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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Assisted Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 1068 Assisted Living facilities in Essex and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Assisted Living near Essex, Connecticut

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Essex Village Manor

59 South Main Street, Essex, CT 06426

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Just above the Connecticut River, Essex Village Manor offers the same caring staff and wonderful amenities as its sister facility, Meadowbrook Manor. Centrally located, it is in walking distance to Essex center, the river and the town park. Once a sea captain's house, the home features bright...

Meadowbrook Manor

63 Westbrook Road, Essex, CT 06409

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Located just outside the charming rural Connecticut Village of Essex, Meadowbrook Manor is a wonderful residential care home with a relaxed, friendly atmosphere and a professional caring staff. The fully air-conditioned home features private and semi-private rooms, 24 hour care, three home cooked...

The Saybrook at Haddam

1556 Saybrook Rd, Haddam, CT 06438

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The Saybrook at Haddam is a warm and gracious assisted living and retirement community with 72 bright and spacious one- and two- bedroom apartments, located in the Connecticut River Valley. A terrific value for independent seniors, we offer chef-prepared meals, weekly housekeeping and linen...

Ocean Meadow Senior Living

91 E Main St, Clinton, CT 06413

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INSPIRED MEMORY CAREOcean Meadow Senior Living is an exclusive senior living community located in the quaint shoreline town of Clinton, CT. Located 25 minutes from the convenience of New Haven, Ocean Meadow Senior Living was built in 2004 and newly remodeled in 2018. Ocean Meadow Senior Living...

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Crescent Point At Niantic

417 Main Street, Niantic, CT 06357

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Exceptional assisted living services in a residential living environment is the cornerstone of Crescent Point at Niantic. Crescent Point captures the spirit of village convenience and accessibility while embracing the neighborhood feel of a front porch and good friends. While the environment is...

The Hearth at Tuxis Pond

100 Bradley Road, Madison, CT 06443

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The Hearth is proud to offer Viking Pure Solutions’ electrochemically activated cleaning and disinfecting systems for our residents in each of our communities! This revolutionary safe and effective cleaner provides protection for our residents, teams, and families providing state of the art...

Atria Crossroads Place

One Beechwood Drive, Waterford, CT 06385

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Exciting NEW enhancements are now complete at Atria Crossroads Place! Extensive renovations include refurbished common spaces, an upgraded salon, a modern bistro, redesigned restaurant and private dining room with outdoor canopy, library, custom fitness center, additional outdoor green space and...

Green Grove

148 Whitfield Street, Guilford, CT 06437

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Green Grove provides seniors with a safe and comfortable community to call home. Located in Guilford, CT, this assisted living community provides a beautiful location for its residents. Guilford is a part of New Haven County, and guests of our residents will enjoy checking out all that the city...

Haughton Cove Manor, Inc

841 Norwich New London Turnpike, Uncasville, CT 06382

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Haughton Cove Manor, Inc is a senior home group located in New London County, Connecticut. Our home is conveniently located a couple of miles away from the nearest hospital. The residential care home is located in a serene neighborhood with well-kept grounds that are pleasant to look at and be...

Elmbrook Village

352 Salem Turnpike, Bozrah, CT 06334

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Now doing in person tours!Elmbrook Village at Bozrah opened in September 2019. Offers independent living, assisted living, and memory care. Elmbrook Village was designed to maximize the amount of natural light available and has 115 apartments with a variety of styles. We have some of the largest...

The Village at South Farms

645 Saybrook Road, Middletown, CT 06457

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The Village at South Farms is a cozy 'country estate' with a panoramic valley view that our residents enjoy from the southern-style veranda overlooking its expansive lawns. Lavish gardens surround the community and provide the setting for shaded outdoor seating and walking areas. A terrace off...

Artis Senior Living of Branford

814 E Main St, Branford, CT 06405

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For personalized memory care services, you are in great hands with Artis Senior Living of Branford. The Artis Way empowers residents with their own individual preferences and passions as we ensure that your care is personalized and adaptive to your loved one’s uniqueness. From our purpose-built...

Greystone Retirement Home

44 High St, Portland, CT 06480

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A Pleasant Home Alternative for the ElderlyToday’s challenge in the long-term care business is to create suitable shelter and care solutions to meet the steadily increasing needs of an elderly community of people who can no longer remain totally independent but who do not require nursing care.The...

East Ridge Manor

43 Preston Avenue, Meriden, CT 06450

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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...

Academy Point at Mystic

20 Academy Ln, Mystic, CT 06355

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Overlooking downtown Mystic Connecticut, Academy Point is a thoughtful, historic renovation of the former Mystic Academy. Much of the original building has been preserved to offer an environment rich in local history and fond memories. As an assisted living community, Academy point provides its...

