26 Assisted Living Facilities near Waterbury, CT

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Waterbury, CT

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Caring Star 2016

The Village at East Farms

Provides: Assisted Living
180 Scott Road, Waterbury, CT 06705
"The Village at East Farms was very nice. I liked it very much. The only thing was that it was pricey and I wanted something with a little bit more room. When I walked in there, it reminded me of a..." More

Southmayd Homes

Provides: Assisted Living
250 Columbia Boulevard, Waterbury, CT 06710
"My mom is at Southmayde Homes. They have choices of rooms, i.e., a smaller room, a mid-sized room or a large room. All of them are perfectly able to live in because they're not in the room all day...." More

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Cheshire House

Provides: Assisted Living
3396 E Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06705

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Caring Star 2015

The Village at Kensington Place

Provides: Assisted Living
511 Kensington Ave, Meriden, CT 06451
"My mother-in-law was at The Village at Kensington Place in Meriden for 3 months and the care and attention that she got there was good. She was in their assisted living and the staff was fantastic..." More

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Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden

Provides: Assisted Living
35 Hamden Hills Drive, Hamden, CT 06518
"My mother has been in Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden for 9 days now. We chose it for her because she can be on her own there and still have lots of help and 24-hour care. It's very easily..." More

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Motif by Monarch

Provides: Assisted Living
655 Main Street South, Southbury, CT 06488
"Everyone at the facility has been welcoming and very helpful. Staff goes out of their way to make the residents comfortable. Very supportive environment." More

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Pomperaug Woods

Provides: Assisted Living
80 Heritage Rd, Southbury, CT 06488
"Being engaged is about more than being busy. It’s living uplifted. Involved in the kind of activity that supports the way you want to live. Encouraged to be yourself and create each day the way you..." More

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Blessed House

Provides: Assisted Living
122 East Main Street, Plainville, CT 06062
"There really is no place like home. At Victorian Gardens, we strive to provide every resident with the most homelike environment possible. From little touches like the personalized designs by..." More

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Caring Star 2019

Brandywine Assisted Living at Litchfield

Provides: Assisted Living
19 Constitution Way, Litchfield, CT 06759
"After looking at assisted living facilities for my Mother we kept coming back to Brandywine at Litchfield. Lindsay, Director of Community Relations was so helpful in guiding us through the process...." More

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Masonicare at Ashlar Village

Provides: Assisted Living
74 Cheshire Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492
"We like Masonicare at Ashlar Village. My father stayed there for two weeks. It's very organized and very clean. The people are wonderful. Everybody comes up to you and introduces themselves. The..." More

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Caring Star 2014

Mulberry Gardens of Southington

Provides: Assisted Living
58 Mulberry Street, Plantsville, CT 06479
"My father-in-law is in Mulberry Gardens of Southington. He needs just a little assistance with bathing and prompts for medical. The staff is very helpful, polite and nice. They just did anything..." More

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Linden at Woodbridge

Provides: Assisted Living
330 Amity Road, Woodbridge, CT 06525
"Linden at Woodbridge is very nice and they're in the process of renovations. The people who showed us around were very nice, too. We interviewed with the nurse and she was very helpful. The people..." More

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The Watermark at East Hill

Provides: Assisted Living
611 East Hill Road, Southbury, CT 06488
"The facilities were absolutely spotless and people were extremely pleasant. It has a full salon and spa, with a year-round heated pool (and a gas fireplace with cozy chairs at one end of the room),..." More

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Jerome Home and Arbor Rose

Provides: Assisted Living
975 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06052
"I liked Jerome Home. They keep it nice and the rooms are beautiful. They have a nice dining room. The staff was very nice. The facility was well kept and it was clean." More

Elim Park Place

Provides: Assisted Living
150 Cook Hill Road, Cheshire, CT 06410
"Elim Park Place is extremely nice, extraordinary, and high-end. It is very expensive. It has everything and anything you would need. There are three or four restaurants and some cafes. It's a very..." More

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Complete Care at Meriden

Provides: Assisted Living
845 Paddock Ave, Meriden, CT 06450
"Rooms clean and large. Staff very friendly and helpful. Bingo, moves, Live music, I would Like to come here if I needed to have help in some way. Laura B Baillargeon" More

The Ivy at Watertown

Provides: Assisted Living
655 Straits Turnpike, Watertown, CT 06795
"The Ivy at Watertown looked new, and it was very clean. The staff was very welcoming and helpful. We've signed in for my mom to go there. They have plenty of activities like physical activities,..." More

Marbridge Retirement Center

Provides: Assisted Living
665 West Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410
"Marbridge Retirement Center was nice and brand new. It's small and beautiful. It was very kept up and very clean. I had a friend of mine whose mom's there and she loved it (she was the one who took..." More

