9 Assisted Living Facilities near Hackettstown, NJ

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Hackettstown, NJ

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Bentley Commons at Paragon Village

Provides: Assisted Living
425 US Highway 46 E, Hackettstown, NJ 07840
"I went to Paragon Village. It is like a little village. They have independent living, assisted living, and skilled nursing. They also have a shopping center. Everybody was very nice and very..." More

House of the Good Shepherd

Provides: Assisted Living
798 Willow Grove Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840
"We're not allowed in but the grounds at House of the Good Shepherd Assisted Living are kept very neat and nice. My mother-in-law is very happy there. She says that they're taking good care of her..." More

Colonial Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
1571 Route 57, Hackettstown, NJ 07840
"We are going to move my mom to Colonial Manor at the end of July. The place is small. There are only 10 residents there. It is very homey and comfortable. They have a lot of property around, so..." More

Colonial Manor at Panther Valley

Provides: Assisted Living
1627 Route 517, Hackettstown, NJ 07840
"Amazing facility. Excellent care. Nicole is amazing. She’s the manager and lives on premises with her husband. Nicole and her staff are beyond compassionate. Dad is happy. Before colonial he missed..." More

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Hunterdon Hills Residential Care Faci...

Provides: Assisted Living
486 West Hill Road, Glen Gardner, NJ 08826
"I visited this facility when they were serving lunch. Staff was friendly. It was pretty clean and odor-free. " More
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Mt. Arlington Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2 Hillside Drive, Mount Arlington, NJ 07856
"I lived right down the street from Mt. Arlington Senior Living. The staff was very personable. They were communicative and very knowledgeable about everything. The people that I spoke with seemed..." 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

Forest Manor Health Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
145 State Park Road, Blairstown, NJ 07825
"What a beautiful facility located off the beaten path. Beautiful scenery, gorgeous courtyard, you just feel so at peace because of the natural surroundings. Definitely a great place to live or..." More

Bryan Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
600 Old Chester Road, Gladstone, NJ 07934
"Home- like friendly, cheerful place with attentive staff, rooms are cozy, uniquely individual,. Residents spend most of their time in community areas enjoying different activities together like ..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Hackettstown

    Hackettstown is one of the few towns in the country that doesn’t share its name with another town. There’s only one Hackettstown, and it’s home to approximately 9,500 people. Nearly 15% of the town’s residents are seniors, and if they need help with their daily activities, they can turn to any of the five assisted living facilities in town. Another six facilities are located in nearby communities.

    The New Jersey Department of Health regulates Hackettstown’s assisted living facilities. These facilities provide 24-hour personal care and health services to four or more seniors.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Hackettstown

    • Seniors in Hackettstown have many public transit options. Warren County offers a fixed-route shuttle service that can take seniors from Hackettstown to Washington, and the suggested fare is only $1. Seniors enjoy discounted fares on the commuter rail line that connects Hackettstown to Penn Station in New York City.
    • New Jersey has many retiree-friendly tax policies. Hackettstown seniors don’t have to pay tax on their military pensions or Social Security benefits. Some retirees may be able to exclude some or all of their other retirement income, such as IRA withdrawals.
    • The Hackettstown area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Hackettstown Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • With winter lows in the teens and summer highs in the 80s, Hackettstown’s climate is less comfortable than the national average. It also receives more snow than the national average, which may be difficult for seniors who like to be outdoors.
    • Seniors who move to Hackettstown may notice that some budget categories are more expensive. The town’s overall cost of living is 15.6% higher than the U.S. average. This is largely driven by high housing costs, which are 35.7% more expensive than the national average. 

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


    Paying for Assisted Living in Hackettstown

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in New Jersey

    $6,758.00 Randolph
    $6,341.00 Basking Ridge
    $5,722.00 Parsippany
    $5,526.00 Morris Plains
    $5,500.00 Hackettstown
    $5,317.00 Newton
    $4,000.00 US

    Assisted Living costs in Hackettstown start around $5,500 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 Hackettstown 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 Hackettstown

    New Jersey’s Medicaid Managed Long Term Services and Supports program may help seniors pay for assisted living in Hackettstown. Seniors with limited incomes and few resources may qualify for funding through the Optional State Supplementation program.

    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 Hackettstown

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Hackettstown

    Hackettstown-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 Hackettstown, NJ

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Hackettstown

    • Review of Colonial Manor at Panther Valley

      Amazing facility. Excellent care. Nicole is amazing. She’s the manager and lives on premises with her husband. Nicole and her staff are beyond compassionate. Dad is happy. Before colonial he missed... Read more

      murillodave
    • Review of House of the Good Shepherd

      We're not allowed in but the grounds at House of the Good Shepherd Assisted Living are kept very neat and nice. My mother-in-law is very happy there. She says that they're taking good care of her a... Read more

      Charlene
    • Review of Colonial Manor at Panther Valley

      My sister in law went to this facility because she was allowed to keep her two cats. A few months ago, she was diagnosed with cancer and was moved to hospice care, along with her beloved pets. Yest... Read more

      Terribly sad end
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