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Solstice Senior Living at Guilford

  201 Granite Road
Guilford, CT 06437

Cedar Woods

  80 Cedar Street
Branford, CT 06405

The Village at Mariner's Point

  111 South Shore Drive
East Haven, CT 06512

Essex Meadows

  30 Bokum Road
Essex, CT 06426

Lodge at Cold Spring

  50 Cold Spring Road
Rocky Hill, CT 06067

Spring Meadows Trumbull

  6949 Main Street
Trumbull, CT 06611

Connect55+ Bristol

  99 Mitchell St
Bristol, CT 06010

Brookdale Chatfield

  One Chatfield Drive
West Hartford, CT 06110

Pomperaug Woods

  80 Heritage Road
Southbury, CT 06488

Village Gate of Farmington

  88 Scott Swamp Road
Farmington, CT 06032

2 Featured 55 Plus Living Communities in the North Branford Area

Connect55+ Bristol

Come as Strangers, Live as Friends

  • Convenient community and in-home features make our senior living communities feel like home.
  • We offer fun and energetic programs, activities and experiences that you’re sure to love, all while promoting and supporting a healthy lifestyle vital to your overall well-being.
  • Envision every day spent the way you want, able to focus on your hobbies and interests. Without the stress of home repairs, you can share everyday pleasures with friends, enjoy new experiences, and create lasting memories.
  • Our amenities range from movie theatres, gyms, craft rooms and so much more!
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The Bristal Assisted Living at Mount Sinai

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  •  400 Sutton Court, Mount Sinai, NY 11766
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  • Expertly trained compassionate staff available 24 hours a day
  • Three gourmet meals, daily housekeeping & weekly linens
  • Extensive daily social activities calendar
  • Choice of suite with kitchenette or Private bathroom
  • Scheduled transportation to shopping, events and group outings
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9 55 Plus Living Communities in the North Branford Area

Solstice Senior Living at Guilford

Guilford Connecticut Independent Senior living

  •  201 Granite Road, Guilford, CT 06437
  • Comfortable apartments in a variety of sizes that allow you the freedom to furnish in any style that appeals to you.
  • Perfectly balanced, perfectly delicious meals made from scratch and served in our restaurant-style dining room.
  • We love having cats and dogs as part of our community. After all, they are part of the family.
  • All of your utilities are included in your monthly rent. That includes cable TV, heat, and air conditioning - everything except your phone bill.
  • We know how much seniors value their freedom, so we offer month-to-month leases with no long-term commitment. Enjoy this all-inclusive lifestyle on your terms.

Cedar Woods

Branford Connecticut Independent Senior Living

  •  80 Cedar Street, Branford, CT 06405
  • Comfortable apartments in a variety of sizes that allow you the freedom to furnish in any style that appeals to you.
  • Perfectly balanced, perfectly delicious meals made from scratch and served in our restaurant-style dining room.
  • We love having cats and dogs as part of our community. After all, they are part of the family.
  • All of your utilities are included in your monthly rent. That includes cable TV, heat, and air conditioning,” everything except your phone bill.
  • We know how much seniors value their freedom, so we offer month-to-month leases with no long-term commitment. Enjoy this all-inclusive lifestyle on your terms.

The Village at Mariner's Point

Welcome to the Village at Mariners Point Senior Living in East Haven, CT

  •  111 South Shore Drive, East Haven, CT 06512
  • A variety of private apartment styles and sizes
  • 68-seat movie theatre
  • Heated indoor pool
  • Weekly housekeeping
  • Pet-friendly apartments

Essex Meadows

Savor The Active Lifestyle.

  •  30 Bokum Road, Essex, CT 06426
  • Daily meal in our elegant dining room, pub or casual sun room
  • Planned social, cultural, and recreational activities
  • Emergency call systems in each apartment and cottage
  • Executive-length golf course and putting green
  • Cocktail lounge and coffee shop

Lodge at Cold Spring

ROCKY HILL Connecticut Independent Senior Living

  •  50 Cold Spring Road, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
  • Comfortable apartments in a variety of sizes that allow you the freedom to furnish in any style that appeals to you.
  • Perfectly balanced, perfectly delicious meals made from scratch and served in our restaurant-style dining room.
  • We love having cats and dogs as part of our community. After all, they are part of the family.
  • All of your utilities are included in your monthly rent. That includes cable TV, heat, and air conditioning,” everything except your phone bill.
  • We know how much seniors value their freedom, so we offer month-to-month leases with no long-term commitment. Enjoy this all-inclusive lifestyle on your terms.

