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The Residence at Summer Street

14 Second Street, Stamford, CT 06905

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WelcomeThe Residence at Summer Street is a premier luxury, and boutique-style Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community, in downtown 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...

Atria Stamford

77 3rd Street, Stamford, CT 06905

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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,...

Edgehill, a CCRC

122 Palmers Hill Road, Stamford, CT 06902

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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...

Brighton Gardens of Stamford

59 Roxbury Road, Stamford, CT 06902

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Brighton Gardens of Stamford is a Sunrise Senior Living community located just minutes from downtown Stamford. Our community is nestled in a beautiful, rural, ten-acre setting surrounded by trees and lovely courtyards. We pride ourselves in our caring, compassionate and experienced support staff,...

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Atria Darien

50 Ledge Road, Darien, CT 06820

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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.

Sunrise of Stamford

251 Turn of River Road, Stamford, CT 06905

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Sunrise of Stamford is a Victorian-style home in a park like setting with a walking path around the community. It’s walking distance to restaurants, shopping and mass transit. Our team is committed to providing dignified care to each of our residents and carry out the Sunrise mission to champion...

Maplewood at Darien

599 Boston Post Road, Darien, CT 06820

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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...

The Residence at Selleck's Woods

1 Parklands Drive, Darien, CT 06820

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WelcomeThe Residence at Selleck's Woods is a premier luxury, and boutique-style Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community, in beautiful Darien, CT. When you join our family, you’ll thrive in a vibrant community setting, and as importantly, your family and friends will have the...

The Mews

1/2 Bolling Place, Greenwich, CT 06830

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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...

The Inn

73 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan, CT 06840

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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...

Atria Rye Brook

1200 King Street, Port Chester, NY 10573

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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...

Maplewood at Strawberry Hill

73 Strawberry Hill Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06855

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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...

Rosewood on the Sound

59 Bayville Avenue, Bayville, NY 11709

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Spend your Golden Years on the Gold Coast of Long Island 30 feet above the Long Island Sound. Enjoy your three gourmet meals every day while enjoying the stunning scenery of the northern coast of Long Island.Rosewood on the Sound is a warm and inviting community located in the quaint town of...

Brookdale Wilton

96 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 06897

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Brookdale Wilton is now open for visits, Please call us today to schedule a visit.

The Residence at Westport NOW OPEN

1141 Post Rd E, Westport, CT 06880

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Westport's Only Senior Living Community is Now Open!Welcome to The Residence at Westport, a luxury, boutique-style community for area seniors seeking beautiful independent, assisted and memory care living accommodations.This breathtaking community offers a choice of studio, one- and two-bedroom...

Sunrise of Wilton

211 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 06897

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Located in western Connecticut’s beautiful Norwalk River Valley, just 55 miles from New York City, Sunrise of Wilton provides the very best in personalized care and services—including assisted living and memory care—to seniors in elegant surroundings. Our ideal location in Fairfield County off...

Oyster Bay Manor

150 South Street, Oyster Bay, NY 11771

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SPEND YOUR GOLDEN YEARS ON THE GOLD COAST OF LONG ISLAND Oyster Bay Manor is a homey, warm, and inviting small community nestled in the quaint town of Oyster Bay surrounded by fabulous restaurants, beaches, parks, shops, and historic places of interest. As part of the community residents...

The Greens At Cannondale

435 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 06897

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At The Greens At Cannondale, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Free resident parking available at our location. Our purpose-built community has the advantage of specialized care,...

Sunrise of Glen Cove

39 Forest Avenue, Glen Cove, NY 11542

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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...

The Regency at Glen Cove

94 School St, Glen Cove, NY 11542

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The Regency at Glen Cove is an assisted living residence providing a nurturing environment for seniors. In our inclusive monthly fee, The Regency offers the amenities of home including large spacious accommodations, dining services, cable television, daily housekeeping (including fresh towels...

