35 Assisted Living Facilities near Monroe Township, NJ

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Monroe Township, NJ

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Caring Star 2016

Brookdale Monroe

Provides: Assisted Living
380 Forsgate Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08831
"My mother moved into Brookdale Monroe. It's a beautiful community. One of the many things that I like about it is that it's very nice-looking and welcoming. The staff is very hard working, and I'm..." More

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The Chelsea at Forsgate

Provides: Assisted Living
319 Forsgate Dr, Monroe Township, NJ 08831
"My mother just got into The Chelsea at Forsgate the other day. I knew about it. It was kind of close -- in between my brother and me -- and it's in a decent area, so I went and looked at it. I was..." More

Cranbury Center

Provides: Assisted Living
292 Applegarth Rd, Monroe Township, NJ 08831
"The Cranbury Center employs many wonderful nurses and doctors. Most of the aids are very caring and attentive. The center was clean and the dining room tables always have tablecloths on them for..." More

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Spring Hills Somerset

Provides: Assisted Living
473 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873
"My tour at Spring Hills Somerset was ok. I preferred what I saw in another community; this was nice, but some areas were a little more clinical. It's home-like but not homey. I saw the menu and..." More

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Heritage of Clara Barton

Provides: Assisted Living
1015 Amboy Ave., Edison, NJ 08837
"My mom has been a resident at Clara Barton for two and a half great years. She was happy, busy, and content before COVID and she continues to be today. This is mostly due to the outstanding..." More

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Sunrise of Marlboro

Provides: Assisted Living
3A South Main Street, Marlboro, NJ 07746
"Sunrise of Marlboro was really beautiful, very bright, open, and very clean. It had a very nice atmosphere and sort of like a mansion style with a grand staircase. The staff was great and nice. The..." More

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Caring Star 2014

Sunrise of East Brunswick

Provides: Assisted Living
190 Summerhill Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
"My tour experience at Sunrise of East Brunswick was very good. It's very homey, and it makes you feel like you're on a cruise ship. The area where they eat is set up like a restaurant. The staff..." More

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The Villas

Provides: Assisted Living
289 Gordons Corner Road, Manalapan, NJ 07726
"The Villas was really a beautiful place. It's new, so it's not dated at all. The place was spotless. Everything's very fresh, clean, and shiny. The rooms were beautiful, and all the amenities were..." More

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Caring Star 2013

The Chelsea at East Brunswick

Provides: Assisted Living
606 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
"The Chelsea seemed to be a superior establishment. The place itself was superior. The rooms for the residents were very superior, too. Food seemed to be good enough. However, they were expensive...." More

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Monmouth Crossing Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
560 Iron Bridge Rd., Freehold, NJ 07728
"We liked Monmouth Crossing Assisted Living and the size of it. The woman we spoke with gave us every bit of information and was not pushy. The place was nice, clean, and smelled good. They had..." More

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Mattison Crossing at Manalapan Avenue

Provides: Assisted Living
93 Manalapan Avenue, Freehold, NJ 07728
"Mattison Crossing at Manalapan Avenue was spacious, airy, and clean. There's a welcoming feel to it. We were impressed with everybody that we met. They answered our questions and were very..." More

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Millennium Memory Care - Matawan

Provides: Assisted Living
447 Matawan Ave, Matawan, NJ 07721
"At Millennium Memory Care we provide the most personal, effective and sensitive Alzheimer’s and dementia care in New Jersey, even for the most challenging patients. Our staff works with caregivers..." More

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Millennium Memory Care - Monroe

Provides: Assisted Living
310 Buckelew Avenue, Monroe, NJ 08831
"My relative just moved in recently and I must say we are happy thus far... The place is immaculate. the community is very clean and the staff is on top of things. Every resident has their own rooms..." More

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Atrium of Matawan

Provides: Assisted Living
40 Freneau Avenue, Matawan, NJ 07747
"I like the personnel at Atrium Senior Living of Matawan and the way they treated my mother especially. They treated my mother wonderful. She's only been there for six weeks, but she's gotten very..." More

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The Chelsea at the Solana Marlboro

Provides: Assisted Living
52 County Road 520, Marlboro, NJ 07751
"The Solana (The Solana Marlboro) is a smaller community. It only houses 20 people. They have a beautiful courtyard. Residents can go out to it without being able to get out to the exterior, so it..." More

