35 Assisted Living Facilities near Basking Ridge, NJ

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Basking Ridge, NJ

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Caring Star 2018

Sunrise of Basking Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
404 King George Road, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
"The tour at Sunrise of Basking Ridge was excellent. It was lovely, it's a welcoming environment, and it's quaint. There were a variety of rooms and I liked them better than the rooms at the other..." More

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Caring Star 2020

Fellowship Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
8000 Fellowship Road, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
"We liked the area of Fellowship Village, but we have not committed yet. I can’t say anything negative about it. We were able to stay there for 3 days and 2 nights. The first night, we ate in a..." More

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Caring Star 2018

Juniper Village at Chatham

Provides: Assisted Living
500 Southern Boulevard, Chatham, NJ 07928
"Juniper Village at Chatham is great. We just moved our parents in, but it seems very good. It's very family friendly and very homey. The staff is extremely friendly, very helpful, and very..." More

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Brighton Gardens of Mountainside

Provides: Assisted Living
1350 Route 22, West, Mountainside, NJ 07092
"My visit at Brighton Gardens of Mountainside was good. It was very nice and the place also smelled nice. It was bright, and there's music playing and it has a cheerful atmosphere. The staff who..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Brighton Gardens of Florham Park

Provides: Assisted Living
21 Ridgedale Avenue, Florham Park, NJ 07932
"Brighton Gardens of Florham Park was very pretty, very upscale, and very clean, but it was too expensive. My friend's father is there and he loves it. It's a great place. They have a lot of..." More

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Caring Star 2012

Sunrise of Westfield

Provides: Assisted Living
240 Springfield Avenue, Westfield, NJ 07090
"Sunrise of Westfield was fantastic. It was very nice, well run, and very clean. The staff was very nice. I saw the kitchens, the meeting rooms, the conference rooms, the restaurant where you sit..." More

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Sunrise of Morris Plains

Provides: Assisted Living
209 Littleton Road, Morris Plains, NJ 07950
"I spoke with Kimberly there at Sunrise of Morris Plains and I got an excellent tour. I didn't taste their food, but I spoke to some of the residents and they said that the food is very good...." More

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Caring Star 2015

The Chelsea at Warren

Provides: Assisted Living
274 King George Road, Warren, NJ 07059
"The facility is very nice and the staff is friendly and professional. My friend Al lived here for a while and he really liked it. When I visited him the staff remembered me and made everyone feel..." More

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Brookdale Florham Park

Provides: Assisted Living
8 James Street, Florham Park, NJ 07932
"Brookdale Florham Park was very nice. The person who was showing me around was very nice, knowledgeable, and she tried to be very helpful when we talked about financing. I would have gone to this..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Sunrise of Randolph

Provides: Assisted Living
648 Route 10 West, Randolph, NJ 07869
"Sunrise is absolutely beautiful, they had a lot of amenities, but they really could not meet her needs. It would have been easier for us to get there, and would have chosen it for the location...." More

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Caring Star 2014

The Chelsea at Fanwood

Provides: Assisted Living
295 South Avenue, Fanwood, NJ 07023
"The Chelsea at Fanwood was excellent and the most affordable one. I had excellent conditions, care, and facilities. Outstanding! They had a reading room and a game room where they played cards or..." More

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Spring Meadows Summit

Provides: Assisted Living
41 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901
"The staff was very responsive to the needs of my father and his family. He loved the food very much and looked forward to the meals. The facility was easy to access from major highways. If..." More

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Sunrise of Bridgewater

Provides: Assisted Living
390 US Route 22, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
"We looked at the Sunrise of Bridgewater and it was in our top three. The tour was excellent, it was very new, it had an open floor plan, it was upscale, well decorated, and homey. I liked it a lot,..." More

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Sunrise of Madison

Provides: Assisted Living
215 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940
"The staff at Sunrise of Madison was very welcoming and professional, but my father wasn't impressed because he thought that the rooms there were very small. They had a lot of activities and..." More

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The Chelsea at Bridgewater

Provides: Assisted Living
680 Route 202/206 North, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
"The Chelsea at Bridgewater is beautiful. The staff is excellent, and everything is really good. The place is very nice. I have my own little apartment and that's like a hotel room with a..." More

