26 Assisted Living Facilities near Brick, NJ
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There are 26 Assisted Living Facilities in the Brick area, with 3 in Brick and 23 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Brick is $4,680 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,450. Cheaper nearby regions include Lakewood with an average starting cost of $3,549.
To help you with your search, browse the 248 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Brick. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Brick 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Howell with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Brick, NJ
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Brick
With a population of 75,000, Brick is New Jersey's 13th-largest municipality and the third-largest town in Ocean County. Brick has a thriving senior community, with adults over 65 representing nearly 20 percent of the population. Current residents and newcomers can choose from 21 assisted living facilities in Brick and the surrounding area. To meet licensing requirements established by the New Jersey Department of Health, these facilities are evaluated regularly.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Brick
- The cost of living in Brick is 16 percent higher than other U.S. cities and 17 percent lower than the rest of New Jersey. Housing costs are 40 percent higher than the average American city, but prices for utilities, groceries, health care and transportation are about the same.
- New Jersey has favorable tax rates on retirement income. Social Security retirement benefits aren't taxed, and distributions from IRAs and 401(k)s are eligible for tax exemptions up to a certain dollar amount, which leaves extra money for essential expenses.
- Seniors in Brick must endure colder winters with average lows around 24 degrees and humid summers with highs near 85. The area receives slightly more rain than the average U.S. city. When it comes to annual snowfall, seniors catch a break since Brick receives less snow than most cities in New Jersey and other parts of the country.
- Brick Township is safer than 47 percent of U.S. cities. Property crimes are slightly less common compared to other boroughs in New Jersey. Violent crimes affect less than one in every 1,000 residents, which is about 2.5 times lower than the rest of the state.
- For seniors who live at assisted living facilities in Brick, it's easy to get out and about. The Garden State Philharmonic and Count Basie Theatre are nearby along with numerous museums and seasonal attractions along the Shore. Seniors also enjoy day trips to Philadelphia, Manhattan and Atlantic City.
- Brick offers an array of community resources to support its senior population, including Brick Township Senior Outreach Services, an organization that improves access to health, education, social and supportive services. Fitness classes, crafts and workshops are held at the Brick Senior Center.
Paying for Assisted Living in Brick
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Brick start around $4,680 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 Brick 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 Brick
Adults who need help with activities of daily living can apply for financial assistance through Medicaid. The state's Managed Long Term Services and Supports program covers the cost of personal care and assisted living services. Seniors can apply for this program through their local County Welfare Agency or Area Agency on Aging.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in New Jersey page.
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 Brick
Brick 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 Brick, please visit our Assisted Living in New Jersey page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Brick
Brick-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.
Other Options in Brick, NJ
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Brick
Review of The Chelsea at Brick
My father was in Chelsea at Brick as temporary resident. I thought the staff was good, but the dining room was way too small for the number of residents. His room was fine, adequate, and clean. The... Read more
Review of Brandywine Living at The Gables
I just had to write to say thank you and “god bless” to Brandywine Living at the Gables! My mother is now a lucky resident at Brandywine Senior Living at the Gables. The facility - main areas, ou... Read more
Review of Brandywine Living at The Gables
My mother has been here 4 months. She absolutely loves the place. Faith from community relations was very personable, helpful and easy to work with. The nursing staff is very accessible. Ken in th... Read more