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Stamford, Connecticut


Independent Living

Independent Living Communities provide individuals with a balance between an opportunity to live an independent lifestyle and not having to concern themselves with chores. Basic chores such as meal preparation and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and leisure activities is provided, allowing residents an opportunity to use their time as they wish, free from daily obligations. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar ages and interests. Typically consisting of a private living area and a full kitchen, these communities offer homes with many of the amenities of apartment life but without 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 chores out of the way. While policies vary between communities, a number of 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 costs and benefits to keep in mind when choosing an independent living community. It is important to learn if these services are covered in the care plan: move-in fee, housekeeping, laundry, private phone, initial assessment fee, internet access, Waiting list deposit, and utilities. The amenities that pertain to independent living include private rental hall, beauty salon & barber shop, laundry service, community activities, restaurant-style dining hall, game/TV room, security guards, and concierge services.


Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Access to hospitals is an important factor when choosing the best retirement home. In total, there is one hospital located in Stamford which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Stamford include Stamford Hospital.


Regional Climate and Weather Information

Climate can be a big influence in selecting which city is right for your loved one. Monthly, Stamford gets around 4 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation normally occurs in June with an average of 5 inches during the month. In terms of snow fall Stamford experiences an average of 29.90 inches of snow. In the summer, the temperature in Stamford is about 73F. The summer high temperature is at approximately 84F in the month of July. The summer low is around 60F in June. In the winter, the temperature in Stamford drops to roughly 33F. The high winter temperature is around 44F during the month of December. The low winter temperature is around 23 F in the month of January. Stamford has a humid subtropical type of climate. On average, the humidity rating for Stamford is approximately 69%. Humidity ratings reach their peak in the month of September at around 71%. The average air quality index rating in Stamford is around 47.8. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index rating reaches its peak rating during the month of December at about 76.4. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.


Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be a motivating factor when determining which destination meets the needs of your loved one’s needs. The rent burden for Stamford is around 23.5% of the average person’s monthly income. Stamford has a median home value of about $515,956 and the median cost of rent is $2,373 per month. Stamford has a sales tax of 6.35%.


Demographics and Values

In Stamford, 36.0% are nonbelievers. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Stamford 45.7% practice Catholicism, 3.2% practice another Christian faith, and 3.1% are Presbyterians. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Stamford, out of the total population 2.0% practice Judaism, 0.3% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.6% practice Islam. In terms of crime, Stamford has 15.2 property crimes per 1000 residents and 2.2 violent crimes per 1000 residents. The current population of Stamford is shrinking at a rate of -0.001%. The total population of Stamford consists of 130,824 people. Stamford has a population density of 1,342 people per square mile. Based on gender, 49.9% are male and 50.1% are female. In Stamford, 25.8% of the population are over the age of 55, 10.4% are over the age of 60, 4.9% are over the age of 70, and 4.1% are over the age of 80. The median age of Stamford is 37 years old. Demographically, Stamford is 14.6% black, 62.4% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 26.5% Hispanic, 2.8% mixed race, 8.6% Asian, 11.4% other or not specified, and 0.3% Native American. In terms of education, 21.1% have a high-school diploma, 47.6% have a college degree, and 21.4% have a graduate degree. In Stamford, 9.3% live in poverty, 12.8% do not have health insurance, 5.0% are widowed, and 8.0% have some form of disability. In Stamford, 3.2% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Stamford is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In the previous presidential election, 4.2% voted for a third party candidate, 38.5% voted Republican, and 57.3% voted Democrat in Fairfield county.


State Information

An overview of Connecticut

Based on natural beauty, Connecticut ranks 6th in the nation. In terms of personal well-being, Connecticut ranks 3rd in healthcare and 21st in quality of life compared to other states. The state of Connecticut has 38 hospitals and 121 health centers, providing care to a population of 3,571,450. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be St Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Sharon Hospital, and Lawrence and 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.


Social demographics of the state

The state of Connecticut ranks 14th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In Connecticut, 32% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 41. In the last presidential election 55% of Connecticut residents voted Democrat and 41% voted Republican. In Connecticut, 28% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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.


State-wide weather information

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. Connecticut experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 70% in the month of September. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Connecticut is around 4.15 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of March at around 5.47 inches. The average temperature in the summer rises to 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, mountain laurel, kingcup or marsh marigold, and summersweet. The state animal of Connecticut is the the sperm whale.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Connecticut

There are 20 independent living facilities near Stamford, Connecticut. See the full list.

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