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Best Assisted Living Facilities in Waterbury

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Waterbury Assisted Living Facilities on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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250 Columbia Boulevard, Waterbury, CT 06710

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5.0 (14)

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Southmayd Home is a non-profit residential care home that serves senior women in Waterbury. It assists residents with daily living tasks including preparing meals, housekeeping, bathing, grooming, dressing, and medication management. Its amenities, like private rooms, indoor and outdoor social areas, and a beauty parlor, replicate family-like living conditions. The facility also has a central fire and security system monitor and is manned by a resident care staff 24/7. Southmayd Home is a member of the CAIVPFA.

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344 Stevens Street, Bristol, CT 06010

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4.6 (10)

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Shady Oaks is a family-owned and veteran-owned assisted living establishment catering to clients in Waterbury and Bristol. It offers high-level care through its nurses and aides. The team includes 40 long-term residents in a small, cozy space. Shady Oaks was voted the Best Skilled Nursing Facility from 2020 to 2021 and the Best Assisted Living community in 2022 by Bristol Press readers. In 2021, The Connecticut Assisted Living Association also awarded it the Humanitarian Home of the Year.

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665 West Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410

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Marbridge Retirement Center is an assisted living residence that has been serving clients in Chesire and surrounding areas since 1998. It offers seniors private accommodation that surrounds their furnishings. It provides an assisted living program with care and support services, such as transfer assistance, medication administration, personal and incontinence care, housekeeping, and dining plan. Its healthcare team is available 24/7 to address any medical concerns. In addition, Marbridge's memory program utilizes the integrated approach to promote socialization. It also includes unique activities and eating arrangements.

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435 Danbury Rd, Wilton, CT 06897

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The Greens at Cannondale is a senior living campus serving Waterbury. It offers assisted and independent living services and has various daily activities, including concerts, topic discussions, drawing classes, and support groups and lectures. It provides an open seating option for dinner and lunch and allows residents to choose how late or early they prefer to have meals. Its residents can also take advantage of the facility's Four Seasons Racquet Club membership. The facility maintains an affiliation with the Connecticut Assisted Living Association.

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74 Cheshire Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

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4.8 (6)

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Masonicare at Ashlar Village is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community that caters to seniors in Waterbury and the surrounding areas. Its assisted living facilities offer personalized assistance, full calendar of events and activities, door-to-door transportation for medical appointments, housekeeping, and fitness and wellness programs. Different amenities such as hair salon, restaurant-style dining, walking trails, game room, and library are accessible to all residents. Other living options include independent living, memory care, skilled nursing, and rehabilitation.

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FAQs

  • How is assisted living different from a nursing home?

    Nursing homes are for people who require round-the-clock care, while assisted living facilities are for those who need some help, but are also capable of managing some of their daily activities on their own. Nursing homes are more expensive, and may look more like a clinic or hospital rather than a home.

  • What are Activities of Daily Living or "ADLs"?

    You’ll hear about ADLs, or Activities of Daily Living, when you’re researching assisted living facilities. These are the basic tasks that we undertake each day, such as dressing, grooming, bathing, toileting, and walking. Not being able to do several of the ADLs is a sign that you or your loved one should consider moving to an assisted living facility.

  • Do I pay for assisted living on a monthly basis?

    Usually, yes. You should receive a statement each month that indicates the base fee (the rent you're paying for your space) along with a services fee, which covers the time spent by staff members helping the resident with their ADLs.

  • Are there low-cost options for assisted living facilities?

    HUD (U.S. Housing and Urban Development) has a program called Section 202 that provides supportive housing for very low-income elders, and your local agency for the elderly will have information on state and regional programs.

  • Am I allowed to keep my car at an assisted living facility?

    Probably, but you will need to talk to the facility to find out what its rules are for residential driving. There may be an additional parking fee required. If you do not drive, your facility should be able to offer rides to shopping and health care appointments.

  • Do assisted living facilities allow pets?

    They may — you will need to ask if your pet is allowed. Cats are often fine, but there may be restrictions on large dog breeds or on the number of pets that are allowed.

  • What happens if the resident’s health declines after they are in an assisted living facility?

    Many assisted living facilities include several levels of care, so if declining health means that more care is required, they can stay where they are, although the cost will increase. You can also consider hiring a private duty nurse or moving the resident to a more comprehensive care nursing home.

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