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Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
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Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
Recent reviews of Independent Living in Burlington, VT
4.6 / 5.0

I live at The Residence at Shelburne Bay and what has stuck out the most to me about this facility would be the friendliness of the workers as well as the other residents.

4.4 / 5.0

Responsive, accommodating and kind staff. Clean, well maintained grounds and rooms. Good selection of activities. Respectful tenants. It's a great spot to put your aging parent for real peace of mind.

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My dad has been here at Vilas for over 1 year now. I couldn't possibly commend each and every person who takes care of dad, so here is my sincere thank you for the care you give my father. I'm able to sleep at night knowing he is being cared for and supervised by [name removed] and the entire staff....

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It's very pleasant here in Independent Living, but I'm still not certain after my first 5 weeks here that I want to spend the rest of my life here. The residents are very friendly but are seemingly in a much...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Harbor Village offers comfortable, spacious apartments available on a month-to-month lease, offering supportive independent living and assisted living so that you can enjoy your retirement years.Staff available 24 hours for emergencies, with emergency call systems in all apartments, minimum one...
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We picked this community because It had 12 levels of care. It was expensive but less than a nursing home and much, much nicer!I would recommend as long as they can afford it. It is a lovely atmosphere with...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Residence at Quarry Hill is a premier Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community nestled on a wooded parcel in South Burlington, VT. 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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Staff is very friendly , easy to talk to about things. The meals are good and there is an extra book to order from if you do not like the 2 daily choices for lunch or dinner. Breakfast is available 7 to 7....
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Residence at Shelburne Bay is an independent, assisted and memory care living community nestled in the friendly southwestern Vermont town of Shelburne, VT. Situated just a short distance from the breathtaking vistas of Lake Champlain, The Residence at Shelburne Bay is located within easy...
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They take very good care of both of my parents there. My dad is in the memory care. Mom tells everyone how good they are to her in the lodge. My only fear is that eventually we might run out of money and...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Maple Ridge Lodge is assisted living reimagined. Situated off Route 289 at exit 10 and adjacent to the Essex Resort and Spa and Maple Ridge Memory Care, Maple Ridge Lodge is a shiny new 71-apartment assisted living community that embraces all that is true to Vermont and those who call it home....
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My mother is a resident at Gazebo North and this facility is great! They have been wonderful and they were able to get my mom right into their home when we needed a huge change from her previous place. The...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Gazebo North is a Level 3 Residential Care Facility, licensed and registered by the Vermont Department of Aging and Independent Living. When seniors need help with their daily activities, we offer safe and secure communities where nurses and aides are available to respond to personal needs. We...
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Everything has been going great so far. We really like this community. Mom likes that they provide transportation for her when she needs to go somewhere. Mom also likes the food and they offer a lot of...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Gazebo Apartments offers private studio, one bedroom and two bedroom assisted care apartments. Pricing is flexible for couples of varying levels of need. Monthly cost includes nursing care, medication management, laundry, housekeeping, meals, transportation and a wide variety of activities. ...
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My mother was previously a resident at Williston Place and we really liked this facility. The staff was very friendly. The food was great. The cleanliness was great, the facility was always clean and neat....
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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I would tell my friends that Manor South is a really nice place. There are several activities for residents to participate in. The rooms are fine. My loved one is a studio apartment. The food is...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Manor South is a Level 3 Residential Care Facility, licensed and registered by the Vermont Department of Aging and Independent Living. When seniors need help with their daily activities, we offer safe and secure communities where nurses and aides are available to respond to personal needs. We...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Harborview offers comfortable, spacious apartments available on a month-to-month lease, offering supportive independent living, so that you can enjoy your retirement years.
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It is great to have Wendy here at Taft Farms. She is such a big help and is so kind. She is a great addition here at Taft Farms Senior Living Comm.
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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The Terraces is an independent living senior community. There is no assisted living or memory care support however you can arrange to have home care visit. Every building has a stair chair and each...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.

Cost of independent living in Burlington, VT

The average cost of senior living in Burlington is 4869.89 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include South Hero, VT with an average of 4721.77 per month.

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Burlington, VT

$4,870

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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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Victory Place Senior Community, Samuel F. Vilas Home and Champlain Valley Senior Community are the top rated independent living facilities near Burlington, Vermont. See full list of communities.

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