18 Tower Lane • New Haven, Connecticut


Gustave Keach-Longo

Cindy Leffell
Chair of the Board

Honors and Awards

2018 Spirit of Advocacy Award from CT Ombudsman Program Awarded to Gustave Keach-Longo, President/CEO

2018 LeadingAge Media Award

2019 CALA Media Award

2019 CALA Outstanding Service Award

2019 CALA Volunteer of the Year Awarded to Riva Sparks

2019 Leading Age Award of Excellence

2019 CALA Award for Best Practices: Housekeeping & Operations

2021 CALA Best Practices Award for Programming to Dean Tinari, Healthy Living Coordinator, and Sarah Moskowitz, Volunteer Coordinator

2021 Sunspot Innovation Award from the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce for Fueling Seniors: Meal Sustainability Through Co-Generation

2022 AJAS Award for Excellence in Jewish Programming for Proactive Partner Model


Area Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut
Association of Jewish Aging Services
Connecticut Assisted Living Association
Chapel Haven
Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
Connecticut Healthy Living Collective
Cornell Scott Hill Health
Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce
HealthPro Heritage
Housing and Urban Development
Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven
Jewish Family Service of Greater New Haven
Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven
Jewish Foundation of Greater New Haven
LeadingAge Connecticut
LeadingAge National
Morrison Community Living
Quinnipiac University
Tufts Health Plan Foundation
Utopia Home Care
Yale New Haven Health

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The Towers has been advancing senior living and services for decades, always innovating and seeking new ways to help people live their best lives. An independent living community, infused with Jewish values, The Towers makes living well independently, both affordable and comfortable.

The Towers At-A-Glance

  • 328 studio, one bedroom and two bedroom apartments
  • Founded in 1971 and designed by renowned architect,
    Charles Moore
  • Tower East opens in 1982
  • Community was re-named Tower One/Tower East
  • In 2019 our already cohesive community was combined
    into one organization, The Towers at Tower Lane
  • Independent and Licensed Assisted Living
  • Affordable retirement living funded by the US Department
    of Housing and Urban Development
  • Gardens, courtyards and on-site parking
  • Full service Kosher kitchen
  • Full schedule of social, enrichment and cultural programs

Mission Statement

We are a warm and vibrant senior community—infused with Jewish values—where people live their best lives.

Contact Information

The Towers at Tower Lane
18 Tower Lane
New Haven, CT 06519
(203) 772-1816

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