40 Assisted Living Facilities near Florence, NJ
There are 40 Assisted Living Facilities in the Florence area, with 1 in Florence and 39 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Florence is $5,825 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,600. Cheaper nearby regions include Bordentown with an average starting cost of $3,750.
To help you with your search, browse the 328 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Florence. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Florence 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Burlington with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Florence, NJ
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Florence
Florence Township is located in Burlington County, New Jersey, just south of Trenton. Scenic walking and sandy beaches along the Delaware River may be enjoyable for seniors who enjoy spending time outdoors. Out of the population of 12,000, over 21.8 are over 62. They can select from 11 assisted living facilities in Burlington County, all of which are licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health. To be designated as an assisted living type of facility, staff must be on hand 24 hours a day and the campus must be designed to allow aging in place.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Florence
Weather in Florence Township is characterized by four distinct seasons, with cold, snowy winters and warm, humid summers. Average high temperatures in July are 87 degrees Fahrenheit, while January lows average around 24 degrees Fahrenheit. Seniors sensitive to the cold may be uncomfortable in the winter.
Cost of living in Florence is 125, compared to the U.S. average of 100. Housing costs, at 155 compared to the base of 100, raise the average cost of living. This may affect assisted living fees. Grocery and health care costs are closer to the national average, coming at 100.1 and 94, respectively.
- Crime in the U.S. is rated on a scale of 1 to 100, 1 being the safest. Florence Township is quite safe, with a violent crime rate of 11.0 to the U.S. average of 31.1. Property crimes are 20.8, compared to the national average of 38.1. Seniors are advised to take precautions when traveling to Trenton or Philadelphia, however.
- Florence is serviced by the Southern New Jersey Light Rail Transit System, fixed bus routes called the River Line. Seniors and those with a qualifying disability are eligible for reduced fares.
- The Florence area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Virtua Memorial Hospital and Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- New Jersey senior citizens are eligible for a property tax freeze, which locks in their tax rates at a certain point. Florence property owners may find this beneficial as they contemplate transitioning into assisted living.
Paying for Assisted Living in Florence
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Florence start around $5,825 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 Florence 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 Florence
Qualified applicants in Florence Township may receive Medicaid waivers as part of the federal government's Comprehensive Medicaid Waiver. This act was passed in New Jersey in 2017 and is called Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MLTSS). The program may offset the costs of assisted living. New Jersey's system has no enrollment caps, meaning that all those who are eligible to receive services will receive them.
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 Florence
Florence 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 Florence, please visit our Assisted Living in New Jersey page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Florence
Florence-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.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Florence
Review of Brookdale Florence
Brookdale Florence was fabulous. They were terrific there. It looked very appealing to me, the people were watching a movie, and other people were waiting to go to a cooking class. The residents lo... Read more
Review of Brookdale Florence
My father moved into Brookdale Florence, and it worked out perfectly. The recommendation was fantastic. The staff is very caring and helpful. The food is what made my father decide to go there. The... Read more
Review of Brookdale Florence
My mother is a resident of Brookdale Florence. That's more of assisted living facility, not really a long-term care. We're hoping she doesn't have to go to long-term care, but if she does she may h... Read more