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  • Park Crescent Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center

    Park Crescent Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center

    480 N Walnut St, East Orange, NJ 07017
    (262)
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    Park Crescent Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center offers a wide range of medical services for short- and long-term patients. Our highly trained and dedicated staff provides skilled nursing care, wound care, physical and occupational therapies. We also try to keep things fun with unique offerings...

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  • Brookdale West Orange

    Brookdale West Orange

    520 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052
    (27)
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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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  • 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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  • Alaris Health at The Atrium

    Alaris Health at The Atrium

    330 Ninth Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302
    (6)
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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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  • Brighton Gardens of West Orange

    Brighton Gardens of West Orange

    220 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052
    (25)
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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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  • Horizon Manor North Residential Healthcare Facility

    Horizon Manor North Residential Healthcare Facility

    73 Overlook Road, Montclair, NJ 07043
    (3)
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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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  • Atria Cranford

    Atria Cranford

    10 Jackson Drive, Cranford, NJ 07016
    (59)
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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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  • The Brielle at Seaview

    The Brielle at Seaview

    140 Friendship Ln, Staten Island, NY 10314
    (13)
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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 Westfield

    Sunrise of Westfield

    240 Springfield Avenue, Westfield, NJ 07090
    (12)
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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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  • 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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  • Arbor Terrace Mountainside

    Arbor Terrace Mountainside

    1050 Springfield Avenue, Mountainside, NJ 07092
    (1)
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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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  • Sunrise of Staten Island

    Sunrise of Staten Island

    801 Narrows Road North, Staten Island, NY 10304
    (14)
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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 Roseland

    Arbor Terrace Roseland

    345 Eagle Rock Ave, Roseland, NJ 07068
    (19)
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    Arbor Terrace Roseland offers quality assisted living and dementia care in Essex County, New Jersey. We honor individuality and celebrate each person's unique life through deep connections with our residents and families. We create delightful surprises and meaningful moments within a safe and caring...

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  • CareOne at Livingston Assisted Living

    CareOne at Livingston Assisted Living

    76 Passaic Avenue, Livingston, NJ 07039
    (33)
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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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  • Brighton Gardens of Mountainside

    Brighton Gardens of Mountainside

    1350 Route 22 West, Mountainside, NJ 07092
    (22)
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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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  • Sunrise at West Essex

    Sunrise at West Essex

    47 Greenbrook Road, Fairfield, NJ 07004
    (18)
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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 of Edgewater

    Sunrise of Edgewater

    351 River Road, Edgewater, NJ 07020
    (17)
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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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  • Boro Park Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing

    Boro Park Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing

    4915 10th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11219
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    At Boro Park Center, we are dedicated to accelerating positive, successful outcomes for our short-term recovery and rehab patients. After all, you come here for one reason: to complete your recovery and rehab and return home. And we intend to help you reach that goal. If you’re looking for long-term...

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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 Florham Park

    Brookdale Florham Park

    8 James Street, Florham Park, NJ 07932
    (26)
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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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  • Spring Grove Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center

    Spring Grove Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center

    144 Gales Dr, New Providence, NJ 07974
    (53)
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    Spring Grove Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center is a brand new post acute and skilled nursing facility, serving Northern and Central New Jersey. Our experienced staff delivers high-quality subacute and skilled nursing care and specializes in a wide variety of advanced clinical programs. We encourage...

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  • Brighton Gardens of Florham Park

    Brighton Gardens of Florham Park

    21 Ridgedale Avenue, Florham Park, NJ 07932
    (31)
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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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  • Signature Senior Living

    Signature Senior Living

    631 Foster Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11230
    (36)
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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 Madison

    Sunrise of Madison

    215 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940
    (11)
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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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  • Arden Courts of Whippany

    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,...

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  • The Bristal at Englewood

    The Bristal at Englewood

    412 S Van Brunt St, Englewood, NJ 07631
    (4)
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    The Bristal at Englewood has just the right fit for your senior living needs, equipped with a team of experts committed to providing luxury, dedication, and quality of care. This picturesque community in Bergen County features a beautiful outdoor terrace, putting green, fitness center, cinema,...

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  • Brighton Gardens of Edison

    Brighton Gardens of Edison

    1801 Oak Tree Road, Edison, NJ 08820
    (44)
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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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  • Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Paramus

    Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Paramus

    143 Farview Avenue, Paramus, NJ 07652
    (15)
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    At Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Paramus, we offer a variety of community features.Dining includes private dining rooms available for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors and specialized dining programs available to residents upon request. Food service is...

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  • The Chelsea at Montville

    The Chelsea at Montville

    165 Changebridge Road, Montville, NJ 07045
    (15)
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    Located in Morris County, The Chelsea at Montville offers several senior living options in a comfortable setting. Our spacious community offers areas to sit and meet new people, space to enjoy a book from our library, opportunities to listen to a resident or guest play our piano, or take a relaxing...

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  • CareOne at Morris Assisted Living

    CareOne at Morris Assisted Living

    200 Mazdabrook Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054
    (33)
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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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  • Brookdale Paramus

    Brookdale Paramus

    186 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ 07652
    (52)
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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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  • Lester Senior Housing Community Life in Whippany

    Lester Senior Housing Community Life in Whippany

    903-905 Route 10 East, Whippany, NJ 07981
    (3)
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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...

