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Senior housing types near Elizabeth, NJ

  • Amber Court of Elizabeth

    Amber Court of Elizabeth

    1155 E Jersey St, Elizabeth, NJ 07201
    (5)
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    Amber Court of Elizabeth offers comfortable, caring and affordable Assisted Living choices for seniors. We are located in the thriving downtown area of Elizabeth. We are near many urban conveniences, such as restaurants, shopping, banking, entertainment, and much more. Major highways and public...

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  • Atria Cranford

    Atria Cranford

    10 Jackson Drive, Cranford, NJ 07016
    (59)
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    Conveniently located just off the Garden State Parkway, down the road from Rahway River Park, Atria Cranford has served Union County families for more than 20 years. A friendly, tenured staff – including more than 60 employees with over a decade of experience at the community – is available 24/7....

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  • The Brielle at Seaview

    The Brielle at Seaview

    140 Friendship Ln, Staten Island, NY 10314
    (13)
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    The Brielle at Seaview, a non-profit community, is nestled in a natural wooded oasis right on Staten Island. We offer assisted living and memory care on a 10-acre campus that's comfortably removed from the surrounding noise and hectic pace. It's an idyllic setting where you can enjoy walking paths,...

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  • Sunrise of Westfield

    Sunrise of Westfield

    240 Springfield Avenue, Westfield, NJ 07090
    (12)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Arbor Terrace Mountainside

    Arbor Terrace Mountainside

    1050 Springfield Avenue, Mountainside, NJ 07092
    (1)
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    Arbor Terrace Mountainside provides the highest quality of geriatric care and assisted living in the Mountainside, New Jersey area, including innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident will receive unique and...

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  • Sunrise of Staten Island

    Sunrise of Staten Island

    801 Narrows Road North, Staten Island, NY 10304
    (14)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Spring Meadows Summit

    Spring Meadows Summit

    41 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901
    (21)
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    Discover a verdant community in bloom at Spring Meadows Summit, offering Assisted Living services in Summit, New Jersey. Completely refurbished in 2012, our warm and inviting community features experienced and professional staff members who are committed to improving the quality of life of our...

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  • Brighton Gardens of Mountainside

    Brighton Gardens of Mountainside

    1350 Route 22 West, Mountainside, NJ 07092
    (22)
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    Brighton Gardens of Mountainside offers personalized care for older adults in Union County, NJ. Our compassionate team, including our Designated Care Managers, provides individualized care to fit your unique needs and preferences. We work to promote your independence, while providing you the support...

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  • Canterbury Village

    33 Mount Pleasant Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052
    (20)
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    Established in 1921 in West Orange, NJ Canterbury Village is an experienced Assisted Living Residence. With only 53 residents we offer personalized assistance, support and healthcare services, available 24 hours a day. Our reasonable monthly service fee includes a spacious private studio with...

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  • Sunrise of Summit (Opening Spring 2020)

    Sunrise of Summit (Opening Spring 2020)

    26 River Rd, Summit, NJ 07901
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    Ideally located just down the road from the Village Green in Summit, New Jersey, and only 20 miles from Manhattan, Sunrise of Summit provides highly personalized care and services—including assisted living and memory care—to seniors in a bright, cheerful, and modern atmosphere. Our community offers...

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  • Brookdale West Orange

    Brookdale West Orange

    520 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052
    (27)
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    You’ll have the care you need if you need it so you can focus on having fun. With assisted living and memory care on one campus, we customize your care to your specific needs. And our community is just 30 minutes away from New York City so you can enjoy all the great shopping and restaurants that...

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  • Alaris Health at The Atrium

    Alaris Health at The Atrium

    330 Ninth Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (6)
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    The Best of Everything under One Roof The Hamilton Park campus has been providing care to the Hudson County community since 1989. The Health center has been custom designed to fulfill the needs and wishes of those who share our values and our love of life. Our complete continuum of care provides...

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  • Brighton Gardens of Edison

    Brighton Gardens of Edison

    1801 Oak Tree Road, Edison, NJ 08820
    (44)
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    Brighton Gardens of Edison is located just minutes from the Garden State Parkway, the New Jersey Turnpike, Route 1, Route 287, and is within walking distance from the Metro Park train station. Residents may enjoy the many nearby attractions including the Menlo Park Mall, seasonal farmers markets,...

