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Senior housing types near Rockaway, NJ

  • The Country Home

    The Country Home

    1095 Tabor Road, Morris Plains, NJ 07950
    (11)
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    The Country Home for Seniors of Morris Plains, New Jersey is pleased to inform you that we offer two types of services to the elderly population. One is Dementia/Alzehimer's care. We have private and semi-private rooms with a capacity for 17 residents. Since we are not a big institution, we cherish...

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  • Sunrise of Randolph

    Sunrise of Randolph

    648 Route 10, Randolph, NJ 07869
    (25)
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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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  • Mt. Arlington Senior Living

    Mt. Arlington Senior Living

    2 Hillside Drive, Mount Arlington, NJ 07856
    (18)
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    Welcome to Mt Arlington Senior Living. Mt. Arlington Senior Living sits high on a hilltop offering breathtaking views of the rolling hills and wooded landscape surrounding the community. The Community is located just minutes from local shopping, restaurants, Lake Hopatcong, places of worship, and...

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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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  • Arbor Terrace Morris Plains

    Arbor Terrace Morris Plains

    361 Speedwell Ave, Morris Plains, NJ 07950
    (9)
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    Arbor Terrace Morris Plains provides the highest quality of geriatric care and assisted living in the Morris Plains, New Jersey area, including innovative memory care designed specifically for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Every resident receives unique and personalized...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Bryan Manor

    Bryan Manor

    600 Old Chester Rd., Gladstone, NJ 07934
    (4)
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    Bryan Manor is a senior residential care home nestled on 36 acres in scenic Chester. It offers residents a cozy, safe, and supportive environment. It's smaller than other facilities and seniors quickly adapt to the family-centric care. The residents enjoy interacting with each other and the...

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  • Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Chester

    Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Chester

    115 US Route #206, Chester, NJ 07930
    (7)
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • CareOne at Wayne

    CareOne at Wayne

    493 Black Oak Ridge Road, Wayne, NJ 07470
    (11)
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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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  • Ave Care at Newton

    85-1/2 Trinity Street, Newton, NJ 07860
    (7)
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    Ave Care at Newton is located in Newton, NJ in Sussex County. This residential care home provides you with top quality assistance in an area that is beautiful and peaceful. Those who spend time in Newton as guests and as residents appreciate what it has to offer in terms of attractions, including...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Sunrise of Summit (Opening Summer 2020)

    Sunrise of Summit (Opening Summer 2020)

    26 River Road, 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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  • 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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  • 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
    (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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  • Chelsea at Bald Eagle

    Chelsea at Bald Eagle

    197 Cahill Cross Road, West Milford, NJ 07480
    (23)
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    The Chelsea at Bald Eagle is a beautiful assisted living community located beneath the picturesque Wyanokie Mountains in West Milford, Passaic County, New Jersey. Our safe and secure community provides various housing options depending on personal preference, from spacious suites and studio...

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  • Paragon Village

    Paragon Village

    425-427 Route 46 East, Hackettstown, NJ 07840
    (13)
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    Paragon Village is a part of Hackettstown, Warren County, New Jersey. This assisted living community provides residents with the memory care that they are seeking in a setting that is peaceful and beautiful. The town of Hackettstown offers the gorgeous Stephens State Park, where visitors can enjoy...

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  • Sunrise of Basking Ridge

    Sunrise of Basking Ridge

    404 King George Road, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
    (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 of Basking Ridge affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized...

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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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  • The Chelsea at Warren

    The Chelsea at Warren

    274 King George Rd, Warren, NJ 07059
    (6)
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    The Chelsea at Warren offers an attractive new lifestyle alternative for older adults who may be experiencing some difficulty managing on their own at home. The Chelsea offers a gracious environment with many beautiful common areas. It is conveniently located within a short distance of shops,...

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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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • The Chelsea at Fanwood

    The Chelsea at Fanwood

    295 South Ave., Fanwood, NJ 07023
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    The Chelsea offers an attractive new lifestyle alternative for older adults who may be experiencing some difficulty managing on their own at home. The Chelsea offers a gracious environment with many beautiful common areas. It is conveniently located within a short distance of shops, restaurants,...

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  • Bentley Assisted Living at Branchville

    Bentley Assisted Living at Branchville

    3 Phillips Rd, Branchville, NJ 07826
    (6)
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    Bentley Assisted Living is an assisted living community located in the tranquil neighborhoods of Branchville, Sussex County, New Jersey. If you are looking for a community located in a peaceful neighborhood for yourself or your loved ones look no further than Bentley Assisted Living at Branchville....

