The 3 Best Assisted Living Facilities in New Hartford, NY for 2023
Also serving communities of Utica, Clinton, Hubbardsville.
There are 4 Assisted Living Facilities in the New Hartford area, with 2 in New Hartford and 2 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 3 reviews below for assisted living facilities in New Hartford. On average, consumers rate assisted living in New Hartford 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in New Hartford, NY
What to Consider About Assisted Living in New Hartford
New Hartford is an unofficial suburb to the south of the city of Utica, and it was founded by a settler from the better-known Hartford, Connecticut. Nearly 25 percent of the population of the town is 60 years or older. Because of this, there are five assisted living facilities in the New Hartford area. As with all assisted living facilities in the state of New York, these are registered, licensed and administrated by the New York Department of Health.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in New Hartford
- The weather in New Hartford consists of four defined seasons. From December through March experience low temperatures below freezing, and there is an ample amount of snow on the ground. Summer peaks in the mid-80s, and the rest of the year is light jacket weather.
- The air quality in the New Hartford area, which encompasses Utica, is good year round due to the absence of polluters like factories and major urban areas.
- The cost of living in New Hartford is on par with the national average. Housing is significantly cheaper, while daily necessities like groceries, health care and utilities are even with or above the national average.
- The crime rate in New Hartford is extremely low, which makes sense considering it’s a very small town. Most of the reported crimes are property crimes, making New Hartford an incredibly safe place for anyone of any age to live.
Various services exist in the New Hartford area for senior transportation. All offer low rates, and some drive seniors wherever they need to go in the area. Most of these transportation services are based in Utica, so they will take a little longer to arrive in nearby New Hartford.
- The New Hartford area has no/few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in the nearby city of Utica.
Paying for Assisted Living in New Hartford
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in New Hartford 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 New Hartford 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 New Hartford
The state of New York offers an Assisted Living Program for seniors who need financial help to pay for their assisted living. To qualify for the program, applicants must require the same level of care as one would need in a nursing home but be able to live somewhat independently in an assisted living facility. While some non-Medicaid enrollees receive benefits from this program, the vast majority — 85 percent — are on Medicaid.
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 New Hartford
New Hartford 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 New Hartford, please visit our Assisted Living in New York page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in New Hartford
New Hartford-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 New Hartford
Review of Presbyterian Homes & Services
Presbyterian Homes & Services was clean and well-kept. It was well organized as far as community rooms and living spaces. They had plenty of activities. Mom liked the room that she is going to ... Read more
Review of Presbyterian Homes & Services
The Presbyterian Residential Community offers a great number of resources for their residents. Not only is there a nursing home for those in greater need, but retirement apartments are available f... Read more