Norwich is a city in New London County, a short journey down the Thames River from Long Island Sound. The city is home to 40,125 residents, with the 65+ age group making up about 16.9%. Norwich is an affordable city, with costs typically below the state and national averages. It also provides its older residents with numerous free and subsidized transportation options and impressive medical care. The city’s many other attractions include the Slater Memorial Museum, home to an abundance of Greek, Roman and Renaissance sculptures and American and world art. For those who like to gamble, there’s Mohegan Sun, a casino resort on the Mohegan Reservation.
Assisted living communities are homes for seniors who would otherwise struggle with common tasks, such as managing their medications. Seniors are free to use their time as they wish, while staff ensures their rooms are cleaned and meals prepared. The average cost in Norwich is $5,700 per month, about 10% below the state average of $6,300.
This guide reveals the average fees for other types of senior care in Norwich and discusses the pros and cons of living in the city. There’s also a short list of resources for seniors.