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Senior housing types near Meriden, CT

  • Connecticut Baptist Homes

    292 Thorpe Avenue, Meriden, CT 06450
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  • Heritage Commons

    Heritage Commons

    38 Boston Road, Middletown, CT 06457
    (1)
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    Heritage Commons offers residents 55 years and older an active, rewarding lifestyle in a warm, friendly community environment. Rental includes a spacious one and two-bedroom or studio unit with full kitchen, utilities, fine dining, housekeeping and linen service, transportation, 24-hour security,...

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  • The Village at South Farms

    The Village at South Farms

    645 Saybrook Road, Middletown, CT 06457
    (22)
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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 the...

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  • The Lodge at Cold Spring

    The Lodge at Cold Spring

    50 Cold Spring Road, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
    (11)
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    The Lodge at Cold Spring provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled within beautiful grounds in the heart of Rocky Hills, you'll love the tasteful elegance of our facilities and the convenience of living near all the things that make life great. We're just...

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  • Middlewoods of Newington

    2125 Main St, Newington, CT 06111
    (7)
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    Are you looking for Award-Winning Assisted and Independent Living? If so, Middlewoods of Newington is the place for you! Within the last year the community was awarded the following: • Assisted Living Federation of America’s "Champion for Seniors"; • Connecticut Assisted Living...

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  • Village Gate of Farmington

    Village Gate of Farmington

    88 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, CT 06032
    (31)
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    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,...

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  • Middlewoods of Farmington

    509 Middle Rd, Farmington, CT 06032
    (11)
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    You can feel it the minute you walk through the front door, something is different at Middlewoods of Farmington! Perhaps it is the smell of home-made cookies baked by residents wafting from the Country Kitchen. Or maybe it is the warm greeting from the Receptionist. Or could it be the friendly...

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  • Brookdale Chatfield

    Brookdale Chatfield

    One Chatfield Drive, West Hartford, CT 06110
    (16)
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    From the moment you walk through the door of our Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care community in West Hartford, you will feel peace and comfort. To be honest, you might even feel a little bit giddy. It may have something to do with the beautiful common areas, private accommodations...

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  • Brookdale Gables Farmington

    Brookdale Gables Farmington

    20 Devonwood Drive, Farmington, CT 06032
    (23)
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    Quality Care and Peace of Mind If 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...

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  • The Court of Saint James

    The Court of Saint James

    144 S Main St, West Hartford, CT 06107
    (1)
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    Welcome Home The Court of Saint James is a unique retirement community with amenities for living a good life. The location is less than one mile from the Center of West Hartford, Connecticut which boasts exceptional shopping and delightful dining. The Court of Saint James is an affordable,...

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  • The Holiday Retirement

    The Holiday Retirement

    39 Highland Street, West Hartford, CT 06119
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    Peace of mind. At The Holiday we feel that everyone should be able to have this comfort regarding their parent. We know that you don't want to be worrying about whether your parents are eating well, are secure in their homes, or feel alone and isolated. Not only will your minds be eased from the...

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  • The Hearth at Glastonbury

    The Hearth at Glastonbury

    281 Western Blvd, Glastonbury, CT 06033
    (15)
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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 cleaning...

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  • Solstice Senior Living at Guilford

    Solstice Senior Living at Guilford

    201 Granite Road, Guilford, CT 06437
    (19)
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    Solstice Senior Living at Guilford provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled within a 80-acre wooded nature preserve with hiking trails and a fully stocked fishing pond, you'll love the quiet seclusion of Solstice Senior Living at Guilford and the convenience...

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  • Atria Glastonbury

    Atria Glastonbury

    1177 Hebron Ave, Glastonbury, CT 06033
    (20)
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    Situated just south of East Hartford, bordering Bell-Hebron Linear Park on 14 wooded acres, Atria Glastonbury is a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. This inviting residence offers a selection of studio, one-...

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  • Cedar Woods

    Cedar Woods

    80 Cedar Street, Branford, CT 06405
    (21)
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    Cedar Woods provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautifully landscaped grounds, you'll love the elegant quality of our facilities while enjoying all the convenience of the nearby community. We're just minutes from shopping, dining, entertainment and...

