Assisted Living in Auburn

6 Communities

Faatz-Crofut Home for the Elderly

46 Grant Avenue, Auburn, NY
2 reviews
Faatz-Crofut Home for the Elderly is in Auburn, New York, near Grant Avenue, U.S. Route 20 and Auburn Community Hospital. Residents receive three home-made meals daily plus a snack. Seniors can socialize on the porches and patio or by the garden. Activities for community members include worship and Bible study, bowling, exercise classes, bingo and arts and crafts. Holiday parties take place throughout the year. A gift shop is on-site and each room has cable TV and telephone s... (read more)
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Northbrook Heights

170 Murray Street Extension, Auburn, NY
2 reviews
bisk: "Food is good and there are many activities...The staff are very compassionate... "
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Restmour Home for Adults

61 Seymour Street, Auburn, NY
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Westminster Manor

81 South Street, Auburn, NY
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The Athenaeum Of Skaneateles

150 Genesee Street, Skaneateles, NY
1 review
Ted: "The Athenaeum of Skaneateles is beautiful. It's a big mansion. It's a big, single family home and it's now built into 14 really nice rooms. It's more like living at your house. It's very clean. We got a full tour. We talked to everybody, even the maintenance guy and the director of events. The head of the place took us around for a couple of hours. We met the chef and he was really friendly. The dining area was beautiful and overlooked Skaneateles Lake. It has two big tables... (read more)
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Evergreen Heights

8939 Oakland Street, Weedsport, NY
1 review
bisk: "They did excellent evaluation and provided great care for my friend"
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At A Glance

There are 6 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Auburn is $2,997 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Auburn

Auburn, New York, is located near the heart of the Empire State. Harriet Tubman, the abolitionist and underground railroad worker, owned a plot of land in Auburn where she created a fugitive slave house for friends and family escaping to the North. Her house is now on the National Register of Historic Places and is just one of the pieces of history seniors can discover in Auburn.

The senior population of Auburn is approximately 17 percent and is served with four assisted living facilities in the city limits of Auburn and three in the surrounding areas. Assisted living facilities - or adult care facilities (ACF), as they are referred to in the state of New York - are defined as centers providing long-term, non-medical residential services to adults who are unable to live independently. There are three separate types of ACFs in New York which are regulated by the State Department of Health.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Auburn

  • The Auburn area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Auburn Community Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • Auburn has an array of community resources for seniors, including The Senior Citizens Club, an organization that offers art classes, wellness programs and blood tests or hearing consultations.

  • Though New York is considered an expensive state, Auburn's cost of living is 16 percent cheaper than the national average and 38 percent cheaper than New York's average. Seniors who wish to live in New York but experience more affordability within the state could select Auburn.

  • Auburn gets 106 inches of snow per year on average, much higher than the national average of 26 inches per year. Such wet winters could be difficult for seniors who enjoy spending time outside.

  • Centro is the main public transit system in Auburn and offers reduced fare for seniors who show either a Centro ID or a combination of a Medicare card and photo ID.  If seniors are looking to visit New York City, Trailways bus service supplies 10 percent off regular adult fares and half-off off-peak hour rates.

  • In Auburn, chances of being a victim of property crime are 1 in 30 as opposed to the New York average of 1 in 65.  Because of this, seniors could choose Auburn as a safer alternative to the rest of the state.

Paying for Assisted Living in Auburn

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in New York

$4,790.00 Manlius
$4,000.00 US
$3,092.00 Liverpool
$3,030.00 Fayetteville
$3,012.00 Syracuse

Assisted Living costs in Auburn start around $0 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 Auburn 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 Auburn

In the state of New York, up to 4,200 eligible seniors (whether Medicaid recipients or self-paying) can receive financial assistance via Medicaid's Assisted Living Program (ALP) waiver. 

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

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 Auburn

Auburn 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.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Auburn

Auburn-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.