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Farmington Station Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
111 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, CT 06032
"My visit with Farmington Station was pretty good. The staff members were very nice, very attentive, and very professional. Everything was fine. It was relatively new, well maintained, and well..." More

Orchards At Southington

Provides: Assisted Living
34 Hobart Street, Southington, CT 06489
"The Orchards At Southington is very pricey, and I do not think we can afford it. You get everything there. The visit was great. We loved it. It had everything included, which is what I was looking..." More

Smithfield Gardens Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
26 Smith Street, Seymour, CT 06483
"My partner and I visited Smithfield Gardens Assisted Living in Seymour. It's a subsidized place and there's an income limitation. I visited it 3 years ago and then again 6 months ago. I only..." More

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Complete Care at Glendale

Provides: Assisted Living
4 Hazel Ave, Naugatuck, CT 06770
"It always seemed filthy, and the food was disgusting, but Grandma seemed happy here. The staff was nice enough and she made many good friends who shared her room. They had events for the seniors in..." More

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Hamden Health Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1270 Sherman Lane, Hamden, CT 06514
"Understafffed. Like a ghost town. No assistance for your family member for hours. Be prepared to stay with them 24/7. My husband within 36 hours of arrival found face down on floor broken nose...." More

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Village Green Of Bristol

Provides: Assisted Living
23 Fair Street, Forestville, CT 06010

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Skyview Center

Provides: Assisted Living
35 Marc Dr, Wallingford, CT 06492
"Offering skilled nursing, medical and rehabilitative care for patients and residents. Whether for a short stay or for an extended period, our Clinical Care Teams are focused on implementing..." More

Shady Oaks Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
344 Stevens St, Bristol, CT 06010

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Waterbury

    The City of Waterbury sits on the Naugatuck River and was named for the river and its many tributaries that wind through the city. The Naugatuck River Greenway will allow seniors to wander along the river on new and well-maintained pathways. Assisted living services agencies (ALSAs) in Connecticut are licensed by the Department of Public Health Facilities Licensing and Investigations Section. They are defined as agencies that provide nursing services and help with activities of daily living to people in managed residential communities. There are two assisted living facilities in Waterbury, with a further 54 in nearby areas, including Southbury, Woodbridge and Hamden.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Waterbury

    • The Waterbury area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Waterbury Hospital and St. Mary's Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • The City of Waterbury operates the Waterbury Senior Shuttle, providing transportation for medical appointments, grocery shopping and recreation. In addition, CT Transit operates in Waterbury and seniors over the age of 65 travel at half fare.

    • In general, the cost of living in Waterbury is on par with the national average, and 24 percent cheaper than the Connecticut average. However, this is largely because housing is cheap. Seniors will find that groceries, transport and health care are all more expensive than the United States average.

    • Retirement income in Connecticut is subject to income tax, although some seniors receiving Social Security income may be exempt. This means Waterbury may not be affordable for seniors on a low income.

    • Waterbury has a crime rate of 44 per 1000 residents, which is higher than 99 percent of other communities in Connecticut. Both violent crime and property crime are high, with the property crime rate in Waterbury almost double the state average.

    • Winters in Waterbury are cold, with the January low around 17 degrees. In January, the average high is 83. Waterbury also has around 50 inches of rain each year and 37 inches of snow, which can be tough for seniors who like to spend time outdoors. 


    Paying for Assisted Living in Waterbury

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Connecticut

    $6,399.00 Southbury
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,800.00 Waterbury
    $3,500.00 Woodbridge
    $3,500.00 Meriden
    $3,172.00 Hamden

    Assisted Living costs in Waterbury start around $3,800 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 Waterbury 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 Waterbury

    Seniors in assisted living facilities who receive Social Security Income may be eligible for the Optional State Supplement. The state's Home Care Program for the Elderly does offer assistance to those in select assisted living facilities, but this demonstrator program is not currently available in Waterbury. 

    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 Waterbury

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Waterbury

    Waterbury-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 Waterbury, CT

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Waterbury

    • Review of The Village at East Farms

      The Village at East Farms was very nice. I liked it very much. The only thing was that it was pricey and I wanted something with a little bit more room. When I walked in there, it reminded me of a ... Read more

      M.
    • Review of The Village at East Farms

      I toured The Village at East Farms. It was immaculate, and it was very well appointed. Walking in, it was just lovely to be in there. I met with the staff, we talked about it first, and then she ga... Read more

      P.S.
    • Review of The Village at East Farms

      My mother is at The Village at East Farms. It's a small room, but she doesn't need much. It comes with a handicapped bathroom and cable TV if you wanted. The place is gorgeous. There are dining roo... Read more

      Marg
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