Sheltering Arms Retirement Residence

Sheltering Arms

Service Description

Sheltering Arms is a non-smoking residential care facility for men and women 60 years of age and older which offers a less restrictive but dignified alternative for seniors who could benefit from supervised living. Residents spend their golden years in comfort enjoying companionship, home style meals, housekeeping, personal laundry services, social and recreational activities. Personal assistance with bathing and medication administration is also provided by a nurse or resident attendant who is certified to administer medications. All residents have private rooms that may be furnished with personal belongings or furnishings provided by Sheltering Arms.

pdf Sheltering Arms Application

pdf Application for Respite Stay

Additional Offerings

How to make an appointment

Contact Jan Davis, Director to arrange a tour of our facility.

What to bring for your first visit

Admission requirements include an Application, a physical examination form completed by a personal physician and an assessment by the Sheltering Arms nurse.

All of these must be completed prior to admission, however are not required for a tour or visit to our facility.

Insurance Info

The monthly fee for residing at Sheltering Arms is $4,100/month (effective 7/2012). Additional charges apply for telephone and cable TV. Payment for residing at Sheltering Arms may be paid with private funds. For individuals whose income or assets are not sufficient to meet that need an application may be made to the Department of Social Services for funding under the State Supplement Program.

For more information contact Janis Davis at Sheltering Arms or the Department of Social Services at 823-5000.

Flexible commitments

Contact Info

Janis Davis
Tel: 860-887-5005
Fax: 860-892-2340

Donna Laroux, BSN
Tel: 860-887-5005
Fax: 860-892-2340


165 McKinley Avenue
Norwich, CT 06360


Staff Available for Residents 24 hour coverage, 7 days a week