15 Assisted Living Facilities near Newtown, CT

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Newtown, CT

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Maplewood at Newtown

Provides: Assisted Living
166 Mount Pleasant Road, Newtown, CT 06470
"I am a resident here and have lived here for a while. I didn't think living away from my family I would find family but I have. I have great friends and a lot of fun every day. We always have..." 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

13 Assisted Living Facilities near Newtown, CT

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Caring Star 2013

Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield...

Provides: Assisted Living
640 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877
"My mom has been at Ridgefield Crossings for a little over 5 years. I do not have even one complaint! The staff is wonderful, caring and responsible. Whenever we had a request, we were quickly heard..." More

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Spring Meadows Trumbull

Provides: Assisted Living
6949 Main Street, Trumbull, CT 06611
"Both of my parents moved to Spring Meadows over a month ago and they are very happy there. The rooms are spacious, the whole facility is very clean and cheerful, and the staff is helpful and..." More

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Caring Star 2019

The Hearth at Southbury

Provides: Assisted Living
655 Main Street South, Southbury, CT 06488
"I cannot recommend The Hearth enough. The staff has been overwhelmingly helpful, polite and caring for my mother. The building is kept in excellent condition inside and out. I have other..." More
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Caring Star 2020

Maplewood at Danbury

Provides: Assisted Living
22 Hospital Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810
"When it came time that my aunt and uncle could no longer live on their own safely I was referred to Maplewood at Danbury by our family attorney and I could not be more pleased. The support and..." 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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Caring Star 2016

Benchmark at Split Rock

Provides: Assisted Living
708A Bridgeport Avenue, Shelton, CT 06484
"Benchmark Senior Living at Split Rock is pretty much brand new, so the interior is beautiful. The staff was wonderful too, and it's a perfect location for us. They have the best location. They had..." More

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Caring Star 2014

Middlebrook Farms at Trumbull

Provides: Assisted Living
2750 Reservoir Ave, Trumbull, CT 06611
"Middlebrook Farms at Trumbull's rooms are all great. They have physical therapy rooms, many activities, and the staff is fabulous. My mother-in-law is a resident here." 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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Atria Ridgefield - Opening Spring 2020

Provides: Assisted Living
55 Old Quarry Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877
"Now Pre-Leasing For more than 20 years, Atria Senior Living has offered Fairfield County families vibrant communities where opportunities to stay active, eat well, connect with neighbors and..." 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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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

Smithfield Gardens Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
26 Smith Street, Seymour, CT 06483
"I was pleased with the fact that Smithfield Gardens Assisted Living was comparable to other places, although it wasn't as nice. It's a government subsidized facility and it's not brand new and..." More

Bishop Wicke Health & Rehabilitation ...

Provides: Assisted Living
584 Long Hill Ave, Shelton, CT 06484
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    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Newtown

    Newtown is a small, scenic town located about an hour's drive from New York City. With around 15 percent of residents aged 65 or older, there are two assisted living communities in Newtown and over ten in nearby communities to help accommodate the senior population. 

    Assisted living facilities are a vital part of any community and provide local seniors with assistance for many of the tasks associated with day-to-day life. In Newtown, and all of Connecticut, these facilities are regulated by The Department of Public Health, Facility Licensing and Investigations Section

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Newtown

    • The weather in Newtown is somewhat favorable for seniors who enjoy spending time outdoors. The average of 175 sunny days annually is slightly less than the nationwide national average of 205 sunny days. Newtown gets 51 inches of rain and 41 inches of snow yearly, which is also slightly higher than the U.S. averages of 39 and 26, respectively. 
    • In Newtown, the overall cost of living is higher than the state and national averages. On a scale with the U.S. median at 100, Newtown rates 146, while Connecticut is rated 118, and they are equal at 106 for healthcare. Families on a tight budget may want to find cheaper places to live in nearby communities. 
    • Crime rates in Newtown are considerably lower than the national averages. On a scale of one to 100, with one being the lowest rate, Newtown scores 13.0 for violent crime and 14.9 for property crime. Both of these scores are around 20 points lower than the U.S. averages.
    • The Newtown area has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Danbury.
    • Newton is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning that its elected leadership “has made the commitment to actively work toward making their town, city or county a great place for people of all ages,” according to AARP. 
    • Newton has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Newtown Senior Center, an organization that provides a focal point for seniors in the community and offers socially enriching activities in a friendly environment.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Newtown

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Connecticut

    $6,997.00 Newtown
    $6,195.00 Ridgefield
    $6,048.00 Danbury
    $4,650.00 Shelton
    $4,612.00 Trumbull
    $4,142.00 Southbury
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,915.00 Woodbridge

    Assisted Living costs in Newtown start around $6,997 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 Newtown 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 Newtown

    Help paying for assisted living services is available through the Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders (CHCPE), the state's Medicaid program. This programs is unique in that it covers people who are eligible for Medicaid as well as those who are not. 

    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 Newtown

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Newtown

    Newtown-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 Newtown

    • Review of Maplewood at Newtown

      I am a resident here and have lived here for a while. I didn't think living away from my family I would find family but I have. I have great friends and a lot of fun every day. We always have weekl... Read more

    • Review of Maplewood at Newtown

      Hard transition at first . I went from a 8 bedroom house in a rush due to my partner's health. I'm very happy here, everyone has been wondeful. Really great, friendly. I'm rediscovering things I li... Read more

    • Review of Maplewood at Newtown

      My father was part of the Maplewood Newtown community for the 5 years prior to his passing in fall 2019. The nursing staff, led by Barbara and Irene, was incredibly supportive and helpful as we na... Read more

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