2 Assisted Living Facilities in Manahawkin, NJ

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Atria Stafford

Provides: Assisted Living
1275 Route 72 West, Manahawkin, NJ 08050
"My mother moved into Emeritus at Stafford. We chose it because it is around the corner from where I live. So far, everything is working ouT very well. The staff is very nice and friendly. They take..." More

Southern Ocean Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1361 Rte 72 W, Manahawkin, NJ 08050
"Offering skilled nursing, medical and rehabilitative care for patients and residents. Whether for a short stay or for an extended period, our Clinical Care Teams are focused on implementing..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Manahawkin

    Manahawkin is a census-designated place located in Stafford Township, New Jersey, with a sizeable population of 2,303. Approximately 17% of the population are seniors. To accommodate this population, there are nine assisted living residences within the city limits with more than 56 communities available in nearby towns.

    In Manahawkin, as in the rest of New Jersey, these communities are referred to as assisted living residences and are regulated by the New Jersey Department of Human Services Division of Aging Services.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Manahawkin

    • July is the hottest month in Manahawkin with an average temperature of 84.3. The average rainfall is 44 inches per year and 210 sunny days, making the area preferable for seniors who enjoy the outdoors.
    • Seniors have access to a variety of transportation options which allows the seniors to conveniently access medical and other recreation facilities with the average one-way commute time being 25 minutes around the city. 
    • The cost of living in Manahawkin is 14.8% higher than the national average at 114.8, making it a reasonably affordable area compared to the rest of New Jersey, which is at 132.6. Healthcare costs are lower than the national average at 95.8.
    • The Manahawkin area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Southern Ocean Medical Centre and Atlantic Care Health, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • The city of Mahawakin has plenty of arts and culture for seniors to enjoy. Some assisted living facilities may offer supervised day trips for senior residents to some of the city’s attractions such as the Manahawkin Train Station Museum
    • Manahawkin has an array of community resources for seniors, including the AngelaCARES Inc for senior citizens, an organization that offers senior citizens with weekly nutritional programs as well as  Francis Community Centers.

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


    Paying for Assisted Living in Manahawkin

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in New Jersey

    $5,561.00 Jackson
    $5,530.00 Manahawkin
    $4,680.00 Brick
    $4,500.00 Toms River
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,549.00 Lakewood
    $3,300.00 Mays Landing

    Assisted Living costs in Manahawkin start around $5,530 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 Manahawkin 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 Manahawkin

    MLTSS (Managed Long-Term Service and Support) provides seniors in Manahawkin with financial support to pay health care and supportive services including assisted living. It is a managed care system under the Comprehensive Medicaid Waiver. The program utilizes New Jersey Family Care managed care organizations to promote efficiency and coordination of its services.

    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 Manahawkin

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Manahawkin

    Manahawkin-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 Manahawkin

    • Review of Atria Stafford

      Brookdale Stafford was very nice, but for a couple, it wouldn't be good because the units were too small. They had lots of activities, physical therapy, game room, and dining room. Everybody was ve... Read more

      Sue
    • Review of Atria Stafford

      She's in Brookdale Stafford, and it's really good. They have lots of activities, the food's been really good there, and the rooms are nice. The facility is clean and not overly large. I believe it'... Read more

      Glenn874207
    • Review of Atria Stafford

      Both of my parents have lived at this facility for the past 3 years. When they first got there I was very impressed with the facility and the staff. In the last year and a half however the place h... Read more

      Concerned sons
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