Assisted Living in Spring Valley
Rudolf Steiner Fellowship Foundation241 Hungry Hollow Road, Spring Valley, NY
Evergreen Court Home for Adults65 lafayette Street, Spring Valley, NY
Golden Acre Rest Home11 Prospect Street, Spring Valley, NY
Atrium Senior Living of Park Ridge124 Noyes Drive, Park Ridge, NJ
Sunrise of Old Tappan195 Old Tappan Road, Old Tappan, NJ
Sunrise of Woodcliff Lake430 Chesnut Ridge Road, Woodcliff Lake, NJ
The Promenade at Blue Hill582 Veterans Memorial Drive, Pearl River, NY
Promenade at Chestnut Ridge168 Red Schoolhouse Road, Chestnut Ridge, NY
Brighton Gardens of Saddle River5 Boroline Road, Saddle River, NJ
Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Hillsdale East and West45 Pascack Road, Hillsdale, NJ
At A Glance
There are 27 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Spring Valley is $2,700 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Spring Valley
Situated just north of Chestnut Ridge next to Interstate 87, Spring Valley is a New York City suburb. About 32,600 people call the area home, and about 15 percent of the city’s residents are 55+. All but three of the 63 assisted living facilities are in nearby locations, such as Nyack, Chestnut Ridge and Sparkill. Some are located just across the state border in New Jersey. The New York Department of Health and the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services handle the licensing and regulation for these facilities.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Spring Valley
- Spring Valley's climate has a Sperling Comfort Index of 49 out of 100, a little better than other New York cities. In comparison, the national average is 54. While Spring Valley gets 50 inches of rain compared to the national average of 39, it gets just 25 inches of snow compared to the national average of 26. Temperatures range from 20 to 83 degrees.
Air quality in Spring Valley sits at 49 out of 100, based on the EPA’s National Air Toxics Assessment. The national average is 58. Risk of developing respiratory disease in the city is 51.5, making it better compared to the metro (43.4) and state (43.4) and slightly better for seniors with respiratory problems.
- Seniors can expect to pay more to live in an ALF in Spring Valley. Compared to the national average of 100, the city’s cost of living is ranked at 120.8. Housing is the issue here, but utilities also have a price tag that’s much higher than average (135).
- Seniors should consider that crime rates in Spring Valley are high, so safety will be more of a concern. Violent crime sits at 62.2 out of 100, while property crime sits at 52.1. For comparison, the national averages are 31.1 and 38.1.
- New York could help seniors in Spring Valley a little more in regard to taxes. Withdrawals from retirement accounts and private pension income both are both partially taxed. Social Security and public pension income, however, are not taxed.
- Spring Valley is home to world-class medical facilities, including Spring Valley Ben Gilman Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Assisted Living in Spring Valley
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Spring Valley 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 Spring Valley 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 Spring Valley
New York programs that might help seniors in ALFs in Spring Valley include the Long-Term Home Health Program 1915(c) Waiver program, Assisted Living Program and an optional state supplement (OSS) to SSI recipients. New Jersey offers the 1115 Demonstration Waiver program and a Social Security supplement.
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 Spring Valley
Spring Valley 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 Spring Valley
Spring Valley-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.