20 Assisted Living Facilities near Patchogue, NY
Also serving communities of Bayport, Sayville, West Sayville, Center Moriches.
There are 20 Assisted Living Facilities in the Patchogue area, with 3 in Patchogue and 17 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Patchogue is $3,990 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,450.
To help you with your search, browse the 127 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Patchogue. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Patchogue 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Holtsville with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 6 families in Patchogue find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Patchogue, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Patchogue, NY
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Patchogue
Patchogue, located approximately 60 miles east of Manhattan, has a senior population of 10.8 percent. Because it is situated on the coast, this city provides seniors with beaches, such as Fire Island National Seashore, to enjoy. Assisted living facilities are known as adult care facilities (ACF) in New York and are defined as centers providing long-term, non-medical residential services to adults who are unable to live on their own. There are three ACFs in Patchogue and 29 in the surrounding area. The three separate types of ACFs in New York, including enriched housing programs, are regulated and licensed by the State Department of Health.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Patchogue
Patchogue's cost of living is approximately 3 percent lower than the state of New York's average cost of living, and about 19 percent more expensive than the national average. For seniors seeking affordable ACFs, Patchogue's cost of living could be a drawback.The Patchogue area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Brookhaven Memorial Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.The overall crime rate in Patchogue is 36 percent lower than the national average. Based on this data, seniors could determine Patchogue is a safe city for assisted living.Patchogue's air quality is given a score of 68, about ten points higher than the national average air quality. Scores are determined by the Environmental Protection Agency and quantify the number of hazardous air pollutants in the atmosphere. Seniors with chronic lung conditions such as asthma should consider Patchogue's air quality when contemplating ACFs in the area.With 205 sunny days a year and 30 inches of rainfall annually, Patchogue's climate is very comparable to the national mean; the US averages 205 sunny days and 26 inches of rain. Seniors can expect average temperatures between 70-80 degrees in the summer and 20-40 degrees in the winter.Seniors living in Patchogue can use the Suffolk County Transportation public transit system. Residents 60 years of age or older qualify for reduced fare. The nearest airport for seniors looking to travel throughout the country is Long Island MacArthur Airport and is located seven miles from Patchogue's city center.
Paying for Assisted Living in Patchogue
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Assisted Living costs in Patchogue start around $3,990 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 Patchogue 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 Patchogue
In the state of New York, seniors seeking financial assistance should look to the Medicaids program's Assisted Living Program (ALP) waiver. Though this waiver is open to seniors who are self-paying or Medicaid recipients, this opportunity is limited as to the number of participants annually (4,200).
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 Patchogue
Patchogue 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 Patchogue, please visit our Assisted Living in New York page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Patchogue
Patchogue-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 near Patchogue, NY
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Patchogue
Review of McPeak's Assisted Living
I like McPeak's Assisted Living. They had activities, and if I decided to bring my mother anywhere, it would've been that one. It was very nice and clean. It's a small community, but they had recre... Read more
Review of Village Walk at Patchogue
My mom has been in Village Walk at Patchogue. It is pretty nice. They have a nice set up, but they can improve on their food. They have activities, but they are having a few issues with staff as fa... Read more
Review of Village Walk at Patchogue
Village Walk at Patchogue was a little more city-like and not on a very large piece of property. It's pleasant, and the staff was lovely. The dining areas were casual and pleasant, they had snack a... Read more