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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Ithaca nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Ithaca, NY may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Ithaca or another care type is right for you. Browse 24 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Ithaca.

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Brookdale Ithaca AL

103C Bundy Road, Ithaca, NY 14850

4.6
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Do more of what you love.Here at our enhanced assisted living community, you get to redefine your independence, pursue your passions and live your life your way. Whether that’s connecting with new friends or learning something new like a painting class, you have choices for how you spend your...

Brookdale Ithaca MC

103A Bundy Road, Ithaca, NY 14850

3.3
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Nothing says home like cozy spaces and people who care.If you and your family are looking for memory care and support, 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 sense of...

The Hearth at Castle Gardens

1715 Castle Gardens Rd, Vestal, NY 13850

4.2
(68 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Walden Place

839 Bennie Road, Cortland, NY 13045

4.3
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Walden Place offers an active lifestyle with premier services and amenities-- in a warm family, oriented community. We realize that you are looking for a community that offers the services of a well respected Assisted Living community, but we want to offer you more. We want to preserve your...

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Brookdale East Side

7164 East Genesee Street, Fayetteville, NY 13066

4.5
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brookdale Liverpool

4055 Long Branch Road, Liverpool, NY 13090

3.8
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brookdale Bellevue AL/MC

4330 Onondaga Boulevard, Syracuse, NY 13219

3.8
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Hearth at Greenpoint

150 Old Liverpool Rd, Liverpool, NY 13088

3.9
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brookdale Vestal West

421 Plaza Drive, Vestal, NY 13850

4.1
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

We can help your one find purpose and belonging.Our community has purposeful programs that offer the care you and your family need for different stages of dementia. Along with our programming, you’ll have peace of mind knowing there is trained staff on-site 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If...

The Hearth on James

830 James St, Syracuse, NY 13203

4.4
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brookdale Fayetteville

5125 Highbridge Street, Fayetteville, NY 13066

4.1
(16 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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. This is where state-of-the-art care meets a passion for...

Brookdale Painted Post

120 Creekside Drive, Painted Post, NY 14870

4.0
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Do more of what you love.Here at our assistive living community, you get to redefine your independence, pursue your favorite hobbies and live your life your way. Whether that’s connecting with new friends or trying something new like tai chi, you have choices for how you want to spend your...

Brookdale Manlius

100 Flume Road, Manlius, NY 13104

3.6
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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, getting...

Ashton Place Senior Living

190 Ashton Court, Clifton Springs, NY 14432

4.5
(5 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...

The Courtyards at Bethany Village

3005 Watkins Rd, Horseheads, NY 14845

3.3
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

The Courtyards at Bethany Village is helping a growing population of seniors and their families meet the challenges of aging. The Courtyards is an assisted living community that provides residents with a caring, nurturing environment, comfortable studio or a suite style apartment which is...

North Brook Heights Home for Adults

170 Murray St, Auburn, NY 13021

4.5
(4 reviews)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

About Northbrook Heights Assisted Living Community Northbrook Heights Assisted Living Community is celebrating 40 years of excellence in providing quality care service for the senior population in the community of Auburn, New York and surrounding counties since 1974. Situated in a quiet and...

Elderwood Assisted Living at Waverly

44 Ball St, Waverly, NY 14892

3.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

You have come to the right place. Elderwood Assisted Living at Waverly is a vibrant and quaint community that offers individualized attention to our residents needs along with a well balanced social calendar. Amenities include housekeeping, meals, scheduled transportation and case management. We...

United Methodist Homes Elizabeth Church Campus

861 Front St, Binghamton, NY 13905

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

United Methodist Homes Elizabeth Church Campus offers seniors a safe and secure community to thrive enjoying peace of mind in knowing they have access to a high quality and compassionate care continuum. As a non-for-profit and faith based organization, we are dedicated to our residents and our...

United Methodist Homes Hilltop Campus

286 Deyo Hill Rd, Johnson City, NY 13790

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

United Methodist Homes Hilltop Campus offers seniors a safe and secure community to thrive enjoying peace of mind in knowing they have access to a high quality and compassionate care continuum. As a non-for-profit and faith based organization, we are dedicated to our residents and our Mission of...

Chenango Valley Home

24 Canasawacta St, Norwich, NY 13815

(0 review)

Studio

We are a non-profit Home for Adults licensed by NY Department of Health serving Chenango County since 1896. This lovely home–like facility offers independence and security for older adults. Located in a quiet residential neighborhood close to downtown Norwich, the Home provides its residents a...

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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
Complete guide to nursing homes

Ithaca, New York

Nursing Homes

A nursing home provides lodging to at least two individuals who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. A nursing home facility offers its inhabitants 24-hour care administered by registered nurses. These nurses provide maintenance, personal care and other health related services for seniors who cannot care for their own needs due to the effects of aging.

Nursing homes are a helpful and comfortable care option for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will persons 55 and above (a rarity in the realm of senior care).The most frequent mental disease experienced by nursing home residents is dementia, which can cloud their decision making abilities, memory function, and and familiarity with their surroundings. Many occupants of nursing homes are individuals with , which can consist of verbal fits, resisting help, or a propensity to wander. Often times persons may prefer life in a nursing home over another type of facility due to a physical or mental condition that makes it difficult for them to accomplish their standard of living. Examples of care services and amenities offered at nursing homes might include adult day health care (which offers nursing and therapy) , care coordination and case management, personal care (including dressing, bathing, and toilet assistance), and social and recreational activities. Nursing homes are required to provide medically-related social services, specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), dietary services, and a professionallly directed program of activities to residents.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a major influence in selecting which facility meets the needs of your family. Monthly, the median rent in Ithaca is about $1,377 and the median price for a house for Ithaca is $231,396. The rent burden for Ithaca is about 16.4% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, Ithaca is 5.1% mixed race, 0.3% Native American, 1.8% other or not specified, 68.6% white, 7.3% Hispanic, 17.6% Asian, 6.6% black, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Out of the total population of Ithaca, 5.8% do not have health insurance, 5.9% have some form of disability, 43.4% live in poverty, and 46.8% participate in the labor force. Ithaca has a population density of 2,221 people per square mile. Based on gender, 49.6% are female and 50.4% are male. The median age of Ithaca is 22 years old. Of the population of Ithaca 64.4% have a college degree, 13.2% have a high-school diploma, and 37.5% have a graduate degree. In Ithaca, 1.8% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces.

State Information

An overview of New York

The natural beauty of New York is ranked 24th in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average New York citizen is ranked 25th nation-wide. Additionally, New York is ranked 13th by healthcare standards. 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. Hospital For Special Surgery, Albany Memorial Hospital, and And Northern Duchess Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state.

Social demographics of the state

In New York, 29% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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. The state has a median age of 39 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, New York ranks 5th in the nation and is considered very LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 59% of New York residents voted Democrat and 37% voted Republican.

State-wide weather information

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. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 25F. The average high winter temperature is around 25F in the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 2F in the month of January. The most precipitation occurs in October with an average of 6.10 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of New York is around 3.54 inches. New York experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 77%. The average air quality index rating in New York is 34.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 44.5 AQI. 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 swamp milkweed, bluets, smooth white beardtongue, and smooth blue aster. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the gray fox, the eastern cougar, the Eurasian boar, or the canada lynx. The state animal of New York is the beaver.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in New York

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