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  • Spring Village at Stratford

    Spring Village at Stratford

    6911 Main Street, Stratford, CT 06614
    (33)
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    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...

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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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  • Spring Meadows at Trumbull

    Spring Meadows at Trumbull

    6949 Main St, Trumbull, CT 06611
    (20)
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    Discover a community truly in bloom at Spring Meadows Trumbull, where residents spend their days in a warm and friendly environment. Our community offers privacy and the freedom to live the way residents choose in comfortable surroundings. At the same time, it offers companionship. Say goodbye to...

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  • The Watermark at 3030 Park, a CCRC

    The Watermark at 3030 Park, a CCRC

    3030 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604
    (9)
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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, a Health Care Center with assisted living,...

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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 Hearth provides the area's top care programs, activities, and services at a price point that creates an unparalleled value. Nestled on 19 scenic acres, The Hearth at Southbury is within walking distance to shopping, restaurants, and only a short drive away from the Kettletown State Park on the...

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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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  • 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 Hearth at Gardenside

    The Hearth at Gardenside

    173 Alps Road, Branford, CT 06405
    (8)
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    The Hearth provides the area's top care programs, activities, and services at a price point that creates an unparalleled value and unforgettable experience. At The Hearth at Gardenside, you'll enjoy gracious living, engaging activities and delicious Hearth-Healthy dining options on 19 wooded acres,...

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  • Maplewood at Newtown

    Maplewood at Newtown

    166 Mt Pleasant Road, Newtown, CT 06470
    (17)
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    Maplewood at Newtown has much to offer residents and families -- from the sunlit lobby and resort-style couryard to the helpful concierge service and family-friendly country store. Thoughtfully laid-out apartments, designed specifically for older adults, are beautifully appointed and feature modern...

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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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  • Maplewood at Southport NOW OPEN

    Maplewood at Southport NOW OPEN

    917 Mill Hill Terrace, Southport, CT 06890
    (2)
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    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 landscaped...

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  • Meadow Ridge

    Meadow Ridge

    100 Redding Rd, Redding, CT 06896
    (5)
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    Meadow Ridge is managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company. Life Care Services ranked highest in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 Senior Living Study and achieved the highest score in all seven study factors: resident services and activities; community staff; food and beverage; new...

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  • The Village at Brookfield Common

    The Village at Brookfield Common

    246A Federal Road, Brookfield, CT 06804
    (29)
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    The Village at Brookfield Common is a haven of tradition and elegance nestled within a community of shops, services, and amenities available to meet your every need, with exceptional convenience. The hillside setting affords a panoramic view from the cathedral-ceilinged dining room, English tea...

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  • Maplewood at Danbury

    Maplewood at Danbury

    22 Hospital Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810
    (41)
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    Maplewood at Danbury has the unique feeling of a country inn, carefully blending 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. ...

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  • Glen Crest

    3 Glen Hill Rd, Danbury, CT 06811
    (1)
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    Our beautiful and spacious independent living community is located in Danbury, CT near the Danbury Hospital, world class shopping, and about an hour from all the luxuries of New York City. We offer all the conveniences of large city living, with the home feel of a rural setting. Our residents love...

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  • Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings

    Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings

    640 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877
    (38)
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    Residents of Ridgefield Crossings enjoy attractive apartments, comfortable community rooms, a lovely outdoor patio and garden and an ever-changing program of social and fitness activities. 24- hour assistance is personally tailored to each resident's changing needs and is provided for by a caring...

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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 Ridgefield (Now Pre-Leasing)

    Atria Ridgefield (Now Pre-Leasing)

    55 Old Quarry Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877
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    Currently pre-leasing at 392 Main Street in downtown Ridgefield, Connecticut. Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living and memory care communities in more than 200 locations in 26 states and seven Canadian provinces. Atria communities are...

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  • Maplewood at Strawberry Hill

    Maplewood at Strawberry Hill

    73 Strawberry Hill Avenue, East Norwalk, CT 06855
    (20)
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    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 Inn

    The Inn

    73 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT 06840
    (2)
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    Just a stone's throw from New Canaan's bustling town center, The Inn is Waveny's charming residence for seniors who can appreciate the benefits of independent living in a supportive, intimate retirement community. Like all of Waveny, The Inn welcomes residents from all areas. Nestled in a scenic...

