Part of the New York metropolitan area, Westchester County has a population of just under 1 million people. The senior population here is above average, at 17.4%. Part of the Hudson Valley and bordered by the Long Island Sound and the Hudson River, the area is rich in natural beauty and known for its smattering of villages and small towns with relaxed rural charm. Westchester County is home to over 200 registered historic places, including Lyndhurst Mansion and Kykuit, the massive John D. Rockefeller estate. Located within an hour of New York City, the area also offers quick access to the Big Apple’s myriad options for entertainment.

Assisted living in Westchester County costs $5,991 per month, which is higher than both national and state averages. These prices are only averages and can vary widely between the hundreds of communities and care providers available. New York state has several tax exemptions for seniors that can help reduce these costs.

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Westchester County, NY

Atria on the Hudson

321 North Highland Avenue, Ossining, NY, 10562

I like Atria on the Hudson because it’s brighter. They have a pool. Some of the rooms face the pool. It’s very private, which I like. If I have to choose, I will choose them because they have a nice g … (read more)
I like Atria on the Hudson because it’s brighter. They have a pool. Some of the rooms face the pool. It’s very private, which I like. If I have to choose, I will choose them because they have a nice g … (read more)

Atria Briarcliff Manor

1025 Pleasantville Road, Briarcliff Manor, NY, 10510

Atria Briarcliff Manor was bright and clean. The rooms were bright, clean, well set up and well lit. The staff was very knowledgeable, very friendly, very courteous, professional, and competent. She k … (read more)
Atria Briarcliff Manor was bright and clean. The rooms were bright, clean, well set up and well lit. The staff was very knowledgeable, very friendly, very courteous, professional, and competent. She k … (read more)

2016, 2018

The Country House in Westchester

2000 Baldwin Road, Yorktown Heights, NY, 10598

My dad was at The Country House in Westchester. The room could have been cleaner. He was there for four years, and as far as the help, he had a great aide. The people who were with him every day would … (read more)
My dad was at The Country House in Westchester. The room could have been cleaner. He was there for four years, and as far as the help, he had a great aide. The people who were with him every day would … (read more)

Atria Woodlands

1017 Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley, NY, 10502

Located in the community of Ardsley, New York, Atria Woodlands is close to Insterstate 87 and VE Macy Park, which is a large green space with a lake for fishing and ice-skating. Visitors to this facil … (read more)
Located in the community of Ardsley, New York, Atria Woodlands is close to Insterstate 87 and VE Macy Park, which is a large green space with a lake for fishing and ice-skating. Visitors to this facil … (read more)

The Kensington

100 Maple Avenue, White Plains, NY, 10601

The Kensington is nestled in White Plains, New York, right beside White Plains Hospital and close to I-287. Visitors say the facility has a hotel-like atmosphere, and they note that the rooms are spac … (read more)
The Kensington is nestled in White Plains, New York, right beside White Plains Hospital and close to I-287. Visitors say the facility has a hotel-like atmosphere, and they note that the rooms are spac … (read more)

Sunrise at Fleetwood

500 North Columbus Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY, 10552

Sunrise at Fleetwood is a senior living facility in Mount Vernon, New York, located near major parkways, hospitals, public transportation and numerous places of worship. Visitors and relatives give th … (read more)
Sunrise at Fleetwood is a senior living facility in Mount Vernon, New York, located near major parkways, hospitals, public transportation and numerous places of worship. Visitors and relatives give th … (read more)

The Ambassador of Scarsdale

9 Saxon Wood Road, White Plains, NY, 10605

The Ambassador of Scarsdale sits on seven acres of property next to Saxon Woods Park in White Plains, New York. This location provides residents with easy access to Saxon Woods Golf Course and several … (read more)
The Ambassador of Scarsdale sits on seven acres of property next to Saxon Woods Park in White Plains, New York. This location provides residents with easy access to Saxon Woods Golf Course and several … (read more)

