Based in a largely suburban area of Suffolk County, West Babylon has four residential care facilities close to the city that gives residents a collection of care options of which to decide on. While it can be tough to walk for the sick or elderly, getting around the city is comparatively doable for healthier individuals. According to government funded surveys there are many top ranked nursing home options and hospitals in the surrounding areas.
Senior Living Amenities
Some of the standard amenities in West Babylon include:
Personal care services
Physicians are on call
Hospice and comfort care
As well as having a full range of amenities, West Babylon also has a varied network that are there to meet seniors' unique needs. Some arrange for devotional services. Still other facilities provide transportation (free and at-cost), or even can provide care like blood sugar monitoring. These amenities can be simple things like offering vegetarian meals (dietician approved), allowing pet visits, as well as arranging activities within common areas.
While not required, when contacting the facilities you are interested in it can be helpful to have the resident's medical history including any insurance, doctor, and facility names and contacts for any questions the facility coordinator might have. This can aid in outlining any specialized care the individual might require.
Assisted Living Pricing
The cost for services changes based on services needed, but in the city general residential care facilities are around $6,400 every month. In comparison, the price for senior living in Bay Shore is approximately $9,600 per month. Individuals that can't afford the cost of care may be eligible for aid from the federal government. View a more detailed cost list with comparisons for other nearby cities below.
Senior Living Average Prices for Neighboring 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.