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In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Albany area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 20 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 19 hours researching assisted living communities in Albany
  • Read more than 160 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 13 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Albany is $4,800, which is the same as the state average of $4,800 and higher than the national average of $4,300.

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Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Albany, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 20 communities in the Albany area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Albany area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

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The Eliot at Troy
Private Rooms, Shared Rooms
Assisted Living
Not Listed
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Reviewers praise the admission process and the welcoming atmosphere the staff creates. They also appreciate the friendliness and effective communication, with one person saying, "Great communicators from start to finish, in an already difficult situation. Friendly, knowledgeable staff that really consider and care about a person's journey into an assisted living community."
What Residents are Saying:
The Eliot at Troy provides seniors with the opportunity to enjoy quiet country living, just a short drive from local shops, restaurants and health care services. The skilled team helps residents maintain their independence, stepping in as needed to assist with tasks, such as grooming, bathing, dressing and medication management. A licensed Home Care Services Agency provides health care services, and on-site physical therapists, psychologists and other specialists operate a wellness center that helps improve seniors' mobility and mental health. The floor plan variety gives residents many options, with private and semiprivate rooms that contain a television, individually controlled air conditioning, wireless internet and an emergency call system. Seniors can relax in the comfortable parlor and library indoors or take gentle walks through 5 acres of beautiful gardens and lawns outside.
4.66 out of 5 stars
(83) Reviews
2902 Tibbits Ave, Troy, NY 41349
Ingersoll Place Assisted Living.
Peregrine Senior Living at Delmar Place
Peregrine Senior Living at Guilderland
Peregrine Senior Living at Shaker
Elderwood Village at Colonie
Promenade at University Place
Memory Care at Eddy Hawthorne Ridge
Daughters of Sarah Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
Atria Crossgate
Millview of Latham, LLC
Terrace At Beverwyck
Terrace At Eddy Memorial

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

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Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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