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Elderwood Village at Williamsville

5271 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221

3.9
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Elderwood Village at Williamsville offers an independent lifestyle with a caring, personal touch. Our community, located close to the Village of Williamsville, features studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments with kitchenettes. Our experienced and attentive staff handles cooking, housekeeping and...

Brookdale Williamsville

6076 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221

3.8
(7 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

A place that is familiar and comforting—that’s home. Our Alzheimer's and dementia care community, also known as Clare Bridge, is rooted in “a person-centered approach”. That means we help our residents find a sense of belonging and purpose while also helping them preserve who they are. For people...

Elderwood Village at Bassett Park

245 Bassett Rd, Williamsville, NY 14221

4.0
(65 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Elderwood Village at Bassett Park offers exceptional assisted living and memory care services in the historic village of Williamsville, New York. As part of the Buffalo Metro Region, Williamsville is a great place to call home offering all the charm of small town living and the conveniences that...

Brookdale Kenmore

2971 Delaware Avenue, Kenmore, NY 14217

3.6
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Here you’ll get to redefine your independence, pursue new hobbies and live your life your way. At our enhanced assisted living community, you’ll have choices for how to spend your time. With enhanced assisted living, you’ll have assistance with medications, dressing and bathing, as well as...

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Brompton Heights

275 Brompton Road, Williamsville, NY 14221

3.7
(9 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Assisted LivingFor the active senior who seeks to maintain a healthy and enriched lifestyle without the worries of maintaininga home, the Assisted Living services and accommodations at Brompton Heights offerthe perfect solution. Our community is more like home than ever before. In addition to...

The Amberleigh

2330 Maple Road, Williamsville, NY 14221

3.9
(87 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Explore new interests at The Amberleigh, where our blend of desired amenities and convenient services offers residents a vibrant lifestyle that encourages health and independence through innovative recreational, educational, health and wellness programs. Our Williamsville, New York, Independent...

Elderwood Assisted Living at Tonawanda

111 Ensminger Rd, Tonawanda, NY 14150

3.7
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

While we may be new to the Elderwood family, our facility has been located in Tonawanda for over 20 years. Formally Tonawanda Manor, Elderwood Assisted Living at Tonawanda prides itself on the staff that have worked here for decades. Our administrator, Ann Marie, has been a part of our community...

Juniper Glen Alzheimer's Special Care Center

8820 Transit Rd, Amherst, NY 14051

4.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Juniper Glen! Conveniently located in East Amherst, Juniper Glen offers your loved one all the benefits of home in a safe and secure stand alone memory care community. Our dedicated staff are experienced in the field of memory care, and our #1 goal is to ensure that your loved one...

Brookdale Niagara (MC)

6751 Nash Road, North Tonawanda, NY 14120

4.7
(17 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

This is where state-of-the-art care meets a passion for painting.If you and your family are looking for a memory care community, we can help. Our Alzheimer's and dementia care community, also known as Clare Bridge, is rooted in “a person-centered approach”. That means we help our residents find a...

Brookdale Niagara (AL)

6741 Nash Road, North Tonawanda, NY 14120

4.6
(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Need a little extra help so you can host a princess tea party with the grandkids? No problem.Here at our enhanced assisted living community, we can help you with the little things—like simple housekeeping and meals—and with bathing, getting dressed and managing medications, too. You can go focus...

Elderwood Assisted Living at West Seneca

580 Orchard Park Road, West Seneca, NY 14224

4.0
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Elderwood Assisted Living at West Seneca offers an independent lifestyle with caring personal attention. The community in West Seneca, New York, features comfortable common spaces and private studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments. The backyard patio features a lovely koi pond and overlooks a...

Elderwood Assisted Living at Wheatfield

2600 Niagara Falls Blvd, Niagara Falls, NY 14304

4.2
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Elderwood Assisted Living at Wheatfield is a assisted living community located in the tranquil town of Wheatfield, NY. Wheatfield is located in Niagara County, about 20-minutes from Niagara Falls, and home to about 18,000 people. Wheatfield is home to a local museum, shops and area stores, where...

Peregrine Senior Living at Orchard Park

101 Sterling Drive, Orchard Park, NY 14127

4.1
(18 reviews)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

Peregrine's Landing at Orchard Park Memory Care Community is located in Orchard Park, New York, an outstanding suburb southeast of Buffalo. Our care specialty is focused on the memory impaired; but not only that, our resident's are revered and respected for their contribution to society as a...

