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Senior housing types near Jersey City, NJ

  • Alaris Health at The Atrium

    Alaris Health at The Atrium

    330 Ninth Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302
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    The Best of Everything under One Roof The Hamilton Park campus has been providing care to the Hudson County community since 1989. The Health center has been custom designed to fulfill the needs and wishes of those who share our values and our love of life. Our complete continuum of care provides...

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  • Hudson Hills

    Hudson Hills

    3505 Bergen Turnpike, North Bergen, NJ 07047
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    Hudson Hills Senior Living invites residents to a home of endless possibilities, growth and comfort. Residents choose from spacious studio, one and two bedroom apartments and live a maintenance-free lifestyle. All daily amenities are included in this North Bergen, New Jersey Independent Living...

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  • Sunrise of Edgewater

    Sunrise of Edgewater

    351 River Road, Edgewater, NJ 07020
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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...

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  • Signature Senior Living

    Signature Senior Living

    631 Foster Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11230
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    At Signature Senior Living we provide our residents with a wide array of services and amenities to meet each individuals needs while providing a safe and pleasant environment.. We have beautiful rooms to accommodate every budget, starting with semi-privates, privates and even one bedroom apartments!...

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  • Sunrise of Staten Island

    Sunrise of Staten Island

    801 Narrows Road North, Staten Island, NY 10304
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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...

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  • The Brielle at Seaview

    The Brielle at Seaview

    140 Friendship Ln, Staten Island, NY 10314
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    The Brielle at Seaview, a non-profit community, is nestled in a natural wooded oasis right on Staten Island. We offer assisted living and memory care on a 10-acre campus that's comfortably removed from the surrounding noise and hectic pace. It's an idyllic setting where you can enjoy walking paths,...

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  • Sunrise of Mill Basin

    Sunrise of Mill Basin

    5905 Strickland Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11234
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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...

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  • Sunrise at Sheepshead Bay

    Sunrise at Sheepshead Bay

    2211 Emmons Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11235
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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...

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  • The Waterford on the Bay

    The Waterford on the Bay

    2900 Bragg Street, Brooklyn, NY 11235
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    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 combine...

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  • Atria Kew Gardens

    Atria Kew Gardens

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

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  • Horizon Manor North Residential Healthcare Facility

    Horizon Manor North Residential Healthcare Facility

    73 Overlook Road, Montclair, NJ 07043
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           A beautiful Victorian Home in lovely Upper Montclair with Tudors and old oaks as your neighbors.  Spacious Veranda for quiet chats overlooking well maintained properties.          18th Century appointed private and...

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  • Arden Courts of West Orange

    Arden Courts of West Orange

    510 Prospect Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052
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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,...

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  • Brookdale West Orange

    Brookdale West Orange

    520 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052
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    You’ll have the care you need if you need it so you can focus on having fun. With assisted living and memory care on one campus, we customize your care to your specific needs. And our community is just 30 minutes away from New York City so you can enjoy all the great shopping and restaurants that...

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  • Sutton Gardens Assisted Living

    Sutton Gardens Assisted Living

    147-02 34th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354
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    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...

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  • Brighton Gardens of West Orange

    Brighton Gardens of West Orange

    220 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052
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    Brighton Gardens of West Orange is located in a beautiful suburban setting only 20 minutes from New York City amenities. We are nestled between a premier golf course and the historic South Mountain Reservation, which includes acres of protected land with parks, walkways and trails. We partner with...

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  • Atria Riverdale

    Atria Riverdale

    3718-3726 Henry Hudson Parkway, Riverdale, NY 10463
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    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...

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  • Atria Cranford

    Atria Cranford

    10 Jackson Drive, Cranford, NJ 07016
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    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....

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  • La Paula Manor

    25 South Paula Drive, Bergenfield, NJ 07621
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    La Paula Manor is a 12 bedroom home located in a nice residential neighborhood. Alzheimer's care is our specialty and with one person per room we are able to give our full attention to each resident.

