17 Assisted Living Facilities near West Seneca, NY

2 Assisted Living Facilities in West Seneca, NY

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Eden Heights of West Seneca

Provides: Assisted Living
3030 Clinton Street, West Seneca, NY 14224
"My mom is now in Eden Heights of West Seneca and being taken care of there. We chose them because they gave us a great feeling. We like it. It isn't really big, and it seems perfect for my mom...." More

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Caring Star 2016

Elderwood Assisted Living at West Seneca

Provides: Assisted Living
580 Orchard Park Road, West Seneca, NY 14224
"I'm very pleased with Elderwood Assisted Living at West Seneca and they do a great job with my aunt. The staff is very friendly and helpful. My aunt doesn't complain about the food, so I guess it's..." More

15 Assisted Living Facilities near West Seneca, NY

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Elderwood Assisted Living at Cheektowaga

Provides: Assisted Living
229 Bennett Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227
"My mom has moved into Elderwood Assisted Living at Cheektowaga. It has been wonderful. It is everything we thought it was going to be. They have done a marvelous job. I can't say enough about them...." More

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Elderwood Village at Williamsville

Provides: Assisted Living
5271 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221
"I liked Elderwood Village. The apartments were nice. The people were very friendly, but it was too expensive for us. They had three meals a day; the menu looked really good. Utilities were..." More

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Peregrine Senior Living at Cheektowaga

Provides: Assisted Living
575 Cayuga Creek Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227
"Dad was a resident for 8 years, and always treated with respect and kindness.. Everyone knew his name and greeted him. The administrative staff were so helpful and nursing staff were honest,..." More

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The Bristol Home

Provides: Assisted Living
1500 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14209
"I love the staff that works here .The staff is very friendly ." More

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Mary Agnes Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
307 Porter Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14201
"My mother loved her time there! Her room was great, her floor was nice, quiet, clean and she got the exact level of care that she needed for that time! I'm very pleased with the facility and would..." More

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Orchard Heights, Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
5200 Chestnut Ridge Road, Orchard Park, NY 14127
"I have a family member at Orchard Heights, and I think it’s excellent. The staff is very good, the facility is excellent, and the food is very good. The activities are wonderful, and the rooms are..." More

People Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
5528 Broadway Street, Lancaster, NY 14086
"This facility is very well staffed and organized. The home is kept very clean and the residents are well cared for. All families and friends are welcome and tons of food, desserts and drinks are..." More

Absolut Care of Orchard Brooke

Provides: Assisted Living
6060 Armor Duells Road, Orchard Park, NY 14127
"My Mother is a resident in the assisted living facility. The staff are very friendly and most have worked there for a long time, which speaks volumes. Stacey the director of nursing is very..." More

The Courtyards LLC

Provides: Assisted Living
5285 South Park Avenue, Hamburg, NY 14075
"I love this place. My mother in law was here for 2 years before she had to be placed elsewhere for medical reasons. The staff is wonderful. The meals were healthy. The building is older but clean..." More

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Glenwell

Provides: Assisted Living
2248 Old Union Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227
"I would have loved to have mom here but she ended up needing a nursing home. It was clean and very homelike. Other places are like cold hospitals." More

Hospice Buffalo Mitchell Campus

Provides: Assisted Living
225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227
"Hospice Buffalo Mitchell Campus is excellent. The service is very good. The caregivers are very good. I have no complaints. I could call them anytime and they will come right out. The healthcare..." More

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Lancaster Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
5539 Broadway St, Lancaster, NY 14086
"Very kind staff, good food and clean. My Father has lived there for 2 years and is treated very well not only by front line staff but also upper management Mary Ellen and the new owner Joe. It’s..." More

Absolut At Orchard Park

Provides: Assisted Living
6060 Armor Road, Orchard Park, NY 14127
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Liberty Apartment

Provides: Assisted Living
10 - 35 Manko Ln, Buffalo, NY 14227
"I visited my grandmother for two weeks in this complex. The complex itself is very beautiful. The grass is well kept and the dumpsters are contained in little houses so it looks very nice. The..." More

Lutheran Church Home of Buffalo

Provides: Assisted Living
217 East Delavan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14208

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in West Seneca

    West Seneca is a town in Erie County, New York just nine miles southeast of Buffalo. This historic town lies on the former Buffalo Creek Reservation and is home to a large number of seniors who comprise 20.5 percent of its population. These seniors are served by 17 assisted living facilities (ALFs) in and around West Seneca. ALFs in the State of New York are regulated by the Department of Health who defines them as adult care facilities (ACFs) that provide non-medical, long-term residences for seniors. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in West Seneca

    • West Seneca has seasonal weather with cold winters and warm summers. Snowfall here is well above the U.S. average of 26 inches at 103 inches per year. Because of this, seniors who enjoy outdoor activities may have difficulty getting around in the winter months. Rainfall averages 40 inches per year, only slightly above the national median of 39 inches.  
    • Crime in West Seneca is relatively low, so seniors can feel safe traveling around town. The city received a score of 38 out of 100 (high crime) for violent crime and a 39.9 for property crime. These numbers are only slightly above U.S. averages. 
       
    • The cost of living in West Seneca is 6.9 percent lower than the national average, which may benefit seniors living on a budget. Housing, grocery and health care costs are all below U.S. averages with transportation only slightly above national medians. 
       
    • Social security benefits are exempt from taxation in the state of New York and income from retirement accounts and private pensions are deductible. This could leave extra income for seniors to put towards assisted living costs. 
       
    • For seniors in need of transportation, NFTA Metro provides public buses with routes throughout West Seneca. Adults over 65 may purchase a reduced fare pass. The town, along with the Erie County Department of Senior Services, offers van service for seniors who need transportation to shopping and other activities.  


    Paying for Assisted Living in West Seneca

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in New York

    $4,150.00 Cheektowaga
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,944.00 Williamsville
    $3,626.00 West Seneca
    $3,600.00 Lancaster
    $3,430.00 Kenmore
    $2,950.00 Buffalo

    Assisted Living costs in West Seneca start around $3,626 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 West Seneca 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 West Seneca

    Seniors who need financial aid for assisted living in West Seneca may apply through two different New York government programs: Medicaid’s Managed Long Term Care Waiver (MLTC) and the Assisted Living Program (ALP). 

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

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    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 West Seneca

    West Seneca 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 West Seneca, please visit our Assisted Living in New York page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in West Seneca

    West Seneca-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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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in West Seneca

    • Review of Eden Heights of West Seneca

      My mom is now in Eden Heights of West Seneca and being taken care of there. We chose them because they gave us a great feeling. We like it. It isn't really big, and it seems perfect for my mom. The... Read more

      Laura
    • Review of Elderwood Assisted Living at West Seneca

      Elderwood WS fine for those near independent residents. Recreation staff wonderful. Reception wonderful. Do not be fooled by website that says 24 hour nursing. Nurses there, but poor leadership and... Read more

      Aaron55
    • Review of Elderwood Assisted Living at West Seneca

      Elderwood Assisted Living at Seneca was OK. The rooms were good and spacious, and they had a kitchenette. My friend was unhappy with the staff, but the food was OK. They had a nice, outdoor patio. Read more

      Jean
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