27 Assisted Living Facilities near Fairport, NY
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There are 27 Assisted Living Facilities in the Fairport area, with 3 in Fairport and 24 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Fairport is $3,200 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,650. Cheaper nearby regions include Henrietta with an average starting cost of $2,890.
To help you with your search, browse the 204 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Fairport. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Fairport 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Pittsford with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Fairport, NY
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Fairport
Fairport is a suburb located nine miles east of Rochester in New York and is known as the Crown Jewel of the Erie Canal. Fairport has been named one of the Best Places to Live by Money Magazine, and with its abundance of culture, it is a viable option for seniors seeking assisted living communities. Within the state of New York, assisted living facilities are known as adult care facilities (ACF) and are defined as centers providing long-term, non-medical residential services to adults who are unable to live on their own. The New York State Department of Health regulates ACFs and is in charge of licensing the three separate categories of facilities including enriched housing programs.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Fairport
- The Fairport area has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Rochester.
- With an average high of around 80 degrees in July and an average low of 18 degrees in January, Fairport tends to maintain a colder climate. Additionally, Fairport typically experiences nearly triple the average U.S. snowfall, with around 74 inches of snow a year. Seniors who enjoy warm temperatures should acknowledge the colder weather in Fairport when contemplating ACFs in the area.
- Fairport is considered safer than 70 percent of U.S. cities with a crime rate of approximately 9.5 crimes per 1,000 residents. Because of this, seniors choosing an ACF in this area can be assured incidents of violent and property crime are statistically low.
- Air quality is ranked based on the number of harmful air pollutants within the atmosphere. With a score of 69, Fairport's air quality falls approximately 11 points higher than the national average of 58. Seniors with lung conditions such as asthma or bronchitis should consider Fairport's air quality.
- The cost of living in Fairport is approximately 1 percent cheaper than the national average, and around 23 percent less expensive than the average cost of living for the state of New York. Fairport could be suggested to seniors looking to live in New York with a lower average cost of living.
- Throughout Fairport and the neighboring regions, the Regional Transit Service is used for public transit. Seniors pay half-fare during non-peak times.
Paying for Assisted Living in Fairport
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Fairport start around $3,200 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 Fairport 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 Fairport
Eligible seniors soliciting financial assistance in New York should consider the Medicaid program's Assisted Living Program (ALP) waiver. Available to private-paying and Medicaid recipients, this opportunity is restricted to 4,200 applicants.
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 Fairport
Fairport 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 Fairport, please visit our Assisted Living in New York page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Fairport
Fairport-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 Fairport
Review of The Northfield
The Northfield was very worn down and not inviting. The room size was great. They have a separation, but they need to give their walls, their doors, and everything just a clean up. It's just drabby... Read more
Review of Elderwood Village at Fairport
I would highly recommend the Elderwood Village at Fairport. It was a very nice facility, and the director who I met with a couple of times was just outstanding. I saw a private room. All of the roo... Read more
Review of Fairport Baptist Homes
We had a virtual tour, informational session and assessment with my 91-year-old Father in law. He was "a great fit" for their Assisted Living wing. We paid our deposit plus first month's rent, and... Read more