18 Assisted Living Facilities near Albany, NY

4 Assisted Living Facilities in Albany, NY

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Promenade at University Place

Provides: Assisted Living
1228 Western Ave., Albany, NY 12203
"My in-laws moved into Promenade at University Place and the community is awesome. The staff is good so far, and the food is excellent. The dining area is really very cozy. They have enjoyable and..." More

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Atria Crossgate

Provides: Assisted Living
140 Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, NY 12203
"The staff at Atria Crossgate give me the support that I need. The people are wonderful. My room is very nice, and the dining room is fabulous. We have a chef, and the food is very good. They have..." More

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Atria Shaker

Provides: Assisted Living
345 Northern Boulevard, Albany, NY 12204
"Atria Shaker is OK with me. The only thing I'm concerned about is the price. I'm comfortable, the people are nice, and the facility looks great. It has three stories, so it's kind of spread out...." More

The Massry Residence at Daughters of ...

Provides: Assisted Living
182 Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, NY 12203
"Daughters of Sarah had gorgeous two-bedroom apartments with huge walk-in closets and two bathrooms, but they only had 3 or four of those. They had attendants at the front desk. They had closed..." More

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Elderwood Village at Colonie

Provides: Assisted Living
626 Watervliet Shaker Road, Latham, NY 12110
"My aunt has resided at Brookdale since the summer of 2016. The friendly, competent staff welcomed her with open arms and she made a smooth transition. There's a variety of experiences and..." More

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Atria Guilderland

Provides: Assisted Living
300 Mill Rose Court, Slingerlands, NY 12159
"The community is outstanding in every way! " More

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MillView of Latham

Provides: Assisted Living
514 Old Loudon Road, Cohoes, NY 12047
"Really based my review on the experience and the vibe from the residents. I am looking for home to place my parent and their experience is paramount. This is the first place where all the residents..." More

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Columbia Care Home

Provides: Assisted Living
18 Columbia Drive, East Greenbush, NY 12061
"At Columbia Care Home we specialize in working with people with memory care needs. We recognize and uphold the resident's bill of rights. We respect the dignity and unique worth of each..." More

Eddy Hawthorne Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
30 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY 12061
"Terrace at Eddy Hawthorne Ridge was very clean. I felt that the people there were very friendly and the atmosphere was nice. The food was really delicious, and they had a lot of activities for the..." More

Terrace at Beverwyck

Provides: Assisted Living
41 Beverwyck Lane, Slingerlands, NY 12159
"My father moved into the Terrace at Beverwyck over the weekend. We chose it for its features, its amenities, and its value. Also, it's a non-profit community. It's lovely; it's like a 5-star hotel...." More

Ingersoll Place Assisted Living.

Provides: Assisted Living
3359 Consaul Road, Schenectady, NY 12304
"My husband is in Ingersoll Place. It is a smaller facility compared to where he was but the care is very good. The reason I chose this facility is because of the size of the building. It is just..." More

Fawn Ridge Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2902 Tibbits Ave, Troy, NY 12180
"The facility was great " More

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The Pines at Heartwood

Provides: Assisted Living
2405 Fifteenth Street, Troy, NY 12180
"My mother is going into The Pines. If I had to rate them on a scale of 1 to 10, I would give them a 12. They were very cordial and very nice during all three times that I was there. Every time that..." More

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Atria Delmar Place

Provides: Assisted Living
467 Delaware Ave, Delmar, NY 12054
"Atria Delmar Place is a very nice place. It's in a country setting. My father's room is small. The staff and services are good. The food is very good, they have a chef, and it's served restaurant..." More

James A Eddy Memorial Geriatric Center

Provides: Assisted Living
2256 BURDETT AVENUE, Troy, NY 12180
"The staff is very sweet to my mom and very accommodating. The apartment is very clean and very up-to-date. The food is not too good; she is not too crazy about it, and they are having trouble..." More

Feura Bush Senior Apartments

Provides: Assisted Living
34 New Scotland Avenue, Feura Bush, NY 12067
"This is a wonderful facility with a caring staff and quiet setting in upstate New York, where there is the relaxation of the country but the convenience of being close by to family and shopping..." More

Troy Adult Home

Provides: Assisted Living
132 Oakwood Avenue, Troy, NY 12180

Good Samaritan Lutheran Home

Provides: Assisted Living
141 Rockefeller Road, Delmar, NY 12054

Assisted Living near Albany, NY

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Albany

  • Review of Promenade at University Place

    My in-laws moved into Promenade at University Place and the community is awesome. The staff is good so far, and the food is excellent. The dining area is really very cozy. They have enjoyable and n... Read more

    Tracey
  • Review of Atria Shaker

    Atria Shaker is OK with me. The only thing I'm concerned about is the price. I'm comfortable, the people are nice, and the facility looks great. It has three stories, so it's kind of spread out. Th... Read more

    John
  • Review of Atria Shaker

    We liked Atria Shaker very much. It was very nice and clean, and there were lots of people around doing things. It was a long distance for my dad to walk to the room that they had available, though... Read more

    Pamela
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Albany

Albany is the capital city of the state of New York. It's also the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies and the birthplace of "a baker's dozen." Albany has a considerable senior population, with 16.4 percent of persons in the city over 65 years of age. Rather than being known as assisted living facilities within the state of New York, the Department of Health refers to these communities as adult care facilities (ACFs). ACFs are defined by the state as centers providing long-term residential services to adults who can't live on their own due to physical, mental, or other limitations.  Three separate types of these ACFs are available in New York: adult homes, enriched housing programs and residencies for adults. There are 23 ACFs in the area surrounding Albany, with three directly within the city limits of Albany and 20 nearby.  

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Albany

  • Cost of living in Albany is approximately the same as the national average with a ranking of 100.8 as opposed to the nation's flat 100, making Albany a viable option for seniors looking for assisted living in the area.

  • Albany experiences harsh winters with temperatures often remaining below freezing from November to April. Albany's climate could pose a potential problem for seniors looking to spend time outdoors or who dislike cold weather.

  • The violent crime rate in Albany is more than double the national average, with a score of 78.6 compared to the national average of 31.1. Such high crime rates could create unsafe situations for seniors to choose to settle in Albany.

  • Air quality in Albany is worse than the U.S. average by eight percent. This could lead to breathing difficulties for seniors with lung conditions.

  • The Albany area is home to world-class medical facilities, including St. Peter's Hospital, Albany Memorial Hospital and Albany Stratton VA Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • Citizens age 65 and over qualify for half-fare when riding Albany's public transit system, Capital District Transportation Authority


    Paying for Assisted Living in Albany

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in New York

    $5,740.00 Delmar
    $5,005.00 Slingerlands
    $4,357.00 Albany
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,900.00 Latham
    $3,890.00 Niskayuna
    $3,000.00 East Greenbush

    Assisted Living costs in Albany start around $4,357 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

    It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Albany and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

    Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Albany

    Through the Medicaid program, New York offers waiver programs to help eligible seniors pay for assisted living, including the Assisted Living Program (ALP) waiver. Though the ALP is open to both private-paying and Medicaid recipients, this waiver program is limited to 4,200 participants.

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in New York page. Financial Assistance in New York Financial Assistance in New York

    More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in New York page.


    Free Assisted Living Resources in Albany

    Albany and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

    To see a list of free assisted living resources in Albany, please visit our Assisted Living in New York page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Albany

    Albany-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in New York are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in New York page for more information about these laws.

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