The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Hempstead, NY for 2023

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Hempstead, NY

Island Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
820 Front Street , Hempstead, NY 11550
"my Mom was there for 1 year before she needed to be moved to a nursing home.....the staff and administration there are fantastic, caring and very pleasant.....the facility is clean and vibrant and..." More

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Atria Park of Lynbrook

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Peninsula Boulevard, Lynbrook, NY 11563
"I walked into Atria Park of Lynbrook and it looked like a hotel. The community was renovated and is beautiful and modern. My wife and I were given a tour by Lauren and she was extremely..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Sunrise of East Meadow

Provides: Assisted Living
1555 Glen Curtis Boulevard, East Meadow, NY 11554
"I liked the staff at Sunrise of East Meadow very much, especially their head chef. He was very personable. My mother-in-law likes to cook and he said that he has residents who could help them out..." More

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Amber Court of Westbury

Provides: Assisted Living
3400 Brush Hollow Rd, Westbury, NY 11590
"I toured Amber Court of Westbury for my mom. It looks like a great community. It was very clean. The people were friendly, too. They have an area where they go and watch movies, and they do..." More

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Caring Star 2022

Atria Cutter Mill

Provides: Assisted Living
96 Cutter Mill Road, Great Neck, NY 11021
"I like everything about Atria Cutter Mill. The place looks nice and well put together. I don't have anything negative to say. The staff members were very friendly and took the time and patience to..." More

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The Arbors Assisted Living at Westbury

Provides: Assisted Living
45 Jericho Tpk, Jericho, NY 11753
"When I walked in The Arbors Westbury, there was a very homey feeling. The staff was very welcoming. The residents were very happy and very active. I noticed they had a lot of activities going on...." More

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Caring Star 2023

Atria Tanglewood

Provides: Assisted Living
125 Ocean Avenue, Lynbrook, NY 11563
"I toured Atria Tanglewood. I was very happy with the way the residents looked. They were very entertained and the staffing looked very good with them. They looked very happy. The staff was very..." More

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Atria Park of Great Neck

Provides: Assisted Living
51 Great Neck Road, Great Neck, NY 11021
"It would be hard to find a better group of caregivers. Their patience and kindness were immeasurable. Everyone of the staff members knew my husband by name and I felt they really cared about his..." More

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Sunrise of North Lynbrook

Provides: Assisted Living
53 Franklin Avenue, Lynbrook, NY 11563
"I went to Sunrise of North Lynbrook for my aunt. It was very well-presented, very nice, and clean. It's like going to someone's house. The price is a little bit pricey. It's a little bit expensive,..." More

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Village Green

Provides: Assisted Living
90 Schoolhouse Road, Levittown, NY 11756
"I visited Village Green and the community is very pretty and clean. I had the chance to have lunch with residents and ordered seafood salad. It was delicious. I also joined in on an Art Therapy..." More

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Caring Star 2016

The Bristal Assisted Living at East M...

Provides: Assisted Living
40 Merrick Ave., East Meadow, NY 11554
"My tour at The Bristal at East Meadow was very positive. It was a very nice facility with very nice staff members. The facilities were state of the art, with lots of updates with many amenities...." More

Caring Star 2015

The Bristal Assisted Living at Westbury

Provides: Assisted Living
117 Post Ave., Westbury, NY 11590
"We toured The Bristal Assisted Living at Westbury for my mom. We liked it because it was close to my house, and it was very pleasing when you walked in. Everything looked very nice, and it was..." More

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Caring Star 2016

The Bristal Assisted Living at Lynbrook

Provides: Assisted Living
8 Freer Street, Lynbrook, NY 11563
"Mom has been there for just a short time but am impressed at how attentive everyone is. The rooms are clean. The people are so friendly. So far we are very pleased." More

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Caring Star 2016

The Bristal Assisted Living at North ...

Provides: Assisted Living
477 Hungry Harbor Road, North Woodmere, NY 11581
"I am a Professional who owns a Home Care Agency. I am a frequent visitor to this Community (as residents occasionally call upon my Agency to provide short-term, one-on-one assistance for Mom or..." More

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Caring Star 2016

The Bristal Assisted Living at North ...

