32 Assisted Living Facilities in Livingston, NJ

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Brandywine Living at Livingston

369 East Mount Pleasant Avenue, Livingston, NJ
Brandywine Living at Livingston is located in Livingston, New Jersey, only a few minutes from O’Connor Park and Interstate 280. Visitors and residents praise the caring, engaging and well-trained staff and the luxurious, cruise-like in... (read more)
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Care One At Livingston

76 Passaic Avenue, Livingston, NJ
DCKirkland: "Careone is a great Assisted Living community. A family friend has lived in the community for quite a number of years. Careone happened to be the only community that would allow my friends grandmother to transition due to her high level of ... (read more)
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Juniper Village at Chatham

500 Southern Boulevard, Chatham, NJ
Dale: "Everyone at Juniper Village at Chatham was helpful and I saw the entire place. It's very good. I would definitely go there. I know people who have gone there and they're really happy with the food, the service, the clientele, the activitie... (read more)
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2016, 2017, 2018

Brookdale West Orange

520 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, NJ
Brookdale West Orange is nestled in the heart of West Orange, New Jersey, close to Eagle Rock Reservation, Saint Barnabas Hospital, restaurants and shopping areas. This senior living facility is described by residents and loved ones as mode... (read more)
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Brighton Gardens of West Orange

220 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ
Brighton Gardens of West Orange is located in West Orange, New Jersey, just north of Eagle Rock Reservation. Residents look forward to creative, social and spiritual activities and speak highly of three balanced meals per day with a variety... (read more)
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2015, 2016

Sunrise of Westfield

240 Springfield Avenue, Westfield, NJ
Sunrise of Westfield is adjacent to the beautiful setting of Lenape Park in Westfield, New Jersey, just two miles from the shops and restaurants of downtown. Visitors are impressed by the lovely decor and welcoming ambiance that makes the f... (read more)
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2012

Brighton Gardens of Mountainside

1350 Route 22, West, Mountainside, NJ
Brighton Gardens of Mountainside is located in Mountainside, New Jersey, and offers assisted living services and memory care to seniors. Visitors and residents tout this senior living community as very nice, updated and welcoming. They also... (read more)
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Brighton Gardens of Florham Park

21 Ridgedale Avenue, Florham Park, NJ
6abc1234: "Just a warm place!! Staff is amazing!!"
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2015, 2016

Sunrise of Morris Plains

209 Littleton Road, Morris Plains, NJ
Dale: "I spoke with Kimberly there at Sunrise of Morris Plains and I got an excellent tour. I didn't taste their food, but I spoke to some of the residents and they said that the food is very good. They're known for having an older dog, and he ju... (read more)
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Sunrise of West Essex

47 Greenbrook, Fairfield, NJ
Happy t: "Don't be fooled by what they say to you during a tour. Looks can be deceiving. The place is beautiful. The food sounds good but tastes horrible, it's saddening that these residents pay a fortune and can't have a nice tasting me (I've ate t... (read more)
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Brookdale Florham Park

8 James Street, Florham Park, NJ
BW: "Brookdale Florham Park was very nice. The person who was showing me around was very nice, knowledgeable, and she tried to be very helpful when we talked about financing. I would have gone to this community, but I got a better offer elsewhe... (read more)
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Walpan Residence for Senior Citizens

176 Christopher Street, Montclair, NJ
Cindy: "I visited Walpan Residence and loved the community. It had very good facilities and was reasonably priced, but they didn't have an opening."
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CareOne at Morris

200 Mazdabrook Rd., Parsippany, NJ
LorCee: "My mother who is 104 yrs. old has been a permanent resident at CareOne at Morris Assisted Living Facility for over two years. She came in previous years for a few days' respite stays. The entire staff at CareOne Morris ALF is tremendou... (read more)
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Canterbury Village of West Orange

33 Mount Pleasant Avenue, West Orange, NJ
Canterbury Village of West Orange is nestled in West Orange, New Jersey, just beneath Eagle Rock Reservation. Residents enjoy a library, outdoor courtyard and sun room. The facility features both private and semi-private accommodations, com... (read more)
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Spring Meadows Summit

41 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ
Spring Meadows Summit offers assisted living services to seniors in Summit, New Jersey. This senior living community receives high marks from residents and their loved ones for its beautiful facility and the welcoming atmosphere. Residents ... (read more)
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The Chelsea at Montville

165 Changebridge Road, Montville, NJ
BW: "My mother has been a resident of The Chelsea at Montville. In the main entrance, they have a covered area where the residents can sit, or go outside if they have a wheelchair. They have a large area in the lobby where the residents can get... (read more)
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Sunrise of Madison

215 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ
Lois588836: "Sunrise of Madison was very pleasant, and the residents were highly cognitive. When I walked in, it was pretty nice. The residents were pleasantly having lunch, and it looked like the menu had many selections. You can help yourself with co... (read more)
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Fox Trail Memory Care Living at Montville

55 River Road, Montville, NJ
Small-scale, homelike settings are the most beneficial to those with Alzheimer's disease because it fosters a social senior living community environment, and residents are more relaxed and engaged in familiar and comfortable surroundings th... (read more)
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Job Haines Home

250 Bloomfield Avenue, Bloomfield, NJ
Job Haines Home is an assisted living and nursing home in Bloomfield, New Jersey, former home of the Charms Candy Company. Housing options include studio and one-bedroom apartments. Companion suites are available. Onsite amenities include a... (read more)
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2015

Spring Hills Morristown

17 Spring Place, Morristown, NJ
Reviewer#JO1218: "Very happy with the compassionate care that Mom receives. The staff is attentive to her needs in a kind yet professional manner. Keep up the great work!"
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At A Glance

There are 32 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Livingston is $5,680 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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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+.
  • 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

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in New Jersey

$5,725.00 Avon
$5,680.00 Livingston
$5,502.00 Parsippany
$4,985.00 Florham Park
$4,000.00 US
$3,750.00 West Orange
$3,600.00 Morristown

Assisted Living costs in Livingston start around $5,680 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.

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.

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.


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.