25 Assisted Living Facilities near Norwalk, CT

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Norwalk, CT

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Maplewood at Strawberry Hill

Provides: Assisted Living
73 Strawberry Hill Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06855
"I took a tour of Maplewood at Strawberry Hill, and it was nice. I have no issues with them, but my father needed more than they could provide. From what I saw, it looked nice and clean. Everybody..." More

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Brightview on New Canaan

Provides: Assisted Living
162 New Canaan Ave., Norwalk, CT 06850
"The design-build community features residential apartments and personalized assistance and care services for seniors who need help with the activities of daily living. Known for offering a..." More

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Notre Dame Convalescent Homes, Inc. D...

Provides: Assisted Living
76 West Rock Road, Norwalk, CT 06851
"no stars for this place!!!! place is filthy and smells of feces and urine as soon as you walk in. windows covered in filth, absolutely horrible place! I feel so sorry for the people who have to..." More

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Atria Darien

Provides: Assisted Living
50 Ledge Road, Darien, CT 06820
"Atria Darien is a wonderful home for my mother. The staff is always helpful with any concern my mother may have. All the activities keep her busy and involved with life. The social interaction..." More

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Atria Stamford

Provides: Assisted Living
77 Third Street , Stamford, CT 06905
"My visit to Atria Stamford was excellent. They were very thorough in showing us around, then we had an excellent lunch. They spent a lot of time giving us all the facts and all the details. We saw..." More

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Caring Star 2014

Middlebrook Farms at Trumbull

Provides: Assisted Living
2750 Reservoir Ave, Trumbull, CT 06611
"My grandmother moved into Middlebrook Farms at Trumbull. We just liked its location, and she knew some people there already. Our move-in experience went fine. The staff is very friendly, and she..." More

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Sunrise of Stamford

Provides: Assisted Living
251 Turn of River Road, Stamford, CT 06905
"Sunrise of Stamford was great. I have no complaints. It was well maintained. It was like a 20-year-old facility, but it looked good and in good condition. The staff was very helpful. It was just..." More
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Brookdale Wilton

Provides: Assisted Living
96 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 06897
"Brookdale Wilton was very nice. It's not as new as some of the senior places we visited, but the staff was super. They went the extra mile. The man who interviewed me, Kevin, was outstanding. Even..." More

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Maplewood at Darien

Provides: Assisted Living
599 Boston Post Road, Darien, CT 06820
"My mother has been living at Maplewood at Darien for the past 18 months, and as we have all endured hardships since the pandemic, I must say that Maplewood has handled this delicate situation with..." 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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Sunrise of Fairfield

Provides: Assisted Living
1571 Stratfield Rd., Fairfield, CT 06825
"Sunrise Senior Living of Fairfield opened its doors about six months before my Mom and her husband became residents and it is a beautiful building set next to a town park where they can watch..." More
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Brighton Gardens of Stamford

Provides: Assisted Living
59 Roxbury Road, Stamford, CT 06902
"I moved my husband to Brighton Gardens last month. They had a beautiful wood garden outside. They have a very affordable private room with private bathroom. John's room is on the first floor. It is..." More
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The Residence at Selleck’s Woods

Provides: Assisted Living
1 Parklands Drive, Darien, CT 06820
"We went to The Residence at Selleck's Woods. Talk about magnificent. It's unreal. I can't say enough about how wonderful they were. It is the lap of luxury, and I saw filet mignon on the menu. The..." More

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Maplewood at Southport

Provides: Assisted Living
917 Mill Hill Terrace, Southport, CT 06890
"brand new and spacious rooms. staff is always friendly and happy to talk to. they know their residents and are welcoming. residents are able to enjoy interactive activities with other residents..." More

Connecticut Health Of Southport

Provides: Assisted Living
930 Mill Hill Terrace, Southport, CT 06890

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Smith House SNF

Provides: Assisted Living
88 Rockrimmon Rd, Stamford, CT 06903
"The Villa At Stamford sits on a 13-acre wooded campus in Stamford, Connecticut, a vibrant city with a peaceful, small-town atmosphere. Stamford is in close proximity to New York City, where seniors..." More

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Sunrise of Wilton

Provides: Assisted Living
211 Danbury Rd., Wilton, CT 06897
"Focusing on your unique needs and preferences, Sunrise Senior Living takes a holistic approach to senior care. With us, you can expect consistent yet individualized care rooted in evidence based..." More
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Sturges Ridge of Fairfield

Provides: Assisted Living
448 Mill Plain Road, Fairfield, CT 06824
"Benchmark Senior Living at Sturges Ridge of Fairfield in Fairfield, CT is an assisted living community choice for older adults who value their independence but need assistance with daily life..." More