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  • Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Paramus

    Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Paramus

    143 Farview Avenue, Paramus, NJ 07652
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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 upon...

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  • La Paula at Main

    244 East Main Street, Bergenfield, NJ 07621
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    La Paula at Main is a company dedicated to providing care and services to the growing number of elderly persons in Northern New Jersey affected with Dementia and Alzheimer's disease. We are designed to be a therapeutic environment. We are committed to improving the quality of life of the elderly by...

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  • Sunrise of Westfield

    Sunrise of Westfield

    240 Springfield Avenue, Westfield, NJ 07090
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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...

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  • Arbor Terrace Mountainside

    Arbor Terrace Mountainside

    1050 Springfield Avenue, Mountainside, NJ 07092
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    Arbor Terrace Mountainside provides the highest quality of geriatric care and assisted living in the Mountainside, New Jersey area, including innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident will receive unique and...

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  • Five Star Premier Residences of Yonkers

    Five Star Premier Residences of Yonkers

    537 Riverdale Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10705
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    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

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  • Brookdale Paramus

    Brookdale Paramus

    186 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ 07652
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    Live your best life where you never stop growing. If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our senior living community with both assisted living and memory care could be the right fit for you and your family. You’ll...

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  • Sunrise of Cresskill

    Sunrise of Cresskill

    3 Tenakill Park Drive East, Cresskill, NJ 07626
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    About Sunrise of Cresskill Community & Location Highlights: •Sunrise of Cresskill, NJ, offers a range of Bergen County senior living options, including independent living, assisted living, memory care and short-term stays •Shopping and recreation, including swimming, are less than a mile away...

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  • Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Cresskill

    Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Cresskill

    248 Madison Avenue, Cresskill, NJ 07626
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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 upon...

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  • Sunrise at West Essex

    Sunrise at West Essex

    47 Greenbrook Road, Fairfield, NJ 07004
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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...

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  • Brighton Gardens of Mountainside

    Brighton Gardens of Mountainside

    1350 Route 22 West, Mountainside, NJ 07092
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    Brighton Gardens of Mountainside offers personalized care for older adults in Union County, NJ. Our compassionate team, including our Designated Care Managers, provides individualized care to fit your unique needs and preferences. We work to promote your independence, while providing you the support...

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  • CareOne at Livingston Assisted Living

    CareOne at Livingston Assisted Living

    76 Passaic Avenue, Livingston, NJ 07039
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    CareOne at Livingston Assisted Living is conveniently located near major highways and sits between the Livingston Mall and Short Hills Mall on Passaic Avenue.  We take pride in providing a broad continuum of health care services in a Campus setting. Part of a CareOne Senior Care Community ...

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  • Sunrise of Summit (Opening Spring 2020)

    Sunrise of Summit (Opening Spring 2020)

    26 River Rd, Summit, NJ 07901
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    Ideally located just down the road from the Village Green in Summit, New Jersey, and only 20 miles from Manhattan, Sunrise of Summit provides highly personalized care and services—including assisted living and memory care—to seniors in a bright, cheerful, and modern atmosphere. Our community offers...

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  • Atria Park of Great Neck

    Atria Park of Great Neck

    51 Great Neck Road, Great Neck, NY 11021
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    Since 1999, Atria Park of Great Neck has served the families of Nassau County. With a continuing commitment to quality, the community recently completed an extensive renovation and expansion to enhance its beauty and functionality. Residents enjoy a host of exciting new spaces and amenities,...

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  • CareOne at the Cupola

    CareOne at the Cupola

    W 100 Ridgewood Avenue, Paramus, NJ 07652
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    CareOne at the Cupola is an assisted living community located in Paramus, New Jersey, in Bergen County and home to just over 26,000 people. Paramus is a wonderful borough with parks, golf, tennis shopping malls, small eateries and convenient access to interstates to New York. Residents will enjoy...

