12 Assisted Living Facilities near Sewell, NJ
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There are 12 Assisted Living Facilities in the Sewell area, with 4 in Sewell and 8 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Sewell is $3,940 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,450. Cheaper nearby regions include Glassboro with an average starting cost of $3,870.
To help you with your search, browse the 110 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Sewell. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Sewell 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Williamstown with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Sewell, NJ
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Sewell
A community located within Mantua Township, Sewell, NJ., has 15,217 residents, 14.3 percent of whom are 65 and older. Activities for seniors living in Sewell include walks in Washington Lake Park, taking in plays and concerts at The Broadway Theatre in nearby Pitman and trips to Heritage Vineyards.
There are 14 assisted living facilities in the Sewell area — four in Sewell and 10 more in nearby communities. In Sewell and throughout the state of New Jersey, there are three types of assisted living facilities (ALFs). These are assisted living residences (ALRs), comprehensive personal care homes (CPCHs) and assisted living programs (ALPs). All are regulated by the Department of Health and Senior Services.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Sewell
- Sewell's weather includes plenty of precipitation, averaging 46 inches of rain and 18 inches of snow per year, compared with U.S. averages of 39 inches of rain and 26 inches of snow. Summer highs in July average 87 degrees, while winter lows in January average 25 degrees. Seniors who enjoy the changing seasons may like living in Sewell.
- On a scale of 1 to 100 (100 is best), air quality in Sewell (zip 08080) scores a 61, slightly better than the U.S. average of 58. This figure is based on the EPA's National Air Toxics Assessment, which models risks for respiratory illnesses and cancers at the zip code level.
- Sewell's cost of living index is 116.6, higher than the U.S. average of 100, but lower than the New Jersey average of 127. The main cost factor in Sewell is higher housing costs, which could impact assisted living monthly fees.
- Social Security is not taxed in New Jersey, and state income taxes are low for retirees with income of $65,000 or less from retirement accounts and pensions. Yet property taxes in New Jersey are the highest in the U.S.
- Crime in Sewell is low compared with U.S. averages. On a scale of 1 (lowest) to 100 (highest), Sewell rates a 22.9 for violent crime and an 18.6 for property crime, compared to U.S. averages of 31.1 and 38.1, respectively.
- The Sewell area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Kennedy University Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Assisted Living in Sewell
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Sewell start around $3,940 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 Sewell 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 Sewell
Seniors can seek financial assistance for assisted living facilities in Sewell and the rest of New Jersey via the state’s Medicaid program. The New Jersey waiver program is known as the 1115 Demonstration Waiver program. Assisted living facilities in NJ must set aside 10 percent of their beds for Medicaid recipients. Family members may supplement the program to upgrade a resident to a private room.
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 Sewell
Sewell 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 Sewell, please visit our Assisted Living in New Jersey page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Sewell
Sewell-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.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Sewell
Review of Cardinal Village
Cardinal Village had a lot of activities. They had movies, games, they had a dining room, and they kept the residents busy. The rooms were a decent size, adequate for what they were, and some had s... Read more
Review of All American at Washington Township
All American at Washington Township had multiple floors and that concerned me. The apartment had two rooms and then they shared a bathroom and a common area, and I did not like that as much as havi... Read more
Review of Cardinal Village
This is the only place we visited that had actual nurses working at all times. It is very close to the hospital and many doctors' offices are nearby. The employees seem happy and have worked here... Read more