28 Memory Care Facilities in Fairfield County, CT

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Caring Star 2016

Maplewood at Danbury

Provides: Memory Care
22 Hospital Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810
"Our family member has been at Maplewood in Danbury for the past 2 1/2 Years. When I was looking for a special place for dear Esther I visited 8 facilities between NY and Ct. I was just about to..." More

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Caring Star 2015

The Village at Brookfield Common

Provides: Memory Care
246A Federal Road, Brookfield, CT 06804
"The Village at Brookfield Common in Brookfield, CT, is a haven of tradition and elegance nestled within a community of shops, services, and amenities available to meet your every need with..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Benchmark at Split Rock

Provides: Memory Care
708A Bridgeport Avenue, Shelton, CT 06484
" Set at the heart of it all, Benchmark at Split Rock welcomes you to connect – with friends, with nature, with your passions and your talents. Our brand new, state-of-the-art community will be..." More

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Atria Stamford

Provides: Memory Care
77 Third Street , Stamford, CT 06905
"Atria Stamford is more of an open place, but they do have a memory care section, which is very good. If I had to pick a place, Atria Stamford is probably one that I would pick for myself. I brought..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield...

Provides: Memory Care
640 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877
"In addition to assisted living and The Harbor Program, Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings in Ridgefield, Connecticut, has launched an innovative program for those facing Alzheimer's..." More

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Sunrise of Stamford

Provides: Memory Care
251 Turn of River Road, Stamford, CT 06905
"Close to the Merritt Parkway Exit 35, Sunrise of Stamford is set in a suburban area with beautiful landscaping and greenery, near the city of Stamford. We pride ourselves in our warmth and..." More
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Caring Star 2014

Middlebrook Farms at Trumbull

Provides: Memory Care
2750 Reservoir Ave, Trumbull, CT 06611
"Middlebrook Farms at Trumbull is fine in all aspects. It's attractive and fabulous. I give the workers a compliment every time I see them. They are doing a wonderful job. The staff is warm and..." More

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The Greens at Cannondale

Provides: Memory Care
435 Danbury Rd, Wilton, CT 06897
"Nestled in the very heart of Fairfield County, The Greens at Cannondale is the area’s premier Assisted Living and Memory Care community. For over 15 years we have been providing our residents..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Brookdale Wilton

Provides: Memory Care
96 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 06897
"Brookdale Wilton provides our residents with lifestyles, housing, and services in comfortable surroundings combined with exceptional amenities, programs, and care. Through Brookdale's signature..." More

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Maplewood at Darien

Provides: Memory Care
599 Boston Post Road, Darien, CT 06820
"Maplewood at Darien has much to offer residents and families - from the stunning, light-drenched two-story atrium to the ultra-attentive concierge service and four-star spa. Thoughtfully laid-out..." More

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Maplewood at Stony Hill

Provides: Memory Care
46 Stony Hill Road, Bethel, CT 06801
"If you are reading this review you are likely experiencing a lot of emotions as you face the difficult decision of assisted living placement. As our Mother's health declined, our family was..." More

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Atria Stratford

Provides: Memory Care
6911 Main Street, Stratford, CT 06614
"My dad moved into the memory care of Atria Stratford, and so far they're fine. The place is clean, neat, and the rooms are fine. They offer three meals a day to the residents. The staff members are..." More

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Bridges by EPOCH at Norwalk

Provides: Memory Care
123 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06854
"Bridges by EPOCH at Norwalk is very nice. The staff is very caring and everything works out very nicely. The size of our aunt's room is nice, the layout is wonderful and it's convenient to all the..." More

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Bridges by EPOCH at Trumbull

Provides: Memory Care
2415 Reservoir Avenue, Trumbull, CT 06611
"My mother is at Bridges. The staff seems very involved, they know all the clients' first names. I think they have a total of 72 beds, so it's a smaller community. It's a pretty new facility, just..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Maplewood at Strawberry Hill

Provides: Memory Care
73 Strawberry Hill Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06855
"Maplewood at Strawberry Hill has much to offer residents and families - from the welcoming, sun-filled lobby to the al fresco dining area. Thoughtfully laid-out apartments designed specifically for..." More

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Maplewood at Newtown

Provides: Memory Care
166 Mount Pleasant Road, Newtown, CT 06470
"Maplewood at Newtown has much to offer residents and families - from the sunlit lobby and resort-style courtyards to the helpful concierge service and family-friendly country store. Thoughtfully..." More

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Brighton Gardens of Stamford

Provides: Memory Care
59 Roxbury Road, Stamford, CT 06902
"Brighton Gardens is not the fanciest place, but I think they take the best care of the patients. My wife has been there for a while now, and she is doing well. They may not have as many activities..." More
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Maplewood at Southport

Provides: Memory Care
917 Mill Hill Terrace, Southport, CT 06890
"Opening Summer 2019 Leasing Gallery open 7 days a week. Now accepting reservations for residency. Visit us at 1720 Post Rd. Fairfield, CT. Maplewood at Southport boasts a full suite of..." More

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The Greens at Greenwich

Provides: Memory Care
1155 King Street, Greenwich, CT 06831
"The Greens is a small facility and that makes all the difference. It is clean, pretty and the food is good. But what makes them exceptional is the staff. They are the most caring, professional,..." More

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Brightview on New Canaan

Provides: Memory Care
162 New Canaan Ave., Norwalk, CT 06850
"When you choose an assisted living community, you want it to feel like a home. And that’s what you’ll find at Brightview on New Canaan, along with no large entrance fee. Our vibrant assisted living..." More

