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Atria Shaker

345 Northern Boulevard, Albany, NY 12204

3.9
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

For more than 20 years, Atria Shaker has proudly served the families of Albany. With a continuing commitment to quality, the community is undergoing an extensive renovation to enhance beauty and functionality, and better serve those with memory impairment.Once complete, residents will enjoy a...

The Glen at Hiland Meadows

39 Longview Dr, Queensbury, NY 12804

4.8
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Glen at Hiland Meadows is a joint venture of The Glens Falls Home and The Eddy, two partners who combine their century-long traditions of caring for seniors to offer the very finest in retirement living.Founded in 1897, The Glens Falls Home has provided outstanding care, companionship and...

Diamond Ridge Retirement Community

59 Harris Road, Troy, NY 12182

3.8
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Diamond Ridge provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on 13 acres of charmingly landscaped woods, Diamond Ridge is just outside of Troy, a town where history, culture and friendly faces await you. The original hometown of Samuel Wilson — or Uncle...

Elderwood Village at Colonie

626 Watervliet Shaker Rd, Latham, NY 12110

3.8
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Elderwood Village at Colonie is a Latham, NY Assistive Living community that provides the right blend of supportive assistance, great amenities, and a personalized experience tailored to your needs.We are just minutes away from Albany, Schenectady, Troy and Saratoga County and all the area has to...

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Beverwyck

40 Autumn Dr, Slingerlands, NY 12159

4.9
(24 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Since 1993, Beverwyck has delighted seniors with superior services and amenities in elegant and distinctive surroundings. Beverwyck is a full-service independent senior living community in Slingerlands, NY, just outside Albany. The campus, comprised of 172 one- and two-bedroom apartments and 29...

Atria Guilderland

300 Mill Rose Court, Slingerlands, NY 12159

3.7
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At Atria Guilderland, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. Free resident parking available at our...

Brookdale Niskayuna

1786 Union Street, Niskayuna, NY 12309

3.5
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Are you ready to redefine your independence?Here at our enhanced assisted living community, you’ll have help with things like dressing and managing medications so you can build new friendships and redefine your independence.  So go ahead and take that tai chi class, or join your new friends for...

Glen Eddy

1 Glen Eddy Dr., Niskayuna, NY 12309

4.9
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Glen Eddy is a full-service independent senior living community that combines the pleasure of peaceful privacy with opportunities for lively social activity.Located on 35 beautiful acres in Niskayuna, New York, the retirement community offers 83 one- and two-bedroom apartments and 16 two-bedroom...

Eddy Hawthorne Ridge

30 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY 12061

4.5
(18 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio

Eddy Hawthorne Ridge Senior living campus offers residents a full Continuum of Care, all on one beautiful campus in East Greenbush, NY. This means peace of mind that comes with maintaining the life you love with access to the care and services of Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care.

Beechwood at Eddy Memorial

2218 Burdett Ave, Troy, NY 12180

4.8
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

As the area’s first premier senior living community in Troy, NY, Beechwood at Eddy Memorial offers the pleasure of peaceful privacy with unlimited opportunities for lively social activity.With 61 one- and two-bedroom apartments, elegant and spacious common areas, and round-the-clock security,...

The Terrace at The Glen at Hiland Meadows

71 Longview Drive, Queensbury, NY 12804

4.7
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

There is a difference in assisted living ... it's called The Terrace at The Glen. If someone you love needs help with everyday activities, you can feel secure knowing that there's a community that offers peace of mind -- both for you and your loved one. With 43 private apartments (with...

The Terrace at Eddy Memorial

2256 Burdett Ave, Troy, NY 12180

4.8
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

The Terrace at Eddy Memorial provides enriched housing and assisted living in Troy, NY for seniors who value amenity-rich living but need a little extra help with everyday tasks, such as household chores, bathing, dressing, and medication management.Our private studio and one-bedroom apartments...

Holiday at the Atrium

2 Tryon Avenue, Glenville, NY 12302

4.0
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Holiday at the Atrium provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Our all-inclusive month-to-month rent covers: - Private apartment suites - Daily chef-prepared meals from scratch - A variety of enriching activities - Maintenance-free living - Weekly housekeeping...

The Terrace at Beverwyck

41 Beverwyck Ln, Slingerlands, NY 12159

5.0
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Designed in The Eddy tradition of excellence, The Terrace at Beverwyck, located in Slingerlands, NY, offers seniors 41 private one- and two-bedroom apartments in a variety of floor plans.The Terrace offers freedom of choice and freedom from worry in a community of warmth and security. Residents...

Devonshire Estates

329 Pittsfield Road, Lenox, MA 01240

4.2
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Devonshire Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled in the picturesque Berkshire Mountains and situated on elegantly landscaped grounds, you'll love the peaceful serenity of Devonshire Estates while enjoying all the amenities of the nearby...

