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Local Assisted Living Facilities for Graceful Aging

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Last Updated: 03/27/2018 9:19 am
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Residents of Woodland Pond in New Paltz
  • Residents of Woodland Pond in New Paltz

The Hudson Valley, with all its wooded beauty and flourishing riverside communities, is a wonderful place to grow old. Upstate senior residences range from full care assisted living communities to the more independent ranch-style condominiums, all of which are nestled in Hudson Valley wilderness and its pastoral peace. Along with lively historic towns, these Upstate communities have easy access to phenomenal medical care. Though New York City is just a train ride away, senior residents have everything they need right here.  

Hudson Valley Senior Residence

The Hudson Valley Senior Residence provides assisted living services to 48 seniors at its facility in Kingston. It does not provide nursing care, but instead assists with personal care, safety, and comfort while allowing its residents to maintain a level of independent living. The Residence includes recreational areas, gardens, a barber, and a beauty shop. They will also help coordinate services with healthcare companies and personal physicians for their residents.

80 Washington Avenue, Kingston; (845) 331-6093.

The Fountains at Millbrook

The Fountains at Millbrook house 176 seniors, with 138 in independent living and 38 in assisted living. The Foundations offer spacious luxury apartments equipped with all modern amenities for independent living, as well as bright, cheerful, and safe apartments for assisted living all of which meet a high standard of comfort. Residents dine on delicious food at the Millbrook Market & Café and Bistro 79, both catered by a French Culinary Institute-educated chef.

79 Flint Road, Millbrook; (845) 605-4457.

Senior Horizons at Newburgh

Senior Horizons at Newburgh is a community of apartments with 70 active rental units for independent residents including units for those with disabilities. They boast high quality, affordable apartments in a friendly environment that is in close proximity to shopping areas. The community also features a social hub, a fitness center, a library, and programming activities ranging from movie nights to lectures. Apartments feature kitchens for cooking, and nearby restaurants offer alternative dining options.

353 South Plank Road, Newburgh; (845) 566-9290.

Woodland Pond

Woodland Pond is a picturesque retirement community with 177 apartment homes and 24 private cottages, which offers a wide array of services including independent and assisted living, skilled nursing, memory care, and rehabilitation services. Apartments have everything a resident needs to live in comfort and freedom, while the two–room cottages have the added amenity of beautiful scenic views of the Hudson Valley. Woodland Pond's dining boasts a vast menu with daily variation, prepared by a Culinary Institute of America-trained executive chef.

100 Woodland Pond Circle, New Paltz; (877) 505-9800.

Mountain Valley Manor

Mountain Valley Manor offers a unique opportunity to its 51 residents—to be close to their friends and family living in the Kingston community while getting the care they need. They offer a wide range of health services and close proximity to the local hospital, which makes them an ideal adult care facility for seniors looking for safe and comfortable assisted living while also remaining near their community. Mountain Valley takes pride in their activities, such as water aerobics and trivia, which are aimed at maximizing wellness while prioritizing fun.

397 Wilbur Ave, Kingston; (845) 331-1254.

Home Sweet Home on the Hudson

Home Sweet Home on the Hudson offers a tranquil, resort-like assisted living environment for seniors right on the scenic western bank of the Hudson River. They offer lovely single rooms and couples suites with cheerful decor and a wide array of services and a dedicated staff. They also have many opportunities for transportation to local dining and activities as well as on-site home-cooked meals.

38 Prospect Avenue, Catskill; (518) 943-5701.

Drum Hill Senior Living Community

Drum Hill is a secure senior living environment that optimizes independent living for its residents in 120 apartments. They offer fully functional and affordable apartments featuring amenities that allow for a large degree of independence, such as a washer and dryer. They have a compassionate staff, competitive prices, and a large variety of daily activities. Drum hill also offers chef-prepared meals at their restaurant–style atrium dining room.

90 Ringgold Street, Peekskill; (914) 788-8860.

Atria Senior Living

Located close to bustling downtown Poughkeepsie, Atria Senior living offers fully serviced apartments in a functional community. With Vassar College and other cultural sites just a few miles away, Atria is the perfect place for seniors who want to engage with the local community. Atria also offers 24-hour assisted living as well as memory care for seniors suffering from Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.

251 Boardman Road, Poughkeepsie; (845) 867-4331.

Ivy Lodge Assisted Living

Ivy Lodge Assisted Living offers a secure environment in beautiful colonial-style lodging, while also giving residents the respect and independence they deserve. They have a mission dedicated to transparency, professionalism, and good management that emphasizes the comfort and well-being of their residents above all else. Ivy Lodge offers various levels of care including enhanced and special needs care (such as memory care).

108 Main Street, Saugerties; (845) 246-4646.

The Community at Brookmeade

Situated just outside the beautiful and charming Village of Rhinebeck which has great local eateries, a movie theater, and lots of community events, the Community at Brookmeade offers 54 luxurious apartments and an assisted living facility on a sprawling 75-acre campus. They are committed to creating a positive lifestyle for active seniors. They have a restaurant-style dining experience with Culinary Institute of America-trained chefs and various other amenities including an art studio and a heated pool.

