12 Assisted Living Facilities near Edison, NJ

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Edison, NJ

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Brighton Gardens of Edison

Provides: Assisted Living
1801 Oak Tree Road, Edison, NJ 08820
"I visited Brighton Gardens of Edison. I was escorted by one person, who was very nice and had only been there for two months so she was excited about the job. I met a couple of the residents who..." More

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Heritage at Clara Barton

Provides: Assisted Living
1015 Amboy Avenue, Edison, NJ 08837
"The staff is warm, caring & responsive to my mom. The leadership staff is professional, transparent and forthcoming to the families. They've kept my mom safe and engaged during this current..." More

Whispering Knoll Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
62 James Street, Edison, NJ 08820
"Whispering Knoll Assisted Living looks very warm and inviting. There are lots of activities going on. The food was good, and the service was excellent. The place was clean but a little dated. They..." More

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Spring Hills Somerset

Provides: Assisted Living
473 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873
"The guy I met at Spring Hills Somerset was wonderful. He's the director of admittance. I'm one step from possibly moving my mom over to this community. It's a very nice place, nice entranceway, big..." 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

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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

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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Brightview Warren

Provides: Assisted Living
57 Mt. Bethel Road, Warren, NJ 07059
"My mother had a wonderful experience here. The staff is warm and caring. They work hard to make people comfortable.The facility is first rate. There are many activities and even the food is good...." 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

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


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

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

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Edison

    The township of Edison, New Jersey, is a one-hour drive away from New York City, which is great for seniors who might enjoy a day out in the Big Apple. Around 14 percent of the population of Edison is aged 65 or over, and a percentage of them may require support with their day-to-day lives. Assisted living facilities help provide support for seniors. There are 15 of these communities in and around the Edison area, with three in the township itself and 12 in nearby communities such as East Brunswick and Somerset. All of these communities are regulated by the State of New Jersey Department of Health.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Edison

    • The township of Edison, New Jersey, is steeped in culture and history. There is a historical society that seeks to preserve its history, and also an arts society. Famous for being the location where Thomas Edison created hundreds of his inventions, The Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park may be of interest to seniors wishing to learn about one of the most famous inventors of all time. 
    • Edison has an array of community resources for seniors, including Edison Senior Services, an organization that provides a range of services including arts and crafts and exercise groups, as well as seven other senior centers.
    • The Edison area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 
    • The cost of living in the Edison area is almost 50 percent more expensive than the national average. However, healthcare in this area can be around 3 percent cheaper than the national average. This may be something to consider for seniors who have health conditions.  
    • Edison has public transport options for seniors who do not drive. There is also a free transportation service provided by the Edison Senior Citizen Center for local seniors who do not have access to a car. 
    • Residents of Edison do not have their Social Security payments taxed, in accordance with New Jersey state law. 

    Paying for Assisted Living in Edison

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in New Jersey

    $5,840.00 Matawan
    $5,700.00 Warren
    $5,650.00 Westfield
    $5,577.00 East Brunswick
    $5,200.00 Somerset
    $4,357.00 Edison
    $4,000.00 US

    Assisted Living costs in Edison start around $4,357 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 Edison 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 Edison

    Residents of the Township of Edison who are eligible for financial support for assisted living can access it via New Jersey's Medicaid Managed Long Term Services and Supports (MLTSS)

    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 Edison

    Edison 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 Edison, please visit our Assisted Living in New Jersey page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Edison

    Edison-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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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Edison

    • Review of Heritage at Clara Barton

      The staff is warm, caring & responsive to my mom. The leadership staff is professional, transparent and forthcoming to the families. They've kept my mom safe and engaged during this current p... Read more

      POSTer girl
    • Review of Heritage at Clara Barton

      Jyll, Christine and the entire staff are the best you can find. The atmosphere at the Heritage is awesome always. It’s spotless, apartments are nice size, lots of activities for the residents. Duri... Read more

      Colleen Melia
    • Review of Brighton Gardens of Edison

      We were not that impressed with Brighton Gardens of Edison. The person who showed us around was very nice enough to give us whatever information he had. The other staff members were also nice enoug... Read more

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