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Health Care Cluster

Health care is the fastest-growing industry in Hamden. The health care cluster in Hamden is economically stable, evidenced by the fact that it was one of the few industries that continued to grow between the years of 2005 to 2010 in Hamden. In 2010, Hamden had a higher percentage amount of health care establishments (13.43%) than both the state (10.74%) and country (10.21%).

The health care job market is projected to grow faster than any other field. In Connecticut, health care practitioners and technical occupations are expected to increase 13.1% by 2018 and health care support by 15.9%. The Town of Hamden hopes to benefit from the growing demand for health care related services expected in the years ahead. With its close proximity to New Haven and the Yale Hospital system, Hamden makes a simple and convenient location for private practices. Other types of health care facilities located in Hamden include senior nursing care services, nutrition centers, acupuncturists, chiropractors, physical therapists, behavioral health centers and much more.

The health care cluster employs 1,000 people and contributes over $1 million in property taxes, for the following facilities alone.

Major Health Care Providers in Hamden Include:

Genesis Healthcare-Arden House

Genesis Healthcare-Arden House provides extended-stay nursing care to seniors with varying levels of disabilities. They employ approximately 400 people.

Arden House Care and Rehabilitation Center
Kevin Cleary, Administrator
Address: 850 Mix Avenue, Hamden, CT 06514
Phone: (203) 281-3500
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Hamden Health Care Center

Hamden Health Care provides senior nursing and health care, with a main focus on senior rehabilitation. They employ approximately 200 people.

Address: 1270 Sherman Lane, Hamden, CT 06514
Phone: (203) 281-7555
Email: info@hamdenhealth.com
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Whitney Center

Whitney Center is a Continuing Care Retirement Community that offers independent and assisted living while providing social, cultural, health care and security needs. They employ approximately 200 people.

Michael Rambarose, President & CEO
Address: 200 Leeder Hill Drive, Hamden, CT 06517
Phone: (203) 281-6745
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Whitney Manor

Whitney Manor is a rehabilitation and nursing facility that specializes in in-patient and out-patient rehabilitation with an individualized patient focus. They employ approximately 150-200 people.

Joann Vuolo, R.N., N.H.A. Administrator & Owner
Address: 2798 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06518
Phone: (203) 288-6230
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Atria Larson Place

Atria Larson Place is an assisted and retirement living community located across from Lake Whitney. They specialize in assisted and independent living, as well as memory care. Some of their amenities include a cafe, concierge, emergency call system, scheduled local transportation, computers and they welcome pets to their facility.

John Ardolino
Address: 1450 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06517
Phone: (203) 248-8880
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Maple Woods at Hamden

Maple Woods at Hamden, part of the Benchmark Senior Living Communities, offers assisted living, memory and respite care to its residents. There is a variety of private apartment styles and sizes and the community features a library, fitness center, ice cream parlor, pub and courtyard.

Elizabeth Castiline
Address: 35 Hamden Hills Drive, Hamden, CT 06518
Phone: (203) 787-8282
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