Assisted Living in Slingerlands

16 Communities


Atria Guilderland

300 Mill Rose Court, Slingerlands, NY
18 reviews
Atria Guilderland offers independent and assisted living options as well as memory care in a quiet, rural setting in the upstate New York community of Slingerlands. This lodge-like facility features a park with walkways and benches and a grand foyer. Numerous amenities include a library, movie theater, salon, barbershop and a place for worship. Residents comment on the excellent food which is prepared daily using fresh ingredients, and special diets are accommodated. For thos... (read more)
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Terrace at Beverwyck

41 Beverwyck Lane, Slingerlands, NY
6 reviews
Terrace at Beverwyck is located in Slingerlands, New York, and earns praise for its attractive exterior and its well-kept landscaping. Visitors are pleased with the abundance of activities and the transportation services that are offered to residents. Those visiting the facility also mention the exercise room, the swimming pool and the attractive dining room. Residents state that the food is good and the menu offers a variety of options. The resident rooms also get plenty of ... (read more)
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Brookdale Niskayuna

1786 Union Street, Niskayuna, NY
36 reviews
Brookdale Niskayuna is an assisted living facility nestled next to Central Park in Niskayuna, New York. Residents and visitors praise this community for being clean and well-maintained and for having kind, engaging staff. They appreciate the spacious, restaurant-like dining room, as well as the tasty, well-prepared food. This facility also receives rave reviews for its cozy accommodations, many of which include kitchenettes. Residents compliment Brookdale Niskayuna for having... (read more)
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Brookdale Colonie

626 Watervliet Shaker Road, Latham, NY
23 reviews
Brookdale Colonie is located in the picturesque town of Latham, New York. Residents of the facility note the wide range of activities available such as bingo, arts and crafts, outings, social hours and trips to the local diners, parks and cultural events. The community is often praised by residents and loved ones for its caring, friendly and professional staff with a number of people mentioning the helpful senior directors. Visitors and loved ones note the high-quality food o... (read more)
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Atria Crossgate

140 Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, NY
10 reviews
Atria Crossgate is nestled next to the Six Mile Waterworks Park, Albany Pine Bush Preserve and minutes from State University of New York Albany in Albany, New York. Visitors comment on the friendly attitude of the staff as well as the noted happiness of the residents. The support from the staff is duly marked by family members, who appreciate the time given to them for questions or concerns. Family members appreciate the chef on staff, who provides a varied menu for residents... (read more)
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Columbia Care Home

18 Columbia Drive, East Greenbush, NY
0 reviews
Columbia Care Home is an assisted living facility located close to route 90 in Albany, New York. Housing options include private and semi-private rooms and companion suites. This facility has a capacity for six residents, which gives it a low staff to resident ratio. Families appreciate the skilled and caring staff who are able to spend quality time with each senior and take care of their individual needs. Columbia Care Home specializes in whole body wellness care and focuses... (read more)
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Promenade at University Place

1228 Western Ave., Albany, NY
0 reviews
This brand new Community, opening in the Fall of 2019, the Promenade at University Place is where the warmth and comfort of home blends with modern conveniences, setting the standard for excellence in assisted living and memory care. Residents receive: Three gourmet meals each day shared in our beautiful dining room Assistance with activities of daily living (i.e. bathing, dressing, safety checks, accompaniment to activities, and 24-hour oversight, as needed) A medica... (read more)
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Atria Shaker

345 Northern Boulevard, Albany, NY
24 reviews
Atria Shaker is located in northern Albany, New York, close to five major highways and both Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Residents enjoy small, private one- or two-bedroom apartments that come with a sink and refrigerator. Seniors often praise the social activities offered, including bingo games and movie night in the theater room. Atria Shaker impresses visitors and residents by providing quality snacks during family gatherings or consults and offering quality, balanced ... (read more)
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Eddy Hawthorne Ridge

30 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY
5 reviews
Eddy Hawthorne Ridge is located in East Greenbush, New York, a short distance from Cracker Barrel and three major highways. Residents and visitors praise the facility for its helpful and engaging staff as well as the balanced and tasty meals. Eddy Hawthorne Ridge receives high marks for its recreational activities, which include bingo, sing-alongs, card games and movie nights. Visitors are also impressed by the Alzheimer's and dementia care units, where residents enjoy easy-t... (read more)
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Kingsway Manor Memory Care Center

357 Kings Road, Schenectady, NY
7 reviews
Kingsway Manor Memory Care Center is located in Schenectady, NY, not far from Shaker Ridge Country Club. Guests enjoy a game room, beauty parlor and entertainment from local musicians. At the top of the facility, there are beautiful views of the golf course and treetops. Kingsway Manor Memory Care Center has a weekly schedule of activities; a favorite is the Wii bowling team that challenges nearby care facilities to games. Visitors are also impressed by the cleanliness o... (read more)
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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 Slingerlands is $5,005 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Slingerlands

Slingerlands is a small hamlet in the town of Bethlehem. It is located directly west of Albany and within easy access of Interstate 87. The area has plenty of green space for seniors to hike and enjoy nature, and it is in close proximity to the Delaware Shopping Center in Delmar where seniors can shop for good deals. For those looking to retire in the area, there are two assisted living facilities within Slingerlands and 23 close by.

Assisted living facilities in Slingerlands and the state of New York are regulated by the Department of Health and are often referred to as adult care facilities. There are three types of facilities for seniors to choose from. Adult homes offer the lowest level of care, which generally includes at least one meal per day, housekeeping and personal care. Enriched housing programs are for individuals 65 or older. Finally, assisted living residences offer the highest level of care, which includes 24-hour on-site monitoring.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Slingerlands

  • The Slingerlands area is home to world-class medical facilities, including St. Peter’s Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • Slingerlands has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Organize Senior Moves, an organization that helps senior citizens organize, pack and move to a different location as well as one senior center.
  • The Senior Outreach Program of Bethlehem provides transportation for seniors within Slingerlands and the surrounding area. Rides are provided to and from the senior center, for doctor visits and various errands. The group also schedules organized outings.
  • Seniors on a budget may find it slightly challenging to live in Slingerlands. The cost of living in the city is 129.4, which compares to the national average of 100. This is comparable to the states' cost of living average of 129.
  • Seniors who want to escape the heat of the south may find Slingerlands' climate perfect. The average summer high is around 82, while January lows are around 15. The city gets around 55 inches of snow per year.
  • Slingerlands is a relatively safe place for seniors to live. The crime rate is based on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high). In Slingerlands, the property crime rate is 37.6, which compares to the national average of 38.1. Violent crime ranks 27.9 in comparison to the national average of 31.1.

Paying for Assisted Living in Slingerlands

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in New York

$5,740.00 Delmar
$5,005.00 Slingerlands
$4,357.00 Albany
$4,000.00 US
$3,890.00 Niskayuna
$3,000.00 East Greenbush

Assisted Living costs in Slingerlands start around $5,005 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 Slingerlands 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 Slingerlands

Financial assistance is available for seniors living in an assisted living facility in Slingerlands. This assistance is provided by the federal Medicaid 1915 waiver. Eligibility is based on the federal Supplement Security Income (SSI) payment and any additional forms of income. The state does not provide public assistance for assisted living facilities to low-income residents, however, family supplementation is permitted.  

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 Slingerlands

Slingerlands 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 Slingerlands

Slingerlands-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.