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Shady Oaks Assisted Living

344 Stevens St, Bristol, CT 06010

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About the community

Shady Oaks provides strong nursing in a cozy and loyal home. We average 4.9/5 stars in 35+ online reviews. Bristol Press readers voted us 2020 Best Retirement Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. We are a smart alternative to 24hr. home care and nursing homes.

Strong Nursing: We excel at high end nursing, dementia, and hospice care. Our supervising nurse has 35+ years experience. We have an aide-to-resident-ratio of about 1:9 days, 1:18 nights.

Cozy: Our home has about 36 residents. We provide full services, with easy all-inclusive pricing. Rooms come furnished and decorated. We feel like a real warm home, not like a cold hotel.

Loyal: We personalize care and recreation. We fill our home with loving staff and volunteers. Residents get up to $4k+ monthly in CT&VA aid. Since 2016, we only lost 3 residents to money.

Unique: The owner is a Marine Iraq veteran with a Harvard PhD. Both his grandmothers lived at Shady Oaks. He lives next door. Residents and families have come to us from 62+ CT towns.

COVID-19: We kept all our residents COVID safe through to the vaccine. In spring 2020, we bubbled up for almost 10 weeks. We now do frequent testing, wear KN95s, and use 75 air...

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Pricing at Shady Oaks Assisted Living

Total monthly costs depend on room type, select services, and the level of care needed.

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Reviews of Shady Oaks Assisted Living

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April 2018

Kathy Weber

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exceptional place

In looking for a place to make my dads last home, my siblings and I didn't hesitate picking Shady Oaks after meeting Tyson and his staff. They immediately became family and went above and beyond to make the transition for my dad coming from the Cape. Even though he was only there 2 weeks, he loved it, loved the staff and particularly loved his time spent with [name removed], talking about being in the service, their experiences at Yale and so much more. He was happy and loved his new room and everyone there. I can never repay their kindness but will always remember them all fondly for treating my dad like their own family. I would recommend them very highly.


Senior Housing Types

Assisted living

Health Care Services

Memory care
Diabetic care
Incontinence care
Medication management

Staffing & ancillary services

Hospice available on-site
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Meals & Dining

Meals provided

Room Amenities

Wheelchair accessible showers
Bath tubs
Respite or short term stays offered

Community Amenities

Transportation & parking

Resident parking available
Transportation at cost
Property convenient to public transit


Dogs allowed
Cats allowed

Common areas

Outdoor common areas
Indoor common areas



Memory care services

Wander guard or similar system available

Languages spoken


Primary language spoken by staff



Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities offsite
Visiting chaplain or priest
Protestant services
Frequently asked questions about Shady Oaks Assisted Living

Shady Oaks Assisted Living offers Studio and Semi-Private. Learn more.

Shady Oaks Assisted Living has received an average review rating of 4.7 based on 1 reviews. See all reviews.

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