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The Manor at Woodside

168 Academy Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

4.6
(72 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

The Manor at Woodside provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. By choosing to call The Manor at Woodside home, residents will experience a warm and distinct senior living lifestyle in the historic Hudson Valley. From the lush green landscaped entrance to the...

Landing of Poughkeepsie

251 Boardman Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

3.6
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Located only minutes from downtown, just two miles from Vassar Farm and Ecological Preserve, The Landing of Poughkeepsie is a new assisted living community for Dutchess County’s active older adults.Our thoughtfully designed residence offers discreet, 24-hour assistance with day-to-day care needs,...

Vassar-Warner Home

52 S Hamilton St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

4.3
(10 reviews)

1 Bed

Vassar-Warner Home fills the need for senior adults who require a facility that provides comfort, safety and assistance with activities of daily living in a home-like environment. Seniors who become Adult Home residents of our facility are able to age-in-place while transitioning into our...

Atria Rye Brook

1200 King Street, Rye Brook, NY 10573

4.4
(56 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Atria Rye Brook, you'll have countless opportunities to socialize and learn through a full calendar of activities. Visit our pottery studio complete with potter's wheel and kiln, on-site hair salon and barber shop, media room with large-screen TV and year-round indoor and outdoor pools. Atria...

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Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings

640 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877

4.4
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Residents of Ridgefield Crossings enjoy attractive apartments, comfortable community rooms, a lovely outdoor patio and garden and an ever-changing program of social and fitness activities. 24- hour assistance is personally tailored to each resident's changing needs and is provided for by a caring...

Maplewood at Newtown

166 Mt Pleasant Road, Newtown, CT 06470

4.3
(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Maplewood at Newtown has much to offer residents and families -- from the sunlit lobby and resort-style couryard to the helpful concierge service and family-friendly country store. Thoughtfully laid-out apartments, designed specifically for older adults, are beautifully appointed and feature...

Spring Village at Danbury

8 Glen Hill Road, Danbury, CT 06811

4.4
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Spring Village at Danbury is a senior living community that strives to enhance the quality of life for all seniors. We are an affordable, safe option dedicated to enriching the mind, body and spirit of people who wish to live independently, with minimal assistance and for those who need high...

Maplewood at Danbury

22 Hospital Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810

4.1
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Maplewood at Danbury has the unique feeling of a country inn, carefully blending a comfortable yet elegant decor, an enthusiastic staff, engaging social enrichment and expertly prepared meals featuring farm-fresh ingredients to create a unqiely special memory care and assisted living community. ...

Atria On The Hudson

321 North Highland Avenue, Ossining, NY 10562

4.3
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Atria on the Hudson, the next generation in thoughtful, purposeful community living for seniors. It's much more than a place to live; it's a safe, inviting community to call home. Atria on the Hudson is the newly renovated fourth member of the Atria family in Westchester County — which...

Brighton Gardens of Saddle River

5 Boroline Road, Saddle River, NJ 07458

4.0
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

About Brighton Gardens of Saddle RiverCommunity & Location Highlights:•Offering assisted living, short-term stays, Reminiscence Neighborhood for residents with advanced memory loss and Terrace Day Club for residents with mild memory loss•Coordination of hospice and nursing services allow...

Atria Stamford

77 3rd Street, Stamford, CT 06905

4.1
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Atria Stamford has served the families of Fairfield County since 2007. With a continuing commitment to quality, the community is undergoing an extensive renovation and expansion to enhance beauty and functionality. Once complete, residents will enjoy a host of exciting new spaces and amenities,...

The Village at Brookfield Common

246A Federal Road, Brookfield, CT 06804

4.0
(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

The Village at Brookfield Common is a haven of tradition and elegance nestled within a community of shops, services, and amenities available to meet your every need, with exceptional convenience. The hillside setting affords a panoramic view from the cathedral-ceilinged dining room, English tea...

The Fountains at Millbrook

79 Flint Rd., Millbrook, NY 12545

4.1
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Fountains at Millbrook, located in Millbrook, NY is set on 200 beautiful acres in the Hudson Valley.We offer Independent Living with Cottages with garages and one and two bedroom apartments in our main building that is hotel like. All apartments and cottages have full kitchens. We have 27...

Brighton Gardens of Stamford

59 Roxbury Road, Stamford, CT 06902

3.5
(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Brighton Gardens of Stamford is a Sunrise Senior Living community located just minutes from downtown Stamford. Our community is nestled in a beautiful, rural, ten-acre setting surrounded by trees and lovely courtyards. We pride ourselves in our caring, compassionate and experienced support staff,...

The Watermark at East Hill

611 East Hill Road, Southbury, CT 06488

3.9
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more active lifestyle than generations before. That's why we created a community filled with choice. Great restaurants, brain and body fitness courses, fantastic events and assisted living,...

Maplewood at Stony Hill

46 Stony Hill Road, Bethel, CT 06801

4.2
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Maplewood at Stony Hill in Bethel is the only assisted living community in Northern Fairfield County that is fully dedicated to those living with Alzheimer's and dementia. Memory care is our singular focus. Maplewood at Stony Hill is an innovative, purposefully built assisted living and memory...

MiddleBrook Farms at Trumbull

2750 Reservoir Ave, Trumbull, CT 06611

4.6
(26 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio

Middlebrook Farms at Trumbull is nestled in a quiet, residential neighborhood within the charming town of Trumbull. We are convenient to shops and amenities and just a short distance from the theater as well as Sacred Heart and Fairfield Universities. Our superb location complements the quality...