11 Mountain Laurel Lane, Rhinebeck; (845) 876-3344.

Valley Vista

Located in the apple orchards of Highland, and the beautiful communities of Poughkeepsie and Monticello, Valley Vista boasts a quality experience for their residents at all locations. They offer a dedicated personal care staff which will assist residents with all their needs, while providing plenty of amenities to keep residents comfortable including social areas, large screen televisions, and live entertainment.

141 North Road, Highland, New York (845) 691-7400.

Horizons at Fishkill

Horizons at Fishkill offers a dynamic and modern living space for seniors in the upscale neighborhood of the Town of Fishkill. Horizons features 90 luxury residences with a large community room, exercise facility, and library. Seniors are encouraged to contribute to the lively social scene, even the everyday activities, like getting coffee or having meetings. Horizons is also located near Route 9D, a corridor to the rest of the Hudson Valley, making it a great facility for local engagement.

14 Dogwood Lane, Beacon; (845) 440-7678.

The Eliot at Catskill

The Eliot at Catskill, situated in the peaceful, relaxing environment of the Catskill Mountains, provides nursing and personal care in a home–like environment. The facility emphasizes an individualized style of care for all its residents. The Eliot has several amenities including various sunrooms and outdoor patios, lounges, as well as a full-sized theater. The Eliot has a dedicated staff who are committed to serving residents as best as possible.

122 Jefferson Heights, Catskill; (518) 943-7100.

Avalon Assisted Living

Avalon Assisted living offers a program that is both high quality and affordable. Avalon has a passionate and well-meaning staff that is meticulous in caring for its residents and prides itself on its great service for such a low price. They also have a big variety of life–enriching events for seniors each day, such as yoga and trivia, which keep them entertained and happy.

1629 Route 376, Wappinger Falls; (845) 463-0500.

New Windsor Country Inn

The New Windsor Country Inn is a beautiful four-acre campus in historic New Windsor. They are very community-minded with a staff that wants nothing more than to make residents comfortable, while encouraging them to participate in the social scene. With a lot of fun activities every day, such as exercise classes and arts and crafts, the New Windsor Country Inn has plenty of opportunities for community building.

450 Temple Hill Road; New Windsor; (845) 565-8110.

Camphill Ghent

On the pastoral land of a former 110-acre dairy farm, Camphill Ghent cultivates an immersive senior community that celebrates "cultural and festival life" with engaging activities, such as choir, lectures, and art exhibits. This senior living community nurtures the mind and body of the individual to foster meaningful friendships. They offer both independent and assisted living. Camphill Ghent is the only assisted living home in New York State that is integrated with residents with developmental disabilities.

2542 Route 66, Chatham; (518) 392-2760.

Threefold Community

Tucked deep among 140 wooded acres, the Threefold Education Center fosters spiritual values through arts, agriculture, education, and community life. The mission of its educational foundation is to use natural, practical means to support physical and mental health. Threefold's beautiful environment is a testament to the community's physical and spiritual nourishment.

260 Hungry Hollow Road; Chestnut Ridge; (845) 352-5020.

Echo Cottages

Echo Cottages provides elderly independence with personal family care by installing a comfortable cottage right on your own property. Along with the warm familiarity of their own furniture, elderly parents have a fully equipped cottage with the amenities they need to maintain their independence, such as a washing and drying machine. Your elderly parents can enjoy the privacy and comfort of their own cottage, while being "close, but not too close."

(877) WHY-ECHO.

Overhead floorplan of an Echo Cottage.
  • Overhead floorplan of an Echo Cottage.

The Gardens at Rhinebeck

Nestled in between meadows and ponds, The Gardens at Rhinebeck offers stylish ranch and townhouse style condominiums just outside the historic village. While The Gardens is not an official senior living facility, aging couples settle here for a smaller, more manageable living space. These accessible condominiums often feature single–floor living options and provide peaceful country living close to the food, shops, and events of the village.

2 Sunflower Place, Rhinebeck; (845) 516-4261.

Green Meadows

Green Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center provides everything from short-term rehabilitation to long-term nursing care. Located among beautiful Catskill landscape, Green Meadows prides itself on its immediate access to local hospitals and specialists in nearly every area of medicine. There are also a range of specialty programs to assist patients with complex primary or secondary condition, like dementia and Alzheimers.  

161 Jefferson Heights; Catskill; (518) 943-9380.

Pine Haven

Pine Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center provides a resident-centered approach to care that is tailored for the needs of the individual. They offer various short-term rehabilitation programs and long-term nursing care, as well as immediate access to local hospitals and specialists in practically every area of medicine. Pine Haven works to prevent rehospitalization and, in doing so, cultivates an active and healthy lifestyle for its patients.    

201 Main Street, Philmont; (518) 672-7408.


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