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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Chester nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Chester, NJ may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Chester or another care type is right for you. Browse 249 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Chester.

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Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Chester

115 US Route #206, Chester, NJ 07930

4.3
(8 reviews)

Studio

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...

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...

Saucon Valley Manor

1050 Main Street, Hellertown, PA 18055

4.0
(108 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Saucon Valley Manor is a senior living community located in the beautiful borough of Hellertown, PA. Surrounded by lush greenery, you will never find yourself disappointed with the view. At Sacuon Valley Manor, you can be sure that your loved ones are taken care of. With twenty-four hour care,...

South Mountain Memory Care

201 S. 7th St., Emmaus, PA 18049

4.9
(65 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

South Mountain Memory Care was built on the “Small House” concept. This concept has been found to be most the most successful environment for those with memory issues in that it creates a sense of home, confidence of surroundings, and ultimately happiness with residents.Research indicates that...

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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....

Whitehall Manor

1177 Sixth Street, Whitehall, PA 18052

3.9
(76 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Whitehall Manor opened its doors to its first residents in Fall 1998. Our local owners are personally committed to providing the quality of care that is surpassed in the industry. Our organized healthcare service team brings to you many years of experience in all aspects of healthcare and...

Atria Bethlehem

1745 West Macada Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017

4.2
(69 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Atria Bethlehem understands the importance of seniors maintaining a healthy balance between independence and safety. That's why our Pennsylvania retirement community provides them with everything they need to feel secure in their surroundings and comfortable to participate in daily activities....

Traditions of Lansdale

1800 Walnut St, Lansdale, PA 19446

4.4
(64 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Traditions of Lansdale: Caring for those who cared for us.Knowing your loved one will have the things that matter for health and security makes the decision to seek personal care a whole lot easier for the entire family.Traditions has individualized personal care that goes beyond the basics to...

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...

Symphony Manor of Feasterville

1730 Buck Road, Feasterville Trevose, PA 19053

3.7
(65 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Symphony Manor of Feasterville is a true Pennsylvania licensed assisted living and memory care with nurses in the community 24 hours a day/7 days a week.Symphony Manor of Feasterville is an assisted living and memory care community located in Lower Bucks County in Feasterville-Trevose,...

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...

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...

Park Creek Place - PC

1091 Horsham Rd, North Wales, PA 19454

3.9
(59 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At Park Creek Place, a pet friendly senior living community, our goal is to offer our residents the opportunity to thrive in mind and body by providing compassionate assistance in their daily routine. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a full-time licensed...

Sunrise of Lower Makefield

631 Stony Hill Road, Yardley, PA 19067

4.3
(52 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise Senior Living of Lower Makefield offers individualized care in a cozy and private atmosphere, located in Morrisville, Pennsylvania . Sunrise Senior Living of Lower Makefield's accessible location to the nearby city of Yardley makes travel easy to nearby historical attractions including...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
Complete guide to nursing homes

 

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 Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Groceries Clothing
165 153 198 172 154 162

 

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64 Median Income Age 65+ Median Household Income Average Individual Income Median Employee Salary Average Property Tax One-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 Average January Maximum January Minimum
27°F 37°F 17°F

 

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
70°F 82°F 59°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 Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
48 15.9% 7,773 265 per square mile 3.0

 

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (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

Democratic Republican Other
46.0% 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.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

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