Mount View Assisted Living

5465 Upper Mountain Rd, Lockport, NY 14094

3.0
(1 review)

Studio

Mount View Assisted Living is a 150 bed assisted living community located on a park-like campus in the Town of Lockport. Our beautifully landscaped grounds feature a large patio with a gazebo, pergola, flower & vegetable gardens and a walking path through the tall pines. Smoking is permitted in...

Heritage Manor of Lockport

41 Lexington Court, Lockport, NY 14094

(0 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

Established in 1989, Heritage Manor of Lockport has been providing residents of Niagara County two types of exceptionalsenior living. Our 64 bed adult home is available to seniors who may no longer be able to live at home independently andwould benefit from the many assisted living services...

Elderwood Assisted Living at Hamburg

76 Buffalo Street, Hamburg, NY 14075

4.0
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Located in the Village of Hamburg, New York, Elderwood Assisted Living at Hamburg offers an independent lifestyle, with caring personal attention. Special features include comfortably furnished living areas set in a historic Masonic temple. Enjoy peace of mind as you relax in your private one or...

The Manor House Independent and Enriched Care

427 E Main St, Batavia, NY 14020

4.2
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Welcome to The Manor House!Our beautiful, established community is located in the heart of Batavia, NY - about 25 minutes from either Buffalo or Rochester and provides apartment style living for active seniors living in near-by towns – and even some who have moved to be close to their children....

Evergreen Place

90 West Ave, Brockport, NY 14420

4.1
(23 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...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Amherst, New York

Nursing Homes

A nursing home facility provides lodging to at least two persons who have no personal relation to the administrator. A nursing home facility provides its occupants with 24-hour care administered by on-site nurses. These caregivers provide specialized care for those who cannot properly care for their needs because of mental or physical conditions.

This type of facility is a convenient and comfy care option for persons 65 years and above, however nursing homes will frequently persons 55 and greater (a rarity in the realm of senior care).Types of care services and amenities offered at nursing homes might include bill pay, injections, social and recreational activities, and care coordination and case management. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to get proper medical care, get information on services and fees, exercise your rights as a U.S. citizen, and spend time with visitors. A large portion of nursing home residents are individuals who experience difficulty with vision and hearing, have a physical or mental disability, require assistance with daily tasks such as getting dressed, or have incontinence issues. Some services come at an extra cost which can include flowers and plants, cosmetic and grooming items, and personal clothing. A large number of occupants tend to be bachelors or widows with smaller social support groups, and about fifty percent of nursing home residents are older than the age of 85.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a major influence in choosing which destination is best for you or your loved one. The median home value in Amherst is $186,269 and the median cost for rent is about $1,179 per month a month. The rent burden for Amherst is about 15.5% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

In Amherst, 6.6% consider themselves widows, 10.8% live in poverty, 10.5% have some form of disability, and 2.4% do not have health insurance. In Amherst, 6.5% of the population are veterans. Out of the total city population, 51.7% are female and 48.3% are male. The median age of Amherst is 40 years old. Racially, the population of Amherst is 0.2% Native American, 2.6% mixed race, 80.6% white, 1.0% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 8.9% Asian, 6.5% black, and 3.7% Hispanic. In terms of education, 55.3% have a college degree, 28.6% have a graduate degree, and 16.7% have a high-school diploma. Amherst has a population density of 907 people per square mile. The current population of Amherst consists of 125,024 people.

State Information

An overview of New York

Out of a national average of 100, New York has a cost of living index rating of 136, a grocery index rating of 115, and a housing index rating of 204. There are 205 general hospitals and 496 health centers that provide care for 19,493,819 New York residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Hospital For Special Surgery, Albany Memorial Hospital, and And Northern Duchess Hospital. Based on natural beauty, New York ranks 24th in the nation. Overall, New York ranks 25th in quality of life and 13th in healthcare compared to other US states.

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 39, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 59% of New York residents voted Democrat and 37% voted Republican. The state of New York ranks 5th in the country for diversity and the state is considered very LGBTQ friendly. 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.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the winter falls to around 25F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 25F during the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 2F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in New York is around 68F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 86F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 48F in the month of June. The most precipitation occurs in October with an average of 6.10 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.54 inches of precipitation a month. 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. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of December. 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, smooth white beardtongue, canada anemone, and swamp milkweed. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mink, the gray fox, the American marten, or the red fox. The state animal of New York is the beaver.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in New York

There are 18 nursing homes near Amherst, New York. See the full list.

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