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

  • Sorted through 17 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 15 hours researching assisted living communities in Poughkeepsie
  • Read more than 135 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 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 Poughkeepsie is $5,154, which is higher than the state average of $4,800 and also higher than the national average of $4,300.

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 Poughkeepsie, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 17 communities in the Poughkeepsie area.

AssistedLiving.org Trusted Communities

AssistedLiving.org’s team of researchers spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Poughkeepsie 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.

Avalon Assisted Living
76
Private Rooms, Shared Rooms
Assisted Living, Day Services
Not Listed
Visitors to Avalon Assisted Living and Wellness Center complement the "very nice and clean" rooms and enjoy the friendly staff and variety of activities available. One visitor writes, "The place is very nice and homey and I'm very pleased with it."
What Residents are Saying:
Avalon Assisted Living cares for seniors who need some assistance with personal care tasks and household chores, such as cleaning and laundry. Certified caregivers also help seniors by providing medication management, mobility assistance and transportation. The accommodations are tastefully decorated and equipped with large bathrooms. Seniors are encouraged to participate in group activities, such as drawing and meditation classes, as well as monthly themed parties. They're also invited to join one of the many resident committees, such as the Resident Council, to take a proactive role in the community. Avalon maintains a strong connection with businesses and schools throughout Wappingers Falls, sharing stories and experiences through special events and creative projects. A day program is also available.
3.67 out of 5 stars
(34) Reviews
1629, NY-376, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
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Hudson Valley Senior Residence
Hyde Park Assisted Living Facility
Ivy Lodge Assisted Living
Terraces At Brookmeade
The Fountains at Millbrook
Vassar-Warner Home
Woodland Pond At New Paltz
Yorktown Assisted Living Residence

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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
amenities.

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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