Buffalo (NY) Senior Living Communities

This Lake Erie city is a low cost retirement option, offering plenty of amenities year-round for the busy senior. Before you start your search for Buffalo senior living options, see what “The Nickel City” has to offer.

Buffalo is inexpensive by New York standards. The overall cost of living is just below the national average. Buffalo senior living options are mixed. For example, a one-bedroom in an assisted living facility averages just $3,209 a month (the national average is $3,261), according to a Genworth Financial survey. However, a private room in a nursing home averages $316, while a semi-private averages $300. These are $100 higher per day than the national average.

Start your Buffalo education by taking one of the many tours offered. Experience the awesome size and power of Niagara Falls aboard the Maid of the Mist. Hop on the Open-Air Autobus of Buffalo to see the city’s historical and architectural attractions. Forgotten Buffalo Tours will take you to hidden oddities, quirky neighborhoods and classic taverns. Buffalo is wedged between two wine-producing regions—Lake Erie Wine Country and Niagara Wine Trail.

One of Buffalo’s jewels is the Olmstead Parks Conservancy, 1,200 acres of parkland featuring six major parks. Among the many activities found, here are golfing, boating, festivals, athletic events, music and more. Experience free Shakespeare performances, the Buffalo and Erie Botanical Garden, Buffalo Museum of Science, Burchfield Penny Art Center, and the Kleinhans Music Hall.

Step into Buffalo’s War of 1812 past at Old Fort Niagara. The Amherst Museum takes you back to the 19th century while the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society brings the area’s industrial importance to life. Other attractions include the Colored Musician’s Club, Millard Fillmore House and the Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park.

Before you begin your search for Buffalo senior living options, read our “Senior Retirement Lifestyles” article to see the differences in care, amenities and prices.


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