Fox Trail Memory Care Living at South River

69 Burton Avenue, South River, NJ 08882

About the community

Fox Trail Memory Care Living is dedicated to caring for people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia in a secure, safe home setting. We believe, and research and experience support the notion that a small intimate home setting is the best environment to provide a supportive milieu based upon individual dignities, wellness, strengths and remaining abilities. Our high ratio of specially trained staff creates a warm family environment that is focused on retaining each person's individual uniqueness and independence. Our goal is to be the choice provider, preferred employer and the measure of excellence in the delivery of services to the dementia population. Our environment, activities and assistance are focused on maintaining each resident's health, happiness and freedom of movement within a secure living environment. The general managers and staff develop individualized lifestyle plans that enable residents to use their skills, thereby helping to enhance each resident's self-esteem, sense of accomplishment, contentment and quality of life. We have an integrated, holistic approach, recognizing that mind and body - emotional and physical health-are inter-related. We understand the process of aging, and we listen to older people. Instead of dictating to them how and where they should live-regardless of social relationships and...

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Senior Living Options Offered

Memory care

Pricing at Fox Trail Memory Care Living at South River

Total monthly costs depend on room type, select services, and the level of care needed.

Base fees by room type

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Health Care Services

Memory care
Ambulatory care
Diabetic care
Incontinence care
Medication management

Staffing & ancillary services

Hospice available on-site
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Meals & Dining

Meals provided
Anytime dining
Guest meals

Room Amenities

Wheelchair accessible showers
Bath tubs
Respite or short term stays offered
Wi-fi/high-speed internet
Ground floor units
Cable or satellite tv

Community Amenities

On-site dining options

Private dining room

Transportation & parking

Complimentary transportation


Dogs allowed
Cats allowed

Common areas

Private bath
Outdoor common areas
Indoor common areas
Beauty salon

Recreational areas

Raised garden beds


Grocery shopping and errands
Laundry service / drycleaning

Memory care services

Secured community
Designed specifically to accommodate memory loss
Memory care only community
Enclosed courtyard


Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities offsite
Visiting chaplain or priest
Visiting rabbi

Reviews of Fox Trail Memory Care Living at South River


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June 24, 2021
Eric Z - Child of resident/client

Foxtrail has been a great experience for my mom who has dementia. The staff are so caring and go above and beyond expectations. Their care and dedication to providing residents and their families the highest quality expert care makes me feel that my mother is safe, mentally and physically healthy, stimulated, and most of all happy! The staff here are amazing!

July 1, 2020
Anna Metcalf - Loved one of resident/client
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Review of Fox Trail Memory Care Living At South River

Fox Trail Memory Care in South River is the answer to my prayers. My Mom is well taken care of in this home-like community. All of her needs are met and I can sleep soundly at night knowing she is in good hands. I highly recommend this facility for anyone suffering from dementia/Alzheimer's.

November 8, 2019
Anonymous - Toured community

Very intimate. Each resident is well attended to. The limited number of residents makes for very personalized care. Very clean, staff is very friendly.

August 16, 2019
Anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
Poor management team, poor staffing levels, Terrible experience

