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Assisted Living in Bristol, CT

Conveniently located 20 miles from the bustling city of Hartford, Connecticut’s state capital, Bristol is also within driving distance of Boston and New York City, where seniors can access a variety of world-class medical facilities. The Bristol area has been ranked fifth in the top 10 US cities to live in for a healthy, affordable retirement due to its affordable home health care industries. Of the more than 60,800 people living in Bristol, 16.5% are 65 or older. Bristol Hospital  and the Bristol Health Medical Group offers area seniors emergency, inpatient and outpatient care, including specialty services, such as a wound care center and geriatric medicine for healthy aging. 

The average monthly cost for assisted living in Bristol is $5,753, with actual costs varying slightly, depending upon the facility’s location and the level of care, amenities and services required. 

2 Assisted Living communities in Bristol, CT | 20 nearby communities

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1. Countryside Manor Of Bristol

1660 Stafford Avenue, Bristol, CT, 06010

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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Shady Oaks Assisted Living, Bristol, CT

2. Shady Oaks Assisted Living

344 Stevens St, Bristol, CT, 06010

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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20 matching communities nearby Bristol

1. Atria Greenridge Place

One Elizabeth Court, Rocky Hill, CT, 06067

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. River Ridge at Avon

101 Bickford Extension, Avon, CT, 06001

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. The Village at East Farms

180 Scott Road, Waterbury, CT, 06705

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Brookdale Gables Farmington

20 Devonwood Drive, Farmington, CT, 06032

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. The Village at Kensington Place

511 Kensington Ave, Meriden, CT, 06451

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Peregrine Senior Living at Hamilton Heights

1 Hamilton Heights Drive, West Hartford, CT, 06119

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Brookdale West Hartford

22 Simsbury Road, West Hartford, CT, 06117

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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8. The Residence at Ferry Park

60 Cold Spring Rd, Rocky Hill, CT, 06067

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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9. Keystone Place at Newbury Brook

1058 Litchfield Street, Torrington, CT, 06790

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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10. Brookdale Chatfield

One Chatfield Drive, West Hartford, CT, 06110

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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11. The Residence at Brookside

117 Simsbury Road, Avon, CT, 06001

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. Hoffman SummerWood Community

160 Simsbury Road , West Hartford, CT, 06117

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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13. Anthology of Simsbury

142 Cooper Avenue, Weatogue, CT, 06089

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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14. Anthology of Farmington

1 Bridgewater Road, Farmington, CT, 06032

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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15. The McAuley

275 Steele Rd, West Hartford, CT, 06117

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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16. Blessed House

122 East Main Street, Plainville, CT, 06062

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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17. A Peace of Mind Homecare LLC

130 Applewood Lane , Naugatuck, CT, 06770

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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18. Avery Heights

550 Avery Heights, Hartford, CT, 06106

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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19. Brandywine Assisted Living at Litchfield

19 Constitution Way, Litchfield, CT, 06759

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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20. Mulberry Gardens of Southington

58 Mulberry St, Plantsville, CT, 06479

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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What is Assisted Living?

Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >

Paying for Assisted Living in Bristol, CT

The Cost of Assisted Living in Bristol

The cost of assisted living in Bristol averages $5,753 a month, which is $547 less than the statewide average. Assisted living in Bristol, however, is more costly than the U.S. average by $1,453. Costs in the neighboring states of New York and Rhode Island are more affordable than Bristol’s, where expenses are $953 and $803 higher, respectively. Bristol’s costs are $353 less expensive than prices in Massachusetts, which average $6,085 per month.

$5753

Bristol

$6300

Connecticut

$4300

The United States

$6085

Massachusetts

$4800

New York

$4950

Rhode Island

Assisted living costs in cities near Bristol vary. Norwich, CT, and Springfield, MA, have nearly the same average costs for this type of living arrangement as in Bristol. In New Haven, costs are $692 higher, and Bridgeport’s average cost for assisted living is $2,085 more expensive than in Bristol.

$5753

Bristol

$6300

Connecticut

$5700

Norwich

$6445

New Haven

$7838

Bridgeport

$5750

Springfield, MA

Note: Data for Bristol was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Hartford, was used instead.

Bristol Assisted Living Financial Assistance

The Connecticut Department of Social Services oversees the state’s Medicaid program, which offers seniors a Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waiver to help pay for services provided in an assisted living facility. This waiver is available to seniors aged 65 and older who meet the monthly income and financial asset limits. 

Learn more about the HCBS, the eligibility requirements and application process at our Assisted Living in Connecticut page.

Bristol Assisted Living Resources



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Department of Aging Services – Bristol, CT(860) 584-6100The Bristol Commission on Aging oversees the Bristol Senior Center, which is open to area residents aged 55 and up. The Senior Center is available weekdays and offers a daily lunch menu, exercise room, walking club and a calendar of activities that include card games, movies, dances and lectures. The Department of Aging also processes applications for Connecticut’s elderly and disabled renters’ rebate program. 
Veterans Strong Community Center(860) 584-6258This center provides assistance and resource information to U.S. veterans. Its Veterans Assistance Specialists provide support to seniors requiring health care and dental help, financial information, legal assistance and help with applying for Veterans Administration benefits that can provide funds for assisted living care.
Connecticut Department of Aging and Disability Services(860) 424-5055At the Department of Aging, benefits counseling helps seniors accurately navigate their Social Security income and benefits, including Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Benefits specialists also provide education and information concerning Medicaid  and MED-CONNECT benefits. Other programs include an elderly nutrition program, with cafes located in assisted living facilities and other community settings. A long-term care ombudsman program is also in place to protect the rights of seniors living in residential care homes.
Human Resources Agency of New Britain (HRA)(860) 584-2725 (Bristol)(860) 225-1084 (New Britain)Services include companions, limited transportation and help connecting to social service assistance. This agency also has Victim Advocates to assist older victims of abuse navigate their legal and financial options to become self-sufficient. Healthy food packages are also distributed to seniors in need. Energy and housing programs are available to seniors and others who need help finding supportive housing and senior companion services and meeting energy costs.

Bristol Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Bristol’s assisted living service agencies (ALSAs) are licensed and regulated by the Connecticut State Department of Public Health. Services provided must meet the department’s definition of a managed residential community and provide certain core services. Visit our Assisted Living in Connecticut page to learn more.