Briarcliff Manor is just an hour and a half drive from New York City, away from much of the hustle and bustle but near enough for seniors to enjoy the many amenities the city has to offer. This small village is home to 7,480 people, 22% of whom are 65 years of age or older. It’s just minutes from Phelps Hospital in Sleepy Hollow, offering seniors easy access to health care from a hospital specializing in cancer care, neurosurgery and orthopedics and emergency care.
Seniors often turn to assisted living care as they need more help with daily tasks, such as dressing, grooming or preparing food. In assisted living, seniors reside in homelike environments where staff is available around the clock to provide care or a helping hand while still preserving the senior’s independence. In Briarcliff Manor, assisted living costs an average of $5,750 per month, more than both the state and national averages of $4,580 and $4,500, respectively.
This guide covers what seniors can expect from assisted living in Briarcliff Manor, including what to consider, the benefits and drawbacks and access to several programs to assist with paying for care. It also includes local resources.