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10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Fairfield, CT

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If your loved one needs memory care in Fairfield, A Place for Mom can help. With 19 memory care facilities in Fairfield, we’ll work with you to find the right fit for your family member’s budget, interests, and care needs.

Alzheimer’s care in Fairfield incorporates memory care activities and therapies to reduce residents’ confusion and agitation. Fairfield memory care also provides security features and supervision, along with trained staff. If you’re considering dementia care in Fairfield, know it’s a safe setting for your older relative.

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Photo of Maplewood at SouthportCommunity card badge
1717 Photos available
66 Floor plans available
9.8
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46 reviews
9.8
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46 reviews
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I AM A RESIDENT HERE, I PARTICIPATE IN DANCING, MODELING, GATING IN DIFFERENT NEIGHBORHOOD, ARTS & CRAFT, ALL OUTINGS, ALL TEAM MEMBERS ARE FRIENDLY AND I REALLY LIKE IT HERE.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Leasing Gallery Now Open. Visit us at 1720 Post Road (next to Starbucks), Fairfield. Now accepting reservations. Maplewood at Southport is a luxury senior living community offering independent living, assisted living and memory care. The community is situated on 27-acres of beautifully...
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2020 Photos available
9.9
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46 reviews
9.9
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46 reviews
5 star
74%
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My loved one is a resident at The Watermark at 3030 Park and overall the experience has been great. Even though we love the facility, the cost does seem high each month with the buy in. We do love the PT...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more active lifestyle than generations before. That's why we created a community filled with choice. Great restaurants, brain and body fitness courses, a Health Care Center with assisted...
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1515 Photos available
66 Floor plans available
9.9
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52 reviews
9.9
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52 reviews
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Lavish cakes and pastries are nice after a tour of a home for your loved ones but it’s all about the care they receive. It’s a competitive business and many tout as being the best or maybe even look down on...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Maplewood at Strawberry Hill is the sparkling new assisted living and memory care community conveniently located in a friendly neighborhood close to the Norwalk-Westport line, just minutes to major highways and trains. We are part of an innovative, locally based company and not part of a large...
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Photo of Brookdale Wilton
1313 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
9.3
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30 reviews
9.3
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30 reviews
5 star
43%
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I picked this community overall for the value received for the price. If asked I would recommend this community as the staff is personable and the residents seem very happy.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Brookdale Wilton is now open for visits, Please call us today to schedule a visit.
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Photo of Spring Meadows by Monarch
2222 Photos available
1111 Floor plans available
9.1
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44 reviews
9.1
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44 reviews
5 star
42%
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32%
3 star
14%
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There has been a complete staff shake-up lately, with new faces in management and the kitchen. It's tough to judge the new crew since they're still getting settled. Most of the waitstaff keep changing,...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Life is all about balance. That is why our community is strategically located in a small, suburban New England town in the well-regarded Fairfield County area. This means you have a small community feeling while still being close to major attractions and mass transit to New York City.Connections...
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Photo of Sunrise of Wilton
2020 Photos available
77 Floor plans available
Pricing promotion expiring soon
8.7
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6 reviews
8.7
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6 reviews
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We would certainly recommend Sunrise Wilton. They have built / designed a very caring community. They go to great lengths to engage new members and their family. Working with the entire team - nurses, the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Located in western Connecticut’s beautiful Norwalk River Valley, just 55 miles from New York City, Sunrise of Wilton provides the very best in personalized care and services—including assisted living and memory care—to seniors in elegant surroundings. Our ideal location in Fairfield County off...
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Photo of MiddleBrook Farms at Trumbull
1212 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
8.7
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38 reviews
8.7
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38 reviews
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My loved one is currently a resident at MiddleBrook Farms at Trumbull and the overall experience has been very good for her so far. The staff are all very caring and make you feel at home. I would recommend...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Middlebrook Farms at Trumbull is nestled in a quiet, residential neighborhood within the charming town of Trumbull. We are convenient to shops and amenities and just a short distance from the theater as well as Sacred Heart and Fairfield Universities. Our superb location complements the quality...
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8.0
