16 Assisted Living Facilities in Poughkeepsie, NY

Vassar-Warner Home

52 South Hamilton Street, Poughkeepsie, NY
Vassar-Warner Home is located in Poughkeepsie, New York, near the East-West Arterial, Vassar Brothers Medical Center and Eastman Park. Loved ones say that the incredible staff makes sure that every resident feels cared for and at home. Fami... (read more)
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The Landing of Poughkeepsie

251 Boardman Road, Poughkeepsie, NY
Located in Poughkeepsie, New York, The Landing of Poughkeepsie is a short drive from Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park and the Locust Grove Estate. Family members say this facility is beautiful, with rooms that resemble studio apa... (read more)
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Dutchess Care

186 Washington Street, Poughkeepsie, NY
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Hyde Park Assisted Living

394 Violet Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY
Hyde Park Assisted Living Facility is an adult care facility located in Hyde Park, NY that features a highly trained, professional staff capable of providing quality care to elderly individuals. Our staff has decades of combined experience ... (read more)
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Valley Vista Senior Care

141 North Road, Highland, NY
Located in Highland, New York, Valley Vista Senior Care is nestled among 11 acres of apple orchards, just moments from Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park. Family members compliment the community's well-tended grounds, which are con... (read more)
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Morningside Manor

135 Cooper Road, Fishkill, NY
Nestled in a park-like setting in Fishkill, New York, Morningside Manor provides convenient access to U.S. Route 9, where there is a wide variety of restaurants and shopping venues, such as Poughkeepsie Galleria. Relatives describe the staf... (read more)
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Pine Ridge Adult Care

394 Old Hopewell Rd, Wappingers Falls, NY
Pine Ridge Adult Care is nestled in a residential neighborhood of Wappingers Falls, New York, with convenient access to Interstate 84. Relatives recommend Pine Ridge Adult Care for its homey environment and attentive staff members, who trea... (read more)
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Hedgewood Home for Adults

355 Fishkill Avenue, Beacon, NY
Nestled in the small town of Beacon, New York, Hedgewood Home for Adults is just a few miles from public parks, retail centers and Beacon's historical district. The facility is serviced by the local municipal bus, which gives residents acce... (read more)
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The Fountains at Millbrook

79 Flint Road, Millbrook, NY
The Fountains at Millbrook is nestled on 200 acres of land in Millbrook, New York, with views of the Catskill Mountains and the Hudson River Valley. Seniors may choose between a one- or two-bedroom apartment or cottage, and guests say the l... (read more)
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Green Briar Adult Home

P.O. Box 290, 26 Old Route 82, Millbrook, NY
Green Briar Adult Home is nestled in the small village of Millbrook, New York, close to the Millbrook Golf and Tennis Club, Millbrook Farmers Market and Tribute Gardens. Loved ones appreciate the pleasant, kind staff and the owner who is al... (read more)
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The McClelland Home for Adults

126 Old Castle Point Road, Beacon, NY
Angela K.: "The McClelland Home was really nice and homey, and I've never been in a place so clean. It was great when my mom was there with nice, spacious rooms; really clean facilities; and a lot of great staff members. They were very caring and try ... (read more)
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Goldsmith and Johnes Home

11 Balmville Road, Newburgh, NY
ahaz3693: "My great grandmother is a resident at the Johnes home assisted living care in Newburgh NY where she has been for the past few years. Grandma is well taken care of here and she absolutely loves the array of activities and she has made many ... (read more)
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The Avalon Assisted Living and Wellness Center

1629 Route 376, Wappingers Falls, NY
The Avalon Assisted Living and Wellness Center is located in Wappingers Falls, New York, near the Hudson Valley Regional Airport and James Beard State Park. Living accommodations consist of private and semi-private rooms. Visitors are impre... (read more)
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Island View Adult Family Care

715 Route 213, Rosendale, NY
Harry571327: "My father is in Island View. The facility, the room, and the food are satisfactory. There aren't any activities. "
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Highland Assisted Living Center at Village View

1 Grove Street, Highland, NY
Highland Assisted Living Center at Village View is nestled in the small town of Highland in New York's historic Hudson River Valley. According to residents, the facility has semi-private, hotel-style rooms with a nearby bathroom. Visitors f... (read more)
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Morans Rest Home

1741 State Route 32, Modena, NY
PaulineK: "The place is privately owned and is run down. The staff is pleasant enough, but I don't think they enjoy their jobs. The place is adequate at best. Dark and missing that cozy atmosphere. "
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At A Glance

There are 16 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Poughkeepsie is $6,080 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Poughkeepsie

Poughkeepsie is located in the Hudson River Valley and is the city where the US Constitution was ratified in 1788.  In the state of New York, assisted living facilities are referred to as adult care facilities (ACF) and are regulated by the New York State Department of Health which licenses three separate types of facilities: adult homes, enriched housing programs and residencies for adults. Thirteen percent of Poughkeepsie's population are seniors, and with four ACFs directly in Poughkeepsie and 12 nearby, they have plenty of housing options.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Poughkeepsie

  • Poughkeepsie is a cold city, with average temperatures around 49 degrees and highs of 85 in the summer months. Weather is an important detail for seniors to consider when contemplating assisted living. 

  • Poughkeepsie's violent crime rate is nearly triple that of the national average. This could mean the city isn't a very safe place for seniors to settle.

  • Free Dutchess County Public Transit passes are available for Poughkeepsie seniors presenting proof of age 60 years and older. Free transit means easier access to nearby restaurants, shopping centers and attractions.

  • The cost of living in Poughkeepsie is 13 percent higher than the national average. However, it's nine percent lower than the rest of New York, making it a cost-effective home for seniors.

  • The city of Poughkeepsie has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Senior Center Program, an organization that allows residents to participate in exercise activities or take computer classes, as well as one other senior center.

  • Air quality within Poughkeepsie is 11 percent below the national average and is based on the number of harmful pollutants in the atmosphere. This could pose a problem for seniors with lung conditions.


Paying for Assisted Living in Poughkeepsie

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in New York

$6,080.00 Poughkeepsie
$4,000.00 US
$3,500.00 Beacon
$3,000.00 Wappingers Falls
$3,000.00 Highland
$2,000.00 Millbrook

Assisted Living costs in Poughkeepsie start around $6,080 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 Poughkeepsie 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 Poughkeepsie

Medicaid is a way for qualified seniors to pay for assisted living in the state of New York. Medicaid programs include multiple services through the Assisted Living Program (though limited to 4,200 residents) and the Community First Choice Option (CFCO). The New York State Supplement Program also helps cover assisted living costs.

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 Poughkeepsie

Poughkeepsie 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.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Poughkeepsie

Poughkeepsie-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.