Assisted Living in Danbury

11 Communities

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Maplewood at Danbury

22 Hospital Avenue, Danbury, CT
$$$$
15 reviews
Maplewood at Danbury is located in Danbury, Connecticut, part of the New York City metropolitan area. This assisted living and memory care facility offers studio and one-bedroom apartments with in-room kitchenettes, modern bathrooms and ample closet space. The staff is dedicated to service, and the fresh, chef-prepared farm-to-table meals delight residents and visitors alike, and this community has its own organic garden. The facility has a private dining room available for s... (read more)
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The Gardens

8 Glen Hill Road, Danbury, CT
$$$$
11 reviews
The Gardens are located in the northern part of Danbury, Connecticut, just north of Interstate 84. The property sits just across from Kellners Pond, giving residents easy access to watching wildlife. Residents appreciate the setup of the dining room and enjoy the high quality of the meals served. Residents and visitors are pleased with the compassionate care of the staff as well as the decorations and layout of the facility. Residents are happy with a full activity schedule, ... (read more)
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The Hearth at Southbury

655 Main Street South, Southbury, CT
$$$$
14 reviews
Occupying 19 scenic acres, across from Riverview Cinemas and next to Southbury Park and Recreation, The Hearth at Southbury is an assisted and independent living and memory care facility in Southbury, Connecticut. Visitors comment on the clean and welcoming environment, friendliness of staff, quality of care and well-maintained building. Pet-friendly studio, one and two-bedroom apartments and companion suites are available. The chefs help residents plant and harvest vegetable... (read more)
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Spring Meadows Trumbull

6949 Main Street, Trumbull, CT
$$$$
11 reviews
Spring Meadows is located in the southwestern Connecticut city of Trumbull, approximately 10 miles north of Bridgeport. It sits in the shadow of the Tashua Recreation Area, which is home to the Tashua Knolls and Tashua Glen Golf Course. Other nearby recreational options include Parlor Rock Park, Kaatz Pond and Old Mine Park. Residents and visitors appreciate the friendly and welcoming atmosphere of the facility as well as the spacious rooms. Residents also praise the quality ... (read more)
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The Village at Brookfield Common

246A Federal Road, Brookfield, CT
$$$$
15 reviews
The Village at Brookfield Common is located in Brookfield, Connecticut, a quaint town in the foothills of the beautiful Berkshire Mountains. Housing options include studio apartments, one-bedroom apartments and companion suites, and small pets are allowed. Dining options include in-room kitchenettes and a dining room with attention given to diabetic, low salt and low fat diets. Onsite and offsite activities range from games to gardening to Tai chi. Residents and their relativ... (read more)
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The Greens at Cannondale

435 Danbury Rd, Wilton, CT
$$$$
8 reviews
The Greens at Cannondale, located in the residential community of Wilton, Connecticut, is located on ten acres of landscaped grounds conveniently located right off Route 7 and near shopping and restaurants. The beautiful grounds boast well-appointed walking paths and a wide variety of annual, perennial and deciduous plants. Residents enjoy the outdoor environment including a birding club that studies the seasonal birds attracted to the property. Residents and visitors also no... (read more)
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Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings

640 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT
$$$$
13 reviews
Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings is located in Ridgefield, Connecticut and offers assisted living and memory care for seniors. Clean, spacious and modern with a gorgeous main living section is how residents and their loved ones describe this senior living community. They also give high marks to this facility for the warm, caring and patient staff members and for a varied menu of meals. Residents enjoy a variety of activities such as woodworking and art classes.... (read more)
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Maplewood at Newtown

166 Mount Pleasant Road, Newtown, CT
$$$$
9 reviews
Maplewood at Newtown is located in a quiet, wooded area in Newtown, Connecticut. Residents at the facility praise its campus, noting the beautiful courtyard and deck, as well as the decor and well-appointed common spaces. Residents and guests love the facility's active, familial atmosphere and enjoy opportunities for socialization such as daily cocktail hours, family barbecues, and special programs. The facility offers a number of regular activities like crosswords, bingo, mu... (read more)
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The Watermark at East Hill

611 East Hill Road, Southbury, CT
$$$$
8 reviews
The Watermark at East Hill is located in the lovely town of Southbury, Connecticut. This pet-friendly community offers a variety of services ranging from assisted living to memory care. Residents can dine on restaurant-style fare in the formal dining room or on the patio. They also enjoy relaxing in the heated pool, having their hair styled in the full-service salon and watching movies in the private theater. Relatives are pleased with the attention given to their loved ones ... (read more)
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The Plaza at Clover Lake

838 Fair Street, Carmel, NY
$$$$
6 reviews
The Plaza at Clover Lake is situated in Carmel, New York and offers assisted and independent living. Residents and guests give high ratings to this facility's overall visual appeal, especially the light, airy ambiance of the interior, the lovely mature hardwood trees and the lake that surrounds the property. Other favorite aspects include the well-kept patio area, a library with computers and a printer and the lovely living room complete with a fireplace and pool table. Resid... (read more)
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At A Glance

There are 11 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Danbury is $4,925 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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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

$7,900.00 Norwalk
$6,997.00 Newtown
$6,741.00 Wilton
$4,925.00 Danbury
$4,499.00 Shelton
$4,462.00 Trumbull
$4,000.00 US
$3,997.00 Southbury

Assisted Living costs in Danbury start around $4,925 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.

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.


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.