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Nursing Homes near Elizabeth, New Jersey

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Amber Court of Elizabeth

1155 E Jersey St, Elizabeth, NJ 07201

3.7
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Amber Court of Elizabeth offers comfortable, caring and affordable Assisted Living choices for seniors. We are located in the thriving downtown area of Elizabeth. We are near many urban conveniences, such as restaurants, shopping, banking, entertainment, and much more. Major highways and public...

Atria West 86

333 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024

4.4
(92 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...

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
(74 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...

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Spring Hills Somerset

473 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873

4.6
(66 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...

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
(75 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....

Harmony Village at CareOne Jackson

11 History Ln, Jackson, NJ 08527

4.9
(61 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Harmony Village at Care-One Jackson Memory Care Assisted Living accommodates 104 residents in studio apartments specifically designed for individuals that have memory impairments but may also need behavioral management and or medical care. Harmony Village has nurses on staff 24 hours a day as...

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
(69 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...

Sunrise of Lower Makefield

631 Stony Hill Road, Yardley, PA 19067

4.2
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 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...

The Birches at Newtown

70 Durham Road, Newtown, PA 18940

4.4
(48 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Birches at Newtown in Newtown, PA offer the ideal setting for your senior living community. If you're looking for a community that exudes a friendly and fun atmosphere while still providing the little extra security you want you're in the right place. You'll be able to get as much...

Sunrise of Jackson

390 North County Line Road, Jackson, NJ 08527

4.4
(47 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...

Brighton Gardens of Middletown

620 State Route 35 South, Middletown, NJ 07748

4.1
(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Brighton Gardens provides assisted living in an elegant residential environment. We deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Sunrise Principles of Service, we afford families peace-of-mind by providing our residents with...

Brighton Gardens of Edison

1801 Oak Tree Road, Edison, NJ 08820

3.8
(52 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Brighton Gardens of Edison is located just minutes from the Garden State Parkway, the New Jersey Turnpike, Route 1, Route 287, and is within walking distance from the Metro Park train station. Residents may enjoy the many nearby attractions including the Menlo Park Mall, seasonal farmers markets,...

Sunrise at Sheepshead Bay

2211 Emmons Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11235

4.3
(43 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...

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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
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Elizabeth, New Jersey

Nursing Homes

A nursing home provides residence to two or more persons who are not related by marriage or by blood to the administrator. A nursing home facility provides its occupants with around-the-clock care by registered nurses. These caregivers offer care for people who are unable to adequately take care of themselves due to the effects of aging.

This type of facility is a convenient and easy care option for persons 65 years and above, however nursing homes will frequently allow access to persons 55 and above which is uncommon for other senior care types.Often times persons might prefer life in a nursing home due to a physical or mental disability that makes it difficult for them to accomplish the activities of daily living. Types of amenities and servicesoffered at nursing homes might include personal care (including dressing, bathing, and toilet assistance), monitoring serious illness and unstable health status, wound care for pressure sores or a surgical wound, and 24-hour emergency care. Nursing homes are required to provide dietary services, routine personal hygiene items, specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), and a professionallly directed program of activities to residents. The most frequent mental disease effecting residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can hinder their and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings, memory function, and decision making abilities. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to be free from abuse and neglect, be free from restraints, have protections against involuntary transfer or discharge, and be free from discrimination.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Proximity to hospitals might be an important factor in deciding the best retirement home. In total, there is one hospital located in Elizabeth which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Elizabeth include Trinitas Regional Medical Center.

Cost of Living

The location in which a senior care community is based could have a significant influence on the cost of care. The total cost of living is a big influence when choosing which facility works for your loved one’s needs. The rent burden for Elizabeth is about 29.7% of the average person’s monthly income. Elizabeth has a median home value of about $268,747 and the median cost of rent is $1,860 per month per month. Elizabeth has a grocery index rating of around 104.4 and a cost of living index of around 128.7. These index scores are founded on a spectrum where 100 is considered the average score and any amount higher than 100 is considered more expensive than the average.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The air quality, air temperature, and humidity of a location can have a profound influence on the overall health of your loved one. Elizabeth has a humid subtropical type of climate. On average, the humidity level for Elizabeth is about 60%. The average humidity levels reach their peak in September at roughly 63%. The average air quality index rating in Elizabeth is around 43.3. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index rating is at its max during February at around 50.3. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Monthly, Elizabeth measures approximately 4 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation normally occurs in June with an average of 6 inches in a month. Elizabeth receives an average of 25.90 inches of snow. In the summer months, Elizabeth is around 77F. The summer high is at about 90F during July. The lowest summer temperature drops to roughly 63F in the month of June. Over the winter months, the temperature dips to approximately 36F. The high winter temperature gets to about 48F during the month of December. The lowest winter temperature is about 24 F in the month of January.

Demographics and Values

In terms of education, 12.4% have a college degree, 3.7% have a graduate degree, and 39.1% have a high-school diploma. In Elizabeth, 2.0% of the citizens are veterans. Elizabeth is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of crime, Elizabeth has 35.4 property crimes per 1000 residents and 8.0 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Racially, the population of Elizabeth is 64.1% Hispanic, 0.4% Native American, 1.8% Asian, 28.3% other or not specified, 19.2% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 46.6% white, and 3.6% mixed race. Based on gender, 49.8% are male and 50.2% are female. The median age of Elizabeth is 34 years old. In Elizabeth, 20.7% of the population are over the age of 55, 7.8% are over the age of 60, 4.0% are over the age of 70, and 2.6% are over the age of 80. During the last presidential election, 65.9% voted Democrat, 30.5% voted Republican, and 3.6% voted for a third party candidate in Union county. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Elizabeth, out of the total population 2.6% practice Judaism, 0.1% practice an Eastern religion, and 2.0% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Elizabeth 47.8% practice Catholicism, 4.0% practice another Chrisitan faith, and 3.2% are Baptists. In Elizabeth, 33.0% are nonbelievers. The current population of Elizabeth is growing at a rate of 0.005%. Elizabeth has a population density of 4,081 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Elizabeth consists of 130,215 people. Out of the total population of Elizabeth, 23.2% do not have health insurance, 18.1% live in poverty, 9.1% have some form of disability, and 69.1% participate in the labor force.

State Information

An overview of New Jersey

New Jersey is ranked 12th in quality of life and 6th in healthcare. There are 82 hospitals and 119 health centers that service a population of 8,928,542. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Morristown Medical Center, Deborah Heart And Lung Center, and Saint Clare’s Hospital/Denville Campus. Out of a national average of 100, New Jersey has a cost of living index rating of 123, a grocery index rating of 110, and a housing index rating of 163. Residents of New Jersey enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 13th in the United States.

Social demographics of the state

In New Jersey, 35% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 6,114 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-6%, Muslim-3%, and Hindu-3%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-13%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. In New Jersey there are 178 masonic lodges. In New Jersey, 30% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 40. In the last presidential election 55% of New Jersey residents voted Democrat and 41% voted Republican. In terms of diversity, New Jersey ranks 4th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

The average monthly precipitation for the state of New Jersey is around 3.94 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 5.51 inches. On average, New Jersey has an air quality index rating of around 41.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 52.9 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 72% in the month of September. During the winter, the average temperature in New Jersey drops to around 33F. The average high winter temperature is around 47F in the month of December. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 15F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in New Jersey is around 73F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 88F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 54F in the month of June. 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 candy’s lobelia, mountain royal, dandelion, and staggerbush. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the coyote, the eastern cottontail, the woodchuck, or the canada geese. The state animal of New Jersey is the horse.

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