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The Hearth at Gardenside

173 Alps Road, Branford, Connecticut 06405

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Owned Pets Allowed
Welcome to The Hearth at Gardenside, in Branford, Connecticut We welcome you to Live More at the Hearth at Gardenside! The Hearth at Gardenside offers gracious retirement living complete with a full social calendar to allow residents with the opportunity to grow their hobbies and establish lifelong friendships. Even dining is taken care of, thanks to our Hearth-Healthy Dining. Enjoy living on 19 peacefully wooded acres located just minutes from downtown Branford, where there are sparkling beaches, tons of restaurants, a historic library, and a church-lined town green to explore. The Hearth at Gardenside offers care based on the needs of each resident, designed to help each person Live More- a philosophy of living supported by fun and interesting programs to keep the residents of the Hearth at Gardenside as healthy and active as possible. Live More® independently at The Hearth at Gardenside. Enjoy all of the comforts of home — with none of the work. The goal of The Hearth at Gardenside is to provide residents with opportunities to live actively while enjoying a full social life, spending time pursuing hobbies and possibly learning new ones. Each day at The Hearth at Gardenside is about living to the fullest so we take on the daily chores, cooking, and worry of homeownership. As the leading senior living community in Branford, The Hearth at Gardenside offers Independent Living residents: Spacious apartments in either one or two bedroom layouts, with three floor plans to choose from. Housekeeping and home maintenance taken care of by the staff of The Hearth at Gardenside, freeing up residents to enjoy their day without the worries of homeownership. Activities and events on the campus or in the surrounding Branford area complete with activities, hobbies, and speakers to allow residents every opportunity to Live More. The Hearth-Healthy Dining Program, with three full chef-prepared meals daily in a restaurant-style dining room, as well as Hydration Stations with water and fresh snacks placed throughout the day. The Hearth is pet friendly, allowing residents to bring their furry companions to continue supplying unconditional love and support. (Some weight restrictions may apply.) Stunning scenery of the welcoming historic community of Branford, with transportation provided to enjoy the many attractions downtown.


Here you will find the pricing summary and layouts available at this community


Studio / 1 Bathroom
1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
2 Bedrooms / 1 Bathroom

the Studio

1 Bath
Individually Controlled Thermostats
the Studio floorplan image

The One Bedroom

1 Bed
1 Bath
Individually Controlled Thermostats
The One Bedroom floorplan image

The One Bedroom with Den

2 Bed
1 Bath
Individually Controlled Thermostats
The One Bedroom with Den floorplan image


Amenities represent the 'bones' of a community: the rooms, facilities, features and infrastructure meant to enhance and enrich the lives of its residents.


Game Rooms >
Billiards >
Fireplaces >
Outdoor Grill Area >
Libraries >


Gyms >


On Site Spiritual Facilities >


Parking >
Private Kitchen >
Pet Friendly >


Staff and visiting professionals offer a variety of services to make residents lives easier, though some may come with an additional cost or be subject to availability.

General Services

Laundry >
Cleaning >


Shuttle >


Emergency Alert Pendants >


Activity calendars speak volumes about the culture of a community. Learn what opportunities there are to socialize, stay fit, be creative, stay engaged, grow spiritually, and more.


Clubs >
Games >
Music >
Culinary >
Organized Trips >
Flower Arranging >
Arts and Crafts >
Literature & Writing >
Movies & Film Screenings >


Fitness Class >


On Site Lectures >


Here you will find the style of dining offered at the community, as well as the types of diets they can accommodate. If you have special restrictions, contact us to find out more.

Dining Services

Dietary Accommodations >

Dining Facilities

Sample Menus

Primary Restaurant
Outdoor Dining
Restaurant Style Dining


Here you will find the types of healthcare, assistance and support offered at this community, some of which may come with an additional cost.

Care Services/Staffing

Nursing Services >

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