Edison, NJ, is a suburban town in the New York City metropolitan area with a population of approximately 99,750, 14.8% of whom are over the age of 65. The township of Edison is a great place for seniors to live, especially for those who are able to visit The Thomas Edison Center or attend summer performances presented at Plays in the Park. The town also maintains many beautiful parks and gardens.  Edison is home to the JFK Medical Center, an acute care facility. The medical care resources in Edison are abundant, with 248 physicians per 100,000 people, 38 doctors more than the U.S. average.  Senior citizen services available to Edison residents include daily events, transportation services and housing programs.

According to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2020, the costs for home health care, adult day care or homemaker services in Edison are a few hundred dollars more expensive per month than the national average. Edison’s assisted living community costs are $7,478 per month, compared to $4,300 nationally. Skilled nursing homes in Edison average $10,783 monthly for a semiprivate room, compared to the $7,756 national average. 

Note: Home care cost data wasn’t available for Edison, so data for the closest city, Trenton, was used.

At Caring.com, we’ve compiled a comprehensive directory of every home care provider in the Edison area – complete with types of care provided, services offered and reviews from families who’ve actually used the service. In addition to our in-depth provider listings, we’ve compiled a list of resources to help seniors and their families access all the tools they need to age in place safely and gracefully.

Directory of Home Care Services in Edison, NJ

2021

Right at Home of Central New Jersey

1405 Route 18 South, Suite 203, Old Bridge, NJ, 08857

I have been using this company to care for a loved one in a local assisted living facility for a while now. I have found the care staff to be generally pretty good . ( I am a retired nurse so I am v … (read more)
I have been using this company to care for a loved one in a local assisted living facility for a while now. I have found the care staff to be generally pretty good . ( I am a retired nurse so I am v … (read more)

Assisting Hands Of Central NJ

2025 Lincoln Hwy, Suite #150, Edison, NJ, 08817

We hired Assisting Hands Of Central NJ for my husband and they were wonderful. The people they sent were good, although we only had them for a couple of days before he went to rehab. The caregivers wo … (read more)
We hired Assisting Hands Of Central NJ for my husband and they were wonderful. The people they sent were good, although we only had them for a couple of days before he went to rehab. The caregivers wo … (read more)

ROYAL CAREGIVERS – Newark, NJ

1 Gateway Center, STE 2600, Newark, NJ, 07102

Royal CareGivers delivers personalized care with love, excellence, prestige, individual pride, and company spirit. Our focus is to maximize the health and quality of life of the individual we serve, … (read more)
Royal CareGivers delivers personalized care with love, excellence, prestige, individual pride, and company spirit. Our focus is to maximize the health and quality of life of the individual we serve, … (read more)

Prosperity Home Health Care, LLC

419 Northfield Avenue 1st Floor, West Orange, NJ, 07052

We truly believe in putting our clients first. Prosperity Home Health Care is a client-focused integrated healthcare delivery platform with the goal of providing the highest level of quality care. We … (read more)
We truly believe in putting our clients first. Prosperity Home Health Care is a client-focused integrated healthcare delivery platform with the goal of providing the highest level of quality care. We … (read more)

Always Best Care of West Windsor

50 Princeton-Hightstown Road, Suite 130, Princeton Junction, NJ, 08550

I hired Always Best Care for Mom Monday through Friday. They are expensive, but that’s the going rate, unfortunately. They were very reactive; I called them, and the next day, they were at the house d … (read more)
I hired Always Best Care for Mom Monday through Friday. They are expensive, but that’s the going rate, unfortunately. They were very reactive; I called them, and the next day, they were at the house d … (read more)

Lares Home Care

1000 NJ-34 #101, Matawan, NJ, 07747


ExPO Signature Home Care

348 US Hwy 9N , Suite D , Manalapan, NJ, 07726

We only used ExPO Signature for a couple of months because my mom was very ill and she had to go to a nursing home. I think the caregivers did the best that they could under the circumstances. My mom … (read more)
We only used ExPO Signature for a couple of months because my mom was very ill and she had to go to a nursing home. I think the caregivers did the best that they could under the circumstances. My mom … (read more)

