In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Rochester area, our team of researchers sorted through 89 communities using our unique methodology. Our team:

  • Spent over 30 hours researching assisted living communities in Rochester
  • Interviewed 16 facility staff members
  • 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 20 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 Rochester is $4,748, which is considerably lower than the state average of $6,950 and considerably higher than the national average of $4,051.

Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)
Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)

Christina is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) who is passionate about seniors and their families. Along with her staff, Christina works hands-on with each client to find the best solutions for the challenges that often come with aging.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Rochester, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 89 communities in the Rochester area.

Assisted Living Research Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Rochester 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.

Ashton Place
60
1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Independent Living
Not Listed
Ashton Place is an independent living and assisted living community that prides itself on offering a helping hand to seniors in need via its Enriched Living Program. The staff focuses on streamlining communication between physicians and residents by documenting and following all orders to ensure residents are correctly following medical directives and living safely at home. Three chef-prepared meals are served to all residents in a community dining hall that features a landscaped terrace perfect for dining outdoors on warm sunny nights. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the community and there is a gaming room and library. Happy hour complete with music is offered weekly along with socials and concerts at an outdoor veranda. Out-of-town family members can reserve a fully furnished guest apartment on the premises to stay in during visits.
What Residents are Saying:
One reviewer wrote that realizing a family member needs assistance is tough, but, “Ashton Place makes it feel like they’re still with family.” She went on to say that “the staff is wonderful and the activities they plan every week keep our minds at ease.” Another reviewer wrote, “The director is there for each and every resident.”
4.28 out of 5
(21) Reviews
190 Ashton Court,
Clifton Springs, NY
Atria Greece
Brookdale Brockport
Crimson Ridge Meadows
Elderwood Village at Greece
Grandeville Senior Living Community
Legacy At Cranberry Landing
Legacy at Maiden Park
Morgan Estates
Sage Harbor at Baywinde
Seabury Woods
Shire Senior Living
St John's Meadows
St. Ann’s Community at Cherry Ridge
The Landing of Brighton
The Northfield
The Village at Mill Landing
The Village at Unity
Wolk Manor
Woodcrest Commons

Our Methodology

At the Assisted Living Research Institute, our goal is to tackle the challenges that come with aging by combining real-world expertise with data-driven metrics and the latest research methodologies. To accomplish this, our team of industry experts and in-house researchers joined forces to develop a methodology that uncovers the best assisted living communities in a given location. We search for facilities that use science-backed best practices and the latest therapies in caring for their residents, and those that have the most amenities and opportunities for residents to live an active, independent lifestyle.

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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