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The Residence at Westport

Provides: Assisted Living
1141 Post Rd E, Westport, CT 06880
"Welcome to Westport’s only Assisted Living community. Imagine having more time to do the things that make you happy: catching up on the best-seller list, getting out to the theater with friends,..." More

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The Watermark At 3030 Park

Provides: Assisted Living
3030 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604
"Everything I saw at The Watermark At 3030 Park was a five. The place is nice and new. It has been refurbished and it is completely renovated. It is very nice. I was showed a couple of rooms, and..." More

The Parsonage Cottage

Provides: Assisted Living
88 Parsonage Rd, Greenwich, CT 06830
"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..." More

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Edgehill

Provides: Assisted Living
122 Palmers Hill Road, Stamford, CT 06902
"Edgehill is the perfect blend of countryside beauty and rich cultural life. Our lush, park-like campus is located in the heart of Lower Fairfield Country, where you will enjoy elegant and Community..." More

The Mews in Greenwich

Provides: Assisted Living
1/2 Bolling Place, Greenwich, CT 06830
"We had a nice meal at The Mews. The food was delicious. The place was lovely and the staff was really nice. There were a lot of activities for the residents. However, they do not take Title 19. " More

Palouse Country Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
503 South Hilltop Lane, Fairfield, CT 99012

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Norwalk

    Just 45 minutes from New York City, the coastal city of Norwalk, Connecticut is home to some of the best boating and public beaches in the state. Its population of close to 90,000 residents includes a 14% demographic of seniors aged 65 and older.

    In Norwalk and its surrounding communities, 22 assisted living facilities are available to provide care for seniors who need help with activities of daily living. The Department of Public Health recognizes two categories of assisted living in Connecticut: assisted living services agencies and residential care homes (RCHs).

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Norwalk

    • The Norwalk area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Norwalk Hospital and St. Vincent's Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • While winters can be cold, the climate in Norwalk is considered temperate compared to the rest of the state. It scores a 51 out of a possible 100 in terms of its overall comfort index, with average winter temperatures in the 20s and summer highs climbing to the mid-80s.
    • At 149.5, the cost of living in Norwalk exceeds not only the national average of 100, but also the statewide average of 118.4, meaning seniors may need to adjust their spending habits to cover the cost of assisted livings services.
    •  Seniors and their families may be happy to learn that the Stamford-Norwalk metropolitan area is ranked as one of the safest mid-sized cities in America. On a scale to 100, Norwalk receives a 19.9 for violent crime and 27.9 for property crime, lower than the U.S. national averages of 22.7 and 35.4 in the same categories.
    • The Norwalk Transit District runs local bus, shuttle and train commuter services across the city and several neighboring communities. Elderly passengers receive a 50% discount. In addition to its fixed routes, Norwalk Transit offers a Wheels2U free on-demand shuttle, as well as Dispatch-A-Ride door-to-door transportation.
    • Norwalk has an array of community resources for seniors, including The Senior Umbrella, an organization that acts as Norwalk's municipal agency for the elderly, as well as a senior center.

    Note: Data on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Norwalk

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Connecticut

    $6,950.00 Norwalk
    $6,673.00 Wilton
    $6,550.00 Southport
    $6,535.00 Fairfield
    $6,506.00 Darien
    $4,615.00 Stamford
    $4,000.00 US

    Assisted Living costs in Norwalk start around $6,950 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 Norwalk 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 Norwalk

    Seniors in Norwalk have access to financial assistance through both Medicaid waiver programs and state-funded programs. The Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders (CHCPE) helps seniors in assisted living services agencies with the cost of care services, or the full cost of living in some cases. Seniors in RCHs are eligible to receive an optional state supplement (OSS) through the Department of Social Services to help with the costs of room and board.

    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 Norwalk

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Norwalk

    Norwalk-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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    Assisted Living near Norwalk, CT

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Norwalk

    • Review of Maplewood at Strawberry Hill

      I took a tour of Maplewood at Strawberry Hill, and it was nice. I have no issues with them, but my father needed more than they could provide. From what I saw, it looked nice and clean. Everybody s... Read more

      John
    • Review of Maplewood at Strawberry Hill

      Maplewood at Strawberry Hill had a more elderly, old-nursing-home feeling than the place we chose for mom, which was more upbeat, modern, and had a younger crowd. It's an entirely different feel th... Read more

      ReviewerFC030921A
    • Review of Maplewood at Strawberry Hill

      Maplewood at Strawberry Hill looked very attractive. The staff was fine and showed me around. The garden was very nicely fixed up and tended. I saw some activity rooms and they have very nice dinin... Read more

      Lynn
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