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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a West Hartford 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 West Hartford, 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 West Hartford or another care type is right for you. Browse 108 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in West Hartford.

Nursing Homes near West Hartford, Connecticut

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Brookdale West Hartford

22 Simsbury Road, West Hartford, CT 06117

4.0
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Live The Life You WantNo one deserves to spend their golden years worrying about being alone in the event of an emergency or caring the heavy burden of family care alone. That’s why our assisted living and memory care community is here to provide personalized care plans, spacious and comfortable...

Atria Hamilton Heights

One Hamilton Heights Drive, West Hartford, CT 06119

3.8
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Conveniently located in West Hartford, Connecticut, near the dining and shopping of Blue Back Square, Atria Hamilton Heights provides a luxurious lifestyle in one of New England's finest neighborhoods. Our community offers daily opportunities for older adults to stay active, including movie...

Brookdale Chatfield

One Chatfield Drive, West Hartford, CT 06110

4.1
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

From the moment you walk through the door of our Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care community in West Hartford, you will feel peace and comfort. To be honest, you might even feel a little bit giddy. It may have something to do with the beautiful common areas, private...

Hoffman Summerwood Community

160 Simsbury Road, West Hartford, CT 06117

4.8
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Hoffman SummerWood Community is a national award-winning senior living rental community located in the quiet northeast corner of West Hartford. Our members enjoy their own beautiful apartment, featuring a fully applianced kitchen, living room, bedroom, and handicap accessible bathroom. We...

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The McAuley

275 Steele Rd, West Hartford, CT 06117

3.4
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Located on a 40-acre campus in West Hartford, CT adjacent to Saint Joseph College, The McAuley features beautifully landscaped grounds and lovely views of Avon Mountain.  Best of all, when you live at The McAuley, you're just minutes away from the area's most popular attractions -- the Wadsworth...

The Wellington at Springfield

942 Grayson Dr, Springfield, MA 01119

4.2
(95 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Be inspired to live life to the fullest when taking up residence at The Wellington at Springfield. Our Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Springfield, MA Sixteen Acres/East Longmeadow/Wilbraham line, enriches the lives of seniors by providing an environment that is...

Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings

640 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877

4.4
(47 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...

Atria Crossroads Place

One Beechwood Drive, Waterford, CT 06385

4.5
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Exciting NEW enhancements are now complete at Atria Crossroads Place! Extensive renovations include refurbished common spaces, an upgraded salon, a modern bistro, redesigned restaurant and private dining room with outdoor canopy, library, custom fitness center, additional outdoor green space and...

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...

Maplewood at Newtown

166 Mt Pleasant Road, Newtown, CT 06470

4.3
(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Maplewood at Newtown has much to offer residents and families -- from the sunlit lobby and resort-style couryard to the helpful concierge service and family-friendly country store. Thoughtfully laid-out apartments, designed specifically for older adults, are beautifully appointed and feature...

Spring Village at Danbury

8 Glen Hill Road, Danbury, CT 06811

4.4
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Spring Village at Danbury is a senior living community that strives to enhance the quality of life for all seniors. We are an affordable, safe option dedicated to enriching the mind, body and spirit of people who wish to live independently, with minimal assistance and for those who need high...

Maplewood at Danbury

22 Hospital Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810

4.1
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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. ...

Spring Village at Stratford

6911 Main Street, Stratford, CT 06614

4.3
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

River Ridge at Avon

101 Bickford Extension, Avon, CT 06001

4.3
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

River Ridge at Avon is nestled in a quiet, residential neighborhood in the heart of beautiful Farmington Valley. We are conveniently located off Route 44 in the charming town of Avon, minutes from wonderful shops, dining, entertainment, and medical offices. Our superb location complements the...

The Village at Buckland Court

432 Buckland Road, South Windsor, CT 06074

4.2
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Village at Buckland Court is a charming 'country estate' nestled amidst beautiful farm land, with expansive lawns and gardens. Inspiring outdoor sitting areas, a gazebo, and an herb garden provide the setting for arts, leisure, and fitness activities. Private walking paths and gazebos grace...

