10 Memory Care Facilities in Somerset County, NJ

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Caring Star 2016

Brookdale Hillsborough

Provides: Memory Care
600 Auten Road, Hillsborough, NJ 08844
"We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence.Our peaceful..." More

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Spring Hills Somerset

Provides: Memory Care
473 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873
"I went to Spring Hills Somerset and it was very large. It was very upscale and very nice, but it was not for my mom. Everything was lovely, but you would have to bring your own furniture there. The..." More

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Caring Star 2018

Sunrise of Basking Ridge

Provides: Memory Care
404 King George Road, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
"Step into a Sunrise Senior Living community and you can't help but feel at home. We stop at nothing to make your experience warm and inviting, from our homelike exterior architecture to our..." More
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Caring Star 2015

The Chelsea at Warren

Provides: Memory Care
274 King George Road, Warren, NJ 07059
"Conveniently located in the picturesque hills of Warren, The Chelsea at Warren offers an elegant and safe setting for your loved one to spend their days. Filled with bright natural light and..." More

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Sunrise of Bridgewater

Provides: Memory Care
390 US Route 22, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
"Located in a beautiful residential neighborhood in Somerset County, Sunrise of Bridgewater offers seniors a personalized approach to assisted living and memory care. From individualized support to..." More

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The Chelsea at Bridgewater

Provides: Memory Care
680 Route 202/206 North, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
"Located in Bridgewater, New Jersey, The Chelsea at Bridgewater is conveniently located in a peaceful, serene wooded area in Somerset County. Residents enjoy personalized assisted living services in..." More

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All American Assisted Living at Hills...

Provides: Memory Care
351 US Highway 206, Hillsborough, NJ 08844
"At All American Assisted Living at Wareham, we work hard every day to create the best-assisted living community possible for our residents and their families. We believe that every resident, and..." More

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CareOne at Somerset Valley

Provides: Memory Care
1621 Route 22 W, Bound Brook, NJ 08805
"CareOne at Somerset is a new community (opened in early 2016) that offers post hospital rehabilitation, assisted living, and memory care. We are a smaller community with 34 residents in assisted..." More

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Fellowship Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
8000 Fellowship Road, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
"Fellowship Senior Living is a leading provider of senior living communities, services and programs in New Jersey since 1996. From Fellowship Village, our Life Plan Community (also known as a..." More

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Brightview Warren

Provides: Memory Care
57 Mt. Bethel Road, Warren, NJ 07059
"The design-build community features residential apartments and personalized assistance and care services for seniors who need help with the activities of daily living. Brightview communities are..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Somerset County

    Somerset County, New Jersey, is one of the oldest counties in the nation with a rich history dating back to the late 1600s and is considered part of the New York metro area. The population of this county is 333,000, 48,000 of whom are seniors aged 65 and older, a group with a higher instance of memory impairments such as Alzheimer's disease. Out of those 48,000 seniors, 11% have been diagnosed with dementia. To house and care for these residents, Somerset County is home to eight memory care facilities. 

    The state of New Jersey refers to memory care facilities as Dementia Care Homes (DCHs) and licenses and regulates them through the state's Department of Health. These requirements include different levels of care for residents depending on the severity of their memory care condition. 

    • Social Security income is not taxed by the state of New Jersey, although withdrawals from an IRA or other accounts are taxed on a sliding scale. Families budgeting for a loved one's memory care may want to take this into account. 
    • Weather in Somerset County means cold, snowy winters and warm, humid summers. July highs reach into the 80s, while lows in January dip into the teens. Seniors in memory care with health conditions aggravated by cold weather may be uncomfortable here, although those sensitive to high heat may enjoy the milder spring and summer. 
    • Somerset County's cost of living is 152, compared to the national average of 100. While healthcare costs and groceries, both important to seniors in memory care, are right in line with the average, housing is more than double the country's average, coming at 212. This may mean that DCHs have higher operating costs which translate into higher fees for residents, something families on a budget may need to consider. 
    • Somerset County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia, such as RWJ University Hospital Somerset, 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 Memory Care in Somerset County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in New Jersey

    $6,752.00 Somerset County
    $6,256.00 Union County
    $6,151.00 Essex County
    $5,942.00 Morris County
    $5,829.00 Middlesex County
    $4,970.00 Mercer County
    $4,869.00 US
    $4,437.00 Richmond County

    Memory Care costs in Somerset County start around $6,752 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Somerset County 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 Memory Care in Somerset County

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in New Jersey page.

    More Ways to Pay for Memory Care

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in New Jersey page.


    Free Memory Care Resources in Somerset County

    Somerset County and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care 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 memory care resources in Somerset County, please visit our Memory Care in New Jersey page.

    Directory of Winners in the Somerset County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Somerset County

    Somerset County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in New Jersey are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in New Jersey page for more information about these laws.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Somerset County

    • Review of Spring Hills Somerset

      I went to Spring Hills Somerset and it was very large. It was very upscale and very nice, but it was not for my mom. Everything was lovely, but you would have to bring your own furniture there. The... Read more

      Angela
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