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Atria Ridgefield (Now Pre-Leasing)

Provides: Memory Care
55 Old Quarry Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877
"Now Pre-Leasing For more than 20 years, Atria Senior Living has offered Fairfield County families vibrant communities where opportunities to stay active, eat well, connect with neighbors and..." More

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Keystone Place at Wooster Heights

Provides: Memory Care
66 Wooster Heights, Danbury, CT 06810
"Keystone Place at Wooster Heights is a beacon for an expression of retired living that retains the expression of unique lifestyles and personalities. As a result, our senior community has taken..." More

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Sunrise of Wilton

Provides: Memory Care
211 Danbury Rd., Wilton, CT 06897
"Opening Late 2019 Located in western Connecticut’s beautiful Norwalk River Valley, just 55 miles from New York City, Sunrise of Wilton provides the very best in personalized care and..." More
Sign a residency agreement by 12/31/19 and pay no suite rate in Dec 2020 or Dec 2021. Eligibility... (more) Ends in 47 days

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Sunrise of Fairfield

Provides: Memory Care
1571 Stratfield Rd., Fairfield, CT 06825
"Opening Late 2019 Nestled in a residential neighborhood of charming Fairfield County, Connecticut, Sunrise of Fairfield provides the very best in personalized care and services—including..." More
Sign a residency agreement by 12/31/19 and pay no suite rate in Dec 2020 or Dec 2021. Eligibility... (more) Ends in 47 days

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Sturges Ridge of Fairfield

Provides: Memory Care
448 Mill Plain Road, Fairfield, CT 06824
"Benchmark Senior Living at Sturges Ridge of Fairfield in Fairfield, CT is an assisted living community choice for older adults who value their independence but need assistance with daily life..." More

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Edgehill

Provides: Memory Care
122 Palmers Hill Road, Stamford, CT 06902
"Edgehill is the perfect blend of countryside beauty and rich cultural life. Our lush, park-like campus is located in the heart of Lower Fairfield Country, where you will enjoy elegant and Community..." More

Bishop Wicke Health & Rehabilitation ...

Provides: Memory Care
584 Long Hill Ave, Shelton, CT 06484
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Church Hill Village

Provides: Memory Care
Corner of The Boulevard and Church Hill Road, N...
"Opening Summer 2019 Located in beautiful Newtown, our historic New England town Assisted Living and Memory Care location offers luxury retirement apartments and specializes in senior care...." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Fairfield County

    Located in the southwestern corner of Connecticut, Fairfield County is home to around 950,000 residents, 15.5 percent of whom are aged 65 and older. Across the state, 75,000 seniors have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, resulting in a growing need for specialized care options. In Connecticut, treatment for dementia can be accessed at memory care facilities, known as Alzheimer's Special Care Units (SCUs), 22 of which are available throughout the county.

    • Fairfield County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Bridgeport Hospital, Danbury HospitalGreenwich Hospital and Norwalk Hospital in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Though slightly warmer than other areas in the region, winters in Fairfield County are quite cold. Temperatures can drop below 20 degrees, and an average of 34 inches of snowfall is expected each year. Overall, the county scores a 47 out of 100 in terms of comfort. When considering this region, families should talk to staff members about the measures their SCU has in place to keep residents safe during cold winter conditions.
    • Low crime can offer families of loved ones with dementia peace of mind when planning a move to an SCU. On a scale of one to 100, with 100 considered the worst crime rate, Fairfield County scores a 29.7 for violent crime and a 30 for property crime. While higher than the statewide averages, these numbers are lower than national averaged 31.1 and 38.1 in the same categories, respectively.
    • Considered one of the more affluent counties in the state, Fairfield County also has a high cost of living. The county scored a139.8, which is higher than the Connecticut average of 118 and the national average of 100. The largest factors are higher housing and transportation costs, something seniors may need to consider when budgeting for memory care.


    Paying for Memory Care in Fairfield County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Connecticut

    $10,195.00 Bronx County
    $7,749.00 Westchester County
    $7,115.00 Fairfield County
    $6,375.00 Rockland County
    $5,991.00 New Haven County
    $5,983.00 Litchfield County
    $4,905.00 US
    $4,313.00 Dutchess County

    Memory Care costs in Fairfield County start around $7,115 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,905 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Fairfield County 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 Memory Care in Fairfield County

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Connecticut page.

    More Ways to Pay for Memory Care

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Connecticut page.


    Free Memory Care Resources in Fairfield County

    Fairfield County and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care 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 memory care resources in Fairfield County, please visit our Memory Care in Connecticut page.

    Directory of Winners in the Fairfield County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Fairfield County

    Fairfield County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Connecticut are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Connecticut page for more information about these laws.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Fairfield County

    • Review of Maplewood at Stony Hill

      If you are reading this review you are likely experiencing a lot of emotions as you face the difficult decision of assisted living placement. As our Mother's health declined, our family was commit... Read more

      Alison M
    • Review of Bridges by EPOCH at Norwalk

      Bridges by EPOCH at Norwalk is very nice. The staff is very caring and everything works out very nicely. The size of our aunt's room is nice, the layout is wonderful and it's convenient to all the ... Read more

      Bob
    • Review of Maplewood at Stony Hill

      the rooms are spacious and very cleaned compared to most facilities i have toured. Staff was very pleasant and kind. the residents were very interactive and friendly. virtual reality and music and ... Read more

      coreyr
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