18 Assisted Living Facilities near Cortland, NY

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Cortland, NY

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Caring Star 2016

Walden Place

Provides: Assisted Living
839 Bennie Road, Cortland, NY 13045
"Walden Place was excellent, and the staff was fantastic. It had both assisted and memory care, which were excellent. The food looked good. The place was outstanding." More

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Crown Park

Provides: Assisted Living
28 Kellogg Road,, Cortland, NY 13045

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Brookdale Bellevue

Provides: Assisted Living
4330 Onondaga Boulevard, Syracuse, NY 13219
"My mother will be going to Brookdale Bellevue. We liked the apartment that was available because it was very quiet. It just had one bedroom and a bathroom. It looked like it would be perfect for..." More

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Caring Star 2014

Brookdale Manlius

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Flume Road, Manlius, NY 13104
"My mom has moved into Brookdale Manlius. It's wonderful. I like all the activities they have. They have outings, exercise classes, and entertainment. They serve three meals a day. They provide the..." More

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The Athenaeum Of Skaneateles

Provides: Assisted Living
150 East Genesee St., Skaneateles, NY 13152
"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..." More

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Brookdale Ithaca

Provides: Assisted Living
103 Bundy Road, Ithaca, NY 14850
"We're very happy with Brookdale Ithaca. It's very bright and clean-looking. The hallways were nice, wide, and there were a lot of windows. It's a very appealing place. The staff members all seemed..." More

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The Nottingham

Provides: Assisted Living
1301 Nottingham Road, Jamesville, NY 13078
"I was very impressed with the staff at The Nottingham as well as the administration. They've taken very good care of my mother. The facility is extremely clean and well appointed. It’s comparable..." More

Kendal at Ithaca

Provides: Assisted Living
2230 NORTH TRIPHAMMER ROAD, Ithaca, NY 14850
"At Kendal, residents were active and engaged socially despite any physical limitations. They had a number of different types of activities and outings, and often brought in outside speakers and..." More

Manlius Assisted Living Program

Provides: Assisted Living
215 East Pleasant Street, Manlius, NY 13104
"Our 85 year old Mom has been here for almost a year....We could not be more pleased with the place or the care she has received.......Susan, Kevin, Steph, John and the entire staff are just the..." More

Longview, an Ithacare Community

Provides: Assisted Living
1 Bella Vista Drive, Ithaca, NY 14850
"We visited Longview. We like it, but Mom was not as into it. We kind of felt lost because all the walls and the carpeting were of the same color, and she couldn't quite figure out where she was...." More

The Bixby Home

Provides: Assisted Living
8342 North Main Street, Interlaken, NY 14847
"Hi, I live near this facility and visit it often since my own father lived there. Amazing, loving home that is extremely inspiring. The Victorian house is beautiful,the rooms are large and..." More

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Bridges Cornell Heights

Provides: Assisted Living
407 Wyckoff Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14850
"I was very skeptical of my grandmother going into any sort of facility. I am of the mindset that these facilities are often not run properly and the staff is not competent. That being said, I was..." More

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The Bernardine

Provides: Assisted Living
417 Churchill Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13205
"We were happy with The Bernardine for my mother-in-law. The rooms were nice. The staff was very conscientious and thorough. In fact, we've considered it for my own mother if it would fit my..." More

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Elizabeth Brewster House

Provides: Assisted Living
41 South Main Street, Homer, NY 13077
"This is listed as an Assisted living center. It is an Adult home for independent living. The aides are PCA's not ceritifed CNA' or HHA's. They do assist with shower and dressing when needed, ..." More

The Heritage

Provides: Assisted Living
750 East Brighton Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13205
"Overall, the facility was excellent. The entranceway was welcoming and well-kept, with friendly staff waiting to help guide you through the facility. The lobby was well-decorated and didn't feel..." More

Franziska Racker Centers

Provides: Assisted Living
707 Elm St, Groton, NY 13073
"This home is very run down and understaffed. All of the people staying at the facility are mentally (and mostly physically) disabled. The staff spends a majority of their time ignoring outbursts..." More

Greenbriar Home for Adults

Provides: Assisted Living
46 Cortland Street, Homer, NY 13077

Westminster Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
81 South Street, Auburn, NY 13021

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Cortland

    Cortland, New York, is a city of about 19,000 in the Southern Tier of New York near the center of the state. It is called the Crown City because of its seven valleys that form a crown. Seniors who are history buffs will enjoy Cortland’s historic locations on the National Register of Historic Places. There are 10 places in Cortland on the list, including the courthouse, poor farm, corset factory and the library. There is only one assisted living facility in the city, with two more in nearby Homer. All adult homes in Cortland and throughout New York are licensed and regulated by the Department of Health.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Cortland

    • Cortland has warm summers and cold winters. July's average temperatures are a high of 81 degrees and a low of 59. In the coldest month, January, the high temperature averages 31 and the low is 15. The city averages 90 inches of snow per year, which could be a hazard for seniors.
    • The city of Cortland has a cost of living lower than the national average. Housing is nearly 50 percent lower than the national average and one of the lowest in New York. This makes the cost of living more affordable for seniors.
    • On a scale of 1 to 100, with 100 being the safest, Cortland has a crime safety rating of 25. Property crime is the highest threat to public safety, and 1 in 42 people face a property crime within the city.
    • The Cortland area has one hospital, Cortland Regional Medical Center, in the event of a medical emergency or illness.
    • Cortland wants to make sure residents get around the city easily with several transportation options. Cortland Transit has regular bus routes and curb-to-curb rides. There are also specialized buses and taxis for disabled residents.
    • The state does not tax social security benefits. This means seniors get every penny of their checks.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Cortland

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in New York

    $7,572.00 Ithaca
    $5,295.00 Manlius
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,410.00 Cortland
    $3,200.00 Fayetteville
    $3,077.00 Syracuse

    Assisted Living costs in Cortland start around $3,410 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 Cortland 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 Cortland

    New York state residents who qualify for Medicaid can use it to pay for assisted living in Cortland. Those who do not qualify can get help from the Assisted Living Program.

    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 Cortland

    Cortland 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 Cortland, please visit our Assisted Living in New York page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Cortland

    Cortland-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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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Cortland

    • Review of Walden Place

      My sister moved into Walden Place. So far, so good. She likes it. She's allowed to have her small dog with her. She says the food is really good. The staff has been fine. Any time we've had a need,... Read more

    • Review of Walden Place

      Walden Place was excellent, and the staff was fantastic. It had both assisted and memory care, which were excellent. The food looked good. The place was outstanding. Read more

    • Review of Walden Place

      Walden Place was nice. The people who lived there were happy and had things to do. We enjoyed the dining area, lunch choices, and thought that it was a really nice and pretty place. The rooms were ... Read more

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