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Senior housing types near Poughkeepsie, NY

  • Landing of Poughkeepsie

    Landing of Poughkeepsie

    251 Boardman Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
    (26)
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    Located only minutes from downtown, just two miles from Vassar Farm and Ecological Preserve, The Landing of Poughkeepsie is a new assisted living community for Dutchess County’s active older adults. Our thoughtfully designed residence offers discreet, 24-hour assistance with day-to-day care needs,...

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  • 24/Seven Family Home for Adults

    24/Seven Family Home for Adults

    59 Carroll Drive, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
    (8)
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    THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN 24/SEVEN! 24/Seven Family Type Home for Adults is located in a quiet and secure residential setting, in southern Dutchess County, NY. Our home is certified by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, through its Bureau of Adult Services. Our...

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  • Island View

    Island View

    715 Highway 213, Rosendale, NY 12472
    (4)
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    Island View is a residential care home located in the picturesque town of Rosendale, in Ulster County, New York. Our town has a breathtaking natural landscape, with serene greenery and amazing mountainous regions. Our charming town has a rich heritage and tranquil atmosphere, perfect for seniors...

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  • The Fountains at Millbrook

    The Fountains at Millbrook

    79 Flint Rd., Millbrook, NY 12545
    (28)
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    The Fountains at Millbrook, located in Millbrook, NY is set on 200 beautiful acres in the Hudson Valley. We offer Independent Living with Cottages with garages and one and two bedroom apartments in our main building that is hotel like. All apartments and cottages have full kitchens. We have 27...

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  • Mary's Family Care Home

    Mary's Family Care Home

    817 Stanford Rd, Clinton Corners, NY 12514
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    Mary's Family Care Let our family be your family. We want to adopt your loved ones! There are few decisions more difficult than the one to move your loved ones to assisted care living. Mary's Family Care eases the burden of that challenge. The transition from independent living to...

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  • Mountain Valley Manor

    Mountain Valley Manor

    397 Wilbur Avenue, Kingston, NY 12401
    (3)
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    In our home, you are on your own, but never alone' Mountain Valley Manor Adult Home is located in the Mid-Hudson Valley, situated near the cultural and recreational areas of Rhinebeck, Albany and Woodstock. Our facility is nestled in small valley, offering a country setting within the City of...

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  • The Plaza at Clover Lake

    The Plaza at Clover Lake

    838 Fair Street, Carmel, NY 10512
    (18)
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    Plaza at Clover Lake is an assisted living community located in Carmel, NY. The city of Carmel is located in Putnam County and home to just over 34,000 people. Carmel is a small waterfront community with a golf course, library, shops and restaurants, where residents can go out for lunch, go shopping...

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  • Morning Star Residential Care Home

    38 Elizabeth St, Kent, CT 06757
    (1)
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    Morning Star is an 18 bed Residential Care Home Licensed by the Connecticut Department of Public Health. The Staff of Morning Star is State Certified to Administer Medication. We are in a Victorian house that was once an Inn and still has the feeling of 'being at home'. The large front porch is very...

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  • Yorktown Assisted Living Residence

    Yorktown Assisted Living Residence

    2276 Catherine Street, Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567
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    At Yorktown Assisted Living our mission is to provide personal care and the highest quality-of-life by partnering with residents and families to foster meaningful relationships. Our hand-picked staff are passionate about care and the people we care for, and are committed to supporting the physical,...

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  • Glen Arden

    Glen Arden

    214 Harrisman Drive, Goshen, NY 10924
    (1)
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    At Glen Arden, seniors 62 and older enjoy an active, independent lifestyle, with the assurance of available long-term care. As a Continuing Care Retirement Community, Glen Arden gives you peace of mind by providing quality care as your needs change over time. This comes with the assurance that all...

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  • The Country House in Westchester

    The Country House in Westchester

    2000 Baldwin Rd, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
    (2)
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    Our senior living community in Yorktown Heights, New York, ensures that life here is exciting, from well-designed apartment homes with convenient features to delicious dining and enriching activity offerings. Regardless of how you choose to spend your day, our friendly staff is here to provide you...

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  • Spring Village at Danbury

    Spring Village at Danbury

    8 Glen Hill Road, Danbury, CT 06811
    (36)
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    Thank you for your interest in Spring Village at Danbury. We strive to enhance the quality of life for all seniors we serve within our community. Upon admission, our nursing team along with our caregivers develop a comprehensive care plan to meet your individual needs. Spring Village at Danbury is a...