Maplewood at Strawberry Hill

73 Strawberry Hill Avenue, East Norwalk, CT 06855

4.5
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Maplewood at Strawberry Hill is the sparkling new assisted living and memory care community conveniently located in a friendly neighborhood close to the Norwalk-Westport line, just minutes to major highways and trains. We are part of an innovative, locally based company and not part of a large...

Chelsea at Bald Eagle

197 Cahill Cross Road, West Milford, NJ 07480

4.5
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

The Chelsea at Bald Eagle is a beautiful assisted living community located beneath the picturesque Wyanokie Mountains in West Milford, Passaic County, New Jersey. Our safe and secure community provides various housing options depending on personal preference, from spacious suites and studio...

Promenade at Tuxedo Place

40 Hospital Rd, Tuxedo Park, NY 10987

3.6
(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

Located in historic Tuxedo Park, New York in the Ramapo Mountains, Elant at Tuxedo Place offers residents a refreshing retirement alternative.  With 44 independent and 56 assistive living apartment homes, Tuxedo Place meets a variety of  lifestyle needs and preferences. Affordable...

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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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Learn More About Independent Living in Poughkeepsie, NY

Independent living communities are designed for seniors who can live on their own, without any daily assistance, and want to live among people their age. These communities tend to be age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes that offer organized activities, meal services, and transportation.

Cost of Independent Living in Poughkeepsie, NY

The median monthly cost of independent living in Poughkeepsie is $3,300 for the city proper and about $3,400, for the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost for independent living in the state of New York is $3,000.

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Cost of Living

Overall, the cost of living in Poughkeepsie is considered to be more expensive than the national average. The cost-of-living index is rated 11 points higher than average. All index scores are based on a scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
111 95 $1,502 27% spend over 30% of their income on rent $191,244 $40,840 The top estate tax rate is 16% with an exemption threshold of $5.749 million

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals in Poughkeepsie include:

  • Midhudson Regional Hospital of Westchester – This short-term acute facility provides emergency care to a total of 243 staffed beds. They specialize in neuroscience, vascular surgery, cancer care, and orthopedics.
  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center – This 365-bed facility provides short-term acute care and emergency services. They have the region”s only cardiothoracic surgery program and they specialize in cardiac services, cancer care, and womens’ and childrens’ health.
  • Garnet Health Medical Center – This hospital provides care to a total of 606 licensed inpatient beds. They offer emergency services, geriatric assessment, and adult day care.

Weather and Climate

Poughkeepsie has a hot-summer/humid continental type of climate. This means that the city experiences four distinct seasons. The summers in Poughkeepsie tend to be hot and muggy, while the winters are cold with a high amount of snowfall. On average, the humidity level for Poughkeepsie is about 62%. The humidity levels are often highest during the month of December at around 68%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
72°F 86°F (July) 58°F (July) 31°F 43°F (December) 19°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
33 (Good) 48 in the month of May (Good)

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
4” 6” (August) 42”

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Dutchess County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
47.6% 47.2% 5.3%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
396,041 30,614 2,298 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 0.16%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
38 26% 10% 6% 4%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
28% 24% 10%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
1.2% 37.6% 17.1% 0.2% <0.1% 39.8% 6.3%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
888 21 8

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
13% 65% 16% 22% 6% 5%

Poughkeepsie is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the LGBTQ+ community can participate in public life without fear of bigotry or discrimination.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Located on the banks of the Hudson River under the gaze of the Catskills, Poughkeepsie is a picturesque city in upstate New York. The best views of the city can be found on the Hudson State Historic Park Walking Bridge, which is the longest pedestrian bridge of its kind in the world. The bridge spans the banks of the Hudson River and provides panoramic views of the city and surrounding mountains. The city also boasts a number of other historic landmarks, such as the Locust Grove Estate, which was the birthplace of Samuel Morse, the inventor of Morse Code. The 200-acre park, museum, and nature preserve offers a glimpse into what life was like in the 1800s. The 251-acre Franny Reese State Park also preserves the past with trails that wind along the banks of the Hudson River and through the ruins of a 19th-century mansion.

The city of Poughkeepsie has a number of galleries and museums for those interested in arts, culture, and history. The Barrett Art Center has a large collection of local and contemporary art and offers classes on a variety of mediums, including painting and sculpture. The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum is located in the former president’s home. The very first presidential library, the museum showcases documents and artifacts from Roosevelt’s time in the White House. Once a home for the aged, the historic Cunneen-Hackett Arts Center is the city’s premiere performing arts venue for local and small stage productions. For larger performances, the Bardavon 1869 Opera House on Market Street offers a wide range of music, drama, and dance events. The opera house is also home to the Hudson Valley Philharmonic Orchestra.

Transportation

In Poughkeepsie, public transportation is provided by Dutchess County Public Transit which offers 6 fixed bus routes. All of these routes go through the Dutchess County Transit Hub which connects Poughkeepsie to the other cities in the county. The Greyhound bus company also provides transportation services that connect the city to the state capital of Albany to the north, and New York City to the south.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in New York

Yorktown Assisted Living Residence, The Springvale Inn and Keystone Place at Newbury Brook are the top rated independent living facilities near Poughkeepsie, New York. See full list of communities.

There are 87 independent living facilities near Poughkeepsie, New York. See the full list.

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