11 Assisted Living Facilities near Jamestown, NY
Also serving communities of Frewsburg, Lakewood, Randolph, Hinsdale.
There are 11 Assisted Living Facilities in the Jamestown area, with 3 in Jamestown and 8 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Jamestown is $5,500 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 36 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Jamestown. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Jamestown 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Youngsville with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Jamestown, NY
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Jamestown
Jamestown is a tranquil old city in the southern part of Chautauqua County, and it is also the birthplace of several famous figures, such as iconic American actress and comedienne Lucille Ball, whose grave can be seen at Lake View Cemetery. Both Lake Chautauqua and Lake Erie are nearby, and the Allegheny National Forest is south, making the city a great place for seniors who like being on the water or in the woods.
Seniors make up 14.6% of the population in Jamestown. There are 11 assisted living facilities in the area for those who need help with activities of daily living; however, only three are within city limits. These communities are regulated by the New York State Department of Health.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Jamestown
- Jamestown has a significantly lower cost of living than the rest of New York and the U.S. average. Everything from groceries to transportation is cheaper, with the lower housing costs being the biggest difference.
- Weather is comfortable for about a quarter of the year, but Jamestown averages 107 inches of snow and 46 inches of rain per year, which might be an issue for seniors who are outdoor enthusiasts.
- Jamestown's rankings for both violent and property crime are higher than national averages. However, seniors can note that it is relatively safe compared to more populated areas of New York.
- Though most people drive or carpool, mass transit options in Jamestown are available. The Chautauqua Area Regional Transit System (CARTS) offers reduced fares for seniors.
- The Jamestown area is home to world-class medical facilities, including UPMC Chautauqua WCA Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Jamestown has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Jamestown Area Senior Center, an organization that provides socialization, group trips, bingo and more.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Jamestown
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Jamestown start around $5,500 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 Jamestown 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 Jamestown
New York's Assisted Living Program (ALP) enables licensed adult living communities to provide a range of medical benefits, including room and board assistance, to seniors who are eligible for nursing home levels of care. In addition, NYS Medicaid has a Long-Term Health Program waiver, which may cover services provided by adult care facilities, and an optional state supplement (OSS) for eligible SSI recipients.
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 Jamestown
Jamestown 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 Jamestown, please visit our Assisted Living in New York page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Jamestown
Jamestown-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 Jamestown
Review of Tanglewood Group Memory Garden
I toured Tanglewood Manor for my mother. It was a large facility, as far as being spacious. The rooms were very nice, and they provided furniture if you wanted it. In the assisted living, they are ... Read more
Review of Orchard Grove Residences
I moved my husband to Orchard Grove Residences, and it fits my needs. He seems to be well-taken/cared for. The staff is very helpful, they're friendly, and caring. My husband says the food is good.... Read more
Review of Orchard Grove Residences
We chose Orchard Grove Residences for my mother because it looked very nice and comfortable, and everybody seemed very friendly. We thought she'd be happy there. She said the food is always good. S... Read more