Spring Meadows Trumbull

Experience Limitless Opportunity

  •  6949 Main Street, Trumbull, CT 06611
  • Spacious studio, 1 and 2 bedroom floor plans
  • The Meadows Community Room
  • Beautifully landscaped grounds
  • Country Kitchen
  • Beauty and Barber Salon

Brookdale Chatfield

Connecticut Senior Living at its Finest

  •  One Chatfield Drive, West Hartford, CT 06110
  • Sixteen distinctive floor plans to choose from
  • Spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom style plans to suit every taste
  • In-unit washer and dryer available
  • Walk-in shower or tub/shower combination
  • Small pets allowed

Pomperaug Woods

Unique among Connecticut Lifecare Retirement Communities

  •  80 Heritage Road, Southbury, CT 06488
  • Health & Fitness Membership at the Southbury Health and Fitness Center
  • Extensive cultural, recreational & educational calendar
  • Scheduled transportation for the times you don't feel like driving
  • Creative Arts Studio with professional art instructor
  • Wilson Hall performing arts center

Village Gate of Farmington

Farmington Connecticut Independent Senior living

  •  88 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, CT 06032
  • Comfortable apartments in a variety of sizes that allow you the freedom to furnish in any style that appeals to you.
  • Perfectly balanced, perfectly delicious meals made from scratch and served in our restaurant-style dining room.
  • We love having cats and dogs as part of our community. After all, they are part of the family.
  • All of your utilities are included in your monthly rent. That includes cable TV, heat, and air conditioning,” everything except your phone bill.
  • We know how much seniors value their freedom, so we offer month-to-month leases with no long-term commitment. Enjoy this all-inclusive lifestyle on your terms.

Other 55 Plus Living Communities in the North Branford Area

Evergreen Woods

Evergreen Woods - A Welcoming Village

  •  88 Notch Hill Road, North Branford, CT 06471
  • Beautiful grand-estate setting
  • Heated in-door swimming pool with poolside patio seating and whirl pool spa
  • Lovely dining room serving chef-prepared meals with table-side service
  • Deluxe one- and two-bedroom apartments
  • Many apartments with balcony or patio

Masonicare at Chester Village

Welcome to Masonicare at Chester Village - A Chester, CT Retirement Community

  •  317 West Main Street, Chester, CT 06412
  • Heated, indoor pool and whirlpool
  • Wellness Clinic; registered nurse on staff
  • Restaurant-style dining with renowned Chef Chris Pardue
  • Fitness center
  • Pub & Private dining room

Seymour I. Hollander Apartments

Quality, Affordable, Federally Subsidized Housing for Independent Senior Citizens

  •  4190 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604
  • Front-door secured buzzer entry system connecting to tenants' required landline telephones
  • Community room for group activities and socialization, featuring free WiFi access, built in cafe-style coffee area and big screen TV with surround sound system for movie nights
  • Outdoor gazebo, large patio, and organic garden in back yard
  • Emergency generator for heat/hot water in apartments, and electricity in hallways and elevators during power outages
  • Near Public Library and shopping mall

What are Active Adult and 55+ Communities?
Active Adult and 55+ Communities are geared towards older adults who are able to live independently and who don’t require the services that retirement, assisted living or memory care communities provide.  Many residents still work full- or part-time.  For those seniors who desire a low-maintenance lifestyle, often with resort-like amenities and organized social activities, an active adult or 55+ community may be the right option.  These communities fall into two categories:

1) Age-Restricted – For 55+ communities, in order to comply with the Housing for Older Persons Act of 1995, one person must be aged 55 or older in at least 80% of the occupied housing units.  The other 20% of the homes are open to younger adults, sometimes with a minimum age that is established by the community, creating the 80/20 rule.  If the minimum age in the community is 62, then all residents must be aged 62 or older.

2) Age-targeted – These communities are marketed towards the 55+ population, with amenities that promote an active adult lifestyle, but there are no age restrictions.

The types of homes in an active adult neighborhood vary from community to community, as do the range of services and amenities provided.  From small apartments to two- or three-bedroom single-family homes with attached garages, there’s a broad range of housing options available, with many communities offering multiple home styles.  Communities can offer luxurious, resort-like features with multiple, daily planned activities, or be lower-engagement with more simple amenities.  The term “active” adult does not necessarily mean physically active, although these communities often have facilities that help foster a more physically active lifestyle.  Events and outings that encourage social activity are common, and opportunities for mental stimulation, through cultural excursions and enrichment classes, may also be scheduled.  Amenities may include:

Golf
Tennis and pickleball courts
Walking trails
Fitness centers and exercise classes
Gathering spaces such as a clubhouse or lounge
Pools
Planned social activities
Classes and lectures
Clubs and interest groups

There are many benefits to living in an Active Adult or 55+ Community.  These benefits include:

Location – these communities are often located near shopping, parks, restaurants, office buildings and local attractions
Low-maintenance living – exterior home maintenance and lawn care are usually provided
Neighbors of similar age – being in close proximity to people in the same stage of life makes it easier to form new friendships
Amenities – facilities and programs that promote better health, strengthen social bonds and improve or maintain mental sharpness will help keep seniors vibrant and happy

When searching for an Active Adult Community, be sure to keep in mind which amenities are best suited to your lifestyle, choose a location that provides access to what is important to you and take any rules or fees into account.

Use our US map above to begin your search for Active Adult and 55+ communities. Our search results include pictures, floor plans, contact info and pricing where available.

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