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White Oaks

230 Deming St, Manchester, CT 06042

4.1
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

White Oaks provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautiful grounds in the charming community of Manchester, you'll love the elegant beauty of White Oaks while enjoying the conveniences of the nearby town. If you're in the mood to explore, you'll...

Arbors of Hop Brook Independent/Cont Care

403 West Center Street, Manchester, CT 06040

4.6
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Arbors, a Nationally Accredited, Continuing Care Retirement Community in Manchester, Connecticut. Arbors offers Independent,Assisted and Continuing Care in a stress-free lifestyle with security, companionship, services and access to our award Health Care Center long term and rehab health care. At...

April Time Residential Care Home

91 Chestnut St, Manchester, CT 06040

(0 review)

Our April Time Residential Care Home is conveniently located in the classic Manchester, Connecticut. Nestled among New England's picturesque scenery and quiet community, we pride ourselves on having an array of well-maintained apartments as part of our beautiful living community. We are known for...

The Wellington at Springfield

942 Grayson Dr, Springfield, MA 01119

4.2
(95 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Be inspired to live life to the fullest when taking up residence at The Wellington at Springfield. Our Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Springfield, MA Sixteen Acres/East Longmeadow/Wilbraham line, enriches the lives of seniors by providing an environment that is...

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Village Gate of Farmington

88 Scott Swamp Rd, Farmington, CT 06032

4.3
(86 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Village Gate of Farmington provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled within beautiful, scenic grounds just outside of Hartford, you'll love the elegance of our facilities while enjoying the convenience of the nearby town. We're just minutes from shopping,...

Atria Crossroads Place

One Beechwood Drive, Waterford, CT 06385

4.5
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Farmington Station, A Senior Living Residence

111 Scott Swamp Rd, Farmington, CT 06032

4.2
(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...

Spring Village at Stratford

6911 Main Street, Stratford, CT 06614

4.3
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Spring Village, you'll find a dedicated staff who understand the importance of balancing individual care with your independence. Whether you enjoy watching a movie in our theater, reading a novel in our library, or taking an excursion to nearby local shops, we are dedicated to helping you live...

Brookdale Eddy Pond West

669 Washington Street, Auburn, MA 01501

4.0
(43 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Freedom to Live WellGet ready to exchange cooking, cleaning and laundry for a rich and full retirement experience. At our assisted living and memory care community in Auburn, Massachusetts, we handle the household chores so you can spend more time doing the things you love. With cozy private...

River Ridge at Avon

101 Bickford Extension, Avon, CT 06001

4.3
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

River Ridge at Avon is nestled in a quiet, residential neighborhood in the heart of beautiful Farmington Valley. We are conveniently located off Route 44 in the charming town of Avon, minutes from wonderful shops, dining, entertainment, and medical offices. Our superb location complements the...

The Village at Buckland Court

432 Buckland Road, South Windsor, CT 06074

4.2
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Village at Buckland Court is a charming 'country estate' nestled amidst beautiful farm land, with expansive lawns and gardens. Inspiring outdoor sitting areas, a gazebo, and an herb garden provide the setting for arts, leisure, and fitness activities. Private walking paths and gazebos grace...

Quail Run Estates

50 Cardinal Dr, Agawam, MA 01001

4.2
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Quail Run Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautifully landscaped grounds on the outskirts of Springfield, you'll love the comfortable facilities, our friendly staff and the convenience of the nearby community. We're just minutes from...

The Reserve at East Longmeadow

741 Parker Street, East Longmeadow, MA 01028

3.7
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Reserve at East Longmeadow is a new and exceptional assisted living and memory care community in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts. East Longmeadow is a beautiful city just outside of Springfield, one of the 'greenest' cities in the country with over 2,400 acres of parks. Springfield is also the...

Brookdale Gables Farmington

20 Devonwood Drive, Farmington, CT 06032

4.2
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Quality Care and Peace of MindIf you want to exchange the humdrum senior living experience for one that offers you personalized care plans, a warm and welcoming atmosphere with resort-like amenities and endless opportunities to engage in activities, programs and events, look no further. Our...

Armbrook Village

551 North Road, Westfield, MA 01085

4.6
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Armbrook Village offers seniors a secure, supportive and independent lifestyle. The community features both independent and assisted living options as well as a state-of-the-art Compass Memory Support Neighborhood featuring innovative, research-based programming for those with memory loss...

