15 Assisted Living Facilities near Stamford, CT

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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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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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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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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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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

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Long Ridge Post-Acute Care

Provides: Assisted Living
710 Long Ridge Rd, Stamford, CT 06902
"Welcome to Long Ridge Post-Acute Care! Long Ridge Post-Acute Care is a leading provider of sub-acute and long-term care services and provides quality rehabilitative programs designed to maximize..." 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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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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Rosewood on the Sound

Provides: Assisted Living
59 Bayville Avenue, Bayville, NY 11709
"Unbelievably Clean! The people at the facility extremely friendly! And there is a lot of activities to keep busy with! From all the places I checked out both in New York and New Jersey this is..." More

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Maplewood at Strawberry Hill

Provides: Assisted Living
73 Strawberry Hill Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06855
"Maplewood at Strawberry Hill is the best of all. It's small, nice, and feels comfortable. It doesn't feel like being in a facility, because it's almost like an extended home. It's more cozy, and..." 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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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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The Bristal at Armonk

Provides: Assisted Living
90 Business Park Drive, Armonk, NY 10504
"My Mother enjoyed living in the Bristal for over 2 years. The staff worked very hard to make her comfortable and have her feel as if she was at home. She enjoyed the activities very much. The food..." 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

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

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

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Stamford

    Stamford, CT, is located in Fairfield County about 30 miles from Manhattan. It is the third largest city in the state and seniors account for over 13 percent of the population. Stamford is home to three assisted living facilities, and there are 24 more in nearby areas including Darien, Greenwich and Norwalk. All assisted living service agencies (ALSAs) in Connecticut are regulated by the Department of Public Health to provide services at managed residential communities (MRCs). They must fulfill rigid standards that help guarantee the best care for residents.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Stamford

    • Stamford has a temperate climate, experiencing hot summers with temperatures averaging in the 80s and cool winters with average lows in the 20s. The city sees a lot of rain throughout every season, with average rainfall of 50 inches a year. That’s the equivalent of 31 gallons per square foot of land. Winters are variable depending on whether rain or snow decides to fall.

    • The cost of living in Stamford is very high, 60 percent higher than the national average. The main reason for this high cost is housing, which can be a problem for seniors since it affects facility costs. The average monthly price for community living in Stamford is over $5,000. On top of high housing, Stamford is above national average in all other areas, including grocery, health, transportation and utilities.

    • The Stamford area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Stamford Hospital and Yale New Haven Greenwich Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • The Stamford Senior Center is a community resource that promotes healthy bodies and minds for senior residents. Popular programs include day trips, painting, exercise and technology classes. There is a low yearly fee to help cover costs.

    • Stamford takes culture seriously, with an Arts and Culture Commission dedicated to helping develop organizations that promote art and culture. Popular attractions include the Stamford Museum and Nature Center for kids or adults, the beautiful 93-acre Bartlett Arboretum and the Loft Artists community that supports locals with their artistic dreams.

    • Several transportation programs for seniors make it easy to get around the city. Share the Fare provides half-price taxi fees, the Stamford Senior Transportation Program offers door-to-door trips to senior events or grocery stores and the transit bus system runs all week long.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Stamford

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Connecticut

    $6,950.00 Norwalk
    $6,673.00 Wilton
    $6,506.00 Darien
    $6,225.00 White Plains
    $4,615.00 Stamford
    $4,000.00 US

    Assisted Living costs in Stamford start around $4,615 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 Stamford 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 Stamford

    Eligible low-income seniors in Stamford can apply for Medicaid to pay for assisted living costs.

    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 Stamford

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Stamford

    Stamford-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 Stamford

    • Review of Sunrise of Stamford

      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 on... Read more

    • Review of Brighton Gardens of Stamford

      My mom is currently at Brighton Gardens of Stamford. We moved her in December shortly before the COVID situation happened so that impacted everything. The staff is good, and her room is very nice; ... Read more

    • Review of Sunrise of Stamford

      The facilities at Sunrise of Stamford were older, a bit worn out, and cluttered, but the staff was very friendly and nice. They've got everything but it's just tired. It's a big facility, and they ... Read more

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