Provides: Assisted Living
99 South Service Road, North Hills, NY 11040
"My parents moved into The Bristal 2 1/2 years ago. From the first day the staff was wonderful -caring, friendly, attentive. They got to know my parents and their needs right away. Staff always..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Brandywine Living at The Savoy

Provides: Assisted Living
5515 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck, NY 11362
"So very happy with the staff and the way they make my mom happy !! Very caring !" More

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The Harborside

Provides: Assisted Living
300 E. Overlook, Port Washington, NY 11050
"Amsterdam at Harborside is a nice place, but it costs a lot of money. It's a lovely place, but it is upper class. My sister is more middle class, so I don’t think she'd be comfortable there. The..." More

The Bristal at Jericho

Provides: Assisted Living
310 Jericho Turnpike, Jericho, NY 11753
"The Bristal at Jericho was very beautiful. It had an upscale look to it. It was very clean looking. The staff were engaging and listened to our needs, were very polite, and accommodating. They had..." More

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Maple Pointe at Rockville Centre

Provides: Assisted Living
260 Maple Avenue, Rockville Centre, NY 11570
"I had gone to Maple Pointe at Rockville Centre a few years ago with a friend of mine who was thinking of putting her mother in assisted living. I liked it then, but when I went back, I was even..." More

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Long Beach Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
274 W. Broadway, Long Beach, NY 11561
"The interaction with the admisson team was excellent. The director of admissons, was extremely professional, caring and was readily available to answer all of our questions/concerns throughout the..." More

MTI Residential Services

Provides: Assisted Living
296 Chester Street, Uniondale, NY 11553
"This Assisted Living Facility was very helpful when my grand-mother lived in an area which had assisted living facility. They helped her a lot because she was handicapped and still is. They..." More

The Bristal at Garden City

Provides: Assisted Living
1001 Axinn Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530
"There are many things you will have to consider when choosing an assisted living community for your loved one. The Bristal at Garden City checked all of the boxes for us. They have excellent..." More

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Queen of Peace Residence

Provides: Assisted Living
11030 221st St, Queens Village, NY 11429
"The rooms are spacious, clean, and inviting. The Little Sisters and lay staff were most gracious in understanding the need to have my mother become a resident. Mom was very hesitant to move..." More

Plattduetsche Home Society

Provides: Assisted Living
1150 Hempstead Turnpike, Franklin Square, NY 11010
"Plattduetsche Home Society is lovely and we're very happy there. It looks like it's going to be a good fit for my mom. My mom's room is a nice size, has a twin bed, a little love seat type sofa, a..." More

The Bristal at Bethpage

Provides: Assisted Living
1075 Stewart Avenue, Bethpage, NY 11714
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    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Hempstead

    Hempstead is a collection of 22 incorporated villages and 37 hamlets on the western side of Long Island, New York. With nearly 759,757 inhabitants, Hempstead is the most population-dense region in the state outside of New York City. Roughly 15 percent of the population is 65 years of age or older, and those seniors are lucky enough to have access to 47 assisted living facilities in and around the greater Hempstead area.

    Hempstead’s assisted living facilities follow the state mandates for all adult care facilities (ACF). These communities are overseen by the New York State Department of Health.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Hempstead

    • Hempstead boasts a fairly temperate climate, with highs around 83 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer and winter lows that hover around 25 degrees Fahrenheit. Hempstead has a score of 54 out of 100 on Sperling’s Comfort Index, which is on par ith the national average and suggests year-round comfort.
    • The cost of living in Hempstead is above the national average, with housing, groceries, health and utilities all more expensive than other comparable areas across the United States.
    • The various villages and hamlets that make up Hempstead all have their own cultural offerings, including the Cultural Arts Playhouse and a network of cultural spaces, festivals, arts organizations and historic sites in and around nearby North Hempstead.
    • The Hempstead are home to world-class medical facilities, including Nassau University Medical Center and Mercy Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Thanks to a network of bus lines run by the Nassau Inter-County Express, MTA, and the City of Long Beach, Hempstead residents have numerous options for public transportation. The Nassau Inter-County Express offers reduced fares for riders 65 years and older who present a Nassau County Senior Citizen Leisure pass, Medicare card or government-issued ID.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Hempstead

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in New York

    $7,499.00 Lynbrook
    $5,867.00 East Meadow
    $4,500.00 Jericho
    $4,000.00 US
    $2,100.00 Westbury

    Assisted Living costs in Hempstead 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 Hempstead 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 Hempstead

    New York State offers seniors in Hempstead two Medicaid waiver programs that may help cover the costs associated with assisted living. The Assisted Living Program (ALP) provides medically eligible seniors with an alternative to nursing home placement, while the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP) connects seniors interested in assisted living with appropriate facilities or in-home services.

    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 Hempstead

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Hempstead

    Hempstead-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 Hempstead

    • Review of Island Assisted Living

      The people in Island Assisted Living weren't very nice or friendly. The place wasn't up to date, so I wasn't very happy. The place wasn't bad nor great, just in the middle. The room was OK. I suppo... Read more

    • Review of Island Assisted Living

      My Mom was at IAL for over two years.We have had to move her to nursing care due to changes brought on by dementia. Overall I can highly recommend this facility both for it's services and it's aff... Read more

    • Review of Island Assisted Living

      I recently checked my grandmother into this facility that I only heard great things about. This was the worst mistake ever!! My grandmother recently fell at this facility and they left a voicemail ... Read more

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