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Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

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Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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Independent Living near Penfield, New York

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Atria Penfield

2006 Five Mile Line Road, Penfield, NY 14526

4.2
(68 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Atria Penfield, you'll find a beautiful park-like setting with five courtyards and a fountain-side gazebo. Relax outside, take a brisk exercise walk, or savor our restaurant-style dining that reflects local tastes and seasonal variety. Located in historic Penfield, just minutes from downtown...

Legacy at Willow Pond

40 Willow Pond Way, Penfield, NY 14526

4.4
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Inviting and picturesque, Legacy at Willow Pond offers a lifestyle of relaxed luxury for older adults looking for a safe and secure, family-like atmosphere in Penfield, NY. With easy access to Route 441 and the I-490 Expressway, Willow Pond enjoys the perfect balance of a beautiful neighborhood...

Heathwood Assisted Living at Penfield

100 Elderwood Ct., Penfield, NY 14526

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

It feels like homeFor everyone who lives here, Heathwood Assisted Living & Memory Care feels like home—but with wonderful extra benefits. Our caring professional staff takes care of all the daily necessities, leaving you or your loved one free to relax and pursue the hobbies and activities they...

Fleming Point

720 Latta Rd, Rochester, NY 14612

4.8
(82 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Fleming Point provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautifully landscaped grounds on the quiet community of Greece, you'll be delighted by our friendly staff and charming facilities. Residents also appreciate the convenience of being just minutes...

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Baywinde Senior Living

100-200 Kidd Castle Way, Webster, NY 14580

4.1
(52 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Experience gracious living at Baywinde Senior Living Community and you will find the lifestyle you have been searching for. Baywinde is a vibrant, beautiful senior living community located in the Webster/Penfield area.  The community is made up of 212 units that include 14 patio homes, 120...

The Gables of Brighton

2001 S Clinton Ave, Rochester, NY 14618

4.0
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Gables of Brighton is an independent living community for seniors in Rochester, New York. Rochester is a wonderful city to call home, consistently ranked as the 'most livable city' with award-winning schools, low cost of living and a low unemployment rate. Rochester hosts more than 140...

Atria Greece

150 Towngate Road, Rochester, NY 14626

4.5
(32 reviews)

Studio

Atria Greece has served Rochester families for more than 40 years. Located in a quiet residential neighborhood, this vibrant community allows older adults to live more independently, with discreet support from a tenured, 24-hour staff.A recipient of the 2017 “Best of Senior Living Award” from...

The Landing of Brighton

1350 Westfall Rd, Rochester, NY 14618

4.2
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Landing of Brighton is located across from Buckland Park in the Town of Brighton New York. We are just minutes from shopping, restaurants, medical facilities and cultural venues. This vibrant residence will feature a salon and barber shop, ample shared living spaces and a fitness center for...

Solstice Senior Living at Fairport

55 Ayrault Road, Fairport, NY 14450

4.4
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Discover the “Crown Jewel of the Erie Canal” at Solstice Senior Living at Fairport. Nestled in The Finger Lakes, one of the world’s top vacation destinations, our residents enjoy easy access to adventure, entertainment and the beautiful outdoors. Family members and caregivers find comfort in the...

Elderwood Village at Fairport

7 Chardonnay Dr, Fairport, NY 14450

4.0
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Elderwood Village at Fairport is the assisted living community of choice in Fairport, New York. Located just 9 miles from the bustling city of Rochester, the Village of Fairport is known as the 'Crown Jewel of the Erie Canal' and has been named as one of the 'Best Places to Live' by Money...

Evergreen Place

90 West Ave, Brockport, NY 14420

4.1
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

If you think senior living at Evergreen Place is like a nursing home … think again! Whether you need assistance with daily tasks or a family member requires specific memory care services, we offer a fulfilling and active lifestyle for seniors.ASSISTED LIVING-Peace of mind with 24-hour...

Elderwood Village at Greece

1404 Long Pond Rd, Rochester, NY 14626

3.4
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Elderwood Village at Greece is an assisted living community in scenic Rochester, New York. Known as the 'Flower City,' Rochester boasts stunningly beautiful blooms year round and hosts over 140 festivals and events through the spring, summer and early fall. With more than 100 family friendly...

Westwood Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Comm

50 Union Square Blvd, North Chili, NY 14514

4.0
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

There's something for everyone at Westwood Commons, a senior living community that offers the comforts of home, a commitment to enhancing quality of life, and personal care services in a supportive environment. Our welcoming community is conveniently located in a quiet setting just around the...

Quail Summit

5102 Parrish St Ext, Canandaigua, NY 14424

3.6
(18 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio

Quail Summit is an upscale senior independent and assisted living apartment community with three different facilities located in one building in Canandaigua, New York. The three facilities are divided differently according to the flooring plans and specialized services. The Estates are for people...

Legacy at Clover Blossom

100 McAuley Dr, Rochester, NY 14610

5.0
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Nestled in the woods near a charming residential neighborhood around the corner from Mercy High School in Brighton, NY, and moments away from I-490 and I-590 as well as the world-class arts and entertainment in Rochester, New York’s cultural district, Legacy at Clover Blossom is a premier...

