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Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Chester

115 US Route #206, Chester, NJ 07930

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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...

Bryan Manor

600 Old Chester Rd, Chester, NJ 07930

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Bryan Manor is a senior residential care home nestled on 36 acres in scenic Chester. It offers residents a cozy, safe, and supportive environment. It's smaller than other facilities and seniors quickly adapt to the family-centric care. The residents enjoy interacting with each other and the...

Sunrise of Randolph

648 Route 10, Randolph, NJ 07869

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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...

House of the Good Shepherd

798 Willow Grove St, Hackettstown, NJ 07840

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The House of the Good Shepherd (The House) is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) certified by the Department of Community Affairs of New Jersey and is located in Hackettstown, N.J. The House offers housing, services, and healthcare ranging from Independent apartments through Assisted...

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Bentley Commons at Paragon Village

425-427 Route 46 East, Hackettstown, NJ 07840

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Paragon Village is a part of Hackettstown, Warren County, New Jersey. This assisted living community provides residents with the memory care that they are seeking in a setting that is peaceful and beautiful. The town of Hackettstown offers the gorgeous Stephens State Park, where visitors can...

Arbor Terrace Morris Plains

361 Speedwell Ave, Morris Plains, NJ 07950

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Arbor Terrace Morris Plains provides the highest quality of geriatric care and assisted living in the Morris Plains, New Jersey area, including innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident receives unique and...

Colonial Manor at Panther Valley

1627 Route 517, Hackettstown, NJ 07840

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Colonial Manor at Panther Valley is an assisted care community located in Hackettstown, NJ. The city of Hackettstown is located in Warren County and home to about 9,800 people. Hackettstown, home of the Mars Chocolate Company, makers of M&Ms, is a bustling, small town where residents can run...

Sunrise of Morris Plains

209 Littleton Road, Morris Plains, NJ 07950

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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...

The Country Home

1095 Tabor Road, Morris Plains, NJ 07950

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The Country Home for Seniors of Morris Plains, New Jersey is pleased to inform you that we offer two types of services to the elderly population. One is Dementia/Alzehimer's care. We have private and semi-private rooms with a capacity for 17 residents. Since we are not a big institution, we...

Sunrise of Basking Ridge

404 King George Road, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

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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...

Sunrise of Madison

215 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940

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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...

Lester Senior Housing Community Life in Whippany

903-905 Route 10 East, Whippany, NJ 07981

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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...

The Chelsea at Bridgewater

680 Route 206 N, Bridgewater Township, NJ 08807

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Located in Bridgewater, New Jersey, The Chelsea at Bridgewater is conveniently located in a peaceful, serene wooded area in Somerset County. Residents enjoy personalized assisted living services in private and semiprivate suites in a variety of attractive styles. Residents are welcome to...

The Chelsea at Warren

274 King George Rd, Warren, NJ 07059

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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,...

Juniper Village at Chatham

500 Southern Boulevard, Chatham Township, NJ 07928

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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...

Arden Courts of Whippany

18 Eden Lane, Whippany, NJ 07981

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For nearly 25 years, Arden Courts Memory Care has catered to the special needs of individuals with memory loss. Staffed by specially trained caregivers, Arden Courts cares for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Each community features home like common areas,...

Sunrise of Bridgewater

390 US Route 22, Bridgewater Township, NJ 08807

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Sunrise of Bridgewater is an Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Bridgewater, NJ.

Sunrise of Mountain Lakes (Opening Fall 2021)

23 Bloomfield Ave, Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046

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Brighton Gardens of Florham Park

21 Ridgedale Avenue, Florham Park, NJ 07932

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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...

CareOne at Morris Assisted Living

200 Mazdabrook Road, Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ 07054

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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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Learn More About Nursing Homes in Chester, NJ

Chester provides its residents with easy access to services and resources, like healthcare facilities, restaurants, and shopping centers, within a small, suburban setting. Many daily needs can be met throughout the surrounding area, which includes the city of Newark. Within Chester city limits, you can explore historic sites and landmarks, and visit local nature preserves like Black River Fields Park.

Nursing homes — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — in Chester are intended for seniors who require 24-hour monitoring and medical assistance. These communities are designed to promote independence among seniors who require constant nursing care to perform activities of daily living (ADLs), but do not require hospital-level care.


Cost of Nursing Homes in Chester, NJ

The median monthly cost of a private nursing home room in 2020 was about $12,900 in the Chester area and $11,900 in the state of New Jersey, according to Genworth.


Learn More About Chester, NJ

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Chester are rated 65 points above the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated above the average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household ExpensesHealth CareInsuranceEntertainmentGroceriesClothing165153198172154162

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64Median Income Age 65+Median Household IncomeAverage Individual IncomeMedian Employee SalaryAverage Property TaxOne-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate$163,246 per year$90,042 per year$153,205 per year$70,602 per year$52,395 per year$15,674 per year$1,063 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Chester include:

Hackettstown Medical Center

  • Facility type: faith-based, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 60+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

Morristown Medical Center

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 660+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, spine surgery

Weather and Climate

Chester’s climate is classified as humid continental, experiencing cold winters and humid summers. The average humidity level is 64%, and humidity levels are often highest during September at about 68%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January AverageJanuary MaximumJanuary Minimum27°F37°F17°F

July AverageJuly MaximumJuly Minimum70°F82°F59°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 101

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 53″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median AgePercent of Population Over 65PopulationPopulation DensityAverage Household Size4815.9%7,773265 per square mile3.0

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan NativeAsianBlackHispanic or LatinoNative Hawaiian or Pacific IslanderTwo or More RacesWhite (not Hispanic or Latino)<0.1%4.3%1.8%4.7%<0.1%2.3%86.6%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2020 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Newark: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 61/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Morris County

DemocraticRepublicanOther46.0%50.4%3.5%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Chester include:

  • Chester Historical Society
  • Chester House Inn
  • General Nathan Cooper Mansion

Outdoor attractions in Chester:

  • Black River Fields Park
  • Highlands Ridge Park
  • Black River Fish and Wildlife Management Area
  • Hacklebarney State Park

Chester’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Chester Theatre Group
  • The Streets of Chester Shopping Center
  • Chester Shopping Mall

Transportation

Morris Area Paratransit System (MAPS) provides curb-to-curb transportation in the city of Chester to senior citizens and those with disabilities. Taxis and rideshare services are also available in Chester.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in New Jersey

There are 20 nursing homes near Chester, New Jersey. See the full list.

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