Shady Oaks is your best choice for strong nurse assisted living.  We’re a smart alternative to 24hr. home care & nursing homes.  Visit our community.  Call the owner, Tyson, at 860-583-1526.

Tyson with his grandmothers, Vera and Louetta.
“Always Faithful.”

Owner’s Letter

My family has served seniors for 47+ years.  Both my grandmothers lived at Shady Oaks.  We provide top care.

We offer long-term, hospice, respite, & day services.
We are much less expensive vs. 24 hour in-home care.
We are more cozy & higher care vs. most assisted livings.
We are more social & affordable vs. nursing homes.
We have 23 apartments.  Our services are private pay.

I value care.  I am a Red Cross trained nurse assistant.
I value integrity & service.  I am a Marine Iraq veteran.
I value learning.  I earned a Yale BA and Harvard PhD.
I value responsiveness. I am owner & executive director.

I live next door.  I am always available to meet with residents, families, and caregivers.  Visit us today.

Very Respectfully,
Tyson Francis Belanger

Families Helping Families

My parents are pioneers in seniors care.  They began caring for seniors in 1969 and built Shady Oaks in 1976.  Shady Oaks was the 2nd licensed assisted living in Connecticut.

We excel at long-term care.  Seniors stay with us for many years.  They stay even as their needs increase.  We have deep experience with hospice comfort care.  We support families undergoing difficult transitions.

We also offer respite care.  For days or weeks, seniors stay with us for rehabilitation, caregiver vacations, or home remodeling projects.  Others use respite as a test-run for a longer term stay.

Plus, we offer limited availability $8 per hour day care.  Caregivers bring loved ones to stay for any days or hours.

We feel proud of our strong nursing small home approach to senior living.  11 of our family members lived happy years here.

Happy Assisted Living Resident in Connecticut
Kay and Vernon Belanger, pioneers in seniors care.
Residents & families from 45+ CT Towns.

Our Location

Over the last 10 years, our residents and caregiver families arrived from 45+ Connecticut towns & 10+ states.

Most of our residents and caregivers are from Bristol, Farmington, Unionville, Avon, Canton, Plainville, New Britain, Southington, Plantsville, Forestville, Burlington, Berlin, or Waterbury, CT.  Others are from further away CT towns and cities: Bolton, Bridgewater, Danbury, Derby, East Haven, Glastonbury, Granby, Hamden, Hartford, Harwinton, Kensington, Litchfield, Middletown, Newington, Newtown, Old Lyme, Oxford, Plymouth, Rocky Hill, Shelton, Simsbury, South Windsor, Stafford Springs, Stratford, Terryville, Thomaston, Torrington, Vernon, Waterbury, Watertown, West Hartford, and Wolcott, Connecticut.

We are at the corner of Bristol, Farmington, & Burlington.
Our address is 344 Stevens Street Bristol CT 06010.
We are the only assisted living home in Bristol, CT.

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