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The Ivy At Ellington

123 West Rd, Ellington, CT 06029

Based on 8 reviews

Services and Housing Options

Assisted Living, Memory Care

Estimated Pricing

Estimated $4,121
One Bedroom
Estimated $5,397
Two Bedroom
Estimated $6,816
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(800) 780-8101
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(860) 281-2973

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The Ivy At Ellington Description

The Ivy at Ellington is one of the latest additions to The Arbors Assisted Living Residential Communities family. Ellington was originally an agricultural community, but now it is known as a resort town because of its proximity to Crystal Lake. Our community offers 79 one and two-bedroom apartments, as well as Reflections, our specialized memory support environment. We are conveniently located at 123 West Road in Ellington, Connecticut. Our home-like environment provides residents with plenty of amenities to enjoy, like dining on local culinary favorites, participating in engaging and enriching social opportunities, and quality personal care services every day.

Assisted Living
For seniors who need some help with everyday tasks such as getting dressed, bathing, preparing meals and managing medications, assisted living is a smart option. This facility is also able to provide care plans that are tailored to an individual's specific needs, such as addressing poor nutrition. At The Arbors, we are dedicated to providing our residents with the highest quality of life possible. We achieve this through genuine care and comfort.

Memory Care
We know how tough it is to live with dementia or Alzheimer's disease, for the sufferer and their loved ones. It’s important that everyone stays connected, to feel the connection with the world around them.

Respite Care
The purpose of a respite or trial stay is to provide caregivers with a short break while also giving their loved one a new, safe, and social environment. Our Trial Stay option gives you the chance to experience our assisted living Communities without making a commitment. If your loved one is hesitant about assisted living and isn’t sure what to expect, our trial stays can also be beneficial.

We're proud to offer three delicious homemade meals each day, with healthy options, comfort foods and resident favorites. We believe that good meals are essential for maintaining health, quality of life and happiness. We believe in serving fresh, made-to-order meals for our students. The specialties at each Arbors location are a reflection of the tastes of the people who live there. The one thing that ties all of these meals together is the love and care that went into making them. Each dish was crafted with only the freshest ingredients available, including many locally-sourced, seasonal items. This makes for a truly unique and memorable dining experience.

Price Comparison

  • Estimated Facility Price: $4,121
  • Average City Price: $3,833
  • Average State Price: $3,833
  • Average National Price: $3,545
  • Ranking

  • Ranking in City: 1 out of 1 communities in Ellington
  • Ranking in State: 8 out of 296 communities in CT
  • Parent Organization

    The Ivy At Ellington is a member of a larger group of communities called The Arbors

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    certified dementia practitioners

    personal care services

    daily personal care

    memory support

    personalized care




    integrated community activities

    daily activities and programs

    accompanied excursions

    social opportunities


    three meals daily

    dining experience


    laundry service

    personalized service plan


    home-like environment

    emergency call system

    colorful tableware


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    Employee Reviews for The Arbors in Ellington, Connecticut

    5 out of 5 stars. Based on 2 reviews

    Employees of The Arbors in the Ellington, CT area have overwhelmingly positive things to say about their experience working for the family-owned business. They describe the staff as positive, helpful, and team players, and the environment as fun. The only complaint is that the use of sales force can be repetitive and time consuming. No advice to management was provided.

    Employee Reviews for The Arbors

    3.5 out of 5 stars. Based on 181 reviews

    The residents are amazing and it is a great learning experience. Cons: Poor management, lack of communication, and favoritism. Advice to Management: Listen to your employees and be more open to communication.

    Healthcare Nearby


    Rockville General Hospital
    1.3 miles away
    Johnson Memorial Hospital
    7.5 miles away
    Manchester Memorial Hospital
    7.7 miles away
    Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center - Mount Sinai Campus
    13.1 miles away
    Hartford Hospital
    14.2 miles away


    8.8 miles away
    9.1 miles away
    Rite Aid
    9.2 miles away
    CVS Pharmacy
    9.6 miles away
    Kure Rx
    14.0 miles away


    Bolton Lake Dental
    6.3 miles away
    Rubin Family Dentistry & Associates
    6.4 miles away
    Family Dentistry
    7.5 miles away
    Great Expressions
    7.7 miles away
    ManchesterbFamily Dental
    8.5 miles away

    Essentials Nearby


    Windsor Locks
    8.7 miles away
    9.6 miles away

    Bus Stations

    Bus Stop A
    7.4 miles away
    Bus Stop B
    7.4 miles away
    Brown Building
    9.9 miles away
    Longley Building
    9.9 miles away
    Clean Energy
    10.0 miles away