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  • The Saybrook at Haddam

    1556 Saybrook Rd, Haddam, CT 06438
    (7)
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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...

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  • Hoffman Summerwood Community

    Hoffman Summerwood Community

    160 Simsbury Road, West Hartford, CT 06117
    (8)
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    Hoffman SummerWood Community is a national award-winning senior living rental community located in the quiet northeast corner of West Hartford. Our members enjoy their own beautiful apartment, featuring a fully applianced kitchen, living room, bedroom, and handicap accessible bathroom. We provide...

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  • The Hearth at Gardenside

    The Hearth at Gardenside

    173 Alps Road, Branford, CT 06405
    (8)
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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 cleaning...

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  • The Residence at Brookside

    The Residence at Brookside

    117 Simsbury Road, Avon, CT 06001
    (7)
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    Located minutes from historic downtown Avon, our brand new community is nestled on beautiful farmland, boasting easy proximity to great shopping, houses of worship, and all of the wonderful cultural and recreational attractions in the area. Our dining room offers "Anytime Dining" from 7am-7pm, a...

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  • The Village at Mariners Point

    The Village at Mariners Point

    111 South Shore Drive, East Haven, CT 06512
    (19)
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    Majestic ocean views from a breathtaking seaside hilltop greet residents daily at The Village at Mariner's Point. Lavish gardens provide a setting for leisure, art, and fitness activities. Private walking paths and gazebos grace beautifully manicured gardens, while the 68-seat movie theater, Mariner...

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  • Boulder Ridge

    Boulder Ridge

    400 Commerce Drive, Canton, CT 06019
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    If you're 55 or over with an eye toward quality, in search of a senior living community, you'll find what you want, at the price you want at Boulder Ridge in Canton, Connecticut. Conveniently located on the Canton-Avon line, this age-restricted Metro Prime senior living community is just a short...

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  • Arbors of Hop Brook Independent/Cont Care

    Arbors of Hop Brook Independent/Cont Care

    403 West Center Street, Manchester, CT 06040
    (4)
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    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...

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  • Maplewood at Orange

    Maplewood at Orange

    245 Indian River Road, Orange, CT 06477
    (13)
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    Maplewood at Orange has carefully blended a comfortable yet elegant decor, an enthusiastic staff, engaging social enrichment and expertly prepared meals featuring farm-fresh ingredients to create a unqiely special memory care and assisted living community. Just in the heart of the shopping and...

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  • Colebrook Village at Hebron

    Colebrook Village at Hebron

    55 John E. Horton Blvd, Hebron, CT 06248
    (2)
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    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 natural light available. ...

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  • The Hearth at Southbury

    The Hearth at Southbury

    655 Main St S, Southbury, CT 06488
    (33)
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  • The Watermark at East Hill

    The Watermark at East Hill

    611 East Hill Road, Southbury, CT 06488
    (27)
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    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, fantastic events and assisted living, memory...

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  • The Residence at South Windsor Farms

    The Residence at South Windsor Farms

    200 Deming Street, South Windsor, CT 06074
    (25)
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    Located minutes from historic downtown South Windsor, our brand-new community is nestled on beautiful farmland, boasting easy proximity to great shopping, houses of worship, Wapping Park, I-84 and all of the wonderful cultural and recreational attractions in the area. We offer 80 apartments for 86...

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  • White Oaks

    White Oaks

    230 Deming St, Manchester, CT 06042
    (36)
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    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 want...

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  • Evergreen Crossings Retirement Resort (Opening Summer 2020)

    Evergreen Crossings Retirement Resort (Opening Summer 2020)

    900 Hemlock Ave, South Windsor, CT 06074
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    Evergreen Crossings, the luxurious Resort Lifestyle Community, is currently under construction on Hemlock Avenue in South Windsor. We look forward to opening brand new during the Summer of 2020! Evergreen Crossings will offer all of the comforts and conveniences of modern-day living that allow you...