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2 reviews
8.0
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My mother needed increased assistance while staying socially and physically active. JSS has provided that while addressing mom's medical needs. Every time I visit (at least weekly), mom reminds me how much...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
For almost 50 years, Jewish Senior Services has been a leader and trusted provider of senior care. Exceptional StaffJewish Senior Services' staff members provide care and services with compassion and a commitment to excellence. Thanks to their efforts and dedication, we have been awarded a 5-star...
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1010 Photos available
8.0
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2 reviews
8.0
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2 reviews
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I would recommend because the people there are happy for life, they want to enjoy the time they have remaining and it is a very welcoming and friendly community
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Westport's Only Senior Living Community is Now Open!Welcome to The Residence at Westport, a luxury, boutique-style community for area seniors seeking beautiful independent, assisted and memory care living accommodations.This breathtaking community offers a choice of studio, one- and two-bedroom...
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Photo of Sturges Ridge of Fairfield
1414 Photos available
7.2
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6 reviews
7.2
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6 reviews
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I would highly recommend Sturges Ridge of Fairfield to others. The staff is very friendly and caring. I feel like I'm part of the community every time that I visit. The nursing team informs me of all changes...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
A first in Fairfield, Sturges Ridge is proud to bring senior living experiences to the neighborhood. Enjoy the company of good friends, take in the beautiful surroundings, pursue your passions, and explore opportunities to inspire you and further enrich your life. Benchmark Senior Living at...
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Photo of Sunrise of Fairfield
88 Photos available
66 Floor plans available
6.8
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7 reviews
6.8
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7 reviews
5 star
43%
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Sunrise has been great. My mom is doing very well there. The independence she has there and the ability to walk around an be social has been very good for her. We're very happy with Sunrise.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Nestled in a residential neighborhood of charming Fairfield County, Connecticut, Sunrise of Fairfield provides the very best in personalized care and services—including assisted living and memory care—to seniors in elegant surroundings. Our ideal location just 50 miles from New York is easily...
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44 Photos available
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We chose The Greens because they did paperwork to put a lean on her home until it was sold so they were very accommodating with that whole process. The room sizes at the facility are very nice, perfect for...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
At The Greens At Cannondale, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Free resident parking available at our location. Our purpose-built community has the advantage of specialized care,...
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Photo of Brightview on New Canaan
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5 star
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My mom has been in the Wellspring residence at Brightview since October 2017. We are very pleased with the cleanliness, the incredible caring staff and the number of activities that are arranged for the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
At Brightview on New Canaan, we offer a variety of community features. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Free resident parking available at our location. All meals are provided to residents. We offer dining options such as vegetarian food and Kosher fare. Residents enjoy regular...
Photo of Meadow Ridge
1111 Photos available
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Our hope was always that our Mom, age 95, would be able to remain living with family for her whole life. After 3 hospitalizations in a 7 week time frame, we could no longer provide the skilled nursing care...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Meadow Ridge is a continuing care retirement community located in Redding, CT. Our community includes Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, 24-hour Skilled Nursing services and Sub-Acute Rehabilitation. Residents enjoy a distinctivelifestyle on our campus nestled among 136 acres of...
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Photo of Bridges by EPOCH at Trumbull
44 Floor plans available
8.6
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20 reviews
8.6
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20 reviews
5 star
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Nurses are very friendly and helpful Room size is very nice Mom has her own private bathroom Mom has a room on the first floor Just outside is a enclosed walking path/garden and patios Each community is...
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Bridges® by EPOCH at Trumbull is a memory care assisted living community located in Fairfield County offering exceptional care and an engaging, fulfilling lifestyle for those with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of memory impairment. Bridges® by EPOCH communities have been purposefully...
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Provides: Memory Care, Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
Photo of Maplewood at Heather Hill
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Photo of Bridges by Epoch at Trumbull
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Photo of Brightview on New Canaan
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

Cost of memory care in Fairfield, CT

The average cost of senior living in Fairfield is $8,527 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Stamford, CT with an average of $7,227 per month.

