Assisted Living in Monsey, NY
Monsey is a small hamlet in Rockland County just over an hour’s drive from New York City. Summers are mild with average July highs around 81 degrees Fahrenheit, which is ideal for those who can’t tolerate extreme heat, and crime in Monsey is much lower than the national average. There are several parks with trails for afternoon walks and a downtown market for grocery shopping. Seniors who require treatment for accidents or illnesses have access to the Monsey Health Center, which treats conditions including Alzheimer’s, cardiac issues and other geriatric issues.
Seniors retiring in Monsey can choose from three assisted living communities within the city limits with average monthly costs of around $5,991 per month. There are 10 other communities close by for those who prefer to live outside of town.
Paying for Assisted Living in Monsey, NY
The Cost of Assisted Living in Monsey
According to Genworth’s 2020 Cost of Care Survey, the average monthly cost of assisted living in Monsey is around $5,991 per month. This is $1,191 more than the state average and $1,691 more than the national average. Massachusetts seniors pay slightly more than Monsey seniors at $6,085 per month, while Pennsylvania residents pay an average of $2,036 less and those in Vermont pay around $681 less.
Seniors may find it helpful to explore the cost of assisted living in other areas of the state. Compared to Monsey, most communities in the state have lower assisted living costs. Elmira and Poughkeepsie are closest in cost at $5,624 and $5,154 per month, respectively. Utica residents pay about $1,086 less and those in Buffalo and Glen Falls pay around $1,426 and $1,756 less, respectively.
Note: Data for Monsey was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, New York Area, was used instead.
Monsey Assisted Living Financial Assistance
Low income seniors in Monsey may apply for the Assisted Living Program to help pay for some basic services in long-term care. Some services covered by the program include case management, personal care, housekeeping, medication management, recreation and transportation. Learn more about this program and how to apply for help at our Assisted Living in New York page.
Monsey Assisted Living Resources
|Mosey Community Outreach Center||(845) 356-9600||The Mosey Community Outreach Center meest the needs of older adults in the area through free programs and services that include lectures and musicals. Other programs include health and fitness classes, planned trips into the community, birthday and holiday parties and community outreach events.|
|Rockland County Veterans Services Agency||(845) 638-5244||Rockland County Veterans Services helps military veterans maximize their benefits through individual counseling and assistance. Services include claim preparation and submission, appeals and networking with federal, state and local agencies for benefit updates. The Aid and Attendance Housing Benefit helps low-income veterans pay for basic services in long-term care.|
|Rockland County TRIPS||(845) 364-8747||TRIPS is a paratransit bus services for senior citizens who are 60 and older and those with disabilities who are unable to use traditional bus services. Door-to-door service is available Monday through Friday with limited Saturday service. All rights must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.|
|New York Long Term Care Ombudsman||(855) 582-6769||The New York ombudsman advocates for seniors in assisted living and other residential care communities. The office resolves issues residents face and works to improve the quality of life of those in long-term care. The ombudsman also provides information and consultations to residents, faculty, families and the community about issues in long-term care and offers specific solutions to address these needs. Regular visits to assisted living communities ensure they are maintaining all state and federal standards.|
|Rockland County Office for the Aging||(845) 364-2110||The Rockland County Office for the Aging helps seniors over the age of 60 and their families locate programs and services that promote independence and health throughout the community. These programs include health insurance counseling, transportation, employment opportunities, telephone reassurance, volunteer opportunities and assistance with voter registration.|
Monsey Assisted Living Laws and Regulations
The New York Department of Health regulates and licenses all assisted living communities throughout the state. The standards cover everything from admission and retention to daily care. Learn more about these laws and regulations at our Assisted Living in New York page.