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  • CareOne at Livingston Assisted Living

    CareOne at Livingston Assisted Living

    76 Passaic Avenue, Livingston, NJ 07039
    (33)
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    CareOne at Livingston Assisted Living is conveniently located near major highways and sits between the Livingston Mall and Short Hills Mall on Passaic Avenue.  We take pride in providing a broad continuum of health care services in a Campus setting. Part of a CareOne Senior Care Community ...

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  • Essex Guest House of Montclair

    271 Claremont Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042
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    The Essex Guest House of Montclair is a NJ State Licensed Class C boarding home that houses up to twenty-seven residents. It is a 150 year old Victorian home (registered with the Montclair Historical Society), and located conveniently near the downtown Montclair shopping district. The aim of the...

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  • Brighton Gardens of West Orange

    Brighton Gardens of West Orange

    220 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052
    (25)
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    Brighton Gardens of West Orange is located in a beautiful suburban setting only 20 minutes from New York City amenities. We are nestled between a premier golf course and the historic South Mountain Reservation, which includes acres of protected land with parks, walkways and trails. We partner with...

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  • Heritage at Clara Barton

    Heritage at Clara Barton

    1015 Amboy Ave, Edison, NJ 08837
    (11)
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    Heritage at Clara Barton is a Genesis community offering independent and assisted living services in a breathtaking and unique setting. Our community is actually a renovated school building built in the early 1920s and is now composed of 84 assisted living apartments and 27 independent living...

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  • Arbor Terrace Roseland

    Arbor Terrace Roseland

    345 Eagle Rock Ave, Roseland, NJ 07068
    (19)
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    Arbor Terrace Roseland offers quality assisted living and dementia care in Essex County, New Jersey. We honor individuality and celebrate each person's unique life through deep connections with our residents and families. We create delightful surprises and meaningful moments within a safe and caring...

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  • Brighton Gardens of Florham Park

    Brighton Gardens of Florham Park

    21 Ridgedale Avenue, Florham Park, NJ 07932
    (31)
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    Come visit our community nestled in the suburbs of Florham Park with tree-lined walking paths surrounding us. Enter our community and you'll experience first hand the Sunrise Difference. Please call for more information or to schedule a visit to find out how Brighton Gardens can enrich your life or...

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  • Brookdale Florham Park

    Brookdale Florham Park

    8 James Street, Florham Park, NJ 07932
    (26)
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    There’s a lot to love here, and redefined independence is just one of those things. With both assisted living and memory care, you’ll have the care you need, when you need it. Our memory care program is rooted in “a person-centered approach,” which means we help our residents find a sense of...

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  • Juniper Village at Chatham

    Juniper Village at Chatham

    500 Southern Boulevard, Chatham, NJ 07928
    (36)
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    Juniper Village at Chatham is a gracious and enriching home to approximately 100 individuals. Located within walking distance to shopping and restaurants in the heart of beautiful Chatham Township, our classically appointed decor offers a refined ambiance while our distinctive programs nurture...

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  • Signature Senior Living

    Signature Senior Living

    631 Foster Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11230
    (36)
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    At Signature Senior Living we provide our residents with a wide array of services and amenities to meet each individuals needs while providing a safe and pleasant environment.. We have beautiful rooms to accommodate every budget, starting with semi-privates, privates and even one bedroom apartments!...

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  • VillageCare at 46 & Ten

    VillageCare at 46 & Ten

    510 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036
    (4)
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    VillageCare at 46 & Ten respects your independence and privacy while providing basic services that foster an urban lifestyle of comfort and quality. What separates us from the rest are the people who live and work here, the city we call home and the culture that thrives all around us. VillageCare at...

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  • Sycamore Living at East Hanover

    Sycamore Living at East Hanover

    1 S. Ridgedale Ave, East Hanover, NJ 07936
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    Features and Amenities: Private Rooms with Private Showers Clinical Programs designed with a Person-Directed Approach State-of-the-Art Rehabilitation Therapy: Aquatic Therapy Pool with underwater treadmill Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Suite Physical, Occupational, & Speech Therapy 7 days per...

