8 Assisted Living Facilities near Norwich, CT

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Norwich, CT

Sachem Home

Provides: Assisted Living
33 Sachem Street,, Norwich, CT 06360
"Sachem Homes is an assisted living facility. They provide meals and the residents either have their own rooms or shared room. They have 24-hour staff. It caters to smaller community. The meals are..." More

Sheltering Arms Retirement Residence

Provides: Assisted Living
165 McKinley Avenue, Norwich, CT 06360
"Sheltering Arms just didn’t have the best levels of services. It wasn’t quite on the level of assisted living, and that’s why it just wasn’t working for my mother anymore. I can say that it was a..." More

6 Assisted Living Facilities near Norwich, CT

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Atria Crossroads Place

Provides: Assisted Living
One Beechwood Drive, Waterford, CT 06385
"I'm living in Atria Crossroads Place. I've been here for four years now. It is very good here. The people are very friendly. The food is very good. It is going to be hard any place else to match..." More

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Academy Point at Mystic

Provides: Assisted Living
20 Academy Lane, Mystic, CT 06355
"Academy Point was absolutely wonderful. Everything that we assessed there suggested that it's a terrific place. We were very impressed, and my brother-in-law liked it too. He just didn't want to..." More

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Elmbrook Village

Provides: Assisted Living
354 Salem Turnpike, Bozrah, CT 06334
"Elmbrook Village is a residential senior living campus dedicated to providing independence, social interaction, and leisure activities for seniors looking for exceptional services and top-notch..." More

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Masonicare at Mystic

Provides: Assisted Living
45 Clara Drive, Mystic, CT 06355
"Masonicare (Masonicare At Mystic) is a very friendly, brand-new place. The rooms are brand new. They have a library, a pool, and some nice areas to eat. The food is excellent. The staff is great...." More

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Groton Regency Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1145 Poquonock Road, Groton, CT 06340
"Groton Regency Center has multiple levels of care. They have a nursing home, a mid level, and then assisted living. You go in the front door, and there’s a security individual there to check you..." More

Alternative Services

Provides: Assisted Living
84 Linwood Avenue, Colchester, CT 06415
"The staff did seem under-trained, plain old people, most were impolite and moody. The facilities themselves are just houses/condos that are poorly reconfigured for the needs of their occupants. The..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Norwich

    Known as the "Rose of New England," Norwich is a New London County city full of modern and historical beauty. The city has plenty to offer, including enjoying a stroll through Mohegan Park or playing the slot machines at Mohegan Sun, only 6 miles away. Norwich seniors, 15% of the population, who are looking for assisted living options have 12 facilities in the area to choose from, with two located within city limits.

    Connecticut's Department of Public Health licenses and oversees assisted living facilities and residential care homes (RCHs) in Norwich and all through the state.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Norwich

    • Seniors who love being outside can enjoy Norwich's comfortably warm weather for a quarter of the year, with temperatures in the 70-85 degree range and generally low humidity.
    • The cost of living in Norwich is slightly higher than the national average, but housing is actually cheaper than many other places in Connecticut, making it an affordable option for seniors.
    • Southeast Area Transit District (SEAT) offers reduced fares as well as accommodations to seniors who need to get around Norwich and surrounding areas in Southeastern Connecticut. The downtown Norwich Transportation Center conveniently offers tickets.
    • The Norwich area is home to world-class medical facilities, including William W. Backus Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Norwich is safer than 34% of U.S. cities, so seniors can enjoy living in a relatively secure location.
    • Seniors can enjoy a variety of artistic and cultural attractions. The non-profit Norwich Arts Center offers theatrical performances and gallery shows to the public and paying members, which seniors can become at a discounted price. Assisted living centers may also provide trips to see regional attractions, such as the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra.

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


    Paying for Assisted Living in Norwich

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Connecticut

    $5,450.00 Mystic
    $4,328.00 Glastonbury
    $4,050.00 Middletown
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,995.00 Westerly
    $3,895.00 Rocky Hill
    $2,260.00 Coventry

    Assisted Living costs in Norwich 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 Norwich 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 Norwich

    Norwich seniors can receive financial assistance toward assisted living services via the non-Medicaid Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders, which is funded by the state. 

    An optional state supplement (OSS) is also available through the Department of Social Services to support eligible low-income individuals.

    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 Norwich

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Norwich

    Norwich-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 Norwich, CT

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Norwich

    • Review of Sheltering Arms Retirement Residence

      Sheltering Arms just didn’t have the best levels of services. It wasn’t quite on the level of assisted living, and that’s why it just wasn’t working for my mother anymore. I can say that it was a g... Read more

      Maria29
    • Review of Sachem Home

      Sachem Homes is an assisted living facility. They provide meals and the residents either have their own rooms or shared room. They have 24-hour staff. It caters to smaller community. The meals are ... Read more

      Caring4820
    • Review of Sheltering Arms Retirement Residence

      Sheltering Arms was okay for daycare but not good for someone to live in. It was a clean place, but it had a small area for anyone to walk around and it was not near a grocery or a restaurant. Read more

      Nancy63976250
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