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99 Photos available
66 Floor plans available
9.5
Review score
147 reviews
9.5
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147 reviews
5 star
57%
4 star
26%
3 star
4%
2 star
3%
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10%
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Overall, the experience at The Amberleigh has been pretty good. However, the food quality has been poor for awhile. The place has gone through quite a bit of kitchen staff. There was recent turnover again....
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Explore new interests at The Amberleigh, where our blend of desired amenities and convenient services offers residents a vibrant lifestyle that encourages health and independence through innovative recreational, educational, health and wellness programs. Our Williamsville, New York, Independent...
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Photo of Brookdale Williamsville
88 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
9.3
Review score
23 reviews
9.3
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23 reviews
5 star
57%
4 star
22%
3 star
17%
2 star
4%
1 star
0%
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I'd say my biggest complaint would be the lack of communication. The front staff has been great. Some of the nurses and aids that work with residents can be difficult to deal with or just generally...
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
A place that is familiar and comforting—that’s home. Our Alzheimer's and dementia care community, also known as Clare Bridge, is rooted in “a person-centered approach”. That means we help our residents find a sense of belonging and purpose while also helping them preserve who they are. For people...
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1010 Photos available
11 Floor plan available
9.0
Review score
12 reviews
9.0
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12 reviews
5 star
58%
4 star
42%
3 star
0%
2 star
0%
1 star
0%
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The ambience is comfortable and not clinical like some others Staff is friendly and helpful, easy to work with No negatives to report
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Welcome to Juniper Glen! Conveniently located in East Amherst, Juniper Glen offers your loved one all the benefits of home in a safe and secure stand alone memory care community. Our dedicated staff are experienced in the field of memory care, and our #1 goal is to ensure that your loved one...
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1111 Photos available
8.2
Review score
27 reviews
8.2
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27 reviews
5 star
48%
4 star
22%
3 star
15%
2 star
4%
1 star
11%
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After touring 5 communities in the area, we settled on Tennyson Court. I cannot understate how happy I am with the decision we made. This family run business has some of the sweetest employees I've ever...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
While it is easy to boast about the true beauty of Tennyson Court our dedicated and professional team members are our true offering. Tennyson Court Assisted Living and Memory Care has been providing outstanding care to the WNY community for over 20 years. Our Nurses and Care Aides have been...
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1313 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
Pricing promotion expiring soon
9.6
Review score
54 reviews
9.6
Review score
54 reviews
5 star
40%
4 star
30%
3 star
22%
2 star
4%
1 star
4%
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Personal pay options, level of care, individual independence for my father in law. Super communicative and I appreciate how quick the turnaround time was to get my father in law scheduled for a tour and...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Here you’ll get to redefine your independence, pursue new hobbies and live your life your way. At our enhanced assisted living community, you’ll have choices for how to spend your time. With enhanced assisted living, you’ll have assistance with medications, dressing and bathing, as well as...
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88 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
9.2
Review score
30 reviews
9.2
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30 reviews
5 star
71%
4 star
23%
3 star
3%
2 star
3%
1 star
0%
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We experienced a very warm and professional atmosphere The staff always made themselves available for questions and concerns. Food was delicious. They helped us through a very difficult time I would...
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
This is where state-of-the-art care meets a passion for painting.If you and your family are looking for a memory care community, we can help. Our Alzheimer's and dementia care community, also known as Clare Bridge, is rooted in “a person-centered approach”. That means we help our residents find a...
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Photo of Peregrine Senior Living at CheektowagaCommunity card badge
1111 Photos available
9.1
Review score
54 reviews
9.1
Review score
54 reviews
5 star
38%
4 star
24%
3 star
17%
2 star
6%
1 star
15%
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A place for mom called me back within a minute of my request online. She was so helpful. Gave me direction where to start and make appointments to tour. Gave me names of who to contact. I was given the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
At Peregrine's Landing Senior Community, every day you will be greeted by members of our friendly, caring staff who will offer freshly prepared, restaurant-style meals in our elegant dining room. Participate in exciting, fulfilling daily activities. Or, visit with friends and family, enjoy a...
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Photo of Brookdale Niagara (AL)
88 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
8.4
Review score
48 reviews
8.4
Review score
48 reviews
5 star
67%
4 star
23%
3 star
6%
2 star
0%
1 star
4%
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We chose Brookdale Niagara because of the location, friendliness, and cleanliness. We think they are slow to respond to potential medical issues, and getting straight answers can be tough. It is expensive...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Need a little extra help so you can host a princess tea party with the grandkids? No problem.Here at our enhanced assisted living community, we can help you with the little things—like simple housekeeping and meals—and with bathing, getting dressed and managing medications, too. You can go focus...
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Photo of Elderwood Village at Bassett Park
