Located in a principally suburban area of Rockland County, Nyack has ten community care facilities around the city that offers residents a range of care options of which to select from. While it is challenging to walk for the sick or elderly, getting around the city is rather doable for healthy individuals. According to the latest published surveys there are a number of top nursing facilities and hospitals in and around the city.
Senior Living Services
It is important to seek out the amenities you need so that you or your loved one can feel secure. Some standard amenities in Nyack include:
Dogs & cats allowed
It is also possible to find facilities that caters to individual needs. Specialized facilities may facilitate access to on-call therapists like occupational, speech, and physical therapists. Some arrange for devotional services. Still other facilities offer transportation (free and at-cost), or even can provide more advanced care like blood sugar monitoring. Some senior care facilities offer kosher meals. They may also allow dogs and cats, provide outdoor activities, and provide parking for those who can still drive. Spanish and French are spoken among the staff of many senior communities in the area.
While not required, when contacting the facilities you are interested in it can be useful to have the interested party's medical history including any insurance, doctor, and facility names and contacts for any questions the facility representative might have. This can aid in outlining any special care the individual might need.
Assisted Living Costs
The price of elder care facilities may change depending on the kind of services required, but on average it costs residents about $6,500 - $7,900 per month. In comparison, the average cost of assisted living facilities in New York is $5,170 monthly. Those individuals that need help covering the cost of care may possibly be eligible for financial aid options through the state of New York. To get a better idea of averages, look through the detailed cost table below which provides comparisons to other nearby cities.
Source: Aggregated from the Genworth 2013, 2015 Cost of Care Survey, state licensing units, and from facility surveys. While we make every effort to ensure accuracy, please confirm details with facilities directly.