8 Assisted Living Facilities near Windsor, VT
Also serving communities of Ascutney, Woodstock, North Springfield, Wilder.
There are 8 Assisted Living Facilities in the Windsor area, with 3 in Windsor and 5 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Windsor is $4,000 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,400.
To help you with your search, browse the 11 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Windsor. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Windsor 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Rutland with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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3 Assisted Living Facilities in Windsor, VT
5 Assisted Living Facilities near Windsor, VT
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Windsor
Windsor, known as the "Birthplace of Vermont," is where the Constitution of Vermont was adopted in 1777. Vermont was a sovereign state for the next 14 years until it joined the United States in 1791. Today, the community is home to a little over 3,400 people, and nearly 20% of residents are age 60 and over.
The Vermont Agency of Human Services, Department of Aging and Disabilities licenses two separate types of assisted living facilities, including assisted living residences and residential care homes. Windsor has three assisted living facilities, and there are five more in nearby cities.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Windsor
- The Windsor area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Vermont is among the few states that impose state income tax on all types of retirement income, including Social Security benefits and government pensions. This may affect how much seniors can put toward assisted living services in Windsor.
- The cost of living in Windsor is a little lower than both the state and national averages, which may make it an attractive option to seniors with tight retirement budgets. Housing expenses in this community are about 10% below the national average, which may result in lower assisted living expenses.
- Public transportation in Windsor is provided courtesy of The Current. In addition to fixed routes, most of which are fare-free, the service also provides volunteer driver service to medical appointments, meal sites and adult day health programs, and is available to seniors aged 60 and over free of charge.
- Windsor's violent crime and property crime rates are below the U.S. average, which may appeal to seniors seeking out a safe community for their retirement years. On a 100-point scale, with a low score indicating low crime, the city's violent crime rate is 14.3, versus the national average of 22.7, and the property crime rate is 17.2, compared to the national average of 35.4.
- Summers in Windsor are fairly comfortable with highs around 80 degrees. Winters are harsh, however, with lows around 6 degrees and an average of 81 inches of snowfall. This is more than triple the national average snowfall and may be a consideration for seniors who rely on mobility aids.
Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.
Paying for Assisted Living in Windsor
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Windsor start around $4,000 per month on average, which is on par with the 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 Windsor 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 Windsor
Low-income seniors in Windsor may receive assistance with assisted living expenses through the state's optional state supplement program. This cash benefit is available to Supplemental Security Income recipients and Medicaid-eligible seniors who reside in an assisted living facility.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Vermont 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 Vermont page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Windsor
Windsor 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 Windsor, please visit our Assisted Living in Vermont page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Windsor
Windsor-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Vermont are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Vermont page for more information about these laws.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Windsor
Review of Davis Home
Davis Home did not have an opening, but we did like it. It was nice. They seemed to take care of the residents. The rooms were nice, but some of them you have to share with other residents. They ha... Read more
Review of Cedar Hill Continuing Care Community
I moved my mother into Assisted Living here from another state 2 years ago. Although she was apprehensive about moving, she was allowed to bring both her small dog and her cat, and she loved it rig... Read more
Review of Cedar Hill Continuing Care Community
My relative will be moving into the Village part of Cedar Hill in assisted living. The place is extremely beautiful, the staff is wonderful, and the food is phenomenal. It's extremely clean, and so... Read more