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  • The Village at Brookfield Common

    The Village at Brookfield Common

    246A Federal Road, Brookfield, CT 06804
    (29)
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    The Village at Brookfield Common is a haven of tradition and elegance nestled within a community of shops, services, and amenities available to meet your every need, with exceptional convenience. The hillside setting affords a panoramic view from the cathedral-ceilinged dining room, English tea...

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  • Maplewood at Danbury

    Maplewood at Danbury

    22 Hospital Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810
    (41)
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    Maplewood at Danbury has the unique feeling of a country inn, carefully blending a comfortable yet elegant decor, an enthusiastic staff, engaging social enrichment and expertly prepared meals featuring farm-fresh ingredients to create a unqiely special memory care and assisted living community. ...

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  • Maplewood at Stony Hill

    Maplewood at Stony Hill

    46 Stony Hill Road, Bethel, CT 06801
    (14)
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    Maplewood at Stony Hill in Bethel is the only assisted living community in Northern Fairfield County that is fully dedicated to those living with Alzheimer's and dementia. Memory care is our singular focus. Maplewood at Stony Hill is an innovative, purposefully built assisted living and memory care...

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  • Maplewood at Newtown

    Maplewood at Newtown

    166 Mt Pleasant Road, Newtown, CT 06470
    (17)
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    Maplewood at Newtown has much to offer residents and families -- from the sunlit lobby and resort-style couryard to the helpful concierge service and family-friendly country store. Thoughtfully laid-out apartments, designed specifically for older adults, are beautifully appointed and feature modern...

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  • Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings

    Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings

    640 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877
    (38)
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    Residents of Ridgefield Crossings enjoy attractive apartments, comfortable community rooms, a lovely outdoor patio and garden and an ever-changing program of social and fitness activities. 24- hour assistance is personally tailored to each resident's changing needs and is provided for by a caring...

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  • Atria Ridgefield (Opening Summer 2020)

    Atria Ridgefield (Opening Summer 2020)

    55 Old Quarry Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877
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    Now open in Fairfield County, Atria Ridgefield is a vibrant community thoughtfully designed to help older people fully enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. With all-inclusive amenities, creative dining experiences and thoughtfully curated events, Atria...

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  • The Eliot at Catskill

    The Eliot at Catskill

    122 Jefferson Hts, Catskill, NY 12414
    (13)
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    A warm, caring atmosphere. Smiling, accommodating and competent staff. Delicious, restaurant-style meals. Friends, activities and spirituality. All of this and more is part of the carefree lifestyle experienced by the residents at The Eliot. Nestled in the Catskills, The Eliot provides a wide...

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  • Atria On The Hudson

    Atria On The Hudson

    321 North Highland Avenue, Ossining, NY 10562
    (26)
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    Welcome to Atria on the Hudson, the next generation in thoughtful, purposeful community living for seniors. It's much more than a place to live; it's a safe, inviting community to call home. Atria on the Hudson is the newly renovated fourth member of the Atria family in Westchester County — which...

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  • Brandywine Living at Litchfield

    Brandywine Living at Litchfield

    19 Constitution Way, Litchfield, CT 06759
    (23)
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    Life is beautiful at Brandywine Senior Living.  We have luxurious individual suites with a private bath and kitchen area.  Meanwhile, on the other side of your door are services to meet your needs, and entertainment to enliven your spirit.  With on-site–not–on–call licensed nurses only steps away,...

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  • Sunrise of New City

    Sunrise of New City

    233 North Main Street, New City, NY 10956
    (13)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Church Hill Village

    Church Hill Village

    2 The Blvd, Newtown, CT 06470
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    Newtown seniors and their families can discover a vibrant, refreshing option for upscale senior living in Church Hill Village. This community is built with modern seniors in mind, creating the active, social atmosphere they need to thrive. Our community offers Assisted Living and Memory Care to...

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  • The Watermark at East Hill

    The Watermark at East Hill

    611 East Hill Road, Southbury, CT 06488
    (27)
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    Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more active lifestyle than generations before. That's why we created a community filled with choice. Great restaurants, brain and body fitness courses, fantastic events and assisted living, memory...

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  • Atria New City (Opening Fall 2020)

    Atria New City (Opening Fall 2020)

    269 N Main St, New City, NY 10956
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    Scheduled to open this summer, Atria New City will offer assisted living and memory care services to Clarkstown families. This vibrant community is designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. Now pre-leasing, this inviting residence...

