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Maplewood at Southport

917 Mill Hill Terrace, Southport, CT 06890

4.5
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Arbors at Islandia - East and West

1515 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Islandia, NY 11749

4.2
(146 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Arbors Assisted Living is the Premier ALL INCLUSIVE assisted living option on Long Island.The Arbors Assisted Living community at Islandia East & West offers a nurturing and caring adult living community where each day brings something new to explore. The Arbors Assisted Living is more than a...

Atria West 86

333 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024

4.4
(103 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Ideally situated and all-inclusive, this luxury residence is tailored exclusively to older New Yorkers – and makes it easier to live in the artistic and cultural heart of the City, just one block from scenic Riverside Park. Featuring handsome pre-war architecture, art deco-inspired finishes and...

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,...

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Birchwood Suites Enhanced Assisted Living and Memory Care

423 Clay Pitts Road, East Northport, NY 11731

4.0
(85 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Atria Lynbrook

100 Peninsula Boulevard, Lynbrook, NY 11563

4.5
(75 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

For more than 20 years, Atria Lynbrook has proudly served the families of Nassau County. With a continuing commitment to quality, the community is undergoing an extensive renovation to enhance its beauty and functionality, scheduled for completion in March 2020. Residents will enjoy a host of...

The Arbors at Hauppauge

1740 Expressway Drive South, Hauppauge, NY 11788

4.1
(77 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Arbors Assisted Living is the Premier ALL INCLUSIVE assisted living option on Long Island.The Arbors Assisted Living community at Hauppauge is more than a retirement community or an apartment complex for active adults. The Arbors senior communities are places where our loved ones can enjoy...

Five Star Premier Residences of Yonkers

537 Riverdale Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10705

4.1
(74 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

A charming neighborhood setting combined with a location convenient to the fabulous attractions of Manhattan and Westchester County. Located in Westchester County, Classic Residence is close to the historic attractions and cultural allure of Manhattan. #800-S-124 Memory Support #800-F-979

Sutton Gardens Assisted Living

147-02 34th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354

3.4
(92 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

At Sutton Gardens Senior Living, we place great emphasis on Personal Care. Our unique home--like environment allows us to give more attention to each resident. We are like one big family. Our Mission is to preserve dignity and well--being,by providing quality care and enjoyment in a warm and...

Atria Rye Brook

1200 King Street, Rye Brook, NY 10573

4.5
(65 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Atria Riverdale

3718-3726 Henry Hudson Parkway, Riverdale, NY 10463

3.8
(70 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Conveniently located just minutes from the City, Westchester and New Jersey, Atria Riverdale has been the Bronx's senior living community of choice for more than 15 years. With a continued commitment to quality, they have just completed a $14 million renovation to enhance the beauty and...

Atria South Setauket

4089 Nesconset Highway, South Setauket, NY 11720

4.1
(64 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...

Atria Kew Gardens

117-01 84th Avenue, Kew Gardens, NY 11418

4.2
(59 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio, Semi-Private

For more than 15 years, Atria Kew Gardens has served the families of Queens. With a continued commitment to quality, they have just completed an extensive renovation and expansion to enhance the beauty and functionality of their community — and better serve the growing needs of those living...

Juniper Village at Paramus

186 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ 07652

4.1
(60 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Juniper Village at Paramus is a lively community that offers both standard assisted living for those needing a little help with activities of daily life and a secure memory care environment designed for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory disorders.Lovely outdoor walking paths...

Atria Hertlin Place

675 Portion Road, Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

4.5
(53 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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 Arbors at Westbury

45 Jericho Turnpike, Jericho, NY 11753

4.0
(59 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Arbors Assisted Living is the Premier ALL INCLUSIVE assisted living option on Long Island.The Arbors Assisted Living community at Westbury creates a nurturing, supportive and active environment for active senior living. The Arbors adult communities are more than a retirement community or an...

Atria Briarcliff Manor

1025 Pleasantville Road, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510

4.4
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Atria Briarcliff Manor offers a charming apartment community combining the amenities of a resort with the beauty of a country inn. Near Law Memorial Park in Westchester, we are within walking distance of the village's downtown area. Whether relaxing on our wraparound porches, staying active at...

The Arbors at Bohemia

1065 Smithtown Ave, Bohemia, NY 11716

4.5
(48 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Arbors Assisted Living is the Premier ALL INCLUSIVE assisted living option on Long Island.The Arbors Assisted Living community at Bohemia is more than a retirement community or an apartment complex for active adults. The Arbors senior communities are a place where our loved ones can enjoy...

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...

Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings

640 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877

4.4
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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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Cost of Independent Living in Fairfield, 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
  • $3,251
    National
  • $4,785
    State
  • $5,176
    Fairfield, CT
  • $6,359
    Stamford, CT
  • $3,000
    Meriden, CT
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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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Southport, Connecticut

Independent Living

For those who would wish to live primarily without personal assistance but wish for the advantage of having chores and housekeeping taken care of by professionalls, an Independent Living Community might be the perfect option. Frequent needs such as meal planning and the scheduling of social activities are accounted for, allowing residents more free time to live their lives as they desire. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and backgrounds. Typically comprised of a private living space and a full kitchen, these communities offer homes with many of the amenities of apartment life but with none of the hassle. Guests can be invited over and entertained, and there will be more time to spend with them with the basic maintenance of daily tasks out of the way. While policies vary between locations, numerous residences allow pets as well. If residents decide they would like to employ the services of private health care providers, they may always do so. There are a number of costs and advantages to consider when choosing an independent living community. It is important to determine if these amenities are covered in your care plan: Waiting list deposit, cable TV, meals, private phone, move-in fee, transportation, initial assessment fee, and laundry. The benefits and amenities associated with independent living include game/TV room, concierge services, transportation, beauty salon & barber shop, private rental hall, community activities, security guards, and healthcare center.

Cost of Living

The community where a care community is located might have a big impact on the total price. Cost of living can be a major influence in choosing which community is the best fit for your family. The rent burden for Southport is around 15.7% of the average person’s monthly income. Monthly, the median price for rent in Southport is around $2,858 and the median value for a home for Southport is around $825,681.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Southport is 0.0% other or not specified, 1.2% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 8.5% Hispanic, 88.0% white, 2.3% Asian, 7.9% mixed race, and 0.5% Native American. In Southport, 5.6% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. The current population of Southport consists of 1,687 people. Southport has a population density of 758 people per square mile. In terms of education, 75.6% have a college degree, 34.8% have a graduate degree, and 8.2% have a high-school diploma. Based on gender, 50.4% are male and 49.6% are female. The median age of Southport is 53 years old. In Southport, 3.5% do not have health insurance, 62.3% participate in the labor force, 7.2% consider themselves widows, and 11.4% have some form of disability.

State Information

An overview of Connecticut

There are 38 hospitals and 121 health centers that service a population of 3,571,450. St Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Sharon Hospital, and Lawrence and Memorial Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. 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. Based on natural beauty, Connecticut ranks 6th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In Connecticut, 32% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 41. Twenty-eight percent of Connecticut residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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 the most recent presidential election, 41% of Connecticut residents voted Republican and 55% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, Connecticut ranks 14th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

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. The average humidity across the state is 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. 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. During the winter, the average temperature in Connecticut drops to around 29F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 44F during the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 12F in 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 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 white-tailed deer, blue flag iris, kingcup or marsh marigold, and white oak. The state animal of Connecticut is the the sperm whale.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Connecticut

Sunrise of Wilton, Atria Darien and The Residence at Summer Street are the top rated independent living facilities near Fairfield, Connecticut. See full list of communities.

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