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  • Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Mahwah

    Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Mahwah

    699 Wyckoff Avenue, Mahwah, NJ 07652
    (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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  • Forest Manor Health Care Center

    145 State Park Road Box 283, Hope, NJ 07844
    (4)
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    Forest Manor Health Care Center is a new state of the art 120 bed Skilled Nursing Facility located just minutes off of Route 80 in Hope New Jersey. Forest Manor Health Care Center's $19 million dollar expansion is the region's newest, state-of-the-art skilled nursing and rehabilitation care center....

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  • Atria Waldwick NOW OPEN

    Atria Waldwick NOW OPEN

    245 Wyckoff Ave, Waldwick, NJ 07463
    (1)
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    Located in a residential neighborhood in northern Bergen County, Atria Waldwick is a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. This inviting residence offers a selection of private suite, one- and two- bedroom...

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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 Township, 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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  • The Chelsea at Bridgewater

    The Chelsea at Bridgewater

    680 Route 206 N, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
    (10)
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    Located in Bridgewater, New Jersey, The Chelsea at Bridgewater is conveniently located in a peaceful, serene wooded area in Somerset County. Residents enjoy personalized assisted living services in private and semiprivate suites in a variety of attractive styles. Residents are welcome to participate...

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  • Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Ramsey

    Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Ramsey

    38 North Central Ave, Ramsey, NJ 07446
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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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Sunrise of Bridgewater NOW OPEN

    Sunrise of Bridgewater NOW OPEN

    390 US Route 22, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
    (1)
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    Sunrise of Bridgewater is an Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Bridgewater, NJ.

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  • Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Lake Street

    Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Lake Street

    70 Lake St, Ramsey, NJ 07446
    (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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Rockaway, New Jersey

Nursing Homes

A nursing home offers room and board to two or more seniors who have no family relation to the administrator. A nursing home facility offers its residents around-the-clock care by registered nurses. These caregivers provide healthcare services for seniors who are unable to adequately take care of their needs because of the effects of aging.

Nursing homes can be a helpful and easy care choice for persons 65 years and above, however nursing homes will commonly take in individuals 55 and older which is for other senior care types.The most frequent mental issue effecting nursing home residents is dementia, which can cloud their decision making capabilities, memory recall, and and their sense of familiarity. A large number of occupants tend to be bachelors or widows with smaller social support groups, and almost 50% of nursing home residents are older than the age of 85. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to spend time with visitors, be free from discrimination, get information on services and fees, and be free from abuse and neglect. Some services come at an extra cost which can include personal clothing, personal reading materials, and flowers and plants. Examples of care services and amenitiesprovided at nursing homes can include friendly visitor programs, bill pay, 24-hour emergency care, and wound care for pressure sores or a surgical wound.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a motivating factor when deciding what facility works best. Rockaway has a median home value of $337,789 and the median cost of rent is $2,136 per month. The rent burden for Rockaway is about 25.1% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, Rockaway is 0.0% Native American, 7.7% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.1% mixed race, 17.1% Hispanic, 2.1% other or not specified, 4.8% black, and 84.3% white. In terms of education, 28.4% have a high-school diploma, 10.5% have a graduate degree, and 35.3% have a college degree. Out of the total population of Rockaway, 3.4% live in poverty, 6.3% are widowed, 5.4% do not have health insurance, and 64.0% participate in the labor force. The total population of Rockaway consists of 6,474 people. Rockaway has a population density of 1,205 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 48.9% are male and 51.1% are female. The median age of Rockaway is 45 years old. In Rockaway, 7.4% of the citizens are veterans.

State Information

An overview of New Jersey

Based on natural beauty, New Jersey ranks 13th in the nation. 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. In total, New Jersey has 82 general hospitals and 119 health centers that provide care for 8,928,542 citizens. 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. 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.

Social demographics of the state

The state of New Jersey ranks 4th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religion, 35% of New Jersey residents attend religious services among the 6,114 different congregations that are available in the state. 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. 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.

State-wide weather information

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. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 54F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 33F. The average high winter temperature is around 47F in the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 15F during the month of January. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 5.51 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of New Jersey is around 3.94 inches. 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. 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%. 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 black locust, mountain royal, hickory, and red maple. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the coyote, the woodchuck, the eastern cottontail, or the porcupine. The state animal of New Jersey is the horse.