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Assisted Living near Syracuse, New York

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Brookdale Bellevue AL/MC

4330 Onondaga Boulevard, Syracuse, NY 13219

(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you everyday. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence. Our peaceful setting, restaurant style dining experience, activities and beautiful setting combine to create...

The Hearth on James

830 James St, Syracuse, NY 13203

(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Peregrine Senior Living at Onondaga Hill

4701 Peregrine Way, Syracuse, NY 13215

(0 review)


NOW OPEN!Residents and their families are welcome to enjoy Peregrine Senior Living’s safe, supportive and fun environment:-Spacious, ground-level floor plan with common areas, including living room and activity centers-Full-service activity kitchens for supervised cooking-Restaurant-style dining...

Walden Place

839 Bennie Road, Cortland, NY 13045

(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Walden Place offers an active lifestyle with premier services and amenities-- in a warm family, oriented community. We realize that you are looking for a community that offers the services of a well respected Assisted Living community, but we want to offer you more. We want to preserve your...

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Brookdale East Side

7164 East Genesee Street, Fayetteville, NY 13066

(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Brookdale East Side is the premiere assisted living community in Fayetteville, New York. Our charming and picturesque town boasts a rich history and a proud heritage evident in today's strong sense of community. Brookdale East Side has an ideal location in a rural area near the theatre and...

Brookdale Liverpool

4055 Long Branch Road, Liverpool, NY 13090

(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Brookdale Liverpool is the assisted living community of choice in beautiful Liverpool, New York, a suburb of Syracuse. The Village of Liverpool is charming, boasting stunning lakeshore trails, eclectic shops, diverse and delicious restaurants and a strong sense of community pride. Residents at...

The Hearth at Greenpoint

150 Old Liverpool Rd, Liverpool, NY 13088

(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Hearth at Greenpoint offers gracious retirement living complete with a full social calendar to allow residents with the opportunity to grow their hobbies and establish lifelong friendships. Even dining is taken care of, thanks to our Hearth-Healthy Dining. Located in Liverpool and just a...

Brookdale Clinton

115 Brookside Drive, Clinton, NY 13323

(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

When you or a loved one is living with dementia, small moments can be full of purpose and meaning.If you and your family are looking for a compassionate memory care community with support for the whole family, we can help. Our Alzheimer's and dementia care community, also known as Clare Bridge,...

Brookdale Fayetteville

5125 Highbridge Street, Fayetteville, NY 13066

(16 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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. This is where state-of-the-art care meets a passion for...

Brookdale Manlius

100 Flume Road, Manlius, NY 13104

(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Live your best life every day and never stop growing.Here at our enhanced assisted living community, you can build new friendships and redefine your independence.  We can help you with the little things—like simple housekeeping and meals—and with more involved activities, such as bathing, getting...

Brookdale Ithaca AL

103C Bundy Road, Ithaca, NY 14850

(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Do more of what you love.Here at our enhanced assisted living community, you get to redefine your independence, pursue your passions and live your life your way. Whether that’s connecting with new friends or learning something new like a painting class, you have choices for how you spend your...

North Brook Heights Home for Adults

170 Murray St, Auburn, NY 13021

(4 reviews)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

About Northbrook Heights Assisted Living Community Northbrook Heights Assisted Living Community is celebrating 40 years of excellence in providing quality care service for the senior population in the community of Auburn, New York and surrounding counties since 1974. Situated in a quiet and...

Brookdale Ithaca MC

103A Bundy Road, Ithaca, NY 14850

(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Nothing says home like cozy spaces and people who care.If you and your family are looking for memory care and support, 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 sense of...

Chenango Valley Home

24 Canasawacta St, Norwich, NY 13815

(0 review)


We are a non-profit Home for Adults licensed by NY Department of Health serving Chenango County since 1896. This lovely home–like facility offers independence and security for older adults. Located in a quiet residential neighborhood close to downtown Norwich, the Home provides its residents a...

Keepsake Village

138 Old Liverpool Rd, Liverpool, NY 13088

(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Hearth provides the area's top care programs, activities, and services at a price point that creates an unparalleled value.At Keepsake Village at Greenpoint, a memory care community licensed by the state of New York, our goal is to provide the highest quality of life for each of our...

Willow Park Home for Adults

1550 Herkimer Rd, Utica, NY 13502

(1 review)


Located in the heart of the Mohawk Valley, Willow Park is an assisted living community in Utica, New York. About 45 minutes east of Syracuse and about an hour and a half from Albany, Willow Park is the perfect place to call home, especially if you enjoy a picturesque landscape. If you happen to...