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CareOne at Somerset Valley

Provides: Assisted Living
1621 Route 22 W, Bound Brook, NJ 08805
"CareOne at Somerset Valley looks very good. The staff is very good, caring, and thoughtful toward my mom. The dining area is clean and has good food. They have activities like bingo, different ball..." More

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Sunrise of Summit, NJ

Provides: Assisted Living
26 River Road, Summit, NJ 07901
"Discover Sunrise of Summit personalized approach to assisted living and memory car. We will have a highly trained, compassionate team of caregivers, nurses, and coverage by doctors from Overlook..." More

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Sycamore Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1 S Ridgedale Avenue, East Hanover, NJ 07936
"Our personal staff is dedicated to create an atmosphere that keeps residents actively engaged through social events and specialized programs. Sycamore has invested in their communities so residents..." More

Caring Star 2019

Brandywine Living at Middlebrook Cros...

Provides: Assisted Living
2005 Route 22 West, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
"While the cost is high, the care is also at the top! After selling the family home, the money was used to pay for Brandywine. When the money ran out, we applied for Medicaid. We were approved..." More

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Arbor Glen

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Monroe Street, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
"I chose Arbor Glen Bridgewater because it's not too far from home. Secondly, the staff there is very nice. I like Sarah, the person who handles incoming residents, she's very good, nice and..." More

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Spring Hills Morristown

Provides: Assisted Living
17 Spring Place, Morristown, NJ 07960
"Very happy with the compassionate care that Mom receives. The staff is attentive to her needs in a kind yet professional manner. Keep up the great work!" More

Caring Star 2015

Brandywine Living at Mountain Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
680 Mountain Boulevard, Watchung, NJ 07069
"I love the staff at Brandywine. They are so beautiful and considerate. Everyone seems so happy to be here. There are plenty of activities and the food is good. There’s nothing to complain about. I..." More

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Brightview Warren

Provides: Assisted Living
57 Mt. Bethel Road, Warren, NJ 07059
"My tour with Brightview Warren was excellent. It was relatively new, very welcoming when you come in, and it was upscale. It's very home-like. You just feel good as soon as you walk in the door...." More

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Arbor Terrace Morris Plains

Provides: Assisted Living
361 Speedwell Ave, Morris Plains, NJ 07950
"Arbor Terrace Morris Plains is an absolutely immaculate, attentive, well-run, brand new facility. I know people that have transferred into the facility because the food is so good. Activities..." More

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Brightview Randolph

Provides: Assisted Living
175 Quaker Church Road, Randolph, NJ 07869
"Brightview was very welcoming. There were a lot of activities going on. The residents were more in keeping with what my parents would gravitate to in a community, and the proximity to Morris Plains..." More

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Merry Heart Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
118 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 07876
"Merry Heart is staffed with the most lovely, compassionate and personal caregivers I have experienced! My Mom is so well loved and cared for each day that I have no concerns or worries. When..." More

Holly Manor Center

Provides: Assisted Living
84 Cold Hill Rd, Mendham, NJ 07945
"I came to see The Holly Manor. I think they were more appealing because of the environment and the lighting were a bit darker. " More

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The Villa at Florham Park

Provides: Assisted Living
190 Park Avenue, Florham Park, NJ 07932
"The Villa at Florham Park, a part of Lutheran Social Ministries of NJ, is a preferred residence in Morris County for seniors requiring assistance with activities of daily living or health care. Our..." More

Care One At Livingston

Provides: Assisted Living
76 Passaic Avenue, Livingston, NJ 07039
"Careone is a great Assisted Living community. A family friend has lived in the community for quite a number of years. Careone happened to be the only community that would allow my friends..." More

Troy Hills Center

Provides: Assisted Living
200 Reynolds Ave, Parsippany, NJ 07054
"Offering skilled nursing, medical and rehabilitative care for patients and residents. Whether for a short stay or for an extended period, our Clinical Care Teams are focused on implementing..." More

Lester Senior Housing Community

Provides: Assisted Living
903-905 Route 10 East, Whippany, NJ 07981

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Lantern Hill Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
537 Mountain Avenue, New Providence, NJ 07974
"Lantern Hill was very nice and new. They have trips to different places for the residents, they play bridge and other intellectual things. Most important of all, the food was good. Everything about..." More

Westfield Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1515 Lamberts Mill Rd, Westfield, NJ 07090
"The facility was very nice. The staff was very kind and caring, and were constantly making sure that everyone's needs were taken care of. Any issue with residents was solved in a timely manner to..." More

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Morristown Post Acute and Rehabilitat...

