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In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Danbury area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 15 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 15 hours researching assisted living communities in Danbury
  • Read more than 120 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Danbury is $7,838, which is considerably higher than the state average of $6,300 and also considerably higher than the national average of $4,300.

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Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Danbury, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 15 communities in the Danbury area. Institute Trusted Communities’s team of researchers spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Danbury area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Atria Ridgefield
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments, Companion Suites
Assisted Living, Memory Care
Assisted Living: $5,795, Memory Care: $8,495
With museums, churches and shops within a mile, Atria Ridgefield residents enjoy a dynamic daily calendar. Through the Engage Life program, residents may join the walking club, exercise classes in the fitness center or poetry classes. This pet-friendly community features a library, salon/barbershop and theater. As they enjoy these amenities, residents receive incontinence and medication management and help with aspects of daily life from 24/7 staff. In the dining room or shaded patio, the culinary staff serves chef-prepared, diet-friendly meals. Naturally lit suites may have patios and kitchenettes while all have emergency alert systems. For errands, appointments and outings, staff regularly schedule transportation.
What Residents are Saying:
Residents and families appreciate the engaging events staff plans. One says, "In addition to getting her much needed daily PT [my mother] is stimulated by a diverse offering of activities to chose from each day. Our family feels like she is in great hands."
3.81 out of 5 stars
(34) Reviews
55 Old Quarry Rd., Ridgefield, CT 06877
Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings
Keystone Place at Wooster Heights
Maplewood at Danbury
Maplewood at Newtown
Spring Village At Danbury
The Cascades
The Greens at Cannondale
The Hearth at Southbury
The Village at Brookfield Common

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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