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  • Hudson Hills

    Hudson Hills

    3505 Bergen Turnpike, North Bergen, NJ 07047
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    Hudson Hills Senior Living invites residents to a home of endless possibilities, growth and comfort. Residents choose from spacious studio, one and two bedroom apartments and live a maintenance-free lifestyle. All daily amenities are included in this North Bergen, New Jersey Independent Living...

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  • Sunrise of Madison

    Sunrise of Madison

    215 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940
    (11)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Sunrise at West Essex

    Sunrise at West Essex

    47 Greenbrook Road, Fairfield, NJ 07004
    (18)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Atria West 86

    Atria West 86

    333 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024
    (46)
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    Ideally situated and all-inclusive, this luxury residence is tailored exclusively to older New Yorkers – and makes it easier to live in the artistic and cultural heart of the City, just one block from scenic Riverside Park. Featuring handsome pre-war architecture, art deco-inspired finishes and...

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  • Sunrise at Sheepshead Bay

    Sunrise at Sheepshead Bay

    2211 Emmons Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11235
    (38)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Sunrise of Edgewater

    Sunrise of Edgewater

    351 River Road, Edgewater, NJ 07020
    (17)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • The Waterford on the Bay

    The Waterford on the Bay

    2900 Bragg Street, Brooklyn, NY 11235
    (55)
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    The Waterford on the Bay is Brooklyn's premier waterfront senior living residence. It is one of the most popular assisted living residences which feature a luxurious, hotel-like atmosphere, five-star concierge assistance, daily housekeeping, and a lavish fine dining room, our mission is to combine...

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  • Harbor View Home

    Harbor View Home

    3900 Shore Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11235
    (12)
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    Licensed by New York State. Dept. of Health. Park like surroundings with lush gardens and expansive sun decks. Close to transportation and shopping. Gourmet kosher cuisine with special diets ac comodated Harbor View offers a wide array of social activities throughout the day. Physical rehabilitation...

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  • Sunrise of Mill Basin

    Sunrise of Mill Basin

    5905 Strickland Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (35)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • The Chelsea Assisted Living at Warren

    The Chelsea Assisted Living at Warren

    274 King George Rd, Warren, NJ 07059
    (6)
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    The Chelsea at Warren offers an attractive new lifestyle alternative for older adults who may be experiencing some difficulty managing on their own at home. The Chelsea offers a gracious environment with many beautiful common areas. It is conveniently located within a short distance of shops,...

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  • Lester Senior Housing Community Life in Whippany

    Lester Senior Housing Community Life in Whippany

    903-905 Route 10 East, Whippany, NJ 07981
    (3)
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    Caring for the elderly is more than a Jewish tradition…it is a tenet that has been passed from generation to generation and lives today within the hearts and minds of the families within our community. As an extension of this commitment the Lester Senior Housing community was developed by the...

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  • Sunrise of Basking Ridge

    Sunrise of Basking Ridge

    404 King George Road, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
    (18)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise of Basking Ridge affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized...

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  • CareOne at Morris Assisted Living

    CareOne at Morris Assisted Living

    200 Mazdabrook Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054
    (33)
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    CareOne at Morris Assisted Living is conveniently located near major highways including Route 80, Route 287, and Route 46. We take pride in providing a broad continuum of health care services in a Campus setting. We are part of a CareOne Senior Care Communities -- In addition to CareOne at Morris...

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  • The Chelsea at Montville

    The Chelsea at Montville

    165 Changebridge Road, Montville, NJ 07045
    (15)
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    Located in Morris County, The Chelsea at Montville offers several senior living options in a comfortable setting. Our spacious community offers areas to sit and meet new people, space to enjoy a book from our library, opportunities to listen to a resident or guest play our piano, or take a relaxing...

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  • Sunrise of Morris Plains

    Sunrise of Morris Plains

    209 Littleton Road, Morris Plains, NJ 07950
    (22)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Arbor Terrace Middletown

    Arbor Terrace Middletown

    1800 NJ-35, Middletown, NJ 07748
    (16)
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    Arbor Terrace Middletown offers the best in senior living in New Jersey's beautiful town of Middletown. You'll find all the comforts of home with the amenities of a retirement community at Arbor Terrace. Leave behind the worries of home ownership and enjoy a vibrant community of peers and friends. ...