Provides: Assisted Living
77 Madison Ave, Morristown, NJ 07960
"Im still recovering from the depression I’ve developed after watching my relative use this facility for 1 month. Severely understaffed and much of staff that is there is unqualified. My relative..." More

Bryan Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
600 Old Chester Road, Gladstone, NJ 07934
"Warm, attentive care Varied daily activities including exercises, crafts, music, pet visits, games, movies and parties. Comfortable home like atmosphere Friendly staff is interacts with..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Basking Ridge

    Located in the Bernards Township, Basking Ridge is a charming, rural community with a rich history and a population of more than 27,000. Over 16% of its residents are aged 65 and older, and may be thinking about transitioning to an assisted living community.

    In New Jersey, Department of Health and Senior Services licenses three types of assisted living services: assisted living residences (ALRs), comprehensive personal care homes (CPCHs) and assisted living programs (ALPs). There are 10 of these facilities available in Basking Ridge and surrounding neighborhoods.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Basking Ridge

    • The cost of living in Basking Ridge is very high, which could be challenging for seniors on a fixed income. At 189.6, daily living expenses far exceed the U.S. national average of 100.
    • Basking Ridge is a safe community with very low crime rates, which should offer seniors peace of mind. Measured on a scale to 100, violent crime and property crime are rated 9.5 and 13.3, respectively. These rates are much lower than the U.S. national averages of 22.7 and 35.4 in the respective categories.
    • New Jersey is known for having cold winters. In Basking Ridge, temperatures can drop to a low of 19 degrees, with 24 inches of snowfall. However, seniors can enjoy the region's many outdoor activities in the warm summer weather.
    • The Basking Ridge area has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Bernards Township Parks and Recreation Department. The organization offers programs and services for seniors, including a monthly calendar of shopping and leisure trips, as well as a senior wellness center.
    • Somerset County's Division of Transportation provides a county shuttle service around eight fixed routes, as well as paratransit services for seniors aged 60 and older to pre-determined destinations, such as medical appointments, workshops and senior centers.
    • Basking Ridge has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Morristown.

    Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Basking Ridge

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in New Jersey

    $5,950.00 Avon
    $5,785.00 Summit
    $5,700.00 Warren
    $5,670.00 Basking Ridge
    $5,085.00 Morris Plains
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,600.00 Morristown

    Assisted Living costs in Basking Ridge start around $5,670 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

    It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Basking Ridge and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

    Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Basking Ridge

    New Jersey's Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Demonstration Waiver program covers the cost of assisted living services for seniors in Basking Ridge. The state provides an optional state supplement (OSS) each month to Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients living in ALRs and CPCHs to help cover room and board. Seniors in ALPs who are eligible for SSI benefits can apply for an OSS payment to help cover costs.

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in New Jersey page.

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    More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in New Jersey page.


    Free Assisted Living Resources in Basking Ridge

    Basking Ridge and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

    To see a list of free assisted living resources in Basking Ridge, please visit our Assisted Living in New Jersey page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Basking Ridge

    Basking Ridge-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in New Jersey are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in New Jersey page for more information about these laws.

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    Assisted Living near Basking Ridge, NJ

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Basking Ridge

    • Review of Sunrise of Basking Ridge

      The tour at Sunrise of Basking Ridge was excellent. It was lovely, it's a welcoming environment, and it's quaint. There were a variety of rooms and I liked them better than the rooms at the other p... Read more

      K.G.
    • Review of Sunrise of Basking Ridge

      Sunrise of Basking Ridge had a beautiful Christmas tree in the lobby. It was very welcoming, very bright, and very cheery. When you walk in the door, you see a reception area there right away. Gene... Read more

      Jean
    • Review of Sunrise of Basking Ridge

      Sunrise of Basking Ridge was an older community, but it was nice and relatively clean. The staff was nice and knowledgeable. The dining area was OK. Residents were watching TV, so I didn't really s... Read more

      Richard845386
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