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  • Maplewood at Darien

    Maplewood at Darien

    599 Boston Post Road, Darien, CT 06820
    (10)
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    Maplewood at Darien is an assisted living and memory care residents for the most discerning seniors. Exquisite interior desgin, an enthusiastic and experienced staff of associates, engaging social and cultural enrichments opportunities, and expertly prepared meals featuring farm-fresh ingredients...

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  • Atria Darien

    Atria Darien

    50 Ledge Road, Darien, CT 06820
    (2)
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    Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living and memory care communities in more than 200 locations in 26 states and seven Canadian provinces. Atria communities are home to more than 23,000 seniors and employ more than 14,000 people.

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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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  • Atria Stamford

    Atria Stamford

    77 3rd Street, Stamford, CT 06905
    (21)
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    Atria Stamford has served the families of Fairfield County since 2007. With a continuing commitment to quality, the community is undergoing an extensive renovation and expansion to enhance beauty and functionality. Once complete, residents will enjoy a host of exciting new spaces and amenities,...

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  • The Residence at Summer Street

    The Residence at Summer Street

    14 Second Street, Stamford, CT 06905
    (1)
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    Welcome The Residence at Summer Street is a premier Luxury Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community, in the downtown area of Stamford, CT. When you join our family, you’ll thrive in a vibrant community setting, and as importantly, your family and friends will have the comfort of...

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  • Atria South Setauket

    Atria South Setauket

    4089 Nesconset Highway, South Setauket, NY 11720
    (35)
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    At Atria South Setauket, we take care of all the work while you socialize and try new activities. Relax on the patio, swim in our outdoor pool or take a cooking class with friends. Enjoy the hotel-like amenities in the convenient Long Island community you love, right near plenty of shopping and...

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  • The Plaza at Clover Lake

    The Plaza at Clover Lake

    838 Fair Street, Carmel, NY 10512
    (18)
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    Plaza at Clover Lake is an assisted living community located in Carmel, NY. The city of Carmel is located in Putnam County and home to just over 34,000 people. Carmel is a small waterfront community with a golf course, library, shops and restaurants, where residents can go out for lunch, go shopping...

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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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  • 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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  • Edgehill, a CCRC

    Edgehill, a CCRC

    122 Palmers Hill Road, Stamford, CT 06902
    (1)
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    Edgehill, a lifecare community by Benchmark Senior Living is conveniently located on the border of Stamford and Greenwich. We offer Independent Living, Assisted Living and Nursing Care. Our community features a comfortable lifestyle, superb amenities and the highest standards of hospitality and...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Birchwood Suites Enhanced Assisted Living and Memory Care

    Birchwood Suites Enhanced Assisted Living and Memory Care

    423 Clay Pitts Road, East Northport, NY 11731
    (55)
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    Birchwood Suites is a a fully enhanced assisted living community nestled on five acres of beautiful property in East Northport, NY. Our community offers a variety of luxury suites when life becomes too difficult or unsafe to live alone. Our Enhanced License, appointed by the New York State...

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  • Brookdale Chatfield

    Brookdale Chatfield

    One Chatfield Drive, West Hartford, CT 06110
    (16)
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    All the Comforts of Home From the moment you walk through the door of our independent and assisted living community in West Hartford, Connecticut, 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 rooms,...

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  • Atria Hertlin Place

    Atria Hertlin Place

    675 Portion Road, Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
    (24)
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    Set on 14 magnificent acres in the beautiful hamlet of Lake Ronkonkoma, Atria Hertlin Place offers an independent lifestyle for today's active older adults. Our convenient location provides easy access to the surrounding area, local beaches, and the exclusive shopping, restaurants and museums of the...

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  • The Mews

    The Mews

    1/2 Bolling Place, Greenwich, CT 06830
    (10)
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    The Mews is a private, non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization, dedicated to keeping senior citizens living independently in Greenwich as long as possible. We attract residents from close and far, including Greenwich, Cos Cob, Darien, Rye, and other communities throughout the Northeast. It is governed by...

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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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  • Atria Litchfield Hills

    Atria Litchfield Hills

    376 Goshen Rd, Torrington, CT 06790
    (10)
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    Located between downtown Torrington and Goshen, Atria Litchfield Hills 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- and two- bedroom apartments, most with...

