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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 489 Independent Living communities in Schenectady County and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Independent Living near Schenectady County, New York

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Glen Eddy

1 Glen Eddy Dr., Niskayuna, NY 12309

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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...

Coburg Village

1 Coburg Village Way, Rexford, NY 12148

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Coburg Village independent living retirement community, blends a lovely balance of originality, with an eye towards the changing future and needs. Our Independent Living Community opened in Rexford, NY in September 1999, however our roots provide us a rich 135-year history of providing services...

Schaffer Heights

107 Nott Terrace, Schenectady, NY 12308

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Schaffer Heights is a senior housing community located among the quiet hills of Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York. Our residents enjoy nature trails that give access to the natural beauty that surrounds our community, and the entire city. Schenectady has all of the accommodations visiting...

Summit at Glenwyck

150 Dutch Meadows Lane, Schenectady, NY 12302

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The Meadows at Glenwyck is a 55 and older senior housing community located in scenic Glenville, Schenectady County, New York. Glenville is a small town outside of Schenectady with close access to Albany and major highways I-90 and I-87 in central New York State. Glenville's motto is 'a town of...

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Pinnacle Living at Forts Ferry

45 Forts Ferry Rd, Latham, NY 12110

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Holiday at the Atrium

2 Tryon Avenue, Schenectady, NY 12302

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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...

Hearthstone Village

4000 Florence Dr, Latham, NY 12110

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We are located in Latham New York, in the heart of the Capitol Region, in a country like setting minutes from the Northway (I87), Wolf Road, Route 9, and the Airport. Close to an abundance of restaurants, and shopping. We offer exceptional retirement living without a buy in fee. We have 144...

Avila Independent Retirement Community

100 White Pine Drive, Albany, NY 12203

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Avila is the Capital Region's premier retirement community for seniors seeking an active, independent lifestyle. Surrounded by the beauty of the Pine Bush, Avila provides a safe, scenic, and unique place to call home. And, because Avila was designed with active seniors in mind, it's easily...

Atria Crossgate

140 Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, NY 12203

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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...

Summit at Mill Hill

2 Mill Hill Court, Slingerlands, NY 12159

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Diamond Rock Terrace

11 Gurley Ave, Troy, NY 12182

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Diamond Rock Terrace is convenient to the Capital District's major highways, and it's just a short drive to your favorite shopping centers, drugstores, restaurants and entertainment of all kinds. HOME: Diamond Rock Terrace's apartment homes provide comfort, style, and taste, offering an...

Beverwyck

40 Autumn Dr, Slingerlands, NY 12159

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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...

Diamond Ridge Retirement Community

59 Harris Road, Troy, NY 12182

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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...

Atria Shaker

345 Northern Boulevard, Albany, NY 12211

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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...

Beechwood at Eddy Memorial

2218 Burdett Ave, Troy, NY 12180

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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,...

Albany Center

141 Rockefeller Rd, Delmar, NY 12054

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We’re thrilled to announce that the 67-bed Albany Center for Independent Living is now a part of Centers Health Care—the largest post-acute healthcare provider in the Northeast and a recognized leader in short-term rehab and long-term care.Superior service and amenities in a distinctive facility...

Atria Delmar Place

467 Delaware Avenue, Delmar, NY 12054

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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...

Summit at Eastwyck

One Eastwyck Circle, Rensselaer, NY 12144

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Summit at Eastwyck is a premier luxury senior housing located in Rensselaer, New York in Rensselaer County. Nearby are Walmart, Target, Applebee's, Panera and Regal Cinema's Eight. Eastwyck is newly constructed and offers residents many floor plans to choose from including one and two bedroom...

Glenmont Abbey Village

7 Thomas Cole Dr, Glenmont, NY 12077

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Fill your days with things you want to do, not things you have to do. Nestled in a wooded area in Glenmont, New York, Glenmont Abbey Village is where you can stay at home and feel as if you're on a retreat. Whether you prefer a walk in the gardens or socializing with friends, you'll find what you...

Eddy Hawthorne Ridge

30 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY 12061

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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.

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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

There are 20 independent living facilities near Schenectady County, New York. See the full list.

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