99 Photos available
7.9
Review score
72 reviews
7.9
Review score
72 reviews
5 star
38%
4 star
38%
3 star
18%
2 star
6%
1 star
0%
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Staff is very friendly. Housekeeping and maintenance do an excellent job. Communication with family is lacking at times, but has definitely improved after my mom has been there for a few months. My mom...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Elderwood Village at Bassett Park offers exceptional assisted living services in the historic village of Williamsville, New York. As part of the Buffalo Metro Region, Williamsville is a great place to call home offering all the charm of small town living and the conveniences that come from being...
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Photo of Elderwood Village at Williamsville
1111 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
7.8
Review score
26 reviews
7.8
Review score
26 reviews
5 star
49%
4 star
27%
3 star
8%
2 star
8%
1 star
8%
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I would recommend. We toured only two facilities and really liked Elderwood in Williamsville. My mom is very happy there. And I'm so grateful for the assistance I got from you.
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Elderwood Village at Williamsville offers an independent lifestyle with a caring, personal touch. Our community, located close to the Village of Williamsville, features studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments with kitchenettes. Our experienced and attentive staff handles cooking, housekeeping and...
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Photo of Heathwood Assisted Living and Memory Care
1818 Photos available
55 Floor plans available
7.8
Review score
16 reviews
7.8
Review score
16 reviews
5 star
44%
4 star
25%
3 star
0%
2 star
0%
1 star
31%
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Based on the experience our family has had, this community could improve on updating the décor, it just looks dated. However, the best part is that it is 5 minutes away from my house. We would recommend...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Photo of Elderwood Assisted Living at Wheatfield
1111 Photos available
7.5
Review score
8 reviews
7.5
Review score
8 reviews
5 star
38%
4 star
37%
3 star
0%
2 star
25%
1 star
0%
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My dad was previously a resident at Elderwood Assisted Living at Wheatfield. The problem was that my dad was at a very high quality facility prior to this one. This place was like a 4star. He had to move...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Elderwood Assisted Living at Wheatfield is a assisted living community located in the tranquil town of Wheatfield, NY. Wheatfield is located in Niagara County, about 20-minutes from Niagara Falls, and home to about 18,000 people. Wheatfield is home to a local museum, shops and area stores, where...
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Photo of Brompton Heights
22 Photos available
5 star
44%
4 star
31%
3 star
13%
2 star
6%
1 star
6%
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Brompton Heights does a good job at working with you to make sure your loved one has the best care possible. They are compassionate, and skilled at different levels of care for the residents. The meals...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Assisted LivingFor the active senior who seeks to maintain a healthy and enriched lifestyle without the worries of maintaininga home, the Assisted Living services and accommodations at Brompton Heights offerthe perfect solution. Our community is more like home than ever before. In addition to...
Photo of Elderwood Assisted Living at Tonawanda
1212 Photos available
2.5
Review score
14 reviews
2.5
Review score
14 reviews
5 star
36%
4 star
21%
3 star
29%
2 star
7%
1 star
7%
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it's going okay with my loved one being here so far. i've personally spent some time at another Elderwood community and did not like it. they have several locations, and this one gets a FIVE!
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
While we may be new to the Elderwood family, our facility has been located in Tonawanda for over 20 years. Formally Tonawanda Manor, Elderwood Assisted Living at Tonawanda prides itself on the staff that have worked here for decades. Our administrator, Ann Marie, has been a part of our community...
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Photo of Elderwood Assisted Living at Cheektowaga
1010 Photos available
5 star
20%
4 star
20%
3 star
20%
2 star
0%
1 star
40%
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Overall our experience with Elderwood Assisted Living has been a good one. The staff is very compassionate, and they do a great job explaining everything that is going to be going on. We had a few difficult...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Elderwood Assisted Living at Cheektowaga is a assisted living community located in the growing town of Cheektowaga, NY. Cheektowaga is located in Erie County, close to Buffalo, and home to just over 88,000 people. Cheektowaga has a lot of great stores, shopping, and restaurants giving residents...
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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
Photo of Dosberg Manor
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Photo of Meadows
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living, Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
5 star
33%
4 star
33%
3 star
34%
2 star
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I have regularily been going there for over six years and It has never had a smell of any kind. It is very clean and the food is very good. I have had two relatives there, one of which is my mom. I...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Elderwood St. Gregory Court offers a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence.Our peaceful setting, restaurant style dining experience, activities, and beautiful...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Photo of Blocher Homes
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
5 star
64%
4 star
0%
3 star
9%
2 star
18%
1 star
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This is the best community for my mother, and her needs. I couldn't be any more satisfied with all they have done for us. She is in very good hands, and receiving good care. They have an adequate staff, and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
      Our recently built state of the art facility sits upon twenty beautifully landscaped acres.  Bristol Village is located in the heart of Clarence Center off Clarence Center Road in a quiet community that supports its neighbor's safety and overall well-being. We are...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