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  • Five Star Premier Residences of Teaneck

    Five Star Premier Residences of Teaneck

    655 Pomander Walk, Teaneck, NJ 07666
    (16)
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    Are you ready to embrace a whole new level of independence? Five Star Premier Residences of Teaneck, formerly Classic Residence by Hyatt, is the community where you'll find The Vital Elements that are important to living life to the fullest: Home, Wellness, Connection and Vitality. Enjoy the...

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  • Atrium Senior Living of Matawan

    Atrium Senior Living of Matawan

    40 Freneau Ave, Matawan, NJ 07747
    (7)
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    Atrium Senior Living is an assisted living community in the close-knit suburban area of Matawan, New Jersey. This quiet, charming area is comprised of two large lakes, acres of lush green grass and trees, and a variety of outdoor activities to keep our residents happy and healthy. The peaceful...

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  • Sunrise of East Brunswick

    Sunrise of East Brunswick

    190 Summerhill Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
    (23)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • The Bristal at Englewood

    The Bristal at Englewood

    412 S Van Brunt St, Englewood, NJ 07631
    (4)
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    The Bristal at Englewood has just the right fit for your senior living needs, equipped with a team of experts committed to providing luxury, dedication, and quality of care. This picturesque community in Bergen County features a beautiful outdoor terrace, putting green, fitness center, cinema,...

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  • Spring Hills Somerset

    Spring Hills Somerset

    473 Demott Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873
    (56)
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    At Spring Hills Somerset, we are committed to making healthy living the foundation of every aspect of life. From dining that truly satisfies, to fitness that invigorates and motivates, down to the smaller details, such as our use of safe, non-toxic cleaning products in each assisted living community...

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  • Atria Kew Gardens

    Atria Kew Gardens

    117-01 84th Avenue, Kew Gardens, NY 11418
    (37)
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    For more than 15 years, Atria Kew Gardens has served the families of Queens. With a continued commitment to quality, they have just completed an extensive renovation and expansion to enhance the beauty and functionality of their community — and better serve the growing needs of those living...

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  • Brookdale Paramus

    Brookdale Paramus

    186 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ 07652
    (52)
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    Live your best life where you never stop growing. If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our senior living community with both assisted living and memory care could be the right fit for you and your family. You’ll...

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  • Van Dyk Park Place

    Van Dyk Park Place

    644 Goffle Road, Hawthorne, NJ 07506
    (13)
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    When visitors come to Van Dyk Park Place, they immediately notice the friendly and pleasant surroundings here. Owned for sixty years by the Van Dyk family, our CEO, Bob Van Dyk, is dedicated to giving the highest level of care to our residents and patients alike. Park Place is decorated warmly, with...

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  • Brookdale Wayne AL/MC

    Brookdale Wayne AL/MC

    820 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ 07470
    (12)
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    Here you’ll never stop growing. If you’re looking for fun and freedom in senior living, our senior living community could be the right fit for you. With both assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care on one campus, you’ll have the care you need when you need it. Plus, we’re just a 40-minute...

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  • Brighton Gardens of Middletown

    Brighton Gardens of Middletown

    620 State Route 35 South, Middletown, NJ 07748
    (37)
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    Brighton Gardens provides assisted living in an elegant residential environment. We deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Sunrise Principles of Service, we afford families peace-of-mind by providing our residents with a...