    3.2 miles away
    Stop & Shop
    4.2 miles away
    Big Y Supermarket
    5.6 miles away
    Big Y
    5.8 miles away
    Walmart Supercenter
    6.6 miles away


    Finex Credit Union
    2.4 miles away
    Bank of America
    4.1 miles away
    The Savings Institute
    5.6 miles away
    5.9 miles away
    People's United Bank
    7.5 miles away

    Things to do in the Area

    Places of Worship

    Chapel on the Green
    14.9 miles away
    First Church of Christ, Congregational
    16.3 miles away


    sensory garden
    1.1 miles away
    Talcott Park
    1.2 miles away
    Town of Ellington Property
    1.2 miles away
    Arbor Park
    1.3 miles away
    1.3 miles away


    Buckland Hills Mall
    6.8 miles away
    Enfield Square
    9.7 miles away
    Charter Oak Mall
    10.8 miles away
    Tower Square Mall
    16.5 miles away
    East Brook Mall
    16.9 miles away


    Arts Center of Tolland
    4.9 miles away
    Little Theatre of Manchester at Cheney Hall
    8.9 miles away
    Palace Theater
    9.3 miles away
    Manchester Community College Band Shell
    9.9 miles away
    Puppet Arts Complex
    10.2 miles away


    2.2 miles away
    China Taste Chinese Restaurant
    2.3 miles away
    Beni's Restaurant, Bar & Banquet
    2.3 miles away
    Utsav Indian Cuisine
    2.4 miles away
    Rein's New York Style Deli
    3.9 miles away


  • High Temperature: 77°F
  • Low Temperature: 30°F
  • Average Temperature: 53.1°F
  • Day Breakdown: 127 days of rain, 31 days of snow and 205 days of sun
  • Precipitation: 1.0 inches a year
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    General Staff Rating
    Based on 4 total reviews from across the web
    Care Staff Rating
    Based on 4 total reviews from across the web
    Marcel Badeau

    5.0 rating

    Five years ago my sister moved to an assisted living facility in Florida. Over the years, she had steadily deteriorated which we thought was just a normal part of aging. Four months ago we moved her to the Ivy at Ellington. The entire staff has been outstanding in creating a plan to improve her health, decrease her pain and increase her safety and happiness. Today, when we stop in to see her, she is smiling and enjoying life once again. We could not have chosen a better facility in which to put our trust. Thank you to everyone at the Ivy for all that you do to care for those who need a little help or a lot of help.

    Sheila Ann

    1.0 rating

    Unprofessional administrative staff.

    Sherry Kraus

    5.0 rating

    Linda Carbonell

    5.0 rating

    We moved my mom into the Ivy a year ago in June.From the very beginning when My brother made the first call and I then went to the facility with my MotherTo look at the place! We were both pleasantly surprised to see how beautiful and accommodating that The Ivy was. I was so impressed with how the staff and Management was so friendly to is upon our first meeting. My mom was excited then to sell her house that she lived in by herself and to get New Furniture for her New home.With some belongings from her house and her New things she made her apt.cute and cozy..Her New home. My mom has had her ups and downs and has been through alot but I have to say a Big Thank You to all of the staff ..the nurses..the receptionist's ..and management.You ALLgo Above and Beyond and are kind and Sweet to her!I highly recommend The Ivy @Ellington...Its a good feeling to know that at the end of the day my Mother is in a safe and homelike Environment that we know she is being taken care of!!Thank You Sincerely for all your hard work!!

    Cecille Cushman

    5.0 rating

    My husband’s Aunt Marlene is one the first residents in the memory care unit. She is very happy and we are very pleased with the accommodations and prices. The staff is well trained and caring. The receptionist, Cindy, is very warm, caring and respectful with an outgoing personality. We would recommend The Ivy to anyone looking for a special place for a loved one.

    Dan Walsh

    5.0 rating

    My wife and I moved into the Ivy At Ellington about 10 months ago after evaluating several assisted living facilities. She has Alzheimer's but I was allowed to move in with her at a small additional cost. The goal was to provide a safe and pleasant environment. After a few months I moved out knowing she was being cared for in the best possible ways. Everyone is friendly and caring which I attribute to this being a family owned facility rather than a large corporate operation.Our children visit regularly and we are very happy with everything here.

    scott shepherd

    5.0 rating

    Nice place. Nice people.

    Amie Hanrahan

    5.0 rating

    Love Working Here!

    Ramon Gomez

    5.0 rating


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