The Landing at Queensbury

27 Woodvale Rd, Queensbury, NY 12804

4.1
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

IN TIMES OF UNCERTAINTY...Imagine a lifestyle with all the supportand stability that you could need.Welcome to The Landing at QueensburyAssisted Living and Memory Care in Queensbury, NY.If you think senior living at The Landing at Queensbury is like a nursing home … think again! We serve the...

The Terrace at Glen Eddy

1 Ascot Ln., Niskayuna, NY 12309

4.6
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

There is a difference in assisted living. It's called The Terrace.Living independently is one of the keys to living a healthy, happy life. However, for many, there comes a time when a little help with everyday activities can make a big difference. That's when you can feel secure knowing you can...

Brookdale Fillmore Pond

300 Village Lane, Bennington, VT 05201

4.4
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Are you ready for fewer chores and more adventures?At our senior living community set in the foothills of the Green Mountains, you can trade home maintenance for time for what you want to do. With three levels of care on one campus, including independent living, assisted living and memory care,...

Atria Crossgate

140 Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, NY 12203

3.9
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

At Atria Crossgate, you'll experience luxurious country living with the perfect balance of relaxation and activity. Whether you're sitting by the community pond with friends and family or enjoying a delicious meal in our restaurant-style dining area, our caring and dedicated staff strives to meet...

Atria Delmar Place

467 Delaware Avenue, Delmar, NY 12054

4.3
(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

With a beautiful location on more than six acres in the Town of Bethlehem, Atria Delmar Place has been thoughtfully designed to serve active, discerning older adults in the Albany, NY area. Our vibrant senior living community is just six miles south of the New York capital, convenient to...

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Cost of independent living in Schenectady County, NY

Independent 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 independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,257
    National
  • $3,665
    State
  • $3,306
    Schenectady County, NY
  • $2,467
    Glenville, NY
  • $2,515
    Troy, NY
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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 independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
Complete guide to independent living

Niskayuna, New York

Independent Living

For many seniors, the cost burden of home ownership and the maintenance of daily tasks and chores might be a deterrent to enjoying an otherwise independent life. Independent Living Communities offer a great remedy. Residents may live their lives as they see fit while their food is cooked by a professionall chef, housekeeping and laundry duties are taken care of by staff, and social activities are organized and scheduled. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar age groups and interests. Within the individual units, residents have access to their own private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a partner if they prefer. While policies vary between locations, a number of residences allow cats and dogs as well. If medical or nursing care is desired, residents may always enlist the services of independent caregivers. There are an assortment of expenditures and benefits to keep in mind while choosing an independent living community. It is important to determine if these amenities are covered in the care plan: Waiting list deposit, private phone, transportation, laundry, wellness program, housekeeping, meals, and cable TV. The benefits that pertain to independent living include restaurant-style dining hall, community activities, laundry service, concierge services, game/TV room, security guards, golf course, and private rental hall.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a motivating factor in choosing which care choice works for your loved one. The rent burden for Niskayuna is around 17.2% of the average person’s monthly income. Niskayuna has a median home value of $262,010 and the median cost of rent is around $1,637 per month.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Niskayuna is 9.6% Asian, 2.4% mixed race, 82.6% white, 4.4% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 4.2% Hispanic, 0.1% Native American, and 0.8% other or not specified. In terms of education, 33.0% have a graduate degree, 17.1% have a high-school diploma, and 58.6% have a college degree. In Niskayuna, 3.6% do not have health insurance, 6.3% are widows, 59.6% participate in the labor force, and 12.0% have some form of disability. Based on gender, 52.9% are male and 47.1% are female. The median age of Niskayuna is 0 years old. Niskayuna has a population density of 606 people per square mile. The current population of Niskayuna consists of 22,243 people. In Niskayuna, 6.2% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military.

State Information

An overview of New York

The natural beauty of New York is ranked 24th in the nation. There are 205 general hospitals and 496 health centers that provide care for 19,493,819 New York residents. Hospital For Special Surgery, Albany Memorial Hospital, and And Northern Duchess Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. 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 quality of life enjoyed by the average New York citizen is ranked 25th nation-wide. Additionally, New York is ranked 13th by standards of healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

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 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 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%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 77%. The average monthly precipitation for the state of New York is around 3.54 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of October at around 6.10 inches. The average air quality index rating in New York is 34.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 44.5 AQI. 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. The average temperature in the summer rises to 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. 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 bluets, swamp milkweed, smooth blue aster, and canada anemone. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the gray fox, the black bear, the red fox, or the eastern cougar. The state animal of New York is the beaver.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in New York

The Terrace at Beverwyck, Summit at Eastwyck and Louis F Payn Foundation are the top rated independent living facilities near Schenectady County, New York. See full list of communities.

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