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
"I found Atria Shaker to be fine. It's a nice place. I have no problems with that, but my father is not interested in going to anything at this time. The employee I encountered was very good. The..." More

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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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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
"My husband needed more care than what Elderwood Village at Colonie could give him in assisted living. They were very helpful, and very responsive to my questions; they did well. It just didn't work..." 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
"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

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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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Eddy Memory Care at Marjorie Doyle Ro...

Provides: Assisted Living
18 Pasinella Way, Cohoes, NY 12047
"Eddy Memory Care at Marjorie Doyle Rockwell Center is a memory care community complete with 52 private and semi-private rooms providing comfortable, secure living in an environment designed for..." 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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Beverwyck

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

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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

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

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

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

      $4,488.00 East Greenbush
      $4,116.00 Slingerlands
      $4,000.00 US
      $3,900.00 Latham
      $3,744.00 Troy
      $3,392.00 Cohoes
      $3,100.00 Albany
      $3,095.00 Delmar

      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 Atria Shaker

        We went to Atria Shaker, and they also sent us a video. It looked fine.The staff was very thorough, and she answered the questions we have. The food was very good, we peeped through the window but ... Read more

        Barbara
      • Review of Atria Shaker

        I found Atria Shaker to be fine. It's a nice place. I have no problems with that, but my father is not interested in going to anything at this time. The employee I encountered was very good. The pl... Read more

        ReviewerRD09232020a
      • Review of Atria Crossgate

        My sister has been in Atria Crossgate for two years now. It is a single-floor multi-sectioned facility in a very quiet private setting. They have done a very good job during this COVID crisis of ke... Read more

        RS
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