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

  • Sorted through 48 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 13 hours researching assisted living communities in Fairfield
  • Read more than 90 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 Fairfield is $6,350, which is considerably higher than the state average of $4,880 and the national average of $4,051.

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 Fairfield, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 48 communities in the Fairfield area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Fairfield 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 Darien
Not Listed
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Day Services, Skilled Nursing
Located amid lush courtyards and manicured gardens, Atria Darien provides high-quality care in a peaceful environment. Licensed nurses and caregivers are available 24 hours a day, assisting residents with bathing, dressing, grooming and medication management. Three chef-prepared meals a day cater to dietary preferences. The wellness center gives residents access to checkups and health monitoring directly on-site, and emergency alert pendants provide peace of mind. Seniors benefit from an abundance of amenities, including a gym, full-service salon and spa, cocktail lounge and art gallery. An active social calendar includes trips to local shopping, dining and cultural destinations, and scheduled transportation helps seniors stay active in the Darien community.
What Residents are Saying:
Visiting family members note the caring staff, friendly residents and spacious accommodations. "Everything about it was wonderful," one relative notes. "The staff and the residents could not have been lovelier. Mom loves it. ... The rooms were very nice and spacious, and you furnish it yourself. There were a lot of activities during the week, so that was very nice."
4.60 out of 5 stars
(47) Reviews
50 Ledge Rd., Darien, CT 06820
Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings
Brookdale Wilton
Cannondale Senior Living
Carriage Green at Milford
Maplewood at Orange
Middlebrook Farms at Trumbull
Spring Meadows Trumbull
Spring Village Stratford
The Watermark at 3030 Park

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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