Amber Court of Elizabeth

1155 E Jersey St Elizabeth NJ 07201

866-465-5993

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Summary of Amber Court of Elizabeth conveniently located in Elizabeth, New Jersey

At Amber Court of Elizabeth, we have a range of community amenities. Regularly scheduled off-site experiences and outings are very popular with our occupants. Animals such as dogs and cats are allowed in resident rooms. Our location is conveniently located near reachable public transit.

Dining Options

All meals are provided to occupants. It's our delight to accommodate visiting company, meals included. Dining includes restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and specialized dining programs available to meet the needs of residents. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified meal services such as low/no sodium options and low/no sugar options.

On-Site Activities

Residents can exercise their physical and mental health with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time activities director. Included in our exercise curriculum are chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations and ForeverFit(add TM)-based exercise program. We love to celebrate with holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Our inter-generational programs offer many benefits for both children and seniors, emphasizing the joys of human connectivity and propagating longer and happier lives for our residents.Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities include trivia nights and dances and "Senior Proms".

Outdoor Common Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds is comprised of raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours and an outside patio garden accessible to all residents.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or just to relax. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties, a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, and a movie room.

Languages Spoken at Amber Court of Elizabeth

Spanish, French, and Portuguese speaking staff members are present at our community.

Community Characteristics at Amber Court of Elizabeth

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1-bedroom units, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Ground floor units are available. To accommodate our residents, our community has WanderGuard capability, and air conditioning and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Some apartments are equipped with kitchenettes so that residents can make their own food. Resident quarters featuring wheelchair accessible showers are available. Units featuring full bathtubs are an option.

Premium Amenities at Amber Court of Elizabeth

Transportation

We provide residents access to transportation services at a reasonable cost.

Personal Services

In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to handle the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. Our on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments, and our on-site barbershop can take care of all your grooming needs. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered. We offer devotional services on-site, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.

Medical Care Services

Our staff is awake and available 24 hours a day to assist your loved one with any time-sensitive needs that may arise. All services are delivered by licensed practitioners who are on staff 24/7. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. Available services include on-site RN's and LPN's. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. We have a Medical Director on staff who is responsible for putting together healthcare programs for residents, including medication management. We have a Nurse Practitioner on staff who serves as a Medical Director, responsible for putting together healthcare programs for residents, including medication management. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. Caregivers at our facility receive specialized, relevant training in a variety of areas. In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to attend to the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We recruit first-class visiting podiatrists whose job it is to ensure our residents are happy, fit, and mobile. Regular visits from specialized occupational therapists are available to residents to aid development, recovery, improvements, and maintenance of skills needed for daily living. Speech therapy services are provided by trained and certified speech-pathologists. We always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. A visiting optometrist is available to provide comprehensive eye care. On-site hospice care is provided. Our community offers respite care - a short-term stay at a senior living community - perfect for those recovering from a hospital visit, the interim during which a caregiver takes an extended vacation, or simply to experience a senior living trial period. This community provides ADL assistance, administered injections, insulin injections, and medication administration. Our weight limit for assisted lifts and single-person transfers is 25 lbs. Our community provides psychiatric care. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related symptoms. Services for residents with Disorientation/Lack of Awareness issues ensure residents are well-directed and receive support in living a healthy lifestyle, and that no one's needs are neglected. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours. Alzheimer's and dementia may encourage wandering as a means of coping with anxiety. Our facility utilizes a locked and secured perimeter to ensure the safety of our residents.

Community information at Amber Court of Elizabeth

Community Certifications

Our community is licensed for 120 residents. The building was constructed in 1927. We accept residents from the age of 65 and above.

Local Emergency Assistance

Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.

Local Area Amenities

There are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood. Hotels are conveniently located near the facility for residents' guests and visitors. Our community is located near a college, and interaction with students who reside in the neighborhood is frequent.

Pricing at Amber Court of Elizabeth

Room Type
Monthly Range* (USD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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Semi-Private
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*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

Reviews of Amber Court of Elizabeth

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  • Blessed

    I am very satisfied with the service and caring kindness of the staff. My mom has been a resident at Amber court since 2014 she feels safe and enjoys herself there. She is very active in the community It is comforting to know that she is someplace safe and reliable. I have never found it to be anything but the best choice we have made thus far

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    Blessed

    I am very satisfied with the service and caring kindness of the staff. My mom has been a resident at Amber court since 2014 she feels safe and enjoys herself there. She is very active in the community It is comforting to know that she is someplace safe and reliable. I have never found it to be anything but the best choice we have made thus far

  • Appeared to be a nice place. But too ...

