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Established in 1641, Stamford is the second-largest city in Connecticut, and despite its size, it’s ranked by the FBI as the safest city in New England. As of 2019, approximately 129,000 people called Stamford home, and seniors aged 65 and older made up 14.1% of the city’s population.
Seniors who enjoy staying active will find there’s plenty to do in Stamford. There are dozens of unique restaurants and shops to explore, and area attractions include Fort Stamford, the 118-acre Stamford Museum and Nature Center, and historic Mead Farm.
According to Genworth’s 2020 Cost of Care Survey, the average monthly cost of assisted living care in the Stamford area is $7,838, which reflects the relatively high cost of living in the region. By comparison, the statewide average rate for assisted living is $6,300, although actual costs vary depending on the location, amenities and services offered by each facility.
Note: Information for Stamford was not available, so data from the nearest city, Bridgeport, was used.
Take a look through our list of the 10 best assisted living facilities in Stamford to see if there’s one that’s right for you or your loved one.
Conveniently located just a few blocks west of the Stamford Health — Tully Health Center, Atria Stamford is a modern, high-rise senior living community. Resident suites range in size from cozy studios to spacious, two-bedroom, two-bath units, all which include en suite bathrooms and emergency call systems. There are plenty of amenities and services available, including a chic cocktail lounge, well-stocked library and daily newspaper delivery. We included Atria Stamford on this 10-best list due to the excellent location near the historic downtown district that makes it easy for seniors to enjoy all the city has to offer.
- Town car and shuttle service
- Kosher dining options
Sunrise of Stamford
Bright, friendly and inviting, Sunrise of Stamford provides seniors with the perfect mix of support and independence. This senior living community is within easy walking distance of the Stamford Shopping Center, and transportation to nearby restaurants and medical clinics is included. The innovative CareConnect electronic health system helps ensure seamless communication between residents, their family members and caregivers, and authorized loved ones can use the system to obtain comprehensive updates.
- Covered porch with rocking chairs
- En suite kitchenettes
Brighton Gardens of Stamford
Brighton Gardens of Stamford is a friendly assisted living and memory care community where residents have around-the-clock access to caring, compassionate staff. The three resident nurses are on-site seven days a week, and adjunct services such as physical and speech therapy are available at the dedicated in-house clinic. Meals are freshly prepared by the professional chef, and a full-time activity coordinator ensures there are always plenty of fun groups, games and outings to enjoy.
- Hair salon with manicurist
- Monthly wellness visits
The Residence at Summer Street
Seniors seeking an upscale, boutique-style assisted living community will feel right at home at The Residence at Summer Street. With thoughtfully designed interior spaces that feature plenty of wood, glass and natural lighting, residents can enjoy a pampered retirement lifestyle. Meals are prepared by the full-time chef, and in-suite dining is available. Wi-Fi is available throughout the common areas, and caring staff are on-site 24 hours a day.
- Lounge with grand piano
- Fully furnished apartments available
Situated near the Stamford Hospital — Bennett Medical Center, Edgehill is a well-appointed senior living community where residents are supported by a dedicated team of professional caregivers. Daily social and cultural activities are designed to promote an active lifestyle and community engagement, and there's a heated indoor pool and jacuzzi, fitness center, games room and library. We featured Edgehill on this 10-best list due to the wide array of amenities and focus on personalized care.
- Koi pond surrounded by paved walking paths
- Movie screening room
Located on a tree-lined campus next to Stony Brook Park, Atria Darien is a warm, welcoming independent and assisted living community. Residents can spend their days as they please, whether that means joining a morning fitness class, relaxing in the landscaped courtyard or exploring local museums on a guided field trip. There's a private dining room available for special events and family dinners, and plenty of common areas where residents can visit with friends and neighbors.
- In-house medical alert system with wearable help buttons
- Licensed nursing staff on-site 24 hours a day
Maplewood at Darien
Maplewood at Darien is a spacious, well-appointed senior living community designed to look and feel like a Newport Inn. There are plenty of oversized windows to let in lots of natural light, and the manicured campus is dotted with mature shade trees and walking paths. Common areas include a two-story atrium complete with comfortable seating and a fireplace, and residents can contact staff at any time using the in-house emergency call system.
- Brain fitness center
- Meals prepared using fresh, local ingredients
Maplewood at Strawberry Hill
Situated near the East Norwalk train station just south of I-95, Maplewood at Strawberry Hill is a supportive, inviting assisted living and memory care community. Residents can rest easy knowing that caregivers are always available to lend a helping hand, and there are plenty of daily activities to enjoy, including organized games, classes and outings. The outdoor areas feature resident garden spaces and walking paths, and there's a cozy fireside lounge that's the perfect place to relax on a cold winter's day.
- On-site medical office
- Seasonally inspired menus
The Residence at Selleck's Woods
Located near restaurants, shops and medical clinics, The Residence at Selleck's Woods is a modern, well-maintained community where staff focus on delivering exceptional care. Residents are free to dine on their own schedule with the restaurant-style anytime dining plan, and the innovative engagement program includes a variety of fun daily activities. Each assisted living apartment is equipped with Amazon Echo voice-activated devices that residents can use to call loved ones, check the weather and listen to their favorite music.
- Outdoor dining area
- 24-hour security
Brightview on New Canaan
Brightview on New Canaan is a vibrant, active senior living community. The wide, well-lit hallways are easy to navigate, and there are no stairs to worry about. Meals are served restaurant-style, and residents can reserve the private dining room for family celebrations. Apartments range in size from studios to two-bedroom suites, and each is equipped with a barrier-free bathroom, kitchenette and emergency call system.
- Complimentary happy hour
- All-day snacks and beverages