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  • Sunrise of Paramus

    Sunrise of Paramus

    567 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ 07652
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    Assisted living in Paramus, NJ, begins with Sunrise of Paramus, a cozy community filled with the warmest touches of home. Our very convenient location makes visiting loved ones easy. We’re just 20 minutes from the George Washington Bridge and close to all major highways. Our fantastic staff members,...

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  • Van Dyk Park Place

    Van Dyk Park Place

    644 Goffle Road, Hawthorne, NJ 07506
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    When visitors come to Van Dyk Park Place, they immediately notice the friendly and pleasant surroundings here. Owned for sixty years by the Van Dyk family, our CEO, Bob Van Dyk, is dedicated to giving the highest level of care to our residents and patients alike. Park Place is decorated warmly, with...

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  • Sycamore Living at East Hanover

    Sycamore Living at East Hanover

    1 S. Ridgedale Ave, East Hanover, NJ 07936
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    Features and Amenities: Private Rooms with Private Showers Clinical Programs designed with a Person-Directed Approach State-of-the-Art Rehabilitation Therapy: Aquatic Therapy Pool with underwater treadmill Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Suite Physical, Occupational, & Speech Therapy 7 days per...

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  • Brookdale Emerson

    Brookdale Emerson

    590 Old Hook Road, Emerson, NJ 07630
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    Redefine your independence and do more every day. If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our assisted living and memory care community could be right for you. So go ahead and take a dancing class or join your friends...

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  • Sunrise at Fleetwood

    Sunrise at Fleetwood

    500 North Columbus Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY 10552
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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...

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  • Willow Towers Assisted Living

    Willow Towers Assisted Living

    355 Pelham Road, New Rochelle, NY 10805
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    Enjoy living in our brand new over-sized apartments with wonderful views of the Long Island Sound. Willow Towers is a not-for-profit Assisted Living community, licensed by the state of New York. Willow Towers provides an elegant lifestyle, which includes gourmet meals by our Johnson and Wales...

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  • Brookdale Florham Park

    Brookdale Florham Park

    8 James Street, Florham Park, NJ 07932
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    There’s a lot to love here, and redefined independence is just one of those things. With both assisted living and memory care, you’ll have the care you need, when you need it. Our memory care program is rooted in “a person-centered approach,” which means we help our residents find a sense of...

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  • Brighton Gardens of Edison

    Brighton Gardens of Edison

    1801 Oak Tree Road, Edison, NJ 08820
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    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,...

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  • Arden Courts of Wayne

    Arden Courts of Wayne

    800 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ 07470
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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,...

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  • Brighton Gardens of Florham Park

    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 or...

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  • Brookdale Wayne AL/MC

    Brookdale Wayne AL/MC

    820 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ 07470
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    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 40-minute...

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  • Sunrise of North Lynbrook

    Sunrise of North Lynbrook

    53 Franklin Avenue, Lynbrook, NY 11563
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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...

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  • Atria Lynbrook

    Atria Lynbrook

    100 Peninsula Boulevard, Lynbrook, NY 11563
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    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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  • The Fountains at RiverVue

    The Fountains at RiverVue

    1 Rivervue Place, Tuckahoe, NY 10707
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    We've looked at assisted living from all angles and challenged ourselves to raise each and every bar. That's why at The Inn, customized care and choice are the order of the day. When you think of assisted living, do you picture a selection of several floor plans, exceptional restaurant-style dining,...

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  • Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Hillsdale West

    Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Hillsdale West

    45 Pascack Rd, Hillsdale, NJ 07642
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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 upon...

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  • Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Hillsdale East

    Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Hillsdale East

    60 Pascack Road, Hillsdale, NJ 07642
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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 upon...

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  • Sunrise of Wayne

    Sunrise of Wayne

    184 Berdan Avenue, Wayne, NJ 07470
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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...

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  • CareOne at Wayne

    CareOne at Wayne

    493 Black Oak Ridge Road, Wayne, NJ 07470
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    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...

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Jersey City, New Jersey

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a complex that houses two or more seniors who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. This type of residence provides its residents with around-the-clock care administered by registered nurses. These caregivers offer specialized care for those who cannot adequately care for their needs.