Heather Heights of Pittsford

160 West Jefferson Road, Pittsford, NY 14534

3.8
(14 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Heather Height's of Pittsford, Inc. is a luxurious Assisted Living and Memory Care Residence located on 14 acres of land in the beautiful countryside village of Pittsford, NY. We offer Assisted Living, Memory Care, Enhanced Care and Respite stay. Our services include fine dining with three chef...

The Village at Unity

1471 Long Pond Road, Rochester, NY 14626

4.8
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Village at Mill Landing

45 Mill Rd, Rochester, NY 14626

4.6
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Our assisted living and memory care community is located on Mill Road in Greece across the street from our 55+ community for active adults. Designed to meet a wide range of needs, our community gives residents access to a continuum of care services, allowing them to age in place with our Enhanced...

Woodcrest Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Com

4455 West Henrietta Road, Henrietta, NY 14467

3.8
(12 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

There's something for everyone at Woodcrest Commons, a senior living community that offers the comforts of home, a commitment to enhancing quality of life, and personal care services in a supportive environment. Our welcoming community is conveniently located just around the corner from shopping,...

Ashton Place Senior Living

190 Ashton Court, Clifton Springs, NY 14432

4.6
(6 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Ashton Place is an Independent and Enriched Housing community located in the quaint, historic village of Clifton Springs. We have been in service to the Clifton Springs and other surrounding communities such as Newark, Geneva, Canandaigua and Seneca Falls since 1998. We are conveniently located...

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Cost of independent living in Penfield, NY

The average cost of senior living in Penfield is $2,720 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Penfield, NY with an average of $2,282 per month.

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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
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Services for seniors in Penfield, New York

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In Penfield, New York, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Penfield, New York, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Transportation

Penfield, New York is mostly car-dependent. Seniors can expect to need a car here for almost all errands. Transit options in Penfield include bus routes through Regional Transit Service (RTS). Penfield has somewhat limited biking infrastructure and is not very walkable.

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Health care

Penfield offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has several hospitals, including Highland Hospital and Monroe Community Hospital.

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Senior activities

Penfield, New York is known for its waterfront views on the scenic Irondequoit Bay, its glacial-carved terrain, and the area’s rich farmland. Nature-minded seniors can picnic, hike, snowshoe, and cross-country ski at the picturesque Abraham Lincoln Park along the bay. Travel to nearby Henrietta to participate in fitness classes, games, and events at the Henrietta Senior Center. Legal, financial, nutritional, and wellness resources for older adults may also be available through the senior center.

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Penfield, New York

Independent Living

Independent Living Communities offer seniors a balance between an opportunity to live an independent lifestyle and not having to worry about housekeeping. Basic tasks such as meal preparation and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and social activities is provided, allowing residents the autonomy to use their time as they choose, free from daily responsibilities. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Residents’ quarters consist of private living spaces, each with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering an opportunity to entertain guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies differ between locations, many residences allow pets as well. If medical or nursing support is desired, residents may always enlist the services of private health care professionalls. There are a number of costs and advantages to consider while selecting an independent living community. It is important to learn if these services are included in your service plan: cable TV, wellness program, field trips, laundry, parking, utilities, initial assessment fee, and transportation. The benefits that pertain to independent living include beauty salon & barber shop, security guards, laundry service, fitness center & swimming pool, game/TV room, golf course, restaurant-style dining hall, and transportation.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be the major factor in choosing what care option meets the needs of your loved one. The rent burden for Penfield is about 17.7% of the average person’s monthly income. The median monthly price for rent in Penfield is about $1,383 and the median value for a home for Penfield is about $196,015.

Demographics and Values

In Penfield, 7.4% of the people are veterans. The current population of Penfield consists of 37,245 people. Penfield has a population density of 386 people per square mile. In Penfield, 9.9% have some form of disability, 4.3% live in poverty, 64.4% participate in the labor force, and 2.3% do not have health insurance. Racially, the population of Penfield is 2.7% black, 91.1% white, 2.5% mixed race, 3.1% Asian, 0.1% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.4% other or not specified, and 4.4% Hispanic. Based on gender, 53.8% are female and 46.2% are male. The median age of Penfield is 46 years old. In terms of education, 24.8% have a graduate degree, 15.3% have a high-school diploma, and 53.0% have a college degree.

State Information

An overview of New York

In terms of personal well-being, New York ranks 13th in healthcare and 25th in quality of life compared to other states. 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 state of New York has 205 hospitals and 496 health centers, providing care to a population of 19,493,819. Hospital For Special Surgery, Albany Memorial Hospital, and And Northern Duchess Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The natural beauty of New York is ranked 24th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In the last presidential election 59% of New York residents voted Democrat and 37% voted Republican. Twenty-nine percent of New York residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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 New York, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 39. In terms of diversity, New York ranks 5th in the nation and is considered very LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

New York experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of December. The average temperature in the winter falls 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. 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 amount of precipitation peaks during the month of October at around 6.10 inches. On average, the state receives 3.54 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 smooth blue aster, canada anemone, bluets, and smooth white beardtongue. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the canada lynx, the Eurasian boar, the gray fox, or the eastern cougar. The state animal of New York is the beaver.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in New York

Heathwood Assisted Living at Penfield, Legacy at Clover Blossom and Sage Harbor at Baywinde are the top rated independent living facilities near Penfield, New York. See full list of communities.

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