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Discover the Lester Lifestyle
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Lester Senior Living – Distinctive Senior Living in Whippany, Morris County, NJ

Discover the Lester lifestyle…
a carefree life of new horizons in a luxurious private setting.

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The Lester Senior Housing Community Whippany NJ

There’s always something new to discover about yourself at The Margaret & Martin Heller Independent Living Apartments. Our many clubs, cultural events, and university-level seminars keep you as busy as you want to be, with amenities and services that serve you in distinctive style. Whatever you’re ready to explore, you’ll find it all right here at Lester Senior Living.

Discover new interests (and enjoy lifelong hobbies)

Our community offers programs that cater to a wide range of hobbies and interests—and give you ample opportunities to find new ones! Discover your inner artist at one of our creative arts workshops, from poetry and memoir writing to fine art classes. Keep your mind flexed with brain games, lectures, discussion groups or our JCHC University seminars. We help you keep your body flexed as well. Take one of our weekly exercise classes, try gentle yoga, or enjoy a stroll with friends along our tree-lined walking paths. You can also take advantage of membership at the neighboring JCC, which includes access to the indoor swimming pool, walking track and cultural programs … plus lifetime complimentary membership to the JCC’s Senior Enrichment Program, with great lectures and events at the JCC’s campus. Dig deep into Jewish texts at our well-regarded Lifelong Learning program or weekly Torah study. If you prefer music or dance, or other cultural programs, we have those, too.

Discover the vibrant area

Lester Senior Living is conveniently located near entertainment and cultural venues, historic sites and other attractions in Morris and surrounding counties, and great shopping is a short ride away.

Discover award-winning senior living

Lester Senior Living has been named “Best in Senior Living” several times in the Suburban Essex magazine’s Best of Essex Readers’ Choice Awards. Isn’t it time you discovered new horizons at our elegant community? We’re eager to introduce you to everything there is to discover about life at Lester.

Enjoy a life well lived amid comfort and carefree luxury

Everything you need is here to enjoy an independent life without the responsibilities of home ownership. We make the living easy, with your convenience and comfort in mind:

  • Beauty /barber shop
  • Country Store (convenience items, pantry staples, fresh produce)
  • Card/game room, crafts room, fitness center (and exercise classes), computer center, movie theatre, fully stocked lending library
  • Light housekeeping services twice a month
  • 24-hour emergency pendants
  • On-site physician, dentist, podiatrist, PT, OT, speech therapist
  • Postal services
  • Concierge services
  • Chapel – open 24 hours a day; weekly Jewish religious services and Jewish holidays observed*
  • Comfortable, quiet living room and conversation nooks
  • Private bus – transportation to shopping and cultural events on a scheduled basis, for a nominal fee
  • Plenty of convenient parking for both residents and visitors

Engaged living at its best

At Heller, we believe that nurturing mind, body and soul is what keeps our residents happy and healthy. Our monthly community life calendar is filled with cultural, educational and social programs, with lots to do and discover: creative arts classes, lectures and concerts, discussion groups, JCHC University seminars and our Lifelong Learning program, games, movies, exercise classes, and outings.

Take advantage of free lifetime membership in the JCC’s Senior Enrichment Program, or join the neighboring JCC to enjoy its indoor swimming pool, walking track and cultural programs. Prefer some quiet time? Take in the fresh air on our patio or along our walking paths, or find a cozy spot to chat with friends or curl up with a good book. Whatever you want to explore, the choice is yours to stay as busy as you’d like.

Dine in style

Residents enjoy restaurant-style dining Monday through Friday evenings in our elegant community dining room, which follows kosher dietary laws.** If you’re in the mood for a casual lunch, try our Café Ruth bistro. We also have a small private dining room available for entertaining your guests.

*As with all our JCHC communities, we offer senior living within a traditional Jewish context, but we welcome residents from all backgrounds.

**Lester Senior Living is under the Kosher Supervision of the Vaad HaRabonim of MetroWest.

Please call David Rozen at (973) 929-2725 to arrange a tour and join us for lunch.

Our location

Situated on the Alex Aidekman Family Campus of the Jewish Federation, off Route 10 East in Whippany, we’re close to historic downtown Morristown and the Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morris Museum, shopping, dining and entertainment.

Lester Senior Living Community

903-905 Route 10 East
Whippany, New Jersey 07981

Phone: (973) 929-2700