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  • McLean a CCRC

    McLean a CCRC

    75 Great Pond Rd, Simsbury, CT 06070
    (1)
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    McLean is a not-for-profit continuum of care campus and so much more. It is located on a beautiful 120 acre campus is Simsbury adjacent to Hop Meadow Country Club. All Village residents are social members of the club. The campus has extensive, safe walking trails and gardens. The Village at McLean...

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  • April Time Residential Care Home

    91 Chestnut St, Manchester, CT 06040
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    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...

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  • Anthology of Farmington

    Anthology of Farmington

    1 Bridgewater Road, Farmington, CT 06032
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  • The Ivy at Watertown NOW OPEN

    The Ivy at Watertown NOW OPEN

    655 Straits Turnpike, Watertown, CT 06795
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  • Anthology of Simsbury

    Anthology of Simsbury

    142 Cooper Ave, Weatogue, CT 06089
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  • Lutheran Home of Southbury

    990 Main St N, Southbury, CT 06488
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  • Keystone Place at Newbury Brook

    1058 Litchfield St, Torrington, CT 06790
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Meriden, Connecticut

Independent Living

For seniors who wish to live primarily without personal assistance but would like the benefit of having housekeeping taken care of by professionalls, an Independent Living Community may be the perfect choice. Daily needs such as meal planning and the scheduling of social activities are accounted for, which permits residents more free time to live life as they wish. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar age groups and interests. Residents' quarters consist of private living spaces, each with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering an opportunity to socialize with guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies differ between locations, many residences allow cats and dogs as well. If residents decide they would like to employ the services of private medical professionalls, they always have the option. There are a variety of advantages and expenditures to consider when deciding on an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these services are covered in the care plan: field trips, laundry, cable TV, wellness program, initial assessment fee, housekeeping, move-in fee, and Waiting list deposit. The amenities associated with independent living include fitness center & swimming pool, transportation, golf course, laundry service, private rental hall, concierge services, restaurant-style dining hall, and healthcare center.

Demographics and Values

In terms of education, 22.5% have a college degree, 6.7% have a graduate degree, and 38.9% have a high-school diploma. Demographically, Meriden is 24.1% Hispanic, 2.5% mixed race, 0.1% Native American, 1.8% Asian, 10.3% black, 81.5% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 3.8% other or not specified. Out of the total city population, 52.8% are female and 47.2% are male. The median age of Meriden is 43 years old. In Meriden, 5.9% of the population are veterans. In Meriden, 6.9% are widowed, 5.1% do not have health insurance, 64.3% participate in the labor force, and 10.8% live in poverty. Meriden has a population density of 972 people per square mile. The total population of Meriden consists of 59,927 people.

Cost of Living

The neighborhood where a care community is based could have a major influence on the cost of care. Cost of living can be a motivating factor in selecting which destination meets the needs of you or your loved one's needs. The rent burden for Meriden is about 19.0% of the average person's monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Meriden is around $1,262 and the median home value for Meriden is about $173,556.

State Information

An overview of Connecticut

Overall, Connecticut ranks 21st out of all states in quality of life and 3rd in healthcare. Out of a national average of 100, Connecticut has a cost of living index rating of 129, a grocery index rating of 114, and a housing index rating of 145. There are 38 general hospitals and 121 health centers that provide care for 3,571,450 Connecticut residents. St Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Sharon Hospital, and Lawrence and Memorial Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The natural beauty of Connecticut is ranked 6th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 41% voted for the Republican candidate while 55% voted for the Democratic candidate. Twenty-eight percent of Connecticut residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 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 median age in the state is 41, and 32% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the winter falls to around 29F. The average high winter temperature is around 44F in the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 12F in the month of January. 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. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Connecticut is around 4.15 inches. The most precipitation occurs in March with an average of 5.47 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the humidity rating for Connecticut is around 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of September at around 70%. On average, Connecticut has an air quality index rating of around 41.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 53.7 AQI. 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 kingcup or marsh marigold, white oak, white-tailed deer, and mountain laurel. The state animal of Connecticut is the the sperm whale.