Valehaven Home For Adults 2 (A)

128 Main St, Camden, NY 13316

(0 review)


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Cost of assisted living in Syracuse, NY

Assisted living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average assisted living cost comparisons
  • $4,199
  • $4,822
  • $4,311
    Syracuse, NY
  • $3,415
    Fayetteville, NY
  • $4,488
    Auburn, NY
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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
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Learn More About Assisted Living in Syracuse, NY

Syracuse is a medium-sized city located in the heart of upstate New York, and has been consistently rated as one of America’s most livable cities. Syracuse is known for its affordability in comparison to other similarly-sized cities, making it a great option for senior living.

In Syracuse, assisted living communities provide personal care services in settings typically ranging from private apartments to shared rooms, often with restaurant-style dining and activities based on residents’ interests. Designed to promote independence among seniors who don’t require 24-hour skilled nursing care, assisted living is a good option for retirees who need help with some daily tasks and would like to live a socially fulfilling, active lifestyle.

Cost of Assisted Living in Syracuse, NY

The median monthly cost of assisted living in Syracuse is about $3,800 in the city proper and $4,000 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of assisted living in the state of New York is around $5,100.

Learn More About Syracuse, NY

Cost of Living

The cost of living in Syracuse is rated well below the national average, especially compared to other cities in the Empire State, like New York City or Albany. Syracuse’s affordability is reflected in the city’s relatively inexpensive rents and low cost-index ratings.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is two times greater than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half the average.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Grocery Clothing
82 74 71 88 84 77

Income and Housing

Median income age 45-64 Median income age 65+ Median household income Average individual income Median employee salary Average property tax One-bedroom apartment gross rent estimate
$39,050 per year $29,764 per year $34,038 per year $21,253 per year $47,980 per year $3,115 per year $647 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Syracuse include:

Syracuse VA Medical Center

  • Facility type: Veterans Administration acute care
  • Bed count: 100+
  • Specialties: primary care, mental health, long-term care, tertiary care, geriatric care

Hutchings Psychiatric Center

  • Facility type: government, psychiatric
  • Bed count: 100+
  • Specialties: inpatient services, outpatient services

St. Joseph’s Medical Center

  • Facility type: faith-based acute care
  • Bed count: 430+
  • Specialties: cardiovascular care, bariatric surgery, primary care, behavioral health

Weather and Climate

Syracuse’s climate is classified as warm-summer continental, which means the city experiences pleasant summers, chilly winters, and above average precipitation. The city is known for the high amount of snow it receives each year. The average humidity level is 70%, and humidity levels are often highest during December at about 76%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
22.7°F 31.4°F 14°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
70.9°F 81.7°F 60.1°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 89

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.


  • Average Annual Precipitation: 40.0″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median age Percent of population over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
32.7 12.2% 143,248 5,719.9 per square mile 2.29

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
1.3% 5.9% 13.4% 18.5% 0.2% 2.8% 60.1%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Syracuse: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 74/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Onondaga County

Democratic Republican Other
53.6% 40.8% 5.6%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Syracuse is a medium-sized city located in Upstate New York that is known for receiving high amounts of snowfall. The city of Syracuse competes every year against other Upstate cities for the coveted Golden Snowball Award, which is given out annually to the city with the most snowfall at the end of winter. The summers in Syracuse are gorgeous, however, and are best spent on the shores of Lake Onondaga. The lake recently underwent a massive cleanup effort and is now a great spot for boating, fishing, or simply a nice walk. Lake Onondaga sits at the start of the famous Erie Canal, which connects Upstate New York to the Great Lakes, and its significance has earned it a place in regional history. The city of Syracuse operates the Erie Canal Museum, celebrating the history of the canal and its role in local industry. The museum is located in the old Weighlock Building which was originally built in 1850.

Another popular museum in Syracuse is the Salt Museum, which traces the history of salt and the role played by Syracuse in the mineral’s industry, The museum, located on the shores of Lake Onondaga, offers visitors a chance to observe an extensive collection of salt-related artifacts and living history exhibits. Other popular attractions in the city include the Rosamond Gifford Zoo, the Everson Museum of Art, and the Museum of Science and Technology.


Public transportation is provided by Centro, which operates bus routes throughout Syracuse and surrounding Onondaga County. The main transfer location, Centro Transit Hub, is located in downtown Syracuse.

Frequently asked questions about Assisted Living facilities in New York

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