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10 Best Independent Living Communities in Syracuse, NY

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Photo of The Hearth on James
1717 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
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9.4
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At The Hearth on James, the staff is their biggest asset. They got to know my parents well, as well as family coming to visit. Both of my parents have had hospitalizations since being there and the nurses...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
The Hearth is proud to offer Viking Pure Solutions’ electrochemically activated cleaning and disinfecting systems for our residents in each of our communities! This revolutionary safe and effective cleaner provides protection for our residents, teams, and families providing state of the art...
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77 Photos available
8.6
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3 reviews
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3 reviews
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The location of The Inn Menorah Park community is nice. The other residents were very welcoming. Apartments are spacious. However hte activities are lacking and the food needs a major change, it doesn't even...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
Whether you’re just starting to consider assisted or actively looking for a facility, there are a plethora of great reasons to consider The Inn at Menorah Park of CNY. With a host of amenities, residential activities, and flexible dining services for all of our patrons, our dedicated team goes...
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Photo of Holiday Maple Downs
1717 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
9.6
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52 reviews
9.6
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52 reviews
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The facility was kept clean. Staff dropped the ball on mom's apartment. Aids independent of MD. The group we hired was pretty good but had staffing issues. Local management was available and likable but...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: 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.
Maple Downs provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Enjoy our private rural setting featuring a pond and wildlife in Fayetteville, a quiet suburb of Syracuse. You'll love the convenience of being situated close to shopping, first-class healthcare and unique...
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1616 Photos available
1212 Floor plans available
9.5
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We would both recommend this facility to others. The staff is amazing - kind, caring and on top of things! Our Siberian Husky traded in her 6-1/2 acres for living here and even she loves it! Lots of people...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: 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.
Towne Center's top-notch, all-inclusive services and amenities will include EVERYTHING you need to live in comfort and luxury with one monthly rent payment and no buy-in or long-term lease.We offer a selection of floor plans designed with your comfort in mind. Whether you are looking for a one or...
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88 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
9.4
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29 reviews
9.4
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29 reviews
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I would recommend Brookdale Manlius to others. My dad was borderline acceptable to their criteria, but they accepted him and were wonderful about it. He lasted about 40 hours there. Finally able to come to...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
Live your best life every day and never stop growing.Here at our enhanced assisted living community, you can build new friendships and redefine your independence.  We can help you with the little things—like simple housekeeping and meals—and with more involved activities, such as bathing,...
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Photo of Brookdale Liverpool
88 Photos available
11 Floor plan available
9.3
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42 reviews
9.3
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42 reviews
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I found Brian at Brookdale Liverpool to be very helpful and very patient at stressful time for my family..My father says the food is very good
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: 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.
Brookdale Liverpool is the assisted living community of choice in beautiful Liverpool, New York, a suburb of Syracuse. The Village of Liverpool is charming, boasting stunning lakeshore trails, eclectic shops, diverse and delicious restaurants and a strong sense of community pride. Residents at...
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1010 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
9.1
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51 reviews
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[name removed] was kind and compassionate. I don't know if she is still there. The facility was beautiful, comfortable and convenient. I would strongly recommend Brookdale Bellevue to others.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
Memory Care: 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.
We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you everyday. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence. Our peaceful setting, restaurant style dining experience, activities and beautiful setting combine to create...
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99 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
8.9
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33 reviews
8.9
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My mom is currently a resident at Brookdale East Side and the experience has been great for her so far. Everything has worked out great. Based on our experience, I would recommend Brookdale East Side to...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
Brookdale East Side is the premiere assisted living community in Fayetteville, New York. Our charming and picturesque town boasts a rich history and a proud heritage evident in today's strong sense of community. Brookdale East Side has an ideal location in a rural area near the theatre and...
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1212 Photos available
8.9
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8.9
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Our experience with the community has been wonderful. They actually offered to house my mom in their guest room for a little over a week while I got her stuff moved to her permanent apartment there! We...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: 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.
At Parkrose Estates, you can live the life you want to. Enjoy the convenience of restaurant-style dining, a wealth of life enrichment activities and the freedom to explore your interests within the community and around the Syracuse area. Our amenities and concierge services are designed to...
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1717 Photos available
55 Floor plans available
8.8
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36 reviews
8.8
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36 reviews
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Very friendly. Over the past year had a floor from the sprinkler that caused quite a mess overall very pleased. The front desk has 1 employee that is outstanding and extremely helpful. I am still questioning...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
Independent Living: 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.
The Hearth at Greenpoint offers gracious retirement living complete with a full social calendar to allow residents with the opportunity to grow their hobbies and establish lifelong friendships. Even dining is taken care of, thanks to our Hearth-Healthy Dining. Located in Liverpool and just a...
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Photo of Brookdale Summerfield
88 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
8.2
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17 reviews
8.2
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17 reviews
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The staff is outstanding. The facility is aging quickly. They are working on it but it's taking a long time. The food is so so. They have had a tough time keeping a cook. They always offer a hot dog or...
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Independent Living: 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.
Here you can do more of what you love.Stop worrying about the house and start planning your next adventure. Here at our independent living community, you can. With several floor plans to choose from, including one-bedroom and two-bedroom options, you’ll find just the right pet-friendly apartment...
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Photo of Erie Enriched Housing Program
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Independent Living: 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.
Photo of Enriched Resources for Independent Elderly
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Independent Living: 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.
Photo of Clinton Plaza Apartments
Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Photo of Lincoln Elms II
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Independent Living: 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.
Photo of Villa Scalabrini
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Independent Living: 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.
Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Photo of Sedgwick Heights
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: 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.
Photo of Rolling Green Estates
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Independent Living: 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.
Photo of Pompei North Apartments
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: 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.
Photo of Sunny Crest Apartments
Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Photo of Providence House Apartments
Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: 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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Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Photo of Bernardine Senior Apartments
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Independent Living: 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.
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Independent Living: 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.

Cost of independent living in Syracuse, NY

The average cost of senior living in Syracuse is $4,546 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Weedsport, NY with an average of $3,833 per month.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Syracuse, NY vs. nearby cities

Syracuse, NY
$4,546/mo
$4,546/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Syracuse, NY vs. the state and national average

Syracuse, NY
$4,546/mo
U.S. national average
$4,004/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Syracuse vs. other types of senior living

$5,732/mo
Independent Living
$4,546/mo

Median monthly costs of Independent Living in Syracuse, NY by room type

Studio
$4,380/mo
1 Bedroom
$4,748/mo
2 Bedroom
$5,653/mo

Average cost of Independent Living in Syracuse over time

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What families are saying about independent living in Syracuse

Recent reviews for independent living in Syracuse

Brookdale East Side in Fayetteville, NY

4.0
My loved one is a resident at Brookdale East Side. I would recommend this facility to others. The food is just okay. The housekeeping is good. I love the staff, they are very on top of things.

Brookdale Liverpool

3.9
I love that she is safe and happy. She has friends and is involved. I wish it were cleaner. I am not sure how it could be, with a population who is so needy. But that is my only complaint.

North Brook Heights Home for Adults in Auburn, NY

5.0
I was reluctant to move to assisted living. I have always lived on my own. My family and doctor we're very persistent that I needed the extra help. I have to say, as much as I hate to admit it, they were right. The staff here have been so sweet and helpful. It's like have 5 grandchildren around ...
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There are 37 independent living facilities near Syracuse, New York. See the full list.

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