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Assisted Living in Shelton, Connecticut

Shelton is a historic city in Connecticut known as one of the safest in all of America. Its senior population is much higher than the national median, at 21.1% compared to16.5%. With its climate tempered by the Long Island Sound, Shelton gets balmy summers and cold winters with lots of snow. The area is rich in natural beauty, which can be enjoyed at Kettletown State Park or Indian Well State Park, which features fishing and a waterfall. As a former English colony, Shelton is home to historical sites such as General David Humphreys House and the Osborne Homestead Museum.

Assisted living in Shelton costs, on average, $6,445 per month, although actual prices may differ depending on location. An increasing number of tax cuts for retirees may help make assisted living here more affordable.

4 Assisted Living communities in Shelton, CT | 20 nearby communities

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1. Just Like Home’s Dogwood Home

62 Dogwood Drive, Shelton, CT, 06484

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

From $7650 / mo

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2. Benchmark at Split Rock

708A Bridgeport Avenue, Shelton, CT, 06484

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Hewitt Health & Rehabilitation Center

45 Maltby Street, Shelton, CT, 06484

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

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Gardner Height Health Care Center

172 Rocky Rest Road, Shelton, CT, 06484

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

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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20 matching communities nearby Shelton

1. The Hearth at Southbury

655 Main Street South, Southbury, CT, 06488

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Maplewood at Newtown

166 Mount Pleasant Road, Newtown, CT, 06470

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. The Village at Mariner’s Point

111 South Shore Drive, East Haven, CT, 06512

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Spring Village at Stratford

6911 Main Street, Stratford, CT, 06614

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Middlebrook Farms at Trumbull

2750 Reservoir Ave, Trumbull, CT, 06611

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Maplewood at Orange

245 Indian River Road, Orange, CT, 06477

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden

35 Hamden Hills Drive, Hamden, CT, 06518

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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8. Right at Home New Haven County

200 Bridgeport Avenue, Milford, CT, 06460

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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9. Sunrise of Fairfield

1571 Stratfield Rd., Fairfield, CT, 06825

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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10. Sturges Ridge of Fairfield

448 Mill Plain Road, Fairfield, CT, 06824

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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11. Coachman Square at Woodbridge

21 Bradley Road, Woodbridge, CT, 06525

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. Maplewood at Southport

917 Mill Hill Terrace, Southport, CT, 06890

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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13. Atria Larson Place

1450 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT, 06517

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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14. Lord Chamberlain Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

7003 Main St, Stratford, CT, 06614

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

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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15. Hamden Health Care Center

1270 Sherman Lane, Hamden, CT, 06514

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

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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16. Apple Rehab Laurel Woods

451 North High Street, East Haven, CT, 06512

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

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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17. Connecticut Health Of Southport

930 Mill Hill Terrace, Southport, CT, 06890

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

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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18. The Residence at Westport

1141 Post Rd E, Westport, CT, 06880

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

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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19. A Peace of Mind Homecare LLC

130 Applewood Lane , Naugatuck, CT, 06770

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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20. Spring Meadows Trumbull

6949 Main Street, Trumbull, CT, 06611

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 Shelton, Connecticut

The Cost of Assisted Living in Shelton

Assisted living in Shelton costs $6,445 per month. This is higher than both state and national averages, which come to $6,300 and $4,300, respectively. Assisted living in the New England area is relatively expensive, with Maine averaging $5,942 and New Hampshire averaging $6,650. Massachusetts has similarly high prices, at $6,085, and New York is more affordable, at $4,800.

$6445

Shelton

$6300

Connecticut

$4300

The United States

$4800

New York

$5942

Maine

$6085

Massachusetts

$6650

New Hampshire

Shelton has some of the highest assisted living prices in the state, at $6,445. Only nearby Bridgeport is more expensive, at $7,838 per month. Costs are lower in capital city Hartford, which averages $5,753. Norwich has the lowest costs in the state, at $5,700. Assisted living in Providence, Rhode Island, is more affordable, averaging $4,950 per month.

$6445

Shelton

$6300

Connecticut

$4950

Providence, RI

$5700

Norwich

$5753

Hartford

$7838

Bridgeport

Note: Data for Shelton was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, New Haven, was used instead.

Shelton Assisted Living Financial Assistance

Residents of assisted living communities in Shelton may be able to use the CT Home Care Program for Elders offered under the state’s Medicaid program. Depending on the applicant’s income bracket, this program may be used to pay for a portion or the entirety of assisted living expenses. Visit our Assisted Living in Connecticut page to learn more about this program and its application process.

Shelton Assisted Living Resources



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Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut

(203) 785-8533This state-run nonprofit offers a robust range of services designed to support healthy aging. This includes long-term care planning, financial counseling and assistance applying for federal benefits. Fall prevention classes help seniors stay safe and independent and wellness courses promote both physical and mental health. Transportation, legal aid and elder rights advocacy services are also available.
Shelton Senior Center(203) 924-2355At the Shelton Senior Center, adults 55 and over are invited to participate in special interest clubs, fitness classes, art workshops and social games. This senior center has a computer lab, a game room with billiards tables, a library with a fireplace and a fully equipped fitness center. Educational opportunities include chronic disease management and driver safety courses, and health screenings include blood pressure checks and flu shot clinics.
New Haven Vet Center(203) 795-1048This federal organization supports veterans financially with housing, medical and educational assistance programs. Transportation and pharmaceutical services are available, as are mental health support groups. Veterans can also access vital records and medical care referrals here.
American Association of Retired Persons1 (866) 295-7279One of America’s largest senior-focused organizations, the AARP offers education on healthy aging, fraud prevention and driver safety. Members have access to free tax preparation services as well as enriching community service opportunities.

Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut1 (800) 453-3320

Seniors and low-income adults can get free advice and representation for legal matters pertaining to elder law, housing and bankruptcy. This body can also help seniors secure access to health care and social assistance programs. A self-help resource center offers information on the creation of wills, care directives and powers of attorney.

Shelton Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

In Shelton, assisted living communities must follow the senior care laws outlined by the Connecticut Department of Public Health. To learn more about these regulations, visit our assisted living in Connecticut page.