6 Assisted Living Facilities near Saratoga Springs, NY

3 Assisted Living Facilities in Saratoga Springs, NY

Woodlawn Commons

Provides: Assisted Living
156 Lawrence Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
"Woodlawn Commons was absolutely perfect for my parents. The staff was wonderful. The amenities were great and had options. The rooms in the independent living were nice and a little smaller, but..." More

Home of the Good Shepherd

Provides: Assisted Living
390 Church Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
"The Home of the Good Shepherd on Church St. in Saratoga Springs has gone above and beyond my expectations of care for my elderly parents. They take the time to get to know their residents and..." More

The Wesley Community

Provides: Assisted Living
131 Lawrence Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
"My mom has moved into The Wesley Community. The experience is very good. We like the space of the apartment that she has. She has a good size space. We also like the size of the community. It is a..." More

3 Assisted Living Facilities near Saratoga Springs, NY

Home Of The Good Shepherd Wilton

Provides: Assisted Living
60 Waller Road, Gansevoort, NY 12831
"Home Of The Good Shepherd Wilton is excellent and well lit. The elevators are fine. Their rooms are spacious and very clean. The ample staff members are very attentive, very qualified, very..." More

Home of the Good Shepherd at Highpointe

Provides: Assisted Living
26 Rock Rose Way, Malta, NY 12020
"I've just had my mother in Home of the Good Shepherd about two months now. I like the atmosphere of this place. The people are very friendly. The staff there is really nice too. They're very..." More

Adirondack Manor HFA D.B.A. Willow Pa...

Provides: Assisted Living
1550 Herkimer Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065
"While nothing is better than living with your immediate family, Willow Park is about as good as it's going to get when it comes to assisted living facilities. My grandmother was placed in their..." More

Assisted Living near Saratoga Springs, NY

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Saratoga Springs

  • Review of Home of the Good Shepherd

    The Home of the Good Shepherd on Church St. in Saratoga Springs has gone above and beyond my expectations of care for my elderly parents. They take the time to get to know their residents and thei... Read more

    FrancieM
  • Review of The Wesley Community

    My mom has moved into The Wesley Community. The experience is very good. We like the space of the apartment that she has. She has a good size space. We also like the size of the community. It is a ... Read more

    Judy
  • Review of Home of the Good Shepherd

    Home of the Good Shepherd is spotless, and the rooms are spacious. They have a whole bulletin board of activities at different times during the day. We saw ladies playing games in one of the common... Read more

    LTR
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Saratoga Springs

Known for both its natural springs and horseracing, Saratoga Springs is a city of approximately 28,000 people, 32.5 percent of which are age 55 or older. Fourteen assisted living facilities (ALFs) serve the community. Three are in Saratoga Springs, while the remaining locations are in nearby areas such as Gansevoort, Malta and Queensbury. Each assisted living community is overseen by the New York Department of Health.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Saratoga Springs

  • Saratoga Springs receives a lower rank on the Sperling’s Comfort Index than the national average (42 versus 54, respectively). Precipitation is high at 44 inches of rain and 63 inches of snow annually. Low temperatures usually are around 12 degrees Fahrenheit, while seniors and their loved ones can expect highs around 82 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Air quality in Saratoga Springs, New York is at 66 out of 100, according to the National Air Toxics Assessment the EPA uses to measure hazardous air pollutants. This is better than the national average of 58. The risk of developing a respiratory disease is less than for the state and nation, but greater than that of the metro region.

  • Saratoga Springs has a cost of living index of 127.1 compared to the national average of 100. As in other cities, the biggest issue is the cost of housing. Health and utilities are the only areas that are below average.

  • Saratoga Springs does well when it comes to violent crime, ranking only 10.4 out of 100 compared to the national average of 31.1. The property crime rate, which is 32.8, is significantly higher than violent crime, but it’s still lower than the national average of 38.1.

  • Seniors in Saratoga Springs can enjoy a vibrant culture and entertainment scene that includes golf, balloon rides, hiking and other outdoor activities. Individuals also can visit the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, The Park Theater, Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga County Fair or the Saratoga racetrack.

  • Saratoga Springs is home to world-class medical facilities, including Saratoga Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


Paying for Assisted Living in Saratoga Springs

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in New York

$4,010.00 Queensbury
$4,000.00 US
$3,900.00 Latham
$3,890.00 Niskayuna
$3,750.00 Amsterdam

Assisted Living costs in Saratoga Springs 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 Saratoga Springs 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 Saratoga Springs

An optional state supplement (OSS) (available to SSI recipients), the Assisted Living Program and the Long-Term Home Health Program 1915(c) Waiver program all are options for seniors who need to defray the cost of ALF services in Saratoga Springs. 

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

Saratoga Springs 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 Saratoga Springs, please visit our Assisted Living in New York page.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs-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.

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