The Landing of North Haven

201 Clintonville Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492

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Colebrook Village at Hebron

55 John E. Horton Blvd, Hebron, CT 06248

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Now doing in person tours!Colebrook Village at Hebron opened in May of 2018. We offer independent living, assisted living, and memory care. We have 112 units and are located in a quaint small town in Eastern CT. Surrounded by flora and fauna, our building was designed to maximize the amount of...

Stoneridge Retirement Community

186 Jerry Browne Rd, Mystic, CT 06355

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StoneRidge is a senior living community of over 300 residents and 220 employees. Set on 32 beautiful acres less than three miles from downtown Mystic, StoneRidge offers residents the best of both worlds: a fulfilling lifestyle in one of the most attractive spots on the Connecticut coast. Here,...

The Hearth at Gardenside

173 Alps Road, Branford, CT 06405

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The Hearth is proud to offer Viking Pure Solutions’ electrochemically activated cleaning and disinfecting systems for our residents in each of our communities! This revolutionary safe and effective cleaner provides protection for our residents, teams, and families providing state of the art...

The Residence at Ferry Park

60 Cold Spring Road, Rocky Hill, CT 06067

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Round-the-Clock CareOur assisted and memory care community is nestled on ten beautiful acres in Connecticut, providing a warm and inviting background for the perfect senior living experience. With spacious and comfortable accommodations that feel like home, events and activities that nourish that...

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Essex, Connecticut

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities offer organized social events and apartment style housing as well as personalized assistance. Assisted living communities usually offer help with appointments and transportation, support with the activities of daily life, and supervision of care. In certain situations, communities may provide continuing care, dementia care, or respite. The annual median cost for a private room is around $166,988 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $152,388 . The state of Connecticut has a number of stipulations associated with this type of community. The Department of Public Health, community Licensing licenses this type of community. Staff members obtain education in a variety of subjects. These include: 6 hours of annual in-service continuing education on topics, 10-hour orientation, aides must pass a competency exam, and assisted living philosophy. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include resident teaching, health promotion, provision of care and services to residents whose conditions are chronic and stable, and assistance with self-administered medications. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to assure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as medications, treatments, and other required nursing services, plan must include types and frequency of services needed, RN conducts consultation with the resident, and plan must include information about the resident’s problems and needs. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) waiver programs and through the non-Medicaid state-funded Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include opening medication packages, medication administration , and verifying. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include communities must provide residents with three meals per day. There must be one bath or shower for every 1 residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day.


Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be a motivating factor when deciding what care option is best for you or your loved one. Monthly, the median cost of rent in Essex is about $1,624 per month and the median price of a home in Essex is $358,784. The rent burden for Essex is about 19.3% of the average monthly income.


Demographics and Values

Out of the total population of Essex, 5.0% live in poverty, 2.5% do not have health insurance, 62.1% participate in the labor force, and 5.8% consider themselves widows. Of the population of Essex 21.3% have a graduate degree, 55.5% have a college degree, and 15.9% have a high-school diploma. In Essex, 12.9% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total city population, 48.1% are female and 51.9% are male. The median age of Essex is 54 years old. Demographically, Essex is 2.6% mixed race, 0.0% other or not specified, 1.4% Asian, 92.6% white, 3.3% black, 0.0% Native American, 3.6% Hispanic, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Essex has a population density of 244 people per square mile. The total population of Essex consists of 6,588 people.


State Information

An overview of Connecticut

There are 38 general hospitals and 121 health centers that provide care for 3,571,450 Connecticut residents. St Francis Hospital & Medical Center, Sharon Hospital, and Lawrence & Memorial Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The natural beauty of Connecticut is ranked 6th in the nation. In terms of resources, Connecticut has a cost of living index of 128.8, a grocery index rating of 114.2, and a housing index rating of 144.7. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. Overall, Connecticut ranks 21st out of all states in quality of life and 3rd in healthcare.


Social demographics of the state

In terms of religious values, 28% of Connecticut’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 2,597 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-13%, Mainline Protestant-17%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. In Connecticut there are 109 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Connecticut ranks 14th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. The state has a median age of 41 and 32% of its population being over the age of 55. In the last presidential election 55% of Connecticut residents voted Democrat and 41% voted Republican.


State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Connecticut is 41.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 53.7 AQI. On average, the state receives 4.15 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in March with an average of 5.47 inches of precipitation a month. During the summer, the average temperature in Connecticut is around 70F. The average high summer temperature is around 86F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 52F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Connecticut drops to around 29F. The average high winter temperature is around 44F in the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12F during the month of January. On average, the humidity rating for Connecticut is around 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 70% in the month of September. While residents of Connecticut mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Connecticut can include hurricanes and tornadoes.


Wildlife to be found in Connecticut

The state of Connecticut has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Summersweet, White Oak, White-tailed Deer, and Blue Flag Iris. The state animal of Connecticut is the The Sperm Whale.

Frequently asked questions about Assisted Living facilities in Connecticut

There are 20 assisted living facilities near Essex, Connecticut. See the full list.

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