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  • Atria Briarcliff Manor

    Atria Briarcliff Manor

    1025 Pleasantville Road, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510
    (43)
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    Atria Briarcliff Manor offers a charming apartment community combining the amenities of a resort with the beauty of a country inn. Near Law Memorial Park in Westchester, we are within walking distance of the village's downtown area. Whether relaxing on our wraparound porches, staying active at the...

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  • The Club at Briarcliff Manor

    The Club at Briarcliff Manor

    25 Scarborough Rd, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510
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    Unsurpassed luxury meets modern living in a community that is reimagining care. Experience the pinnacle of sophistication and service at The Club at Briarcliff Manor, New York’s premier senior living community. Enjoy life in an upscale setting with top-tier service and amenities from a professional...

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  • The Hearth at Southbury

    The Hearth at Southbury

    655 Main St S, Southbury, CT 06488
    (33)
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    The Hearth is proud to offer Viking Pure Solutions’ electrochemically activated cleaning and disinfecting systems for our residents in each of our communities! This revolutionary safe and effective cleaner provides protection for our residents, teams, and families providing state of the art cleaning...

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  • Atria Litchfield Hills

    Atria Litchfield Hills

    376 Goshen Rd, Torrington, CT 06790
    (10)
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    Located between downtown Torrington and Goshen, Atria Litchfield Hills is a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. This inviting residence offers a selection of studio, one- and two- bedroom apartments, most with...

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  • Tappan Zee Manor LLC

    Tappan Zee Manor LLC

    51 Mountainview Avenue, Nyack, NY 10960
    (11)
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    Tappan Zee Manor, a licensed adult home, provides gracious living for seniors with all the luxuries of a hotel in a home-like setting. It offers residents companionship, comfort and security while retaining privacy and independence. High above the charming village of Nyack, NY, Tappan Zee Manor...

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  • The Greens At Cannondale

    The Greens At Cannondale

    435 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 06897
    (24)
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    At The Greens At Cannondale, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Free resident parking available at our location. Our purpose-built community has the advantage of specialized care,...

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  • Sunrise of Wilton

    Sunrise of Wilton

    211 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 06897
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    Located in western Connecticut’s beautiful Norwalk River Valley, just 55 miles from New York City, Sunrise of Wilton provides the very best in personalized care and services—including assisted living and memory care—to seniors in elegant surroundings. Our ideal location in Fairfield County off Route...

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  • Promenade at Chestnut Ridge

    Promenade at Chestnut Ridge

    168 Red Schoolhouse Rd, Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977
    (19)
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    The Promenade at Chestnut Ridge is conveniently located in the village of Chestnut Ridge in Rockland County, New York. This lovely community enjoys proximity to the Garden State Parkway, the Palisades Parkway, the New York State Thruway and the Tappan Zee Bridge, making for easy travel to and from...

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  • Promenade at Blue Hill

    Promenade at Blue Hill

    582 Veterans Memorial Dr, Pearl River, NY 10965
    (20)
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    Seniors live happily, in comfort and with dignity at our family owned and operated, state-of-the art dual-care community. For many, it's like being home; for others, it's even better. Natural light, indoor and outdoor courtyards and walking paths, and specially planned activities and services...

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  • Brookdale Wilton

    Brookdale Wilton

    96 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 06897
    (15)
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    Live your best life and never stop growing. If you’re looking for a senior living community where you can explore new hobbies and strengthen your sense of purpose, we might be the right fit for you. With both assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care on one campus, you’ll have the care you...

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  • Sunrise of Stamford

    Sunrise of Stamford

    251 Turn of River Road, Stamford, CT 06905
    (19)
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    Sunrise of Stamford is a Victorian-style home in a park like setting with a walking path around the community. It’s walking distance to restaurants, shopping and mass transit. Our team is committed to providing dignified care to each of our residents and carry out the Sunrise mission to champion...

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  • Spring Meadows at Trumbull

    Spring Meadows at Trumbull

    6949 Main St, Trumbull, CT 06611
    (20)
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    Discover a community truly in bloom at Spring Meadows Trumbull, where residents spend their days in a warm and friendly environment. Our community offers privacy and the freedom to live the way residents choose in comfortable surroundings. At the same time, it offers companionship. Say goodbye to...

