21 Assisted Living Facilities near Toms River, NJ

5 Assisted Living Facilities in Toms River, NJ

Brandywine Living at Toms River

Provides: Assisted Living
1587 Old Freehold Rd, Toms River, NJ 08755
"I could not be happier with Brandywine at Toms River. My aunt moved there in August 2015 after living in her own home. I was concerned that she would adjust, as she is a "loner" and very..." More

The Chelsea At Toms River

Provides: Assisted Living
1567 Silverton Rd, Toms River, NJ 08755
"I loved The Chelsea At Toms River, but it's too expensive. Everything was good, and the layout was beautiful. The person who toured me around was really good. They had all kinds of activities like..." More

Caring Star 2016

The Haven at Siverwoods

Provides: Assisted Living
1700 Route 37 West, Toms River, NJ 08757
"The Haven at Silverwoods was very nice. The apartments were very nice, and the staff was very friendly. The dining room was excellent, and the chef was wonderful. They have a community center, they..." More

Magnolia Gardens

Provides: Assisted Living
1935 Lakewood Road, Toms River, NJ 08755
"My mother lived there four years as both private pay and medicaid resident. She loved the staff, they were very attentive and had many recreational activities. She was very happy there and any..." More

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Spring Oak At Tom River

Provides: Assisted Living
2145 Whitesville Rd., Toms River, NJ 08755
"Spring Oak At Tom River was a pretty nice facility. Angela, the person who toured me around, was nice and good. The food looked good and the dining area was nice. They have things for the veterans..." More

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Bella Terra

Provides: Assisted Living
Two Kathleen Drive, Jackson, NJ 08527
"Bella Terra was a very nice place. It was clean and there were activities. The staff who showed me around was excellent. There was a swimming pool and a community room for families. There were..." More

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Sunrise of Jackson

Provides: Assisted Living
390 North County Line Road, Jackson, NJ 08527
"My parents moved here in April and couldn’t be happier. From the very first tour I took with the sales staff to right now with the caretakers and the rest of the staff, this place is now home for..." More

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CareOne At Jackson Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
11 History Lane, Jackson, NJ 08527
"Harmony Lodge was quite a pleasant surprise. the apartments, living room and outdoor living space was beautiful. The staff could not have been any more caring and knowledgeable about the care for..." More

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Hearthstone Estates Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
77 Williams Street, Lakewood, NJ 08701
"We have visited several facilities for my aunt and we thought Hearthstone Estates was really excellent. The people were very good and the tour that we had was very, very good. A couple of the..." More

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Leisure Park

Provides: Assisted Living
1400 Route 70, Lakewood, NJ 08701
"My mother is in Leisure Park. I like the price, the staff, everything. It works out pretty good. They have bingo, live entertainment, and a little garden out there. They have trips to Atlantic..." More

Caring Star 2018

Brandywine Living at The Gables

Provides: Assisted Living
515 Jack Martin Blvd, Brick, NJ 08723
"My mother has been here 4 months. She absolutely loves the place. Faith from community relations was very personable, helpful and easy to work with. The nursing staff is very accessible. Ken in..." More

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The Pines at Whiting

Provides: Assisted Living
509 Route 530, Whiting, NJ 08759
"I ate at the Pines, and the food was good. The atmosphere was better compared to the other places I’ve visited. The halls were wider and brighter, and had more lights in there, so it wasn’t as dim...." More

The Lakewood Courtyard

Provides: Assisted Living
52 Madison Avenue, Lakewood, NJ 08701
"My father is in The Lakewood Courtyard. Everything there is fine, and everybody is friendly. It is affordable, and it is the right place for his needs. The rooms are fine and spacious. They have a..." More

Bayville Manor Senior Care Residence

Provides: Assisted Living
6 Allard Road, Bayville, NJ 08721
"I went to several seniors care homes, before I decided to bring my mom to The Bayville Manor. The Bayville Manor are honest and very reasonably priced. My bill is exactly what they said it would..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Spring Oak Assisted Living At Forked ...

