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Making the Right Choice


Few choices seem as momentous as relocating to The Saybrook at Haddam. Over and over again, in interviews with residents and their families, we hear, “Why didn’t I do this long ago?”

Relocating to The Saybrook at Haddam is the right choice for so many seniors and their families. While the transition may seem daunting, the comfortable, caring environment at The Saybrook at Haddam delivers benefits that often exceed our prospective residents’ hopes.

In selecting The Saybrook at Haddam, you can be confident that we will meet or exceed your expectations.

Common Questions

1Can we afford The Saybrook at Haddam?
Check out our cost comparison worksheet to compare costs; you’ll be surprised at how affordable living in our community can be. What may not be readily apparent in a strict cost comparison are the benefits of living in a stress-free environment which allows for a vibrant social life.
2How do I know when the time is right to relocate?
Relocating to an assisted living community is a completely personal decision. Maybe the reason is yet another impending snowstorm, a costly home repair, or the desire to spend more time with friends and family than doing chores. Aging doesn’t have to be as limiting when you have help at the Saybrook. Our residents benefit from a vibrant lifestyle along with encouragement to exercise, socialize, eat right and comply with treatment and medication recommendations. Some residents with memory loss or other cognitive impairment are guided to selecting the Saybrook because of its secure and professionally managed environment. A personalized program at the Saybrook addresses the needs of each person and prevents the isolation and unsafe conditions which are such a threat to persons with cognitive impairment living on their own. When you feel like the “time is right,” The Saybrook at Haddam is there to address each resident’s and their families concerns and to provide a comfortable, caring environment where each person can thrive.
3Will I lose connection with my friends and family?
For many of our residents, the relocation to the Saybrook is the first move in many years, sometimes several decades. There is never a replacement for the rich and sustaining network of family and friends that are constructed over 20, 30 or even 40 years of living in the same place. Yet within a few days, sometimes weeks, our residents discover among their new neighbors shared values, tastes, and interests that quickly develop into friendships. The team at the Saybrook take great pains to assure that residents and their families stay as connected as possible in as many ways as possible. To top it off, old friends and the entire family are always welcome to visit!
4What types of people live at the Saybrook?
The residents living at The Saybrook at Haddam are as diverse in age, interests and abilities as anyone found in any other vibrant, active adult community. From the rural to the cosmopolitan, our residents are extremely varied in background, yet mealtimes and social events are filled with easy conversation, laughter and the careful listening one sees among lifelong friends.

Cost Comparison Calculator

Use this chart to calculate your current monthly living expenses – and then compare that to the cost of living (and tremendous value) at The Saybrook at Haddam. We know you will be surprised!