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Sunrise of Wayne

184 Berdan Avenue, Wayne, NJ 07470

4.0
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brookdale Wayne AL/MC

820 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ 07470

4.2
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

CareOne at Wayne

493 Black Oak Ridge Road, Wayne, NJ 07470

2.9
(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

CareOne at Wayne is an assisted living community located in Wayne, New Jersey in Passaic County and home to just over 54,000 people. Wayne is a vibrant community with lots of great shopping, stores, movies and relaxing activities. Residents can get out and take their nature walks, enjoy park-like...

Atria West 86

333 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024

4.4
(103 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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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Birchwood Suites Enhanced Assisted Living and Memory Care

423 Clay Pitts Road, East Northport, NY 11731

4.0
(85 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Birchwood Suites is a a fully enhanced assisted living community nestled on five acres of beautiful property in East Northport, NY. Our community offers a variety of luxury suites when life becomes too difficult or unsafe to live alone. Our Enhanced License, appointed by the New York State...

Atria Lynbrook

100 Peninsula Boulevard, Lynbrook, NY 11563

4.5
(75 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

For more than 20 years, Atria Lynbrook has proudly served the families of Nassau County. With a continuing commitment to quality, the community is undergoing an extensive renovation to enhance its beauty and functionality, scheduled for completion in March 2020. Residents will enjoy a host of...

Spring Hills Somerset

473 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873

4.6
(67 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Spring Village at Pocono

329 E. Brown St, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301

4.6
(67 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Spring Village at Pocono is a senior living community located in the lovely hamlet of East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. This gorgeous senior living community is also situated right in the midst of the scenic and breathtaking Pocono Mountain area is the northern region of Pennsylvania. This places...

Five Star Premier Residences of Yonkers

537 Riverdale Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10705

4.1
(74 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

A charming neighborhood setting combined with a location convenient to the fabulous attractions of Manhattan and Westchester County. Located in Westchester County, Classic Residence is close to the historic attractions and cultural allure of Manhattan. #800-S-124 Memory Support #800-F-979

Sutton Gardens Assisted Living

147-02 34th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354

3.4
(92 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

At Sutton Gardens Senior Living, we place great emphasis on Personal Care. Our unique home--like environment allows us to give more attention to each resident. We are like one big family. Our Mission is to preserve dignity and well--being,by providing quality care and enjoyment in a warm and...

Atria Cranford

10 Jackson Drive, Cranford, NJ 07016

4.0
(76 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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....

Atria Rye Brook

1200 King Street, Rye Brook, NY 10573

4.5
(67 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Atria Rye Brook, you'll have countless opportunities to socialize and learn through a full calendar of activities. Visit our pottery studio complete with potter's wheel and kiln, on-site hair salon and barber shop, media room with large-screen TV and year-round indoor and outdoor pools. Atria...

The Waterford on the Bay

2900 Bragg Street, Brooklyn, NY 11235

4.1
(64 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Atria Riverdale

3718-3726 Henry Hudson Parkway, Riverdale, NY 10463

3.8
(70 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Conveniently located just minutes from the City, Westchester and New Jersey, Atria Riverdale has been the Bronx's senior living community of choice for more than 15 years. With a continued commitment to quality, they have just completed a $14 million renovation to enhance the beauty and...

Atria Kew Gardens

117-01 84th Avenue, Kew Gardens, NY 11418

4.2
(59 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio, Semi-Private

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...

Juniper Village at Paramus

186 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ 07652

4.1
(60 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Juniper Village at Paramus is a lively community that offers both standard assisted living for those needing a little help with activities of daily life and a secure memory care environment designed for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory disorders.Lovely outdoor walking paths...

The Arbors at Westbury

45 Jericho Turnpike, Jericho, NY 11753

4.0
(59 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

The Arbors Assisted Living is the Premier ALL INCLUSIVE assisted living option on Long Island.The Arbors Assisted Living community at Westbury creates a nurturing, supportive and active environment for active senior living. The Arbors adult communities are more than a retirement community or an...