Nursing homes can be a convenient and comfortable care alternative for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will persons 55 and older which is uncommon for other senior care types. Often times persons might decide to live in a nursing home due to a physical or mental condition that makes it difficult for them to accomplish their lifestyle goals. A large number of inhabitants are single women with less social support, and almost fifty percent of nursing home residents are over 85 years old. Nursing homes are required to provide routine personal hygiene items, a professionallly directed program of activities, room and bed maintenance services, and emergency dental services to residents. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to form or participate in resident groups, be free from abuse and neglect, be free from restraints, and make complaints. The most frequent mental issue effecting residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can cloud their and familiarity, memory recall, and decision making capabilities.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Access to hospitals can be an important factor when deciding the right care option for you or your loved one. In total, there are 2 hospitals located in Jersey City which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Jersey City include Carepoint Health-Christ Hospital and Jersey City Medical Center.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of care for a community is influenced by the city where it is located. The rent burden for Jersey City is around 26.2% of the average monthly income. Per month, the median rent in Jersey City is $2,169 and the median home value in Jersey City costs around $345,221. Jersey City has a sales tax of 6.63%.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Weather can be a big factor in choosing which city is right for you or your loved one. During the summer months, the temperature in Jersey City is approximately 77F. The summer high peaks at approximately 90F during July. The low summer temperature falls to about 63F in June. In the winter months, the average temp in Jersey City drops to roughly 36F. The winter high is roughly 48F during the month of December. The lowest winter temperature gets to around 24 F in the month of January. The average humidity rating for Jersey City is around 60%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of September at roughly 63%. The average air quality index rating in Jersey City is about 58.9. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index rating is at its max score during December at around 83.8. 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, Jersey City receives around 4 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation usually falls in June with an average of 6 inches in a month. For snowfall, Jersey City receives on average 26.40 inches of snow. Jersey City has a humid subtropical type of climate.

Demographics and Values

In Jersey City, 2.2% of the people are veterans. Jersey City is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. During the previous presidential election, 74.3% voted Democrat, 3.4% voted for a third party candidate, and 22.2% voted Republican in Hudson county. The current population of Jersey City is growing at a rate of 0.008%. Jersey City has a population density of 7,090 people per square mile. The total population of Jersey City consists of 270,753 people. Demographically, Jersey City is 35.4% white, 28.8% Hispanic, 0.4% Native American, 25.4% Asian, 24.0% black, 3.2% mixed race, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 11.6% other or not specified. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Jersey City, out of the total population 0.6% practice Judaism, 1.5% practice an Eastern religion, and 3.4% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Jersey City 46.2% practice Catholicism, 2.9% are Baptists, and 1.8% practice another Christian faith. In Jersey City, 40.4% are nonbelievers. In Jersey City, 14.7% do not have health insurance, 18.7% live in poverty, 68.0% participate in the labor force, and 4.6% are widowed. In terms of education, 23.5% have a high-school diploma, 18.1% have a graduate degree, and 44.7% have a college degree. In terms of crime, Jersey City has 17.9 property crimes per 1000 residents and 5.0 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Based on gender, 49.2% are male and 50.8% are female. The median age of Jersey City is 34 years old. In Jersey City, 19.9% of the population are over the age of 55, 8.3% are over the age of 60, 4.3% are over the age of 70, and 2.1% are over the age of 80.

State Information

An overview of New Jersey

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

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 40, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 41% of New Jersey residents voted Republican and 55% voted Democrat. The state of New Jersey ranks 4th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In New Jersey, 35% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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.

State-wide weather information

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. During the winter, the average temperature in New Jersey drops to around 33F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 47F during the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 15F during 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. New Jersey experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of September at around 72%. On average, New Jersey has an air quality index rating of around 41.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 52.9 AQI. 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 red maple, black locust, mountain royal, and staggerbush. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the eastern cottontail, the coyote, the black bear, or the woodchuck. The state animal of New Jersey is the horse.