33 Assisted Living Facilities near Rocky Hill, CT
There are 33 Assisted Living Facilities in the Rocky Hill area, with 2 in Rocky Hill and 31 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Rocky Hill is $2,605 per month. This is lower than the national median of $3,495.
To help you with your search, browse the 145 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Rocky Hill. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Rocky Hill 3.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Newington with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 6 families in Rocky Hill find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Rocky Hill, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Rocky Hill
Rocky Hill is a town in Hartford County that sits along the banks of the Connecticut River. With its rich history and scenic views, it was named the 35th Best Place to live in the country by CNN's Money Magazine. The town has a population of just over 20,000, 21.1 percent of whom are aged 65 and older, and may require help with daily tasks.
In Rocky Hill, and throughout the state of Connecticut, assisted living services agencies and residential care homes (RCHs) are overseen by the Department of Public Health. There are over 30 of these facilities to choose from in the area.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Rocky Hill
Crime rates in Rocky Hill are very low, which may offer seniors peace of mind. The city has violent crime rates of 6.9 and property crime rates of 25.6, both significantly lower than the U.S. average os 22.7 and 35.4, respectively.
- Compared to the U.S. national average of 100, the overall cost of living in Rocky Hill is 118. The biggest factors in this difference are high housing and transportation costs, which is something for seniors on a budget to consider.
- Rocky Hill is just eight miles south of Hartford, which is home to world-class medical facilities, including Hartford Hospital and the St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- In terms of year-round comfort, Rocky Hill scores a 41 out of 100. Summer temperatures can reach the mid-80s, and winter temperatures can drop to around 20 degrees, with around 37 inches of snow annually.
- While the town has no fixed-route public transportation service, Rocky Hill Mini-Buses provide curb-to-curb service for town residents aged 60 and older with a reservation made at least one day in advance.
- Just minutes from Hartford, residents can enjoy a wide variety of entertainment and cultural opportunities, including the PGA Traveler’s Championship, shows at the Bushnell Performing Arts Center and Hartford Ballet, and the Mark Twain House.
Paying for Assisted Living in Rocky Hill
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Rocky Hill start around $2,500 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 Rocky Hill 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 Rocky Hill
Connecticut is one of six states to use non-Medicaid state-funded programs as well as Medicaid to help with the high costs of assisted living and RCH services. The state-funded Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders (CHCPE) contains Connecticut's Assisted Living Program which, depending on a senior's level of income, can either pay for the cost of care services, or the cost of the assisted living stay entirely. The Department of Social Services also provides an optional state supplement (OSS) to help cover room and board costs for seniors who choose an RCH.
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 Rocky Hill
Rocky Hill 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 Rocky Hill, please visit our Assisted Living in Connecticut page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Rocky Hill
Rocky Hill-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 Rocky Hill
Review of Atria Greenridge Place
My dad stayed at Atria Greenridge Place for a few weeks. The place was beautiful and the people were nice. It was worth everything. My dad's room was great, big, nice, and better than some of the o... Read more
Review of Atria Greenridge Place
We liked Atria Greenridge very much. That would certainly be the one I would move my parents to. They had all kinds of activities. The dining area was very nice. There's nothing I didn't like. Read more
Review of The Residence at Ferry Park
My wife is in Brookdale Rocky Hill. We're pretty satisfied with everything right now. Her apartment is very good, has plenty of room, and is in excellent condition. The staff members are all very g... Read more