7 Assisted Living Facilities near Canandaigua, NY
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There are 7 Assisted Living Facilities in the Canandaigua area, with 6 in Canandaigua and 1 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Canandaigua is $4,378 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Geneva with an average starting cost of $3,255.
To help you with your search, browse the 15 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Canandaigua. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Canandaigua 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Fairport with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
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Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Canandaigua, NY
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Canandaigua
Canandaigua is a town that also contains an identically named city, and there are six other towns that also lay claim to the Canandaigua mail address and zip code. While the blurred geographic lines may be confusing to outsiders, this interconnectivity showcases how cozy and easily navigable this bucolic area truly is.
According to the 2017 estimates, Canandaigua has a population of 11,130, roughly 21.3 percent of which is seniors 65 years of age or older. To help accommodate those residents interested in live-in options for senior care, Canandaigua offers nine assisted living facilities in and around the city. The New York State Department of Health oversees these communities which it calls “adult care facilities” or ACFs.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Canandaigua
- Cost of living in Canandaigua is only 1.80 percent higher than the national average, making this a fairly affordable place for seniors to live.
- The climate in Canandaigua offers warm summers with a high of 81 degrees Fahrenheit in July and cold winters with lows plummeting to 17 degrees Fahrenheit in January. With typical snowfall triple that of the national average, the city could prove tricky for seniors who prefer an active lifestyle or who struggle with mobility issues.
- The violent crime rate in Canandaigua is nearly nine points lower than the national average, making the city a safe bet for seniors concerned about personal security.
- Canandaigua is serviced by RTS Ontario, a public system that runs through the city as into other areas of Ontario County. Seniors pay half-rate fares for bus passes. RTS also operates a reservation-only service called Dial A Ride that offer seniors curb-to-curb transportation for a flat-rate fee.
- The Canandaigua area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Canandaigua VA and UR Thompson Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Canandaigua has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Ontario County Office for the Aging, which offers a plethora of resources ranging from in-home care to health insurance information, as well as more than six senior centers and clubs.
Paying for Assisted Living in Canandaigua
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Assisted Living costs in Canandaigua start around $4,378 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 Canandaigua 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 Canandaigua
Low-income seniors searching for financial assistance from New York State won’t find many resources dedicated specifically to assisted living. Though the state has several initiatives concerned with in-home care and general medical costs, there are just two Medicaid initiatives - Assisted Living Program (ALP) and the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP) – designed to help seniors pay for long-term in an assisted living facility.
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 Canandaigua
Canandaigua 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 Canandaigua, please visit our Assisted Living in New York page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Canandaigua
Canandaigua-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.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Canandaigua
Review of Canandaigua Va Medical Center
I agree with the other review.Seven years later you still see poor conditions.It does depend on unit as some are better run. Bottom line here is family support.They are the only ones who can speak... Read more
Review of Quail Summit
The visit to Quail Summit was good. I loved the grounds, but the rooms were a little small. They had a bus that took them to different places, bingo, different crafts, visiting entertainment, and a... Read more
Review of Quail Summit
I visited Quail Summit, it was nice, but it seemed more like a nursing home. What we didn't like was she would need to move out of the apartment and into another wing if she needed further assistan... Read more