Twin Cedar Senior Living

364 Little Walker Rd, Shohola, PA 18458

4.9
(48 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Life at Twin CedarTwin Cedar Senior Living is an award winning assisted living/personal care home that offers a wonderful lifestyle in a perfect location, bordering New York and New Jersey giving our residents family and friends the ability to visit with ease. Our home is a 37-bed assisted living...

Atria Briarcliff Manor

1025 Pleasantville Road, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510

4.4
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Atria Briarcliff Manor offers a charming apartment community combining the amenities of a resort with the beauty of a country inn. Near Law Memorial Park in Westchester, we are within walking distance of the village's downtown area. Whether relaxing on our wraparound porches, staying active at...

Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings

640 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877

4.4
(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Residents of Ridgefield Crossings enjoy attractive apartments, comfortable community rooms, a lovely outdoor patio and garden and an ever-changing program of social and fitness activities. 24- hour assistance is personally tailored to each resident's changing needs and is provided for by a caring...

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Cost of independent living in Wayne, NJ

Independent Living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,257
    National
  • $3,723
    State
  • $5,119
    Wayne, NJ
  • $2,770
    New Rochelle, NJ
  • $3,500
    Hillsborough Township, NJ
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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
Complete guide to independent living

Wayne, New Jersey

Independent Living

For those who desire to live primarily without assistance but would like the convenience of having their household chores taken care of by professionalls, an Independent Living Community could be the perfect fit. Daily needs such as meal planning and the scheduling of social activities are accounted for, which provides occupants more opportunities to live their lives as they desire. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, surrounded by others of similar ages and backgrounds. Residents’ quarters consist of private living spaces, each with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering an opportunity to socialize with guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies differ between locations, numerous residences allow pets as well. If medical or nursing care is desired, residents may always utilize the services of independent caregivers. There are an assortment of costs and advantages to consider while deciding on an independent living community. It is important to determine if these amenities are included in the care plan: field trips, parking, transportation, wellness program, internet access, housekeeping, move-in fee, and Waiting list deposit. The benefits and amenities associated with independent living include restaurant-style dining hall, community activities, transportation, golf course, concierge services, private rental hall, beauty salon & barber shop, and security guards.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living is a motivating factor when choosing which location meets the needs of your family. Wayne has a median home value of around $453,625 and the median cost of rent is $2,409 per month. The rent burden for Wayne is around 22.7% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Based on gender, 52.8% are female and 47.2% are male. The median age of Wayne is 43 years old. Racially, the population of Wayne is 1.5% mixed race, 12.1% Hispanic, 87.1% white, 0.1% Native American, 8.2% Asian, 1.8% black, 1.4% other or not specified, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In Wayne, 4.4% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. The current population of Wayne consists of 55,154 people. Wayne has a population density of 897 people per square mile. In terms of education, 23.9% have a high-school diploma, 51.0% have a college degree, and 19.2% have a graduate degree. Out of the total population of Wayne, 4.5% live in poverty, 5.1% do not have health insurance, 64.3% participate in the labor force, and 8.8% have some form of disability.

State Information

An overview of New Jersey

The state of New Jersey has a cost of living index of 122.5 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 109.5 and a housing index rating of 163.1. The quality of life enjoyed by the average New Jersey citizen is ranked 12th nation-wide. Additionally, New Jersey is ranked 6th by standards of healthcare. Based on natural beauty, New Jersey ranks 13th in the nation. There are 82 general hospitals and 119 health centers that provide care for 8,928,542 New Jersey residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in New Jersey are Morristown Medical Center, Deborah Heart And Lung Center, and Saint Clare’s Hospital/Denville Campus.

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

State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of September at around 72%. The average air quality index rating in New Jersey is 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 temperature in the summer rises to around 73F. The average high summer temperature is around 88F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 54F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 33F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 47F during the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 15F in the month of January. On average, the state receives 3.94 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 5.51 inches. 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 floating heart, staggerbush, dandelion, and spicebush and spicebush. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the black racer snake, the eastern cottontail, the black bear, or the beaver. The state animal of New Jersey is the horse.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in New Jersey

Clover Hill Senior Living, Thrive at Montvale (Opening Early 2022) and Arbor Terrace Norwood are the top rated independent living facilities near Wayne, New Jersey. See full list of communities.

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