2016

Sunrise of Crestwood

65 Crisfield Street, Yonkers, NY, 10710

Sunrise of Crestwood is situated near the Bronx River Parkway in between the Sprain Ridge Park and the Leewood Golf Club in Yonkers, New York. Ranked the highest in Customer Satisfaction among senior … (read more)
Sunrise of Crestwood is situated near the Bronx River Parkway in between the Sprain Ridge Park and the Leewood Golf Club in Yonkers, New York. Ranked the highest in Customer Satisfaction among senior … (read more)

The Club at Briarcliff Manor

25 Scarborough Road, Briarcliff Manor, NY, 10510

My mom is at The Club at Briarcliff Manor. It’s newly renovated and so everything is brand new. She has River Hudson views from her one-bedroom apartment. Her meals are included. There’s a movie theat … (read more)
My mom is at The Club at Briarcliff Manor. It’s newly renovated and so everything is brand new. She has River Hudson views from her one-bedroom apartment. Her meals are included. There’s a movie theat … (read more)

The Chelsea at Greenburgh

715 Dobbs Ferry Road, Hartsdale, NY, 10607

The Chelsea at Greenburgh was beautiful, but since it’s brand new, there were not many people in there at the time — around twenty residents — and I thought it was very, very expensive. It looks lik … (read more)
The Chelsea at Greenburgh was beautiful, but since it’s brand new, there were not many people in there at the time — around twenty residents — and I thought it was very, very expensive. It looks lik … (read more)

St Cabrini Nursing Home

115 BROADWAY, Dobbs Ferry, NY, 10522


Briarcliff Manor Center

620 Sleepy Hollow Road, Briarcliff Manor, NY, 10510


Yorktown Assisted Living

2276 Catherine Street, Cortlandt Manor, NY, 10567


2016

The Bristal at White Plains

305 North Street, White Plains, NY, 10605

The Bristal at White Plains is nestled in White Plains, New York, close to Columbia Hospital and I-287. The facility’s studio and one-bedroom apartments are described by visitors as well-maintained an … (read more)
The Bristal at White Plains is nestled in White Plains, New York, close to Columbia Hospital and I-287. The facility’s studio and one-bedroom apartments are described by visitors as well-maintained an … (read more)

2013

Five Star Premier Residences of Yonkers

537 Riverdale Avenue, Yonkers, NY, 10705

Five Star Premier Residences of Yonkers is located in Yonkers, New York, overlooking the Hudson River and only a short drive from Yankee Stadium. Visitors appreciate the facility’s cleanliness and bri … (read more)
Five Star Premier Residences of Yonkers is located in Yonkers, New York, overlooking the Hudson River and only a short drive from Yankee Stadium. Visitors appreciate the facility’s cleanliness and bri … (read more)

2014, 2017, 2018

The Fountains at Rivervue

One RiverVue Place, Tuckahoe, NY, 10707

The Fountains at Rivervue is an assisted living community in Tuckahoe, New York, located near major highways, a wealth of local-flavor dining and just a few minutes from the picturesque grounds of Unt … (read more)
The Fountains at Rivervue is an assisted living community in Tuckahoe, New York, located near major highways, a wealth of local-flavor dining and just a few minutes from the picturesque grounds of Unt … (read more)

Bethel Springvale Inn

62 Springvale Rd., Croton On Hudson, NY, 10520

My father was a resident at Springvale for 20 months. He was well taken care of by an amazing , caring , confident and professional team of nurses, doctors , aides and therapists. The facility is clea … (read more)
My father was a resident at Springvale for 20 months. He was well taken care of by an amazing , caring , confident and professional team of nurses, doctors , aides and therapists. The facility is clea … (read more)

2013

Wartburg Adult Care Community

1 Wartburg Place, Mount Vernon, NY, 10552

Wartburg is located just off Hutchinson River Parkway, near Wilson Woods Park in Mount Vernon, New York. Family members of residents appreciate the compassion and friendliness of the staff at this pet … (read more)
Wartburg is located just off Hutchinson River Parkway, near Wilson Woods Park in Mount Vernon, New York. Family members of residents appreciate the compassion and friendliness of the staff at this pet … (read more)

