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Photo of The Village at East Farms
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22 Floor plans available
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My dad lived in Florida and I live in Connecticut and he developed dementia and I was traveling back-and-forth every 3 to 4 weeks for about six months. We tried to keep Dad in Florida, but with his dementia...
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.
The Village at East Farms is a cozy country estate situated on a picturesque, 34-acre wooded hilltop. An authentic covered bridge, lavish gardens, and rolling panoramas provide the staging for a nine-hole putting green. At East Farms you will find private walking paths and gazebos that grace...
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What we like the most about the Southmayd Home for Women, is that we feel that our loved one is in a safe place. Based on the experience we have had so far, we would recommend the Southmayd Home to other...
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.
Families who want for their loved one a more personalized residential care experience than the typical franchise facility have long seen Southmayd Home as a local jewel. For well over a century, Southmayd has provided ladies around greater Waterbury residential living with assisted care- at a...
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Photo of Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden
1111 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
9.2
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For the senior housing business the charges were quite reasonable, close by for me and our daughter, and the regular living areas are very nice. My wife just wants to be left alone, which doesn't work well...
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.
Maple Woods at Hamden is located south of Sleeping Giant State Park on a hilltop overlooking the town center of Hamden, CT. This community boasts skyline views of New Haven and picturesque views of Long Island Sound. We are convenient to shops, cultural, and business attractions. Our superb...
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Photo of The Village at Kensington Place
1717 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
9.2
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41 reviews
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41 reviews
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I did not visit any other facilities. I immediately felt at home at Kensington Place. The community was clean and cheerful. I simply got a good vibe. It was also helpful that my uncle lives right around...
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.
The Village at Kensington Place is an elegant country estate nestled among the scenic Hanging Hills of Meriden, CT. Our beautifully manicured campus surrounded by woodlands provides comfortable outdoor sitting areas and the setting for fitness, arts, and leisure activities. A terrace off the main...
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8.9
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13 reviews
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The staff is very helpful and very kind. They are very, very good to my mom. It is a little bit expensive, but worth the money. I would and already have recommended The Landing of North Haven to others I...
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.
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Photo of The Orchards At Southington
8.0
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8.0
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Yes, staff goes out of their way to be helpful. As a family member they allow me to be able to know Mom is cared for 24/7 when I'm not with her which gives me the freedom to do the things I still need to do....
Provides: Assisted Living, 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.
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.
Located in Southington, Connecticut, The Orchards provides easy access to shopping, medical services and other services offered in downtown Southington. Each resident enjoys the privacy of their own studio, one or two bedroom apartment with all the benefits of a full service community. The...
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It's a good place, and the people are friendly. I have been pleased with the place itself. I am not sure it's a good fit for my loved one.
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.
Marbridge Retirement Center is an assisted living community located in Cheshire, New Haven County, Connecticut. Cheshire, which has been ranked among Money magazine's 100 best places to live, is known for its beautiful parks. Roaring Brook Park is a beloved destination for visitors and town...
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Provides: Assisted Living
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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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Provides: Assisted Living, 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.
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.
Photo of Mulberry Gardens of Southington
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We toured this location when we were looking into options for my loved one. It was a very nice looking place, the facility itself was beautiful and they kept it very clean. All the residents and staff we...
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.
Mulberry Gardens of Southington is a not-for-profit residential assisted living community that offers a warm and caring atmosphere with an exemplary health care staff. There are 2 levels of care in our community; assisted living and our secure memory care neighborhood...
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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.
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They offer daily activities and they encourage my father in law to participate. He loves the food and the community is clean and well maintained. The staff are nice and are there for you with whatever you...
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 Regency House Nursing and Rehabilitation
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.
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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.
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Provides: Assisted Living
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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.
East Ridge Manor is an assisted living community located in the historic town of Meriden, CT. Situated in New Haven County, half way between New Haven and Hartford, Meriden is home to some of the most beautiful views in the state. At East Ridge Residential Care, you can be sure that the staff's...
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Cost of assisted living in Cheshire, CT

The average cost of senior living in Cheshire is $10,987 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Madison Center, CT with an average of $8,528 per month.

