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See full list of all 753 licensed assisted living homes in New York for 2019. Senior Living Help enables senior citizens and their loved ones to find every licensed assisted living facility in New York. If you or your loved one are looking for a facility in any part of New York with loving and caring staff who will help with daily living tasks such as bathing, dressing, eating, moving around or any other activities, please browse all facility listings below by your city or county, or alternatively use the search box above to find an assisted living home in New York that is close to you.

Assisted living facilities in the state of New York are termed as Adult Homes, Enriched Housing Programs, Adult Care Facilities and Assisted Living Residences. The New York Department of Health licenses all types of senior living facilities, as well as nursing home facilities in New York.

Adult Care Services are for those with cognitive issues as well as functional impairments. Adult Homes are there as standard assisted living and this is the lightest care level in New York State. The Enriched Housing Programs will provide care at the highest level as well. They are all licensed under assisted living facilities and those who run these facilities can choose which level of care they wish to provide.

Each of the assisted living homes in New York are allowed medication management. Each home type may have a certified caregiver dispense and hand over medication, watch medication being taken and dispose of any unused dispensers. They must be medication certified but they are not restricted to or from any of the home types.

Cost of Assisted Living in the State of New York

The statewide average cost for assisted living in the state of New York is $4,185 per month. Dementia care in New York can be more than $1000 higher than that rate. The least expensive for assisted living are Glens Falls and Utica at a range of $2,600 to $2,625 monthly. The most expensive are the various boroughs of New York City, including Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Staten Island in a range of $5,270 to $5,916 monthly. There is hope, however, for low income seniors who cannot afford assisted living in New York. There are 2 Medicaid waivers called: MLTC Managed Long Term Care Waiver Program and ALP, the Assisted Living Program Waiver. For either of them you must qualify for Medicaid. There is a $859 per month cap on your income.  For ALP, you must qualify to live in a nursing home but choose to live in an assisted living facility. There are health requirements for that as you must be fit enough to not have to receive skilled nursing care in the assisted living center.

It’s a good idea to check out other methods of payment that you may not realize you already have to assist you in paying for senior living in New York. Are you an American military veteran? Are you a retired firefighter or police officer? What about long-term-care insurance? There are also non-profits that are available nationally and in-state that may assist the elderly New Yorkers in paying for assisted living. Finally, look into your existing long-term care insurance policy to see if the benefit is available to you.

Unit Types and Regulations for Assisted Living in the State of New York

If the seniors go into an adult home in New York, they have the choice of having single or double occupancy. In the Enriched Housing Program, they have single occupancy with the option to share; it is up to the resident. If it is a New York assisted living facility, the occupancy limit whether single or double will be determined by what license the facility has. Regardless of assisted living home type, only 2 people are permitted in one unit.

The bathroom regulations are as follows: the facility must have a bathtub or shower for every 10 residents. A sink and toilet for every 6 residents must be provided.

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