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Senior housing types near Bridgeport, CT

  • 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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  • Sunrise of Fairfield (Now Open)

    Sunrise of Fairfield (Now Open)

    1571 Stratfield Rd, Fairfield, CT 06825
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    Nestled in a residential neighborhood of charming Fairfield County, Connecticut, Sunrise of Fairfield provides the very best in personalized care and services—including assisted living and memory care—to seniors in elegant surroundings. Our ideal location just 50 miles from New York is easily...

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  • Bridges by EPOCH at Trumbull

    Bridges by EPOCH at Trumbull

    2415 Reservoir Road, Trumbull, CT 06611
    (10)
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    The Bridges by EPOCH at Trumbull is a brand new assisted living community opening Fall 2015 in beautiful Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut. Trumbull has been observed as one of the top 100 places to live in the U.S., and one of the best places to retire. This small New England city is within...

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  • MiddleBrook Farms at Trumbull

    MiddleBrook Farms at Trumbull

    2750 Reservoir Ave, Trumbull, CT 06611
    (25)
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    Middlebrook Farms at Trumbull is nestled in a quiet, residential neighborhood within the charming town of Trumbull. We are convenient to shops and amenities and just a short distance from the theater as well as Sacred Heart and Fairfield Universities. Our superb location complements the quality of...

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  • Sturges Ridge of Fairfield

    Sturges Ridge of Fairfield

    448 Mill Plain Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824
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    A first in Fairfield, Sturges Ridge is proud to bring senior living experiences to the neighborhood. Enjoy the company of good friends, take in the beautiful surroundings, pursue your passions, and explore opportunities to inspire you and further enrich your life. Benchmark Senior Living at Sturges...

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  • Maplewood at Southport

    Maplewood at Southport

    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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  • 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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  • Carriage Green at Milford

    Carriage Green at Milford

    77 Plains Road, Milford, CT 06460
    (17)
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    Carriage Green at Milford is nestled in a residential neighborhood in the quaint New England town of Milford, CT. Our superb location complements the quality of life found within our community, where residents enjoy a wonderful quality of life and carefree lifestyle that is secure and comfortable....

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  • Benchmark Senior Living at Split Rock

    Benchmark Senior Living at Split Rock

    708 Bridgeport Avenue, Shelton, CT 06484
    (8)
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    Set at the heart of it all, Benchmark at Split Rock welcomes you to connect — with friends, with nature, with your passions and your talents. Our brand new, state-of-the-art community will be a place where innovation and tradition meet. Nestled among the shops and restaurants at Split Rock, we are...

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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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  • 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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  • Brookdale Wilton

    Brookdale Wilton

    96 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 06897
    (15)
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    Live your best life and never stop growing. If you’re looking for a senior living community where you can explore new hobbies and strengthen your sense of purpose, we might be the right fit for you. With both assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care on one campus, you’ll have the care you...

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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 Greens At Cannondale

    The Greens At Cannondale

    435 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 06897
    (24)
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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,...

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  • Sunrise of Wilton

    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 Route...

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  • Bridges by EPOCH at Norwalk

    Bridges by EPOCH at Norwalk

    123 Richards Ave, Norwalk, CT 06854
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    Bridges by EPOCH at Norwalk is an intentional, free standing memory care community that offers exceptional care and an engaging, fulfilling lifestyle to individuals living with dementia in Fairfield County. We are a community that has been designed and built exclusively for those with all stages of...

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  • Coachman Square at Woodbridge

    Coachman Square at Woodbridge

    21 Bradley Road, Woodbridge, CT 06525
    (11)
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    Coachman Square at Woodbridge is nestled in the quaint town of Woodbridge, CT where a convenient location offers the best of two worlds. Enjoy the tranquility of our charming town, as well as the nearby cultural attractions of New Haven, including the Shubert Theater, art galleries, the Peabody...

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  • Linden at Woodbridge

    Linden at Woodbridge

    330 Amity Road, Woodbridge, CT 06525
    (31)
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    Brookdale Woodbridge is an assisted living and memory care community in the upscale community of Woodbridge, Connecticut. Woodbridge is a historic city with a strong sense of heritage and is home to many of the faculty at nearby Yale University. As one of the wealthiest towns in the country,...

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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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  • The Village at Waveny

    The Village at Waveny

    3 Farm Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
    (18)
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    We understand how important it is to find the right balance between familiarity, structure and autonomy when selecting an appropriate residence for a loved one with memory impairment. With our professional and dedicated staff, The Village provides the most advanced therapeutic care available for...

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  • Church Hill Village

    Church Hill Village

    2 The Blvd, Newtown, CT 06470
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    Newtown seniors and their families can discover a vibrant, refreshing option for upscale senior living in Church Hill Village. This community is built with modern seniors in mind, creating the active, social atmosphere they need to thrive. Our community offers Assisted Living and Memory Care to...