    Appeared to be a nice place. But too much isolation in the assisted living area and dementia unit appeared too small and restricted-we actually never saw a resident nor a occupied room-a bit suspicious.

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    Appeared to be a nice place. But too ...

    Appeared to be a nice place. But too much isolation in the assisted living area and dementia unit appeared too small and restricted-we actually never saw a resident nor a occupied room-a bit suspicious.

  • Amber Court (AC) is housed in a forme...

    Amber Court (AC) is housed in a former hotel in downtown Elizabeth. Clean as a whistle: Community was fresh and clean. Housekeeping/maintenance staff do an excellent job. Lobby entrance is attractive and well maintained. Follow your nose: N.A. the entire building was fresh, not stale. Ask to watch Activity schedule is comprehensive and diverse - activities are planned and hosted by staff and residents. (Rem) residents do not stand out apart from nursing home residents. Specific rooms are designated for different activities, i.e., Library, Arts & Crafts Room, Ballroom used for large group activities, Dining Room for meals. Staff attitude: This is a very professional staff. Residents are greeted by name. Visitors are made to feel welcome. Outdoor areas: The rooftop patio is used for special activities. A garden is located on the rooftop. It is safe and secure. The view from this location is awesome. Nutrition and dining: Meals are served in the dining room on the second floor. Lunch and dinner are served in 2 sittings. Memory care residents are served during the 2nd sitting. Buffet served monthly as special meal activity in 1st floor ballroom designed to create atmosphere of outdoor courtyard. Fitness activities are included in daily activities. Safe and [removed] AC residents may have single or double rooms. Each apt includes a full bathroom with bars in convenient locations, a small frig, and a small microwave. Personal care: Based on the assessment, residents are categorized on Levels of Care I - IV. Staff/resident ratio 3 caregivers per 15 residents on all shifts. Moving cost: New residents pay a $1,500 non-refundable community fee. The last month's rent must be paid in advance. All families sign a 36-pg contract to move into AC. Must be a resident of NJ. Trust your instincts: I was quite impressed by what I saw and heard.

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    Amber Court (AC) is housed in a forme...

    Amber Court (AC) is housed in a former hotel in downtown Elizabeth. Clean as a whistle: Community was fresh and clean. Housekeeping/maintenance staff do an excellent job. Lobby entrance is attractive and well maintained. Follow your nose: N.A. the entire building was fresh, not stale. Ask to watch Activity schedule is comprehensive and diverse - activities are planned and hosted by staff and residents. (Rem) residents do not stand out apart from nursing home residents. Specific rooms are designated for different activities, i.e., Library, Arts & Crafts Room, Ballroom used for large group activities, Dining Room for meals. Staff attitude: This is a very professional staff. Residents are greeted by name. Visitors are made to feel welcome. Outdoor areas: The rooftop patio is used for special activities. A garden is located on the rooftop. It is safe and secure. The view from this location is awesome. Nutrition and dining: Meals are served in the dining room on the second floor. Lunch and dinner are served in 2 sittings. Memory care residents are served during the 2nd sitting. Buffet served monthly as special meal activity in 1st floor ballroom designed to create atmosphere of outdoor courtyard. Fitness activities are included in daily activities. Safe and [removed] AC residents may have single or double rooms. Each apt includes a full bathroom with bars in convenient locations, a small frig, and a small microwave. Personal care: Based on the assessment, residents are categorized on Levels of Care I - IV. Staff/resident ratio 3 caregivers per 15 residents on all shifts. Moving cost: New residents pay a $1,500 non-refundable community fee. The last month's rent must be paid in advance. All families sign a 36-pg contract to move into AC. Must be a resident of NJ. Trust your instincts: I was quite impressed by what I saw and heard.

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    • Amber Court of Elizabeth Amenities

      • Activities Onsite
      • Indoor Common Areas
      • Beautician Onsite
      • Devotional Services Offsite
      • Meals Provided
      • Activities Offsite
      • Devotional Services Onsite
      • Outdoor Common Areas

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