42 Assisted Living Facilities near Greenwich, CT
There are 42 Assisted Living Facilities in the Greenwich area, with 2 in Greenwich and 40 nearby.
To help you with your search, browse the 282 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Greenwich. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Greenwich 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Pearl River with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Greenwich, CT
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Greenwich
Greenwich is a suburb in Connecticut, just 35 miles northeast of Manhattan. Located on Connecticut’s Gold Coast, Greenwich is one of the most affluent areas in the state. Seniors who make up 16.5 percent of the population in Connecticut can choose from two assisted living facilities in Greenwich and 17 in the surrounding areas. The Connecticut Department of Public Health does not license assisted living facilities individually but instead regulates Assisted Living Service Agencies that provide services for assisted living.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Greenwich
- The weather in Greenwich is seasonal with warm, humid summers and cold winters. Temperatures range from 84 degrees Fahrenheit in July to 23 degrees in January. For seniors who enjoy the outdoors, Greenwich offers spectacular locations for autumn leaf viewing.
- Seniors on a budget should note that the cost of living in Greenwich is 202.6 percent higher than the national average. This is mostly due to housing. Grocery and health care costs are only slightly above U.S. averages.
- Greenwich is safer than 83 percent of U.S. cities, so seniors can feel comfortable traveling around town. Violent crime scores are low: 22.4 out of 100 with 100 defined as high crime. The U.S. average for violent crime is 31.1 for comparison. Property crime is even lower, scoring a 21.8 out of 100 and beating out the national average of 38.1.
- CT Transit operates one bus route in Greenwich with half fares for seniors over 65. Call-A-Ride, a division of the Greenwich United Way, provides free door-to-door transportation for ambulatory senior citizens. The city also provides Share-the-Fare reduced taxi vouchers.
- Greenwich has a variety of arts and culture options for seniors including museums such as the Bruce Museum and Greenwich Historical Society and the Audubon Center. The Greenwich YMCA offers adults 55 and over its Active Adults program which includes bingo nights, book of the month and games clubs.
- Greenwich has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Commission on Aging, an organization that provides health insurance counseling and tax services. The Greenwich Senior Center provides free activities, events and classes to seniors in the city.
Paying for Assisted Living in Greenwich
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Greenwich 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 Greenwich 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 Greenwich
Seniors wishing to receive financial aid for assisted living in Greenwich can apply for Connecticut’s Assisted Living Program, a state medical waiver within the Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders, and the Community First Choice Program, a program that helps Medicaid members with activities of daily living.
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 Greenwich
Greenwich 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 Greenwich, please visit our Assisted Living in Connecticut page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Greenwich
Greenwich-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.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Greenwich
Review of The Mews in Greenwich
The Mews in Greenwich seemed very nice. It's homey. My mother loves it. She would move in next week. The staff is very nice, very receptive, and very helpful. It's small, which is what we wanted. I... Read more
Review of The Parsonage Cottage
Parsonage Cottage is a wonderful place for your loved one to live happily in a great setting. My father, Vincent Meli was a resident here. He enjoyed all of the amenities as well as the staff who... Read more
Review of The Parsonage Cottage
Parsonage Cottage is a wonderful place that seniors can call home. My father, Vincent as a happy resident here for many years. I did not have to worry about him while he lived here, as he was so ... Read more