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Senior housing types near Amherst, NY

  • Elderwood Village at Williamsville

    Elderwood Village at Williamsville

    5271 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221
    (8)
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    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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  • Brookdale Kenmore

    Brookdale Kenmore

    2971 Delaware Avenue, Kenmore, NY 14217
    (32)
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    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 services...

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  • Elderwood Village at Bassett Park

    Elderwood Village at Bassett Park

    245 Bassett Rd, Williamsville, NY 14221
    (60)
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    Elderwood Village at Bassett Park offers exceptional assisted living and memory care 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...

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  • Elderwood Assisted Living at Tonawanda

    Elderwood Assisted Living at Tonawanda

    111 Ensminger Rd, Tonawanda, NY 14150
    (7)
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    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 for...

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  • Brompton Heights

    275 Brompton Road, Williamsville, NY 14221
    (4)
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    Assisted Living For the active senior who seeks to maintain a healthy and enriched lifestyle without the worries of maintaining a home, the Assisted Living services and accommodations at Brompton Heights offer the perfect solution. Our community is more like home than ever before. In addition to...

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  • The Amberleigh

    The Amberleigh

    2330 Maple Road, Williamsville, NY 14221
    (52)
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    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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  • Tennyson Court

    Tennyson Court

    49 Tennyson Rd, Williamsville, NY 14221
    (14)
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    Tennyson Court Assisted Living and Memory Care has been in the caring business for almost 19 years. Our reputation for care, cleanliness, and attention to detail has made us a top choice in the WNY area. Our household design helps promote independence while allowing a more intimate setting for care...

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  • The Bristol Home

    The Bristol Home

    1500 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14209
    (5)
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    The Bristol Home is a non-profit assisted living facility located in the theatre district of Downtown Buffalo. The Bristol Home has served the needs of the area's elderly women for more than one hundred and thirty-five years. Our mission is to continue providing exceptional care and services to the...

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  • Elderwood Assisted Living at Cheektowaga

    Elderwood Assisted Living at Cheektowaga

    229 Bennett Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227
    (2)
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    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 the...

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  • Peregrine Senior Living at Cheektowaga

    Peregrine Senior Living at Cheektowaga

    575 Cayuga Creek Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227
    (28)
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    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 quiet...

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  • Brookdale Niagara (AL)

    Brookdale Niagara (AL)

    6741 Nash Road, North Tonawanda, NY 14120
    (29)
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    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 on...

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  • Elderwood Assisted Living at Wheatfield

    Elderwood Assisted Living at Wheatfield

    2600 Niagara Falls Blvd, Niagara Falls, NY 14304
    (4)
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    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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  • Elderwood Assisted Living at West Seneca

    Elderwood Assisted Living at West Seneca

    580 Orchard Park Road, West Seneca, NY 14224
    (13)
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    Elderwood Assisted Living at West Seneca offers an independent lifestyle with caring personal attention. The community in West Seneca, New York, features comfortable common spaces and private studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments. The backyard patio features a lovely koi pond and overlooks a lawn,...

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  • Heritage Manor of Lockport

    Heritage Manor of Lockport

    41 Lexington Court, Lockport, NY 14094
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    Established in 1989, Heritage Manor of Lockport has been providing residents of Niagara County two types of exceptional senior living. Our 64 bed adult home is available to seniors who may no longer be able to live at home independently and would benefit from the many assisted living services...

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  • River Road Retirement Residence

    River Road Retirement Residence

    4067 River Road, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 3E5
    (5)
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    River Road Retirement Residence is an assisted living community located in beautiful Niagara Falls, ON. Our warm, welcoming community overlooks the stunning Niagara River Gorge, next to paved walking trails and lush, flower-filled parks. Niagara Falls is a compact, friendly city with modern...

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  • Elderwood Assisted Living at Hamburg

    Elderwood Assisted Living at Hamburg

    76 Buffalo Street, Hamburg, NY 14075
    (9)
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    Located in the Village of Hamburg, New York, Elderwood Assisted Living at Hamburg offers an independent lifestyle, with caring personal attention. Special features include comfortably furnished living areas set in a historic Masonic temple. Enjoy peace of mind as you relax in your private one or two...

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  • Eden Heights of Eden

    Eden Heights of Eden

    4071 Hardt Rd, Eden, NY 14057
    (10)
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    The Eden Heights community offers assisted living services in charming Eden, New York. With the beautiful scenery from the mountains to Lake Erie that surround Eden, our residents always have a view to enjoy. Our residents can enjoy the views of Lake Erie from our front porch, or from the walking...

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  • Angel's Retirement Home

    Angel's Retirement Home

    417 Queeston St, St. Catharines, ON L2P 2Y3
    (4)
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    Angel's Retirement is a Place to Call Home! We offer Respite and Day Programs! Your loved one will feels like home because we offer bright, comfortable, spacious private bedrooms with hardwood floors, cheering fireplaces, a backyard garden and an outdoor porch. At Angels Retirement Home, residents...

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  • Loyalist Retirement Residence

    Loyalist Retirement Residence

    190 King Street, St. Catharines, ON L2R 3J7
    (2)
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    The Loyalist is located in down town St. Catharines, Ontario, the largest city in the Niagara Peninsula. In 1986, The Loyalist Retirement Residence was erected and now stands tall on the foundation of history that came before it. It was bought by Mundi Holdings Ltd. who own and manage 300 retirement...

