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About 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.

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About Care Homes

Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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310 Assisted Living Facilities near Bridgeport, CT

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If you’re looking for assisted living in Bridgeport, our local senior living advisors can help you find a safe, welcoming community for you or your loved one. Whether you’re searching for luxury assisted living in Bridgeport or sticking to a budget, we’ll work with you to understand the cost of assisted living in Bridgeport. You might consider top Assisted Living facilities in surrounding neighborhoods like North End, North Bridgeport, and The Hollow. And if nothing in Bridgeport seems like the right fit, there are other Assisted Living options nearby in Avon, Briarcliff Manor or Danbury to choose from.

From there, we’ll show you the best assisted living communities in Bridgeport for your family member’s budget, lifestyle, and personal care needs. With 310 assisted living facilities in the Bridgeport area, A Place for Mom makes it easier to find a secure and social community for this next stage of life.

Assisted Living Facilities in Bridgeport, CT

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The Watermark at 3030 Park, a CCRC

3030 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604

(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Kuriansky Residences

4200 Park Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06604

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed

The Arbors at Islandia - East and West

1515 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Islandia, NY 11749

(147 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Arbors Assisted Living is the Premier ALL INCLUSIVE assisted living option on Long Island.The Arbors Assisted Living community at Islandia East & West offers a nurturing and caring adult living community where each day brings something new to explore. The Arbors Assisted Living is more than a...

Atria West 86

333 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024

(105 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Ideally situated and all-inclusive, this luxury residence is tailored exclusively to older New Yorkers – and makes it easier to live in the artistic and cultural heart of the City, just one block from scenic Riverside Park. Featuring handsome pre-war architecture, art deco-inspired finishes and...

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Birchwood Suites Enhanced Assisted Living and Memory Care

423 Clay Pitts Road, East Northport, NY 11731

(85 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Birchwood Suites is a a fully enhanced assisted living community nestled on five acres of beautiful property in East Northport, NY. Our community offers a variety of luxury suites when life becomes too difficult or unsafe to live alone. Our Enhanced License, appointed by the New York State...

Atria Lynbrook

100 Peninsula Boulevard, Lynbrook, NY 11563

(75 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

For more than 20 years, Atria Lynbrook has proudly served the families of Nassau County. With a continuing commitment to quality, the community is undergoing an extensive renovation to enhance its beauty and functionality, scheduled for completion in March 2020. Residents will enjoy a host of...

The Arbors at Hauppauge

1740 Expressway Drive South, Hauppauge, NY 11788

(78 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Arbors Assisted Living is the Premier ALL INCLUSIVE assisted living option on Long Island.The Arbors Assisted Living community at Hauppauge is more than a retirement community or an apartment complex for active adults. The Arbors senior communities are places where our loved ones can enjoy...

Five Star Premier Residences of Yonkers

537 Riverdale Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10705

(74 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

A charming neighborhood setting combined with a location convenient to the fabulous attractions of Manhattan and Westchester County. Located in Westchester County, Classic Residence is close to the historic attractions and cultural allure of Manhattan. #800-S-124 Memory Support #800-F-979

Sutton Gardens Assisted Living

147-02 34th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354

(93 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

At Sutton Gardens Senior Living, we place great emphasis on Personal Care. Our unique home--like environment allows us to give more attention to each resident. We are like one big family. Our Mission is to preserve dignity and well--being,by providing quality care and enjoyment in a warm and...

Atria Riverdale

3718-3726 Henry Hudson Parkway, Riverdale, NY 10463

(70 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Conveniently located just minutes from the City, Westchester and New Jersey, Atria Riverdale has been the Bronx's senior living community of choice for more than 15 years. With a continued commitment to quality, they have just completed a $14 million renovation to enhance the beauty and...

Atria South Setauket

4089 Nesconset Highway, South Setauket, NY 11720

(64 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

At Atria South Setauket, we take care of all the work while you socialize and try new activities. Relax on the patio, swim in our outdoor pool or take a cooking class with friends. Enjoy the hotel-like amenities in the convenient Long Island community you love, right near plenty of shopping and...

Atria Kew Gardens

117-01 84th Avenue, Kew Gardens, NY 11418

(60 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio, Semi-Private

For more than 15 years, Atria Kew Gardens has served the families of Queens. With a continued commitment to quality, they have just completed an extensive renovation and expansion to enhance the beauty and functionality of their community — and better serve the growing needs of those living...

Juniper Village at Paramus

186 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ 07652

(60 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Juniper Village at Paramus is a lively community that offers both standard assisted living for those needing a little help with activities of daily life and a secure memory care environment designed for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory disorders.Lovely outdoor walking paths...

The Arbors at Westbury

45 Jericho Turnpike, Jericho, NY 11753

(60 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Arbors Assisted Living is the Premier ALL INCLUSIVE assisted living option on Long Island.The Arbors Assisted Living community at Westbury creates a nurturing, supportive and active environment for active senior living. The Arbors adult communities are more than a retirement community or an...

Spring Village at Danbury

8 Glen Hill Road, Danbury, CT 06811

(50 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Spring Village at Danbury is a senior living community that strives to enhance the quality of life for all seniors. We are an affordable, safe option dedicated to enriching the mind, body and spirit of people who wish to live independently, with minimal assistance and for those who need high...

Atria Briarcliff Manor

1025 Pleasantville Road, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510

(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Atria Briarcliff Manor offers a charming apartment community combining the amenities of a resort with the beauty of a country inn. Near Law Memorial Park in Westchester, we are within walking distance of the village's downtown area. Whether relaxing on our wraparound porches, staying active at...

Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings

640 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877

(49 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Residents of Ridgefield Crossings enjoy attractive apartments, comfortable community rooms, a lovely outdoor patio and garden and an ever-changing program of social and fitness activities. 24- hour assistance is personally tailored to each resident's changing needs and is provided for by a caring...

The Arbors at Bohemia

1065 Smithtown Ave, Bohemia, NY 11716

(48 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Arbors Assisted Living is the Premier ALL INCLUSIVE assisted living option on Long Island.The Arbors Assisted Living community at Bohemia is more than a retirement community or an apartment complex for active adults. The Arbors senior communities are a place where our loved ones can enjoy...

Farmington Station, A Senior Living Residence

111 Scott Swamp Rd, Farmington, CT 06032

(50 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located within the charming residential Farmington Station neighborhood only minutes from historic downtown, the new Farmington Station offers local seniors service-enriched Assisted Living and a state-of-the-art Compass Memory Support Neighborhood® featuring innovative, evidence-based...

Atria Woodlands

1017 Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley, NY 10502

(53 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Atria Woodlands, you'll find an array of services and amenities to help you enjoy life and stay connected with your community. Whether it's a leisurely breakfast in the bistro, a workout in our state-of-the-art fitness center, or a stimulating educational seminar, you can be as busy or relaxed...

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Cost of assisted living in Bridgeport, CT

The average cost of senior living in Bridgeport is $5,511 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Milford, CT with an average of $3,638 per month.

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What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
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Assisted Living in Bridgeport, CT

In Bridgeport, assisted living communities provide supervision, community style living, and personal care services to seniors who may require limited assistance with the activities of daily living (ADL). These communities are designed to promote independence and social interaction among seniors who do not require 24-hour skilled nursing care.

Cost of Assisted Living in Bridgeport, CT

The median monthly cost of assisted living in Bridgeport is $5,150 for the city proper and $6,200 for the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of assisted living in Connecticut is $5,300. When it comes to assisted living, Bridgeport is a great choice for you or your loved one.

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Cost of Living

The cost-of-living index in Bridgeport is rated 15 points higher than the national average. The grocery index is rated four points higher than the national average. All index scores are based on a sliding scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
115 104 $1,666 27.4% spend over 30% of their income on rent $169,205 $44,841 The top estate tax rate is 12% with a cap at $15 million. There is an exemption threshold of $5.1 million.

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals in Bridgeport include:

  • Bridgeport Hospital – This 387-bed short term acute care community is one of the primary emergency service providers in the metropolitan area. They also specialize in geriatric care offering a number of services including palliative care, psychiatric care, and home visits.
  • St. Vincent Medical Center – This 473-bed tertiary care community is operated by the Catholic church. They offer extended cancer care and the largest angioplasty program in the region.
  • Greater Bridgeport Community Mental Health Center (GBCMHC) – This 62-bed state run psychiatric hospital offers a number of services including crisis intervention.

Weather and Climate

Bridgeport has a humid subtropical type of climate. This means that the city has hot, humid summers and brief but snowy winters. The city receives a high amount of precipitation during the transition seasons of spring and fall. On average, the humidity level for Bridgeport is roughly 67%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of September at roughly 70%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
74°F 85°F (July) 60°F (July) 34°F 46°F (December) 23°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
48 (Good) 76 in the month of December (Moderate)

Moderate air quality conditions means that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should limit the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.


Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
4” 5” (December) 30”

Demographics and Values

Like many other East Coast cities, Bridgeport leans liberal in most elections.

2016 Presidential Election for Fairfield County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
57.30% 38.47% 4.23%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
938,406 146,579 3,523 people per square mile Shrinking at a rate of -0.35%


Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
34 22% 9% 4% 3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
32% 18% 7%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
3.5% 35.3% 40% 0.5% <1% 20.3% 4.7%


Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
4,731 23 9


Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
14% 68% 13% 21% 6% 4%

Bridgeport is considered moderately unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community may potentially face bigotry or discrimination from members of the public. However each neighborhood is different and this may not be true across the whole city.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

The East Coast seatown of Bridgeport is located right on the Atlantic seaboard. The city is known for its majestic shoreline, its fascinating museums, and its dedication to the performing arts. The town’s website lists a number of attractions and events that highlight the best aspects of living in Bridgeport. The Jefferson Ferry provides the best view of the city from the middle of the Long Island Sound. The Beardsley Zoo is one of the most popular attractions in the city boasting five enclosures including a predator enclosure, a South American Rainforest biome, and alligator alley. The top museums in the city include the P.T. Barnum museum which commemorates the one-time mayor and local legend. Located downtown in Barnum’s terra cotta mansion, the museum has a number of artifacts that serve as reminders to the dark and storied history of the American circus. The Discovery Museum is dedicated to science and learning and is a great place for the whole family to learn more about the natural world.

The city of Bridgeport prides itself on its dedication to the arts. The Housatonic Museum of Art has a wide collection of pieces from the 1700s, 1800s and 1900s. They also feature pieces made by students at the nearby Housatonic College. The Downtown Cabaret Theatre is a historical building and one of the premiere performing arts venues in the city. The 1,500-seat Klein Memorial Auditorium is home to the Greater Bridgeport Symphony, the New England Ballet Company, and the Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras.

For those who enjoy outdoor recreation there is Seaside Park. The park is 325 acres large and has over three miles of coastline that is dotted with beaches. The park was designed by the same person who designed Central Park in New York City and includes a wildlife preserve and a lighthouse. Fairchild Wheeler is the city’s municipal golf course and offers two 18-hole courses that are open to the public.


There are not many public transportation options available within the city and a car may be necessary to get around. The Metro-North commuter line offers daily service to New York City, and regional service to the surrounding areas. Bridgeport also has a stop along Amtrak’s regional East Coast train line.

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