9 Assisted Living Facilities near Trenton, NJ

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Trenton, NJ

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CareOne Assisted Living at Hamilton

Provides: Assisted Living
1660 Whitehorse Hamilton Square Rd, Trenton, NJ...
"CareOne Assisted Living at Hamilton looks lovely. The people are very warm and friendly. It's comfortable, nice, and clean. We're very happy and grateful that we bumped into them. I have heard no..." 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

Brothers of Israel Trent Center

Provides: Assisted Living
465 Greenwood Ave, Trenton, NJ 08609

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Sunrise of Lower Makefield

Provides: Assisted Living
631 Stony Hill Rd, Yardley, PA 19067
"Sunrise of Lower Makefield is the only place that accepted my aunt with the care that she needs. My aunt has moved in a month ago. They're willing to work with her. I haven't had any complaints. My..." More

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The Clare Estate

Provides: Assisted Living
201 Crosswicks Street, Bordentown, NJ 08505
"The Clare Estate was a God-send for our family. Mom received exceptional care in a loving and compassionate environment. Over the span of 20 months, Mom experienced the entire range of resources..." More

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Brookdale Florence

Provides: Assisted Living
901 Broad Street, Florence, NJ 08518
"My dad has been in Brookdale Florence for a little while now. It's a very nice place and it's very clean. The rooms are very nice. They provide entertainment for the residents and try to keep them..." 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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St. Mary's Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
One Bishops’ Drive, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
"Everything was just very positive with Morris Hall. It was the best fit for my sister. The staff was very nice, willing to explain everything in great detail, and we liked that a lot. The rooms..." More

Mercerville Center

Provides: Assisted Living
2240 Whitehorse Mercerville Rd, Mercerville, NJ...

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Trenton

    The city of Trenton is the capital of New Jersey, and was briefly the capital of a young United States in 1784. There are plenty of things to do in the community, from movies in one of the city parks to music festivals and food tastings. The population of Trenton is 84,867, 9.3% of whom are seniors who are aged 65 and older. These seniors may, as they age, need to transition into an assisted living center. To accommodate this demographic, Trenton is home to three assisted living facilities. 

    In New Jersey as well as in Trenton, assisted living communities are licensed and regulated through the state's Department of Health.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Trenton

    • The state of New Jersey does not levy state income tax on Social Security income. Withdrawals from retirement accounts, however, including IRAs, are subject to taxation. Trenton seniors who are on a budget may wish to consider this. 
    • Trenton's crime rates are higher than the national averages. Violent crimes are at 61.6 compared to 22.7, while property crimes are 37.9 compared to the U.S. average of 35.4. Seniors are advised to use caution when venturing into the community. 
    • The climate in Trenton is characterized by cold, snowy winters and warm summers. July high temperatures average in the 80s, while January lows dip into the 20s. For seniors sensitive to high temperatures, the weather may bring relief although those with health conditions aggravated by the cold might be uncomfortable. 
    • The New Jersey Transit Authority operates public transportation for Trenton residents. Seniors and those with a qualifying disability may be eligible for reduced rates. 
    • The cost of living in Trenton is lower than the U.S. average, at 83.5 compared to the national average of 100. Housing costs are significantly lower than the national average, at 26.8. This may reduce the operating cost of assisted living facilities, and thus fees for residents, something seniors with limited funds may appreciate. 
    • Trenton is home to world-class medical facilities, including Capital Health Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Trenton

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in New Jersey

    $5,500.00 Trenton
    $5,280.00 Burlington
    $5,145.00 Florence
    $5,015.00 Newtown
    $4,557.00 Robbinsville
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,750.00 Bordentown

    Assisted Living costs in Trenton start around $5,500 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 Trenton 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 Trenton

    Financial assistance is available for Trenton residents, along with all New Jersey seniors who qualify, as part of the Medicaid Managed Long Term Services and Supports (MLTSS)

    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 Trenton

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Trenton

    Trenton-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 Trenton, NJ

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Trenton

    • Review of Homestead at Hamilton

      My parents moved in, in July, Dad independent, Mom in assisted living. After an initial good start the place went downhill fast after the summer. While the public areas are kept clean and it’s very... Read more

      Brian Klein
    • Review of CareOne Assisted Living at Hamilton

      CareOne Assisted Living at Hamilton looks lovely. The people are very warm and friendly. It's comfortable, nice, and clean. We're very happy and grateful that we bumped into them. I have heard no c... Read more

      Caren
    • Review of CareOne Assisted Living at Hamilton

      Beauty and Clean describes this home New Facility Director is so pleasant her door is open which is a good thing Some staff changes for management are a blessing Care aides are so loving Mom is ... Read more

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