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Assisted Living
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Average starting price $X,XXX/month
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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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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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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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Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Recent reviews of Assisted Living in Fairfield, CT
5 / 5.0

By in large the people are very friendly, no complaints about the food, however I miss NYC and the french restaurants but Maplewood provides an excellent dining experience. I love the programs they offer especially the fitness programs.

4.5 / 5.0

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 more f...

4.9 / 5.0

My wife has been with Artis since it opened 2 years ago. Most of the aids and nurses are the best. It is run to keep the residents safe, well fed, clean and happy. I recommend Artis to anyone looking for a memory care facility.

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I like all the people here, they are very cordial, the personnel are first class. I always feel very comfortable and I am never bored. I look forward to happy hour and social events. I would say first class.
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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Watermark has the most beautiful indoor pool. It has glass panels and sliders enclosing it. As you look out you are surrounded on all sides by 14 acres of large old trees and greenery maintained by a...
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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9.9
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Look fwd to continue at this establishment and many years to come with my wife. We love being here with wonderful people here who take great care of us.
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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The staff at Spring Meadows is very friendly, for the most part. The housekeeping staff are accommodating and do a good job. The meals are of good quality. There really isn't much family communication. ...
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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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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33 Floor plans available
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We have had a great experience with assisted living at MiddleBrook Farms. [name removed] is awesome, great location, the facility is very clean, and the staff is friendly.
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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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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2020 Photos available
77 Floor plans available
Pricing promotion expiring soon
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It is a wonderful, beautiful place with caring and knowledgeable staff! We picked this community, because it was the most beautiful building, and it was a good location close to our family home. The cost...
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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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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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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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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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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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...
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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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44 Floor plans available
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What I like about Bridges is that the residents live in so-called houses. Within those houses the residents have freedom to move around and it's safe for them. It's designed very much like a home with a...
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.
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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: 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.
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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 assisted living in Fairfield, CT

The average cost of senior living in Fairfield is 8126.97 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Greens Farms, CT with an average of 6719.69 per month.

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Fairfield, CT

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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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Maplewood at Orange, Atria Darien and The Watermark at 3030 Park, a CCRC are the top rated assisted living facilities near Fairfield, Connecticut. See full list of communities.

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