13 Assisted Living Facilities near East Brunswick, NJ

2 Assisted Living Facilities in East Brunswick, NJ

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Caring Star 2013

The Chelsea at East Brunswick

Provides: Assisted Living
606 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
"The Chelsea seemed to be a superior establishment. The place itself was superior. The rooms for the residents were very superior, too. Food seemed to be good enough. However, they were expensive...." More

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Caring Star 2014

Sunrise of East Brunswick

Provides: Assisted Living
190 Summerhill Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
"This is just what I wanted for mom, I can finally sleep at night . Sunrise of East Brunswick offers her the love and concern that due to work and logistics I cannot provide daily. Mom has thrived..." More

11 Assisted Living Facilities near East Brunswick, NJ

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Caring Star 2016

Brookdale Monroe

Provides: Assisted Living
380 Forsgate Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08831
"My mother moved into Brookdale Monroe. It's a beautiful community. One of the many things that I like about it is that it's very nice-looking and welcoming. The staff is very hard working, and I'm..." More

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Spring Hills Somerset

Provides: Assisted Living
473 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873
"Spring Hills Somerset seems to be a superior operation. The place is extraordinarily well taken care of and well decorated much more like a personal residence. Their food is extraordinary,..." More

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The Chelsea at Forsgate

Provides: Assisted Living
319 Forsgate Dr, Monroe Township, NJ 08831
"My mother is living at The Chelsea and we love it. The staff is fantastic and responsive. My mother is adjusting and it makes life better for all of us. You have to remember that it takes time for..." More

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The Chelsea at the Solana Marlboro

Provides: Assisted Living
52 County Road 520, Marlboro, NJ 07751
"The Solana (The Solana Marlboro) is a smaller community. It only houses 20 people. They have a beautiful courtyard. Residents can go out to it without being able to get out to the exterior, so it..." More

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Fox Trail Memory Care Living at South...

Provides: Assisted Living
69 Burton Avenue, South River, NJ 08882
"Memory Care Living is a small community. It specializes in memory care. The staff is excellent. Don probably requires most of the care out of the twelve people that were there, and they are very..." More

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GoldenView Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1313 Aaron Road, North Brunswick, NJ 08902
"Goldenview Living provides quality dementia care and structured activities by compassionate and dedicated care providers in a safe and supportive community residence that they can call home. We..." More

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Millennium Memory Care - Monroe

Provides: Assisted Living
310 Buckelew Avenue, Monroe, NJ 08831
"Millennium Memory Care at Monroe was absolutely lovely. The patients looked well groomed, happy, and properly cared for. We didn't pick them because they're far from us." More

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Heritage at Clara Barton

Provides: Assisted Living
1015 Amboy Avenue, Edison, NJ 08837
"I visited Heritage at Clara Barton, and my impression of them is outstanding. The nurses came out to see my brother today and I'm hoping we can get him over there. They have a theater, the..." More

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Reformed Church Home

Provides: Assisted Living
1990 Route 18 North, Old Bridge, NJ 08857
"Reformed Church Home provides my mother a wonderful, caring environment that gives her and our family such peace of mind! The staff is very professional, and always available to help in any way. I..." More

The Oscar & Ella Wilf Campus For Seni...

Provides: Assisted Living
350 Demott Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873
"The Martin and Edith Stein Residence was also very nice, but there was a waiting list. It was clean, the people were very nice, and I have nothing negative about it, but I didn't really dig into it..." More

PARKER AT STONEGATE

Provides: Assisted Living
443 RIVER ROAD, Highland Park, NJ 08904
"Parker was very nice and less expensive than the other one we visited. I liked everything about the place. The staff was friendly. The place was extremely clean. The menus for all of the meals were..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in East Brunswick

    East Brunswick, which has been called one of New Jersey’s 25 great towns, has a large senior population. Of the town’s nearly 49,000 residents, over 16 percent are senior citizens. To serve them, the East Brunswick area is home 14 assisted living facilities, with two located within town limits.

    New Jersey’s assisted living facilities, including those in East Brunswick, are licensed by the state’s Department of Health and Senior Services. These facilities are classified as assisted living residences or comprehensive personal care homes.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in East Brunswick

    • East Brunswick’s cost of living is 45.3 percent higher than the nationwide average, mostly due to its high housing costs. Senior residents can also expect higher-than-average prices for transportation, utilities, groceries, and other budget categories. These costs may be a concern for seniors on a fixed income.
    • Seniors in East Brunswick can take advantage of New Jersey’s retiree-friendly tax policies. The state doesn’t charge income tax on federal Social Security benefits.
    • East Brunswick has a higher crime rate (property and violent crimes combined) than 61 percent of communities in New Jersey. Residents of this community have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of a crime. Seniors may consider taking precautions to protect themselves.
    • East Brunswick has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Senior Center, a facility that offers social and recreational activities, educational programs, and other services for local seniors.
    • Seniors in East Brunswick have limited public transit options. Coach USA offers daily express and weekday express bus routes in East Brunswick, and seniors can travel as far as Downtown Manhattan. Local senior transportation is also available through the city’s Senior Center, including scheduled grocery shopping trips.
    • East Brunswick offers few arts and culture opportunities, though seniors can enjoy live community theater at Playhouse 22. The East Brunswick Public Library, which has been voted “Best Public Library in Central New Jersey,” is another destination for seniors. Some assisted living facilities may offer organized day trips to attractions in New York City.


    Paying for Assisted Living in East Brunswick

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in New Jersey

    $5,840.00 Matawan
    $5,577.00 East Brunswick
    $5,380.00 Monroe Township
    $5,300.00 Somerset
    $5,040.00 Marlboro
    $4,964.00 Edison
    $4,000.00 US

    Assisted Living costs in East Brunswick start around $5,577 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 East Brunswick 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 East Brunswick

    The state of New Jersey offers a Medicaid waiver program, Managed Long Term Services and Supports (MLTSS), that may help East Brunswick seniors pay for assisted living costs. The state also offers an optional state supplement (OSS) for seniors who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

    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 East Brunswick

    East Brunswick 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 East Brunswick, please visit our Assisted Living in New Jersey page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in East Brunswick

    East Brunswick-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 East Brunswick, NJ

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in East Brunswick

    • Review of The Chelsea at East Brunswick

      The Chelsea seemed to be a superior establishment. The place itself was superior. The rooms for the residents were very superior, too. Food seemed to be good enough. However, they were expensive. T... Read more

      Paul
    • Review of Sunrise of East Brunswick

      When we first visited with my Mom we were told "they have never kicked anyone out" for not being able to continue to pay the over $8,000/month fee for living there. My Mom has paid them over $250,... Read more

      denisenene
    • Review of The Chelsea at East Brunswick

      I didn't like The Chelsea at East Brunswick. The building's really pretty, but the memory unit was on two floors, which I thought was weird. They have to transport them up and down the elevator to ... Read more

      Virginia
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