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Assisted Living in Rochester, New York

Rochester, which is situated on Lake Ontario in the western region of New York, is home to over 211,000 people, about 12% of whom are aged 65 and over. This community is listed on the AARP Age-Friendly Network and may be a good retirement option for those seeking affordability, high access to public transportation and diverse housing options. Overall, the city’s cost of living is about 20% lower than the national median and 40% below the state average, and the state’s income tax laws are fairly retiree-friendly.  

Assisted living provides a balance between on-demand personal care services and privacy, making it a good option for older adults who are largely independent but need assistance with activities, such as personal grooming or meal preparation. On average, seniors in Rochester pay $3,775 per month for this type of care, making it the cheapest surveyed city in New York for assisted living.  

In this guide, you can learn more about long-term care costs in Rochester and how local assisted living rates compare to other senior care options. The guide also highlights ways to pay for services, a list of free resources to help you obtain necessary care and an overview of the rules facilities in Rochester and the rest of New York comply with.  

22 Assisted Living communities in Rochester, NY | 18 nearby communities

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1. Elderwood Village at Greece

1404 Long Pond Road, Rochester, NY, 14626

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. The Village at Towngate

150 Towngate Road, Rochester, NY, 14626

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (855) 430-2394

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The Village at Unity, Rochester, NY

3. The Village at Unity

1471 Long Pond Road, Rochester, NY, 14626

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. The Landing of Brighton

1350 Westfall Road, Rochester, NY, 14618

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Jewish Home of Rochester

2021 Winton Road South, Rochester, NY, 14618

Assisted Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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River Edge Manor, Rochester, NY

6. River Edge Manor

535 Mount Hope Avenue, Rochester, NY, 14620

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. The Homestead Rochester

256 Thurston Road, Rochester, NY, 14619

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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Wolk Manor Enriched Living Center, Rochester, NY

8. Wolk Manor Enriched Living Center

4000 Summit Circle Drive, Rochester, NY, 14618

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (833) 949-3263

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Village at Mill Landing, Rochester, NY

9. Village at Mill Landing

45 Mill Road, Rochester, NY, 14626

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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10. Legacy at Cranberry Landing

300 Cranberry Landing, Rochester, NY, 14609

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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Legacy at Maiden Park, Rochester, NY

11. Legacy at Maiden Park

749 Maiden Lane, Rochester, NY, 14615

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. Norton Place Home

626 Norton Street, Rochester, NY, 14621

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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13. Latta Road Nursing Home A

2102 Latta Road , Rochester, NY, 14612

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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14. Wesley Gardens

3 Upton Park, Rochester, NY, 14607

Assisted Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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15. Kirkhaven

254 ALEXANDER STREET, Rochester, NY, 14607

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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16. Resch Commons

600 Island Cottage Rd, Rochester, NY, 14612

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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17. Shore Winds Nursing Home

425 Beach Ave, Rochester, NY, 14612

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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Jonathan Child Project, Rochester, NY

18. Jonathan Child Project

399 Colvin St, Rochester, NY, 14611

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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Park Ridge Commons, Rochester, NY

19. Park Ridge Commons

1465 Long Pond Rd, Rochester, NY, 14626

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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20. St. John’s

150 Highland Ave, Rochester, NY, 14620

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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Gardens At Town Center, Rochester, NY

21. Gardens At Town Center

100 Greece Center Dr, Rochester, NY, 14612

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (855) 430-2394

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Seneca Towers, Rochester, NY

22. Seneca Towers

200 Seth Green Drive,, Rochester, NY, 14621

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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18 matching communities nearby Rochester

1. Castle Pointe

200 Kidd Castle Way, Webster, NY, 14580

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. The Village at Penfield

2006 Five Mile Line Road, Penfield, NY, 14526

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (855) 430-2394

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3. Peregrine Senior Living at Crimson Ridge Assisted Living

3 Treeline Drive, Greece, NY, 14612

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Elderwood Village at Fairport

7 Chardonnay Drive, Fairport, NY, 14450

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Westwood Commons

50 Union Square Boulevard, North Chili, NY, 14514

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Heathwood Assisted Living and Memory Care

100 Elderwood Court, Penfield, NY, 14526

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Hilton East Assisted Living

231 East Ave, Hilton, NY, 14468

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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8. Woodcrest Commons

4455 West Henrietta Road, Henrietta, NY, 14467

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (833) 949-3263

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9. Heather Heights Located in Pittsford NY

160 West Jefferson Road, Pittsford, NY, 14534

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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10. St. Ann’s Community at Cherry Ridge

900 Cherry Ridge Boulevard, Webster, NY, 14580

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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11. Highlands at Pittsford

100 Hahnemann Trail, Pittsford, NY, 14534

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. Fairport Baptist Homes

4646 Nine Mile Point Road, Fairport, NY, 14450

Assisted Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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Legacy at Grande’Vie, Penfield, NY

13. Legacy at Grande’Vie

2140 Five Mile Line Road, Penfield, NY, 14526

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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The Northfield, Fairport, NY

14. The Northfield

4560 Nine Mile Point Road, Fairport, NY, 14550

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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Brentland Woods, Henrietta, NY

15. Brentland Woods

3831 East Henrietta Road, Henrietta, NY, 14467

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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16. Crest Manor Living and Rehabilitation Center

6745 PITTSFORD PALMYRA ROAD, Fairport, NY, 14450

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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What is Assisted Living?

Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >

COVID-19 Rules and Restrictions for Assisted Living in Rochester

COVID-19 restrictions and rules for Assisted Living Facilities are typically set by the state – to see the rules in your state, you can read our guide to Assisted Living in New York. Keep in mind that there may be other policies that communities put in place to protect their residents, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more – find contact information here.

Paying For Assisted Living in Rochester

According to information in the 2021 Genworth Cost of Care Survey, seniors in Rochester pay $3,775 per month for assisted living. 

The Cost of Assisted Living in Rochester 

In Rochester, assisted living rates are relatively affordable at $3,775 per month. This is well below the respective state and national medians of $4,580 and $4,500. 

$3775

Rochester

$4580

New York

$4500

The United States

Rochester seniors pay $3,775 per month for assisted living, making this the most cost-effective surveyed city in New York to obtain this type of care. In Utica, care costs are on par with the national average at $4,500, and in Buffalo, fees exceed the state median at $4,741. Assisted living residents in Albany pay $5,269 per month, and in New York City, fees come in at $5,750. In Ithaca, care costs average $8,075, and in Watertown, monthly fees are the highest observed in the state at $8,415.  

$3775

Rochester

$4741

Buffalo

$8075

Ithaca

$4500

Utica

$5750

New York City

$5269

Albany

$8415

Watertown

How to Get Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Rochester

Paying for assisted living in New York

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

Since not everyone can afford to pay for assisted living out-of-pocket, it’s important to find alternative methods to help make assisted living more affordable. Some of these options include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about your options for making assisted living more affordable, visit our guide to Assisted Living in New York.

Rochester Assisted Living Resources

Resource 

Contact 

Service 

Monroe County Office for the Aging 

(585) 753-6280 

The Monroe County Office for the Aging provides free and low-cost programs and services to those aged 60 and over in Rochester and the surrounding region, which can help you supplement the services you receive through assisted living and make informed decisions regarding your long-term care plans. It has benefits counselors that can screen you for public benefits, such as Supplemental Security Income and Medicaid, as well as information and referral specialists who help you access community-based resources. The agency also organizes special events throughout the year, including the annual Salute to Seniors Concert, Intergenerational Fall Cleanup and Senior Day at Lilac Festival. 

Monroe County Veterans Service Agency 

(585) 753-6040 

The Monroe County Veterans Service Agency assists local veterans with accessing the state and federal benefits they’re entitled to, including tax breaks, pensions and Aid and Attendance. Through this office, you can also get one-on-one help with obtaining services in the community including wellness screenings and services, transportation and social and recreational opportunities. 

Lifespan

(585) 244-8400 

Lifespan houses the region’s long-term care ombudsman program, which advocates for those in assisted living facilities in the Rochester area. You can talk to the ombudsman for personalized help with finding assisted living services that fit your budget, as well as assistance with finding your best options for paying for services. Lifespan also operates the local Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, which provides exclusive volunteer opportunities to older adults. 

Health Insurance Information, Counseling, and Assistance Program 

(800) 701-0501 

HIICAP is a statewide program that’s staffed with trained volunteers who provide free health insurance options counseling for Medicare-eligible individuals. You can talk to a HIICAP advisor for information on Original Medicare benefits and private Medigap and Medicare Advantage plans available in your region. HIICAP advisors can help you determine whether you’re eligible for Medicaid or a waiver program that can cover long-term care services. They can also help you understand how to protect yourself from health insurance fraud and dispute denied health insurance claims or canceled policies. 

Community Place of Greater Rochester 

(585) 288-0021, ext. 228 

Community Place of Greater Rochester operates the local senior center where those aged 60 and over can participate in computer classes, exercise programs, congregate meals and day trips. The organization also hosts the Foster Grandparent Program and the Senior Companion Program, which provide volunteer opportunities for older adults in exchange for benefits, such as noontime meals, transportation reimbursement and tax-free stipends, which can help supplement retirement income.

Rochester Oasis 

(585) 730-8800 

Rochester Oasis is a regional nonprofit organization that operates in-person and online classes for older adults. Through this organization, seniors can participate in classes that cover Medicare-related topics, as well as fitness, hobbies, culture, U.S. and world history, current events and technology. Membership is free, and some classes are available at no cost, while others have enrollment fees.

Rochester Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Assisted Living Facilities in the Rochester area are required to follow a set of rules and regulations that are determined at the state level. For an overview of those rules and regulations, see the information below. For more specific information, talk with your local community or Area Agency on Aging.

Assisted Living Laws and regulations in New York