6 Assisted Living Facilities near Yorktown Heights, NY

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Yorktown Heights, NY

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The Country House in Westchester

Provides: Assisted Living
2000 Baldwin Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
"I have lived here for 5 years. It is a wonderful place. The staff is terrific, very kind and caring. The food is acceptable and the nursing staff is great. I have no complaints at all." More

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Atria on the Hudson

Provides: Assisted Living
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..." More

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Yorktown Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2276 Catherine Street, Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567
"Yorktown Assisted Living Residence is very homey. They have friendly staff. They were very informative and caring. They have lovely studio apartments and one-bedroom apartments with a little..." More

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Bethel Springvale Inn

Provides: Assisted Living
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..." More

Field Home

Provides: Assisted Living
2276 Catherine Street, Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567

Mohegan Park

Provides: Assisted Living
3441 Lexington Avenue, Mohegan Lake, NY 10547

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Yorktown Heights

    Yorktown Heights is a community in Westchester County, NY just 46 miles from New York City. The town is a hamlet of Yorktown and is home to just under 37,000 people of which 17.8 percent are seniors. This population of adults over 65 is served by one assisted living facility in town and over ten in the surrounding areas. ALFs in the State of New York are regulated by the Department of Health and are defined as adult care facilities that provide non-medical, long-term residences for seniors. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Yorktown Heights

    • Yorktown Heights has a seasonal climate with warm, wet summers and cold winters. Temperatures can drop to lows of 19 degrees Fahrenheit during winter and snowfall averages 41 inches per year. Summers reach highs of around 83 degrees in July.  
    • Yorktown Heights is a safe place to live for seniors. Violent crime and property crime fall below U.S. averages with scores of 30.8 and 31.2 out of 100 (high crime), respectively. The city is safer than 76 percent of U.S. cities. 
    • The cost of living in Yorktown Heights is 56.6 percent higher than the U.S. average making it a more affordable option for seniors who wish to live close to New York City. Housing makes up most of this higher percentage with grocery, transportation and health care costs coming in only slightly above national averages. 
    • In the state of New York, social security benefits are exempt from taxation and income from private pensions and retirement accounts are deductible. This could benefit seniors living on a budget. 
    • Public transportation is somewhat limited in Yorktown Heights but the Bee-Line bus has several stops around town with reduced fares for seniors over 65.  Yorktown Senior Services provides transportation for seniors to the Senior Nutrition Program, local shopping and medical appointments on select days of the week. 
    • Yorktown Heights is a member of the AARP Network of Friendly Communities, meaning that its elected leadership “has made the commitment to actively working toward making their town, city or county a great place for people of all ages,” according to the AARP.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Yorktown Heights

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in New York

    $5,864.00 New City
    $5,809.00 Ridgefield
    $4,650.00 Yorktown Heights
    $4,395.00 Briarcliff Manor
    $4,095.00 Croton On Hudson
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,895.00 Ossining

    Assisted Living costs in Yorktown Heights start around $4,650 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 Yorktown Heights 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 Yorktown Heights

    Seniors looking for financial aid for assisted living in Yorktown Heights may apply through two New York government programs: Medicaid’s Managed Long Term Care Waiver and the Assisted Living Program

    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 Yorktown Heights

    Yorktown Heights 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 Yorktown Heights, please visit our Assisted Living in New York page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Yorktown Heights

    Yorktown Heights-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 Yorktown Heights

    • Review of The Country House in Westchester

      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 wo... Read more

    • Review of The Country House in Westchester

      My parents moved from a very large, grandiose facility to the CH in August of 2018. 6 months later, after 66 years of marriage my father passed, and for the first time in my mother’s adult life, sh... Read more

      Susan Cable
    • Review of The Country House in Westchester

      The Country House in Westchester was very nice, clean, bright, and small. The staff was very informative, nice, and answered all our questions. The rooms come empty, so you have to bring in your ow... Read more

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