The Bristal at Armonk

90 Business Park Drive, Armonk, NY, 10504

The Bristal at Armonk is located in the North Westchester community of Armonk, New York, near Chappaqua, Greenwich and White Plains, and only an hour from New York City. Visitors often comment on the … (read more)
The Bristal at Armonk is located in the North Westchester community of Armonk, New York, near Chappaqua, Greenwich and White Plains, and only an hour from New York City. Visitors often comment on the … (read more)

Kendal on Hudson

1010 Kendal Way, Sleepy Hollow, NY, 10591

Kendal on Hudson is an assisted living community in Sleepy Hollow, New York, located near major highways, top medical centers and a short drive from New York City. Residents and guests give the facili … (read more)
Kendal on Hudson is an assisted living community in Sleepy Hollow, New York, located near major highways, top medical centers and a short drive from New York City. Residents and guests give the facili … (read more)

Paying for Assisted Living in Westchester County

According to Genworth’s 2020 Cost of Care Survey, the average cost of assisted living in Westchester County is $5,991 per month. This is higher than both national and state averages, which come to $4,300 and $4,800, respectively.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

Assisted living prices elsewhere in New York state vary, with Westchester County falling on the expensive side. Nearby Poughkeepsie is more affordable, at $5,154 per month. Costs in capital city Albany are on par with the state average, at $4,800. Central city Utica has a similar assisted living cost of $4,905 per month. Watertown, however, has higher costs than in Westchester County, at $6,034. Ithaca has the highest assisted living prices in the state and some of the highest in the entire nation, at an average of $13,500 per month. With scenic views of Lake Ontario, Buffalo averages $4,565. Upstate city Glens Falls has some of the lowest assisted living prices in the state, at $4,235 per month.

$5991

Westchester County

$4800

New York

$4300

The United States

$4235

Glens Falls

$4565

Buffalo

$4800

Albany

$4905

Utica

$5154

Poughkeepsie

$6034

Watertown

$13500

Ithaca

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Westchester County

The state of New York provides a couple waiver programs that help seniors afford their chosen assisted living facility. The Managed Long Term Care Waiver helps residents with payment in assisted living facilities and the Assisted Living Program helps those who qualify for nursing home care but want to live in an assisted living facility afford it.

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

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living 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 Westchester County

ResourceContact Service
Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services(914) 995-2000This organization offers a full battery of programs and services designed to enrich and uplift local adults aged 60 and older. At senior centers throughout the county, elders can access fall prevention, scam awareness and nutrition education as well as socially enriching clubs and activities. A RideConnect program links volunteer drivers with seniors in need of assistance, helping them remain mobile and active. The county also offers health insurance counseling and financial assistance programs.
Westchester County Veterans Service Agency(914) 995-2000Veterans can get expert help with applying for federal and state benefits, tax exemptions and financial assistance programs through this agency. Experts here can also link service members with mental health and medical services through the VA health care system. The FAVOR Veteran Discount Card can help eligible veterans save money at over 100 local merchants.
White Plains Adult Community Center(914) 422-1423Operated by the City of White Plains, this senior center has a thrift store and a cafe where seniors can partake in social lunches. Fitness initiatives, cultural clubs and special interest groups are available here, as are healthy aging and life transition seminars. Members can also participate in weekly trips to the local farmer’s market.
Westchester Jewish Community Services(914) 761-0600This nonprofit offers a variety of social services designed for older adults. These include case management, care placement, social visits and mental wellness initiatives. As well as spiritual support, seniors can get help and information on the management of chronic conditions. Kosher lunches are available at locations throughout the county.
New York Office for the Aging1 (844) 697-6321This state-run organization’s long-term care ombudsman helps seniors and their families resolve concerns about their welfare. The NY Connects program links elders with trusted local legal aid, transportation and health care providers. Scam awareness and fraud prevention resources are available here, as is Medicare counseling.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Westchester County

Westchester County-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.