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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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  • Sunrise of East Setauket

    Sunrise of East Setauket

    1 Sunrise Drive, East Setauket, NY 11733
    (23)
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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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  • 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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  • Atria Ridgefield (Opening Summer 2020)

    Atria Ridgefield (Opening Summer 2020)

    55 Old Quarry Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877
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    Now open in Fairfield County, Atria Ridgefield is a vibrant community thoughtfully designed to help older people fully enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. With all-inclusive amenities, creative dining experiences and thoughtfully curated events, Atria...

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  • Meadow Mills

    Meadow Mills

    153 Leeder Hill Dr, Hamden, CT 06517
    (6)
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    Meadow Mills, Providing exceptional care for all levels of Memory impairment and Dementia, helping to create a better quality of life for you and your family. At Meadow Mills Memory Care we have set everything in place to ensure the safety of those with impacted memory loss, cognitive decline,...

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  • Atria Larson Place

    Atria Larson Place

    1450 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06517
    (24)
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    Atria Larson Place is a warm, welcoming community with all the comforts of home. Socialize in our bright, large common areas and enjoy diverse activities that allow you to pursue your interests and discover new ones. Located directly across from beautiful Lake Whitney, Atria Larson Place is close to...

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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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  • Sunrise of Stamford

    Sunrise of Stamford

    251 Turn of River Road, Stamford, CT 06905
    (19)
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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...

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  • Maplewood at Stony Hill

    Maplewood at Stony Hill

    46 Stony Hill Road, Bethel, CT 06801
    (14)
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    Maplewood at Stony Hill in Bethel is the only assisted living community in Northern Fairfield County that is fully dedicated to those living with Alzheimer's and dementia. Memory care is our singular focus. Maplewood at Stony Hill is an innovative, purposefully built assisted living and memory care...

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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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Brighton Gardens of Stamford

    Brighton Gardens of Stamford

    59 Roxbury Road, Stamford, CT 06902
    (29)
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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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  • Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden

    Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden

    35 Hamden Hills Drive, Hamden, CT 06518
    (15)
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    Maple Woods at Hamden is located south of Sleeping Giant State Park on a hilltop overlooking the town center of Hamden, CT. This community boasts skyline views of New Haven and picturesque views of Long Island Sound. We are convenient to shops, cultural, and business attractions. Our superb location...

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  • Spring Village at Danbury

    Spring Village at Danbury

    8 Glen Hill Road, Danbury, CT 06811
    (36)
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    Thank you for your interest in Spring Village at Danbury. We strive to enhance the quality of life for all seniors we serve within our community. Upon admission, our nursing team along with our caregivers develop a comprehensive care plan to meet your individual needs. Spring Village at Danbury is a...

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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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  • 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 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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  • Atria East Northport

    Atria East Northport

    10 Cheshire Place, East Northport, NY 11731
    (31)
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    As one of the most trusted senior living providers on Long Island, Atria East Northport has served families like yours for more than 25 years. With a continued commitment to quality, they have just completed a full-scale renovation to enhance the beauty and functionality of the community — and...

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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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  • All American Assisted Living at Coram (Opening Fall 2020)

    All American Assisted Living at Coram (Opening Fall 2020)

    463 Middle Country Road, Coram, NY 11727
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    Welcome to All American Assisted Living at Coram. Our newly constructed residential community has been designed to create a homey, neighborhood feel. The All American difference is that we are committed to promote participation, inclusion and socialization. Our goal is to help residents to be as...

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  • Sunrise of Smithtown

    Sunrise of Smithtown

    30 Route 111, Smithtown, NY 11787
    (21)
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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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  • Sylvie's Cove

    Sylvie's Cove

    1 Roseanne Court, Nesconset, NY 11767
    (2)
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    Almonor FTHA Almonor FTHA is a residential home located in Long Island, New York in Suffolk County. Caleb Smith State Park, Smith Landing Golf Course, and Blydenburgh County Park border our vibrant community. Long Island is a great place to live and visit. The neighborhoods are clean and residents...

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  • Artis Senior Living of Commack (Opening Late 2020)

    Artis Senior Living of Commack (Opening Late 2020)

    1131 Jericho Turnpike, Commack, NY 11725
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    Artis Senior Living of Commack offers specialized memory care for individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia in Commack, NY. Our unique neighborhood-centered community empowers residents to maintain their independence and interests without sacrificing the expert care your...

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  • Fontaine Family Type Home

    Fontaine Family Type Home

    10 Ethan Lane, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
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    Licence # 700Q193 Adult Day Services, Residential care home Alzheimer's memory care. Fontaine Family type for adults is located in a warm street and safe residential setting in Suffolk County NY. Our home is certified by New York State office of Children and family Services, through its bureau of...

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  • Artis Senior Living of Branford

    Artis Senior Living of Branford

    814 E Main St, Branford, CT 06405
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    Welcome to Artis—where empowerment, pride and fulfillment define memory care At Artis Senior Living, our mission is to provide the finest level in Memory Care through individually designed programs combined with a passionate dedication to each resident’s individualized comforts and needs. The Heart...

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  • Lifestyle Transitions at Wesley Heights

    580 Long Hill Ave, Shelton, CT 06484
    (2)
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    Crosby Commons at Wesley Village is situated on a 39 acre campus of care. From its covered porches, you can overlook the Housatonic River and Long Island sound. Spacious studio and one bedroom apartments with grab bars and easy access showers make living very comfortable. The staff has been here...