Cost of assisted living in Amherst, NY

The average cost of senior living in Amherst is $4,394 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Youngstown, NY with an average of $3,899 per month.

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Amherst, NY vs. nearby cities

Amherst, NY
$4,394/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Amherst, NY vs. the state and national average

Amherst, NY
$4,394/mo
U.S. national average
$4,630/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Amherst vs. other types of senior living

Assisted Living
$4,394/mo
$4,394/mo

Median monthly costs of Assisted Living in Amherst, NY by room type

Semi-Private
$5,635/mo
Studio
$5,782/mo
1 Bedroom
$5,075/mo
2 Bedroom
$4,953/mo

Average cost of Assisted Living in Amherst over time

Amherst, NYNY stateNational

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What families are saying about assisted living in Amherst

Recent reviews for assisted living in Amherst

River Road Retirement Residence in Niagara Falls, ON

5.0
The staff at River Road are very friendly and attentive to the residents. My sister in law enjoys the food and they have a variety to choose from. They have activities for the residents, however she does not participate in any. The community is well maintained inside and out.

Brompton Heights in Williamsville, NY

3.6
Brompton Heights does a good job at working with you to make sure your loved one has the best care possible. They are compassionate, and skilled at different levels of care for the residents. The meals are decent for my loved one. Ice cream socials, outside entertainment, book readings, ...
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The Amberleigh in Williamsville, NY

3.3
They need to get their food service situated. It's a regular occurrence that they don't even serve meals and/or run out of food. It's nice, but the food situation is a huge disappointment. These folks are counting on (and paying for) 3 meals per day and not getting them. It has a drastic ...
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Amherst review score based on 131 family reviews

8.1
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This proprietary review score is based on 131 reviews of 32 Amherst assisted living communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Amherst review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how assisted living residents and family members rate assisted living in your area. Compare review scores in multiple locations to understand how overall satisfaction rates differ from city to city. Based on recent reviews, the maximum possible score is 10.Methodology: How we calculate our city review scores

Amherst review score compared against nearby cities

8.1
Amherst, NY32 facilities
8.1
Williamsville, NY32 facilities

Review subcategories for Amherst assisted living

When assisted living residents and family members submit a review on our site, they rate each community on categories such as cleanliness, activities, meals, and more. The chart below is based on 131 reviews of 32 Amherst assisted living communities. This chart helps you compare Amherst resident and family assisted living satisfaction rates against national averages. Use it to assess your needs and develop criteria for your own search. If you know that one of these categories is important to you or your loved one, our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities to match your needs.
Amherst, NY averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.3
4.5
Friendliness
4.4
4.6
Care services
3.7
4.2
Staff
4.2
4.5
Meals & dining
3.9
4.1
Activities
3.8
4.0
Value for cost*
3.8
4.1
0.01.02.03.04.05.0
*Learn more about cost details

Amherst assisted living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Amherst assisted living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Amherst, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select care services in Amherst assisted living

Assisted living communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of assisted living partners in Amherst that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Amherst, NYNational
Full medication management
Full medication management
50%
51.5%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
40.6%
32.9%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
93.8%
98.9%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
100%
99.3%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
53.1%
56.1%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
34.4%
29.5%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
96.9%
99.1%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
46.9%
47.5%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
43.8%
52.9%
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*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Amherst assisted living

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of Amherst Assisted Living partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Amherst, NYNational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
46.9%
50.4%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
25%
31.5%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
31.3%
40.5%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
15.6%
13.3%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in Amherst assisted living

Assisted living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Amherst partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Amherst, NYNational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
34.4%
26.2%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
34.4%
39%
No sugar
No sugar
34.4%
36%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
31.3%
34.3%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
3.1%
12.2%
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Availability of select dining options in Amherst assisted living

Our assisted living communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Amherst communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Amherst, NYNational
Professional chef
Professional chef
21.9%
30.2%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
40.6%
41%
Room service
Room service
15.6%
34.8%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
3.1%
17.2%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Amherst assisted living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered assisted living communities in Amherst offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Amherst, NYNational
Activity director
Activity director
46.9%
44.9%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
40.6%
30.1%
Community service programs
Community service programs
31.3%
29.2%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
50%
48.9%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
43.8%
47.9%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
53.1%
51.6%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
34.4%
40%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
37.5%
33.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
40.6%
36.4%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
43.8%
45.4%
Live performances
Live performances
43.8%
45.7%
Dances
Dances
25%
28.5%
Fitness center
Fitness center
9.4%
23.6%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
43.8%
44.6%
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State regulations for assisted living in Amherst

Safety is a primary concern when seniors and their families look for assisted living. Each state has its own laws and inspection processes to ensure seniors reside in a safe environment. Learning about New York assisted living regulations will help you understand how assisted living communities in Amherst protect seniors.

Learn about New York Assisted Living regulations

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