Assisted Living in New Jersey

The AgingCare.com Assisted Living Directory features consumer reviews, photos and descriptions of services offered by each facility in New Jersey in order to help you find the right accommodations and care for your loved one. AgingCare’s average customer rating for communities in New Jersey is 4.2 stars based on 1,179 consumer reviews.

There are over 223 assisted living facilities to choose from in New Jersey. The average cost for assisted living in New Jersey is $5,725 per month, which is above the national average of $3,892 per month.

Median Monthly Cost of Assisted Living in New Jersey

New Jersey$5,725
Trenton$5,823
Financial Assistance in New JerseyFinancial Assistance Available Available
Cost Information Provided by Genworth 2015 Cost of Care Survey

Information and Resources for Assisted Living in New Jersey

New Jersey facilities listed in the AgingCare.com Assisted Living DirectoryCommunities 223
Assisted Living Regulating BodyState of New Jersey Department of Health, Division of Health Facilities Evaluation and Licensing
% of Population with Alzheimer's12%
2015 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures

How Do You Pay For Assisted Living in New Jersey?

Care in a New Jersey assisted living community is typically paid for by a resident’s private funds (e.g. savings, 401(k), pension, Social Security, etc.), long-term care insurance, and in some cases, VA benefits.

New Jersey Medicaid can also help minimize costs associated with assisted living through the MLTSS program.

New Jersey Assisted Living Licensing Regulations

Department Charged with Licensing and InspectionsState of New Jersey Department of Health, Division of Health Facilities Evaluation and Licensing
Publicly Available Inspection Report CardsYes
Required Employee ScreeningYes
Frequency of Inspections 
Upon Initial LicensingYes
AnnuallyYes
Various Intervals Depending on Facility PerformanceYes
UnannouncedYes
Following a ComplaintYes

How Do I Complain About Assisted Living in New Jersey?

Residents (and/or family members) who are unhappy with the care they've received in an assisted living facility may contact the New Jersey Department of Health Division of Health Facilities Evaluation and Licensing to file a complaint.

Website: http://www.state.nj.us/ooie/
Mail:The Office of the Ombudsman
P.O. Box 852
Trenton, NJ 08625-0852