Masonicare of Wallingford, Connecticut, is the state’s leading provider of healthcare and retirement living communities for seniors. We are not-for-profit and have more than 100 years of experience behind us. We’re recognized for the quality, compassionate care and steadfast support we provide to our residents and patients.
Masonicare’s roots date back to 1750, when Connecticut’s first Masonic Lodge was chartered. Nearly 150 years later, in 1889, Connecticut Masons began a charitable fund that became The Masonic Charity Foundation of Connecticut, and in 1895, dedicated an 88-acre homestead in Wallingford as The Masonic Home.
At its inception, The Home’s mission was to care for the elderly and orphans with Masonic connections. During the ensuing years, Masonicare grew exponentially and greatly expanded its healthcare services and retirement living options. The organization, which is now open to all – not just Masons – employs more than 2,500 people throughout the state.
Today, Masonicare encompasses a broad range of healthcare and senior living options:
Masonicare’s affiliates are accredited and approved for excellence by their respective accrediting bodies, including the Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CCAC), as well as being Medicare certified and licensed by the State of Connecticut.
Accreditation assures a high standard of care and best practices for governance and financial management.
At Masonicare, we believe in caring for the whole person – mind, body and spirit. We’re dedicated to continuing the “ageless commitment to caring” that has been the cornerstone of our organization for more than 100 years.