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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Kingston, NY for 2024

Our comprehensive listings and authentic reviews in Kingston, NY below include 11 Assisted Living facilities with 132 reviews. On average in Kingston, residents and their loved ones rate Assisted Living options 4.3 out of 5 stars.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Kingston

Located 91 miles north of New York City and 60 miles south of Albany, Kingston, New York, was originally the capital of the state. Having been named one of the Best Places for Artists by BusinessWeek Magazine, the Rondout neighborhood of Kingston offers artistic seniors an eclectic culture and many art galleries to enjoy. Senior citizens who are seeking assisted living in the Kingston area will find 11 facilities to choose from. In Kingston and throughout New York, assisted living facilities are referred to as adult care facilities (ACF) and are licensed and regulated by the New York State Department of Health. ACFs are defined by the state as centers that provide long-term, nonmedical residential services to dependent adults.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Kingston

 

  • The Kingston area is home to world-class medical facilities, including HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus (formerly Kingston Hospital) and HealthAlliance Hospital: Mary's Avenue Campus (formerly Benedictine Hospital), in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • Public transportation in Kingston is available through the CitiBus system at a half-price fare for anyone over 65. For seniors who would like to travel to New York City, Trailways of New York offers daily commuter service for a discounted rate with valid ID.
  • The air quality in Kingston is 14 percent worse than the average national air quality and may worsen respiratory illnesses of seniors choosing to reside in the area.
  • Kingston has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Kingston Senior Center, an organization that offers socialization and recreation through bus trips, outdoor hikes and the Bookworms Program, a program that allows children to connect with the seniors of Kingston.
  • The overall cost of living in Kingston is 22 percent cheaper than the average cost of living throughout the state of New York, though average utility and health costs are more expensive in Kingston. Seniors who live in the area find average transportation, grocery and health costs are cheaper in Kingston.
  • Seniors should be aware that Kingston's crime rates are 90 percent higher than the average crime rate throughout the state, which could create unsafe situations for seniors traveling alone or with valuables.

 

Paying for Assisted Living in Kingston

Assisted Living costs in Kingston 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 Kingston 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.

Cities in New York

Wappingers Falls

$5,000

US

$4,000

Poughkeepsie

$3,500

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Kingston

Financial assistance for assisted living in Kingston is available to seniors through the Medicaid program's Assisted Living Program (ALP) waiver. However, seniors should be aware this opportunity is restricted to 4,200 persons throughout the state of New York, but it is available to private-paying applicants and Medicaid recipients.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in New York page.

Financial Assistance in New York

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 Kingston

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

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Kingston

Kingston-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.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in New York

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Emily

I visited this facility

Review of Mountain Valley Manor

I went to look at Mountain Valley Manor. I like that they have required mealtimes that everyone is expected to gather for unless they have a reason not to, because not eating has been one of my...

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Judith

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Mountain Valley Manor

We saw my mom's friend at Mountain Valley Manor. It was wonderful. It was more modern. The food was delicious. They have a salon where you can get a haircut or you can have a beauty parlor. There's...

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Heidi

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Mountain Valley Manor

My aunt moved into Mountain Valley Manor. She loves it there, and the people are wonderful. They take good care of her. I like that she is now participating in some activities, which she didn't...

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