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  • The Chelsea at Brookhaven (Opening Winter 2020)

    The Chelsea at Brookhaven (Opening Winter 2020)

    Welcome Center: 1 Meadows Ln, Yaphank, NY 11980
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    UNDER CONSTRUCTION FOR COMPLETION IN 2020 Located in Yaphank, Long Island, New York, The Chelsea At Brookhaven offers personalized Assisted Living in studio and one-bedroom apartments. Our Country Cottage provides a safe, pleasant, and supportive environment for residents with Alzheimer’s and other...

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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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  • Atria Rye Brook

    Atria Rye Brook

    1200 King Street, Rye Brook, NY 10573
    (26)
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    At Atria Rye Brook, you'll have countless opportunities to socialize and learn through a full calendar of activities. Visit our pottery studio complete with potter's wheel and kiln, on-site hair salon and barber shop, media room with large-screen TV and year-round indoor and outdoor pools. Atria...

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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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  • 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 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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  • Sunrise of Dix Hills

    Sunrise of Dix Hills

    337 Deer Park Avenue, Dix Hills, NY 11746
    (19)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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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 Glastonbury

    The Hearth at Glastonbury

    281 Western Blvd, Glastonbury, CT 06033
    (15)
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    The Hearth provides the area's top care programs, activities, and services at a price point that creates an unparalleled value and an experience like no other. At The Hearth at Glastonbury, residents have lots to choose from to help them live well and feel well through our Live More philosophy....

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  • Village Walk at Patchogue

    Village Walk at Patchogue

    131 E Main St, Patchogue, NY 11772
    (12)
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    The Perfect Way of Life Village Walk will allow older adults the opportunity to stay a part of the Village they love with the added security of all new, tailored, hospitality-based residential and health care choices—senior living to support engaged and active independence, and dedicated memory...

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Shelton, Connecticut

Independent Living

Independent Living Communities provide individuals with a nice balance between living an independent lifestyle and not having to concern themselves with chores. Residents can use their free time as they wish while their meals are cooked by a professional chef, housekeeping and laundry duties are taken care of by staff, and recreational activities are scheduled and organized. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Residents' quarters consist of private living spaces, each with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering opportunities to socialize with guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies differ between communities, many residences allow pets as well. Nursing and health care services may always be arranged for with private care providers as desired. There are a number of expenditures and benefits to keep in mind when determining an independent living community. It is important to learn if these services are covered in the service plan: initial assessment fee, laundry, Waiting list deposit, meals, transportation, cable TV, utilities, and wellness program. The amenities associated with independent living include beauty salon & barber shop, game/TV room, community activities, transportation, fitness center & swimming pool, restaurant-style dining hall, security guards, and laundry service.

Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 48.2% are male and 51.8% are female. The median age of Shelton is 47 years old. Racially, the population of Shelton is 3.7% Asian, 0.0% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 6.7% Hispanic, 1.6% mixed race, 1.7% black, 1.1% other or not specified, and 91.8% white. Of the population of Shelton 16.7% have a graduate degree, 28.9% have a high-school diploma, and 39.4% have a college degree. Out of the total population of Shelton, 3.9% do not have health insurance, 5.4% live in poverty, 66.5% participate in the labor force, and 10.9% have some form of disability. The total population of Shelton consists of 41,397 people. Shelton has a population density of 521 people per square mile. In Shelton, 7.1% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be the big influence in choosing which destination fits best. The median home value in Shelton is about $341,862 and the median rent is about $1,683 a month. The rent burden for Shelton is about 20.8% of the average person's monthly income.

State Information

An overview of Connecticut

There are 38 general hospitals and 121 health centers that provide care for 3,571,450 Connecticut residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Connecticut are St Francis Hospital &Amp; Medical Center, Sharon Hospital, and Lawrence &Amp; Memorial Hospital. 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. Residents of Connecticut enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 6th in the United States. Connecticut is ranked 21st in quality of life and 3rd in healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, Connecticut ranks 14th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 55% of Connecticut residents voted Democrat and 41% voted Republican. 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 Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-13%, Mainline Protestant-17%, and Historically Black Protestant-5%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Connecticut there are 109 masonic lodges. In Connecticut, 32% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 41.

State-wide weather information

On average, the state receives 4.15 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of March at around 5.47 inches. 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%. The average air quality index rating in Connecticut is 41.2 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 53.7 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 70°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 86°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 52°F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 29°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 44°F during the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12°F during the month of January. 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 tornados.

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 white oak, summersweet, kingcup or marsh marigold, and white-tailed deer. The state animal of Connecticut is the the sperm whale.