Brookdale West Hartford

22 Simsbury Road, West Hartford, CT 06117

4.0
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Live The Life You WantNo one deserves to spend their golden years worrying about being alone in the event of an emergency or caring the heavy burden of family care alone. That’s why our assisted living and memory care community is here to provide personalized care plans, spacious and comfortable...

Atria Larson Place

1450 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06517

4.3
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Atria Larson Place is a warm, welcoming community with all the comforts of home. Socialize in our bright, large common areas and enjoy diverse activities that allow you to pursue your interests and discover new ones. Located directly across from beautiful Lake Whitney, Atria Larson Place is close...

Atria Greenridge Place

One Elizabeth Court, Rocky Hill, CT 06067

4.4
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Atria Greenridge Place, you'll enjoy all the comforts of home and just the right amount of discreet support to help you live independently. This inviting community is situated in a residential neighborhood in Rocky Hill, next to Wethersfield and Newington. You'll find warm, friendly neighbors...

The Village at Kensington Place

511 Kensington Avenue, Meriden, CT 06451

4.1
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Atria Hamilton Heights

One Hamilton Heights Drive, West Hartford, CT 06119

3.8
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Conveniently located in West Hartford, Connecticut, near the dining and shopping of Blue Back Square, Atria Hamilton Heights provides a luxurious lifestyle in one of New England's finest neighborhoods. Our community offers daily opportunities for older adults to stay active, including movie...

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Cost of independent living in Manchester, CT

Independent Living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,250
    National
  • $4,773
    State
  • $4,013
    Manchester, CT
  • $3,110
    Middletown, CT
  • $4,717
    Bozrah, CT
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Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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Learn More About Assisted Living in Manchester, CT

Manchester, a suburb of Hartford, offers easy access to daily resources and services like shopping and dining options, health care facilities, and public transportation — all within reach of Hartford’s vibrant downtown area. Within city limits, residents enjoy local museums, festivals, and parks that help create Manchester’s welcoming sense of community.

In Manchester, assisted living communities provide personal care services in settings typically ranging from private apartments to shared rooms, often with restaurant-style dining and activities based on residents’ interests. Designed to promote independence among seniors who don’t require 24-hour skilled nursing care, assisted living is a good option for retirees who need help with some daily tasks and would like to live a socially fulfilling, active lifestyle.

Cost of Assisted Living in Manchester, CT

The median monthly cost of assisted living is about $5,100 in the Manchester area and $5,300 in the state of Connecticut.

Learn More About Manchester, CT

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Manchester are rated three points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated near the average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Groceries Clothing
97 93 96 99 101 96

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64 Median Income Age 65+ Median Household Income Average Individual Income Median Employee Salary Average Property Tax One-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate
$77,946 per year $44,604 per year $67,186 per year $34,221 per year $46,215 per year $5,100 per year $941 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Manchester include:

Manchester Memorial Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 170+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

Rockville General Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 230+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, physical therapy

Weather and Climate

Manchester’s climate is classified as humid continental, meaning the area experiences cold winters and warm, humid summers. The average humidity level is 65%, and humidity levels are often highest during September at about 71%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
26°F 36°F 16°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
74°F 84°F 63°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 84

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 44″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
40 13.9% 58,210 2,124 per square mile 2.3

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.3% 5.1% 19.7% 17.9% <0.1% 4.5% 54.4%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2020 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Hartford: 28/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 99/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Hartford County

Democratic Republican Other
58.6% 37.1% 4.4%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Manchester include:

  • Fire Museum
  • Old Manchester Museum
  • Cheney Homestead

Outdoor attractions in Manchester:

  • Center Springs Park
  • Wickham Park
  • Nathan Hale State Forest

Manchester’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Little Theatre of Manchester at Cheney Hall
  • Art in the Park
  • Downtown Manchester ScareCrow Festival
  • Manchester Parkade Shopping Center

Transportation

The CT Transit system provides public bus transportation in the surrounding area, with multiple routes in Manchester, and offers discounted fares to senior citizens. Taxis and rideshare services, like Uber and Lyft, are also available in Manchester.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Connecticut

The Court of Saint James, McLean a CCRC and Elmbrook Village are the top rated independent living facilities near Manchester, Connecticut. See full list of communities.

There are 108 independent living facilities near Manchester, Connecticut. See the full list.

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