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  • Chelsea at Bald Eagle

    Chelsea at Bald Eagle

    197 Cahill Cross Road, West Milford, NJ 07480
    (23)
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    The Chelsea at Bald Eagle is a beautiful assisted living community located beneath the picturesque Wyanokie Mountains in West Milford, Passaic County, New Jersey. Our safe and secure community provides various housing options depending on personal preference, from spacious suites and studio...

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  • Sunrise of Woodcliff Lake

    Sunrise of Woodcliff Lake

    430 Chestnut Ridge Road, Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
    (16)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Atrium Senior Living of Park Ridge

    Atrium Senior Living of Park Ridge

    124 Noyes Dr, Park Ridge, NJ 07656
    (12)
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    Extraordinary Healthcare with Incomparable Elegance' The Atrium Health Group is focused on providing the highest quality care for each person in every stage of senior life. At the Park Ridge Campus we are pleased to be able to offer a continuum of care one just one property. With Mill Pond Assisted...

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  • Southmayd Home for Women

    Southmayd Home for Women

    250 Columbia Blvd, Waterbury, CT 06710
    (2)
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    Families who want for their loved one a more personalized residential care experience than the typical franchise facility have long seen Southmayd Home as a local jewel. For well over a century, Southmayd has provided ladies around greater Waterbury residential living with assisted care- at a more...

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  • Brighton Gardens of Stamford

    Brighton Gardens of Stamford

    59 Roxbury Road, Stamford, CT 06902
    (29)
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    Brighton Gardens of Stamford is a Sunrise Senior Living community located just minutes from downtown Stamford. Our community is nestled in a beautiful, rural, ten-acre setting surrounded by trees and lovely courtyards. We pride ourselves in our caring, compassionate and experienced support staff,...

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  • Allendale Community for Senior Living

    Allendale Community for Senior Living

    85 Harreton Road, Allendale, NJ 07401
    (30)
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    The Allendale Community for Senior Living is Bergen County's premier continuum-of-care facility, comprised of three separate residences: The Atrium for residential living, Carlton Court for assisted living and the Allendale Nursing Home. This family-owned and operated community has earned a...

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  • Brighton Gardens of Saddle River

    Brighton Gardens of Saddle River

    5 Boroline Road, Saddle River, NJ 07458
    (32)
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    About Brighton Gardens of Saddle River Community & Location Highlights: •Offering assisted living, short-term stays, Reminiscence Neighborhood for residents with advanced memory loss and Terrace Day Club for residents with mild memory loss •Coordination of hospice and nursing services allow...

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  • Atria Woodlands

    Atria Woodlands

    1017 Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley, NY 10502
    (32)
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    At Atria Woodlands, you'll find an array of services and amenities to help you enjoy life and stay connected with your community. Whether it's a leisurely breakfast in the bistro, a workout in our state-of-the-art fitness center, or a stimulating educational seminar, you can be as busy or relaxed as...

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  • Sunrise of Old Tappan

    Sunrise of Old Tappan

    195 Old Tappan Road, Old Tappan, NJ 07675
    (16)
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    Sunrise of Old Tappan, located in northern New Jersey, just 30 miles from Manhattan, offers assisted living, memory care, respite care and coordination of hospice care to seniors in Bergen County, Rockland County, and New York City. Oakes Park, located directly adjacent to our community, is a...

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  • Atria Norwood

    Atria Norwood

    545 Tappan Road, Norwood, NJ 07648
    (3)
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    Located in a quaint borough in northern Bergen County, Atria Norwood is a modern community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. This inviting residence offers a selection of spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, most...

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  • Edgehill, a CCRC

    Edgehill, a CCRC

    122 Palmers Hill Road, Stamford, CT 06902
    (1)
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    Edgehill, a lifecare community by Benchmark Senior Living is conveniently located on the border of Stamford and Greenwich. We offer Independent Living, Assisted Living and Nursing Care. Our community features a comfortable lifestyle, superb amenities and the highest standards of hospitality and...

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  • Atria Stamford

    Atria Stamford

    77 3rd Street, Stamford, CT 06905
    (21)
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    Atria Stamford has served the families of Fairfield County since 2007. With a continuing commitment to quality, the community is undergoing an extensive renovation and expansion to enhance beauty and functionality. Once complete, residents will enjoy a host of exciting new spaces and amenities,...

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  • The Residence at Summer Street

    The Residence at Summer Street

    14 Second Street, Stamford, CT 06905
    (1)
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    Welcome The Residence at Summer Street is a premier Luxury Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community, in the downtown area of Stamford, CT. When you join our family, you’ll thrive in a vibrant community setting, and as importantly, your family and friends will have the comfort of...