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The Chelsea at Manalapan

Provides: Assisted Living
445 Route 9 South, Manalapan, NJ 07726
"My experience at The Chelsea at Manalapan was very nice. The rooms were also very nice. They seemed very upscale to me. They have short trips with the bus to take them to see different things that..." More

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Holly House Senior Residence

Provides: Assisted Living
117 Dey Street, Hightstown, NJ 08520
"This facility is more than the walls that surround it; it served as a home and extended family for my mom who lived there for 7+ years. It is family owned and run which makes it feel more like a..." More

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Rose Hill Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1150 Washington Blvd., Robbinsville, NJ 08691
"Rose Hill was spotless, they had a little chapel, and you can practice whatever religion you have there. They had a big recreation area, it's very clean, and it seemed very nice. Each bedroom had..." More

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Bear Creek Assisted Living & Memory Care

Provides: Assisted Living
291 Village Road East, West Windsor, NJ 08550
"My tour of Bear Creek Assisted Living & Memory Care was very good. As soon as I walked in I felt a sense of warmth. It was lovely, had a homey feeling, and was very clean. The director I met..." More

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Spring Hills Princeton

Provides: Assisted Living
1000 Windrow Drive, Princeton, NJ 08540
"It was very nice, and their rooms were very nice as well. They have nice people. The food was awful. " More

HarborChase of Princeton

Provides: Assisted Living
4331 Route 1 South, Princeton, NJ 08540
"Located in Princeton, New Jersey, HarborChase of Princeton features 120 apartments and offers assisted living, memory care, and respite care services. Residents are only moments away from the..." More

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Maplewood at Princeton

Provides: Assisted Living
One Hospital Drive, Plainsboro, NJ 08536
"Welcome to an inspiring senior living community located right on the campus of Penn Medicine-Princeton Health in downtown Plainsboro. Nestled moments away from the prestigious Princeton University,..." More

Caring Star 2019

Brandywine Living At Howell

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Meridian Place, Howell, NJ 07731
"The management team is helpful and informative. My mother has lived there for 3 years and the staff is caring and enthusiastic . I’m informed of her health issues and I know she is being well cared..." More

Caring Star 2015

Brandywine Living at Governor's Crossing

Provides: Assisted Living
49 Lasatta Avenue, Englishtown, NJ 07726
"Facility is Clean! Food is ok Activities on point family visits mean a lot Staff always keeps us updated ! Some staff go above and beyond like Kyra , Carol , Jean, Brittany , Melissa and Amy ..." More

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Brandywine Living at Princeton

Provides: Assisted Living
155 Raymond Road, Princeton, NJ 08540
"There can be no doubt that Alzheimer's, this serious illness, does not only develop in different stages but also manifests itself in various symptoms and appearances. In the case of my wife the..." More

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Reformed Church Home

Provides: Assisted Living
1990 Route 18 North, Old Bridge, NJ 08857
"Reformed Church Home is all good. My first impression when I visited was that it's a bright, clean, and welcoming place. The staff member who accommodated me was friendly and informative. I saw..." More

Brandywine Living Serenade at Princeton

Provides: Assisted Living
775 Mt. Lucas Road, Princeton, NJ 08540
"I need to place my husband in an assisted living facility as a respite stay as I went away on business. He recently just had a knee replacement and I could not leave him alone, he needed..." More

Homestead at Hamilton

Provides: Assisted Living
2560 Kuser Road, Trenton, NJ 08691
"I chose Homestead at Hamilton for my mom because she can afford it, and it's a beautiful place that offers everything that she needs; she'll get assistance with her medication and with whatever she..." More

The Oscar & Ella Wilf Campus For Seni...

