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The average cost of assisted living in the city is $5,916 a month. This guide is a starting point covering the cost of assisted living care in the city, as well as financing options to pay for it. You’ll find in-depth information on 1 assisted living facilities in Islip and 30 in surrounding areas.
The Cost of Senior Care in Islip, NY
Based on Genworth’s 2018 Cost of Care Survey, Islip is one of the most expensive areas for senior care in New York State with an average monthly cost for assisted living being well over the state average of $4,185. Farther upstate in Kingston ($4,100), Glens Falls ($2,600) and the Utica area ($2,625), senior care costs drop significantly. Even the state capital, Albany, is much less expensive at $5,050 per month. Only Elmira comes close to Islip’s costs of senior living at $5,710 a month.
Since cost data wasn’t available for senior care in Islip, data for the nearby New York area was used.
The Cost of Assisted Living in Surrounding Areas
The cost of senior care in Islip varies significantly depending on the type of services required. Care can be as low as $1,950 per month for adult day health services and as high as $12,091 per month for nursing home care. In the midrange, monthly assisted living costs in Islip fall at $5,916, still over $1,000 a month higher than homemaker services ($4,576) or a home health aide ($4,767). When comparing the costs of a residential program to those of in-home care, seniors and their families should take into consideration the additional expenses of maintaining a home, such as a mortgage or rent payment and the costs of meals, utilities and property upkeep, which are generally included in the fees of assisted living or nursing home care.
Senior Care Cost Comparison Chart
Serving residents ages 60 and older, the Town of Islip includes these senior citizen centers below, which provide social, recreational and educational opportunities. Each center includes a nutritional program, and lunch is available Monday through Friday. Reservations are required for lunch.
Central Islip Center
555 Clayton Street, Central Islip, NY 11730
Joyce Fitzpatrick Center
50 Irish Lane, East Islip, NY 11730
West Islip Center
90 Higbie Lane, West Islip, NY 11795
These organizations help older area residents maintain independence by providing nutritional, economic and educational programs. The Suffolk County Office for the Aging offers in-home care programs and caregiver support and matches seniors with legal services and other resources. The Town of Islip Human Services Division of Senior Citizen Services offers nutritional programs, senior centers and a variety of assistance with everyday needs.
Suffolk County Office for the Aging
H. Lee Dennison Building
100 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge, NY 11788
Town of Islip Human Services Division of Senior Citizen Services
50 Irish Lane, East Islip, NY 11730
The nearby Babylon Vet Center offers resources, employment referrals and a variety of counseling services for local veterans and their families. The Bay Shore VA Clinic, located less than 2 miles from Islip, provides primary care and mental health services to eligible vets.
Babylon Vet Center
100 West Main Street, Babylon, NY 11702
Bay Shore VA Clinic
132 East Main Street, Bay Shore, NY 11706
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