Visiting Nurse Association Health Group

23 Main St, Suite D1, Holmdel, NJ, 07733

This this service is amazing. I’ve had others. They are caring and empathetic. They’re always extremely helpful. Empathy is key. As a caretaker to my dad for years, I tried other services. The … (read more)
This this service is amazing. I’ve had others. They are caring and empathetic. They’re always extremely helpful. Empathy is key. As a caretaker to my dad for years, I tried other services. The … (read more)

Sovereign Home Health

7 Macculloch Avenue, Morristown, NJ, 07960

We used Sovereign very short-term. They were punctual and helped me exercise and go to doctors’ appointments.
We used Sovereign very short-term. They were punctual and helped me exercise and go to doctors’ appointments.

E & S Home Care Solutions

4081 Hadley Rd. Suite A, South Plainfield, NJ, 07080

My mother receives 24 hour care with the agency. My mother has late stages of Alzheimer’s disease and she is quite a handful. I am happy to say that My family And I are very pleased with the aide … (read more)
My mother receives 24 hour care with the agency. My mother has late stages of Alzheimer’s disease and she is quite a handful. I am happy to say that My family And I are very pleased with the aide … (read more)

Artisan Homecare

1967 State Route 27 suite 32B, Edison, NJ, 08817

We recently switched to Artisan homecare from a different company. They have been providing homecare service to my grandfather for about 3 months now. Artisan Homecare is by far the one we like the mo … (read more)
We recently switched to Artisan homecare from a different company. They have been providing homecare service to my grandfather for about 3 months now. Artisan Homecare is by far the one we like the mo … (read more)

Companion Care

406 US-206, , Hillsborough, NJ, 08844

I called Companion Care when I was looking for a caregiver for my mom. Kelly got back to me. He was prompt. I told him that my mother had a very specific person that she wanted. He found a caregiver f … (read more)
I called Companion Care when I was looking for a caregiver for my mom. Kelly got back to me. He was prompt. I told him that my mother had a very specific person that she wanted. He found a caregiver f … (read more)

Crusaders Healthcare Staffing Agency

1 Gateway Center, Ste 2600, Newark, NJ, 07102

Josephine was amazing. She was so devoted and dedicated, respectful, kind, loving, considerate. I can’t say enough about Jospehine. We miss and love her.
Josephine was amazing. She was so devoted and dedicated, respectful, kind, loving, considerate. I can’t say enough about Jospehine. We miss and love her.

Stellar Home Care & Staffing

149 So. Euclid Ave, Westfield, NJ, 07090

They were caring so beautifully for my dad. My dad already passed away. Their care for him was excellent. Everytime I call them, there’s always a consistent person or two who took my calls. They alway … (read more)
They were caring so beautifully for my dad. My dad already passed away. Their care for him was excellent. Everytime I call them, there’s always a consistent person or two who took my calls. They alway … (read more)

The Handmaiden Services, Inc.

656 Newark Ave., Jersey City, NJ, 07306

The Handmaiden Services provided my mother and my father with excellent service. My mother passed away in February 2015. The Handmaiden Services also took care of my father after cancer surgery in 201 … (read more)
The Handmaiden Services provided my mother and my father with excellent service. My mother passed away in February 2015. The Handmaiden Services also took care of my father after cancer surgery in 201 … (read more)

Always Home Care

644 Mt Prospect Ave, Newark, NJ, 07104

They are the best!
They are the best!