Provides: Assisted Living
350 Demott Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873
"The Martin and Edith Stein Residence was also very nice, but there was a waiting list. It was clean, the people were very nice, and I have nothing negative about it, but I didn't really dig into it..." More

CareOne at East Brunswick

Provides: Assisted Living
664 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
"My aunt was at CareOne at East Brunswick. They were good, and she was very happy there. It was limited on our end because we weren't allowed to go in. We're only allowed to go in a couple of times..." More


Provides: Assisted Living
443 RIVER ROAD, Highland Park, NJ 08904
"Parker was very nice and less expensive than the other one we visited. I liked everything about the place. The staff was friendly. The place was extremely clean. The menus for all of the meals were..." More

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Madison Center

Provides: Assisted Living
625 State Route 34, Matawan, NJ 07747
"I will give Madison Center a 5 star. It was friendlier, more activities, and more stuff to do. The rooms were good and spacious. What really stood out there was that the nurses were friendly. " More

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Park Place

Provides: Assisted Living
2 Deerpark Dr, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852


Provides: Assisted Living
713 N Beers Street, Holmdel, NJ 07733
"The Willows was very nice. I liked it, and my mother liked it. It had a lot of positives. It was sort of a Victorian home setup, architecturally, where you walk in, and it had a big covered porch...." More

The Landing of Hamilton

Provides: Assisted Living
1750 Yardville Hamilton Square Rd, Hamilton Tow...
"I visited The Landing of Hamilton. They were just opening. We were able to do an in house visit because there were no residents in and they were booking people. It is an attractive place, although..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Monroe Township

    Monroe Township provides a variety of resources and activities for adults age 55 and over, including lectures and seminars, social activities and transportation. This community is home to about 45,000 people, approximately 36 percent of whom are aged 65 and over.

    The Monroe Township area has 33 assisted living facilities, including three in the township proper and another 30 in nearby cities like East Brunswick and Somerset. There are three different types of assisted living facilities in Monroe Township and all of New Jersey, including assisted living residences, comprehensive personal care homes and assisted living programs, all of which are licensed by the Department of Health and Senior Services

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Monroe Township

    • New Jersey has some of the highest property taxes in the nation, which may affect seniors who own a home in Monroe Township. Seniors do not pay state income tax on Social Security income, and taxpayers aged 62 and over are eligible for a large deduction on other types of retirement income. 
    • According to data gathered by the American Lung Association, Middlesex County, where Monroe Township is located, has very high ozone pollution levels, receiving an F for this type of pollution. Short-term particle pollution levels are low, however, with the county being given an A for this type of pollution. 
    • The cost of living in Monroe Township is about 15 percent higher than the statewide average and nearly 50 percent higher than the national average. Groceries and utilities cost about five percent more than the national average, which may be a consideration for seniors with fixed incomes.
    • Monroe Township's year-round temperatures are similar to the U.S. average, with summer highs in the mid-80s and winter lows in the low 20s. The region receives slightly less snow than the United States as a whole, which may make the area well-suited for seniors with mobility difficulties.
    • Monroe Township is a very safe community, which may appeal to seniors who enjoy being out and about in the community alone. The safety index for this community is 94, meaning that it is safer than 94 percent of communities of all sizes across the country. When compared only to similarly sized communities, Monroe Township's crime rate was among the lowest at just four crimes per 1,000 residents. 
    • Monroe Township's Transportation Department operates a bus service for residents age 55 and over. This service is free to use.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Monroe Township

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in New Jersey

    $5,672.00 Monroe Township
    $5,455.00 Freehold
    $5,427.00 Marlboro
    $5,425.00 Manalapan
    $5,353.00 East Brunswick
    $5,200.00 Somerset
    $4,000.00 US

    Assisted Living costs in Monroe Township start around $5,672 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 Monroe Township 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 Monroe Township

    Low-income seniors in Monroe Township may receive financial aid for assisted living through the Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports 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 Monroe Township

    Monroe Township 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 Monroe Township, please visit our Assisted Living in New Jersey page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Monroe Township

    Monroe Township-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 Monroe Township, NJ

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Monroe Township

    • Review of The Chelsea at Forsgate

      The Chelsea at Forsgate has good nursing services. They have quite a few nurses on staff, and we liked their friendliness, cleanliness, and pricing. One of the most important reasons why we're choo... Read more

    • Review of The Chelsea at Forsgate

      My mother just got into The Chelsea at Forsgate the other day. I knew about it. It was kind of close -- in between my brother and me -- and it's in a decent area, so I went and looked at it. I was ... Read more

    • Review of The Chelsea at Forsgate

      The Chelsea at Forsgate was very nice. It was meal time when we went there, there's a lobby outside of the dining room and the residents were all over the place, like the holding room. My husband, ... Read more

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