If you’re reading this review, I know from my experience this is a trying and extremely stressful time. Trying to find the absolute best care for a loved one, while also grieving the gradual loss of your loved one to dementia is daunting. I typically hate to write a negative review about any business. But, retrospectively, having had more information at the time would have been very helpful and may have spared our family further pain. I wish I would have had more access to candid feedback, therefore I feel it’s my responsibility to share my experience for the next person. My father was a resident at the Fox Trail Memory Care south river facility for a total of five months. It was our desire for him to stay in the same facility until his passing however we ultimately had to move him as we did not believe this facility was capable of providing adequate care. I’m aware that no facility is perfect, and I have no expectations of perfection. There’s always good and bad so let me start with something positive. Most staff members from the caregivers to the management team, seemed to be kind hearted and well intentioned people who perform a difficult and demanding job. Unfortunately, there was a lack of competence and consistency in their care which makes me struggle to find more positives. I’m of the strong opinion that the facility was woefully and consistently understaffed. It was common to have 2 staff members care for 12-14 residents. Their responsibilities included not only resident care such as bathing, dressing, feeding but also ancillary house care such as cooking, cleaning, laundry, trash removal, and resident stimulation and activities. As a result, the facility was never consistently good in any area. Specifically the issues we dealt with in our time there was: Issues with cleanliness (specifically bathrooms) Issues with building maintenance such as non working toilets, warped flooring that was left unresolved for months Consistently Lost items including hearing aides, glasses, iphone Mixed up clothing (residents wearing other residents clothing) Poor patient hygiene (lack of soap and paper towels consistently in bathrooms) To be fair, the facility did not encounter every one of these issues on a daily basis however these issues were far too frequent to be the occasional outliers. The issue was a complete lack of consistency. When these issues were brought to the company’s attention, they had acknowledged their shortcomings. They had recently hired a new management team who met with the families and put together a corrective plan of action. This management team seemed competent and caring and for this reason we were in no rush to leave. Unfortunately the change came far too slowly for us. To be accurate, we saw an effort in the form of hiring cleaning services and putting funds into building maintenance however the underlying problems all related directly to resident care & the lack of adequate staffing did not change in our time there. I believe the lack of staffing contributed to every issue I outlined plus a very poor employee morale. I clearly could not recommend this facility at this time. I certainly hope they do improve their operations for the good of the residents. If you are looking at any one of their facilities I would strongly encourage you to ensure that these issues have been remedied.

September 28, 2017
Anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
Verified Review

My mom is doing fine under the care they are providing. So far it is good and I have not got any complaints from my mom. The aides are just getting to know about my mother's memory and cognitive behavior. I am satisfied with the personal attention and the community is very secure. She gets immediate attention without me being there or knowing. The head staff lets me know what they are doing for my mom. They are all very nice and very good at their job. I just wish there was more interaction with the family, if I ask too many questions I feel they get offended or nervous. The cleanliness are pretty decent within the room. It is nice and clean but sometimes it seems the bathrooms are hard to keep up with. There are about 16 resident living here too.

August 3, 2016
Anonymous - Loved one of resident/client

Seems like a good place. Some very caring staff...some not so much. Good manager. Like the fact that it is small. More like a family setting. Unfortunately things go missing. That could happen anywhere. May be understaffed at times. The facility seem to be well thought out. Hard to get lost even with memory issues.

May 19, 2016
Ashley - Loved one of resident/client
Awesome Care

We recently moved my grandmother here due to the inadequate care she was receiving at her other home. Here she receives the individual attention that she really needed. The place feels and looks just like a home. Robyn Barnes the house leader truely cares about all the individuals there. You can tell she loves what she does. All the individuals that work there are just as awesome as her.

Response from Fox Trail Memory Care Living at South River

May 24, 2016

Ashley, Thank you for choosing MCL South River, we are so happy to have you be a part of our community!

August 21, 2015
Lucy Spencer - Loved one of resident/client
Mothers Happiness

My mother recently moved into this beautiful home. I am writing today because I have seen a difference in mother's happiness since moving here. I want to acknowledge the staff for a job well done! I would recommend this home to anyone. Thank you for taking great care of my mother.

Response from Fox Trail Memory Care Living at South River

February 19, 2016

Thank you Lucy. Our care partners are the staple of our mission. We definitely appreciate all the work, compassion and dedication they provide the residents. Thank you for choosing Memory Care Living.

May 27, 2015
Anonymous - Toured community

This was my final choice. a really different kind of place, small, like a group home instead of a facility. staff is awesome and very welcoming when I brought him yesterday. I have a very high confidence level that this was the best place for him.

Response from Fox Trail Memory Care Living at South River

February 19, 2016

Thank you very much for choosing us and having confidence in our care partners!

September 24, 2014
Mario - Loved one of resident/client
Verified Review
Very friendly and accommodating for m...

Very friendly and accommodating for my father's respite stay.

Response from Fox Trail Memory Care Living at South River

February 19, 2016

We hope you decide to have your father live with us permanently! Thank you for choosing us for your respite stay.

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