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Poughkeepsie, New York

Assisted Living

An assisted living community is an organized living community which offers assistance, care, and support to self-sufficient persons who are not in need of skilled nursing services. Assisted living communities often provide support with daily activities, outings for leisurely activity, and supervision of care. In some instances, communities may offer hospice, continuing care, or respite. New York has specific regulations related to this type of community. New York s Department of Health regulates this community type.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Proximity to medical communities is a key consideration when choosing the best senior community for you or your loved one. The top hospitals that service Poughkeepsie include Vassar Brothers Medical Center. In total, there is one hospital located in Poughkeepsie which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Demographics and Values

During the previous presidential election, 47.6% voted Democrat, 5.3% voted for a third party candidate, and 47.2% voted Republican in Dutchess county. In Poughkeepsie, 5.4% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Poughkeepsie is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Out of the total city population, 50.4% are female and 49.6% are male. In Poughkeepsie, 26.3% of the population are over the age of 55, 10.0% are over the age of 60, 5.7% are over the age of 70, and 4.3% are over the age of 80. The median age of Poughkeepsie is 38 years old. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Poughkeepsie 37.8% practice Catholicism, 2.7% practice another Christian faith, and 2.6% are Methodists. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Poughkeepsie, out of the total population 0.8% practice Judaism, 0.1% practice an Eastern religion, and 2.4% practice Islam. In Poughkeepsie, 46.2% are nonbelievers. In terms of crime, Poughkeepsie has 21.5 property crimes per 1000 residents and 7.5 violent crimes per 1000 residents. In Poughkeepsie, 22.4% live in poverty, 65.1% participate in the labor force, 5.8% are widows, and 11.0% do not have health insurance. In terms of education, 28.1% have a high-school diploma, 9.7% have a graduate degree, and 23.6% have a college degree. Demographically, Poughkeepsie is 1.3% Asian, 48.1% white, 0.4% Native American, 17.8% Hispanic, 5.2% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 7.4% other or not specified, and 37.6% black. The current population of Poughkeepsie is growing at a rate of 0.002%. Poughkeepsie has a population density of 2,298 people per square mile.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a major factor when selecting which care choice works for your loved one's needs. The sales tax in Poughkeepsie is 4.00%. The rent burden for Poughkeepsie is around 27.0% of the average person's monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Poughkeepsie is around $1,502 and the median value for a home for Poughkeepsie is approximately $191,244.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Climate, particularly air quality and humidity, is a significant influence in choosing which city is right for your family. Monthly, Poughkeepsie measures approximately 4 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation normally happens in August with an average of 6 inches during the month. Poughkeepsie experiences an average of 41.50 inches of snow per year. The average air quality index rating in Poughkeepsie is around 32.7. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index rating is at its max during May at around 48.5. During the summer, Poughkeepsie is about 72F. The summer high rises to around 86F in July. The low summer temperature drops to about 58F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature sinks to about 31F. The high winter temperature will rise to about 43F during the month of December. The lowest winter temperature will rise to around 19 F during the month of January. On average, the humidity rating for Poughkeepsie is approximately 62%. Humidity levels peak during the month of December at roughly 68%. Poughkeepsie has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate.

State Information

An overview of New York

Overall, New York ranks 25th out of all states in quality of life and 13th in healthcare. 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. Based on natural beauty, New York ranks 24th in the nation. The state of New York has 205 hospitals and 496 health centers, providing care to a population of 19,493,819. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Hospital For Special Surgery, Albany Memorial Hospital, and And Northern Duchess Hospital.

Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 37% of New York residents voted Republican and 59% voted Democrat. In terms of religious values, 29% of New York's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 14,110 different congregations. 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. The state of New York ranks 5th in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly. The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 77%. 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. The average low summer temperature is around 48F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 25F. The average high winter temperature is around 25F in the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 2F in the month of January. On average, New York has an air quality index rating of around 34.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 44.5 AQI. The average monthly precipitation for the state of New York is around 3.54 inches. The most precipitation occurs in October with an average of 6.10 inches of precipitation a month. 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 Sneezeweed, Bluets, Northern Blueflag, and Swamp Milkweed. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Mink, the Black Bear, the Eurasian Boar, or the American Marten. The state animal of New York is the Beaver.