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Buffalo Assisted Living Facilities

There are 4 Assisted Living Facilities Facilities in Buffalo, NY.

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    Hawthorn Health Multicare Center for Living (PFI 0251)

    Hawthorn Health Multicare Center For Living (Pfi 0251)’s goal is to help their residents maintain the highest qualify of life possible in a home-like environment. Focusing on the well being of the resident has been the commitment of the staff at Hawthorn Health Multicare Center For Living (Pfi 02...

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    Bristol Home

    Bristol Home’s mission is to provide excellent care in a safe, respectful and compassionate manner. The goal of Bristol Home in Buffalo is to enrich and improve the quality of life for their elderly residents.   Bristol Home is a Assisted Living Facilities community, located in Buffa...

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    Lutheran Church Home of Buffalo

    Lutheran Church Home Of Buffalo is a beautiful Assisted Living Facilities facility that is committed to improving each resident’s quality of life. This is done through the dedication of the care staff at Lutheran Church Home Of Buffalo. The staff is determined in providing the highest-levels of s...

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    Mary Agnes Manor

    Mary Agnes Manor is a 230-bed, Assisted Living Facilities facility for the elderly located on 307 Porter Avenue in a welcoming and friendly neighborhood of Buffalo, NY. Mary Agnes Manor provides personalized care and support services to seniors in a home-like environment. Mary Agnes Manor is a cha...

Assisted Living Facilities in Buffalo, NY



4 Assisted Living facilities are located in the city of Buffalo, New York or nearby and can accommodate the needs of your Loved One. In Buffalo, depending on its residents’ care needs, these Senior Living facilities provide daily nutritional meals, bathing, grooming, dressing, medication management and more.

Also, these 4 facilities in Buffalo can provide Seniors with family dining rooms, activity rooms, wellness programs, beauty salons, furnished rooms, outings, religious activities and more.


When Do Seniors in Buffalo Need Assistance?

Seniors in Buffalo will typically need this type of long term care when it is unsafe to live by themselves at home or they need assistance with their ADLs (Activities of Daily Living). Residents in these types of Buffalo senior living facilities in can either be independent, need assisted living, and can be diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease.


Types of Facilities in Buffalo

The size of an Assisted Living facility in Buffalo can vary from a small, residential board and care home to a large “resort-style” community.


A. Small Care Home Facilities in Buffalo

Description and Size

Board and Care Homes located in Buffalo are regular residential homes in the neighborhood that have been converted to care for 6 to 10 senior residents. These care homes are licensed by New York’s State Licensing Division and permitted by the City of Buffalo.

Types of Residents

Residents in these Buffalo care homes prefer a “home-like” intimate setting that they are used to at home. While there are many small residential care homes that provide activities, pet and music therapy, fitness programs and more, these residents prefer to be with a smaller group of seniors.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

With the smaller facility size and lower number of residents, the Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in a Buffalo Board and Care is 1 Caregiver for every 2 to 3 residents.


B. Large Communities in Buffalo

Description and Size

Large Assisted Living Communities in Buffalo will look like a large resort or hotel with 50 to 200 residents. These care facilities will usually be located in commercial areas and are also regulated by New York’s State Licensing Department. These large senior living facilities can also have a secure Memory Wing that can keep residents suffering from Alzheimer’s safe from wandering.

Some nationally recognized  Communities that may be in Buffalo or nearby are familiar names like Sunrise Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Emeritus Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Belmont Village, Senior Lifestyle, Holiday Retirement, and Five Star Senior Living to name a few.

Types of Residents

Seniors living in Large Communities in Buffalo will typically prefer these type of Assisted Living Facilities due to the daily schedule of activities, higher levels of socialization with other residents, chef prepared meals, music and pet therapy, music and art classes, fitness classes and regular outings.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

Due to the large size of the facility and higher number of residents, the typical Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in Buffalo can range from 1 Caregiver for every 6 to 12 Residents in Assisted Living Facilities.


Assisted Living Costs in Buffalo

The average cost of Assisted Living in Buffalo is $ per month (source: Genworth Financial). Whether your loved one prefers a small residential care home or a large community in Buffalo, the lowest cost care and rent starts at is $ and can go as high as $ depending on the level of care needs. To find out what factors play a part of the monthly cost, Click Here.


Paying for Assisted Living Care in Buffalo

Paying for Assisted Living in Buffalo can be done through a variety of ways. Most residents and families in Buffalo pay for care out of pocket or also called “Private Pay.” Other methods of paying for this type of Senior Living in Buffalo is through Long Term Care Insurance, Veteran’s Aid and family members. Unfortunately, Medicare or Medicaid does not cover the costs of care and rent in Buffalo. For more details and options on how you can pay for care, Click Here.


New York Licensing for Assisted Living Facilities in Buffalo

The 4 Facilities in Buffalo are licensed, inspected and regulated by New York’s Department of Health. Their responsibilities are to have the administrators currently licensed, inspect the senior housing facility before it opens, ensure the facility is operating up to standards and the residents are receiving good care.


We encourage you to browse through our Facility Listings in Buffalo to help you narrow down your options and save time. For more free information regarding Senior Living options and pricing in Buffalo, please contact 877.523.6523 and an Expert Care Advisor will be more than happy to help you.


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