The Reserve at East Longmeadow

741 Parker Street, East Longmeadow, MA 01028

3.7
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Reserve at East Longmeadow is a new and exceptional assisted living and memory care community in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts. East Longmeadow is a beautiful city just outside of Springfield, one of the 'greenest' cities in the country with over 2,400 acres of parks. Springfield is also the...

Brookdale Gables Farmington

20 Devonwood Drive, Farmington, CT 06032

4.2
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Quality Care and Peace of MindIf you want to exchange the humdrum senior living experience for one that offers you personalized care plans, a warm and welcoming atmosphere with resort-like amenities and endless opportunities to engage in activities, programs and events, look no further. Our...

Armbrook Village

551 North Road, Westfield, MA 01085

4.6
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Armbrook Village offers seniors a secure, supportive and independent lifestyle. The community features both independent and assisted living options as well as a state-of-the-art Compass Memory Support Neighborhood featuring innovative, research-based programming for those with memory loss...

Atria Larson Place

1450 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06517

4.3
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Atria Greenridge Place

One Elizabeth Court, Rocky Hill, CT 06067

4.4
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Atria Greenridge Place, you'll enjoy all the comforts of home and just the right amount of discreet support to help you live independently. This inviting community is situated in a residential neighborhood in Rocky Hill, next to Wethersfield and Newington. You'll find warm, friendly neighbors...

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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

Learn More About Nursing Homes in West Hartford, CT

Five miles away from downtown Hartford, the charming, smaller city of West Hartford offers an abundance of local boutiques, a wide array of restaurants, and a mountainous border. The city often hosts quirky events, carnivals, and festivals, which makes it a fun destination for tourists and creates a close-knit, social community.

Nursing homes — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — in West Hartford are intended for seniors who require 24-hour monitoring and medical assistance. These communities are designed to promote independence among seniors who require constant nursing care to perform activities of daily living (ADLs), but do not require hospital-level care.

Cost of Nursing Homes in West Hartford, CT

The median monthly cost of a private nursing home room in 2020 was about $8,821 in West Hartford and $13,992 in the state of Connecticut, according to Genworth.

Learn More About West Hartford, CT

Cost of Living

The cost of living in West Hartford, Connecticut hovers just slightly above the national average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Groceries Clothing
105 99 108 105 109 109

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64 Median Income Age 65+ Median Household Income Average Individual Income Median Employee Salary Average Property Tax One-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate
$91,590 per year $48,691 per year $78,313 per year $38,081 per year $36,319 per year $2,398 per year $605 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service West Hartford include:

St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center

  • Facility type: short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 180+
  • Specialties: wound care, sleep studies, robotic surgery

Hartford Hospital

  • Facility type: short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 180+
  • Specialties: physical therapy, skilled nursing, joint replacement

John Dempsey Hospital

  • Facility type: short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 150
  • Specialties: cardiac surgery, spine surgery, magnetic resonance imaging

Weather and Climate

West Hartford’s climate is classified as hot summer continental, which forecasts hot summers and cold winters. The average humidity level is about 55%, and humidity levels are often highest during September at 62%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
32°F 40°F 24°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
76°F 86°F 66°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 121

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 45.1″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
38.63 28.3% 17,282 5,833 per square mile 2.65

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.2% 7.9% 6.0% 11.2% <0.1% 2.8% 72.9%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2019 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Hartford: 28/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 99/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Hartford County, Connecticut

Democratic Republican Other
59.1% 36.4% 4.5%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in West Hartford include:

  • Noah Webster House
  • University of Saint Joseph Art Gallery

Outdoor attractions in West Hartford:

  • Elizabeth Park
  • West Hartford Reservoir
  • Westmoor Park

West Hartford’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Blue Back Square
  • Westfarms Shopping Mall
  • Playhouse on Park

Transportation

West Hartford’s bus system operates more than a dozen regular routes, offering convenient transport to popular locations like the Westfarms Shopping Mall and University of Connecticut Health Center. A paratransit service within the greater Hartford area serves residents with disabilities, as well as their caregivers, and offers direct, low-cost rides.

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

McLean a CCRC, Keystone Place at Newbury Brook and The Ivy at Watertown are the top rated nursing homes near West Hartford, Connecticut. See full list of communities.

There are 108 nursing homes near West Hartford, Connecticut. See the full list.

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