18 Assisted Living Facilities near Woodbridge, CT
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There are 18 Assisted Living Facilities in the Woodbridge area, with 2 in Woodbridge and 16 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Woodbridge is $4,144 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500.
To help you with your search, browse the 84 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Woodbridge. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Woodbridge 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include West Haven with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Woodbridge, CT
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Woodbridge
Just five miles north of New Haven, the countryside town of Woodbridge, Connecticut, is characterized by its rolling hills and pleasant, small town atmosphere. Home to nearly 9,000 residents, the town has a very large senior population, with 23% of its residents aged 65 years and older.
Members of this demographic may benefit from the services offered by an assisted living community, 25 of which are located in the Woodbridge area. In the town, and throughout the state of Connecticut, assisted living communities are separated into two categories, both licensed by the Department of Public Health: assisted living services agencies and residential care homes (RCHs).
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Woodbridge
- With New Haven just a few miles away, seniors in Woodbridge have access to a diverse range of arts and cultural activities, including the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven Symphony Orchestra, Schubert Theater and Yale University Gallery, which is free and open to the public.
- The Woodbridge area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Yale New Haven Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- As one of the wealthiest towns in Connecticut, the cost of living in Woodbridge is given an index rating of 147.5. This is something budget-conscious seniors may want to consider as it's higher than both the U.S. national average of 100 and the statewide average of 118.4.
Crime rates in Woodbridge are especially low, meaning seniors can feel safe going about their daily activities. Ranked on a scale from 1 to 100, the town's violent crime scores an 8 and property-related crimes receive a 21.7.
- Weather in Woodbridge is generally pleasant year round, but the winter months do get cold. Residents can expect temperatures in the low twenties and about 37 inches of snow each year.
- Woodbridge has an array of community resources for seniors, including The Woodbridge Center, a multipurpose center that provides health, recreational, educational and social programming for seniors, as well as a luncheon program and door-to-door transportation service, and is home to the town's senior center.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Woodbridge
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Woodbridge start around $4,144 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 Woodbridge 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 Woodbridge
Financial assistance for assisted living and RCHs is available through both Medicaid waiver programs and the state-sponsored Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders (CHCPE). In some cases, these programs cover the entire cost of living. Additionally, seniors in living in RCHs are eligible to apply for an optional state supplement (OSS) to help cover room and board costs.
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 Woodbridge
Woodbridge 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 Woodbridge, please visit our Assisted Living in Connecticut page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Woodbridge
Woodbridge-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 Woodbridge
Review of Linden at Woodbridge
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 ... Read more
Review of Linden at Woodbridge
Brookdale Woodbridge was very nice, warm, friendly, and well-kept. I thought it would be a nice place to live. The staff was very nice. I was impressed with their memory care unit. They had a livin... Read more
Review of Coachman Square at Woodbridge
Coachman Square at Woodbridge was good. I liked it. The staff and the residents were friendly. Everything looked really nice and clean. Read more