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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Jersey City 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 Jersey City, 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 Jersey City or another care type is right for you. Browse 253 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Jersey City.

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Alaris Health at The Atrium

330 Ninth Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302

4.5
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Arbors at Islandia - East and West

1515 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Islandia, NY 11749

4.2
(146 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Arbors Assisted Living is the Premier ALL INCLUSIVE assisted living option on Long Island.The Arbors Assisted Living community at Islandia East & West offers a nurturing and caring adult living community where each day brings something new to explore. The Arbors Assisted Living is more than a...

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...

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...

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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...

The Arbors at Hauppauge

1740 Expressway Drive South, Hauppauge, NY 11788

4.1
(77 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Arbors Assisted Living is the Premier ALL INCLUSIVE assisted living option on Long Island.The Arbors Assisted Living community at Hauppauge is more than a retirement community or an apartment complex for active adults. The Arbors senior communities are places where our loved ones can enjoy...

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....

Harmony Village at CareOne Jackson

11 History Ln, Jackson, NJ 08527

4.9
(62 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
(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
(60 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...

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...

Sunrise of Jackson

390 North County Line Road, Jackson, NJ 08527

4.4
(49 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...

The Arbors at Bohemia

1065 Smithtown Ave, Bohemia, NY 11716

4.5
(48 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Arbors Assisted Living is the Premier ALL INCLUSIVE assisted living option on Long Island.The Arbors Assisted Living community at Bohemia is more than a retirement community or an apartment complex for active adults. The Arbors senior communities are a place where our loved ones can enjoy...

Brighton Gardens of Edison

1801 Oak Tree Road, Edison, NJ 08820

3.9
(53 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 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,...

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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 Jersey City, NJ

Nursing homes in Jersey City — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — are for seniors who require 24-hour monitoring and medical assistance. These facilities are designed to promote independence among seniors who require constant nursing care to perform activities of daily living (ADLs) but don’t require hospital-level care.

Cost of Nursing Homes in Jersey City, NJ

According to Genworth, the median monthly cost of nursing programs in Jersey City is $13,400 for a private room and $12,200 for a semi-private room. In New Jersey, the median monthly cost for a private room is $11,700 and $10,700 for a semi-private room.

Learn More About Jersey City, NJ

Cost of Living

Jersey City is located within the New York City Metropolitan Area. This area is known for having an exceptionally high cost of living due to high real estate costs. The cost-of-living index is rated 63 points higher than the national average, and the grocery index is rated four points higher than the average. All index scores are based on a sliding scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
163 104 $2,169 26.2% spend over 30% of their income on rent $345,221 $62,739 The top inheritance tax rate is 16% and there is no exemption threshold

Local Hospitals

There are two general hospitals in the city that provide emergency care and other medical services:

  • Christ Hospital – This 178-bed facility offers short-term acute care and emergency services. They also operate an urgent care department for non-emergency related medical issues.
  • Jersey City Medical Center – This 308-bed hospital is the area’s primary provider of emergency services and the largest hospital in the city.

Weather and Climate

Jersey city has a very moderate climate with warm summers and cold winters. The city experiences four distinct seasons with consistently average snowfall and average rainfall. The average humidity level in Jersey City is about 60%. The humidity levels are often highest during the month of September at around 63%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
77°F 90°F (July) 63°F (July) 36°F 48°F (December) 24°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
59 (Moderate) 84 in December (Moderate)

Moderate air quality conditions mean that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
4” 6” (June) 26”

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Hudson County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
74.3% 22.2% 3.4%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
20.3 million 270,753 7,090 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 0.82%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
34 20% 8% 4% 2%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
24% 45% 18%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
25.1% 23.9% 29.1% 0.5% 0.1% 21.0% 3.3%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
6,211 18 5

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
7% 68% 10% 19% 5% 2%

Jersey City is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the LGBTQ+ community can participate in public life without fear of discrimination.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Surrounded on all sides by the New York Bay and the Hudson River, Jersey City offers panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline which is only a short drive or water taxi away. Also visible from the city is the iconic Statue of Liberty and historic Ellis Island. Both of these famous national landmarks can be visited by water taxi with guided tours available.

Jersey City is home to a vibrant arts and culture scene. The city has a number of exceptional performance art venues including the Loew’s Jersey Theater, which was originally built in the 1920’s. Another popular venue is the historic White Eagle Hall, which was built even earlier in the year 1910. Every summer the Hudson Shakespeare Company hosts the annual Shakespeare festival throughout the city’s various parks.

Jersey City boasts an extensive public library system known as the Five Corners Branch. The city’s library system maintains a number of permanent exhibits as well as space for the fine arts. Some of the permanent exhibitions featured at the libraries include the New Jersey Room, which contains an extensive archive on New Jersey state history, and the Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum. There are also a number of museums in Jersey City related to local history and culture. The Liberty Science Center, located in Liberty State Park, is the state’s first science center and offers interactive exhibits that are fun for all ages. The Museum of Russian Art features a large collection of Soviet nonconformist art spanning from the 1950s to the 1990s.

Transportation

Transportation is abundantly available in Jersey City, with bus and rail lines connecting the region to the rest of the New York City metropolitan area. Rail travel is available through the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail which operates a 24-hour station in Jersey City. The PATH 24-hour rapid transit system also provides rail travel from Jersey City to New York City. Travel within the city limits is available through a number of fixed bus routes that connect to the major transit hubs at Journal Square Transportation Center, Exchange Place, and Hoboken Terminal.

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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Clover Hill Senior Living, The Chelsea at Fanwood and Arden Courts of Wayne are the top rated nursing homes near Jersey City, New Jersey. See full list of communities.

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