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Elizabeth, New Jersey

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities offer apartment-style housing and social interaction as well as individualized care. Services offered often involve aid with activities of daily living. Residents may be kept under supervision and assessment. Under certain circumstances, facilities may offer respite, skilled nursing, or continuing care. In New Jersey, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $45,000 . The state of New Jersey has a number of provisions associated with this kind of facility. Department of Health and Senior Services certifies this facility type. Public assistance is available through 1115 Demonstration Waiver program--Managed Long-Term Services and Supports.This type of facility is required to offer a number of services. These include pharmaceutical services, limited nursing care, recreational activities, and dietary services. This facility type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include administer medication, monitor dosage, and supervise and assist with self-administration of medication. Staff must obtain education in a variety of areas. These include: caring for residents with impairment, residents rights, pain management, and infection control/prevention. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to make sure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as a level of care assessment, plan updates regarding changes in physical or cognitive states, a health care assessment, and routines and prefrences. This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include prepare meals and snacks based on the Food and Nutrition board's recommended dietary allowances, provide three meals a day, and maintain a standard of food preparation that meets the needs of residents. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every residents. In total, there can be no more than 2 residents to a room.This type of facility is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Proximity to medical facilities is a major factor in selecting the most suitable retirement home. The top hospitals in Elizabeth include Trinitas Regional Medical Center. In total, there is one hospital located in Elizabeth which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be a motivating factor when determining what care choice works for your loved one. Elizabeth has a sales tax of 6.63%. The median monthly price for rent in Elizabeth is $1,860 and the median home value for Elizabeth costs around $268,747. The rent burden for Elizabeth is about 29.7% of the average monthly income.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Climate, particularly humidity and air quality, can be a significant influence in selecting which destination meets the needs of your family. During the summer months, Elizabeth is approximately 77°F. The summer high is at approximately 90°F during the month of July. The summer low drops to about 63°F in June. During wintertime, the temperature in Elizabeth sinks to about 36°F. The peak winter temperature is about 48°F in the month of December. The lowest winter temperature will rise to about 24 °F during the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Elizabeth is approximately 43.3. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. The air quality index rating is at its peak during February at around 50.3. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Monthly, Elizabeth receives about 4 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically happens in June with an average of 6 inches in a month. For snowfall, Elizabeth receives on average 25.90 inches of snow in a year. On average, the humidity rating for Elizabeth is around 60%. The average humidity levels are highest in September at approximately 63%. Elizabeth has a humid subtropical type of climate.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 50.2% are female and 49.8% are male. The median age of Elizabeth is 34 years old. In Elizabeth, 20.7% of the population are over the age of 55, 7.8% are over the age of 60, 4.0% are over the age of 70, and 2.6% are over the age of 80. In Elizabeth, 2.0% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Elizabeth is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In Elizabeth, 33.0% are nonbelievers. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Elizabeth 47.8% practice Catholicism, 4.0% practice another Christian faith, and 3.2% are Baptists. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Elizabeth, out of the total population 2.6% practice Judaism, 0.1% practice an Eastern religion, and 2.0% practice Islam. Out of the total population of Elizabeth, 9.1% have some form of disability, 18.1% live in poverty, 69.1% participate in the labor force, and 4.5% are widowed. The current population of Elizabeth is growing at a rate of 0.005%. Elizabeth has a population density of 4,081 people per square mile. The current population of Elizabeth consists of 130,215 people. In terms of crime, Elizabeth has 35.4 property crimes per 1000 residents and 8.0 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Of the population of Elizabeth 3.7% have a graduate degree, 12.4% have a college degree, and 39.1% have a high-school diploma. In the previous presidential election, 65.9% voted Democrat, 3.6% voted for a third party candidate, and 30.5% voted Republican in Union county. Demographically, Elizabeth is 19.2% black, 64.1% Hispanic, 0.4% Native American, 28.3% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.6% mixed race, 1.8% Asian, and 46.6% white.

State Information

An overview of New Jersey

Overall, New Jersey ranks 12th out of all states in quality of life and 6th in healthcare. In terms of resources, New Jersey has a cost of living index of 122.5, a grocery index rating of 109.5, and a housing index rating of 163.1. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. There are 82 hospitals and 119 health centers that service a population of 8,928,542. The three highest ranked hospitals in New Jersey are Morristown Medical Center, Deborah Heart And Lung Center, and Saint Clare’s Hospital/denville Campus. Based on natural beauty, New Jersey ranks 13th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In New Jersey, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 40. In New Jersey, 35% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 6,114 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-6%, Muslim-3%, and Hindu-3%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-13%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. In New Jersey there are 178 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, New Jersey ranks 4th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. During the latest presidential election, 41% voted for the Republican candidate while 55% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 5.51 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 3.94 inches of precipitation a month. During the winter, the average temperature in New Jersey drops to around 33°F. The average high winter temperature is around 47°F in the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 15°F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in New Jersey is around 73°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 88°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 54°F during the month of June. On average, New Jersey has an air quality index rating of around 41.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 52.9 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of September at around 72%. While residents of New Jersey mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in New Jersey can include hurricanes and floods.

Wildlife to be found in New Jersey

The state of New Jersey has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Dandelion, Staggerbush, Mountain Royal, and Floating Heart. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Eastern Cottontail , the Woodpecker, the Beaver, or the Woodchuck. The state animal of New Jersey is the Horse.