22 Assisted Living Facilities near Newark, NJ

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Newark, NJ

Loving Care Agency

Provides: Assisted Living
24 Commerce St # 1430, Newark, NJ 07102
"They are very well organized and provide you with services needed and fast replacement when needed.. a company you can trutly rely on " More

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Atria Cranford

Provides: Assisted Living
10 Jackson Drive, Cranford, NJ 07016
"We toured Atria Cranford. It was a very good tour, a very nice place that had a nice mixture of men and women for my father. It was very clean, very nice, and the rooms were very nice. The few..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Brighton Gardens of West Orange

Provides: Assisted Living
220 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052
"I toured Brighton Gardens of West Orange for a loved one. The people are nice, and the dining area is nice. I like the security there. They were really strict about their Covid policy and that was..." More
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Brookdale West Orange

Provides: Assisted Living
520 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052
"I toured Brookdale West Orange for a loved one. I like the people and the room. The room has a kitchenette, it isa good size, and had the seat in the shower. The dining room was nice, too. They had..." More

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Canterbury Village of West Orange

Provides: Assisted Living
33 Mount Pleasant Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052
"Canterbury Village is a wonderful community. The staff are very caring and devoted to the residents. The food is not only delicious, but healthy. All in all, I am very happy that my loved one is..." More

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Amber Court of Elizabeth

Provides: Assisted Living
1155 E Jersey Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07201
"Amber Court of Elizabeth, New Jersey, is located in the thriving downtown area of Elizabeth near many urban conveniences, such as restaurants, shopping, banking, entertainment, and much more. Major..." More

Spring Hills Livingston (Opening Sept...

Provides: Assisted Living
346 East Cedar Street, Livingston, NJ 07039
"Spring Hills Post Acute Care of Livingston lets patients recover in comfort—all within miles of New York. We’re taking the time to give our space the same level of care we give your loved ones...." More

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Job Haines Home

Provides: Assisted Living
250 Bloomfield Avenue, Bloomfield, NJ 07003
"My father spent his last three and a half years here and I am so grateful. They are a caring, compassionate, competent and safe facility. They managed all his late life transitions seamlessly and..." More

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The Cliffs At Eagle Rock

Provides: Assisted Living
707 Eagle Rock Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052
"The Administrative Staff, Nurses, Aides, and Activities Directors are wonderful. The staff always tried to address any concerns we had. My mother and I also loved the spacious grounds outside..." More

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Hudson Hills Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
3505 Bergen Turnpike, North Bergen, NJ 07047
"Rooms are spacious and clean Staff is professional and friendly Bingo and other social activities Diverse community" More

Walpan Residence for Senior Citizens

Provides: Assisted Living
176 Christopher Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
"I visited Walpan Residence and loved the community. It had very good facilities and was reasonably priced, but they didn't have an opening." More

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Brandywine Living at Summit

Provides: Assisted Living
41 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901
"The staff was very responsive to the needs of my father and his family. He loved the food very much and looked forward to the meals. The facility was easy to access from major highways. If..." More

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Brandywine Living at Livingston

Provides: Assisted Living
369 East Mount Pleasant Avenue, Livingston, NJ ...
"I can't say enough about the smooth and caring transition my mother (and I) experienced at Brandywine Living at Livingston...during a pandemic, nonetheless! Everyone including the directors of..." More

Green Hill

Provides: Assisted Living
103 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052
"My brother & sister-in-law moved to Green Hill about 9 months ago. Both of them are treated very well. The staff , the nurses, care givers & management cannot do enough to make them feel..." More

Harbor Terrace Adult Care & Assisted ...

Provides: Assisted Living
110 Henderson Street, Staten Island, NY 10301
"The management there at Harbor Terrace was very good, very professional, and very caring. The place is very clean and very well organized. They have studios and they have one-bedrooms. They are..." More

The Atrium At Hamilton Park

Provides: Assisted Living
330 Ninth Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302
"Alaris Health at The Atrium is nice and clean. The people are very nice, but the food is not good. The dining room looks really nice, but the food is the same food that they use in the nursing home..." More

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Complete Care at Cedar Grove

Provides: Assisted Living
536 Ridge Rd, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
"Waterview Center is nice. It's not a bad place to be. The only thing I don't like is on account of this virus they're not letting anybody out of their room. You can't go outside. I just feel..." More

Alaris Health at Belgrove

Provides: Assisted Living
195 Belgrove Drive , Kearny, NJ 07032
"I was very impressed with the staff there. They treated the patients like family. They always had smiles on their faces and they never made you feel like they were rushed if you inquired about a..." More

Delaire Nursing & Conv Center

Provides: Assisted Living
400 West Stimpson Avenue, Linden, NJ 07036
"Facility was clean and many personnel were very caring and helpful. However, my friend was there for 10 years and had many problems while there, such as a broken leg and broken arm. She ultimitely..." More

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Saints Cosmas and Damian Home

Provides: Assisted Living
2099 Forest Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10303
"Father has been at St Cosmas & Damian for a year. It is not that it is dirty, it is just old, the rugs are old and stained. They keep it immaculate, but everything is old, so I am hoping if it..." More

CareFinders Total Care

Provides: Assisted Living
647 Main Ave. Suite 201 , Passaic, NJ 07055

Lakeside Manor Home for Adults, Inc.

Provides: Assisted Living
797 Brighton Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Newark

    Newark, the largest city in New Jersey, is experiencing a revitalization, causing many to call it "the next Brooklyn." The investment the city is making in itself includes more museums, shopping and entertainment districts, and senior centers. There are 63 assisted living facilities in the greater Newark area, allowing plenty of options for those who need a little extra help with daily living tasks. Assisted living facilities in Newark are licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health. Regulations stipulate that staff be on hand 24 hours a day, and the campus must be designed to allow "aging in place."

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Newark

    • Newark experiences all four seasons, including snowy winters and warm, humid summers. Average high temperatures in July are 86 degrees, while January lows average around 23. Seniors sensitive to the cold may be uncomfortable in the winter. 

    • Cost of living in Newark is 117.1, compared to the U.S. average of 100. Housing and grocery costs are both about ten percent higher than the national average, while healthcare falls in line with the average. 

    • While Newark crime rates are lower than in the pastviolent crime is still extremely high, with a rate of 90.7 to the U.S. average of 31.1. Property crimes are 45.3, compared to the national average of 38.1. Seniors are advised to take precautions when leaving their assisted living homes. 

    • Newark is serviced by the New Jersey Transit Authority, which provides both rail lines and buses. Paratranspotation is also available. Seniors may travel around the city as well as into nearby Manhatten via train. Those 62 and older, or with a qualifying disability, are eligible for reduced fares. 

    • The Newark area is home to world-class medical facilities, including St. Michael's Medical Center and Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Newark has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Newark Senior Services Department, an organization that provides door-to-door transportation, healthcare screens, and programs for education and enrichment as well as several senior centers in different wards of the city.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Newark

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in New Jersey

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,945.00 West Orange
    $3,913.00 Bloomfield
    $3,150.00 Elizabeth

    Assisted Living costs in Newark start around $0 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 Newark 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 Newark

    New Jersey offers Medicaid waivers that may help those who qualify offset the costs of an assisted living facility. Qualifications are set through the state's Department of Human Services. This program was created in 2017 and is titled Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MLTSS). This falls under the federal government's Comprehensive Medicaid Waiver. New Jersey's system has no enrollment caps, meaning that all those who are eligible to receive services will receive them. 

    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 Newark

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Newark

    Newark-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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