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

  • Sorted through 28 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 15 hours researching assisted living communities in Shelton
  • Read more than 220 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 Shelton is $6,445, which is higher than the state average of $6,300 and considerably higher than the national average of $4,300.

Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)
Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)

Christina is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) who is passionate about seniors and their families. Along with her staff, Christina works hands-on with each client to find the best solutions for the challenges that often come with aging.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Shelton, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 28 communities in the Shelton area.

AssistedLiving.org Trusted Communities

AssistedLiving.org’s team of researchers spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Shelton 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.

Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden
Not Listed
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments, Companion Suites
Assisted Living, Memory Care, Respite
$2,490
Nestled into a wooded environment with mountain views, Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden provides award-winning assisted living in a scenic setting. Residents receive 24/7 needs-based support from a dedicated team of caregivers. Divided into five levels, care ranges from occasional assistance with cueing and reminders to around-the-clock help with bathing, dining and transferring. Enhanced health support includes a network of physicians and rehabilitation services, and scheduled transportation offers easy access to appointments and community events. Evidence-based programs keep seniors active, with options such as barre classes, yoga, dancing and stretching to boost flexibility, endurance and strength. Engaging activities include cooking demonstrations, music and art therapy, concerts and virtual road trips. Chef-prepared meals and snacks are tailored for dietary needs, helping residents remain healthy. Amenities include a salon, fitness center, pub and recreation room, with outdoor courtyards where seniors can relax.
What Residents are Saying:
Visiting family members appreciate the compassionate team. "Benchmark in Hamden is providing my parents a caring and comfortable home in their later years of life," says one relative. "My father can be a handful of times, and the aides do a good job with him so my mother doesn't need to worry all the time. The staff is very polite."
4.47 out of 5 stars
(84) Reviews
35 Hamden Hills Dr., Hamden, CT 06518
Benchmark Senior Living at Split Rock
Carriage Green at Milford
Crosby Commons, Assisted Living at Wesley Village
Maplewood at Orange
Middlebrook Farms at Trumbull
Spring Village Stratford
Sturges Ridge of Fairfield - Assisted Living & Memory Care
Sunrise of Fairfield
The Hearth at Southbury

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes AssistedLiving.org 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
amenities.

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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