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Cheshire, CT vs. nearby cities

Cheshire, CT
$10,987/mo
$11,027/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Cheshire, CT vs. the state and national average

Cheshire, CT
$10,987/mo
U.S. national average
$4,632/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Cheshire vs. other types of senior living

Assisted Living
$10,987/mo
$10,987/mo

Median monthly costs of Assisted Living in Cheshire, CT by room type

Semi-Private
$5,136/mo
Studio
$5,112/mo
1 Bedroom
$4,957/mo
2 Bedroom
$7,968/mo

Average cost of Assisted Living in Cheshire over time

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What families are saying about assisted living in Cheshire

Recent reviews for assisted living in Cheshire

The Residence at Ferry Park in Rocky Hill, CT

5.0
My aunt moved into ferry park a few months ago!!! We as a family are thrilled that she is engaged each day with fun activities and exercise classes! She has made some lovely new friends and we sleep better each night knowing a caring staff is there for her!

The Village at South Farms in Middletown, CT

4.6
I would recommend The Village at South Farms to others looking.

The Residence at Glastonbury

3.8
We chose The Hearth at Glastonbury mainly due to the location, it was where he used to live so he is familiar with the location. Also after the tour I just really liked the place and thought it would be a good gift for my dad. It is a very clean and safe facility to be in. I would recommend to ...
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Cheshire review score based on 43 family reviews

8.2
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This proprietary review score is based on 43 reviews of 15 Cheshire assisted living communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Cheshire review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how assisted living residents and family members rate assisted living 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

Cheshire review score compared against nearby cities

8.2
Cheshire, CT15 facilities
8.2
8.0
Meriden, CT22 facilities

Review subcategories for Cheshire assisted living

When assisted living 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 43 reviews of 15 Cheshire assisted living communities. This chart helps you compare Cheshire resident and family assisted living 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.
Cheshire, CT averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.8
4.5
Friendliness
4.7
4.6
Care services
4.3
4.2
Staff
4.6
4.5
Meals & dining
4.4
4.1
Activities
4.4
4.0
Value for cost*
4.3
4.1
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Cheshire assisted living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Cheshire assisted living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Cheshire, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select care services in Cheshire assisted living

Assisted living communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of assisted living partners in Cheshire that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
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Full medication management
Full medication management
53.3%
51.5%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
33.3%
32.9%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
100%
98.9%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
100%
99.3%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
60%
56.1%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
40%
29.5%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
100%
99.1%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
53.3%
47.5%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
60%
52.9%
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*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Cheshire assisted living

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of Cheshire Assisted Living partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Cheshire, CTNational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
46.7%
50.4%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
26.7%
31.5%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
60%
40.5%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
6.7%
13.3%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in Cheshire assisted living

Assisted living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Cheshire partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Cheshire, CTNational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
26.7%
26.2%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
33.3%
39%
No sugar
No sugar
33.3%
36%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
46.7%
34.3%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
20%
12.2%
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Availability of select dining options in Cheshire assisted living

Our assisted living communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Cheshire communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Cheshire, CTNational
Professional chef
Professional chef
40%
30.2%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
40%
41%
Room service
Room service
33.3%
34.8%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
26.7%
17.2%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Cheshire assisted living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered assisted living communities in Cheshire offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Cheshire, CTNational
Activity director
Activity director
40%
44.9%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
40%
30.1%
Community service programs
Community service programs
26.7%
29.2%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
53.3%
48.9%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
40%
47.9%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
53.3%
51.6%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
40%
40%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
33.3%
33.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
40%
36.4%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
40%
45.4%
Live performances
Live performances
40%
45.7%
Dances
Dances
33.3%
28.5%
Fitness center
Fitness center
40%
23.6%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
40%
44.6%
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State regulations for assisted living in Cheshire

Safety is a primary concern when seniors and their families look for assisted living. Each state has its own laws and inspection processes to ensure seniors reside in a safe environment. Learning about Connecticut assisted living regulations will help you understand how assisted living communities in Cheshire protect seniors.

Learn about Connecticut Assisted Living regulations

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Spring Village at Stratford, Avery Heights and Maplewood at Orange are the top-rated assisted living facilities near Cheshire, Connecticut. See full list of communities.

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