Found in a mostly suburban part of Litchfield County, Canaan has 4 elderly care facilities close to the city that offers individuals a variety of care options from which to select from. While it can be tough to walk for the sick or elderly, getting around the city is relatively doable for healthy individuals. Should the need arise, there are nursing homes and hospitals in and around Canaan.
Assisted Living Amenities & Services in Canaan
It is important to find the right combination of amenities so that you or your loved one can feel secure. Some standard amenities in Canaan include:
Nursing staff 24-hours a day
It is also possible to find facilities that caters to special lifestyle needs. If religion is important to you or your loved one, many long term care facilities arrange devotional services on site, while those that offer off site services usually arranging for a means for transportation. Access to on-call specialists like Dentists, Psychiatrists, Nutritionists, and Podiatrists can also be arranged at many facilities. Some senior care facilities within the city offer kosher meals, allow pets, provide indoor social activities, as well as common areas for activites.
While not necessary, when contacting the facilities listed on this page it can be useful to have relevant medical history including any insurance, doctor, and facility names and contacts for any questions the facility representative might have. This can aid in outlining any specialized care the individual might need.
Senior Living Cost Comparison
The cost for services varies based on required services, but in the city standard facilities are approximately $5,500 per month. In comparison, the average price for assisted living facilities in the state of Connecticut is $5,220 monthly. For residents that can qualify there may be state options to cover fees. View a more detailed breakdown of costs with comparisons for neighboring cities below.
Source: Aggregated from the Genworth 2013, 2015 Cost of Care Survey, state licensing units, and from facility surveys. While we make every effort to ensure accuracy, please confirm details with facilities directly.