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  • The Residence at Selleck's Woods

    The Residence at Selleck's Woods

    1 Parklands Drive, Darien, CT 06820
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Bridgeport, Connecticut

Nursing Homes

A nursing home community offers lodging to at least two seniors who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. This type of residence provides its inhabitants with care by on-site nurses. These nurses provide healthcare services for those who cannot take care of themselves due to their aging.

Nursing homes are a helpful and comfy living alternative for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will often persons 55 and older rarely heard of in senior care regarding alternate care types. Many residents of nursing homes are individuals with behavioral difficulties, which can consist of resisting assistance, verbal outbursts, or a tendency to wander. Often times persons might choose to live in a nursing home over another type of community due to a physical or mental impairment that makes it difficult for them to accomplish their lifestyle goals. Nursing homes are required to provide a professionallly directed program of activities, pharmaceutical services, dietary services, and routine personal hygiene items to residents. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to form or participate in resident groups, exercise your rights as a U.S. citizen, be free from discrimination, and have your representative notified about your care. Examples of care services and amenities provided at nursing homes can include monitoring serious illness and unstable health status, 24-hour emergency care, adult day services , and bill pay.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Proximity to medical communities might be a key factor when deciding the right choice. The top hospitals that service Bridgeport include Bridgeport Hospital, St Vincent's Medical Center, and Southwest Connecticut Mental Health. In total, there are 3 hospitals located in Bridgeport which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

The cost of care for a community is determined by the destination in which it is located. Bridgeport has a sales tax of 6.35%. Bridgeport has a grocery index rating of around 104.4 and a cost of living index of 114.9. Index ratings are founded on a system where 100 is the national average and any amount over 100 is considered costlier than the national average.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The air quality, air temperature, and humidity of a location may have a considerable impact on the health of you or your loved one. During the summer months, Bridgeport is approximately 74F. The summer high rises to roughly 85F during the month of July. The summer low drops to around 60F in June. In the wintertime, the average temp drops to about 34F. The high winter temperature is roughly 46F in the month of December. The low winter temperature is roughly 23 F in the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Bridgeport is approximately 47.8. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. The air quality index rating is at its maximum level during the month of December at approximately 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. Monthly, Bridgeport receives about 4 inches of precipitation. The most rain normally occurs in December with an average of 5 inches during the month. In terms of snow fall Bridgeport receives an average of 29.70 inches of snow per year. Bridgeport has a humid subtropical type of climate. On average, the humidity level for Bridgeport is around 67%. Humidity ratings are highest in September at about 70%.

Demographics and Values

In Bridgeport, 3.7% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Bridgeport is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Bridgeport has a population density of 3,523 people per square mile. The current population of Bridgeport is shrinking at a rate of -0.003%. Demographically, Bridgeport is 16.0% other or not specified, 3.1% Asian, 35.3% black, 40.4% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.6% Native American, 4.6% mixed race, and 39.2% Hispanic. Out of the total city population, 51.1% are female and 48.9% are male. The median age of Bridgeport is 34 years old. In Bridgeport, 22.4% of the population are over the age of 55, 8.7% are over the age of 60, 4.3% are over the age of 70, and 3.0% are over the age of 80. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Bridgeport 45.7% practice Catholicism, 3.2% practice another Christian faith, and 3.1% are Presbyterians. In Bridgeport, 36.0% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Bridgeport, out of the total population 2.0% practice Judaism, 0.3% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.6% practice Islam. During the previous presidential election, 57.3% voted Democrat, 4.2% voted for a third party candidate, and 38.5% voted Republican in Fairfield county. Out of the total population of Bridgeport, 20.8% live in poverty, 67.8% participate in the labor force, 12.8% have some form of disability, and 16.2% do not have health insurance. Of the population of Bridgeport 32.4% have a high-school diploma, 18.1% have a college degree, and 6.6% have a graduate degree. In terms of crime, Bridgeport has 9.0 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 23.3 property crimes per 1000 residents.

State Information

An overview of Connecticut

In total, Connecticut has 38 general hospitals and 121 health centers that provide care for 3,571,450 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Connecticut are St Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Sharon Hospital, and Lawrence and Memorial Hospital. The state of Connecticut has a cost of living index of 128.8 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 114.2 and a housing index rating of 144.7. Overall, Connecticut ranks 21st out of all states in quality of life and 3rd in healthcare. 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. In terms of religion, 28% of Connecticut residents attend religious services among the 2,597 different congregations that are available in the state. 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

During the winter, the average temperature in Connecticut drops to around 29F. The average high winter temperature is around 44F in the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 12F during 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. The average low summer temperature is around 52F in the month of June. On average, Connecticut has an air quality index rating of around 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 humidity across the state is 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of September at around 70%. The most precipitation occurs in March with an average of 5.47 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Connecticut is around 4.15 inches. 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 mountain laurel, kingcup or marsh marigold, white oak, and white-tailed deer. The state animal of Connecticut is the the sperm whale.