32 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 is living at The Chelsea and we love it. The staff is fantastic and responsive. My mother is adjusting and it makes life better for all of us. You have to remember that it takes time for..." 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
"The guy I met at Spring Hills Somerset was wonderful. He's the director of admittance. I'm one step from possibly moving my mom over to this community. It's a very nice place, nice entranceway, big..." 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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Caring Star 2014

Sunrise of East Brunswick

Provides: Assisted Living
190 Summerhill Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
"This is just what I wanted for mom, I can finally sleep at night . Sunrise of East Brunswick offers her the love and concern that due to work and logistics I cannot provide daily. Mom has thrived..." More

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The Villas

Provides: Assisted Living
289 Gordons Corner Road, Manalapan, NJ 07726
"My mother is a resident of The Villas and I have only good things to say about it. Every time I see my mother see complains to me that the food is so good, I'm getting fat and need to go on a diet,..." More

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Sunrise of Marlboro

Provides: Assisted Living
3A South Main Street, Marlboro, NJ 07746
"I toured Sunrise of Marlboro for my mom. The place was very nice, clean, inviting, and warm. The staff was friendly. They were invited my mom to spend a day there and do some activities. I saw they..." 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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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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Heritage at Clara Barton

Provides: Assisted Living
1015 Amboy Avenue, Edison, NJ 08837
"The staff is warm, caring & responsive to my mom. The leadership staff is professional, transparent and forthcoming to the families. They've kept my mom safe and engaged during this current..." 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 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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Mattison Crossing at Manalapan Avenue

Provides: Assisted Living
93 Manalapan Avenue, Freehold, NJ 07728
"Everything was beautiful at Brookdside, but it actually catered to Jewish people more, so I think my mother-in-law would be uncomfortable there. The rooms were a nice size. Their dayroom and dining..." 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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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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Atrium of 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 US-RT 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

Caring Star 2019

Brandywine Living At Howell

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Meridian Place, Howell, NJ 07731
"The staff and this facility after looking at so many places ..was the BEST place for you or your loved one..We were so fortunate to have the chance to deal with Lisa And Colleen..who run this site..." More

Caring Star 2015

Brandywine Living at Governor's Crossing

Provides: Assisted Living
49 Lasatta Avenue, Englishtown, NJ 07726
"The food is very good. There are plenty of activities. The service is excellent. The staff is caring and attentive with special mention of Brittany, Carmen, Heather, Al the chef, Jeanne,..." 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

Monmouth Crossing Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
560 Iron Bridge Road, 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

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

PARKER AT STONEGATE

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

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

Acorn Glen

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

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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

MERIDIAN WILLOWS ASSISTED LIVING COMM...

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

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Park Place

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

    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

    $5,577.00 East Brunswick
    $5,522.00 Monroe Township
    $5,425.00 Manalapan
    $5,200.00 Somerset
    $4,965.00 Marlboro
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,800.00 Freehold

    Assisted Living costs in Monroe Township start around $5,522 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 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

      CL
    • Review of Brookdale Monroe

      Brookdale Monroe - Monroe Township was fine, but it was just a little overpriced for us. Everything seemed clean. They were going through some upgrades so there was some construction going on. Othe... Read more

      Richard
    • Review of Brookdale Monroe

      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 ... Read more

      Carol
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