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12 Residential Care Homes near Ithaca, NY

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Residential care homes in Ithaca may appeal to seniors who value smaller, more close-knit communities and many opportunities for socialization. Ithaca care homes typically take in fewer residents, meaning older adults know each resident in the home and develop strong friendships.

Older-adult care homes vary more than other options for senior living in Ithaca, so families can choose from a wide range of prices, amenities, and services. A Place for Mom will work with you to understand the cost of care homes. From there, we’ll help you find the right fit, whether you’re staying on a budget or searching for luxury retirement communities.

We are also serving Residential Care Home facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like Downtown Ithaca, Cayuga Heights, and East Ithaca. You may also consider nearby communities such as Apalachin, or .

Residential Care Home Facilities near Ithaca, NY

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The Homestead/ Barton FTHA

6 Main Street, Apalachin, NY 13732

(7 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

We are not “facilities” but secure, safe, small warm HOMES that have been providing quality long term care and love for twenty-five years here in Apalachin, New York. We are not shiny, fancy facilities. We are clean, comfortable, welcoming homes where all feel at home.The site provides a lot of...

Prentice Homestead

733 Pennsylvania Avenue, Apalachin, NY 13732

(2 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

Family-Type Homes For Adults: A Senior Assisted Living Alternative. We are homes that provide help for adults who need aid in their daily activities, and who should not be left alone. We provide the needed supervision, and gentle kindness that a person would hope to find. We are not a NURSING...

Bridges Cornell Heights

407 Wycoff Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850

(0 review)

Private, Semi-Private

For nearly two decades Bridges has built a strategy of success on the creation of a healthy natural environment for small groups of seniors, where people live on their own terms, on their schedule, with an emphasis on personal dignity and choice.

Grant Homestead

Route 434 Apalachin 13732 Barton Ellen, Apalachin, NY 13732

(2 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

Family-Type Homes For Adults: A Senior Assisted Living Alternative. We are homes that provide help for adults who need aid in their daily activities, and who should not be left alone. We provide the needed supervision, and gentle kindness that a person would hope to find. We are not a NURSING...

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Paquette Homestead

17 Jamie Avenue, Apalachin, NY 13732

(2 reviews)

Private, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

Family-Type Homes For Adults: A Senior Assisted Living Alternative. We are homes that provide help for adults who need aid in their daily activities, and who should not be left alone. We provide the needed supervision, and gentle kindness that a person would hope to find. We are not a NURSING...

Arbor Manor Retirement Home

403 W Broad St, Horseheads, NY 14845

(0 review)

Rosewood Senior Citizens Home

2724 South Main Street, Cincinnatus, NY 13040

(0 review)


Rosewood Senior Citizens Home is a 37-bed home for adults that offers a safe and secure environment conveniently located within the community, where residents are provided quality residential care and where independence is promoted among its individuals.

Kalet South Side Home - Adults

172 South St, Auburn, NY 13021

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Garden House For Adults

91 Walnut St, Binghamton, NY 13905

(0 review)

Golden Age Boarding Home

E River Rd, Afton, NY 13730

(0 review)

The House at 807

807 Oswego St, Liverpool, NY 13088

(0 review)


Fred & Harriett Taylor Health

7571 State Route 54, Bath, NY 14810

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Cost of care homes in Ithaca, NY

The average cost of senior living in Ithaca is $4,095 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Apalachin, NY with an average of $4,095 per month.

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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 are care homes?

Residential care homes are houses in residential neighborhoods that are equipped, adapted, and staffed to care for a small number of residents, usually between two and 10. Like assisted living communities, staff at care homes typically help residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, and medication management. Although residential care homes vary significantly depending on the community, services usually include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Medication management
  • Mobility assistance
  • Nutritious meals
  • Social activities and outings
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
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Learn more about other types of senior living in Ithaca, New York

Ithaca, New York

Care Homes

A care home offers a home-like setting for people who are who do not require skilled nursing services. This type of facility is resembles a single-family home. Services offered might include three meals a day, laundry services, and transportation. New York maintains specific statutes associated with this type of facility. The New York Department of Health supervises this facility type.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be the major influence when choosing which care option is the best fit for your loved one. The rent burden for Ithaca is around 16.4% of the average person’s monthly income. The median monthly cost for rent in Ithaca is around $1,377 and the median price for a house for Ithaca is around $231,396.

Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 49.6% are female and 50.4% are male. The median age of Ithaca is 22 years old. In Ithaca, 1.8% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Ithaca has a population density of 2,221 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Ithaca, 43.4% live in poverty, 1.4% are widows, 5.8% do not have health insurance, and 46.8% participate in the labor force. Racially, the population of Ithaca is 1.8% other or not specified, 5.1% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 7.3% Hispanic, 68.6% white, 17.6% Asian, 6.6% black, and 0.3% Native American. Of the population of Ithaca 37.5% have a graduate degree, 13.2% have a high-school diploma, and 64.4% have a college degree.

State Information

An overview of New York

Overall, New York ranks 25th in quality of life and 13th in healthcare compared to other US states. There are 205 hospitals and 496 health centers that service 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. Out of a national average of 100, New York has a cost of living index rating of 136, a grocery index rating of 115, and a housing index rating of 204. The natural beauty of New York is ranked 24th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In New York, 29% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 14,110 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-7%, Muslim-2%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-10%, Mainline Protestant-11%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. In New York there are 72 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, New York ranks 5th in the nation and is considered very LGBTQ friendly. The state has a median age of 39 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 59% of New York residents voted Democrat and 37% voted Republican.

State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of December. 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. 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. During the winter, the average temperature in New York drops to around 25F. The average high winter temperature is around 25F in the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 2F during the month of January. 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 Canada anemone, swamp milkweed, smooth blue aster, and sneezeweed. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the gray fox, the American marten, the Eurasian boar, or the black bear. The state animal of New York is the beaver.

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The Homestead/ Barton FTHA, Grant Homestead and Prentice Homestead are the top rated care homes near Ithaca, New York. See full list of communities.

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