21 Assisted Living Facilities near Albany, NY

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Albany, NY

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Caring Star 2016

Atria Shaker

Provides: Assisted Living
345 Northern Boulevard, Albany, NY 12204
"The woman, Colleen, that took us around on a tour at Atria Shaker, was excellent. The community was very good. It was clean. The individual rooms for the patients were very nice and well-appointed...." More

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Atria Crossgate

Provides: Assisted Living
140 Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, NY 12203
"I feel safe here, when I was in my own apartment, I was all alone without help. Now, I have everything I need, mostly peace of mind. For me, it was the right decision at the right time and my..." More

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Promenade at University Place

Provides: Assisted Living
1228 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203
"Promenade at University Place used to be the old Best Western Hotel that was converted into a senior living place, and that's exactly what it is. It looks fine to me, but where my mom is right now..." More

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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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Caring Star 2015

Elderwood Village at Colonie

Provides: Assisted Living
626 Watervliet Shaker Road, Latham, NY 12110
"We originally had my wife at Elderwood Village at Colonie. We were very impressed with the organization. Unfortunately, she took a walk. There were police, and roadblocks, and canines, and a..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Atria Guilderland

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

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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

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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

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Atria Delmar Place

Provides: Assisted Living
467 Delaware Ave, Delmar, NY 12054
"My father was at Atria Delmar Place. The staff was incredibly attentive. Everybody knew him by his first name. There was never anybody that didn't seem to know him. They just seemed to really care..." More

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The Terrace at Eddy Memorial

Provides: Assisted Living
2256 Burdett Ave, Troy, NY 12180
"We are leaning towards the Terrace at Eddy Memorial. A big factor is they're associated with St. Peter's Hospital Services, and we're already associated with a lot of the St. Peter's medical..." 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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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

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Provides: Assisted Living
40 Autumn Drive, Slingerlands, NY 12159
"Since 1993, Beverwyck has delighted seniors with superior services and amenities in elegant and distinctive surroundings. Beverwyck is a full-service independent senior living community in..." More

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The Terrace at Eddy Hawthorne Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
32 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY 12061
"The Terrace at Eddy Hawthorne Ridge features 12 one-bedroom apartments in two-floor plans and offers the assurance of personalized care in a warm friendly atmosphere designed to meet your changing..." More

The Eliot at Troy

Provides: Assisted Living
2902 Tibbits Ave, Troy, NY 12180
"Kristina T. and the rest of the staff there make for a very comfortable living environment! I have only heard and seen nothing but great things! Way to go keep up the good job guys!!! Awesome job!" More

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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

Kenwood Manor at Good Samaritan Village

Provides: Assisted Living
141 Rockefeller Road, Delmar, NY 12054
"I'm staying at Albany Center. The location is good for me because it's in Delmar, and my home church and a lot of my friends are in the county. I moved here about a month ago. My room is pretty..." More

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MillView of Latham

Provides: Assisted Living
514 Old Loudon Road, Cohoes, NY 12047
"My mother is living in MillView of Latham for 3 years now. We're really impressed with the staff, they're very caring, very conscientious, very careful, always available, very flexible, very..." More

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Good Samaritan Lutheran Home, Inc.

Provides: Assisted Living
125 Rockefeller Road, Delmar, NY 12054
"My father was in the Good Samaritan Lutheran Home. I had to go in and clean his room. I cleaned his windows. I moved stuff around and cleaned behind everything. It wasn't that clean. It smelled and..." 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

    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

      $4,576.00 Niskayuna
      $4,537.00 Slingerlands
      $4,488.00 East Greenbush
      $4,000.00 US
      $3,900.00 Latham
      $3,744.00 Troy
      $3,395.00 Delmar
      $3,100.00 Albany

      Assisted Living costs in Albany start around $3,100 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.

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      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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      Assisted Living near Albany, NY

      Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Albany

      • Review of Promenade at University Place

        Promenade at University Place used to be the old Best Western Hotel that was converted into a senior living place, and that's exactly what it is. It looks fine to me, but where my mom is right now ... Read more

      • Review of Atria Shaker

        I toured Atria Shaker yesterday. It was very comfortable, nice, and friendly. The people we dealt with were a 5. They showed us a studio type with a bathroom. She also showed one with a little kitc... Read more

      • Review of The Massry Residence at Daughters of Sarah Senior Community

        My Dad was 98 years old and in very good health. Just gave up driving. He was on lockdown for over a year. I spoke with him every day. One day he couldn’t talk. Called the desk to check on him. Imm... Read more

        Linda Evely
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