You’ll find dozens of excellent North Hempstead assisted living facilities (ALF) in our database. Here’s what you can expect from this Long Island town.
Within the town North Hempstead (population 226,322) there are about 50 towns and hamlets covering nearly 70 square miles. However, there is no actual village with the name of North Hempstead. Some of the villages include Great Neck, Kensington, Roslyn, and Mineola.
North Hempstead’s overall cost of living is 90% higher than the national average. According to a Genworth Financial survey, a one-bedroom in a Long Island assisted living facility averages $4,335 a month. The costs for a North Hempstead assisted living facility could be somewhat higher because in general, the cost of living is higher here than overall on the Island. A private room in a nursing home averages $420 a day, while a semi-private averages $400 a day. The daily services of a home health aide average $50,336 a year based on a 44-hour workweek. Same with these numbers use them as a guide only. Expect averages to be somewhat higher.
Living in North Hempstead has many advantages for seniors. Those 60 and older get free transportation to designated shopping centers during the week through the town’s Project Independence taxi program. In addition, there are several dozen senior centers and clubs throughout that provide services and activities, organize field trips, and act as social hubs. You’re never far from health care with seven hospitals in the area including Winthrop University Hospital, St. Francis, and Parker Jewish Geriatric Institute.
Visit the city’s natural oasis “Clark Botanic Garden”, 12 acres of plant life including native wildflowers, herbs, wetland plants, roses, conifers and perennials.
Before searching for North Hempstead assisted living, try reading, “Finding the Best Assisted Living Community.” Additionally, read “Senior Living Communities” to see the differences in senior living options.