Shady Oaks is your best choice for strong nurse CT assisted living.

We’re a smart alternative to nursing homes & 24 hour home care.

Visit our cozy homeMeet the owner, Tyson, at 860-583-1526.

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

Owner’s Letter

My family has served seniors for 49+ years.  Both my grandmothers lived here at Shady Oaks Assisted Living.  Our caregivers provide strong nursing in a cozy, caring, and loyal home.

We offer long-term, hospice, respite, & day services.
We are much less expensive vs. 24 hour in-home care.
We are higher care & cozy vs. other assisted livings in CT.
We are more social & affordable vs. nursing homes.
We have 23 rooms. Our senior care is 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

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

We excel at long-term senior care.  Seniors stay with us for many years.  They stay even as their needs increase. We help many residents with advanced dementia, Parkinson’s, Diabetes, and those recovering from falls or strokes. We have deep experience with hospice comfort care.

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 hours and on any days.

We provide strong nursing senior care in a cozy and loyal home. 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.

Assisted Living CT

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

Most of our residents and caregiver families 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, Cheshire, Danbury, Derby, East Haven, Glastonbury, Granby, Hamden, Hartford, Harwinton, Kensington, Litchfield, Manchester, Middletown, Monroe, Naugatuck, 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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