23 Assisted Living Facilities near Mount Laurel, NJ
There are 23 Assisted Living Facilities in the Mount Laurel area, with 2 in Mount Laurel and 21 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Mount Laurel is $6,100 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Marlton with an average starting cost of $4,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 227 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Mount Laurel. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Mount Laurel 3.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Moorestown with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Mount Laurel, NJ
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Mount Laurel
Mount Laurel is located at the New Jersey-Pennsylvania border and is named for the large hill situated at its main crossroads. Since the opening of the New Jersey Turnpike in 1951, the community has grown rapidly and is now home to about 41,000 people, roughly 18% of whom are seniors.
In Mount Laurel, as in all of New Jersey, assisted living facilities are categorized as assisted living residences, comprehensive personal care homes or assisted living programs, depending on the facility's features and accommodations. Mount Laurel has two assisted living facilities, and there are nearly two dozen more nearby. These facilities, like all of those in the state, are licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Mount Laurel
- Mount Laurel seniors do not pay state income tax on their Social Security benefits, and while all other retirement income is taxable, those who are age 62 and over can claim a sizable deduction to minimize the expense. This may help some seniors afford assisted living expenses in this city.
- Mount Laurel seniors can access the city's senior/disabled bus service. This service, provided courtesy of Sen-Han Transit, operates shopping routes throughout the city every Wednesday. There is a small cost-share fee, and tipping of the driver is not permitted.
- The Mount Laurel area has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Mt. Holly.
- While the overall cost of living in Mount Laurel is about 17% higher than the national average, it is about 16% below the state average, which may make it a good option for budget-conscious New Jerseyans.
Summers in Mount Laurel are very warm with July highs near 90 degrees, and winters are very cold with lows near 20 degrees. In spite of its cold temperatures, the region only receives about 13 inches of annual snowfall, which is about half the national average. This may appeal to seniors who rely on mobility aids.
- Seniors seeking a low-crime community for their retirement years may want to consider Mount Laurel, which has an overall crime rate that is notably below the national average. On a 100-point scale, the city's violent crime rate is 9.4, versus the national average of 22.7; and the property crime rate is 24.1, versus the national average of 35.4.
Note: Data on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures
Paying for Assisted Living in Mount Laurel
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Mount Laurel start around $6,100 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 Mount Laurel 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 Mount Laurel
Seniors who meet income and asset guidelines may have assisted living services covered by the Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports Medicaid waiver.
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 Mount Laurel
Mount Laurel 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 Mount Laurel, please visit our Assisted Living in New Jersey page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Mount Laurel
Mount Laurel-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 Mount Laurel
Review of Arbor Terrace Mount Laurel
My aunt will be moving into Arbor Terrace Mount Laurel. It's clean, new, beautiful, and it's close to her family. The staff was wonderful, very, very helpful, very knowledgeable, and every question... Read more
Review of Brightview-Mount Laurel
My mother was at Brightview at Mount Laurel for two months. The place was very nice and clean. The people were friendly. The food was fine. For socialization, it was perfectly fine, but my mother n... Read more
Review of Brightview-Mount Laurel
Although there have been some bumps in the road, I feel Brightview Mt Laurel was the right choice for my mother. There will always be that staff member, activity, meal, or whatever that doesn't "w... Read more