24 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 awesome, but I realized that my mom was way far beyond assisted living. It was great, but it's all private pay. It was way at the top of my budget, so I would never be..." More

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Bucks Hill Nursing & Rehabilitation C...

Provides: Assisted Living
2817 N Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06704

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Cheshire House

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

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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Caring Star 2019

The Hearth at Southbury

Provides: Assisted Living
655 Main Street South, Southbury, CT 06488
"My mother was at The Hearth at Southbury assisted living. It was good. She had a studio and it was large. It had a kitchenette, a large size bathroom, if you had to move around with a wheelchair,..." More

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Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden

Provides: Assisted Living
35 Hamden Hills Drive, Hamden, CT 06518
"We went to Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden. That one seemed absolutely wonderful. I actually had started a contract with them, and gave them a deposit. But the next day they called me, they did a..." More

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Caring Star 2015

The Village at Kensington Place

Provides: Assisted Living
511 Kensington Ave, Meriden, CT 06451
"The Village was very nice. My aunt was there for four years and she enjoyed it there. The apartments were very nice, clean, and there was plenty of room. The food was wonderful, and they had a..." More

Victorian Gardens

Provides: Assisted Living
122 E. Main Street, Plainville, CT 06062
"I went to Victorian Gardens. It's kind of like where my mom is now. They just had their own bedroom and shower, but it was more of a house-type setting. It was fine; it was just different. My mom..." More

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Hamden Health Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1270 Sherman Lane, Hamden, CT 06514

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Village Green Of Bristol

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

Caring Star 2019

Brandywine Assisted Living at Litchfield

Provides: Assisted Living
19 Constitution Way, Litchfield, CT 06759
"My sister has been there for two years. She has special needs due to a number of disabilities. She has found the staff to be extremely caring and helpful. All of my wife’s and my interactions..." More

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Masonicare at Ashlar Village

Provides: Assisted Living
74 Cheshire Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492

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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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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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Caring Star 2014

Mulberry Gardens of Southington

Provides: Assisted Living
58 Mulberry Street, Plantsville, CT 06479
"We chose Mulberry Gardens of Southington for my mom because it fit her needs and she likes it. It's a very nice place. The staff is exceptional and very nice. They know your name. My mom said she's..." 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

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Jerome Home

Provides: Assisted Living
975 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06052
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Marbridge Retirement Center

Provides: Assisted Living
665 West Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410
"My parents are in assisted living at Marbridge Retirement Center. They're wonderful. They couldn't be any better. It's a great facility, the food is very good, and they have a couple of different..." 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
"Smithfield Gardens Assisted Living was nice. They had activities, crafts, exercise, physical therapy there if you need it, and a beautiful dining room. They had a porch or patio area out back. It's..." More

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Glendale Center

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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Meriden Center

Provides: Assisted Living
845 Paddock Ave, Meriden, CT 06450
"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

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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

    $4,339.00 Waterbury
    $4,322.00 Meriden
    $4,142.00 Southbury
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,747.00 Farmington
    $3,577.00 Hamden
    $3,140.00 Woodbridge

    Assisted Living costs in Waterbury start around $4,339 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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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Waterbury

    • Review of The Village at East Farms

      The Village at East Farms was very nice, but it was more geared toward residents who needed more care. It was more basic and seemed more institutional. The staff I met did a great job. It was very ... Read more

    • Review of The Village at East Farms

      I toured the assisted living part of The Village at East Farms. The staff was very professional and very friendly. I was able to check the menu and it was fine. There were multiple choices and they... Read more

    • Review of The Village at East Farms

      My aunt has been in The Village at East Farms for 2 months. She visited the place and really liked it, and decided that it's time for her to move. The COVID made it hard for her family to help her ... Read more

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