Academy Point at Mystic

Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care

14 Reviews
20 Academy Lane, Mystic, CT 06355
Call (800) 385-2527
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Assisted Living Reviews for Academy Point at Mystic

October 16, 2014

By Caring95957950

I am a friend or relative of a resident

We liked the Academy Point at Mystic. We felt welcome, and we enjoyed it. Actually, the staff came out to my mom's house too. They were very accommodating, very helpful. We had lunch there and it was good. They have to accommodate various dietary restrictions, so the food isn't heavily salted -- or isn't salted at all -- for restrictions like that, so they obviously care about what they are doing, and they are very nice people. I would absolutely recommend this place because the staff is very caring and they enjoy what they do. It is also a nice facility. It is well taken care of, it is clean, and everybody is just very nice. I had grandparents who were in various nursing homes, and the people weren't quite as nice. The employees here are just really caring and that's what really makes a facility. My mom has been here for 3 months, and she likes it a lot.

Provider Response

Thank you so much for sharing. We love what we do and are extremely proud of our team. Individualized care is one of our hallmarks as we strive to meet the distinct needs of each resident. Please let the Executive Director know (860-536-1133) if there is ever anything we can do for your and your family.

July 25, 2014

By Diane86265550

I visited this facility

Academy Point is physically a little smaller. They have community areas for the people to meet, and a lot of different rooms. The people can go into libraries and game rooms. I thought the staff was very friendly. I didn't taste any food, but it looked lovely. They have menus.

January 31, 2014

By Susan84520650

I visited this facility

I visited Academy Point. It was a beautiful facility and it was probably the nicest one in town. It had a beautiful and looked out over the river. Gosh! Anybody would want to live there. The staff was nice. They had different rooms, like one-bedroom, two-bedroom and studio. However, it was too expensive.

October 11, 2013

By Caring70805350

I visited this facility

Academy Point has a nice view and the inside of the facility is very attractive, but expensive. The folks there are very social and the staff there are very nice.

July 05, 2012

By MaryC1

I am a friend or relative of a resident

We moved my grandmother to Academy Point at Mystic after we found that her last facility was lacking the care required to treat her Alzheimer's disease. Her last facility left her alone in a room where she wasn't familiar and she went into a tantrum after they found her confused. When we first toured the Point, we found that the living space and common areas were clean, very hard to find in our area. My mom and I were thrilled to see how close downtown Mystic was to the facility. We actually toured the facility on our own after our tour was over. It was great to meet another family with a resident who also has Alzheimer's, we were able to speak with them about their experience with the Point. The Point has a specialized unit that works exclusively with Alzheimer's patients, and the staff actually get specially trained time to time in working with these patients. There is a security system in place for the Alzheimer's patients, making it hard for them to just stray away from their area. We are very happy with the facility overall, however, we were put off on last visit where the CNAs were talking about their fake Coach purses, and how much money they saved on them. They were supposed to be feeding the residents at this time, not talking about their purses.

May 29, 2012

By brian2

I am a friend or relative of a resident

The staff at the facility was quite friendly; staff members did seem busy, but only because they were taking good care of the seniors living at Academy Point. On occasions when I visited, there was a packed schedule for the residents. For instance, there was a small concert outside on the patio in the back of the building with sundaes to be enjoyed. The rooms were spacious; each had a television, a bed, a large coach for visitors, and a private bathroom. The bathrooms were also very large, and they were clearly handicap accessible (the showers were very large and open). The rooms were also made safe by having multiple emergency buttons placed throughout the room. The lobbies outside the rooms on each floor provided a nice meeting place for senior friends; they included a piano, board games, chairs, and another television. My uncle seemed content with the food; if he was not feeling up to going to the dining room, he could have it delivered to his room. Additionally, he loved the staff, and certainly was enjoying his time at Academy Point.
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Services and Amenities of Academy Point at Mystic


  • Rent Plus Care Fees
  • Entry Fee
  • Fee Structure Extra: We Offer A Month To Month Rental
  • Assisted Living Starting At: $6200/month
  • Memory Care Starting At: $7250/month

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites
  • Studio Apartments

Dining options

  • In Room Kitchenette
  • In Room Kitchens
  • Dining Room Shared Meals
  • Room Service For Meals


  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Computer Room
  • Resident Transportation
  • Party Space
  • General Store
  • Tv Room
  • Garden And Patio
  • Resident Parking
  • Security Gate
  • Spa
  • Features Extra: Library

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Linens
  • Private Cleaning Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry For Clothing

Technology and entertainment

  • Cable In Rooms
  • Wifi
  • Technology Extra: Emergency Call System

Health services

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Medication Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nurse On Staff: Yes


  • Offsite Activities
  • Music
  • Games
  • Stories
  • Religious Services
  • Lectures Discussions
  • Book Clubs
  • Wii Sports
  • Tai Chi
  • Fitness Room
  • Yoga
  • Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Arts And Crafts
  • Activities Extra: Computer Class

Financial guidance

  • Va Benefits Consultation
  • Financing Advice

Guest services

  • Guests At Mealtime
  • Overnight Guests


  • Diabetic
  • Low Fat
  • Low Salt


  • Minimum Age: 65
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed

Range of services

  • Physical Therapy


  • Licenses: CT
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About Academy Point at Mystic

Overlooking downtown Mystic, Connecticut, Academy Point is a thoughtful, historic renovation of the former Mystic Academy School. Much of the original building has been preserved to offer an environment rich in local history and fond memories.

An assisted living community, Academy Point provides traditional assisted living services in a residential, home-like environment. View the beautiful seaport from the spectacular 4th floor dining room, or read a treasured book by the fireplace in the living room. Academy Point at Mystic is true New England. Welcome to Academy Point at Mystic!

What Makes Us Special

Academy Point at Mystic is located in Historic Mystic Connecticut. We are located on the Mystic River with a beautiful view of the Mystic Seaport.

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