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  • The Manor House Independent and Enriched Care

    The Manor House Independent and Enriched Care

    427 E Main St, Batavia, NY 14020
    (3)
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    Welcome to The Manor House! Our beautiful, established community is located in the heart of Batavia, NY - about 25 minutes from either Buffalo or Rochester and provides apartment style living for active seniors living in near-by towns – and even some who have moved to be close to their children. Our...

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  • Evergreen Place

    Evergreen Place

    90 West Ave, Brockport, NY 14420
    (19)
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    If you think senior living at Evergreen Place is like a nursing home … think again! Whether you need assistance with daily tasks or a family member requires specific memory care services, we offer a fulfilling and active lifestyle for seniors. ASSISTED LIVING -Peace of mind with 24-hour support...

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  • Eden Heights of West Seneca

    3030 Clinton St, West Seneca, NY 14224
    (3)
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    Eden Heights of West Seneca Eden Heights is an assisted living community that is found among the rolling hills and wide open skies of West Seneca, NY. Our community is only minutes from downtown Buffalo, which gives visiting relatives plenty of lodging and dining choices during their visit. Eden...

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  • Mount View Assisted Living

    5465 Upper Mountain Rd, Lockport, NY 14094
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    Mount View Assisted Living is a 150 bed assisted living community located on a park-like campus in the Town of Lockport. Our beautifully landscaped grounds feature a large patio with a gazebo, pergola, flower & vegetable gardens and a walking path through the tall pines. Smoking is permitted in...

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  • Shorthills Villa Retirement Community

    1532 Pelham Street N, Fonthill, ON L0S 1E3
    (5)
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    Shorthills Villa Retirement Community is a senior living community located in the beautiful town of Fonthill, Ontario. As a small, welcoming community within a short drive to area restaurants and shops, our location is the ideal choice for anyone that wants privacy, relaxation and comfort....

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  • The Comstock House

    1480 Gowans Road, Angola, NY 14006
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    The Comstock House is located in Angola, NY in Erie County. This residential care home gives you daily support in an area that offers natural views that are truly beautiful. Those who spend time in Angola as residents or guests enjoy checking out all that Erie County has to offer, including Buffalo...

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  • Heathwood Assisted Living

    815 Hopkins Rd, Williamsville, NY 14221
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  • Redstacks Retirement Home

    303 Niagara Blvd, Fort Erie, ON L2A 3H1
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  • Wellness Suites Condominiums (Opening Summer 2020)

    5698 Main St, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 5Z3
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  • Chapel Heights / A Sedona Senior Community

    7373 Niagara Square Dr., Niagara Falls, ON L2H 1J2
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  • Genesee Senior Living

    278 Bank Street, Batavia, NY 14020
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Amherst, New York

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities have the luxury of regular social events and apartment style housing as well as individual care. The types of service provided often include aid with activities of daily living. Residents may be kept under supervision and evaluation. In certain instances, communities may offer dementia care, respite, or hospice. New York maintains specific rules related to this kind of community. New York s Department of Health supervises this type of community.

Demographics and Values

Amherst has a population density of 907 people per square mile. The total population of Amherst consists of 125,024 people. Out of the total city population, 48.3% are male and 51.7% are female. The median age of Amherst is 40 years old. In Amherst, 6.5% of the population are veterans. Of the population of Amherst 28.6% have a graduate degree, 55.3% have a college degree, and 16.7% have a high-school diploma. In Amherst, 10.8% live in poverty, 6.6% are widows, 10.5% have some form of disability, and 60.8% participate in the labor force. Racially, the population of Amherst is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 80.6% white, 3.7% Hispanic, 8.9% Asian, 1.0% other or not specified, 2.6% mixed race, 6.5% black, and 0.2% Native American.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be the major factor when determining what community meets the needs of your family. The rent burden for Amherst is about 15.5% of the average person's monthly income. The median home value in Amherst is $186,269 and the median rent is about $1,179 per month a month.

State Information

An overview of New York

There are 205 general hospitals and 496 health centers that provide care for 19,493,819 New York residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Hospital For Special Surgery, Albany Memorial Hospital, and And Northern Duchess Hospital. The quality of life enjoyed by the average New York citizen is ranked 25th nation-wide. Additionally, New York is ranked 13th by healthcare standards. The state of New York has a cost of living index of 135.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 114.8 and a housing index rating of 204.4. The natural beauty of New York is ranked 24th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 37% voted for the Republican candidate while 59% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of New York ranks 5th in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religion, 29% of New York residents attend religious services among the 14,110 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-10%, Mainline Protestant-11%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-7%, Muslim-2%, and Buddhist-<1%. In New York there are 72 masonic lodges. In New York, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39.

State-wide weather information

During the summer, the average temperature in New York is around 68F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 86F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 48F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in New York drops to around 25F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 25F during the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 2F during the month of January. On average, New York has an air quality index rating of around 34.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 44.5 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of December. On average, the state receives 3.54 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of October at around 6.10 inches. While residents of New York mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in New York can include floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and and earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in New York

The state of New York has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Northern Blueflag, Swamp Milkweed, Bluets, and Sneezeweed. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the American Marten, the Moose, the Red Fox, or the Mink. The state animal of New York is the Beaver.