Home Care Assistance

9 Schalks Crossing Road, Suite 710, Plainsboro, NJ, 08536

Home Care Assistance is extremely unique experience. The care is excellent. My caregiver even plays chess with me. A professional staff that is always in touch with. I would highly recommend them. A f … (read more)
Home Care Assistance is extremely unique experience. The care is excellent. My caregiver even plays chess with me. A professional staff that is always in touch with. I would highly recommend them. A f … (read more)

Care for U Plus

100 Plainfield Avenue, Suite #5, Edison, NJ, 08817

I hired Care For U Plus a month ago, and it is great. They are very helpful. The guys were really nice. He drives his own car to make me to shopping. He is great. He is here three times a week on Mond … (read more)
I hired Care For U Plus a month ago, and it is great. They are very helpful. The guys were really nice. He drives his own car to make me to shopping. He is great. He is here three times a week on Mond … (read more)

Marisol’s Home Caregiver Services

1115 Inman Avenue Suite 134, Edison, NJ, 08820

I am using Marisols, and I am very happy with them. They treat my mom terrifically, take care of her, do her bed, feed her, and make her comfortable. They are just really good and on time. They are al … (read more)
I am using Marisols, and I am very happy with them. They treat my mom terrifically, take care of her, do her bed, feed her, and make her comfortable. They are just really good and on time. They are al … (read more)

Alayia Home Health

339 Main St, Orange, NJ, 07050

Alayia Home Health Care Agency is efficient, reliable, professional, trustworthy and compassionate. I would recommend their agency. The caregivers are always punctual and very caring. Thank you.
Alayia Home Health Care Agency is efficient, reliable, professional, trustworthy and compassionate. I would recommend their agency. The caregivers are always punctual and very caring. Thank you.

Edison Home Care Resources 

Home care services are only one of the pieces needed for seniors to gracefully age in place. There are many services and programs that are low-cost or free, that enable seniors to enjoy an independent lifestyle in the comfort of their own home, such as help with home modifications, meal delivery services, and more. Below, we’ve compiled a few of the most helpful resources in Edison:

Edison Township Senior Citizen Center 

Address: 2963 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison, New Jersey 08837
Phone Number: (732) 248-7345

The Edison Senior Citizen Center offers free curb-to-curb transportation to seniors who otherwise have no other means of getting to local medical appointments, shopping plazas and grocery stores or to participate in various senior citizen club activities and scheduled trips.

Housing Rehabilitation Program

Address: 100 Municipal Blvd., Edison, New Jersey 08817
Phone Number: (732) 248-7359

Edison Township has a grant funding program in place to help senior citizens with zero-interest, 10-year loans of up to $15,000 for home improvement projects needed to repair or correct any existing home safety issues. The program, which is available to homeowners with low or moderate incomes, includes major repairs for such items as roofs, plumbing, electrical upgrades and ADA accessibility renovations.

Nutrition Services

Address: 2963 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison, New Jersey 08837
Phone Number: (732) 452-0377

The Middlesex County Office of Aging runs several senior meal programs, with one serving Edison residents at the Edison Senior Center. The program, which is open to seniors from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., serves healthy, tasty meals congregate-style at the center, with vegetarian and specialized menus for diabetics. There is a recommended contribution of $2.25 per meal. The senior meal program also provides home-delivered meals to homebound seniors, with a fair share contribution set at $2.75.

Jewish Family Services For Seniors

Address: 32 Ford Ave., Milltown, NJ  08850
Phone Number: (732) 777-1940

The goal of Jewish Family Services (JFS) for seniors is to help enable the elderly to remain safely living in their own homes for as long as possible, thereby enjoying a higher quality of life. JFS provides services to seniors living in nearby Edison. Its programs include Friendly Visitors, a program that sends community volunteers to the homes of isolated seniors to provide socialization to those who have no support system in place. Kosher Meals on Wheels delivers hot and cold kosher meals to seniors’ homes and provides some socialization.

Determining Your Loved One’s Need for In-Home Care

Aging can be a difficult process, and loved ones may not always ask for help – often times it’s up to their family to evaluate their need for help around the house. While no two situations are exactly alike, this checklist can help you and your loved ones determine when it’s time to start the search for a home care provider.


Guidelines for Talking About In-Home Care

If you’ve determined that your loved one needs the assistance of a care provider in their home, it may be time for a difficult conversation. Handled correctly, however, this process can bring a family together and ensure that everyone’s concerns are addressed. Use this PDF as a starting point to help the conversation stay as positive and productive as possible.