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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Stamford nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Stamford, CT may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Stamford or another care type is right for you. Browse 222 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Stamford.

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Atria Stamford

77 3rd Street, Stamford, CT 06905

4.1
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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,...

Brighton Gardens of Stamford

59 Roxbury Road, Stamford, CT 06902

3.5
(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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,...

Sunrise of Stamford

251 Turn of River Road, Stamford, CT 06905

3.6
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Residence at Summer Street

14 Second Street, Stamford, CT 06905

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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Edgehill, a CCRC

122 Palmers Hill Road, Stamford, CT 06902

2.8
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Waterstone on High Ridge (Opening Early 2022)

215 High Ridge Rd, Stamford, CT 06905

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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 Cranford

10 Jackson Drive, Cranford, NJ 07016

4.0
(76 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Conveniently located just off the Garden State Parkway, down the road from Rahway River Park, Atria Cranford has served Union County families for more than 20 years. A friendly, tenured staff – including more than 60 employees with over a decade of experience at the community – is available 24/7....

The Waterford on the Bay

2900 Bragg Street, Brooklyn, NY 11235

4.1
(64 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Waterford on the Bay is Brooklyn's premier waterfront senior living residence. It is one of the most popular assisted living residences which feature a luxurious, hotel-like atmosphere, five-star concierge assistance, daily housekeeping, and a lavish fine dining room, our mission is to...

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...

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...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
Complete guide to nursing homes

Stamford, Connecticut

Nursing Homes

A nursing home offers residence to at least two individuals who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. A nursing home community provides its inhabitants with care by registered nurses. These caregivers offer personal care, maintenance and other health related services for those who cannot take care of their own needs because of the effects of aging.

This type of community is a helpful and easy care option for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will commonly persons 55 and older which is for other senior care types. A significant portion of nursing home occupants are persons who have incontinence issues, require assistance with daily tasks such as bathing, have mental or physical disabilities, or experience difficulty seeing and hearing. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to spend time with visitors, be treated with respect, get proper medical care, and get proper privacy, property, and living arrangements. The most frequent mental issue effecting residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can cloud their decision making capabilities, memory function, and and familiarity with their surroundings. Many occupants of nursing homes are seniors with interpersonal social issues. These can include verbal fits, resisting aid, or an urge to wander. Nursing homes are required to provide room and bed maintenance services, emergency dental services, specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), and pharmaceutical services to residents.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, particularly those who live with chronic illnesses or those who are in need of long-term treatment, proximity to hospitals can be an important consideration while selecting which community best suits your family’s needs. The top hospitals that service Stamford include Stamford Hospital. In total, there is one hospital located in Stamford which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of care for a community is affected by the destination in which it is located. The rent burden for Stamford is around 23.5% of the average person’s monthly income. The median monthly rent in Stamford is around $2,373 and the median value for a house for Stamford is about $515,956. Stamford has a sales tax of 6.35%.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

According to many seniors, climate and weather are the most significant factors in determining a community. Stamford has a humid subtropical type of climate. On average, the air quality index rating in Stamford is approximately 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 score is at its max during 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, Stamford gets approximately 4 inches of precipitation. The most rain usually occurs in June with an average of 5 inches during the month. For snowfall, Stamford gets an average of 29.90 inches of snow in a year. In the summertime, Stamford is about 73F. The summer high temperature rises to around 84F during July. The lowest summer temperature falls to roughly 60F in June. Over the wintertime, the temperature drops to roughly 33F. The peak winter temperature gets to around 44F during the month of December. The lowest winter temperature gets to about 23 F in the month of January. The average humidity level for Stamford is approximately 69%. Humidity ratings reach their peak in September at roughly 71%.

Demographics and Values

The current population of Stamford is shrinking at a rate of -0.001%. Stamford has a population density of 1,342 people per square mile. The total population of Stamford consists of 130,824 people. In terms of education, 21.4% have a graduate degree, 47.6% have a college degree, and 21.1% have a high-school diploma. Racially, the population of Stamford is 2.8% mixed race, 62.4% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.3% Native American, 26.5% Hispanic, 14.6% black, 8.6% Asian, and 11.4% other or not specified. Based on gender, 50.1% are female and 49.9% are male. The median age of Stamford is 37 years old. 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. In Stamford, 3.2% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Stamford is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In Stamford, 74.1% participate in the labor force, 12.8% do not have health insurance, 8.0% have some form of disability, and 9.3% live in poverty. In the previous presidential election, 4.2% voted for a third party candidate, 57.3% voted Democrat, and 38.5% voted Republican in Fairfield county. 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 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 crime, Stamford has 2.2 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 15.2 property crimes per 1000 residents.

State Information

An overview of Connecticut

In terms of resources, Connecticut has a cost of living index of 128.8, a grocery index rating of 114.2, and a housing index rating of 144.7. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. There are 38 general hospitals and 121 health centers that provide care for 3,571,450 Connecticut residents. St Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Sharon Hospital, and Lawrence and Memorial Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Connecticut citizen is ranked 21st nation-wide. Additionally, Connecticut is ranked 3rd by healthcare standards. Based on natural beauty, Connecticut ranks 6th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, Connecticut ranks 14th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. During the latest presidential election, 41% voted for the Republican candidate while 55% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state has a median age of 41 and 32% of its population being over the age of 55. 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.

State-wide weather information

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. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 86F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 52F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls 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. The average air quality index rating in Connecticut is 41.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 53.7 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 70% in the month of September. 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, white oak, blue flag iris, and summer sweet. The state animal of Connecticut is the the sperm whale.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Connecticut

The Residence at Summer Street, Atria Darien and Bridges by EPOCH at Norwalk are the top rated nursing homes near Stamford, Connecticut. See full list of communities.

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