female Population 51.34%
Median Age 42.4 Years
Average Individual Income
Average Household Income $107,833
Population Change
Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Port Washington NY
Percent Religious 73.14%
Catholic 51.39%
Jewish 13.86%
Other Christian 2.12%
All Other 5.77%
Breakdown of ethnicities in Port Washington NY
White  76.3%
Hispanic/Latino  11.7%
Asian  8.5%
Black  2%
Multiracial  1.3%
Other  0.2%

Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.