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  • Van Dyk Park Place

    Van Dyk Park Place

    644 Goffle Road, Hawthorne, NJ 07506
    (13)
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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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  • Sunrise at Sheepshead Bay

    Sunrise at Sheepshead Bay

    2211 Emmons Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11235
    (38)
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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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  • La Paula Manor

    25 South Paula Drive, Bergenfield, NJ 07621
    (5)
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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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  • 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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  • Dry Harbor Nursing Home

    Dry Harbor Nursing Home

    61-35 Dry Harbor Rd, Middle Village, NY 11379
    (300)
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    Dry Harbor Nursing Home & Rehabilitation Center is your premier choice for skilled nursing and sub-acute care in the community of Middle Village, New York. The longevity of our caring staff and complimentary transportation for family visits sets us apart from the typical skilled nursing center. The...

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  • Brookdale Wayne AL/MC

    Brookdale Wayne AL/MC

    820 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ 07470
    (12)
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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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  • Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Montville

    Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Montville

    55 River Road, Montville, NJ 07045
    (16)
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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 Mill Basin

    Sunrise of Mill Basin

    5905 Strickland Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    (35)
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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
    (55)
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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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  • Sunrise of Wayne

    Sunrise of Wayne

    184 Berdan Avenue, Wayne, NJ 07470
    (22)
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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 of Paramus

    Sunrise of Paramus

    567 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ 07652
    (24)
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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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  • La Paula at Main

    244 East Main Street, Bergenfield, NJ 07621
    (2)
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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 Morris Plains

    Sunrise of Morris Plains

    209 Littleton Road, Morris Plains, NJ 07950
    (22)
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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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  • Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Green Brook

    Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Green Brook

    205 Rock Avenue, Green Brook, NJ 08812
    (15)
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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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  • Atria Riverdale

    Atria Riverdale

    3718-3726 Henry Hudson Parkway, Riverdale, NY 10463
    (57)
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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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  • Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Cresskill

    Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Cresskill

    248 Madison Avenue, Cresskill, NJ 07626
    (9)
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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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  • Atria Kew Gardens

    Atria Kew Gardens

    117-01 84th Avenue, Kew Gardens, NY 11418
    (37)
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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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Newark, New Jersey

Nursing Homes

A nursing home facility provides room and board to at least two seniors who are not related by marriage or by blood to the administrator. This type of residence offers its inhabitants around-the-clock care by registered nurses. These nurses provide care for those who are unable to take care of their needs.

This type of facility is a helpful and easy living alternative for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will persons 55 and older rarely heard of in senior care regarding care types.Some services come at an extra cost which can include flowers and plants, special care services not included in the facility's Medicaid payment, and a private room, unless medically needed. A large number of residents tend to be single women who have smaller social support groups, and almost fifty percent of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old. Examples of amenities and servicesoffered at nursing homes can include bill pay, help with legal questions, patient and caregiver education, and injections. Often times seniors may choose life in a nursing home over another type of facility due to a mental or physical condition that makes it difficult for them to accomplish their standard of living. The most common mental issue experienced by nursing home residents is dementia, which can hinder their and familiarity with their surroundings, decision making capacities, and memory recall.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living is a motivating factor when deciding which destination fits best. The median home value in Newark costs around $221,884 and the median rent is around $1,756 per month a month. The rent burden for Newark is around 31.2% of the average person's monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Newark is 1.7% Asian, 0.6% Native American, 19.6% other or not specified, 25.3% white, 36.4% Hispanic, 50.1% black, 2.7% mixed race, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In Newark, 2.6% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total city population, 50.6% are female and 49.4% are male. The median age of Newark is 34 years old. Newark has a population density of 4,560 people per square mile. The total population of Newark consists of 285,154 people. In terms of education, 35.7% have a high-school diploma, 14.4% have a college degree, and 4.1% have a graduate degree. In Newark, 61.9% participate in the labor force, 16.8% have some form of disability, 21.3% do not have health insurance, and 5.2% are widows.

State Information

An overview of New Jersey

The quality of life enjoyed by the average New Jersey citizen is ranked 12th nation-wide. Additionally, New Jersey is ranked 6th by standards of healthcare. 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. Based on natural beauty, New Jersey ranks 13th in the nation. The state of New Jersey has 82 hospitals and 119 health centers, providing care to a population of 8,928,542. The three highest ranked hospitals in New Jersey are Morristown Medical Center, Deborah Heart And Lung Center, and Saint Clare's Hospital/denville Campus.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, New Jersey ranks 4th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 55% of New Jersey residents voted Democrat and 41% voted Republican. The median age in the state is 40, and 30% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of religious values, 35% of New Jersey's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 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.

State-wide weather information

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%. The average air quality index rating in New Jersey is 41.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 52.9 AQI. During the winter, the average temperature in New Jersey drops to around 33�F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 47�F during the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 15�F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 73�F. The average high summer temperature is around 88�F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 54�F in the month of June. 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. 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, spicebush and spicebush, floating heart, and staggerbush. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the porcupine, the coyote, the wild turkey, or the black racer snake. The state animal of New Jersey is the horse.