Provides: Assisted Living
601 North Main Street, Lanoka Harbor, NJ 08734
"My mom has just become a resident as of 2/14/17. I'm adding a review now because of how I was handled as an over-stressed, overwhelmed, frightened daughter entering a season of life that is so..." More

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The Chelsea at Brick

Provides: Assisted Living
458 Jack Martin Blvd, Brick, NJ 08724
"I thought the Chelsea was very nice residents looked happy and building is nice..staff friendly and. Activity calendar full of things to do...menu variety good" More

Shorrock Gardens Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
75 Old Toms River Road , Brick, NJ 08723
"I have experience with Shorrock Gardens with two family members. The facility was decent enough to trust with a second relative's care after the first family member lived there for three years..." More

Claremont Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1515 Hulse Rd, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742
"Offering skilled nursing, medical and rehabilitative care for patients and residents. Whether for a short stay or for an extended period, our Clinical Care Teams are focused on implementing..." More

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FountainView Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
527 River Avenue, Lakewood, NJ 08701
"My husband spent last summer at Fountainview Care Center after a hospital stay from a respiratory infection. The staff here made us welcome and provided vip service and tender loving care to my..." More

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Capsali George

Provides: Assisted Living
107 Manchester Avenue, Forked River, NJ 08731
"Golden Age Care Center is a beautiful brand new senior home located in Burlington, Monmouth, Ocean counties. We provide very personalized services for your loved ones. There are Meal preparation..." More

The Orchards at Bartley Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
100 North County Line Road, Jackson, NJ 08527

Assisted Living near Toms River, NJ

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Toms River

  • Review of The Chelsea At Toms River

    I loved The Chelsea At Toms River, but it's too expensive. Everything was good, and the layout was beautiful. The person who toured me around was really good. They had all kinds of activities like ... Read more

    Tammy
  • Review of Spring Oak At Tom River

    Spring Oak At Tom River was a pretty nice facility. Angela, the person who toured me around, was nice and good. The food looked good and the dining area was nice. They have things for the veterans ... Read more

    Tammy
  • Review of Spring Oak At Tom River

    We visited Spring Oak at Toms River. We were impressed, it’s very clean, the representative was very good, very knowledgeable, and my sister was impressed. When she’s ready to go, she’ll probably g... Read more

    Mary
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Toms River

Toms River, New Jersey, the county seat of Ocean County, is situated along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. It's easily accessed from the Garden State Parkway and has a population of 89,791, 18.5 percent of whom are 65 and over. To accommodate local seniors requiring help with daily tasks, there are five assisted living facilities located in Toms River and 25 more located in nearby neighborhoods. In Toms River and throughout New Jersey, there are three kinds of assisted living facilities; they include assisted living residences (ALRs), comprehensive personal care homes (CPCHs), and assisted living programs (ALPs). All facilities are licensed and regulated by the state's Department of Health and Senior Services.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Toms River

  • The highest average temperatures in Toms River occur in July at 76 degrees, while in January, average lows hit 31 degrees. December weather brings up to 12 inches of rain and snow, which can challenge seniors with mobility issues.
  • The air quality index in Toms River is 19 percent better than the U.S. average, while the pollution index is 115 percent worse than the national average. This may be a concern for seniors with allergies, asthma and respiratory conditions.
  • The cost of living in Toms River is 3 percent lower than the state average but 21 percent higher than the U.S. average, so many seniors relocating from other parts of New Jersey can enjoy about the same standard of living.
  • New Jersey is moderately tax-friendly to seniors. Social Security payments aren't taxed by the state, and state income taxes are low for retirees with less than $65,000 in income from retirement accounts and pensions. Unfortunately, property taxes here are the highest in the country.
  • Toms River's overall crime rate is 26 percent lower than the national average, which translates to about 6 crimes committed daily per 100,000 people. Toms River is safer than 64 percent of the cities in the United States.
  • The Toms River area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Community Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


Paying for Assisted Living in Toms River

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in New Jersey

$5,561.00 Jackson
$5,550.00 Wall
$5,530.00 Manahawkin
$4,000.00 US
$3,549.00 Lakewood

Assisted Living costs in Toms River 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 Toms River 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 Toms River

Financial assistance for assisted living facilities in Toms River and other areas of New Jersey can be obtained through the state’s Medicaid program via the 1115 Demonstration Waiver program. All assisted living facilities in the state have to reserve 10 percent of their beds for Medicaid recipients, and family members may supplement the program to get a private room.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in New Jersey page. Financial Assistance in New Jersey Financial Assistance in New Jersey

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 Toms River

Toms River 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 Toms River, please visit our Assisted Living in New Jersey page.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Toms River

Toms River-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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