The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Bloomfield, CT for 2023
Also serving communities of Weatogue, Simsbury.
There are 41 Assisted Living Facilities in the Bloomfield area, with 4 in Bloomfield and 37 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 188 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Bloomfield. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Bloomfield 5 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Bloomfield, Connecticut
Brookdale Gables Farmington
20 Devonwood Drive, Farmington, CT, 06032
"We went to look at Brookdale Gables Farmington. They showed us around the dining hall and where the activities are. In assisted living, they have appliances in the apartments. They invited me in for a meal, and it was delicious. The staff was very..."READ MORE
Atria Greenridge Place
One Elizabeth Court, Rocky Hill, CT, 06067
"My sister just moved into Atria Greenridge Place. The people have been very, very nice and accommodating. It seems like a wonderful place. It seems like she's going to be happy there. They've been very helpful and very nice in admitting her and th..."READ MORE
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River Ridge at Avon
101 Bickford Extension, Avon, CT, 06001
"River Ridge at Avon was very nice. They took us through everything. They took us to all the rooms. They showed us what goes on from day to day. It was a very good experience. The building was nice. The rooms were clean. It was top-notch. The ameni..."READ MORE
AVIVA West Hartford
1 Hamilton Heights Drive, West Hartford, CT, 06119
"We are choosing AVIVA West Hartford for my dad. The building was extremely nice. It's got a lot of character to it because it used to be a school. It's not like a cookie-cutter place where not all the rooms look alike. So, you can kind of have you..."READ MORE
The Village at Buckland Court
432 Buckland Road, South Windsor, CT, 06074
"The rooms at The Village at Buckland Court were a nice size. They had no stoves in the kitchen, but they had microwaves in them, which was a very good thing. I feel that safety is foremost and what I want for anyone who is going in there, especial..."READ MORE
Stonebrook Village at Windsor Locks
550 Old County Road, Windsor Locks, CT, 06096
"Stonebrook Village at Windsor Locks is good. My mother has moved into this community. It is modern, nice, and new. It is only three years old. The cleanliness is very good. They have the usual activities like arts and crafts. They have entertainme..."READ MORE
Brookdale West Hartford
22 Simsbury Road, West Hartford, CT, 06117
"My brother has been at Brookdale West Hartford, and he's been treated exceptionally well. The nurse is terrific. The wellness court director is terrific. The one who actually rented us the space was unbelievable. Everybody has just been so good. M..."READ MORE
One Chatfield Drive, West Hartford, CT, 06110
"Brookdale Chatfield was a very nice location. The biggest drawback was just its distance. It's not convenient for us. We have looked at both a studio and a one-bedroom. They didn't have an open one-bedroom for us to see, but we visited one that wa..."READ MORE
Addison Place at Glastonbury
1177 Hebron Avenue, Glastonbury, CT, 06033
"I really, really liked Addison Place at Glastonbury. I'm hoping my parents will pick it. The staff is very, very professional, very caring, and a very nice feel. They showed me the whole facility, and it was really lovely. There was a nice outside..."READ MORE
Hoffman SummerWood Community
160 Simsbury Road , West Hartford, CT, 06117
"A kosher cuisine was a must for my mom when I moved her up from Florida to be close to me, so I was very relieved to find that the only kosher facility in the area was also one of the most beautiful. My mom has been living at SummerWood for close..."READ MORE
Anthology of Farmington
1 Bridgewater Road, Farmington, CT, 06032
"I am the daughter of a current resident who we moved from another facility about 7 mos ago. The staff is the best we have experienced. My mother has wonderful care and is thriving. The BEST choice we have made. She loves the food, she is involved ..."READ MORE
The Residence at Brookside
117 Simsbury Road, Avon, CT, 06001
"The Residence at Brookside was very nice. It was very regal looking when you drive up and very well-kept. You walk in, and everyone was very nice. It was just beautiful inside because they have the big stone fireplaces. People were friendly, and t..."READ MORE
HarborChase of Evergreen Walk
1000 Evergreen Way, South Windsor, CT, 06074
"My friend moved into HarborChase of Evergreen Walk. The facility is very clean and very new. The staff is very friendly, and they're taking very good care of my friend. It's very nice all around. The food is very good. I had lunch and dinner there..."READ MORE
Suffield by the River
7 Canal Road, Suffield, CT, 06078
"My parents moved into Suffield by the River. My mom's in assisted living, and my dad's in independent living. Their activities are all exemplary. The staff was excellent. They have beautiful surroundings. They have a library activity center and a ..."READ MORE
The Residence at South Windsor Farms
200 Deming Street, South Windsor, CT, 06074
"My father moved into The Residence at South Windsor Farms. Our overall experience with it is very positive. I like that they know all the residents and that they make sure that they're getting the care that they need. The room is bright and up to ..."READ MORE
Brookdale South Windsor
1715 Ellington Road, South Windsor, CT, 06074
"Brookdale South Windsor was beautiful. It was luxurious. They had pretty much everything that you could want if you were living with some level of self-care. The apartments were beautiful, bright, and cheerful. The people were pleasant. We felt ve..."READ MORE
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Bloomfield
Bloomfield has many opportunities for seniors to enjoy the outdoors, with three golf courses and a number of parks in the town, as well as Talcott Mountain State Park and Penwood State Park. The town is also home to around 21,000 people and more than 26 percent of whom are aged 65 and older.
Seniors in Bloomfield can find accommodation in one of the area's 28 assisted living facilities. These facilities are monitored and licensed by Connecticut's Department of Public Health Facilities Licensing and Investigations Section.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Bloomfield
- The Bloomfield area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Saint Francis Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The Town of Bloomfield also has a Senior Mini-Bus that provides curb-to-curb service for seniors to go shopping, run errands and attend appointments.
- Bloomfield has an overall crime rate of 28.54 crimes per 1,000 residents, which is higher than 95 percent of Connecticut's other towns and cities. Although the violent crime rate is lower than the state average, property crime is considerably higher, occurring at a rate of 26.86 crimes per 1,000 residents, almost nine points higher than the Connecticut rate. Seniors may wish to ask about security procedures in facilities they tour to ensure they feel safe.
- Bloomfield has cold winters with an average low in January of 18 degrees and 41 inches of snow each year, 25 inches more than the national average. There are only 190 days of sunshine each year, 15 fewer than the national average, which may be disappointing for seniors looking for a sunny retirement.
- Bloomfield has an array of community resources for seniors, including the North Central Area Agency on Aging, an organization that provides resources to help enhance the lives of older adults as well as more than one senior center.
- Hartford County, including Bloomfield, has low particle pollution, receiving a grade of A in this category in the State of the Air 2018 report. However, the county received a failing grade for ozone pollution. High ozone levels may affect the health of seniors, especially those with respiratory illnesses.
Paying for Assisted Living in Bloomfield
Assisted Living costs in Bloomfield start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.
It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Bloomfield and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
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Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Bloomfield
The Home Care Program for the Elderly offers financial assistance to seniors in select assisted living facilities, but it is not currently available in Bloomfield. Bloomfield seniors who receive Social Security Income may be eligible for additional funding through the Optional State Supplement (OSS).
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Connecticut page.
More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Connecticut page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Bloomfield
Bloomfield and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
To see a list of free assisted living resources in Bloomfield, please visit our Assisted Living in Connecticut page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Bloomfield
Bloomfield-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Connecticut are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Connecticut page for more information about these laws.