14 Assisted Living Facilities near Danbury, CT

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Danbury, CT

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Caring Star 2020

Maplewood at Danbury

Provides: Assisted Living
22 Hospital Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810
"I went to Maplewood at Danbury. It's been there for several years, and it's the first facility they built. The floors were clean, everything was waxed, and everything was pristine. I can't say..." More

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Caring Star 2019

Spring Village of Danbury

Provides: Assisted Living
8 Glen Hill Road, Danbury, CT 06811
"Wonderful staff! Great service. Always available to help." More

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Keystone Place at Wooster Heights

Provides: Assisted Living
66 Wooster Heights, Danbury, CT 06810
"Keystone Place at Wooster Heights is a beacon for an expression of retired living that retains the expression of unique lifestyles and personalities. As a result, our senior community has taken..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield...

Provides: Assisted Living
640 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877
"Ridgefield Crossings, Ridgefield, CT is without doubt a 5+ Star facility. Every aspect of the service and care there is outstanding. My mother-in-law has had numerous physical and cognitive..." More

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Caring Star 2019

The Hearth at Southbury

Provides: Assisted Living
655 Main Street South, Southbury, CT 06488
"My mother was at The Hearth at Southbury assisted living. It was good. She had a studio and it was large. It had a kitchenette, a large size bathroom, if you had to move around with a wheelchair,..." More
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Caring Star 2015

The Village at Brookfield Common

Provides: Assisted Living
246A Federal Road, Brookfield, CT 06804
"We have just moved my father into The Village at Brookfield Common. The rooms are very clean. The staff members are very friendly. We met many people on the staff. There seems to be many activities..." More

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Maplewood at Newtown

Provides: Assisted Living
166 Mount Pleasant Road, Newtown, CT 06470
"My parents chose to spend their remaining years at Maplewood at Newtown. They never regretted it. The facility itself is beautiful - modern, clean and comfortable. But what makes Maplewood..." More

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The Greens at Cannondale

Provides: Assisted Living
435 Danbury Rd, Wilton, CT 06897
"Over two years have gone by since I first reviewed the Greens, and I can still say without hesitation that my sisters and I remain thrilled and relieved by the care that our parents are receiving..." More

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Atria Ridgefield (Now Open)

Provides: Assisted Living
55 Old Quarry Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877
"I went to Atria Ridgefield. They were great, it's basically brand new, they opened during the pandemic, and I think they've done a really good job considering everything that they have to deal..." More

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The Cascades Assisted Living Community

Provides: Assisted Living
13 Parklawn Drive, Bethel, CT 06801
"At The Cascades Assisted Living, we are committed to creating an exceptional experience for each and every one of our residents. Our dedicated team of professionals is determined to provide the..." More

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Spring Meadows Trumbull

Provides: Assisted Living
6949 Main Street, Trumbull, CT 06611
"My sister will be moving to Spring Meadows Trumbull. It's affordable. It's very nice. It's like a nice resort. I expect that she will be very happy there. I met the director and she seemed to be..." More

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The Watermark at East Hill

Provides: Assisted Living
611 East Hill Road, Southbury, CT 06488
"The facilities were absolutely spotless and people were extremely pleasant. It has a full salon and spa, with a year-round heated pool (and a gas fireplace with cozy chairs at one end of the room),..." More

The Plaza at Clover Lake

Provides: Assisted Living
838 Fair Street, Carmel, NY 10512
"I recently visited Plaza at Clover Lake. The staff that I met looked pretty good. The highlight of this facility was there were a lot of nice wooden areas with a lot of trees. The facility looked..." More

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Church Hill Village

Provides: Assisted Living
Corner of The Boulevard and Church Hill Road, N...
"Opening Summer 2019 Located in beautiful Newtown, our historic New England town Assisted Living and Memory Care location offers luxury retirement apartments and specializes in senior care...." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Danbury

    Assisted living in Connecticut is available through residential care homes (RCHs) and assisted living services agencies. Both types of housing provide help with personal care, medication, recreational activities and housekeeping. The primary difference is that an assisted living services agency also provides nursing services. Danbury features two facilities to choose from. Eight more facilities are located in nearby towns, including Brookfield, Wilton, Newtown and Southbury. The monthly average cost of AL in Connecticut is $4,563 which is above the national average of $3,750.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Danbury

    • The climate in Danbury is somewhat mild for the northeast. The average low in January is 19 degrees Fahrenheit, while the average high in July is 85 degrees Fahrenheit. Danbury sees about 45 inches of snowfall per year. Its varied weather may be ideal for seniors who enjoy seasonal changes. 
    • The crime rate is higher in Danbury than the surrounding areas, such as Brookfield, but Danbury does rank safer than 51.5 percent of U.S. citiesViolent crime in the city occurs less often than the state and national averages. 
    • The cost of living in Danbury is higher than average for Connecticut and the U.S. for housing, utilities and transportation. The cost of healthcare is equal to the state average but higher than the national average. 
    • Sales tax and income tax rates are slightly higher in Danbury than the national averages. The sales tax rate is 6.4 percent, while the income tax rate is 5 percent. 
    • Seniors pay half fare with HARTransit, the public transportation system serving the greater Danbury region. The system includes fixed bus routes and shuttles with easy access to popular destinations, like the Danbury Fair Mall, shopping centers and medical facilities. Seniors with disabilities may be eligible for SweetHART door-to-door transportation. 
    • Danbury features a thriving arts and cultural atmosphere, including a garden club, a music center and musical theater, museums and public art installations. Assisted living facilities in the area support seniors by frequently participating in these off-site activities.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Danbury

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Connecticut

    $6,997.00 Newtown
    $6,673.00 Wilton
    $6,381.00 Shelton
    $5,809.00 Ridgefield
    $5,515.00 Danbury
    $4,766.00 Trumbull
    $4,142.00 Southbury
    $4,000.00 US

    Assisted Living costs in Danbury start around $5,515 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 Danbury 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.

    Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Danbury

    Seniors living in an AL facility in Connecticut may be eligible for benefits through Medicaid (1915c) waiver programs

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Connecticut page.

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    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 Danbury

    Danbury 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 Danbury, please visit our Assisted Living in Connecticut page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Danbury

    Danbury-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.

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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Danbury

    • Review of Spring Village of Danbury

      Spring Village of Danbury felt very homey, and the rooms felt very comfortable and homey, too. It felt like a home, and it was nice. The person who took me on the tour was great and very, very help... Read more

    • Review of Maplewood at Danbury

      I went to Maplewood at Danbury. It's been there for several years, and it's the first facility they built. The floors were clean, everything was waxed, and everything was pristine. I can't say anyt... Read more

    • Review of Spring Village of Danbury

      The staff at Spring Village at Danbury was very friendly and kind. The place seemed very clean, and they had activities for the seniors. My mom and I had lunch there, and it was very tasty. It was ... Read more

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