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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Livingston, NJ for 2024

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There are 37 Assisted Living Facilities in the Livingston area, with 5 in Livingston and 32 nearby.

The average cost of assisted living in Livingston is $5,737 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,750. Cheaper rated regions include Florham Park with an average starting cost of 6,276.

To help you with your search, browse the review below for assisted living facilities in Livingston. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Livingston . Better rated regions include Florham Park with an average rating of 4.07 out of 5 stars.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Livingston

The township of Livingston in Essex County, New Jersey, is just 9 miles northwest of Newark, offering seniors peaceful, convenient suburban living within the New York metropolitan area. There are 42 assisted living facilities in the area including two within town limits.

In Livingston as in the rest of the Garden State, assisted living facilities are licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health and classified into three categories: assisted living residences (ALRs), which offer apartment-type accommodation; assisted living programs (ALPs), which cater to subsidized public housing residents; and comprehensive personal care homes (CPCHs), which accommodate no more than two persons per residential unit.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Livingston

 

  • The cost of living in Livingston is 83 percent higher than the national average mainly due to housing and transportation costs respectively being 217 percent and 70 percent higher than the U.S. averages. Other expense categories are somewhat comparable to the nation’s average figures.
  • Livingston’s violent and property crime rates are significantly lower than in Newark and the national averages, making the town a safer place for seniors.
  • There are several mobility options for seniors in Livingston. NJ Transit operates bus routes around Livingston and other areas in New Jersey at reduced fares for citizens 62+. The Livingston Express Shuttle provides round-trip transportation from Livingston Mall to South Orange train station, and senior transportation is offered to Livingston residents 62+.
  • The community of Livingston offers seniors plenty of arts and culture experiences. Local performers include New Jersey BalletLivingston Community Players and the Children’s Theatre of Livingston, and Livingston Symphony Orchestra concerts have ticket discounts for seniors. The Livingston Arts Association and Riker Hill Artists hold art classes and exhibits, and seniors can learn a foreign language, enjoy poetry sessions and other enrichment programs offered by the township’s Senior, Youth & Leisure Services (SYLS) department.
  • The Livingston area area is home to world-class medical facilities including Saint Barnabas Medical CenterSummit Medical Group and Cardiovascular Consultants of NJ in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • Livingston has an array of community resources for seniors including LMR Elder Care, an organization that offers consultation services and assistance for seniors and their family members on comprehensive care plans, long-term care insurance and related legal matters as well as one senior center.

 

Paying for Assisted Living in Livingston

Assisted Living costs in Livingston start around $5,737 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 Livingston 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.

Cities in New Jersey

Summit

$6,330

Livingston

$5,737

Florham Park

$4,642

Avon

$4,350

US

$4,000

West Orange

$3,945

Parsippany

$3,500

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Livingston

The Managed Long Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) program of New Jersey provides financial coverage on the costs of assisted living for Medicaid-eligible seniors in Livingston.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in New Jersey page.

Financial Assistance in New Jersey

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 Livingston

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

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Livingston

 

Livingston-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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