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Fairfield, CT vs. nearby cities

Fairfield, CT
$8,527/mo
$11,361/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Fairfield, CT vs. the state and national average

Fairfield, CT
$8,527/mo
U.S. national average
$4,783/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Fairfield vs. other types of senior living

Memory Care
$8,527/mo

Median monthly costs of Memory Care in Fairfield, CT by room type

Semi-Private
$7,187/mo
Studio
$7,736/mo
1 Bedroom
$8,739/mo
2 Bedroom
$9,188/mo

Average cost of Memory Care in Fairfield over time

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What families are saying about alzheimers care in Fairfield

Recent reviews for alzheimers care in Fairfield

Maplewood at Darien

4.6
The Maplewood at Darien was the perfect solution for my 89 year old mom who was unable to live alone. In addition to having memory loss , my mom struggles with anxiety issues, the kind, compassionate and competent staff have embraced my sweet mom and created a community of care and purpose. I ...
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Maplewood at Newtown

5.0
For overall feedback, my seems to be very happy at Maplewood, loves the staff and has connected well with many of the residents. I know she has been participating in some of the activities too - hopefully more as we transition back to things post Covid19. She seems very happy! I want to thank ...
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The Bristal at East Northport

4.5
The staff at the East Northport Bristal is always kind. They always have a smile on their faces and are genuinely sweet and loving to my mom. The facility is ALWAYS spotless and beautiful to live in or visit. The only area I see occasional improvement for is the food. It is not always hot and ...
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Fairfield review score based on 113 family reviews

8.7
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This proprietary review score is based on 113 reviews of 19 Fairfield memory care communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Fairfield review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how memory care residents and family members rate memory care in your area. Compare review scores in multiple locations to understand how overall satisfaction rates differ from city to city. Based on recent reviews, the maximum possible score is 10.Methodology: How we calculate our city review scores

Fairfield review score compared against nearby cities

8.7
Fairfield, CT19 facilities
8.7
Bridgeport, CT19 facilities
8.6
Wilton Center, CT23 facilities

Review subcategories for Fairfield memory care

When memory care residents and family members submit a review on our site, they rate each community on categories such as cleanliness, activities, meals, and more. The chart below is based on 113 reviews of 19 Fairfield memory care communities. This chart helps you compare Fairfield resident and family memory care satisfaction rates against national averages. Use it to assess your needs and develop criteria for your own search. If you know that one of these categories is important to you or your loved one, our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities to match your needs.
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Cleanliness
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Friendliness
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Care services
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4.2
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Meals & dining
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Frequently Asked Questions

Atria Darien, Spring Village at Stratford and The Watermark at 3030 Park, a CCRC are the top-rated memory care facilities near Fairfield, Connecticut. See full list of communities.

There are 19 memory care facilities near Fairfield, Connecticut. See the full list.

The 19 memory care facilities near you in Fairfield, Connecticut typically provide housing, therapies, and care tailored to those who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. To find memory care in Fairfield, Connecticut, browse our detailed listings showing photos, floor plans, amenities, activities, and reviews from real families.

Browse A Place for Mom’s listings for memory care in Fairfield, Connecticut, to take a virtual tour. Our local senior living experts can arrange for a live tour of these communities as well.

The cost of memory care facilities in Fairfield, Connecticut ranges from $1500 to $192200. The average Memory Care cost in Fairfield, Connecticut is $$8,527. Prices often vary based on care provided, amenities, unit size, and more. 

The cost of memory care in Fairfield, Connecticut typically starts at $1500. A Place for Mom’s local, expert senior living advisors can help you find affordable memory care facilities near you and offer advice on how to lower costs and pay for care with VA benefits or public payment options.

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