26 Assisted Living Facilities near Westbury, NY
There are 26 Assisted Living Facilities in the Westbury area, with 2 in Westbury and 24 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 305 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Westbury. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Westbury 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include East Meadow with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Westbury
Located on Long Island, just 18 miles outside of Manhattan, Westbury is an incorporated community in the suburbs outside of New York City. Nearly 14 percent of the community’s population is over 65 years of age, though there are many other seniors living in the densely populated Long Island area around Westbury. Due to the large senior population, there are 23 assisted living facilities in the Westbury area. All of these facilities are registered, certified and licensed by the New York Department of Health.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Westbury
Weather in Westbury varies from lows in the 20s during the winter months to highs in the high 80s during summer peaks. It tends to get about 21 inches of snow per year, which is less than the national average, and about 48 inches of rain, well over the national average.
- Westbury’s air quality is moderate to fair on a regular basis. Pollution levels are affected by its close proximity to one of the busiest cities in America and the densely populated surroundings.
- The cost of living in Westbury is significantly higher than both state and national averages. This is due to its location within the New York City metropolitan area. Groceries, utilities, transportation and health care are all more expensive than average.
Crime rates in Westbury are relatively low considering its close proximity to high crime density areas in nearby Queens. The crime rate is about two-thirds of the state and national averages and it is considered 48 percent safer than most cities in the United States.
- Senior transportation in Westbury is provided by the local 2-1-1 services in Nassau and Suffolk counties. There are also a number of independent drivers and transport services that offer rides to seniors for low rates.
- The Westbury area has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in the nearby community of Roslyn, which is home to St. Francis Hospital.
Paying for Assisted Living in Westbury
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Assisted Living costs in Westbury 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 Westbury 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 Westbury
New York offers an Assisted Living Program for seniors who need help paying for their preferred assisted living facilities. This program requires applicants to need the same level of care as one would need in a nursing home but also be able to live somewhat independently in an assisted living facility.
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 Westbury
Westbury 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 Westbury, please visit our Assisted Living in New York page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Westbury
Westbury-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 Westbury
Review of The Bristal Assisted Living at Westbury
The Bristal at Westbury would be my first choice. It has everything. When you walk in, you smell the food and want to eat it. It's a beautiful community, absolutely stunning. The staff is very nice... Read more
Review of Amber Court Assisted Living of Westbury
My mom is a resident in the Alcove at Amber Court. Her transition to an assisted living facility went smoothly due to the caring and friendly staff and management. Her room is bright with a l... Read more
Review of Amber Court Assisted Living of Westbury
Excellent care provided and I love the feeling of family every time I visit Read more